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Quicken Loans Websites Not Vulnerable to Heartbleed Encryption Bug

Quicken Loans websites are not vulnerable to the Heartbleed bug because of changes that were made immediately when the bug was announced on Monday, April 7. We’ve tested our changes, verified that we’re not vulnerable to it, and our technology and security teams continue to monitor all activity.

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Five Ways 3-D Printing Will Change the World - Quicken Loans Zing Blog

Five Ways 3-D Printing Will Change the World

A 3-D printer deposits a material – such as plastic, metal, ceramics and even (gasp!) chocolate – layer by layer from the bottom up in order to form an object. Read on to see how this new method of printing will change the world.

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New MyQL Features that Work for You - Quicken Loans Zing Blog

New MyQL Features that Work for You

You may have noticed some recent changes when you log in to MyQL. We’ve been hard at work making improvements to make it easier for you to manage your mortgage online. Here are a few new features sure to make your life easier!

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History-Based Educational Video Games for All Ages

Have you ever thought to yourself, “My child spends a lot of time playing those darn video games; I wish he or she would spend as much time studying”? Have no fear, Zing is here to help you avoid this with its educational video game series. Today, we’ll talk about some history-oriented video games that promise not to put your child to sleep at the controller, and put you a little more at ease about your child’s choices.

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Math-Based Video Games to Educate All Ages

Have you ever had to yell at your child to put down a controller? Are you worried that this gaming obsession has a negative effect on how your child does in the classroom? Have no fear; Zing has some answers for you in its educational video game series. Today, we’ll talk about math games. You never know – maybe one of these games will finally spark your child’s interest in math lessons!

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Five Technologies Poised for a Big Year

From flying drones to new phones, technological advancements are made every day that can fundamentally change our lives and how we interact with the world.

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This Year, Get Tools to Manage Your Tax Expenses

Tax time is looming and if you own a small business or are a single proprietor, you’re probably scrambling to get all your records straight. Are your W2s out and were they postmarked by January 31? What about 1099s to consultants to whom you paid more than $600 in 2013? They need to get a Copy C by January 31. Remember, the IRS needs to get a Copy A by February, along with the cover page, known as Form 1096. Don’t forget that consultants include LLCs, DBAs, and partnerships. Avoid this mess for 2014 by using online tools and services that make tax time much less stressful.

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Charge Your Smartphone Anywhere with These Cool Accessories

You know that sick feeling you get when your smartphone’s battery is about to die? I’d like never to feel that way again. Perhaps some day a company will make a smartphone with a good battery, but until then, we’ll have to learn to be prepared. If you can’t cope with a dead phone, here are six cool smartphone chargers and accessories for you to try!

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Smartphone Apps to Help You Avoid Traffic - Quicken Loans Zing Blog

Smartphone Apps to Help You Avoid Traffic

Traffic – we despise it, we can’t stand it and we’ll do anything to avoid it. You can catch the morning news before you head out to work, tune in to the traffic updates on the radio – or you can download a traffic application on your smartphone. These apps are here to help you elude bumper-to-bumper driving, accidents and any other annoying traffic hazards. Some of these apps may be better than the rest, but each app has its own advantages, so it’s worth trying them out to see which one you like best. Below are a few of the best apps out there to help you evade that pesky traffic.

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Top Home Security Gadgets of 2014 - Quicken Loans Zing Blog

Top Home Security Gadgets of 2014

Maybe you’ve chosen to make 2014 the year you get serious about home security. If that’s the case, then you’ll want to familiarize yourself with the terrific selection of home security gadgets and apps currently available; there’s something to fit every budget and every living situation, whether you own your home or you rent. Here are some ideas to get you started.

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