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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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Here’s How to Hide Your Friends List on Facebook

This often-overlooked privacy setting on your Facebook profile can protect your identity and boost your security online

7 Smart Bags to Bring Some Tech to Your Travel

The best smart luggage can charge your phone, keep your clothes organized and follow you through the airport!


When Is the Best Time to Buy Apple Products?

When it comes to buying Apple products, timing is everything. Read on to learn the best time to buy Apple...



This Social Media-Loved Mini Desk Vacuum Keeps Your Workspace Tidy

The ODISTAR mini desk vacuum isn’t just adorable. It magically picks...

What Does TTYL Mean?

You’ve probably read it in a text or seen it online, but what does it mean, and how...


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How to Stop Spam Calls for Good

Hard fact of life: Robocalls aren't going to stop. But you can prevent them from ever reaching you, thanks to...


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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.


How to Clean a TV Screen

Follow this expert advice for making your LCD, LED, and OLED TV screens sparkle.


How to Turn off Read Receipts on Your iPhone

Not everyone wants their contacts knowing when they've read a message. If you can relate, follow these simple steps to...

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How to Hide Text Messages on an iPhone

Anyone who values their privacy will want to know how to hide alerts and notifications on their iPhone.


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How to Lock Any App on Your iPhone

Looking to prevent prying eyes from seeing things they shouldn't—and avoid unwanted Apple Store charges? You're in the right place.


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How to View (and Delete) Your iPhone’s Call History

This basic skill comes in very handy in certain circumstances. Follow these steps to delete iPhone calls, find your call...


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How to Retrieve Deleted Text Messages on an iPhone

Don’t panic! Those accidentally deleted messages aren’t necessarily gone forever—not if you take action quickly and follow these instructions.


I Was Stalked with an Apple AirTag—Here’s What I Wish I’d Known

Tech aimed at making our lives easier is now the perfect stalking tool—and it's terrifying


This Is What Each Heart Emoji Means

No need to read between the hearts. This guide to all the heart emoji meanings will tell you everything you...


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How to Find and Disable a Hidden Apple AirTag That Could Be Tracking You

Apple's new tracking device was created to help you find lost items, but experts warn that AirTags could also put...

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Here’s What Happens When You Restrict Someone on Instagram

Want to hide someone's activity on Instagram without blocking them? Now you can.


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What Is Doxxing—and How Does It Set You up to Be Hacked?

Here's how to avoid becoming the next target of a doxxing attack and how to keep your personal information safe...


This Is What an Amazon Email Scam Looks Like

Not every email from Amazon is legitimate. Keep an eye out for these telltale signs you might be dealing with...


This $11 Amazon-Loved Laptop Cleaner Wipes Away Keyboard Crumbs

Kiss crumbs, smudges, and smears goodbye with this do-it-all laptop cleaning tool.


What’s a Multi-Device Charging Station, And Do You Need One?

Charge all of your devices simultaneously without scrambling to find a mess of cords and outlets.


This $28 Key Finder Makes Locating Lost Items Easy

This clever product makes losing important belongings a thing of the past, and it's less than $30.