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Your cell phone number is more important and less secure than your Twitter password
July 27, 2018
It's shockingly easy for hackers to hijack your digital life using phone numbers. The public should press Congress and carriers to improve security.
Could a tsunami of robocalls be heading to our cellphones?
July 06, 2018
Businesses want to text or call your cellphone without consent, much like they can do with landlines. Watchdogs warn of a tsunami of robocalls and unwanted texts.
The hottest E3 action games of the year
June 14, 2018
At annual game convention E3, columnist Marc Saltzman picks out the action game he thinks you'll want to buy in the next year.
Could this small device solve sexual assault threats?
June 08, 2018
The winning team of the $1 million Women’s Safety XPRIZE contest hopes to use technology to solve the age-old threat of sexual assault. The contest was launched in 2016, after a rash of violent gang rapes in India.
Teens ditching Facebook for YouTube, Instagram, Snapchat, survey finds
June 01, 2018
A survey from Pew Research Center finds fewer teens are using Facebook as their primary social media, instead choosing to use YouTube, Instagram and Snapchat.
Running late? Clocks may go a little cuckoo with change to power grid maintenance rules
May 17, 2018
Because of a change in federal energy regulations, some scientists say your trusty, older plug-in clock may be losing or gaining a few ticks over time.
Google Duplex will speak for you
May 09, 2018
Google Duplex will call salons, restaurants, and pretend to be your personal human.
Oculus Go is game changer for virtual reality
May 01, 2018
USA TODAY's Ed Baig tests out the new Oculus Go, which promises more than 1000 apps, movies, games and experiences without being tethered to a pricey computer or strapped with a smartphone.
Apple releases new red iPhone to help fight AIDS
April 13, 2018
It's the same iPhone you know and love, but USA TODAY Tech Columnist Ed Baig shows us how the new red color also helps support a good cause.
This little-known iPhone feature lets you share your Wi-Fi with friends in seconds
March 14, 2018
The next time a friend or family member asks what your Wi-Fi password is, follow these steps to easily share access right from your iPhone.
Amazon has figured out what's behind Alexa's random laugh that was freaking people out
March 08, 2018
It took Amazon several days to figure out the cause of its Alexa digital assistant's freaky, sarcastic chuckles.
Fitbit's stock plunges after the company says it's losing money
February 26, 2018
The wearable technology company lost 2 cents per share on revenue of $571 million in the fourth quarter.
10 incredibly useful online sites you didn't know about
February 19, 2018
What's streaming, clean up your email, fix your grammar and editor your photos.
How Google Chrome will limit the ads you view
February 14, 2018
Tech giant rolling out ad filtering for its web browser to weed out bad ads.
Nobody seems to like the update to Snapchat
February 16, 2018
Based on reactions from Twitter, very few people are thrilled.
Dell weighs potential IPO, other strategic options, reports say
January 26, 2018
Discussions are also said to include purchasing the portion of cloud infrastructure company VMware not already controlled by Dell.
iPhone owners: You can get discounted batteries now
January 01, 2018
Initial supplies of $29 replacement batteries "may be limited," Apple says
Will we get a sad poop emoji? Well, there's a process to go through
December 29, 2017
Deciding whether a googly-eyed turd should express a wider range of emotions is not the frivolous undertaking it might appear to be.
A holiday tip: Take 15 minutes this vacation to make a video of your possessions
December 27, 2017
You'll sleep better knowing you could show your insurance adjuster photos of all your belongings were disaster to strike.
Last chance: Here are retailers' Christmas Eve shopping hours, including grocery stores
December 24, 2017
Plan your last-minute shopping with major retailers' holiday hours, including grocery stores.
Your smartphone is probably not as deadly as once thought
December 19, 2017
Are The California Department of Public Heath's guidelines for cell phone use as serious as some are saying?
Channel Master targets cord cutters with new device that combines live TV, apps like Netflix
December 19, 2017
Channel Master's new Stream+ streaming media player combines local live TV signals with Net TV apps such as Amazon, Hulu and YouTube.
How to find hard-to-get, out-of-stock gifts without getting ripped off
December 16, 2017
Some must-have items are already out of stock across the board, with waits for new arrivals a month or more away.
How to pick a new computer, from Chromebooks to PCs to MacBooks
November 24, 2017
There are many new developments in the computer space, and there are many deals on Black Friday, Cyber Monday and leading up to the holidays.
Five steps to cutting your expensive cable TV bill
January 12, 2018
Tired of paying too much for cable TV? Here's five easy ways to start cutting your bill down to size.
Our devices are getting smarter. Even our wine dispensers.
November 05, 2017
Companies have been developing interesting products and services to make the leisurely side of our home lives more connected and more enjoyable.
How to make your passwords worthless to cyber thieves
October 14, 2017
The best way to make your accounts more secure is to require proof in addition to — or better yet, instead of — your password.
These 5 things will improve your phone's battery life
October 09, 2017
Make sure you get the most juice out of your phone by following these simple tips.
Amazon's Alexa coming to India and Japan later this year
October 04, 2017
Amazon's digital assistant Alexa is heading to India, and it may travel on to Japan later in the year. But so far it's sticking to English on arrival.
SEC hack unsettling for 401(k) and pension savers, but it's no Equifax
September 21, 2017
The data breach that hit a Wall Street regulator isn't as big a threat to consumers as Equifax cyber heist
Why you'll need to wait seven weeks for iPhone X to go on sale
September 18, 2017
OLED manufacturers can't build the screens fast enough as they increasingly pop up on smartphones, high-definition TVs, watches, and VR headsets.
What to expect from the new iPhone
September 11, 2017
Apple is expected to demand $1,000 for the fanciest iPhone that it has ever made, thrusting the market into a new financial frontier that will test how much consumers are willing to pay for a device that has become an indispensable part of modern life. (Sept. 11)
U-Haul introduces self-service using your smartphone camera
August 15, 2017
The company says being able to check a truck out on your own is an industry first
Microsoft unveils Surface Book and more
August 10, 2017
Push to foster black coders leads to SXSW
March 13, 2017
Shanghai impounds thousands of bicycles
March 03, 2017
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