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Reddit Recap 2023: how to find yours now

Reddit Recap 2023 may not be as musically entertaining as Spotify Wrapped or as informative as Duolingo’s Year in Review, but it’s still worth checking out. This feature, available on the Reddit app every year, allows you to take a trip down memory lane and catch up on news and events that have been making headlines in your Reddit world since January. Reddit Recap is geared specifically for you and offers information on what you’ve been doing on the service during the past 12 months. Digital…

The most innovative monitors of 2023

This year was huge for monitors. In 2023, we saw the first OLED gaming monitors, refresh rates beyond what we could have ever imagined, and unique form factors that enhance productivity and media consumption by a mile. There’s always the old guard on our list of the best monitors if you want a good, reliable display. But these monitors pushed the envelope this year in a way no other displays did. Want to see the rest? Check out our full list of the most innovative tech products of 2023! Most innovative: Samsung…

Microsoft to charge for Windows 10 updates in the future

Microsoft has confirmed it will offer security updates for Windows 10 after the end-of-life date for the operating system for consumer users but for a fee. The brand recently announced plans to charge regular users for Extended Security Updates (ESU) who intend to continue using Windows 10 beyond the October 14, 2025 support date. Beata Zawrzel/NurPhoto/Getty Images Previously, such support was only available for enterprise organizations; however, Microsoft is extending it to individual users for the first time. The…

How to use Microsoft Teams to send text messages

Microsoft Using Microsoft Teams to talk with your colleagues is pretty simple thanks to the built-in chat feature. You can chat with your teammates, share documents, and even initiate voice calls if and when you need them. Its initial design focused on communicating between team members, hence the name, however, being able to talk with other businesses or clients can be limited with Microsoft Teams. Now, thanks to a recent update, you can invite people via SMS on Microsoft Teams for free. In fact, you can start an…

How to find archived emails in Gmail, return them to inbox

If you’re looking to clean up your Gmail inbox, but you don’t want to delete anything permanently, then choosing the archive option is your best bet. Whenever you archive an email, it is removed from your inbox folder while still remaining accessible. Here’s how to access any emails you have archived previously, as well as how to move such messages back to your regular inbox for fast access. screenshot/Anita George / Digital Trends Finding archived emails via the webIf you access…

Skyrim just became a modding platform thanks to Creations tool

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is over 12 years old at this point, but a hefty Bethesda Game Studios update that dropped today is meant to revitalize its modding community. It turns the game into an easily accessible platform with user-made mode content, even on console. Bethesda Game Studios Building on what was once the Bethesda Creation Club, this new feature is called Bethesda Game Studios Creations. Its first implementation is in Skyrim Special Edition and Skyrim Anniversary Edition across PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series…

Windows 11 may replace a favorite shortcut with more AI

Microsoft is currently testing removing a popular Windows 11 feature and swapping it out for AI. The brand recently rolled out the Windows 11 preview build for the Dev Channel. In the build, the shortcut to Copilot is a primary feature of the operating system. The shortcut will be located in the bottom-right corner of the screen and will replace the “Show desktop” button, which has been commonplace on Windows since 2009, according to Neowin. Microsoft / Digital Trends The Show desktop feature has been an easy…

Logitech made the ultimate gaming headset, but it’s complicated

Logitech Logitech has announced its latest gaming headset, the Astro A50 X. It costs a whopping $380, but for good reason: It’s a headset that’s compatible with the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X that doubles as an HDMI switcher. The new device is an evolution of Logitech’s popular Astro A50 headset, which features a distinct base stand. The A50 X builds on that idea in a few ways. One key example is that it’s able to connect to both the PS5 and Xbox Series X. That might sound simple, but the consoles feature…

This is the first serious AI app for writers on the Mac

Image used with permission by copyright holder In a year where virtually every tech company in existence is talking about AI, Apple has been silent. That doesn’t mean Apple-focused developers aren’t taking matters into their own hands, though. An update to the the popular Mac writing app iA Writer just made me really excited about seeing what Apple’s eventual take on AI will be. In the iA Writer 7 update, you’ll be able to use text generated by ChatGPT as a starting point for your own words. The idea is that you get…

Duolingo Year in Review 2023: how to find yours right now

Duolingo, the wildly popular language learning app, just added a big new feature. No, it's not a melting face app icon again — it's the Duolingo Year in Review for 2023! This is something we see from many popular apps toward the end of each year. There's Spotify Wrapped, Apple Music Replay, Reddit Recap — you get the idea. Lots of apps summarize your activity at the end of the year, and the results are usually pretty interesting. If you're a Duolingo user and want to see how you spent your time on the app in…