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For better or for worse, technology is the new frontier. When it comes to navigating the web, avoiding hackers, and enjoying our devices—Reader’s Digest is here to lead the way and help you get the most out of our interconnected world.

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How to Hide Apps on an iPhone

If your home screen is unorganized and hard to navigate, learn how to hide apps on the iPhone so the...

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60+ Funny, Clever, Cool Wi-Fi Network Names

We all need to access Wi-Fi, so we might as well make ourselves (and our neighbors) laugh a little while...

Is My Apple Watch Waterproof?

We know you've frantically wondered this after getting your Apple Watch wet—here's what you need to know.

How to Fix a Frozen iPhone

Here's what you can do to restart your phone now, plus tips to prevent another crash in the future.


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9 Signs an Instagram Ad Can’t Be Trusted

Enhance your detective skills so you don't fall victim to these common scams.

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10 Times You Might Need a Burner Phone

They’re not just for people who are up to no good. (Really.)

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Can Alexa Call 911? How Alexa Can Help in Emergencies

Alexa can do so much more than simply make your life easier. Find out how your favorite virtual assistant can...

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Your iPhone Can Be Hacked with a Laser Pointer—Here’s How

Beware: New research has found a scary way for attackers to secretly hack your iPhone's virtual assistant.

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12 Warning Signs It’s Time for a New Cell Phone

Don’t be caught off guard. If your phone is exhibiting any of these symptoms, it could be starting a downward...

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8 Signs You Shouldn’t Accept a LinkedIn Request

LinkedIn is a place to connect with people in your career field and grow your network, but before accepting every...

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How to Delete iPhone Photos (Without Losing Them)

Follow these simple steps to free up storage space by deleting all photos on your iPhone—without losing them for good.

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8 Red Flags Someone’s Tracking Your Cell Phone

It's scary to think that someone might be spying on your iPhone, but you can take steps to prevent and...

30 Funny Things You Can Ask Siri to Do

From tips to tricks to silly quips, Siri has it all. And these funny things to ask Siri definitely won't...

How to Recover Deleted Photos from Your iPhone

Accidentally deleted a photo? Don't worry—recovering deleted photos on your iPhone is easy when you follow these simple steps.

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How to Hide Your House from Google Street View

If you've ever looked up your house on Google street view and seen your car in the driveway and your...

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5 Ways You’re Shortening the Life of Your Amazon Alexa

Are you treating Alexa right? If not, you’re going to need a new device a lot sooner than you expect.

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10 Most Common eBay Scams to Look Out For

eBay opens up a new world of used items and can't-miss deals. It also opens up the possibility of scams...

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How to Turn Off Autocorrect on Your iPhone

Follow these step-by-step instructions to make sure you never get caught in an awkward texting situation again.

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Here’s Why iPhones Don’t Let You Record Calls

Don't even bother searching through the Settings app to try to find a feature that will let you record phone...

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Can You Use AirPods with an Android?

The short answer is yes, you can, but there are a few things you'll want to keep in mind first...

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The Dangers of TikTok That Are Worth Your Attention

We all love TikTok, but there are many things we don't know yet about the app. After you click agree,...

8 Apps Security Experts Would Never Have on Their Phone

With data breaches on the rise, it's more important than ever to safeguard the treasure trove of personal information that...

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How to Turn Off Voice Assistants

Tech companies might not want you to turn off your device's voice assistants. But you can, and it's easy to...

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11 Things Only the Samsung Galaxy Can Do

iPhone users, you might get jealous of these unique features that only the Samsung Galaxy has.