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What Is Quantum Cryptography?

And can it make codes truly unbreakable?<p>Every time you buy something online, you put your faith in math – simple math that's easy to do in one direction but difficult to do in reverse. That’s what protects your credit card information from would-be thieves. But the system can be hacked.<p>One popular …

How to Save a Web Page as a PDF on iPhone

Beginning with iOS 9, iPhone users were able to save website content to the iBooks app, soon to be called Apple Books in iOS 12. Converting a web page to PDF is very easy to do! Once you've converted HTML content to PDF and saved it to iBooks, you can print it out, email it, or even AirDrop it. …

iOS

10 years ago today, Apple and iPhone changed our world

Ten years ago today Apple shipped a wide-screen iPod with touch controls, a revolutionary mobile phone, and a breakthrough internet device. But it …

Windows 10: tips and tricks for Microsoft’s most powerful operating system

Hello Cortana? Give me 21 features and tools to master Windows 10

How Understanding Clarity and Vibrance in Lightroom Can Improve Your Images

Adobe Lightroom offers two excellent tools for increasing the apparent contrast and saturation of an image without resorting to taking everything to …

Book Block lets you design your own custom notebooks

There are so many ways technology helps us record information. Yet, the analog notebook hangs in there. Paired with a pen, nothing commits information to memory quite like sketching or jotting thoughts and observations by hand on nice paper.<p>A London design agency, understanding how personal …

Google's Larry Page explains the new Alphabet

The following is the text of the letter Google CEO Larry Page wrote explaining his new umbrella company, Alphabet.<p><i>August 10, 2015</i><p><i>G is for Google.</i><p><i>As Sergey and I wrote in the original founders letter 11 years ago, "Google is not a conventional company. We do not intend to become one." As part of</i> …

James Martin

Force iPhone to show numerical value for signal strength

If you are a numbers person, you may like this iPhone hack that replaces the five dots in the upper-left corner of your iPhone that indicate the strength of your cellular signal with a numerical value. It does not require you to jailbreak your phone -- all you need to do is jump in and out of the …

Mobile Technology

8 awesome paid iPhone apps on sale for free right now

Happy Thursday! Today we’ve rounded up yet another set of eight paid iPhone apps that are completely free to download right now for a limited time. …

How to turn your iPhone into a hologram projector

We’re going to be waiting a few years (or decades?) before Apple gets around to adding holographic displays to the iPhone, but did you know there’s actually a wicked-simple trick that lets you turn your iPhone into a hologram machine?<p>This isn’t the work of crazy science fiction. It’s based on the …

A Complete Guide to Photo Hiking

Recently, I was a part of a sort of an expedition in Mariovo, a mountainous region in southern Macedonia covering an area of 1300 km2 with 30 …

Best rugged cases for iPhone 6

We're in the thick of summer, and that means getting out and getting active with the best summer accessories. It could be something as low-key as …

Here’s how to put your Instagram feed in Notification Center

If you’re like me, you probably spend a lot of time in Instagram during the day. In fact, if you’re like me, you probably spend so much time in Instagram that you wish it was integrated right into iOS, just a swipe away from no matter where in the operating system you are.<p>Apple’s never going to get …

39 Coolest Kids Toys You Can Make Yourself

1. This cool tool bench used to be a thrift store nightstand.<p>You can customize the paint color too. From The Frugal Granny.<p>2. A refrigerator box …

A Former CIA Executive’s Advice On How To Make Hard Decisions

A five-step decision-making process from a man who spent 25 years making life-and-death decisions.<p>Each day we make thousands of decisions. Most are fairly insignificant, such as what to have for lunch or what to wear. Others carry weight and consequences. Complicating things is our access to …

How to Reset Your Forgotten Apple ID & iCloud Password

If you forgot your Apple ID password or you want to reset your iCloud password, we’ll show you how. First thing to know is that your Apple ID account is the same thing as your iCloud account. So if you forgot your iCloud password, you forgot your Apple ID password. Luckily, it’s pretty easy to …

How to Get Better Landscape Photographs By Controlling Perspective

This article has been necessitated by the countless debates I have with photographers about the kind of lenses that should be used for landscape …

My New Thoughts on Google Photos After Digging Around for a Week

Last week when Google Photos launched, I quickly tested it out and then wrote a post with my immediate initial reaction to the service. Much of my …

The best of the Computex Design and Innovation awards 2015 (pictures)

Android's factory reset has a security problem. Here's how to fix it

How do you sell a phone without giving away the data on it? If you've used a phone even briefly, it's filled with all kinds of sensitive data, including passwords and login tokens alongside personal texts and photos, all of which need to be erased before you can safely put the phone up for sale. …

Information Systems

What to do when iTunes won't recognize your iPhone or iPad

At this point, with iCloud sync, it is less and less common for people to connect their iPhone or iPad to iTunes. There are, however, still people …

12 Steps to Successly Promote your Photography on Instagram

If you’re reading this and are interested in digital photography, chances are you’re a user of Instagram, the current goliath of social media in …

Best password manager apps for iPhone

How do you keep all your logins and credit cards safe without forgetting them all? With a password manager!Chances are, you have dozens of online …

Zero G iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 6 Cases Allows to be Sticked to Any Smooth Surface

Forget various phone mounts, Zero G iPhone 6 case allows to be Sticked to any smooth surface without needing other mounts. Sounds cool? Let’s go on …

KeySmart 2.0 Compact Key Organizer | Pocketnow Deals

Details & Requirements<p>Dimensions: 3"L x 0.5"W x 0.25"H<br>• Weight: 0.1 oz<br>• Materials: aircraft aluminum, stainless steel hardware, laser engraved logo, …

8 awesome paid iPhone apps that are all free downloads right now

Yesterday’s list of paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free was our biggest list of the week, and some of the nifty apps we told you about can …