Don't-Miss Gadget Stories

How To Keep Connected While Flying and at the Airport

Here's how to stay online in-flight.

How To Get Online Anywhere

Stay connected while you're traveling and on-the-go.


Geek 101: How to Fix Minor Chips and Repaint Your Laptop

Does your laptop look like you dropped it on the pavement? Fix it up with these simple steps.

How to Reset Your Wireless Router

Forgot your Wi-Fi password? Having mysterious networking problems? Here's how to reset your Wi-Fi router to its factory default settings.

How to Edit Flip Videos On the iPad 2

The iPad 2 offers a number of exciting new features, including the ability to capture or import video and edit it with the new iMovie for iOS 1.2. Here's how to import video from a Flip camera.


10 Great Ways to Get More From Your iPad

Did you know that you can stream movies from your PC to the iPad, use it as a secondary monitor, connect USB speakers and keyboards, and browse Web sites with actual tabs? Here’s how to get the most from Apple’s iPad.


Take Your Tech Off the Grid

Whether you’re preparing for the day the government shuts down the power grid or you simply want to slash your monthly electricity bill, we have the high-tech, low-power tips and gear you need.

How to Wipe Your Phone Remotely

If your phone is lost or stolen, make sure you know how to remotely delete any personal or business data, keeping your private information out of the hands of the wrong people.


Make your Mac Emulate the Verizon 'Droid' Robot Voice

Like the "Droid" robotic voice from the Verizon Droid ads? With this quick hack you can mimic the distinctive voice using a Mac's text-to-speech feature.


What Your Digital Photos Reveal About You

The geotagging data contained in many mobile phone images lets strangers know exactly where you are.


Atari 2600 Teardown: What’s Inside Your Old Console?

What's inside that old Atari 2600 of yours? Have a look at this Reagan-era console, courtesy of the folks at iFixit.


Update the Firmware on Your HDTV, Camera, Smartphone, PC, and More

Software updates aren't just for PCs any more. Here's how to fix bugs and add new features to your existing hardware with a few easy patches.

Automate Your Home With Four Easy Projects

Teach your PC and smartphone to turn on your lights during midnight bathroom breaks, lock your doors, wake you up (with coffee!), and more.