If You Won’t Wear a Mask to Stop Coronavirus, How About Surveillance?

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Facial recognition technology raises ethical dilemmas and privacy concerns. Is it okay that our phones, computers, and social media apps not only recognize us, but also collect and store data about our faces? These concerns grow as the tech becomes more accurate, and more government agencies, private businesses, and

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Free Up Space in Your Google Account So You Can Back Up Your Phone

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Big changes are coming to the Google One cloud storage service, including an all-new iOS app, free phone data backups, and a new data management tool on both iOS and Android. Google already offered a paid, automatic phone backup service for Google users, but the feature will now be free for everyone (as long as you

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Why Can’t I Easily Move Text Messages from Android to iOS?

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I can’t recall the last time I switched between Android and iOS for my daily driver—the phone I use for all my personal stuff, not just the phone(s) I use for various Lifehacker-related things. And while technology has come a long way, my assumption is that it’s still a nightmare to transfer the full contents of one’s…

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How to Uninstall Edge Chromium When Windows 10 Won’t Let You

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Edge Chromium is a decent web browser. I’d even go as far as to say it’s worth swapping over to from Google Chrome, given its improvements with memory usage. However, Microsoft has been incredibly annoying about stuffing Edge Chromium down everyone’s throats, and a recent Windows update locks this browser into your OS…

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How to Prevent Your Dog From Escaping if Your Neighbors Are Setting Off Fireworks

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Our pups have made it through the July 4th weekend, but chances are good the passing of another Independence Day hasn’t stopped your neighbors from setting off fireworks. We’ve shared tips for keeping your pup calm during fireworks displays in the past, but no matter how much you plan ahead, your dog will eventually…

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