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Can this big red button really do it all?

A new Indiegogo campaign promises that you'll be able to do everything from starting the coffee maker to ordering pizza with the click of one big button.

By September 19, 2014

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Try these great messaging apps for Windows Phone

These popular Windows Phone messaging apps are useful (and fun) ways to keep in touch with friends.

By September 17, 2014

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The next Apple TV: What to expect from an updated streaming box

The latest generation of Apple TV streaming box is more than two years old, so it's about time for an update. But what improvements should it bring, and what will Apple actually deliver? Here's the prevailing wisdom.

By September 6, 2014

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Apple takes NFC mainstream on iPhone 6; Apple Watch with Apple Pay

Apple will help consumers say buh-bye to plastic credit cards with the NFC-enabled iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, and Apple Watch using its new mobile payment service Apple Pay.

By September 9, 2014

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How to find out when your current iPhone contract expires

From your iPhone, check the the Apple Store app. On the Web, head to Apple's site.

By September 11, 2014

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For $110, this man built an earthquake warning system

A professor at UC Berkeley (in California's earthquake country) has created a prototype device that warns of pending quake-related rumbles and could be installed as easily as a home fire alarm.

By September 8, 2014

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Celebs, beware: Those nude selfies will be hacked and shared

Celebrities will continue to take nude photos of themselves and certain hackers will try their damnedest to uncover the goodies. All the more reason, say security experts, to fix bad habits.

By September 2, 2014

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How Apple could put Siri ahead of the pack

Siri is getting a couple of improvements in iOS 8, but still has a ways to go before it becomes something I would use daily.

By September 3, 2014

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Japan's ISS Kirobo robot is lonely in space

The humanoid robot created to keep astronauts on the International Space Station company seems to have caught a case of intergalactic ennui. Cheer up, Kirobo!

By September 2, 2014

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'What If?': A terrific combination of the ridiculous and real

Learning how science and the world work is rarely is as much fun as in this book from Randall Munroe, the creator of the XKCD comic. It's good for kids and adults.

By September 2, 2014