Consumer Tech

Review: Video blackouts impede baseball online

Review: Baseball does online right, as long as you overlook video blackouts

Friday - 08/22/2014, 12:16pm EDT

Deals only a click away for back-to-school season

Smart Spending: Deals only a click away for back-to-school shopping

Friday - 08/22/2014, 10:28am EDT

How hackers use your kids to steal personal data

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Friday - 08/22/2014, 08:10am EDT

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Sniffing out spear phishing scams

Hackers are now using information about you to gain access to your computer and personal information. Data Doctor Ken Colburn has online safety tips.

Friday - 08/22/2014, 02:23am EDT

UPS says 51 retail stores breached by malware

UPS: Malware may have exposed information about shoppers who used cards at 51 stores

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 06:10pm EDT

A Closer Look: Do more with companion devices

A Closer Look: Do more with streaming TV with companion devices from Apple, Amazon

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 01:32pm EDT

Surfly: Tool allows you to share your computer screen remotely

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Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 09:22am EDT

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Google Maps saves travel data -- tips to unhook it

Google Maps is storing your travel data. Ken Colburn, of the Data Doctors, explains why, and details steps smartphone users can take to protect their privacy.

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 01:38am EDT

Online sites shake up hidebound retailing in India

Online retail growing fast in India while big box rivals lose way in maze of restrictions

Monday - 08/18/2014, 08:13am EDT

Wave of Chromebooks is starting to bury PCs

"I wouldn't write it off today, but I would say the Chromebook is another handful of nails being driven into the coffin" of the PC, says Greg Stebben, WTOP's tech guy.

Monday - 08/18/2014, 03:05am EDT

Supervalu becomes latest to suffer data breach

Supervalu reveals data breach that could affect stores in dozens of states

Sunday - 08/17/2014, 10:28am EDT

Apple bans use of 2 chemicals in iPhone assembly

Apple bans potentially hazardous benzene, n-hexane during final assembly of iPhones, iPads

Friday - 08/15/2014, 03:30pm EDT

Polaroid splashes into action-cam market

The company famous for its instant camera decades before the digital boom is back with a tiny cube-sized camera that can clip onto bikes, tripods and could even be stuffed into a pocket. And it could challenge GoPro, king of the market.

Friday - 08/15/2014, 02:53am EDT

Amazon debuts mobile payment app and card reader

Amazon to offer credit-card reader and mobile app for small businesses

Friday - 08/15/2014, 01:34am EDT

Column: What is 2-step verification, and how do I use it?

Is your online world as safe as it could be? Data Doctor Ken Colburn explains what 2-factor authentication is, and whether it's a valuable tool.

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 02:30am EDT

Busted: 5 Myths about Facebook's messenger app

In a kerfuffle about the Facebook messaging app? Here are 5 things you should know

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 08:12pm EDT

A Closer Look: Multitasking on mobile devices

A Closer Look: Mobile devices are starting to offer multitasking, but not as extensive as PCs

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 04:54pm EDT

Wal-Mart: Try, try again

Wal-Mart uses a test-and-learn approach to rolling out new products and services

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 10:02am EDT

The next thing in hotel technology? Robots, of course

Robots are invading a popular hotel chain, to help humans do their job better.

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 09:14am EDT
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