Tech companies aren’t allowed to void your warranty just because you removed a sticker—regardless of what that sticker might say.
You know those “secret question” fields websites use to supposedly confirm your identity? Make sure you don’t give away the answers to them on social media.
Logging into Gmail or Facebook could soon mean plugging in a USB device, potentially making phishing a thing of the past.
Wondering if Cambridge Analytica grabbed your data back in the day? Facebook offers a quick check.
Using signatures to verify a purchase dates back to the Roman Empire, but it’s ending in America—when it comes to credit cards, at least.
Windows File Manager is now open source; you can download it now or check out the source code. Even the help file is included.
Echo users: your house has a PA system now. Just say “Alexa announce that it’s time for dinner” and your statement, “it’s time for dinner,” will be repeated by every Echo in the house, in y...
Until recently you could search Facebook for a phone number or email address and find the Facebook account associated with it. That’s not true anymore.
Chain letters are nothing new—they’ve been around longer than many of us have been alive. They have, however, adapted to new technology. Facebook Messenger is the current hotness for chain letters, and it’s ...
Facebook Lite is an Android app designed for low speed connections and low spec phones. It has been available outside the US for a few years, and now it’s available in the US, too. Here are the differences between it and th...
Google Voice is adding a VoIP option on Android and the web; iOS support is reportedly coming soon. You can join the beta and test this new feature right now.
Likes, shares and retweets are constantly invoked in news stories to establish an idea as credible, or at least popular. They shouldn’t be.
Timeline is part of Windows 10’s Task View. It shows a history of activities you’ve performed and can even synchronize activities across your PCs. You can then easily pick up where you left off....
The Facebook news feed is public and Messenger is private…right? Not quite: Facebook routinely scans your Messenger conversations, and in some cases human employees may review them.
iPhone/iPad: Not interested in Apple Pay, and tired of seeing notifications about it? You can disable them, but the option is hidden.
Disabling third party app permissions in Facebook is faster than ever, thanks to a new bulk remove option. Head to App Settings, check apps you don’t want to provide permission anymore, then click “Remove.”...
Windows 10 PCs can now send files, links, photos, and more to nearby PCs over Bluetooth. This “Nearby Sharing” or “Near Share” feature works a lot like Apple’s AirDrop, and it’s new in the ...
There are many, many legitimate criticisms you can make of Facebook. The death of the chronological news feed isn’t one of them.
Instagram broke many third party apps over the weekend as it massively reduced the number of API calls clients can make, from 5,000 an hour down to 200.
Much of Chrome’s power and flexibility comes from its huge ecosystem of extensions. The problem is that these extensions can also steal data, watch your every move, or worse. Here’s how to make sure an extension i...
The Chrome Web Store is full of scammy crypto-currency miners, and Google doesn’t plan to remove them until June.
Apple might be ditching Intel and designing its own processors for the Mac, possibly as early as 2020.
Facebook is a trade. You give up some privacy and in return you get access to a “free” social network where you can talk to your friends and family.
Here’s liamdawe, writing on the Gaming On Linux forum:
It wasn’t too many years ago that geeks would always use a custom DNS server to speed up their web browsing. Now Cloudflare has one too, but should you use it?