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How to quickly check your Mac for errors

Whenever an app quits unexpectedly, or your Mac restarts after freezing, you would probably like to run a quick check to reassure yourself that …

How to Make Ringtones for iPhone (All Generations)

Ringtones for iPhone? Bored of hearing the same old ringtone again and again? Let’s try something exciting! This post will cover everything that you …

9 ways to automate tasks on iOS

It may be a little daunting, but Workflow is one of the most useful applications you can install on an iPhone. With simple automations, it reduces multi-step processes to a single tap and makes some actions that weren't previously possible on iOS, such as downloading and extracting ZIP files, quite …

50 new iOS 10 beta 2 features [Video]

iOS 10 beta 2 was released earlier today, and it comes with a plethora of new, often subtle, tweaks and changes. We already told you about many of the updates found in this latest iOS 10 beta, but now allow us to show you even more of the changes and tweaks via our hands-on video …

Articles about house takes recycling next level on Dwell.com - Dwell

In the eastern Netherlands, resourceful recyclers 2012Architects have built a house almost entirely out of locally sourced scrap,...<p>Ready to kick off the weekend with a cocktail? Make happy hour even happier with these bar essentials from our friends at...<p>These seven striking homes are proof of how …

Opinion: Is the iOS vs Android battle headed down the same path as Mac vs PC?

Yesterday, well-respected venture capitalist Mary Meeker released her annual Internet Trends Report. Inside the over 200 slide PowerPoint were some interesting numbers relating to the continuing battle between iOS and Android. As we reported last night, Meeker’s report showed iOS continue to …

5 Mac apps for coffee-shop computing

As a freelance writer, I split my time between my home office, my kitchen table and coffee shops. When I'm working in a coffee shop, I need help staying focused and productive. I also want to keep my MacBook safe and its contents private during the occasional bathroom break or trip to the counter …

19 useful Mac startup key combinations you should familiarize yourself with

Most of the time, your Mac just works—until it refuses to start up properly due to an unforeseen system error, a misbehaving app, a broken system …

Operating Systems

How to Take a Great iPhone Photo

As smart phones keep getting smarter, and built-in cameras get more and more powerful, it’s becoming all too easy to forget the tricked-out DSLR at …

Apple Sent Two Engineers to Customer's House to Figure Out Music Deletion Bug

A couple weeks ago Vellum's James Pinkstone wrote on his blog that Apple Music and iTunes Match deleted 122 GB of his personal music collection. The post kicked off a wave of speculation about whether Apple Music intentionally deletes users' music. Apple eventually confirmed that the deletion was a …

Apple Music

Mac app Quitter keeps you from falling down the Twitter hole

You know how it is: you spend way too much time on Twitter or Slack when you should be working. Ideally, you’d just not launch them, but that’s not super feasible if you also use these apps for work.<p>The answer, then, is an app that will hide or quit apps for you after a certain amount of idle time. …

9 Things the Most Influential and Persuasive People Do, Backed by Science

Some people are naturally persuasive. The rest of us have to learn to be more so. Here's how.<p>Think about all the extremely successful people you know. I guarantee they're incredibly good at selling themselves, selling their ideas--in short, they're incredibly good at persuading other people.<p>Maybe …

World's Best Loyalty Reward Programs 2016

Frequent fliers have spoken and voted Marriott, Southwest and Air France/KLM among the best travel brands for their loyalty programs at this year’s …

This Resume For Elon Musk Proves You Never Need to Use More Than One Page

If it works for him...<p>Let’s say you are Elon Musk, one of the most influential entrepreneurs in tech history whose career spans two decades of …

Is Burj Al Arab in Dubai the Most Luxurious Hotel in the World?

The answer is yes if you believe that what determines the degree of luxury is unapologetic opulence and indulgent personal service that spoils you rotten 24/7. However, the exuberant interior — picture gold leaf, leopard upholstery, embroidered silk wallpaper everywhere — might not suit everyone’s …

Travel

Astronauts say this movie is as close as you can get to being in space without actually going

"Blue Planet" director Toni Myers tries to bring that sense of wonder to Earth-bound audiences with her new, Jennifer Lawrence-narrated IMAX movie, "A Beautiful Planet," set to premiere April 29.<p>Filmed aboard the International Space Station (ISS), resident astronauts recorded sunrises and sunsets, …

Mega Cities

How to browse the Web on Apple TV

The fourth-generation Apple TV comes with several new tricks that the older models are not privy to, such as Siri support and third-party apps and games. One feature missing, however, is the ability to browse the Web.<p>Despite tvOS being based heavily on iOS, the Safari browser has been stripped from …

Apple filed a patent for a MacBook keyboard without keys

The touch-sensitive trackpad on Apple's MacBook computers is already pretty large, but can you imagine a MacBook which replaces the entire keyboard …

The Week in Mac Apps: Keep your day streamlined with LightArrow's functional Organizer

...plus a screenshot utility, a Mac profiler, and moreThis week roundup of new Mac Apps helps you remember your appointments, keep your email …

Meet The Hydra, an Animal That Rips Itself a New Mouth Every Time It Eats

Open wide!<p>Imagine sitting down to a nice dinner with friends and family. Then, when the food is fully served, everyone suddenly rips their faces open …

Cryptomator encrypts iOS and desktop files for the cloud

Cloud storage has become the way we store much of our data, but it’s not encrypted. A new solution, Cyptomator, offers an open source solution for cloud storage encryption for your desktop or iOS.<p>Rather than rely on cloud storage safeguards, Cryptomator encrypts your files before they even reach …

iPhone 6s destroys brand new Galaxy S7 in speed test

Samsung’s new Galaxy S7 edge isn’t officially out until later this week, but according to some early out-of-the-box speed test comparisons it’s …

iPhone

Science Says A Glass Of Red Wine Can Replace 1 Hour Exercising

In a parallel universe, dieting might be easy. In our sphere – it’s sadly not.<p>I’ve done plenty of short and long diets in my life, successful and …

Weight Loss

Negative gearing explained: will Labor’s policy make it cheaper for first home buyers? - Hack - triple j

It's pitched as the battle between young and old; the rich and poor; the investors who can buy housing that loses money, versus renters watching 'the …

Housing

27 things you didn't know your iPhone could do

Even though we use our iPhones all day every day, there are still a handful of features that are relatively unknown.<p>Some of these features are buried in the Settings menu while others are hidden in plain sight.<p>Plus, there are a few things Siri can do for you that you may not know about.<p><i>(Note: Most</i> …

Handsfree

10 Mac storage tips to help you free up extra hard drive space

Is your Mac out of storage space, or getting dangerously close? If so, there are lots of things you can do to free up some much-need disk space. In many cases, you don’t even have to remove personal files and media. From finding and removing duplicate photo libraries to learning how to better …

17 things you didn't know the latest Apple TV could do

As opposed to older Apple TV models, the latest one can install apps and is a fairly sophisticated computer that you can hook up to your flat screen television.<p>However, with all the new powers comes new complexity. There's also a brand-new touch-sensitive remote control to master. And it turns out, …

Smart TV

Best Mac Apps - Essential Apps for Your MacBook

Buying a MacBook is like getting a ticket to a land of fantastic new software. In addition to all of the free apps that Apple gives to every Mac …

Kanex launches new MultiSync Bluetooth keyboards for Mac and iOS users

Popular accessory maker Kanex today announced a new lineup of Bluetooth keyboards for Mac and iOS users that allow easy switching between up to four wirelessly connected devices, as well as two products aimed specifically at iPad users.<p>There are four new keyboards in the lineup including the …

iPad Mini

How to move Photos library to an external drive

In addition to moving your multi-gigabyte iTunes library to an external drive, a significant amount of Mac storage space can be freed up by moving …