John Harrington

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It’s Finally Dark & Stormy Season, So Break Out the Goslings

But don't stop at the classic ginger cocktail. Goslings iced coffee, anyone?<p>On a hot summer evening, the Dark & Stormy is as crave-able as it gets. …

Five Interesting Mac Apps Worth Checking Out - March 2018

Apps designed for the Mac don't often receive as much attention as apps for iOS, so we've launched a monthly series that highlights useful, interesting Mac apps that are worth checking out.<p>This month's app selection, outlined in the video and the post below, includes apps for cleaning up apps on …

Apps

Take Handwritten Notes

You are using an <b>outdated</b> browser. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience.<p>Take Notes Anywhere With These Apps<p>For those who enjoy the …

Note-Taking

The Last Conversation You’ll Ever Need to Have About Eating Right

It’s beyond strange that so many humans are clueless about how they should feed themselves. Every wild species on the planet knows how to do it; …

Nutrition

The 25 Best Productivity Apps For 2018

From wrangling words to shooting photos, these productivity powerhouses will help you get more done in less time.<p>Sometimes the best way to escape from a productive rut is to switch up your tools. Whether it’s a simple word processor, a smarter to-do list, or a more efficient way to transcribe …

Apps

Why Are More American Teenagers Than Ever Suffering From Severe Anxiety?

The disintegration of Jake’s life took him by surprise. It happened early in his junior year of high school, while he was taking three Advanced Placement classes, running on his school’s cross-country team and traveling to Model United Nations conferences. It was a lot to handle, but Jake — the …

High School

Seven tips for shooting nature photos with your smartphone camera

Make every day Nature Photography Day!<p><i>National Geographic</i> photographer Jim Richardson is responsible for some of the best photography advice ever given: “If you want to be a better photographer, stand in front of more interesting stuff.” Nature is full of interesting stuff, and, thanks to …

Landscape Photography

13 tips every iPad owner should know

Planking each day keeps the spine doctor away

There are 1,440 minutes in every day. If you practise healthy sleep habits, eight hours or 480 minutes are used to sleep. That gives you just less than 1,000 minutes to pack in the rest of your life. After commuting to and from work, putting in a good day at the office and unwinding with an …

12 Plank Variations For A Rock Solid Core

istock<p>There's no doubt that 'the plank' is one of the best core exercises on the planet. But for many of us, endless sets at the end of each and …

Sickening, gruelling or frightful: how doctors measure pain | John Walsh

Suffering is difficult to describe and impossible to see. So how can doctors tell how much it hurts?<p>One night in May, my wife sat up in bed and said, “I’ve got this awful pain just here.” She prodded her abdomen and made a face. “It feels like something’s really wrong.” Woozily noting that it was …

Walsh

Here’s How To Protect Your Privacy In Trump’s America

Easy tips to shield yourself from expanded government surveillance.<p>You’d think texts to your mom and calls to your takeout place would hardly be of interest to the government, but the feds might be monitoring your communications anyway. Sweeping government surveillance programs have grown in recent …

8 Hidden Things to Clean Off & Speed Up Your Computer

Just like dust and clutter can accumulate in hidden places in your home (you know... out of sight, out of mind) the same can be said for your …

Windows 10

9 Preview app tips every Mac owner should know

The Preview app ought to have a better opinion of itself. This stock Mac app goes around calling itself "Preview" when it can do so much more than just preview files. To help Preview form a more positive view of itself and help you get the most out of the app, I present 9 things Preview can do …

A Hacker’s Tips For Protecting Your Digital Privacy

Cyber attacks—and president-elect Trump’s criticism of encryption and interest in expanding government surveillance—warrant more vigilance.<p>Protecting individual privacy from government intrusion is older than American democracy. In 1604, the attorney general of England, Sir Edward Coke, ruled that …

Information Systems

A beginner’s guide to beefing up your privacy and security online

Want to protect your security and privacy? Here are some places to start.<p>With Thanksgiving behind us, the holiday season in the US is officially …

Information Systems

iPhone app gives treasured photos new life [Review]

For longer than I have allowed myself to believe, the iPhone has been called a scanner that fits in your pocket. But if I wanted a high-quality copy of an old photograph, I still sought out a flatbed scanner, presuming the results would be superior to taking a picture of a picture with a phone.<p>But …

NEW TO MAC OS? HERE ARE 30 OF THE BEST APPS AVAILABLE

So you’ve got a new Mac and you’re looking to make the most of the robust application environment on MacOS Sierra? Well, we’ve got you covered. There …

Apps

30 Incredible Things Your iPhone Can Do

Despite the fact that millions own an iPhone, many are unaware of some of the more amazing features hidden away in this little device. Here are a few …

Apps

Top 10 Best Security Apps For iPhone/iPad – 2016

It is no longer a hidden truth that Apple iPhone’s, iPads, iPods are ruling the world now-a-days. As few years ago IT giant Blackberry used to trend, …

Apps

This Bizarre World Map Is Actually Crazily Accurate

Nothing's as you think it is.<p>We all know most maps of the world aren't entirely accurate. For starters, Africa is way bigger than it looks, and …

How-To: 7 steps to prepare for the upgrade to a brand new Mac

With around two-thirds of our readers expecting to buy a brand new MacBook Pro, and others looking to upgrade to a refreshed MacBook Air or iMac, we thought it would be useful to provide a quick guide to preparing for the upgrade.<p>We recommend a seven-step approach …<p><b>Step 1: Tidy up your existing …

Operating Systems

"Red wine hot chocolate" is a thing, and it's about to become your go-to winter beverage

Wine is one of those things that makes everything better. Whether you’re into cheap wine, expensive wine, red wine, white wine, or some Jessica …

The Ultimate Guide to Apple’s New Messages App

It has been weeks since Apple’s iOS 10 launched. By now, you’ve likely seen a surprise or two flash through your text messages. It might have been a …

This tiny little $9 adapter adds 150Mbps wireless N to any computer

If you have an older desktop or laptop computer, there’s a good chance you’re not fully taking advantage of your home wireless network. Are slow …

How to use iOS 10’s hidden ‘Magnifier’ magnifying glass feature for iPhone

There is a little known feature included in iOS 10 called Magnifier. It essentially turns your iPhone’s camera into a magnifying glass of sorts with a custom UI specifically for easier reading.<p>It’s hidden in Accessibility settings, as the feature was designed for users with vision impairment. …

iOS

Useful list of Top 7 iPad tips and tricks • SizeScreens.com

Top 7 iPad tips and tricks, which you should know. Today we’ll tell you about a little-known 7 iPad tips and tricks, which will be useful to …

The New Easy Way to Print Topographic Maps for Free

National Geographic's new site puts every USGS quadrangle map at your fingertips.<p>Now you've got one less excuse not to venture into the wilderness. <i>National Geographic</i> just launched a website that lets you find and print a PDF of any U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) quad map across the entire country. …