Technology

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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55 of the Most Useful Zoom Keyboard Shortcuts

Master the art of Zoom with these keyboard tricks. Trust us: You won’t know how you ever lived without them.

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Can iPhones Get Viruses? What You Need to Know About Malware on iPhones

If you think that iPhones are immune to viruses, think again. Find out how to check your iPhone for a...


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25 Hidden iPhone Hacks You Never Knew About

From charging the battery faster to taking a hands-free photo, these are the secret iPhone hacks you'll wish you knew...


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9 Things You Shouldn’t Post Online When You’re Not Home

Home security and social media can be a dangerous mix, so learn these tips for optimum safety when you're away...


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How to Clean Your iPhone’s Charging Port

We know you love your trusty, but likely dusty, iPhone. So don't blow (in) it! Take care of your charging...

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15 Hidden Apple Watch Hacks You Didn’t Know About

You aren't using your Apple Watch to the fullest if you don't know about these expert-recommended hacks.


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30 Cell Phone Hacks You’ll Wonder How You Ever Lived Without

Today's smartphones can transform into essential tools for everything from home improvement projects to home offices.

22 Brilliant Uses for Q-Tips That’ll Come in Handy

You know you’re not supposed to use cotton swabs to clean inside your ears (right?), so here are more uses...


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20 Free Things You Can Do Online—That Weren’t Free Before

Put your wallet away. The Internet is full of free books, free movies, free coupons, and so much more.


22 Cool Facts About Things You Use Every Day

You probably don't give them much thought. But maybe it's time to start, because these everyday essentials have surprisingly fascinating...


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14 Things You Didn’t Know Your EarPods and AirPods Could Do

These hacks will totally change how you see those EarPods and AirPods.


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If You Haven’t Been Cleaning with Microfiber Cloths, You Should Be

They can remove 99 percent of bacteria with just water...no chemicals needed.


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What?! The iPhone Keyboard Has Had a Mouse This Whole Time

Good news, iPhone users! Your phone has had a hidden mouse all along.


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13 Hidden Android Hacks You Never Knew About

These little-known customizations and shortcuts will change the way you use your phone.


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10 Secrets for a Better Smartphone Battery Life

Never dead again: Boost your smartphone battery life—whether it's an iPhone or Android—with these easy tips.

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11 Keyboard Shortcuts That Make Web Browsing 10 Times Easier

You know how to cut and paste—but can you revive a closed tab, instantly add ".com" to your text, or...



This Easy Hack Can Double Your Battery Charge in Just 5 Minutes

Good news: A five minute top-up of your smartphone's battery may be totally worth it.


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This Common Battery-Saving iPhone Hack Actually Hurts Your Charge

Your whole iPhone-owning life has been a lie.


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The Emoji Hacks You Didn’t Know You Needed to Step Up Your Texting Game

Need new ways to express yourself through text? Check out these little known tips and tricks for typing the most...


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This Amazing Feature on Your iPhone Could Save Your Life One Day

If you give iPhones a thumbs down, you might swallow your words after seeing what this incredible feature can do.


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10 Hacks to Free Up Space on Your iPhone (Without Deleting Photos!)

Tired of the message, “There is not enough available storage"? Read on.


Genius Uses for Your Extra Coat Hangers

Double your closet space, remove static electricity from your clothes, make a 30-second iPad holder and more extraordinary uses for...

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The Best Ways to Use Every Room In Your House, According to Science

The best places in your home for creativity, exercise, and online productivity are not where you'd expect.


4 Classically Popular Toys … That Were Never Meant to Be Toys

You'll never believe what the inventors of toys like Play-Doh and Silly Putty were really trying to make.


Why Not Recycle Your Old CDs Into These 7 Gorgeous Crafts?

Dust off your old CD collection and create stunningly sparkly earrings, purses, mirrors, and more.


The IFTTT Recipes that Will Make Your Life Better

Activate these "recipes" and you'll be an efficiency machine in no time.