The Best New Widgets for Your iPhone Lock Screen in iOS 16

Image: Weather Carrot With iOS 14, Apple added widgets to your iPhone home screen.With iOS 16, Apple wants to do the same with your lock screen. Owith this update, you can create multiple lock screens that you can browse at any time, and eEach lock screen can contain up to five different widgets: there’s a … Read more

Why the iPhone 14 eSIM might be a problem for you

Apple has a history of aggressively removing features in the name of progress. They killed the Mac’s DVD drive when discs were still popular, removed HDMI and MagSafe from MacBook Pros (before bringing them back later), and, of course, are responsible for the death of the headphone jack. Apple’s decision to now remove the SIM … Read more

Everything you need to know about the 2022-2023 flu vaccine

Photo: Joe Raedle (Getty Images) It’s flu shot season and, again, the flu shot is important to get. With the decline in mask wearing, there will likely be more all common respiratory virus around. So might as well protect yourself against those who have safe and effective vaccines readily available. In years when the influenza … Read more

Precise location gives your coordinates to apps

Photo: AngieYeoh (Shutterstock) It’s no secret that our apps use our locations: in fact, many need them to function properly. You wouldn’t get very far on your road trip if Google Maps couldn’t see your location. But smartphone manufacturers do not specify how the location-sharing of works—in particular that you can choose between sharing your … Read more

Remove These 35 Malicious Apps From Your Android

Photo: BigTunaOnline (Shutterstock) Although official app stores are the safest way to find and download new software on your smartphone, they are not without flaws. The Google Play Store has safeguards in place to weed out malicious apps, but occasionally some manage to sneak past undetected. Thirty five such applications have just been discovered hidden … Read more

How to Use End-to-End Encryption in Facebook Messenger Right Now

Meta may not be a stronghold of digital privacy (and may very well be an enemy of it), but times could change. The company announced on Thursday, August 11, they are testing end-to-end encryption (E2EE) for Facebook Messenger as default, which means that all Messenger users would have their chats protected from prying eyes, unless … Read more

Apple is now making the latest smartphone with this feature

Photo: H_Ko (Shutterstock) The great “iPhone vs. Android” debate could very well rage on forever, with neither side claiming total victory. There are pros and cons to both platforms, as well as the companies that make the hardware and software. However, there is one feature that Apple can claim exclusivity on, now that its sole … Read more