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7 hidden tips and tricks every iOS Mail user should know

No matter how many email apps I try, I just keep coming back to the stock iOS Mail app. While some of the things I’ve come to love about the iPhone’s built-in Mail app are obvious, some are not — such as shortcuts or gestures that make using it even more intuitive. Here are a few favorite iOS Mail …

Shopify Debuts Shopkey, An App That Puts A Product Catalog In Your iOS Keyboard

A growing number of e-commerce businesses today are assisting their customers over SMS and mobile messaging. There are even SMS-based services, like Magic, Operator, GoButler, and others targeting the emerging “conversational shopping” market. Now, e-commerce platform Shopify is aiming to help its …

1Password’s new family plan lets multiple users easily share passwords

1Password, the popular service that allows users to securely store their various passwords, has today announced a new plan for families that makes it considerably more affordable. In a blog post, AgileBits, the company behind the service, detailed 1Password for Families, explaining that the service …

Apps

Apple Watch screen savers for Mac

The watch faces on the Apple Watch are somewhat of an art form in themselves; beautifully crafted watch faces were created in collaboration with some …

Cubes organizes all your cloud-based files into one simple app

I didn’t think I had that many files living in the cloud. Sure, I have a Dropbox account and use Gmail, but I didn’t really know how much is stuck up there, floating around in the digital ether.<p>That is until I started testing Cubes, a new app that aims to organize all your cloud-based stuff into a …

Apps

The most exciting new smart home kit coming in 2016 - PowerHouz - Home Automation for Apple HomeKit Accessories

In the spirit of the Fresh Start Effect, it’s not just your health and fitness habits that could do with a long, hard look now it’s January. We’ve …

Home Automation

Going Paperless 2.0: Quickly Access Frequently-Used Information in Evernote

One of the things that attracted me to Evernote back in 2010 was its slogan, “Remember Everything.” Although I am not a canonical GTDer, I’ve read …

Productivity

Want to Lose Weight? Try This Surprising Food

Next time you eat a banana, you might want to hang on to the peel<p>Besides the annoyance of searching out a trash can at a charity ride rest stop, we're guessing you seldom spend much time thinking about banana peels, let alone consider eating them. But this overlooked "food waste," a culinary staple …

This smart wallet easily consolidates your credit cards into one

The Wocket is a stand-alone smart wallet that costs $180.<p>Anyone who's ever lost a wallet knows the pain of having to cancel credit cards, and the subsequent anxiety of hoping your identity doesn't get stolen. The Wocket is a smart and secure way to avoid this hassle. It's available in the US, UK …

Credit Cards

Alarm.com's Apple TV app lets users stream HD security video, pan and tilt cameras with Siri Remote

At CES Unveiled on Monday, smart home solutions provider Alarm.com launched a new Apple TV app that allows users to monitor and interact with live HD …

Smart Homes

Honeywell adds HomeKit compatibility to its Lyric thermostat

Honeywell is updating its Lyric smart thermostat to support Apple’s HomeKit framework.<p>Available for preorder ($249.99) starting today, Lyric version 2.0 is much the same as version 1.0 — it just adds HomeKit compatibility. It may help Honeywell take on Google’s Nest platform in many ways, too.<p>With …

The innovators - the Irish entrepreneur putting design in the saddle

In a sport steeped in tradition, Martin Ryan has seen the occasional raised eyebrow at first sight of his new design for a horse’s saddle. Unlike other sports, such as golf or cycling, where new technologies have been embraced, the world of equestrian events has remained largely static, resulting …

Innovation

Exposure Bracketing: What Every Good Photographer Should Know

There aren’t many sure things in life. No matter how diligently we plan, regardless of how much effort we put forth, there are simply going to be …

Landscape Photography

iOS concept brings joy of Windows to iPad

iOS 9 finally brought split-screen views to the iPad, but it’s still not nearly as useful as the windowed multitasking views you get on a Mac. Developer Steve Troughton-Smith has come up with a much better solution with a new proof-of-concept called iOS window management that would bring the joy of …

Apps

Must-have OS X apps: William Gallagher

I've realized that with iOS apps I get very possessive, even territorial, and in all ways am highly aware that they are specific, individual pieces …

Software

Be Your Own Barista: Your Guide to 4 Pour Over Coffee Methods

You've mastered the French press and your push-button coffee machine. But can you make pour over coffee like your favorite barista?<p>You've seen the fleet of cones perched above soon-to-be exquisite single cups of coffee, and you've noticed the barista at the specialty coffee shop pouring water …

Coffee

Get Faster Wi-Fi With These Easy Router Tricks

<i>By: Alex Bracetti</i><p><i>Credit: Flickr/Thomas</i><p>Wi-Fi is basically on par with water and oxygen in terms of basic human needs, so when your Internet starts lagging like it's on a dial-up connection from the days of yore, the situation can get pretty dire. Let that never be the case, ever. Here are 11 …

VLC For Apple TV Released

A couple of months back Apple launched its new set-top box which is a big improvement over its predecessors. Not only is it more powerful and capable …

Hidden Apple TV Features You Should Know

Here's how to navigate Apple TV, with some special tricks for the updated model.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate …

The 10 best Netflix TV shows you've never heard of

Yeah yeah, we get it, <i>Breaking Bad</i> and <i>The Walking Dead</i> are amazing. It’s quite likely that even if you don’t stream anything remotely similar to these …

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The 5 Best Music Streaming Services

<b>Correction appended, May 15</b><p>Owning a library of music on physical media is rapidly becoming an anachronism. Physical album sales have been plummeting …

Brain Pickings Gets Made for Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / February 11, 2014<p>Maria Popova is one of the Internet’s finest hunter-gatherers. Powered by a curious mind and a deep appreciation …

10 Investing Tricks That Will Help You Outperform Most Investors

PHILADELPHIA — For all the books, articles and TV shows devoted to investing, it seems to be a difficult body of knowledge to master.<p>But what if the best investing advice is actually the simplest?<p>That’s the bet being made by a group of rabid do-it-yourself investors called the Bogleheads who are …

Ray-Ban Solid 18k Gold Aviator

Those looking for a more luxurious take on Ray-Ban’s timeless and badass Aviator are in luck: the<p>Those looking for a more luxurious take on Ray-Ban‘s timeless and badass Aviator are in luck: the shades are now available in solid 18k gold. Popularized by everyone from General Douglas MacArthur in …