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How to use Workflow, the app that Apple just bought and made free for everyone

Apple bought an app called Workflow on Thursday. The app automates stuff you do all the time on your iPhone and iPad and turns those tasks into a simple button.<p>But instead of killing the app, as Apple usually does when it acquires a startup, Apple made it free.<p>Basically, Workflow is like a Swiss …

Friday 5: a few of my favorite Mac apps [Video]

In this Mac-centric Friday 5, I wanted to highlight features from several macOS apps that I utilize on a regular basis. A few of these apps are built-in macOS apps, while others can be found on the Mac App Store and directly from third-party developers.<p>As a huge fan of the Mac, these are some of …

Apps

Turn any hard drive into networked storage with Raspberry Pi

A NAS solution can cost several hundred dollars. If you have an unused Raspberry Pi and a few hard drives lying around, you can make one yourself without spending a dime.<p>Networked hard drives are super convenient. You can access files no matter what computer you're on -- and even remotely.<p>But …

Raspberry Pi

12 Mac search tips from a Spotlight addict

Spotlight is surprisingly powerful and flexible. Learn the many things your Mac's search tool can do with this collection of shortcuts, tips and tricks.<p>Spotlight search is a handy tool for any Mac user, even if you use it only to locate files. If you become familar with these tips they way I have, …

Operating Systems

Launch a six-figure career in white hat hacking with these 7 courses, for the price you want to pay

Security breaches are happening every day, and they’re increasing in severity. Considering this, it’s no wonder companies are hiring white hat hackers at an unstoppable rate.<p>White hat hacking, or the field devoted to battling hackers and data thieves using their own methods – has expanded rapidly …

Download Center

IoT Networks Report

BI Intelligence<p>The Internet of Things (IoT) — a vast network of connected devices — is set to become the world’s largest device market over the next decade, potentially creating trillions of dollars in economic value. However, without a reliable and secure network connection, these devices will …

Apple Hires Developer Behind Signal, Edward Snowden’s Favorite Secure Chat App

Apple hires plenty of interns all year round, but one particular addition revealed this week caught the eye given the company’s current position opposing a controversial order to enable the FBI to access the iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters.<p>Frederic Jacobs, a Switzerland-based …

Edward Snowden says it's your 'duty' to install ad blockers

Edward Snowden's embrace of the free flow of information apparently doesn't apply to online ads.<p>In an interview with <i>The Intercept</i>, the government …

Here's How The World Is Showing Solidarity With France

In the aftermath of Friday night’s terrorist attacks in Paris, which left at least 120 dead and scores more injured, the world has turned to the …

The complete guide to working out before work

Life inevitably gets in the way of your gym date. That’s why people who exercise in the morning are more likely to stick with it, Barbara Brehm, a professor of exercise and sport studies at Smith College in Massachusetts and author of the recently released textbook, <i>Psychology of Health and Fitness</i>, …

Fitness

Senate approves 'kill switches' for cellphones sold in California

The state Senate on Thursday passed a measure that would require cellphones sold in California to be equipped with "kill switches" that can render them inoperable if stolen.<p>LAPD Chief Charlie Beck and other law enforcement officials backed the legislation as a way to counter a surge in …

Ballot Measures