The best free screen recorders for 2020

Screen recorders have soared in popularity in recent years, thanks to a growing interest in demos, presentations, tutorials, and YouTube channels. But no one wants to pay for another piece of software when there are plenty of free alternatives on the market. So, we’re making things a little easier by using our thorough experience of […]


How to get Windows 10 for free

Arif Bacchus/Digital Trends When Windows 10 was first released in 2015, a free upgrade was as simple as clicking on the “Get Windows 10” notification prompt. Support for Windows 7 ends in January of 2020, followed by the end of support of Windows 8.1 in January of 2023. Unfortunately, the free upgrade period from these […]

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The Human Cost of Amazon’s Fast, Free Shipping

This article is co-published with ProPublica, the nonprofit investigative newsroom. When she added Gabrielle’s name to the chart in her kitchen, Judy Kennedy could picture the annual ritual. At birthdays she would ask her newest grandchild to stand up straight, heels against the door frame, so she could mark Gabrielle’s height beside that of her […]


The best free Kindle books

It’s often tough to fathom that Amazon’s Kindle, the most popular ebook reader in existence, has been around since 2007. Even though Amazon has made a slew of proper tablets in the years since — most recently, the Amazon Fire HD 8 Kids Edition and Amazon Fire HD 8 — the Kindle remains the company’s flagship (and for […]