Christopher Bingert

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eBay just launched a new site where everything costs $10 or less

But how do those prices stack up to e-commerce rivals?<p>Going once, going twice, sold.<p>On Thursday, eBay is launching a new bargain shopping site called …

Shopping

Google's new Song Maker tool lets you create original music right in your browser

Google believes you don't have to be a virtuoso to make decent music as evident by their Chrome Music Lab initiative. If you're not aware, Chrome …

US lawmakers: Get a warrant to search phones at the border

If you're crossing the border into the US, customs officials have broad rights to search your phone, laptop and other electronic devices.<p>You can try to resist. But refusing to tell Customs and Border Protection your password might lead agents to detain you indefinitely, confiscate your devices or …

Homeland Security

Baking Powder vs. Baking Soda: What's the Difference?

You’ve definitely come across baking soda and baking powder, two ingredients that sound similar but do very different things. Maybe you’ve started …

Dessert

Blinds that charge your phone!

The Solar Blind is one of those designs that’ll make you wonder… “Hey, why didn’t I think of that?!”. This design transforms everyday blinds into a …

How to Log Off of Facebook Forever, With All Its Perks and Pitfalls

Part of the allure of social media is telling friends and strangers what’s happening in your life.<p>Post. Tweet. Share. Repeat.<p>But suppose you are worried that you have revealed too much and want to protect your privacy. You can delete your social media accounts and try to cover up your digital …

New version of Chrome is much easier on your laptop's battery

If there's one complaint about Chrome that keeps popping up lately, it's that Google's web browser — once a lightweight alternative to the much …

Your internet speeds will be insanely fast when 5G arrives

When the 5G wireless standard hits the mainstream, our home internet speeds have the potential to be so fast that we'll be downloading 4K movies, games, software, and any other large form of content at a fraction of the time we're used to.

Prepare for a world without work

As we start the year full of good intentions to flourish at work, social scientists are warning that our careers could be over sooner than we …

The Future

This Android-infecting Trojan malware uses your phone to attack your router

Switcher Trojan reroutes your DNS to hand attackers information about every activity which takes place on the infected router.<p>A new form of Android …

17 Google products you've never heard of

Most of us have heard of Google's well-publicized moonshots: Self-driving cars, smart contact lenses, internet-beaming balloons, and more.<p>While those products and services sound amazing, most of us can't use them just yet. But the company actually has a bunch of other ones that are incredibly …

Here is a map highlighting the wi-fi passwords of 130 airports across the world

Everyone's traveling life just got much easier and we have computer security engineer and travel blogger Anil Polat to thank for that.<p>In a strike of …

Cyber Security for Organizations — the Next Generation

While global cybercrime is intensifying, corporations and organizations grow increasingly more dependent on mobile technologies. So how can …

20 Important URLs That Every Google User Should Know

20 Important URLs That Every Google User Should Know<p>Google is much more than a search engine. Google offers dozens of interesting services in Google …

This DIY phone charger only requires running water

If you thought Bear Grylls was cool, you’re gonna love YouTuber Thomas Kim. Kim is a lot like Grylls in that he’s fully capable of escaping a jam while in the wild (like trying to catch Pikachu with 1 percent battery) all while drinking at least 100 percent less urine and avoiding elephant dung …

Quantum computing researchers reduce quantum information processing errors

Quantum computing remains mysterious and elusive to many, but USC Viterbi School of Engineering researchers might have taken us one step closer to …

How To Find Your iPhone's Mobile Data Hog

When you’re constantly connected to your home and/or work Wi-Fi network, it’s easy to be complacent about data use. If an app or system service like Siri is going to chew through data, it doesn’t really matter when you’re on Wi-Fi.<p>It’s when you take a trip or a vacation and find yourself relying on …

Apps

16 drool-worthy ways to celebrate National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day

There are plenty of questionable food holidays (Lima Bean Respect Day? Huh?) but today is a day that we can really get behind here at TODAY Food. That's because August 4 is National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day! Hooray! Sure, you could pick up a box of store-bought cookies but since they're so easy to …

Beware of this travel scam that hacks directly into your phone

Your phone's on two percent battery and you're stuck at the airport due to a delayed flight, when you see your saving grace—a free charging station at the gate! We've all been there, and we've all used them, especially while traveling, but you probably didn't think twice about plugging in. Well, …

This Android app lets you multi-task while watching YouTube

I love watching YouTube videos on my phone, but I don’t like being restricted to having the app open to enjoy them: why can’t I have it play clips in the background or in a small window while I continue to browse Reddit or flip through my to-do lists?<p>That’s where Flytube comes in handy. This clever …

Apps

Recipe: No-Bake Peanut Butter Protein Cookies

No-Bake Peanut Butter Protein Cookies<p>Makes 18 cookies<p>1/2 cup creamy peanut butter<p>1 small, very ripe banana, mashed (about 1/3 cup) <br>1/3 cup maple …

How to disable Startup Apps in Android - Tech Tunes

A certain problem normally the Android users face after installing the couple of apps is that, their Phone start lagging or see a decline in …

Families Can Now Share All Their Google Play Purchases

Google wants you to know that sharing means caring.<p>On Wednesday, the search giant debuted Family Library, a feature for its Google Play digital …

Does Safely Ejecting From a USB Port Actually Do Anything?

<i>Does safely ejecting from a USB port actually do anything?</i><p><b>Phillip Remaker:</b><p>Is there any harm to be incurred by just pulling a flash drive out? Why do …

30 Best Websites And Apps That Will Save You Money On Almost Everything

In these tough economic times, most of us are doing what we can to save money. There are many websites that can help you do just that, and you can …

Personal Finance

8 Apps That Actually Pay You to Shop

We all know "there's an app for that." Usually we're referring to apps that make our lives a little bit easier somehow. But what if there were a …

There's a magically easy way to get more space on your iPhone

Running out of storage is one of the worst things that can happen to your iPhone. And if you have a 16GB model, you probably run into the problem all too often.<p>We've already highlighted several clever ways to recover storage space on your iPhone. But nothing is quite as easy as a trick that's been …

Here's How Your Smartphone Can Be Hacked Without You Knowing

Not only can your smartphone be hacked, it can be done very easily without your knowledge.<p>"At the end of the day, everything is hackable. What I am surprised about is that people sometimes forget that it's so easy to hack into these devices," said Adi Sharabani, the co-founder of mobile security …