What the Tech? Gadgets that failed over the last decade
What the Tech? Gadgets that failed over the last decade

Many tech gadgets came and went between 2010 and 2020.

What the Tech? The top stories of the decade
What the Tech? The top stories of the decade

It's funny when you look back at how different everything looked 10 years ago.

What the Tech? Amazon's Alex Guard adding extra protection to homes
What the Tech? Amazon's Alex Guard adding extra protection to homes

Alexa Guard does not require much set up and is activated in minutes using the Alexa app on your smartphone.

App of the Day: SWEAT workout app popular with women
App of the Day: SWEAT workout app popular with women

It isn't just an app offering workout routines, it has video programs hosted by female personal
trainers.

What to do with the Christmas gift cards you'll never use
What to do with the Christmas gift cards you'll never use

You can trade them in at several online gift card exchanges, Gift Card Granny, Raise and Cardpool are popular ones.

WelcomeSanta.com offers FaceTime or Skype calls with Santa Claus
WelcomeSanta.com offers FaceTime or Skype calls with Santa Claus

'WelcomeSanta video calls are $29.95 for an approximately 5-minute video call, though ours went on for about 15 minutes.'

What the Tech? Tech toys for kids
What the Tech? Tech toys for kids

It isn't too difficult to make a child's eyes light up on Christmas morning.

What the Tech? Practical gift ideas
What the Tech? Practical gift ideas

New lights, thermostats, smart home assistants and speakers are getting better every day.

Gift ideas that will make the recipient go 'wow!'
Gift ideas that will make the recipient go 'wow!'

It's not easy to do because by now, they think they've seen just about everything.

What the Tech? Gadgets that make for great stocking stuffers
What the Tech? Gadgets that make for great stocking stuffers

None of these gadgets require batteries, but speaking of that, batteries are always good stocking stuffers too.

Need gift ideas for her? Tech gadgets may be the way to go
Need gift ideas for her? Tech gadgets may be the way to go

Are you looking for the perfect gift for your wife or mother? Jamey Tucker has rounded up some of the best tech gadgets even a mother will love.

What the Tech? Gift ideas for music lovers
What the Tech? Gift ideas for music lovers

Got someone on your gift list who’s impossible to buy for? Here are some gift ideas that will be music to their ears.

What the Tech? Gift ideas that cost $30 or less
What the Tech? Gift ideas that cost $30 or less

Unless you've got a huge Christmas budget, you're probably looking for some gifts that won't leave you strapped for cash.

What the Tech? Gift ideas for smartphone photographers
What the Tech? Gift ideas for smartphone photographers

These tech gadgets will make their smartphone videos a little more like Hollywood.

What the Tech? Gift ideas for grandparents
What the Tech? Gift ideas for grandparents

These tech gadgets are both easy to set up, easy to use, and are great tech gifts for the grandparents.

What the Tech? Gadgets for people in need of personal assistants
What the Tech? Gadgets for people in need of personal assistants

There is Facebook Portal, Google Nest Hub and Amazon's Echo Show. Which one is right for you?

Hackers watching people using cameras on smart TV's
Hackers watching people using cameras on smart TV's

In a worst-case scenario, the FBI claims that hackers could cyberstalk you through your bedroom TV's camera and microphone.

What the Tech? Avoiding scammers, hackers while shopping on smartphones
What the Tech? Avoiding scammers, hackers while shopping on smartphones

This year consumers are expected to spend billions of dollars by tapping 'buy now' on their phones. And some will lose a lot of money by making simple mistakes.

APP OF THE DAY: 'Gift List' app helping with Christmas shopping
APP OF THE DAY: 'Gift List' app helping with Christmas shopping

Rather than putting it all on paper, as Santa does, you can make your Christmas gift list in the app.

'Share the Meal' app provides ways for busy people to volunteer
'Share the Meal' app provides ways for busy people to volunteer

Share the Meal is a crowdfunding app from United Nations World Food Program and the concept is simple: As you sit down for a meal, share one with someone who needs help.

What The Tech? How to use the 'Emergency SOS' feature on Apple products
What The Tech? How to use the 'Emergency SOS' feature on Apple products

First offered in iOS 11, the technique has changed depending on the phone you use.

Hackers steal user information on Facebook, Twitter
Hackers steal user information on Facebook, Twitter

According to Facebook and Twitter, the breach happened to people who signed in to malicious apps with their Facebook or Twitter account.

What the Tech? How to spot counterfeit products sold by online retailers
What the Tech? How to spot counterfeit products sold by online retailers

Apple says 90% of Apple products for sale on Amazon are counterfeit.

How you can spot fake reviews for Amazon products
How you can spot fake reviews for Amazon products

Amazon attempts to remove known fake reviews but there are simply too many for any company to keep track.

What the Tech? Electronic gifts for the holidays that will sell out
What the Tech? Electronic gifts for the holidays that will sell out

Here are this year's hottest tech gadgets that probably
won't be going on sale even on Black Friday.

What the Tech? Apps to help you become a runner
What the Tech? Apps to help you become a runner

Some people set goals to lose weight and some set more specific goals such as finishing a marathon.

App of the Day: Minnow app offering playlists to help with movie browsing
App of the Day: Minnow app offering playlists to help with movie browsing

To use Minnow just select all of the platforms you subscribe to, Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, HBO Go, Hulu.

Shoppers crossing off holiday gift list using smartphones
Shoppers crossing off holiday gift list using smartphones

While shoppers have been getting Black Friday deals online, millions of people aren't shopping in stores or even on a computer. They're purchasing products from their smartphone.

Clothing subscriptions popular with people who dislike shopping
Clothing subscriptions popular with people who dislike shopping

Shopping for clothes takes too long and many people need help to know what looks good and what's trendy.

What the Tech? A breakdown of Apple's privacy policy
What the Tech? A breakdown of Apple's privacy policy

You may have seen commercials in recent weeks that does not advertise new phones, watches, computers or earbuds but appears to sell privacy as one of Apple's most important products.

APP OF THE DAY: Price Pulse Black Friday 2019 Tracker
APP OF THE DAY: Price Pulse Black Friday 2019 Tracker

The app allows you to set a target price on any item.

Did you get a strange text on November 7?
Did you get a strange text on November 7?

If you did, don’t panic. Many people report getting them too.

What the Tech? The biggest mistake Venmo users can make
What the Tech? The biggest mistake Venmo users can make

There have been many stories of people losing money because someone accessed their phone or their Venmo account.

What the Tech? The problem with free trials
What the Tech? The problem with free trials

Free trials! Seven or three days free so you can see if you like them or not. Trouble is, it's often a trick.

What the Tech? Creating strong passwords and ways to remember them
What the Tech? Creating strong passwords and ways to remember them

One of the most frustrating things we have to deal with today is the password.

App of the Day: Shoppers getting rewards through Rakuten app
App of the Day: Shoppers getting rewards through Rakuten app

It has a loyal following and millions of users who say they do make money when they shop at stores tied to their Rakuten account and app.

Why some iPhones will not operate after November 2
Why some iPhones will not operate after November 2

Apple says iPhone 5 users must update those phones to iOS 13.2 before 8 PM ET on Saturday, November 2. The actual time is 12:00 AM UTC on November 3.

What the Tech? Google tracking and what you can do about it
What the Tech? Google tracking and what you can do about it

There's an international lawsuit against Google claiming it misled users into thinking if they turned off location history, they wouldn't be tracked.

Apps to protect your child during Halloween
Apps to protect your child during Halloween

While some states forbid convicted sex offenders from participating in Halloween activities, there isn't anything to stop someone from knocking on their door and shouting 'trick or treat!’

What the Tech? A review of the Apple Card
What the Tech? A review of the Apple Card

How does the Apple credit card stack up with the others after two months of use? Consumer technology reporter Jamey Tucker gives an honest review of its features.

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