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25 essential tips and tricks for Mac owners

Regardless of what critics say, though, this is Apple. That means people are going to buy these things. And since these are the most significant refreshes to come to the Mac lineup in years, they're likely to reel in more than a few newcomers to macOS.<p>If you're one of these Mac newbies — or if …

MacOS Sierra has arrived -- here's how to download and install it

MacOS Sierra is here. Learn if your Mac can run Apple's next computer operating system and, if so, how to download and install it.<p>Apple's next Mac operating system, MacOS Sierra, is here. Siri integration headlines the new features Sierra introduces, but the update also features optimized storage …

App Store

16 Tips That Will Increase Your iPhone Game Level To Legendary

Written by the Providr.com editorial team<p>ADVERTISEMENT - ARTICLE CONTINUES AFTER AD<p>ADVERTISEMENT - ARTICLE CONTINUES AFTER AD<p>Iphones, since they came …

Text Messaging

The Absolute Best Coffee in New York

<i>It’s time to talk coffee. Once a city of watery industrial brews and diner coffee, New York is saturated with great espresso, cold brew, and</i> …

Coffee

13 cool Slack features and integrations you might not know about

Team communication service Slack is one of the best business tools out there and it’s experiencing explosive growth beyond expectations.<p>If you’re one of the companies that’s jumped on the Slack bandwagon there’s a bunch of fun and useful stuff it can do you might not know about.<p>Here’s our top …

15 Research Tools and Resources For Presentations

Creating great presentations is hard work. It takes creative content, an enticing title, beautiful slides, and effective promotion. Perhaps most importantly, the success of your efforts will also be determined by the value of the information provided on your slides.<p>It can be difficult to find …

Infographics

6 ways to stop Facebook app from draining your iPhone battery

Every day I hear at least one complaint about the Facebook app wreaking havoc on iPhone battery life. Unfortunately, this isn’t breaking news — it seems to re-surface, with a new level of severity, every couple of months. Not only does Facebook use tons of battery when left unchecked, it can also …

Facebook

Is the Album Review Dead?

With every song available for free the instant of its release, do we still need critics to tell us what’s good?<p><i>Illustration by John Garrison</i><p>On Friday the thirteenth of February in 1970, a little band from Birmingham, England released their self-titled debut album, <i>Black Sabbath</i>. Shortly after it hit …

How to master Slack at your office

I'm a Slack convert. Slack is my best friend. OK, not quite, though I'm entirely open to the idea that Slackbot is sentient.<p>There's more to the …

The 50 best Mac tips, tricks and timesavers

Bet you didn't know your Mac could do all this<p>Now that WWDC 2018 is just a month away, it’s time to step back and ask not what you can do for your …

Operating Systems

13 of the best apps to kick off 2016

As 2016 quickly comes around, so do the New Year’s resolutions and plans for the year ahead. From realistic to outlandishly hopeful and everything in between, these apps should help make things a little easier.<p>Organization<p>If keeping up with work tasks is getting you down, Trello is worth a shot. …

Apps

This is My Reality as a Woman Music Journalist

Looking back, I realize that I’ve accepted inappropriate behavior from male subjects and disregard from male editors because I was just grateful to be there in the first place.<p><i>Ilustration by Trey Smith</i><p>“Can we do the interview like this?” Tommy Lee asks, looking up at me with big brown eyes, his …

14 solutions to common OS X El Capitan problems on Mac

El Capitan, the latest update to OS X, seeks to make the operating system better with various performance enhancements and interesting new features. …

iOS 9.2 tips and tricks

Get the most from iOS 9.2<p>Even minor updates to Apple's operating systems can contain significant new features. iOS 9.2, for example, doesn't contain …

This Is the Secret to Making Perfect Scrambled Eggs

You've been doing it wrong.<p>I was 30 before I realized what good scrambled eggs tasted like. I truly thought that they needed to be cooked to death, lest I want to die of salmonella or food poisoning. There was to be no trace of moisture in your scrambled eggs—the browner, the better.<p>Then I tried …

Breakfast

Wondering how to backup an iPhone without iTunes? Try these six alternatives

Everyone drops their iPhone at some point. Accidents happen — we’re only human. But what do you do when you pick it up and it won’t turn on? No …

We Dissected Song Exploder, the Podcast Where Musicians Dissect Their Songs, with Its Host

Hrishikesh Hirway has hosted everyone from Ghostface Killah to U2 on his podcast to discuss how they put together and record songs.<p><i>Photo courtesy of Hrishikesh Hirway</i><p>Hrishikesh Hirway has been making music professionally for a decade and a half, first as leader of the electronic pop group The One …

The 11 best new iPhone and Android apps you might have missed recently

To help you find some apps that are fun and make your life a little easier, we've collected the best apps from the last month.<p>From powerful free photo apps to apps that vastly improve the way you listen to podcasts, you're bound to find something you'll enjoy.

Vente Privée #8 : Montres Kulte

Dans notre recherche permanente de vous faire profiter de bons plans, nous pouvions difficilement passer à coté de cette opportunité de vente privée …

7 cool new things you can do in the iPhone Notes app

Apple's updated Notes app has some really useful features like checklists and sketching - it might be time to ditch other 3rd party apps like …

Apps

How to make browsing on the iPhone 500% faster

The latest version of iOS includes a way to block ads, trackers, and widgets many websites use. We — an ad-supported site — recommend that you keep the ads but consider blocking some of the other things. Here's how to do it.<p><i>Produced by Matthew Stuart</i><p><b>Follow TI:</b>On Facebook

The Moment F. Scott Fitzgerald Knew He Was a Failure

And how he became the father of the modern personal essay.<p>It was when he washed up that he made his big splash at Esquire. "The Crack-Up" was a confession—of having fallen down, fallen apart, fallen from grace. Yet it wasn't needy or hysterical—the opposite, in fact, its tone strikingly free of …

Literature

The ultimate how-to guide for all iOS 9 features

iOS 9, like all other major iOS updates has been highly anticipated for months. Now, the time is finally here and users are looking to dig into all …

Adblockers are the most popular apps for iOS 9

Less than 24 hours after the release of iOS 9, it’s interesting to see that adblockers are shooting to the top of the charts in the App Store worldwide.<p>Content blockers, which allow users to block advertising, trackers and third-party scripts for the first time, are one the major new features on …

Ad Blocking

Upload photos to iCloud Photo Library from a computer

Have some photos on your computer you want to put in iCloud? Here's what you need to do.<p>When Apple first launched the iCloud Photo Library beta alongside iOS 8.1, the ability to upload photos to your library from a computer was missing.<p>With a new Photos app supposed to launch in early 2015, Apple …

iCloud

How To: Use iCloud’s Hidden ‘Drop Box’ Feature To Sync Files Across Your Macs

Apple has advertised their new iCloud service as doing a number of things, such as syncing contacts, calendars, and even iWork documents. iCloud has …

Use AirDrop to share files between OS X Yosemite and iOS 8

When you need to move files quickly between two Apple devices, AirDrop is an incredibly useful tool. It started out as a Mac-to-Mac thing, and then iPhone-to-iPhone, but with iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite, AirDrop becomes even more powerful: Now you can share files from Mac to iPhone (or iPad) and vice …

Operating Systems

Every iOS Setting You Should Check When You Get a New Phone

Once upon a time, iOS “just worked” out of the box. But over the years, Apple’s introduced all kinds of features to iOS that most of us don’t want to …

10 Looks de base pour homme

Cette fois-ci, plus de doute, nous y sommes : c’est la rentrée ! Vous avez retiré la page du mois d’août de votre calendrier préféré, remis au …

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23 of the best iPhone and iPad apps from August 2015

August was a busy month for new and updated iPhone and iPad apps – from fashion, to social apps, to the re-emergence of mayorships on Foursquare’s Swarm.<p>We’ve pulled together the best apps from the last month into one handy list. All you need to do is read through and choose your own favorites. And …