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FTC: Some internet-connected smart toys are far from child's play
New FTC warning: Some internet-connected toys are far from child’s play Protect Your Rights & Identity December 19, 2018
If you're concerned about privacy, buying toys for your kids these days is serious business. Internet-connected smart toys are everywhere…
Facebook shared your data with other companies
Report: Facebook shared private messages with Amazon, 150+ others Protect Your Rights & Identity December 19, 2018
Facebook has spent much of the past 12 months apologizing and trying to make amends for the Cambridge Analytica data…
New $50/month ‘nearly unlimited’ data plan on Verizon’s network
New $50/month ‘nearly unlimited’ data plan on Verizon’s network Mobile & Electronics December 19, 2018
If you use lots of data, there's a new way to lower your cell phone bill to $50 a month…
robinhood checking and savings
After controversy, Robinhood withdraws plan for 3% checking/savings account Money & Credit December 14, 2018
Robinhood says it is putting the brakes on the rollout of a new free checking and savings account that promised…
Unreal Mobile Speed Test Results
Unreal Mobile speed test: $10 cell phone plan on AT&T’s network Mobile & Electronics December 13, 2018
Unreal Mobile is a cheap cell phone provider that offers plans on Sprint and AT&T's networks, but how are the…
Here's the data that tech companies keep on you
What the big tech companies know about you in one scary image Protect Your Rights & Identity December 11, 2018
If a stranger walked up to you and asked you for your name, marital status and place of employment, you…
How to Cut the Cord and Never Pay for Cable TV Again
How to Cut the Cord and Never Pay for Cable TV Again TV, Satellite & Cable December 7, 2018
If you're paying more than $100 a month for cable or satellite TV, switching to an internet-based streaming service could…
iPhones
Why now is a great time to buy an iPhone Mobile & Electronics December 6, 2018
We told you back in September that it was the absolute worst time of the year to buy a new…
venmo
How to make your Venmo transactions private Mobile & Electronics December 6, 2018
If you're in Venmo's key demographic of millennials, you probably use the mobile payment service without thinking much about it.…
Digital driver's licenses: States ditching plastic for technology
Digital driver’s licenses: States are ditching plastic for technology Cars December 3, 2018
Basically since the advent of the automobile, fear of losing your wallet — especially your driver's license — has plagued Americans. But…
Man doing mobile online banking on a smartphone
Best Online Banks: Free Checking and High-Interest Savings Accounts Online Banking December 3, 2018
If you want to earn more interest and grow your savings, now is a great time to switch from a…
Are Sleep Number mattresses recording you while you snooze?
Is your Sleep Number mattress recording what goes on in your bedroom? Mobile & Electronics December 3, 2018
Technology can be be a double-edged sword, making our lives easier but sometimes at the expense of our privacy. We've…
Speed test: Cheap cell phone plan that runs on AT&T’s network
Speed test: Cheap cell phone plan that runs on AT&T’s network Phones & Mobile Devices November 29, 2018
Red Pocket Mobile is a low-cost wireless provider that relies on the networks of Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint to…
Sling TV just added 9 new channels to its lineup: See the list!
Sling TV just added 9 new channels to its lineup: See the list! TV, Satellite & Cable November 28, 2018
If you're a fan of channels like Discovery, Investigation Discovery and TLC, you can now stream them on Sling TV.…
4 Things to Know Before You Sign Up for PlayStation Vue
4 Things to Know Before You Sign Up for PlayStation Vue TV, Satellite & Cable November 26, 2018
NEWS ALERT: PlayStation Vue is shutting down! Sony announced that the live TV streaming service will no longer be available…
Hulu 99 cent deal
Ends today! Hulu Black Friday sale: 99 cents per month for 12 months Deals & Savings November 26, 2018
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Cyber Monday
Cyber Monday Shopping Guide: How to Get a Great Deal Shopping & Retail November 26, 2018
For those who want nothing to do with the madness that comes with Black Friday and prefer to spend the…
AT&T TV Now
4 things to know before you sign up for AT&T TV Now (formerly DirecTV Now) TV, Satellite & Cable November 15, 2018
When AT&T TV Now (formerly DirecTV Now) first launched in late 2016, money expert Clark Howard was among the first…
4 of the best parental control apps for smartphones
5 of the best parental control apps to monitor kids’ online activity Mobile & Electronics November 15, 2018
The parental control software market is big business — forecast to reach $9.5 billion globally by 2023, with North America leading…
certificate of deposit
This new 13-month CD pays a guaranteed 2.15% — with no fees for early withdrawal Money & Credit November 14, 2018
Marcus by Goldman Sachs is now offering a short-term certificate of deposit (CD) with no penalties if you suddenly need…
Free ways to transfer money within the U.S. and overseas
Free & cheap ways to send money within the U.S. and overseas Money & Credit November 13, 2018
Looking to send money from person to person without spending a fortune? There are more options available for free or…
How to find a good price on a TV
How to find the best deal on a new TV Mobile & Electronics November 12, 2018
With all the great movies and TV content out today, the type of TV we have can make a big…
Vizio TV
Vizio TV spying settlement: How to get paid Mobile & Electronics November 12, 2018
The next time you turn on your Vizio smart TV, it may have some very good news: You could be…
AT&T is eliminating an unlimited data plan benefit
AT&T is eliminating an unlimited data plan benefit Mobile & Electronics November 9, 2018
AT&T is making changes to its unlimited data plans that will affect new customers. The wireless provider has been offering…
Total Wireless
Total Wireless Review: Cheap Cell Phone Plans on Verizon’s Network Mobile & Electronics November 8, 2018
Total Wireless is a low-cost cell phone service that may be able to cut your current bill in half! The…
Man on smartphone
Unlimited Plans Comparison: T-Mobile vs. AT&T vs. Verizon Mobile & Electronics November 6, 2018
If you’re shopping for an unlimited data plan with one of the major wireless providers, how do you choose between…
Report: 81,000 Facebook private messages up for sale by hackers
Report: Messages from 81K Facebook accounts for sale by hackers Mobile & Electronics November 5, 2018
If you needed more evidence that Facebook is not having a good year, a new report once again calls into…
Tired of getting political texts on your phone? Here’s how to put a stop to them (maybe)
Tired of getting political texts on your phone? Here’s how to put a stop to them (maybe) Mobile & Electronics November 5, 2018
Have you fatigued yet on all the noise around the midterm elections? Are you still getting a lot of text…
Coverage Maps: Find a Cheap Cell Phone Plan With the Best Coverage
Coverage Maps: Find a Cheap Cell Phone Plan With the Best Coverage Mobile & Electronics November 2, 2018
If you're planning to switch to a cheaper cell phone plan, you can avoid dropped calls and slow data by…
Why users are complaining about Zelle, the popular money app
Why some users are complaining about Zelle, the popular money app Money & Credit November 1, 2018
One of the most popular money apps today is Zelle, which allows people to send and receive cash. Zelle's no-fee…