Technology/Phones & Mobile Devices/Texting & Mobile Applications

  • Move over FaceTime: Google releases video calling app Duo

      

    Move over, FaceTime and Skype. Google has released a one-to-one video calling app called Duo.  Read more: How to see everything Google knows about you Unlike Google's video chatting...

  • Popular traffic app adds feature to remind parents kids are in car

      

    A new feature in the popular Waze traffic app could prevent future tragedies like one that occurred in Georgia last week. Twins Ariel Roxanne North and Alaynah Maryanne North, 15 months...

  • How to recover emails from a Gmail hack

      

    One woman was locked out of Gmail for 10 days with no access to her documents. How to make sure this doesn't happen to you.

  • These parking apps will save you a lot of time, money and hassle

      

    Have you ever decided against going to a show, event or restaurant because the idea of parking sounded like too much of a hassle? Or because the parking was just too expensive? Of course...

  • Browse on your iPhone more safely with this free VPN

      

    The web browser Opera is offering iPhone users a virtual private network for free...so what's the catch?

  • Easy ways to get more storage on your smartphone

      

    If you use your smartphone for everything in your life -- from taking photos to managing your finances, you've probably gotten that frustrating alert warning you there's "not enough...

  • Waze alert: Hackers could track you when using app

      

    SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — A vulnerability in a popular navigation app could let hackers track your driving, researchers say. Fusion reports that a security flaw makes it...

  • Closing apps on your phone to save battery actually just makes things worse

      

    If you're one of those people who can't stand to have unread emails -- or at least can't stand all those numbers on your smartphone screen -- then you probably close all your...

  • Avoid these common Craigslist scams

      

    Fraudsters on Craigslist are always looking for ways to dupe you out of your money. Here’s what to look for.

  • Facebook quizzes could make you vulnerable to hackers

      

    Click here to test your I.Q. Click here to see what your past life was. Click here, click here, click here. More and more Facebook quizzes are popping up on your feed, and no...

  • 22 of the biggest tech brands ranked from first to worst

      

    When you hear the name of a popular tech brand, you’ll naturally have a gut reaction. Perhaps you love Sony’s game consoles, but can’t stand its headphones. Or maybe you buy...

  • New way to monitor and cut off a kid's screen time

      

    Parents often ask me how to control their children's use of the Internet, tablet, phone, game machine, smart TV and whatever device comes along next. In the past, I've always had half...

  • These apps are a real drain on your phone

      

    There are a host of apps on your phone that could be draining battery faster than you initially thought. CBS News reports that online security company AVG Technologies released their quarterly...

  • Apps that pay you to use your phone

      

    A lot of apps are free to download, but what about an app that pays you to have it? Earn about $5 a month with Slidejoy app Several members of my staff and myself have tested a free app...

  • Free in-flight Wi-Fi now available

      

    Airplane Wi-Fi can be costly and slow. One airline is offering Wi-Fi strong enough to stream video ..and it's free!