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Three Ways to Cut Your Tech Spending, as Prices Rise Everywhere

Here’s how to be mindful about the tech subscriptions, phone bills and upgrades that drain our budgets.

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Una nueva estafa: los mensajes de texto no deseado

Los mensajes de texto basura están aumentando. Ahora los estafadores te envían textos que parecen generarse en tu propio teléfono. Así puedes protegerte.

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How to Choose a Mental Health App

There are thousands of apps that claim to promote mental well-being, but not all of them are safe or effective.

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Text Spam Is on the Rise. Here’s How to Spot It and What to Do

Text spam is on the rise. The latest version involves scammers sending messages to you seemingly from your own phone number. Here’s what to do.

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How to Spot Scams That Mimic the IRS or Charities

Along with the annual wave of tax-related phishing attempts, fake Ukrainian war-relief charities are flooding the internet.

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Yes, You Can Make Your Tech Survive Obsolescence

Our gadgets eventually become outdated, but here are workarounds to keep them alive and secure past when manufacturers say.

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Apple iPhone SE Review: A Phone for the Anti-Consumer

Why spend more if you don’t have to? The new $430 iPhone meets all the criteria of what most of us need in a smartphone.

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How Tech Can (and Can’t) Help You Fight Soaring Energy Bills

Thermostats like Nest go a long way toward helping you use less energy, but the real problem-solvers are people.

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Fine-Tune and Prune Your Phone’s Contacts List

Filling in more of the blanks and dumping duplicates opens up new ways to manage the people in your life.

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OMG, You’ll Never Believe What the Laser Vacuum Revealed

High-tech vacuums and robotic mops are having their moment in a pandemic that has contributed to never-ending messes at home.

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Oura Ring 3 Review: A Missed Opportunity for Wearable Tech

At a time when we are concerned about health, the smart ring, which can track sleep and body temperature, is too flawed to recommend.