Computers & Technology

Should Kids Have Cell Phones?
Should Kids Have Cell Phones?

In a rant, Louis CK said smartphones are ruining people’s abilities to experience their own… >>

5 Smartphone Repairs You Should Never Pay Someone For
5 Smartphone Repairs You Should Never Pay Someone For

Got a wet cell phone? A shattered screen? These smartphone repair techniques should do the trick. >>

Be a Savvy Facebook User
Be a Savvy Facebook User

Most people know not to blithely give out personal information to strangers online. But when it… >>

10 Ways to Protect Yourself Online
10 Ways to Protect Yourself Online

As more Americans do more things online, Internet identity theft and web scams are a growing—and… >>

Remember Everything!  8 Apps that Banish Forgetfulness
Remember Everything! 8 Apps that Banish Forgetfulness

The one thing you never forget is your cell phone, right? Download these apps to help lighten your… >>

How to Make Your Computer Faster
How to Make Your Computer Faster

Ever thought to yourself, "Gee, my computer is slow"? We've got expert tips on how to speed things… >>

12 Smart Jokes That Make You Sound Like a Genius
12 Smart Jokes That Make You Sound Like a Genius

Do you long to be the funniest pompous twit in the room? Memorize these! >>

Google Street View: 9 Spectacular Sights You Couldn't See Until Now
Google Street View: 9 Spectacular Sights You Couldn’t See Until Now

Google Street View has been around since 2007, but the tech giant has recently expanded the service… >>

7 Smart Books About Technology Today
7 Smart Books About Technology Today

A graphic novel, a gripping origin story, a cautionary tale: these are some of the most interesting… >>

How Google Became the Best Place to Work
How Google Became the Best Place to Work

For the fourth consecutive year, Google was named the best company to work for by Fortune magazine… >>

Gamers Give Back: 3 Charities That Help Kids
Gamers Give Back: 3 Charities That Help Kids

Looking for an inspired way to do good? Try one of these video game-centric charities. >>

5 Epic Tech Fails
5 Epic Tech Fails

Yep: These dumb things really happened thanks to “smart” devices. >>

The Word of the Year Is...Just 3 Letters Long
The Word of the Year Is…Just 3 Letters Long

What better way to kick off the season of year-end lists than with the announcement of the word of… >>

The Six Apps You Need This Election Season
The Six Apps You Need This Election Season

With more Americans turning to mobile devices for political news, navigating the plethora of… >>

The Best New Gift-Shopping Site
The Best New Gift-Shopping Site

I've never been one for online shopping. I prefer tactile gift-buying, going through rows of… >>

Teeny Barcodes Tracked Mating Habits of Bees
Teeny Barcodes Tracked Mating Habits of Bees

Scan this: October 7 is the 60th anniversary of the barcode, those ubiquitous sets of black… >>

Technology Unites Relatives in New Type of Family Portrait
Technology Unites Relatives in New Type of Family Portrait

Whether you're wearing matching ugly sweaters or experiencing other awkward moments with your… >>

Researchers: Facebook Can Boost Self-Esteem ...and Waist Size
Researchers: Facebook Can Boost Self-Esteem …and Waist Size

Need a quick ego boost? Spend five minutes on Facebook. But beware—it could also lower your… >>

One Guy's Opinion: Ode to a
One Guy’s Opinion: Ode to a “Dumb” Phone

I'll admit it: my morning routine involves scrolling through what I missed overnight on Twitter… >>

No Small 'Feet': Man Climbs Chicago's Willis Tower with Mind-Controlled Prosthetic Leg
No Small ‘Feet': Man Climbs Chicago’s Willis Tower with Mind-Controlled Prosthetic Leg

This past Sunday, Zac Vawter, 31, climbed 103 stories of Chicago's Willis Tower with the first… >>