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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    The FBI Warns About This New Threat to Home Security Devices

    A scary, new attack targets owners of smart devices including home security cameras—and could have deadly consequences.

    What You Need to Know About Phone Scams

    Your phone rings and the screen flashes with the number...


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    12 Phone Call Scams—And How to Avoid Them

    Those scammers are sneakier than you'd think, but you need to protect your money and information.


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    The Best Phone Cleaners to Sanitize Your Phone

    Cleaning your phone is more important than ever during the coronavirus pandemic.


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    12 Signs That Shopping Site Is Fake—And About to Steal Your Money

    Reports from Experian, the consumer credit reporting agency, show that online shopping fraud is on the rise! Here's how to...

    71 of the Most Essential Chrome Keyboard Shortcuts

    Drop that mouse! These Chrome keyboard commands offer a much faster and more efficient way to browse the Web.


    24 of the Most Useful YouTube Keyboard Shortcuts

    Whether you’re watching a video for instruction or entertainment, these YouTube hotkeys will make your life a whole lot easier.


    80 of the Most Useful Excel Shortcuts

    Excel at using Excel with these keyboard hotkeys that will save you minutes of time—and hours of aggravation.


    47 Gmail Keyboard Shortcuts to Start Using Today

    Spend less time on email—and save your wrists, too—with these helpful Gmail shortcuts you’ll wish you knew sooner.


    66 of the Most Useful Outlook Keyboard Shortcuts

    You'll zip around your email inbox and outbox like a pro once you know these Microsoft Outlook hotkeys for Windows.


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    The Most Useful iPhone and iPad Keyboard Shortcuts

    Once you know these text shortcuts for your iPhone you'll be responding to text messages faster than ever!


    96 Shortcuts for Accents and Symbols: A Cheat Sheet

    These quick and easy keyboard shortcuts will make your life so much easier.


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    Never Get Rid of an Old Phone Without Doing These 6 Things First

    Take these cell phone precautions before you hand off a trove of personal information to a total stranger.

    The 50 Most Useful Microsoft Word Keyboard Shortcuts

    These shortcuts are sure to make your life a lot easier the next time you're composing a Word document!


    41 of the Most Useful Mac Keyboard Shortcuts

    Your keyboard can do a lot more than you realize. Memorize these Mac keyboard shortcuts to help you navigate your...


    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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    How to Remove Spyware on an Android Phone

    Worried that someone’s watching you? You have good reason to be concerned. Here’s how to spot and remove spyware on...


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    How to Remove Hidden Malware from Your Android Phone

    When your phone is hacked, you need to act fast. Here’s how to tell if your Android has been infected...


    The Most Useful Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcuts

    Control everything on your computer faster and easier with these Windows 10 keyboard shortcuts.


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    iPhone Security: Does an iPhone Need Antivirus Software?

    Apps promise to protect your phone from viruses and malware, but with built-in iPhone security measures, you may not need...


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    What to Know About Signal, the Private Messaging App Even Cybersecurity Experts Use

    Signal private messenger app is a favorite of government officials, tech giants, and cyber experts. Find out why.

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    40 iPhone Tricks That Will Make Things So Much Easier

    Want to help a friend find her missing phone? Need an activity tracker, tape measure, or magnifying glass? Look no...


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    The Best Cloud Storage for Android Phones

    Yes, Android phones have secure cloud storage for your photos and more—and that extra space on your device is just...


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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 iCloud Safe? Everything You Need to Know

    Once you understand how iCloud works and the iCloud security and privacy settings, you can choose what data you feel...


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    iPhone Privacy Settings You Should Check Right Now

    You may think you have nothing to hide but you should still be vigilant about your iPhone privacy settings. Here's...