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Texting & Mobile Applications

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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.…
3 of the best parental control apps for smartphones
3 of the best parental control apps for smartphones Mobile & Electronics November 15, 2018
With gift-giving season upon us, millions of children are going to score a bunch of toys, gadgets and other electronics.…
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) Protecting Your Privacy November 5, 2018
Have you fatigued yet on all the noise around the midterm elections? Are you still getting a lot of text…
Uber, Lyft giving free rides to the polls on Election Day
Uber & Lyft are giving free rides to the polls on Election Day Mobile & Electronics October 24, 2018
A 2017 Pew Research Center study on why registered voters refrained from casting ballots in the 2016 elections found that that…
Do you have any 'ghost accounts' online? If so, take this decisive step
Have ‘ghost accounts’ online? If so, take this decisive step now Protect Your Rights & Identity October 17, 2018
According to a fairly recent survey, the average internet user has somewhere around 30 discrete online accounts. Of course, some…
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7 things to know about the ‘Presidential Alert’ Mobile & Electronics October 3, 2018
You're probably familiar with Amber Alerts about missing children on your phone, but have you ever heard of WEA alerts?…
How to stop those annoying 'Congratulations' gift card ads
How to stop those annoying ‘Congratulations’ pages on your phone’s browser Mobile & Electronics September 14, 2018
Perhaps you're familiar with this scenario: You visit a website on your mobile device, sometimes one you've never been to…
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Bumped app review: Get free stock from the brands you already shop Money & Credit September 10, 2018
Bumped is an unusual app that gives a new twist to the old idea of retail loyalty programs. Instead of…
5 ways to save big money on Uber & Lyft rides
5 ways to save big money on Uber & Lyft rides Travel July 2, 2018
I've been driving for Uber and Lyft for nearly five years and literally wrote the book on rideshare. In that…
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Ask Clark: How should I handle cell phone calls when I travel overseas? Travel June 14, 2018
Traveling overseas soon? I've got a warning for you about your phone that could save you big bucks. RELATED: The…
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4 things to know about Erica — the virtual financial assistant for Bank of America customers Money & Credit June 12, 2018
Have you met Erica yet? If you're a Bank of America customer, you may already know the new virtual financial…
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How to stop robocalls for good Phones & Mobile Devices May 8, 2018
Junk calls and robocalls are now completely out of control. If you're looking for ways to stop them, we've got…
Digit helps to automate saving money and pay off your credit card debt, too!
Digit helps to automate saving money and pay off your credit card debt, too! Budgeting & Saving April 25, 2018
If you can't seem to get any savings done, there's an app out there that could help you. Digit is…
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Venmo settles FTC allegations about privacy violations and delayed funds Mobile & Electronics February 28, 2018
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has reached a settlement with Venmo owner PayPal over how the money transfer app handled…
These restaurant chains offer the best rewards programs
These restaurant chains offer the best rewards programs Deals & Savings February 20, 2018
It's no secret that many retailers and restaurants are struggling to maintain same-store sales year-over-year -- with many being forced…
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ESPN Plus streaming service coming for $5/month Mobile & Electronics February 7, 2018
Disney is ready to give sports fans a brand-new way to watch their favorite games with a new mobile-friendly streaming…
25 free apps to help you keep your New Year’s resolutions
25 free apps to help you keep your New Year’s resolutions Mobile & Electronics January 2, 2018
Feeling a little temptation to break your New Year's resolutions already? These free apps can help keep you on the…
Wells Fargo Greenhouse app
Wells Fargo’s new app will eliminate overdraft fees for users Banks & Banking November 3, 2017
Considering their reputation for sneaky fees, poor customer service and paying you next to diddly-squat on your deposits, the nation's…
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Beware: Twitter scam could hijack your account Texting & Mobile Applications October 11, 2017
A new Twitter scam is enticing users by appealing to their vanity in order to get them to hand over…
How to protect yourself from Uber’s gaping security holes
How to protect yourself from Uber’s gaping security holes Cars March 10, 2017
Think your data is totally protected when you're using Uber? Think again... Read more: 7 things I wish I knew…
Ordering a pizza through your sneaker? Pizza Hut says yes!
Ordering a pizza through your sneaker? Pizza Hut says yes! Mobile & Electronics March 2, 2017
Hey, McFly...Your sneakers from Back to the Future Part II may be able to tie themselves, but can they order…
StreamLoan app simplifies the mortgage application process
StreamLoan app simplifies the mortgage application process Homes & Real Estate February 27, 2017
Apple is admired the world over for how it keeps users in its ecosystem. Amazon too keeps Prime customers firmlyensconced…
Beware of this fake Netflix app that gives criminals access to your device
Beware of this fake Netflix app that gives criminals access to your device Mobile & Electronics February 17, 2017
There's a fake Netflix app making the rounds that promises free access to this otherwise paid streaming service. But beware…
List: 44 Android apps infected with malware made their way to the Google Play store
List: 44 Android apps infected with malware made their way to the Google Play store Mobile & Electronics January 25, 2017
If you downloaded any camera apps recently from the Google Play store, you'll want to check to make sure they're…
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Apple facing class-action lawsuit for App Store monopoly Mobile & Electronics January 13, 2017
A class-action lawsuit claiming that Apple's monopoly on its own App Store jacked up prices for consumers can now proceed,…
Online banking scam: This alert looks legit, but it’s malware that will steal your info!
Online banking scam: This alert looks legit, but it’s malware that will steal your info! Mobile & Electronics December 20, 2016
A new variant of Android malware that threatens your mobile banking safety is evolving and posing a threat, according to…
Switch to T-Mobile now and get $420
Switch to T-Mobile now and get $420 Mobile & Electronics December 16, 2016
The battle of the wireless carriers is on and it's about to get ugly for them — but great for you…
AT&T agrees to $88 million refund for victims of mobile cramming
AT&T agrees to $88 million refund for victims of mobile cramming Mobile & Electronics December 12, 2016
Nearly three million current and former AT&T customers will be receiving a refund from the wireless provider for mobile cramming.…
7 things I wish I knew before I started driving for Uber
7 things I wish I knew before I started driving for Uber Cars November 21, 2016
Being an Uber driver isn't the toughest job in the world, but as anyone who's done it will tell you,…
17 apps to find the best deals and make holiday shopping easier
17 apps to find the best deals and make holiday shopping easier Shopping & Retail November 17, 2016
With all the information available about saving money online, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. When companies start running their holiday…
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