Computers & Technology

Should Schools Punish Students for Personal Facebook Posts?
Should Schools Punish Students for Personal Facebook Posts?

One middle school tried to punish a sixth grader for her mean comments about a teacher—and ended… >>

Why Not Recycle Your Old CDs Into These 7 Gorgeous Crafts?
Why Not Recycle Your Old CDs Into These 7 Gorgeous Crafts?

Dust off your old CD collection and create stunningly sparkly earrings, purses, mirrors, and more. >>

Cyberscammers Confess: Their 20 Top Tricks, Cons, and Schemes to Hack Your Internet Security
Cyberscammers Confess: Their 20 Top Tricks, Cons, and Schemes to Hack Your Internet Security

Computer hackers have lots of tools to threaten your internet security, but these tips from… >>

MetLife Defender Q&A: How to Stay Safe Online
MetLife Defender Q&A: How to Stay Safe Online

The technology and cybersecurity team answers reader-submitted questions. >>

7 Things You Can Learn From the Dumbest WikiHow Articles
7 Things You Can Learn From the Dumbest WikiHow Articles

The popular how-to website can be a lifesaver—except for when it doles out bizarre… >>

How a Password Changed My Life
How a Password Changed My Life

With the simple repetition of unlocking his computer, the author was able to make incredible things… >>

How To Use Social Media to Promote Your Business
How To Use Social Media to Promote Your Business

Here's how to get new customers and keep regulars coming back. >>

7 Things You Didn't Know About Twitter
7 Things You Didn’t Know About Twitter

That small blue bird has a few big secrets. >>

5 Compelling Reasons to Consider Unplugging From Technology
5 Compelling Reasons to Consider Unplugging From Technology

You're right to sometimes ignore texts and email in your inbox. Here are five research-backed… >>

Remembering September 11: How America Has Changed
Remembering September 11: How America Has Changed

"Nothing will ever be the same" was our constant refrain after the terrorist attacks. But how… >>

How to Protect a Stolen Laptop From Thieves
How to Protect a Stolen Laptop From Thieves

Here, expert tricks to beat any computer thief, recover your hardware, and save your data in just a… >>

Incredible: This Son's App Saved His Mother's Life
Incredible: This Son’s App Saved His Mother’s Life

Inspired by his grandfather's ingenuity, Andrew Josephson developed a stethoscope app that worked… >>

7 Ways Technology Can Make You Sick
7 Ways Technology Can Make You Sick

Modern gadgets make life a breeze—until they don't. >>

How Unhealthy Is Binge Watching? Press Pause, and Read On
How Unhealthy Is Binge Watching? Press Pause, and Read On

Binge-watching might be worse for you than you think, according to the latest research, but here's… >>

After Hackers Steal Credit Cards, Here's What Happens
After Hackers Steal Credit Cards, Here’s What Happens

If you're a victim of credit card hacking or fraud, you should know what goes on after the thieves… >>

9 Funny Words You Need to Know in the 21st Century
9 Funny Words You Need to Know in the 21st Century

Learn how to talk your way into, or out of, any situation the 21st century has to offer. We… >>

Here's How to Take Superior Pictures With Your Smartphone
Here’s How to Take Superior Pictures With Your Smartphone

Smartphones have great cameras built in, yet tapping a button on the screen often sends a small… >>

5 Creative Ways Cops Are Cutting Down on Crime
5 Creative Ways Cops Are Cutting Down on Crime

Could these innovative ideas handcuff criminals? >>

Are You a Creative Creature or the Village Videot?
Are You a Creative Creature or the Village Videot?

Living is more than watching and listening. It is doing. (This Reader's Digest classic short story… >>

3 Telemedicine Apps Everyone Should Know (Just in Case)
3 Telemedicine Apps Everyone Should Know (Just in Case)

Here's how to use your smartphone to get top medical care and information any time, any place. >>