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Cheaper phones are fine, if top-end camera isn't a must

Tali Arbel, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 12:25pm

You can easily save hundreds of dollars on an Android phone — especially if you, like many people, don't need a top-end camera.

Smart ways to monitor your kids' cellphone activity

Sloan Schrage  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 10:17pm

It's a constant concern for those of us who are parents: What are our kids doing online? Now parents have several different ways to keep digital tabs on their children through their smartphones.

Alan Alda asks scientists to explain energy to children

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 8:12pm

Alan Alda wants scientists to answer a question for 11-year-old children: What is energy?

Lying may be your brain's fault, study says

Jessica Ravitz, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 1:48pm

The lies start small, and then they grow. We've all seen this, in news reports, among our friends and family, in ourselves.

Is social media turning you into a zealot?

Brian Hughes, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 12:14pm

Have you heard? Hillary Clinton is dying of Parkinson's disease. Also, Donald Trump thinks the United States shouldn't have stopped the Bosnian genocide. Angry mobs of "Bernie bros" are hurling chairs at Democratic staffers. And President Obama, who smells like sulfur, is followed everywhere he goes by a swarm of flies.

Instagram launches suicide prevention tool

Ivana Kottasova, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 10:25pm

Instagram is launching a new suicide prevention tool designed to reach out to users at risk of self-harm.

Attacks on the internet keep getting bigger and nastier

Bree Fowler, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 4:41pm

Could millions of connected cameras, thermostats and kids' toys bring the internet to its knees? It's beginning to look that way.

Tonight is a great time to see the Orionid meteor shower

Jason Hanna, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 5:01pm

The sky will put on a heck of a show tonight.

AAP announces new screen time rules for kids

Hailey Middlebrook, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 2:33pm

Digital media exposure for children of all ages should be limited, according to new guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Popular sites like Amazon, Twitter and Netflix suffer outages

Sara Ashley O'Brien, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 12:49pm

A number of popular websites like Amazon and Netflix were down for some users on Friday morning in what appears to be a massive DDoS attack.

NASA: Jupiter spacecraft detects problem, turns off camera

Alicia Chang, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 7:57pm

A NASA spacecraft circling Jupiter has hit another snag.

Why you believe everything your Facebook friends tell you

Elizabeth Cohen, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 12:49pm

No, Facebook hasn't changed its privacy settings. No, what you post doesn't belong to Facebook now.

Career, technical education showcase helps students get jobs

Carrie Rogers-Whitehead, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 11:46am

About 10,000 students and adults gathered at the South Towne Expo Center for the first ever Pathways to Professions showcase on Oct. 12-13.

Scientists confirm genetics of schizophrenia

Susan Scutti, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 10:32am

Creating an effective treatment for schizophrenia requires a better understanding of its biology, of the genes that cause it. Using technology to illuminate chromosomes, scientists confirmed the underlying genetics of this mental disorder.

Review: 4 days with the 2017 Volkswagen Passat SE

Mike Stapley, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 19th - 12:36pm

The 2017 Volkswagen Passat combines simple elegance with modern technology.

Google's Pixel phone: Not much new, but still a standout

Anick Jesdanun, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 18th - 12:04pm

Google's ambitious new smartphone, the Pixel, doesn't offer a lot that's new. Yet it's still one of the best out there.

5 useful solar gadgets for winter

Brooke Nally, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 18th - 11:42am

There are many areas of your life you can light up with solar power this winter, so take advantage of renewable energy with these five gadgets that are as fun as they are useful.

3 programs that will protect your child from inappropriate content

Weldon McKenzie, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 17th - 1:43pm

This article outlines several technologies that can help parents monitor or block content they might deem inappropriate for their children while watching TV or browsing the Internet.

This man built a VR app to cure his fear of spiders

Seth Fiegerman, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 16th - 9:04pm

They say entrepreneurs need to embrace fear, but Tim Suzman may have taken that maxim a little too literally.

Assistive technologies helps people with disabilities 'be who they are'

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted  Oct 16th - 7:40am

The Utah Center for Assistive Technology is all about gadgets and tech that help people with disabilities improve their quality of life. An open house Thursday was a showcase of technology and other assists that help people "be who they are."