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5 Steps to a More Satisfying Salad

We've all encountered a wimpy bowl of greens with a few slices of cucumber and a piece of tomato, trying to pass as a salad, at some point or …

Bake This Bread Today

You should try this recipe from Jim Lahey, the founder of New York’s acclaimed Sullivan Street Bakery, as soon as possible.<p>I used to love to bake …

11 Homemade Condiments to Make You Feel Like a Pro

A well-stocked fridge is tough to beat. Even the little things, like the right sauce or condiment or garnish, can be a lifesaver for sandwiches, salads, or spreads. And while we all have that brand we love, here's a challenge: Why not try your hand at homemade condiments? Think of it as a chance to …

Cooking

Behind the scenes of a cinematic short film shot entirely on iPhone X

Less than a week after release, the iPhone X is being quickly put through its paces by photo and video professionals eager to explore the new capabilities afforded by its new camera system. We’ve already seen the camera put head to head with a Panasonic GH5, and photography experts have weighed in …

Filmmaking

You can now change your Apple ID from a third-party email to an Apple domain

Apple today has made a notable update to the process of changing the email address associated with your Apple ID. Starting today, you can change your Apple ID from a third-party email service such as Gmail or Yahoo to an Apple domain…<p>Previously, Apple only allowed users to change their Apple ID …

iOS

Pioneer’s 5.1-Ch. 4K Bluetooth A/V Receiver has four HDMI inputs: $199 shipped

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Amazon offers the Pioneer VSX-532 5.1-channel 4K Bluetooth A/V Receiver for <b>$199 shipped</b>. Also at B&H and Best Buy. That’s a $80 …

Audiophile

The definitive guide to Instagram engagement

With over 400 million monthly active users, can you afford to leave Instagram out of your digital strategy?There’s no doubt Instagram is growing in …

Marketing

Solved! What to Do If Your AC Stops Cooling

Q: I've just turned on the air conditioner for the summer, but have yet to get comfortable. The appliance circulates ...

Home Improvement

How to Record Calls on an iPhone

Apple doesn't make it easy to record phone calls, but it's not impossible. Here's how.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

YI 4K Action Camera drops to all-time low, available for $170

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>YI Technology (99% positive feedback in the last 12 months) via Amazon offers its YI 4K Action Camera in Night Black for <b>$169.99</b> …

Consumer Tech

Amazon will send you 50 4×6 prints for FREE w/ this code

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Amazon if offering 50 <b>free</b> 4×6 photo prints when promo code <b>50FREE</b> is used during checkout through May 30th. There’s not too much …

Consumer Tech

Apple launches a set of tutorials for improving your iPhone photography

Smartphone cameras have become quite powerful. Because of this, it seems that more people get attracted to photography and want to explore all its …

Install the AT&T 'Call Protect' app on your iPhone to cut way back on spam calls

If you've had an iPhone for a very long time, there is a pretty decent chance that you're also still on AT&T -- and you get battered with spam phone …

iOS

How a Shirt-Folding Machine Works, and How to Make Your Own for $1

For those of you that need your clothing in perfect rectangles<p>Here's the type of machine that shirt manufacturers use to fold shirts into perfect …

Charge & Sync Your Apple Devices with These Extra-Long MFi-Certified Charging Cables

• iPhone Models: iPhone 5, 5c, 5s, SE & 6, 6 Plus, 6s, 6s Plus, 7, 7 Plus<br>• iPod Models: iPod nano 7th Gen, touch 5th Gen 32GB/64GB, touch 5th Gen 16GB, …

6 Photographers Shot the Same Person and the Results are Astonishing

A photograph is shaped more by the person behind the camera than by what’s in front of it. And that’s because we have our preconceived notions of who …

How To Manage Users on WordPress

WordPress is a great CMS option because it is free, open source and easy to use! It’s used by the greater majority of websites online and is …

Building a GTX 1080 Ti-powered Hackintosh: Installing macOS Sierra step-by-step [Video]

A few days ago we posted about the hardware used and performance benefits of my most recent Hackintosh build. In today’s tutorial, I’ll step through the entire install process in full unabridged detail.<p>While it might seem a bit daunting to go through the Hackintosh setup process for the first time, …

Operating Systems

Get 2TB of ultra-secure cloud storage for life — for under $60

You may not even realize how much your history is weighing you down… and we don’t mean metaphorically. We mean the gigabyte after gigabyte of old videos, music, documents and other assorted files that sit jam-packed in your laptop or phone’s memory, taking up valuable real estate and slowing down …

256-Bit

How to shoot iPhone video like a pro

While iPhones have pretty much replaced standalone video cameras, they don’t offer the same level of polish that a dedicated video camera or DSLR produces. It’s true that “the best camera is the camera you have with you,” but you can almost always spot a video shot on a phone.<p>The quality gap isn’t …

How to choose the best VPN service for iPhone and iPad

In light of the latest news that President Trump has overturned the FCC Internet privacy rules, discussions for and against virtual private networks (VPNs) have resurfaced. One of the biggest complaints with the repeal is that internet service providers are now legally allowed to sell your browsing …

Information Systems

11 default iPhone apps you can replace with much better ones

Delete Maps, Mail and Safari and never look back — there are much better versions of the default apps you get when you first get a new iPhone.<p>You …

Beginners Guide For How to Write Fiction

Anyone who says writing can't be taught is speaking nonsense: inspiration can't be taught, but writing certainly can. It's a skill, no different …

Creative Writing

How to Make Hard-Boiled Eggs You Can Actually Peel

Find yourself screaming in agony every time you have to peel an egg? Not anymore, friends.<p>Some say that a hard-boiled egg is neither hard nor boiled, but we disagree. You need to maintain a gentle boil to ensure that the water you’re cooking in is the proper temperature (212° Fahrenheit). And while …

Recipes

Meet your new office assistants: Alexa, Cortana, and Eva

<b>The next assistant in many offices could be named Alexa or Cortana.</b><p>In 2016, Silicon Valley obsessed over how text-based bots in apps like Slack could …

MacTrast Deals: iOS Online Courses: Lifetime All Access Pass

With an iOS Online Courses: Lifetime All Access Pass, you’ll gain lifetime access to courses on iOS, Apple TV OS, Apple Watch, GameKit apps, Swift, …

The best writing apps for your Mac, iPad and iPhone

Whether you are tentatively planning your first ever blog post or are a best-selling novelist working on your latest blockbuster, there are plenty of apps out there designed for writers. But as writers are sometimes known for their procrastination techniques, and choosing the right app could be the …

Scrivener

Apple Roses Are as Easy to Make as They Are Beautiful

Though there is something rewarding and cathartic about baking a finicky, labor-intensive dessert, I would be lying if I said I didn’t enjoy an easy, …

Here are 3 easy ways to find and buy AirPods, even when Apple says there are none available

Despite being available for a few months now — they were supposed to release in October, but got delayed to December — finding AirPods is still incredibly tough. Unless you're extremely lucky, you will not be able to walk into an Apple store and find AirPods.<p>Even if you ask store employees, like I …

Grand Central Station