To comply with Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation, which goes into effect on May 25, internet companies have been updating their data policies. Here’s how you can benefit.
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Like many modern operating systems, macOS has a built-in spell checker that you can use or lose.
Google’s recent revamp of its mail service has moved a few old features to new places, but you don’t have to look far.
Several apps and services make it easy to turn that perfect video snippet into an animated GIF file that you can share by text message or email.
Last month’s update to Windows 10 added new tools for automatically and manually clearing clutter from your hard drive.
Google collects far more information about us than Facebook. But the Google data that our tech columnist downloaded on himself contained fewer surprises and was more easily deleted.
Jack Ewing, who covers autos and economics for The Times, says a “Jetsons”-like future is still far off, even as cars become even more computerized.
In iOS 11, you can make a video of what’s happening directly on your phone at the moment — without having to install an extra app.
Companies that offer free mail accounts typically do so in exchange for the use of your personal data, but you can find providers offering secure, private services.
You can get Microsoft Office on an annual subscription plan that keeps you up to date with new features or buy it outright with far fewer updates.
If your Mac greets you with a black screen, the fan runs constantly or you notice other power-related issues, a simple home solution might save you a trip to the Genius Bar.
The law treats electronic books and their printed counterparts differently when it comes to what you can do with them.
Your smartphone is a helpful travel companion. Before taking it abroad, here’s a list of things to pack and do to ensure a problem-free trip.
Technology has come under the microscope in Washington. Here are the tools that Cecilia Kang, who covers tech policy for The Times, uses to cover it.
Google recently overhauled the web version of its email software, and you can try out the new version — even if you haven’t been formally invited yet.
You can add downloaded illustrations, graphics and photos to files created in Microsoft Word, Pages or other word-processing apps on Apple’s tablet.
If your desktop Recycle Bin is nowhere to be found after you upgraded to Windows 10, here are some ways to get the icon back where it belongs.
When using an open wireless network at a hotel or coffee shop, make sure that sites getting any of your personal information have their security certificates in order.
In a few hours you can make decisions on your rings, dress, reception and honeymoon locations. Here are a few websites and apps to inspire.