Category: Technology

Facebook Privacy Settings Guide

Facebook Privacy Settings Guide

The first thing you have to realize about Facebook: nothing you put on there is truly private. Yes, you can control how users see or don’t see your profile. But every time you ‘Like’ a...

The Double Standard in the Room: ReDigi and the (Now Illegal) Resale of MP3s

The Double Standard in the Room: ReDigi and the (Now Illegal) Resale of MP3s

So much for your right to resell MP3 music files: a U.S. District court just decided that the resale of MP3 files — where those files are transferred by copying — officially violates the...

Buyer’s Remorse? Tesla Offers Performance Upgrade via Car’s Software

Buyer’s Remorse? Tesla Offers Performance Upgrade via Car’s Software

Welcome to the future of car buying. As Wired.com reports, the Tesla S electric car will no longer be offered in the base-level trim, which costs $52,400. This version features a battery with a...

Peak Battery: Why Smartphone Battery Life Still Stinks, and Will for Years

Peak Battery: Why Smartphone Battery Life Still Stinks, and Will for Years

In the five years since Apple released its first iPhone, touch-screen smartphones have become thinner, lighter, faster and more capable. But through it all, battery life has mostly stayed the same. You can probably...

Samsung Galaxy S 4 Price Creeps Up on AT&T

Samsung Galaxy S 4 Price Creeps Up on AT&T

AT&T and Samsung must be feeling pretty confident about the Galaxy S 4, as they push the base price up $50 over the phone’s predecessor and Apple’s rival iPhone 5. The Galaxy S 4...

Beyond Showrooming: 3 Quirky Ways Smartphones Are Changing How We Shop

Beyond Showrooming: 3 Quirky Ways Smartphones Are Changing How We Shop

When shoppers met the smartphone, they quickly learned that the device was ideal for shopping around — while shopping in person. They could do things like check Kelley Blue Book prices at car dealerships,...

Google Gets into the Same-Day Delivery Race. Why?

Google Gets into the Same-Day Delivery Race. Why?

We lucky consumers in the Bay Area are serving as Guinea Pigs for a bunch of new services which are trying to make the concept of same-day delivery make sense. There’s one from a...

One Million New BlackBerry 10 Phones Sold in Most Recent Quarter

One Million New BlackBerry 10 Phones Sold in Most Recent Quarter

Research In Motion Ltd. said Thursday that it sold about 1 million of its critically important new BlackBerry 10 devices and returned to profitability in the most recent quarter. The earnings provide a first...

T-Mobile’s New Plans Compared to AT&T, Sprint and Verizon

T-Mobile’s New Plans Compared to AT&T, Sprint and Verizon

T-Mobile USA has revamped its pricing plans, the latest move in an industry that’s still experimenting feverishly with various ways of luring customers and getting current ones to pay as much as possible. Here’s...

T-Mobile Finally Gets the iPhone

T-Mobile Finally Gets the iPhone

T-Mobile has announced that it’ll be selling the iPhone 5 starting April 12; it’ll be priced at $100 plus a $20-per-month equipment fee that must be paid for 24 months. “I can finally announce that...