Published June 12, 2012
More dire warnings come with every digital day: Gmail users learn foreign governments may be trying to hack their accounts. LinkedIn, eHarmony, and Lastfm lose millions of user passwords. Stuxnet. Flame. The message is clear: Start protecting yourself.
Published June 05, 2012
Now that the driving season is upon us, it's time more people saw flashing lights in their rear view mirrors. Let's make it open season on distracted drivers.
Published May 29, 2012
There's always an excuse to buy a new gadget. I sat on my old phone. The dog chewed up my camera. The kids hijacked my iPad. It won't work with the latest software, so I need a new one. This week: it's Dads and grads time.
Published May 23, 2012
Cell phone customers are fuming and they’re refusing to extend their long term service contracts, or at least that's the message based on recent subscriber numbers released by U.S. carriers.
Published May 09, 2012
The Internet can save everything, even education. At least that's what tech companies would have parents and government officials believe. Too bad it's not true.
Published May 02, 2012
In the high-tech sector, there's an unrelenting din about the importance of innovation. Too bad there's precious little of it around.
Published April 24, 2012
Few consumer electronics technologies last for more than half a century, but the TV remote control has been a centerpiece of living rooms and the focus of family squabbles for more than 60 years. Its age is showing, however, and new technologies built into the next generation of TVs may replace the old clicker.
Published April 18, 2012
It may be great for consumers, but a rising shopping trend may be drowning traditional retailers--not to mention being a little unethical. It's called showrooming.
Published April 10, 2012
For every screen, there's a dominant player. Cable companies (still) rule TVs. Microsoft owns the desktop. Android and Apple are the reigning smart phones. But no one yet owns the fourth screen: the one in the car. Yet.
Published April 04, 2012
The social network wants to friend your car. So get ready to start receiving a different kind of finger on the road.