Your guide to choosing the right unlimited data plan

unlimited data plans

As if there weren’t already enough options for unlimited data plans, even U.S. Cellular recently joined T-Mobile, AT&T, Sprint and Verizon on the limitless (but technically limited) data train. Here’s what you need to know about the four largest carriers’ plans and their coverage areas. But first … Do you […]

How to avoid getting hacked

Let’s get real here for a second — there’s very little you can do to “never get hacked.” But there are a lot of things you can do to make your accounts harder to hack. So, let’s start there. Pa$$words Toss out easy to guess and basic passwords like “password” […]

One day left to upgrade to Windows 10 for free

Microsoft Windows 10

There’s only one day left to get a Windows 10 upgrade for free. The operating system was released almost one year ago, which means July 29 will be the last day you can save some green and get the upgrade at no cost. After that, you’re looking at paying at least $119 to upgrade. […]

Misfit Ray review: the best-looking fitness tracker no one’s using

Misfit announced its Ray minimalist-looking fitness tracker in January. It was designed to be stylish and never taken off — because the more often a tracker is worn the better it can do its job. I’ve been using Ray since mid-March and the tracker’s done everything it’s supposed to and it’s done […]

Another year, another phone: Thoughts on Mobile World Congress 2016

You may have heard about Mobile World Congress, this big annual tech conference in Barcelona. MWC is going on right now and all kinds of cool phones and other phone-related tech are being shown off. Samsung’s new flagship phones seemed to have grabbed the most headlines, but the Galaxy S7 and […]

Life update: I’m writing about tech for a living

It’s been a while since I posted here and there’s a good reason why: my new job has me covering technology. That’s right. Here are a few of my recent pieces: If you enjoy these videos check out to watch and/or read more — probably — in the technology section. […]

CISPA: How the legislation would affect you

cyber security

The US House of Representatives approved the CISPA (Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act) on April 26 and now the act is headed over to the Senate. According to CNET the House debated the act for nearly 7 hours before it cleared a 248 to 168 vote. That’s a margin […]