Technology Review
Jul 7, 2014 5:56pm

Don’t Ditch Your Broken Smartphone, Fix It: ‘Real Money’ Tells You How

From spills to cracked screens, damage to a cellphone can be costly. ABC News recently put a few popular cellphone cases to the test but what do you do when your cell phone case fails? Related: How good is your cellphone case? Related: How to… Read More »

Jul 7, 2014 4:35pm

Isis the App to ISIS the Militant Group: You Can Have the Name

Isis, the digital wallet app created by Verizon, T-Mobile and AT&T, said today it is shedding its name to avoid confusion with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria militant group, which is commonly referred to as ISIS.  “We wanted a name that brought to life… Read More »

Jul 2, 2014 4:44pm

How to Avoid Being Scammed On Your Phone Bill

Those little charges on your phone bill can add up — but do you know what they’re for? The Federal Trade Commission announced Tuesday that it was suing T-Mobile US. The mobile provider is accused of billing customers for services they never authorized, such as celebrity… Read More »

Technology Review
Jul 1, 2014 1:53pm

Vine Can Now Measure Your Addiction to Looping Video

Vine, the six-second looping video platform owned by Twitter, has figured out a way to let you know if your videos are “popular and interesting.” Or, conversely, if you have the (understandable) habit of being mesmerized by looping videos, like Norman, the dog that can… Read More »

By Gillian Mohney

Jun 29, 2014 7:45pm

Astronauts Lose World Cup Bet and Get Heads Shaved in Zero Gravity

World Cup fever is even hitting space. Two American astronauts bet a German astronaut that if the U.S. lost the World Cup game to Germany, they would both shave their heads. Unfortunately for Steve Swanson and Reid Wiseman, the U.S. team may have survived the… Read More »

Nature and Environment
Jun 27, 2014 11:32am

Newly Discovered Mouse-Like Mammal and Elephants Are Long Lost Cousins

Imagine the family reunion: In one corner, a three-ton elephant, in the other, a mouse-like mammal weighing in at about one ounce. The small creature, which was discovered in Namibia, looks like a mouse at first glance. However, it is more closely related genetically to… Read More »

Jun 26, 2014 4:31pm

‘Patriotic’ Putin Phone Costs $4,300

We all show our adoration for people in different ways. For Vladimir Putin super fans, there’s now a $4,300 gold-plated “Supremo Putin” iPhone 5S they can buy to show off their affection for the Russian leader. 5 Things You Didn’t Know About Vladimir Putin’s Personal Life… Read More »

Jun 26, 2014 2:33pm

This ‘Smartphone’ Will Zap You

Careful or this “smartphone” may zap you. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police have seized two stun guns disguised as smartphones over the course of 24 hours. While the gadgets may seem like something out of a spy movie, authorities said they are “prohibited weapons.” The… Read More »

Jun 24, 2014 5:07pm

Twitter Reportedly Experiments With New Way to Retweet

Twitter is reportedly testing a “retweet with comment” button that would allow users more space to add their two cents.  The button showcases the original tweet in a card format and allows the person who chose to retweet it all 140 characters to add their… Read More »

By ABC News

Nature and Environment
Jun 20, 2014 6:10pm

Great White Shark Making Comeback in US Waters

Nearly 39 years to the day since “Jaws” first terrified audiences, a new report shows that the real thing is making a comeback — the US is seeing a boom of great white sharks. Related: Track a great white shark as it makes its way… Read More »