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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    How to Tell If Your Phone Has Been Hacked

    Could cybercriminals be infiltrating your bank account or stealing your identity right now? Here’s how to find out if your...


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    iPhone Virus Warning: Scam or Real?

    Here's why you might not want to trust the next virus warning pop-up that appears on your phone.


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    How to Find a Lost Phone That’s Turned Off

    Don't lose hope: there's a way to find your favorite electronic little buddy, even if your phone is turned off.


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    Jailbreaking iPhones: What You’ve Always Wanted to Know

    You won't be a criminal if you jailbreak your iPhone—but your data could be exposed to one (or more).


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    Rooting Android Phones: What Rooting Means and Should You Do It?

    Rooting an Android phone is akin to jailbreaking an iPhone—it can give you more control over your older phone, but...


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    Which Phone Is Most Secure?

    When shopping for a new mobile device, phone security should be top of mind. These are the security features to...


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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 in 2021.


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    How to Remove Spyware on an iPhone

    Beware: Spyware could be lurking on your iPhone right now. Here’s how to find out if it’s there—and what you...

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    How to Stop (and Remove) iPhone Calendar Spam

    It’s not only annoying—it can also be dangerous. Here's what you can do to get rid of invasive iPhone calendar...


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    How to Stop Spam Texts on an iPhone or Android

    Watch out! An unexpected text can go from simply annoying to malicious, which is why you'll want to know how...


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    What Is Smishing?

    Don't let the funny name confuse you. Smishing is a major scam.


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    What Is Vishing?

    Sometimes a call can be dangerous. Thieves are using various types of phone scams to trick people into giving away...


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    Can iPhones Get Viruses? What You Need to Know About Malware on iPhones

    If you think that iPhones are immune to viruses, think again. Find out how to check your iPhone for a...


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    25 Hidden iPhone Hacks You Never Knew About

    From charging the battery faster to taking a hands-free photo, these are the secret iPhone hacks you'll wish you knew...


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    4 Things Hackers Can Do with Just Your Cell Phone Number

    Your phone number is an easy-to-find key that can be used by hackers and scammers to unlocking your personal data....


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    Why You Shouldn’t Put a Soaked Phone in Rice (and What to Do Instead)

    Before you concede to spending a load of cash on a brand-new phone, try one of these solutions that can...

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    4 Things You Should Never Ask Siri

    It might be in your best interest not to discuss these topics with Siri.



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    What Those Orange and Green Dots on Your iPhone Mean

    Have you noticed this feature with the new iOS 14 update?


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    8 Things to Never Store on Your Smartphone

    Using your cell phone as a master archive for your personal information? Please be aware this convenience may come at...


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    How to Hide Apps on an iPhone

    If your home screen is unorganized and hard to navigate, learn how to hide apps on the iPhone so the...

    Is My Apple Watch Waterproof?

    We know you've frantically wondered this after getting your Apple Watch wet—here's what you need to know.


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    How to Fix a Frozen iPhone

    If your iPhone freezes, don't panic. There are a few things you can do to fix your frozen iPhone and...


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    15 Ways to Get Better Cell Reception in Your Home

    Getting lots of dropped and choppy calls at your house? Here are simple things you can do to fix the...


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    This Is the Least Reliable Cell Phone Company in America

    If you’re constantly dropping calls and waiting forever for webpages to load, you might have this cell phone provider.


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    How to Know If Someone Blocked Your Number

    There are a couple of clues that can help you figure it out.


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    Your iPhone Can Be Hacked with a Laser Pointer—Here’s How

    Beware: New research has found a scary way for attackers to secretly hack your iPhone's virtual assistant.