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Jun 12, 2018
The First Formal Internet Addiction Diagnosis to Be Given to 15-Year-Old
In a landmark diagnosis by the United Kingdom's National Health Service, a 15-year-old boy is expected to be diagnosed with internet addiction. It came to light after his obsession with gaming...
Apr 6, 2018
14 Creative Mother's Day Gifts for Foodie Moms
It feels like there's always pressure to find the best Mother's Day gifts for the moms in your life, but these cool kitchen gadgets might make the search easier. Being a mom is worthy of...
Apr 3, 2018
Say Cheese! A Professional Shares How to Take Good Photos Using Just Your Phone
Want to know how to take good photos with your cell phone? It's not as tricky as you think, especially with how advanced most phone technology is these days. If you're angling to take the perfect...
Mar 22, 2018
How to Block Annoying Robocalls From Numbers With Your Area Code
If you — like basically everyone else — hate getting annoying robocalls, you've probably sworn off answering incoming calls from numbers that you don't recognize. But have you noticed that lately,...
Mar 14, 2018
Ready to Take the Politics Out of Facebook? Here's How to Filter Your Feed
If your Facebook feed has been inundated with political posts lately (and, honestly, whose hasn't been during the past few years?), we've got some good news. There are ways to filter out content...
Mar 12, 2018
Quick and Simple Ways to Keep Your Passwords Safe
It's easy to think you know all the ins and outs of password safety. After all, you would never share your password with anyone else. You wouldn't dream of using your birthday as a password for any...
Feb 9, 2018
Check Your Privacy Settings — Strangers Can Find Personal Info on Your Facebook
Having a Facebook can be a fun way to keep in touch with family and friends, but if you're not careful with your privacy settings, you can be accidentally revealing way more information about...
Feb 7, 2018
Keep Tabs on the Apps Your Kids Download, Mother Warns
Let's be honest: Smartphone apps are technology's gift to busy parents everywhere. Long car ride? There's an app for that. Nap time? There's an app for that. Don't get us wrong: We're not saying...
Dec 13, 2017
Even Tech-Savvy People Are Falling for New Tech Support Scam
Heads up: There's a new tech support scam on the rise, and it's a scarily realistic one. Thousands of Americans have already been exposed to the scam, which usually appears as a pop-up ad that very...
Dec 5, 2017
New iPhone Feature Allows You to Secretly Call 911
Even though we all have a love-hate relationship with our phones these days, there's no denying that having a mobile device on you can come in handy when you're in a pinch. Now, the iPhone has a...
Nov 21, 2017
Hundreds of Popular Websites Have Been Tracking Users’ Every Keystroke, Researchers Find
Have you ever started shopping online, filled up a virtual shopping cart, and then, for whatever reason, decided not to buy the items? Chances are, you probably got a creepy email about the stuff...
Nov 10, 2017
Don't Fall Victim to New Scarily Realistic Jury Duty Scam
Whether or not you love receiving a jury duty summons, we can all agree that we don't love scams. And unfortunately, there's a new jury duty scam that people need to be on the lookout for,...
Nov 8, 2017
Google Can Now Tell You How Long the Wait Is at a Restaurant
Google already makes our lives easier when it comes to important choices we make every day — like giving us excellent restaurant options when we're figuring out where to eat. And now, the company...
Oct 30, 2017
It's Getting Cheaper and Easier for People to Track Your Location
The internet is an amazing place where you can learn just about anything, including commonly mispronounced food names and how to cut onions without crying. But just as the internet keeps advancing,...
Oct 13, 2017
Would You Turn Your iPhone Gray If It Meant You'd Use It Less?
In a digital age, many of us spend more time on our smartphones than we would ideally like to. But if you find yourself positively glued to your iPhone at all times, here's a simple hack to...
Oct 6, 2017
Apple Users, Beware of This Super Realistic Email Scam
Watch out for this new Apple email scam. Apple users report that they have been receiving emails that look suspiciously like official messages from Apple, targeting them for their personal...
Oct 5, 2017
How to Avoid the Online Hotel Booking Scam That's Been Stealing People's Money for Years
In a digital age where we can book just about anything online, this hotel scam is definitely one to beware of when you travel. Online hotel booking scams are on the rise, with 55 million of these...
Oct 4, 2017
Equifax Says 2.5 Million More Are Affected by Breach
UPDATE — October 3, 2017: The plot thickens. According to TIME, Equifax announced that an additional 2.5 million more people may have been affected by last month's massive security breach. In...
Oct 4, 2017
How to Stop Strangers From Seeing Your Facebook Posts
If you're anything like us, you're happy knowing that your Facebook followers are the same people you know and love to share your thoughts with, aka your Facebook friends. But did you know that you...
Sep 21, 2017
How to Send a Self-Destructing Email With Sensitive Information
Self-destructing emails are a huge help for many people when it comes to sending sensitive information over the internet. After all, as much as you may trust the person who receives the email, few...
Sep 12, 2017
How to Delete a Text Before Someone Sees It
There is a way to delete a text message from somebody’s phone before they have read it. We repeat: There is actually a way to delete sent texts before the recipient has opened them. After countless...
Sep 5, 2017
711 Million Email Addresses Have Been Stolen — This Is How to Know If You're Affected
We all know the internet is a scary place, but it just got a little bit scarier: A spambot has rounded up 711 million emails to use in a hacking scheme. A security researcher in Paris, who uses...
Sep 1, 2017
How to Make Your iPhone Run Faster
There's no doubt that those of you with Apple iPhone's have experienced a moment or so when the darn thing just doesn't want to work the way it's supposed to, seemingly going at a snail's pace...
Aug 31, 2017
How to See Who's Ignoring Your Facebook Friend Requests
If you've ever gone on a Facebook spree and sent friend requests to your entire high school class, chances are you've totally forgotten who has and who hasn't responded to your requests. So here's...
Aug 24, 2017
How to Avoid Tolls By Using Google Maps
If you've ever had to drive for a long distance on a highway before, chances are you've probably wondered how to avoid tolls. We've all been there: We have places to go, we have people to see, and...
Aug 24, 2017
New App Freezes Kids' Phones Until They Answer Your Texts
As the kids say, there's an app for everything these days. And now, that includes an app that prevents the kids from ignoring you while looking at their other apps, or goodness knows what...
Aug 22, 2017
How to Tell If Someone Blocked You on Facebook
Ever wondered to yourself, "Who blocked me on Facebook?" If so, you're certainly not alone. Facebook has taken strides to make blocking other people a top-secret matter on the social network, so...
Aug 18, 2017
How to Delete Your Embarrassing Facebook Posts
Ever wondered how to delete Facebook posts? If so, you’re certainly not alone. In a digital age, just about anything and everything we say online can be pulled up in a matter of a few clicks —...
Aug 14, 2017
How to Hide Your Annoying Facebook Friends' Posts
Ah, Facebook. We all seem to have a love-hate relationship with the social media giant these days, especially since it's so omnipresent. For better or for worse, we simply cannot escape it! Now,...
Aug 7, 2017
Here's How to See Who Deleted You On Facebook
Ever wondered to yourself, "Who unfriended me on Facebook?" If so, you're certainly not alone. In a digital age, it's hard not to be taken aback when something changes on one of your social media...