Brendan Yeo

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For the best sound quality, does the format really matter?

The Audiophiliac ponders the ins and outs of high-resolution audio.<p>High-resolution audio is frequently touted as the best possible way to experience music. Maybe, but I also think that standard resolution CDs and 320 MP3s, ALAC, and FLAC files can sound good, really good. Before we dive into the …

Audiophile

Quickly Upload Files To Your Own Server Through a Taskbar Icon on Mac

15<p>SHARES<p>Most will be familiar with CloudApp, Dropbox, Google Drive and other similar cloud services that allow you to quickly share files by …

How to use your email as a powerful to-do manager

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Island-hopping down Central America’s Caribbean coast

You don't always need suitcases full of cash to enjoy the Caribbean Sea – cradled in its western corner lie a number of idyllic island groups that are surprisingly easy on the pocket. Here's our guide to navigating this captivating region sure to bring out the adventurer in you.<p><b>San Blas Islands,</b> …

Here's What The Heartbleed Bug Looks Like In Action

The reason this bug is so scary is because it's a flaw in a very popular bit of software that is supposed to protect sensitive information, like passwords and credit cards.<p>The flaw is in software called OpenSSL. OpenSSL encrypts data as it flows across the Internet. You type your password into your …

Information Security

Apple Explains Exactly How Secure iMessage Really Is

Millions and millions of people use iMessage every day. But how many people know <i>exactly</i> what’s going on behind the scenes, or what happens to a message once you send it?<p>Maybe a handful. Up until now, the vast majority of what we knew about iMessage’s inner workings came from reverse engineering and …

How-to: Use Preview to put signatures on PDF’s, Pages Documents, and Mail messages

As we have written about in previous articles, Preview is a valuable tool in OS X that does not get a lot of press. In this article, we will review how you can use Preview to capture your signature using the iSight camera on a Mac, then use it in Pages documents, to sign PDF documents, and as an …

Male sexual orientation influenced by genes, study shows

A study of gay men in the US has found fresh evidence that male sexual orientation is influenced by genes. Scientists tested the DNA of 400 gay men and found that genes on at least two chromosomes affected whether a man was gay or straight.<p>A region of the X chromosome called Xq28 had some impact on …

Articles about 7 modern sofas we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

This San Francisco storefront presents modern design from a roster of independent makers and locally-based talents.<p>They’re hot! They’re mini! They’re full of coal! These seven portable barbecues will help you get the summer started.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron explains the thinking behind …

San Francisco

Take Your Coding To The Next Level With The Ultimate Python Programming Course [Deals]

No matter if you’re a beginner, have a basic understanding of web design or fundamental programming skills, or simply want to learn how to build a website from scratch, this Cult of Mac Deals offer is worth exploring. After all, the web really is at your fingertips when coding with Python.<p>Infinite …

Programming

Save That Battery: Use Activity Monitor To Keep Track Of Your Power [OS X Tips]

It’s important to keep track of your power consumption on a Macbook Air or Pro, since that will determine how long you can use the thing before you have to plug it in again. Mavericks makes it easy to see the top app or two that uses the most energy on your Mac with a quick Option-Click on the …

Apps

My Favorite Reactions to iOS 7 - The Fox Is Black

The last couple days has been filled with lots of opinions, both good and bad, around the announcement of Apple’s new iOS 7. It’s actually kind of …