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Surprise! Apple announces new iPad and iPhone 7 update

Usually, Apple saves big news like this for its annual spring event. But this year, the tech giant let the cat out of the...
Happening Now March 21, 2017

Parents take control! Track your kids' phone usage, block apps and monitor their activities

Attention all parents! Do your kids own a phone? In this age the common answer is yes. Every child appears to have a phone...
Happening Now March 19, 2017

Microsoft reveals most common grammar errors - No. 2 is upsetting!

Grammar errors are annoying, but common. We're all human right? But one of Microsoft's tools has been watching our grammar closely, and the trends...
Happening Now March 19, 2017

Received a creepy text from 2003? Here's what's really causing it

Everyone texts these days, but we don't usually receive anything too out of the blue. However, many have reported they've received a text with...
Happening Now March 18, 2017

Strangest Amazon Alexa hack yet!

It's already strange enough that Amazon Alexa is listening all the time, waiting for her next command. But this odd hack is something I...
Happening Now March 15, 2017

Don't be fooled by this Nintendo Switch scam

As consumers rush out to buy the new Nintendo Switch, cybercrooks are lining up for their chance to scam you. If you fall for...
Happening Now March 15, 2017

You won't believe what this jacket can do!

This isn't an ordinary jacket. Levi and Google have teamed up to create it, so you know it's capable of something extraordinary. With simple...
Happening Now March 14, 2017

Lucky you! Save some green with these 5 St. Patrick's Day sales

St. Patrick's Day is right around the corner, but you don't have to wait to get into the spirit of this fun holiday. Amazon...
Happening Now March 13, 2017

Finally! A better way to watch YouTube videos

When YouTube first launched, few people believed it would become the mega-site it is now. But even with all of its perks, there's still...
Happening Now March 13, 2017

How to access iPhone's secret magnifying glass mode

I'm always warning you to read the fine print, but sometimes it's too tiny to see! Here's a little trick I learned to magnify...
Happening Now March 12, 2017

8-ball on Facebook? Here's what this strange emoji actually means

If you've visited your Facebook feed lately, you've probably seen a strange emoji showing up in posts. It looks like an 8-ball and it's...
Happening Now March 12, 2017

Frightening new way thieves can steal your PIN and passcode in seconds

This is scary! A new device is being used to steal PINs and passcodes. The worst part is, it doesn't take much to pull...
Happening Now March 12, 2017

5 iconic tech products that are making a huge comeback

Remember the Atari? How about the Polaroid? These devices were the kings of their time, but as technology advanced, they were left behind. That's...
Happening Now March 12, 2017

Can you solve this tricky math puzzler?

I have to admit, this puzzle tricked me. It will stump you too if you're not looking closely. Before you add everything up, take...
Happening Now March 12, 2017

Don't type "Amen" on this viral Facebook post - It's a scam!

Amen. The word seems innocent enough. However, there's a viral scam spreading now that's using this word to fool Facebook users. You may agree...
Happening Now March 11, 2017

New breakthrough technology stores 1,000 times more data

The first computers took up entire rooms. Now, it’s the servers that are taking up space to store all of the data we produce...
Happening Now March 10, 2017

Hidden Netflix trick lets you request the movies and shows you want to see most

Netflix has no shortage of options, but that doesn't mean it always has the shows and movies you're looking for. Luckily, there's a secret...
Happening Now March 9, 2017

Find the parrot in this bed of pills

You can't let the weekend pass without trying this puzzle! There's a parrot hiding somewhere in this black and white image. Can you find...
Happening Now March 5, 2017

What color are these strawberries? The answer will surprise you

There's nothing quite like a plump, red strawberry. Except, maybe, a strawberry pie. This pie, however, is stumping the web because there's something off...
Happening Now March 4, 2017

Free software from NASA! Here's where you can get it

NASA is usually pretty tight-lipped about how it does things, but the free software catalog it's just released offers details on launching spacecraft, exploring...
Happening Now March 4, 2017
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