The technology news of the day distilled down to its essential elements. No fluff, no fuss, just the stories that actually matter to you.
The Nokia 3310 is set to make a spectacular comeback. And it’s going to be cheap enough that you may want to buy one for purely nostalgic reasons.
Thanks to Signal, you can now make an encrypted video call from your smartphone without worrying about who is listening in. Or at least that’s the promise.
Microsoft has launched Outlook Premium out of beta. This means anyone can now sign up to use the premium version of Microsoft’s email service… for a price.
The latest update to Google Maps lets you create lists of your favorite places. You can then share your lists of places with family, friends, or complete strangers.
In 2015, Prince removed his music from most streaming services. However, with Prince having passed, his estate has deemed streaming services worthy of Prince’s music once again.
Verizon has spent years trying to tempt people away from their grandfathered Unlimited data plans. However, increased competition means Verizon has got to start playing nicely again…
Quora is cracking down on users’ ability to hide behind a veil of anonymity. The usual spammers and harassers, of course.
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.