Month: December 2020

Here’s when your second stimulus check will arrive

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Tuesday that American households should expect to receive their economic impact payments very soon. Mnuchin said the government would begin sending out paper checks on Wednesday, which means people should begin receiving those within the next two weeks. Individuals with direct deposit information on file with the IRS will receive their money

Gazelle, a popular place to sell your iPhone, ends its trade-in program

In a press release, Gazelle, a popular destination to sell your used iPhone, has announced that it is closing down its trade-in program. According to the post, the company will no longer accept trade-ins as of February 1, 2021. We’re saying goodbye to our trade-in option – here’s what you need to know. Beginning February 1st,

Cybersecurity attack: 5 things you can do right now to protect yourself

Individual Americans don’t need to worry – at least not immediately – that their personal information was rifled through or stolen in the recently discovered intrusion into U.S. computer systems that officials suspect was the work of Russian hackers, cybersecurity experts say. But it’s unclear what the hackers could do in the future. So the cyber

How to fix Macbook Air battery life problems

The MacBook Air is one of Apple’s most popular products, and indeed its most popular Mac. The most recent iteration brings with it an Apple M1 SoC while retaining features like dual Thunderbolt 3 ports, a Retina display, and SSD storag It also has a theoretical battery life of up to 18 hours, though yours is always

Biden pledges tuition-free community college for all

In a tweet Wednesday, President-elect Joe Biden pledged to make community college tuition-free, while offering a similar benefit for students from families with working-class incomes or lower to attend state schools as well. Biden wrote that a high school diploma is no longer enough for the occupational demands of the 21st Century. “That’s why under the