Darryl Ferguson

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18 Foods to Clear Your Arteries and Protect You from Heart Attacks

One quick fire way to adversely affect your cardiovascular system is to stuff yourself with unhealthy processed and refined foods. Those junk foods …

Nutrition

How to Enlarge Photos Without Losing Detail in Photoshop CC 2018

With the new Adobe Photoshop CC 2018, a new image enlargement algorithm, “Preserve Details 2.0,” came as an improvement over the previous upsampling …

Tutorials

HomePod Diary: I want another one for sure, maybe two more

I wrote last time that one of the tests of truly useful technology is how quickly it stops feeling like a luxury and starts feeling like something you wouldn’t want to live without.<p>For me, streaming music started out as a luxury – something I used to supplement my own collection of music – and has …

Smart Homes

MacTrast Deals: PDFConverterOCR 5: Lifetime License

PDFConverterOCR 5 converts native and scanned PDF files to almost any file format, and even retains their original layouts.<p>DESCRIPTION<p>Don’t let PDF …

Software

7 Lesser-Known Facts About The Apple HomePod.

(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) It’s fair to say that everyone is impressed by the features of Apple HomePod. We all know that Apple has made it very clear that …

The Best Stretches You Can Do on a Cramped Airplane

Fight travel aches and pains without looking like a complete psycho person.<p>Unable to tolerate one more dismal week of winter, perhaps you sought to fight the blues by booking yourself a trip to some faraway sunny destination, where the plan is to do nothing but sip tropical drinks, expose your skin …

How to change the default apps used to open files in macOS

Using the standard apps that come with macOS is great, but for some users, a third-party app performing the same job may be a better option. In this …

Apps

How to Merge and Remove Duplicate Contacts in macOS and iCloud

If you've been maintaining and migrating the same Contacts list across Macs over the years then you've probably come across your fair share of duplicate contact cards. They can also appear seemingly out of nowhere after setting up iCloud Contacts on your Mac for the first time.<p>Unless you …

Apple publishes new guide on how to use the HomePod [Video]

After a handful of how-to videos last week, Apple has now published a new HomePod video on its Apple Support YouTube channel covering how to get the most out of the smart speaker, noting that Siri will be your main interface with the device.<p>The guide goes in-depth on what commands to use, such as …

iTunes Launches $20 'Award Winning' Movie Bundles Ahead of 90th Academy Awards

Following a discount on bundles for movies in the Cloverfield and Mission: Impossible franchises earlier this week, Apple on iTunes has now launched a collection of "Award Winning" film bundles focused on categories from the Academy Awards. The sale is debuting just under one month before the 90th …

What is a mirrorless camera and what makes it different from a DSLR?

What is a mirrorless camera and what sets it apart from the likes of DSLR cameras? If you’re new to the world of interchangeable lens cameras, you …

Cameras

20 handy things you didn’t know Google Photos could do

Most people think of Google Photos like a dusty old album on the shelf. Every once in a while, you flip through those old snapshots with a friend. Remember that trip to the beach? That was so nice.<p>Like most Google services, Photos is overflowing with helpful features, which can manipulate, …

Apps

How to Do Yoga at Home

Among the many benefits of yoga—increased flexibility, stress reduction, improved sleep—is the fact that you don’t need a whole lot of space in order …

Yoga

Watch out! macOS High Sierra could format your Time Machine drive using APFS, and that's not good

Time Machine can’t make use of Apple File System (APFS) volumes. This is a significant problem that many Macworld readers want to make sure others …

Operating Systems

What to know about yoga for erectile dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction occurs when a man cannot achieve or maintain an erection. Research suggests that practicing yoga on a daily or a similarly …

How to combine multiple screenshots into a single image on iPhone

iOS 11 brought some nice improvements to screenshots, but one feature we didn’t get was the ability to take scrolling screenshots or an integrated way to stitch them together. Let’s take a look at an easy way to do so.<p>Tailor is a free download from the App Store and works with both iPhone and iPad. …

Landscape Photography: 15 Winter Photography Ideas

Want to know what kind of landscapes you can photograph during winter? Here are some 15 winter photography ideas to get you started :)

7 Yoga Poses That'll Put You Right Back To Bed When You Wake Up In The Middle Of The Night

I can confidently say that sleeping is one of my all-time favorite hobbies. But when I cuddle up in bed for some blissful shut-eye, there's …

Yoga

The 6 Settings to Change as Soon as You've Set Up Your New Phone

Congratulations! You’ve got yourself a shiny new smartphone, you’ve worked your way through the initial setup and login process, and you’re ready to …

Apps

Four iPhone camera apps that let you take better photos

The iPhone has one of the best phone cameras around. These apps help make it even better.<p>There's no shortage of photo editors for the iPhone. Take any picture you snap and apply filters, adjust the saturation or white balance, remove unwanted items from the image and so much more. Mobile photo …

Mobile Photography

Former Apple photo guru releases powerful iPhone camera app

A “Gentleman Coder” who is the former director of the Apple photo apps teams has launched an IOS app for the photographer who prefers to shoot RAW images.<p>RAW Power for iOS hit the App Store this week from software company Gentlemen Coders LLC, which was founded by Nik Bhatt. His 14-year stint in …

Feature Request: Restore iPhone music control from Apple Watch with Remote

watchOS 4.1 brought iCloud Music Library and Apple Music streaming to Apple Watch, but the redesigned Music app on watchOS 4 killed a feature that it offered since launch. watchOS removed the ability to remotely control music playing on your iPhone from your Apple Watch in favor of focusing solely …

‘Stranger Things’ Unveils A Stylish New Poster Teasing Everything We Love About The Show For Season 2

Season 2 of <i>Stranger Things</i> can’t arrive soon enough, but at least all the teases of what’s to come have been fantastic so far. The new poster nestled above keeps up that standard of quality.<p>Eleven and the Shadow Monster (great name for a new folk band) pull the bulk of the attention in this …

Stranger Things

7 Easy-to-Remember Steps for Taking Better Photos With Any Camera

Regardless of whether you take photos with your smartphone, a medium format camera or something in between, there are some essential photography tips …

Landscape Photography

This is how to use the new iOS 11 Files app

With Apple's iOS 11 update comes the new and handy Files app. The improvement in file organization, dragging, and dropping is best put to use on the …

Apple TV 4K review: so close, so far

Almost all of the lights<p>It doesn’t light up all of the lights.<p>Listeners of <i>The Vergecast</i> know that I’ve been ridiculously excited about the new Apple TV 4K for weeks now, because there isn’t a great standalone streaming device that supports Dolby Vision 4K HDR and the new Dolby Atmos surround sound …

Smart TV

tvOS 11 update for Apple TV is now available, here’s everything new

There’s a new software update out for the fourth-gen Apple TV that brings a few useful new features to the set-top box. tvOS 11 brings automatic dark mode switching, Home Screen Sync, proper AirPods support, and more to the Apple TV.<p><b>How to update Apple TV to tvOS 11</b><p>Launch Settings app<br>• Navigate to …

How to burn fat: 8 simple ways to burn fat fast

How to burn fat: 8 simple ways to burn fat fast<p>Every guy who doesn’t have six-pack abs has just one question: how to burn fat. But melting those …

Nutrition

Should You Buy the New iPhone X? Plus, the New Apple Watch, Apple TV & More

Should you upgrade to Apple's $1,000 new iPhone X or defend your dollars and opt for one of the more reasonably priced iPhone 8 models? Sarah and David fiercely debate this point in the 66th episode of the iPhone Life Podcast following Apple's tenth-anniversary event. The team also analyzes the …

IPhone 8

This Is How To Decide If A Photo Should Be Color Or Black And White

I know I’m not the only photographer who has been confronted by the following dilemma: <i>should this shot be color or black and white?</i> Some people may …

Street Photography