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How to Quickly Force Quit an App in macOS

- Mar 2, 2017<p>While the apps you use on your Mac will generally run efficiently and politely, occasionally one may decide to freeze up, and won’t …

25 Travel Hacks That Will Save You Time and Money in 2017

Expert travelers like flight attendants and frequent fliers know that foreign transaction fees, the dreaded middle seat, and flight delays can put a …

The 25 scariest movies of all time—and how to watch them online

When you think of the scariest movies of all time, what comes to mind? <i>The Exorcist</i>, <i>Texas Chainsaw Massacre</i>, <i>The Shining</i>, <i>Halloween</i>? These films are all …

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Wet basement? Try these cost-effective solutions before calling a contractor.

Wet basement? Thinking about calling a basement waterproofing contractor? Stop.<p>Many contractors will propose the installation of expensive interior drainage systems — even if you don’t need one — when most moisture problems can be solved through less expensive means. You’re more likely to get good …

How to use an Xbox One controller on a Mac

Xbox One S controller<p>If you've got a newer Xbox One S controller with Bluetooth, you can use the controller with your Mac without any additional …

How to learn coding for free: A guide for designers

Learning to code can be one of the most daunting tasks a designer can undertake. Code looks complicated, reads like gibberish, feels boring, and …

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10 TV shows that are too amazing to miss

From scintillating sci-fi and charming costume dramas to the series making long-awaited comebacks, here are the things to watch as the nights draw in.<p>…

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One massive reason you shouldn’t buy the new Xbox or PlayStation just yet

It’s never been a more exciting time to be a console gamer in South Africa.<p>Two new consoles, the Xbox One S and the PlayStation 4 Pro, are bringing …

South Africa

Save That Battery: Use Activity Monitor To Keep Track Of Your Power [OS X Tips]

It’s important to keep track of your power consumption on a Macbook Air or Pro, since that will determine how long you can use the thing before you have to plug it in again. Mavericks makes it easy to see the top app or two that uses the most energy on your Mac with a quick Option-Click on the …

How To Change Equalizer Settings On A Per Song Basis In iTunes 11 [OS X Tips]

If you’ve used iTunes for a while now, you know how to set the Equalizer to a variety of pre-set and custom settings to make your music sound the way you want it, right? You simply head up to the Window menu, and choose Equalizer, or hit Option-Command-Two. The Equalizer window will show up, and …

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 …

10 Mac shortcuts you need to know

I've covered shortcuts for Finder, iTunes, Safari and Spotlight. Here are ten shortcuts for general Mac use that didn't fit in any of the above apps.<p>1. Command-Q to quit<p>If you are coming to Mac after a long tenure with Windows, then you might get tripped up when you click the red X in the …

After Nine Years Of Work, Fans Release Their Own Pokémon Game

<i>Pokémon Uranium</i>, one of the more interesting attempts by fans to build an all-new <i>Pokémon</i> game, is finally finished!<p>We wrote about it a few years …

Pokémon

How To Disable iOS 9.3.4 OTA Update On iOS 9.3.3 [For Jailbreak Users]

Here's how to disable automatic iOS 9.3.4 OTA update download from happening on your iOS 9.3.3 device. This is for jailbreak users only.<br>[ Continue …

How-To: Understand the Wireless Diagnostics app on your Mac to analyze and improve your Wi-Fi network

Apple ships a little-known utility app that helps you analyze and diagnose your Wi-Fi connection, called Wireless Diagnostics. Open the app by option-clicking on the Wi-Fi indicator in the menu bar and select ‘Open Wireless Diagnostics …’. Although the app contains a lot of useful information, it …

11 of the Greatest Movie Twists of All Time

You didn't see these coming.<p>It was Earth all along! He's actually dead! That's not really a little girl!<p>A good twist can make a movie, especially the sort that completely blindsides you and turns the who film upside down while still making you smack your head and cry "Of course!". Here are cinema's …

9 MLB Teams With Very Surprising Origins

<b>The New York Metropolitans</b><p>One of the more commonly known cases of a team abbreviating its name is the New York Metropolitans' official switch to "the …

The Edge of the World Desktop

This OS X desktop is simple, elegant, and combines a few simple widgets with a gorgeous wallpaper to great effect. If you like what you see, here’s …

Widgets

23 TV Shows That Are Actually Worth The Hype

Seriously, what are you waiting for?

The Best TV Shows On Netflix Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: May 11th</b><p>There are plenty of good TV series on Netflix Instant (and you can find more with these secret codes). If you’re trying to figure out what to watch next, here’s a great place to start with a look at 60 of the best shows on Netflix right now, ranked (including some of the best …

How To Install Themes On iPhone Without Jailbreak

Here's a step by step guide on how you can install themes on your iPhone without requiring any jailbreak for the version of iOS you are running on …

How-To: Replace open Safari tabs with folder bookmarks in one click on OS X

Safari has changed the way it handles bookmarks and open tabs over the last few versions, which has required me to slightly adjust my workflow each time. The change in behavior is small but one I’ve noticed.<p>Bookmark folders in Safari on the Mac have an ‘Open in New Tabs’ option that when clicked …

How to login with Comcast Xfinity on unsupported Apple TV apps

I’ve been catching up with AMC’s The Walking Dead on my iPad because AMC didn’t offer a dedicated Apple TV app until last week. As soon as the Apple …

17 Essential Skills You Must Have to Succeed

To accomplish anything requires a certain skill set--and some of those skills apply to any endeavor. Here are 17 basic skills you should have if you want to be successful.<p>Knowing how to do things, being self-reliant and confident, are key to a productive, effective, and successful life.<p>But to get …

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15. Martyrs

During the 00s, watching a horror movie at your local multiplex was (to paraphrase Julian Rathbone) like wading through a stew with not much meat and …

Horror

The 10 Scariest Shows On Netflix Streaming Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: July 17th</b><p>Making a scary show is tough enough, and making a scary show that’s also compelling entertainment is practically a minor miracle. That’s reflected in the selection of Netflix‘s content library, too. But the small sampling contains quite a few certified gems, not to mention …

Entertainment

Stop the whining! Make Apple EarPods play nice with Xbox One

Other headphones play nice with the Xbox One, but if you have tried to use Apple EarPods with Remote and Mic with an Xbox One controller, it probably wasn't for long. Because if you plugged in a pair of Apple EarPods to a newer Xbox One controller that has a headphone jack, you were greeted by a …

Here's How to Make iPhone Headphones Work With Xbox One Controllers

An eagle-eyed Xbox One user has found a workaround for problems with plugging an iPhone headphone into the console's controller.<p>In June 2015, Microsoft announced it had begun manufacturing an updated line of its controllers, notably now featuring a port for 3.5mm headphones. However, users have …