While the inner mechanisms of cryptocurrency are complex, buying and using it is actually very easy. Here is how you can buy bitcoin and start using it.
If you are looking to instal thel Opera browser on Android, you have a number of choices: Opera, Opera Mini, and Opera Touch. Which one should you use?
Using a dark theme is said to be better for eyesight and battery life; how accurate is this? Here we will debunk the myths about dark themes.
If you’re a geography nerd looking to hone your skills, here are some fun online games to learn more about the world we live in.
Chances are that some of your data has been stolen. There’s a good chance it was encrypted, but how secure is your stolen encrypted data?
There are various methods used to safely store your password in a web server. Here we show how password hashing, encryption and storage works.
As small as your phone can be, it can contain parts from several different parts of the world. Here is where your phone comes from.
Motivated by the desire to control information and increase national security, some countries have constructed national intranets. Here are some of the more prominent countries on the list.
People love to use social logins for various sites because it frees them from having to remember multiple passwords. But is this secure and private? Let’s find out.
Technology products are designed to have a short lifespan, whether you like it or not. There is some rationale behind them, though a little outrage over planned obsolescence is certainly justified.
The number of countries implementing content filtering and censorship is growing. Here are some of the countries that need a VPN to connect to the outside world.
The attention economy relies on keeping human eyes staring at the same site for as long as possible. Here are some psychological tricks websites are using.
While you can download your data from Google, the raw data is hard to read. Here is how you can visualize your Google location history and find out how much Google knows about you.
Nudge is a change of environment to help make a different, better decision and build better habits. These apps and software will help create digital nudges.
You have basic knowledge about using a computer, but these are some intermediate tech literacy skills for you to step up to the next level of tech-savviness.
Robotic process automation and artificial intelligence are starting to take over ever-increasing levels of knowledge work. Check out their differences and how they affect you.
More than 65% of Internet users browse the Web with a Chromium-based browser. Why are varous browsers moving towards Chromium, and what does it mean for the future?
If you have watched Black Mirror, you may be wondering if the covered technology is really possible. Here is some of that technology that already exists in real life.
Given that most apps want to know your location, how worried should you be about giving it to every random flashlight and calculator you install?
A new breed of bank, the “neobank,” is available only as a mobile app and focuses on providing cheap, well-designed banking services. Find out if they are a good idea.
If you’re the type of person who’s excited by the possibility of becoming a cyborg, here is some future technology that you will get excited over.
The lack of emotion in online communication causes a lot of emotional firestorms when one don’t understand what others are saying. Here are some ways to fix it.
Basic technology literacy skills are the new fire-making. These 101-level things you’ll need passing grades in to take full advantage of the modern world.
While bone conduction technology’s been around for a while, headphones based on it are starting to take off. Learn what bone conduction tech is and where it’s being used.
Predictive analytics analyzes data to figure out what might happen in the future. How does predictive analytics really work, and how reliable are its forecasts?
You can now get a .ninja domain name to show off your expertise. Check out some other bizarre domain extensions and the stories behind them.
Recent years have seen an explosion in the number of available domain names. Here are some of the more popular top-level domain names and what they really mean.
There are several voice assistants on the market, but which is the best? We did a comparison, and these are our results on the best voice assistant.
We know that Google and Amazon have algorithms that give us updates, search results, and product recommendations, but what does that actually mean? What qualifies as an algorithm?
Internet freedom has continued its steady eight-year decline in 2018. Certain forces have gotten much more adept at manipulating and monitoring it. Here’s what you need to know about it.
The dopamine that we get from video games and the techniques we’ve devised to get that dopamine lie at the root of both good and addictive game design.
There are many different image file formats, and it can be confusing. Check out the differences between these image file formats and learn which one to use.
Every blockchain works differently and can’t reliably transfer data between multiple chains. That’s likely to change, though, as there are projects that allow blockchain to talk to each other.
For most of their history, drones have been primarily associated with warfare, but now they’re actually being used for a very different task: saving lives.
Many websites and apps come with dark pattern interfaces to confuse and trick their users. Find out what “dark patterns” are and how they are used to trick people.
Government agencies are using AI and facial recognition to make law enforcement safer and more efficient. Should we be concerned about this?
Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) have become massively popular. Here are some of the best MOOC platforms you can access for online learning and get a degree.
There’s a lot of demand for more affordable, flexible online courses now, and getting an online degree will increasingly be seen as a realistic alternative.
Google identified a security glitch in Google+ back in March 2018 and is now shutting down the service. Here’s what you need to know and how it affects you.
How much bandwidth do we really need? And how fast does our Internet connection need to be to fulfill our needs? Let’s find out. You’ll be in for a surprise.