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Police across the US are buying an affordable iPhone cracker

More and more authorities in the US are getting access to an affordable device that can unlock iPhones, according to <i>Motherboard</i>. The publication's investigation has revealed that a number of local and regional police forces, including Maryland's and Indiana's, have either already bought or are …

Privacy

COLORFUR | Pet Photography To Match Their Colorful Personalities

What happens when a pet photographer and a retouching guru team up on a passion project? COLORFUR happens. What’s that, I hear you wondering? …

Pets

Suspended – Medium

The science of why you should add water to your whiskey

The secret to enjoying a good whiskey? A dash of water.<p>Whiskey drinkers have been doing this for centuries to heighten certain flavors and reduce burn.<p>Science has two competing theories for why this works. One explanation suggests water traps bad flavors. Whiskey contains a compound called "fatty …

Flavors

Travel insurers refusing to cover Ryanair passengers after budget airline decided to scrap 2,000 flights

Travel insurers are refusing to cover Ryanair passengers hit by the flight cancellations fiasco.<p>Many holidaymakers have been left out of pocket after …

Flying

Dubai is Building a Complete Floating Replica of Venice

Dubai is a place where the impossible always seems to be made possible. With man-made islands and rainforests, indoor ski hills, and underwater hotel …

Rainforests

How to List Every Terminal Command on Mac OS

Have you ever wanted to know what every single possible terminal command was on a Mac? You can list every terminal command available by turning to …

Operating Systems

Apple Resellers and Service Providers Speak Out Following Simply Mac Closures

GameStop last week announced it is closing a number of non-productive Simply Mac locations throughout the United States, less than four years after acquiring and expanding the Apple Authorized Reseller and Service Provider, which effectively serves as a third-party Apple Store in smaller …

An expert explains why you should try a high intensity workout like the '7-minute workout'

Lots of people mean to work out regularly, but it's often all too easy to just not get around to it.<p>Sure, we know that exercise is basically the closest thing to a magic pill for our health that's out there, but — in a busy, busy world especially — where do you find the time?<p>Luckily for those of us …

Exercise

This is the best and easiest upgrade you can make to a MacBook

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Screenshot/YouTubeApple has improved its computers in a number of ways over the years.<p>They're faster, thinner, and lighter than they've ever …

MacBook Air

Quadro is a super-charged Touch Bar that runs on iOS devices

You don’t have to break the bank on a new MacBook Pro to get Touch Bar functionality. Thanks to an app called Quadro, you can add a super-powered Touch Bar with even more features than the real thing to any Mac or Windows PC.<p>Lots of apps turn your iOS device into an extension of your computer, …

12 of the Best Bars in Amsterdam

Quench your thirst in the city that invented Heineken.<p>Hop on a bike in Amsterdam and pedal in any direction, and you’ll probably wind up at a bar. There are over a thousand of them, tucked into cozy streets, floating on canals, and overflowing into alleyways, each one serving your favorite adult …

Cocktails

Top app for running Windows apps on Mac gets essential upgrades

Wine, the app that lets you run Windows programs inside macOS, just got a massive update that brings a whopping 6,600 changes — including support for 64-bit applications (finally!) and high-resolution Retina displays.<p>Apple started blurring the lines between macOS and Windows when it joined forces …

Apple Rolls Out New Version Of OS X El Capitan Security Update For Freezing Problem

Apple finally has an answer to the freezing problem of Mac devices running OS X El Capitan. The Cupertino giant is currently rolling out the …

The best thing to do if your iPhone 6/6s battery keeps dying at 30%

Apple’s iPhone lineup separates itself from rival smartphone brands in so many ways, and one of them has always been longevity. Anyone who has owned …

Hands-on: Turbo charge your MacBook Pro graphics performance with the Akitio Node eGPU over Thunderbolt 3 [Video]

The 2016 MacBook Pro has endured criticism for its lack of I/O ports, but what that it does have — two or four Thunderbolt 3 ports based on your configuration — has lots of potential. For example, it’s now possible to connect an external GPU (eGPU) box via Thunderbolt 3 and tap into the power …

How to efficiently free up space and recover lost storage on your Mac

As our devices continually improve at capturing rich content like 4K video and bursts of high quality photos in a few seconds, and applications become increasingly powerful (and larger), our Macs often fill up faster than we expect.<p>There is always the option to offload your data to external drives …

Turn an old laptop into a Chromebook-Linux hybrid

With a few minutes and a few free tools, you can resurrect nearly any aging PC with a fresh, fast, Chrome-like interface.<p>Common scenario: You buy a new laptop, thinking you'll sell, donate or hand down the old one... but it never happens. Maybe you don't want to deal with the hassles of Craigslist …

Linux

This photographer creates surrealistic images without Photoshop manipulation

The battle between those who support photo manipulation and those who don’t is probably never-ending. I believe both are right, and I think …

6 free apps to install on a new MacBook

This six-pack of free apps belongs on your Mac.<p>Congrats on your new MacBook. Apple outfits you with a bounty of preinstalled software, but it doesn't cover everything. Here are six free apps that I installed on my new new MacBook Pro and use regularly, from an uninstaller to a word processor, with …

Apps

iOS 10.2: Tips and hidden secrets

Most of these tips should work on all iPhones or iPads that support iOS 10.2, but note that some are only available on newer devices.<p>Here is a quick …

Apps

This $99 gadget gives your MacBook a touchscreen

The AirBar is now available for MacBook Air 13-inch models<p>Apple’s steadfast refusal to outfit its MacBook line with a touchscreen option is a well-known industry holdout. We’d much sooner get a massive, 15-inch iPad Pro than the company go back on its years of anti-Microsoft marketing, and the …

MacBook Air

New case lets photographers mount ZEISS lenses on iPhone 7

When lens maker ZEISS partnered with ExoLens to bring pro optics to the iPhone, mobile photographers had to make a choice between having great lenses or a protective case for the phone.<p>Now ExoLens has solved that, at least for the iPhone 7, with a protective case that will accommodate the ZEISS …

The 20 best destinations to visit in 2017

From the charms of Chile to glorious Granada and the beaches of Bermuda, our experts select the 20 best destinations to visit in the coming months.<p>1. Chile<p>If Brazil owned South American travel last year, Chile takes over for 2017. Slowly, methodically, the continent’s most overlooked wonderland has …

Best Mac and iOS games of 2016

When it comes to games, Apple trails behind Microsoft and the broader PC market. Though Cupertino’s hardware often sports cutting-edge specs, the fact is that gaming was never really the intended use for Apple machines.<p>Why this is, and whether it should prevent top titles from gracing Mac screens, …

21 Must-Have Apps For Ubuntu Desktop

We’re often asked what our essential Ubuntu apps are, but rather than reply in the comments I figured I’d write a list of what are, for us, must-have …

Apps

5 Apps That Will Help You Make Money While Traveling

Originally published by Travel + Leisure<p><i>Photo: Tim Robberts/Getty</i><p>658 million. That’s how many vacation days Americans left on the table in 2015. In …

Personal Finance

Get the Apple TV 'Aerial' Screensaver on Your Mac (or PC)

The Apple TV has a lovely screensaver called "Aerial." It shows beautiful, drifting scenes from around the world (you can spot New York, San …

Spend 30 Minutes and Learn How to Use 30 of Photoshop’s Most Important Features (VIDEO)

Whether you’re a photo enthusiast or a working pro, Photoshop is such a comprehensive tool that it offers many features that you may find unfamiliar. …