Kevin Parsons

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How to share photos with Family Sharing and iCloud

Part of a Family Sharing group? You can use a special album to share images and video with your fellow family members, all courtesy of your iCloud …

iCloud

OnePlus 6 is faster in real-life tests than the iPhone X and Galaxy S9+

The OnePlus 6 is the hottest Android smartphone right now. Just like most Android phones of the year, the OnePlus 6 borrows Apple’s iPhone X design, …

Phones

The 15 Best Bourbons You Can Buy in 2018

Bourbon has never been more popular than it is right now. This definitive guide of the best bourbons of 2018 explores everything you need to know …

Flavors

5 New Bourbons to Drink While Watching the Kentucky Derby

The Kentuck Derby may very well be the strangest continuously-relevant cultural moment in the U.S. The single day out of any given year when most …

Kentucky

How to sync your local iTunes library when you’re subscribed to Apple Music

Apple Music is one of the best music streaming options when you have a local library of unreleased songs, live concerts, or remixes. But this method will also allow you to sync hi-fiedlity music such as ALAC to your iPhone.<p>While not completely obvious, it is possible to sync your local library …

Apple Music

The One Thing Nobody Has Told You About Apple iOS 11.3: Why The HomeKit Upgrade Is A Game-Changer

The arrival of iOS 11.3 has been largely reported, including Amit Chowdhry’s typically brilliant and detailed analysis on Forbes, which is a great read.<p>But most commentators have ignored or at best skimmed over one element of the release in a paragraph: the update to HomeKit which could have big …

The world’s largest SSD clocks in at 100TB

Nimbus Data ExaDrive DC100<p>The world has a new record holder for the largest SSD, and it comes in at 100TB. The Nimbus Data ExaDrive DC100 is a new, massive drive that is currently being tested with select customers and will be available to purchase this summer.<p>The company says the DC100 will …

These are the most exciting products coming to Apple's HomeKit home automation platform in 2018

Feature<p>By<p>The HomeKit accessory market has exploded, with a significant number of new accessories already planned to debut by year's end. Here are the …

11 gadgets and apps to speed up your morning routine

Get out the door faster.<p>We could all—early birds and night owls, single folks and families—use a little more time in the mornings. So harness the power of tech to carve out those minutes and get out the door on schedule. From gadgets that whip up breakfast in seconds to apps that wake you at …

Apple demonstrates how the iPad Pro was made for iOS 11

The incoming OS helps the iPad Pro keep its PC replacement promise.<p>Apple's iPad sales were surprisingly good last quarter, but a lot of critics (including us) thought there was still no way the iPad Pro could replace a proper PC. The release of iOS 11 next month will change some minds, however. A …

Apple

These solar glass blocks would make great skylights for your solar roof

If you’re going to be decking your roof out with solar tiles, there’s a possibility that you may forgo what might be the best placement of a skylight in favor of more solar cell square footage. Luckily solar glass is fast becoming an option, and these clever glass blocks are the best option I’ve …

How to make your Android phone and iPad play nice

If you're a "daywalker" and use both Android and iOS, you probably wish your Android phone and iPad could play as nicely as an iPhone and iPad.<p>Well, …

Android Phones

Even Apple can't make the Internet of Things tolerable

<i>The Internet of Shit is a column about all the shitty things we try to connect to the internet, and what can be done about it. It’s from the anonymous creator of the</i> <i>Internet of Shit</i> <i>Twitter account.</i><p>If you want to start an absolutely <i>thrilling</i> dinner table conversation with friends, try asking them …

How to Change the Name of Your Wi-Fi Network

Each Wi-Fi network has a name that help people identify it. This is called an SSID, or secure set identifier. When the ISP installs a new internet …

Wi-Fi

50 most useful Alexa skills

Out of the box, Alexa can do an impressive number of things. It can stream Amazon Music or Spotify, control your Philips Hue smart bulbs or anything connected to a SmartThings hub and integrate with IFTTT for a laundry list of other functions. You can also order millions of products off Amazon …

Smart Homes

How to upload photos into iCloud Photo Library from iPhone, iPad, Mac, and iCloud․com

iCloud Photo Library is a great feature built into Apple’s iOS and macOS operating systems, but it can feel a bit foreign depending on how you have been managing your photos and videos up until now. Follow along for how to set up this feature across your various Apple devices as well as upload …

Home improvements: the 11 best IFTTT applets for your smart home

Get your house in order: the 11 best Apple HomeKit gadgets

Apple could make the iPad a true laptop replacement if it just had these 2 simple features

Apple made a lot of things clear this week: It will strive to do better at making computers geared towards professionals, but it will keep those pro desktops separate from its touchscreen devices like iPhones and iPads.<p>In other words, don't expect Apple to release a touchscreen Mac anytime …

Tiny house with private ‘bedroom’ offers minimalist chic

Bright and clean<p>Built by Canadian company Minimaliste Houses, this sleek tiny house on wheels in Québec is perfect for, well, minimalists. Named “Sakura” and first seen on Tiny House Swoon, the design is on the larger side of tiny homes and comes with a rooftop terrace.<p>Inside, everything is …

Minimalism

Make room, Siri: Alexa can control iDevices gadgets now, too

iDevices has a history of making iOS-friendly gadgets for your home, and its connected switches, sockets and thermostats -- all designed for use with Apple HomeKit's Siri-powered voice controls -- are no exception. Today, though, you can start using those gadgets with Amazon's Alexa, too, thanks to …

Smart Homes

5 Smart Home Tech Products to Make Your Life Easier Photos

This week marks the 16th annual Architectural Digest Design Show (ADDS). The four-day event—which is the ultimate destination for those in the luxury and design market—allows architects, designers, and the general public a first-hand look at the most exciting products of the year. Over 400 brands, …

Gear & Gadgets

Store your beer and charge your phone with Sobro — a high-tech coffee table

Previous Next<p>1 of 6<p>Imagine that you’re watching an NCAA game and you need a beer to help you cope with your busted bracket — and you don’t even have …

Coffee Table

Capcom bundles up its Disney Afternoon NES classics for PS4, Xbox One and PC

Coming in April<p>Next month, Capcom goes barreling down your 90’s-kid memory lane with The <i>Disney Afternoon Collection</i> on PlayStation 4, Windows PC and Xbox One. It's a six-game anthology of the 8-bit adaptations of four beloved Disney cartoons.<p><i>Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers</i> and its sequel, <i>Darkwing Duck,</i> …

The Week In Games: Reload That Teddy Bear

It turns out the future has been delayed, so let’s play with some psychopathic stuffed animals instead.<p>[<b>Correction</b>: <i>Bridge Crew</i> was indeed delayed, …

Smart Decorating Ideas for Small Bedrooms

It's a common problem—especially when shopping for NYC apartments—that the apartment that fits your budget comes with a bedroom barely big enough to …

I've been doing Windows screenshots wrong this whole time

Windows key + Print Screen was all I needed<p><i>This is a new series called "Paul's doing it wrong and everyone is smarter than Paul and if he'd only just listened..." where I explain something dumb I've done in my life and people at work can't stop giving me shit about it.</i><p>Let me just explain to you how …

How to add more file-sharing options using “send to” in Windows 10

E-mail isn’t the only way to share files with friends. Tweak the Windows 10 ‘Send to’ feature to add more programs.<p><b>Q:</b> Last year, following your …

Windows 10

Programs to Install when you Set-up Windows 10

Computers are part of the most popular gadgets bought for loved ones around the festive season. That being said, understanding the best programs to …

Welcome to Building a Smart Home Phase 2!

It was two years ago this month when I started the Building a Smart Home Series or #BaSH for short and then I had lived in an apartment. A lot of the …