Personal Tech

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




Fashionistas might scoff at wearable technology, but for gadget gurus and tech geeks, these space-aged designs may be as good as Gucci.


Cellphones and other devices can go dead at the most inconvenient times. Fortunately, there are some on-the-road solutions to keep them...


Mobile and Web 2.0 technology is allowing for some cool devices you may not have heard of.


Most of us can't afford to buy a brand new computer every time the technology improves. Here's how to make the most of what you've got.


Eight trillion text messages flew back and forth between cellphone users in 2011, but while text shorthand is convenient, critics say it...


Although no one has ever argued that working on your computer is good for your posture, tablets can put us in especially ergonomically...


The use of cell phones and other mobile gadgets to gather and access health information has been growing quickly in recent years. The...


Predictions about the death of printed books have been floating around for years, but according to this infographic from Schools.com,...


The introduction of the iPad kicked off what's often called the post-PC era, but beyond digital natives and gadget geeks, not everyone gets...


When it comes to tablets, consumers are very picky. So what exactly are they looking for?


The brand of smartphone you choose may say a little something about you and your preferences, habits and quirks.


One of the most misunderstood concepts among consumers is that of the gigabyte (GB). This infographic from Xigo explains what a GB is and...


Facebook is so big that scammers are always attempting to lure users on the social network. Learn 7 hallmarks of Facebook scams so you...


In 2011, cellphones were a factor in 23 percent of all collisions in the U.S., and texting presents the highest level of risk. This...


The Web brought us information when and where we wanted it. Now we expect the same from TV. It's a far cry from the days when whole...


Statistics show we're spending ever more time socializing online. But do all these connections damage our social skills and affect...


The new Windows OS will be a radical departure from existing technologies. Find out what this means for Windows users.


Check out the new technologies that will change the way we use computers. And get ready for a completely new and immersive experience.


Google Play isn't all fun and games. It's a serious charge at Apple and its very popular - and profitable - content distribution business.