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Best Places to See the Northern Lights in March

Festivals and events in the Arctic Circle are just a few ways to spend March days waiting for the aurora borealis at night.<p>With longer days and …

Opinion: Why the home indicator is an essential part of the iPhone X interface

With the lack of a physical home button of any kind with iPhone X, Apple has a new interaction metaphor: the home indicator. This is the thin bar that sits at the bottom of the iPhone screen.<p>At first glance, it might seem like an annoying blemish on the edge-to-edge design. But just like the notch …

100 Trips Everyone Should Take In Their Lifetime, According to the World's Top Travel Experts

These unique vacation excursions are stunning. 😍<p>No matter how many countries you’ve been to, there’s always somewhere new to discover.<p>But with so …

Ho Chi Minh City

iPhone X review: Apple finally knocks it out of the park

The company’s most important smartphone in years does not disappoint, with Face ID and an all-screen design that spells the end of the home button<p>The iPhone X is Apple’s most important – and most expensive – new smartphone in four years, bringing with it a significant change to the design, dumping …

Gear & Gadgets

25 Destinations Where You Can Save Big by Traveling After the Summer Crowds Leave

Why fall might soon be your favorite time to travel.<p>Summer may be winding down, but that doesn't mean it's too late to plan your dream vacation.<p>Late …

Travel

The 14 Best Places to Buy (Stylish) Furniture on a Budget

So you have a list of everything you *need* to make your home Insta-perfect. But where can you go to get the most bang, er, furniture, for your buck? If you’re working with a tight budget, let this list of 14 affordable shopping destinations (both online and brick-and-mortar) satisfy your design …

Urban Outfitters

The life-saving browser shortcut everyone should know

I can't believe I'd never heard of Ctrl-Shift-T.<p>If I had a dollar for every time I'd accidentally closed a browser tab -- or worse, an entire windowful of 'em -- I'd be rich.<p>But there's a simple keyboard shortcut that can instantly correct this error: <b>Ctrl-Shift-T</b>.<p>Or <b>Apple-Shift-T</b>, if you're using a …

Google

10 questions to ask mortgage lenders

When determining how much you can borrow, lenders may consider your income level compared with debt, your employment status and your credit history. …

What Fine Dining Looks Like in Lisbon

Lisbon might not be known as a fine-dining destination, but a group of groundbreaking chefs are ushering in a new era of ambitious cooking. Showcasing the unbelievable ingredients Portugal has to offer, including fresh seafood and <i>porco preto</i> pork from Alentejo, these restaurants blend Portuguese …

European Travel

Magnetic False Eyelashes Review: How They Work

I used to be the friend who would have a line outside her room right before a sorority formal, with all my friends asking me to do their makeup before the big event. But lately I feel like it's harder to keep up with trends, and my special-event look hasn't changed much with the times. I'd like to …

Makeup

The creators of the iPhone fear they made a monster

The iPhone, which turns 10 years old today, is arguably one of the most transformative pieces of consumer technology ever created. It kicked off the smartphone boom by putting the first accessible and easy-to-use computer in our pockets, helped usher in entire software industries in just a few …

Multi-Touch

11 Under-$20 Steals You Can Find at Sephora

For those who can't leave the store without buying something.<p>Makeup isn't exactly cheap, and beauty junkies know full-well just how easy it is to blow an entire paycheck at Sephora. But shop a little closer and you'll find the mecca of makeup stores has tons of makeup sets to help you get the most …

The restaurants with the best art in NYC

Yes, we care about food, but restaurants with the best art in NYC are notable for a whole other reason. While dining as an overall concept is one …

10 Best Apple Pencil Apps for Your iPad Pro

<b>Apple’s Pencil and iPad Pro make for a potent creative combination, with stunning displays, low latency interactions and a growing library of</b> …

IPad Pro

29 Products To Make Your House Feel Like Your Dream Home

"Hey now, hey now / this is what dreams are made of!" —Lizzie McGuire, singing about your house.

Homes for Sale in New Jersey and Connecticut

Click on the slide show to see this week’s featured properties in New Jersey and Connecticut:<p>• In Loveladies, N.J., a five-bedroom, three-and-a-half-bath house built in 2002, with a floating staircase, screened porch, large deck, two outdoor showers, and a dock and bulkhead on a lagoon.<p>• In …

Real Estate

How to set up two-factor authentication on all your online accounts

Just about any account you own on the internet is prone to being hacked — and one of the easiest ways to add an extra layer of security is to enable two-factor authentication. Also known as two-step verification or 2FA, the process gives web services a secondary access to the account owner (you!) …

Information Systems

The Best macOS High Sierra Features You Probably Haven't Heard of Yet

At the start of the week Apple showed off some of the upcoming features in macOS HIgh Sierra, but the company’s keynote by no means covered …

The best Apple Watch apps to download

Whether you’re wearing the original Apple Watch, the Series 2, or the new Apple Watch Series 3 — which we say is the best smartwatch you can buy — …

Apps

20+ iPhone tips you’ll use frequently

I write about Apple every day. I write opinions, news analysis, tips, features – all sorts of stuff. Today I thought you might enjoy this collection …

Touch ID

Trust (fund) me: How To Live Mortgage Free is a dream built on sand

It’s easy to get rid of your housing debt with Sarah Beeny – you just need to be rich to start with<p>There was a time, 15 or so years ago, when an English man or woman’s home was still their castle. Alessi juicers stood proudly on the nation’s worktops, a mortgage could be secured with a couple of …

Housing

Fact-Checking President Trump Through His First 100 Days

In his first 100 days in office, President Trump has falsely boasted of attracting the largest inaugural crowd ever, cited a nonexistent terrorist attack in Sweden and leveled an unproved accusation that his predecessor spied on him.<p>While these inaccuracies have commanded much attention, there has …

Donald Trump

15 tips every iPhone 7 owner should know

Apps

Free App 'Reverb' Brings Amazon's Alexa to Mac Desktops, iPhones, and iPads

Developers at U.S. digital consultancy Rain have created a little-known app called Reverb that allows users to access Amazon's Alexa virtual assistant from their Mac desktop or iOS device.<p>Launching the free Mac app prompts users to sign in to their Amazon account, after which a window opens showing …

The 9 best VR apps for iPhone

Guess what? Your iPhone can do virtual reality! All you need is an inexpensive headset and these cool apps.<p>When it comes to phone-powered VR, the iPhone is scarcely mentioned. Google's Cardboard and Daydream get most of the attention, though Samsung's Gear VR is in the mix as well. But Apple? It'll …

Virtual Reality

This incredible tool lets you see how Facebook tracks you online

A browser extension shows you how Facebook infers what content you want to see based on your social media habits and behaviors.<p>Data Selfie is a free …

The World's 10 Best Places to Retire

Whether you're just three years into your post-grad life or nearing 59.5 years (the age when you can start withdrawing 401k savings without …

22 Aesthetically Pleasing Ways To Make Your Bedroom Look More Organized

Unless you are a neat freak who keeps everything clean all the time, you know that <b>staying organized</b> can be really tough. This is especially true when …

10 devices you need for an ultimate smart home in 2017: Amazon Echo, Nest Cam Indoor, Ecobee3 and others

Here are 10 devices like Amazon Echo, Nest Cam Indoor, Ecobee3 and others that you need for an ultimate smart home in 2017.<p>You could end up breaking …

10 feng shui tricks to bring happiness to your home

Are you a feng shui devotee or a newbie? In case you’re unaware, feng shui is a 3000-year-old Chinese system of laws that are considered to govern …

Happiness