Personal Tech

Episode 118: Biggest Crowdfunded Game Ever

A huge new video game in development, “Star Citizen,” has roots in Austin and more than $200 million in crowdfunding raised so far.

Episode 120: End of the Line For Game Consoles?

There may be a future where what we think of as video-game consoles become more like tiny streaming-video boxes. But we’re not quite there yet.

Episode 123: Is Robocall Help Finally Coming?

There’s been very little done to minimize unwanted robocalls, you may have noticed, but the FCC says it recognizes the problem and wants to take steps to address them.

Episode 125: Deep Breaths, Look At Your Phone

You might be able to find some peace with some highly evolved meditation and mindfulness apps available for free on your smart hone.

Episode 126: How to Quit Facebook

Fed up with Facebook? There are two main ways to get out of the social network: putting your account on pause or deleting it permanently.

Episode 099: Fake News 2.0

While social-media companies still continue to assess the damage that fake accounts and bots caused during the 2016 election cycle, there are indications that the next generation of disruptive players will be even worse.

Episode 096: Maybe Don’t Upgrade

Despite the lure of new smartphones introduced every year, there are ways to extend the life of your current phone by improving battery life and freeing up data storage space.

Episode 095: Tech Companies Helping Tech Addiction

Even major tech companies such as Google and Apple are starting to acknowledge that some of our digital-screen habits aren’t healthy. Here’s what they’re doing to promote digital wellness.