Wieslaw Jagodynski

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How to Add and Remove Apps from the Dock on iPhone or iPad

Apple has placed what it thinks are the most useful apps in the dock of the iPad and iPhone, where they are accessible on every Home screen. However, your idea of the most useful apps may be different from Apple's. Here's how to add or remove apps from your dock.<p>To move an app to or from the dock, …

Apps

All the things Wired got hilariously wrong in its legendary 1997 story on how to 'save' Apple

Founder Steve Jobs had just rejoined after being kicked out years earlier — but wasn't in a position of any real authority. Microsoft was easily dominating the PC industry, and Apple's long-term prospects were looking bleak. The article was one of the best-read stories in tech at the time and came …

Profit

The Secret Psychology of Facebook

<i>The post first appeared on Buffer.</i><p>Whenever I hop onto Facebook to do something specific—find a link I saved for later or see what’s happening on Buffer’s Facebook page, perhaps—something strange happens.<p>Despite my best intentions to stay on track and accomplish my goal, I get sucked in. Suddenly …

Social Media

Samsung mimics Apple, right down to Jony Ive-style voice

Technically Incorrect: A new ad lauding Samsung's design credentials bears a stunning resemblance to every video lauding Apple's design credentials.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>The jokes about Samsung copying Apple are almost …

Apple Watch

Comparing the Samsung Galaxy S 6 and S 6 edge

If you have the Samsung Galaxy S® 5 or the older Galaxy S® 4, you might be wondering about trading it in for something new. And with Samsung’s Galaxy S® 6 and Galaxy S® 6 edge on sale, now might be the time. These smartphones raise the bar when it comes to everything from size, speed, design and …

10 things iOS 8 got wrong

iOS 8 brought some welcome improvements to the iPhone experience, but after a couple months of using it, I have a growing list of frustrations. Apple employs some of the best designers around, so it’s hard to believe that these issues weren’t considered before release. Here’s just a part of what …

Send Maps directions in Chrome to your Android phone

In a hurry to get somewhere but need directions? Now you can send the directions to your Android phone before you even leave home or the office.<p>It's dangerous to look up directions while you're driving or biking. Voice input can help ease the burden of typing in an address to Google Maps, but it's …

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Phones

Samsung sets up 200-person team to build displays for Apple

Anyone who dreams of Apple giving a “This is Sparta!”-style thrust-kick to rival Samsung, forever booting it out of Cupertino’s production process, is going to be sorely disappointed.<p>If anything, Apple’s leaning more heavily than ever on its longtime frenemy, with new reports claiming Samsung …

10 free and incredibly useful Android apps that you can't get on the iPhone

But since Android lets app makers do certain things that Apple prohibits, there are a few exclusive options that stand out.<p>From launchers that make it easier to access important information straight from the home screen, to apps that help you find files buried in your phone, here are some of the …

Apps

Liquid body armor could save you from a bullet

A Polish firm is the latest to concoct unassuming-looking fluids that harden on impact, making for lighter, more flexible protection on the battlefield and beyond.<p>Faced with the threat of bullet fire, most people probably won't be giving much thought to the material inside their bulletproof vest. …

Engineering

The great OLED revolution has arrived -- at a price

Plasma TVs may be extinct, but OLED screens now fill that niche. Only one company makes them, so you'll need deep pockets to afford the best picture on the market.<p>The mainstream TV tech with the best picture is dead. RIP plasma.<p>If you're a screen quality purist, LED LCD won't cut it. Though they …

Televisions

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These Are the Best In-Ear Headphones Under $40

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Gear & Gadgets

How to step up your home security

We all want to protect our home and family. But what are the best ways to go about it?<p>Here are some smart accessories, apps and tips to help you protect what’s important to you<p>Canary All-in-One Home Security<p>The sleek, tiny cylinder is a plug-in-ready smart device that lets you monitor everything …

Tech Q&A: 'Supercookies,' online dating, reliable laptops, and more

<b>Wireless companies track your browsing</b><p><b>Q.</b> I thought I heard on your national radio show that wireless carriers are tracking where people go on their tablet or phone using “supercookies.” I have Verizon. Did I hear correctly?<p><b>A.</b> No need to check your hearing. Researchers found that Verizon adds a …

How to transfer and print photos from your phone

Smartphones these days come equipped with top-notch cameras, and while people love snapping great pictures from these phones, they aren’t quite sure how to store and print those photos.<p>Transfer photos to your computer<p>Transferring your smartphone photos to your computer doesn’t have to be a tricky …

Apps

How to turn your smartphone into a TV remote

Are you ready to binge on your favorite television shows? Awesome. Now think of all the remotes living on your coffee table: one for the TV, DVD player, cable, gaming console. That’s quite a collection you’ve got going there. Pare it down a bit by learning how to turn your smartphone or tablet into …

Smart TV

What is a phablet and why do you need one?

It’s a device that even Goldilocks could love. Say your tablet feels a little too big to carry around, but you’re also dissatisfied with your smartphone’s small screen. Look no further than the phablet—a tech crossbreed that’s not too big and not too small, but just right.<p>What is a phablet?<p>Think …

6 problems with the Samsung Galaxy S5 and how to fix them

The Samsung Galaxy S5 was one of the most anticipated phones this year. Designed to be powerful and professional, it’s as feature-packed as ever, and certainly has a lot to offer. However, just like any other smartphone, the Galaxy S5 is not without its issues. With that in mind, we take a look at …

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