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My Must-Have iOS Apps, 2017 Edition

With the transition to iPad Pro as my primary computer fully achieved in 2016 and not surprising anymore, in 2017 I turned my attention to three other key areas of my life: working with the MacStories team, managing my time, and finding my favorite apps among many competing alternatives.<p>For the …

Mossberg: Running Windows 10 and macOS Sierra together

The new Parallels 12 does the job well, even on aging hardware<p>I’m writing this paragraph in Word for Windows on Windows 10. The process is as smooth as you’d expect on PC hardware built for Windows, with no hesitation or freezing, and all the features are enabled. But I’m not using a Windows PC; …

WATCH: Trailer for New "South Park" Game Satirizes Comic Book Movie Franchises

As revealed today at the Ubisoft E3 Press Conference, “South Park: The Fractured But Whole” has been given a December 6, 2016 release date. The …

Why skipping your workout is actually good for you

Beating yourself up for not showing up for a spin class or for enjoying every lick of that dulce de leche ice cream cone can do a number on your mind.<p>Many of us constantly keep a tally of all the healthy and not-so-healthy habits we’re busily fostering each day, but it's time to stop. Read on, …

Weight Loss

HBO tells Game of Thrones pirates it's easy to pay for show

In an attempt to stamp out piracy, HBO is sending a personal message to Canadians that it's easy to legally watch its shows. But many Canadians …

This Star Wars Fan Film May Contain the Goriest Moment the Galaxy Has Ever Seen

<i>Star Wars: Exile</i> is a 16-minute fan film about a pair of Jedi who must confront a sinister Inquisitor in the employ of Darth Vader and the dark side. …

Catch A Glimpse Of Disney’s Millennium Falcon Ride In New ‘Star Wars’ Land Footage

<i>Star Wars</i> Land is going to be big, like Starkiller Base big. That’s the takeaway from Disney’s latest update for the highly-anticipated theme park.<p>More artwork for the attraction was revealed during Disney’s Summer Awakens Media Event, and while a lot of it was similar to or the same as the …

Woman Was So Shocked By What She Saw Painted on McDonald’s Windows That She Did a Double-Take and Snapped a Pic. Now, It’s Going Viral.

A Tennessee McDonald’s is getting nationwide attention after a woman recently drove by the fast-food joint and was shocked to see a large nativity scene painted on its windows.<p>It was an image that was so surprising that she said she did a “double-take” before posting a photo to Facebook.<p>“Drove by …

Elon Musk responds to Bloomberg's story on self-driving tech, calling it 'inaccurate'

One of the bigger aspects of the story was the relationship between Hotz and Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk.<p>According to Bloomberg's story, Musk told Hotz that if he built a better system than MobilEye, which builds driver-assistance technologies and provides an important "vision chip" for Tesla's cars …

Tesla

17 hilarious parenting comics that are your life.

You might remember our recent article filled with hilarious reality, "15 parenting comics that are almost too real."<p>Well, cartoonist and father of …

Parenting

A bunch of huge companies are creating a free technology to radically change how business is done

The companies involved include ANZ Bank, Cisco, CLS, Credits, Digital Asset, Fujitsu, IC3, IBM, Intel, London Stock Exchange Group, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MFUG), State Street, SWIFT, VMware and Wells Fargo.<p>Their goal is to create a distributed ledger that can be used by anyone and is …

Blockchain

Air India employee dies after being sucked into plane engine at airport

<b>(CNN) —</b> An engineer at Mumbai airport died after being sucked into the engine of an Air India plane, the company said.<p>The deadly incident happened late Wednesday as the Airbus A319 was being towed backward from the parking bay in preparation for taxiing out, said Anil Mehta, an Air India …

Airplanes

Filmmaker Asks Yale Students to Repeal First Amendment — Watch Their ‘Unbelievable’ Responses

Several Yale University students were captured on camera by a documentary filmmaker happily signing a petition aimed at repeating the First Amendment.<p>The video shows media personality Ami Horowitz ask students on the Ivy League campus if they would willingly sign his anti-free speech petition.<p>“I …

McDonald's customers step over disabled man as he chokes to death

People step over man dying in wheelchair after ball of food blocks oesophagus so they can reach counter of Cheltenham restaurant, inquest hears<p>McDonald's customers stepped over a disabled man as he choked to death on a lump of meat so they could get served, an inquest heard.<p>Mike Ore, who had spina …

Is Europe really going to ban teenagers from Facebook and the internet?

New European data protection rules would see companies require parental consent to handle data of those under 16, effectively blocking them from social media<p>The European Parliament is set to vote on Tuesday on new rules that could see teenagers banned from internet services such as Facebook, social …

The FCC defended net neutrality from internet providers in court on Friday

This very same court has struck down the FCC's regulations twice before<p>On Friday, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) was back in court to defend net neutrality from cable, telecom, and wireless trade groups that are seeking to see the regulations overturned. Those industries sued the FCC …

Everything you ever wanted to know about how McDonald's food is made

In the face of growing consumer demand for transparency, the Big Mac chain has launched marketing campaigns in the US, Canada, and Australia to answer consumer- submitted questions such as, "Are McDonald's eggs organic or free-range?" and "Does McDonald's import beef from other …

Post on Facebook - and get a tax bill

Banks, insurers and even the taxman are trawling Facebook and other sites looking for information which could determine how much they charge you<p>Send one wrong tweet or message and you could lose your reputation, friends and your job.<p>It's the phenomenon of "social shaming", in which an errant post …