Do’s and Don’ts When Using Shopping Apps

By Lauren Schwahn Retailers such as Target and Amazon are embracing mobile applications to help consumers save money and time with features like digital wallets and augmented reality. When used strategically, apps can streamline in-store trips and online purchases, but shoppers could also find that convenience comes with a risk: impulsive decisions and overspending. “Now […]

MilesTek New Cat5e Ethernet Patch Cords Feature Low-Smoke, Zero-Halogen Jackets

LEWISVILLE, Texas — MilesTek, a leading manufacturer and supplier of products designed to address military and avionics applications, announced today that they have released a new series of shielded industrial Ethernet patch cords with low-smoke zero-halogen (LSZH) jackets to address demanding military and industrial Ethernet connectivity applications. These robust LSZH Category 5e-rated assemblies can be […]

Apple, Once Again, Has a Bad Case of the iPhone Jitters

By Michael Liedtke SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is making more money than ever, but it still doesn’t seem to be enough to keep everyone happy. Not with conspiracy theories swirling around Apple’s secret slowdown of older iPhones while a cloud of uncertainty looms over its high-priced iPhone X. It’s a reality check for a […]

Facebook Forges Ahead with Kids App Despite Exper Criticism

By Barbara Ortutay NEW YORK (AP) _ Facebook is forging ahead with its messaging app for kids, despite child experts who have pressed the company to shut it down and others who question Facebook’s financial support of some advisers who approved of the app. Messenger Kids lets kids under 13 chat with friends and family. […]

How to Keep Your Smartened-Up Home Safe From Hackers

By Anick Jesdanun NEW YORK (AP) — More people are getting voice-activated speakers and other smart devices for convenience and security. But doing so could also be giving hackers a key to their homes. Many devices from reputable manufacturers have safeguards built in, but those can’t guarantee against hacks. Gadgets from startups and no-name brands […]