Many people do it. Plugin the phone or place it on a charger just before you go to bed. Even though phones have advanced, this could still be bad for your device.
Many times teens and pre-teens are on their devices in their bedrooms, silently connecting with friends and strangers online. National Centers for Missing and Exploited Children Callahan Walsh said sex predators have been spending more time online too, looking for children.
By now there's a virtual assistant in most homes (and hands) with Alexa devices, Siri oniPhones and iPads, and "Hey Google" on Android phones and Google devices. All of thesedevices have microphones so are they listening to you all of the time? In short, yes.
You may want to check your desktop computer soon for a software program that is not only no longer needed, but might be dangerous.
Through the years Amazon has brought us gadgets and new technology that we couldn't live without now. Echo or Alexa devices to help us around the house, smart doorbells and cameras to protect our home, 2-day free shipping, and Amazon Prime Movies and Music. Now, Amazon thinks a new gadget wi…
Apple, Google, and Amazon's decisions to effectively shut down the social media platform Parler has resulted in cries from some that free speech and the First Amendment are under attack by big tech. The social media platform often referred to as "Twitter for the Right" was removed from Apple…
Widespread data disruptions are uncommon, but they do happen, so it's important to prepare for the possibility you won't be able to connect to a cell tower or the internet.
There's another buzz about Bitcoin. The cryptocurrency is flirting with $20,000 again and has experienced incredible gains over the last month. Consumers and even some investors have trouble wrapping their heads around a virtual currency and what someone can do with a Bitcoin.
YouTube is a popular spot for people of all ages to start their own video channel, especially during the pandemic. Christmas could be a great time to get started.
Do you have a valuable collection of baseball cards or Barbie dollars in the house? You can search for each card or doll or basket on websites, but there is an easier way.
While there are many versions of digital projectors for sale at Amazon, Best Buy, Walmart, and eBay, I've found two of the best are from Anker and Viewsonic.
Parler has been around for a couple of years but in the days before and after the election, new signups surged making Parler the #1 app in Apple's App Store.
Wondering if it's time to upgrade to the newest iPhone? New iPhones have new features, but cost thousands. Here's some information that can help you decide if it's worth it to you.
Even if you're on the federal Do Not Call list, you're likely still getting calls and text messages from political campagins. Here's the kicker: politicians have made it legal.
With so many people looking for work these days there are several opportunities to earn money with your smartphone. If you have an eye for photography, several apps allow you to sell photos to companies worldwide.
A new report from the consumer watchdog group Public Citizen, Amazon and its many 3rd party sellers dramatically raised prices in March and April for necessary health items that were in great demand as states began shutting down and fear of the virus grew.
Something good has happened as a result of COVID-19 and enforced stay-at-home orders.
Scam and robocalls are at their lowest number since 2017.
The smartphone you probably have in your hands right now can do a lot of things: stream videos, take photos, send messages, but it can't do all of those things if it runs out of space.
Teenagers have always seemed to have their own language only they understand. Unlike their parents though, teens can use emoji rather than letters or words to be able to communicate through code.
As millions of Americans file for unemployment insurance in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic they're learning that getting the right information together and navigating the official website can be daunting.
If you're having trouble keeping the kids on task or schedule, these smart assistants can help, and make it a little better for the kids than you yelling down the hall.