Mobile & Electronics

  • Beware of the one ring scam on your phone

      

    That missed call on your cellphone could cost you $30…but maybe not in the way you think. One of my Facebook followers let me know about an old scam that has roared back to life. Years...

  • Opting out of Apple Music's auto renewal subscription

      

    So Apple has made a big announcement about its new music service. With iPhones having around 40% of the market, there's no doubt it will be an instant success. Apple Music will be priced at...

  • You can now send money to your friends via Facebook Messenger

      

    Facebook announced this week that its payment feature is now available to anyone in the U.S. The service was first rolled out to a limited group of users, but as of...

  • New tool catches scam artists before they catch you

      

    Use this new online tool to pre-empt scammers. Avoid having your wallet emptied by crooks

  • Get paid to get in shape at work!

      

    Would you wear a free or subsidized fitness band from your employer, allowing them to track the number of steps you take each day in exchange for insurance discounts, gift cards, or other...

  • Free Smartphone Plan From Scratch Wireless!

      

    Here's another new option for FREE text, talk, and unlimited data on your smartphone from a startup out of Boston. Scratch Wireless makes use of free wifi connections I told you recently...

  • Project Fi: Google's New $20/month Cell Service

      

    In a time when rate cuts are the rage in the phone world, Google is entering the wireless market with a new service that will be cheap and pay you back for unused data. Google wants to be your...

  • How to keep your digital footprint small and secure.

      

    Data breaches are putting your personal info at risk. But the power to protect it is in your hands.

  • These Apps Are a Real Drain on Your Phone

      

    By Zach Dennis of the Palm Beach Post There are a host of apps on your phone that could be draining battery faster than you initially thought. CBS News reports that online security company...

  • Report: 600 million cellphones have serious security flaw

      

    By Rick Couri of KRMG WASHINGTON, DC — A cyber security firm called NowSecure says they warned cell phone giant Samsung about the problem with the Galaxy late last...

  • Google Entering E-Commerce in a Big Way

      

    Google is huge, but the company is having a mid-life crisis. Their revenue is under direct assault. They make most of their money from ads on websites. But now that people are migrating so heavily...

  • University Introduces 'Texting Lane' on Staircase

      

    With reporting by Rick Couri of KRMG OREM, Utah — We’ve all seen pictures or video of mishaps happening when people text as they walk. A Utah Valley University thinks it has...

  • Are Password Clearinghouse Websites Safe?

      

    Recently on the show, I talked about the problems with crooks tapping into financial websites and stealing your money. Most of us use simple, easy to crack passwords that don't help the...

  • Time To Ditch Debt? There's an App for That!

      

    By Kristin Wong of WisePiggy.com So you want to be debt-free, but it's taking a while to get there. Yep, the road to financial freedom can be a long and overwhelming one. We spend quite a...

  • Comcast Is Now in the Throes of Its Last Hurrah

      

    The cable monsters are despicable as an industry. And I've got the numbers to prove it. The story of American Customer Satisfaction Index flunkie A new report from ACSI shows that the...