Biography

Kevin Hunt is The Hartford Courant’s consumer columnist and Smarter Living editor. He also writes one of the longest-running consumer electronics/home technology columns in the country that appears weekly in The Chicago Tribune and other Tribune Newspapers, including The Courant, and is distributed nationally by the McClatchy-Tribune wire service.

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Kevin Hunt - The Bottom Line

Kevin Hunt - The Bottom Line

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What Is Ransomware? A Woodstock Family Finds Out

What Is Ransomware? A Woodstock Family Finds Out

January 12, 2015

The ransomware attack that hit the Florrick, Agos & Lockhart law firm was television fantasy in an October episode of "The Good Wife," but Jim Maloney of Woodstock knows the realities of a computer held hostage.

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CONSUMER COLUMNISTS

Kevin Hunt - The Electronic Jungle

Kevin Hunt: Belkin's WeMo Crock-Pot, the smart slow cooker - December 1, 2014 - I will not defend a Wi-Fi-connected can opener, doorbell or toaster, but I will defend almost everything about Belkin's Crock-Pot Smart...

Gail MarksJarvis

Take a Dow, Apple - March 6, 2015 - In a sign of the times, Apple is about to take its place among the 30 bluest of the blue chip companies — in other words, among...

David Lazarus

It's fun to be a billionaire -- just ask a billionaire - March 3, 2015 - Here's what went down on Tuesday's Consumer Confidential segment on KTLA-TV:

Korky Vann

Juliska Warehouse Sale, Design Source Holding Spring Sales - March 6, 2015 - >>Juliska, a company specializing in high-end china, crystal, cutlery and home and garden accessories, holds a...