Jan. 10, 2018—After covering the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) for at least a decade, we’ve become a bit jaded with regard to the news that’s generated at the event.
Jan. 2, 2018—After a wave of criticism that included accusations of forcing customers to upgrade their cellphones, Apple lowered the price of replacement batteries on most of its iPhone models.
Dec. 14, 2017—In a decision that was as inevitable as a snowman’s doom in warm weather, Federal Communications Commission voted to hand over control of the internet to giant telecommunications corporations.
Oct. 25, 2017—If you’re concerned that “porch pirates” will steal delivered packages from your doorstep, Amazon.com has a solution—let its couriers enter your home to deliver the packages while you’re away.
Oct. 5, 2017—Lost in the introduction of an array of Google products that rely on the Google Assistant digital assistant, Sonos announced a smart speaker that eventually will give you access to multiple digital assistants.
Oct. 4, 2017—Google unveiled its latest smartphones and a large batch of other smart products that take advantage of the Google Assistant digital personal assistant.
Sept. 12, 2017—Apple’s annual September product unveiling went as expected by technology forecasters almost to the letter. If anything, the surprise was at how many models of iPhone will be available for the holiday season.
Aug. 25, 2017—Samsung’s reboot of the Galaxy Note smartphone is as much about “increments” as it is about breakthroughs, according to one expert.
July 27, 2017—And then there was one.
June 27, 2017—Buoyed by the success of the NES Classic Edition in 2016, Nintendo will do it again in 2017—this time using its Super NES video-game console.
June 21, 2017—If you’re interested in an Apple smartphone, then Virgin Mobile USA has a deal for you. Google Android users need not apply.
June 8, 2017—Amazon doesn’t want consumers to store anything and everything online anymore.
June 5, 2017—As had been rumored, Apple announced its entry into the voice-activated home speaker market at its Worldwide Developers Conference.
May 30, 2017—T-Mobile customers soon will be able to use their phone number to make calls from practically any connected device.
May 3, 2017—When Federal Communications Commission released a proposal to rescind rules that ensure net neutrality, it did so under the guise of “restoring internet freedom.” In fact, it would do the opposite, three experts tell Consumers Digest.
April 28, 2017—The federal government’s abandonment of consumers continues.
April 6, 2017—Comcast wants to increase the membership of the Big Four.
April 4, 2017—Rules that were aimed at protecting the online privacy of consumers hadn’t taken effect yet. Now they won’t.
Jan. 13, 2017—In October 2016, Nintendo announced that its long-anticipated new game system would be called the Nintendo Switch but said little else. Now, we know the rest of the story.
Jan. 4, 2017—TVs continue to be the focus of the International Consumer Electronics Show, and thin definitely is in.