Wes Terrell

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I Asked a Black Cop What He Thinks About America’s Policing Problem

"I think it's an entitlement thing. It's like, 'I'm wearing this badge and you need to respect me.'<p>It's easy to say fuck the police. But we know we need them. We need the police to protect us, although quite often it seems like we need to be protected from the police. But when people agitate for …

OS X El Capitan System Requirements: Check if your Mac is Eligible for OS X 10.11 or Not

Apple announced Mac OS X El Capitan in the recent WWDC. The latest OS X 10.11 will be launched by fall for public. Beta version is already rolled …

Apple could give old iPhones and iPads new life with iOS 9

The next versions of iOS and OS X are supposed to focus on performance and stability instead of new features, and that focus on performance could extend all the way back to devices that Apple released three and four years ago. According to <i>9to5Mac</i>, a focus of iOS 9 has been optimizing the OS for old …

How to unlock iOS 8.3’s secret Spock emoji

iOS 8.3 includes some huge advancements to emoji with the inclusion of more racially diverse characters, but <i>Star Trek</i> fans might be more interested in a new emoji that makes it easier to tell your friends to “live long and prosper.”<p>Today, Apple added support for the Vulcan salute emoji, which was …

We won’t give Apple Watch the time of day, says Twittersphere

Actress Anna Kendrick can probably afford a $10,000 gold watch, but that didn’t stop her from taking a bite out of Apple after it flexed its wrist-computing power Monday.<p>Known for her brutal Twitter truths, Kendrick offered a sour evaluation of the high-end Apple Watch, which is made of 18-karat …

Star Wars Battlefront II - Star Wars Battlefront 2: Talking Battlefront 3 While Slaying Ewoks on Endor - IGN Plays - IGN Video

Jared and Frank Talk about the next entry in the Battlefront series while playing the its last game. There is also singing.

A Super Simple Way to Make Landscape Photos POP Using Lightroom

It seems like virtually all outdoor or landscape photographs suffer from the same illness when they come out of the camera. The symptoms are: An …

Mac|Life

In-depth Apple advice for all your devices<p>Our team of writers has been using Apple products for years, and knows them inside and out, as well as the …

A Closer Look at Nikon’s New Phase Fresnel (PF) Lens Technology

Weighing just 1.66 pounds, Nikon’s newly announced 300mm f/4 is the world’s lightest 300mm full frame prime autofocus lens. It’s also the first Nikon …

Kodak Jumping Into Smartphones with Photo-Centric Devices in 2015

Kodak is jumping into the world of smartphones to try and make a splash in mobile photography. The company has announced that it will be launching a …

Use your Apple TV as a full-fledged desktop browser with AirBrowser app

<i>This post is brought to you by IdeaSolutions, creator of AirBrowser.</i><p>Would you like to surf the web, watch streaming videos, read newspapers and do everything else you normally do on your Mac browser, in full screen on your TV? Pinch to zoom, swipe, bookmark pages — all using your iOS device as a …

New Horizons probe rouses from hibernation for Pluto mission

After nine years and a journey of 3bn miles, Nasa’s New Horizons robotic probe awoke from hibernation on Saturday to begin an unprecedented mission to study the icy dwarf planet Pluto and sibling worlds in its Kuiper Belt home.<p>A pre-set alarm clock roused New Horizons from its electronic slumber at …

Polaroid’s Instagram Logo Look-a-Like Camera, the Socialmatic, Gets an Official Release Date

After three years of teasing and a handful of tentative release dates that have come and gone, the Polaroid Socialmatic instant printing digital …

My First Time with Bill Cunningham: 5 Women Share Their Memories of Being Photographed

“I have said many times that we all get dressed for Bill,” <b>Anna Wintour</b> declared in the 2010 documentary about the legendary <i>New York Times</i> photographer. “And it’s one snap, two snaps, or he ignores you, which is death.” On the occasion of his exhibition “Bill Cunningham: Facades,” which opens today …

How Successful People Handle Toxic People

Toxic people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos and pushing other people’s buttons. Either way, they create unnecessary complexity, strife, and worst of all stress.<p>Studies …

Free Things to Do in Dallas

This city is known for its big hair, big cars, big houses, and big charm. It is in fact, the 8th largest city in the United States. But it doesn't mean you have to spend big money when you go there. With an average of 232 days of sunshine a year, the "metroplex" offers loads of activities for …

Museums

How To: Find Out if Your Mac Can Support Continuity's Handoff Feature

Continuity is a new feature for iOS 8 and Mac OS X Yosemite which allows users to connect their Apple devices to their Mac in order to access …

OS X Yosemite, iOS 8: Continuity -- what you need to know

Apple's promised Continuity feature will bind OS X Yosemite with iOS 8, enabling integration between Macs and mobile devices for compatible apps. So …

10 Awesome Wallpapers Inspired By Google's Material Design

575<p>SHARES<p>Google's Material Design is probably the most interesting design trend since Microsoft introduced their Windows UI back in 2012. It features …

Jeremy Clarkson and Top Gear Flee Argentina Over Number-Plate Fracas

The cast and crew of the BBC’s <i>Top Gear</i> television show were forced to flee Argentina ahead of schedule due to controversy over a vehicle license plate that appeared to reference the 1982 Falklands War. Affixed to a Porsche 928 driven by Jeremy Clarkson, the plate number in question read “H982 FKL, …

Pepsi and Coca-Cola Finally Confess to Crimes Against the Human Body, Sort Of

<b>The news:</b> The three major beverage companies admitted Tuesday that their signature drinks may be leaving a sour taste in consumer's mouths.<p>Over the …

Family to Accept GM Ignition-Switch Compensation, Lawyer Says

The family of at least one victim killed in a General Motors Co vehicle with a faulty ignition switch will accept an offer from a program set up to provide compensation for crash injuries and deaths, a lawyer for the family said on Thursday. The lawyer, Robert Hilliard, said the compensation …

How to use iCloud Drive the right way

If you haven’t been scared off cloud services by the Fappening or past horrors like MobileMe, you might want to try iCloud Drive, Apple’s answer to Dropbox and Google Drive. It’s a pretty great concept, an extension of the Apple philosophy from way back – documents are identified by the apps they …

9 Ways To Reuse Your Old iPhone Now That You've Got The iPhone 6

If you haven't traded it in or sold it just yet, there are tons of ways to repurpose your aging phone.<p>Remember, smartphones are just miniature computers, which means there's a lot you can do with them even if your phone isn't activated or connected to the Internet. Don't let it get dusty in your …

Tim Cook Ripped Apart Google's Business Model In 2 Paragraphs

One portion of the letter sticks out in particular, and it's a clear jab at the way Google does business. Cook writes that many internet services are free but use your personal data to market products to you.<p>"You are the product," Cook writes.<p>That's how Google operates. Its algorithms scan your …

No more speed bumps: How Apple can fix the iPad

With all the excited chatter about the iPhone 6 and the iWatch, the iPad is starting to look like a relic from the past — and the sales back this up.<p>Across the board, tablet sales have flatlined. On the back of another lower-than-expected tablet quarter, research firm IDC recently slashed its 2014 …

Steven Sotloff beheading video bears many similarities to James Foley killing

A video that apparently shows the murder of an American journalist, Steven Sotloff, released by Islamic State (Isis) militants on Tuesday, is similar in some striking respects to an earlier video that depicted the beheading of another reporter, James Foley.<p>Location<p>Sotloff’s video appear to have ben …

Saudi Arabia 'foils al-Qaeda attack plot'

Saudi Arabia has said it has arrested 88 men suspected of being part of an al-Qaeda cell plotting attacks inside and outside the kingdom.<p>Tuesday's announcement comes amid the advance of the Islamic State armed group in Iraq and Syria, which has prompted Saudi Arabia to take harsher measures against …