| Aug 16, 2011
| 4:26 PM
So, you're standing in front of a restaurant with your sweetie…or you're about to turn over a lot of personal information to a real estate agent,??or surrender your toes to a cosmetologist… Peace of mind comes when you can verify if the...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 2:08 PM
Smart consumers know that when a sales pitch involves convoluted math, chances are it's not a good deal. That alone is a warning sign against early upgrade plans being sold by the four major mobile phone carriers during the past year.
But not so fast....
| Jul 2, 2014
RadioShack is like the Garden of Eden. Once you've had an Apple, it's never going to be the same.
Sure, you can buy iPads and iPhones, among other devices, gadgets, gizmos, parts, batteries, wires and other items at RadioShack. But what once was a...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 1:54 PM
If Watson, IBM's cognitive computer and "Jeopardy!" winner, were taking notes while working with students at Ohio State University this summer or dreaming up another barbecue sauce recipe, it'd probably reach for a Livescribe 3 smartpen.
| Apr 5, 2014
| 2:47 PM
For some people, gift cards are lazy and impersonal. For others, they are convenient and practical. For Easton Main Street Initiative, which debuted its Downtown Easton Gift Card program in late September, they are an innovative way to explore and...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 5:53 AM
The wireless wars continue.
That's wonderful, because as long as carriers keep fighting for your business, you'll keep saving big bucks.
Last month, T-Mobile and AT&T offered savings on family plans. Sprint and Verizon the largest carrier, have...
| Apr 14, 2014
When I envision the idealized workplace of the future, there are three things I see:
1) I'm not wearing pants.
2) I'm not physically in the workplace.
3) I'm on my couch.
Sadly, our modern-day work culture continues to discriminate against pants-...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 7:14 PM
If your heart skipped a beat when you heard about the latest major online security threat, a bug called Heartbleed, calm down. It's not worth having a heart attack over.
But you can't dismiss Heartbleed, either. You likely will have to change some...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 1:11 PM
Comcast and Time Warner Cable today brought their road show to the U.S. Senate, trying to prove that their proposed $40-billion merger will bring fabulous service to consumers, create new competition and, one would think, end the stalemate over the...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 7:20 PM
In truth, I wouldn't know a smartphone "kill switch" from a typewriter shift key. But I do know strong special interest influence when I smell it.
I'm not saying that every state senator who voted against a bill to require kill switches as theft...
| May 15, 2014
| 1:06 PM
How would you like to download the latest hit single by Justin Timberlake to play on your iPhone for free, or a read a best-seller by David Baldacci on your Kindle for free, or browse the latest digital issue of The Economist or Marie Claire on your...