Windows 10’s “Focus Assist” feature is a “Do Not Disturb” mode that hides notifications. Windows automatically activates it when you’re playing PC games or mirroring your display—and you can have Windows automatically activ…
The Windows 10’s April 2018 Update is now available, but it may be a few months before every PC gets it. If you don’t want to wait, you can download the April 2018 Update from Microsoft right now.
Facebook users, mainly in Australia and New Zealand, posted screenshots of a new feature over the weekend: downvote and upvote buttons.
Windows 10’s Nearby Sharing feature can be easily enabled with one click in the Share dialog, but can only be disabled from the Settings app. Here’s how to hide the “Looking for nearby devices” message and stop incoming share…
Windows 10 collects a history of activities you’ve performed, including files you’ve opened and web pages you’ve viewed in Edge. You can disable this Timeline feature and remove the activities from Task View….
Microsoft is ready to release Windows 10’s “April 2018 Update.” It was originally going to be called the “Spring Creators Update” and was codenamed “Redstone 4.” This is Windows 10 version “1803”, and it launches today, Apri…
Microsoft is set to release the April 2018 Update, codenamed Redstone 4 and originally known as the Spring Creators Update, on April 30. You can pause the update to avoid receiving it immediately—as long as you’re using Win…
When MoviePass announced a $10/month subscription that lets you go to the theater every day, I signed up immediately. I knew it wouldn’t last, though. Less than a year later, the ride is already over.
The April 2018 update of Windows 10 will just barely come out in April, Microsoft announced today. You’ll be able to download it Monday.
It’s official: Apple is getting out of the router business. There will be no new versions of the AirPort, AirPort Extreme, or Time Capsule.
Ubuntu 18.04, codename Bionic Beaver, came out this week, but that’s not all: Ubuntu’s official flavors also offer new releases.
In 2018, VR headsets are better and cheaper than they’ve ever been. They were overhyped and they haven’t transformed the world, but they’re really cool toys. So are they worth investing in yet?
Sick of Apple’s update tool bugging you in Windows, but want to keep iTunes around just in case? Good news: you can now download iTunes on the Microsoft Store and get your updates that way.
Gmail’s new interface feels shiny and new on the surface, but something about it just stinks. Gmail’s new Tasks app is separate from Reminders, which are used by Calendar, Inbox, and Assistant. And Google has two other task a…
Worried that bossing around voice assistants is teaching your kid to be rude? Alexa will soon be able to help.
People value both openness and security when it comes to communication, but those goals may be at cross purposes.
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS is a huge change from Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. This is the first long-term support (LTS) release after the massive changes of Ubuntu 17.10, which saw the end of the Unity desktop, Ubuntu Phone, and Ubuntu’s converge…
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS features a new set of shiny color emoji. If you don’t want to see emoji in messaging apps, on the web, and elsewhere, you can remove them from your system.
Google Tasks, previously available as a pop-up in Gmail, now has a dedicated mobile app.
The new Gmail, which sports a modern look and offers a bunch of features previously exclusive to Inbox, launches today.
You can now download all of the pictures you’ve ever uploaded to Instagram, as well as all your comments and likes.
Spotify’s free mobile version can now play songs on demand, provided the song you want is on one of your personalized playlists.
Your Uber driver literally knows where you live, and they can look it up if they forget. Uber is considering changing the second point.
You’ve heard the old adage: “if you’re not paying for something you’re the product being sold.” Facebook has a compelling counterpoint: “Nuh-uh.”
Facebook lets you download a ZIP file with all of your data—in theory. Turns out a lot of information isn’t included.