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MacTrast Deals: Boostum Download Manager for Mac: Lifetime Subscription

- Jul 19, 2018<p>The Boostum Download Manager for Mac segments your file download into several parts and simultaneously downloads them, allowing you to …

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Ten things to think about before you go it alone in business

Women Mean Business banner<p>Named as one of the UK’s top female entrepreneurs, Pip Jamieson, founder of ‘No Collar’ network The Dots knows a thing or two about starting a business.<p>Dubbed the next LinkedIn, Pip started The Dots in 2014 and came up with idea while working at MTV. The premise was …

How to check your Mac for 32-bit apps before Apple drops support

We recently reported that Apple is now beginning to warn users about 32-bit applications potentially not working in a future version of macOS. The alert that appears on macOS is surprisingly vague and doesn’t give much detail on what to do next.<p>Follow along as we guide you through how to check …

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Online courses don't work, but education can still be disrupted

The labour force is changing at a rapid pace. Technology is generating entirely new industries and jobs, while eradicating antiquated ones. Some may …

My Must-Have Mac Apps, 2017 Edition – MacStories - page 2

Utilities<p>The utilities I use on my Mac fall into a couple of categories. First, there are those apps that are so core to my use of macOS that they may as well be part of the operating system themselves. These are the first apps I install if I’m setting up a fresh Mac. The second category of …

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3 ways to start your year with a digital clean slate

Here’s a New Year’s resolution for 2018: de-clutter your digital history. Your computer stores a huge amount of browsing data, and in places you might never think to look. This meticulous chronology makes you vulnerable to snoops and advertising trackers. The solution: eliminate it.<p>Here are three …

10 things you must consider before building a website

Building your own website is a rewarding experience but it takes more than a few clicks of the mouse. Here's what to know before you go, go go<p>1. What do you want to do?<p>Too many people do not truly understand what they want when they set up a website – particularly if doing so by themselves. It’s …

Marketing

Cardhop for Mac is a seriously intelligent contacts app from the makers of Fantastical

Flexibits, the team behind the excellent calendar app Fantastical, is out with a brand new Mac app that turns your messy contacts database into something completely usable and interactive. Cardhop is a super smart contacts app that makes the built-in Contacts app feel like it was made 20 years …

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The best luxury hotels on the Côte d'Azur

An expert guide to the best luxury hotels on the Côte d'Azur, including the top places to stay for lavish suites, glorious ocean views, Michelin-starred dining, peaceful spas and delightful swimming pools, in locations including St Tropez, Nice and the Cap d'Antibes.<p>Grand-Hôtel du Cap-Ferrat, A …

The hottest tech startups of 2017 rocked London at The Europas Awards

This week The Europas Startup Conference and Awards once again pulled together the best startups in Europe for a day of conversation, networking and partying. The conference day is rounded out by the evening awards where the hottest startups in Europe are honoured, based on the merged votes of …

7 ways to seriously cut back on iPhone data usage

Stopping seven data-hungry apps from killing your data plan isn't the only way for iPhone owners to reduce their data usage. Here are seven phone-wide settings that can help keep you under your monthly data allotment.<p>1. Restrict iTunes and App Store downloads<p>You can prevent iTunes and the App Store …

13 biographies every entrepreneur must read in 2017

Photo credit: Tech in Asia.Top leaders are voracious readers. From Apple’s Steve Jobs to Nike founder Phil Knight, Sequoia Capital’s Michael Moritz …

Satya Nadella

The best Greek Island hotels

Other island silhouettes on the horizon, a transparent sea lapping a sand or pebble shore (there’s a special Greek word for the sound – flísvos), a congenial beach bar a few steps away… for many visitors, these are the essentials of a holiday in the Greek islands. Venture further inland, however, …

Top 10: the best Lake Como hotels

The hotels that border Lake Como suit its dignified ambience remarkably well: mostly traditional and family run, a reflection of this romantic, poetic and sunny spot where for centuries aristocratic families, literary figures and celebrities (most famously today George Clooney) have settled in …

New York City’s 'Dead Rabbit' tops list as best bar in the world

It's official. New York City and London are the best places in the world to have a drink.<p>Drinks International just released its annual ranking of the world’s 50 best bars and two cities have more than enough pints, pubs and craft cocktails to keep tourists and locals coming back for more. London …

How to activate your iPhone's hidden Field Test Mode

Forget looking at how many bars - or, on the iPhone, dots - of signal you have. Geek out by activating you iPhone's hidden Field Test Mode.<p>If you're …

Iraq veterans could be prosecuted for war crimes, says head of inquiry

Mark Warwick says investigation into claims of murder and torture is still receiving cases that could put British soldiers on trial<p>Iraq war veterans may face prosecution for crimes including murder after an investigation into allegations of torture and unlawful killing, the head of the unit …

The 25 best iPhone apps of 2015, according to Apple

Apple is known for being extremely selective, and this year's list contains a mixture of everything — from helpful productivity apps to innovative apps that take your mobile photography to the next level.<p>We've collected all of Apple's top picks in one tidy place for you to learn more about each one …

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How to make a million dollars on Etsy — buy from Alibaba and run your store like eBay

Online marketplace Etsy is known as a place to buy home-made items, clothing, artworks, and jewelry created by individuals or produced in limited runs by small businesses. But not everyone using the site ascribes to this folksy philosophy. Others, such as Alicia Shaffer, are using Etsy like eBay, …

eCommerce

Are Tutors the New Waiters?

Graduates from Ivy League universities and other top colleges are finding jobs in Manhattan's lucrative test-prep economy.<p>A friend of mine, Catherine Cohen, graduated from Princeton in 2013 and moved to New York City to pursue a career in comedy. She took a job as a tutor to pay the bills.<p>"I wanted …

Jailbreaking an Apple TV 2 Adds Considerable Functionality

It's been several years since Apple updated the Apple TV, and we keep hearing rumors that a new box is imminent. The rumors have been wrong. Some people are getting impatient and are jailbreaking the second-generation Apple TV in order to add functionality they had hoped that Apple would make …

Oscar Nominations Reward Birdman and The Grand Budapest Hotel

Alejandro Gonzalez Innaritu and Wes Anderson's quirky hits lead with nine nominations apiece. But a risky screener gambit didn't pay off for Selma, which scored merely two nods of its own.<p>Announced early Thursday morning by actor Chris Pine and Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs, the Best …

Marion Cotillard

40 free resources every designer should know

<i>Jennifer Cirpici is a Dutch graphic designer and blogger. This post originally appeared on OtherFocus.</i><p>Ever wondered where designers get their resources to help them succeed with a project? Here is a list of great resources including sites, PSD. files, actions, UI elements, mock ups, et cetera. Best …

Apple names its top apps of 2014; Uber makes the cut

It's a good day for Elevate, which was just named Apple's favorite app of 2014.<p>The app, which helps you improve memory and focus, was Apple's top …

Japanese Twitter user claims to have achieved “Perfect” sound on iTunes, we investigate

We all love going into our iTunes player and manually adjusting the equalizer settings, am I right?<p>…<p>Alright, well, I for one make sure to readjust …

The 20 Best iPhone Apps to Download Now

Just pick up a new phone? Starting out with a fresh install of iOS 8? Or simply have an afternoon to burn and want to download some toys? These are our must-have iPhone apps.<p>Just pick up a new phone? Starting out with a fresh install of iOS 8? Or simply have an afternoon to burn and want to …

These Are the Least Secure Messaging Apps

So-called “secure messaging” systems, including popular apps like Skype and Facebook Chat, don’t actually live up to their supposed safety, according …

Stats About Drowsy Driving Prove Being Tired Behind The Wheel Is More Serious Than You Think

You would never drive drunk -- but would you drive drowsy? Turns out, fatigue behind the wheel is actually just as dangerous.<p>That's why, once again, the National Sleep Foundation is raising awareness with its Drowsy Driving Prevention Week, this year taking place Nov. 2 to 9. The weeklong campaign …