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Sperry Boat Shoe Flash Sale w/ all styles for $50 + free shipping

Sperry is having a Boat Shoe Flash Sale with all styles for <b>$50</b>. Prices are as marked. Plus, all orders receive free delivery. Our top pick for men is the Gamefish 3-Eye Knit Boat Shoe that features lightweight material and a cushioned insole for all day comfort. It’s available in three color …

Tim Cook explains what sets HomePod apart from existing smart speakers

As part of his one-day tour of Canada yesterday, Tim Cook offered an interview to the Financial Post following his visit to e-commerce platform Shopify’s headquarters. Cook used the interview as an opportunity to tout Apple’s efforts in augmented realty, as well as talk about the HomePod…<p>Regarding …

HomePod

Awesome Apple Watch tricks to get the most out of your wearable

The Apple Watch truly became a useful device with the release of the Series 3. LTE connectivity, more accurate heart rate monitoring, and faster hardware make the Apple Watch a joy to use.<p>With all the features and functions Apple advertises, there are still plenty of hidden tips and tricks for …

Three books Stanford asks every new student to read

Fresh off the excitement of gaining acceptance into the most competitive university in America, Stanford University incoming freshmen will likely …

How the Tax Bill Will Affect Eight American Families

If you’re confused by how the Republican tax bill will affect you, you’re not alone.<p>The final version rewrites the tax code in dozens of ways, …

Retirement

How to Post-Process Soft and ‘Dreamy’ Portraits of Children

Here’s a 47-minute tutorial from PiXimperfect about how to create those soft, dreamy portrait photos of children using Photoshop.<p>First things first, …

Review: Sonnet’s Fusion Thunderbolt 3 PCIe Flash Drive is an incredibly fast and nimble bus-powered beast [Video]

If you’re looking for the fastest bus-powered portable external drive, then look no further than the Sonnet Fusion Thunderbolt 3 PCIe Flash Drive with 1TB of storage. Capable of theoretical data transfer rates up to 2600 MB/s, it’s perfect for 4K workflows and beyond.<p>The most remarkable thing about …

Computer Hardware

This simple AirPods hack can dramatically improve the sound quality

And they still fit in the charging case<p>Apple’s AirPods have always struck me as peculiar. Not just because of the shape, which is definitely odd, but the fact that so many owners rave about their $159 earbuds, despite admitting to mediocre sound. Surely the most important feature of any headphones …

Consumer Tech

15+ iPhone X Tips and Tricks [Video]

In this hands-on video walkthrough we highlight more than 15 handy tips and tricks for new iPhone X owners. Included in the video are easier methods for invoking Control Center and Notifications, a method for recording Animoji without a time limit, and the best way to quickly switch between two …

InterAct

How to Optimize Images for Your Online Portfolio

As a photographer, designer or artist, your professional ethics could be wrapped into one line: work hard, (dis)play hard. You dedicate a lot of time …

This Timelapse Was Made by Flying a Drone in Giant Circles

Need a dose of inspiration for your aerial drone imagery? This 3-minute film of drone footage from Hong Kong-based production company Visual Suspect …

Water Drop Photography: EVERY STEP from start to print

Type a quick search of ‘Water Drop’ or #waterdrop and you will quickly see just how popular this area of macro photography has become. Adam Karnacz …

Sonnet now shipping eGFX Breakaway Box 550 external GPU with 87W power delivery

When Apple unveiled its plans to officially support external graphics over Thunderbolt 3, it provided developers with an opportunity to purchase its $599 External Graphics Development Kit. The kit included, among other things, Sonnet Technologies’ eGFX Breakaway Box Developer Edition, providing …

Nvidia GeForce

Extreme test shows OLED iPhone X with 'dark mode' saves nearly 60% battery over 3 hours

After publicizing ways to reduce power consumption on the iPhone X OLED display, AppleInsider has begun to put the methods to the test to get a feel …

Mobile Technology

Lowe’s Black Friday 2017 ad: Smart Home discounts, up to 40% off appliances, tools, more

Black Friday 2017, the most highly-anticipated shopping day of the year, is just under two weeks away. While we’ve seen ads from Best Buy, Target, Walmart and more, today were getting a look at what Lowe’s will be offering this holiday season. Head below for our top picks and a look at the ad scans …

Google Home

How to make a custom ringtone for your iPhone, with GarageBand on iOS

With the latest version of iTunes, Apple buried the interface for making ringtones on the Mac. It’s still possible but a lot more cumbersome to manage.<p>A little-known secret is that you can actually make custom alert ringtones for iOS on your iPhone itself, using GarageBand. Here’s how.<p>This feature …

New Singles

Behind the scenes of a cinematic short film shot entirely on iPhone X

Less than a week after release, the iPhone X is being quickly put through its paces by photo and video professionals eager to explore the new capabilities afforded by its new camera system. We’ve already seen the camera put head to head with a Panasonic GH5, and photography experts have weighed in …

Filmmaking

Photographer melted his drone to capture lava flows. It was worth it

Photographing volcanoes can be dangerous, but it’s certainly an experience to remember. Israel-based photographer Erez Marom traveled to Hawaii to …

Landscape Photography

3 Lightroom Tips & Tricks to Dramatically Speed up Your Photo-Editing Workflow (VIDEO)

One of the frustrations with Lightroom has been the software’s lack of speed, at least until Adobe’s recent introduction of the new cloud-based …

Tutorials

Apple makes it easier to change your registered email

Does it irk you that you can't replace your Gmail, Outlook or any other third-party Apple ID with one of your Apple email addresses? Sure, it's a minor inconvenience, but if you really prefer using an @icloud.com, @me.com or @mac.com email account to sign into your Apple devices, then you can now …

Bernhard Langer rolls on, wins PowerShares QQQ Championship, his second victory in a row

The indomitable Bernhard Langer was forced to work overtime on Sunday, but still delivered a victory in the PowerShares QQQ Championship, his second straight win and third in his last four starts.<p>Langer, 60, holed a 30-foot double-breaker from an upper tier on the 18th green on the second playoff …

Golf

6 Sources for Handcrafted Dishware

Earlier this week I took a look at budget dishware sets but if you're ready to upgrade to something a little more special, this list is for you. The …

Ceramics

TiVo's revamped interface is available for existing DVRs

If you've been craving TiVo's interface overhaul ever since it was unveiled last year, you now have an opportunity to try it without buying a brand new device. As of October 29th, you can visit TiVo's website and request an upgrade to your Bolt, Mini or Roamio set-top box. It'll take "2-3 hours" …

Apple Pay is turning out to be a quiet revolution

You’d be forgiven for forgetting that Apple Pay exists. Years after Apple first launched its mobile payment system, the service has barely changed. …

Apple Pay Expanding to All Saks Fifth Avenue, Albertsons, Dick's Sporting Goods, and Other Locations

Apple Pay is rolling out to all Saks Fifth Avenue, Albertsons, and Dick's Sporting Goods locations across the United States. It's also coming to McDonald's and Chipotle's order-ahead apps in several cities later this year.<p>Meanwhile, contactless tickets supported in Apple's Wallet app are coming to …

Latest Amazon Kindle iOS app adds new light theme, one-tap navigation, and Goodreads built in [Video]

The latest version of the Amazon Kindle iOS app, rolling out from today, adds a new light theme to the existing dark one. Navigation has also been improved, the company aiming to provide single-tap access to your most frequently-used features.<p>But the biggest change is building GoodReads right into …

Apps

A comprehensive guide to the new Rules of Golf

The United State Golf Association and the R&A unveiled a comprehensive proposal of what they’d like the Rules of Golf to be starting Jan. 1, 2019. According to one of the USGA’s chief officials, John Bodenhamer, the two organizations are in lockstep about making the rules easier to understand and …

Golf

Cardhop for Mac is a seriously intelligent contacts app from the makers of Fantastical

Flexibits, the team behind the excellent calendar app Fantastical, is out with a brand new Mac app that turns your messy contacts database into something completely usable and interactive. Cardhop is a super smart contacts app that makes the built-in Contacts app feel like it was made 20 years …

Apps

5 Clever Noise Reduction Techniques in Photoshop

Applying noise reduction to your images can be a real science. Any tool you use is faced with the almost impossible task of getting rid of the noise …

Tutorials

The 10 essential tracks to listen to with new headphones

10 essential tracks to try when sampling a new pair of cans<p>As <i>The Verge</i>’s resident headphones obsessive, I hear a few questions quite often: what are the best Bluetooth headphones, where can I find those $1,000 cans for less than $100, and what music do you use for testing in your reviews? The first …

Audiophile