I know a smartphone can do most anything these days, but the primary reason I own one remains making calls and sending texts — just like in the dumbphone days. But while manufacturers go about cramming features into each new model, sometimes they leave out the basics. How long did my last phone call last? Why

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It is common sense to compare the price of an item at different stores before you buy it. In real life, going from store to store can be arduous. But online, it’s just about opening a new tab. Yet, we get lazy even about that! That’s where browser extensions come in. The right money-saving browser

Malware has long been a nuisance for computer users, and it doesn’t seem like that will change any time soon. Infections can happen in the most unpredictable ways, which is why anti-virus and anti-malware programs are so important — but they aren’t enough. As you use your computer and browse the Web, you may occasionally

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Project Fi, unveiled last year, is Google’s attempt to make mobile phone service better. Instead of trying to compete with traditional phone carriers, Google has teamed up with giants Sprint and T-Mobile to provide cheap phone service that hopefully “just works.” I’ve been using Project Fi for about three weeks, and I’m ready to tell

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Upgrades are expensive. It might be a time for celebration, for showing off your new hardware to your friends and family, but ultimately, there is a price to pay, and it’s going to come straight out of your bank account. But it doesn’t have to be as devastating as you might think. Bank balances don’t

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While OS X has plenty of great features, you can improve almost every aspect with the right apps. A collection of premium software can be expensive when bought individually, but not so with the 2016 Mac Bundle. The bundle includes 12 high-quality apps, including RapidWeaver, and you can pay whatever you want for them. The

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