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The 50 Best Documentaries on Netflix (Summer 2018)

The 50 Best Documentaries on Netflix (Summer 2018)

iOS 10.2 won’t let you play ripped DVDs from your iTunes library

iOS 10.2 is preventing users from playing videos that they have ripped from DVDs and other sources and loaded into iTunes.<p>It’s unclear whether this is just a bug or a conscious move by Apple, but there is a trick that has allowed some users to get around the problem.<p>Getting movies from DVD onto …

These power suits could make your grandma's life much better

For your body, growing old can be an unforgiving process.<p>You can spend every single weekend exercising, but your body will eventually break down. As …

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Astropad Studio turns the iPad Pro into a pro drawing tablet for Macs

The iPad Pro is a clutch drawing tool for when you’re on the go, but it’s missing a lot of the pro software that working artists require to get their job done. Astropad, a company that has focused on making second-screen software for iPad to use with a connected Mac, is debuting Astropad Studio …

The First Must-Play Game of the Year Is Short, Odd, and Amazing

Computer programs die. Data may seem ageless, yet it degrades; the physical medium on which it’s stored simply loses its ability to contain …

Reaping the Rewards: 'Vast: The Crystal Caverns'

In “Reaping the Rewards,” I take a look at a finished version of a crowdfunded project. Today’s topic is <i>Vast: The Crystal Caverns</i>, a game I’ve really …

An Inexpensive Chandelier, DIY Leather Boxes, a Brilliant Box Joint Jig Design & More

Part 2 of this week's Makers Roundup<p><b>DIY String Light Chandelier for $40</b><p>Linn from Darbin Orvar creates an inexpensive, rustic-looking chandelier using …

Game on! The best board games of 2016

Here's what hit our tabletops most in 2016.<p>Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games. Check out our complete board gaming coverage …

The 10 Best Mobile Games of 2016

It’s that time of the year again — when we get to look back at the last 12 months, think about the mobile games that <i>really</i> wowed us, and wonder if …

Mobile Games Holiday Sales Roundup: Good Stuff, Cheaper

‘Tis the season for playing more mobile games! Let’s face it, as much as we all love the holidays, they usually come with some downtime while hanging …

The 50 Best Podcasts of 2016

From politics shows to horror series, highlights from a year of listening<p>Gone are the days of explaining what a podcast is: The arrival of money to the form and a continued increase in listeners has led to another banner year and the premiere of hundreds of shows to suit any listener’s audio …

Tips and tricks to master 'Super Mario Run,' the first ever Mario game for iPhone

Nintendo's first "Super Mario" game for the iPhone is delightfully simple on the surface. Tap the screen! Little Mario will run by himself! He'll even hop over enemies for you!<p>What could go wrong?<p>As it turns out, there's a deeper level to "Super Mario Run" that's far more challenging than what the …

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Hacking the Holidays: Rice Krispie Treat House

Reading Time: 5 minutes<p>Like many of our family projects, this one came from seeing an item in a store and saying, “heck, we could make one of those, …

Apple now lets you report iCloud calendar spam

As spam filters become more adept at removing unwanted emails, spammers have had to resort to unusual tactics to get their message across.<p>One of these strategies targets users of Apple’s iCloud, and sees spammers bombard users with event invites, with the title of the event advertising an unwanted …

The Flintstones uses Bedrock as the foundation for sharp, striking satire

<i>Each week, Big Issues focuses on a newly released comic-book issue of significance. This week, it’s</i> The Flintstones <i>#6. Written by Mark Russell (</i>Prez<i>,</i> …

Apple iCloud Calendar Spam Fix In The Works

If you use the Apple Calendar on your Mac, iPhone or iPad and have Apple’s iCloud email then you may have received a spam invitation in your …

SeaFall: is the legacy format heralding a new era of board games?

After the success of Pandemic Legacy, designer Rob Daviau is back with a seafaring adventure. But is everyone ready for board games you throw away at the end?<p>Rob Daviau thought Cluedo was flawed. It was around the end of 2008, while Daviau was working as a designer at Hasbro, and he was …

Keeping a Small Pharmacy on Hand at All Times Should Be Totally Normal

I live in the 21st century. Why should I have to experience minor pain? The miraculous pharmaceutical developments of our age have created a …

Preview: Oh Joy Sex Toy Volume 1

<b>Oh Joy Sex Toy Volume 1</b><p><b>(W/A/CA)</b> Erika Moen <b><br>(W/C)</b> Matthew Nolan <b><br>AGE RANGE:</b> 18 and up <b><br>GENRE:</b> Education, Humor <b><br>PRICE:</b> $29.99 <b><br>268 PAGES</b><p><b>Oh Joy Sex Toy: Volume</b> …

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Use iOS 10's Bedtime Reminders to Try to Wrangle Your Sleep Habits

iOS 10's packed with a ton of features, but one of the unsung heroes is the new Bedtime reminders. How-To Geek walks you through setting it up and …

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Bay Area things to do for fun off the beaten path

One of our favorite things about living in the Bay Area is, no matter how long you've lived here, there are always new things to discover. You could live here for decades and still have never visited Berkeley's secret hot tub, the brewery with the best views of San Francisco, or the East Bay …

1More MK802: Really Good Bluetooth Headphones at a Great Price

Reading Time: 2 minutes<p>Shopping for new headphones and hoping to ditch the tangle of wires? Maybe you’re looking for headphones with one less fragile …

Isoland Walkthrough

Isoland is a point-and-click puzzle adventure developed by Cotton Game. In this game, you take on the role of a doctor exploring a mysterious, …

Map of United States | The Essential Geography of the United States of America

This national award-winning reinvention of the US wall map brings the richness and beauty of the United States to life. It is the only map that …

Incredible color postcards show San Francisco's most beautiful spots before the 1906 earthquake

Postcards are sweet pieces of ephemera for most people, but they're actually also a great time capsule.<p>The photos and illustrations on postcards demonstrate what were considered the important sites in the city. In the case of this collection of San Francisco postcards, most printed before the 1906 …

Make Your Favorite Board Games Shinier With These Third Party Upgrades

A trusty board game is truly a thing of beauty. We all have our favorites that we’ve played dozens of times, showed off to friends and family and …

The Oral History of the Comedy Central Roast

<b>2007: Flavor Flav</b><p><b>Ross:</b> People always ask me what my favorite roast is. It’s a tough question. For some reason I always gravitate towards Flavor Flav …

Read This: Pop music’s obsession with the millennial whoop

“All pop music sounds the same!” you might have once yelled while shaking your fist at a cloud. Patrick Metzger at <i>The Patterning</i>suggests that your …