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(–DANIELLA–)IT'S M3 SEASON!WHETHER YOU'RE HEADING FOR A NEW HOME OR A COLLEGE DORM YOU'RE LIKELY TOTING SOME PRECIOUS AND EXPENSIVE TECHNOLOGY TO YOUR NEW PADLIZ MCLAUGHLIN HAS TIPS TO MAKE THE SET UP PAINLESS(–LIZ MCLAUGHLIN , REPORTING–)(NAT)IF MOVING IN IS HALF THE BATTLE(NAT)THE OTHER HALF MIGHT BE TROUBLESHOOTING TECHNOLOGY IN YOUR NEW HOME WITH WIFI, EXPERTS SAY ROUTER PLACEMENT IS KEY(SOT: BRIANNA LAFLEUR, GOOGLE TECHNOLOGY EXPERT)"We know that people are hiding routers in closets, under shelves and maybe under furniture"IT MAY LOOK BETTER, BUT TUCKING AWAY YOUR ROUTER CAN LEAD TO A SPOTTY NETWORKGOOGLE WIFI HAS A MODERN DESIGN AND NODES TO BOOST SIGNAL(SOT: BRIANNA LAFLEUR, GOOGLE TECHNOLOGY EXPERT)"you can see all devices connected to your network, see speed of wifi to those devices"SECURE THAT NETWORK WITH A STRONG PASSWORDAND CHANGE THE DEFAULT PASSWORDS ON ANY NEW DEVICES

(SOT: SUZANNE KANTRA, TECHLICIOUS)"Make sure you go in and actively reset it yourself"IN SHARED SPACES LIKE A COLLEGE DORM IT MAY BE A GOOD IDEA TO PHYSICALLY SECURE YOUR TECH, TOO

(SOT: DEREK MEISTER, GEEK SQUAD AGENT)"You can actually get cable lock for the laptop, it acts like a bike cable lock" FOR ENTERTAINMENT A STREAMING STICK IS EASY TO USE AND BUDGET-FRIENDLYBUT CHECK STREAMING ACCOUNTS IF YOU'RE USING A SHARED LOGIN

YOU MAY NEED TO UPGRADE(SOT: SUZANNE KANTRA, TECHLICIOUS) "You want to make sure you don't get into a situation where you're locked out of your accounts"AND IF YOU NEED HELP SETTING UP ALL OF THOSE DEVICESAMAZON OFFERS HOME SERVICES WITH UPFRONT PRICING(NAT)AND IF YOU RUN INTO PROBLEMSBEST BUY HAS A TOTAL TECH SUPPORT PROGRAM FOR 200 DOLLARS A YEAR(SOT: DEREK MEISTER, GEEK SQUAD AGENT)"It gives you unlimited support both in home online and through our remote support agents"SERVICES TO MAKE SURE YOUR NEW NEST

STAYS CONNECTEDLIZ MCLAUGHLIN, NBC NEWS(–DANIELLA–)SOME OTHER GOOD THINGS TO KEEP IN MIND

-USE A SURGE PROTECTOR TO MAKE SURE YOUR DEVICES AREN'T DAMAGED -AND IT DOESN'T HURT TO GET A FEW EXTRA CHARGING CABLES IN CASE SOME GET LOST IN THE SHUFFLE 3 (–DANIELLA–)SCOTT COOK

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