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How to change the time on your Fitbit

A Fitbit does lots of great things, but there's one simple feature you surely want to work correctly: the clock. Sometimes, however, the time on your Fitbit device might not...

How to cancel Tinder Gold

We've all been there: You're under the covers, scrolling through Tinder way past your bedtime. You're on a left-swipe roll and accidentally pass on someone you would've swiped right...

How to avoid flashing lights and photosensitive videos on TikTok

Here's how to make you're For You Page safer if you're sensitive to flashing lights.  While TikTok's curated For You Page provides an endless supply of...

Looking for your next great binge? Head to Cameo.

In Binged, TechSkylight breaks down why we binge-watch, how we binge-watch, and what it does to us. Because binge-watching is the new normal.

How to delete your Tinder account

Well, the time has come to delete your Tinder account. Maybe you're a lucky user who's found your person! Or maybe you're just sick of the fire emblem staring back...

How the COVID pandemic redefined ambition

Somewhere along the way my goals shrank. During the destabilizing and most isolating months of the pandemic, my desires shifted entirely. Professional ambitions, for instance — sweeping, difficult, long-term...

Hinge, Tinder, OkCupid encourage UK daters to show COVID-19 vaccination status

Dating apps in the UK have teamed up with Downing Street to let users display their COVID-19 vaccination status in profiles.  Hinge, Tinder, and OkCupid have...

A Texas bakery sparked backlash for making Pride cookies, so the internet showed up...

A local bakery in Texas is receiving an outpouring of support after a customer canceled a large order because the bakery wished the LGBTQ community a happy Pride month. 

The best apps for dog lovers and pup parents

Whether you're human or canine or something in between, there’s definitely an app for you. But while apps are often designed to capture your attention and sell you something,...

Long live photo dumps

Every so often your camera roll needs to take a dump. That sounds gross, I know. But it's actually quite beautiful.  When I was bored out...

How ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation became prime fodder for the early internet

In Tales of the Early Internet, TechSkylight explores online life through 2007 — back before social media and the smartphone changed everything.*** From its earliest days, the...

This company wants to make sex toys more accessible for people with disabilities

Sextech is bringing a much-needed cultural shift in how we view, talk about, and sell sex. Ushered in by a wave of women-led startups combining sex and technology to disrupt historically...

Nearly half of Americans don’t know what ‘fetishization’ is, according to Bumble

New research from dating app Bumble shows the disturbing reality of fetishization in the United States: 45 percent of survey respondents don't have a clear understanding of what the...

MSCHF’s ‘Chair Simulator’ is Steam’s hottest game

Do you know what we haven't done enough of in the past year or so? Sit. Just take a load off and let our ass imprint grooves on a...

Tinder releases ‘Are You Sure?’ feature to stop harmful messages before they happen

Over the past few years, Tinder has stepped up its safety features — with good reason. The app, like many others, has been a tool used by criminals and abusers since...

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Galaxy S10’s in-screen fingerprint scanner is ultrasonic. Here’s exactly what that...

What's an ultrasonic fingerprint scanner and why is it good? Sarah Tew/CNET The Galaxy S10's in-screen fingerprint scanner may look just like the one on the OnePlus...

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