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The One Thing You Have To Do To Fix Battery Life In iOS 12

It’s been a year since we’ve had a major iOS release and familiar reports are popping up about how iOS 12, for all its vaunted features, is killing iPhones and iPads dead. Is iOS 12 bad at battery optimization? Did Apple slip in some code that deep-sixes battery life? Did thousands of Public Beta …

iOS

If You Hate Small Talk, Use These 20 Questions As A Conversation Starter Instead

We are wired to be deep connectors; however, societal norms have taken us a few steps away from our true nature. It's much more socially acceptable to have small talk and direct our conversations to safe topics such as the weather and other people.<p>As society continues to evolve and younger …

Money

Five security settings in iOS 12 you should change right now

iOS 12, Apple’s latest mobile software for iPhone and iPad, is finally out. The new software packs in a bunch of new security and privacy features you’ve probably already heard about.<p>Here’s what you need to do to take advantage of the new settings and lock down your device.<p>1. Turn on USB Restricted …

iOS

Flour Is the Secret to a Stainless Steel Sink That Shines Like New

There's nothing more satisfying than looking at a freshly polished stainless steel sink. Of course, <i>keeping</i> it so bright and sparkly is a whole …

Cleaning

The Best Fall Foliage Train Trips to Take This Year

Living in a world of pristine beaches and towering castles, it’s easy to forget that people from halfway around the world travel to our backyard to …

Google Maps

Takes all sports: an activity break in northern Portugal

The beaches of Viana do Castelo, in the Norte region of Portugal, are some of the most beautiful in the country. These wide swathes of sand backed by dunes and pine trees are so vast they rarely feel crowded. Known for consistent swells and frequently windy, they’re a mecca for kite- and …

Portugal

15 Things You Should Always Do When Visiting Portugal

Portugal is a truly spectacular country, and there’s so much more to it than just Lisbon, yet many visitors never get past the capital or begin to …

European Travel

7 pastries worth traveling to Portugal for

Portugal is on everyone’s European travel itinerary these days, but while travelers focus on Lisbon’s colorful architecture and cool trams, or the …

European Travel

A physical key is the secret to Google employees' online security

It turns out the key to counteracting employee phishing at Google is an actual key.<p>The company began using physical USB-based security keys in early 2017 and since then, none of its 85,000-plus employees have been phished on their work accounts, Krebs on Security reported today. The keys serve as …

Employment

Trump is proving America’s power through economic warfare

After nearly two decades of strategically aimless military action in the Middle East, the Trump administration has apparently decided upon a new and …

The IRS Has Created a New Policy For Freelancers. Here's What You Should Know | Inc.com

We don't become entrepreneurs to do budgets or hiring or taxes. Unless you're one of those brave souls that make that your business. If so, we thank you for you service.<p>But most of us have employees, or increasingly, freelancers. The use of the gig economy has lead to a rise in the latter. Last …

An FBI negotiator who worked over 150 hostage cases shares the key to getting anyone to change their mind

<i>The following is an excerpt from "EQ Applied: The Real-World Guide to Emotional Intelligence:</i><i>"</i><p>Chris Voss may be the best negotiator in the world. Voss spent more than two decades in the FBI, including fifteen years as a hostage negotiator, during which he worked on more than 150 international …

Seth Godin Reveals the Writing Secrets That Made Him a Bestselling Author

Motley Fool co-founder David Gardner may spend a lot of time working for his goal of helping us all invest better, but that's just <i>part</i> of his ambition. Really, he wants to help us all live better, and financial security is just one piece of that.<p>Another piece: Introducing us to fascinating new …

8 Iconic Brunch Dishes You Must Try in Charleston

From pillowy buttermilk biscuits and gravy to sweet and savory chicken and waffles, Charleston is home to some of the most mouth-watering breakfast …

5 Amazon obscure settings you should change now

The items we buy say a lot about our lifestyles, our finances, and our domestic lives. If you have an Amazon account, the amount of data that the retail giant collects is astonishing. Many people don’t know you get much more just free two-day shipping with a Prime account.<p>With these different areas …

Smart Homes

Why Writing Is A Form Of Meditation

July 21, 2018 | By Sweta Vikram | Reply More<p>I write because writing is how I make sense of my world. When I was eight-years-old and lived in Libya …

Most People Fail to Erase Memory Cards Before Selling Their Old Tech

It has been discovered that most Brits are failing to erase their memory cards before selling their old tech kit. A drive to increase tech recycling and the opportunity to make extra cash has meant that the second-hand tech recycling industry is booming and it’s also awash with other people’s …

Selling

How I got $1M investment in a currywurst queue

You can’t build an empire alone. You need partners, team members, customers, investors, and other people to help you. But it’s hard to get to some people. Extending your network with the right investors, customers, or future employees can be very tough. Additionally a lot of people think that the …

Should You Form An LLC Or An S-Corp, And What's The Difference?

Limited liability company (LLC) or S corporation (S-corp)? What do these business structures mean? As a business attorney, I always get the age-old question as to which one is best for you as a budding entrepreneur, balancing issues such as liability and taxation? Simply put, an LLC is a business …

Small Business

7 of the Best Books Exploring Henry VIII’s Six Wives

The culture of my childhood was one lacking women role models and heroines. Trips to the library offered shelves and shelves of biographies of men, but I can still remember the exemplary women who were my limited choices: Harriet Tubman, Eleanor Roosevelt, Marie Curie, and Queen Elizabeth I. I read …

This $119 Windows 10 computer is the size of a flash drive

The Intel Compute Stick CS125 Computer is more portable than any laptop on the planet, but it isn’t a notebook computer. Instead, it’s a full-fledged …

The Best Summer Reads of All Time

Decades ago, some dolt at a publishing company decided that summer should be the time for light reading, and for some inexplicable reason, the whole …

Books

How to Get Between Lisbon Airport and City Center

If you’re arriving in Portugal on an international flight, there’s a good chance you’ll land at Lisbon’s Humberto Delgado Airport. It’s not …

How I added four hours of battery life to my smartphone every day for free

I’ve had big-time battery drain issues on my last three iPhones. I just figured it was my fault — maybe I’m too addicted to apps, take too many photos, or just use my phone too much?<p>It’s an issue I’ve gone to Apple for help with many times. But the Genius’s — Apple's retail support — were …

Batteries

Where to Shop (and Eat) in São Miguel, Portugal

In a mirroring of Norse legends, a mid-1300s Medici atlas showed an archipelago floating in the middle of the Atlantic. More than half a century later, the Azores — nine volcanic isles about 800 miles west of Portugal — were more formally discovered, presumably by the Portuguese explorer Diogo de …

Walk along ancient paths in self-guided tour of northern Portugal

Take in the sights, sounds, scents and scenery on a walking tour of Portugal, a country that should be on everyone's must-visit list.<p>A weeklong On Foot Holidays tour takes walkers far from the crowds on a self-guided route through the gentle hills of northern Portugal.<p>Highlights include walking …

Mum's dementia was so bad she was kept in hospital for her own safety - but then we changed her diet

When his mum’s dementia became so severe she had to be kept in hospital for her own safety, Mark Hatzer thought he had lost another …

11 Must-pack Items, According to Full-time Travel Writers

As a travel journalist, I often feel I've hit the career jackpot. I travel as often as my passport allows — 28 countries and counting! — and I’m able …

The Best Lightweight Travel Laptops for 2018

Modern nomads demand everything from their laptops: they need to be lightweight and powerful, with a battery capable of going the distance on a …

Laptops

Malcolm Gladwell Explains Where His Ideas Come From

For many readers out there, the publication of a new Malcolm Gladwell article ranks as an event demanding immediate attention. They'll read whatever …

Malcolm Gladwell