It’s easy to think the world as it exists now is the world as it will always look. That’s always eventually proven wrong.
Don’t say anything on Slack you wouldn’t say to your boss’ face, because there’s a chance he can download everything—even your DMs.
Facebook’s privacy settings are a mess, making it hard to do something like make it hard for someone to find your Facebook account. That’s changing.
Want to buy the $50 Logitech Crayon for your iPad, instead of forking out $100 for Apple’s own Pencil? Too bad: it’s only available for schools.
Facebook’s privacy settings are a mess—I can never find the tweak I’m looking for. Apparently Facebook isn’t sure what’s in there either.
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Remember Oregon Trail on the Apple II? Lots of current adults do, because Apple used to make their computers affordable for schools.
Firefox: Facebook tracks your activity across the web, thanks to a network of “Like” buttons and embedded ads. If that creeps you out Facebook Container can help.
Android/iPhone/iPad: Most of us mindlessly scroll through Facebook or Twitter whenever we open our phones. If you wish you’d do some reading instead, Shepherd might be able to help.
Cow Clicker, a parody Facebook game, collected personal data from 180,000 people back in 2010-2011.
Most people have an idea that free sites like Facebook and Google make money by tracking their users, but they have no idea how far that tracking goes. That’s changing this month.
Recently a demo from Epic, the makers of the Unreal game engine, raised eyebrows for its photo-realistic lighting effects. The technique is a big step forward for ray tracing. But what does that mean?
For years, we’ve complained about Android permissions being far too lax compared to iOS, but nothing quite prepares you for finding out that one of the most popular apps in the world has been tracking and storing your call ...
Cord cutting—ditching cable or satellite TV and watching stuff online instead—is great. It’s also not for everyone.
A few days ago, I got a strange Facebook message from my uncle. It was clearly out of character for him, so I knew something was up: his account had been compromised. Here’s what to do if this happens to you or someone ...
Tired of downloading games only to realize they suck? Google Play Instant might mean never doing that again.
Voice assistants are all great at specific tasks, but there’s a hard limit to what they can and cannot understand. At times this makes them feel like beta software.
It’s easy enough to delete one Facebook post at a time, but there’s no built in way to delete posts in batch. For that, you’ll need to turn to a browser extension.
Microsoft is launching new “Always Connected PCs” that pair Windows with smartphone-class ARM processors. These devices can run traditional Windows desktop apps and offer long battery life with cellular connectivi...
Alexa’s new “Brief Mode” makes her a bit less chatty when responding to commands. Here’s exactly what Brief Mode does and how you can turn it on and off.
YouTube sucks on Apple TV now. The interface doesn’t look like an Apple TV app, and features like the Remote app flat-out don’t work.
The Cambridge Analytica fiasco wasn’t really a data breach. Everything collected was allowed by Facebook’s Terms of Service. So, how can you protect yourself against these sort of things?
AMD has now confirmed that the “AMD Flaws” revealed by CTS-Labs are real. We recommend installing the BIOS update that fixes them when it’s available. But, don’t worry too much. The danger of these fla...
Much like GPS is able to track your precise location outdoors, the 802.11mc Wi-Fi standard will be able to do something similar indoors. This feature is generally referred to as RTT, or “Round Trip Time.”...
Facebook has a lot of information about—every post shared, photo uploaded, message sent, item clicked on, and pretty much every other data point you can imagine. And it’s all in the name of serving you better ads ...