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.
Voice assistants don’t deal well long sentences: you have to get to the point, with no niceties whatsoever, or there’s a good chance you won’t be understood.
Google tried, and failed, to dominate messaging with Hangouts, Voice, Allo, Duo, and even Wave at one point. The next strategy: replacing SMS with the RCS protocol, and calling it “Chat.”
In response to the Cambridge Analytica fiasco and the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Facebook has started making it easier for people to control who and what can see and use your data on Facebook. Let’s t...
Dan McComas, former Head of Product at Reddit, does not feel great about growing one of the web’s biggest sites.
Microsoft is killing off the “desktop” version of OneNote, and recommends people use the Windows 10 version instead.
Amazon just launched Alexa Blueprints, meaning you can create custom responses for your Echo and also set up a bunch of personalized games.
Minecraft skins hosted on the official Minecraft website were infected with malware, according to Avast.
Good news if you missed yesterday’s US tax deadline: the IRS issued a 24-hour extension. You have until tonight to file on time.
Chrome 66, out today, supposedly blocks one of the most annoying things on the web: auto-playing videos with sound.
Web: Search for a video, watch that video, then get on with your life. That’s Tube, a third party website that strips YouTube back to basics.
Sorry, iPhone users: your six digit numeric passcode isn’t enough anymore. Use a longer alphanumeric code if you really want to lock things down.
The Windows 10 April 2018 update, which includes the new Timeline feature, was supposed to come out last week, but Microsoft never shipped it. The reason: a blocking bug, discovered at the last minute, that created reliabilit...
PBS doesn’t have the streaming rights to its shows, which is why cord cutting viewers like you can’t watch your local PBS station.
Quickly transferring files from, say, a Mac to an Android is more complicated than it needs to be. Plover makes it simple for devices on the same network.
It’s easy to confuse “familiar” with “intuitive”. This applies to voice interfaces as much as it does to desktop ones.
Think critically when news outlets report about private data “showing up on the dark web,” because it probably doesn’t mean what you imagine.
Change is the only constant online, other than complaining about change. The Museum of Websites lets you explore how popular websites looked in the past, potentially giving you reasons to complain.
iMessage isn’t just for texting your friends and family anymore. With Apple’s new Business Chat feature, you can now text businesses and brands with your questions right from iMessage. Here’s how it works....
Gmail’s user interface is getting an update soon, and one new feature is self-destructing emails.