Today's tip title is something that should never come out of your mouth. You take a power spike that fries your computer, you wake up and your basement is filled with water, a thief takes off with your laptop, or maybe a force of nature such...

Is your computer backed up to the cloud and does your homeowners insurance cover travel losses? Let me tell you a story: You are out of town on business and staying at a local hotel. It's been a good day; you drop your computer bag...

Today's guest tipster is ethical hacker Bryan Seely. You may have seen Bryan this week talking about YOUR social security number on CNN. Here is the tip he sent us: There are literally dozens of reasons why you drive us IT guys crazy. However, it is...

Microsoft says a security gap in Internet Explorer could allow an attacker to take complete control of a computer if the user clicks on a malicious link. The vulnerability affects versions 6 through 11 of the Web browser. More often than not, we try...

Tip #63: Sync your computer, phone, and other electronics. With today’s technology, you should be able to access just about anything in your computer files on any device you have. Your desktop, laptop, tablet, and phone can all be synced to the same material. So when you meet potential clients...