What the Tech? App of the Day: 'Ava'
What the Tech? App of the Day: 'Ava'

If you've struggled having a conversation with someone who cannot hear very well, you know how frustrating it can be for the both of you.

What the Tech? 'Disney Plus' streaming service launching this fall
What the Tech? 'Disney Plus' streaming service launching this fall

Netflix will lose a huge chunk of its most popular content, including movies by Disney, Marvel, and Pixar as well as Star Wars when 'Disney Plus' launches.

What the Tech? Alexa Guard
What the Tech? Alexa Guard

There are third-party skills where Alexa can fight crime.

What the Tech? Echo Dot Kids
What the Tech? Echo Dot Kids

A child advocacy group is urging the Federal Trade Commission to investigate Amazon and the secret recordings of children by the Echo Dot Kids.

What the Tech? Smartphone secrets
What the Tech? Smartphone secrets

Smartphones are a big part of our lives, but you may not know some of the things your phone can do.

What the Tech? Netflix vs. Amazon vs. Hulu
What the Tech? Netflix vs. Amazon vs. Hulu

Are these three services all that different? Which one has the best movies?

What the Tech? Mother's Day gift ideas for new moms
What the Tech? Mother's Day gift ideas for new moms

Used to be the only technology a new mom really needed were a TV and a DVD player, but times have changed.

What the Tech? Mother's Day gift ideas
What the Tech? Mother's Day gift ideas

Don't get fooled thinking your mom doesn't have much interest in technology.

What the Tech? Monitoring your child's activity on their smartphone
What the Tech? Monitoring your child's activity on their smartphone

If you're a parent, you have probably walked into a room and saw your child quickly put down their phone to hide the screen from you. Here's how to find out what they are doing.

What the Tech? The best streaming device for you
What the Tech? The best streaming device for you

The Roku, Apple TV, Chromecast and the Amazon Firestick: each one is different and one may be more right for you.

What the Tech? RunPee app tells moviegoers what they missed during bathroom break
What the Tech? RunPee app tells moviegoers what they missed during bathroom break

Moviegoers contribute information on movies such as times where characters talk about background stuff or when there's any other moment that isn't pivotal.

What the Tech? App of the Day: The RealReal
What the Tech? App of the Day: The RealReal

Rich and famous people all over the world are using the app 'The RealReal' to consign what they may have only worn once or twice.

What the Tech? Kohl's to accept item returns from Amazon
What the Tech? Kohl's to accept item returns from Amazon

The retailers announced this week that items purchased from Amazon can be returned to any Kohl's store beginning in July.

What the Tech? Gift ideas for high school graduates
What the Tech? Gift ideas for high school graduates

Channel 3's consumer technology reporter Jamey Tucker shares gift ideas that many high school seniors will love as a graduation present.

What the Tech? Gift ideas for graduation
What the Tech? Gift ideas for graduation

If they'll be moving soon, take a look at streaming devices like Amazon's Firestick or, one of Roku's players.

What the Tech? App of the Day: Seven
What the Tech? App of the Day: Seven

There are many apps in both app stores that promise to help whip you in shape. One of the newest is Seven.

What the Tech? Earth Day and computers
What the Tech? Earth Day and computers

E-Waste is a global problem as people toss out computers, televisions, phones, printers and other consumer electronics.

What the Tech? Summer battery drain
What the Tech? Summer battery drain

It's a frustrating problem, but there are a few simple things you can do to make your battery last longer.

What the Tech? Fake Amazon review report
What the Tech? Fake Amazon review report

Amazon.com is still plagued with fake reviews.

What The Tech? Apple subscriptions and how they can save you money
What The Tech? Apple subscriptions and how they can save you money

It's easy to download an app. Too easy. A tap of the home button, a double click on the power button.

What the Tech? Allergy and pollen apps
What the Tech? Allergy and pollen apps

That tickle in your throat? If you have allergies you know what to expect next.

What the Tech? Facebook memorialized accounts
What the Tech? Facebook memorialized accounts

Facebook has improved how it treats the profiles of people who've passed away.

What the Tech? Teen suicide and social media
What the Tech? Teen suicide and social media

According to the CDC's study, 43% of the visits to the hospital for suicidal thoughts were by children between the ages of 5 and 11.

What the Tech? Gadget Review: The Smove
What the Tech? Gadget Review: The Smove

The Smove is one of over a dozen smartphone stabilizers to help shoot smooth videos with a smartphone camera.

What the Tech? Vacation photos and social media
What the Tech? Vacation photos and social media

There are a few things you should do before you leave home so that the memories are good.

What the Tech? Avoiding the expensive 'Sextortion' scam
What the Tech? Avoiding the expensive 'Sextortion' scam

Sextortion email scams are growing in number because they're successful in tricking people into sending money without reporting the scam to the police.

What the Tech? How Facebook decides what you see and what you don't see
What the Tech? How Facebook decides what you see and what you don't see

The new feature 'Why am I seeing this post?' launched over the weekend and will start showing up as an option in your newsfeed soon (if it isn't there already).

What the Tech? App of the Day: GIPHY
What the Tech? App of the Day: GIPHY

If a picture paints a thousand words, a GIF says a lot more.

What the Tech? Kids and hashtags
What the Tech? Kids and hashtags

The Child Rescue Coalition is trying to get the word out to parents this month that they need to think about what they're putting on the internet.

What the Tech? Find work using Google Jobs
What the Tech? Find work using Google Jobs

According to the Labor Department, there are over 7 million job openings in the United States and trying to look through them though can be overwhelming.

What the Tech? Phone bill cramming
What the Tech? Phone bill cramming

Cramming is a trick scammers use to add 3rd party charges to your phone bill.

What the Tech? Protecting yourself from tax scams
What the Tech? Protecting yourself from tax scams

Technology is giving scammers the upper hand in trying to steal your income tax return.

What the Tech? App of the Day: 'HashMe'
What the Tech? App of the Day: 'HashMe'

You can upload the greatest picture ever to Instagram and still not have anyone see it. But the right hashtag or hashtags can be a difference maker.

What the Tech? MoviePass returning to original plan with slight catch
What the Tech? MoviePass returning to original plan with slight catch

To get the $9.95 per month plan you have to pay for an entire year up front, or around $120.

What the Tech? Reddit users winning money through 'millionairemakers' contest
What the Tech? Reddit users winning money through 'millionairemakers' contest

The biggest winner got over $11,000 in the second installment of the contest 4 years ago.

What the Tech? Detectives using DNA on genealogy sites to solve crimes
What the Tech? Detectives using DNA on genealogy sites to solve crimes

A detective somewhere uploads a DNA sample from a crime scene to a genealogy website. That simple file upload identifies a suspect that may have stayed hidden for decades.

What the Tech? App of the Day: JustWatch
What the Tech? App of the Day: JustWatch

If trying to find something to watch on a streaming service, like Netflix or Hulu, seems overwhelming, Just Watch is an app that takes care of that problem.

What the Tech? DuckDuckGo search engine protects user privacy
What the Tech? DuckDuckGo search engine protects user privacy

It works just like Google search but it doesn't save your web searches or pages you viewed to sell the information to advertisers.

What the Tech? Smart TVs collecting user data
What the Tech? Smart TVs collecting user data

That data is valuable to advertisers as they can target commercials for individual viewers.

What the Tech? Netflix Smart Download
What the Tech? Netflix Smart Download

Downloading movies and shows from Netflix allows you to watch them even when you don't have an internet connection.

What the Tech? Secret codes for Netflix
What the Tech? Secret codes for Netflix

These secret codes or category IDs, break each genre into sub-genre's.

What the Tech? App of the Day: Grammarly
What the Tech? App of the Day: Grammarly

It's both a keyboard for the phone and desktop program that checks spelling and even grammar and punctuation.

What the Tech? Protecting privacy from hidden cameras in vacation rentals
What the Tech? Protecting privacy from hidden cameras in vacation rentals

New technology in the form of smart home cameras might be putting your privacy at risk.

What the Tech? Smartphone cleaning services
What the Tech? Smartphone cleaning services

Doctors and research say a filthy phone can cause the flu, food poisoning, pneumonia and staff infections.

What the Tech? Studying on YouTube
What the Tech? Studying on YouTube

The latest viral sensation called 'Gong Bang' is a video of students reading, writing and typing on a computer.

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