Francisco Villacorta

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10 unmistakable habits of irresistible people

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likeable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few — the good …

Self-help

iPhone: How to scan QR codes with iOS 11

While QR codes haven’t taken off as some might’ve hoped or wanted, nonetheless they’re still somewhat present in the real world and aren’t completely dead.<p>Luckily, with iOS 11, Apple has added support for scanning QR codes natively within the Camera app. Follow along as we walk you through how to …

QR codes

How to Add AirDrop to Your Mac’s Dock for Quicker Access

• Home<br>• How To<br>• How to Add AirDrop to Your Mac’s Dock for Quicker Access<p>Chris Hauk - May 10, 2018<p>AirDrop is a great way to send and receive files between …

Operating Systems

To Change Someone’s Mind, Stop Talking and Listen

Samar Minallah Khan, the feminist Pakistani anthropologist and filmmaker, was enraged. Local tribal leaders were trading little girls as compensation for their male family members’ crimes.<p>These leaders, responsible for settling legal disputes in their villages, act as local judges. A longstanding …

Leadership

New videos show off iPad’s best tricks

Apple wants to make sure iPad users know how to work with two apps at once, and also how an Apple Pencil can mark up screenshots. A couple of new videos walk users through each of these quickly and simply.<p>The video are likely timed to benefit people buying the new iPad, the first budget iOS tablet …

Executives Fail to Execute Strategy Because They’re Too Internally Focused

Experts have opined for decades on the reasons behind the spectacular failure rates of strategy execution. In 2016, it was estimated that 67% of well-formulated strategies failed due to poor execution. There are many explanations for this abysmal failure rate, but a 10-year longitudinal study on …

21 keyboard shortcuts Mac users need to know

I’m sure most Mac users know <i>Command-C</i> means copy and<i> Command-V</i> means paste, but there’s a host of other useful shortcuts that make a Mac user’s life …

Keyboard Shortcuts

The Most Common Type of Incompetent Leader

A young friend recently remarked that the worst boss he ever had would provide him with feedback that always consisted of “You’re doing a great job.” But they both knew it wasn’t true — the organization was in disarray, turnover was excessive, and customers were not happy. My friend was giving it …

Leadership

How Can You Tell Someone Is a True Leader? Look for 1 Skill That Makes Bosses Cringe

This superhuman skill is foundational for effective communication.<p>Robert K. Greenleaf, the founder of the modern servant leadership movement, once said: "Don't assume, because you are intelligent, able, and well-motivated, that you are open to communication, that you know how to listen."<p>Is that an …

4 Ways to Learn Anything in 20 Hours

<i>“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”</i> — Mahatma Gandhi<p>What if you could learn anything in 20 hours, what would …

Self-improvement

51 Motivational Quotes to Inspire Willpower, Determination, and Success

Success requires inspiration... and determination.<p>Every successful person I know has willpower, determination, and drive. They may not be smarter than everyone else. They may not be more talented, more skilled, or more experienced.<p>But what they do have is the willingness to persevere. Here are 51 …

iOS 11: cómo la multitarea del iPad cambiará tu vida

Los usuarios de iPad que instalen iOS 11 en septiembre tendrán la posibilidad de trastear con el futuro de la multitarea en los dispositivos móviles.</b> …

There's 28 hidden iPhone tricks and tips you need to know about

Are you an experienced iPhone user?<p>With so much technology surrounding Apple iPhone models it is not surprising there are still tips and tricks even …

Batteries

This is how to “work smarter not harder”: 3 secrets from research

“Work smarter, not harder.” Sounds good. But how do you actually do that?<p><i>*crickets*</i><p>Well, luckily someone finally took up the challenge of finding a …

Cómo cambiar el color de una carpeta en el Finder de macOS

Las carpetas de macOS llevan muchos años siendo azules, aunque de vez en cuando hayan cambiado de diseño. Si no te gusta siempre tienes la opción de …

iOS Settings for VPN – What They Mean and How to Get to Them

The main goal of using a VPN is to protect your identity while browsing the web. Reasons to protect your personal data or staying unnoticed online …

VPNs

9 questions the most interesting people ask to cut through small talk

I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who dragged on forever, so I learned to be brief, to the point, and …

Entrepreneurship

My Top 10 Baby Essentials for New Mums

Anyone starting the journey of becoming a parent for the first time will discover that you suddenly need to buy a ridiculous amount of stuff. Yes, …

Pregnancy

Mac user? These 10 tricks will help you get more out of your machine

Mac users often know the ins and outs of their gear – after all, we’re generally talking about a passionate bunch who love their machine – but like most technology, it’s estimated we only use a small fraction of what a Mac can do.<p>If you’re like most, you stick to what you need, and don’t venture …

MacBook Air

These Are the Best Foods for a Baby's Brain

So much is going on in the first few months of a baby’s life, it’s no surprise that what a baby eats can have an effect on how important structures …

Como abrir pestañas en Safari cerradas recientemente

Dependiendo del modelo de vuestro dispositivo, es probable que cuando veis como Safari comienza dar síntomas de agotamiento, lo primeros que hagáis …

Cómo pasar el contenido de tu iPhone viejo al nuevo con iTunes

<b>Cambiar de iPhone es como cambiar de vida</b>. De un dispositivo viejo y un tanto lento, pasamos a un terminal veloz, con una cámara espectacular y una …

Word, Excel, and Powerpoint for iOS Get Drag-and-Drop, Real-Time Co-Authoring in Latest Update

• Home<br>• Apps<br>• iOS<br>• Word, Excel, and Powerpoint for iOS Get Drag-and-Drop, Real-Time Co-Authoring in Latest Update<p>Chris Hauk - Jan 31, 2018<p>Microsoft on …

Software

A Windows PC user's guide to the Mac keyboard

Just switched to Mac from Windows? Here's the low-down on how to use the keyboard!If you've long been a Windows user, then you're likely <i>very</i> used to …

¿Cuál es la cubierta más duradera para el iPhone X? Costó unos US$9,000 averiguarlo

Nos propusimos buscar la cubierta más aguantadora para el más nuevo teléfono de Apple y desafiamos a 12 fabricantes para que pusieran sus productos a prueba. Estas son las cubiertas que sobrevivieron a nuestro riguroso examen.<p>Aun cuando nunca se te haya caído un teléfono en tu vida, el colocarle …

How to Get More Battery Life Out of Your Apple Watch

The Apple Watch is the most popular smartwatch on the market, yet battery life has never been its strong suit. That said, Apple has made improvements in this area with successive models, and while the company still only promises all-day battery life on a single charge, many Series 2 and 3 owners …

Smartwatches

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

Media<p><b>Spotify</b>. Another year has passed, and I still can't pick one streaming service between Apple Music and Spotify – there are features I like in both, and each complements the other. My girlfriend and I listen to <i>a lot</i> of music (she's a choreographer and needs to discover new music as well as …

Apps

¿Qué hacer si te roban tu teléfono? Una guía completa

Actúa rápidamente y sigue estos pasos para recuperar tu vida –y tu tranquilidad.<p>Perder una pieza costosa de tecnología es horrible, pero la experiencia suele ser más desconcertante que dolorosa. Y es que si eres como el resto de los mortales, tu teléfono está repleto de tu información personal, …

Cómo pasar tonos de llamada al iPhone con iTunes 12.7 de forma rápida y sencilla

iTunes 12.7 ha supuesto un cambio importante para Apple. En esta versión es donde se ha eliminado la App Store y ya no podemos gestionar e instalar …

How to use Skype to spy on your cats or dogs

Be the ultimate helicopter pet parent with this easy setup.<p>Pet parent guilt be gone! If your pet hates to be alone -- or you just like checking in on your animals throughout the day -- you don't need to buy a fancy security camera.<p>All you need is an inexpensive tablet and a Skype account to make a …

Pets