How to Create NFTs for Fun and Profit, Maybe

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It seems like everyone is making money off of NFTs, or non-fungible tokens, those digital artworks that have been labeled the next investment mania. Everyone, that is, except for you. It’s the same feeling you had when you realized GameStop’s stock was a thing and you missed the boat sailing toward easy riches.…

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What We Can Learn From Parler's Meltdown

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I won’t bemoan the the right-wing exodus from Twitter, Facebook, and various other social networks over the past few months. (The fewer people sharing messages of support for armed insurrection or coddling Nazis on my social networks, the better.) But the fact that many of of these people fled to the “free speech”…

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What's a Simple Way to Video Chat with My Elderly Parents?

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The pandemic has been rough on everyone, especially when it comes to maintaining connection with the people we love. Luckily, technology allows us to maintain these connections in all sorts of useful ways. Chats. Game nights. Video calls. You can even watch movies together—even if you aren’t in the same room.

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How to Manage Your Google Photos or Move Them Somewhere Else

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Now that Google will soon start counting anything you’ve uploaded to Google Photos toward your storage limit—which tops out at 15GB for a free plan—it’s worth performing a personal audit. How much space am I using? How can I stretch my free plan as far as possible? And how can I move my photos to a different service…

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Which iPhone 12 Accessories Should You Wait to Buy?

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While there’s a lot of new technology coming with the iPhone 12, Apple is also making a move to reduce “e-waste” by giving you less stuff in your iPhone box. Taken together, these two facts mean that you’ll probably end up spending anywhere from “a little bit” to “a lot” more money after buying your brand-new iPhone…

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How to Save Your Samsung Motion Photos From That Google Photos Error

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Isn’t it fun when one platform’s technology won’t play nicely with another? Owners of various Samsung Androids are experiencing this joy firsthand, as the Samsung Camera’s motion photos don’t appear to be working with Google Photos—a popular, free, wonderful photo backup solution.

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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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