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Omega-3s Aren’t So Great For Your Heart After All

Omega-3s were supposed to protect us all from heart disease and other health problems, but it’s taken some time for the evidence to catch up with the …

This garage gadget adds simple smarts to your garage door

Smart Homes

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 …

Apps

Your iPhone tracks every place you visit. Here’s how to see the map.

Your iPhone knows where you are, and it remembers where you have been. It keeps a record of your frequent hangouts — aka “significant locations” — and uses this data to make location-based suggestions using Siri and to power other features. Don’t panic, though: This data is kept on your phone, not …

Track Down

6 Home Maintenance Tasks You May Not Even Realize You Have to Do

Home maintenance and ownership go hand in hand, so you're no doubt aware that there's plenty you <i>should</i> be doing (hello, gutter cleaning!). Sorry to …

Home Improvement

Secret Netflix movie codes and other hacks and tips that will change your life

Netflix currently has 81 million paying users and has launched in 130 new countries around the world since January 2016.<p>Among its most popular series …

30 free macOS apps every Mac user should have

Powerful Mac apps that won't break the bankThere’s something of a misconception when it comes to the Mac. While powerful tools like Photoshop or …

Apps

Windows 10 included password manager with huge security hole

There's a good reason why security analysts get nervous about bundled third-party software: it can introduce vulnerabilities that the companies can't control. And Microsoft, unfortunately, has learned that the hard way. Google researcher Tavis Ormandy discovered that a Windows 10 image came bundled …

macOS High Sierra security vulnerability discovered, here’s how to set root password for fix

<i>Update #2: An official fix is now available; no restart required.</i><p><i>Update: An Apple spokesperson has issued the following statement, saying an update is in the works:</i><p><i>“We are working on a software update to address this issue. In the meantime, setting a root password prevents unauthorized access to</i> …

How to build a startup while having a full-time job — according to people who did it

Starting a new startup while having other critical obligations in your life, like a full-time job or a family, is certainly challenging — but not impossible. We asked three entrepreneurs in TQ, a tech hub in the heart of Amsterdam, who have experienced this first-hand, what their advice is if you …

How to add any audio file to iPhone’s Music app

It’s 2017, and yet you still can’t add music to the Music app on your iPhone. If you have an MP3 file that somebody sent you, that you downloaded, or that you created with one of the zillions of powerful apps on iOS, you can’t just add it to your library. Instead, you must add it to iTunes on your …

Operating Systems

Selling your MacBook Pro with Touch Bar? Apple recommends this step

If you’re selling (or generously handing down) your MacBook Pro with Touch Bar, Apple recommends an extra step when erasing your data before parting ways with your machine. This step requires an obscure Terminal command that you wouldn’t assume and isn’t required on Macs without the Touch Bar.<p>It’s …

Monitor your home from anywhere w/ this 4-pack of Yi Wireless Cameras for $105

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>YI Technology via Amazon offers a 4-pack of its Wireless Home Security Cameras for <b>$104.99 shipped</b> when code <b>6ZKY83CN</b> has been …

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 …

This crazy device turns any TV into a touchscreen

OK this is a seriously cool gadget and if you’ve never seen it before, prepare to have your mind blown. Ubi describes the Ubi Touch as a “portable …

Touchscreens

August's latest smart locks warn if you left the door open

If you've lived on this planet long enough, you've probably had that moment where you <i>thought</i> you'd closed the door on your way out, only to find out that it didn't quite shut. But how are you supposed to know if no one's at home to tell you, and even many smart locks won't fill in the gap? August …

Home Automation

The Google Drive app for PC and Mac is being shut down in March

Google will end support on December 11th<p>The aging Google Drive app for desktop is officially deprecated as of today, Google announced in a blog post. Support will be cut off on December 11th and the app will shut down completely on March 12th, 2018. Users who are still running the Drive app will …

Apps

How to Do a Realistic Sky Swap in a Photo Using Photoshop

In this 9-minute video tutorial from Serge Ramelli, learn how to easily swap out an unattractive white sky from a photo for a more dramatic one using …

Tutorials

How to install Windows 10 on your Mac using a “Boot Camp” external drive via Windows To Go [Video]

Ever since I wrote about installing Windows 10 on a Mac earlier this year, I’ve received tons of questions about installing Windows 10 on an external drive using Boot Camp drivers. The truth is, this is a workaround using Windows To Go, and the process for doing so is a bit more in-depth than it is …

The Shelf is like a Desktop for iOS 11

You know how on your Mac you always drag stuff to the desktop as a kind of temporary holding spot? You might be gathering together some photos, or just keeping a PDF until you work out where to put it, or until you have emailed it and can delete the original. That kind of thing isn’t possible in …

The life-saving browser shortcut everyone should know

I can't believe I'd never heard of Ctrl-Shift-T.<p>If I had a dollar for every time I'd accidentally closed a browser tab -- or worse, an entire windowful of 'em -- I'd be rich.<p>But there's a simple keyboard shortcut that can instantly correct this error: <b>Ctrl-Shift-T</b>.<p>Or <b>Apple-Shift-T</b>, if you're using a …

Google

This tiny $500 gadget can hack the passcode of any iPhone 7 and 7+

Apple is well-known for its maniacal approach to security, but it turns out not even the Cupertino heavyweight is safe from breaches: Popular YouTuber EverythingApplePro has stumbled upon a miniature hacking device that can crack the passcode of any iPhone 7 handset.<p>The device has a fairly compact …

Mobile Technology

How to zip and unzip files on iOS

Zipping files is easy on the Mac. You just right-click on one or more selected files in the Finder, then click Create Archive. The files get turned into an easy-to-handle .zip file.<p>On iOS, it’s a bit trickier. Even in iOS 11’s new Files app, you’ll find no built-in support for zipping files into a …

Apps

20 Cool Command Line Tricks for Windows and macOS

The command line (or Terminal for you Mac fans) is a throwback to a simpler age of computing, before mouse pointers and application windows and …

Linux

Turn Off Your Push Notifications. All of Them

Push notifications are ruining my life. Yours too, I bet. Download more than a few apps and the notifications become a non-stop, cacophonous …

How do you know your code is bad?

The other day, I was watching this video of Robert Martin where he mentions the three symptoms to spot a bad code. And I couldn’t have agreed …

Software Development

The 10 easiest programming languages to learn

Want to learn a new coding language but don't know where to start? Here are 10 options for those looking to learn to program.<p>When it comes to …

Finally, a way to turn your smartphone into a universal remote

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

Home Automation

Turn an old monitor into a wall display with a Raspberry Pi

Have an old monitor and Raspberry Pi lying around? Put them both to great use with this DIY wall-mounted display.<p>So you have an unused Raspberry Pi -- or five -- lying around and you don't know what to do with it. You're not alone, even if there are hundreds of projects at the ready.<p>You can turn it …

Raspberry Pi

Logitech's Slim Folio could be the newest iPad's best keyboard

A way to turn the new iPad into the cheapest Apple laptop.<p>With the right keyboard case, iPads can be surprisingly decent little laptop stand-ins (minus the trackpad). If you bought the newest iPad and wanted to use it like a laptop, you should know that previous iPad accessories may not fit. …

Logitech