The technology news of the day distilled down to its essential elements. No fluff, no fuss, just the stories that actually matter to you.
WhatsApp is now offering two-step verification to all of its 1.2 billion users worldwide. And we encourage everyone to enable it ASAP.
Pinterest has launched a trio of visual discovery tools. Because words are so 2016.
YouTube Go is hiding in plain sight on the Google Play Store right now, so it would be rude not to give it a quick spin, right?!
Facebook is putting its huge database to good use with a new effort called Community Help. This, as you may have gleaned from the headline, helps you help others during a crisis.
Creative Commons has launched a new search engine to help you find free-to-use images from a range of sources.
Twitter is trying once more to make the social network a nicer place to play. This time it’s rolling out a trio of new features designed to temper the toxicity of Twitter.
A settlement in a class-action lawsuit means you could be owed $10 for one or more PCs you either own now or have owned in the past.
Stranger Things is returning to Netflix in 2017, with a second season of the science fiction series coming this Halloween. We know because Netflix teased Stranger Things 2 during Super Bowl LI.
IMDb is shutting down its popular message boards. This is down to a combination of waning interest and the tenacity of trolls.
With the next software update, PS4 owners will be able to download, install, and access games on an external hard drive. And about time too.
Facebook’s new feature is designed to help you make new friends, providing a simple way of breaking the ice with complete strangers. Useful? Definitely. Creepy? Probably.
Google has always been good at surfacing the best recipes, but now it will help you narrow down the options before you burrow too deep down a particular rabbithole.
You can finally delete that third-party QR code scanner you only use once in a blue moon off your iPhone, because Google has added a native QR code scanner to Chrome for iOS.
With the passing of Club Penguin, the world will lose one of the first online communities Generation Z forged in its own image. Albeit with penguins.
Snapchat thinks what the world needs now, more than anything else, is the ability to create QR codes for websites. Isn’t technology great?!
The Copyright Alert System, better known as the “six strikes and you’re out” program, is dead. The Center for Copyright Information killed it while maintaining it was a success.
LEGO has launched a social network for kids called LEGO Life. This can best be described as Instagram for kids who love LEGO.
The latest Netflix Hack Day has spawned five more Netflix hacks unlikely to ever see the light of day. Still, one of them, called MindFlix, actually lets you control Netflix with your mind.
Microsoft is adding a Game Mode to Windows 10 with the Creators Update due later this year. However, braver souls can try the new Game Mode right now by installing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 15019.
Doug Nguyen, the man who inflicted Flappy Bird on the world, is back with a new game. Unfortunately, Ninja Spinki Challenges is guaranteed to annoy you.
The classic puzzle game Myst is now available on Android. While Myst has been available on iOS for a while, this is the first time it has been available on Android.
DuckDuckGo recently achieved a massive milestone by racking up 10 billion searches since its inception. And yet most people have still never heard of DuckDuckGo…
Facebook is currently testing placing ads in Messenger, which, once rolled out globally, means an added annoyance for 1 billion users worldwide.
HP is recalling 101,000 laptop batteries deemed to be at risk of overheating. Thankfully, HP is offering a free replacement battery to everyone affected.