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How to use Drag and Drop on iPad

Drag and drop can help your iPad become a productivity powerhouse. Here's how to use it.Drag and drop was one of the big additions for iPad in iOS …

How to use iOS 12’s Live Listen feature with AirPods

Back in 1979, the original Sony Walkman had an odd feature. If you pressed an orange button on the end, a built-in mic would connect to the user’s headphones, letting them hear what was going on in the outside world. This may be the first case of technology being used to mitigate the bad manners …

Chrome Has a Built In Malware Scanner, Here’s How to Use It

Lots of malware tries to bog down your browser, but Google Chrome isn’t defenseless—on Windows there’s a built-in scanner called Cleanup.

18 iPhone Tips That'll Make You Seem Like A Phone Wizard

Holy shit! These are legit.

'I felt exposed online': how to disappear from the internet

Worried about what’s out there about you? You’re not alone. But is it even possible to become a digital ghost?<p>Early one morning last year, before the birds were up, Tio Bucard, his wife and children skittered down the path from their home in a tiny French village towards a black SUV, its engine …

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How To Quickly Select Multiple Photos on Your iPhone or iPad Without All That Tapping

- May 14, 2018<p>If you’re selecting multiple photos in the iOS 11 Photos app in order to share them or delete them, you’re likely doing a whole lot of …

Google just revealed a huge update to Gmail — here's everything new

Google's Gmail is getting its biggest refresh in years, the search giant announced in a blog post on Wednesday morning. You can try it all out by clicking "Try the new Gmail" under settings in your Gmail account.<p>That means a shiny new look, sure, but also some useful-sounding new features. The …

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Cold Showers Don't Replace Hot Showers. They Replace the Gym.

Confusion about their purpose scare people from realizing their value as one of the easiest, cheapest, and effective improvement practices.<p>I've written here many times on the benefits of cold showers. I've blogged more about them. You wouldn't have clicked on the headline if you weren't curious …

How to purge all your search histories

Asking for a friend...<p>Every time you run a search online, the websites where you maintain an account can record that information. This data—collected and stored by search engines like Google, social media networks like Facebook, and retail giants like Amazon—won't disappear when you erase your …

Social Media

Introducing ’50 Essential iOS Apps,’ a series on the best iOS apps around

With a mind-boggling 2.2 million apps in Apple’s iOS App Store, how do you find what’s good? That discovery problem is why we’re starting the 50 Essential iOS Apps series, a curated list of the best iOS apps on the planet, with new apps added every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.<p>Throughout this …

Even if you clear your history, Google has a record of all of your search activity — here's how to delete it

YouTube. Panera. Facebook. Equifax. Every week, it seems, there's a new hack to worry about.<p>This ever-expanding list has many people realizing their personal information is less secure than they thought. Consumers are looking for ways to limit their online exposure and take proactive measures to …

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Every Automotive Emblem, Explained

It’s nice to believe that cars are purely about performance — that what matters is track times and vehicle specs, not superfluous details like the …

Surprising Uses: Your Phone Makes an Excellent AR Tape Measure

Our phones have evolved past a simple pocket computer. They have become more like Swiss Army Knives, opening up possibilities that were previously …

Google Pixel

Amazon's Cloud Is Still in a League of Its Own (Sorry, Microsoft and Google)

If you need convincing that Amazon Web Services (AWS) is now an enterprise tech giant in its own right, just try keeping up with AWS-related news and …

How to achieve your goals the easy way (using the Kaizen approach)

In 2015, I set a New Year’s resolution to achieve the goal of waking up at 5 a.m. daily from January through to December.<p>During the first week of …

Not Becoming a Toxic Workplace Comes Down to Avoiding These 8 Hated Behaviors

Once you identify that you work here, here's what to do next.<p>Any good executive or owner of a company knows that culture is king. It's in your best interest to build an organization where shared values and virtues are held firmly, and where jerks, bullies, and troublemakers don't thrive.<p>Reason …

Hacking Windows 10: How to Break into Somebody's Computer Without a Password (Exploiting the System)

After a hacker has configured Metasploit on a remote private server, created a resource script for automation, and created a simple payload, he or …

15 things credit card companies are hoping you’ll forget

<b>If you’ve ever argued with your credit card company about anything (and a lot of us have), then you probably know there are a great deal of fine</b> …

I Had Ridiculous Acid Reflux for a Year: Here's How I Fixed It (Without Drugs)

About six years ago, seemingly overnight, I developed a case of acid reflux so unpleasant that I felt as though lava was perpetually bubbling up into …

Graykey and How to Prevent Your iPhone from Getting Unlocked and Hacked – Take Action Now!

The past few days, netizen who owned and used iPhone has been worried by new finding: a box, called Graykey,

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Europe's New Privacy Law Will Change the Web, and More

Consumers have long wondered just what Google and Facebook know about them, and who else can access their personal data. But internet giants have …

How to Block Nuisance Calls and Messages on Your iPhone

Unsolicited phone calls and messages can become a regular annoyance and even a cause of stress for many smartphone users these days. Thankfully, Apple provides features in iOS 11 that allow you to block nuisance calls and messages from the same number coming through to your phone, and in this …

WHO launches health review after microplastics found in 90% of bottled water

Researchers find levels of plastic fibres in popular bottled water brands could be twice as high as those found in tap water<p>The World Health Organisation (WHO) has announced a review into the potential risks of plastic in drinking water after a new analysis of some of the world’s most popular …

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17 Stephen Hawking Quotes That Will Inspire You (and Leave You Dreaming of the Stars)

Sadly, Stephen Hawking has died at the age of 76. But his words are timeless.<p>Stephen Hawking was one of the most famous and influential scientists of our time. Sadly, Hawking has passed away at the age of 76 -- fully 55 years after doctors gave him just two years to live with a diagnosis of …

How To Fix Your Home's Crappy Wi-Fi

Image: Supplied<p>Before you take a baseball bat to your WiFi router, there are a few apps which might help bring your home wireless network back from …

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135 Amazing Facts for People Who Like Amazing Facts

Store these away for future trivia nights.<p>1. Mister Rogers always mentioned out loud that he was feeding his fish because a young blind viewer once …

Queen Elizabeth II

You can take Google's Machine Learning Crash Course for free now

Google’s new ‘Machine Learning Crash Course’ is now available and it’s free for everyone. If robots are coming for your job this class will prepare you for your next one.<p>This same course has been taken by more than 18,000 Google engineers, and this is the first time it’s been made available to the …

10 “Notes to Self” We Need to Read 10 Times a Day Until They Sink In

<i>Happiness doesn’t start with a relationship, a vacation, a job, or money. It starts with our thinking and what you tell ourselves every day.</i>The best …