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The easiest way to copy an iPhone photo album to your PC

It was a pretty typical weekend project: My daughter's graduation party was coming up, so I wanted to put together a photo slideshow. Of course, like most parents, my wife and I had years' worth of photos trapped on our iPhones. How could we quickly and easily move them to a laptop and into a …

App Store

How to securely wipe the data off hard drives, SSDs, flash drives, iPhones and iPads, and Android devices | ZDNet

Built-in way to erase iOS and Android devices<p>iOS and Android devices both have built-in tools to erase the devices.<p>On iOS: <b>Settings</b> > <b>General</b> > <b>Reset</b> …

Information Systems

Seven reasons why Richard Painter’s new ad is a glorious dumpster fire

Once, every so often, someone comes up with a political ad that is so monumentally awful it deserves special recognition. This first ad from Richard …

Yes, a Powerpoint Presentation Can Be Exceptionally Memorable. Here Are 2 Easy Hacks

These Powerpoint hacks are so easy, you're going to kick yourself for not doing them sooner.<p>PowerPoint decks can be an very efficient way of sharing and presenting information.<p>Yet, if they're bad, they are painful to create and even more painful to sit through.<p>Today, I'm going to teach you two easy …

This Graphic Shows What Really Matters in Preventing Cancer

Living a healthy lifestyle can help to prevent cancer. (No cancer is <i>completely</i> preventable, though; genetics and bad luck are factors, too.) But …

If You Care About Data, Change These 15 Default Privacy Settings Right Now

Say no to defaults.<p>On the Internet, the devil's in the defaults.<p>You're not reading all those updated data policies flooding your inbox. You probably …

The Ivy Lee Method: A 100-year old, 15-minute routine for stress-free productivity

In the early 1900s, Charles M. Schwab, President of Bethlehem Steel Corporation — a steel and shipping company — wanted to increase the efficiency of …

Time Management

6 Tricks to Climb Better on Your Bike

<b>The following is excerpted from Climb! by Selene Yeager—your guide to train for, conquer, and ultimately fall in love with hills. You can purchase a copy here, then go crush some elevation.</b><p>You can be a walking pair of lungs atop a set of monster quads and still struggle up climbs without the right …

All Of The Best Indie Rock Playlists On Spotify

Playlists have quickly become the preferred method of music consumption for a generation, leading artists like Drake to toy with the idea of releasing music in a playlist format, and labels to turn to Spotify influencers as the new gatekeepers disseminating their artists to the masses. But not all …

Synthpop

At Just $75, This Sound Bar Has no Business Sounding so Good

There are plenty of soundbar options to choose from today, but often times budget-priced models lack quality and performance. <i>Boy Genius Report</i> has …

Soundbar

The 15 Best Netflix Documentaries You Need To Stop Skipping Over

You always see them on Netflix, now it's time to watch them.

21 Things Fiftysomethings Wish Twentysomethings Knew

"Inside every old person is a young person who’d like to get out." H/T Quora<p>"[...]By going through the motions you will eventually gain it." — L. Lee<p>— Tim Dees<p>"[...]Having kids can be a huge expense, milestone, and disappointment. Aaaaand there’s the other side too…" — Bill Dred<p>"[...]Often our …

Here's the Average Length of Retirement. Will Your Money Last That Long?

There's a good chance you'll live longer than average, and you don't want to outlive your money. Here's how to avoid that.<p>If you're financially …

Retirement

6 Gmail tips, tricks, and hacks to help you master your email

Have you ever accidentally sent a damning email to someone that you <i>intended</i> to save for the rest of time as a draft? Or made a friend audibly gasp at …

19 ‘USSD’ Codes That Unlock Hidden Features in Your iPhone

When you want to tweak your iPhone’s preferences, you’ll usually open up the Settings app. That’s basic iOS 101. What you might not know is that …

The Two Words That Will Help Get an Airline Upgrade Over the Phone

<i>At Bloomberg Pursuits, we love to travel. And we always want to make sure we’re doing it right. So we’re talking to globe-trotters in all of our</i> …

Training Center: Core strength for cyclists

Here's why good core strength is essential for endurance athletes like cyclists — and how to get started with an exercise routine.Read the full …

Cycling

Warning: You'll Probably Quit the Gym After Doing This At-Home Workout — It's That Good

You don't need a gym membership [1], fancy studio, or even a lot of time to get in shape. What you do need is a solid workout and dedication. We'll provide the workout, you just need to give it your all. This short and sweet circuit targets every single muscle in the body and gets your heart rate …

If You Want to Sculpt Your Core, This Is the Only Exercise You Need

The plank position is one of the best moves to tone the upper body and core, and this variation takes the intensity to a whole other you're-gonna-be-sore-for-days level. It's similar to the plank-to-tuck if you've ever used a TRX, but this move only requires two small towels.<p>Begin in plank position …

Top 10 Hidden Force Touch Features on Apple Watch

Force Touch is one of those Apple Watch features that's so discreet and unassuming it's easy for users to forget it even exists. That's a shame, because just like 3D Touch on iPhone, Apple has implemented the haptic feedback technology across the entire watchOS interface, putting additional hidden …

The Ultimate Guide to Maui

Visit Hawaii’s second largest island for the best of every watersport under the sun. (Many argue Maui is home to the world’s most beautiful beaches.) …

The Five Best Wireless Headphones

Wires are dead: Apple ditched the headphone jack years ago, and other phone manufacturers followed suit, leaving you with two options if you want to listen to music: Use a clunky adaptor for your old school headphones, or embrace the future and go wireless with a system that uses your phone’s …

How to turn any song into a ringtone with GarageBand for iOS

There are very few iOS tasks that still require a Mac. One of those is getting your own ringtones onto your iPhone. You can buy them, but you can’t add a downloaded ringtone onto your iPhone without hooking up to iTunes. Or can you? GarageBand on iOS lets you save your own creations as ringtones, …

Music Production

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 …

Music Production

How to win an argument, even when you're wrong

I taught him a technique that I have found incredibly powerful. So powerful, you can even use it to great effect, with evil intent.<p>I'm not suggesting that you'd do this, but I do love a good debate. It's possible there may have been times, at a dinner party or two, where I've used this approach to …

The best indoor cycling training apps

Yes, we would all rather ride outside. But when weather, work and the rest of your life rules that out, riding inside can be highly productive. Here …

How to keep your old videos, music, and photos safe forever

How to digitize your media.<p>The computer age has transformed everything from the way we capture precious moments to the way we watch movies. We've switched from film photos to digital images, VHS tapes to streaming videos, vinyl to music files...you get the picture. However, before we owned …

Google Search

This 50 Push-Up Challenge Will Transform Your Body in 30 Days

Yes, you can get to 50 push-ups! Try our 30-day challenge.<p>It's been almost 20 years since Demi Moore starred in <i>G.I. Jane</i>, but that crazy-inspiring …

The easy way to remove water stains from wood furniture

Nothing ruins the luster of wood furniture quite like a watermark.<p>Watermarks -- or water stains -- are often caused by cold glasses, spills, or hot dishes places directly on the wood. Luckily, though, they aren't always permanent.<p>This guide will guide you through the process of removing these …

The complete list of Siri commands

There's a lot you can do with Apple's virtual assistant -- and some things you can't do. For example, while Siri can send texts, search Twitter, and open up your front-facing camera, she can't adjust your device's ring volume (something OK Google <i>can</i> do). Complicating the matter, Siri doesn't work …