Technology/Phones & Mobile Devices/Texting & Mobile Applications

  • Digit Helps Automate Saving Money

      

    If you can't seem to get any savings done, there's a new app that could help you. Digit is a new free service that basically promises to use artificial intelligence to pluck extra money...

  • Like Verizon network, but want a cheaper plan?

      

    TRANSCRIPT: There's an all out price war going on behind the scenes with the nation's cell phone carriers, and if you know how to play the game you're gonna save big money. For...

  • One Loyalty Program To Rule Them All?

      

    Wouldn't it be nice to have just one reward card or membership number for multiple retailers? That will soon be a reality thanks to a new partnership.  Plenti offers co-op to make your life...

  • How to avoid unexpected phone bills while overseas

      

    TRANSCRIPT: When Joshua Fair boarded a cruise ship in Miami he didn't plan on using his phone, so he locked it in a safe.   But when he went to check his messages the next day, he...

  • Get Microsoft Office for Free!

      

    Microsoft is having a tough time figuring out where it fits in the modern era. Don't get me wrong; the company still generates massive revenue. But they're not a "hot" company...

  • Smartphone plan guide for 2015

      

    The cost of monthly cell phone service is dropping. The change for your wallet is the best since the last big wave of discounting began 15 years ago. Plans and services are morphing in many...

  • CES 2015: Cheap Drones, Fitness Bands, 4KTVs and More!

      

    Today I'm broadcasting live from Las Vegas for CES 2015, the International Consumer Electronics Show. And all I can say is…wow! This is like the SuperBowl and World Series tied up in one...

  • Free apps help you keep your New Year's resolutions

      

    Feeling a little temptation to break your New Year's resolutions already? Consumer Reports  says these free apps can help keep you on the straight and narrow -- no matter what kind of...

  • How to opt out of Super Cookie tracking

      

    Verizon is tracking millions of their customers with new tech called a “super cookie.” Here’s what they're tracking and how you can opt out out of the feature.

  • Social Media Snafus Can Kill Your College Application

      

    Kids are young, adventurous, and clueless by nature. Now they're running around taking outrageous pictures and video on mobile devices. But on reflection, a lot of that media looks like a really...

  • How to avoid expensive hotel wifi

      

    Some hotels try to force you into buying their internet service. Here's the best way right now to get your own wifi hotspot.

  • How to wipe your phone clean before upgrading

      

    Your personal information and private photos could end up in the wrong hands if you sell your smart phone and don't erase it completely.

  • Do Real Estate Agents Really Matter Anymore?

      

    With all the technology out there for home buyers and sellers, do real estate agents really matter anymore? For buyers, the research you can do online and with your phone is amazing. Apps like...

  • Free Ways To Stretch Your Phone's Battery Life

      

    If you're in the smartphone orbit, you know that you're always fighting the life of the battery. That's prompted Apple to issue battery replacements for some iPhone 5 customers who...

  • Facebook Messenger App Permissions: Friend or Foe?

      

    If you're all worked up over app permissions for Facebook Messenger, time to take a deep breath and relax! There's been big news of late about Facebook forcing users to download a separate app...