Ransomware is not a new idea, but it’s a growing threat to all organizations. It’s a type of malware that prevents you from accessing your data until you pay a ransom. This is a big deal for businesses because sometimes the data that is locked up contains personal customer information or the data is critical to everyday operations. That’s...

People are flocking to download mobile payment apps. You don't have your physical credit cards on you, which means you can't leave them anywhere after you've paid. Splitting the bill at restaurants is easy when you can send money to the person across the table from you with a few clicks. In all the convenience, don't forget that mobile...

Wrist wearables keep us connected to our smartphones and give us insight into our bodies and habits. Wearing a band on your wrist, however, doesn't work for everyone. Comfort concerns, inconvenience, or personal fashion all play a part in the decision not to wear a smartwatch or a fitness band. If you're craving that technology-body connection but don't want something around your wrist, fabulous...

Nearly everyone living in the United States has access to clean drinking water, so the issue doesn’t always get the attention it deserves. When you look at the whole planet, though, you discover a water crisis that affects about 603 million people. As the water crisis becomes more widespread, some scientists have devoted themselves to created low-cost technologies that provide...

Straight out of the box, iPhones provide better security than Android devices. Adding the right apps to your Android phone, however, can improve your security and privacy. Start by downloading these four free apps to protect your privacy while using your Android smartphone. Signal Signal is a texting app that will replace your Android device's native app. After downloading Signal to your...

Back in 2014, The Verge writer Sean Hollister claimed that the age of the iPod had ended. Hollister has some good points. Even a quick look at his chart showing how iPod sales declined dramatically just as iPad and iPhone sales skyrocketed will convince some people that MP3 players have lost their place in the world. MP3 players might have...

The Android market is full of cheap tablets. It's enough to make anyone's head spin as they try to navigate the options. While the fact that people have an incredible variety of tablets to select from, and cheap to boot, it's not always the best thing. Android is designed to work with a minimum of processing power, but that...
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