Five Best Places to Buy Used Games and Consoles

If you're looking to save some money on video games, you have plenty of options, from local stores to huge online retailers, all offering gently used games for all platforms, as well as consoles and handhelds as big discounts. This week we're looking at five of the best spots to grab good deals on used gaming gear,… » 9/21/14 8:00am Today 8:00am

Disconnect Mobile Blocks Malicious Ads and Malware on Your Smartphone

Android/iOS: Disconnect, one of our favorite privacy-protecting browser tools, has a mobile app that keeps you safe on your smartphone as well. Disconnect Mobile blocks malicious ads that track your activities, blocks malware disguised as ads, and offers protection against suspected malware sites. » 9/19/14 4:30am Friday 4:30am

The Best Third Party Keyboards for iOS 8

Now that iOS 8 is here, it's brought with it a ton of third party keyboards that offer features that Apple's built-in keyboard doesn't. From better predictive text to cloud syncing and swipe-to-type, there are several to choose from, including some names you'll recognize. Let's take a look at the best of the best. » 9/19/14 4:00am Friday 4:00am

The Data You Can (and Can't) Trust From Your Fitness Tracker

Everyone is on the fitness tracking bandwagon. The Apple Watch will track your heartbeat, steps, and activity. The Fitbit and Fuelband have been doing similar things for years. But they aren’t perfect. At best, the data is good encouragement, but at worst, it's unreliable and misleading. Here's why all that data… » 9/18/14 8:00am Thursday 8:00am

What's the Best Place to Buy Used Video Games and Consoles?

Looking to get your game on? Well, we've talked about the best resources for PC games, but this week we want to talk about deals on all sorts of games, specifically used ones. Where do you go to get the best bargains on gently used games? There are plenty of options, but this week we're interested in the best. » 9/18/14 5:00am Thursday 5:00am

SwiftKey Brings Swipe-to-Type and Predictive Text to iOS 8

iOS 8: SwiftKey, our favorite Android keyboard, just launched for iOS 8 devices and it's bringing its best features along for the ride. Gesture typing, predictive text that learns from how you type, and cloud-connected settings that you can use on multiple devices are just a few of what's available in the iOS version. » 9/17/14 2:34pm Wednesday 2:34pm

Most Popular Language Translation Tool: Google Translate

When you need to translate an email or a webpage, or just a tweet or Facebook post from a friend abroad, you have several good options for the job. Last week we asked you for your favorites, then looked at the five best language translation tools and put them to a vote. Now it's time to crown the winner. » 9/17/14 2:15pm Wednesday 2:15pm

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TunnelBear Mobile Is an Elegant, Easy Mobile VPN That Keeps You Safe

Android/iOS: It's no secret that a good VPN is a must-have, and we even have some favorites, but finding a good phone-friendly VPN is another matter. TunnelBear, one of our favorite services to get around location-restrictions, just launched updated mobile apps that make mobile security and privacy a snap. » 9/16/14 6:30am Tuesday 6:30am

How to Find Reliable Tech Support for Family and Friends

We all know those people who run into technical trouble with their devices and just want them fixed. They're not interested in learning to help themselves, and you don't have time to help every time they get an error message. Luckily, there are ways to get them help they can turn to—help that isn't you. Here's how. » 9/15/14 10:00am Monday 10:00am