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How Baby Boomers Broke America

<b>ONE</b><p>Lately, most Americans, regardless of their political leanings, have been asking themselves some version of the same question: How did we get …

Middle-class

How to Remove GPGTools/GPGMail Encryption Plugin From Apple Mail

Security researchers are warning users of PGP/GPG email encryption plugins not to use the software, after critical vulnerabilities were discovered that could potentially be used reveal the plaintext of encrypted emails.<p>The official advice from security researchers is to disable and/or uninstall the …

Operating Systems

The FBI Is in Crisis. It's Worse Than You Think

In normal times, the televisions are humming at the FBI’s 56 field offices nationwide, piping in the latest news as agents work their investigations. …

Corruption

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11 Tips for Working on the iPad

In a recent episode of Connected, we rounded up some of our favorite "iOS little wonders" and Myke was surprised by one of my picks: the ability to launch individual notes on iOS through shared links. The ensuing discussion inspired me to assemble a list of tips and tricks to improve how you can …

Watch: How to Pull Off a Stylish Whip Pan Transition in Adobe Premiere Pro

If you want to add some flavor to your edit, try a whip pan transition. They're stylish, attractive, and relatively easy to create.Whip pan …

Adobe Premiere

Apple is moving on from Intel because Intel isn’t moving anywhere

Apple’s abandonment of Intel chips is inevitable<p>A report from <i>Bloomberg</i> this week has made public something that should already have been apparent to tech industry observers: Apple is planning to replace Intel processors in Mac computers with its own chips starting sometime around 2020. The two …

How to Get Your Mac's Dock to Show Running Apps Only

Last week we explained how you can use a simple Terminal command to insert spaces in your macOS Dock and visibly group together app icons. In this article, we're going to highlight another simple Terminal hack that turns the Dock into more of a straightforward app switcher by making it display only …

How to enable Wi-Fi calling on your iPhone, Mac and Apple Watch

Wi-Fi Calling is a technology that lets you make and receive calls over a WiFi connection instead of the regular cellular connection. Wi-Fi Calling on your iPhone can be helpful in areas with little or no cellular coverage.<p>Let’s see how you can enable Wi-Fi calling on your …

Scientists have established a link between brain damage and religious fundamentalism

A study published in the journal <i>Neuropsychologia</i> has shown that religious fundamentalism is, in part, the result of a functional impairment in a …

The dethroning of the dollar

Is the dollar in danger?<p>On Thursday, President Trump finally followed through on his threats to impose tariffs on most steel and aluminum imports. He …

How to give your Finder window superpowers

The Finder has been with the Mac since day one, way back in 1984. But just because it’s old, doesn’t mean that it doesn’t have some new tricks. Did you know, for instance, that you can add a path bar to the bottom of the window to show the path of the current folder on your Mac? Or that you can add …

Russia Isn’t the Only One Meddling in Elections. We Do It, Too.

Bags of cash delivered to a Rome hotel for favored Italian candidates. Scandalous stories leaked to foreign newspapers to swing an election in Nicaragua. Millions of pamphlets, posters and stickers printed to defeat an incumbent in Serbia.<p>The long arm of Vladimir Putin? No, just a small sample of …

Russia

Scientists Create a New Form of Light by Linking Photons

It's a glimpse of science fiction made fact: Scientists have created a new form of light that could someday be used to build light crystals. But …

Quantum Mechanics

24 hidden settings that can maximize your Mac

We mean Mac-simize.<p>Apple prides itself on the polish and slickness of its software, and on the surface, macOS proves itself an intuitive and easy-to-navigate operating system. Dig deeper, however, and you'll find a heap of useful settings and options that let you customize your computing …

Operating Systems

My Portrait “Finishing Move” in Lightroom

Hi Gang (and Happy Monday). I’ve talked about this one before, but recently I’ve had some questions about how I finish off portraits, so I thought …

Tutorials

Bloomberg: Three new Macs with Apple coprocessors in development, new iPad in fall

Apple is said to be working on new Mac laptops and a desktop with Apple coprocessors, similar to the T2 chip seen in the iMac Pro and the T1 chip introduced with the 2016 MacBook Pro, according to <i>Bloomberg</i>.<p>The publication also reports that a new iPad will be launching towards the end of the year. …

MacBook Pro

New research links human consciousness to a law that governs the universe

Human Entropy<p>Our species has long agonized over the concept of human consciousness. What exactly causes it, and why did we evolve to experience …

Consciousness

iPad Pro 3rd Generation (2018) : Design Concept | Specs Overview ft. NCS

Sarah Huckabee Sanders Offers to Lie for Free During Shutdown

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Calling it “the least I can do for my country,” the White House press secretary, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, said on Saturday morning that she would lie for free during the government shutdown.<p>“Now more than ever it’s important that the stream of falsehoods and …

Unfiltered Fervor: The Rush to Get Off the Water Grid

SAN FRANCISCO — At Rainbow Grocery, a cooperative in this city’s Mission District, one brand of water is so popular that it’s often out of stock. But one recent evening, there was a glittering rack of it: glass orbs containing 2.5 gallons of what is billed as “raw water” — unfiltered, untreated, …

Water

Donald Trump Didn’t Want to Win – and Neither Did His Campaign

On the afternoon of November 8, 2016, Kellyanne Conway settled into her glass office at Trump Tower. Right up until the last weeks of the race, the …

Donald Trump

Do You Really Know What Bitcoin Is?

<i>What to know about the crypto-craze before it implodes.</i><p>Maybe it was those stories you heard — Lamborghinis and second mortgages, fortunes made and …

Bitcoin

These are the best apps for your new Mac of 2017

New Mac? Start here<p>Whether you’re unwrapping your first Mac, or getting an upgrade, you’ll need some apps for your new computer. We’re here to help, with some of our best picks to get you started.<p><i>We've rounded up our favorite and most-used apps and utilities for the technology we use every day.</i> …

Apps

How a Handful of Billionaires Kept Their Friend Harvey Weinstein in Power

The Harvey Weinstein sexual assault saga is a scandal for the ages. But the grave accusations of harassment and, in some cases, rape from over 100 …

Scientists think they've discovered a fourth type of fuel for humans — beyond carbs, fat, and protein

The nutrition label on a shot-size bottle of this clear, odorless liquid defies traditional explanation. It contains 120 calories — roughly the equivalent of a hearty slice of bread — yet it has no fat, no protein, and no carbohydrates.<p>Those calories instead come from ketones, an ingredient that …

Nutrition

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