Know thy enemy— a glossary of online bad guys

July 31, 2017 0
In third grade, my friends and I found a dartboard by the shallow irrigation ditch where we spent all summer keeping cool. After we grew tired of throwing the darts into the dartboard, the grass, the walls, etc., we realized that if you throw a dart high into the air, [ . . . ]

The right fitness tracker for the long run

July 5, 2017 0
Have you been sleeping well? How many hours did you get last night? Do you get up and walk around at least once an hour? Do you feel awkward reading a text message when your phone goes off in a meeting? Do you fumble around with your media player when [ . . . ]

Holiday tech gifts that don’t cost an arm and a leg

December 5, 2016 0
Did you ever think you’d see the day when a set of Legos would cost more than a computer? The gift-giving game has changed significantly. Tablet computers, video cameras and even drones now share the same shelf space in the toy aisle as dolls, action figures and board games. The [ . . . ]

How to be a savvy shopper for Black Friday

November 2, 2016 0
November is here, which means the holiday shopping season has begun. There is no better time of year to get a great deal on gadgets and gizmos for your friends and loved ones—and yourself. The savvy shopper should start planning long before the circulars and email blasts start arriving. Here [ . . . ]

‘Tis the season for upgrading smartphones

October 3, 2016 0
Apple released the iPhone 7 last month and the world is still buzzing about it. The previous month, Samsung released—and then recalled—its wonder phone, the Galaxy 7S. No matter what carrier you use for cellphone service, you are likely being bombarded, perhaps tempted, by offers to get a free or [ . . . ]
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