Alejandro Mallado

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iOS 12 beta 7 temporarily pulled after performance complaints

Early feedback from users has apparently prompted Apple to temporarily pull the iOS 12 beta 7 update. Users reported slow performance, including a …

Apps

Google apps continue to track users even if location services are disabled

Google's services will attempt to monitor the movements of a user's device even if the user disables location services, with some Android and iOS …

Apps

iOS 12 won't launch with FaceTime group chats

We hope you weren't planning a group FaceTime chat the very moment iOS 12 and macOS Mojave reached your devices. The release notes for Apple's latest iOS 12 and Mojave developer betas reveal that group FaceTime won't be available in either operating system on launch, and will instead arrive in an …

iOS

How America Convinced the World to Demonize Drugs

Much of the world used to treat drug addiction as a health issue, not a criminal one. And then America got its way.<p>In Baltimore, a young black man is sent to prison for felony cannabis possession. In Glasgow, Scotland, an apartment door is kicked in by the drugs squad. In Afghanistan, a field of …

Foreign Aid

Deadpool 2 is more of an X-Men movie than you might think

Yes, Deadpool is inherently part of the X-Men universe based solely on the fact that he is a mutant and shares similar enemies, characters, and …

Comics

Google knows where you are at all times and there is almost nothing you can do about it

According to a new investigation, we should probably be scared about this, but it is also normal now.<p>An Associated Press investigation has found that …

Google Maps

The Best iPad Cases on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic Reviewers

<i>Here at the Strategist, we like to think of ourselves as crazy (in the good way) about the stuff we buy, but as much as we’d like to, we can’t try</i> …

Shopping

Apple trade-in guide: Where to get the most money for your used iPhone, iPad or Mac

With iPhone launch season around the corner, we're rounding up where to get the most money for your used device at leading buyback providers, such as …

IPad Pro

Taking Only an iPad Pro to College Is Great!

​Anyone who’s been reading my blog for very long knows what a huge proponent I am of using tablets in the business world. I appreciate the flexible …

IPad Pro

Female Iranian Photographer Banned from Stadium Shoots Match from Roof

Parisa Pourtaherian is a 26-year-old photographer in Iran who has a passion for shooting sports. The problem is, women are banned from entering …

Photography

Google Stores Location Data Even With 'Location History' Turned Off—Here's How to Stop That

When a user chooses to pause Google’s collection of location data with the “Location History” option, the search giant continues to collect and store …

Google

The Evolution of the Ford Mustang in Photos

A journey back in time with America's coolest pony car.<p>Ford Motor Company reached a major milestone on August 8 as the 10 millionth Mustang rolled …

New Fujifilm Docuseries Showcases Why Printing Your Photos is So Important

<b>The Fujifilm new docuseries is a treat for photographers who want to explore the art of printing photos.</b><p>Whether you enjoy collecting prints from your …

Photography

THOR's Old Roommate Darryl Reveals That He Survived "The Snap"; Wishes His Friend A Happy Birthday

It's been a while since we've heard anything Darryl, but Thor's old roommate has now wished The God of Thunder a happy birthday over Twitter, …

Thor

Video of the Day: Overhead Time Lapse of Dogs Herding Sheep Resembles Computational Fluid Dynamics

A Wellington, New-Zealand-based hunter named Matt Bircham captured the astonishing footage you see below. Upon encountering a sheep farm in …

Time-lapse Photography

Temperatures on NYC’s busiest subway platforms exceed 100 degrees during the summer

New York City can be a pretty miserable place in the summer. The unrelenting heat. The baking trash and urine on the street. The stale, nearly …

New York City

Hundreds of Stolen Passwords for Netflix, HBO, Hulu and More Discovered for Sale on ‘Dark Web’

Pirates are selling hundreds of stolen login details for popular over-the-top services on “dark web” marketplaces, according to new research by …

Livestreaming

This Instagram Account Proves Everyone Is Taking The Same Photos

It will come as a surprise to no one who is at least casually acquainted with me that I have a love-hate relationship with Instagram, as I’m sure …

Mobile Photography

Apple Music Launches New Classical Music Section Curated by Deutsche Grammophon, Including Full-Length Operas

Apple Music this week began rolling out a new section in Browse curated by Deutsche Grammophon, known as one of the biggest classical musical labels in the world. In this section, classical music fans will find featured playlists of specific composers, highlighted radio stations, and all-new visual …

Apple Music

UK streaming service NOW TV testing new tvOS app for Apple TV

UK video streaming service NOW TV has confirmed that it’s testing a new version of its tvOS app for Apple TV 4 and Apple TV 4K. The current version of NOW TV on tvOS is a ported app from the third-generation Apple TV days that doesn’t integrate with modern features like the TV app.<p>NOW TV hasn’t …

Smart TV

Watch this motorcycle racer transform into a surfer during a crash

MotoGP racing has always been known for forcing riders to scrape their knees along hot tracks at 75 mph, but Japanese racer Tetsuta Nagashima has a …

Red Bull Ring

The Trick to Perfectly-Hung Pictures? A Fork!

<i>A little to the left. No, no, a little to right. OK, now just a smidge more to the left.</i><p>It’s a familiar scene, isn’t it—one you’d probably like to …

Video Tutorials

How non-English speakers are taught this crazy English grammar rule you know but have never heard of

English grammar, beloved by sticklers, is also feared by non-native speakers. Many of its idiosyncrasies can turn into traps even for the most confident users.<p>But some of the most binding rules in English are things that native speakers know but don’t know they know, even though they use them every …

Language

19 new sites added to UNESCO World Heritage List

UNESCO has added 19 new sites to its World Heritage List for 2018, ranging from a cathedral in Germany to volcanoes in France to Art Deco buildings in India. See the gallery above for photos of all the sites that achieved World Heritage status this year, and learn more about them at</b> …

National Parks

A British photographer captures the Indian phenomenon of men non-romantically holding hands

Vincent Dolman spotted the gesture on a visit to India and found it to be delightfully unconventional.<p>A surprising cultural norm prevails in India: …

Fashion (UK)

The world's finest underwater photography in the Through Your Lens photo contest

Now in its 14th year, Through Your Lens is an underwater photography competition focusing on the marvels of undersea worlds. The incredible Grand …

Scuba Diving

MoviePass Now Limiting Subscribers To Picking Between Two Movies A Day

MoviePass is doing whatever it can to continue being viable, and while its latest movie is just a stopgap to a longer play, many users aren't going …

Times Square

Twitter Finally Admits Alex Jones Violated Their Rules and Still Won't Do Anything About It

The company claimed Jones was in the clear and they were quickly proven wrong.<p>It's hard to watch Alex Jones get booted off one social media platform after another and not feel at least a glimmer of glee. But while companies like Apple, YouTube, and Facebook have plugged the plug on Jones and his …

Internet

Organic solar cells set 'remarkable' energy record

<b>Chinese researchers have taken what they say is a major step forward for the development of a new generation of solar cells.</b><p>Manufacturers have long used silicon to make solar panels because the material was the most efficient at converting sunlight into electricity.<p>But organic photovoltaics, made …

Clean Energy

How to disable My Photo Stream and iCloud Photo Sharing without erasing your photos

Macworld reader PJ wrote in to ask about disabling My Photo Stream and iCloud Photo Sharing without losing anything. He received dire warnings when …

Photo Sharing