Sometimes the big tech companies get a little ahead of themselves in their wars against each other and forget that they’re really in business to serve the community. It’s not really about beating the other guys, especially when it comes to jeopardizing Wifi privacy.
Articles by Laura Tucker
Texting while driving is being targeted for causing senseless deaths. A recent essay is calling for phones in cars to be forced into being inoperable.
Netflix is making changes to its API program and is shutting down access for new apps. How will that affect you? Let’s find out.
Industry sources are reporting that the next generations of the Samsung Galaxy and the iPhone will have some form of wireless charging.
As wonderful as it was when it first started out, sometimes Facebook proves to be the bane of our existence. The privacy issue is always hanging in the balance, and every time Facebook gets updated, it seems to irritate its users even more.
The European Commission has decided the fine on Microsoft over the browser issue is going to be €561 million, or the equivalent of $732 million. That’s quite a hefty fine, and it seems as if they are sending out a warning to all the big technology companies, telling them that the rules will be enforced and that no company is too big to play by the rules.
One of the bigger questions surrounding smartphone ownership is if you should jailbreak or root it. This practice is done against the advice of the makers of the smartphones, whether it be Apple, Samsung. In this article, we will discuss if it is worth it to jailbreak or root your smartphone.
It certainly isn’t a coincidence then that dates for the next iPhone and iPad appeared in a new rumor shortly after Samsung amped up the hype for their newest phone. With news that Apple’s stock has hit the lowest price in over a year, the additional news of the latest Apple patent might not be coincidental either.
To drum up some excitement for the Samsung Galaxy S IV on the level of what Apple usually gets with their new product releases, Samsung isn’t letting anyone see it … except Jeremy. Who’s that?
If you look around you, you see computers and mobile devices all around. It’s hard to believe then that there’s a drought going on, yet that’s what a new video is telling us. Two of the most famous names in the computer industry, Zuckerberg and Gates, are highlighted in a video touting the coolness factor of being a computer programmer.
Are your pockets filled up with too many devices? Is it getting difficult to carry around your work phone, your personal phone, as well as an iPod? You’re not alone. That’s what Samsung are betting on by releasing Samsung Knox. Will it replace your iPhone? Let’s check it out.
Now that we have filled our lives with with smartphones and tablets, the mobile industry isn’t satisfied. They want to keep selling us devices. The next device to follow is the smartwatch. Timepieces aren’t just for telling time anymore.
While Google and Apple have been battling it out to decide who will grab the lion’s share of the smartphone market, Ubuntu and Firefox poised to enter the market and compete with the giants. Is there any more room for new players in the smartphone market?
If you are running a WordPress site that needs to aggregate content from several sources, the fastest way to populate the content is to autopost via the RSS feeds to WordPress. Here is how you can get it done.
Steve Jobs once theorized that the tablet computer would at some point overtake the desktop and laptop market. And that moment seems to be now. In this article, we discuss how you can make your tablet as powerful as the laptop and probably replace it forever.
WordPress is probably the most popular CMS for new websites, and it is also one of the most highly targeted platform by hackers. If you are not sure of your WordPress security, make use of this checklist to audit and improve your site so it won’t be the next target to be attacked by hackers.
Today we’re looking at the age-old debate on shutting your computer down daily, or for that matter a device such as a mobile phone or tablet. Is it necessary? Are you hurting anything if you leave it on 24/7? Are you helping anything if you perform a daily shutdown every night and go through the process of turning everything back on the next day?
Are you looking for a new app or a new album download but don’t want to pay for it? Pirating that app or music is a really attractive solution, saving anywhere from a few dollars to several hundred, but is it ethical? We asked the staff here at Make Tech Easier to chip in and tell us how they feel about the ethics of pirating apps, music, and other media. Let us know your comments too.
We all know electronic devices are not meant to get wet, but not everyone knows what to do once that inevitable finally happens. Our writers were asked to share their personal stories of water damage and tips to revive the water damaged device. Check out the tips here.
Facebook is continually changing, and so are you and your needs for that matter. Relationships and friends change, as do interests, so the way you personally use Facebook is going to continue to change. The following is a revisit at the privacy settings in Facebook and what you can do to keep your account safe for the way you are currently using it.