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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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How to Hide Private Photos on Your iPhone or iPad

Your foolproof guide to hiding sensitive or personal photos on an iPhone or iPad

Is Love Bombing the Newest Scam to Avoid?

Could your partner's grand gestures lead to a romance scam? Watch out for these red flags.


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How to Stop Spam Calls for Good

Hard fact of life: Robocalls aren't going to stop. But you can prevent them from ever reaching you, thanks to...


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9 Things You Should Never Google

Avoid spiraling down the dark hole of Internet searches and creating unnecessary stress for yourself by skipping these keywords.


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100 Funny Wi-Fi Names For a Hilarious Internet Connection

We all need to access Wi-Fi, so we might as well make ourselves (and our neighbors) laugh a little while...

How to Recover a Hacked Facebook Account

Whether your account has been compromised or you want to level up security, here's what you need to know about...


39 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...

Reader’s Digest Launches Free Streaming App

It's RD on demand! Download the free Reader's Digest streaming app and enjoy instant access to our best content, inspired...


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What Is Smishing, and How Do You Protect Yourself Against It?

Don't let the funny name confuse you. Smishing is a major scam that could cost you big bucks.


How to Save the Battery Life on Your iPhone

Follow these tips to keep your iPhone battery topped up and ready to go.


How to Add Widgets to Your iPhone, and Why You Should

Make your life easier by adding some widgets to your iPhone.

How to Unblock Someone on Your iPhone

You hate them. You hate them not. Here's what to do when you want to unblock them on your iPhone.


How to Record a Phone Call on Your iPhone

Apple doesn't make it easy, but with these tips and apps, recording a phone call on your iPhone is possible.


How to Organize Your Apps on Your iPhone

Say goodbye to smartphone clutter. Organize your apps on your iPhone for easier use and a more productive you.


I Tried the Ring Pro 2 Video Doorbell—Here’s My Honest Review

A clear, reliable, and easy-to-use video doorbell is a significant improvement from the old push-button standby. We tried the Ring...


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How to Screen Record on an iPhone

There's a simple (and quick!) way to take a screen recording on your iPhone. Here's how to do it.

How to Take a Screenshot on Your iPhone

Whether you have a new phone or an older model, taking an iPhone screenshot is a snap.


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How to Factory Reset Your iPhone to Delete Everything on It

Ready to upgrade your iPhone? Before selling or recycling your old one, take these steps to protect your personal data.


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How to Turn Off Autocorrect on Your iPhone

Follow these step-by-step instructions to make sure you never get caught in an awkward texting situation again.


How to Clean a TV Screen

Follow this expert advice for making your LCD, LED, and OLED TV screens sparkle.


How to Turn off Read Receipts on Your iPhone

Not everyone wants their contacts knowing when they've read a message. If you can relate, follow these simple steps to...


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How to Hide Text Messages on an iPhone

Anyone who values their privacy will want to know how to hide alerts and notifications on their iPhone.


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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 place.

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How to View (and Delete) Your iPhone’s Call History

This basic skill comes in very handy in certain circumstances. Follow these steps to delete iPhone calls, find your call...


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How to Retrieve Deleted Text Messages on an iPhone

Don’t panic! Those accidentally deleted messages aren’t necessarily gone forever—not if you take action quickly and follow these instructions.


I Was Stalked with an Apple AirTag—Here’s What I Wish I’d Known

Tech aimed at making our lives easier is now the perfect stalking tool—and it's terrifying.


This Is What Each Heart Emoji Means

No need to read between the hearts. This guide to all the heart emoji meanings will tell you everything you...


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How to Find and Disable a Hidden Apple AirTag That Could Be Tracking You

Apple's new tracking device was created to help you find lost items, but experts warn that AirTags could also put...


Here’s What Happens When You Restrict Someone on Instagram

Want to hide someone's activity on Instagram without blocking them? Now you can.