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How Can You Really Tell Someone Is an Exceptional Leader? Ask This 1 Simple Question

The answer is an eye-opener.<p>Have you ever thought about the essence of true leadership? How exactly do you define it?<p>Better yet, how do you simply become a good leader in your office or business -- enough so that your employees, peers, and customers will respect you?<p>The answer comes down to a …

Leadership

34 tools that let you make the most of your MacOS

A few months ago, Ask Product Hunt launched, a community-powered product search engine. The idea was simple: Ask your product discovery questions on Product Hunt, and the community chimes in with their recommendations.<p>To date, more than 2,300 questions have been submitted, with one of the most …

Everything you need to know about tagging files in iOS 11

One of the most useful features in iOS 11’s Files app may turn out to ta tagging files. Tagging lets you gather pictures, folders, documents and any other files from all across your iPad and iCloud storage by giving them the same tag.<p>This means you can organize files without moving them — you could …

How to zip and unzip files on iOS

Zipping files is easy on the Mac. You just right-click on one or more selected files in the Finder, then click Create Archive. The files get turned into an easy-to-handle .zip file.<p>On iOS, it’s a bit trickier. Even in iOS 11’s new Files app, you’ll find no built-in support for zipping files into a …

Ten iMessage Apps Actually Worth Installing

Last year, Apple launched mini apps for iMessage in a bid to liven up its default messaging app and fend off competition from third-party …

How to Reset the NVRAM/PRAM on Your Mac

- Feb 6, 2017<p>While your Mac will usually hum along like the finely tuned machine it is, occasionally it may act peculiarly, like trying to boot from …

Operating Systems

How To: Turn Off ‘Boot on Lid Open’ on the 2016 MacBook Pro

- Jan 29, 2017<p>While Apple’s latest MacBook Pro models default to powering on when the notebook’s lid is opened or when the laptop is connected to …

MacBook Pro

MacBook Pro Touch Bar stuck? Learn how to unstick it

The Touch Bar on the new MacBook Pro is like Mary's little lamb. Wherever you go, it is sure to follow, changing the buttons and controls it offers as you change apps. If you encounter a problem where the Touch Bar becomes unresponsive, there are a couple ways you can refresh it. Plus, there's a …

MacBook Pro

How to Move Your Photo Library Between Apple Photos and Google Photos

We’re all disappearing under a virtual avalanche of photos and videos, and no one’s really sure about how to organize it all—though Apple and Google …

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 …

AIRS

When reading Wikipedia’s 1992 Ten Commandments of Computer Ethics you can easily substitute “Internet” for “computer” and it’s amazing what you …

AIRS

Like many business leaders, Donovan Neale-May routinely seeks out information on business innovation and management trends. He reads reports from …

The 5 best adapters you'll probably need for the new MacBook Pros

The new MacBook Pros exclusively feature USB-C ports, which means your old USB accessories and peripherals wont plug into the new MacBook Pro without an adapter.<p>We're not particularly fond of adapters. They're "extra" bits to worry about, and add extra cost to connecting our old stuff, which cost …

Top 5 Microsoft Office 365 Alternatives

It has no doubt that microsoft office 365 is so popular around the world. It’s a complete solution with many features. But the only limitation is its …

If Macs don’t need cleaning, why does macOS Sierra come with cleaning tools?

<i>This is a guest post by Vera Tkachenko, a software team lead at MacPaw.</i><p>For the first time, the Mac operating system comes with cleaning tools. The new Optimized Storage feature in macOS Sierra might not sound like much at first, but its very presence in the new Mac operating system undermines the …

This beautiful app will show you all the forgotten files that are slowing down your Mac

Computers have transformed our desks — and not necessarily for the better.<p>Where previously workers had great stacks of paper and overflowing filing …

Alfred 3 for Mac is here with cool new features to boost your productivity

Alfred, a productivity app used and loved by millions of people, today received a major update, bringing it to version 3.0. Alfred boosts your …

Use these Mac menu bar apps to get more done

Mac menu bar apps are a great way to keep information or services -- such as clipboard managers and calendars -- out of sight but no more than a click away. This makes them great for visualizing status information for your Mac, quickly switching settings and even boosting your productivity.<p>There is …

App Store

4 Ways to Help Your Laptop Enjoy a Longer Life

If you’re shelling out hard-earned cash on a laptop, then you want to make sure you get years of service out of it. Some wear and tear (both physical …

Windows 10

RANKED: These are the best 13-inch laptops you can buy

The laptops on this list run on Intel's powerful Core-i processors. You can find cheaper laptops, but they run on less powerful Core-M processors that are designed for mobile devices like tablets.<p>For Windows 10 laptops, we suggest you buy them from the Microsoft Store so you can avoid annoying …

College kids are going crazy for an app that helps them spontaneously 'lunch, 'blaze,' or 'chill' with friends, and it just shot up above Facebook in the App Store

The premise of "Down to Lunch" (as the app is called) is that trying to spontaneously schedule things like a group lunch with your friends can be a hassle. You don't know who is free at the moment, and you sometimes you don't even know who will be near enough to where you are.<p>Sure, you could go …

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Power Wastage On An Idle Laptop

Ever since I upgraded to Windows 10 it’s felt like my battery life is worse. My suspicion was various scanning tasks that were springing to life more …

Yoink: A great utility for moving files around OS X [Video]

Yoink is a utility available on the Mac App Store that I find to be extremely useful. When you begin dragging a file on a Mac with Yoink installed, the utility’s interface appears on the side of the screen. Yoink serves as a temporary holding area for files on your Mac as you move them between …

The best apps for your new Windows 10 PC

Whether you just received a new Windows PC or spend the holiday upgrading yours to Windows 10, this is our list of our most-used and most-important apps. (And if you haven't upgraded to Windows 10, you maybe should — it's really good!) Browsing through the official Windows App Store can be a chore …

20 apps you need on your Mac

You've got a Mac, and now you need the best apps.<p>Don't worry, we've got you covered.<p>In this list you'll find apps you've probably never heard of before to help you be more productive, creative, and entertained. Here are 20 of the best Mac apps worth checking out:

11 privacy and security tips for OS X Mac users

Mac users who want to stay safe online, or ensure their data is as well protected as it can be in the event a Mac is lost or stolen, should review …

Using Mac OS X productivity enhancements

On the quest for productivity, you might encounter numerous great apps that will help save you time and streamline your workflow.<p>Sure, apps like …

Tutorials

Add an IP Address and OS Version Display to the OS X Login Page

The login screen on a Mac is purposefully devoid of information, but if you’d like to add just a little more info, MacIssues shows you how to with …

Meet PDF Expert for Mac!

Today we are thrilled to announce PDF Expert for Mac 1.0, the first chapter in our journey to make it the best app on any device for reading, …