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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

Will Robots Take Your Job? How Artificial Intelligence Will Change the Future of Work

Artificial intelligence is already affecting nearly every workplace in the country. Here's how the future of AI may shape the...


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!


How Robots Could Change the Future

Discover what tomorrow may hold for the future of robots, drones and droids of all kinds


How Real Estate Works in the Metaverse

The digital land boom is on! Here's how to become a virtual real estate tycoon.

How Self-Driving Cars Will Change the Roads

Are self-driving cars coming to a dealership near you? Here’s what you need to know about this tech and...


A “Panic” Emoji Is Coming to Smartphones—Along with These Other Keyboard Icons

High-fives all around! We’re about to get a slew of fun new emojis to craft the perfect texts.


Are NFTs Bad for the Environment?

Want to get into NFTs but heard they may harm the planet? Find out if NFTs are bad for the...


How Space Tourism Will Change the World

We're not too far away from a future where anyone can travel to outer space. In fact, some space tourism...


What Is Cryptocurrency, and How Does It Work?

In order to get in on crypto investing, you first have to understand how cryptocurrency works


What Are NFTs, and How Do They Work?

According to a recent RD.com survey, most respondents (73%) don't know what "NFT" stands for. Are you one of them?...


5 Best Free Password Managers to Keep Your Logins Secure

Stop struggling to remember dozens of passwords—or, worse, using the same password on multiple sites. The best free password manager...


Web3 Is the Future of the Internet—Here’s Why You Need to Know About It

Web3 is the newest version of the internet. Here's what that means, what to expect and when it's coming.

What’s the Difference Between AR and VR?

Both augmented reality and virtual reality are becoming more common in our day-to-day lives. Here's how to identify AR vs....


What Is Virtual Reality, Exactly?

Virtual reality has the potential to change our lives and shape the future


How to Unlock an iPhone Without a Passcode

Learn how to unlock an iPhone without a passcode before you're stuck. You never know when these methods will come...


What Is Spoofing, and How Can You Spot It?

Spoofing is a funny word, but its consequences are serious. Here's how spoofing works, the many forms it can take...


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...


9 Common Zelle Scams to Watch Out For

Because Zelle is an easy way to send and receive money, it's also an easy way for hackers to steal...


iPhone Disabled? Here’s What to Do Next

Fixing your disabled iPhone is easy, especially if your info is backed up to iTunes or iCloud.


33 Smart Ways to Slash Your Home Energy Bills

Feel like the household demands on your hard-earned cash are higher than ever? You're not alone. Luckily, there are steps...


What Are Cookies, and Why Do Websites Have Them?

Cookies simplify our online lives, but it's important to understand what they are before accepting them.

Apple’s Passkeys Could Usher In a Password-Free Future

Apple's recently announced passkey feature may forever change the way you log in to your online accounts. Here's what passkeys...


How to Prevent Companies from Buying and Selling Your Personal Information

Your information is everywhere. Here's how to stop data brokers from buying and selling it.



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...


Here’s Everything You Need to Know About the Future of Technology

From self-driving cars to space travel to NFTs, we answer your questions about where technology is heading.