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iMessage hack floods Apple users with Chinese texts

Some Apple users are suffering a hack tied to their iMessage accounts, according to one victim of the hack and others on Twitter.<p>A <i>Mashable</i> employee …

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How to Run at Lunch

Expert tips for getting in a run in the middle of the workday.<p>At Runner’s World, the lunch run is ingrained in our culture. Flushed cheeks and sweaty button-ups are common sights at meetings after 1 p.m. We know we’re lucky; getting out for a workout at lunchtime is a luxury not everyone can …

Google is making the excellent Nik Collection for professional photographers completely free

Big news for the professional and enthusiast photographers out there: Google is making the entirety of Nik Software’s photo editing suite completely free.<p>It’s a big deal – Nik Software has been around for about two decades, and its film-like filters and other editing tools are some of the most …

Apple’s stock apps suck: Here’s what you should replace them with

When you get a new iPhone, it comes with more than a dozen apps pre-installed for all of your basic needs. These default apps include Calendar, Mail, …

Essentials to Getting Started with Low-Light and Night Photography

Low-light and night photography follow the same basic fundamentals of photography but there are some techniques that are more prevalent and worth …

Can Kids Safely Run a 10K ?

My sons like to join me on training runs, and now they want to do a 10K. Should I allow it?<p><i>Hi Bill,</i><p><i>I read an article from you in Runner's World and decided to ask you a question regarding my two young sons. Fernando (9) and Santiago (7) are very passionate about running. I'm a marathoner, and they</i> …

How to Understand & Work with Your iCloud Photo Stream

iPhoneography – capturing unique moments of time every day and every place with an iPhone. It goes without saying that your photos are important to …

5 Core Workouts for Stronger Running

A strong core will help you hold proper running form longer.<p><i>Zach asks: I don't know that I'm what you'd call a beginner, but I think I am. I was just wondering if you could recommend some strength and core training for me? I've always neglected this part of fitness because I hate going to the gym,</i> …

How to Prevent Common Running Injuries

Proper form, strength training, and the right shoes can prevent injury.<p>It's an all too common scenario: Runner begins training program. A month or so later, a twinge settles on a knee. Runner stretches, pops ibuprofen, keeps running. A few—or maybe 100—runs later, runner is on the couch, ice pack …

How to Stay in Control of Your iCloud Photo Stream

I remember the days of film cameras. Yes, I am that old...<p>Each roll of 35-millimeter film would give us 12, 24, or 36 images. After taking the …

System Service To Save Text to Notes.app In Mountain Lion

When you think about it, it seems absurd that there’s no way to add the currently highlighted text on your Mac to your notes. The Notes app, which is the spiritual successor to Stickies, with the advantage of a) not clogging up your screen with yellow squares and b) syncing with your iPhone and …

Should I Eat Breakfast on Race Morning?

I usually run on an empty stomach in the early morning.<p><i>Hello,</i><p><i>I am 42 years old and just started running about three months ago. I try to train at least two or three times a week with a half-hour run. I ran my first 5K in December and finished in 26:29. I only have time to train when I get up at</i> …

Tips For Living Frugally & Saving Drive Space On A Tiny Mac SSD [Feature]

<b>Tip</b>: Run Rdio or Spotify on your desktop machine first so they can scan your local libraries.<p>One of the biggest space hogs on a computer is photos.<p>One essential Dropbox trick you need to know: Turn off the Camera Uploads folder in the Selective Sync preferences.<p>Next time you’re about to save …

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This Stolen MacBook Now Broadcasts All The Secrets From Its New Owners In Iran

At one point in time, Dom had a beautiful MacBook and iPad that he loved very very much. Then one day, when Dom was out having some fun, thieves broke into his London flat and stole his MacBook and iPad. Assholes.<p>After calling the police and trying to recover his stolen MacBook and iPad, Dom …

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Your First 10K

Take your training up a notch with a 6.2-mile challenge.<p>Every year, tens of thousands of runners flock to popular spring and summer 10K events such as the Crescent City Classic in New Orleans, the Bolder Boulder in Colorado, and in my hometown of Atlanta, the Peachtree Road Race, which I've run 35 …

Mastering iCloud On Your Mac: Use Shared Reminders To Collaborate [OS X Tips]

Got a holiday or b-day wish list you’d like to share with significant others, making sure they never need to directly ask you what you want ever again? How about a grocery list that you can add to, secure in the knowledge that your husband or wife will know to stop and get garlic at the store on …

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Mastering iMessages On Your iPhone: Keep Those Darn Things Private [iOS Tips]

Has this happened to you? You’re out and about with friends, and a text message (or iMessage) hits your iPhone. Being a serious iPhone user and Tweeter, of course, you’ve left your iPhone out on the tabletop. Unfortunately, the text message that shows up on your screen isn’t very flattering to the …

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Mastering iCloud On Your Mac: Use iClouDrive To Access Your Files Like Dropbox [OS X Tips]

Remember iDisk? It was a great feature of the otherwise forgettable MobileMe service, and it let you access your free Apple-provided internet disk space just like Dropbox or Google Drive do now.<p>Interestingly, you can make iCloud work the same way, with a little app called iClouDrive, from Zibity …

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