You got an email – or a text – from your bank, Fedex, the IRS, or someone you tend to pay attention to when they send emails. So, wondering where your shipment is or attempting to resolve a financial issue,…Read more
***** THIS ARTICLE ORIGINALLY RAN IN USA TODAY***** Remember back in the day when your phone rang, and you would answer it? Robocallers have ruined that. Now we stare suspiciously at every call and send unknown numbers, even when it looks…Read more
Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) — the company’s annual conference for software makers — kicked off today with a two-hour keynote address. The virtual shindig showed off a slew of new updates for the company’s major products, including a sneak-peek of…Read more
After more than a year stuck at home — and thanks to the just-relaxed mask mandates for the fully vaccinated — some 37-million people plan to travel over Memorial Day. If all goes well, summer vacation season could be off to a banner start, and life might finally start resembling something closer to “normal.”
But the sudden freedom to travel again doesn’t mean it’s all smooth sailing.
Airfares are on the rise, rental cars are in short supply, and hotel room rates are skyrocketing. Even finding an available — and affordable — vacation home or campsite near many popular destinations in the U.S. can feel like a new form of doomscrolling.
Luckily, there are some incredible tech tools to help you get around all kinds of potential travel troubles so that you can — finally! — take that vacation you’ve been dreaming about.Read more
The first time I drove a car with an advanced driver assistance system, I was humbled. It was a Volvo and I was test driving it in horrendous traffic in the San Francisco Bay Area. I turned on “adaptive cruise…Read more
Every year, Facebook sends me a reminder to wish my sister a happy birthday. Sometimes, it tries to lure me back to Facebook by saying my sister hasn’t heard from me in a while. My sister is dead. But there…Read more
As many states reopen businesses shuttered by Covid-19, everyone’s trying to figure out ‘what now?’ How do we go back to work safely? And what’s in store for all those places depending on our post-pandemic, in-person return to survive —…Read more
Mother’s Day is May 9th this year. I am a mom, and I love gadgets. Every mom I know not only likes gadgets, but relies on them every single day to keep her informed, connected, and entertained — not…Read more
After a year of incredible loss, Apple’s going all-in on making sure we can find our keys. And wallets. And maybe even the family dog. At its first product unveiling of 2021 on Tuesday, Apple showed off an array of…Read more