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The latest apps, hand-picked by our editors here at Digital Trends. Whether you’re looking for the best apps for Android or iOS, we’ve got you covered with all of the info you need. Before you download, make sure you get the down-low.

Android App running on a Windows 11 PC

How to install Android apps on Windows 11

Windows 11 supports Android apps through the Amazon Appstore, but getting everything set up is tricky. Here's how to install Android apps on Windows 11.
TikTok logo on an iPhone.

TikTok is about to change forever

A guy holding an iPhone with Snapchat on in dark mode.

How to turn on dark mode on Snapchat

A person holding the Apple iPhone 15 Plus, showing the camera.

How to get a free phone number for calling and texting

bartender app changes ownership mac

Here’s why people are fearing for the future of this beloved Mac app

An iPhone on a colorful chair showing phone buttons.

The best free apps for international calling in 2024

Google messages versus samsung messages app icons side by side on Galaxy Z Fold 5.

Is the messages app on your Samsung phone crashing? Here’s how to fix it

A close-up of the Spotify app icon.

The Spotify Android app just got an odd design change

The Google Photos app running on a Google Pixel 8 Pro.

Your Google Photos app may soon get a big overhaul. Here’s what it looks like

Perplexity app shown on an iPhone.

Perplexity, one of our favorite AI apps, just got a big update

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How to search for filters on Instagram

Arc Search's Call Arc feature.

Arc Search, one of the best iPhone apps right now, just got even better

Google app on Android beta showing Notifications.

The Google app on your Android phone is getting a helpful new feature

If you use the Google app on your Android phone a lot, you'll want to keep an eye out for a new feature that's slowly rolling out to it now.
Street Fighter emulated on an iPhone.

Emulators have changed the iPhone forever

After years and years of waiting, emulators are finally on the iPhone — and they're changing it forever.
A collage of the delta emulator.

Delta emulator changes logo after Adobe lawsuit threats — but just barely

Popular iOS emulator Delta had to change its logo recently, and decided to poke fun at the whole situation in a small update.
How to format text in WhatsApp

WhatsApp: how to use bold, italics, and strikethrough in your messages

Want your WhatsApp messages to stand out? Here are the simple tricks to add bold, italics, strikethrough, or bullet points or quotes to your texts.
A collage of the delta emulator.

The best iPhone emulators

While iPhones can now host emulators, it isn't open season for retro games on your phone. Here is what you need to know about the new App Store rules for games.
Redesigned Google maps.

This is what Google Maps’ big redesign looks like

A redesigned Google Maps interface has several quality-of-life changes that have us excited. Here's what's new.
TikTok being viewed through a mobile web browser.

How to watch TikTok without the app

Yes, you can view TikTok content without actually being in the TikTok app. Here's how to do it whether through a mobile web browser or in another app.
A person using a MacBook Air connected to two monitors.

Stop using these default Mac apps — trust me

Not every Mac app created by Apple is a winner. Here are five Apple-designed Mac apps that you should switch out for superior third-party alternatives.
Overhead view of someone typing on a Surface laptop.

How to get the word count in Apple Pages

Need to keep your essays and articles under or over a certain word count? This is why we’re glad to know that Apple Pages has a built-in word counter tool.
Google Play on the Oppo Find N2.

Google is making it easier for you to find and download Android apps

At I/O 2024, Google shed light on developer-focused tweaks such as the ability to break subscriptions into installments and use search keywords for discovery.
Google Messages app on a Pixel 8 Pro, showing an RCS Chat message thread.

Android phones are about to get a major iMessage feature

An iMessage feature long enjoyed by iPhone users could finally soon arrive for those with an Android device.
Amazon Kindle (2022) Dark Mode

10 best apps and websites for downloading free books in 2024

If you're an avid reader, then you're always looking for new books. Here are 10 websites and apps where you can score free e-books.
Instagram on an iPhone.

How to turn off Activity Status on Instagram

Your Instagram Activity Status is a small feature that tells everyone when you last used the app. Want to turn it off? Here's how.
Nintendo Entertainment System with controller.

A Nintendo emulator is Apple’s top downloaded app after ban reversal

Delta, an emulator that allows you to play classic Nintendo games, is currently the No. 1 app on the iOS App Store after Apple reversed a ban on the program.
A closeup view of piano keys.

The best piano apps in 2024: top apps for learning how to play

Learning how to play the piano? Take a look at our list of the best piano-learning apps, from those for absolute beginners to those for intermediate players.
TikTok logo on an iPhone.

Worried about the TikTok ban? Here are 5 TikTok alternatives you should use

Though TikTok isn't banned quite yet, it may be soon. Here are some alternatives worth checking out.
A screenshot of an Instagram profile, showing someone's follower count.

How to see who has unfollowed you on Instagram

Have you noticed your follower count dropping on Instagram? Want to see who it may be that unfollowed you? Here's how to find out.
Snapchat on iPhone.

How to tell if someone has blocked you on Snapchat

It’s possible that some Snapchat users may not like your content and may even choose to block you. And there are ways to find out if that’s the case.
Laptop Working from Home

How to change margins in Google Docs

Adjusting your margins in Google Docs is actually pretty easy once you know how. In this guide, we'll show you how to change margins in Google Docs in two ways.
Close-up photo of the Messages app on an iPhone.

How to schedule a text message on your iPhone

Your iPhone is capable of seemingly endless taks — but can it schedule a text message to be sent at a later time? Yes, but there's a catch.
Tidal app showing on iPhone 15 Pro.

Tidal vs. Qobuz: Which hi-res music streaming service is for you?

In the battle between music streaming services Tidal and Qobuz, there's a clear winner thanks to features, price, and genre focus.
An iPhone 15 Pro Max showing Instagram via a web browser.

How to view Instagram without an account

Almost all of Instagram's features require an account for you to use them. But can you at least view the social media site without an account? Kind of.

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