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The Week in iPhone Cases: New waterproof cases from Catalyst and Satechi let you take worry-free underwater photos

This week’s roundup of new iPhone’s cases also features customizable cases from Casetify and Griffin, plus a cute leather wristlet from Gresso.

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Mac 911: How to erase your Mac's hard drive the right way

Erasing a drive, how FileVault 2 encryption can play into it, and out-of-date Recovery Drive partitions.

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Apple will take Watch orders online only during launch

Limited stock means ordering a Watch in person will be impossible.

This Google patent could kill TV spoilers on social media

Google has an idea of how it can block spoiler alerts from your social networking feeds. Whether we'll actually ever see this idea come to fruition is another question.

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Apple's iOS 8.3 enables Wi-Fi calling on Sprint iPhones

If you've got a Sprint iPhone you can now make calls over Wi-Fi--as long as you update your phone to iOS 8.3 and then wait for a carrier settings update.

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Facebook's still the king of social media among teens

But Instagram and Snapchat don't fall too far behind

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Why Popcorn Time's 'jailbreak-free' iOS hack is a bad idea

Popcorn Time is "available" for iOS, but you won't find it in the App Store. In fact, you need Windows to install it on your iPhone or iPad..and that's just the beginning.

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Use these 7 products on your quest to take the perfect selfie

Take your selfies from private-Instagram-level to Kim-K-book-level.

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YouTube confirms plans for ad-free subscription service

The price of the service hasn't been revealed, although the plan was disclosed in a YouTube letter to its content partners.

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Facebook releases a standalone Messenger web app

It has many of Messenger's mobile app features, just in a handy Web app format.

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Podcast: It's New Stuff Week, and Apple's servers are about to get a workout

Apple Watch preorders start this week. The new MacBook will ship. All at the same time as a little movie called Star Wars finally hits iTunes.

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Pump up your messages with hundreds of new emoji in iOS 8.3, out now

iOS 8.3 is mostly about bug fixes, but the big change is the redesigned emoji keyboard.

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Apple launches OS X 10.10.3, introduces new emojis and Photos app

This major Yosemite update ushers in the highly anticipated Photos app, a new "look up" panel with Spotlight suggestions, more than 300 new emoji, and more.