Tag Archive: Basic

Basic Wi-Fi security: How to easily improve your home internet safety

Wireless routers seem scary, but they don’t have to be. Here are the basic security things you can fix yourself.

Attention, well-meaning family members: Nerds are not your holiday tech support. Sure, we twitch (more than) a little bit when we use operating systems that haven’t been updated in months, and firmware that’s just waiting for a patch. But we’re not home for that. No, we’re here for a little too much booze and to cast side eye  [Read More…]

ASUS ZenFone V, Kyocera Dura XV LTE rugged basic phone now available at Verizon

Verizon this week has some news to share with us. The most important part is related to the LG V30 which will (finally) be landing at Big Red on October 5. There’s not going to be a pre-order period for it, which means you won’t have to wait for the phones to start shipping out. […]

Modern Dad does basic storm tech

High-tech gadgets can be lifesavers when severe weather hits. But don’t count out some low-tech options, too.

We’ve reached that part of the year in which those of us who live in storm-prone areas start to take stock and make sure we’re ready for the worst. Maybe (fingers crossed) that’ll mean nothing more than a temporary power outage. Maybe it’ll be something more serious.

In any event, though, we’ve got more tech today than we’ve ever had, helping  [Read More…]

Cricket adds more data to its Basic Plan, pricing stays the same

On top of announcing the availability of the ZTE Blade X Max this week, Cricket Wireless also unveiled an upgrade to its Basic data plan. Staring May 12, subscribers will get 4GB of 4G LTE instead of the previous 3GB for the same $ 35 with AutoPay activated or $ 40 without.  The plan includes unlimited talk […]

Replace your basic thermostat with Nest’s Smart Learning Thermostat for $219

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time making the Nest thermostat even more affordable!

If you’re tired of the crazy weather patterns and walking into a house that is the wrong temperature, you need to get a smart thermostat now. The ability to control the temperature in your home from anywhere using your smartphone is amazing, and right now you can save on Nest’s Smart Learning Thermostat. Several retailers have dropped its price down to  [Read More…]

Brosix Android app: A basic guide

The opportunity to communicate with others in a convenient manner was one of the first things that made the Internet so popular. The advancement of the Internet has brought many different instant messaging systems. Of course, some of them were more successful than the others. Brosix is definitely one of the fastest growing instant messaging

Three basic practices of responsive web design

With more and more web users now viewing a record number of websites from mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones, it’s never been more important to ensure that your website or blog has a design which is responsive. Since the majority of internet users are now on a mobile device, it’s no longer enough

Verizon introduces new prepaid smartphone and basic phone plans

Verizon Wireless now has five prepaid phone plans to choose from. The wireless carrier announced the new plans, which include two for basic phones and three for smartphones.

Follow these 5 basic rules and get perfect pictures everytime with your smartphone

There are few things that top a great photo. A photo can capture a moment in time and help you remember some of the best times in your life. From the moment your son or daughter being born to your first adopted kitten, photos are a great way to capture a moment in time for an everlasting memory.

We all take pictures. Some of us take more than others and some just take way too many.

Regardless, we have assembled  [Read More…]

Sprint caters to the most basic of users with new $20 ‘Starter’ plan

Sprint today announced a new rate plan for customers who need the most basic amount of data per month. Called the Starter Unlimited Data Plan, the $ 20 monthly option gives customers 1GB of 4G LTE data per month.

Should a customer go over the allotted data, Sprint will let them continue on with services at 2G speeds. The 2G data is unlimited for the remainder of the bill cycle.


It is worth noting that  [Read More…]