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Secret Siri commands: Cool questions you can ask right now!

Siri is Apple's virtual digital assistant. It uses natural language voice control and sequential inference to listen to what you say, in the context …

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How to create a better workflow in OS X Mavericks with Finder Tags

We've been getting a lot of questions in regards to Finder Tags in OS X Mavericks. How do they work? Are they really different than Labels in …

OS X

iOS 7: Tips, Tricks, and Details – MacStories

iOS 7 is a major redesign of Apple's mobile operating system that, alongside a fresh new look, comes with dozens of new features like Control Center, new multitasking, new Notification Center, and improved browsing experience in Safari. At the same time, together with all the most visible additions …

Five More Ways To Master Siri On Your iPhone And iPad [Feature]

When Siri was updated along with iOS 6, we showed you a bunch of ways to use Apple’s personal digital assistant the right way, like using punctuation and finding out the weather.<p>Yet time marches ever onward, and we’ve compiled yet another five tips and tricks to help you master Siri, whether you’re …

The best hidden features in iOS 7

One hundred days and several hundred bug fixes after its announcement, iOS 7 is now available to download for iPhone 4 and later, iPad 2 and later, and the fifth-generation iPod touch. Apple claims there are "over 200" new features in its new OS, and by now you've probably heard all about the big …

Bentley's New SUV Will Be Its Best-Selling Model Ever

Bentley announced today that it has received the go-ahead from Volkswagen Group to begin making a SUV.<p>The vehicle, which will be sold as model-year 2016, will be the automaker’s fourth model and will be assembled at the company factory in Crewe, England.<p>Executives there have declined to give …

Classic Coupes: 7 Sleek Rides of the 1920s and 30s

"Sensuous Steel: Art Deco Automobiles," an exhibition at Nashville's Frist Center for the Visual Arts, opened last month and will continue through Sept. 15. The collection showcases custom and one-of-a-kind classic cars made from 1929 to 1941, a time when<p>"Sensuous Steel: Art Deco Automobiles," an …

Classic Cars

America in the 1970s: The Southwest

Welcome to Day 2 of Documerica Week on In Focus -- a new photo essay each day, featuring regions of the U.S. covered by the photographers of the Documerica Project in the early 1970s. Today's subject is the American Southwest, including Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Nevada, Utah, and California. …

Ignore The Mouse: Enable And Use Full Keyboard Access On Your Mac [OS X Tips]

Mac OS X is full of great accessibility features to help those with differing abilities access their Macintosh, whether they have visual, hearing, or motor challenges. One feature, Full Keyboard Access, is set for those who can’t use the mouse reliably. You can use it, too, if you just want to keep …

Tips For Photographing Flowers

With the advent of digital cameras and the huge amount of features, close-up photography has become the domain for everyone. The simple macro feature …

29 Candid Reflections From A Stay-At-Home Dad

The Tumblr Message With A Bottle archives the thoughts and reflections of stay-at-home dad Chris Illuminati, with occasional appearances from his wife aka the "permanent roommate."

How to use the iPad Home button to navigate, access the fast app switcher, take a screenshot, and more

There's only one physical hardware button on the front of the new iPad so it's little wonder Apple has put it to work with several levels of …

Angry Birds

The 3 Fastest Ways to Get Photos from an iPad to a Mac or Windows PC

If you’ve got photos and images on your iPad that you want to transfer to a Mac or Windows PC there are a number of ways you can go about it. Today I’d like to offer a quick rundown of a few methods that I find to be the easiest and the fastest by far:<p>Here they are:<p>Photo Transfer App<p>Photo Transfer …

Try These Five Great Ways To Master The Mac App Store [Feature]

The Mac App Store, originally released for Mac OS X Snow Leopard, takes a lot of the guesswork and uncertainty out of downloading apps for your Mac, and adds a little bit of security as well. You know you’re getting apps that meet Apple’s stringent requirements to work with its operating …

The BodyGuardz Armor Carbon Fiber Skin: Stylish Protection For Your iPhone [Deals]

If you’re looking for solid and stylish protection for your iPhone, then this Cult of Mac Deals is going to be right up your alley. You’ve spent a lot of money on your iPhone. You owe it to yourself to protect it accordingly.<p>BodyGuardz Armor™ Carbon Fiber is the ultimate in expression and …

What iTunes needs next

The iTunes Store is 10 years old -- and iTunes, even older -- and it often feels like it.<p>Apple has certainly gone through some efforts to make iTunes look and feel different, but it's the load that iTunes bears that's the real problem. Once upon a time, iTunes was made to work with an iPod. The …

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20 Brilliant Bookshelves for Modern Bookworms

As the famous saying goes, <i>I like big books and I cannot lie</i>. Even though we may take in most of our reading via an iPad or Kindle these days, we are still bookworms at heart. The warmth and character of a well-worn or brand new book is hard to beat. But those books of yours need a good home. Here …

Small Spaces

Why Apple's Future Is Uncertain

Ever since I bought my first Macintosh for college over 20 years ago, I’ve been a big fan of Apple. I love their products. I love their stores. I even love the very idea of Apple.<p>My family and I are fully embedded in its technological ecosystem (2 Macbooks, 2 iPads, 2 iPhones, an AirPort and an …

15 Interesting Pictures of Tire Swings

Tire swings are surprisingly versatile photography subjects. Their doughnut shape makes their silhouettes eye-catching, especially in black and white …

26 Home Theaters You Wish You Owned

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Morphed Animals Created Weird New Species in Funny Mashup Series

What if different species could mate? Redditor gyyp imagines just what that would look like and shares his Photoshopped creations for the world to look on in disbelief and wonder. The photo manipulator's <i>Weird Animals</i> collection pairs ducks with elephants, pugs with gorillas, guinea pigs with …

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

The PINing Hype

The Early Edition: Training for your next big run? We get some tips from ultra-runner Adam Campbell.

How to Easily Create Selective Color Using Lightroom

This is a guest post by: John Davenport Selective color photography has been around for ages. It’s something that has been used in the movies – …