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As the industry moves toward 'metered' broadband plans, hard-core users will feel the hurt.
Several charges and fees appear on bills for technology long after they should no longer apply. Here are some of the worst offenders; be aware.
Worrisome news for the flat-panel TV industry probably means that consumers should see some aggressive holiday TV bargains.
Microsoft launched yet another trade-in program to convince consumers to switch to a Windows device, this time aimed at iPhone owners.
Lenovo teams with NextWorth.com to offer Lenovo gift cards to those who trade in any gently used tech via the trade-in site.
We still take the easy route far too often, but even some simple changes can strengthen password selections.
With all the disclosures about PRISM and decryption by government agencies, we wonder whether the NSA force password management app developers to give up your data.
This year's IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin offered smartphones, tablets, 4K TVs, a much-anticipated smartwatch and new spins on the camera.
The much buzzed-about digital currency has aroused concern for its use in illicit activity, but George Mason University researchers urge a cautious regulatory approach.
That shiny new tech toy might appear irresistible—until you realize its mark-up is obscene.
The new card would deliver "hyper-local" information relevant to where you live or work.
A new privacy tool called MaskMe may help people evade data harvesting efforts by websites and marketers.
Searching online for something like "diet plans," or "Caribbean vacation," or of course "iPhone," is bound to present a slew of results, including ads. Now, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission wants search engines to display those ads more clearly.
While many in the Bitcoin community discredit the criticism against the currency, no interested party should dive into a Bitcoin engagement without knowing the facts.