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Ten Skills Every Manager Needs -- But 90% Of Managers Lack

Dear Liz,<p>I’m the Training Manager in a great firm. I have developed and delivered customer service training, communication skills training and several other courses, but now I have a new and bigger challenge. My CEO asked me to develop an in-house leadership development program. I’m very excited …

Leadership

The security gadgets and apps you need to keep your information safe

Protect your information.<p>With new data breaches constantly making headlines, you know about the need to secure your online accounts. But hackers aren't the only threat to your personal information. Burglars could steal sensitive papers from your home, snoopers could raid your trash, and companies …

Information Systems

How to send large files for free

For bigger file transfer, email is a no-go. So what are your options?<p>E-mail is creaking under the demands of the internet, and nowhere is that more …

Apps

Here’s how you can delete WhatsApp messages for everyone even after 7 minutes

WhatsApp in October last year rolled out the much sought after feature, ‘Delete for everyone’.<p>Similar to the concept of self-destructing messages …

Apps

24 hidden iPhone settings you should know about

Dig deeper into iOS.<p>Part of the appeal of the iPhone is its simplicity—you can grab it right out of the box and starting setting it up without reading any instructions. However, behind that simple, intuitive interface, you'll find dozens of lesser-known settings and options. Here are 24 you can use …

iOS

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

Fishing

20 Best Business Gadgets of 2017

Here is my official list of the best gadgets of 2017, the ones that made me most productive.<p>I test a lot of gadgets throughout the year, but only a few standouts make my year-end list. For the past 16 years, I've been writing about routers, laptops, and everything in between. Not every gadget is …

25 features that will make you want to upgrade to iOS 11

iOS 11's Control Center is simplified<p>Siri is better than ever<p>Awesome new camera features<p>Grab photos from video<p>Record your process<p>The format has changed, too<p>Keyboard changes<p>Swipe the numbers<p>Begone, annoying volume slider<p>iPad gets layout changes<p>The view is new, too<p>Side by side always<p>Three's …

Movie Review - It (2017)

<b>It</b>, 2017.<p>Directed by Andy Muschietti.<br>Starring Jaeden Lieberher, Jeremy Ray Taylor, Sophia Lillis, Finn Wolfhard, Chosen Jacobs, Jack Dylan Grazer, …

These Smart Plugs Work With Siri and Apple's HomeKit

These are the smart plugs that work with Siri and Apple's HomeKit!<p>If you're new to home automation, a smart plug can be a good first step — a toe in …

The 20 Best Crime Films of the 21st Century, From ‘Memento’ to ‘Zodiac’

From the Coen Bros. to Martin Scorsese and Christopher Nolan, these are the great crime films that made the cut.<p>No genre illustrates the evolution of …

David Fincher

How to use AirDrop for instant file sharing

AirDrop, Apple’s built-in sharing feature, lets you beam pretty much anything between any Apple devices. You can use it to share photos, videos, URLS, documents, snippets of text — in short, anything that can be shared using the standard “sharing arrow” icon is fair game for AirDrop.<p>AirDrop really …

iPhone audio trick goes viral

Social media users are going crazy about a little known iTunes trick that can let you jack up the volume on your audio.<p>It involves changing the equalisation setting while playing audio on your device. In sound recording and reproduction, equalisation is the process commonly used to alter the …

Viral

9 of the best British films you've never seen

Fair warning: when I started this list I wasn't planning to fill it solely with dark and depressing films, but that's definitely what's ended up …

Brontë Family

Early photos of life at Apple with Steve Jobs, from the company's first few employees

Needless to say, the company has changed dramatically since 1977, when Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak moved out of the Jobs' family garage to the company's first official corporate address, 20863 Stevens Creek Blvd., (Building 3, Suite C) in Cupertino, California.<p>The pair had begun shipping their …

Silicon Valley

Hands-on with BlackBerry's 'Mercury' phone

After showing off its upcoming BlackBerry phone at this year's CES, TCL, the parent company of Alcatel, has confirmed its "Mercury" handset will be …

Salty Popcorn Top 20 Movies of 2016 | Salty Popcorn

Salty Popcorn Top 20 Movies of 2016<p>And so it is another fine movie year draws to a close. I present to you my TOP 20 MOVIES OF 2016. This year’s list …

Download These Free Apps to Watch Free Streaming Movies on the Go

This list of free movie apps will put hundreds of free streaming movies at your fingertips. Install them onto your smartphone or tablet and you'll be …

Smart TV

Is this the age of the smart wallet, or are they more trouble than they're worth?

If your smart wallet is lost or stolen, you can locate or track it with a smartphone. That's a cool idea, and it has attracted several crowd-funded …

The 50 greatest action movies

"Action". To some it just means "violence", but the greats of action cinema give us something more, turning shootings and punchings into something …

Our Favorite Recipes of 2016

Cooking

Eat Ye Bread Sauce While Ye May: Brits Go Medieval On Christmas Day

The turkey sits in golden splendor on the carving board. The cranberry sauce glows in its cut glass bowl. There's a large dish of Brussels sprouts, shiny with butter; stuffing flecked with sage; and heaps of crispy roast potatoes. But this is not a Thanksgiving feast. There is no green bean …

Recipes

This is the Excel trick that will change everything about how you work with data

Don't waste time testing different values individually in Excel. Use a data table to show the results for many different possible scenarios at once.<p><b>Follow BI Video:</b> On Twitter

Analytics

15 smart home gadgets you can set up in 15 minutes or less

7 must-see Second World War films

<i>Schindler’s List</i> (1993)<p>Despite being a mainstream Hollywood movie, Steven Spielberg’s haunting <i>Schindler’s List</i> broke new ground for its unflinching …

The Weekend Box Office And The 10 Quietest Box Office Hits Of 2016

There wasn’t a lot to speak of for the weekend box office. There was only one wide release, <i>Office Christmas Party</i>, and it finished second behind <i>Moana</i> with around $17 million, which — as Scott Mendelson points out — gives it the distinction of having the biggest opening weekend ever for a Christmas …

La La Land

The 12 best iPhone apps of 2016

Developers had a busy year. Though some tried to claim that 2016 was the year apps were dying, the App Store saw some of its biggest changes — and …

Wearable Tech

An app update turns this smart pen into a 3D scanner

A smartpen that could already digitally measure pretty much anything will soon also be able to scan objects in 3D. Developed by Instrumments, a company made up of former Misfit creators, the impressive 01 pen will be getting a new app, adding the 3D functionality next Spring. This Pro App will …

Microsoft Surface Pro 5 and Surface Phone Promise "Ultimate" User Experience

There is a lot to look forward to from Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) next year. A number of exciting releases are rumored to be in the works. Fans of the …