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Los Angeles, CA Doppler Weather Radar Map

Photos: Severe weather hammers central US during 1st weekend of summer<p>The central United States endured an outbreak of damaging severe storms during …

Weather

How-To: Show the size of folders in the Finder on Mac [Video]

The Finder’s list view is my favorite way to view the folders and files within the macOS Finder, because it provides a wealth of information via columns that can be sorted on.<p>One thing that you won’t find when using the Finder’s default list view is the cumulative size of the Folders contained …

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How to control your Mac with an iPhone or iPad

Ever left the house or office only to realize later that you forgot a file on your Mac? We’ve all done it. This is why I <i>always</i> have Screens VNC running on <i>all</i> my devices. With the help of a single app, you can access and control your Mac from iPad or iPhone, and even other Macs. Here’s how:<p>There are …

Best Online Stock Brokers for Beginners 2018

<b>NerdWallet</b> offers financial tools and advice to help people understand their options and make the best possible decisions. The guidance we offer and …

This presentation tells you everything you need to launch a career in asset management

But tougher regulations, lower pay, and a work culture of long hours are making that a less attractive prospect.<p>If a career in a bank doesn't sound attractive but you still want to manage other people's money, then asset management could be for you.<p>The firms are smaller, leaner and can have a more …

Tips to get the most out of your Apple TV and Siri Remote

Now that the new Apple TV has been released, early adopters have had a chance to go hands-on with the device for a few days. It’s definitely a nice …

7 Investing Podcasts You Should Download Today

Podcasts are mainstream. The number of podcast downloads surpassed 1 billion more than a year ago, and the number of monthly podcast listeners is estimated to top 75 million, according to a Washington Post article. Today you’ll find podcasts about everything from crime to gardening.<p>Investing and …

Personal Finance

Ask: How to Reinstall OS X without the DVD

Got an Apple, Mac, or iOS tech question? We've got the answer. This time in Ask, we'll tell you how to install Mac OS X on a brand-new hard drive, …

The cost of retirement happiness

(Illustration by Steven P. Hughes)<p>As you prepare for retirement, you’re probably trying to ensure you’ll have lots of money to spend. But don’t just …

How to wipe your phone or tablet before you sell it

Trading in or selling your old mobile device? Wipe it the right way to reduce the risk of personal data falling into the wrong hands.<p>Remember that no method apart from physically destroying the device and its storage is 100 percent foolproof -- data may still be recoverable with the right …

Windows Phone

What Am I Entitled To When My Flight Goes Wrong?

<i>A:</i><p>As airlines pack more passengers than ever onto each plane, a single storm can reverberate through the system—leaving flyers stranded as agents scramble to find ever-rarer empty seats on later flights. But you aren't entirely at the mercy of the airlines. Should your itinerary be delayed, …

24 Hours with Pixelmator for iPad – MacStories

Announced and demoed last week on stage at Apple’s media event, Pixelmator for iPad is a powerful portable rendition of the popular (and award-winning) image editor for Mac. I’m no photographer, and I’m definitely no artist, but I wanted to get my hands (quite literally) on Pixelmator for iPad …

iCloud Drive: What Is It, How It Works & Its Fundamental Problem – MacStories

With iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite, Apple is introducing a new feature of iCloud: iCloud Drive. Apple bills it as a feature that will let you:<p>...safely store all your presentations, spreadsheets, PDFs, images, and any other kind of document in iCloud. Documents you store in iCloud Drive will be kept up …

Apps

Yosemite & iOS 8 How-to: Send and receive phone calls from your Mac and iPad

Now that Yosemite is out, with iOS 8 running on your iPhone, you can send and receive phone calls from your Mac and your iPad (also running iOS 8). This is one of the features of Continuity, which further integrates and connects your Mac and iOS devices. Continuity also includes Handoff, Instant …

iOS 8 How-to: Use Camera to enter in credit card info

With iOS 7, Apple added a new feature in iBooks, iTunes and the App Store that allowed users to scan iTunes gift cards with the device’s camera rather than manually entering the string of characters on the back of the card. Now in iOS 8, you can use the device’s camera to scan and enter credit card …

How to move your iPhone or iPad backups to an external hard drive

If you do now, or have ever, synced your iPhone, iPad, or other iOS device to iTunes by connecting it to your Mac, you have backup folders stored on …

How to move your music and photo libraries from one iOS device to another

There are three things that can eat up all of the free space on your iOS devices, and those are music, photos and videos. These are also the three …

3 Tips on How to Replace a Refrigerator Door Gasket

Install a new refrigerator door gasket.<p>Remove the old refrigerator door gasket by grabbing the <i>inside</i> flange of the gasket and pulling it back to …

Home Improvement

When your Mac runs slow, give it a tuneup

Macs are solid machines, but just like their owners they have a tendency to get lethargic as they age. Launching and switching programs takes longer, simple tasks become arduous, and the dreaded beach ball of doom appears more often than it did when your machine was new. The operating system just …

How to Share Files Between User Accounts on Windows, Linux, or OS X

Your operating system provides each user account with its own folders when you set up several different user accounts on the same computer. Shared …

How-to: Conserve battery power on your iOS devices

Since the introduction of smart devices, battery power has been and still remains a precious commodity. In this article we will review many of the features and settings of iOS devices that impact battery life, and make recommendations about how to conserve power.<p>One important thing to keep in mind …

The best document scanners for the iPhone

Do you need to be able to scan documents while on the go in order to stay productive at work? If so there’s no need to cart around your laptop …

Get Ready for Grilling: 3 Homemade Seasoning Blends - School of Decorating

<i>Editor’s Note: All I can say is YUM! I cannot wait to try the 3 recipes Anglea, from Joyously Domestic, is here to share with us today. We just fired</i> …

How to create a Facebook event on your iPhone or iPad

If you use the Facebook app on your iPhone or iPad, you can easily create events for parties and get togethers, no computer required. Unfortunately …

10 Ways To Free Up Disk Space on Your Mac Hard Drive

Even in 2018, MacBooks still have tiny hard drives that fill up quickly. Luckily there are quick and easy ways to free up space on your hard drive. …

MacBook Air

The 5 Best Bluetooth Headsets

Bluetooth headsets sometimes get a bad rap for their sci-fi aesthetic and the way they can confuse the people around you into thinking you're talking …

Shifting Airline Alliances: Which Is Best – Oneworld, SkyTeam or Star Alliance?

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Wonders of Life: A Spellbinding 3D Tour of Earth

Remember Brian Cox’s Wonders of the Universe app? The multimedia, 3D beauty that redefined what an iPad book should look like? Well, as we hit the two year mark since its launch, publisher Harper Collins has rolled out the welcome mat for its follow up – Wonders of Life.<p>The Wonders of Life is …

6 Apps That Can Simplify Your Money Life

<i>By Lambeth Hochwald</i><p>If you’re the C.F.O. of your household, then you’ve probably wondered if there isn’t a techie solution for managing your finances.<p>The problem is that there are probably <i>too</i> many options out there. The onslaught of offerings that you’ll find when you visit the app store can be …