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 ...
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 co...
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.
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.