Tech

People Are Sharing Their Painfully Cute AIM Memories Now That The Service Is Shutting Down

If you were a teen or tween in the late '90s, you likely spent hours tying up your family's phone line while you were chatting with your besties on AIM. For y'all, I have some sad news: AOL Instant Me...
By Brandi Neal

This Could Be The Reason Your Texts Are Sending Super Slowly (No, It's Not Just You)

There seems to be trouble in paradise — or more specifically, the new MacOS High Sierra update. If you've noticed since updating that your texts have been delayed and are wondering why, don't worry — ...
By Brittany Bennett

This Can Take Your Daily Horoscope Reading To The Next Level

If you base any of your decisions on the predictions of the zodiac, then you're going to want to download Co–Star right now, because this new astrology app can take your horoscope to the next level. C...
By Brandi Neal

This Woman Created A Fertility-Tracking Bracelet That Is Transforming Women’s Lives

For the third year in a row, Bustle's Upstart Awards are honoring young women who are doing incredible things in the realms of business, STEM, fashion and beauty, the arts, philanthropy, and beyond. ...
By Lea Rose Emery

How One Woman's Search For The Perfect Gift Led To A STEM-Inspired Activity Box For Kids

For the third year in a row, Bustle's Upstart Awards are honoring young women who are doing incredible things in the realms of business, STEM, fashion and beauty, the arts, philanthropy, and beyond. ...
By Sarah Fielding

Here's How You Can Use Snapchat To Call An Uber Or Lyft Car

On Tuesday, Oct. 10, Snapchat is rolling out a new feature that's not only going to change the way we use the app, but change the way we interact with the world around us. I know, it sounds epic, and ...
By Kaitlyn Wylde

You Can Make Restaurant Reservations & Summon Ubers On Snapchat Now

When it comes to the world of social media, there is no such thing as too much information. In fact, most of the time we're left craving more. When you open a snap of your friends diving face first in...
By Brittany Bennett

Snapchat's New Context Cards Will Let You Make Reservations, Call Ubers, And More

With its finger forever on the pulse of society and constantly expanding to become more entertaining, convenient, and interactive, our favorite blink-before-it's-gone social media app is here with an ...
By Megan Grant

Tamagotchis Are Back So You Can Relive The Guilt Of Letting Them Die In The '90s All Over Again In 2017

Remember how you beg, beg, begged for a Tamagotchi for Christmas in the '90s, and then had to wrestle with the lifelong guilt complex in the aftermath of accidentally letting them die, rebooting them,...
By Emma Lord

This Is How You Get The New Emoji, Because You’re Gonna Want Them

If you're like most Millennials, you pride yourself on being able to communicate exclusively with emoji. So, the news that an iOS 11.1 emoji update is coming down the pipeline is pretty exciting. If y...
By Brandi Neal

People Are Sharing Their Painfully Cute AIM Memories Now That The Service Is Shutting Down

If you were a teen or tween in the late '90s, you likely spent hours tying up your family's phone line while you were chatting with your besties on AIM. For y'all, I have some sad news: AOL Instant Me...
By Brandi Neal

Here Are All The New Emoji You Can Slide Into Your Crush's DMs

Last month we got a whole slew of new words added to Merriam-Webster's dictionary, from sriracha to "Internet Of Things" to (unfortunately) alt-right. Additions like this are necessary because the lex...
By Emma Lord

New Emojis Are Finally Coming To An iPhone Near You — And They're GOOD

When it comes to sleep, dessert, and feminist television, more is more — and the same is true for emoji. After all, why accept a smaller amount of a great thing when you can have a bigger amount? It j...
By Alli Hoff Kosik

Snapchat Halloween Costume Ideas That Are Even Better Than The Flower Crown Filter

Despite what the retail world would have you believe, Halloween season is fairly short. Autumn doesn't officially begin until near the end of September, leaving just a few weeks before the spookiest d...
By Claire Warner

If You Love Snapchat Filters (Or Are Kim Kardashian), These Halloween Costumes Are For You

Not-so-dirty little secret: I spend a lot of time on just looking at myself with different filters on Snapchat. Can you blame me? It's totally mesmerizing. And I feel comfortable telling you that beca...
By Kaitlyn Wylde

Google's New Headphones Can Translate 40 Different Foreign Languages For You In Real Time

On Wednesday, Oct. 4, Google’s 2017 launch event introduced a whole slew of new products — but that one that’s undoubtedly making the most waves are the Google Pixel Buds headphones, which are capable...
By Lucia Peters

Snapchat Just Introduced A Fun New Feature For Students At These Universities

Now that your textbooks have accumulated into a tower on your dorm desk and you've settled into the semester, you might be thinking that the only thing you have left to look forward to is fall break. ...
By Brittany Bennett

Here's How To Vote In A Poll On Instagram Stories

Over the past year and a half, Instagram has released a lot of cool features that have totally dominated the web — but honestly, I think that this... this is it. This is the one. We've been gifted Ins...
By Maddy Foley

If You Can't Vote In Instagram Polls, Here's How To Troubleshoot

Feeling left out is a gross sensation. But, feeling left out while you watch all your friends collectively enjoy something new and shiny, like, say, a spiffy new app addition, is even worse. So, if yo...
By Maddy Foley

Here's A Quick & Easy Guide To Instagram's New Poll Feature

There's an exhilaration in the air, and it's not the crisper weather or the leaves tumbling from branch to ground. It's actually happening inside your phone on Instagram, and it's about to change the ...
By Brittany Bennett

Here's How To Customize Your Instagram Polls As Much As You Want

If you've been stuck in a work hole all day and are now starting to notice that all of your co-workers have their heads in their phones and are buzzing about an Instagram update, you're going to want ...
By Kaitlyn Wylde