The busy person’s guide to saving money on holiday shopping
If you don’t have hours to spend coupon hunting, here are manageable online shopping tips to save money, time and sanity this holiday season.By Shira Ovide
How to tell real products from scams when shopping online
It’s hard to tell what’s quality or a scam online. Use these research skills to avoid getting duped.By Heather Kelly
It’s not your imagination: Shopping on Amazon has gotten worse
Most of what you see at first on Amazon is now an ad.By Geoffrey A. Fowler
You’ve decided to quit Twitter. Here’s what you can use to replace it.
The best alternatives to Twitter for people who don't want to stay on the Elon Musk-owned site.By Heather Kelly
The long, lonely wait to recover a hacked Facebook account
Victims said customer support does next to nothing as users lose time and money.By Tatum Hunter
Angry Taylor Swift fans rail about Ticketmaster glitches
Ticketmaster blames "unprecedented" demand for glitches and delays that prevented many Taylor Swift fans from securing tickets to her upcoming "Eras" tour.By Tatum Hunter
America has an earthquake early-warning system now — on your phone
Your phone could now give you an up to 60 second warning when a big earthquake is about to hitBy Geoffrey A. Fowler
How to avoid falling for and spreading misinformation online
Breaking news moves fast online, and it can be difficult to tell what's real and what's purposefully misleading or fake. Here's how to sort through it all.By Heather Kelly
Google’s Assistant is getting parental controls. Here’s how they work.
For the first time since its launch in 2016, Google Assistant will offer parents more control over how their children use it.By Chris Velazco
You can now track your ballot online in half of states
Want to make sure your vote counts? Now if you vote by mail, you can follow your ballot’s every move like a UPS package.By Geoffrey A. Fowler
Uber will show ads now. But don’t count on a lower fare.
Uber is launching a dedicated advertising division to start making money from its large collection of customer data, including trip and purchase histories.By Tatum Hunter
Scam apartment listings are everywhere. Here’s how to spot them.
Scam listings show up on Zillow, Apartments.com, Craigslist and other listing sites. Here are the signs of a rental scam to watch out for.By Tatum Hunter
You’re not the only one accidentally turning on your iPhone flashlight
People keep turning on their iPhone flashlights, leaving embarrassing lights blazing out of their back pockets. What can we do to fix it?By Heather Kelly
Parental Tech Support: Everything you should fix on a senior’s phone
Clean up and optimize your parent’s smartphone with 20 minutes and this checklist.By Heather Kelly
Political spam is out of control. Now Gmail is about to make it worse.
Campaign emails will soon get to bypass Gmail’s spam filter. Here's how you can banish them from your inbox and make democracy less annoying online.By Geoffrey A. Fowler