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How to make an internet fridge in 2015

In 2012, we wrote a story that showed just how easy it was to turn a fridge into an Internet fridge if you had an iPad 2. Three years later, the iPad 2 is nowhere to be found, so how can you make an internet fridge?...

How to be safe with your smartphone

Security issues, vulnerabilities, and scams, sheesh, owning a smartphone seems harder than it should be, so if you're at all concerned about how you can be safe with a smartphone, here are some tips....

Memory failure: what to do if a memory card breaks

We get lots of questions from readers, but one that never gets quite the right answer is what to do about memory cards that are on the way out. So what do you do if an SD card is failing, and what happens if you accidentally break one?...

Skip the spiel: how to buy a smartphone

Forget the hype, forget the marketing pitches. Forget the guy in the telco store telling you this phone will change your life. Forget it all, because this is how you buy a phone, and you can make the decision mostly by your lonesome....