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Amazon’s All-New Fire TV drops to its lowest price ever ahead of Super Bowl 52

Super Bowl 52 is right around the corner and there are home entertainment sales all across the web. Most of the sales focus on TVs, which is nice if …

Tech Trends

7 Spotify features that will make your experience better

Spotify is one of the most used music streaming apps in the world — as of June this year it had 140 million active users.<p>But for an app so widely used, a lot of its better features are hidden. This is an issue that Spotify has been tackling for a while, and although its taken steps to and continues …

Music Industry

These 8 Excel Timesavers Will Make You a Spreadsheet Speed Demon

For those times when you want to make Excel beg you for mercy, instead of the other way around.<p>If you've spent any time operating a computer, you've encountered Microsoft Excel. This quintessential program is practically everywhere, regularly making appearances on business computers thanks to its …

Microsoft Excel

This $29 wireless mouse lasts for 3 years on two AA batteries

Do you remember what life was like before the advent of the wireless mouse? All those cables… I cringe just thinking about it. As great as wireless …

Wireless

Watch out Google! Blockchain will set us free from data tyranny

Credit: RF Clipart<p>Do you know how much data you actually own?<p>You would think it would be a lot, right? We’re constantly feeding the internet with our personal information, traits, habits, and characteristics — so at least some of that data should belong to us personally.<p>That would be the case in a …

Blockchain

20 essential Mac keyboard shortcuts to save you a click

Power to your fingertips.<p>The right keyboard shortcuts can save you a huge amount of time. Whether you're browsing the web or editing a document, these commands will cut the precious moments you spend reaching for the mouse and sifting through menus. Over hours, days, and weeks, that saved time …

How to add a fast new SSD to your old Mac or MacBook for only $150

When I first wrote about using solid state drives (SSDs) to radically improve the performance of older Macs, high-capacity SSDs were just beginning to become affordable. Replacing a Mac’s 500GB or 1TB hard drive with a same-sized SSD required at least $250 back then, but the benefits were …

Computer Hardware

6 awesome augmented reality apps making waves in the market

Augmented Reality (AR) is nothing new. However, the recent Apple iOS update and iPhone announcement are certainly going to help make this immersive format more mainstream.<p>Nowadays, the latest advancements in the tech world are being brought directly to the everyday mobile user with all kinds of …

Augmented Reality

How to upgrade to macOS High Sierra the right way

Apple’s latest update for the Mac finally arrived today in the form of macOS High Sierra, bringing a host of improvements to Mac users. While the update doesn’t contain a ton of outward-facing changes, it’s definitely worth taking the time to upgrade if you want your Mac to be faster and more …

20 Stunning iPhone Features That Apple Doesn’t Talk About

The smartphones designed by Apple have long occupied a strong position in the mobile market. They have become so popular that every other person in …

iOS

Become a Google Drive power user with these 20 tips and tricks

Boost your productivity<p>When Google Docs first appeared more than a decade ago, the idea of software running in a browser was still a strange and unusual one. Since then, the rebranded Google Drive has gone from strength to strength, with millions now relying on the free word processing, …

How to fix a broken iPad screen

Spoiler alert: Don't try to do it yourself.<p>Apple iPads aren't cheap, and neither is getting one's screen repaired. Apple's one-year warranty doesn't cover accidental damage, so unless your iPad's screen has a hairline crack due to defective glass (and no obvious sign of drop impact), get ready to …

Use a Gaming Mouse and Browse the Web Like a King

I’ve been a Mac user for a decade, but I’ve always hated Apple’s default one-button mouse, and I’ve never gotten comfortable with trackpad gestures. …

Scientists can see through walls with Wi-Fi to create 3D holograms

Wi-Fi is everywhere — and as the electromagnetic waves are beamed out from routers to connect our devices to the internet, they also travel through …

All the keyboard shortcuts you’ll ever need for Safari on iPad

Safari on the Mac is almost entirely controllable by the keyboard. You can open tabs, navigate forms on the page, and search through pages. And even if there’s no built-in shortcut, the Mac lets you add custom shortcuts to any menu item. The iPad isn’t quite so well-served, but you’d be surprised …

Keyboard Shortcuts

Hidden tricks you didn’t know your iPhone could do

10 features to keep in mind.<p>Both iPhones and Android devices have their pros and cons, but the general consensus is that iOS is a little easier to pick up and use, while Android offers more in the way of customization and configuration. Still, simple as Apple's operating system seems, you can find …

The MacBook Air upgrade you should make if you're constantly running out of space

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Flickr/alejandropintoOne of most common sources of frustration for computer users is running out of space.<p>It's a pain to shuffle your files …

MacBook Air

You can now use your own voice for turn-by-turn directions with Waze

Add some personality to your driving directions with Waze!<p>Millions of people use navigation apps like Waze or Google Maps to get turn-by-turn voice …

17 iPad tips and secrets you’ll use

I’ve tried to solely include iPad-only features here, though I have included a couple that work across iOS which I think come into their own on the …

Apps

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

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Apple acquires automation app Workflow and makes it free

Apple has acquired Workflow, an automation app for iOS that lets you connect apps and create quick shortcuts to actions like texting a contact to let them know you’ll be late for your appointment, find a convenience store near you, make PDFs from Web pages and record an audio note to yourself …

Apps

How to Get the Most Out of Google Maps

Google Maps is hand-down one of the best navigation apps on Android and iPhone, but considering most of us use it <i>while</i> driving, it’s easy to miss …

Here's why you must back up your iPhone and iPad before upgrading to iOS 10.3

iOS 10.3 is expected to land before March is out, and it's vital that you have an effective backup mechanism in place for your iPhone before you …

10 Ways to Search Google for Information That 96% of People Don’t Know About

In our era of advanced technology and high-speed Internet connections, you can find information on virtually anything. In the space of just a few …

AdWords

Where Did That AirDrop File Go? How to Find it on a Mac or an iOS Device

AirDrop is a great way to move files between your Mac, iPhone, and iPad devices. The feature allows you to quickly send photos, videos, documents, …

How to use iMessage special effects

Over the years the iPhone's Messages app has evolved from a relatively simple messaging program to a sophisticated tool complete with special effects.<p>…

Use Dropbox to Store a Mac's Settings for Easy Configuration When You Get a New Computer

If you tend to set up a new Mac the exact same way as your old Mac, you know how tedious it can be to go and download files, tweak settings, and mess …

12 Advanced Google Tricks That Will Change How You Search

No matter how many changes Google makes to its search algorithm, you can rest assured the majority of people will continue to consider the “Big G” …

Trick Your Friends and Family With These 10 Bets You'll Always Win

If you’re looking for some ways to astonish your friends and family, or maybe win some free drinks at the bar, give these tricks a try.<p>In this video …

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