The Tech & Gadgets to Help You Stay Cool this Summer
The Tech & Gadgets to Help You Stay Cool this Summer

As summer heat waves roll across the country, did you know that our modern air-conditioning was invented on July 17, 1902? On that date, Willis Carrier designed the first modern air-conditioning system, launching an industry that would fundamentally improve the way we live, work and play. To honor that invention’s anniversary, Consumer Technology Expert Katie Linendoll partnered with Carrier to showcase some of her hot gadgets to help keep us cool this season.

MacBook 12-inch vs. MacBook Pro 13
MacBook 12-inch vs. MacBook Pro 13

Apple may have new MacBook designs in the works, but some of its existing offerings are still well worth considering. In this comparison, we pit the MacBook 12-inch vs. MacBook Pro 13 to see which gives you the best bang...

June 13th, 8:41 pm
Shopping for plans on Sprint? We break down the carrier’s options
Shopping for plans on Sprint? We break down the carrier’s options

Sprint recently introduced two new data plans to its roster -- Unlimited Basic and Unlimited Plus. Here, we break down your options to help you decide which one is best for you and your family.

July 12th, 6:54 pm
Dell XPS 13 vs. MacBook Pro 13
Dell XPS 13 vs. MacBook Pro 13

Dell has completely revamped the XPS 13 for 2018, giving it a fresh new design and boosted internals. How does it stack up against the classic MacBook Pro? When you consider the Dell XPS 13 vs. MacBook Pro 13, here's how...

July 12th, 6:54 pm
Worried about extra data charges? Here’s how to check your usage on an iPhone
Worried about extra data charges? Here’s how to check your usage on an iPhone

It's common to get a little nervous about nearing data limits. Keep your peace of mind by checking how much data your iPhone is using. Our guide on how to check data usage on an iPhone helps you stay in control.

July 13th, 11:24 am
Pop-up cams could be the next must-have feature for phone privacy nuts
Pop-up cams could be the next must-have feature for phone privacy nuts

Phones with pop-up cameras, such as the Vivo Nex and the Oppo Find X, may be exposing nefarious plans to record our activities using the selfie camera. Certain apps are opening the camera at unusual times, prompting...

July 13th, 7:09 am
Apple is leaving non-Touch Bar MacBook Pros to die — and that sucks
Apple is leaving non-Touch Bar MacBook Pros to die — and that sucks

Apple surprised the world by launching the 2018 update of its MacBook Pro. While these new six-core laptops are powerful, we were disappointed to learn that the entry-level models were completely out of luck.

July 12th, 5:39 pm
New MacBook Pros are the most powerful laptops Apple has ever made
New MacBook Pros are the most powerful laptops Apple has ever made

Apple's new MacBook Pros are the most powerful laptops the company has ever released. With support for up to 4TB of storage and 32GB of RAM, each system comes with an Intel eighth-generation CPU, ranging for Core i5, to i9.

July 12th, 12:39 pm
The new Xperia XA2 Plus packs a huge display and high-resolution sound quality
The new Xperia XA2 Plus packs a huge display and high-resolution sound quality

With a huge display, incredible high-resolution sound, and a powerful camera, Sony is hoping the Xperia XA2 Plus will impress. Here's everything you need to know about the Xperia XA2 Plus.

July 12th, 1:54 pm
Google Chrome now consumes more memory due to a new Spectre fix
Google Chrome now consumes more memory due to a new Spectre fix

Version 67 of Google’s Chrome browser for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chrome OS now includes a new security feature called Site Isolation. It protects web surfers against Spectre-based attacks on the internet, but for a price.

July 12th, 3:08 pm
Bring magic to your desktop with a $699 external GPU for MacBook Pros, iMacs
Bring magic to your desktop with a $699 external GPU for MacBook Pros, iMacs

Blackmagic Design teamed up with Apple to create an external graphics card enclosure with a built-in AMD Radeon Pro 580. Called the Blackmagic eGPU, it connects to Mac devices via a Thunderbolt 3 port (40GBps). It’s...

July 12th, 12:39 pm
AR/VR headset creator Magic Leap partners with AT&T on upcoming release
AR/VR headset creator Magic Leap partners with AT&T on upcoming release

Magic Leap may not be a household name yet, but that may be set to change. The secretive company is partnering with AT&T in a deal that will bring its innovative AR/VR headset to as many people as possible.

July 11th, 11:23 am
Sirin Labs’ crypto-phone could change the way we pay with our mobiles
Sirin Labs’ crypto-phone could change the way we pay with our mobiles

If blockchain technology, tokens, hot and cold wallets, and all the other cryptocurrency buzzwords have put you off learning about and using this fascinating technology, Sirin Labs is making the phone for you. It’s called...

July 11th, 10:09 am
How to get the best Android P features on any Android phone
How to get the best Android P features on any Android phone

If you're eager to try out Android P's new features -- including the apt-titled Lockdown mode -- but don't have a phone that can install the beta, there is a workaround. Here's what you need to know.

July 8th, 4:37 pm
Common LG G7 ThinQ problems, and how to fix them
Common LG G7 ThinQ problems, and how to fix them

If you’ve picked up LG’s flagship and it’s not behaving itself, then you might find a solution here. We’ve rounded up the most common LG G7 ThinQ problems and tracked down workarounds and possible fixes.

July 11th, 10:09 am
Tired of the same Snapchat lenses? Lens Explorer simplifies finding new lenses
Tired of the same Snapchat lenses? Lens Explorer simplifies finding new lenses

Lens Studio resulted in hundreds of thousands of new Snapchat lenses -- but how do you access them? With the new Snapchat Lens Explorer, finding a new lens is as simple as a few taps or a swipe up from inside a Story.

July 10th, 4:08 pm

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