Fri Dec 07, 2012 | By Sandy Fitzgerald
Justin Timberlake has made a fortune in the entertainment world, but that's just the tip of the iceberg for this self-confessed geek.
Thu Dec 06, 2012 | By Margaret Rock
Privacy will be under siege in the coming year, as large amounts of personal data become increasingly vulnerable on the Internet.
Thu Dec 06, 2012 | By Kat Ascharya
Counting down the days to Christmas can be agony, but that's why Advent calendars were invented, giving out a series of small treats leading up to the big shebang.
Wed Dec 05, 2012 | By Kate Knibbs
Picking out an Android gift is tricky business.
Tue Dec 04, 2012 | By Kat Ascharya
Santa's workshops need some help this Christmas, and apps are letting toddlers decorate trees and wrap gifts in a fun and educational way this holiday season.
Tue Dec 04, 2012 | By Cam Lincoln
If you're shopping on the cheap, finding a good deal and a decent phone is tough. You want the best bang for the buck, but it's a minefield of crap out there. It's a tricky business. No worries -- we're here to help.
Mon Dec 03, 2012 | By Sandy Fitzgerald
Apple's Scott Forstall was a brilliant innovator -- but when his reputation for abrasiveness eclipsed his genius, he found himself without the job he'd held for the past 15 years.
Fri Nov 30, 2012 | By Kat Ascharya
Everyone loves cats. Even aliens.
Fri Nov 30, 2012 | By Margaret Rock
A global conference next week in Dubai could affect the way you use the Internet.
Thu Nov 29, 2012 | By Kate Knibbs
Torrenting is the next front in battles over copyright and illegal file sharing, but technology stays one step ahead with constant mutations.
Wed Nov 28, 2012 | By Kat Ascharya
Making slideshows on your iPhone is now almost as easy as making a phone call.
Wed Nov 28, 2012 | By Sandy Fitzgerald
Do you have a lot of online friends? You're not alone, as the Internet and social media replaces the bowling league and other organizations as the place to maintain social ties.
Tue Nov 27, 2012 | By Sandy Fitzgerald
On the surface, Vin Diesel looks like the kind of guy who would gleefully terrify a geek. It might be his looks -- that shaved head and scowling face are enough to make the nerdier among us a bit nervous. It could be those huge arms or those "Fast and Furious" flicks, where he drives fantasy cars and scores with gorgeous women with utter confidence.
Wed Nov 21, 2012 | By Kat Ascharya
Adobe Flash: can't live with it, can't live without it, at least for iOS users.
Tue Nov 20, 2012 | By Sandy Fitzgerald
Back in the late 80s, there wasn't a young teen boy immune to the charms of Danica McKellar, the raven-haired young beauty who starred in "The Wonder Years" as Winnie, the main love interest of Kevin Arnold, played by Fred Savage.
Mon Nov 19, 2012 | By Margaret Rock
Courts can ban sex criminals from Facebook and Twitter, but in San Diego, social media is being considered a First Amendment right, a freedom available to everyone -- even child molesters.
Mon Nov 19, 2012 | By Kat Ascharya
High-intensity interval training, or HIIT, is the go-to workout for gym warriors, and a growing number of apps are promising to burn more fat in less time.
Fri Nov 16, 2012 | By Kat Ascharya
When it comes to the sheer fun of sketching, there's nothing like a real paper, pens and pencils. Or is there?
Thu Nov 15, 2012 | By Joe Arico
There was no shortage of great NFL match-ups on Sunday, but for Yahoo fantasy football players, the only games that mattered were the ones they couldn't get any information on.
Thu Nov 15, 2012 | By Kate Knibbs
When you fall in love, you want to sing it from the rooftops. But with social media, you no longer have to shout. Just share the nitty-gritty of the marriage process online.
Wed Nov 14, 2012 | By Kat Ascharya
It's not quite Thanksgiving yet, but already winter holiday decorations are popping up in the stores.
Wed Nov 14, 2012 | By Margaret Rock
Mobile devices are changing the way we work, and you'll shape the office in more ways that you know. Once you bring your smartphone to work -- what do you do? To start, IT departments will look to you for feedback on which apps you like most.
Tue Nov 13, 2012 | By Sandy Fitzgerald
It's easy to hate Gwyneth Paltrow. Not only does she have that blue-blood Hollywood background, but a killer figure, a handsome rock-star husband, two beautiful children, a multi-million dollar movie career and permanent place atop the best-dressed awards at just about every red-carpet event she attends. And did we mention she also has an Academy Award?
Tue Nov 13, 2012 | By Margaret Rock
The Trayvon Martin murder trial is pushing the limits of social media in the legal system, and how the courts address the case will an impact beyond the Miami courtroom.
Mon Nov 12, 2012 | By Allen Tsai
Steve Jobs hated HTC and Samsung, but more importantly, he hated Google.
Mon Nov 12, 2012 | By Kat Ascharya
Camera phones have overtaken standalone digital cameras for most casual snapshots, but there are still some features that haven't yet translated smoothly into a mobile experience.
Thu Nov 08, 2012 | By Margaret Rock
No matter how fast you drive, you can't escape traffic cameras photographing your car's license plates -- and entering that information into a database that police can access anytime.
Thu Nov 08, 2012 | By Joe Arico
Apple has big plans to update and redefine iTunes, but strangely enough the most positive sign of what's to come is how the company is making everyone wait for it.
Wed Nov 07, 2012 | By Kat Ascharya
Grappling with a spiraling list of things to do? Try something radical: get rid of the list.
Tue Nov 06, 2012 | By Cam Lincoln
Television networks have a long-standing Election Day policy: no winners until 11 p.m. But that was before Twitter and Facebook. The days are long past when we wait for Tom Brokaw to deliver the results. Homes have computers, and the growth of Twitter and Facebook means you can get information in real-time. For example, millions followed the presidential debates with Twitter, turning catchphrases like Mitt Romney's "binders full of women" or President Barack Obama's "bayonets and horses" into household slang. But the immediacy of social networks means confusion over who really won, and it creates difficulties for networks that don't want to sacrifice accuracy for speed.