Personal Technology

Move over sci-fy! The world of the future is here today. We’re surrounded by smart TVs, phones, watches, cars, houses, and hundreds of others interconnected devices. With the whole world at our fingertips, it’s more important than ever to stay safe, stay informed, and stay on top of the latest and greatest.

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    Are You Allergic to Your Phone?

    You might not say "achoo!" but it turns out your cell phone can lead to allergic reactions.

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    10 Cell Phone Rules to Help Save Civilization

    After hundreds (if not thousands) of rides on public transportation, I’ve realized that the only thing more annoying than delays

    Trouble Sleeping? Turn Off Your Gadgets!

    If you’re a social media junkie like me, that hour before bed signals quality time with a smartphone or laptop.

    5 Things Your Kids Should Know About Their Online Reputation

    As cyberbullying becomes more and more prevalent in the news and in our children’s lives it’s important to talk to

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    Why We All Need a ‘Designated Texter’

    Have you seen any of the sobering anti-texting-and-driving commercials for AT&T’s “It Can Wait” campaign? The heart-breaking videos of such

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    How Bill Gates Predicted the iPhone … in 1995

    if you could gaze into the future...

    Which Tablet Is Right for You?

    Sure, the iPad is great, but there are other options smart shoppers should consider if they're shopping tablets.

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    Why Checking Your Smart Phone Can Become Compulsive

    Are you always checking your phone while you’re waiting in line at the supermarket, or stopped at a traffic light?

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    6 iPhone Apps for Nature Lovers

    Before you set out on your next picnic, nature walk, or hiking adventure, download these helpful, informative, and incredibly cool...

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    Top Security Threats of Smartphones (2021)

    You might be surprised by the hidden security threats lurking inside your trusty mobile device.