If you’re not ready to buy a whole new system, you might be able to add new parts and upgrade your aging machine for less than a few hundred dollars.
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Your mobile device and computer already have thousands of those colorful pictographs available. But if you can’t find the exact one to communicate your mood, make your own.
Ever been haunted by an online ad for an item you researched or bought? Targeted ads were designed to follow you around everywhere. Here’s how to banish them.
Tim Herrera, editor of The New York Times’s Smarter Living section, does not believe the answer to happiness is less technology. Here’s why.
What’s a M.V.N.O.? It’s typically a smaller wireless carrier that offers inexpensive service plans but gets its network signals from a bigger company.
Unwanted calls and spam texts are annoying, but you can do something about them. Here’s how to block and report them so they won’t bother you again.
The last four people who died at Kaaterskill Falls in the Catskills were taking or posing for pictures, according to a New York forest ranger. Now the state is taking steps to make the site safer.
If the standard set of folders that comes with the Windows 10 Mail program are not enough, you add and delete your own.
Google’s recent update to the browser warns users when websites aren’t automatically protecting their communication.
As the new European soccer season opens, there are more ways than ever for an American fan to watch. Maybe too many.
That free Wi-Fi network may not be so free if it is unsecured and someone hijacks your data. Your phone’s cellular data connection offers more protection.
Samsung on Thursday took the wraps off the Galaxy Note9, its latest big-screen smartphone, even as it confronts a saturated market for the devices.
If your friends are getting email messages you didn’t send, someone may be forging your address on spammy activities.
When it comes to online comments and discourse and what you can do to limit their toxicity, you only have a certain amount of power. The real leverage lies with the tech companies.
Neil Irwin, who covers economics for The Upshot, often turns to “Fred,” a site full of economic data that is maintained by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.
Built-in utilities and third-party programs let you connect and control another computer so you can provide personal tech support to family and friends over the internet.
Meet the accelerometer, a small sensor in your device that knows which way is up and if you’re in motion.
How waterproof is your device? An international standard measures a gadget’s ability to withstand dips and dunks — as well as dust and dirt.
Making your own audio show can be fun and relatively inexpensive, but you should have a plan and get the right gear before you hit the Record button.
Before giving your device to a family member or selling it to someone else, be sure to erase all the content and remove your accounts.