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Google is getting ready to remove lots of Android apps from the Play Store

Worthless apps should not be allowed on the Google Play Store. Therefore, Google plans to remove ones that do not benefit users.
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The Google app on your iPhone just got a hidden new feature

Showcasing the Google Translate app on an Android device.

Google Translate just got its biggest update ever

An Android phone showing Android 15.

Your Google Chrome app is getting 5 helpful new features

Snapchat 2022 year in review recap.

Snapchat is getting critical new security features. Here’s what’s new

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What is Telegram Premium? Features, price, and how to sign up

Snapchat Planets being shown on the Snapchat app on iPhone.

Snapchat Planets: What’s the order, and what do they mean?

TikTok logo on an iPhone.

TikTok is about to change forever

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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

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

Do you use the Spotify app on your Android phone? If so, you'll likely soon see an updated design for the app icon. Here's what changed.
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

An APK teardown has revealed new sharing features for Google Photos, along with some other changes. Here's what's new.
Perplexity app shown on an iPhone.

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

ChatGPT tool Perplexity is getting even better. With Perplexity Pages, you can transform your research into visually engaging and comprehensive content.
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How to search for filters on Instagram

Filters are a great way to improve your Instagram posts. Here's how to find them on the social networking app and make your posts come to life.
Arc Search's Call Arc feature.

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

Search is even easier to do thanks to the new Call Arc feature in one of the fastest-growing mobile apps on the planet. Here's what it does.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
MacOS Catalina Hands-on | Macbook Pro

How to change the default apps on a Mac

From changing your browser and email client to opening specific file types with a new app, changing default apps on your Mac is easy and straightforward.
The MacBook Air on a white table.

How to add and remove apps from the Dock on Mac

Want to add or remove apps from your macOS Dock? Here’s a guide to help you customize a core part of the macOS experience.
Typing on the iPhone 14 Plus.

The best iPhone keyboard apps in 2024: our 12 favorites

It's tough choosing the perfect third-party keyboard app for your iPhone, so we've rounded up the top performers for functionality, customization, and fun.
OnePlus 5 soft gold with the phone app open.

The 10 best apps for a second phone number in 2024

Back in the old days, a mobile phone functioned as a second phone number. We compile some apps that provide extra phone lines for your current smartphone.
iPhone browser apps

8 iPhone browser apps you should use instead of Safari

Safari is the default web browser for every iPhone. But what if you want something different? Here are the best Safari alternatives available in 2024.