Ken Powelson

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Drafts 5 for iOS goes free, adds fantastic pro features

Drafts 5 has launched, the sequel to Drafts 4, and you may be a little confused as too what it actually new. Should you upgrade, for example? After all, it’s just the same old note-creating app with a lick of paint, right? Well, the definitive answer to that is “Hmmm, kinda…” While Drafts 5 doesn’t …

Apps

Mexico's Top 6 Adults-Only Resorts

Riviera Maya: El Dorado Casitas Royale<p>Whether you're planning a honeymoon or looking to clock some time with your partner without the kids in tow, …

Riviera Maya

Low-Level Hilton Properties that Make for Awesome Awards

Hilton no longer publishes an award chart for redeeming points for hotel stays — now, the price you see on any given day is the price you pay, just …

Hospitality

11 of the Amex Platinum Card's Most Valuable Benefits

The Amex Platinum may have a $550 annual fee, but it doesn’t take much to get much more than that in value from its perks. This card ranks …

Platinum Card

40% Bonus on Purchased Alaska Miles is Back (The Best Airline Miles at 2.1 Cents)

You’ll have to enter your Mileage Plan number to see the details of the offer, so it’s possible this is targeted, but every one of the accounts I …

Apple Photos 101: How to View, Save & Edit Burst Shots on Your iPhone

Whether you mean to or not, taking burst photos is super easy on the iPhone. In the Camera app, just compose your photo, tap-and-hold the shutter …

Essential Tips for Better Photos With Your iPhone X

There is no doubt that the iPhone X is one of the best smartphones on the market today.It's not a bad camera, either...With all kinds of features …

Mobile Photography

Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Stars Say Seer Reveal Will Be "Beyond Shocking"

It's been kind of a bleak stay in the future for <i>Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.</i>, but this latest episode finally saw things take a turn for the …

Wireless earbuds that sound this much better than AirPods should cost way more than $24

Apple’s AirPods offer surprisingly great sound quality for earbuds that are so compact, but you wouldn’t know it most of the time. Why? Because the …

Tech Trends

Explore the wilds of Denver with these three “urban hikes”

Jagged peaks clamoring for the skyline. Snow clinging to shade through summer. Pristine alpine lakes reflecting the entire landscape.Bumper to bumper …

Hiking

Kodak launches compact budget film scanner

<b>Kodak Scanza offers simple scanning in a stylish device</b><p>Kodak revealed a stylish new film scanner at CES aimed at the consumer market. The Scanza …

Kodak

24 hidden iPhone settings you should know about

Dig deeper into iOS.<p>Part of the appeal of the iPhone is its simplicity—you can grab it right out of the box and starting setting it up without reading any instructions. However, behind that simple, intuitive interface, you'll find dozens of lesser-known settings and options. Here are 24 you can use …

Apps

50 Things To Do With A Penknife

With more than 200 illustrations and 50 projects, this practical guide brings back the time-honored camp pastime of whittling. 50 Things To Do With A …

Woodworking

Real Good You Guys: iFixit Pro Tech Toolkit

I work in the PCMag labs, where I’ve gotten a reputation as a fairly handy guy. It isn’t because of any real prowess with repairing or modding …

Hulu Drops Price of ‘No Commercials’ Streaming Plans Purchased via iOS or Apple TV Devices

If you purchased your Hulu “No Commercial” streaming plan via an iOS or Apple TV device, you’ve been paying $13.99 per month, a $2 premium over the …

Vago makes it easy to vacuum pack your luggage

If you travel with lots of winter gear, this tiny portable vacuum compressor easily helps you make space.<p><i>Editor's note: This hands-on has been updated to include information about reported Kickstarter issues.</i><p>If you're like me and prefer traveling to cold countries, then you'll know that packing can …

Gear & Gadgets
Entrepreneurship

Denver Rescue Mission needs 3,800 turkeys donated to reach goal

Ponderosa HS students pack Thanksgiving meal boxes at Denver Rescue Mission. Photo credit: Denver Rescue Mission<p>×<p>Denver Rescue Mission needs 3,800 …

Mauritius named a top 10 travel spot

If you are wondering why, it’s because this Indian Ocean tropical island has been named among the Top 10 countries to visit in Lonely Planet’s …

11 of the Best iPhone Tripods and Camera Mounts Compared

Tripods have always been an handy piece of photographic equipment. They provide a steady and stable hold on the camera making them essential for …

Mobile Photography

Volkner Mobil Luxury Motorhome Features a Built-In Garage Under the Vehicle That Can Store a Car

German company, Volkner Mobil, released a dreamy new luxury Performance S motorhome so large that it comes with a built-in garage underneath the …

Eat Here: 100 Restaurants We Can't Live Without

Chef Max MacKissock (center) in the kitchen at Bar Dough.<p>Danielle Lirette<p><b>Bar Dough<br>2227 West 32nd Avenue<br>720-668-8506<br>bardoughdenver.com</b><br>With just …

Texas

Best Travel Camera for 2017 — Digital Camera Buyers Guide

We review our favorite digital cameras that are perfect for travel. Updated for 2017.The post Best Travel Camera for 2017 — Digital Camera Buyers …

Cameras

Cruising through France in luxury on a Tauck river ship

UZES, France — An elegant reception is in full swing as Mark Ungashick, 60, of Kansas City, Mo. arrives at the inner courtyard of the Duchy D'Uzes, a 12th century castle near France's Rhone River.<p>The retired business owner and his companions from the Tauck river ship Emerald already have explored …

Cruise Ships

Five Apple Watch Photography Hacks

The ultimate lifehack tool or an unnecessary distraction? Love them or loath them, the Apple Watch is here to stay. But does it have any real use …

Apple Watch

These 2 Small Changes to My Morning Coffee Make Me Feel Superhuman

Coffee: Can’t live with it, can’t live without it. That’s how I used to feel, at least.<p>I started drinking coffee in college as a means of surviving …

Nine nasty truths about car rental insurance

No matter how often I cover the problems that come with collision damage under car rental insurance, consumers continue to share their frustrations. A reader recently emailed me:<p>“I’m interested in finding a complete bumper-to-bumper, ‘drop off the keys at the counter’ car rental coverage when I …

Personal Finance

Everyone Should Own This $30 Plasma Lighter and Flashlight Combo

I don’t know that there’s a single person in my life for whom I wouldn’t buy the miraculously useful Sparkr Mini as a gift. The product, which sells …