Don't-Miss Stories

Tablet buying guide 2013: How to pick the right tablet

Before you go shopping for a tablet, you need to have a plan. And we've got the list of features you should consider.

Keep your laptop safe and secure while you travel

PCs make great travel companions, but you need to treat them right.

Phone Buying Guide

Smartphone buying guide 2013: Find the phone that's right for you

You're going to use it every day for the next few years. Choose wisely!

Laptop buying guide 2013: How to find the right notebook for you

It’s been a good year for laptops. We can help you find the best one for your needs.

How to pick the right tablet for you

Whether you're eying a tablet as a gift for someone else this holiday season or as a treat for yourself, here's a few tips on what to consider as you shop for your next mobile device.

How to buy a smartphone

Here's what to look out for when shopping for a new handset.

Falling flat-panel, TV sales could bring discounts home for the holidays

Worrisome news for the flat-panel TV industry probably means that consumers should see some aggressive holiday TV bargains.

13 technologies fit for the Founding Fathers

Imagine how it must have been for the Founding Fathers around this time in 1776, when they had to sit down, write, and ratify the Declaration of Independence. Let's give our forefathers a high-tech leg up with these 13 technologies, and let freedom (and even some free products) ring.

Smartphone app puts Christmas lights to year-round use

Lumenplay lights have been outfitted with LEDs that allow them, through the control of a smartphone, to make just about any color of the rainbow.

on techhive.com

Smartphone app puts Christmas lights to year round use

Lumenplay lights have been outfitted with LEDs that allow them, through the control of a smartphone, to make just about any color of the rainbow.

10 great technologies to secretly install on Mom's PC

Mom kept you safe and happy when you were a kid, and now you can do the same for her—or at least for her PC.

When Netflix goes down: streaming video alternatives

Netflix’s streaming service went down Christmas Eve, depriving thousands of their Christmas (or anything-but) video fix for about 20 hours. Our gift to you: video-streaming tips, tricks, and alternatives, so you’ll be ready next time.

on techhive.com

Track Santa Claus online on Christmas Eve 2012: A guide

From the military to Bing to Google Earth, a variety of tools track Santa's journey around the planet. Here's a selection of ways to follow along.