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How to give your Finder window superpowers

The Finder has been with the Mac since day one, way back in 1984. But just because it’s old, doesn’t mean that it doesn’t have some new tricks. Did you know, for instance, that you can add a path bar to the bottom of the window to show the path of the current folder on your Mac? Or that you can add …

Sponsored: Why email is the hacker's weapon of choice

The days of typewritten memos are a distant memory, and virtually anyone with a job agrees that email is vital to a functioning business. This dependence makes it a prime tool for hackers, who seize upon our close relationship with email to trick us into opening malware or falling for a phishing …

Security

This is why your internet sucks

When we first got access to the internet, it wasn't uncommon to have to wait five minutes or more to make a connection. Today, though, our eyes bulge in frustration when a website won't load in a matter of seconds.<p>When there's little or no signal, it's obvious why web pages are slow to load or you …

Wi-Fi

The Most Beautiful Beaches in the World

1 of 10<p>Anse Intendance, Seychelles<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Railay Beach, Krabi, Thailand<p>3 of 10<p>Playa Grande, Guanacaste, Costa Rica<p>Advertisement<p>4 of …

These are the most expensive travel days of the year

We all love a good travel deal, so avoid these two days.<p>There are two days of the year that are the absolute most expensive days of the year, according to the CEO of FareCompare -- November 22nd and November 26th. Understandably, that's the Wednesday before and the Sunday after Thanksgiving.<p>If …

Travel

iPhone 8 rumors: 37 concepts, cases and leaked photos

How to remove duplicate songs in iTunes with macOS and third-party apps

As it becomes more common to use a subscription music service like Apple Music or Spotify, song duplicates are less and less of an issue. However, many of us still maintain a music library that consists of content from various sources and still have to wrestle with the issue from time to time. …

These Are The Must-Download Apps Of 2016

I'm usually a proponent of the fewer apps on your homescreen, the better. Otherwise, you're dealing with a cluttered screen or tons of folders trying …

10 Guys Share the Life-Changing Tips That Helped Them Finally Lose Weight

Steal their practical strategies for weight-loss success<p>There’s no shortage of dubious weight-loss methods on the Internet: miracle cleanses, one-minute workouts, and even treatments involving human feces.<p>So what really works? We turned to regular guys who have actually succeeded to find out.<p>The …

Closest potentially habitable planet to our solar system found

<b>(CNN) —</b> In a discovery that has been years in the making, researchers have confirmed the existence of a rocky planet named Proxima b orbiting Proxima Centauri, the closest star to our sun, according to a new study. It is the closest exoplanet to us in the universe.<p>Given the fact that Proxima b is …

What You Need to Know About Homeowners Associations

Should having to deal with an HOA make you nervous?<p>You're buying into a residential community — made up of condominiums or single-family homes — that …

How to force quit on a Mac

Whether MacOS is giving you a spinning beach ball of death, or iTunes is taking too long to close (again), sometimes you just need to immediately …

Stop Adding Stuff To Your Life, It's Time To Declutter Your Soul Now

If you feel like you’re the awkward person at social events or you struggle to enter into conversations because you’re shy, it can impact your social …

The only 28 apps you need to have on your iPhone home screen

We scoured the home screens of a dozen tech executives and sifted through the 100 best apps you can download to find the 28 essential apps for your homescreen.<p>Assuming you don't sort your apps into folders, and assuming you have a big iPhone like the 6S Plus, that's how many Apple allows you to see …

Apps

The 7 Hottest Travel Destinations of 2016

We've got holiday getaways on the brain. But not just any old getaways. We're looking for something out of the ordinary, a place to fuel our passion for travel but that's yet to be affected by mass tourism.<p>From the Mexican beach hardly anyone has discovered to the Mediterranean city that's …

Flying

Top 10 Ways You're Probably Using Email Wrong

Email is the technology tool everyone relies on and yet perhaps also hates (it’s the cockroach of the internet!). Love it or hate it, we could …

Productivity

Here's exactly how to write an email to your CEO

That's because, while you could impress your CEO with your knowledge of the company and passion for your job, you could also turn him or her off with signs of carelessness or stepping out of line.<p>To help you figure out how to craft the perfect message, we consulted Amanda Augustine, career advice …

What every 20-something should do now to be more successful

<i>Answer by Evan Asano, CEO and founder of Mediakix.com, on Quora.</i><p><b>Read</b> <b>ferociously</b> (everything you can get your hands on). Join a book club. Imbibe …

9 things you can do with the new iPhone 6S that you can't do with the iPhone 6

Although it doesn't look very different than the iPhone 6, there are a few tips, tricks, and shortcuts you can only access if you have Apple's newest iPhone.<p>Here's a look at some of the new features available on the iPhone 6S that make it stand out from the iPhone 6.

iPhone

The iPhone 6S Plus is the best computer I’ve used

I’ve been using the new iPhone 6S Plus on loan from Apple for the past few days. (Along with the iPhone 6S, it started shipping last week in 11 countries; Apple says it has already sold more than 13 million of the two models.)<p>It’s more of an upgrade than I had anticipated. And it has caused me to …

Mobile Technology

Here's how to stop iOS 9 from using up all your data

In Settings, Apple describes WiFi Assist as letting users "automatically use mobile data when WiFi connectivity is poor."<p>While this is fine in theory, some users are seeing dramatic increases in data use without changing their browsing habits. While many users have seen a small increase in use — …

Apple is considering a huge change to the next iPhone — here's how app makers are getting ready

Analysts and industry watchers expect the iPhone 6S will add Force Touch , which would let users press the screen like a button, to deliver a different command than simply touching the screen.<p>Apple hasn't confirmed this, but analysts that monitor the company's supply chain regularly and reporters …

I switched to the iPhone 6 from Samsung's Galaxy S6, but changed my mind after two weeks

I dislike the software layers, or "skins," that Android phone manufacturers like Samsung, LG, and HTC add to their phones, so I normally opt for Google's Nexus phones that run the "pure" version of Android.<p>But the latest Nexus phone, the Nexus 6 , is far too large to keep in my pocket and use …

Android Phones

Try Out These Simple Tips For Your Weight Loss Plan

If you're trying to lose some extra weight, then undoubtedly you've ventured on a tough journey. However, the more you learn and the more changes you …

The Best Destinations for Solo Travelers

Our picks of the best spots for a little one-on-one time with you.<p>As great as traveling with companions can be, sometimes it's even better to get out there and discover yourself. If you're plotting your next adventure stag, here are our picks of the best spots for a little one-on-one time with you.

How to Gracefully Accept a Compliment

Most people love to be noticed, but few know how to accept a compliment gracefully. Instead, they downplay the compliment or reject it entirely.<p>When you receive a compliment from someone you admire, your first reaction may be to deflect the attention. For example, when a friend expresses their …

Positive Thinking

Use Recurring Charges to Keep Old Credit Cards on Your Credit History

Paying off your credit cards and getting out of debt is a great feeling. But what do you do with the old cards? Rather than close your cards, set up …

Personal Finance

Buyer's Guide: Deals on iPad Air 2, 2014 MacBook Air, Apple Accessories and More

Apple announced a new 13-inch MacBook Pro and new MacBook Air models on Monday, which means prices for older models are dropping rapidly. Best Buy has discounted much of its iPad Air 2 stock, dropping prices by $50 to $100, so it's an excellent time to pick up a new iPad if you've been waiting for …