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Microsoft Games for Work
Microsoft Teams Now Lets You Waste Time By Playing Games With Coworkers
Apple Emergency SOS
Apple's New Emergency SOS Feature Now Available to iPhone 14 Users
Affinity V2 on iPad, MacBook, and PC
Affinity V2 Shows That Great App Suites Don’t Have to Be Never-Ending Subscriptions
The AMF Emergency Satellite exterior.
Why Apple’s Emergency SOS Is Even More Impressive Than We Thought
GoodTrust Story Portrait
Story Portraits Uses AI to Bring Photos of Loved Ones to Life
Someone wearing conceptual virtual reality glasses while looking up toward skyscraper buildings in a city.
Metaverse Beware: Apple May Be Working on Its Own Virtual World
Apple Siri
Why Shortening 'Hey Siri' May Not Change the Way You Speak to the Assistant
LumaFusion ChromeOS
New Video Editing Software on ChromeOS Feels Pretty Pro—Check It Out
a variety of Pantone color palettes
Yes, Now You'll Have to Pay to Use Certain Colors in Photoshop
Google Assistant Dictionary
Google Assistant Adds New Tools for Kids, Including Cool Voices and a Dictionary
Apple's Freeform app on iPhone, iPad, and MacBook
Apple's Freeform App May Have Trouble Competing With Office 365 and Google Docs
person working with Ableton's Note and Live apps
How Ableton Note Attempts to Reinvent Audio Apps Again, This Time on Mobile
Friends watching a video on a smartphone
YouTube’s Getting a Slightly New Look and a Much Better Zoom
Someone using messenger on an Android phone.
Google Adds 10 New Features to Messages, Including Reminders Support and More
Google lock screen widgets in iOS 16
Google Adds iOS 16 Lock Screen Widgets to YouTube, Drive, Maps, and More
Microsoft 365 suite
Microsoft Office May Be Changing Its Name, but It’s Not Going Anywhere
Microsoft Designer
Microsoft's Innovative Design Software Uses AI to Bring Zany Ideas to Life
The Substack RSS feed displayed on a MacBook computer sitting on an outdoor cafe table at night.
Substack’s New RSS App Might Finally Make News Feeds Useful Again
Someone using maps on an iPhone.
Google Maps’ New Vibe Feature Provides More Info But Could Be Biased - Updated
Peek through overlays guided edit
Adobe Elements 2023 Software Pushes AI for Easy, Faster Editing
Closeup on the arms of a celebrity wearing an apple watch and several bracelets.
How Software Updates Can Make Our Wearables Even Better
Rear View Of Man Listening to Sounds Files on Computer
Free Audio Editing App Audacity Gets a Makeover With a Huge Feature-Rich Update
A parent working from home with their child sitting on their shoulders.
New Windows 11 Update Hopes to Solve Your Most Common Security Gotchas
Windows 11 Update
New Windows 11 Update Finally Adds Better Touch Gestures and More
Airplane shadow over forest canopy
Google Makes It Easier for Everyone to Choose More Eco-Friendly Travel
women sending money through digital wallet
Your Digital Wallet Might Soon Work Just Like a Universal Remote
Someone using the image cutout feature on iOS 16 to remove a dog from a photo.
iOS 16’s Dog Extraction Mode Is Way More Useful Than You Might Think
An iPhone showing the new feature of iOS 16 that lets you lift the subject from a photo.
Some iOS 16 Features Don’t Work on Every Compatible iPhone—What to Know
An iPhone showing iOS 16 widgets on the screen with a laptop in the background.
Some iOS 16 Features Aren’t Ready, but It’s for the Best—Here’s Why
iOS 16 lock screen customization and widgets
You Should Install iOS 16 ASAP; You Might Love All the New Features
New lock screen in iOS 16
iOS 16 Promises a Better iPhone With New Screen Customizations, More
Google Chrome lock screen widget icons
Google Embraces iOS 16 With Planned Lock Screen Widget Support
Google Meet video sharing
You’ll Be Able to Easily Share Files Between More Android Devices Soon
Someone taking a sunrise picture on a smartphone.
Adobe's Camera App Still Can't Give the Pros What Really They Want
Collage of people using smartphones in city with Wi-Fi signals
That Popular Android App Could be Sharing Your Data With Others
Women using smartphones and tablets in living room
You Might Soon Find It Easier to Juggle Apps Between Android Devices
Someone holding an iPhone that shows the app screen with the Search button.
iOS 16’s Most Important Feature Might Be This Search Button
Person reading comics on the floor of a bookstore
How the iPad Has Totally Upended the Comic Book Industry
Three young girls on cell phones.
Your Children Are Likely Being Tracked By Some of Their Favorite Apps
Closeup on the hands of an older person tapping an app icon on a smartphone.
Google Play Store Could Still Be Serving Up Dangerous Shape-Shifting Apps
Apple iPad with iPadOS 16 with notes open
Good News! iPadOS 16 Is Launching 'Late' This Year
Android 13 Pixel
Android 13 Launches Today... If You Have the Right Phone
Over the shoulder shot of young woman using mobile app on smart phone to arrange package delivery
iOS 16 Makes Tracking Online Orders Even Easier
person in black jacket riding bike on road during the day
Apple Maps' Improved Cycling Directions Are a Big Deal
Apple Silicon ExpressVPN
ExpressVPN Gets a Boost on M1 and M2 Macs
A clock breaking into flying pieces which lead to a metal chain.
Meta Believes the Leap Second Has Outlived Its Usefulness
Looking at smartphone with suspicion
Google Play Is Sick of Annoying Ads, Too
Looking out at Manhattan skyline, Empire State building in view
Google Maps Makes It Easier to Get Around
Google Android Tablet Updates
Google Finally Improves Android Tablet Apps
A young adult using a smartphone while sitting outside a large building.
New Google Play Store Rules Could Encourage Privacy Violations
hand holding a Fire TV stick remote with a blurred TV in the background
Streaming Apps Love to Work Against You
Detail view of a large sculpture representing the Android cellphone operating system, at the Googleplex
Final Android 13 Beta Out Now
Google One
Google One Subscribers Now Get Premium Video Calling Tools
Capture One on iPad—Sharpening and Noise Reduction
Capture One for iPad Is Finally Here, but You Almost Certainly Don’t Want It
Mother with slightly concerned look on her face watching boys using the internet on a phone
Child Tracking Apps Can Do More Harm Than Good
An iPhone X on a book with several app icons, include the one for Chrome Browser, displayed.
Chrome Gets Better Phishing and Malware Protections on iOS
LGBTQ Couple listening, singing, dancing in the car
iOS 16 Clears up Shazam Confusion
Xpression Camera
Lighten Up With Fun New Face Filter
Ikea Scene Scanner
Ikea’s Virtual Design Tool Uses AI to Create Your Dream Home