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Applying To College? Clean Up Your Social Media Act

Don’t let a compromising photo or unfortunate post get your application rejected.

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Positive Correlation Found Between Teens' Sleep and Electronic Use

Kids using computers and phones take longer to drift off at night.

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Win the Online Dating Game by Staying Safe

An expert reveals tips for protecting yourself as your would-be romance moves from digital to 3D.

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How to Lock Down Your Home Internet

Are your computers and devices safe from intruders and malware? Here’s how to make the right security choices when setting up your home network.

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9 Ways Your Cellphone Can Save Your Life

Get help when you’re injured or lost and avert a medical emergency with these apps and phone features.

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Are Peeping Toms Watching You Through Your Webcam?

Block the prying eyes of hackers with these expert tips for securing your home webcam.

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Disaster Preparedness? There's an App for That

Your phone or tablet can be a powerful ally if disaster strikes.

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4 Food Apps to Add to Your Phone or Tablet

To instantly know more about the health and safety of your food, check out these free tools.

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What to Do When Your Electronic Treasures Become Trash

Wondering how to get rid of your old TV, cell phone or computer? Here are four smart strategies.

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Are Full Body Scanners Safe?

Why improved technology may mean less risk at airports.

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​The High Price of Using Free Wi-Fi

Your risk of being hacked goes way up when you use free Wi-Fi. Install a virtual private network (VPN) on your mobile devices to be safe.

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5 Emergency Apps Everyone Should Have On Their Phone

Your smartphone is likely already your secretary, game center and communication hub. It can be a lifesaver, too, if you have the right apps.

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How to Use Parental Controls on Your Kids’ Devices

Take advantage of technology to limit screen time and block inappropriate content.

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Is It Safe to Share Photos of Your Kids Online?

Experts weigh in on the do’s and don’ts.

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​8 Ways to Protect Yourself on Social Networks

Sharing too much on social networks can cost you more than your privacy. A cyber security expert offers eight critical tips for staying safe online.