For car shoppers under the age of 31, the biggest factor in deciding what to buy isn't performance, fuel economy or comfort, it's the shopping experience and "cockpit technology," according to a recent study.
At CES 2011, appliances are getting the hook-up. CNN gives you a look at some household products that are newly online.
Sometimes the winner in a tech field isn't the company whose invention is the fastest or the sleekest -- or even the first. It's the company that hits the exact right point in the timing curve.
Expect mobile phone security to become a hot topic in 2011, with vulnerabilities emerging for complex smartphones and simple "feature phones" alike.
South Korea's government loses a legal battle over web control. CNN's Kyung Lah reports.
Koh JaeYoul may not work at a powerful South Korean media outlet, but the might of his 140 character tweets is considered one of this highly wired country's most influential.
Just over a quarter of all American adults used cell phones to participate in some election-related activity during last month's elections, according to a new report from the Pew Internet and American Life Project.
Young people around the world love their cell phones -- and a new Nielsen report sheds light on which phones they're using, how they choose their phones, and how they use them.
When the actor was asked to turn off his phone, and didn't, his plane returned to the gate
In a bid to bring the life-saving emergency service 911 into the 21st century, the FCC is looking at letting citizens report crimes through text messages and even stream video from their mobile phones to emergency centers.
The NBA star had no physical relationship with a former teammate Brent Barry's wife, source close to him insists
There's a lot to love about texting.
Facebook wants to be your inbox for every kind of message.
Study finds teens who text a lot also have sex, drink, do drugs. Dr. Scott Frank, lead researcher, explains.
All that texting and social networking by teenagers could come back to byte them.
Health workers trying to combat the cholera outbreak in Haiti are using unique technologies to communicate with potential victims and map the disaster.
There were no scars, no bruises to indicate the abuse Allyson Pereira, a 16-year-old high school sophomore in New Jersey, had suffered.
In the aftermath of disasters like the earthquakes in Haiti and Chile or the massive floods in Pakistan, it's easy to feel helpless. If you're in the United States, those disasters may seem a world away. What can a person do to chip in?
Officials say Dr. Frank Ryan's Jeep drifted off the highway with "no evidence of any other contributing factors"
Doug Wilson takes his smartphone everywhere.
Forget about using your smartphone in the car. Your next car might be one.
CNN's Howard Kurtz talks with blogger A.J. Daulerio about how he broke the story of Brett Favre's alleged sexting.
If you needed more proof that texting is on the rise, here's a stat for you: the average teenager sends over 3,000 texts per month. That's more than six texts per waking hour.
Kerfye Pierre had recently returned from volunteering in the aftermath of January's Haiti earthquake when she got the most outrageous mobile phone bill of her life.
Apple has patented technology that could be used by parents to prevent their kids from sending sexually explicit text messages -- or "sexting."
Text messaging is one of the popular ways to communicate these days. However, unlike most wireless carriers in the rest of the world, U.S. wireless companies tend to double-charge customers for texts: They charge both for sending texts and for delivering each text message. This can be annoying, especially for the vast majority of people who don't have smartphones.
The mainstream media's technology coverage hyper-focuses on Apple and other favorite topics at the expense of other important stories, a new study says.
Laws against using mobile devices to send and receive text messages while driving don't reduce crashes, according to a new study by the Highway Loss Data Institute.
A New York teenager with a 7,000-a-month texting habit now has a lot more to text about.
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood kicked off a summit on distracted driving Tuesday by announcing new regulations intended to prevent accidents involving drivers trying to text or talk on cell phones while operating a vehicle.
Some of the fastest thumbs in the country will pound mobile phones at lightning speeds Tuesday for a chance to win $100,000.
The Wisconsin prosecutor at the center of a texting scandal has retained an attorney, and is on medical leave, according to the Calumet County District Attorney's office.
Distracted driving claimed the same percentage of overall traffic deaths in 2009 as in 2008, according to numbers released Monday, meaning it's still a big problem across the country, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood says.
The next time some jerk cuts you off on the freeway, instead of just cursing to yourself you could tell all your Facebook friends about it, all without taking your hands off the steering wheel.
Grown-ups don't text as much as teens -- at least not yet. A new survey suggests they may be catching up.
You know it will happen someday: Zombies are chasing you down the street, groaning for your blood. You've been holed up for a week, and there's spotty cell service. It sure would be handy to request an emergency ammo drop from the black-helicopter guys.
Women text and talk on their mobile phones more than men.
25.94 seconds. That's how much time it took Melissa Thompson of Salford, England, to type a complex sentence on a Samsung Galaxy S, which makes her the new Guinness World Record holder for fastest typing on a phone.
Dr. Frank Ryan, who transformed Heidi Montag, was sending a Tweet about his dog
The Obama administration is looking to turn crisis into opportunity, hoping its robust response to the devastating floods in Pakistan will help improve its poor image among a skeptical Pakistani public.
Texting while driving is not just dumb -- it's also an equal-opportunity mistake.
CNN's Kate Bolduan and digital expert Mario Armstrong talk about Ford tech that gives a car a constant link to the Web.
It's summertime. Like many people, you may not have enough time for an extended vacation in which to devour a juicy full-length novel.
Adults are just as likely as teenagers to text while driving, according to a report released Friday by the Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project.
Before iPhones, Foursquare and Facebook, B.J. Fogg envisioned a mobile fitness device that coaches the user, tracks her location, and shows her friends also exercising at that time.
"It is in both of our best interests for me to step aside," says Hank Haney
On a recent episode of the TV show "Modern Family," a character named Mitchell gets in his car and does something that's frustratingly familiar for early adopters of technology:
At a company golf outing a few years ago, Michael Levine tried to rattle his 24-year-old colleague as he was about to putt by stealing a line from the 1980 movie "Caddyshack:" "Noonan!" he yelled, just as the caddies in the film did to disrupt a character on the green.
There's a new danger for teens who text too much. CNN's Ali Velshi takes a look at the impact of too much texting.
As most parents of adolescents know all too well, text messaging has become the preferred method of communication for American teenagers, with one in three teens sending more than 100 texts a day, a new survey says.
We've all probably done it -- whether it was texting about dinner plans on a company cell phone or updating friends about a vacation via company e-mail.
The U.S. Supreme Court is scheduled Monday to hear the case of an Ontario, California, police officer who used his city-issued text-messaging pager to exchange hundreds of personal messages -- some sexually explicit. The case carries ramifications for employee privacy rights in the workplace.
Actor-comedian Zach Galifianakis, funny man Stephen Colbert, a blog about sometimes-regrettable text messages and the New York Times' Web site top the list of nominees for the 2010 Webby Awards.
CNN's Errol Barnett talks to the executive director of the Webby Awards about what makes a good nominee.
CNN's Anderson Cooper finds a mass grave on the outskirts of Haiti's earthquake-shattered capital Port-au-Prince.
In the brutal aftermath of Haiti's earthquake, Jean-Robert Gaillard turned to his low-tech radio for solace and for a lifeline.
Jane Velez-Mitchell talks to an alleged mistress of Tiger Woods who claims the 120 racy texts she posted online are his.
A former porn actress who says she had a three-year intimate relationship with Tiger Woods posted text messages online Thursday that she says the golfer sent her last year.
When some people find out that Lauren Leto quit law school at Wayne State University after her first year to focus on her Web site, they lecture her about responsibility and planning for her future.
Smartphones aren't just smart, they're personal computers. Unlike a desktop or even a laptop PC, those devices and other mobile phones can easily slip out of a pocket or purse, be left in a taxi, or get snatched off a table.
Former Rep. Eric Massa says he is out of office for "standing up to a horrific mistake we are about to make."
Federal safety regulators have proposed a set of guidelines for states to create laws that would ban text messaging while driving.
I dont tlk on th fone. txt im fb me.
A mom and daughter test a cell phone application that prevents texting while driving. WHDH reports.
A new study suggests laws banning the use of hand-held devices while driving have not reduced the rate of accidents in three states and the District of Columbia.
Affiliate KRON's Stanley Roberts rides along as an officer catches distracted drivers in the act.
Drivers of commercial trucks and buses are prohibited from texting under federal guidelines that U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced Tuesday.
Legislatures in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Guam, the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico met in 2009, leading to the enactment of 40,697 laws, many of which take effect January 1.
Nearly one-sixth of teens who own cell phones have received nude or nearly nude images via text message from someone they know, according to a new survey on "sexting" from the Pew Internet & American Life Project.
When Ontario, California, Police Sgt. Jeff Quon used his city-issued text messaging pager to exchange hundreds of personal messages, some of a "sexually explicit" nature, did he have a right to expect those messages would be kept private?
The Supreme Court is deciding just how private the texts are that you send through company-issued devices.
A whistleblower Web site has posted what it says is a half-million text messages from 9/11. CNN's Jeanne Meserve reports.
Newly released text messages reportedly from the morning of September 11, 2001, show panicked family members trying to contact loved ones and officials frantically trying to grasp what was happening.
Texting has become as ubiquitous as the cell phones that birthed them, but what is it doing to our love lives?
Last year, nearly six-thousand people were killed and half a million hurt in accidents involving so-called distracted drivers.
Greg Zaffke II's mother, Anita, was killed in May when a car struck her motorcycle at a stoplight, he said.
Drinking and texting, he largely ignores the crowds of women dancing nearby
Illinois will become the 17th state on Thursday to ban texting while driving, a safety worry that has caught the attention of the federal government.
A new bill in the Senate would require states to ban texting while driving. CNN's Jason Carroll reports.
The Obama administration is calling together a wide range of officials next month to address how to end accidents caused by distracted motorists.
Teenagers exchange text messages while driving because, well, they're teenagers and teenagers sometimes do dumb things. But suit-wearing adults who should know better are texting behind the wheel too, driven by grown-up motivations.
CNN's Tom Foreman shows the dangers of texting while driving.
Four senators pushed for a bill Wednesday to ban texting while driving, a day after a study found that drivers who text while on the road are much more likely to have an accident than undistracted drivers.
A new study shows texting while driving greatly increases crash risk. CNN's Josh Levs reports.
Truckers who text while driving are 23 times more likely to crash or get into a near-wreck than an undistracted driver, while car drivers face the greatest danger when dialing their cell phones, a transportation study found.
The text messages address various issues and come from all over the African continent.
I got my first SMS spam message last week and it infuriated me.
The operator of a Boston trolley that rear-ended another in May was indicted Wednesday on a charge of gross negligence, the Suffolk County district attorney said.
Sunday is the day we all traditionally render unto Caesar, so if you're at a loss for the perfect gift for your paternal unit on Father's Day, may we suggest the humble paper bag.
Are you looking for an easy way to reduce your monthly budget? Look no further than your cell phone bill.
HLN money expert Clark Howard discusses with a caller the pros and cons of bundling cable TV, phone and Internet service.
A 15-year-old girl with a 500-texts-a-day texting habit thumbed her way to the $50,000 grand prize at the L.G. National Texting Championship in New York on Tuesday.