Tag Archives: personal

5 Ways To Establish A Personal Brand On The Internet

Odds are, you already Googled everyone from your Tinder date to your prospective employer. But did you ever stop to think that they probably Google YOU as well? Tinder aside, 93% of employers said they will search for your social media profiles during the interview process. What does your online presence say about you? It’s time to get it in check. ... Read More »

How to Wipe a Computer Clean of Personal Data

Many families have welcomed new PCs into their homes, thanks to back-to-school and Labor Day sales, leaving older computers to be donated, recycled, or sold. That makes this a good time to learn how to perform a factory reset. What is a factory reset? That’s when you wipe your computer’s hard drive and reinstall its operating system. Doing this reverts your ... Read More »

Personal finance education is vital to our children’s success

Financial Advisor, founder of Investor’s Resource, specializes in holistic wealth management for owners, professionals, and other high net worth individuals. www.invresource.com – Investor’s Resource, 100 Essex Court, Suite C, Madison, AL 35806 If you read the current news about personal finance, it will come as no surprise that a majority of kids and teens in the United States are not well-versed in ... Read More »

Google Assistant can now share personal info in Allo, but only if you let it

One of the coolest features of Allo is the ability to bring Google Assistant into any conversation. Just type @google and you can ask Assistant questions like “What’s my schedule like today” or “Show me the latest Cars 3 trailer,” and it will happily oblige, saving you the trouble of opening Chrome or Calendar and searching yourself. Now Google is ... Read More »

Kenmore Alfie Voice-Controlled Personal Shopper review: For shoppers with plenty of time but too little imagination

Don’t confuse the Kenmore Alfie with the Amazon Dot. Kenmore’s puck-shaped device aims to simplify your shopping experiences, not control your smart home. In that sense, it’s more like an Amazon Dash, except that pushing its button initiates a speech-recognition session that helps you buy any product from virtually any retailer. Kenmore’s website offers this example of Alfie’s abilities: “Alfie, ... Read More »

FCC wants ISPs to get customer permission before sharing personal data

Broadband providers would often be required to get customer permission to use and share personal data they collect under regulations proposed by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission. Broadband providers have an unrivaled ability to track customers and collect personal data, and there currently are no specific rules covering broadband providers and customer privacy, FCC officials said Thursday. The goal of the ... Read More »