New devices are getting closer to replicating the Babel fish, which in the “Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy” sits in your ear and instantly translates any foreign language.
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Black Friday will throw a lot of deals your way. These are the ones that are actually worth your time and money.
The deal represents an aggressive attempt by Google to bolster its lineup of hardware products.
The sharing economy has made it possible to be even more demanding, on demand. We tested apps for when you need a swim, a nap, a boat or a foodie experience.
Apps like Flo and Clue are shifting from just tracking your health data to using it to make evaluations about your health risks. Their tools may not always be accurate.
Los Angeles streets are dotted with Skittles-colored scooters and e-bikes that have one thing in common: They’re electric, and they need juice.
iOS 13, Apple’s new operating system for the iPhone, comes with tons of new tools under the hood. Here are some of the most helpful.
After a car accident, a dash cam can be your most reliable — and, often, only — eyewitness to prove it wasn’t your fault. Here are the models we recommend.
Plus, the monthlong strike at General Motors may be over soon.
Gridwise, Mystro and others help drivers predict where to get the best routes, and also manage the nitty-gritty for tax purposes.
Visitors to the Louvre will experience Leonardo da Vinci’s world through a virtual-reality tour that brings them closer to the masterpiece than ever before.
A seized phone. A stopped concert. A text from Rihanna. All are new fuel for a heated debate about theater etiquette in the digital age.
Some of these suggestions are more aggressive, and make using the web less convenient, but they’ll definitely protect your privacy.
In case of death: how to set up a list of important digital account info for simple and secure information sharing with family members and trusted friends
On her New York City law enforcement beat, Ali Watkins mines CompStat for trends and crowdsourcing for breaking news. You can, too.
It’s possible (though not always painless) to live without a wallet — as long as you have a smartphone.
While tech reviewers last week encouraged people to upgrade to Apple’s newest phones, The New York Times recommended something different: to cherish the phone you have, and upgrade if you must. Here’s why.
Here are a few simple things to at least prevent the worst problems and keep most of your private information as safe as possible from hacks or security negligence.
Davey Alba, a Times newcomer who reports on disinformation, has a taste for Ice Breakers and a trick for saving audio from her computer.
A choose-your-own-adventure series is designed to give young Tinder swipers something to talk about.