Jul 9, 2014 4:16pm

Severe Weather Apps

When it comes to severe weather – the watches and warnings are out there – it is your responsibility to make sure you get them. On top of NOAA weather radios and WEA alerts on your phone – there’s an app for that!   Many… 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 »

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 »

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 »

Jun 19, 2014 4:28pm

App That Just Says ‘Yo’ Has More Than 200,000 Users

Saying “Yo” is now a big deal. A new messaging app called — you guessed it — Yo, has become an overnight sensation, quadrupling its number of users in the past day to 200,000, according to the app’s Twitter account. The premise is simple. Choose… Read More »

Jun 19, 2014 11:11am

System Alerts Drone Haters When to Duck and Cover

Drones are all the buzz right now. Martha Stewart reportedly has one to survey her farm. They’re even delivering bottle service in Las Vegas. But what if drones are used maliciously? A new personal drone detection system project  featured on Kickstarter aims to alert privacy-conscious… Read More »

Jun 16, 2014 11:33am

Who’s the Subject of Twitter’s First ‘Dronie’?

Selfies are out, dronies are in. Twitter has unveiled a new account dedicated to taking incredible selfie videos from a drone. One of the dronie’s first subjects is none other than Patrick Stewart, also know as Star Trek’s Captain Jean-Luc Picard. Stewart posed with Joel… Read More »