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The best photo apps for keeping your memories in the cloud

The internet was always supposed to give us a hassle-free way to store and manage our stuff — but in practice, even storing photos and videos has remained a massive headache. Just as services like Apple’s Photo Stream have popularized the power of cloud storage, they have also revealed its …

How to Stream Your Media Anywhere with Dropbox and Google Drive

Google and Dropbox have some ridiculously low-priced 1TB storage options. With so much space for so little money, what could you do with it? Well, …

How Can I Set Up a Multiple User Photo Management System?

Sharing your digital space with a partner can be a challenge. Even if you're willing to use the same apps and services, you might still want some …

The Metro Minimalist Bag

Reader Peter Cole finds minimalism, both in cost of living and space, important during his job-searching days in Seattle. His bag was a cheap find—an …

Headphones

The Best Uses for IFTTT's Location Channel

Last month, the webapp automation service, If This Then That added a new location channel to its iOS app. This made it so you can trigger different …

The Best Photography Apps for iPhone: 2014 Edition

The iPhone has a fantastic camera, but to truly get the best experience, you want to grab a few extra apps. Here's what every iPhone photographer can …

Mobile Photography

Top 10 Apps and Services That Are More Than Meets the Eye

Some apps do one thing, and they do it well. Others have a host of clever, hidden uses that you might have never thought of on your own. Here are our …

This App Promises To Make You More Productive In Just Three Weeks

Fetchnotes' user interface gives you a button to add a note, a blank page to type in, and a hashtag to categorize. Similar to Twitter, you can organize your thoughts, to-do's and ideas the way you want to. With this update, Alex Schiff, the co-founder and CEO of Fetchnotes extends a challenge: …

This Chef Taught Herself How To Catch Hackers Then Got A Great Job As A Computer Security Guru

But today we bring you the story of a woman who taught herself how to <i>catch</i> hackers.<p>In one big jump, Ashley Hamilton changed careers from a line cook at a popular San Francisco eatery to a computer security guru. She didn't know how to program. She didn't know how to hack. But by studying books, …

Why would anyone buy an iPad 2 now?

For $399, Apple's iPad mini with Retina display is a far better choice<p>Yesterday, Apple announced two new iPads: the iPad Air and the iPad mini with Retina display. Both carry Apple's speedy new A7 processor, and both come with high-resolution screens. But when the dust settles, Apple will actually …

Five Best Language Learning Tools

Learning a new language is difficult, which is why there's a huge market for tools and apps to help you do it. Some of them are really helpful and …

Language Learning

How to Use Your Smartphone to Get Better Pictures with a Real Camera

Most people just use the camera in their smartphone out of sheer convenience, but some of us prefer the superior image quality of a standalone …

Apps

Online backup services: why, how & which?

Macs make automated backup childishly easy: simply plug in an external hard drive and OS X will ask whether you want to use it as a Time Machine disk. Say yes, and you’ll then get fully-automatic, hourly, versioned backups without doing anything further.<p>Unplug it to take your MacBook out & about, …

Twitter Founder Reveals Secret Formula for Getting Rich Online

Ev Williams has figured out the internet.<p>That's what he told the gathered tech heads at the recent XOXO conference in Portland, Oregon, and while he …

Automatically Download Metadata for Your Ebooks with Calibre

Have you ever found yourself browsing through your collection on an eBook reader when you found a title you couldn’t remember? Doesn’t it make you …

DRM

Convert Files to Google Docs Format to Save Space on Google Drive

Google grants us all unlimited storage of Google Docs on Google Drive, but only a limited amount of space for other file formats. Because of this, it …

How to: Live a paperless life with Mac, iPad and iPhone

Remember those promises we were made, about a paperless world? Everything electronic, everything online? Since the world was failing to deliver, I decided a couple of years ago to do an experiment to find out whether it is possible to live a truly paperless life.<p>Two years later, the bad news is …

How to Start a Watch Collection

How Can I Use an iPad for Web Development and Programming?

<i>Bug alert! But you're on the road. All you have is your iPad, and maybe a Bluetooth keyboard. What to do? The Apple devs at Stack Exchange offer up</i> …

Apple

How-to: Use the new Camera app in iOS 7

Everyone loves taking pictures. And with iOS 7, Apple has attempted to improve the picture and video taking experience with a completely redesigned Camera app. First, let’s discuss the different ways to open up the Camera app, as it is the only app in iOS that has four different methods to launch …

Getting Ready for iOS 7: How to backup your device and set up iOS 7

Apple has announced that iOS 7 will be available tomorrow, September 18th. Before installing the update, it is recommended that you have a backup of your data. This how-to is going to walk you through backing up your iOS 6 device and transitioning it over to iOS 7:<p>First things first, let’s discuss …

Five Annoying Life Problems You Can Solve for $5 with Fiverr

Life comes with a lot of work we don’t want to do or just don’t have the skillset to accomplish. Maybe you need to craft a good resume and business …

Five Google Services You're Not Using to Their Full Potential

Many of us use a lot of Google services like search, Gmail, Drive and Calendar. However, the company has a host of other products that may surprise …

Google Scholar

How to: Organize your iPhone apps with less logic, more usability

It’s the very definition of a “first world problem”: you have way more iPhone apps than you ever expected to use, and finding the one you want is becoming more and more of a chore. So much so that you’ve resorted to using the search screen to find them by name – which is clunky and doesn’t help …

Top 10 Tricks to Get Discounts on Almost Anything

You know that victorious feeling you get when you pay for something with a coupon? Here are 10 ways to get that feeling on just about everything you …

How to master Safari for iOS: Top 5 tips for better, faster browsing

Master Safari for iPhone and iPad with these tips and tricks to help you browse better, find data faster, and more!<p>Whether you're brand new to iOS or …

iOS