Tech

LinkedIn says its social network should be working again after suffering an outage, but it might still appear down for some — here’s a trick you can try to get LinkedIn working again

LinkedIn faced an outage on Wednesday. LinkedIn confirmed that it was facing some issues to Business Insider, but says it’s now resolved the outage. Some commenters in the Down Detector website have suggested pressing “Control” and the “F5” key at the same time for Windows PCs to fix the issue. […]
LinkedIn says its social network should be working again after suffering an outage, but it might still appear down for some — here’s a trick you can try to get LinkedIn working again
Tech

These are the social media platforms teens are ditching in 2019

Teenagers and young adults are moving away from Facebook in favour of platforms like YouTube and Snapchat, a new survey conducted by Business Insider found. In a survey of 1,884 people who fall into the Generation Z age group, about 30% of those polled voted for Facebook when responding to […]
These are the social media platforms teens are ditching in 2019
Tech

The 5 best features coming to Apple Maps in iOS 13

Apple Maps is getting a major overhaul in iOS 13 that brings a new redesigned map and other features. It will be easier to get directions to favourite places at a glance, and Apple is adding its own answer to Google’s Street View, among other additions. Visit Business Insider’s homepage […]
The 5 best features coming to Apple Maps in iOS 13
Tech

It’s not just you: A bug is causing direct messages on Twitter to be delayed

Twitter is experiencing issues that are affecting the delivery of Direct Messages to users. Twitter says a “system irregularity” is causing the delays, and that the team is “actively investigating” the issue. Facebook,WhatsApp, and Instagram are also experiencing issues Wednesday, with users reporting outages around the world. Visit Business Insider’s […]
It’s not just you: A bug is causing direct messages on Twitter to be delayed
Tech

YouTube is reportedly being investigated by the FTC over how it handles children’s videos, and it may result in fundamental changes to the platform

YouTube is reportedly considering new strategies in response to ongoing concerns about child safety on the massive video platform. The Washington Post and New York Times both reported that the Federal Trade Commission is in the late stages of an investigation into YouTube’s handling of children’s content. YouTube executives are […]
YouTube is reportedly being investigated by the FTC over how it handles children’s videos, and it may result in fundamental changes to the platform
Tech

The 8 best features coming soon to your Apple Watch

The Apple Watch is getting a huge update later this year. WatchOS 6 introduces new ways to track your health, and lots of new watch-face styles to pick and choose from. We rounded up the best Apple Watch features to look forward to in WatchOS 6. Visit Business Insider’s homepage […]
The 8 best features coming soon to your Apple Watch
Tech

The end of an era: Friday is the last day you can use BlackBerry Messenger

BBM is shutting down on Friday. BlackBerry will make BBMe, the enterprise version of BBM, available for personal use. Make sure to back up your conversations, photos, and other data before the day ends, as you’ll lose access. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. That’s it, BBM folks. Friday […]
The end of an era: Friday is the last day you can use BlackBerry Messenger
Tech

Google just made it super easy to order food from DoorDash, Postmates, and other delivery services without using their apps, here’s how to do it

Google’s new “Order Online” feature lets you order delivery from delivery services without downloading their apps or visiting their website. It’s a quicker and easier way to get food delivery. Google’s new feature only supports a few delivery services so far, which means only a few restaurants support Google’s new […]
Google just made it super easy to order food from DoorDash, Postmates, and other delivery services without using their apps, here’s how to do it
Tech

Microsoft hasn’t said a word so far about Huawei’s ban in the US, but it removed Huawei laptops from its stores

Huawei’sMateBook laptops were removed from Microsoft’s online store last weekend. Microsoft hasn’t made any sort of official comment, but it’s likely a response to the US government’s ban on Huawei from doing business with US companies unless they receive government permission. Huawei’s laptops all run on the Microsoft Windows operating […]
Microsoft hasn’t said a word so far about Huawei’s ban in the US, but it removed Huawei laptops from its stores
Tech

Huawei developed a ‘plan B’ operating system for smartphones in case it was banned by the US government from using Google products. Here’s what we know about it so far.

Huawei is developing its own mobile operating system, which the company previously said is a “plan B” if relations with Google were ever to sour. Now that Huawei has been banned from accessing parts of Google’sAndroid mobile operating system after the US government placed the company on a trade blacklist […]
Huawei developed a ‘plan B’ operating system for smartphones in case it was banned by the US government from using Google products. Here’s what we know about it so far.
Tech

19 incredibly useful Google Maps features everyone should know about

Google Maps is filled with useful features that aren’t always immediately obvious, such as adding a stop along your route or sharing your trip progress with a friend. Here’s a look at some of the most useful Google Maps features you may not have heard of. Visit Business Insider’s homepage […]
19 incredibly useful Google Maps features everyone should know about
Tech

People are loving the new gender-swapping Snapchat filter, and it’s now being used to catfish unsuspecting men on Tinder

Snapchat recently released new augmented-reality lenses that let users add traditionally female or male features to their visual appearances. People have started using the eerily convincing lens to trick friends and strangers into thinking they’re someone else. Some men have created Tinder profiles for women using their female-appearing filtered faces […]
People are loving the new gender-swapping Snapchat filter, and it’s now being used to catfish unsuspecting men on Tinder
News

Teens are using these shopping apps to get rich

Entrepreneurially minded teens are getting rich off of shopping apps such as Poshmark,Goat, and StockX. The ease at which you can buy and sell on these apps directly from a smartphone has made them a hit with young shoppers. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Teens today have two […]
Teens are using these shopping apps to get rich
Tech

Your favourite apps and services could soon become available on all your devices thanks to a Google tool you’ve probably never heard of

One of Google’s best developer tools, called “Flutter,” will bridge the gap between mobile operating systems, desktop operating systems, and web browsers, the company announced at Google I/O. And yet, it’s something that most people won’t have heard about – it’s mostly a tool for developers. Flutter will let app […]
Your favourite apps and services could soon become available on all your devices thanks to a Google tool you’ve probably never heard of
News

11 of the best car apps you can download today

There are several car aps that have enhanced the driving experience. Some of the best car apps help you find parking spots, schedule vehicle repairs, and warn you when you’re going above the speed limit. Here are 11 of the best car apps you can download today. Visit BusinessInsider.com for […]
11 of the best car apps you can download today
Tech

These are the best Apple Watch features, according to Business Insider readers

I recently asked Business Insider readers to email me their favourite Apple Watch features. I received dozens of responses. These are the best Apple Watch features, according to Business Insider readers. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. I purchased the new Apple Watch Series 4 back in March – […]
These are the best Apple Watch features, according to Business Insider readers
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How to pair an Apple Watch with your iPhone using the Watch app

You can pair an Apple Watch with an iPhone using the Watch app on your iPhone. Before you pair your Apple Watch, make sure that the devices are compatible, and that your iPhone is updated to the latest version of iOS. Once you’ve paired your Apple Watch, you’ll be able […]
How to pair an Apple Watch with your iPhone using the Watch app
Tech

How to hide apps on your iPhone’s home screen and search function

Apple doesn’t provide an official way to hide apps, but you can store iPhone apps you want to hide in a folder, shielding it from view. iPhone folders support many “pages” of apps, so you can store “private” apps on back pages in a folder. You can also configure your […]
How to hide apps on your iPhone’s home screen and search function
Tech

How to move apps and create app folders on any iPhone model

You can easily move apps to organise them on different pages of your iPhone or into folders, once you master getting your iPhone into “jiggle mode.” Lightly press an app for about 3 seconds until it starts to jiggle – then you can move apps around your iPhone screen with […]
How to move apps and create app folders on any iPhone model
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Tell us what you think!

The future of banking is coming to a smartphone near you. Saving, budgeting, and paying are getting easier than ever before, thanks to new features like scanning your face with a smartphone camera to log in or using your voice to navigate your banking app. To learn which new features […]
Tell us what you think!
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How to close apps on the Apple Watch, and other troubleshooting tips

Close apps on the Apple Watch by pressing the side button and swiping left on recently opened apps. Resolutions for problematic Apple Watch apps (from freezing to closing unexpectedly) include force quitting and uninstalling and reinstalling the app. There are better ways to conserve Apple Watch battery than closing apps […]
How to close apps on the Apple Watch, and other troubleshooting tips
Tech

How to delete apps on your iPhone, and erase or save all their data

You can delete apps from your iPhone via the home screen, or by using the “Offload App” feature. The method to delete apps from your home screen differs depending on what version of iOS it’s running. The Offload App feature lets you save some of an app’s data before you […]
How to delete apps on your iPhone, and erase or save all their data
Tech

The 9 best technologies to share with your significant other

Tech can make your life easier and more enjoyable. Some tech is also perfect to share with a significant other, or loved one. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. If you have a significant other – be it a boyfriend or girlfriend, husband or wife, a best friend, or […]
The 9 best technologies to share with your significant other
Tech

How to delete apps on an iPad (and save their data)

You can delete unwanted apps on an iPad to free up space on your device, allowing for more storage and clearing clutter on your home screen. You can also use the “Offload App” feature on an iPad to archive an app’s data before deleting it. If you delete an app […]
How to delete apps on an iPad (and save their data)
Tech

It was surprisingly easy to quit Facebook after using it for 13 years

I deactivated my Facebook account several months ago, and nothing bad happened. It was surprisingly easy. I still keep in touch and stay connected to people I care about without Facebook, and I’ve realised that the social media network doesn’t really add value to my life. Rather, Facebook has seemingly […]
It was surprisingly easy to quit Facebook after using it for 13 years
Lifestyle

100 apps that will make your life better in the New Year

Smartphones have so much capability with all the apps that are available. In almost category imaginable, there is an app for that. These are the best 100 apps to help with every aspect of life. Smartphone users know that apps can help make everyday tasks easier. From grocery shopping to […]
100 apps that will make your life better in the New Year
Tech

People are petitioning Google to remove a gay conversion therapy app from Play Store that was already booted from Apple’s app store

Google is being criticised for allowing an app on its Google Play Store that promotes the controversial practice of gay conversion therapy. LGBTQ+ advocates say the religious group behind the app has incited hate against the queer community, and “casually trashes LGBT people as living ‘destructive lifestyles.'” An online petition […]
People are petitioning Google to remove a gay conversion therapy app from Play Store that was already booted from Apple’s app store
Tech

14 of the best new apps to download now

New apps are popping up every day, but some stand out. Games like Fortnite and Alto’s Odyssey are changing the world of gaming on a phone. Apps like Mindbody will help you be a better you in 2019. The app Moment will help monitor your screen time and Otter will […]
14 of the best new apps to download now
Tech

The first 33 apps you should download for your new iPhone

You may have received a new iPhone this holiday season. Here are 33 great apps to download for it. Deciding which apps to download from Apple’s App Store can be daunting, especially when you have a new phone. After all, there are millions of apps choose from. We’ve rounded up […]
The first 33 apps you should download for your new iPhone
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The 10 Android apps that made the most money worldwide in 2018

Android smartphones are incredibly dominant in the worldwide market. As 2018 comes to a close, Sensor Tower has compiled data on which Android apps generated the most revenue from user downloads this year. Check out the list below of the 10 highest-grossing apps from the Google Play store in 2018. […]
The 10 Android apps that made the most money worldwide in 2018
Tech

The rise of Kevin Systrom, who founded Instagram 10 years ago and built it into one of the most popular apps in the world

Kevin Systrom launched Instagram in 2010. The Massachusetts-born Stanford University grad created the app because of his love of photography. The photo-sharing app has since become a global sensation, amassing over a billion users and making Systrom a billionaire. Systrom led Instagram until 2018, when he suddenly departed Facebook, Instagram’s […]
The rise of Kevin Systrom, who founded Instagram 10 years ago and built it into one of the most popular apps in the world
Tech

27 great apps you should download first for your new iPhone XR

You’ve managed to get your hands on a new iPhone XR or iPhone XS, and now you want cool apps to run on it. The Tech Insider staff picked some of our favourite apps that show off the power of Apple’s new phones. The list is focused on lesser-known software […]
27 great apps you should download first for your new iPhone XR
Tech

The YouTube app for Apple TV just took another step in the wrong direction

YouTube updated its Apple TV app on August 30. The update fixed some issues, but created a new problem. Your home screen is now limited to five categories, which you can’t choose or change, effectively making discovery more difficult than it was before. YouTube must have read my recent complaints […]
The YouTube app for Apple TV just took another step in the wrong direction
Tech

A popular website that reportedly sells inexpensive products so poorly made that disappointed shoppers often throw them in the trash is now worth more than $20 billion

On Thursday, Chinese e-commerce site Pinduoduo raised $US1.6 billion in its initial public offering. The site, which features remarkably low-priced products, has become popular with Chinese users. However, The New York Times recently discovered that numerous products listed on Pinduoduo’s website were of poor quality. In three short years, e-commerce […]
A popular website that reportedly sells inexpensive products so poorly made that disappointed shoppers often throw them in the trash is now worth more than $20 billion
Tech

This $50 app organised my entire life — here’s how it works

There are plenty of apps to categorise your to-dos, but there aren’t many apps that can organise your entire life. Things 3, from Cultured Code, works across Apple devices and helps you organise all of your thoughts, ideas, projects, and areas of your life. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more […]
This $50 app organised my entire life — here’s how it works
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