Christopher Null

Contributing Writer, Via

A driver installs a dash cam behind their rear view mirror.

Should You Use a Dash Cam?

Plus how to choose the right one for you.
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How to Choose the Best Home Security Camera for You

Six questions to help you decide which option is best for your household.
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7 Top Scams and How to Avoid Them

From robocalls to identity theft, learn how to prevent the most common scams online and off.
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Can Bluetooth Trackers Really Help You Recover Lost or Stolen Items?

Here's why you may want to put a tracker in your checked luggage or inside your car.
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How to Protect Yourself Against Medical Identity Theft

Prevent unexpected bills and protect your credit score with these tips.
A man looks at his computer at the dinner table.

How to Recognize and Prevent Ransomware

Plus what to do if your device is under attack.
A smart robot vacuum cleans under a gray sofa.

10 Smart Home Devices for Renters

Smart tech doesn’t have to be permanently installed.
An outdoor camera installed on an exterior house wall.

The Best Places to Install Home Security Cameras

Find out where to put indoor and outdoor cameras for the best results.
A person clears phishing emails out of their inbox.

6 Ways to Detect a Phishing Email or Text Message

Look for these red flags to spot fake email and spam text messages.
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Protect Yourself From Identity Theft

Here's how to avoid becoming a victim of fraud, plus tips for recovering if you do.
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How to Secure Your Smart Home Devices

The technology you use in your home shouldn't put you at risk.
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How to Protect Yourself from a SIM Swapping Attack

Prevent your phone number from giving a thief access to your bank, email, social media, and other accounts.
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Distraction-Free Technology for Driving

AAA and automakers fight distracted driving with better technology.
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5 Things Revolutionizing Car Ownership

Five ways tech is retooling how we buy and own—or don't own—cars.
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5 Tech Trends Changing How We Travel

From apps to virtual reality, technology is altering the experience of travel at home and away.