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Weekend Open Forum: What phone security do you use?

Weekend Open Forum: What phone security do you use?

Like locking a car door, passwording my phone has always felt like it would only deter the weak willed. Nonetheless, earlier this year I decided a basic passcode was comforting enough for everyday life and started using a four-dot pattern…
Weekend Open Forum: Do you still wear a watch?

Weekend Open Forum: Do you still wear a watch?

There isn't a week that goes by where we don't hear about how the rapid adoption of smartphones and tablets are displacing other technology segments. For many folks, a competent high-end handset can comfortably replace various portable media players, dedicated gaming handhelds...

Weekend Open Forum: Do you still have a landline at home?

Weekend Open Forum: Do you still have a landline at home?

You might've laughed at that question as recent as a decade ago, but between expanding cellular coverage and affordable VoIP services, conventional landlines are increasingly redundant. I haven't had a wired phone in five years or so and I only know a few people who do...