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Best document editing and management apps for iPad

I’ve been spending the past week or so doing some app spring cleaning on my iPad, partially in preparation for the arrival of my new 9.7” iPad Pro on Thursday. During the process I realized that I have <i>way</i> too many document editing apps — half of which I have either never launched, or they didn’t do …

This Clever Bunk Bed Is Also a Sofa

How's that for handy?<p>If you're constantly hosting houseguests, you probably have a few pieces that pull double duty — like a pull-out couch or a room divider. But Resource Furniture's Palazzo wall bed system takes that concept to the next level.<p>Its bunk beds convert into a sofa — or the sofa …

Furniture

25 Years of Oscar-Winning Films Ranked by Box Office

Oscar-Winning Films, From Least to Most Commercially Successful<p>The Hurt Locker<p>Birdman<p>The Artist<p>Crash<p>12 Years a Slave<p>No Country for Old …

Slumdog Millionaire

Gabrielle Union: 'Who's Stacey Dash?'

“Who’s Stacey Dash?”<p>That’s the question actress Gabrielle Union asked an Associated Press reporter this week, following the Sundance Film Festival …

Black History

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 …

101 things to do in London this Christmas

Make the most of the capital's jolly festivities and add some sparkle to your trip with our magical guide to 101 of the best things to do in London …

England

"Soul-Stealing" Photos Visualize the Dependence We Have to Our Phones

Our eyes are all-too-often glued to our phones and we miss what’s going on in the world around us. The alluring and tempting images light up the screen, grabbing hold of our gaze as we’re powerless to look away. French photographer Antoine Geiger has visualized this parasitic relationship in his …

The future of drones is apps

Phones used to just call people. Then we put cameras and the internet in them, and a man in a mock turtleneck created one that revolutionized the way we communicate. You might be surprised to hear it, but we’re near a similar inflection point with drones. Right now, they’re seen either as scary, …

FAA

Yelp plans to highlight restaurants with poor safety ratings

Yelp, the popular website that lets consumers review everything from bistros, to body shops to yoga studios, quietly began running an experiment in San Francisco over the past week. The pages for a small fraction of the city's restaurants on the site now bear a new consumer alert.<p>"Following a …

Hospitality

Forget Self-Destructing Messages, Buzz’s New App Offers Self-Destructing Connections

Today, there are a variety of apps to choose from if you just want to privately chat with friends or even place phone calls without having to give out your real phone number – for example, Google Voice, Burner, kik, Viber, Whatsapp and others are popular choices. But these apps aren’t fully …

Twitter campaign takes aim at fake restaurant reviews on TripAdvisor

Restaurateurs and food critics back #noreceiptnoreview campaign to deter fraudulent posts<p>A growing number of frustrated restaurateurs, food writers and diners, backed by <i>Observer</i> restaurant critic Jay Rayner, are calling for TripAdvisor to put an end to fraudulent reviews.<p>A campaign, started on …

Hospitality

Amazon Echo adds Yelp local search for restaurants and businesses

The tiny robot-like assistant helping Amazon Echo users to shop via voice interface just got an upgrade: local search powered by Yelp.<p>Specifically, …

Local Search

HeadBox Is An Online Marketplace In The U.K. For ‘Inspiring Spaces’

HeadBox is a newly-launched marketplace in the U.K. for ‘creative, inspiring and off-site spaces’. It enables corporate, SME, and private bookers to find and book spaces for things like launch events and parties, off-site meetings, workshops or basically any kind of occasion that requires a setting …

Kibo iOS App Lets You Hide Messages In Your Messages

Just when you thought the wonderful world of digital messaging couldn’t get any more rich and layered, along comes another app to prove there are more ideas in the digital sphere than can be contained within the average web user’s philosophy… Just don’t call Kibo a messaging app. It is in fact an …

Graphic for iPad gets split-screen support, adds iOS 9 optimization

Graphic, the popular, fully-featured graphic design and illustrator for Apple’s iPad, has received an update making a number of changes to the mobile …

Infento Self-Built Vehicles Empower Children to Be "Makers Instead of Consumers"

A brilliant idea to let kids build their own rides<p>Photographer Spencer Rutting was volunteering for a youth organization when he had an activity …

Why One Social Network Just Turned Off Followers And Hashtags

Storehouse, a mobile publishing network by an ex-Apple designer, has decided that followers create pandering, and pandering ruins everything.<p>When the iPad app Storehouse launched in early 2014–designed as a way to publish brief, uniquely laid out, photo-driven stories with the world–it operated …

The 18 Best Pitches on 'Shark Tank' | Inc.com

Since "Shark Tank" debuted in 2009, we've seen hundreds of entrepreneurs pitch their businesses to a panel of celebrity investors.<p>While each Shark may have their own method for evaluating whether a company is worth an investment, they all agree on the fundamentals of a great pitch.<p>In the best …

Majestic Animals Envisioned as Hundreds of Multicolored Dots

London-based artist Ana Enshina uses her creative eye to envision majestic animals as an abundance of multicolored spots. Dot by dot, the watercolorist forms diverse creatures including a statuesque, bright pink flamingo, a graceful whale suspended in the sea, and a distinguished peacock with a …

How to use the iPad's new 'slide-over' feature in iOS 9

Slide-over is a new feature you'll find on your iPad shortly after updating to iOS 9. In a bid to increase the multitasking capabilities of its tablet lineup, Apple is adding features that make it possible to do more than one thing on your iPad at a time.<p>Accessing slide-over is simple; when using …

Apps

How To: The 55 Coolest New iOS 9 Features You Didn't Know About

Apple's latest mobile operating system, iOS 9, may not be the huge overhaul that iOS 8 was, but that doesn't mean there aren't plenty of new …

Peace is a $2.99 ad-blocking app for iOS 9 from the maker of Instapaper

Marco Arment's 'Privacy-focused' Peace promises faster, less battery-intensive ad blocking for a price<p>Developer Marco Arment this week released a new ad-blocking app for iOS, taking advantage of content-blocking features in Apple's latest mobile operating system. The app, called Peace, is available …

17 secret iOS 9 tricks everyone should know

Once you get your iPhone upgraded to iOS 9, you might be overwhelmed. While Apple’s new mobile OS doesn’t pack a lot of grand new visual features, the update does include tons of little tricks that make using your iPhone and iPad even more ridiculously easy to use.<p>Here are all the secret iOS 9 …

If The Masters Of The Art World Designed Bikes, They’d Look Like This

What would a bike by Claude Monet, or Frank Stella look like? To celebrate a museum’s 100th birthday, Handsome Cycles tried to find out.<p>There’s no shortage of bike museums around the world, but there aren’t too many bikes that are displayed alongside paintings by Claude Monet and Frank Stella. But …

Watch Will Smith Take on the NFL in the New Concussion Trailer

Simon Bruty—Sports Illustrated<p>Neil Leifer—Sports Illustrated<p>Robert Beck—Sports Illustrated<p>John Iacano—Sports Illustrated<p>John Iacano—Sports Illustrated<p>…

Australia launches giant selfie service for tourists

Never mind your selfie sticks, Australia is now offering tourists massive selfies from hundreds of metres away.<p>Tourism Australia recently launched …

Australia

Ellen Page on Freeheld and Why She Came Out: 'I Was Just Depressed'

D Dipasupil—Getty Images for Extra<p>Loic Venance—AFP/Getty Images<p>Anthony Harvey—Getty Images<p>Joe Scarnici—Getty Images<p>Jason Kempin—Getty …