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Parallels 14 boots faster and uses less of your storage

Efficiency is the name of the game with this year's release.<p>It's been well over a decade since Macs have been able to run Windows. Ever since, Parallels has been one of the top options for running Microsoft's OS alongside macOS. With the big Mojave update just around the corner, Parallels today is …

Apple

The 10 best perfumes for men

From timeless classics to classics-in-the-making, our grooming expert Lee Kynaston picks out the 10 best perfumes for men.<p>The one to get fresh with: Dior Eau Sauvage<p>Described by fragrance historian Roja Dove as ‘one of the most important creations of the second half of the last century’ this …

Men's Fashion

How to recover deleted files

With the right software, you can retrieve files you thought were lost forever.<p>You need a document, photo or other file that you're sure was deleted. You've searched your hard drive. You've scoured the Recycle Bin. No sign of it? Don't panic. As long as you act quickly, you can usually bring that …

Linux

Web Design Spotlight: Giga Tamarasvili

Giga Tamarasvili is a designer based in Tbilisi, Georgia and he has been sharing some very inspiring web design projects on his Dribbble profile. …

Dribbble

The 10 Best Beginner Surf Spots

Looking to learn how to surf? Try paddling out at these entry-level waves.

Surfing

No drone on the planet is even half as fun as this smartphone-controlled paper airplane

If you’ve never heard of the POWERUP DART Aerobatic Smartphone Controlled Paper Airplane before, welcome to Christmas in July. Seriously, this is …

Air Traffic

I've Been to 100 Caribbean Islands—This Is the One I Always Recommend

The Caribbean is synonymous with idyllic white-sand beaches and azure water, but for traveler and journalist Ashlan Cousteau, that's just one of the …

Stream video to any TV from your iPhone or Android with this $16 gadget

Rarely do you come across products that bridge the gap between iOS and Android. After all, Apple uses proprietary software and Google uses all sorts …

The Billionaire Owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers Runs More Than 100 Companies According to These 19 Rules

About 20 years ago, he wrote the first version of the "Isms" corporate-culture guide.<p>Dan Gilbert runs an empire.<p>He makes many of his public …

The Best TV Episodes of 2018, So Far

Here are some of the most indelible pieces of storytelling from the first six months of the year, whether you've seen the entire series or none of it …

The best tech of 2018 (so far)

We can't believe it either, but we're already halfway through 2018.<p>CES, Mobile World Congress, and developer conference season are fading in the …

10 Beach Towns You Can Actually Afford to Buy a House In (+ Listings We Love)

1 of 20<p>St. Marys, Georgia<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 20<p>Hot Listing<p>3 of 20<p>Astoria, Oregon<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 20<p>Hot Listing<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 20<p>Pensacola, …

Secure any WiFi connection with this portable VPN device

Public WiFi is not unlike a public water fountain or a public bathroom — most of the time it’s fine to use, but depending on where you are, it can be</i> …

Forget Louis Vuitton and Hermès — this luxury brand is the status symbol for the world's richest people

Louis Vuitton and Hermès who?<p>These iconic luxury brands may have a well-established prestige, but in the world of the elite, they've got nothing on Goyard.<p>The name of this two-century-old Parisian brand may not ring a bell the way other luxury fashion houses do, but Goyard's elusiveness is exactly …

The Arlo Skye Carry-On Gets Me Compliments Everywhere I Go

The brand's aluminum roller is a real looker—and it's worth the investment.<p><i>Welcome to The Esquire Endorsement. Heavily researched. Thoroughly vetted. These picks are the best way to spend your hard-earned cash.</i><p>My thoughts on carry-on bags, for a large portion of my life, could be summed up with a …

107 free online courses from the best colleges in the US — including Princeton, Harvard, and Yale

<i>The Insider Picks 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>Coursera was founded by two professors at Stanford University. Shutterstock/MintImages<p>Every year, US News & Reports releases its ranking …

Online Education

This Silicon Valley sleeper hit app just got $52 million to do for spreadsheets what Microsoft did for computers

Airtable, a spreadsheet app that has become one of Silicon Valley's sleeper hits, has raised $52 million in new funding in a round led by Caffeinated Capital and CRV to bring its total to $62.6 million.<p>When it was founded in 2012, Airtable was a small, business-focused spreadsheet program. It has …

Startups

The 2018 Sony World Photography Awards

The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, just announced its shortlist of winners for 2018. This year's contest attracted nearly 320,000 entries from more than 200 countries. The organizers have again been kind enough to share some of …

These secret Netflix codes unlock hidden show and movie categories

The recommended content on your Netflix account comes from a complicated algorithm analyzing your viewing history.<p>And unless you are sharing your …

How To: The Fastest Way to Transfer Photos & Videos from Your iPhone to Your Windows 10 PC

Thanks to iCloud and AirDrop, it's really easy to sync photos between an iPhone and a Mac. But if you have an Apple phone and a Windows computer, …

This Pocket PC Could Replace Your Desktop

The Ockel Sirius B runs Windows 10 and fits in any standard pocket.<p>Sometimes it’s the smallest things that can have the most significant impact. A …

Making a Crypto Utopia in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, P.R. — They call what they are building Puertopia. But then someone told them, apparently in all seriousness, that it translates to “eternal boy playground” in Latin. So they are changing the name: They will call it Sol.<p>Dozens of entrepreneurs, made newly wealthy by blockchain and …

Puerto Rico

This $40 Device Adds Gigabit Ethernet to Your House Without Having to Install Anything

Even if you have fastest Wi-Fi, wired internet connections yield much faster streaming speeds, and allow you to watch your programs without …

The 5 Best-Selling Handguns of 2017

Even though sales across the industry are down, some models are still proving extra popular with gun buyers.<p>Despite gun sales declining in 2017 from …

WIRED Recommends: The best gadgets and gear in 2018

WIRED Recommends is our definitive guide to the best gadgets, gear and new products. This list covers our number one picks for every category we've …

Headphones

50 startups that will boom in 2018, according to VCs

Who better to ask than the startup experts, the VCs that watch the industry, guide the startups, hear their pitches, and invest in them?<p>We reached out to a number of top VCs and asked them which startups will boom in 2018. We invited participation from investors from a variety of backgrounds and …

Venture Capital

Why didn’t anyone tell me Warframe is now the perfect game?

This isn’t OK. How did this happen.<p>Playing <i>Warframe</i> in the year of our Steve 2017 is quite the experience.<p>The game began its life as a mediocre third-person free-to-play shooter on the PlayStation Whichever and was promptly forgotten. But the developers continued to work on it. And update it. And …

Canada's wake-up call to the US on NAFTA

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump, a loud and persistent critic of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), recently began renegotiating this trade deal with Canada and Mexico. The President promised to secure a fair deal for American workers. That sounds great. After all, we don't think …

Silicon Valley is obsessed with these ultra-comfy, machine-washable shoes that cost $95 — here's why

Tech workers in Silicon Valley are singing the praises of Allbirds, a startup in San Francisco that makes the "world's most comfortable shoes," according to investors, founders, and the company itself.<p>Founded in 2014, Allbirds makes super-soft sneakers constructed from a proprietary Merino wool …

Silicon Valley