Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Security Articles

NETGEAR’s Arlo Q Rounds Out Video Security with Wired-power HD Camera Offering [Review]

Review of the NETGEAR Arlo Q - a high-definition WiFi security camera with 2-way audio, night vision and free cloud storage. And it's powered by a wall plug!

A Device to Secure ALL of your Connected Devices – Bitdefender BOX

Internet of Things devices need security as do other devices within your home network. Bitdefender BOX has a new hardware approach to provide security.

Asking for Children’s Email Addresses in Stores – Bad Practice or Even Illegal?

Should brick & mortar stores be allow to ask for children's email addresses or should laws similar to COPPA apply? A concerned father's thoughts.

I Almost Fell for this Google Docs Phishing Scam! Watch Out!

Watch out for this Google Docs Phishing Scam as it looks very legitimate. I almost fell for it. Here are the warning signs and what to look out for!

Ding Dong: Ring Doorbell Brings Wireless Video & Voice to your Door

Review of the Ring doorbell which gives you a motion detection video camera with 2-way voice dialog and a doorbell that rings anywhere you are connected.

PSA: Watch Out for United States Treasury Telephone Scam

Watch out for a telephone scam supposedly from the United States Treasury. It's not! Tips to avoid falling victim to a telephone scam.

Review: Schlage Sense Secures your Door without Keys

Review of the Schlage Sense - an iOS-connected, motorized touch-screen security dead bolt with a backlight keypad.

Don’t Restrict Your Child’s Smartphone, Instead Discover via Monitoring with AT&T Smart Limits

Instead of restricting children's smartphone usage, use AT&T Smart Limits to monitor and make discoveries for later discussion. Here's how.

NETGEAR Arlo Security Camera – Look Ma, No Wires and It’s Super Easy to Install

Review of the NETGEAR Arlo video security system, an easy-to-setup, no-wires, HD camera security system for your home or business.

Blogger Warning: LLT Consulting Banner Ad Scam

I receive a lot of advertising and guest blogger solicitations on my site. To set the record straight, I don’t currently allow guest blogging and the advertisers I choose must be reputable, well-known, and/or part of a network. This...

Parents Guide to Social Media Apps Used by Kids

I was recently asked by a reader of my site (Denise) if I could put together a chart that lists out some of the main social media sites used by tweens and teens and if I could provide some...

Less “Stranger Danger” – Kik Messenger Updates App Over Privacy Concerns

Back in mid-2012, I wrote an article about the "dangerous" combination of Kik Messenger and Instagram. The article turned out to be quite popular (and controversial) in a few ways. Parents didn't know about Kik nor how the "Kik...
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Review of the 10Minds Motion Pillow - a pillow which detects snoring and gently inflates air bags inside to move the snorer's head slightly.

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