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The New Cheap iPad Is All the iPad You Need

It’s rare for Apple to make a reasonably priced product that is also excellent. The AirPods—love ‘em or hate ‘em—are an example of this happening. …

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How to write a killer report with Pages for Mac and iPad

Today we’re going to use the new features in Pages 4.0 to create an amazing report. If you need to write a book report, or create a longer document for school or work, the new Master Pages feature in Apple’s free word processor will prove extremely handy.<p>With Pages, it’s now easier than ever to …

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Compared: 2018 iPad versus the original 12.9-inch and 9.7-inch iPad Pro

The newest iPad can easily be considered as a low-cost alternative to the current generation of iPad Pro devices, but a comparison with the original …

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Apple's latest iPad may be boring, but it's the perfect tablet for most people

There's one word that sums up Apple's latest iPad: safe.<p>The new 9.7-inch device debuted earlier this month at an education-focused event in Chicago. Apple seemed to bill the device as the perfect option for schools, but as a sensible consumer product, too.<p>The new iPad has a more powerful A10 chip …

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Review: 9.7-inch $329 iPad (2018) – Should you buy it? [Video]

Apple entered new territory with last year’s budget model $329 iPad — largely popular for reducing the barrier to entry for first time iPad owners. This time around, the thought of a budget iPad isn’t so crazy, as we’ve had a whole year to marinate on the idea.<p>Like last year’s model, the 6th …

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Three Food Writers Attempt To Make The Perfect Burger

Burgers. You knew they were coming. After all, this is a series for people who love arguing about food online and burgers are a lock for #1 best food to bicker over on the internet. All beef patty or a mix? 80/20 or 70/30? Onions grilled or raw? American cheese or cheddar? Eggs? Beets? …

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Sonic's Original Backstory Took Place In World War II

The backstory of <i>Sonic the Hedgehog</i> used to involve a fighter pilot with Sonic painted on the nose of his plane, the game’s designers said today.<p>Game …

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YouTube’s new monetization rules are controversial, painful and necessary

This was both needed and inevitable<p>YouTube has been the subject of unrelenting backlash from lesser-known creators following the company’s decision to change how monetization works on the platform, but it’s important to note that these changes were inevitable and necessary.<p>YouTube’s new …

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20 Easy Breakfast Recipes with Eggs — Recipes from The Kitchn

Eggs are tiny miracle workers in the kitchen. They can be stored in the fridge for a long time and they are cheap, hard to mess up, and one of the …

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I used the Google Pixelbook as my only laptop at CES - and it completely converted me

The Google Pixelbook is a truly excellent piece of hardware, as I stated in my review of it over two months ago. The refrain so often heard about …

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Microsoft says it's time to kill off the password

No matter how many times people are warned, the most popular passwords are still terrible. They make it easy for hackers to steal identities and are …

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Star Trek: Inside “The Trouble with Tribbles,” 50 Years Later

Dismissed as “frivolous” by Mr. Spock himself, the episode—in which the U.S.S. Enterprise is overrun by fuzzy creatures—started with a 23-year-old college student taking inspiration from his pet mice.<p>When America tuned in to <i>Star Trek</i> on December 29, 1967, it got its first glimpse of tribbles. These …

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Chrome OS, Not Android, Is Probably the Future of Google Tablets

It was inevitable as soon as Android apps were made available on Chrome OS devices. Like an immortal highlander, there could really be only one …

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Get these essential apps for your new iPhone or iPad

If you're lucky enough to be given a new iPhone this holiday season, or used gift money towards buying the devices, the first thing on your mind is …

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Super Mario could help prevent dementia, scientists say

Playing video games like Super Mario for two months can improve brain capacity and help forestall dementia, say scientists. Researchers found that playing three-dimensional (3D) platform video games and puzzle or logic games was associated with a greater grey matter in the navigation area of the …

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Why You Should Always Carry $20 in Small Bills

Between credit cards, debit cards, mobile payment apps, and even Bitcoin, it’s getting easier than ever to go totally cashless. Unfortunately, doing …

Report: Apple to support cross-platform apps that run on iPhone, iPad and Mac next year

Apple will add new developer tools that will enable developers to design and engineer a single application that runs on iPhone, iPad, and Mac devices, according to a report from <i>Bloomberg</i>. This will be a huge step for the Mac app ecosystem especially, as it should make it easier for third-party …

5 ways to make a Chromebook feel more like a MacBook

Moving from a MacBook to a Chromebook? Ease the transition with these tips.<p>If you picked up a Chromebook to replace or supplement a MacBook ($1,299.99 at Best Buy), then there will be a slight adjustment period as you learn the ins and outs of the streamlined Chrome OS. Chrome OS will never be able …

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5 essential accessories to buy if you just got a MacBook

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Apple's laptops are known for their durability and longevity, but doesn't mean they're perfect.<p>As someone who used a MacBook Pro as their …

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37 Cats Who Made 2017 A Little More Bearable

It's been a pretty trash year, but at least we still have cats.

Apple is ready to ditch the Mac

Apple is the master of radical pivots. It killed the floppy drive, the CD drive, and the headphone jack in iPhones, while Macintosh systems went from the Motorola 68000 to the PowerPC chip to the Intel X86 line of chips.<p>A very memorable pivot came when the company dropped the Apple II line of …

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Apple Is Ready to Ditch the Mac

History and advertising highlight how iOS is poised to replace macOS.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from …

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Wendy's Giant Junior Bacon Cheeseburger was fast food's greatest burger and now you can't get it

Why is fast food a pejorative? It carries the perception of mediocrity, as food for people of a lower social standing, and I’ve always found that …

What does Super Mario Odyssey's ending mean for the series?

<i>Super Mario Odyssey</i> was certainly a grand adventure. While I didn’t expect anything less from <i>Mario’s</i> Switch debut, I still left thinking it was the …

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Apple reportedly planning to release even cheaper 9.7-inch iPad in 2018

In March this year, Apple introduced a $329 9.7-inch iPad for the first time. Digitimes reports today that the company could go even lower next year, with Apple apparently planning a new 9.7-inch iPad in the $259 price range.<p>The report says Apple wants to push this even cheaper tablet towards price …

Family getting you down? Check out these dogs watching the National Dog Show.

Thanksgiving isn't always the best of times for everyone. Most of our families can be, at best, difficult occasionally.<p>Some would say that's the …

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