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How to protect your Amazon account with two-factor authentication

Amazon quietly added two-factor authentication as a security option for account holders in recent weeks. Here's how to activate it.

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Apple's $79 Apple Watch charging dock is here

Apple's official watch dock is far more expensive than its iPhone dock—and pricier than third-party watch stands.

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An ode to Kai's Power Goo

This '90s gem was one of the most creative Mac applications of all time.

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A primer in Profile Manager

Built into OS X Server, Profile Manager is used to manage the devices in your business or organization.

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Google+ redesign focuses on Reddit-like communities with shared interests

Google isn't done with its attempts at running a social network. On Tuesday, the company gave Google+ a redesign focused on people getting together around shared interests.

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Ultimate Ears Boom 2 review: Gesture-friendly, waterproof, and still awesome

A stylish, waterproof Bluetooth speaker that can be used with two devices at the same time, and controlled using gestures.

The best high-tech music gadgets for the holidays

Technology is making it easier than ever to create and enjoy music. Here's some of our favorite hi-tech gear designed for artists, music lovers, and anyone in between.

7 wireless charging solutions

The world of wireless charging is about to get a lot more electric.'s Al Sacco presents several wireless charging options that make great, affordable holiday gifts for the techie on your list.

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This is what Apple's official charging dock for Apple Watch might look like

European tech sites leak photos of what they claim is the official Apple Watch charging dock.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Let Tick Task create your daily schedule, so you don't have to

In this week's roundup of new Mac apps, we bring you tools that help you organize your desktop, keep your data safe, and safely manage and share all of your photos.

Military's Osprey helicopter-airplane makes record flight

The Osprey just completed its longest flight in history, flying from California to Brazil for joint military training exercises.

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Google search bolsters its ability to understand more complex questions

Your queries to Google search can now use more complex phrases, superlatives, and time-specific references.

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Apple Pay coming to Canada and Australia this week, but only for AmEx users

Apple is playing the long game when it comes to the spread of mobile payments.


😱 Oxford Dictionaries selects 'face with tears of joy' emoji as word of the year

Oxford Dictionaries has selected its word of the year and it's one that will make you go 😱.


Adobe placates Lightroom users by restoring the import dialog in a new update

Besides bringing back a much-missed feature, Adobe Lightroom 6.3 also fixes lingering performance issues.

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DisplayMate report: iPad Pro’s “top tier professional display” edged out by Surface Pro 4 in color accuracy

iPad mini 4 screen is near “textbook perfect” according to report.


Cooked goose: Spotting Apple’s problem

Tim Cook's failings are easy to see if you put on these special glasses. A tin foil hat doesn't hurt, either.

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Data Rescue One review: Harvest data from a failing hard drive

Data Rescue One bundles the Data Rescue software with a storage device for file recovery.