As Elon Musk takes over Twitter, many are checking out this alternative. It could be the future of social media—if you can figure it out. Here’s a guide.
Personal Technology: Joanna Stern
Elon Musk plans to charge $8 a month for a premium Twitter subscription. Others like Snap, LinkedIn and Instagram all are embracing step-up subscriptions, too. What’s the value?
Dall-E 2, DreamStudio and other new text-to-image generators let you type in almost any phrase and get an image. The technology is fun but full of potential unknowns.
Meta’s new face computer is more comfortable and has better visuals, plus facial-expression tracking. But for $1,500, with short battery life, it’s a bit out of touch with reality.
Apple’s crash detection for the iPhone 14 and new Apple Watch models can alert 911 and emergency contacts in the event of a collision. But it sometimes triggers when people aren’t in danger.
The iPhone 14 Plus arrives a few weeks behind Apple’s other new phones. It’s the best option for those looking for a big phone with long battery life that’s a little lighter on frills.
The new iPhone 14 and Apple Watch models promise to detect severe car crashes. According to our tests, speed and impact are only part of the story.
Between the new “dynamic island” multitasking bar and more camera flexibility, Apple’s higher-end iPhones make more sense than ever before.
Apple finally lets you customize your lock screen with layouts, colors and fonts. Plus, new messaging tools improve everyday use.
Everyone from your dentist to your delivery guy is now popping up in your texts. New email-like tools, including Mark as Unread and filters, can help.
It’s a bad time to buy a fancy iPhone, the AirPods Pro and really any Apple Watch. But it’s a good time for a MacBook. Our columnist’s annual Do/Don’t Buy list is here.
Not even Apple’s own execs—with front-row seats for the development of the iPhone’s key features—quite knew how they would change the world.
On June 29, 2007, the first iPhone went on sale. Improvements over the last decade and a half—including sharper cameras and longer battery life—made it hard to put down this popular pocket computer.
Colleagues in the conference room. Others in the living room. Hybrid work made meetings even worse. Now Microsoft, Google, Zoom and others are trying to solve the problems
An exploration of features missing from our iPhone software and what we hope to see from Apple when it announces the next iOS at WWDC.
As Apple phases out its last iPod, these die-hards cling to their old-school music players because…well, they have their reasons!
With this flying camera, Snapchat’s creators take the stress out of piloting a remote-controlled aircraft for aerial photography. Just bring extra batteries.
During the iPhone’s first 15 years, its keyboard software has evolved, but it still sometimes flubs your lines. Here’s how it works and what you can do about it.
Amazon’s first roving at-home helper promises to deliver you a drink, guard your home and entertain you. Here’s what it was like to live with it for two weeks.
A new setting lets you view your Instagram feed in the order photos were actually posted, but Meta will still push you back to its algorithms when it can.