Alain Geenrits

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Six Good 3D Printing Troubleshooting Guides

The Importance of Deep Work & The 30-Hour Method for Learning a New Skill

The Importance of Deep Work & The 30-Hour Method for Learning a New Skill<p>The tech industry, especially the security industry, seems outrageously …

Will Power

Divide and conquer your Mac photo library

<i>This post is presented by Fat Cat Software, maker of PowerPhotos.</i><p>If there’s one thing photo libraries do, it’s grow. And as they increase in size, they also become harder to organize. Duplicates creep in, folders get mixed up, and the size can easily get out of control. But a Mac app called …

App Store

MacBook Air 2018: All the rumors on specs, price and a possible Sept. 12 release

After years of tiny refinements, we may be less than one week away from our first look at a totally redesigned MacBook Air.<p>And yet -- over the past 48 hours, there's been no shortage of new stories on the new iPhones and Apple Watches we're expecting to see at Apple's big event scheduled for Sept. …

Apple

If Your iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus Mic is Failing After Upgrading to iOS 11.3, Apple Might Replace Your Phone

- May 4, 2018<p>A microphone issue that has been afflicting some iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus units following the device’s being updated to iOS 11.3 has …

IPhone 7

Quick Takes: iOS 11.4 Confirmed, Apple Watch Trade-Up Program Expands, and More

In addition to our standalone articles covering the latest news and rumors at MacRumors, this Quick Takes column provides a bite-sized recap of other headlines about Apple and its competitors on weekdays.<p>Today's edition of Quick Takes focuses on tidbits from Apple's education-themed event at Lane …

Apple Watch

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How to fix your AirPods after iOS 11.2.6 broke them

The latest iOS version 11.2.6 is making some users’ AirPods stream in mono, instead of stereo. That is, the same audio channel is coming out of both AirPods. If you only ever listen to podcasts, you may not have noticed this as most podcasts are recorded in mono, but if you listen to music it might …

AirPods

Stealthy OSX/MaMi malware discovered targeting Macs

The first nasty bit of undetectable malware of 2018 has been unearthed after it was found targeting Macs this week.<p>Security researchers revealed info about the new OSX/MaMi malware which is a lot like the popular DNSChanger malware from 2012 that infected millions of machines.<p>In a blog post …

Malware

ProgrammableWeb's Most Interesting APIs in 2017: Application Development and DevOps

Developers looking to make their life easier can turn to ProgrammableWeb's directory and discover plenty of tools for building, deploying and …

Keeping Time With Amazon Time Sync Service | Amazon Web Services

Today we’re launching Amazon Time Sync Service, a time synchronization service delivered over Network Time Protocol (NTP) which uses a fleet of …

Ditch All Those Other Messaging Apps: Here's Why You Should Use Signal

Stop me if you've heard this before. You text a friend to finalize plans, anxiously awaiting their reply, only to get a message from them on Snapchat …

The iOS 11 hidden tricks you absolutely need to learn right now

iOS 11 is officially out, which means you can install it on your iPhone and iPad right now to experience some of the things Apple has been working …

Apps

Here Are (Approximately) 3000 Free Data Sources You Can Use Right Now

If you need data about government activity, the welfare of Mother Earth and her children, finance, economies, industry, weather and climate, or any of a myriad of social and scientific concerns, you can get it right now, free of charge.<p>Thousands of municipal, state, and national governments now …

European Union

iOS 11: All the New Features | WIRED

• Author: Wired Staff. Wired Staff Gear<br>• Date of Publication: 06.05.17. 06.05.17<br>• Time of Publication: 4:09 pm. 4:09 pm<p>The 9 Key New Features Coming to iOS …

10 tools based on AI that will change your freelancing career

Is your career endangered by AI?<p><i>The development of full artificial intelligence could spell the end of the human race…. It would take off on its own, and re-design itself at an ever increasing rate. Humans, who are limited by slow biological evolution, couldn’t compete, and would be …

Artificial Intelligence

Apple Slices- WWDC Delivered the Goods

What a week it has been. Apple has definitely made the most of its time in the spotlight, grabbing the media’s attention and showing us that they can still innovate, be aggressive, and even listen to what users are asking for from time to time. While all may not be perfect, and there are still …

IPad Pro

Amazon Makes Foray Into Edge Computing With AWS Greengrass

In October 2015, when I got a chance to review AWS IoT right after its launch, I had an ask – an appliance that acts as the local gateway to the devices, tackling primary routing and message processing.<p>Today, at an event in San Francisco, Amazon announced the general availability of AWS Greengrass, …

Apple Adds More Video Tutorials to Its Complete iPhone Photography Guide

Last week, Apple launched a website showing users exactly how to get the most out of their iPhone 7 camera, alongside select tutorial videos. Now the …

Apple launches new Swift app development curriculum for free on iBooks, offered at six community colleges this fall

Apple has today announced that is launching a new app development curriculum designed to teach students how to start using Swift to create fully functional iPhone apps. The course is available for free on iBooks (plus teacher’s guide) for anyone to download, and builds on the Everyone Can Code …

Tim Cook

DJI's Spark drone is so small and smart, it could be a game-changer

DJI unveiled its tiny Spark drone on Wednesday, and it's sort of the anti-drone for consumers.<p>It's small enough to fit in your hand, launches and …

How to activate Photos’ hidden 3D Flyover view

The iOS Photos app might just look like a simple grid-like list, but it has a ton of hidden power. For instance, you can see your photos on a full-screen, 3-D Flyover map. And with one simple swipe on a photograph, you can see where it was taken, see other photos taken nearby, and collections …

Apple

How to turn anything into a PDF on your iPhone or iPad

Stop! Don’t download that PDF converter app for iOS. You don’t need it. What if I told you iPhones have come with a built-in PDF-conversion tool since iOS 10?<p>Once you know where this iOS PDF converter is buried, you can quickly and easily turn anything into a handy PDF on your iPhone or iPad.<p>On the …

iBooks

Resource: Get Free Training on Microsoft Cloud Technologies

Microsoft has an extensive hands-on lab that is a combination of virtual classes and self-paced labs that can help you learn all about their …

WWDC Wishlist: How iPhone and iPad could improve with iOS 11

Yesterday we took a look at a few new features we hope to see coming to macOS at this year’s Worldwide Developers Conference. With no Spring event in sight, Apple is set to have a strong WWDC 2017 with updates coming across all platforms. Today we’ll be taking a look at what we hope to see in …

Apps

Rackspace CEO on AWS, OpenStack and the future of the cloud

Rackspace CEO Taylor Rhodes discusses the company's plans and why the cloud story is only just getting started.<p>Rackspace CEO Taylor Rhodes is …

The Best New Apple Watch Features In watchOS 3.2: Should You Upgrade?

The latest Apple Watch update, called watchOS 3.2, is now available to download to Watches. So, Apple Watch wearers, should you upgrade?<p>Well, first of all, please note that like the iOS 10.3 update, this is not a quick process. I didn’t time it exactly – after all, I use my Watch to do things like …

Apple's new video app is part Snapchat, part iMovie and full of AI

Quick: you want to make a casual, shareable video that's longer than 60 seconds, what app do you use?<p>If you're drawing a blank (besides your phone's …

The next iOS will deeply change the iPhone, and you won't even notice

If you're the type of person who immediately updates their iPhone to the latest version of iOS every time new software drops, here's a friendly …

12 Essential iPhone Photography Apps and Accessories

Take your pictures to the next level.<p>Every iPhone has an excellent camera right out of the box. However, with the help of third-party apps and accessories, you can improve the quality of your mobile photos and videos even more.