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Deployed soldiers appear to face higher risk of suicide: report

Conservative defence critic James Bezan says he wants to see the House of Commons defence committee study the issue of suicides among Canadian Forces …

25 essential tips and tricks for Mac owners

Regardless of what critics say, though, this is Apple. That means people are going to buy these things. And since these are the most significant refreshes to come to the Mac lineup in years, they're likely to reel in more than a few newcomers to macOS.<p>If you're one of these Mac newbies — or if …

More people are trying e-cigs in Europe despite concerns

Usage of e-cigarettes is increasing across Europe, according to a new study, but is being outpaced by the number of people who consider the devices dangerous. The research, conducted by scientists from Imperial College London, found that the percentage of European adults who admitting ever trying …

The YI 4K Action Camera will launch in the U.S. on July 12 for $249

As you may recall, Xiaomi-affiliated YI Technology unveiled the successor to the original YI camera – the YI 4K Action Camera – a couple of months ago in China. The impressive action camera that hopes to compete with the GoPro Hero series and other similarly spec’d action cams is now looking at a …

Mujjo's Carry-On Folio Sleeve lets you keep a grip on your Macbook - The Gadgeteer

Mujjo’s Carry-On Folio Sleeve for the 12 inch Macbook combines full grain vegetable tanned leather, felted wool and gun-metal hardware to create a …

How to Disable the Lowercase Keys Display on Your iPhone or iPad

One of the smaller changes with iOS 9 is the appearance of the keyboard when using the Shift key. Before, the keys were uppercase in appearance and the highlighted shift key was the only way to know you were typing in uppercase. With the update, the keys are lowercase except when Shift is active: …

How to use iPhone 4K video to provide operator-free pan and zoom

The iPhone's native 4K recording capability can be incredibly useful as a video production tool. The higher resolution creates what is essentially a …

How to disable Apple Music Connect

If you choose to hide Apple Music on an iPhone, iPod touch or iPad, the Music app gains a new Connect tab.<p>Described by Apple as a place where …

Stop texting photos and videos - there is a better way to share

Apple’s iPhone is the perfect device for capturing photos and videos while on the go. Its built-in, 8MP, high definition (HD) camera module shoots …

SanDisk Intros 128GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive ‘Smaller Than a Dime’

Company has also launched a standard-sized 256GB model<p>SanDisk has taken the wraps off a couple of high-capacity USB flash drives. One is the world’s …

How to send any file with Mail Drop in OS X

Mail Drop was introduced in OS X Yosemite as a way to send large files and attachments via the OS X Mail.app without having to go through any Mail …

Want to delete your old library after migrating to Photos for OS X? Don't!

Turns out that Photos does pretty sophisticated library management; enough so that you're not duplicating space if you're migrating from iPhoto or …

Libraries

How to Recover Deleted Images in Photos App for Mac OS X

Users managing a Photos app library on the Mac have almost certainly deleted a picture, video, if not dozens of them. Sometimes this is intentional, …

Online Store

Ask: How to Switch to a New Apple ID (and Keep All Your Purchases)

Have an Apple, Mac, or iOS tech question? We've got the answer. This time, we'll show you how to update your Apple ID to a new email address but …

How to Use iCloud Photo Library in Photos to Sync Pictures Between Devices

iCloud Photo Library was introduced with iOS 8, but with the launch of the Photos for OS X app, it's now available on the Mac. In a nutshell, iCloud Photo Library is Apple's newest photo service that lets you sync all of your images across all your devices and to iCloud.<p>iCloud Photo Library …

How to Migrate Pictures from iPhoto or Aperture to Photos for OS X

With the launch of OS X 10.10.3 Yosemite, Apple released its much-anticipated Photos app, which was first announced during its Worldwide Developers Conference in 2014. The Photos for OS X app took several months to complete because it was designed from the ground up to work with OS X Yosemite and …

Living With and Without: Time Machine - (Apr 14)

Apple's Time Machine and the Time Capsule I bought to use it on are the best things I've ever purchased that I've immediately forgotten, and didn't …

How to create a new library in the Photos app

Creating separate libraries. It’s one of the best ways to go about organizing photos with the new Photos app in OS X Yosemite. I find that using …

iCloud Photo Library: The ultimate guide

iCloud Photo Library gives you access to all of your photos and video, on all your devices, all of the time. It's an optional part of Apple's iCloud …

iCloud

Here’s how to unlock your phone under the new rules

Image copyright ponsulak / Shutterstock.com.New rules governing U.S. wireless carriers went into full effect on Wednesday, although many carriers had …

A Longer Lightning Cable, Cheap Flash Storage, and More Deals

✔ Cheaper than Apple's Lightning cable<p>✔ Longer than Apple's Lightning cable<p>✔ More...braided than Apple's Lightning cable<p>Tech Armor Premium Apple …

Easily mount your phone or tablet to any surface plus other iPhone accessories[Deals]

Holding a mobile phone while driving is an activity that is frowned upon. Texting and driving is not only a social faux pas, but could also earn you a traffic ticket in some jurisdictions or, worse, cause you to wind up in a car accident.<p>Get your phone out of your hands and keep your attention on …

Secret Safari shortcuts: Speed up your browsing now!

Safari for iPhone spun out of Safari for Mac to become one of the very first fully-functional web browsers on mobile. Taking all that power and …

Google

How to free up space on your Mac by deleting old backups

Apple's built-in backup program for the Mac, Time Machine, makes it incredibly easy to back up all of your important data so you can restore your …

MacBook Air

PowerCube Outlet Expander

• Designed so that plugs never block each other, for max usage<br>• Dual USB port for charging cell phones, cameras, tablets, MP3-players, GPS, etc…<br>• Use as a standalone tool or pair with the PowerCube Extended or Extended USB for even more outlets<br>• ETL and cETL certified<br>• Resettable fuse feature that ignites if …

How to reformat your Mac without a recovery drive or disk

There are tons of reasons why you might need to reformat your Mac: It’s slowing down, filling up with too many unneeded files to delete manually or suffering from major technical issues that can’t be fixed otherwise.<p>Or maybe you’re just selling it as you move on to a better, faster Mac and need to …

Use your Apple TV as a full-fledged desktop browser with AirBrowser app

<i>This post is brought to you by IdeaSolutions, creator of AirBrowser.</i><p>Would you like to surf the web, watch streaming videos, read newspapers and do everything else you normally do on your Mac browser, in full screen on your TV? Pinch to zoom, swipe, bookmark pages — all using your iOS device as a …

Twelve South SurfacePad for iPhone 6 Plus/6s Plus, black | Ultra-slim luxury leather cover + display stand

• Protect your iPhone with this ultra-thin, luxury leather cover that shields your iPhone from nicks and scratches.<br>• SurfacePad doubles as an instant …

MacTrast Deals: Black Friday Deals Roundup

- Nov 28, 2014<p>Hey there! It’s time for our Black Friday Afternoon Roundup of MacTrast Deals! These three deals will help you charge your iPhone from …