Kathy Carlson

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2019 Golfing Rule Changes

Here at Hole19 HQ, being the golf lovers that we are, we've made a point of scribbling 1st January 2019 into our golfing diaries.<p>Not only is it the …

Golf

Rebate checks are coming: What to know this year

ALBANY -- It's that time of year again in New York: Start checking the mailbox for a property-tax-rebate check from the state.<p>But this year comes …

Apple Details Massive iPhone 8 Feature Cancellation

The iPhone 8 will change everything: how you picture an iPhone, how you use them, how you unlock them and even how much you must pay. It is a game changing device for Apple in many ways, but the new information has also highlighted its biggest cancellation…<p>For months leak after leak revealed the …

IPhone 8

MacBook vs. MacBook Air vs. MacBook Pro: Which Apple laptop should you get?

Apple currently has three laptops in their product lineup — the ultralight MacBook, the previous, but now cheaper ultralight MacBook Air, and the …

Everything you need to know about the new Files app on iOS 11

Files is the new Finder app for iOS 11, and it’s already about a million times better than the basic file-picker it replaces — iCloud Drive. Files is a central place from which to access all the files on your iDevice, and in iCloud. You can find, organize, open, and delete all the files on your …

Is your iPhone or iPad ready for AR?

Here's the full list of devices that support Apple's ARKit augmented reality platform.<p>Apple CEO Tim Cook thinks augmented reality could be as big as the smartphone.<p>Who wouldn't want to be part of that? But apps built with Apple's impressive new ARKit augmented reality platform -- announced Monday …

Augmented Reality

iOS - HomeKit Accessories

Home Automation

The best smart thermostats for your home

The first port of call for many smart home users is a connected thermostat – and for good reason. Getting better control of your heating isn’t just a …

The best Apple HomeKit compatible devices for your smart home

Apple HomeKit is booming. Thanks to iOS 11, it's easier than ever for smart home companies to get their products working HomeKit – and the list of …

The best Apple HomeKit compatible devices: Lights, plugs, thermostats and more

Apple HomeKit is booming. Thanks to iOS 11, it's easier than ever for smart home companies to get their products working HomeKit – and the list of …

Home Automation

Everything Apple announced at today's iPhone 7 launch event

Kicking off with a cameo from talk show host James Corden and Pharrell driving Tim Cook to the event, Apple took a straightforward approach to promo’ing its new show: <i>Carpool Karaoke</i>. Cook segued nicely from Corden’s car to the main stage and detailed Apple Music’s new look and its 17 million …

How to Pack for an Entire Week in *Just* One Carry-On

Crushing your goal to travel more this year? We bet you know that packing light has amazing benefits. Not only does bringing a carry on bag save you cash on baggage fees that you can use on duty-free shopping or travel splurges that are actually worth it, but it also gives you less to worry about …

Clothing

The moment Hillary Clinton officially made history

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Apple crowns its 12 favorite apps of 2016

To top off its monstrous opening day of WWDC 2016, Apple revealed the winners of its 2016 Apple Design Awards. The 10 developer apps and 2 student selections showcase the cutting edge of iOS technology by pushing their genres to new levels.<p>Games were the big winners last year, but this year Apple …

My Top 6 Packing Tips

Hawaii to South-East Asia to Australia and New Zealand to Southern Africa: 8 countries, 3 continents, summer, winter, and a supreme packing challenge. So how do you pack for a multi-month, multi-location trip? Here are my tips to packing a diverse and compact suitcase!<p>First things first -- look up …

What Business Travelers Should Know About the New Price Hikes in Multi-Stop Itineraries | Inc.com

First, it was getting tickets before your flight was two weeks away. Then, it was avoiding a Saturday overnight in your travels. Many rules that helped savvy travelers keep their costs low have gone away. The latest casualty, though, is a doozy: It's now cheaper to buy a bunch of one-ways, called …

Flying

The top apps Apple thinks everyone should have on their iPhone

But Apple wants to help. The company recently released a list of the 10 apps, besides its own, that you should have on any new iPhone.<p>These are the essentials, and they range from powerful photo apps to ones designed to keep your accounts safe.<p>Here are Apple's 10 apps everyone should have:

Apps

17 things you didn't know the latest Apple TV could do

As opposed to older Apple TV models, the latest one can install apps and is a fairly sophisticated computer that you can hook up to your flat screen television.<p>However, with all the new powers comes new complexity. There's also a brand-new touch-sensitive remote control to master. And it turns out, …

Smart TV

The Amazon Echo can now control your thermostat

Starting today, if you have an Amazon Echo and an Ecobee 3 connected thermostat, you can change the temperature of your home by just barking commands at Amazon's connected cylinder. The $249 Ecobee 3 is the first thermostat that works directly with the Echo, allowing you to set specific …

Amazon Echo

Apple will replace some USB-C cables because of a 'design issue'

USB-C cables sold between April and June are included in the replacement program<p>USB-C cables have run into yet another stumbling block. Apple has announced a worldwide replacement program for the USB-C cable that it shipped between April and June 8th of last year. The cable was released alongside …

USB Type-C

The Apple TV is about to get a big update

Tech Insider<p>The Apple TV is getting some significant updates in its next operating system update, called tvOS 9.2, that will make using it much …

The best smart gadgets that stole the show at CES 2016

LAS VEGAS –- After a few years of showing off less-than-impressive smart gadgets at the annual Consumer Electronics Show, companies stepped it up …

Wearable Tech

Apple HomeKit devices: great smart home appliances that work with iOS

HomeKit is Apple's attempt to bring all your smart devices together into a single connected ecosystem. In Apple's vision of the home of the future …

Home Automation

10 Apple TV accessories to consider when buying Apple's new streaming box

New Apple TV Accessories<p>The new Apple TV is almost here. Shipments for the highly anticipated streaming box go out on October 30 from Apple stores, …

Smart TV

You can now use Siri to unlock your front door thanks to the Kwikset Premis

Siri can now unlock your front door. A new connected lock from Kwikset takes advantage of Apple’s HomeKit framework to help make your home smarter.<p>The Premis also features Kwikset’s SmartKey technology for re-keying your locks, if you ever want to use a physical key. It also has a keypad for …

Home Automation

How-To: Setup Photos and iCloud Photo Library with external storage + Time Machine backups

Over the weekend a good friend of mine shared a screenshot of a really scary error message from Photos for Mac. Every photo and video taken over the last two weeks failed to open, saying instead that ‘An error occurred while downloading a larger version of this video for editing.’ The solution? …

Amazon's Black Friday sale begins early with cheap Kindles, 4K TVs, and game consoles

Amazon's Black Friday festivities began earlier this month, but it's only now the internet retail giant is really ramping up the deals. Amazon has announced eight days of savings around the Thanksgiving holiday, starting on November 20th, and running until Black Friday itself, November 27th. The …

Amazon Fire TV

Here's everything we know about Apple's plan to change the way we watch TV

1/<p>It will likely be a smaller "bundle" of channels.<p>Joe Robbins / Getty<p>Don't expect Apple's TV service to have hundreds of channels like a typical …

How to Select a Projector for Your Church

<i>Our friends at Projector Superstore were kind enough to write up a quick guideline post for when your church is ready to buy a new Projector. Take it</i> …