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Android Accounts for 92% of All Smartphone Malware

If you're about to make your first leap into the smartphone world, or are thinking of upgrading your mobile device, here's something to ponder as you dicker between iPhone, Android, Windows Phone 8 or BlackBerry. read more

Sony Boosts Best-Ever Point & Shoot Digital Camera

Sony has taken what many consider to be the best point-and-shoot cameras on the market and improved them. But, as in most things, if you want the best, you will have to pay. read more

Sharp Unveils 70-inch Aquos 4K UHD TV

Just so we're clear, I'm still not sold on spending any money on the first generation of 4K UHD TVs. In case you're new to the topic, UHD stands for Ultra High Definition, TVs with 3840 x 2160 pixel resolution, and the technology is clearly the future of TV. Show More Summary

Apple TV Adds HBO Go and Watch ESPN

Apple TV, Apple's media player, has added HBO Go, WatchESPN and other internet video streaming apps to add to the content available through iTunes, Netflix and Hulu Plus. Apple TV's previously limited access to purchased or rented videos has allowed other media players to become more desirable because of their versatility. Show More Summary

Samsung Galaxy S4 or HTC One: Which is Best?

Consumer Reports recently rated Samsung's top-selling Galaxy S4 as its top-rated smartphone, inching ahead of LG's Optimus G and the HTC One. There is no way I'm going to fight with Consumer Reports. These guys put phones – heck, all products they test – through the ringer to come up with their ratings. read more

New Personal Sound Amplifier Lets You Hear Your TV

Can't hear what's being said on the TV? Traditionally, this problem is semi-easily solved by a pair of wireless headphones, usually costing around $100-$200. But wireless headphones for TV use are bulky, you have to feel around the earpiece...Show More Summary

Best Cell-Landline Cordless Home Phones?

Believe it or not, there are still a couple of companies that make cordless home phones, primarily because there are still people who own them. According to the annual National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) survey by the Centers for Disease Control, as of June of last year 35.8 percent of U.S. Show More Summary

Kitchen Safe Locks Up Items to Limit Access

Hi I'm Barb, and I'm a brownie-holic. When someone buys brownies, or makes brownies, I dip in piece by piece and can finish a batch in a day. Now there's help to curb additions and temptations. If I can hold off my temptations for the...Show More Summary

Apple iWork for iCloud

Along with a number of other software-related announcements at this month's Apple World Wide Developer's conference, was the future launch of iWork in the Cloud. The Apple productivity suite of apps includes the word processor app, Pages, the spreadsheet app, Numbers, and the Keynote slideshow presentation app. Show More Summary

Tech You Need for Bike Rides

A number of devices make great tech for bicycling. On my recent 3-day, 80-mile ride through Oregon's Willamette Valley, I was glad to have a battery charger, music, and a waterproof case for my phone. One of the days we rode 35 miles in an Oregon downpour that required that the tech was waterproof. Show More Summary

The End of Blu-ray – or the Best Time to Buy?

Buried in the back of my office closet – and probably in a closet in your abode – is box containing a dust-collecting collection of mix audio tapes from the 1970s and 80s. Occupying the bottom two shelves of my office bookcases are the remnants of my once enormous vinyl LP collection. Show More Summary

Where Are HD iPad Mini and iPhone 5S?

Okay, Mr. Cook, nice sleight-of-hand. But where'd you put 'em? I mean the new iPhone 5S. And the iPad mini 2. And the next generation iPad. Where are they? read more

Apple Launches Free Online Streaming Music Service

After all the huff-and-puff Apple usually blows at competitors for stealing their ideas, I wonder how Pandora will feel about Apple's new iTunes Radio? read more

New Mac OSX Mavericks- Part Two Improved Features

At the 23rd WWDC (World Wide Developers Conference) Apple announced its new Mac operating system. Mavericks will be the next OSX after Mountain Lion. In my last article, I covered new features in Mavericks. Here is a list of current apps and features from Mountain Lion that will be improved in Mavericks. read more

Apple Bows Newest iOS 7 for iPhone, iPad

Declaring it "the biggest change to iOS since the introduction of iPhone," Apple CEO Tim Cook unveiled iOS 7, a complete overhaul of the operating system used on the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. read more

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