Technology / Phones & Mobile Devices

  • Most Android phones can be hacked with one simple text

      

    A flaw found in Android's software puts 95% of users at risk of being hacked, according to a security research company. Read more: How to fix a smartphone infected with...

  • Common apps that eat up your phone battery

      

    Some apps will kill your phone life faster than others. Here are some of the worst offenders.

  • 5 ways working on your phone could jeopardize your whole company

      

    With the rise of smartphones and tablets, IT managers have a new reality to face, and possibly fear: "Bring Your Own Device," or BYOD. Since picking up steam in 2009, BYOD has only...

  • New social media scam targets millennials’ wallets

      

    Giving out your information to online friends can leave you in financial danger. More of the latest scams & ripoffs: http://bit.ly/1CHxp9d

  • How to avoid Paypal and Ebay robocalls

      

    Paypal and eBay are now allowed to robocall you...unless you opt out. Here's how.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Scam alert: Calling back an unknown number

      

    An old phone scam has come roaring back on the scene. Why calling back an unknown number could cost you lots.

  • 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...

  • Free Ways To Transfer Money

      

    Looking to send money from person to person without spending a fortune? There are more options coming into the marketplace. Walmart is getting into the cash wire business with a new service...

  • Avoid unseen charges on your cell bill

      

    How hidden charges on your cell bill can add up, and how you can avoid them.

  • Is Your Lenovo Laptop Infected With Superfish?

      

    Have a Lenovo laptop that you think is infected with the so-called "Superfish" software? Follow these steps to get rid of it. Is my Lenovo laptop infected? Here's the deal:...

  • $9 Computer Is Not a Scam!

      

    Have you heard about the $9 computer from Kickstarter? It could revolutionize the way we do computing. A first look at the $9 computer C.H.I.P. is a mini-computer chip that is actually like...