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What's the Difference Between a Modem and a Router?

In order to understand, and fix, your glitchy home WiFi, it's helpful to know what makes it work. So what's the difference between your modem and your router?

How Does My Phone Company Know a Call Is From a Scammer?

You've probably seen the calls from your buds "Scam Likely" or "Fraud Alert." So, what's the giveaway to your carrier that these callers are not legit?

A Perfect Storm of Worldwide Catastrophes Is Causing the Global Semiconductor Shortage

Modern civilization is increasingly dependent upon semiconductors, but the supply chain has been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, droughts and other problems just as demand is surging.

10 Differences Between Macs and PCs

Mac or PC? It's a question almost everybody has an opinion about. Or, are you wondering what the difference is? We've broken down these computers to reveal their strengths and weaknesses.

Why You Should Consider Using a Private Search Engine

Private browsers and search engines offer much more protection than using a regular browser or search engine, or a browser with privacy mode-enabled. They can shield your sensitive data, ward off third-party ads and trackers, and provide a safer browsing experience.

Surge in Ransomware Attacks Exposes U.S. Cyber Vulnerabilities

In the first half of 2021, the number of organizations impacted by ransomware across the globe has more than doubled compared with 2020. Why the surge and how vulnerable is the U.S. to a major cyber attack?

Why You Should Consider Using a Private Browser

Private browsers offer much more protection than using a regular browser's privacy mode. They can shield your sensitive data, ward off third-party ads and trackers, and provide a safer browsing experience.

What's the Most-disliked Video on YouTube?

Some videos you love to hate. And hate on. The dubious winner of the "most-disliked" title has been in the top spot for three years and counting.

Run, Jump & Climb Your Way Through Our Roblox Quiz

With more than 40 million "experiences" (they don't call them games) to choose from, there's something for everyone in Roblox. Take this quiz to learn more.

Steganography: The Art of Hiding Messages in Plain Sight

The practice of hiding secret messages has existed in many forms for centuries, but the advent of personal computing in the 1980s stepped it up and steganography now exists all around us, invisible right under our noses.

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