The Data Doctors

The Data Doctors provide WTOP listeners with daily tips that are easy to understand and that will help you manage the growing number of technology devices that you use every day. The Data Doctors - Ken Colburn and Brandon Disney - promise no "geek speak!" They speak YOUR language and have been helping people with technology since 1988. Now you can benefit from their wealth of practical knowledge on weekdays at 1:41 p.m. on WTOP and WTOP.com.

The Data Doctors' reports re-air Saturdays at 3:40 p.m., 4:40 p.m., 5:40 p.m., 6:40 p.m. and 7:40 p.m.

Resource rates local carriers performance

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Tuesday - 05/06/2014, 08:20am EDT

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Beware: Read this before hitting copy-paste

It's easy to copy and paste material from the Internet -- but is it legal? Data Doctor Ken Colburn describes what you need to know.

Friday - 05/02/2014, 07:31am EDT
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CamDictionary: Fast way to translate foreign language words

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Friday - 05/02/2014, 07:21am EDT

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Is it down right now? -- How to tell if site is having problem

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Thursday - 05/01/2014, 07:38am EDT

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Digital detox: A break from being connected

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Wednesday - 04/30/2014, 08:34am EDT

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PetMD.com: A comprehensive site for pet health and care

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Tuesday - 04/29/2014, 08:09am EDT

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Is Google Glass worth owning?

Google Glass is becoming more available to the general public -- but is the wearable computer worth its steep price tag?

Tuesday - 04/29/2014, 04:15am EDT

Taskrabbit: Site connects people around odd jobs

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Monday - 04/28/2014, 08:45am EDT

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Google Helpouts: Expert help on virtually everything

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Thursday - 04/24/2014, 07:19am EDT

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Taaz -- Get a virtual makeover before you get a real one

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Wednesday - 04/23/2014, 08:42am EDT

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Windows 8.1 update deadline nears

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Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 08:00am EDT

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Windows 8.1 Update: A confusing but important upgrade

Windows 8 was Microsoft's attempt to create a touch screen and mobile-friendly operating system. But some think the company went way too far. The 8.1 Update seems to be Microsoft's silent mea culpa to keyboard and mouse-concentric users, but it's more than that.

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 07:53am EDT

A cool way to learn web skills

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Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 07:13am EDT

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Is your smartphone sluggish? This app can help

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Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 07:08am EDT

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An app that helps your kids to do their laundry

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Monday - 04/14/2014, 10:37am EDT

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Poptent helps independents, amateurs create commercial videos

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Friday - 04/11/2014, 08:35am EDT

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Lingua.ly -- a free web service that helps improve foreign language skills

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Thursday - 04/10/2014, 07:49am EDT

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Still using XP? 5 things you need to do

Ken Colburn of the Data Doctors outlines steps to take now that Microsoft has retired Windows XP.

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 08:26am EDT

Two-step verification: Why to set it up

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Tuesday - 04/08/2014, 05:44am EDT

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Do Android smartphones need malware protection?

Mobile malware is a serious issue and it does exist, however, it's nothing like the risk we face on our computers so it's a lot easier to avoid.

Monday - 04/07/2014, 07:41am EDT
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