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Dell XPS 13 (2018) review: Dell's gorgeous ultraportable just got a little bit gorgeouser

Slimmer, lighter and more attractive than before: the Dell XPS 13 remains among best Windows ultraportable money can buy<p>The XPS 13 is what you might …

7 Bullet Journal Ideas That Will Organize Your Life

Brilliant and easy ways to boost productivity.<p>So you're starting your first (or fourth) bullet journal—a notebook or pad that's part planner, part …

Productivity

The new way to collect, organize and share anything

Rights & Freedoms

These 10 Productivity Techniques Will Make You More Successful

<i>“A year from now you may wish you had started today.”</i><p><i>— Karen Lamb</i><p>Eight years ago, I accidentally stumbled upon the topic of productivity — without …

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 …

Todoist: One Year On

Reading time: 2 mins<p>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 …

Productivity

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 …

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 …

Apps

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 …

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

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

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 …

Windows 10

Desktop showcase

This is my current desktop running <b>KDE Plasma</b> 5.12.3 on <b>Arch Linux</b> with Linux Kernel 4.15.7-1.<p>I installed GNOME on Arch and, as I had nothing else to …

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

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 …

The 31 best Windows 10 apps of 2017: News, productivity, games and more

Our guide to the very best Windows 10 apps of 2017<p>Best Windows 10 apps: Multimedia<p>VLC Media Player has long been a staple download for Windows …

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, …

​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 …

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 …

Windows 10

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 …

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 …

Photography

Google announces Android M, available later this year

One of the big parts of Android M is a redesigned apps permissions system. Users will be able to approve or deny security permissions, such as camera or location access, on a case by case basis. There are only eight categories of permissions available to apps now, and the apps will ask for them as …

Apps

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 …

Software

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

Help With the "Hard Stuff"<p>An integral part of the learning process is when we are stretched outside of our comfort zone -- without being stretched …

Pedagogy

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 …

Mathematics

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, …

Apps