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How to send large files for free: the easiest ways to send massive files

For bigger file transfers, email is a no-go. So what are your options?<p>E-mail is creaking under the demands of the internet, and nowhere is that more …

Software

Top 3 Retirement Savings Tips For 55- To 64-Year-Olds

Saving for retirement is often put on hold by those who feel they have sufficient time to start planning and saving later. While it is never too soon …

Retirement

Tips and Tricks: Creating and Marking Up PDFs in iOS 11

As a contractor, I can tell you that PDF documents are the industry standard in my world. You don’t have to fuss with security settings or worry about them being altered the same way that you do with a Word doc, or other editable document style. If I am sending a customer a quote, it’s going to be …

Tutorials

This iOS 11 tip will help you organize your apps in seconds

IOS 11 is loaded with new features, but some of them are harder to find than others.<p>If you follow this guide, you'll be able to organize your iOS …

iOS 11: How to customize Control Center

iOS 11 brings a brand new Control Center and also some nice customization options. Follow along for how to quickly get Control Center tuned to your preferences.<p>Now that the iOS 11 public beta is available in addition to the developer beta, more and more users are giving Apple’s latest mobile OS a …

Beta Testing

How to keep your Android contacts current and duplicate-free

Although smartphones have progressed exponentially through the last decade, I'm still finding myself bumping up against remnants of the past.<p>Take my …

Amazon’s Alexa passes 15,000 skills, up from 10,000 in February

Amazon’s Alexa voice platform has now passed 15,000 skills — the voice-powered apps that run on devices like the Echo speaker, Echo Dot, newer Echo Show and others. The figure is up from the 10,000 skills Amazon officially announced back in February, which had then represented a 3x increase from …

The minimalist guide to simplifying your finances

Could you adapt to the idea of being a minimalist? Well, the thought of having the bare minimum number of items to live with is a difficult pill to …

Investing in these stocks now could make you a millionaire retiree

Stocks like these two could take your retirement portfolio to the next level.<p>The most surefire way to become a millionaire retiree (aside from actually starting with a million dollars) is to invest in stocks that consistently generate strong returns, and allow your gains to compound for decades. …

Investing

All you need to know about Slide Over, Split View in iOS 11

Slide Over and Split View have been overhauled in iOS 11, making them more powerful but also more complex. Both have been available since iOS 9, but — without drag-and-drop — they were little more than a convenient way to view two apps at once. Now, Slide Over and Split View are essential, allowing …

iPad Pro 10.5-inch: The smart person's guide

This in-depth guide examines Apple's newest iPad Pro 10.5" model. It covers the tablet's new and exciting features, its hardware specifications, and …

IPad Pro

Robinhood's plan to open financial markets to the masses

While most were following the closure of Lehman Brothers and Bear Stearns during the 2008 financial crisis, there was another important change occurring: the rise of algorithmic trading. Due to the inefficiency and excess of humans coordinating trades, computers began processing about 95% of the …

Kodi: Everything you need to know about the streaming app

Kodi is an open-source media center app that's been developed and built out over the past decade. Its latest build is one of the most complete media …

Raspberry Pi

How to back up and protect all your data

No excuses.<p>When you sit down at the computer, you probably don't want to spend your time backing up your files and data. It may not be as entertaining as Netflix or Facebook, but it just might be the most important job you can do on your desktop or laptop machine.<p>Having a comprehensive backup …

Software

8 common Amazon Echo problems and how to fix them

When they work as intended, Amazon's Echo, Dot and Tap speakers are quite impressive and save the hassle of having to whip out a phone to change the color of smart lights or the temperature setting of the thermostat.<p>But things don't always go as planned and Amazon didn't create a truly flawless …

Acer Spin 7

<b>The Good</b> The Acer Spin 7's a well-designed laptop with a nice touchscreen and sturdy 360-degree hinge, pretty good sound and a smoothly operating keyboard and touchpad.<p><b>The Bad</b> Its performance doesn't match similarly equipped and priced competitors and there's no stylus support for Windows Ink.<p><b>The</b> …

Asus may have created the ultimate Surface Pro 4 clone

BERLIN — At this point, practically every major computer maker has cloned the Surface Pro, further validating Microsoft's 2-in-1 tablet-laptop vision.<p>…

Acer’s 13-inch Swift 7 laptop is ridiculously thin

More news out of Acer land in this early lead up to IFA. The company’s offering up yet another 13.3-inch laptop, in addition to its newly unveiled Chromebook. The Swift 7 is a ridiculously thin Windows 10 machine, clocking in at a hair under a centimeter – 9.98mm or 0.39-inches to be exact. That …

Batteries

Less Tax, More Retirement Saving With IRA Account

Retirement<p>Polls indicate that most Americans haven't saved enough for retirement. While the reasons for this are varied, many people find themselves confused by the basics, wondering, "What is an IRA account, anyway?"<p><b>What is an IRA?</b><p>Individual retirement accounts, or IRAs, are a tax gift from Uncle …

Don't miss these investment bargains - brought to you by Brexit

The shock with which financial markets initially greeted the Brexit outcome had turned by the end of last week into an excited rally - with small investors among the most enthusiastic buyers.<p>Brokers reported trading volumes up fourfold, with the vast majority of trades being purchases.<p>Most popular …

Investing

DVD player found inside Tesla Model S involved in fatal crash

<i>(Reuters)</i> – A digital video disc player was found in the Tesla car that was on autopilot when its driver was killed in a May 7 collision with a truck, Florida Highway Patrol officials said on Friday.<p>Whether the portable DVD player was operating at the time of the crash has not been determined, …

Tesla

6 Investing Tools for First-Time Investors

Even the most successful investors have to start somewhere. Knowing where to begin and which path to take, though, can be confusing. We've collected 6 tools to make the investment process a little easier for those just starting to invest.

Investing

Forgot Your Restrictions Passcode? How to Reset It without Restoring Your iPhone or iPad

Your restrictions passcode on iPhone can be reset without restoring your iPhone. Well, not reset exactly. But this is a sure-fire way to find your restrictions passcode, which will allow you to take restrictions off your iPhone or reset the passcode. In essence, this is an article on how to recover …

How to turn an old Wi-Fi router into an access point

A network needs only one router to function. That said, when you replace your old Wi-Fi router with a better faster one, you can spend time trying to convince someone to take a five-year old router off your hands, or you can turn it into an external Access Point (AP). Placing this DYI AP at the far …

Understanding Cloud Computing

Cloud computing finds its origin in the need of advanced computing infrastructure by people and organization which can be shared among them. The cloud came as a solution. It is the practice of using a network of remote Computing devices (servers) hosted on the Internet to store, manage, and process …

Google Drive

How to back up your iPad using iCloud or iTunes

Backing up your iPad is the most important habit you should try to keep with regard to routine maintenance of your device. It’s the first step in your line of defense before ever attempting any trouble-shooting measures. Furthermore, it is a prudent operation you should take prior to updating to a …

5 Ways to Save Money after Retirement

Most retirees have big plans for their lives after then stop working. Whether, it's buying a vacation home, traveling or opening a small business, these plans usually require a healthy retirement fund. One of the biggest fears of any retiree is not having enough money to live the life they …

ASK A FINANCIAL PLANNER: 'How do I start investing?'

<i>I am in my 20s and have started investing in a few stocks and some mutual funds.</i><p><i>I understand you can't tell me what stocks or mutual funds to invest in, but I was wondering what is the best advice you have in how to pick good stocks/mutual funds, or what business information you look at to decide</i> …

How to use Notes on iPhone and iPad: The ultimate guide

Notes lets you collect all your words, images, videos, links, lists, locations, and more, all in one place, and sync them across all your Apple …