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SimplyBuilt makes it easy to create a website for your small business

<i>Each week we’re profiling one company that has been selected for Boost – our early-stage startup growth program. Catch up with these companies in person at The Next Web Conference in New York on November 18.</i><p>Back in the day, building a Website for yourself or your small business was a huge …

Small Business

"Amélie" // [Summer-Mix] By Dennis Kruissen - 08/2015

21 Filling Low-Carb Recipes With No Meat

Recipes

iOS 8.4 to be released 8 AM PT on Tuesday, iTunes Match song limit will increase to 100,000 with iOS 9

Apple directors have been somewhat talkative over the weekend about the imminent release of Apple Music. Former Beats Music CEO Ian Rogers, who now works as a Senior Director of Apple Music, blogged about the product’s launch. He reminisces on the history of digital music and radio saying that …

Apple

Apple Starts Early Production on Next-Generation iPhones With Force Touch

Apple is starting production on its next-generation iPhones, reports <i>Bloomberg</i>, and the new models are equipped with Force Touch capabilities. Force Touch, first introduced with the Apple Watch, is a feature that's able to distinguish between a light tap and a harder press, enabling a range of new …

Mobile Technology

Latest OS X El Capitan Beta Contains Clues to Possible New Apple Hardware | MacTrast

Apple’s latest beta of OS X 10.11 El Capitan contains some references to a pair of possible future Apple hardware releases: a new 4K 21.5-inch iMac, …

Here's why Apple can take on the streaming industry

New century, new music<p>Back in 2001, the music industry was reeling. Computers with CD drives, the growth of the Internet, and the rise of Napster had …

iOS 9 will delete apps to make room for system updates

Early adopters of iOS 9 beta 2 have discovered a new feature that will temporarily delete apps from overloaded devices when there isn't enough space to install system updates. Many users with the smaller 8GB and 16GB iPhones reportedly had difficulty fitting the last upgrade onto their mobile …

Think back to the very first time you heard a track from one of your all-time favourite artists. Chances are you only heard them because of radio. Radio has always been a powerful medium for artist exposure – and if Apple’s attempt to launch the world’s first live global radio station proves to be successful, […]

Think back to the very first time you heard a track from one of your all-time favourite artists. Chances are you only heard them because of …

Tim Cook reveals why Apple is obsessed with gold

Apple's recent obsession with gold-colored versions of its products is indeed a response to preferences in China.<p>Apple CEO Tim Cook told <i>Bloomberg</i> …

iPhone 6s fear could make Samsung rush to release Galaxy S7

Samsung may crank out new smartphone models by the bucket-load, but up until now its flagship Galaxy S phones have only arrived at a rate of one …

Apple Music free trial saga may not be over as Apple likely won’t pay full royalties during trial

Just as we thought Apple’s u-turn would put an end to the controversy over its original intention to pay artists nothing during the free trial of Apple Music, a statement to the <i>WSJ</i> suggests that there is still time for the saga to turn into a PR nightmare.<p>While everyone assumed Apple would now be …

Apple Music

How to Use Siri to Convert Currency and Measurements

Even if you're pretty good at doing math in your head, there are so many different measures that you may often find yourself needing to do conversions. For example, when I'm watching tennis on TV and the announcer says the serve was 220 kilometers per hour, I'm fairly clueless. So I just ask Siri …

Siri

Using a Windshield Repair Kit on a Cracked Smart Phone

You’ve Been Cleaning Your Oven The Wrong Way Your Entire Life. This Is So Brilliant!

We take the process in two steps: First, the oven itself, then the glass window on its door.<p><b>Here’s what you need:</b><br>Water<br>Spray bottle<br>Baking soda<br>A …

How to record video from your iPhone onto your Mac

The secret is the QuickTime Player application in your Mac's Applications folder. QuickTime Player doesn't just play videos — it also records video …

The Beginner's Guide to Google+

When Google+ entered the social space in 2011, it was met largely with skepticism. Joining a crowded field with platforms such as Facebook and …

6 Types of Photos Every Photographer Should Know How to Make

While the popularity of some creative photography techniques rises and falls, there are some photo tricks that continue to stand the test of time. …

Importing Photos in iCloud Photo Library on iOS with Correct Dates and Metadata – MacStories

I'm in the process of importing five years of photos into iCloud Photo Library following an upgrade to the $0.99/month iCloud plan, and I wanted to share a quick tip about the experience.<p>For years, I stored photos in Dropbox thanks to a combination of CameraSync and Hazel, which allowed me to try …

Apps

How to create killer GIFs on your Mac in 60 seconds

I love animated GIFs. As far as I’m concerned, they’re the greatest gift God ever bestowed upon the Internet.<p>While most Mac users probably think making them requires Photoshop and some superior skills, creating GIFs can be dead-easy for your Mom to do, as long as you know which tools to use.<p>In …

GIF Animations

Review: The iPad Air 2 is so good, it almost disappears

Pity Jony Ive. The poor bastard just can’t catch a break.<p>Ive and his design team at Apple have just released a pair of exquisite iPads — the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 — and yet are getting grief because the iPads offer nothing “new.”<p>“New” being things like face-tracking cameras, heart-rate …

IPad Air

How To Fix a Non-Working OS X Yosemite Beta Code

Apple has opened up its public beta program for OS X Yosemite, but a number of users are reporting that when they attempt to redeem the code, they …

How To Move Your iTunes Library to an External Drive

• Home<br>• Apps<br>• How To<br>• Mac<br>• OS X<br>• How To Move Your iTunes Library to an External Drive<p>Chris Hauk - Jul 25, 2014<p>If you’re like me, you may find your hard drive …

Apple's Most Important New Product This Month Won't Be an iPhone

Tomorrow, millions of current iPhone and iPad owners will be prompted to update iOS with a tap. Friday, millions more new iPhone buyers will start …