Stacey Vanek Smith
Feb 27, 2013 Apple has agreed to pay some $100 million to settle charges it improperly charged children for iTunes purchases. The payment: mostly iTunes gift cards.
Jan 21, 2013 A new app from the Presidential Inauguration Committee seems like a handy tool for people visiting Washington, D.C. to watch President Obama take his second (public) Oath of Office. But critics say the app is data-mining for political purposes.
Dec 21, 2012 Common Sense Media reviews educational apps for kids and shared these 10 recommendations.
Dec 21, 2012 Fancy educational toys don't give rich kids an advantage over poor kids when it comes to brain development.
Dec 10, 2012 The FTC is concerned about the data being collected through the mobile apps kids play with.
Sep 27, 2012 In a digital twist on the age-old practice of paying people to do odd jobs for you, new smartphone apps like TaskRabbit and Postmates allow you to hire your own personal assistants -- to say, clean your home, buy your groceries or run errands.
Sep 4, 2012 Even when certain apps aren't being used, they collect a lot of information about users.
Sep 4, 2012 With so many ways to find recipes and cooking tips these days, many food enthusiasts wonder if cookbooks will go the way of the dodo.
Aug 28, 2012 How the jury's decision in the patent infringement case could change things for app developers.