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Awesome Room Divider Ideas, Even If You Have a Small Space

Open space living in lofts, studios or homes with high ceilings and few walls are very popular. The open architectural look may be gorgeous, but not …

Interior Design

10 Essential Tips for Using the macOS Finder More Efficiently

The Finder is a classic Mac system component that's ever-present on your desktop, ready to help you find and organize your documents, media, folders, and other files. It's the smiling icon known as the Happy Mac logo on your Dock, and includes the Finder menu bar at the top of the screen.<p>A lot of …

Operating Systems

AMD's Newest Processors Are So Good You Can Skip the Graphics Card

In the past year, graphics cards have gone from the reasonably priced computer part you pick up on Amazon or Newegg to something bordering on as …

Computer Hardware

How to buy a camera in 2018

Smartphones have replaced dedicated cameras for most folks, but weirdly, that's a good thing for photography lovers. With fewer boring point-and-shoots, manufacturers are focusing on building incredible cameras like Sony's RX100 Mark V compact, the Fujifilm X-T2 mirrorless and Nikon's high-end, …

Cameras

The iPhone X is Apple’s underrated masterpiece

Apple showed genuine courage in going for such a radical redesign, and users are loving it so far<p>After 10 years of epic success selling roughly the same luxury good to the world, last year Apple decided to radically reinvent its iPhone with a totally new design, a never-before-seen Face ID system, …

Mobile Technology

Still need to run Windows apps? CrossOver 17 solves that problem for Macs

Before Macs became so prevalent, it’s safe to say the majority of computer users were on Windows. While macOS prides itself on its seamless ease of use, there is still plenty of Windows software we wouldn’t mind running on our Macs.<p>CrossOver 17 solves that problem for most Mac users. The app allows …

Apps

Font Trends For 2018—Illustrated With Beautiful, Free-To-Download Typefaces

‘Serendipity’ by The Hungry JPEG<br>There’s no denying the power that typography holds in design; big-name companies like Coca-Cola, YouTube and IBM have …

Typography

16 Kitchens ideas you'll want to try in 2018

After a long a day of work or during holidays, instead of eating out, you might want to go home and enjoy a healthier meal on your own or with your …

Why do people like Macs?

I find it fascinating to compare the performance of PCs vs Macs (and Linux boxes for that matter), but when it’s up to me, I usually prefer to use …

These Are the Cars People Are Still Driving After 15 Years

When you buy a new car, typically the dream is that you’ll be driving it around for a least a few years. If you’re really lucky, it might even still …

How to sell your old iPhone or iPad

Maybe you got a new iPhone or iPad for Christmas. And now you have to deal with offloading your old iPhone. Thanks a <i>lot</i>, Santa. You can give it away, or sell it, but before you do either of those you need to do a little preparation. Today we’ll see how to find out how much your old iPhone or iPad …

Best iOS Apps of 2017: Affinity Photo, Halide, Apollo, HQ and More

2017 was a big year for apps. The App Store got a major overhaul in iOS 11 to separate apps and games to give both better visibility, and Apple introduced ARKit, an SDK that lets developers build unique augmented reality capabilities into their apps.<p>Below, we've rounded up some of the most notable …

The iOS apps that dominated our screens in 2017

2017 was a great year for Apple as a whole, and the App Store was no different.<p>From messaging apps to music-generating tools to a smart AI assistant, Apple and various third-party developers unleashed an impressive array of new software designed to get us tapping, swiping and — most importantly — …

Apps

Help Me Tom’s Guide: How Do I Stream Wirelessly from PC to TV?

Just about every gadget in your house is wireless, but that doesn’t mean they always play nicely together. Take, for example, streaming content from …

My Must-Have Mac Apps, 2017 Edition – MacStories - page 2

Utilities<p>The utilities I use on my Mac fall into a couple of categories. First, there are those apps that are so core to my use of macOS that they may as well be part of the operating system themselves. These are the first apps I install if I’m setting up a fresh Mac. The second category of …

Apps

Today in Apple history: Apple brings back Steve Jobs with NeXT buyout

<b>December 20, 1996:</b> Apple Computer buys NeXT, the computer company Steve Jobs founded after leaving Cupertino a decade earlier.<p>The deal costs Apple $429 million. It’s a massive price to pay for the failing NeXT, which already saw its hardware division crash and burn. The price is worth it when you …

The 20 best films of 2017

2017 didn’t improve much on 2016. If anything, the horror and dread of last year only seemed to take root and blossom this year, as some of our worst …

Best gadgets of 2017

Welcome to <i>Cult of Mac</i>‘s Gadget of the Year extravaganza. Unlike some other blogs, where harassed writers get a last-minute order from the boss to come up with an end-of-year list, and then spend a half-hour writing up the first five Google results for their given subject, our top gadgets are all …

How to Scan a QR Code Using the Camera on the iPhone or the iPad

In iOS 11, the native camera app includes functionality that allows you to scan QR codes and access QR code content like URLs without having to download a third-party app.<p>Here's how to scan a QR code when you run into one:<p>Open the Camera app on the iPhone or iPad.<br>• Make sure you have adequate …

How to Download YouTube Videos - ExtremeTech

By on December 12, 2017 at 2:30 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>It’s happened to all of us. …

'Dunkirk,' 'Call Me By Your Name' top AP's best 2017 films

Associated Press Film Writers Lindsey Bahr and Jake Coyle name their choices for the best films of 2017.<p>LINDSEY BAHR:<p>1. "Dunkirk": I'm not sure I've ever been so wholly transported by and viscerally engaged in a theatergoing experience as I was watching Christopher Nolan's masterpiece "Dunkirk," …

Examined: FileMaker Pro 15 ecosystem for macOS, Windows, and iOS

The latest FileMaker Pro 15.0.1.118 is at the center of an entire ecosystem aiming to help individuals and whole corporations manage their data. …

Databases

A Month with the iPhone X: What I Love (and Hate)

The honeymoon period is definitely over. So am I still smitten with the iPhone X? I swapped my iPhone 7 Plus for Apple's 10th-anniversary handset for …

How to Take Great Photos of Your Kids

Simple Tips to Photograph Children<p>Get outside<p>Use window light<p>Make them look at the camera<p>Use a high shutter speed<p>Use a low f-stop<p>Get help from a …

Consumer Tech

19 Cozy, Chunky Couches For Anyone Who's Sick Of Mid-Century Modern

Bye, Peggy.<p>If you’re a millennial or simply a fan of “Mad Men,” the odds that you own a mid-century modern style sofa are high.<p>You may even own a Peggy, the popular mid-century number West Elm recently pulled from its website after a piece titled “Why Does This One Couch From West Elm Suck So …

The Privacy Enthusiast's Guide to Using an iPhone

Your privacy is important, and now more than ever, it seems like everyone is trying to put eyes on your personal data. That might include …

Information Systems

Home Hacks: 19 small things to make your home beautiful

Style is a matter of putting together a number of touches and elements that make a visually appealing statement without compromising on functionality …

Copenhagen

5 ways 3D Touch will change your life (for the better)

Although Apple touted 3D Touch as a technological breakthrough when the iPhone 6s launched back in 2015, it’s easy to forget it even exists.<p>That’s a shame, because 3D Touch is a great UI advance when done right.<p>The feature, which measures the intensity of a finger pressing on an iPhone screen and …

iOS