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Dec 5, 2014 by Ken Colburn, Data Doctors
With all of the breaches at major retailers, is it actually safer to shop online these days?
Nov 5, 2014 by Barbara Ortutay, AP Technology Writer
A new survey shows that 98 percent of motorists who own cellphones and text regularly are aware of the dangers, yet three-quarters of them admitted to texting while driving.
Oct 15, 2014 by Richard Sherman, aka Mr. Modem
Does leaving a flash drive plugged in wear it out quicker, or should I be plugging it in only when I need to copy something to it?
Sep 24, 2014 by Ken Colburn, Data Doctors
Apple's iOS 8 is another significant update to the mobile operating system that can be used on many of their mobile devices.
Sep 15, 2014 by Richard Sherman, aka Mr. Modem
Data saved to CDs and DVDs will not last forever because CDs and DVDs degrade over time. There are, however, a few things you can do to hinder the inevitable deterioration.
Sep 3, 2014 by Catherine Holland
The general standard for passwords -- what most people have been taught is secure -- is eight characters, containing both uppercase and lowercase letters, numbers and at least one symbol. Those passwords can be cracked in relatively short order.
Sep 9, 2014 by Michael Liedtke and Anick Jesdanun, AP Technology Writers
For the first time in years, Apple's iPhones weren't the star of the show. Apple unveiled a smartwatch on Tuesday, a wearable device that marks the company's first major entry in a new product category since the iPad's debut in 2010.
Aug 14, 2014 by Anick Jesdanun, AP Technology Writer
As my two-year contract with Verizon came to an end last month, I had to resist the company's various promotions and discounts.
Sep 3, 2014 by Chloe Nordquist
A potential data breach at Home Depot could be putting more people in danger than the hack at Target earlier this year.
Jul 31, 2014 by Catherine Holland
It's unthinkable. A parent accidentally forgetting a baby, unknowingly leaving him or her in the car to die of heatstroke. A national child advocacy organization developed a free smartphone app to help keep that from happening. It might save a life.
Jul 29, 2014 by Anick Jesdanun, AP Technology Writer
This summer, AsusTek Computer Inc. claims you don't need both a phone and a tablet - as long as you get its new PadFone X.
Jul 16, 2014 by Anne Flaherty, Associated Press
You've probably decided who gets the house or that family heirloom up in the attic when you die. But what about your email account and all those photos stored online?