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Tips for learning a new language | FinGlobal

Most South Africans who relocate abroad move to regions with similar cultures and languages. But this is not the case for all expatriates. And even …

The Best Black Friday Deals of 2016

Steals and deals from Amazon, Target, Walmart and 13 other retailers.<p>The big retailers launch holiday sales the day after Halloween, and the flow of …

Shopping

9 horrible body language habits that are hard to quit

It's an old cliché, but it's true. That's why body language is such a crucial part of communicating. The way you act can warp the entire meaning of what you're saying.<p>That being said, bad body language habits are the often hardest ones to break. We become so accustomed to slouching, averting our …

Body Language

27 of the Most Beautiful Places In America

From sea to shining sea and everything in between.<p>Narrowing down the list of America's most scenic spots is clearly an impossible task, but these stunning places are totally worth bumping to the top of your travel bucket list.

National Parks

This app will help you get rid of all your old photos in an instant

A few weeks ago, I started receiving incessant notifications on my iPhone that my iCloud storage was nearly full.<p>You won’t be surprised to learn that …

Apps

There’s a way to train our brains to cope with stress that changes chemistry “as much as any antidepressant”

Stress is often perceived as the villain of contemporary culture: the nagging tension that keeps us chained to our desks during the day, awake all night, and makes us dangerously unhealthy.<p>But Ian Robertson, a cognitive neuroscientist at Trinity College Dublin and author of the upcoming book ‘<i>The</i> …

Immune System

Use Google search to find your iPhone

Google has added a new "Find your phone" section to the My Account page. Learn how it can help you track down a lost iPhone.<p>Google recently made it easier to find a lost Android phone, and today the company announced similar search options for owners of lost iPhones.<p>Google has added a new <b>Find your</b> …

Android News

Customers Love Microsoft's Successful Vision Of The Surface

The team behind Microsoft’s Surface range of devices will be happy with the results of the latest J.D. Power survey on customer satisfaction. Not only does it show that the consumers’ satisfaction rating for hybrid devices is eleven points higher than non-hybrid devices, it also shows that …

Portable

How to Transfer Photos from iPhone to Computer (Mac & PC) Without iTunes

With every iPhone user, there comes a point when you want to know how to transfer photos from your iPhone to the computer, whether it be a Mac or PC. Uploading and downloading your pictures from iPhone is a smart way to create more storage space on your iOS device. There are a multitude of ways in …

Mobile Photography

How-To: Quickly resize images on OS X using a Service with Automator

Every day I use a handy service created with Automator to resize images exported from 4K footage to a smaller size. It’s easy to resize images in an app like Preview or Pixelmator, but using a service works better for me since it can batch resize multiple images in seconds, and it’s directly …

Six Things You Should Know About How Your Brain Learns

Whether you want to learn a new language, learn to cook, take up a musical instrument, or just get more out of the books you read, it helps to know …

Acer's Switch Alpha 12 is a liquid-cooled Surface-style hybrid

Unlike the Microsoft tablet hybrid, Acer's version comes with the must-have keyboard cover included.<p>There are so many Windows-powered tablets that connect to slim keyboard covers that we've taken to calling them Surface-alikes, after the flagship Microsoft hybrid. But while most of the competing …

Consumer Tech

8 easy ways to speed up your Mac

We all know a Mac is the best computer. It’s the most reliable, the least fuss and usually the most snappy. But, as with all computers, the trusty Macintosh can also become sluggish after a while.<p>In today’s <i>Cult of Mac</i> video, we’re going to show you eight easy, useful tips to speed up your Mac.<p>Speed …

Can Handwriting Make You Smarter?

Students who take notes by hand outperform students who type, and more type these days, new studies show<p>Laptops and organizer apps make pen and paper seem antique, but handwriting appears to focus classroom attention and boost learning in a way that typing notes on a keyboard does not, new studies …

Princeton University

6 ways to stop Facebook app from draining your iPhone battery

Every day I hear at least one complaint about the Facebook app wreaking havoc on iPhone battery life. Unfortunately, this isn’t breaking news — it seems to re-surface, with a new level of severity, every couple of months. Not only does Facebook use tons of battery when left unchecked, it can also …

10 Of The Best Android Note Taking Apps for Teachers and Students

May, 2015<br>In response to requests from some of our readers here in <i>EdTech & mLearning</i>, we have curated this list featuring 10 Android apps for taking …

New to OS X Yosemite? – 12 Apps You Should Go Download Right Now

With so many apps available for Apple’s OS X operating system, it’s hard to tell which are worth a download, and which aren’t. Hopefully this article …

Apps

The best PDF management apps for iPhone and iPad

Thanks to technological advancements like the iPhone and iPad, we no longer have to cut down as many trees in order to keep productivity going. With …

Everything you can buy with Apple Pay right now

Apple Pay is finally here, and while Eddie Cue says in-app purchases will make up most of the purchases during launch, there are tons of things that you can buy in the real world right now.<p>iPhone 6 and 6 Plus owners looking to toss their wallets in favor of Apple Pay can go into hundreds of stores …

1Password 5.1 released with iPhone 6 support, third-party keyboard settings, and much more

1Password, the powerful and popular password manager for iPhone and iPad, has been updated to version 5.1 today, introducing a host of new features and improvements. First on the list is support for the 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch screens on the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, with full 3x image support on …

Make the most out of HealthKit with these 5 apps

Now that HealthKit and its supported apps have hit the App Store, you’re probably itching to try all of the apps and analyze as much health data as …

Apps

Bendgate Day 3: Best bendy iPhone 6 jokes to ease your pain

We are three days into the Bendgate controversy, and while Apple says they’re seriously investigating why iPhone 6 Pluses are bending in users’ pockets, the company’s competitors and other brands are piling onto the controversy with a steady stream of bending jokes for the social media …

iPhone 6 Plus vs LG G3 quick look

Following our iPhone 6 vs Galaxy S5 comparison, we continue our versus series with the big guns: the iPhone 6 Plus and the LG G3.<p>Apple finally caved in and accepted the obvious – users want bigger phones. The result is a 5.5-inch device that’s supposed to take on Android devices that have already …

Phones

17 Free Travel Apps to Make Your Summer Vacay a Snap

Making a globetrotter happy — there’s an app for that. A few years ago we wouldn’t have attempted any trip without an arsenal of maps, travel guides and emergency gear, but today we all depend on our tech to make traveling an easy and hassle-free experience. Whether you’re booking your next flight …

Apps

T-Mobile eliminates down payment on new 16 GB iPhones for holiday shoppers

T-Mobile has announced that they will no longer require a down payment on certain iPhone models during the holiday season. Specifically, customers will no longer have to pay anything when purchasing a 16 GB iPhone 5s or 5c. Several iPad models—the 16 GB Air, mini, and Retina mini—are also available …