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What to do when your smartphone falls into the water.  

Kerplunk! That may be the most dreaded sound a smartphone user can ever hear. If your cell phone has ever dropped in the water, you know exactly what I mean. Here are some things you can do when your smartphone decides unexpectedly to take a bath. Step 1.Get it out of the water – and

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Knowing What These Tech Buzzwords Mean Could Save Your Real Estate Business

Malware. Phishing. Vishing. Smishing. Pharming. Spoofing. Ransomware. Spyware. Virus. You probably recognize some of these cyber security terms, perhaps even most of them. But understanding what these words mean and how these scams work could help you prevent serious damage to your computer, your smartphone and even your real estate business. Let’s understand this tech

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Does your MLS or Association provide tech support? It should.

Technology in the real estate business is truly ubiquitous. Think about how many times you used your smartphone today related to your work. If you are like most agents, you probably used it to check your email, set an appointment and contact a client before you even stepped foot in your office. Or perhaps you

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How worried should you be about cookies?

In this article, we review what cookies are in the computer realm, their purpose and how to manage them. What is a cookie in computers? A cookie is what we call a small text file that a website stores on your computer’s hard drive or in your mobile devices. Origin / First-Party cookies The original

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Don’t get caught by the phishing hook

It’s spring home buying season, but that also means it’s phishing season, and not the kind that puts fresh trout on the dinner table. “Phishing” is an attempt to try to trick you to give up financial or other confidential information, such as your user ID or password, by sending you a communication that looks

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New Drone Rule Affecting The Real Estate Industry

Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS), most commonly known as drones, are making an impact in many aspects of life. In the past, being able to use drones for commercial purposes, including in the real estate industry, had been complicated and limited to operators who had an FAA Section 333 exemption. That just changed. The first operational

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6 Things You Should Do When Your Email Gets Hacked

Getting your email hacked can happen to any of us, and it can be alarming. The most popular way people realize that their email has been hacked is when a friend or family member lets them know that they received a strange email from them. Email hackers target the public to take money from them

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The 3 changes in the Windows 10 Anniversary Update that will benefit Realtors

Microsoft is releasing a large update for Windows 10, which they have dubbed the “Anniversary Update.” There is no official release date at the time of this writing, but it is expected this summer, near the one year anniversary of Windows 10’s release. This update promises dozens of changes to Windows, some behind the scenes

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Is it time to switch your default web browser? 

Are you aware of the downfalls of using an outdated web browser? Tricia Stamper, Director of Technology products for Florida Realtors® recently published a blog post, which is getting traction on real estate platforms, about the downfalls of not using a modern web browser. The article lists seven (7) reasons why REALTORS® who use Internet Explorer should consider

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5 Basic Tips For Taking Great Photos With Your iPhone

Every day we see an increase in people replacing their digital cameras for their smartphones to take pictures. This is mainly because manufacturers are adding some incredible lenses to smartphones, which make it a very convenient device to capture daily moments and upload them quickly to social media apps. Smartphone cameras do not provide the quality

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