• PlayStation Network to Get Two-Factor Authentication

    PlayStation Network to Get Two-Factor Authentication

    Following Tuesday's PlayStation 3 firmware update (version 4.80), some eagle-eyed users spotted a mention of two-step verification, which is not currently supported on PSN accounts.
  • Want to Sleep Smarter? Try Balluga

    Want to Sleep Smarter? Try Balluga

    Sure, a good night's sleep can be replaced with caffeine, yoga, and cat naps.Instead, you could spring for a Balluga bed.
  • This Wearable Gets You Out of Bed With Electric Shocks

    This Wearable Gets You Out of Bed With Electric Shocks

    Heads up, sleepyheads: The team behind the Pavlok wearable wristband, which shocks your bad habits away, is releasing a new device aimed at breaking your love/hate relationship with the snooze button: the Shock Clock.and well — you just can't help hitting the snooze button," Pavlok wrote on the campaign description.
  • Is Google.com Dangerous? Not Exactly

    Is Google.com Dangerous? Not Exactly

    But there is one beacon of light users can count on—or can they?Don't fret if you visited google.
  • Dyson Launches $500 Air Purifier

    Dyson Launches $500 Air Purifier

    But Dyson has a solution for keeping pests out and clean air in: The Pure Cool Link claims to remove 99.Its sleek device features a 360-degree Glass HEPA filter to trap pollutants from all angles, as well as Air Multiplier technology to project purified air.
  • Facebook Messenger (for iPhone)

    Facebook Messenger (for iPhone)

    But the ubiquity of Facebook is among the best features of Facebook Messenger.With this messaging service, you can easily send a text message to anyone on Facebook, or share a voice or video call with anyone on Facebook Messenger.
  • Viber Turns On End-to-End Encryption

    Viber Turns On End-to-End Encryption

    A gray padlock icon next to the text bar will "confirm you are secured," Shmilov said.Each device will get an individual cryptography key, which will allow users to authenticate contacts and mark them as "trusted" and turn their padlock green.
  • WhatsApp Messenger (for iPhone)

    WhatsApp Messenger (for iPhone)

    If you migrate between devices or reinstall the app, WhatsApp will conveniently prompt you to Restore Chat History.A cryptic error message was my only indication that my call wasn't being routed through WhatsApp's service.
  • What Happens When All These Talking Devices Get Hacked?

    What Happens When All These Talking Devices Get Hacked?

    In the future you'll have a lot of semi-imaginary friends: Siri, Alexa, Google, Cortana.For example, I use the "OK Google" module on my Android devices all the time.
  • Google Hit With Formal EU Antitrust Charges Over Android

    Google Hit With Formal EU Antitrust Charges Over Android

    The European Commission has formally filed charges against Google for anti-competitive behavior related to its Android operating system.If they don't, opting for the customizable Android Open Source Platform (AOSP), they can't mix and match pre-loaded apps (Search app from Google, app store from Amazon, for example).
  • Clash Royale (for iPhone)

    Clash Royale (for iPhone)

    So my expectations for Clash Royale, Clash of Clans' successor from developer Supercell, were not high.Much to my surprise, Clash Royale's unique blend of contemporary strategy gaming ideas is also legitimately satisfying.
  • Tech Titans Slam Encryption Bill as 'Unworkable'

    Tech Titans Slam Encryption Bill as 'Unworkable'

    Some of the biggest names in tech are fighting a draft bill that would make it possible for US courts to demand help bypassing encryption.The groups represent companies like Apple, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Twitter, Amazon, eBay, Netflix, Samsung, Nintendo, and more.
  • Dim the Lights With Alexa and Lutron

    Dim the Lights With Alexa and Lutron

    Setting the mood for a romantic evening for you and your significant other (or a tub of popcorn and Netflix) just got a lot easier.Lutron Electronics has integrated its Caséta Wireless lighting system with Amazon Alexa.
  • iRobot's Tiny Braava Jet Mops Floors So You Don't Have To

    iRobot's Tiny Braava Jet Mops Floors So You Don't Have To

    There's a new member of the iRobot family: the Braava jet kitchen and bathroom maid.Spitting out suds and scrubbing away dirt and stains, the Braava jet works in three modes: wet mopping, damp sweeping, and dry sweeping.
  • Avoid the Trash Heap: Great Uses for an Old PC

    Avoid the Trash Heap: Great Uses for an Old PC

    You'll be glad you kept that old PC around.Nothing will seem newer than a freshly installed operating system on your old PC—even a downright elderly computer will feel brand new.
  • Meet Peggy, the Smart Clothespin

    Meet Peggy, the Smart Clothespin

    An Australian laundry detergent brand called OMO just unveiled "Peggy," a smart clothespin that promises to "revolutionize the way you do your laundry," ensuring that you never again leave your clean clothes on the line when it starts to rain.This is not your mama's standard wooden pin: Peggy boasts fancy features like light, temperature, and humidity sensors as well as Wi-Fi, a lithium-ion battery, and USB charging port.
  • Sorry, Neighbors: Netflix Canada Cracks Down on VPN Users

    Sorry, Neighbors: Netflix Canada Cracks Down on VPN Users

    Canadian Netflix users will have to find another way to watch Ally McBeal or Sons of Anarchy: The streaming service is cracking down on proxies that conceal location.This is not a surprise: Netflix in January announced a new effort to curb the use of "unblockers," which fool Netflix systems into thinking viewers are in a country with access to US TV shows and movies.
  • Webroot SecureAnywhere Internet Security Plus (2016)

    Webroot SecureAnywhere Internet Security Plus (2016)

    Compare Similar ProductsCompare McAfee Total Protection (2016) %displayPrice% Symantec Norton Security Deluxe %displayPrice% Trend Micro Internet Security 2016 %displayPrice% McAfee Internet Security (2016) %displayPrice% Comodo Internet Security Complete 8 %displayPrice% McAfee LiveSafe (2016) %displayPrice% Kaspersky Internet Security (2016) %displayPrice% Bitdefender Total Security 2016 %displayPrice% Symantec Norton Security Premium %displayPrice% Bitdefender Internet Security 2016 %displayPrice% A single license for this product costs $49.And it doesn't offer the impressive Security Challenge report that helps LastPass users improve their password security.
  • Is Your Partner Cheating? This Smart Mattress Will Alert You

    Is Your Partner Cheating? This Smart Mattress Will Alert You

    Whether it was Goldilocks, one of the three bears, or an illicit lover, the Durmet Smarttress will keep you updated.The Spanish-made smart mattress sends an alert to your phone whenever someone is using your bed "in a questionable way.
  • Get Your Fitbit Stats With Amazon Alexa

    Get Your Fitbit Stats With Amazon Alexa

    Good news for Fitbit users who also happen to have an Amazon Alexa-enabled device: It's about to get more convenient to keep tabs on your fitness.Now, you can add a new Fitbit skill via the Alexa app, then use the prompt "Alexa, ask Fitbit how I'm doing today," to quickly monitor your progress.