The 11 Creative Design Trends That Will Define 2018

Let's be honest: there are few greater pleasures in life than spotting a perfect, gorgeous, inescapable image that stays with you for days. It's what drives Instagram users to dig deep for that perfect inspiring photo, and why Pinterest continues to be the go-to destination for Zen planning. But for

The Best iPhone X Cases of 2018

So, you finally took the plunge and got the iPhone X. Congratulations! Now that you've got the newest, hippest gadget on the market right now, it's time to make sure that you don't find yourself on line at the Apple store a week from now, cradling your newly dropped phone

Stars are rewriting their wills to include CGI do’s and don’ts

Hollywood stars can now be digitally recreated so convincingly, that actors are reportedly specifying in their wills what they’ll permit their images to do — long after their death.“We can recreate dead actors,” Mike McGee, co-founder of the special effects company Framestore, told The Daily Telegraph.“Actors alive now are already

What the Repeal of Net Neutrality Means For You

Net neutrality — or the right to a free, open internet — took a massive hit on Dec. 14 when federal regulators voted to repeal the Obama-era rules that prohibited telecommunications companies from commodifying the web into "fast" and "slow" lanes and from blocking access to certain websites and applications.

The 3 Types of People in This World, Captured in 1 Incredible GIF

There are three types of people from r/gifs A GIF of three of soccer's brightest stars — FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi, Luis Suárez, and Jordi Alba — is going viral for one extraordinarily unexpected reason: it's the most accurate depiction of the three types of people in this world that we've

Global regulators to work on test bed for fintechs

LONDON (Reuters) - Regulators from across the world start work this week on a blueprint for a global “sandbox” or testing bed for new financial technology applications, Britain’s Financial Conduct Authority said on Monday. The logo of the new Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is seen at the agency's headquarters in

Parents, This Social Media-Free Phone Is Perfect For Your Kiddos (Or You)

So your kid has started asking for a cell phone. Ugh. With the black hole that is social media, you’re understandably hesitant. But the Light Phone 2 might change your mind. The new “dumb” phone is a cell phone that’s designed to be used as little as possible... meaning it features zero access to social media (or any

17 Trends Facebook Thinks Will Go Mainstream in 2018

As we prepare to say goodbye (and good riddance) to 2017, it's hard not to get introspective about the year that was. Be it the heady highs of the Women's March to the lowest lows of widespread natural disasters, a lot happened this year that will inform just how it

13 Features on iOS 11 That'll Make Your Life So Much Easier

iOS 11 won't just come with new emoji, it'll also arrive to your iPhone in the Fall with some handy new features. We downloaded the public beta version of iOS 11 to play around with it and check out the new live photos, control center, and more. Ahead, see some

Neil deGrasse Tyson drops truth bombs on Flat Earthers

Believing that the Earth is flat was an excusable error back in the days before high-powered telescopes and space travel, but today? Please.In order to actually believe that the Earth is flat in the modern day, you need to also believe that just about everything else is also fake, including

How to Recycle Your Old Laptop Like a Responsible Adult

If you've got an old laptop that you no longer use, do yourself a favor and get rid of it ASAP. If it's still functioning, you may be able to earn a gift card in exchange — but know that it's only depreciating as it sits in your closet. Regardless

Baby monitors are terrifyingly easy to hack, new study says

You bought your baby monitor for peace of mind, but it could be inviting unwanted strangers into your home.According to new research by cybersecurity experts, the common household appliance is an easy target for hacking.“It is truly frightening how easily a criminal, voyeur or pedophile can take over” a baby

The Best Tech Gadgets of 2018 (So Far)

Looking to make your life a little easier, but not ready to commit to a full smart-home makeover? Well, you've come to the right place: from umbrellas to watches to suitcases and more, ahead you'll find all the tech gadgets we've tried out and fallen in love with this year.

Super Mario Odyssey Is Everything We Ever Wanted in a Video Game

In the nearly four decades since Mario first made his appearance in the original arcade version of Donkey Kong, Nintendo's beloved mustachioed protagonist has certainly had his share of ups and downs. Not every game that stars the iconic Mario Bros. characters is worthy of the legacy brand, and for

Popular video game driving teens wild — and parents crazy

This cartoonish new video game is driving NYC teens looney tunes.The “Hunger Games”-style survival game — called “Fortnite: Battle Royale”— has already racked up a staggering 40 million players since it debuted in the fall, with 10 million joining in the first two weeks.But the viral game — which pits

Yes, TSA Has Its Own App and You Need to Download It ASAP

If you don't have the MyTSA app (available for iOS and Android) downloaded onto your phone, you need to do it now. Most travelers have no idea that all the resources they need to make their airport experiences as smooth as possible are right in the palm of their hand.