Michael Richardson

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How to export your iPhone contacts to a CSV or Excel file

A CSV file, which is short for a comma-separated values file, allows you to store vast amount of information in a file that can be opened with …

How-To: Show the size of folders in the Finder on Mac [Video]

The Finder’s list view is my favorite way to view the folders and files within the macOS Finder, because it provides a wealth of information via columns that can be sorted on.<p>One thing that you won’t find when using the Finder’s default list view is the cumulative size of the Folders contained …

How to Read People Like Sherlock Holmes: 5 Secrets Backed by Research

We’d all like to learn how to read people like Sherlock Holmes. And research shows understanding things like body language is even more powerful than …

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Best Metal Records of 2016 So Far

Two of the biggest and best metal releases of 2016 come from veterans. <b>Deftones’</b> atmospheric and lunging <b>Gore</b> is the band’s first album since the death …

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How to Check Which Devices Are Signed Into Your Apple ID and Remove Them

Many Apple users just like myself own multiple Apple devices. This includes a combination of iPhone, iPad, Mac and the Apple Watch etc. While we have …

Bored With Avocado Toast? New Alternatives to Everybody’s Favorite Snack

No matter how you slice it, our avocado toast obsession is bordering on shameful. The healthy yet indulgent snack has fans in Gigi and Gwyneth, and it has achieved near-celebrity status in its own right. More than 155,000 photos on Instagram bear the #AvocadoToast stamp, and Etsy is home to a …

tvOS 10 Overview: Single Sign-On, Dark Mode, New Siri Abilities and More

tvOS, the operating system that runs on the fourth-generation Apple TV, is also set to receive some updates this fall alongside iOS, macOS, and watchOS.<p>tvOS isn't getting as many changes as these other operating systems, but as can be seen in the video below, there are some important new features …

How to Identify Touch ID Fingerprints on iPhone & iPad with an Easy Trick

For most of us setting up Touch ID, users go through the initial process of adding a fingerprint or two on their iPhone or iPad and don’t think much …

How-To: Use Split View in Safari on iPad [Video]

iOS 10 makes it possible to view two Safari windows side-by-side on the iPad via a feature called Safari split-view. It’s similar to the standard Split View between separate apps, but there are some differences to consider as well. In the following video walkthrough, we’ll show you how to use …

iOS 10 adds AirPrint Bluetooth Beacon, ‘create PDF’, multi-user & password-only printing

New in iOS 10 and macOS Sierra, Apple’s AirPrint is getting some welcomed improvements including ‘AirPrint Bluetooth Beacon’, the ability to create PDFs from the print panel in iOS, and support for multi-user and password-only printing.<p><b>AirPrint Bluetooth Beacon</b><p>For the new AirPrint Bluetooth Beacon …

There’s a way to train our brains to cope with stress that changes chemistry “as much as any antidepressant”

Stress is often perceived as the villain of contemporary culture: the nagging tension that keeps us chained to our desks during the day, awake all night, and makes us dangerously unhealthy.<p>But Ian Robertson, a cognitive neuroscientist at Trinity College Dublin and author of the upcoming book ‘<i>The</i> …

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How to Hack Your Hormones So You Can Sleep Better, Gain Muscle, and Have More Sex

Science says you can control your chemistry. Here’s how<p>Think of your body as a Fortune 500 company. There are layers of management, countless systems that must work together seamlessly, and tons of goals that occasionally conflict.<p>In other words, it’s complicated. Thankfully, you don’t have to …

How to Delete a User Account in Mac OS X

Macs with multiple user accounts sometimes need to delete a user account. Maybe you no longer need a specific user account, or you’re removing an old …

Generating PDF files from your Mac’s printing menu

Lots of times you may want to print something, only to find that you have no printer ink or that you aren’t near a printer. Your Mac comes with a …

3 new iMessage features we want to see in iOS 10

Introduced in 2011 as one of the standout features in iOS 5, iMessage lets people send texts, photos, videos and more for free — as long as this communication is performed from one Apple device (iPhone, iPad, etc.) to another. Otherwise, it's just another way to send standard SMS/MMS …

Get Directions to Home or Work with iPhone and 3D Touch

One of the more helpful features of the Maps apps for iPhone is the ability to get directions to your home or directions to your work, from your …

How to Stop Facebook App From Listening to Your Private Conversations

Just when you thought Facebook’s lack of regard for user privacy can’t get any worse, the world’s largest social networking site strikes back with a …

12 Secrets to Happiness, According to Science

A lot of people think that achieving happiness is a matter of seeing good things from the outside and absorbing it in. However, science reveals that …

Report: Apple’s rumored Amazon Echo-like Siri speaker may feature facial recognition cameras

Earlier this week it was reported that Apple may announce a Siri SDK and Amazon Echo-like Siri speaker at WWDC next month. The software development kit would allow developers to integrate apps with the voice assistant, and a Siri speaker would compete with Amazon’s Alexa and the upcoming Google …

Learn Some Portion Control, You’ll Have Better Sex

It seems every week a study comes out that’ll change your life (some of them are sh*t). A diet you need to get happier, an exercise that makes sex better, or some advice to tweak your overall worldview. Often those studies are super useful but very rarely does a study come along that effects your …

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By Losing Uber, Austin Is No Longer A Tech Capital

Two days have passed with no Uber or Lyft service in Austin, Texas. Though Austin has a reputation of being filled with tech-savvy millennials, it is now the largest U.S. city without ridesharing. Local policymakers blame Uber and Lyft for pausing their operations in the city, but the Austin City …

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How-To: Automatically show the desktop bar by using Hot Corners to invoke Mission Control [Video]

When you invoke Mission Control on OS X El Capitan using the typical gesture on your Mac’s trackpad or via a keyboard shortcut, you’ve probably noticed that the desktop bar at the top of the interface appears minimized. Although this yields additional real estate for the app windows below the …

12 Habits Of Genuine People

There’s an enormous amount of research suggesting that emotional intelligence (EQ) is critical to your performance at work. TalentSmart has tested the EQ of more than a million people and found that it explains 58% of success in all types of jobs.<p>People with high EQs make $29,000 more annually than …

Self-improvement

How-To: Automatically change your Mac’s display resolution when running specific apps [Video]

I normally run my 15″ MacBook Pro at default resolution, which equates to a useable space of 1440-by-900. While this default resolution is great for reading and writing, I’ve found that it’s not always so good for editing with timeline-based apps, such as Final Cut Pro X.<p>Generally speaking, it’s …

Pop-ups in Safari on your Mac? Here’s what to do

I hate pop-ups, and chances are, you probably do too. They’re not only a nuisance, but most of the time they’re also designed to get in your way to …

How-To: Start dictation on your Mac via a voice command [Video]

By default, dictation on OS X is initiated by using a double-press of the function (<i>fn</i>) key on your Mac’s keyboard. But did you know that it is also possible to start dictation hands-free using only your voice? In this brief tutorial, we’ll show you how.<p><b>Step 1:</b> Open System Preferences → Dictation & …

10 paid iPhone apps on sale for free right now

Whether you’re celebrating or mourning last night’s election results in Indiana, you could always use some more paid iPhone apps that are on sale for …

Siri’s creators say they’ve made something better that will take care of everything for you

SAN JOSE — In an ordinary conference room in this city of start-ups, a group of engineers sat down to order pizza in an entirely new way.<p>“Get me a pizza from Pizz’a Chicago near my office,” one of the engineers said into his smartphone. It was their first real test of Viv, the …

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