Cutting the cord with cable and satellite? Here's a look at if it's really worth it and whether you'll save money.
The National Retail Federation says consumers will spend more than they did last year, $30 more in fact. Most of that will be candy, flowers, cards and maybe jewelry, but if you haven't considered it yet, why not take a look at tech gadgets?
Facebook will begin notifying 2.4 billion of its users that they need to review their privacy settings. You're almost assured to receive the notification over the next couple of weeks. What does it mean?
As if you didn't already have enough to worry about, there's this: Your computer may be mining for bitcoin without your permission or knowledge.
You wouldn't think you could come to Las Vegas to learn how to get a better night's sleep. But this is CES, and the fastest growing area of the 5,000 or so companies unveiling products is the area of sleep tech.
If you’re one of the 100 million or so Americans who have an Amazon Echo device in your home, there’s one thing you should do right now to protect your home.
The FBI says many smart TVs are unsecured, making them vulnerable to hackers. If they can take it over, they could turn it off and on, raise the volume or activate the camera to watch you.
Shopping for a smartphone is so easy, and you can do it anywhere. This year, consumers are expected to spend billions of dollars by tapping "buy now" on their phones. And some will lose a lot of money by making simple mistakes.
Hundreds of Twitter and Facebook users had their personal information accessed or stolen by malicious apps they had downloaded and installed on their smartphones.
Getting from one place to the other with so many people on the roads and at airports can be frustrating. Consumer Technology Reporter Jamey Tucker has found some travel tech that can make it easier.
Whether you're an experienced marathon runner or just starting to hit the pavement, here's a look at three apps that can help you set and reach your goals.
Do you have a Roku Or an Amazon Fire TV device? Millions of homes have not just one, but several. We can watch Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hulu and free TV shows and movies without a subscription.
Security cameras are great, because we can watch what's happening at home on our smartphone from anywhere. But a report from a consumer watchdog group in the UK found some of the most popular cameras for sale on Amazon could let anyone watch what's going on from their phone.
One in three people over the age of 65 have a hard time hearing simple things like someone talking or the television, according to the National Institute on Aging. But new technology at our fingertips can help.
If you're an audiophile who listens to music by streaming it from Apple, Spotify, Pandora or Amazon, there's good news: Amazon can now stream music in ultra high definition.
We've told you about these disturbing kids videos before. They're creepy, gross and way too provocative for kids. the videos are all over YouTube. Find one, and kids can follow down a rabbit hole to hundreds of others. Now Google, which owns YouTube is cracking down.
What if you could use a password with 13 characters, letters, numbers, special characters and use a different combination for every online account you have? And what if you could change those passwords every time you log-in.
Even if parents are keeping a close eye on their child's smartphone, there are many apps they may have downloaded that parents would never suspect could be a problem.
Twenty or thirty years ago, most students headed off to college were packing electronics like stereos and coffee makers. Today, college students need more tech gadgets to get through the semester — but there are things besides smartphones, laptops and hard drives that will come in handy.
One way to look at the Equifax data breach is if you weren't affected, your neighbor probably was. Almost half the U.S. population can file a claim to receive part of the $700 million attempt to make things right. Here's what you need to do to find out if you're part of the settlement.
One of the hardest things to do shopping online is picturing how the item really looks. You’re only going by the photos. This is especially difficult if you’re buying furniture or a TV.
If you’re one of the 100 million Amazon Prime members ready to shop, you may be priming yourself for the fifth annual Prime Shopping Day (this year it’s actually a two-day event).
Amazon charges $119 a year for Amazon Prime. You still get free 2-day shipping and daily deals. But shipping and bargains may not be reason enough to pony up the extra money.
Not long ago, cutting the cord and switching to a streaming service like Sling TV or DirectTV Now was an easier decision. You could, and can still can, save money — but the gap is getting narrower between streaming and cable or satellite.
Of all the days of the year — all 365 of them — one day in particular is deadly for smartphones. A new study by device insurance company Asurion says there’s typically a 60% increase in damaged and lost phones on the Fourth of July.