WSJ.com: Personal Technology
What Samsung Must Do to Win Back Our Trust
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 23:49:52 EDT
Samsung bungled the recall of the exploding Note 7 phones—and exposed bigger concerns with the battery safety of our favorite gadgets, Geoffrey A. Fowler and Joanna Stern write.
Still Have a Galaxy Note 7? Here's What to Do
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 21:12:50 EDT
If you bought a Galaxy Note 7 and you’re feeling frustrated and bewildered, here’s some info that can help.
Instagram Aims to Prevent Suicide and Self-Harm With New Tool
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 08:05:39 EDT
Facebook’s Instagram has introduced a tool aimed to prevent suicide, self-harm and eating disorders by providing timely help to those in need.
Google Pixel Review: The Android iPhone You've Been Waiting For
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 02:23:10 EDT
Yanking a page from Apple’s playbook, Google has created the best Android phone, Joanna Stern says.
This Cozmo Robot Could Be Your New Best Friend
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 02:20:43 EDT
Cozmo’s looks are deceiving. This cute, plastic toy tractor may look run of the mill, but when it springs to life, it’s like nothing you’ve ever seen.
You Can Now Endorse Your Favorite Candidates on Facebook
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 18:22:00 EDT
Facebook now has a news-feed feature that allows users to formally “endorse” a presidential candidate.
An Internet-Powered Beer-Making Robot…What Could Go Wrong?
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 02:22:00 EDT
What ales the robotic kitchen? Geoffrey A. Fowler journeys into the dark heart of computerized homebrewing with PicoBrew, an Internet-connected beer maker.
The Best Way to Bring Virtual Reality Home
Thu, 06 Oct 2016 12:39:48 EDT
Sony’s PlayStation VR goggles make you look less like a total zero and more like an arcade hero, writes Geoffrey A. Fowler.
Will My Phone Explode? Answers to Your Lithium-Ion Battery Questions
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 23:30:19 EDT
While experts say there is little to worry about regarding the battery safety of most smart devices, here’s what you should know about those little rectangles of densely packed energy you’re carrying around.
A 19-Year-Old Just Built the First Fingerprint-Reading Smart Gun
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 17:28:29 EDT
Geoffrey A. Fowler takes an exclusive look at the only handgun that unlocks like an iPhone.