Apple’s First Holiday Ad Gives Thanks for AirPods  [LINK]
It’s Thanksgiving. Which means a) you’re probably reading this in between mouthfuls of turkey and/pumpkin pie, b) as a Brit I’m jealous of Americans for getting an extra day off, and c) Apple has released its first TV commercial of ... [Read More]
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YouTube Targets Inappropriate Videos for Kids  [LINK]
YouTube has a new problem to solve, and this time it involves inappropriate or exploitative videos aimed at children. YouTube is taking steps to tackle the problem, and it’s starting by removing dozens of channels and thousands of videos from t... [Read More]
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How to Request Joining a Friend’s Instagram Livestream  [LINK]
Last year Instagram introduced live streaming to its Stories feature. Since then, livestreaming on Instagram has continued to grow, allowing users to add friends to their livestreams. The latest addition to that is how you can req... [Read More]
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Google Has Some Great Advice for Your Tech Career  [LINK]
Dreaming of a job at Google? Or any other big tech company? It won’t be easy. In fact, even finding out which things you need to study and in what order can be difficult, regardless of what kind of tech career you aim to pursue. A simple q... [Read More]
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Did You Know Steam Sells More Than Just Games?  [LINK]
Steam is certainly the most popular PC gaming digital distribution platform, though there are some competitors. But even though Steam is known for games, did you know that there’s more than meets the eye available on the Steam Store? Indeed, th... [Read More]
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What Are U2F Keys and Where Are They Supported?  [LINK]
In recent months, you might have seen the phrase “U2F Keys” pop up frequently. Short for Universal 2nd Factor, U2F is best thought of as a second-generation form of two-factor authentication (2FA). U2F keys take existing 2FA technolo... [Read More]
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Valve Is Fixing Those Terrible Steam User Reviews  [LINK]
Valve is trying to fix Steam user reviews. Again. Having already taken steps to prevent groups from review-bombing certain games, Valve is once again making changes aimed at making Steam user reviews more helpful. And this time it’s employing c... [Read More]
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ProtonMail Launches an Encrypted Contacts Manager  [LINK]
ProtonMail has launched a new contacts manager for its encrypted email service. And just like its email service, ProtonMail Contacts offers enviable levels of encryption. This makes it perfect for anyone who believes Big Brother is watching their eve... [Read More]
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How to Share Your Location With Contacts in WhatsApp  [LINK]
Sharing your location with a contact can be extremely useful if you’re lost or if your car has broken down in an area you’re not familiar with. Rather than try to explain to someone where you are, you can easily share your location with t... [Read More]
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You Can Now Send 4K Photos Using Facebook Messenger  [LINK]
Facebook is introducing a new feature aimed at smartphone photographers. Which describes 99% of us. Facebook is upping the maximum resolution Messenger supports, from 2K to 4K, meaning you can now send and receive photos at full resolution without Me... [Read More]
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How to Remove Local Copies of OneDrive Files Without Deleting Them  [LINK]
We’ve previously shown you how to use OneDrive to access all your Windows files from anywhere in the world, and now it’s time to introduce you to another cool OneDrive feature: Files On-Demand. Files On-Demand is a new feature in Windows ... [Read More]
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3 New Ways to Customize in Firefox Quantum  [LINK]
Firefox’s completely revamped version, Firefox Quantum, has arrived. This new age of Firefox brings speed improvements, a fresh new look, and less resource usage. If you’ve just upgraded to Quantum, you should know a few quick ways to cus... [Read More]
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You Can Now Send 4K Photos Using Facebook Messenger  [LINK]
Facebook is introducing a new feature aimed at smartphone photographers. Which describes 99% of us. Facebook is upping the maximum resolution Messenger supports, from 2K to 4K, meaning you can now send and receive photos at full resolution without Messenger compressing them. I’m old enough to remember a time when viewing a photo online would cost you both time and money. Time, because said p... [Read More]
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You Can Now Play Animal Crossing on Android and iOS  [LINK]
The Animal Crossing series, which has been delighting gamers since 2001, has gone mobile. The new game, the first to be released on anything other than a Nintendo console, is called Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp. And it’s out now on Android and ... [Read More]
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10 Free Apps to Fix Common Mac Quirks and Annoyances  [LINK]
Like any other operating system (OS), macOS comes with its own set of quirks. By quirks I mean features that get in your way, are missing altogether, or don’t behave as you want or expect them to. You might be able to override some of them usin... [Read More]
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You Can Now Play Animal Crossing on Android and iOS  [LINK]
The Animal Crossing series, which has been delighting gamers since 2001, has gone mobile. The new game, the first to be released on anything other than a Nintendo console, is called Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp. And it’s out now on Android and iOS, a day earlier than expected. Not content with owning handheld gaming, Nintendo is trying to find a home on your smartphone too. It kicked things ... [Read More]
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10 Free Apps to Fix Common Mac Quirks and Annoyances  [LINK]
Like any other operating system (OS), macOS comes with its own set of quirks. By quirks I mean features that get in your way, are missing altogether, or don’t behave as you want or expect them to. You might be able to override some of them using third-party applications. Today we’ll take a look at 10 such applications that fix common macOS quirks. Most of these apps are lightweight &md... [Read More]
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How to Record Gameplay Videos on Nintendo Switch  [LINK]
Capturing your gameplay through screenshots and videos is an important feature of modern video game consoles. Just like you record your desktop for PC games, both the Xbox One and PS4 allow you to capture what’s on screen and share it with frie... [Read More]
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Create Professional-Looking Emails Using These Fantastic Templates  [LINK]
Have you made email work for you? Do you spend the time and effort to make emails look perfect and professional? There’s an art to it, but it’s not that difficult. Your reward will the response from the person you want an answer from... [Read More]
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How to Find and Merge Duplicate Contacts on macOS  [LINK]
Most of us are terrible at managing our address books and contact lists. If you’re anything like me, you’ve been amassing contacts for years but you’ve rarely spent the time to go through and organize them. The result? Lots of ... [Read More]
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The Best Black Friday Deals for Best Buy  [LINK]
Best Buy’s Black Friday ad is a smorgasbord of gadgetry that’s hard to resist, and offers a great opportunity to get some early Christmas shopping done. Best Buy’s Black Friday pricing starts on the eve of November 23 and will ... [Read More]
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Uber Wants You to Have a Stress-Free Holidays  [LINK]
The holidays can be a stressful time of year. So, Uber is making four changes to the service designed to help. This includes live location sharing (hopefully implemented better than last time), the expansion of its use of Beacons, requesting an Uber ... [Read More]
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Google Is Fixing Yet Another Pixel 2 Bug  [LINK]
Google has acknowledged yet another Pixel 2 bug, while also promising to squash it soon. This particular bug means some handsets emit a low buzzing sound. Which is obviously far from ideal. Still, like almost everything these days, it can be fixed at... [Read More]
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How to Set Up TeamViewer to Access Your PC From Anywhere  [LINK]
For most, TeamViewer is the best remote desktop tool. It lets you connect to someone else’s PC with little effort, and offers plenty of features that make it a pleasure to use. The other party can even use it without installing anything. B... [Read More]
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