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Here’s how I back up my family photos and videos using the 3-2-1 method

If there is one thing I am obsessed with when it comes to technology, it’s my pictures. I keep them extremely organized and culled. I am equally as fanatical about getting them backed up. When it comes to music, movies, and TV shows – I can rebuy anything I lose due to hard drive failure. When it …

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How to add secondary destinations in Apple Maps while navigating

Apple Maps is debatably the most popular navigation app on iOS due to it being the default application. One thing that tends to get thrown under the rug is secondary destinations. This feature lets you add pit stops such as gas stations, fast food restaurants, etc. to Apple Maps without ending your …

This Easy Caesar Salad Recipe Makes Me Feel Like a Fancy, Old-School Chef

By Aliza Abarbanel<p>It's got everything I love about the restaurant version, but without the raw egg yolks and all that whisking.<p>I love a good salad. And yes, I cringed typing that sentence. My inordinate love of vegetables <i>might</i> be a side effect of working at Healthyish, but, really, it's just who I …

Creamy One-Pot Pasta with Peas and Mint

June 2018<p>4 large or 6 medium servings<p>This lightning-fast pasta with creamy peas, mint, and Parm is pantry dinner at its best, provided you keep heavy cream in your fridge at all times. And if you don't, you absolutely should: It lasts forever, and having some on hand means a creamy soup, scones, or …

Home Theatre Ideas: 9 Must-Have Tech Items For Your Pad

Been to the movies lately? If so, you’ll be only too aware of the huge expense a trip to the cinema has become. With the proliferation of Netflix, …

Home Theater

How to add your existing lights and fans to your HomeKit-enabled home

Coincidentally, I'd just been thinking about how to solve this exact problem in my own home. Some of my fan-light combo fixtures are wired separately …

Apple Releases iOS 11 and iPad How-To Videos

Apple has published a series of six short videos to YouTube highlighting the marquee features of iOS 11 on the iPad. Each of the how-to videos is about one minute long and shows how to use a new feature:<p>'How to harness the power of the amazing new dock’ demonstrates how to add items to the dock, …

How to set up and use Apple Pay Cash

[<b>Update:</b> Apple has shared a new video on its YouTube channel promoting Apple Pay Cash called <i>How to send money on iPhone</i>, check it out below.]<p>While Apple Pay Cash started rolling out yesterday, the new feature has just gone live for many users today. Follow along for a look at how to set up Apple …

How to remotely help someone fix their iPhone, iPad, and Mac using Messages screen sharing

You can use Message screen sharing on your Mac to help fix problems on other Macs, as well as iOS devices. Here's how.Messages on the Mac works a lot …

HomePod 11.4 Hands-On: AirPlay 2, Stereo Pairing, and Calendar Support

Apple's HomePod received its first substantial update since launch yesterday, at last bringing the delayed AirPlay 2 and stereo pairing features to the public. It also came with a nice surprise in the form of Calendar support, the only new Siri domain added to the device thus far.<p>AirPlay 2<p>Full …

Sync Your Philips Hue Lights With Movies, Game - PCMag India

Ever wish you could bring the ambiance of a music festival into your own home? Signify's new Philips Hue Sync app may be able to help.<p>The free app …

Lemon Garlic Salad Dressing + Video

Flavour up your salads this summer with this lip-smacking <b>Lemon Garlic Salad Dressing</b>. It has a refreshing shot of dijon mustard, olive oil, lemon …

Recipes

Make These Buffalo Cauliflower Tacos for Taco Tuesday

Happy taco Tuesday! If you've been making the same ground beef tacos for months now, I have an exciting proposition for you: Skip the meat and make …

Cooking

Here are the five things I learned installing a smart mirror

I recently received a review unit of the Embrace Smart Mirror. It’s essentially a 24-inch Android tablet mounted behind a roughly 40-inch mirror. It works well when third-party software is installed. Here’s what I learned.<p><b>It’s impossible to get a good photo of the smart mirror</b><p>I tried a tripod, a …

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Meera Sodha’s recipe for katsu curry with panko aubergines and pickled radishes

Katsu curry is an unlikely looking heart thief, but this mysterious brown concoction is one of Japan’s favourite dishes. In my take on it, the curry sauce is made using plenty of naturally sweet vegetables, such as carrots and onions, plus a couple of storecupboard essentials. These modest …

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iOS 11.3 unveiled: Four ways Apple wants to save your life with an iPhone and Watch

Medical ID feature is something everyone should use.<p>Apple will release another update to the iPhone and iPad in February with a range of new features …

The Serial-Killer Detector

A former journalist, equipped with an algorithm and the largest collection of murder records in the country, finds patterns in crime.<p><i>Audio:</i> Listen to this story. To hear more feature stories, download the Audm app for your iPhone.<p>Thomas Hargrove is a homicide archivist. For the past seven years, he …

How to Customize Your AirPods Controls in iOS 11

- Aug 23, 2017<p>While Apple’s AirPods wireless earbuds have proven popular, one complaint many have had is the rather limited amount of control users …

These Hawaiian Recipes Will Give Your Kitchen Major Island Vibes

Think of Hawaii, and foods like juicy pineapple, tender pork, and sweet coconut likely come to mind. While a ticket to the Aloha State may not be in the cards today, those tasty ingredients are sitting in your nearest grocery store, ready to be cooked into simple yet scrumptious meals and desserts …

Google Earth Gets a Big iOS Update – MacStories

Google Earth got a big update on the web and Android earlier this year. Today, Google released the same features for the iOS version of the app.<p>The update features four major additions to Google Earth. ‘Voyager’ is designed to help you plan your next trip with over 140 stories organized by topic …

There are plenty of ways to use your TV as a computer monitor

I was asked by a friend how to show his laptop's display on his TV.<p>It seems like an easy question, but it has lots of variables with varying levels …

Microsoft improves Office's hands-free typing with Dictate

Microsoft has released a new app called Dictate. It's an add-in for Word, Outlook and Powerpoint and uses Cortana's speech-recognition technology to let you speak what you want to type.<p>The company is obviously not the first to work on dictation technology. Nuance's Dragon software has been around …

How to Jazz Up Your Boring Windows 10 Desktop Theme

Time to spruce up Windows 10 with a cool desktop image and a lively color? Here's how to splash Windows 10 with a fresh look via the Creators …

Windows 10 Some Basics And Some Tips and Tricks

Use virtual desktops<p>If you’re using just one screen for work, split your apps across multiple desktop panels. Just click into Task View from the …

Windows 10: How to customize multi-finger touchpad gestures

One of the biggest improvements the Creators Update recently brought to Windows 10 was enhanced support for Precision Touchpads, the built-in mousepads on select laptops that support multi-touch gestures. As many a Mac user knows, the ability to use one-, two-, and three-finger gestures to navigate …

Microsoft Fingerprint Keyboard

You probably won't notice the biometric sensor on the Microsoft Fingerprint Keyboard. That's okay — they designed it so that the fingerprint reader …

This tweak disables the lockout when connecting your iPhone to a CarPlay unit

When using CarPlay, your iPhone naturally displays the screen you see above for several seconds before automatically falling asleep and kicking you …

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Apple doubles storage on $9.99/mo iCloud tier to 2 TB, share one plan with whole family in iOS 11

Apple has doubled the storage of its most expensive iCloud storage plan from 1 TB to 2 TB, retaining the same $9.99 per month price point. The old 1 TB plan is no longer available, so Apple still offers a total of three paid iCloud storage plans.<p>The company has also announced that multiple users …

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