Gary Young

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5 ways 3D Touch will change your life (for the better)

Although Apple touted 3D Touch as a technological breakthrough when the iPhone 6s launched back in 2015, it’s easy to forget it even exists.<p>That’s a shame, because 3D Touch is a great UI advance when done right.<p>The feature, which measures the intensity of a finger pressing on an iPhone screen and …

Can you remain truly anonymous online? Here’s where to start

Cybersecurity issues are growing on a global scale, if the U.S. election and its aftermath are any indication.<p>Cybersecurity—the behaviors and actions …

Information Systems

Don’t want a robot to steal your job? Be creative

If we don’t want machines to take over our jobs, we’re going to have to get creative. Literally.<p>Cheap computing power and rapidly advancing AI mean that machines already outperform us on tasks that involve retaining, processing, and repeating rule-based information. Traditional schooling, however, …

Creativity

Histograms: The Key to Perfect Exposure

Many of us will go about our photography without ever looking at those magical graphs called histograms, yet by doing so, we are severely restricting …

A Chess Grandmaster Shares a Remarkably Effective Trick for Solving Any Problem | Inc.com

How do <i>you</i> go about solving problems?<p>My father grew up playing chess in his native Philippines, where the game is hugely popular. He became fairly skilled, and even won a few tournaments after immigrating to the U.S. Of course he was eager to teach me, his firstborn son, the rules of the game.<p>This …

Chess

13 Annoying Email Mistakes Even Smart People Make | Inc.com

How good are you at email? We all complain about getting too much of it, and we all try to cut down the time we spend on it. Yet in our email-driven business world, it remains a primary form of communication, something we spend a large part of every workday doing. The amount of time we spend on it …

Hillary Clinton

Did Dog-Human Alliance Drive Out the Neanderthals?

With the help of wolf dogs, early humans out-hunted—and outlasted—Neanderthals.<p>In popular culture, they're often portrayed like members of a heavy-metal band: fur clad, shaggy haired, ape-like. But in most ways they were like you and me. They used fire and made tools, lived in social groups, and …

Humanity

What Obama's trip to Selma means

He’s more publicly embracing his role as America’s first black president.<p>Six months ago, as Ferguson rioted night after night and President Barack Obama carefully parsed his response, many African-American leaders wondered if he’d join them in Selma for the 50th anniversary of the march across the …

Waiting On The Watch: Apple's Unprecedented Moment

The Apple Watch launch, set for Monday at 10 a.m. PT, is fraught with expectation and desire in a way no other new product from the company ever has been before.<p>There's a fascinating moment in the <i>New Yorker</i>'s recent profile of Jonathan Ive. On the cusp of the Apple Watch announcement, he describes …

Secure your Facebook account in six easy steps

If you're looking to completely customize your Facebook privacy, you're expected to work your way through 40 entries, many of which list multistep instructions for changing a single setting.<p>Wouldn't you rather spend your time on Facebook sharing pictures of your fast-food lunch or watching videos …

Social Media

The Images That Moved Them Most: Photographers on America's Veterans

Corporal Brian Knight. David Guttenfelder, July 3, 2009. Helmand province, Afghanistan."In 2009, I joined the 2nd Marin<p>... VIEW MORE<p>David …

How to fix Facebook's News Feed

Facebook’s News Feed is broken! Facebook is only showing me stupid stuff! My News Feed is boring! Facebook is lame! The News Feed is useless!<p>If any of those exclamations sound familiar, this quick guide is for you and your friends. Most articles about “fixing” and “improving” the News Feed focus on …

11 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do With Your iPad

Why not tap into your iPad's full potential?<p>We've got you covered.<p>From tips to make your iPad experience more enjoyable to unique apps that let your iPad do new things, these tricks will keep your tablet feeling fresh and more capable than ever.

Apps

Kairos blends mechanical and smartwatch technology

Launched on May 15, The Kairos Watches line looks like many other upmarket timepieces. It’s available in two models: the MSW 115 that has a 21-jewel …

Smartwatches

This handmade Italian roadster is a Mini Cooper unlike any other

The distinctive look of the Mini Cooper hatchback isn't easily distilled into other body types — the Mini Coupe, Roadster, and Countryman are living proof of that. But Milan-based coachbuilder Carrozzeria Touring has teamed up with Mini's design team to build a truly spectacular one-off, …

Hyper launches the first Made-for-iPhone/iPad USB flash drive w/ built-in Lightning connector

Hyper— we’ve reviewed some of its MacBook batteries and iPhone accessories in the past— is today announcing the first Made-For-iPhone/iPad/iPod touch (MFi) flash drive that includes a built-in Lightning connector. Unfortunately you can’t get your hands on one just yet, but you can preorder through …

A new app from the Museum of London givers users the chance to compare how the city looks now and in times gone by. Full gallery: http://fw.to/KnRdmFg Picture: Paul Martin

Walking City: An Evolving Video Sculpture Morphs in Response to Architecture | Colossal

<p>Anyone who follows Colossal knows that digital animation and motion graphics are a rarity here, but this clip is a solid exception. Created by …

Does English still borrow words from other languages?

<b>English language has "borrowed" words for centuries. But is it now lending more than it's taking, asks Philip Durkin, deputy chief editor of the Oxford English Dictionary.</b><p>English speakers may not be famous for being au fait with foreign languages, but all of us use words taken from other languages …

Sony’s PC Business To Be Sold To Investment Firm

Yesterday we heard a rumor that Sony was in the process of selling off their PC business to an investment firm, and now Sony has officially confirmed …

Gear & Gadgets