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The new low cost smartphone of Motorola, 'Motorola Moto G'. Nelson Almeida/AFP/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Unlocked Phones Offer Consumers Flexibility

Our technology expert says prices of unlocked phones are coming down and that they offer the consumer more flexibility to shop for different packages from cell phone carriers.

11/27/2013

The new iPhone 5 is displayed during an Apple special event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on September 12, 2012 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tech Report: New iPhone Pre-orders Setting Records, But What About Your Old Phone?

Apple said its new iPhone 5 sold at a record setting pace as the company took in more than two million preorders in the first 24 hours, but what to do with your old phone?

09/17/2012

A man speaks on his mobile phone in central Sydney on May 13, 2010.(Greg Wood//AFP/Getty Images)

Tech Report: Cutting Down Phone Costs When Traveling Abroad

Our technology analyst gives all kinds of money saving options for international travelers interested in talking on the phone to stay connected with friends back home. One option is a Palo Alto-based company called Ooma Telo

08/27/2012