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6 Times IKEA Hacks Squeezed in the Perfect Amount of Storage

Most homes have random, awkward areas that aren't serving much purpose—either they're a weird shape or size, or just too small for most furniture. …

Storage Ideas

This is what you should eat for a good night's sleep

If you struggle to get to sleep at night, then fear not, because help is at hand.<p>Alongside the age-old advice of avoiding your phone, taking a bath, reading a book or spraying lavender on your pillow, comes new rules on what you should eat before bedtime.<p>Sleep expert Sammy Margo, author of <i>The Good</i> …

Google now has its own hardware security keys

Yesterday, Google revealed that it completely cut phishing attacks against more than 85,000 employees by making them use hardware security keys. They're small USB drive-sized devices that handle online logins, and they're proven to be even more secure than other two-factor authentication methods. …

Mobile Devices

The 10 most important iPhone apps of all time

It took Apple a year after launching the original iPhone before it opened the App Store--and almost overnight it transformed a user-friendly-but-not-very-useful device into one of the great software platforms in history.<p>The App Store changed the way people get software, evened the playing field for …

Apps

All the third party apps Apple killed at WWDC 2018

Apple's WWDC18 keynote was an onslaught of software features across all of the company's major platforms. But many of those features sounded very …

Mobile Safari is holding the iPad back

There has been much discussion recently about iPad vs. Macs vs. Chromebooks vs. Surface laptops in recent months. Chromebooks are coming in convertible formats. Microsoft is touting a touchscreen laptop. Apple even had a commercial with the tagline of “What’s a computer?” when talking about …

Five Useful Mac Apps Worth Checking Out - May 2018

Apps designed for the Mac often don't receive as much attention as apps for iOS devices, so we've launched a monthly series that highlights useful, interesting Mac apps that are worth checking out.<p>This month's app selection, outlined in the video and the post below, includes apps for managing and …

Messages in iCloud arrives with iOS 11.4, here’s how it works

Messages in iCloud is finally here as part of this week’s iOS 11.4 release, but the long-awaited feature isn’t totally straightforward without a little help. Turning it on, understanding how it works everywhere, saving important messages, and knowing what benefits it actually offers aren’t made …

You’ve heard of mindfulness, now meet its young cousin sophrology

A modern blend of yoga, Zen Buddhism, hypnosis and psychology, it’s huge elsewhere in Europe and on its way to the UK<p>Mindfulness is the tried-and-tested tool of our times for anxiety, depression, chronic pain, addiction and more, but what if it’s not your thing? For those too twitchy to sit still …

Meditation

iPhone & iPad: How to clear cache

It doesn’t take long for caches to fill up on iPhone and iPad. From iOS’ browser, Safari, to third-party apps, follow along for how to clear them and free up space on iPhone and iPad.<p>While clearing the cache in Safari is quick and easy with one fell swoop, doing so can be different depending on the …

3 Simple Practices to Cultivate Self-Care in our Crazy Lives.

For the last 10 years, I have been a bleeding heart martyr.<p>I felt if I was not helping others, something was fundamentally wrong with my being. So I …

26 Places Interior Designers Love To Shop

Interior designers spill their best sources for furnishings and home decor.<p><b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.</b>

6 Kitchen Gadgets for the Elderly Could Change Your Life

These "better mouse traps" make simple kitchen tasks much easier for evryone.<p>According to the USDA, Americans spend 37 minutes a day preparing and serving food. Home meal kits like Blue Apron and Plated attempt to reduce that time with pre-cut and measured ingredients (as a result, they are now …

How To Get Siri to Read Anything to You

- Jan 26, 2018<p>The list of things Siri can help us with grows more and more with each update Apple makes. In the last few years Apple allowed better …

Doh!!! The 10 Most Overlooked Security Tasks

Here's a list of gotchas that often slip past overburdened security pros.<p>1 of 11<p><i>Image Source: Shutterstock via VGStockstudio</i><p>Security pros are under …

Information Security

Screenshots reveal how you’ll adjust HomePod settings in iOS 11's Home app

Now that HomePod has finally received a much-needed approval from the Federal Communications Commission, and given iOS impending 11.2.5’s launch …

HomePod

If You Suffer From Tight Hips, Find a Wall ASAP, and Do This Amazing Stretch

Tight hips are a common affliction among us desk dwellers. They can lead to lower back pain and tightness in our legs and just make us feel all around uncomfortable. Free your tight hips by finding a wall and doing this life-changing stretch (no really, it's <i>that</i> good!).<p>Known as figure four, you can …

Top 10 tips for swimming with Apple Watch

Your Apple Watch loves getting wet (provided you own a Series 2 or 3). But when you start a swimming workout, the waterproof mode kicks in automatically, which means the Apple Watch touchscreen stops working. So how are you supposed to use it?<p>Swimming with Apple Watch certainly takes a bit of …

Swimming

11 Healthy Breakfast Smoothies

Load up on fruits and vegetables with a nutritious blended drink every morning.<p>Spinach, Grape, and Coconut Smoothie<p>Seedless green grapes and coconut …

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 …

10 iPhone texting tips you'll wish you'd known all along

If your iPhone ($500 at Cricket Wireless) is constantly binging and buzzing and you are continually apologizing for missing texts and not responding in a timely fashion, then it might be time to dig in to some of the features in iMessage that can help prevent your texts from taking over your life. …

Text Messaging

3 Places You Have to Visit in 2018, According to National Geographic Editors

You might feel more inclined to stay in and watch Netflix, but the winter months are also a great time to start planning your first vacation in the …

12 Incredible iOS 11 Tricks You Need to Know

Apple’s iOS has evolved tremendously over the years and there are a lot of obvious, cool things the system is able to do. However, there are still …

How to Control Unapproved Smart Home Gadgets with Apple’s HomeKit

Apple’s Home app makes it easy to control all your smart home tech right from your iPhone, but because this is Apple we’re dealing with, it also …

The complete list of Siri commands

(Almost) everything you can say to Apple's virtual assistant.<p>There's a lot you can do with Apple's virtual assistant -- and some things you can't do. For example, while Siri can send texts, search Twitter, and open up your front-facing camera, she can't adjust your device's ring volume (something …

How to remove a bokeh blur on a photo but keep Portrait Lighting

Here's how to get Portrait mode's lighting effects on your iPhone 8 Plus or X even if you don't like the depth map.Sometimes Apple's Portrait mode …

IPhone 8

7 things you’ll want to try first with your Apple Watch

Black Friday is coming and lots of Apple fans will probably search for cut price deals on the popular Apple Watch and its vast medley of straps. Here …

An Easy Way to Remove Pesticides

If you’re an apple lover, then fall is the time of year for you. But unless you buy organic apples, you might be concerned about pesticides that may …