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19 NYC Secrets Even New Yorkers Don't Know

When you're living in a city whose history dates back to the 1600s, every day is an opportunity to discover another mind-blowing piece of historical …

City Halls

Tandem Bank launches first savings accounts paying up to 2.3%

Digital challenger bank, Tandem, has launched its first ever savings accounts. It has started with three competitive fixed-rate accounts. We take a …

Finance

How to take screenshots on Mac

Taking a screenshot on iOS is relatively straightforward, but on macOS things are a bit more complex, though you also get more control. Here’s how to take a screenshot on macOS…<p>Follow along as we walk you through the several different methods of taking a screenshot on the Mac.<p>First we have to lay …

Apple Watch

8 'Made by Apple' Apps Creative People Should Download Today

Apple has always focused on intersection of technology and the liberal arts. Creativity and music run deep in their DNA. One of the ways Apple helps …

Final Cut

The best printers and what to buy

At some stage you will have to replace your printer, and it's not likely to be a glamorous task. Printers are a tricky breed, often prone to jams, so getting a good one without spending a fortune can be a challenge.<p>Getting an all-in-one printer or a wireless printer can let you print, scan and copy …

HP Envy

A Travel Guide to Savannah, Georgia

Savannah is known for its charming parks, spanish moss, and antebellum mansions, but there is a lot more to this historic city than meets the eye. …

Ice Cream
Operating Systems

Master multi-tasking on your iPad

Apple offers valuable multi-tasking tools to help you get productive on your iPad. What are they, how do they work, and how do you use them?The what …

Apps

iPad keyboard gives up its secrets in new Apple video

The iPad keyboard can quickly enter over a hundred characters, if you know all the tricks. A new video from Apple shows how to type numbers without switching keyboards. It also demonstrates how to access letters with accents. Plus, it shows how to use the keyboard as a trackpad.<p>English doesn’t use …

Apple Pencil

The best electric bikes – for commuting, weekend riding, and mountain biking

While the first electric bicycle was invented way back in the 1890s, historically e-bikes have struggled to gain momentum, only breaking into the market in mainland Europe at the turn of the 21st century. E-bikes now account for 38.5pc of all bicycles sales in Germany (Holland and France and also …

Electric Vehicles

You don't need to be a pro to sell your photos online

Earn a little cash from stock photography websites.<p>If you have a passion for photography, you don't have to wait for your big break. While you work on your craft, you can earn money by selling your pictures on stock photo sites.<p>This is a great way to get cash from a hobby you already enjoy, but …

Photography

Blood sugar and glucose levels: what they mean, and what they should be

Your blood sugar level is in constant flux, depending on what you've eaten, when you ate it, and what you did afterwards. A finger-prick blood test can ascertain your level at any moment in the day – it's a crucial tool for diabetes sufferers, as they need to manage their body's insulin response.<p>In …

Diabetes

Grow to eat: start a herb garden for super-fresh seasoning

I’m interested in growing herbs to improve my cooking and for their under-appreciated ornamental value. The cooling, aromatic foliage adds a real sense of sophistication to outdoor spaces.<p>I have an easy and beautiful evergreen combo outside my front door in blasting hot sunshine. A large 16in …

Gardening

How to Make Your iPhone and Mac Work Together Seamlessly

Apple has a definite tendency to get its devices working well with each other before considering such distractions as Android or Windows, and over …

Google Chrome

18 Amazing Tricks Only Netflix Pros Know

Spend a good portion of your free time cuddled up in front of Netflix? Hey, us too! You'd think all those minutes in front of the screen would …

Alexa brings free phone calls to iPad

Although people most often use Alexa to ask about the weather or play music, Amazon’s smart assistant is capable of much more, including connecting with friends and family. A convenient Alexa calling feature is now available on a range of tablets, including the iPad. This allows the tablet to make …

Basic Essentials for Long Exposure Photography

If you want to give long exposure photography a try, this is the tutorial for you!Long exposures are more complex and time-consuming than normal …

Landscape Photography

What Went Wrong in Vietnam

The military historian Max Boot takes on the counter-insurgency maven Edward Lansdale.<p><b>Audio:</b> Listen to this story. To hear more feature stories, download the Audm app for your iPhone.<p>For almost thirty years, by means financial, military, and diplomatic, the United States tried to prevent Vietnam …

Island Hopping: 5 Tips for Planning a Trip to the Greek Islands

With 6,000 <i></i>islands and islets scattered across the Aegean and Ionian Seas, island hopping is a popular way to experience Greece.<p>And as the main …

14 documentaries on Netflix that are scarier than fiction

When you think of scary movies, images of monsters and unstoppable killers come to mind. But documentaries can also tell some horrific stories, …

Staten Island

20 macOS Shortcuts to Make You Work Like a Genius

For those who wear a lot of hats, your computer's operating system can help you switch tasks quickly.<p>Productivity hacks such as scheduling your work in time blocks and tackling tougher to-dos early in the day only go so far. All kinds of jobs, especially entrepreneurship, present unexpected …

Apps

Bite Size Tips: How To Get A Blurry Background In Your Portrait Photos

If you are new to portrait photography you may just be wondering if you need an expensive lens to get those beautiful blurry backgrounds in your …

The 50 Best Movie Posters Ever

What is a film without its poster? More than just a bit of marketing, posters have evolved into an artform in themselves, showcasing the blistering …

Posters

How to add any audio file to iPhone’s Music app

It’s 2017, and yet you still can’t add music to the Music app on your iPhone. If you have an MP3 file that somebody sent you, that you downloaded, or that you created with one of the zillions of powerful apps on iOS, you can’t just add it to your library. Instead, you must add it to iTunes on your …

Operating Systems

JFK files: As Donald Trump looks to release classified documents, last living link to assassination drops bombshell

President Donald Trump has said he plans to allow the release of classified government documents about the assassination of President John F Kennedy. …

How to reset the printing system on your Mac

If you're having problems printing from your Mac, this hidden tool will likely solve your problem.We've all run into a printing problem at one time …

100 Best Free Alternatives to Paid Photography Software

They say that you get what you pay for and certainly, in the world of photography, there are some extremely good quality pieces of photography …

Change these Safari 11 settings right now

Safari 11 blocks autoplay videos, stops ad trackers, and puts an end to sites asking if it's OK to send you push notifications.<p>Along with MacOS High Sierra comes Safari 11. The latest update to Apple's web browser addresses two of the bigger Internet annoyances: autoplay videos and ad trackers. …

Operating Systems

This beginner's guide will have you shooting great landscapes in no time

Landscape photography means different things to different people. For some it’s about recording a memory of where they’ve been. For others it’s about …

The best thing about iOS 11 might be this augmented reality ruler

After iOS 11 dropped today, the internet went to work dissecting its best features. And if we’re being honest, there’s a lot to like. But one of my favorite things about iOS 11 didn’t come from Apple; it’s an awesome new ruler built on its augmented reality framework: ARKit.<p>At its surface, a ruler …