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Sorry, but allowing third-party iPhone app stores is a bad idea

New European Union regulations could pave the way for Apple to allow sideloading and third-party app stores. But this may not be all good news.
App Store displayed on an iPhone 14 Pro against a pink background

Apple may do the unthinkable — allow third-party iPhone app stores

Due to regulations from the European Union, Apple may be considering third-party app stores on the iPhone and iPad in the very near future.
Tablets for seniors

The secret to helping older people get online is right in front of us

Forget hardware designed specifically for seniors, it's software that needs to be improved to help older people enjoy all online life has to offer.
The Lensa AI app on an iPhone.

Lensa app: How to use the image generator to make AI selfies

The Lensa app allows you to create new selfies of yourself using AI. Want to check it out? Here's how to get started!
Dual Chrome open on Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra held in hand in front of flower pots.

This free Android app gave my phone cloning superpowers

Want to run two WhatsApp, Facebook, or any other accounts from one phone? This app gives you the maximum liberty to run dual apps on any Android device.
The Snapchat app store listing on a mobile device with a stylus resting on it.

How to block people on Snapchat

Need to block someone on Snapchat? Or stop users who aren't friends with you from contacting you on the app? We can show you how to do that.
Two mobile devices showing two people dancing in YouTube Shorts videos.

How to post a Short on YouTube

Recording and posting a YouTube Short video is pretty similar to how posting a video is done on TikTok. Here's how to do it.
A person using Snapchat on an iPhone.

What does the lock mean on Snapchat?

Ever wondered what that lock icon on Snapchat means? In this guide, we'll go over what it means and how it relates to Snapchat stories.
Sunbird Android app screenshots.

Sunbird looks like the iMessage for Android app you’ve been waiting for

A new app called Sunbird promises to bring iMessage to your Android phone in a free, simple way. And you can join the beta right now.
App store icon showing three notifications.

Don’t listen to billionaires like Elon Musk — app stores are fantastic

Billionaires tell us app stores are stifling choice and suppressing free speech, rallying us against them. Ignore it all, because app stores are great for us.
Instafest app running on an iPhone.

Instafest app: How to make your own Spotify festival lineup

Instafest is the hot new web app that makes customized music festival lineups based on your Spotify listening history. Here's how to use it.
Christmas apps

The best Christmas apps for everyone in 2022

Here's our list of Christmas apps to help put you into the holiday spirit, from apps that play Christmas songs to those that let you call Santa or list gifts.
MacBook with Apple Numbers on a table.

How to use Apple Numbers

Need to track company finances, a household budget, product orders, or something similar? Here’s how to use Apple Numbers, a free app that comes with Mac.
A person's hand holding a phone with the TikTok app on it.

How to use TikTok’s voice changer

Want to change the sound of your voice on TikTok? You can! You can do so by using TikTok's voice changer feature. Here's how.
BeReal app showing a photo of some clothes.

How to delete a BeReal post

Don't like how your BeReal post looks? You can delete it. In this guide, we'll show you how and go over what else you should know about deleting BeReal posts.
App Store displayed on an iPhone 14 Pro against a pink background

App subscription fatigue is quickly ruining my smartphone

I used to love looking for new apps to download on my iPhone, but these days it's almost impossible to find apps without a subscription. And I hate it.
BeReal app notification on an Apple Watch.

What is BeReal?

BeReal is a fairly new social media app, and if you're wondering what it's about and how it's different from other social media platforms, check out this guide.
The red and white YouTube logo on a phone screen. The phone is on a white background.

What is Ambient Mode on YouTube?

If you've heard about YouTube's new Ambient Mode feature but are not quite sure what it is or how to enable it, this is the guide for you.
A pair of glasses rests on a desk in front of multiple computer monitors filled with code.

Beware — even Mac open-source apps can contain malware

Your Mac isn't completely immune to hackers so watch out for this sneaky malware threat that pretends to be a helpful open-source app.

The best walkie-talkie apps for Android and iOS

Fan of retro communication? Enjoy the nostalgia and meet new friends with the best walkie-talkie apps for Android and iOS.
Twitter Blue menu option on a white screen background which is on a black background.

What is Twitter Blue and is it worth it?

Twitter Blue is a subscription service that gives users access to premium features. In this quick guide, we'll take a closer look at what it has to offer.
Series of four mobile screenshots showing Mastodon's sign-up process.

What is Mastodon? Here’s why everyone’s talking about this Twitter alternative

Mastodon is a social media platform that has gotten a lot of attention lately. In this guide, we'll go over everything you need to know about it.
A person's hands holding a smartphone as they browse Twitter on it.

Twitter’s SMS two-factor authentication is having issues. Here’s how to switch methods

If recent reports have you worried that your SMS 2FA method will fail and leave you locked out of your Twitter account, here's how to switch to another method.
The Apple TV 4K (2022) and Siri remote on a table.

How to update your Apple TV and all your apps

If you have an Apple TV, you may be wondering how to get the latest version of tvOS or how to make sure apps get updated. Here's how it works and what to do!
LG Smart TV interface example.

How to download apps on an LG smart TV

If you're a new user struggling to download apps on your LG smart TV, here's a simple guide to help you get started.
Twitter Blue menu option on a white screen background which is on a black background.

Twitter has reportedly suspended signups for Twitter Blue

Twitter continues to struggle amid its post-acquisition drama. And now, it has reportedly suspended signups for Twitter Blue.
Elon Musk.

Twitter begins rollout of new gray check marks only to abruptly remove them

Twitter began rolling out new gray check marks to mark accounts as Official. Then it abruptly took them away. Here's what happened.
Series of four mobile screenshots showing Mastodon's sign-up process.

Mastodon surpasses 1 million monthly active users as Twitter backlash worsens

Social media platform Mastodon is experiencing growth as Twitter experiences a backlash against upcoming changes to its platform.
The Airbnb logo superimposed over a rental property.

Airbnb is finally fixing the annoying way it shows prices in the app

Airbnb has heard user complaints and is finally implementing an in-app change that allows users to know exactly what they're being charged for.
The Twitter app on the Sony XPeria 5 II.

Twitter is reportedly working on paid DMs to celebrities

Twitter is reportedly working on another feature to help generate revenue. This time it involves paid DMs to celebrities.
Pixel Pals app running in the Dynamic Island on the iPhone 14 Pro Max.

This app put a kitten on my iPhone 14 Pro and I adore it so much

The Dynamic Island opens a new door of possibilities for the iPhone 14 Pro. One app uses it to showcase virtual pets — and I simply adore it.
Apps on an LG smart TV.

How to update apps on an LG smart TV

Keep your apps updated on your LG smart TV to make sure you are getting the latest features, important security updates, and more. Here's how it works!
Series of four mobile screenshots showing the selling of collectibles on Instagram.

Instagram to soon let creators make NFTs and sell them to fans

Meta has announced a number of new features for creators on its social media platforms, including one that lets creators make and sell NFTs on Instagram.
The TikTok app on a smartphone's screen. The smartphone is sitting on a white table.

Clear Mode on TikTok: Here’s what it is and how to use it

You've probably heard that TikTok has a Clear Mode. But what is it? In this guide, we'll explain what this feature is and how to use it.