Recently, a group of hackers threatened to remotely erase massive numbers of iPhones if a ransom weren't paid. Apple says users shouldn't worry–but this a good reminder to take steps to prevent ne'er-do-wells from gaining access to your accounts.
“Internet service providers like Comcast and AT&T have been trying to get rid of these rules since the day they were approved, and the Senate just handed them a big victory," said Jonathan Schwantes, senior policy counsel for Consumers Union, the policy and mobilization arm of Consumer Reports.
A corporate squabble over printer toner cartridges doesn’t sound particularly glamorous, but this otherwise boring topic is the crux of a Supreme Court case that will answer a question with far-reaching impact for all consumers.
Before you rush out to buy the new $329 iPad, take a look at these tablets priced at $300 or less. They may not brim with exciting new features but are great for watching YouTube videos, browsing the web, and checking email.
A ban on most electronics in the cabins of some U.S.-bound flights may be aimed at thwarting terrorist attacks, but it also raises questions about the safest place to stow devices with lithium-ion batteries on airplanes.