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9 Spectacular Sunsets That Highlight the Beauty of Golden Hour

Ask any landscape photographer when their favorite time to shoot is, and they’ll most likely say Golden Hour.Golden Hour light is unparalleled in …

Landscape Photography

Todoist: One Year On

I last wrote about Todoist almost exactly a year ago and it’s telling that I’m still using it today.<p>How I use Projects<p>My usage has evolved a little, …

Why Microsoft decided to take on Slack

Microsoft now has a direct Slack competitor, Microsoft Teams. The new app will let teams in workplaces collaborate in real time, and it boasts both …

Apple iPhone vs Microsoft Surface Phone: An Epic Battle Approaches

Rumors suggest that Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) will launch the Surface Phone next week at a Windows event on October 26 in New York City. In …

Microsoft Surface

With Launcher 2.0, I’m Rethinking My Notification Center Widgets

When iOS 8 came out, I thought I'd stop using URL schemes altogether. Until two years ago1, my attempts at working on iOS had focused on overcoming the lack of inter-app communication with URL scheme automation, as our old coverage here at MacStories can attest. iOS 8 showed a new way to get things …

The iPad Pro Experiment: The Pencil arrives, and it's going to change my life

Hey, folks! It's been a few days, for which I apologize—I managed to get a hold of an Apple Pencil on Wednesday, and all writing time got thrown out …

Apple Pencil: 3 sites that will teach you how to draw

When Apple released the iPad Pro and Apple Pencil, there was a great deal of appreciation expressed by artists around the world. The combination of …

IPad Pro

How Do You Use Your iPhone and iPad in Christian Growth?

Pastor John shares how he uses technology for his Christian life.Listen Now

iPad

The Umbral Desktop

Zorgodon’s Windows 10 desktop is super clean and minimal, but still has just enough information to be useful whether he has nothing open, or just a …

Desktop showcase

Microsoft Band 2.0: Big steps forward mean you just might ditch your trainer | Ars Technica

Review: Better than the original, but not perfect.<p>The original Microsoft Band was impressive when it debuted last year. It had a colorful touchscreen …

PC makers are quietly seething about Microsoft’s new laptop

Original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), who work to produce the hardware that Windows runs on, were not pleased with Microsoft's new product, according to people who spoke to Business Insider on the condition of anonymity.<p>Hardware partners, which include HP, Dell, Lenovo, ASUS, and Samsung, …

Satya Nadella

​Windows 10 tips, tricks, secrets, and shortcuts: File Explorer

Even certified Windows masters can learn a trick or two from Ed Bott's series of how-to articles. This edition covers tips, tricks, secrets, and …

7 Essential Excel Tricks Every Office Worker Should Know - #infographic

Becoming an Excel power user is crucial in this day and age as the software is so commonly used within office and IT business companies – providing …

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella just used an iPhone to demo Outlook

During the keynote speech at Dreamforce Wednesday, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella was put in a situation where he had to use Apple's iPhone to do a demo — a sight that would've been unimaginable just a few years back.<p>"I'm going to first start on this iPhone, and it's not my phone, but it is an …

Satya Nadella

Windows 10 Tip: Pin Favorite Settings to Start and the Taskbar

In Windows 10, Microsoft lets you pin Settings, Settings groups, and even individual settings to Start. But you can also create a shortcut to …

Review: Windows 10 reimagines the OS with flexible and functional design

There’s an old adage about Microsoft Windows: the good versions skip a generation.<p>Windows Vista was bad, Windows 7 was good and Windows 8 was bad again, so it’s not much of a spoiler to say that Windows 10 lands on the bright side of the cycle.<p>Microsoft knows it alienated a massive number of users …

Software

A Photographer’s Girlfriend Leads Him One Last Time

Since 2011, photographer Murad Osmann has been shooting a hugely popular series of photos titled “Follow Me” showing his significant other leading …

Google announces Android M, available later this year

Google has just made the next version of Android official. During the Google I/O 2015 keynote address, Google unveiled that Android M will succeed Android Lollipop this year. Google says that Android M, which is debuting as a prerelease version today with a full release later this year, brings a …

Microsoft Word errors you should never make again

Everyone can use a word processor, right? Word is ubiquitous and a professional who began as an 18-year-old office junior the day Word was released …

Creative Ways to Organize Your Flipboard Magazines

You’ve got an amazing cover, detailed description and your mag title is flawless. What else can you do to spice things up and give your profile a personal touch? The difference between just flipping articles and <i>curation</i> is an awareness of what’s in a collection and how it’s presented.<p>Adding …

Flipped-Learning Toolkit: 3 Ways to Take Your Students Deeper

Video Transcript: The Flipped Class: Rethinking Space and Time<p>Jon: The Flipped class requires us to fundamentally rethink two important aspects of …

The best spelling apps for the iPhone and iPad

If you need some assistance in becoming a better speller then check out our list of the best spelling apps for your iPhone or iPad.<p>This app is …

Multiplication: Finding the Greatest Product

From a set of 1 through 9 playing cards, I draw five cards and get cards showing 8, 4, 2, 7, and 5. I ask my 6th graders to make a 3-digit number and …

Review: OmniFocus 2 for iPad makes life easier with extensions and background syncing

Spoiler Alert: OmniFocus 2 for iPad isn’t for everyone. If all you need to keep track of is a grocery list and a few one-off tasks each day, …

iPad App of the Week: Wordsalad

Great apps, and unique apps that you just don’t find anywhere else, are one of the hallmark features of the iPad. They have been since Day 1, and scores of great developers and publishers continue to produce apps that are exclusively for the iPad. Even many of those who develop for other devices …

Eat to Ride

Three nutrition tips every cyclist should live by<p>Whenever I advise athletes about bike nutrition, I tell them that they don’t need a special diet to fuel performance. The one that’s best for health is also the one that’s best for strong results. If you want all your systems firing at 100 percent, …

Hands-on: Best stylus pens of 2014!

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Box Cloud Storage App Updated & Offering 50GB Free Space to New Users

If you’re looking for a good cloud storage and file sync service that will work well on the iPad, then right about now is a great time to look at <b>Box</b> – as they’re offering 50GB of free space to new users and have just done a major update to Version 3.0 of their iPad and iOS app.<p>Box has been one of …