| Apr 11, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Kiplinger's Personal Finance
Chester Gould, the inventor of Dick Tracy's iconic two-way wrist radio, could not have imagined the real thing. Teamed with your smart phone, a smart watch can display real-time fitness data; show phone, text and social-media...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 4:30 AM
Zeebox's original second-screen app was designed to let TV viewers follow a show, in real time, as they watched it. But with that narrow focus, the company -- which has fewer than 2 million monthly active users worldwide -- has not hit the mass scale it...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 9:07 AM
One of the latest tools targeting the growing problem of texting while driving didn't come out of Apple, Google or Microsoft. It was the brainchild of two Orlando-area entrepreneurs who recently launched a new mobile app called Txt Shield.
| Apr 14, 2014
| 4:32 PM
Competes with: Dodge Grand Caravan, Honda Odyssey, Toyota Sienna Looks like: A minivan doing its hardest to look like a crossover Drivetrain: 276-hp, 3.3-liter V-6 with a six-speed automatic transmission; front-wheel drive Hits dealerships: Fall 2014 More...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Google is following Facebook by announcing that it will start incorporating users profile names and pictures into ads their friends might see.
The announcement comes as part of a new terms of service revealed by the search giant Friday that goes into...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 11:28 AM
Security researchers are warning Android users not to install versions of Flappy Bird found in alternative app stores as they may contain malware that could lead to unwanted charges on their phone bills.
Flappy Bird is a mobile game that rose to...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 7:35 AM
Days after removing ultra popular mobile game Flappy Bird from the Apple App Store and Google Play, developer Dong Nguyen has finally given an explanation for his decision to kill the game: It was too addictive.
Nguyen, a 29-year-old independent...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 12:36 PM
The seller of an Apple iPhone 5s that came with popular mobile game Flappy Bird installed claims EBay took down the sale of the device.
The device had gained 74 bids and was listed at $99,900. The item still had six days left before the auction closed,...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 11:36 AM
Microsoft plans to end support for Windows XP on April 8, but there are still many users whose computers run the outdated software. That's why the company has asked tech-savvy users to encourage their friends to upgrade their computers or buy new ones....
| Feb 8, 2014
| 12:50 PM
"Flappy Bird" will not be available for download after Sunday morning, game developer Dong Nguyen said Saturday in a surprising series of tweets.
The game has recently risen to the top of charts of both the Apple App Store and Google Play. Users tap...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 6:31 PM
If this week’s Festival of Fantasy Parade debut at the Magic Kingdom wasn’t otherworldly enough for you, here’s a little bit of Disney magic you can carry with you on your mobile device.
The new Disney mobile app “Lost Light&...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 8:09 AM
Before being pulled from the Apple App Store and Google Play, Flappy Bird was the most popular mobile game. These days, there's no Flappy Bird, but the market is still being flooded by clones.
During a 24-hour period last week, 293 new games were...