Mobile & Electronics

  • How to make your passwords less hackable

      

    Here's a question: How do I make my passwords less hackable? Ah, yes. Digital hygiene — the practice of beefing up your personal security to keep your digital life safe from those...

  • You can now trade in your cracked iPhone to Apple

      

    If you have a cracked screen, Apple will now pay you for your phone. But only if you have an iPhone 5 or newer. Read more: Kik app investigated after teen's death:...

  • Kik app investigated after teen's death: Here's what every parent should know

      

    Anonymous messaging app Kik is under heavy scrutiny because of its association with the murder of 13-year-old Nicole Lovell. The Virginia middle schooler was messaging 18-year-old David...

  • Check and mate: Facebook Messenger has a secret

      

    Do you like chess? Do you like Facebook? Now you can combine the two likes in your life.  According to The Verge, there's a chess game in Facebook chat.  Read more:...

  • Doritos will give $50,000 to Twitter users during the Super Bowl

      

    Get your Twitter fingers ready.  The right post on the social media platform could win you $50,000.  Read more: Need a new TV for the Super Bowl? Here are the best...

  • New way to monitor and cut off a kid's screen time

      

    Parents often ask me how to control their children's use of the Internet, tablet, phone, game machine, smart TV and whatever device comes along next. In the past, I've always had half...

  • 5 ways to reduce your data consumption

      

    People are consuming more data than ever on their phones as they watch more video content. Back in 2014, people all over the world collectively used 2.5 exabytes in a month. But that's...

  • How to avoid the Netflix rate increase

      

    How to avoid the Netflix rate increase Here’s a way you can avoid paying Netflix the $2 price increase.

  • Safe technology to manage all your passwords

      

    Remembering all of your online passwords can be difficult, but there's an easy and safe way to keep them all in one secure location.

  • These are the most annoying Facebook posts according to each state

      

    The entire country is tired of your Facebook posts about your personal problems, if a survey is to be believed. ADWeek reported that social marketing and PR firm Rantic Marketing surveyed...

  • Here's how much Google paid the MBA student who briefly owned Google.com

      

    For one minute in 2015, a former Google employee and researcher owned the Google.com domain name. Now the company has said how much it paid to reward the man. Sanmay Ved, an MBA candidate...

  • Need a ride? You may soon be able to find one on Facebook

      

    Facebook has filed a patent application for a carpooling feature that would accompany the social network’s event pages. How it would work Say, for example, you’ve decided to...

  • Facebook and Instagram ban private gun sales

      

    Private gun sales on Facebook and Instagram just became impossible. According to The New York Times, Facebook is banning the practice from both sites.  Facebook/Instagram ban private...

  • These 12 apps that save you time and money are all free today

      

    Ready, set -- download! These 12 useful and fun apps are currently 100% free. But hurry -- these apps could go up in price at any time.  The total of these apps adds up to...

  • Netflix raising rates on customers who were grandfathered in

      

    Two years ago Netflix announced they were raising rates. In order not to infuriate their existing customer base, they promised that longtime customers would be grandfathered into the $7.99 rate...