Other stories about Smartphones, Tablets & Apps

Your iPhone will soon be able to control your entire house

I've shown you before how to turn your smartphone into a universal remote, but now, Apple is going to make the process even easier and...
Happening Now May 27, 2014

UCSB rampage: Father used tracking app to make a tragic discovery

When they first heard the news about a shooting rampage on the campus of UC Santa Barbara, one student's parents feared the worst. They...
Happening Now May 27, 2014

Scary new ransomware takes over iPhones, iPads and Macs

A new wave of ransomware is specifically targeting Apple devices. iPad, iPhone and Mac owners in parts of Australia are reporting that their devices are...
Happening Now May 27, 2014

Apple loses 'World's Biggest Brand' title to its archrival

Drumroll please. And the winner is ... Google! Google has hurtled past Apple and deposed the 3-year champion of the "World's Biggest Brand" title....
Happening Now May 26, 2014

Fitness trackers are a 'privacy nightmare'

Carving out the time to exercise is only half of the battle. Disciplining yourself to actually work out is a whole other ballgame. You...
Happening Now May 26, 2014

Apple plans a big announcement: a new iPhone?

People are starting to champ at the bit for Apple's new products. Rumors have been swirling for weeks, but now Apple has made the...
Happening Now May 26, 2014

Unhackable NSA-proof chat app

How safe are your messages from prying eyes? Despite what you may have heard, What's App and Snapchat aren't as secure as they say...
Happening Now May 25, 2014

How to fix and replace a broken iPhone screen in under 10 minutes

Accidentally dropped your iPhone? If you've ever smashed your expensive Apple smartphone you know how much of a pain it can be. Apple's screens...
Happening Now May 23, 2014

Fun facts you never knew about the Apple store

Have you ever been to an Apple Store? There's more to the store than you can imagine. To celebrate the store's 13th birthday, Network...
Happening Now May 23, 2014

Free data, calls and texts - now on the Galaxy S4

I promise this is real: How would you like to get totally free data, voice and texts on a top-of-the-line smartphone? It's not a...
Happening Now May 23, 2014

How to spot a fake iPad charger

Charging your gadget shouldn't be a risky proposition. But if you've bought a counterfeit charger, you're opening yourself up for all kinds of problems,...
Happening Now May 23, 2014

Apple still hasn't fixed the glitch that's blocking your text messages

Last week, I told you all about a new lawsuit against Apple that claims Apple has been interfering with the messages sent to former iPhone...
Happening Now May 22, 2014

Anyone can hack your banking app with free online tools

Do you use mobile banking apps? They're convenient when you need to check your balance or make a quick payment or transfer. Of course, if...
Happening Now May 22, 2014

What happened to Microsoft's rumored Surface Mini?

When Microsoft announced the release of the Surface Pro 3 tablet, a few tech insiders were upset that the announcement was seemingly cut short. Where...
Happening Now May 20, 2014

Dating apps are on the rise

Dating is always a risky proposition. You might get your heart broken - or you might get your bank account raided! But people are...
Happening Now May 20, 2014

Microsoft's new Surface tablet really could replace your laptop

Could this be the beginning of the end for traditional laptops and desktops? Microsoft seems to think so. And I think you will agree. I've...
Happening Now May 20, 2014

Bid on a piece of Apple history - starting at $10,000

Remember the early days of home computing? Maybe you had a Commodore 64, or you were among the first to jump on the Apple...
Happening Now May 19, 2014

Scary new 'ransomware' attacks Android gadgets

Ransomware doesn't seem like it'll ever go away. Remember CryptoLocker, or the even more devastating CryptoDefense? Now, there's a new ransomware  going around that...
Happening Now May 19, 2014

New study links cellphone use to risk of brain cancer

Pay attention, talkaholics. If you spend a lot of time with your phone directly pressed to your ear, you should know about the research being...
Happening Now May 18, 2014

These weird clothes block cell signals. Would you wear them?

If you've ever seen a science-fiction movie from the '80s, then these clothes should look familiar. They look a lot like the one-piece jumpsuits that...
Happening Now May 18, 2014