You’ve decided to quit Facebook. Here’s how to migrate your online life elsewhere.
If you want to leave Facebook and all its products, here are some places you can go next.
For teens, navigating the mental health pitfalls of Instagram is part of everyday life
Instagram's explore tab is a wild West of images the app thinks you will like. Teens say the algorithm-based content fed to them constantly is a mental burden but they've learned to navigate it.
This has been a big year for laptops. Here’s what to ask before you upgrade.
There’s never been a better time to be searching for a new computer.
Ask Help Desk: What’s the best way to get rid of all these old hard drives?
You've got questions. We've got your back. In this week's edition: responsible recycling, scheduling your emails and when to buy a new computer.
Hacks and data breaches are all too common. Here’s what to do if you’re affected.
Avoiding hacks isn’t always possible, but there are ways to mitigate the damage
Your driver’s license could soon live on your phone. Here’s what you should know.
Carrying your physical license or state ID with you is still a good idea, but soon, you may not have to worry about the consequences of forgetting it at home.
Ask Help Desk: Can an Apple Watch replace a wearable medical alert device?
At Help Desk, we tackle your most pressing personal technology questions, starting with an Apple Watch for falls and downing invading drones.
How to tell real products from scams when shopping online
It’s hard to tell what’s quality or a scam online. Use these research skills to avoid getting duped.
Banning your children from Instagram won’t help keep them safe. These tips will.
Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen testified about the risks of social media for kids. If you're a parent worried about your children, here are some things you can do.
A flood of unknown products is making online shopping impossible
Mysterious brands are flooding shopping sites and social media ads, making it difficult to tell the real from the low-quality.
What parents need to know about social media for kids
Children are already online, and tech companies like Facebook are trying to build more spaces specifically for them.
Finding reliable masks online can be tricky. Here are tips that can help.
If you’re planning to do your mask shopping online, here are a few best practices you should keep in mind.
3G networks are shutting down next year. Here’s what you should know.
If you have an old phone, an alarm system or an ankle monitor, your tech could stop working properly next year.
Recovering locked Facebook accounts is a nightmare. That’s on purpose.
Account recovery is a pain, but not impossible.
Your drawer full of old tech could have a new life — or start a fire. Here’s how to handle it.
E-waste is a growing problem, but there are ways to avoid making it worse. Here's what you should know.
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You’re going to be asked to prove your vaccination status. Here’s how to do it.
There’s no be-all-end-all way to carry proof of vaccination on your phone. We make sense of how different options approach your privacy, ensure your security and try to spot counterfeits.
From staying in touch to sleep tracking, how to get the most out of your smartwatch
A guide to help you figure out if a smartwatch can fit into your daily life.
Breaking up with Venmo: The best payment apps for privacy and low fees
With so many payment app options, it’s hard to choose which to use. We look at fees, usability and privacy to recommend the best app for different needs.
Wildfire smoke is everywhere now. Here are the best apps to check air quality in your area.
Tiny particles in the air contribute to disease. Here’s how to check whether it’s safe to spend time outside.