Brian Clarke

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Your NFL Franchise-Tag Primer

The NFL’s upcoming free-agency bonanza doesn’t officially kick off until March 14, but Tuesday marks the start of an important 15-day period in which …

All the household items you can clean with vinegar — and a few you can’t

Despite the fact that many of us were raised in a world of lemon-fresh scents and tough-on-stains cleaners, white vinegar has been growing in …

All 32 NFL Color Rush Uniforms, Ranked from Worst to Best

I’m a huge sports fan. I’m also a designer. There’s not a whole lot of crossover in those two worlds. But when there is, the NFL calls it “color …

NFL

5 Tips to Make Your iPhone More Useful

You are using an <b>outdated</b> browser. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience.<p>These 5 tools will make your iPhone even more awesome<p>Apple …

A Guy Like Me | by John Scott

“Hey, John, can we talk for a second?”<p>I guess I should have known.<p>But I have absolutely no idea what’s coming.<p>I’m in the weight room, hanging out …

10 hidden tricks that could completely change the way you use your iPhone

If Apple included a paper user manual with the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus that included explanations of each and every feature, it would be the size …

Apps

Apple and Samsung are said to be working on a technology that would change the wireless industry as we know it

The GSMA, an industry association that represents mobile-phone makers worldwide, is working on a standardized, embeddable SIM card that would let you jump between carriers more easily.<p>Apple and Samsung, two of the world's biggest phone makers, are said to be in "advanced talks" with the GSMA about …

IPad Air

The 10 best widgets for your iPhone Notification Center

Widgets probably make for some of the most helpful features in iOS 8, since they let apps display information right on your lock screen or from …

Closing all of your apps doesn't actually save your iPhone's battery

There's a huge misconception that a lot of people have about using the iPhone. And once you learn the truth, it might change your life.<p>I see it every day. People are standing in line to get coffee or waiting for the next train, and they start swiping up on all of the apps in the iPhone's …

Apps

It's time to finally fix Apple Maps

Let's hope Apple's two-year-old Maps app is on that shortlist of fixes.<p>People are hugely dependent on maps apps, like the ones made by Apple and Google. The iPhone relied on Google Maps for that functionality until late 2012, when Apple booted the built-in Google Maps app in favor of its own new …

13 features we'd like to see in iOS 9

Apple will reportedly focus on under-the-hood improvements, mainly for the sake of refining and polishing the current experience on its mobile devices.<p>According to 9to5Mac's Mark Gurman, Apple is placing a big emphasis on bug fixes and performance enhancements to make everything run faster and more …

A Meerkat Killer? Periscope Actually Was And Twitter's Executive Team Deserves Full Credit

A week ago, John Gruber published a link in Daring Fireball to an article listing out the 16 phones which the press have labelled as “iPhone killers” since the iPhone debuted in 2007.<p>None of them was.<p>In recent years, the press has also covered how Facebook has tried to launch a Twitter killer and a …

Social Media

19 Organizing Tricks That Take 5 Minutes or Less

A tidy space is just a few mini projects away.<p><b>1. Donate unused mugs.</b> <br>Unless you're a true mug aficionado, you probably have more than you need. Separate your favorites and donate the rest.<p><b>2. Sort your food containers.</b> <br>Double-check that there's a lid for every container, get rid of loners, and stack …

Posing Everyone!

B&H is proud to welcome back Jerry Ghionis, who is widely considered to be one of the top five wedding photographers in the world. A master at …

Lighting for Portraiture

8 Questions to Ask Yourself to Help You Declutter

Stop making excuses and clean up the clutter in your home! It'll make you feel better and make your living space look better as well! Ask yourself …

Minimalism

8 Steps For Managing & Organizing Your Kids' Toys

If you have kids, toys are an important and unavoidable fixture of your home. You know this, and you also know that the sheer volume can easily get …

Kids

8 Rules for Ditching Sentimental Clutter

Trust us. You'll feel better once you let it go. This article originally appeared on GoodHousekeeping.com.<p>Finally discarding the pile of catalogs that's hiding your dining room table is one thing; getting rid of old photographs, hand-me-downs, or life's other souvenirs is another.<p>"Everything we own …

The 10 Commandments of a Clutter-Free Life

Maybe you see beautiful, clutter-free spaces in magazines or on the web, and think: my home could never look like that. But it can! Freeing your …

Minimalism

One Light 101 With Robert Harrington

Releasing an iPhone 6s mini is a huge no-brainer for Apple

There are just a few days to go until CES 2015, where we’ll likely see a bunch of new high-end Android handsets announced. Even so, we’re already …

Green Peanut Butter Smoothie

Makes 2 Servings<p>“A vegan green smoothie with some depth: I love the subtle savory quality the kale adds to the classic PB–banana combo.” —Dawn Perry, senior food editor<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 banana<p>1 cup nut milk<p>1 cup torn kale<p>2 tablespoons peanut butter<p>¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon<p>Recipe …

Healthy Eating

Healthy Smoothie Recipe: Improve Your Sleep

Ordinarily, a big evening session in the gym, a sunset workout or a post-work 5K is enough to ensure you get the sleep you need from the moment your …

The best VPN solution for iOS and OS X

Public Wi-Fi is a great way to download podcasts, movies, and music when on the go without burning through your data cap. Even checking Twitter and …

iOS 8, Accessibility, and Third-Party Keyboards – MacStories

In the overview I wrote for MacStories of the new Accessibility features of iOS 8, I said this about the operating system’s support for third-party keyboards:<p>This topic (as well as QuickType) is worthy of its own standalone article, but the accessibility ramifications of iOS 8’s third party …

App Store

iPhone 6 vs Xperia Z3 Compact Review: Sony The iPhone Slayer

For a long time, Apple had the small-screen high-power handset space to itself. The last year or two has seen a tendency from Android manufacturers to move away from a linear ‘screen size to power’ relationship with a handful of ‘mini’ handsets that look to deliver the same power and functionality …