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

Worried about another Nasdaq crash? 'We've learned' those lessons - March 3, 2015 - Is this a reason to celebrate or to cower?

David Lazarus

Costco-Visa deal shows why Medicare should negotiate drug prices - March 2, 2015 - Costco's deal to replace American Express with Visa as its exclusive credit-card company highlights an economic principle that should...

Korky Vann

Weekend Sales: Furniture, Gifts, Books - February 26, 2015 - >>Puritan Furniture, 1061 New Britain Ave., West Hartford, 860-236-4271, and the Puritan Distribution Outlet,...

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