Apr 29, 2013 Chat apps -- like WhatsApp and Apple’s iMessage -- are now more popular than SMS, a service that has been around for decades.
Apr 18, 2013 Unauthorized charges for things like dating advice and horoscopes are making their way to more cell phone bills. And now the FTC is cracking down.
Mar 20, 2013 When you send a text message or an email, should your Internet or phone company hang onto them in case the police ever want to take a look?
Janell Burley Hofmann
Feb 22, 2013 Janell Burley Hofmann, one of our resident tech etiquette gurus, is a Cape Cod Mother of five with strong opinions about how to behave with technology. Today's topic: Group text messages.
Dec 24, 2012 Toy industry analyst Sean McGowan talks about the continued success of toy company Lego, even in 2012.
Dec 21, 2012 Fancy educational toys don't give rich kids an advantage over poor kids when it comes to brain development.
Dec 6, 2012 The Furby is back this holiday season, and it's as strange and coveted as it was in 1998.
Dec 4, 2012 Celebrating the text message as the technology turns twenty, and waiting on results from a UN summit on controlling the Internet.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Dec 3, 2012 From a simple Christmas greeting in 1992, texting has become a cultural and financial phenomenon. But has this communication form peaked?