Consumer Technology

These 6 Sneaky Tricks by Cell Phone Providers Can Cost You Big

These 6 Sneaky Tricks by Cell Phone Providers Can Cost You Big

Ben Kurland | June 15, 2020

You probably don’t know all the ways that cell phone providers try trick you, but here’s how…and how you can fight back.

New Devices That Make Your Life Easier, Better or Just More Fun

New Devices That Make Your Life Easier, Better or Just More Fun

Marc Saltzman | May 26, 2020

This year’s Consumer Electronics Show included items that can improve your kitchen, your health, your safety and your life

The Latest Tech to Keep Seniors Safe and Independent at Home

The Latest Tech to Keep Seniors Safe and Independent at Home

Laurie Orlov | April 12, 2020

High-tech wearables and more to help seniors stay safe when living alone.

Tips and Tricks to Avoid Malicious Apps

Tips and Tricks to Avoid Malicious Apps

Anthony Green | April 12, 2020

Before you download your next app, stop criminals from pirating your data by following these four easy steps.

The Features That Really Matter When Choosing the Best New TV

The Features That Really Matter When Choosing the Best New TV

Will Greenwald | December 2, 2019

TV makers try to dazzle you with lots of new features and formats, but here’s what really matters when choosing a new TV.

Best Way to Protect Yourself Online? Use a Virtual Private Network—Here’s How
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Best Way to Protect Yourself Online? Use a Virtual Private Network—Here’s How

Steven J.J. Weisman, Esq. | September 9, 2019

Virtual private networks, or VPNs, are an easy way to make sure your personal information stays out of the hands of hackers.

Before You Start Using a Drone

Before You Start Using a Drone

August 5, 2019

Drone photography has become a popular hobby. Here’s what you need to know about buying and flying a drone

Inexpensive Ways to Make Your TV Sound So Much Better

Inexpensive Ways to Make Your TV Sound So Much Better

July 22, 2019

Today’s TVs look amazing, but the sound is often as flat as the screen. Here’s how to fix that.

The Risks of 5G Networks

The Risks of 5G Networks

July 8, 2019

5G will increase cell-phone speed and capacity…but experts say it also dramatically increases the radiation already surrounding you.

What You Need to Know About 5G

What You Need to Know About 5G

July 8, 2019

The fastest cell-phone network yet is soon coming to your neighborhood. What it does, when it will get here and what it will cost.

Which Apps Are Following You—and What to Do About It

Which Apps Are Following You—and What to Do About It

James Goepel | March 14, 2019

Many of your apps are tracking and sharing or selling your location data. Here’s what you can do about that.

9 Great New Consumer Devices for 2019
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9 Great New Consumer Devices for 2019

Marc Saltzman | February 19, 2019

A laundry folding machine…a high-tech dog feeder…a 10-second toothbrush…an automatic beer brewer…and more new consumer devices for 2019.

How to Choose a Photo Printer for Incredible Prints at Home

How to Choose a Photo Printer for Incredible Prints at Home

Jim Nickelson | February 7, 2019

You can print professional-quality photos at home if you buy the right photo printer. Here’s how to choose.

New Devices Help Mobility, Sight, Hearing and Hand Problems
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New Devices Help Mobility, Sight, Hearing and Hand Problems

Chris Cusack | February 7, 2019

This new consumer tech can help you or a loved one get around better, use a computer with ease, eat without spilling and much more.

Gadgets for Better Cell-Phone Photos

Gadgets for Better Cell-Phone Photos

Jeff Wignall | January 9, 2019

Cell-phone cameras can take good photos, but a few accessories can help you take great ones. Choosing which gadgets to…