Published October 16, 2012
Windows 8 will add some new functions as well as a snazzy, zippy touch interface made of tiles and images. It's much more attractive and flexible than anything Apple has offered to date -- but it's too late and ill-suited for many users.
Published October 10, 2012
Time Warner’s recent notice that it would start charging an extra fee for cable modems wasn’t met with a lot of celebration. But it may be a good thing.
Published October 02, 2012
The cyberattacks never stop. The White House recently acknowledged that one of its own networks was the target of hackers and very nearly breached. Is e-mail the problem?
Published September 25, 2012
From vengeful restaurateurs to online entrepreneurs who threaten unhappy customers to celebs paid to push products, it's getting so that you can't trust anyone online. Not that you ever could.
Published September 19, 2012
More info for free is usually a good thing. That's why we all love Google Maps and why Apple is emphasizing free Maps and navigation in its new iOS 6. But could the free service increase cases of distracted driving?
Published September 11, 2012
Racing to get out in front of Apple, nearly every major handset maker has launched or announced new smartphones in the past week with better cameras, bigger screens, longer battery life, and lower prices. You just can't get it all in one package.
Published August 28, 2012
With a billion-dollar judgment in its favor against Samsung, the iPad steamrolling the market and the world poised for yet another new iPhone, Apple is sitting pretty indeed. But the company has been frustrated in one -- and it may already be too late.
Published August 21, 2012
As it defends our online interests and technology, could our own government be inadvertently giving new cyberweapons to criminals? A new virus indicates that possibility may be close at hand.
Published August 07, 2012
Making advanced, detailed plans for a road trip now seems like something from a bygone era. But there may yet be one last hurrah for mapping programs designed for those who like to plan ahead.
Published July 25, 2012
For a kid, it's media heaven online today: TV all the time, everywhere! But is it really a dystopia? As an adult who for years has longed for such entertainment to be available 24/7, I find myself wondering, Do we now have too much TV?