Latest from Geoffrey A. Fowler

You’re going to be asked to prove your vaccination status. Here’s how to do it.

There’s no be-all-end-all way to carry proof of vaccination on your phone. We make sense of how different options approach your privacy, ensure your security and try to spot counterfeits.
  • Aug 2, 2021

How to watch (some of) the Olympics online for free

We break down the most cost-effective way to watch the Summer Olympics — from streaming to social media.
  • Jul 30, 2021

How Internet and TV providers get away with jacking up your bill

Service providers use their lock on neighborhoods — and a lack of rules — to take advantage of us. Here’s how to spot their tricks.
  • Jul 13, 2021

5 tricks to lower your Internet bill

You can threaten to drop service — or cut some non-essential parts of your bill — if switching isn’t a real option
  • Jul 13, 2021

Windows 11 will change how you use your PC

5 things to know about Windows 11: A relocated Start menu, support for Android apps and more
  • Jun 24, 2021

The Technology 202: Amy Klobuchar gets personal on smart speakers

'I unplug mine whenever I'm on the phone with a senator,' she said.
  • Jun 16, 2021

The ultrathin new iMac lost a lot more than size

A half-inch desktop computer shows how Apple’s obsession with thin design can work against us.
  • Jun 16, 2021

Apple's new iMac is its thinnest yet. Here's why that's not necessarily a good thing.

A half-inch desktop computer shows how Apple’s obsession with thin design can work against us.
  • Jun 16, 2021

Amazon may be sharing your Internet connection with neighbors. Here’s how to turn it off.

You have no control over what sort of data flows over Amazon’s new Sidewalk wireless network, which has been lying dormant in Echo smart speakers and Ring cameras... until now
  • Jun 8, 2021

iPhones get better video calls, paid privacy protection and virtual driver’s licenses in iOS 15

Expect software updates for iPhones and iPads and privacy changes at Apple’s all-virtual developer conference
  • Jun 7, 2021
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