Lincoln Spector

Contributing Editor

Freelance journalist (and sometimes humorist) Lincoln Spector has been writing about tech longer than he would care to admit. A passionate cinephile, he also writes the Bayflicks.net movie blog.

The best OneNote 2016 tips: 10 ways anyone can get organized

The first affordable robot servant, Alpha2, is now in development

The first affordable robot servant, Alpha2, is now in development

Don’t set your expectations of its capabilities too high.

WaterGenius promises a free tool to help California fight the drought

WaterGenius promises a free tool to help California fight the drought

This online resource recommends ways you can reduce your household water consumption, calculates how much money you'll save by following its guidance.

Your house is filled with vampires that suck $165 from your wallet annually

Your house is filled with vampires that suck $165 from your wallet annually

Blame all those devices operating on standby mode even while they’re supposedly “off.” We’ll show you how to put a stake in their hearts.

BodyBrew claims to make healthier coffee

BodyBrew claims to make healthier coffee

The secret is cold brewing, according to the inventor, but we’ll have to wait until late this summer to find out.

The Top 10 Windows 8 Questions Everyone Asks

You've finally made the leap to Windows 8 (or, more probably, Windows 8.1), and a pretty big leap it was. Everything looks different. Everything acts differently. Even a simple task like shutting down your PC suddenly becomes a...

Can Your ISP Read What You Send Over Facebook?

Your Internet service provider knows an awful lot about you. But when you're on Facebook, your ISP is the least of your privacy worries.

Upgrade From XP to Windows 7

You know you can't keep using Windows XP. Here's what you need to know about keeping your PC while upgrading the operating system.

When Tech Support Calls You

Out of the blue, someone calls and tells you your computer is infected or has a problem. Here's what you should do.

Why You Can Trust Free Software (or at Least Some of It)

Most people expect to be paid for their work. So how come there's so much free software out there? What's the catch?

Watch Out for Photos Containing Malware

That adorable picture of a cute kitten may contain claws. Here's how photos on the Internet can infect your PC.

Your IP Address: Who Can See it and What You Can Do About it

You need a visible IP address to surf the Web, but you can manage some of that visibility to protect your privacy. Here's how.

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