Despite the best efforts of tech giants including Google, the dream of a truly cashless mobile wallet remains out of reach -- but next summer, a slim black gadget could finally fulfill that goal, and it won't even require your smartphone to pay.
It's been relatively quiet since the last high-profile security breach of a technology company, but that silence ended Thursday with Adobe's announcement that the company had fallen victim to a cyber attack.
Apple may continue to neglect near-field communication (NFC), but that's only giving third-party developers incentive to find other ways for iPhone users to pay for goods, such as just saying your name.
Kids, next time your parent doles out some punishment that you think is too harsh, remember the story about the police officer father who turned his son in for fraud just to avoid paying the tab his kid racked up on his iPad.
Apple may or may not have a "porn problem" thanks to two high-profile App Store issues in the space of the last week, but we have to give them credit for handling them both in an adult (pun intended) fashion. 500px is now back in the App Store with a few minor age-gate changes, while video sharing app Vine continues to serve up scantily-clad fun to anyone who knows how to find it -- minus that "Editor's Choice" ranking, naturally...
Feeling safe and secure about your online life, are you? That may change after you read the harrowing tale of a Wired reporter whose entire digital life was erased over the weekend -- and how you can avoid the same fate.
Keeping your passwords secure is growing in importance. It seems like every few months, websites are getting hacked and usernames and passwords are revealed for the world to see. Using the same password on various sites can increase your chances of having your accounts breached on multiple occasions.
We know--it's way easier to remember one phrase than a ton of different ones. Fortunately, there's password management software out there that can help you keep track of all of your different accounts and their unique logins. 1Password is one of our favorites, because it allows you to create, store, and manage all of those accounts and passwords, as well as store account information, notes, software licenses, and even your credit card information--all without the fear that it'll be discovered by prying eyes.
Read on to learn how to set up 1Password and take the next step toward a more secure online presence.
You’ve got to hand it to criminals -- sometimes, the tricks they come up with to dupe folks out of money is just amazingly clever. For example, the case of a gang of 11 in England who used stolen credit cards to buy their own unknown music from iTunes and Amazon and score big on royalty payments.