Tech Squad

Is an Extended Warranty Worth It?

Get the facts on extended warranties before heading to the electronics store.

An Instagram Star’s Guide to Taking Better Smartphone Photos

Instagram star (906K followers and counting) and travel and still-life photographer Alice Gao offers pointers to ensure that when you shoot, you’ll score.

7 Durable Tablet and iPad Cases For Grads

Help to protect all that post-collegiate data in style.

6 User-Friendly Photo Editing Apps to Download Right Now

It’s not a shareable photo until you filter it, right? Take your pics from amateur to the big leagues with one (or all!) of these downloadable apps.

How to Choose the Right Smartphone Wireless Plan

Use this cheat sheet to find the best data plan for you.

10 Ways to Save Money With Technology

These easy-to-use programs, apps, and products work to save your wallet.

5 Ways to Speed Up Your Computer

Follow these easy steps to extend the life of your old computer instead of buying a new one.

Discounts and Deals: Music Accessories

Whether you’re a little bit country or you think rock and roll is king, you won’t miss a beat with these musical picks, all selected by Real Simple editors.

3 Social Media Mistakes

Miriam Salpeter, the author of Social Networking for Career Success, shares three of the worst online habits of job hunters.

Computer Hacking 101

Protect yourself from cyber-crime with this computer hacking overview.