How to Find and Remove Viruses on Your iPhone

For iPhone users, the good news is you don’t have to worry about your phone getting viruses. However, if you suspect that your iPhone could be having a virus, owing to adware popups, messages that warn you of the presence of malware, or that ask you to ensure your device is secure on some sites, they’re usually scams. You’ll be safer reporting this behavior to Apple to get the app…

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Use Token to protect yourself against credit card fraud

My son had his first debit card for all of three months before the number got stolen and used for unauthorized purchases — to the tune of about $1,600. It’s happened to me at least three or four times. And based on a couple informal polls I ran, at least 75 percent of Cheapskate readers have experienced it at least once. This sucks in all kinds of ways: It’s a pain having…

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Voter ID Laws Don’t Seem To Suppress Minority Votes

Strict voter ID laws require residents to possess a valid, state-approved identification in order to vote. Support and opposition to these laws primarily fall along party lines. Proponents – mainly Republicans – argue they are needed to protect the integrity of the electoral process. Opponents, who tend to be Democrats, say they’re not necessary to reduce voter fraud. Democrats have a point: In-person voting fraud is almost nonexistent. President Donald Trump’s…

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Amazon Internet? Filings show company working on high-speed satellite internet service

According to filings with the International Telecommunications Union, first spotted by GeekWire, the company lays out plans for putting 3,236 satellites in low Earth orbit with the goal of providing internet around the world. In a statement, the company confirmed the plans, dubbed Project Kuiper, to USA TODAY. “Project Kuiper is a new initiative to launch a constellation of Low Earth Orbit satellites that will provide low-latency, high-speed broadband connectivity…

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Need A Tax Extension? Here’s How To Get One Before April 15

The deadline for filing your 2018 taxes is April 15, 2019, but there’s no reason to panic if you aren’t ready to file yours by then. It’s pretty easy to get a tax extension when you need one. This gives you an additional six months to file your tax return, but that doesn’t mean you have six extra months to pay. Below, I explain what a tax extension is and…

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If your password is on this list, you’re in trouble

It’s possible that you have the wrong idea of who hackers actually are. They are sometimes portrayed in movies as nerdy teenagers, hiding in their parents’ basements, trying to guess your passwords. That is not typically how it is done. These days it’s more likely that dozens of hackers are working together in an office building somewhere. They try breaking into computer systems and ultimately take over your computer, demanding…

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How to Earn Gift Cards With Swagbucks and Swag Codes

WITH CONSTANTLY fluctuating prices, promotions and coupons, getting the best rates can take a considerable amount of time and legwork. But fortunately, you don’t have to be a seasoned bargain hunter to score enticing steals and deals. Thanks to sites like Swagbucks.com, you can easily earn points that can be redeemed for gift cards by surfing the web. Members of the free Swagbucks.com rewards program can earn points known as Swagbucks for everyday online…

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Every free NES game added to Nintendo Switch Online in April 2019

Nintendo has picked up the pace ever so slightly this month, as Nintendo Switch Online subscribers will gain access to three new games instead of two, which has been the norm so far in 2019. We’re still awaiting any news about the company’s plans to expand the service, but we might have to wait until E3 in June for that. In the meantime, there are a few gems being added…

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Border shutdown? How US consumers could be impacted

As President Trump Opens a New Window. debates closing the U.S. border with Mexico in an attempt to curb the stream of illegal immigration, many industries are warning that U.S. companies and consumers would bear a substantial burden Opens a New Window. from that action. Trump reiterated claims on Tuesday that certain countries in Central America have been taking money from the U.S., while offering nothing to the U.S. in…

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Say goodbye to sleep, AMC is showing all 22 Marvel movies in an insane 59-hour marathon

Now that spring has finally arrived, many of us are rejoicing over the warmer temperatures and the glorious gift of leaving work when the sun is still out. But soon, a select brave (er, insane) few will venture out of the daylight and into darkness to complete an honorable (again, insane) mission: watching every Marvel movie back-to-back for a whole two and a half days. AMC knows MCU fans care…

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Walmart, Google make grocery shopping easier with new voice ordering, which launches today

Ordering groceries from Walmart is about to get easier. Starting Tuesday, all you have to do is say, “Hey, Google. Talk to Walmart” and start adding food to your cart. It uses your order history to know what product you mean when you say, for example, “orange juice.” It checks that brand, what size, etc. – and pops that in your cart, according to the company. It works on any…

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