FTC: Robocallers are now pretending to be Apple and Amazon

There’s a new robocall scheme that uses Apple’s and Amazon’s name to rip people off, and the Federal Trade Commission has issued a warning to raise awareness about it. The FTC has posted two versions of the scam on its website, so people would know...

How Small Businesses Can Survive The Growing Pandemic

getty While the pandemic continues to take its grim toll throughout the United States, there has been recent good news of late regarding vaccines and therapeutics. However, let’s get real, this tough business climate is not going away soon. In history there have...
KFC Rolls Out Autonomous, Roving Food Trucks

KFC Rolls Out Autonomous, Roving Food Trucks

This is like a nightmare of mine: I’m trying to lose a couple of pounds, then a fast-food chain develops an autonomous, roving kiosk that follows me around, wafting that cooking oil smell in my face and daring me to buy something. That’s not quite how...

Virtual job fair pushes people to ‘ReThink West Michigan’

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — As the holidays get closer, employers are looking for people who might be visiting West Michigan to find a new job and stay here. The Right Place and Hello West Michigan are partnering to host the virtual job fair called ReThink West...

What Happens After Your Economic Injury Disaster Loan is Approved?

As of mid-October 2020, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has approved 3,612,236 Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) totaling $191,994,805,796. Those numbers likely will rise as the application deadline for EIDL loans is not until December. If you’ve...

Amazon opens online pharmacy, shaking up another industry

NEW YORK (AP) — Now at Amazon.com: insulin and inhalers. The online colossus opened an online pharmacy Tuesday that allows customers to order medication or refills, and have them delivered to the front door in a couple days. The potential impact of Amazon’s...

Apple’s macOS Big Sur: What you need to know

Congratulations to those of you who have been patiently waiting almost half a year for the arrival of Apple’s latest operating system, macOS Big Sur, because it’s finally here and available for download.  It’s not Apple’s biggest Mac...

How to Use Apple’s New Intercom Feature

Alongside the HomePod mini, Apple introduced a new Intercom feature that’s designed to let Apple device owners communicate with one another throughout the home, sending messages to specific rooms, areas, or people. Intercom works with the HomePod, ‌HomePod...

How to enable automatic spam call blocking on iPhone

Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Spam calls are a menace in any country. Don’t you hate it someone calls you to offer a car loan when you don’t...