Ernest Gilmore

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Spiced Shrimp with Avocado Oil Recipe

Step 2<p>Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add 1 teaspoon oil and half of shrimp; sauté 4 minutes or until done. Remove from pan. …

New macOS bug can cause serious data loss

A new flaw has been discovered in macOS High Sierra that can cause data to be lost when writing to disk images. It affects those formatted using the Apple File System (APFS) specifically, but it shouldn’t be a problem for your primary SSD.<p>Apple’s latest software releases have been plagued by pesky …

Data Management

5 common MacBook problems and how to fix them

Is your Mac is starting to show signs of age and is acting strangely or feeling sluggish? Before you junk it, there might be some easy fixes to what ails it. Here are five fixes to five common Mac problems.<p>1. Startup issues<p>If your Mac fails to boot properly and you find yourself staring at a blank …

Operating Systems

5 hidden MacOS High Sierra features you need to know

A revolutionary update, MacOS High Sierra was not. Instead of a massive design overhaul, it focused on a number of under-the-hood changes, namely Apple File System (APFS) for better performance and security, HVEC for improved video compression and Metal 2 for more powerful graphics.<p>High Sierra did, …

High Sierra

Major new iOS bug can crash iPhones and disable access to apps and iMessages

Here we go again<p>Apple had a shockingly bad week of software problems just before the end of 2017, and it looks like 2018 isn’t starting so well either. A new bug has been discovered in iOS 11 that lets people send a specific character that will crash an iPhone and block access to the Messages app …

How to use a USB drive with Files on iOS

There are several workarounds for getting data off a USB stick or SD card, and onto your iPad or iPhone. We’ve even covered some. But until now, there’s been no way to just plug a USB stick into your iPad’s Lightning port, and browse the contents in iOS 11’s Files app. Thanks to an update to the …

SanDisk

24 hidden settings that can maximize your Mac

We mean Mac-simize.<p>Apple prides itself on the polish and slickness of its software, and on the surface, macOS proves itself an intuitive and easy-to-navigate operating system. Dig deeper, however, and you'll find a heap of useful settings and options that let you customize your computing …

Apps

AT&T's big DirecTV Now update arrives this spring

It's a good thing, too, as AT&T is bleeding conventional TV subscribers.<p>You now have a better idea of when AT&T's next-gen TV platform will roll out to streamers on a larger scale. Alongside the telecom's latest earnings, CEO Randall Stephenson has confirmed that the "next-gen" DirecTV Now will …

Sling TV

Do You Know This Amazon Price-Matching Trick?

We all know Amazon's pricing fluctuates from day-to-day, making it hard to determine if we're always getting the best deals the website has to offer. …

36 Taco Recipes So Good You’ll Never Want to Make Anything Else

Need a standout “Taco Tuesday” recipe? With these cheesy, meat- and veggie-packed tacos on the menu, you’ll want to have one (or three) every night.<p>1 …

Cooking

Apple servers currently signing older iOS updates, users able to downgrade from iOS 11

[<b>Update:</b> Party’s over! Older OS versions are no longer being signed once more. As suspected, it was an accidental change and has been reverted. Original story below …]<p>Apple is currently signing iOS 10 version updates for many devices including iPhone 5, iPhone 6 and iPhone 7 models as shown by …

IPhone 7

How To Start An SEO Campaign With (Almost) No Money

If you’ve been thinking about starting a search engine optimization (SEO) campaign, you’ve likely run into a serious obstacle: money. Big-name agencies charge upwards of tens of thousands of dollars a month to manage a campaign, and hiring a new full-time manager and/or a suite of specialized …

Engines

3 Internet-Based Businesses You Can Start in 2018

Online experiences connect people worldwide to your brand and the solutions you offer -- without requiring a big budget to launch your digital storefront.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>No doubt many people resolved to boost their income during the new year. (Of course, …

Our Most Popular Desserts of 2017

I believe in dessert, always. And no matter the occasion, be it a holiday, potluck, or random Wednesday night, I skew towards no-fuss desserts that …

Pay with Cash, Debit or Credit?

Credit and debit cards may look similar, but their features and uses are quite different. Know the pros and cons of each so you can choose with …

This 1 Interview Question Will Tell You Everything You Need to Know About a Candidate

Stop wasting time with candidates reciting their resume. Change the interview game with this one simple question.<p>Let's face it: <i>Interviews suck</i>.<p>I say we try something new with interviews. I've already tested something for you to try on for size. It's pretty simple, really. But first, let's agree to …

50 Of The Best Things On Amazon Prime People Are Most Adding to Wish Lists

Ah, Amazon Prime. What did we ever do without it? Is there anything better than free shipping, 2-day delivery, and the ability to shop for everything …

Delta SkyMiles Credit Card Offers: Are They Right For You?

Delta Air Lines frequent flyers have been bombarded in recent weeks with enticing e-mail offers to sign up for credit cards that offer mileage bonuses and many other perks.<p>The cards may not be the most advantageous ones available to consumers, but they could be a sign that airlines are trying to …

People Are Obsessing Over This Mattress

Casper is only two years old and has already developed a cult following — notorious for disrupting the $14 billion mattress industry and completely …

Shopping

The domino effect of credit card debt

Too much credit card debt spills over into the rest of your financial life. It can affect your ability to save, raise the interest rates you’re …

How Much Money Do You Keep in Your Checking Account?

My checking account typically holds the amount of money I have/will need to spend over the course of one month. But I don’t do this for any …

Personal Finance

How to Pick the Right Mortgage Lender

Here's what you need to know and do to find the best mortgage lender for you.<p>The mortgage process can be intimidating, especially to first-time …

iPhone X’s Face ID has at least 3 cool hidden features

You probably know that Apple's new Face ID feature will unlock the iPhone X and secure mobile payments with Apple Pay. You might even know that the front-facing camera behind Face ID can apply portrait mode to selfies and also breathe life into animated emojis, or "animoji."<p>But did you know that …

Phones

iOS 11 battery life: Top tips for fixing the main problem iPhone users are suffering after Apple upgrade

Some iPhone users are reporting battery life issues after installing the latest version of iOS .<p>But if you're one of the people finding that your …

Share a WiFi Password in iOS 11 in 1 Quick and Easy Step

Most people know that the true test of friendship isn't texting someone every day, or being the first one at the bar for their happy hour — it's actually all about feeling comfortable enough to ask for the WiFi password. Think about it: it means you'll be over enough times to hop on the WiFi and …

Wi-Fi

What Is "Files" On iOS 11? The New App Will Make Your Life So Organized

Guys, iOS 11 is finally here -- and if you are lucky enough to have ample storage on your device, you are able to download and install it on your …

Latest Google Pixel 2 leak hints at IP68 water resistance, always-on Ambient Display, and more

The Pixel 2 leaks continue to trickle out as we wait for an official announcement from Google.<p>Images that claim to show the front and back of the …

Spotify and Hulu partner on a discounted entertainment bundle, first aimed at students

Hulu and Spotify announced a partnership today that will see the two companies working together to market entertainment bundles offering both services which will be jointly sold through a single subscription plan. Initially, this bundle will be targeted towards U.S. college students and will cost …

8 tips and tricks for the new Files app on iOS 11

The iCloud Drive app had a short life, launching with iOS 9 two years ago. It's now replaced by the Files app in iOS 11. There's more to the new app than a simple name change, with features aplenty. Let's take a look at what's new.<p>iCloud Drive and more!<p>Not only will you find any and all files you …

Microsoft may be repositioning some (or all) of Skype for Business as Teams

"Skype for Business is now Microsoft Teams!" according to a message some Skype for Business users briefly saw appear in their accounts.<p>A number of …