Microsoft wants everyone to follow its lead with its new mobile design

NearlyNearly a decade ago, Microsoft launched its Windows Phone platform with the promise that its software would free users from their phones. The first big ad campaign showed people engrossed in their devices at clubs, restrooms, and even on a roller coaster, while frustrated bystanders asked, over and over: “Really?” Windows Phone would answer those

Your passwords could be on the dark web. Find out now

You usually learn after the fact your data’s been stolen, when Equifax, Yahoo, DoorDash or some other company you’ve trusted with your information notifies you that your birthday, social security or credit-card number, health records or some other piece of personal information has been exposed as part of a breach. With your stolen information, hackers

Facebook’s new tool lets you transfer pictures to Google Photos

Facebook is releasing a new tool today that will allow its users to transfer photos directly to Google Photos. The tool is being released initially in Ireland, and will be available worldwide in the first half of 2020. “For almost a decade, we’ve enabled people to download their information from Facebook,” explains Steve Satterfield, director

The Magical Science of Wi-Fi on Airplanes

SSurfing the internet at 35,000 feet is now something that we expect on flights. According to the 2018 Global Traveler study, 94% of global travelers feel that inflight internet would enhance their travel experience and 30% of them explicitly look for this feature when booking their flight. Currently, airlines make $17 per passenger for services

Why Sharing Your Disney+ or Netflix Password Is a Bad Idea

It can be tempting to share your various service logins with a pal, especially because they ain’t getting any cheaper. But you might think twice before handing those Netflix or Disney+ credentials over to a friend—particularly if your password and account protection protocols are lax. Earlier this month, an investigation by ZDNet found that Disney+