Personal Tech

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




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


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


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


Free applications are everywhere, but most expect something in return.


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...


Sudden interface changes can be a nightmare for unprepared users, and service providers often find that the smallest alterations generate...


Even with the negative publicity surrounding Apple's iOS 7, there seems to be more promise than initially predicted, as it continues to...


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


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


Are smartwatches useful - or just expensive and redundant tech baubles in disguise?


Despite their inability to survive, these technologies end up having a major impact on future technology. Here are a few technologies that...


Not everyone liked the quirky cases Apple came up with for the iPhone 5c, but they look pretty mundane compared to some of the other ones...


One of the first parts to fail in a computer is often the hard drive, especially if you use a laptop. Fortunately, most problems can be...


Tablet sales are up, laptop sales are down but does this mean it's time to make a switch? Find out how to determine which portable PC is...


While some view the idea of transforming cars into smartphones with wheels as frivolous or downright dangerous, the potential for enhancing...


Get ready for clothes that "talk" and "listen." New e-textiles are quickly changing what wearable devices can and can't do.


Not every discarded PC or video game console is worth more than you paid for it, but a few iconic items are fetching high prices at auction...


Worried about your privacy online? Here are some tips on how to keep your private life from becoming a public matter.


Mobile apps have more than their share of security problems. Here's what you need to know.