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Personal Tech

In this section we include anything on the consumer-related side of technology. Also see gaming.




Technology is making groundbreaking progress in devices to assist those that are disabled

5 Technological Innovations that Seek to Enable the Disabled


Schools are more high tech and advanced than ever. Technology can be a great way to engage students, but the schools and students without...

Technology and Our Children: Too Much and Too Little


While we welcome the latest technological advances into our lives, they may be providing our private information to others. What should we...

Beware! Your Devices Are Spying On You


Is it better to have access to limited parts of the Internet than to have no access at all? This is a hotly debated question surrounding...

Internet in the Developing World - Questions Around Access and Net Neutrality


Smart cities can monitor, control and automate many essential functions. Now with the addition of big data, even more possibilities are...

How Big Data is Helping Build Smart Cities


What if you could charge your smartphone throughout the day, without ever having to remove it from your pocket or purse? That's what the...

Distance Charging - Juice Up Your Smartphone From the Next Room?


Follow these experts on Twitter to keep up with the latest trends in mobile technology

Mobile Technology: Top Twitter Influencers to Follow


Smartphones, tablets, cloud computing — all technologies that have been introduced fairly recently, right? You might be surprised to see...

New Technologies That Are Older Than You Think


For many in the business world, email equals stress. Some are trying to reduce dependence on email in order to help employees de-stress,...

Ditch Your Inbox? No-Email Initiatives and What They're For


While you’re sharing your life with your apps, those useful tools are broadcasting your information to the rest of the world. Find out how...

6 Ways to Keep Apps From Oversharing Your Personal Data


Always running out of minutes and texts on your current cell plan? Here are some high-tech ways to get around

Can Apps Replace Your Cell Phone Carrier?


Many everyday forms of technology from years past are quickly becoming obsolete due to modern technology. Here's a look at some of the...

6 Outdated Gadgets You Can Toss


CryptoLocker began crippling computers in late 2013. Now the new and improved PowerLocker has been discovered, and is even more dangerous...

PowerLocker: How Hackers Can Hold Your Files for Ransom


Free applications are everywhere, but most expect something in return

Why Free Smartphone Apps Are Anything But Free


On January 9, 2007, Steve Jobs introduced the first iPhone. This announcement changed technology, and life in general for many, but was it...

The Steve Jobs Scam


There's a lot of buzz going around about wearable technology. We examine some of these and determine whether they're hot or not

Wearable Tech: Geek or Chic?


Take a right turn into the fright zone with these innovative Halloween costumes on the cutting edge - no bones about

5 Spooktacular Wearable Tech Halloween Costumes (Videos)


High-tech consumer devices have changed a lot of us in very fundamental ways, perhaps more than we realize - or would like to admit. Check...

5 Weird Ways Technology Is Changing Our Behavior


So you dropped your phone down the toilet? Fear not. This infographic could potentially save the day and your money