How to Defend Your Devices from Hacking while Traveling

December 24, 2016 0

Christopher Elliott, a consumer advocate, and editor for National Geographic Traveler wrote an excellent article in USA Today titled Travelers, beware! Hacking lurks in plugs and ports.  In his article, he makes good points the average person doesn’t think about when traveling with their smartphones and computers.  I’m not a security expert! But, I ‘m more technical than most in understand how this stuff works.   I know how to […]

9 Reasons why you should use Cloud-Based Backup and Synchronization

December 18, 2016 0

Using Cloud-based backup and sync services is the smart way to go today especially if you travel for work with a laptop as I do.  I’ve been using these services since November 2009 when SugarSync first launched their service.  Back then, there were plenty of online backup service providers, but only two of them synchronized between multiple devices, SugarSync and DropBox.  There are a lot more available today who offer […]

Chromecast in a Hotel Room – Four Easy Ways To Get It Working

December 11, 2016 1

I enjoy using my Chromecast while traveling. But making it work in a hotel room can be a bit challenging because Chromecast needs a direct connection to the internet.  The problem is most hotels require their guests to log in to the internet using a web browser, something the Chromecast doesn’t have!  To make it work in a hotel with web browser login for the internet, you need to set […]