Alexander Leijenaar

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Signal, Snowden's favorite private messenger, is testing a video call feature

Signal, better known as Edward Snowden's favorite private messaging app, is testing a feature that lets users make video calls.<p>A beta version of the …

Obama directs $500 million to Green Climate Fund just before Trump takes office

The Obama administration wrote a second check for $500 million on Tuesday to the Green Climate Fund, an international organization designed to help …

Louis CK's app gives you direct access to his comedy shows

Louis CK helped prove that artists can make good income by selling videos directly to fans, but getting his comedy shows to your phone can be a bit of a headache if you're unfamiliar with the intricacies of local file syncing. As of this week, though, you don't have to bend over backwards. The …

Watching This Old Pentax Camera Restoration Is Pure Gadget Zen

A brief reminder that SLR cameras are basically mechanical works of art<p>Old SLR's have been usurped by their digital ancestors. But that doesn't diminish their stature as mechanicals marvels as illustrated by this short video by a camera repair shop in Halifax, Nova Scotia.<p>This Pentax K1000, which …

Google might launch AI-powered Allo messaging app this week

At its I/O conference in May, Google unveiled a ‘smart messaging app’ called Allo, which only requires your phone number to identify you. It looks like we won’t have to wait much longer to try it.<p>According to expert tipster Evan Blass, Allo will launch on September 21.<p>That’s just a little over a …

5 Ways To Stay Motivated When It Seems Like You’re Not Getting Anywhere

One of the most challenging parts of being productive and successful all comes down to finding ways to stay motivated. If you are someone who easily …

Motivation

4 Things You Can Make With Greek Yogurt

Whether you are making a fast breakfast or a great on-the-go snack, Greek yogurt is sure to keep you feeling satisfied all day. Here are 4 delicious …

Healthy Eating

Macs make life easier at IBM

You might not think of IBM as a Mac-friendly place to work, but Fletcher Previn, VP of Workplace-as-a-Service at IBM might beg to differ.<p>Previn used to think like you do: that Apple PCs are more expensive, they’re challenging to support, and require a ton of re-training for help desk staff (who …

11 ways to speed up your Mac

New MacBooks are very tempting, but upgrading a machine that can easily be salvaged makes no sense.<p>Here are some simple, free ways to speed up your Mac.

Operating Systems