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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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11 Mobile Apps for Security and Privacy

With data breaches on the rise, it's more important than ever to safeguard the treasure trove of personal information that your phone can reveal about you. A security app can help.

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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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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...


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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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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

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


8 Ways to Turn Your Online Friends into Real-Life Besties

These days, apps give you what you need when you need it–including a flock of online friends. But how do...


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8 Things to Never Post About Your Relationship on Social Media

Even though some one in five relationships are born of online dating, using the interwebs and apps to dish about...


Parents, You Need to Know About These Apps to Keep Your Kids Safe

In our potentially dangerous high-tech world, these parental control apps can be your child's bouncer, filter, GPS, and chaperone, for...

Be Warned: Scammers Are Making Fake Versions of Your Favorite Apps to Steal Your Data

Fake apps could be stealing your info and money. Learn how to protect your mobile identity and spot fake deals.


Breaking Up? Best Apps to Get You Through the 5 Stages of Grief

Looking to erase an ex from your mind and reach the Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind? Today’s technology can...


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Facebook Apps That Save Your Social Life

If you’re reading this blog, odds are you can remember a time before Facebook. Now, however, the social networking site


The Six Apps You Need This Election Season

With more Americans turning to mobile devices for political news, navigating the plethora of politics apps camouflaged in red, white,...


Best Apps for Stargazing

As a native New Yorker, I never get to see the stars (and no, I don't mean Sarah Jessica Parker...


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Essential Apps for When You’re on the Road

Even if you need to make last-minute arrangements, these will help you make the most of your travels.


Best Apps and Online Tools to Help You Manage Your Life

Make your phone and computer work for you.