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Technology

The Biggest Tech Product Flops of the 2010s

The last decade introduced a wealth of game-changing technology to our lives. But along with it came some true disasters.
News and Trends

One in Four People Have a Fake Social Media Profile Somewhere

Besides bogus social media profiles, a recent survey also found that many people admit to lying on housing applications, resumes and dating profiles.
News and Trends

Far Too Many 'Adults' Still Using Parents' Phone Plan

A mix of 'failure to launch,' zero desire for financial independence and attractive family plans mean half of people age 18 to 24 are still mooching off actual adults.
Travel

Phone Safety on Planes? Passengers Don't Care.

A new survey shows exactly what passengers think of cell phone rules set by the FCC and enforced by flight attendants.

STEM Gap: No State Has More Women Than Men With Tech Degrees

While more women are getting STEM degrees and jobs than ever, they still lag behind the number of men. The lack of jobs may be the biggest problem down the road.
Smartphones

Smartphones Have Officially Crushed Digital Cameras

The drop off in camera sales in the last decade is precipitous.
Social Media

Facebook, YouTube the Most Widely Used Platforms for U.S. Adults

A new Pew survey shows the trends for which online platforms and messaging app get the most and least usage.
Internet

Every Minute Online Is a Battle for Consumer Attention

Check out this not-to-scale visualization of what is happening on the internet every single minute of every single day this year.
Apps

12 Alarm Clock Apps That Will Get Your Butt Out of Bed

Smartphones and tablets are good alarm clocks, but these apps make them great.
Myths

These Are the Tech Myths That Many People Still Believe in

Falsehoods like 'more megapixels is always better' and 'charging smartphones overnight kills the battery' continue to flourish, if you go by the response from the general public.
Video Games

Major Video Games Make More Money Than Blockbuster Movies

You might think, based on Hollywood's hard work and even even harder marketing, that only big movies make millions. Video games are where the really big money flows.
Google

How to Manage Your Google Privacy Settings

Dig into Google's account dashboard to see what the company knows about you.
Smartphones

Charging Your Phone Overnight: Battery Myths Debunked

Is it bad -- or even dangerous -- to leave a smartphone plugged in as you sleep? The answer is complicated, as are many things regarding batteries.
Holidays

2017 Holiday Shipping Deadlines You Need to Know

From retailers like Amazon and Walmart to delivery services like UPS and FedEx, here are the dates to know if you want your packages to arrive before Christmas Day.
Email

How to Create an Anonymous Email Account

It's not easy to be anonymous on the internet. Here's how you can stay hidden even on email.