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Mark Zuckerberg & Bill Gates Think Everyone Should Read These 14 Books

As the world’s most powerful begin to think about travel plans and what to pack for the annual World Economic Forum in Davos later this month, they …

Bill Gates reveals his 6 favorite books he read in the past year

Bill Gates reads about 50 books a year, but only a few make his annual list of favorites.<p>For several years, the Microsoft founder has chosen five titles he enjoyed over the past year and published reviews of them on his Gates Notes blog.<p>Here are his recommendations.

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Ask a Fool: What stocks should investors in their 50s buy?

Your investment strategy should change as you get older, but there are lots of stocks that are appropriate for 50-something investors.<p>Q: I'm 55 and just rolled an old 401(k) over into an IRA. What are some stock investments you would suggest for me?<p>As you get older, your investing priorities …

Set up your new iPhone X the right way

The new iPhone X is radically different from previous iPhones, but the setup hasn’t changed much at all. The biggest difference from your current iPhone, is that you’ll be able to take advantage of Automatic Setup. And of course Face ID has ousted Touch ID, so you’ll only have to save one face, …

How to use the most useful Finder keyboard shortcuts

You probably spend a lot of time in the macOS Finder. Much of it is likely spent pointing and clicking, using the trackpad pointer to duplicate files, or to click back to the folder you were in a moment ago.<p>But, like most Mac apps, the Finder offers a ton of useful keyboard shortcuts — to create …

42 Gmail Tips That Will Help You Conquer Email

It's time you became a Gmail power user. These tips will get you there.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions …

Hands-on: The entry-level Mid-2017 5K iMac is a great deal with room for future growth [Video]

For $1799, the entry-level 5K iMac is a very good deal for anyone looking for a powerful machine that can be upgraded to some extent. Of course, when it comes to an all-in-one machine like the iMac, the term “upgrade” is used loosely, but it’s still fairly remarkable how much headroom you can …

Google Chrome: six tips to make it suck less battery power

Chrome browser is fast and capable but it can murder your battery life. Here’s how to help your laptop or tablet last longer<p>Google’s Chrome browser is used by over 62% of the world’s PC users, but it’s a notorious battery hog that if left to run rampant can reduce your laptop or tablet to just a …

The Secret Life of Trees: The Astonishing Science of What Trees Feel and How They Communicate

“A tree can be only as strong as the forest that surrounds it.”<p>Trees dominate the world’s the oldest living organisms. Since the dawn of our species, they have been our silent companions, permeating our most enduring tales and never ceasing to inspire fantastical cosmogonies. Hermann Hesse called …

3 of the Most Undervalued Tech Stocks Today

With indexes bumping along at record highs, it can be hard to find stock bargains these days. The challenge is tougher still in the tech sector, which isn't known for serving up screaming buy opportunities to investors.<p>But our Motley Fool contributors have identified a few promising prospects that …

How To Get iOS-Style App Launcher On Windows 10

Are you a PC user who just wishes that they didn’t have to use the standard Windows desktop and would much prefer something, say, like an iPad? No, …

WATCH: Disabling IPhone Animations Can Actually Speed Up Your Device

Just one little tweak makes your iPhone feel brand-new again!<p>Compared to desktop computers, iPhones run very lean and very mean, but that's not to …

Google Drive Tips You Can't Afford to Miss

Google's online office suite and storage service is now the tool of choice for many. Find out why.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may …

Three Photoshop gems photographers will love

I can’t believe a year has passed since I was speaking about some of my favourite Photoshop features at the 2015 Photography Show. As well as the …

How to create precise masks in Lightroom

In this video, I am showing you a trick that helps you create highly precise masks in Lightroom. The idea is to take a 2-stage approach by first …

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The 42 best books to read before you die – our favourites

Books are deeply personal things. Each of us form unique bonds with the characters we read about, relate to storylines and personalities in different …

How To: Stop Photos for OS X From Opening When You Connect Your iPhone

- Dec 28, 2015<p>If you’re a Mac and iPhone user, you may have noticed that OS X automatically launches the Photos app every time you attach your iOS …

David Robert Wright's Mac and iPhone setup

<i>Every week we post a new interview with someone about what software they use on their Mac, iPhone, or iPad. We do these interviews because not only</i> …

iOS 9 review: It’s all about speed

iOS 9 won’t shock you with a bunch of whiz-bang new features or a drastic new look, but in many ways, Apple’s latest mobile operating system is more important than its two immediate predecessors. While iOS 7 and iOS 8 laid a foundation that embraced the future of mobile design, iOS 9 is making all …

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Now With 4 Million Users, Design Platform Canva Launches To Businesses

For the past couple of years, Sydney-based Canva has been working to make graphic design more accessible through its online platform offering over a million photographs, graphics and fonts that can be easily dragged-and-dropped into a variety of templates. Today, the company is taking its next big …

Lifehacker Pack For Mac 2015: Our List Of The Best Mac Apps

There's no shortage of useful, interesting apps for the Mac, but some of them you just can't live without. In this year's annual Lifehacker Pack for …

Most Anticipated: The Great Second-Half 2015 Book Preview

If you like to read, we’ve got some news for you. The second-half of 2015 is straight-up, stunningly chock-full of amazing books. If someone told …

These are the 9 best Fortune 500 stocks to buy

The Fortune 500 rankings tell you a lot about the biggest American companies, but nothing about which of them have the most potential as investments. …

Bill Gates' Summer Reading List Is Heavy on Nerd, Light on Non-Nerd

Would you believe the Microsoft founder has a soft spot for comics?<p>You're likely still thumbing through the books on our summer reading list, so forgive Bill Gates for piling on. The Microsoft founder and noted philanthropist has shared a list of the six "beach reads" he's hoping you'll tackle this …

Warren Buffett's 23 Most Brilliant Insights About Investing

Buffett is undoubtedly the most successful investor in history. His investment philosophy is no secret, and he has repeatedly shared bits and pieces of it through a lifetime of quips and memorable quotes.<p>His brilliance is timeless, and we find ourselves referring back to them over and over again.<p>We …

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6 Children's Books That Are Just As Amazing Now As When You Were A Kid

A book that you love as a child will likely loom particularly large in your imagination throughout your life. You read it at a time when everything was fresh and fascinating, and when your mind was new and impressionable.<p>Though you may never forget these youthful favorites, many of them don’t stand …

9 Books Bill Gates Thinks Everyone Should Read

While Bill Gates has a schedule that's planned down to the minute, the entrepreneur-turned-billionaire-humanitarian still gobbles up about a book a week.<p>Aside from a handful of novels, they're mostly nonfiction books covering his and his foundation's broad range of interests. A lot of them are …

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