Moms are furious that Instagram's algorithm keeps deleting topless photos of their long-haired sons

2019-09-28 20:05

Moms on Instagram were angry about the service deleting photos of their long-haired sons, and they got the attention of Instagram chief Adam Mosseri.

Gay dating app plans listing at $1bn value

2019-08-31 13:47

Blued is planning a US initial public offering that could raise about $200m, according to people familiar with the matter.

11 incredibly useful Google Maps features everyone should know about

2019-07-28 21:01

From sharing your location to saving your favourite places, these Google Maps features will make planning trips a whole lot easier.

This viral photo app that makes you look old has been all over everyone's social media feeds. Here's how to use it.

2019-07-18 12:45

People are using FaceApp's age filter to see what they would look like as an old person. Here's how to use it.

Inside the rise of TikTok, the video-sharing app with 1 billion downloads that's owned by a massive Chinese internet company

2019-07-06 20:26

Here's how TikTok got its start from a Chinese tech company, and how it's grown into a wildly popular platform with over 1 billion downloads.

How to use TikTok, the short-form video app Gen Z loves and that's ushering in a new era of influencers

2019-07-01 12:48

Here's how to navigate TikTok — from tracking the latest viral memes, to following the newest crop of influencers, and creating your own short video.

Instagram keeps a detailed list of everything it thinks you're interested in — here's how to find it

2019-06-15 16:15

Instagram shares the data it collects about the topics you're supposedly interested in, and the company apparently has no idea what I like.

Apple just gave owners of older iPhones 4 great reasons not to upgrade to a new device

2019-06-05 17:02

Apple's iOS 13 iPhone operating system might breathe new life into your older iPhone, even something as old as the iPhone 6S.

The end of an era: Yesterday was the last day you could use BlackBerry Messenger

2019-06-01 20:46

The original BlackBerry Messenger — or BBM, for short — was released in 2005, two years before the very first iPhone.

 

A major update is coming to Uber's app, and the company's CEO says it wants to be 'the operating system of your life'

2019-09-26 21:03

At an event on Thursday, Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi unveiled the new vision for the ride-hailing giant, including a major overhaul of its app.

Huawei's new smartphone, the Mate 30, runs the latest version of Google's Android operating system despite the US ban — here's how that works

2019-09-19 20:29

Google's Android operating system is freely available for anyone to use — it's the Android app store that Huawei doesn't have access to.

Now is the worst time to buy a new smartphone

2019-07-29 17:06

Thinking of upgrading your smartphone right now? Just hold on for a little bit longer — it'll be worth it.

A psychologist explains why everyone is obsessed with a new viral app that shows what you'll look like when you're old

2019-07-18 20:53

The app might have psychological effects, both good and bad, for the user, including perpetuating the downsides of being old.

South Africans are using a viral app to make themselves look old - but there are questions about the Russian company behind it

2019-07-18 07:24

Some users are concerned about what happens to their photos once they're uploaded to the Russian app.

'Tinder for jobs': This new app matches job seekers with employers

2019-07-02 07:00

A new South African app has launched to help match employers across the country with the right staff quickly, and help job seekers find work.

I use these 15 little YouTube tricks on a daily basis, and it makes the experience so much better

2019-06-23 20:41

There are a bunch of little tips and tricks for YouTube on both mobile devices and computers that you might not have come across yet.

The 8 best features coming soon to your Apple Watch

2019-06-08 19:36

The Apple Watch is getting a host of new features in the big WatchOS 6 update, coming later this year.

Apple is finally adding 'dark mode' to the next version of the iPhone's operating system — here's how your iPhone will look in dark mode

2019-06-04 11:26

Apple's apps are getting the dark-mode treatment in iOS 13, coming this fall. Other app developers will need to add dark mode to their own apps.

Huawei developed a 'plan B' operating system for smartphones in case it was banned by the US government from using Google products. Here's what we know about it so far.

2019-05-21 07:17

Huawei has been working on a "plan B" mobile operating system in case things go sour with Google.

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