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Stylish new ads showcase how iPad can simplify your life

The iPad is an extraordinarily versatile productivity tool, and Apple is keen to showcase that fact in a series of stylish new ads. The 15-second spots demonstrate the way that Apple’s tablet — alongside the Apple Pencil — can be used to make it easier to deal with your paperwork or computing on …

Get a business phone number the easy way with the OpenPhone app

If you’ve ever run your own business, or kept a personal line open for business inquiries, you’ll know how tough it can be to switch off from …

Iacocca

• <b>Author:</b> Lee Iacocca & William Novak<p>He’s an American legend, a straight-shooting businessman who brought Chrysler back from the brink and in the process became a media celebrity, newsmaker, and a man many had urged to run for president.<p>The son of Italian immigrants, Lee Iacocca rose spectacularly …

Philip Kerr, author of Bernie Gunther novels, dies aged 62

Literary world mourns versatile author of historical thrillers, children’s books and non-fiction<p>The Scottish crime writer Philip Kerr, best known as the creator of the fictional detective Bernie Gunther, has died at the age of 62.<p>His death on Friday was confirmed by his publisher. Tributes poured …

Books

Cloud storage may not be the sexiest purchase, but this is one of the best deals you'll find

Some people bungee jump. Others skydive. And other daredevils walk around without any backup for their photos, videos, and documents. Shove us out of …

11 Unputdownable Books To Help Get You Through The Rest Of Winter

Winter isn't just coming anymore — she is here and ready to show the east coast <i>exactly</i> what she is made of. If you find yourself in the path of this …

How to allow remote access to your Mac

Computers are ubiquitous, and you've probably had an instance where you are using a computer in one place and you need to access a computer in …

RemoteAccess

The best crime books and thrillers of 2017

Mark Lawson welcomes the return of George Smiley, drunken spooks and the recreation of a real-life murder trial<p>In literature, as in boxing, great champions have compromised their reputations by going on too long. But entering the ring for the 24th time, at the age of 86, John le Carré remained an …

Books

7 Spotify features that will make your experience better

Spotify is one of the most used music streaming apps in the world — as of June this year it had 140 million active users.<p>But for an app so widely used, a lot of its better features are hidden. This is an issue that Spotify has been tackling for a while, and although its taken steps to and continues …

Devotion

• <b>Author:</b> Adam Makos<p><b>For readers of Unbroken comes an unforgettable tale of courage from America’s “forgotten war” in Korea, by the New York Times bestselling author of A Higher Call.</b><p><i>Devotion</i> tells the inspirational story of the U.S. Navy’s most famous aviator duo, Lieutenant Tom Hudner and Ensign …

The Professor and the Madman

• <b>Author:</b> Simon Winchester<p>New York Times Bestseller<p>Simon Winchester’s classic about the making of the Oxford English Dictionary—soon to be a major motion picture starring Sean Penn and Mel Gibson.<p>The making of the Oxford English Dictionary was one of the most ambitious projects ever undertaken. As …

This upgraded Mac toolbar puts the original dock to shame

Not everyone is a fan of the Mac dock. It can be limiting when it comes to quickly accessing apps and files and doesn’t even allow for basic …

Robinhood stock trading comes to web with finance news for its 3M users

You know what’s cool? Not just being worth over $1 billion, but saving your customers $1 billion. Today, zero-fee stock trading app Robinhood announced that it’s hit 3 million registered accounts, $100 billion transacted in its app, and $1 billion in saved commissions considering competitors like …

Robin Hood

“Street Photography, Creative Vision Behind the Lens”, by Valérie Jardin (a Book Review)

Street photography is something that many try to practice, but few take the time to really study, maybe because they think all it takes is to bring a …

Facebook just sneakily launched a Slack-like workplace chat app

Facebook sneakily released an official Slack competitor, hoping to bring its consumer messaging prowess to the workplace.<p>The chat app designed for …

Bailout over Normandy

• <b>Author:</b> Ted Fahrenwald<p><b>A suspenseful and witty memoir of an American World War II fighter pilot shot down over France and his outrageously brave adventures behind enemy lines.</b><p>A daredevil aviator in the famed 352nd Fighter Squadron, Ted Fahrenwald bailed out of his burning P-51 Mustang two days after …

Need Family-Sized Data Storage and a Place to Organize It All? Western Digital's My Cloud Home Makes It Easy

Reading Time: 6 minutes<p>Introduction<p>I’ve been a big fan of Leo LaPorte’s <i>This Week in Tech</i> podcasts for a long time, and one of his mantras about …

iOS 11: The Notes app and how it works

Is there a more versatile iOS app than Notes? It was one of the original iPhone apps, and with every update to iOS it’s become a more capable …

Apps

iOS 11: How to use the new Live Photos features

Another new addition in iOS 11 is an upgraded Live Photos experience. The features include new effects, adjusting the key photo, and trimming Live Photos. Keep reading after the break for a detailed look…<p>Personally, I haven’t really used Live Photos a whole lot since the feature was introduced in …

iOS

Apple Canada now offering $2,000 credit for Mac and PC trade-ins

Apple Canada has launched a new program that offers up to $2,000 CAD for Mac and PC trade-ins.<p>Similar to previous trade-in programs run by Microsoft …

Replace Photobucket sharing with this automatic Dropbox action

Imagine if an almost 15-year-old image hosting company suddenly decided to deactivate all the links to the photos you had stored there. That’s exactly what happened last week, when Photobucket cut all “hot-linked” — or embedded — images, and insisted that users pony up $400 per year to get them …

9 hidden features of Google Drive

I use Google Drive every day. I use it for work. I wrote this blog post in Google Docs, in fact. I use it at home, whether using Sheets to map out the summer schedule for my kids, or adding to my ever-expanding folder of recipes -- it makes it easy to share favorites with friends or access needed …

7 ways to seriously cut back on iPhone data usage

Stopping seven data-hungry apps from killing your data plan isn't the only way for iPhone owners to reduce their data usage. Here are seven phone-wide settings that can help keep you under your monthly data allotment.<p>1. Restrict iTunes and App Store downloads<p>You can prevent iTunes and the App Store …

How to Prevent iMessages From Accidentally Appearing On Other Devices

If you own multiple Apple devices, you’ve probably signed into all of them with your Apple ID. You’ve also probably noticed that when you get a …

Here's how to wipe your old iPad/iPhone/iPod touch for resale

I've been asked several times over the past few days about how to wipe an iPad ready for resale (presumably because Apple has a new iPad out). …

MacTrast Deals: PDFConverterOCR 4 for Mac: Lifetime License

- Feb 20, 2017<p>With a PDFConverterOCR 4 for Mac: Lifetime License, you can convert native and scanned PDF files to almost any file format, while …

How to print from your iPhone and iPad with or without AirPrint

Whether you’ve just gotten your first iPhone or iPad or have had iOS devices for a long time and need a quick refresher, it’s useful to know how to print directly from your device. Read on for a couple of options to easily print directly from iPhone and iPad.<p>The easiest way to print from iPhone and …

An app found a clever way to share Spotify and Apple Music streams, without getting sued

An app called Vertigo promises the seemingly impossible: Stream music from Spotify Premium or Apple Music to your friends for free, without getting sued by record labels. Each “live” sharing session between a Vertigo “host” and her listeners can also be accompanied by a stream of text messages and …

Apple Music

Stream Practically Anything to an Apple TV With These 5 Apps

You’ve got your shiny new Apple TV hooked up to a big display... so how do you get all the videos you own up there on screen? Easy enough for your …

Top app for running Windows apps on Mac gets essential upgrades

Wine, the app that lets you run Windows programs inside macOS, just got a massive update that brings a whopping 6,600 changes — including support for 64-bit applications (finally!) and high-resolution Retina displays.<p>Apple started blurring the lines between macOS and Windows when it joined forces …