Live Location lets you share your real-time whereabouts in Facebook Messenger

Live Location lets you share your real-time whereabouts in Facebook Messenger

Facebook Messenger makes it easy to keep in touch with friends and family, but offers little in the way of finding them. But that is changing....

Google Maps now lets you share your location with your besties

Google Maps now lets you share your location with your besties

Whether your navigating the Adirondacks or tracking down that hip new bar everyone’s talking about, Google Maps has your back. It’s packed to the brim with useful features like a speed indicator, turn-by-turn navigation, and parking reminder. And starting...

Wow! Facebook now allows users to react to chats inside Messenger

Wow! Facebook now allows users to react to chats inside Messenger

Facebook group messages are beginning to look a bit more like the news feed. On Thursday, Facebook introduced Messenger Reactions and Mentions, bringing likes and tags to the dedicated messaging app....

Hangouts may lose SMS support as Google overhauls it to take on Slack

Hangouts may lose SMS support as Google overhauls it to take on Slack

SMS integration in Google’s popular Hangouts messaging app may not be long for this world. An email shared on Reddit, reportedly sent by the company to G Suite administrators, claims Google will remove the feature on May 22 as it continues to push non-ent...

10 awesome things you didn't know your phone could do

10 awesome things you didn't know your phone could do

You’ve had your smartphone for a while, but let’s face it: You’ve never read the manual. You take great pride that you know how to use it, and then it happens: You see someone do something extraordinary with his or her phone that you did not know was even...

Google is reportedly working on a new social app for photo editing and sharing

Google is reportedly working on a new social app for photo editing and sharing

Google is working on yet another app. One of the company’s most-loved apps is Google Photos and it offers excellent options for photo editing, storing, and sharing — but it looks like Photos isn’t the only photo-based app Google is concerned with....

Selling your phone or tablet? Here’s how to ‘completely wipe’ your Android devic

Selling your phone or tablet? Here’s how to ‘completely wipe’ your Android devic

Our smartphones are privy to some of our most important secrets. Sensitive business emails, financial details, contact information, and perhaps even a risqué photo are not things you want falling into the wrong hands....

How to use recovery mode to fix your Android phone or tablet

How to use recovery mode to fix your Android phone or tablet

If your Android phone or tablet isn’t acting right, or you’re trying to tackle malware, you should try entering recovery mode. When your phone is not responding, or you’re having trouble doing things using your device’s normal software settings, recovery...

Are screens scrambling our kids’ brains? We asked an expert

Are screens scrambling our kids’ brains? We asked an expert

Most of us would probably concede that we spend too much time staring at screens. It’s not unusual to reach for your smartphone first thing in the morning, spend all day in front of a computer monitor, and then relax by flopping down in front of the TV....

YouTube Kids hit by fresh complaints, this time over junk food videos

YouTube Kids hit by fresh complaints, this time over junk food videos

U.S. consumer groups are still not happy with YouTube Kids, the supposedly family-friendly mobile app that launched back in February....