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How Updates in iOS 16 and Android 13 Will Change Your Phone

CUPERTINO, Calif. — Around this time every year, our smartphones become a reminder to always be ready for change.That’s because Apple and Google announce updates to the operating systems that […]




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E.U. Takes Aim at Big Tech’s Power With Landmark Digital Act

GÖTTINGEN, Germany — The European Union agreed on Thursday to one of the world’s most far-reaching laws to address the power of the biggest tech companies, potentially reshaping app stores, […]




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Google Plans Privacy Changes, but Promises to Not Be Disruptive

Google said on Wednesday that it was working on privacy measures meant to limit the sharing of data on smartphones running its Android software. But the company promised those changes […]




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I Used Apple AirTags, Tiles and a GPS Tracker to Watch My Husband’s Every Move

I decided to examine both claims by planting three AirTags, three Tiles, and a GPS tracker on my husband and his belongings to see how precisely they revealed his movements […]




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Google Faces New Antitrust Law in Europe

“We are an example of the consequences,” said Michal Feix, a former chief executive of Seznam, who now leads its policy and legal work as an outside consultant. Without the […]




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How to Store Your Covid Vaccine Card or Test Results on Your Phone

The state of the digital Covid vaccine card — the bar code that we store on our phones and present to businesses and venues as proof of inoculation — is […]




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How to Find ‘Stalkerware’ on Your Devices

Fighting stalkerware is tough. You may not suspect it’s there. Even if you did, it can be difficult to detect since antivirus software only recently began flagging these apps as […]




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Taking Microsoft’s Windows 11 for a Test Drive

For tech reviewers, critiquing a new operating system is something of an absurd ritual.It’s like being a professional house inspector who delivers a report that always goes like this: Here’s […]