Latest IT news and events

March 05, 2021

Want to try the TikTok 'no beard' filter everyone's doing? Here's how

A new Snapchat filter makes your beard completely disappear -- and TikTok users are obsessed.

Mar 4

Windows 10 troubleshooting: How to solve your most annoying problems

We've got fixes for a cursor moving on its own, uncontrollable scrolling, update issues and more Microsoft problems.

Mar 4

Senators question Amazon on use of cameras to monitor delivery drivers

The cameras could put "unsafe pressure" on drivers and violate their privacy rights, the five Democratic lawmakers say.

Mar 4

Have you tried the TikTok 'no beard' filter everyone's doing? Here's how

A new Snapchat filter makes your beard completely disappear -- and TikTok users are obsessed.

Mar 3

LastPass vs. 1Password: Two top password managers, compared

Which password manager should you try? 1Password may be reaching for the crown as LastPass loses its free-tier footing.

Mar 3

Get Microsoft 365 for free, here's how

Anyone can use Microsoft's Word, Excel and PowerPoint apps without spending any money. We'll explain how to do it.

Mar 1

Use your GoPro as an upgraded web cam, since Zoom meetings are here to stay

You can easily turn your GoPro camera into a webcam for video chats and conferences on Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Google Meet and other services. Here's how.

Feb 28

7 hidden Gmail features that might even help get you to inbox zero

Get a better handle on your Gmail inbox with these must-have tips and tricks that will turn you into an email pro.

Feb 28

LastPass vs. 1Password: Which password manager should you use?

1Password reaches for the crown as LastPass loses its free-tier footing.

Feb 27

Windows 10 spring update: What to know about new features and more

Microsoft has confirmed its latest update, Windows 10 version 21H1. Here's what we're expecting, and why it could set the stage for a major Windows 10 shift.

Feb 27

Facebook's Bars app lets you record your raps with beats and share them

The app offers prerecorded beats and word cues to let anyone create a rap track. More advanced rappers can take a freestyle challenge.

Feb 27

LastPass vs. 1Password: How the two popular password managers stack up in 2021

1Password reaches for the crown as LastPass loses its free-tier footing.

Feb 26

Zoom is bringing automatic closed captions to all free accounts

The feature will launch this fall, but may be available earlier upon request.

Feb 25

Mozilla adds March Madness video perk, cookie protections to the latest Firefox

Firefox launches a new multiple picture-in-picture feature ahead of the tournament, and a privacy-protective cookie containment unit to keep web-trackers on a tighter leash.

Feb 24

3 things Android 12 can do that Android 11 just can't

Android 12 vs. Android 11: Here are the major differences between Google's new OS and the prior version, including security updates and new notifications.

Feb 24

iOS 14.5 will come with a bunch of new emoji, including one for your vaccine selfie

There are also more skin tone variations for emoji, including couples kissing.

Feb 24

Stop juggling Gmail accounts. Try this desktop app to bring them all together

Kiwi for Gmail can help you sort your work and home life now that the two have collided for so many. Here's how.

Feb 23

Microsoft adding text predictions to Word next month

The feature will work like Google Docs' Smart Compose.

Feb 22

How to use Google Chrome's tab-grouping feature to keep your browser organized

The Chrome browser has a new trick to help wrangle your 37 open tabs.

Feb 21

Forget Zoom backgrounds. Microsoft Teams can put you in the same space as your coworkers

Here's how to use Microsoft Teams Together Mode to improve your video meetings.

Feb 20

Combine PDFs into one document on Windows and Mac for free. Here's how

You don't need to pay for Adobe Acrobat to combine multiple PDFs. Here are two ways to do it.

Feb 20

3 things Android 12 can do that Android 11 can't

Here are the major differences between Google's new OS and the prior version, including security updates and new notifications.

Feb 19

Signal, WhatsApp and Telegram: All the major security differences between messaging apps

Looking for a more secure messenger app? Here are the key privacy differences among some of the biggest players -- and which one Elon Musk recommends.

Feb 19

New version of Microsoft Office won't require you to pay for a subscription

Don't want to subscribe to Microsoft 365? Don't worry: Consumers and small businesses will be able to buy a one-time purchase Office 2021 package later this year.

Feb 18