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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6 Common Venmo Scams to Watch Out For

Venmo has made transferring cash more convenient than ever, but some scammers are using the app to steal your money.

15 Best Board Games to Play Online

Gather your friends and family for an exciting and memorable virtual game night.


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If These Apps Are Still on Your Phone, Someone May Be Spying on You

Some of the most popular apps you love and have come to rely on could be posing more of a...


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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...


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How to Permanently Delete iPhone Apps

Whether an app is causing problems on your iPhone or you just want to free up some space, you need...

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Is WhatsApp Safe? Security Issues You Must Know

This encrypted messaging app might not be all that it's cracked up to be, experts warn.


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How to Use AirDrop on Any Apple Device

AirDrop is an incredibly convenient way to share photos, videos, and other kinds of files. Here's how to use it—and...

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What Is a Digital Wallet and How Does It Work?

Contactless payments are here to stay, but here’s what you need to know before signing up for a digital wallet.


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Is Google Pay Safe? What to Know About This Contactless Payment App

Google Pay offers speed and convenience, but before you sign up, find out just how secure this contactless payment app...


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5 Red Flags You Shouldn’t Trust an App

Proceed with caution when heading to the app store.


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Is Apple Pay Safe?

Thanks to Apple Pay, making payments and transferring cash is easier than ever. But will this app put your financial...

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How to Stop (and Remove) iPhone Calendar Spam

It’s not only annoying—it can also be dangerous. Here's what you can do to get rid of invasive iPhone calendar...


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12 Clever Waze Features You’re Probably Not Using

You can do a whole lot more than get from point A to point B once you know these tips...


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How to Hide Apps on an iPhone

If your home screen is unorganized and hard to navigate, learn how to hide apps on the iPhone so the...


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9 Signs an Instagram Ad Can’t Be Trusted

Enhance your detective skills so you don't fall victim to these common scams.


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The Dangers of TikTok That Are Worth Your Attention

We all love TikTok, but there are many things we don't know yet about the app. After you click agree,...

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8 Apps Security Experts Would Never Have on Their Phone

It's time to take a look at your phone and clear out any apps that may be causing you more...


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8 Things That Are Killing Your Smartphone Battery—And How to Fix Them

From the temperature outside to the number of apps you have running, these are the things technology pros say are...


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10 Best Websites for Selling Your Unwanted Stuff

Online options save time, are not weather dependent, and generally garner higher prices for the seller.


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Never Delete an App Without Doing These 4 Things First

Removing an app isn't as simple as it sounds.


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16 Hidden Android Features You Never Knew About

You may love your Android now, but just wait until you learn how much more it can do…


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Here’s How to See Which Apps Are Draining Your Phone Battery

Constantly having a low battery is a pain, and your apps might be to blame. Here's how to find out...


Can You Really See Who Views Your Instagram Profile?

The app only gives up so much information.


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Why You Should Be Worried About Smartphone Apps Stealing Your Data

The popular FaceApp has brought to light a big privacy problem in our increasingly digital lives. Here's what you need...

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9 Hidden Google Map Tricks You Never Knew About

Fifteen looks pretty good on Google Maps. In honor of its birthday, the app added a host of new features...


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6 Ways to Get Rid of Those Annoying iPhone Notifications

Having a ton of apps on your phone is convenient, but a cluttered lock screen is stressful and unnecessary. Try...


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Here’s What Makes 200,000 iPhone Users Happy

A new survey of 200,000 iPhone users reveals that some apps can make you very happy, and some, well, some...


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10 Must-Have Apps That Will Revolutionize Your Grocery Shopping

Lists on the fridge are so last century! Technology has made food shopping faster, easier, cheaper, and more convenient than...


What the Heck Is Venmo—and How Safe Is It?

Venmo is without a doubt one of the biggest financial apps in the world right now, but how safe really...


14 of the Best Apps for Becoming More Productive and Organized in 2017

From the best apps for organizing your home to apps for streamlining your family's schedules, we've rounded up the top...