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The 10 best apps for a second phone number in 2024

Back in the old days, a mobile phone functioned as a second phone number. We compile some apps that provide extra phone lines for your current smartphone.
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8 iPhone browser apps you should use instead of Safari

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How to know if someone blocked you on WhatsApp

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How to find and use transcripts in Apple Podcasts

The Proton Mail email app running on a MacBook.

5 email apps you should use instead of Gmail or Outlook

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Are Facebook and Instagram still down? Here’s what we know

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The 1Password Android app just got a huge upgrade

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How to get Spotify on a MacBook, Mac Mini, or iMac

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How to make a contact group on an iPhone to message multiple people

MacOS Record Screen.

How to record your screen on Mac, Windows, and Chromebook

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Best bookshelf speakers of 2024: from passive to powered and for every budget

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The best Mac apps for 2024: top software for your Mac

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I never knew I needed this mini Mac app, but now I can’t live without it

Quick Tab is a brilliant little app that greatly improves app switching in macOS. It’s simple, easy to use, and is a genius solution to a finicky Mac problem.
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Apple Music just got a cool feature you won’t find on Spotify

You no longer need to wait until the end of the year to experience Apple Music Replay. The feature that tracks your listening habits is now offered monthly.
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How to install the Google Play Store on an Amazon Fire tablet

Want to get the Google Play Store on your Amazon Fire tablet so you can download more apps and games? Here's a guide on how to do it!
How to Hide Apps on an iPhone.

How to hide apps on your iPhone

Whether you want some privacy or don't want to be embarrassed, it's easy to hide apps on an iPhone. This article explains exactly how to do it step-by-step.
best iPhone and Android apps for Black History Month.

The best iPhone and Android apps for Black History Month 2024

Here are the best iPhone and Android apps for Black History Month. These apps have been developed by Black-owned businesses and cover various topics.
Tinder dating app on a phone.

Experts told us their best tips for online dating apps in 2024

Online dating in 2024 is a challenge — from knowing how to create a good profile to staying safe from scams. Here's what experts think about all of it.
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How to install Android apps on Windows 11

Windows 11 supports Android apps through the Amazon Appstore, but getting everything set up is tricky. Here's how to install Android apps on Windows 11.

How to turn your old phone into a security camera

Have an old phone and don’t know what to do with it? We've rounded up the top apps that allow you to turn your unused smartphone into a home security device.
A person tilts their head while wearing the Apple Vision Pro.

Vision Pro App Store reaches early milestone, Apple reveals

It's early days for the Vision Pro App Store but developers are slowly turning their attention to Apple's new mixed-reality headset.
How to use Gemini on your Android.based device.

How to use Google’s Gemini AI app on your Android phone

The Google Gemini AI app is live in the Google Play Store. Here's how to install it and use it on your supported device. You can also replace Google Assistant.
How to delete apps from Apple TV.

How to delete apps on an Apple TV

Looking to clear some clutter from your Apple TV interface? You can easily delete the apps you don't want to see. Here's how it works and what to do.
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7 beloved Windows apps that Microsoft has killed over the years

Explore the digital graveyard of once-beloved applications as we unearth the top discontinued gems from Microsoft's software vault.
Google Gemini app on Android.

Google is launching a powerful new AI app for your Android phone

Google’s latest mobile app is Gemini, which leverages generative AI tricks. But t the same time, it also aims to double as a Google Assistant replacement.
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Arc Search is one of the best iPhone apps I’ve ever used

Arc Search tones down the clutter your average browser, but serves a breathtaking formula for looking up information on the web that will easily win you over.
The app drawer on the Google Pixel 8 Pro.

If you have one of these apps on your Android phone, delete it immediately

Security experts have spotted apps on the Google Play Store that act as chat platforms, but steal everything from messages and calls logs to your camera access.
A man wearing the Vision Pro using floating keyboard while looking at virtual screens.

The Apple Vision Pro app situation: the good, the bad, and the ugly

The Vision Pro is bringing a new kind of app to Apple’s loyal fans. We’ve heard plenty about these apps, from the highly encouraging to the downright worrying.
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How to set your Facebook Feed to show most recent posts

Facebook's Feed button allows you to see a list of chronologically sorted posts. Here's where to find and use it.
A person holding the Apple iPhone 15 Plus.

A big change is coming to the iPhone — but only for some people

The iPhone is in for a big change. With the upcoming arrival of iOS 17.4, app sideloading and third-party app stores will be a thing. But only for some users.
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Apple eases App Store restrictions to allow game-streaming apps

Apple is easing App Store restrictions to allow cloud gaming apps that feature multiple playable games within a single app.
The app drawer on the Google Pixel 8 Pro.

How to force close apps on your Android device

Are you having trouble with an Android app? We show you how to close any background apps and how to force close apps in Android with ease.
The Slack logo on a purple background.

Slack is down right now. Here’s what we know about the issues [Update]

No, it's not just you. Slack is down right now with multiple issues. Here's everything we know about the outage.

The 7 best voice-changing apps for Android and iOS in 2024

Want to prank your friends? These voice-changer apps for iOS and Android can alter your voice, making you sound like a robot, a chipmunk, or Darth Vader.

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