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Apple’s rivals took 7 years to create their own version of one of the company’s simplest, best features – but it still has a ways to go

Antonio Villas-Boas/Business Insider One of the greatest features in the Apple iPhone and Mac ecosystem is the ability to send and receive text messages from your Mac computer. I forgot how great that feature was when I first departed the Apple ecosystem. Microsoft has a Windows 10 app called “Your Phone” that lets Android users […]

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‘Does the Apple Watch work without an iPhone?’: Yes, but its available features depend on your internet connection – here’s what you need to know

Getty Images It may be counterintuitive to say, but yes, the Apple Watch does indeed work without an iPhone. However, you will be sacrificing many of the watch’s more prominent features if doing so. Without an iPhone, the features available to you on your Apple Watch depend on the availability of cellular and Wi-Fi connection. […]

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A lawmaker wants to end ‘social media addiction’ by killing features that enable mindless scrolling

Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.). (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News) July 30 at 4:08 PM The youngest senator in Congress, and one of its toughest crusaders against Big Tech, proposed a bill Tuesday meant to curb social media addiction by regulating the techniques that prolong engagement on the platforms. Freshman Sen. Josh Hawley’s bill, the Social Media Addiction […]

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A gorgeous new video game features stunning re-creations of its famous Hollywood cast – here’s the full roster

French actress Léa Seydoux plays the character “Fragile.” French actress Léa Seydoux plays the character “Fragile.” Fragile appears to be in the same line of work as the game’s main character, Sam — she’s a courier, ferrying valuable supplies between the remaining cities in the game’s destroyed, near-future version of America. Mexican movie director Guillermo […]