YouTube Premium is a monthly subscription service that promises to improve your viewing experience on the internet’s largest video platform. Here’s what you get for your money, so you can decide whether it’s worth it….
Many apps we use follow a “freemium” business model. The combination of the words “free” and “premium” means you can download these apps for free, but you have to pay to get the premium features. Here’s why many developers us…
You might have heard the term “encryption backdoor” in the news recently. We’ll explain what it is, why it’s one of the most hotly contested topics in the tech world, and how it could affect the devices you use every day….
Ambient computing is one of Silicon Valley’s latest tech buzzwords. It refers to technologies that allow people to use a computer without realizing they’re doing it. We’ll explain more about it, and how it will impact our dai…
One of Spotify’s most powerful features is its recommendation system, which allows you to find great songs you may not have heard yet. Here’s how to discover new music on the streaming service.
Internet trolls are people who want to provoke and upset others online for their own amusement. Here’s how to spot the signs that someone is a troll, and how to handle them.
Karma is Reddit’s voting system. The posts with the most karma are the ones you see on the front page. Reddit tracks how much karma each of its users has earned, too. We’ll explain how Reddit karma works and how you get it….
The Secure Folder is a useful feature on Samsung devices that allows you to keep apps and files out of sight. Here’s how to enable it and use it.
If you have a lot of games for the Nintendo Switch, your home screen may become hard to navigate. There are a few ways you can customize your Nintendo Switch to prevent clutter and organize your game library. Here’s how….
If you don’t play a lot of competitive video games, you may have heard the acronym “GG” for the first time on social media or from a gamer friend. Find out what it means and how to use it.
Anyone can think up and submit an emoji. If you’re willing to do the leg work, your own emoji could become a part of every messaging app, social platform, and operating system in the world. Here’s how to become part of intern…
The Nintendo Switch doesn’t have a built-in microphone, which makes voice chatting while playing online games quite complicated. However, there are still a few ways you can talk to your teammates on the Switch. Here’s how to …
You may have come across the initialism “IRL” in tweets, on Reddit, or in comment sections across the web. But what does it mean, and how do you properly use it on the internet? Here’s how.
One of the lesser-known functions in Google Sheets is GOOGLEFINANCE, which allows you to track current or historical financial securities data on the stock market. Here’s how to use it.
The topic of “microtransactions” is a contentious one among gamers. They’re anything that you have to pay money for inside a video game. Here’s why players have a problem with them.
It can be frustrating to miss a sale for a Nintendo Switch game you’ve had your eye on for a while. We recommend setting up alerts so that you never miss a Switch game sale again. Here’s how.
Many people have reported getting notices from their internet service providers after downloading files using torrents. How does your ISP know? It’s all in how BitTorrent works. BitTorrent is a lot less anonymous than it migh…
You might have noticed some Reddit posts and replies have small golden icons next to them. These are “gilded,” which means someone spent real money to reward the poster with Reddit Gold. Here’s everything you need to know….
Apple’s Deep Fusion Camera technology is now available thanks to iOS 13.2. If you have an iPhone 11 or iPhone 11 Pro, you can use this new image-processing tech to take better photos. Here’s how it works….