Technology/Phones & Mobile Devices/Texting & Mobile Applications

  • Gas prices are getting even cheaper!

      

    For the first time since 2009, crude oil prices have plunged to below $40 a barrel. That price was above $100 as recently as June. Watch more: Find the cheapest gas prices in your...

  • 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...

  • New app helps you navigate a city like a local

      

    Go local with this app to keep your wallet out of the tourist traps. Also: 5 cheap vacation ideas: http://bit.ly/1M6fNWH

  • KFC's 'Memories Bucket' will print your smartphone photos

      

    This is one fast food carton you won't want to toss out! In honor their 60th anniversary, KFC Canada has come up with a bluetooth-powered fried chicken bucket that will take your smartphone...

  • 13 things I learned about money In my 20s

      

    Like many people nearing the big 3-0, I’ve spent some time thinking (obsessing) about where I am in my life and what I want to accomplish going forward. While many of those thoughts have...

  • 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...

  • New app gives a free and easy way to store your photos

      

    If you don't have enough memory on your smartphone for all the pictures you take, google has a fix.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Google Photos Lets You Store Your Photos and Videos Forever

      

    iPhones have 40% of the smartphone market in the US. But there's one big handicap: They do not take removable memory cards. Getting around limited memory on the iPhone Users will max out...

  • Free mobile security can thwart new breed of criminals

      

    With more and more people on smartphones, criminals have switched their focus from breaching computers to breaching your phone. Here are a couple of the ways they're doing it... First,...

  • 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...