The Fidget Spinner Is Google’s Latest Easter Egg Distraction

I wasn’t above squeezing an occasional round of Doom in between study sessions in college, and am certainly not shy about catching some Pokémon if any are lurking in my office (that’s a no).

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New Google Maps Update Makes It Even Harder To Get Lost

When you’re traveling through unfamiliar territory, sometimes turn-by-turn navigation just isn’t enough. A new design update on Google Maps is here to help you out.

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Google Allo’s Selfie Stickers Are Cool, But Don’t Get Too Excited

Fans of Bitmoji: there’s a new caricature app that you’ll want to see. It’s more aesthetically pleasing and a breeze to use, but not so simple to share.

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Waze Now Lets You Record Navigation Instructions in Your Own Voice

Fascinated by the sound of your own voice? Wish you could hear your significant other whisper “turn left here” into your ear while on the road? Well, now you can with Waze on Android.

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Why We Continue To Use Shitty Old Apps Like Flickr

I just migrated my photos off of Flickr. Yes, it’s 2017, and I was still using Flickr. Why? Because I’d been using it since 2005, it’s free, and the mobile app is… fine. But now that it seems like Flickr is joining the likes of AOL and Earthlink in the internet graveyard, it’s clearly time to leave. Why did it take…

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Modern Phishing Attempts Look More Legit, but the Methods Haven’t Changed Much

You get a new email that looks like it’s from a friend, a company, a government official, or even a family member. All that’s in that email is a link. You click it, because, of course you do. You’re taken to a login page, where you enter your credentials. Then, that site turns out to be fake and collects your…

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How to Opt Into YouTube’s New Look, Including the New Dark Mode

A while back we showed off a little trick to enable YouTube’s secret dark mode. Now, there’s an official way to opt into the new look.

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The Best Tools to Archive Web Pages

It seems like a lot of web pages are disappearing from the internet these days. If you feel like taking on archiving duties for yourself, there are a variety of tools for doing so.

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Google Home Will Now Read Cooking Directions Out Loud

When it comes to home voice assistants, there’s no denying that the bulk of their usage comes in the kitchen for setting timers and playing audio. Google’s taking that to the next logical step with Google Home, which can now read recipes out loud.

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Is YouTube Kids Purposely Training Kids to Watch YouTube Ads?

My 18-month-old daughter uses YouTube for two things: Peppa Pig and that Imogen Heap song that was designed to be baby crack. But the YouTube Kids app has another thing they want her to watch. Specifically, ads...for YouTube Kids.

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