Nvidia Recalling Shield Tablets Over Fire HazardNvidia is recalling 88,000 shield tablets because the battery inside can overheat and pose a fire hazard. The company said there have been four reported cases of the tablets overheating.
Average Person Spends 1.5 Days Per Month On AppsThe average person now spends about a day and a half every month using apps on their smart phone or tablet, according to mobile app statistics compiled by Nielsen. The average during a one-month period was 37 hours, 28 minutes during the last quarter of 2014.
Top Technology Picks For The Holiday SeasonSmartwatches, the sophisticated, portable mini-computers that track fitness metrics and synchronize with cell phones, are taking wrists by storm this holiday season.
Doctor: Blue Light From Electronics Can Wreak Havoc On Children's SleepDoctors are warning parents about something their kids are increasingly exposed to and it may be playing a key role in disrupting their sleep. The latest research shows that nighttime exposure to blue light – mainly from computers, smartphones, tablets and e-readers -- is particularly harmful.
Tips On Packing Lightly For VacationFor the first-time traveler hoping to avoid baggage fees to the experienced globetrotter, the following 10 tips will help teach you how to pack more efficiently and maybe even more safely.
FAA To Allow Air Passengers To Use Gadgets On PlanesGovernment safety rules are changing to let airline passengers use most electronic devices from gate-to-gate. The change will let passengers read, work, play games, watch movies and listen to music.
Doctors Warn Against Too Much 'Screen Time' For KidsThey've been called electronic babysitters. All of that technology we love, our kids love too. But you can have too much of a good thing. A report from the American Academy of Pediatrics found kids spend, on average, eight hours using some type of "entertainment media" each day. Doctors say one to two hours a day is plenty. That screen time, experts warn, can add up to health and behavior problems. Excess use of cell phones, tablets and TVs is linked to violent behavior, cyberbullying, obesity, lack of sleep and other health problems.
Farmington Schools Providing iPads For All Students, TeachersApple's tablet will soon be an everyday necessity for students in Farmington schools. By the end of the school year, the district will provide an iPad2 or iPad Mini to all of its 7,330 students and their teachers.
App Reminds People To Get Up And MoveOn average, people sit for 10 hours each day, more than most people sleep in a night! That's why a St. Paul man created an app to get people up and at 'em.
Tech Minute: What Sets The iPad 3 ApartApple's new iPad is having perhaps the strongest launch yet, with 3 million sold right off the bat.
Tech Minute: 'Ultrabooks' The Hot New GadgetThis year's Consumer Electronics Show featured plenty of cool, new gadgets. But among the biggest hits were ultrabooks, which basically combine laptops and tablets into one device.
Kindle Fire Vs. Nook Tablet: CNET Weighs InIt seems everyone wants a tablet this year. The question is: Which one should you buy?
Best Buy 3rd-Quarter Net Income DeclinesElectronics retailer Best Buy said Tuesday that its third-quarter net income fell 29 percent as it cut prices in popular categories such as tablets and TVs to drive sales and traffic during the busy holiday season.
Tech Gift Ideas: New Tablets And SmartphonesFinding the right holiday gifts can be a challenge, but tech gifts are at the top of many lists. With the new iPhone out, it's easy to assume that would be the best option. If you're thinking about a laptop as a gift, you may want to consider a tablet.