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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How to Find a Lost Phone That’s Turned Off

Don't lose hope: there's a way to find your favorite electronic little buddy, even if your phone is turned off.

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Jailbreaking iPhones: What You’ve Always Wanted to Know

You won't be a criminal if you jailbreak your iPhone—but your data could be exposed to one (or more).


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How to Remove Spyware on an iPhone

Beware: Spyware could be lurking on your iPhone right now. Here’s how to find out if it’s there—and what you...


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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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How to Stop Spam Texts on an iPhone or Android

Watch out! An unexpected text can go from simply annoying to malicious, which is why you'll want to know how...

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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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4 Things You Should Never Ask Siri

It might be in your best interest not to discuss these topics with Siri.


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What Those Orange and Green Dots on Your iPhone Mean

Have you noticed this feature with the new iOS 14 update?


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8 Things to Never Store on Your Smartphone

Using your cell phone as a master archive for your personal information? Please be aware this convenience may come at...


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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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How to Fix a Frozen iPhone

If your iPhone freezes, don't panic. There are a few things you can do to fix your frozen iPhone and...


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How to Know If Someone Blocked Your Number

There are a couple of clues that can help you figure it out.

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Your iPhone Can Be Hacked with a Laser Pointer—Here’s How

Beware: New research has found a scary way for attackers to secretly hack your iPhone's virtual assistant.


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How to Delete iPhone Photos (Without Losing Them)

Follow these simple steps to save your photos on the cloud, so you can safely delete them from your iPhone....


30 Funny Things You Can Ask Siri to Do

Siri can truly do it all, including making everyone laugh.


How to Recover Deleted Photos from Your iPhone

Accidentally deleted a photo? Don't worry—recovering deleted photos on your iPhone is pretty easy and straightforward when you follow these...


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Why Your iPhone Doesn’t Always Let You Decline Phone Calls

Ever wanted to decline a call but all you can do is "slide to answer"? Here's why.


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How to Turn Off Autocorrect on Your iPhone

Never get caught in an awkward texting situation again.


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Here’s Why iPhones Don’t Let You Record Calls

Don't even bother searching through the Settings app to try to find a feature that will let you record phone...


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How to Hide Private Photos on Your iPhone or iPad

Protect your privacy by hiding sensitive or very personal photographs on your personal technology. It's as easy as accessing your...

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How to Delete Multiple Facebook Friends at Once

It's probably time to purge your Facebook friends list. This guide will help you cut out negativity, oversharing, and random...


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12 Hidden iPhone Features You Never Knew About

These hidden features will change the way you use your phone.


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The Secret iPhone Feature That Could Save Your Life

Hopefully, you'll never have to use it.


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15 Things You’re Doing to Your iPhone That Apple Experts Wouldn’t

These very common mistakes can cause some very big problems. Avoid them to keep your iPhone running smoothly for as...


25 Free iPhone Wallpapers and Backgrounds You’ll Want to Download Now

Download these free iPhone wallpapers to give your phone a new look and to help you stay focused. These short...


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The iPhone Keyboard Tricks Grammar Nerds Will Appreciate

It's a simple move, but few people even know it exists.