There is a reason I took longer than usual to write my column this week. I have been a little distracted by the popular new mobile app called Draw Something.
Every week we hear of another website suffering from some sort of data breach, where customer accounts are compromised or usernames and passwords are hacked.
Need a quick idea for making breakfast for your family? Want to know the best way to cook bacon without making a huge mess? Wondering how to make a lamp out of an empty wine bottle? Then Pinterest is the place for you.
Seems that, nowadays, not a week goes by where we don't hear about some online scam or website getting hacked.
By CJ CastilloLast year, I wrote a column about this topic, and with several friends asking about me about it recently, I thought it would be good to cover it again.
Earlier this week, security researchers at Trusteer warned of malware that targets online banking customers.
So, you've decided it's time to make better choices when it comes to food. That potato chip sandwich you had for lunch probably wasn't the best decision you've made in a while. And you've come to the sad realization that chocolate cake is not the breakfast of champions. (But it tastes so good!)
A few months after launching Google Places for Android phones, Google has now released the app for the iPhone and iPod touch.
Looking for a good deal while shopping has never been easier, thanks to some handy apps for your smartphone.
Imagine going a day without the Internet, e-mail, text messages or television. You might ask, "Where do I sign up? That sounds like a nice vacation!"
When the iPhone 4 was launched in June, Apple CEO Steve Jobs said they had developed "a glass that's 30 times harder than plastic."
I remember back in the day when having a television with a remote control was a luxury. What? Too good to walk to your TV set and change the channel? Hey, that episode of "Webster" is getting a little too loud, click down the volume a level or two, OK?
On Wednesday, Google announced their latest new thing, a Gmail phone call feature. Within 24 hours, one million phone calls were made with this new service.
That innocent photo you took of your homemade cookies or empandas, then posted to Twitter may reveal more than you intended.
Steve Jobs has spoken. Due to an outcry over the iPhone 4 antenna, dubbed "Antennagate" by Apple, the company addressed the antenna situation at a special news conference on Friday.
Apple launched the iPhone 4 last week, and since then an uproar has risen over the signal quality and reception of the phone.
If you haven't heard by now, the 2010 FIFA World Cup is in full swing. What has been called the world's largest sporting event kicked off in South Africa on June 11 and ends July 11.
I remember all the good times we had together. You were there during Hamster Dance, Friendster and the Star Wars Kid. We laughed together at the Pancake Rabbit and the O RLY Owl. Together, we read about the demise of Napster. But now it is time to move on. I don't feel secure with you anymor…
Back in February a report released by the mobile advertising company AdMob revealed some interesting details about owners of smartphones.
Suppose you're having lunch at work and suddenly are reminded of something you forgot to do. You forgot to buy a gift for your nephew's graduation party, which happens to take place that evening. You have half an hour to finish your can of Dinty Moore and find a decent gift.
A report released by the mobile advertising company AdMob reveals some interesting details about owners of smartphones.
Everybody's talking about touchscreens, resolution, multitouch, pinch-to-zoom; all they are saying is give the Droid a chance.
Have you ever been traveling, laptop or mobile device in hand, and find yourself wandering about aimlessly looking for a WiFi hotspot? You can't find a connection fast enough so you can e-mail your friends those photos of the huge ball of twine you saw on the side of the road.
The dust is just beginning to settle on Black Friday and retailers are now preparing for Cyber Monday, the first Monday after Thanksgiving weekend.
Which star of the movie "Pretty in Pink" appeared on the sitcom "The Facts of Life?" What year was the Oreo cookie first developed? What is the largest prime number? If you have ever found yourself pondering these questions, where is the first place you go for answers?
Just this week, I finally sat down and decided to go through the tedious task of cleaning my e-mail inbox. The reason I put off this task for so long, is because I dreaded wading through all the e-mails, trying to find messages from actual people, all while deleting the multitude of spam mes…
By now, many of us are familiar with Twitter, the micro-blogging, 140-characters-or-less, social media site that you either love, hate or just don't get.
Ever share war stories with friends about scars and injuries collected during the halcyon days of youth? Like the time Carlos tried to jump over the water fountain in the park. He came away with a gash on his forehead that injured his pride more than anything else.
I have always wanted to try geocaching ever since I first heard about it years ago. I mean, who doesn't like a good treasure hunt every now and then?
Used to be that a cell phone's main purpose was to send and receive calls when you were on the go and not able to answer your phone at home or at work. Land lines, remember those?
I recently wrote an article about parents communicating with their children through text messaging. Sending a text message is an easy and quick way to keep tabs on children, find out where they are, when they are coming home and remind them to bring in the trash can.
When major events occur, most of us turn to the mainstream media for news updates. Whether it be from network or cable television, online news sources or radio, we tend to expect the media to be the first on the scene.
- Victoria builder lived to serve customers, community
- Victoria East pleased with scrimmage against Bay City
- Blotter: Victoria man charged with stalking
- Renovated apartments aimed at filling affordable housing void
- Warriors prepare for season with scrimmage against La Grange
- Victoria Crime Stoppers looking for information on Martin Briones
- Victoria woman gives gift of piano music to church for 6 decades
- Victoria man's symptoms stump doctors
- Blotter: Burglary attempted at La Tejanita Restaurant
- Comic books didn’t prepare me for this