Latest IT news and events

July 08, 2020

Gmail on iPad: You can finally split your screen to use other apps. Here's how

Gmail's Split View feature helps you multitask with Gmail, Google Calendar and other iOS apps on iPad.

Jul 8

Instagram now lets everyone pin comments on posts

The tool lets you pin up to three comments to the top of the thread.

Jul 7

The best cheap and free perks for college students in 2020

Huge savings on Amazon Prime, Hulu, Spotify and more.

Jul 7

Take a mirror selfie on your iPhone with iOS 14

iOS 14 is full of fun photo features, including a mirror camera mode. Here's how you'll use it.

Jul 7

How I digitized my old camcorder tapes

Transferring my Hi8 tapes was really simple. Why did I wait so long?

Jul 6

MacOS Big Sur: Find out if your Mac is compatible with Apple's new operating system

If you've got any of these devices, you'll be able to get a look at the latest operating system from Apple.

Jul 3

Want to learn Python? We found 5 online coding courses for beginners

Knowing how to code can unlock new job opportunities in a digital economy.

Jul 3

Huawei brings Uber rival Bolt to its AppGallery store

Huawei's app store sorely needed a ride-hailing app -- and it's getting one this week.

Jul 3

Facebook to shut down experimental apps Hobbi, Lasso

The social media giant warned users that the apps will shut down on July 10.

Jul 2

Twitter removes image from Trump tweet for violating copyright policy

The president's tweet included a photo of himself taken for The New York Times in 2015.

Jul 2

This robot will alert you when a product is back in stock. How to set it up

Uptime Robot is meant to send alerts about website outages, but with a little effort, it's a stock checker on steroids.

Jul 2

Facebook to shut down experimental Hobbi app

The social media giant's NPE team warns users that the Pinterest-like app will be shuttered on July 10.

Jul 1

How to have an Amazon Prime watch party with up to 100 friends

Amazon takes on Netflix Party with a new feature that will let you watch TV shows and movies from your laptop or desktop.

Jul 1

India blocks TikTok and 58 other Chinese apps citing national security concerns

Other banned mobile apps include Tencent's WeChat and Baidu's Twitter-like platform known as Weibo.

Jun 30

India bans TikTok and 58 other Chinese apps citing national security concerns

Other mobile apps banned include Tencent's WeChat and Baidu's Twitter-like platform known as Weibo.

Jun 30

iOS 14: Try this iPhone selfie camera trick now

iOS 14 is full of fun photo features, including a mirror camera mode. Here's how to use it.

Jun 27

7 new iOS 14 features Apple borrowed from Android to make the iPhone better

Google was ahead of the curve on these features that Apple announced for the iPhone at WWDC 2020.

Jun 26

Siri will make your iPhone smarter and charges last longer with iOS 14. Here's how

New automated shortcuts can preserve battery life, open apps and turn on certain playlists, depending on what you need.

Jun 26

Google Photos refresh adds map view, new icon

The app will be simplified into three tabs: Photos, Library and Search.

Jun 25

Facebook's experimental Forecast app wants to crowdsource predictions on the future

To start, health care professionals and academics are being invited to make predictions about COVID-19.

Jun 24

WWDC: How Apple's Swift Student Challenge winners are fighting coronavirus

Students as young as age 12 are creating apps that help keep people healthy during the pandemic, and solving other societal problems.

Jun 24

Apple packs iOS 14 with new accessibility features, like AirPods Pro audio tweaks

It's added headphone sound customizations, a quick launch feature called Back Tap and improvements to its popular Magnifier.

Jun 24

MacOS Big Sur: You're going to want to check out these 5 new features

Safari, Messages and Maps all get major updates in MacOS 11. Here's how you'll use them.

Jun 24

WatchOS 7: All the cool new Apple Watch features unveiled at WWDC

Apple refreshes its wearable OS for the Apple Watch at WWDC 2020.

Jun 23