technology

Google Launched A Free App That Teaches You How To Code In A RIDICULOUSLY Fun Way

If coding is on your list of things to learn, Google just make checking that off a whole lot easier. Grasshopper is a new mobile game from Google that teaches you how to code. Also, it’s free. Who doesn’t like free learning in the form of a smartphon…
By Mia Mercado

There's A Robot For Lonely Young People & Nobody Can Decide If It's Cute Or SUPER Creepy

I’m not sure what the word is for something that is extremely adorable and also a little sad, but I have found the physical embodiment of it: this robot designed for people who live alone. Its name is Fribo, and it’s making the internet awww in every…
By Mia Mercado

Spotify Premium Users Can Now Add Hulu With Limited Commercials For Only A DOLLAR Per Month

Friends and fellow streaming-happy human, I have some glorious news for all of us. Starting now, Spotify and Hulu are offering a subscription bundle for Spotify Premium users. For just an additional $0.99 a month, current Spotify Premium subscribers …
By Mia Mercado

A Study Just Confirmed We Like Watching Netflix With Our Pets WAY More Than Humans

We all already knew pets make the best TV buddies. They don't talk, you don't have to worry about them stealing your Cheetos when you take a bathroom break, and they won't watch new episodes without you after promising they'd wait — the ultimate offe…
By Megan Grant

Instagram's New Feature Makes Photos Look Super Professional — Here's How To Get It

Have you ever tried to take a photo for Instagram and struggled to perfectly capture your subject? Maybe your face looks a little grainy in your selfie. or your friend appears a bit fuzzy in the portrait you took while acting as their personal papara…
By Callie Tansill-Suddath

Instagram Launched A New Portrait Mode That Will Make Your Photos Look Professional As Heck

Instagram: making people feel like professional photographers since 2010. The app is always finding new ways to help us level up our photog skills, and Focus is the latest addition. What is Instagram Focus? This new camera is going to have you holdin…
By Megan Grant

Apple Just Released Photos Of The New Red iPhones & Everybody Is Going To Want One

Despite bearing a likeness to its opposite color, the newest edition of the iPhone will have you seeing green with envy. Apple confirmed Monday the upcoming release of the red iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus (PRODUCT)RED Special Edition. The limited editi…
By Callie Tansill-Suddath

Here's EXACTLY How To Find Out If Your Facebook Data Was Harvested

There's been a lot of information of late floating around about Cambridge Analytica, a British political consulting firm hired by the 2016 Trump campaign, that reportedly mined private Facebook data from over 80 million users to predict their voting …
By Rebecca Fishbein

Polaroid Just Brought Back This Iconic Camera From 1996 — But For A SUPER Limited Time

Chances are you've seen a few photos on Instagram that look like they belong in your parents' old vacation albums. You can thank the Huji Cam in the app store for this. The newest "big thing" in photography apps promises your snaps will "look just li…
By Callie Tansill-Suddath

The New Harry Potter Mobile Game Just Got A Release Date & It's WAY Sooner Than You Think

Gather ‘round, my fellow Ravenclaws. Yes, Gryffindors, Hufflepuffs, and Slytherins — you can come, too. Lean in close, because I have news for you: The “Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery” mobile game release date has been announced — and it’s soon. Real…
By Lucia Peters

Here's How To Tell Alexa To Donate To Charities For You

Shopping online has been made alarmingly easy, and with just a few clicks, you can nab that tan and gray tote bag that finally went on sale. (Not me, a friend.) Amazon in particular makes spending money entirely too easy, but now, they're doing it fo…
By Megan Grant

Snapchat Launched An Easter Egg Hunt On Snap Maps & It's JUST Like "Pokemon GO"

If you aren't a person who has been stockpiling Russell Stover eggs like a squirrel before winter over the past month, then you may be surprised to find that Easter is this literal weekend. It's a little earlier this year than most — as EarthSky note…
By Emma Lord

This New “Die With Me” Chat App Only Works If Your Phone Is Literally About To Die

There is no worse feeling on this earth than that of having a phone whose battery life has nearly run out. No Instagram? No texting? What's one to do with their time — communicate with people face to face? One app has the answer. "Die With Me" only w…
By Megan Grant

The First Images Of Young Tonks & Fang From The "Harry Potter" Mobile Game Will Make Your DAY

If you had any concrete plans this summer, go ahead and cancel them now. The highly-anticipated augmented reality game "Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery" is set to hit a mobile phone near you in spring 2018, and if the Summer of "Pokemon Go" was any in…
By Emma Lord

Siri Is Reportedly Reading Hidden Messages On Locked iPhones Out Loud

Privacy breaches have unfortunately become commonplace in a world where much of our lives exist digitally. And now, we may have been betrayed by one nearest and dearest to our hearts and iPhones: a Siri bug on iOS 11 exposes users’ private informatio…
By Mia Mercado

This Battery-Operated Coffee Machine Is Here To Save You From Going Anywhere Without Coffee

If you're a person who lives in constant fear of the person you become when you don't perpetually have a cup of coffee at your immediate disposal, now you can finally live your life in peace. As reported by The Verge, Japanese company Makita has made…
By Emma Lord

This New LinkedIn Feature Is A GODSEND If Asking For Referrals Stresses You Out

I am so deeply socially anxious that asking strangers questions or for directions sends me into a stomach-turning panic (which, come to think of it, is not a great quality for a journalist). For me, even making a dinner reservation is a struggle, and…
By Rebecca Fishbein

People Are Calling This App A “Netflix For Magazines”

Few things compare to the feeling of a magazine between your hands. The medium allows a reader to seamlessly relish in the distinct grey area between education and relaxation, while consuming a mix of reporting and long form features. There are publi…
By Callie Tansill-Suddath

15 Things You Didn't Know You Could Order With Amazon's Two Hour Delivery

Good news for people who refuse to peel their eyes away from Bunheads for 15 minutes to buy groceries (i.e., me, also BRING BACK BUNHEADS). Amazon has launched a new two-hour delivery service for Amazon Prime members that'll dump Whole Foods goods at…
By Rebecca Fishbein

This Start Up Wants To Upload Your Brain To The Cloud — But There’s A Super Creepy Catch

Ever think about how much you want to save a little extra space in your brain, and upload those excess memories to the cloud? Sounds a little Eternal Sunshine, but there's a startup trying to make that a reality. It's developing a process that will l…
By James Loke Hale