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The easiest way to copy an iPhone photo album to your PC

It was a pretty typical weekend project: My daughter's graduation party was coming up, so I wanted to put together a photo slideshow. Of course, like most parents, my wife and I had years' worth of photos trapped on our iPhones. How could we quickly and easily move them to a laptop and into a …

App Store

This Google Maps trick can save you tons of time

Paul . Richards | AFP | Getty Images<p>There's a feature in Google Maps that can save you a ton of time if you use it properly. It tells you how busy a …

Maps

Use these Waze tips and tricks to become an expert navigator

Waze was already a popular, powerful crowdsourced map app before Google acquired it, but the navigation software is now better than ever before. Waze …

Maps

dotEPUB is the best way to save and annotate websites in iBooks

In my constant search for a way to save and annotate webpages like I used to do with Instapaper before it cut off access to Europe instead of complying with GDPR laws, I came across a great service called dotEPUB.<p>This quick-and-easy service lets you save and convert any webpage into an EPUB …

Apps

Lifehacker Pack for Windows: Our List of the Essential Windows Apps 2018

There are so many Windows apps out there, that picking a list of the very best, most must-install software for your desktop or laptop feels daunting. …

Apps

How To: Network-Unlock Your iPhone to Use with Any GSM Carrier on iOS 11

If you want to use your iPhone with another carrier, all you have to do is contact the original carrier to request an unlock, which is usually …

Mobile Technology

How to securely wipe the data off hard drives, SSDs, flash drives, iPhones and iPads, and Android devices | ZDNet

Built-in way to erase iOS and Android devices<p>iOS and Android devices both have built-in tools to erase the devices.<p>On iOS: <b>Settings</b> > <b>General</b> > <b>Reset</b> …

Information Systems

6 Chrome Plugins That Can Save You Hundreds of Dollars Online

They will completely change your online shopping game.<p>Whether you’re online shopping for a small necessity or a big splurge, there’s always the …

Personal Finance

How to get a world-class education for free on the internet

As crucial as a university degree has become for working in the modern economy, it is not the only route forward into a wildly lucrative and satisfying career—just ask famous dropouts Bill Gates, Oprah Winfrey, Michael Dell, Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg.<p>In the future, a single bachelor’s degree in a …

Learning

How to Write a Business Plan in Seven Steps

Learning how to write a business plan not only leads to a great blueprint for running a company, it forces you to take a good look at how your …

Small Business

How To Speed Up Your Computer With These 7 Solutions

There’s nothing worse than a slow computer. It drains your productivity, builds frustration, and ultimately makes the broader computing experience one big mess.<p>But there’s also little you can do to stop the slow descent into obsolescence. The technology world is changing at a rapid rate and as …

Nvidia GeForce

14 features in iOS 12 you need to know about

iOS

6 Reasons Why You Should Be a Macro Photographer

Maybe you’re a beginner, just got your first camera, and you’re trying to learn to navigate the world of photography. Or you’ve been photographing …

Macro Photography

iPad Slow? Learn How to Speed up iPad, Even Older Ones!

If you have an older iPad, you may have noticed that it's not as fast as it used to be and asked yourself, "why is my iPad so slow?" There are lots of different reasons why your iPad may be running more slowly than it did when you first bought it, and luckily there are just as many ways to speed it …

Apps

If You Download These 5 Apps, You Probably Don't Need a Travel Agent

Confession: I love planning a vacation almost as much as I enjoy actually being on vacation. From scouting out the best hotel deals to reading up on …

Apps

8 Simple but Brilliant Life Hacks To Make Your Home Smell Fresh And Beautiful

2. All Natural Fruit Rind Air Freshener<p>I’ll be honest and admit that I had no idea what Rind meant until I googled it (teehee) but anyway, for this …

How to take better pictures with your camera’s automatic mode

Photography experts are always imploring people not to rely on a camera’s full-automatic mode – you know, that magic green icon that makes our lives …

People are reading your email. Here’s how to make them stop

<i>(in)Secure is a weekly column that dives into the rapidly escalating topic of cybersecurity.</i><p>“No one at Google reads your Gmail,” wrote Suzanne Frey, …

16 of the Best Apps for Landscape Photography

In this article, I’ll share my top 16 favorite apps that I use almost every time I have to plan a photography session, a photo trip, or a complex …

How To Free Up Space on Your iPhone

Don't let limited storage stop you from taking another Instagram-worthy photo or downloading another album to listen to on the go. It's easy to free …

Apps

How to Shoot Awesome Long Exposure Photos at Night: 6 Tips from Serge Ramelli

Long exposure photography, when done right, can produce some stunning images. Even better is long exposure photography at night, which can transform …

This is pretty much everyone’s favorite new iPhone feature in iOS 12

When Apple first unveiled its new iOS 12 software during its WWDC 2018 keynote event, many Apple fans seemed a bit disappointed. Thanks to all the …

20 Photography Hacks That Will Get You Amazing Results – Page 18

19. Make a DIY Bean Bag Tripod<p>If a tripod is not in your budget right now or you find carrying a tripod is a hassle, our next photography hack is for …

How To: 100+ Secret Dialer Codes for Your iPhone

The dialer screen on your iPhone has a lot more to it than just entering phone numbers and hitting the green call button. It's not very obvious, but …

This Smart Pillow Will Stop Your Partner's Terrible Snoring

Can’t sleep? You’re not alone.<p>One-third of Americans report that they usually get fewer than the recommended hours of sleep, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).<p>Given how important sleep is for our health and well-being, it was only a matter of time before someone …

Sleep

Seven utilities to make your Windows PC more powerful

Microsoft is building some of these features right into Windows 10<p>Last week on Processor we covered a bunch of utilities for the Mac and, as promised, here’s the Windows 10 side of things. As with the last piece, I wanted to focus in on <i>utilities</i> instead of apps — little tools that improve how you …

These 6 apps will make you a better public speaker

For many people, public speaking ranks just below reptiles (but above spiders and heights) when it comes to the things they fear most. We've found …

Cat5 Vs Cat5e Vs Cat6: How Ethernet Cable Speeds Differ

Image: iStock<p>Ethernet cables are the lifeblood of any wired internet network. While they all look very similar on the outside, these cables can …

20 Amazing Photography Tips and Techniques

As a photographer, there are few things more satisfying than mastering a new photography technique. Learning new photography techniques can open up …

Apple's New iPhone Advantage Over Android Is Confirmed

TSMC has started production of the next generation of chips destined to power the new iPhones that will be announced later this year by Tim Cook and his team. The presumptively named A12 chip will use TSMC’s 7nm fabrication process, and offer the iOS handset better power management and increased …