Brenda Stolyar

Brenda Stolyar

Brenda became obsessed with technology after receiving her first Dell computer from her grandpa in the second grade. While she’s since moved on from Windows XP, she still brags about her hidden collection of computer games. She graduated from Rutgers University and was the features editor of the college newspaper. She loves to write about tech, music, and film.
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Privacy’s virtual credit card service adds cash back for online transactions

Worried about all the places online your debit card information is stored? With Privacy, you can use virtual or "burner" cards for all your online transactions, making your financial details anonymous on the internet.
Mobile

The budget-friendly Asus Zenfone 5Q is available in the U.S. for $300

Asus has unveiled its latest and greatest smartphones, the Zenfone 5 series -- which includes the Zenfone 5, Zenfone 5Z, and Zenfone 5 Lite. Here's everything we know about the phones.
Mobile

Fitbit Ace kids fitness tracker is now available for purchase

To keep kids active throughout the day instead of glued to a smartphone or tablet, Fitbit launched the Fitbit Ace. The basic fitness tracker allows kids to track activity while providing parents with an overview.
Mobile

Samsung 2018 Galaxy J3 available at AT&T, will start shipping June 11

Samsung announced the release of its revamped Samsung Galaxy J7 and Galaxy J3. But just what do the new phones have to offer? From specs and design, to release dates -- here's everything you need to know.
Mobile

Your Bitmoji sticker can now include a friend with Friendmojis for iOS

Is your Bitmoji feeling lonely? Well, with the app's latest update it no longer has to. Using the new Friendmojis feature, you can send stickers that combine your Bitmoji with your friends' cartoons.
Mobile

iOS 12 features hint toward Face ID and a notch on the 2018 iPad

At least one of Apple's 2018 iPad Pro range may share a look and several features with the new iPhone X, including minimal screen bezels and Face ID security. Here's everything you need to know about the rumored devices.
Mobile

Apple's Memoji is everything Samsung's AR Emoji wants to be

Apple's Memoji feature on iOS 12 allows you to send a customize Animoji that looks exactly like you. In comparison to other apps that allow you to make your own custom avatar, Memoji doesn't overcomplicate it.
Mobile

How to get the iOS 12 developer beta on your iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch

Apple unveiled iOS 12 at this year's WWDC. For those who can't wait until later this summer for the public beta or for the final version in the fall, we've got you covered. Here's how to download the iOS 12 developer beta.
Mobile

Smart wearables see big spike as ‘basic’ devices drag down overall market growth

According to the International Data Corporation, wearables' market growth has slowed down. Overall, worldwide shipments of wearable devices grew 1.2 percent during the first quarter of 2018 -- with shipments reaching 25.1 million units.
Android Army

‘Wingman’ matchmaking app makes dating less dreadful for you and your friends

Too hesitant to jump on the online dating train? Wingman -- available for iOS and Android -- isn't your typical dating app. Rather than signing up on your own, you get to recruit a friend to create a profile and swipe for you.
Mobile

Trump deal (and $1.7 billion fine) will let ZTE resume operations

Chinese telecommunications giant ZTE announced that it was ceasing operations following a ban imposed by the U.S. Department of Commerce -- and President Donald Trump wants to help solve the issue his administration helped create. Well…
Mobile

Here are five new features we want to see in Apple’s iOS 12

As a software-focused event, a large portion of Apple's WWDC is dedicated to unveiling the latest operating system for the iPhone. While it remains to be seen what iOS 12 will provide for its users, here are all the features we want to see.