Latest IT news and events

October 18, 2021

Best VPN service of 2021

Looking to maximize your security and anonymity online? Of course you are. A virtual private network can help.

Jul 23

Sims 4 Cottage Living: The expansion pack we've been waiting for is available now

We went hands-on with the cozy Sims 4 DLC that will make you fall in love with the game all over again.

Jul 23

New on Apple Arcade: Endless runner Jetpack Joyride now available

Check out the high-tech action game today.

Jul 23

Ted Lasso is back on Apple TV Plus with season 2. Here's everything to know

Ted Lasso's second season kicked off on Apple TV Plus early Friday, but the service is a little different than the others you may be used to. Here's everything to know.

Jul 23

Windows 11 makes it easy to change your wallpaper. Here's how

We're obsessed with the new Windows 11 wallpaper options. Here's how to change yours.

Jul 23

Netflix will soon stream games to your phone. 3 things to know about how it will work

Video games are coming to Netflix in the near future, which could be a game changer for the at-home entertainment industry.

Jul 23

New iOS 14.7 update for iPhone: The best features you'll use before iOS 15 hits

iOS 15 may be right around the corner, but iPhone and iPad can do plenty with iOS 14 -- including with a new feature from the latest update.

Jul 23

Ted Lasso season 2 lands Friday. Here's how to watch (and make sense of Apple TV Plus)

Ted Lasso's second season arrives early Friday on Apple TV Plus, but the service is a little different than the rest. Here's the important questions answered.

Jul 23

Old, Snake Eyes aren't streaming on HBO Max, sorry

HBO Max has become linked in people's minds with streaming new movies on the same day they hit theaters -- but Old (M. Night Shyamalan's latest) and Snake Eyes (that G.I. Joe movie) aren't there.

Jul 23

Major websites taken down in widespread outage

Banks, retailers and popular video games were impacted, though most sites have now returned.

Jul 22

Avoid crowded public transportation with Google Maps' new features. Here's how

Trains and buses are running at full capacity, but Google's AI technology will help you bypass the crowds.

Jul 22

Zoom added games to play during meetings. Here's how to do it

Zoom launches an in-app gaming experience so you can play poker, Heads Up and Kahoot! on the platform.

Jul 22

What happens when all the brands in your home get a voice?

Commentary: Are we ready to have a whole cast of characters talking back to us at home? Amazon, Verizon and other major brands certainly think so.

Jul 22

Best Nintendo Switch multiplayer games for families in 2021

Mario galore, retro games, and yes, of course, Animal Crossing

Jul 22

How to make your own AR face filter

Creating your own AR face filter is a lot easier than you think.

Jul 22

iOS 14.7 update for iPhone: Apple's new and best features you'll use today

Check out all of the cool stuff your iPhone and iPad can do with iOS 14.

Jul 22

UK man arrested for massive Twitter hack that targeted Biden, Musk in 2020

The hack was part of a Bitcoin scam.

Jul 21

Peacock TV: What is it, how much does it costs and everything else to know

The streaming service offers free movies and TV shows, but only paid members can unlock its full catalog (which probably means you'll need to pay to watch all of One of Us Is Lying).

Jul 21

Clubhouse app leaves beta, now open to everyone

You no longer need an invite to join the social audio chat app.

Jul 21

UK man arrested for 2020 Twitter hack that targeted Biden, Musk

In 2020, hackers took over the Twitter accounts of high-profile figures to promote a bitcoin scam.

Jul 21

Here's a simple trick for speeding up your iPhone

You should be clearing your iPhone cache on a regular basis. Here's how to do it in Chrome, Safari and Firefox.

Jul 21

Microsoft-powered autonomous beach-cleaning robot is here to clean our shores

A Dutch startup aims to rid beaches of cigarette butts, and Microsoft's artificial intelligence is helping the robot learn how to do it.

Jul 21

Zoom will let you play games during meetings, here's how

Zoom is launching an in-app gaming experience so you can play poker and Heads Up on the platform.

Jul 21

Zoom: Use apps like Asana and Dropbox and schedule virtual events now

Launching Wednesday, Zoom Apps aims to help you work more seamlessly within the video chat platform, while Zoom Events lets you host hybrid and virtual meetups.

Jul 21

Netflix to dive into video games with ad-free mobile gaming at no extra cost

And console games for Xbox and PlayStation may follow.

Jul 21