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What’s the Difference Between Enameled and Cast Iron Dutch Ovens?

When it comes to outfitting your cookware collection with a Dutch oven (a total workhorse and truly worthwhile investment for any kitchen), you've …

Cast Iron Cookware

MacTrast Deals: MacX DVD Ripper Pro: Lifetime License

MacX DVD Ripper Pro: Lifetime License allows you to rip any DVD to play it on your iOS and Android devices without the need to purchase an additional …

Tech Trends

How to recover lost data from iPhone, iPad, or iPod with iMyFone D-Back for Mac

If you need to recover data from your iPhone, iPad, or iPod, there are a few options including Apple’s own recovery tools. But an app like iMyFone D-Back for Mac makes it easy to see all of your available options and recover specific data from backups via iTunes, iCloud and the device itself even …

iOS

Can You Solve This Architectural Conundrum?

Buildings Don’t Lie teaches you why buildings work and don’t work, then it tests you to see what you’ve learned.<p>Henry Gifford is what is known as a building scientist: He studies how buildings work and, just as important, why some don’t. He has written and published a remarkable book called</i> …

Home Improvement

How to Fix Squeaky Brakes

Squeaky brakes are a common automotive nuisance, but fortunately it's a fairly easy and affordable fix.<p>Squeaky brakes are a common automotive nuisance, but fortunately it's a fairly easy and affordable fix.<p>It's the first nice day of summer; you've taken the convertible out of winter storage and …

Home Improvement

Satechi launches ‘Type-C 75W Multiport Travel Charger’ for MacBook, iPhone, and iPad

At CES 2018, Satechi has announced another new USB-C accessory on the heels of unveiling its Smart Dual Charging Station for iPhone and Apple Watch yesterday. The “Type-C 75W Multiport Travel Charger” offers 2 – 2.4A USB-A ports, 1 – QC 3.0 USB-A port, and 1 – USB C port at a fair price.<p>Aimed and …

Crowd Funding

The Droplet is a light-filled teardrop trailer inspired by Scandinavian design

The world of tiny campers just got a lot cuter thanks to the Droplet. The Scandinavian-inspired teardrop trailer fits a queen size mattress and a …

A Mobile Photo Editing Workflow that Actually Works

Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned.Sometimes you want to be able to …

Workflow

30 free macOS apps every Mac user should have

Powerful Mac apps that won't break the bankThere’s something of a misconception when it comes to the Mac. While powerful tools like Photoshop or …

Apps

My Must-Have Mac Apps, 2017 Edition – MacStories - page 2

Utilities<p>The utilities I use on my Mac fall into a couple of categories. First, there are those apps that are so core to my use of macOS that they may as well be part of the operating system themselves. These are the first apps I install if I’m setting up a fresh Mac. The second category of …

Apps

The Secrets of Russian Honey Cake, Revealed

When Michelle Polzine opened 20th Century Cafe, a tiny pastry shop in San Francisco in 2013, her majestic Russian honey cake enchanted sweet tooths everywhere. Food writers and pastry chefs flew in from across the country to marvel at the gravity-defying stack of airy cake layers slathered with …

Dessert

Why you should “Expose To The Right” – Part 2

Continued from <b>Why you should “Expose To The Right” – Part 1</b><p><b>Is ETTR still relevant with the latest improvements in sensor technology?</b><p>Yes, because not …

How to Use HSL for Beautiful Sunsets without Color Banding

The HSL tool in Photoshop and Lightroom/ACR is great for punching up the saturation of colors in a sunset. But it can also create color banding in …

4 Secrets to Being More Productive, According to Ancient Philosophers

Everybody would like to get more of the right things done. But how does Stoicism fit into all of this?<p>The word “productivity” seems new and sleek and …

How to Keep Your Sensitive Notes Out of iCloud on iPhone

If you’re concerned about Notes disappearing on your iPhone, creating all your Notes in your iCloud Notes folder is the best way to go. But if you have a note with sensitive material that you want to keep super private, you can store those notes locally on your iPhone. To do this, you simply turn …

iOS

How to Add a Table to Notes with iOS 11 on iPhone

With each new iOS, Apple improves the once barely adequate Notes app. Now, it’s a bona fide note-taking app with lots of features. With iOS 11, the list of features grows with the ability to add tables to a note now possible. Making a table in the Notes app can be helpful for creating various …

iOS

17 Ways to Improve Your Productivity Today with the Notes, Reminders, and Calendar Apps

By on Wed, 11/15/2017<p>We can all use a bit of help fine-tuning our productivity. And technology is one way we’re able to be more productive with less stress while juggling all of our responsibilities. It’s even better when the technology's already at your disposal, which is what we strove to …

Productivity

Lumu Power Review: Color and Light Meter for your iPhone

Lumulabs have sent us Lumu Power, their revolutionary color and light meter. We have been faithfully using their very successful first generation …

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Here’s a Simple Way to Use Photoshop’s Luminosity Masks & Bring out the Best in Your Photos (VIDEO)

Most Photoshop users have heard about the power of Luminosity Masks for bringing out the best in a photograph, yet some are afraid to try the …

Tutorials

Sharpening in Lightroom: Make the Most Out of the Detail Panel

Adobe Lightroom was a pretty slick piece of software to begin with, but over the past several updates it has become an incredibly powerful tool for …

Tutorials

The Secret to a Great Photo Edit

<i>For nearly 20 years, Arianna Rinaldo has let photography guide her path around the world, from her beginnings at the New York Magnum office to positions with the magazine COLORS, the weekend supplement D La Repubblica, and the quarterly magazine OjodePez. Most recently, Rinaldo has served as</i> …

Henri Cartier-Bresson

Everything Architects Need to Know About Stairs and Railing

Stairs and railings come in many shapes and sizes, and it can be hard to know where to begin. Floating stairs, spiral stairs, straight-run or switchback … The choices can be daunting. Add on top of that the variety of local and international safety regulations, and it can seem like you have a hefty …

The Coolest Photography Links Of The Week

Another exciting week in the world of photography has passed, and here we find Toad Hollow Photography searching in all corners of the internet for …

How to print anything to PDF without touching a mouse

One of the neatest tricks built into the Mac, and now into iOS, is to print to PDF. In short, anything that can be printed can also be saved as a PDF. But doing so on the Mac means using the mouse to click a little drop-down picker in the print dialog. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could just tap</b> …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

5 Hidden Tips and Tricks in Photoshop That Save Time and Speed You Up

Photoshop is such a hugely featured application that much of its feature set can be overlooked by even seasoned veterans. This 25-minute video …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Everything You Need to Know About Capturing Sharp Photographs in Any Situation

Some photographers like that soft, ethereal feel as they specifically seek out types of plastic to stick in front of the lens, or even go so far as …

Cameras