Smartphones and tablets are fast becoming popular for people who love to watch movies. According to Nielsen, smartphone and tablet users watched 9 percent and 20 percent more
Google's Project Glass will certainly innovate the way people use the Internet once it's offered to the public. Along with its functionality, Project Glass is also aiming to be very stylish
With struggling global PC sales, computer manufacturer HP is shifting its focus to tablets. Chief executive officer Meg Whitman believes that HP still has what it takes to undergo innovation
Imagine shopping for clothes online and being able to run your hand across the screen on your computer or smartphone to feel the fabrics. That kind of simulation technology could be available within the next five years
It's official-- there are more devices to connect you to the internet in America than Americans
Here's a look at the best technology for moms from this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas
CES 2013 is happening right now in Las Vegas. There`s a lot to see, nearly 2 million square feet of gadgets. Rich DeMuro has more in today's tech report
Winners of CNET's Best of CES awards include the Razer Edge gaming tablet, the YotaPhone sporting an e-ink back screen, and the CubeX high-end 3D printer
Watches get smart at the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show, with devices like the Pebble Watch, Basis Band and Martian Passport Watch
Having trouble falling or staying asleep? Try one (or more) of these apps to smooth the way to a satisfying slumber
All the help you ever needed is just a few taps away. Here's the best iPhone apps for moms
Helping you heal from injury is now only a click away
With Nexus 7's relatively affordable price, IHS iSuppli conducted a study to determine how much money Google is actually going to financially profit from its tablet offering
Ultrabook devices extend and enhance the practical applications of smartphones and tablets by combining portability with the technology that's typically associated with high-performance laptops
Workplace iPads could become as common as workplace smartphones, but don't ditch your PC just yet
You'd rightly bristle at being called a nerd, but these days it's practically chic to be labeled a geek. Take this quick quiz to see whether you can count yourself among the few
Hey, early adopter! Here's how to recoup some of your investment when the latest technology becomes yesterday's news
A consumer will make a decision to purchase a new tech product and no sooner than the item is out, a newer, better, faster version of the product is released. And while it's impossible to figure out exactly when to make a purchase, here are strategies you can use
For non-techies as well as Apple shareholders is the existence, not the particulars, of the upgrade that matters
Mobile devices and computing have come a long way. But where will they go next?
Given the growing popularity of smartphones and tablets, criminals' interest is increasing too, bringing with it a bigger threat of loss, theft and exposure to viruses and malware. Fortunately, there are plenty of security measures you can take to stay safe. Check out these five strategies -- and corresponding apps -- to help you carry them out
There are more gizmos and gadgets than people in the United States, according to the latest report of industry group CTIA
Still squinting to figure out whether that's Leighton Meester or Minka Kelly on your screen? It's time to check out the new crop of movie phones. We pick our favorites
At first glance, Apple's recently upgraded MacBook Air looks no different than the model launched last September. It's what's under the hood that's garnering the most attention.
It's difficult to look around and not see the profound impact that new technologies have had on our culture
Whether you're a tech-blue techie or technophobe, heed our experts' tricks and you'll save money on all your gadgets
Thinking of buying a tablet? The iPad isn't the only candidate. Here are the top five tablets to consider.
A look at Apple's next-generation iPad, the iPad 2. The iPad 2 is 33 percent thinner and up to 15 percent lighter, so it feels even more comfortable in your hands. Plus the power of Apple's dual-core A5 chip
Is Facebook a useful tool that can help you professionally and personally? Yes. Yes it is. If you've thought about using Facebook to stay better connected to family and friends but are worried it will be a huge time and energy drag, or if you've been using it and are about to give it up, you're about to learn how to get the most out of Facebook without allowing it to take over your life
Getting video on phones doesn't make headlines anymore, but the companies delivering it are getting more sophisticated and offering an amazing array of both live and stored content. Here's how they stack up
Are you still using your smart phone just for texting friends and updating your Facebook status? Start putting it to work for you by downloading apps that can help you make the most of your jam-packed life. We've found five of the most practical -- and free! -- mobile apps out there, all tested and recommended by busy women
You're ready to drive that new minivan off the lot when the salesperson gives you the bad news: You didn't qualify for the loan. He shows you your credit report with numerous unpaid accounts. Until today, you thought you had perfect credit. Sounds scary, but don't pull the plug on your computer just yet. You can reduce the risk of online identity theft by taking these steps
Shooting and posting videos online is super-simple with the advent of Flip cameras, smartphones that do it all, and cloud-based sites like Vimeo and YouTube urging us to broadcast ourselves. But with creative capabilities like these comes a loss of privacy -- if you aren't careful with how you share your shoots. Before you post your next mini-movie, consider these do's and don'ts
Mobile apps have changed shopping forever -- and for the better. With just a few apps on your smart phone, you can save money and time, and get goods in your hands faster. On that note, here are five must-have apps that will make shopping more fun and efficient
It's been worrisome enough that the drivers around you might be applying makeup, eating, talking on the phone, or texting. Now the guy in the next lane could be reading Zagat restaurant reviews on his GPS or, soon, updating his Facebook status. Carmakers continue to stuff new models with distracting devices. But companies are also adding technology to prevent driver distraction
Luckily, there are now automatic online backup services. All you have to do is install the software, and copies of whatever you want to protect are transferred to a secure service center. The software then keeps track of when you create or modify files and saves a copy of any new or updated items as well
While the iPad can prove to be a welcome distraction thanks to the bevy of games and creative apps available, several top business schools are measuring their effectiveness as teaching tools, not toys. And they're pleased with the early results
If you have an iPhone or Android, you no doubt appreciate why they're called smartphones. While a lot of health and medical apps provide little more than an alternative to pen and paper for note taking, an increasing number are harnessing the phones' computing power, cameras, audio and video capabilities, motion sensors, and GPS systems to create new ways to help you manage your health
Prepare to indulge, because luxury is making a comeback this holiday season. Shoppers are putting jewelry and high-end electronics on their gift lists, while still steering clear of big-ticket items like cars. Ready to start shopping? Here are eight gift ideas for everyone on your list
I received a new smart phone for my 35th birthday. It has amazing features for all kinds of stuff, but I would like to know if you think mobile job hunting is the next big thing in finding work, or is it a waste of effort?
I plan to do a job search by tweeting (through) Twitter. I will ask my followers to re-tweet my urgent need to get away from this horrible job and ugly boss to their followers, and ask everyone to tell me about any opening they hear about. I need my paychecks. Can I get fired for going online and dissing my boss?
The smartphone has become the Swiss Army knife of the 21st century. The difference is that smart phones carry a hefty cost, and they're not all designed equally well. Two of the most popular smartphones are the ubiquitous Apple iPhone and its new challenger, Google's Android platform. Here's a look at how the two phone giants stack up
Apple is set to dive headfirst into the education marketplace with the introduction of iBooks 2 for the iPad, which textbook manufacturers say will result in the 'reinvention the textbook'
Your Labor Day planning just became a lot less laborious, thanks to these nifty apps.
A flurry of research both affirms and denies the connection between cancer and cell phones. Here's how to stay safe until scientists reach a consensus
Chances are part of your head is already in the clouds: Are you on Facebook? Have you tried out Google Docs? Do you watch movies on Netflix? Then, you've used a cloud-based service; you just didn't realize it.
China has overtaken the United States as the world's largest consumer market for PCs. During the second quarter, global PC sales saw China take a 22 percent share of the market while the U.S. took a 21 percent share
Matt Ployhar takes a look at the future of the slate form factor and its potential impact on everything from console gaming to Windows 8
For the most part, shopping online is as safe as visiting your local mall. But every year, thousands of customers run into online scams. Researching companies in advance, even through a simple web search, can help people avoid such traps. Here are nine tips to keep you from being a victim
It's easy to covet a tablet, with its sleek design, portability and fast performance. But is all that enough to replace a laptop? Here's the pros and cons of tablet devices
Apple hasn't been a huge player in the business market. For the past 20 years or so, small businesses have mostly chosen Windows-based PCs over Macs -- and Macs are, after all, more expensive. Although it's unlikely that any major changes are in store, Apple has opened a new front in the small-business market with the iPad. Here's the pros and cons of an iPad for your small business
It's scary enough to be the target of a stalker offline, but it's even more unsettling to be the target of a tech-savvy stalker. Technology gives stalkers new and very effective tools for monitoring someone's physical location and online and offline activities. If you're the target of a virtual stalker, follow these steps to put an end to the harassment before it puts you in physical danger
Every year, the tech industry goes gaga over CES, the annual Las Vegas trade show that represents the world's largest gathering of new consumer-electronic wizardry. We media types get to peruse the newest, coolest technology before it hits stores. And then we get to tell you what you'll be buying over the next 12 months. It's really a win-win all around. Here's what we saw
3-D televisions will almost certainly be a living-room staple in the not-too-distant future. Market research firm DisplaySearch is forecasting that the U.S. 3-D TV market will grow from 2 percent of all flat-panel TVs shipped in 2010 to 41 percent by 2014. So suck it up: Eventually, 3-D will be coming to a couch near you, and you need to be armed with the facts
Technology has finally caught up with your absolute lack of resolve. Here are five resolutions with apps to track them
Not exactly tech-savvy? Fear not! It only takes a minimal amount of effort to keep your computer functioning, fast and clean. Check out our tech tips to prevent tech headaches
We've got some cutting-edge solutions to get your body shaken and stirred. Take a look at the gadgets you need to make 2011 the year your get-fit resolution becomes a reality
While some people may be cutting back on lattes, an increasing number are spending more on a variety of wired (or unwired) high-tech gadgets. Here are 10 gadgets and services people may want to consider
There's this myth that disaster will strike if we're not wired at all times. But we forget that constant connectivity is a new phenomenon -- and it brings with it a new kind of energy-sapping stress and anxiety. Here's how I try to free myself from technology overload
TiVo was the first to popularize the convenience of recording TV to digital files. TiVo is still around, and in its first decade it slowly added features. But now TiVo is facing a growing list of competitors that have spurred a golden age of innovation. Today's recorders are more powerful, easier to use, and rapidly adding new capabilities
Forecasts varied widely on just how hot the iPad would be, but the recently released device is igniting the speculative fever that often descends on Apple launches. The tablet PC hits stores on Saturday after weeks of brisk pre-order sales on Apple's website. Still, it's hard to know just how well the device is selling because of the secrecy Apple enforces around its product launches
Priceline just announced its compilation of the 10 most popular free travel apps for the industry-leading iPhone (some of which are also available in other phone systems)
Cellphones that can also track a caller's whereabouts once seemed at the leading edge of GPS. Now all sorts of devices can chart travels as chips that get location data continue to get smaller and cheaper. From still cameras to fitness watches, a new assortment of gadgets knows where they are, which can also translate into speed and distance readings. Here are our favorite GPS gadgets
Carrying a real book is at risk of looking old-fashioned, especially with the upcoming rush of digital E-readers. Several dozen models descended on the Consumer Electronics Show, where a large corner of one hall was dedicated to the electronic readers. To help find the proper fit, we've identified five E-readers that illustrate key distinctions
Apple has announced its latest -- and what some say -- greatest creation yet. The iPad is the biggest news since the launch of the iPhone. The iPad is going to be aggressively priced so Apple can get as many iPads into as many hands as quickly as possible. Most of the news reported was positive, but there are still some unanswered questions. Here's a look at what the iPad has to offer ...
Looking to upgrade your phone? Not yet sure which model to plunk down your hard-earned cash for? Worry not: We've made this easy guide to clear up the confusion. Here are your best choices in various categories
There's no better time than now to upgrade your gear. Here are the top five portable tech gadgets I recommend checking out to enjoy on your summer travels
Thanks to the cloud, you can access these services from anywhere via any Web-connected device -- your tablet, smartphone, laptop, game console or PC. Check out these brilliant new applications and services delivered through the cloud
Thanks to the success of Apple's iPad, tablets are taking the market by storm. Tech expert Marc Saltzman guides you through the new offerings
It's easier than ever to use your phone to help your health -- and a lot of the time, the best resources are even free. Here are 10 must-have Android apps that will help keep your eating and exercise on track, soothe you when you're stressed, help your child brush his teeth better, even guide you through an emergency
While home-moviemaking has been possible in one shape or another for the last 70 years, the cameras were often expensive, klutzy and fragile. But it has come a long way since your uncle's Grand Canyon slides. Here's how home-filmmaking has been upgraded since then
Many of today's smartphones feature photo functions, and some are good enough to warrant leaving your old point-and-shoot at home. The iPhone leads the pack in photo apps, with several hundred available for download. Android and BlackBerry offer fewer apps, but their selection is growing. Here are some of the coolest photo apps
Using a phone app is an easy way to track your health -- and even improve it. But with so many flooding the market, it's tough to figure out which ones are actually useful. So we got busy testing. Here are our top iPhone health app picks for simplicity, convenience and ease of use. Better health is just a download away
Times have changed and today there are hi-tech ways to share family news and stories. It can all be done on the Internet, and you don't have to be a highly skilled computer programmer to do it. Many families are creating web sites and blogs to chronicle the life and times of their entire clan -- and you can, too. Here's how
Whether you're buying or selling via websites such as eBay or Craigslist, scams can happen if you're not careful. Here are the top online safety tips you need to be aware of to avoid getting duped
The days when social networks were just for teens are long over: Adults now take up social networking for fun and business alike. To get the most out of your favorite social networks, it's important to be aware of how to protect your online privacy. Here's how to share safely
From wireless communicators to personal satellite tracking, the super-tech stuff we saw on the big and small screens are now largely a part of our everyday lives. Here's a run-down of just a few that have gone from outrageous to obvious, and from 'No way!' to everyday technology
Now you can look cool in a set of high-tech, stylish shades that come with a built-in virtual home theater. Sunglass-style video eyewear lets you test your gaming skills or watch your favorite movies -- even in 3-D -- whether you're sitting at home, lounging in a hotel lobby or ordering a cocktail at 30,000 feet
As the list of smartphone applications just keeps getting longer, Apple's slogan -- 'There's an app for that' -- is gaining the ring of truth. Below, staffers share picks that make their own lives easier or more fun
Here's the simple truth: Your home is an enormous energy hog. Now, thanks to some impressive energy monitors in a range of prices, you can easily learn which appliances are the biggest gluttons and put them on a diet.
Few revelations from Apple had generated more anticipation than Apple's recent iPad product announcement. Though nobody knew exactly what the iPad would be, reports widely agrees that the device was to be a new type of portable computer akin to a tablet.
We studied the hundreds of HDTV flat-panel television sets that plastered walls at the recent Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas and have distilled a quick guide to today's key options
The 2010 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is smaller than in recent years, but it's still where the world takes stock of what's coming in consumer electornics and technology. And obscure acronyms -- the valued shorthand of geekdom -- seem especially prevalent as new tehcnologies roll out. Here are five new technologies and getting a big push this year ...
Over the last few years, there's been a revolution in long-distance communication that makes it easier and cheaper than ever for travelers to stay in touch. Take your laptop or netbook to Europe, hook up to a fast Internet connection, and you can talk to people around the world -- for free.
If the '90s were the Internet era, maybe the '00s were the mobile decade. Technology packed ever more power into ever smaller devices, putting portable electronics at the leading edge of innovation this decade. With freedom of movement in mind, here are the top tech innovations of 2000-2009 ...
Despite tough times, electronics makers appear to be determined to deliver a touch of luxury this holiday season. They're bucking a history of dreary beige-and-black boxes with devices that look stylish -- even beautiful. Here are 10 of the best-looking devices for holiday gift-giving ...
Most of us already own at least one digital camera that takes pretty good pictures. So camera makers find themselves scrambling for new reasons to sell us cameras. All the choices make the process of shopping for a digital camera very difficult. Here's tips for buying a digital camera ...