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18 Sep 2019 8:00 pm
Wi-Fi 6 has finally launched. Here’s what that means for you

The launch of Wi-Fi 6 means more than just the availability of a new version of wireless connectivity. Here’s the rundown on what to expect from Wi-Fi 6’s launch and what it means for consumers.

16 Sep 2019 6:53 pm
You should update the LastPass password manager browser extension immediately

LastPass has rolled out an extension update to fix a bug that allowed malicious websites to trick the browser extension into giving away credentials

16 Sep 2019 3:09 pm
Travel vloggers detained in Iran for flying a drone without permission

Two vloggers who gave up their jobs in Australia to travel the world have been detained in Iran for flying a drone without a permit, according to reports.

16 Sep 2019 7:30 am
Google will promote original reporting in its search rankings

Google has announced it will elevate original reporting in search and news results, promoting in-depth news coverage which includes elements of investigation.

14 Sep 2019 5:01 pm
How to create a playlist on YouTube

Want to make a playlist of YouTube videos? It's easier than you think. Whether you're just grouping together your favorite videos or you just need a themed playlist of them, here's how to create a playlist on YouTube.

14 Sep 2019 1:00 pm
The 15 best tech jobs boast top salaries, high satisfaction, lots of openings

High-paying tech jobs abound at companies where people love to work. If you’re ready to make a change, this is a great time to look for something more fulfilling.   

13 Sep 2019 8:08 pm
With Amazon in its sights, Walmart expands its Delivery Unlimited service

Walmart is expanding its recently launched Delivery Unlimited service to more locations across the country. The $98-a-year service allows Walmart Grocery shoppers to waive additional delivery fees for online orders.

13 Sep 2019 6:30 am
Hundreds arrested in global effort to tackle email scammers

More than 280 alleged email scammers have been arrested in a global effort to crack down on the problem. The FBI said the cybercriminals tricked people and businesses into sending cash via wire transfers.

12 Sep 2019 7:15 am
The best password managers for 2019

The internet can be a scary place, especially if you don't have a proper password manager. This guide will show you the best password managers you can get right now, including both premium and free options.

11 Sep 2019 12:00 am
The best VPN services for 2019

Browsing the web can be less secure than most users would hope. If that concerns you, a virtual private network — aka a VPN — is a decent solution. Check out a few of the best VPN services on the market.

10 Sep 2019 8:50 pm
Taylor Swift reportedly threatened to sue Microsoft over racist Twitter bot

When Microsoft renamed and reprogrammed the chatbot TayTweets, the company was doing more than trying to get away from the bad publicity over the bot's racist remarks. Taylor Swift threatened legal action over the company's name.

10 Sep 2019 7:17 pm
Private Instagram posts turn out not to be as private as you thought

It turns out that Instagram accounts set to private aren't as private as you might think. Researchers have found that web addresses for images and videos in private posts can be located by followers in a few clicks.

10 Sep 2019 1:50 am
The most subscribed YouTube channels in 2019

For better or worse, YouTube celebrities have had a profound impact on popular culture. From comedy channels, to gaming let's plays, and musicians, they all garner tens of millions of subscribers. These are the most popular.

9 Sep 2019 11:30 pm
JPEG vs. PNG: When and why to use one format over the other

JPEG versus PNG: Which one is better for your needs? While there is a lot of math going on behind the scenes, it boils down to a few key differences that make each format better in specific situations.

6 Sep 2019 10:21 pm
The best free music download sites that are totally legal

Finding music that is both free and legal to download can be difficult. We've hand-picked a selection of the best free music download sites for you to legally download your next favorite album.

6 Sep 2019 9:47 pm
Does Facebook have a monopoly over your data? Network faces antitrust scrutiny

Facebook's family of apps have more than 2.7 billion monthly active users -- but did the network's efforts to gain those users violate antitrust laws? An investigation from nine attorneys general aims to find out.

6 Sep 2019 1:28 pm
YouTube struts onto the runway with a new hub for fashionistas

Fashionistas have a new online destination with the launch this week of a YouTube hub featuring a huge range of style and beauty content gathered from across the platform.

6 Sep 2019 5:15 am
Where to watch free movies online

We've spent hours digging around the web to find the best sites for streaming free movies online. Not only are all of these sites free to use, they're also completely legal and trustworthy.

5 Sep 2019 7:18 pm
8chan owner tells Congress that he won’t delete hate speech from the site

8chan owner Jim Watkins told Congress in a prepared statement that he has no plans to delete hate speech from its platform. 

5 Sep 2019 4:55 pm
Where to download free stock photos and public domain images

Wouldn't it be wonderful to freely download and use an image from the web without the looming fear of prosecution? Of course! That's why we've put together a list of the best places to download free public domain images.

4 Sep 2019 9:23 pm
The best free movies on YouTube (September 2019)

Bank account emptier than you thought? Check out our curated list of the best full-length movies on YouTube to find flicks that are free, legally uploaded, and actually worth watching.

4 Sep 2019 8:04 pm
How to download Vimeo videos

Vimeo offers a ton of phenomenal content, but like any streaming site, you can't access it unless you're connected to the internet. Thankfully, you can record and download videos for offline consumption. Here's how.

31 Aug 2019 6:30 pm
Best free parental control software for PC, Mac, iOS, and Android

The internet can be a dangerous place, especially for your loved ones. Check out our selection of the best free parental control software for Windows and MacOS, so you can monitor your child and block unsavory sites.

31 Aug 2019 5:00 pm
The best hurricane trackers

Looking to track Hurricane Dorian as it makes landfall and heads into the southeastern U.S.? We've assembled a list of the best hurricane tracking apps and websites.

30 Aug 2019 6:41 pm
How to send large files for free

Need to transfer a large file to somebody over the internet, but don't know how to do it? We'll teach you how to send large files over the internet using some of our favorite cloud services.

30 Aug 2019 11:00 am
These are the 10 most viewed YouTube videos of all time

The most viewed YouTube videos ever have billions upon billions of views. These are the most popular videos on YouTube and likely of all time, regardless of platform -- and they are almost all music videos.

29 Aug 2019 8:30 pm
YouTube is testing an Add to Queue feature. Here’s how to try it

YouTube is testing a new Add to Queue option for its website. The feature lets you append videos and edit your playback queue, and it's currently in public beta.

29 Aug 2019 3:19 pm
Tips and tricks for Chrome on Android or iOS

If you use Chrome to browse the web on your Android phone or iPhone, then you need to check out these handy tips and tricks to get the most from it. We'll show you how to share web pages, create a reading list, customize the layout, and more.

29 Aug 2019 12:45 pm
How to save a webpage as a PDF

Need to quickly save and share a webpage? The best way is to learn how to save a webpage as a PDF file, as they're fully featured and can handle images and text with ease. Here's how.

29 Aug 2019 11:00 am