If you live in one of these few cities, you're about to get the fast mobile 5G. AT&T announced on February 21, 2018 the first locations that will receive its new mobile 5G network. The company says a dozen cities will receive the new, lightning-fast internet and will announce additional cities in the coming months. Verizon, the largest U.S. wireless provider, plans to roll out 5G home internet by the end of the year, but AT&T claims it will be the first to deliver standalone mobile 5G. Read all about it here!
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Software locks that carriers put on phones restricting their use on other networks prevent many consumers from having total freedom when it comes to choosing a provider. This is also important if you want to change carriers later. The place where you purchase your locked or unlocked phone is also very important if you want to change carriers later. Read here to find out all the ins and outs.
We all like to think we could spot a scam from a mile away, but sneaky criminals are constantly improving their techniques and coming up with clever ways to extract financial and personal information. So how good are you at sniffing out at scam?
Here’s a quick test that can tell you.
Want to know what goes into the design of a space suit and what it's like to wear one? I was surprised to learn there is so much to it! Watch this fun video to learn more!
Did you know you can listen to radio stations from around the world, including the USA, over a simple internet connection?? No station scanning, no antenna fussing, no static - it is world radio at your fingertips. Check it out here!
Your posts can be evidence. Anything you post or write through the site could be used against you in a court of law. While privacy settings may limit who can view your posts in a general sense, when the law gets involved, you might have to share more than you want. Find out here how this came to be and what's involved.
One of the most popular new trends hackers are using is to steal access to a user's webcam and spy on the user for potentially ransom-worthy footage. If the camera on your computer has been compromised, hackers may have an open window into your life and you may never know. So how do you know if hackers have infiltrated your device and what can you do about it? Find out here!
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As most know, VPN offers the benefit of securing your internet traffic. This is accomplished when your data goes through a secure connection. That means yes, you are using data when you use one. If you are on a plan that has a data cap, you will use an additional amount with a VPN, more than without a VPN. Find out why this is and how it works here. As always, The GoTo Tech Guru is here to help with any questions or the implementation of VPN on your computers.
Having a broken phone isn't a great situation especially for long but there’s always the question of whether to stump up the cash for a professional repair or have a go at fixing it yourself (assuming you’ve no insurance or warranty coverage). Here is a guide for deciding when to tackle some DIY repairs and when to leave it to the experts.
I love technology and how it enhances our lives! Just think, without the Apollo moon missions, we might not have calculators! Imagine!!