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Watch the Rise and Fall of the British Empire in an Animated Time-Lapse Map ( 519 A.D. to 2014 A.D.)

The genre of animated time-lapse video maps—portraying the rise and fall of empires, the spread of people groups, the succession of rulers over …

Time-lapse Photography

17 hidden useful tricks and shortcuts for your new Apple TV

The Apple TV 4, which came out last fall, is one of the most advanced media streamers on the market.<p>As opposed to older Apple TV models, the latest version can install apps and is a fairly sophisticated computer that you can hook up to your flat screen television.<p>You can tell if you have the latest …

Netflix's Secret Codes Unlock More Movies Than You Can Imagine

Access this hidden list of hyper-specific Netflix genres with our help.<p>How many movies do you think are currently available on Netflix? Well, you’re …

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Hidden macOS Sierra Features For Mac That You Probably Don’t Know About

Here are some of the top hidden features of macOS Sierra running on your Mac that you probably don't know about.<br>[ Continue reading this over at …

How to use macOS Sierra: Tips and tricks

Today marks the release of Apple’s big software update, macOS Sierra. This huge update comes on the heels of the recent launch of iOS 10, watchOS 3 and tvOS 10.<p>macOS Sierra hosts some great new features including Siri support, a universal clipboard, auto unlock via Apple Watch, better file synching …

Mac tips, tricks and shortcuts: Here's your master list

Whether you have just purchased your first Mac or are a seasoned Mac user, this collection of shortcuts is sure to make your life easier -- or at least more efficient when seated in front of your Mac.<p>We have rounded up all of our recent Mac tips and tricks, from using Finder and Spotlight to …

Operating Systems

OS X is dead! Long live macOS

OS X is dead. The name, at least.<p>Apple’s desktop operating system will become macOS this fall with its next major update, which will bring a whole host of exciting new features and improvements — including Siri integration, automatic unlocking, and Apple Pay for the web.<p>The official name of Apple’s …

Why Does The Sun Hurt My Eyes?

<i>The questions kids ask about science aren’t always easy to answer. Sometimes, their little brains can lead to big places adults forget to explore.</i> …

Scientific Research

17 things you didn't know the latest Apple TV could do

As opposed to older Apple TV models, the latest one can install apps and is a fairly sophisticated computer that you can hook up to your flat screen television.<p>However, with all the new powers comes new complexity. There's also a brand-new touch-sensitive remote control to master. And it turns out, …

Useful Apple Mac keyboard shortcuts

Master your MacBook.Apple<p>OS X might seem simple — but it's an absolute powerhouse if you know how to use it.<p>Some of the easiest ways to get the most of out of Apple's desktop operating system are hidden in plain sight: Keyboard shortcuts.<p>Flick between applications and tabs. Take screenshots. Fine …

Coffee Science: How to Make the Best French Press Coffee at Home

A French press is often treated like Jason Segal's character in <i>Forgetting Sarah Marshall.</i> He's actually the one you want, but people tend to flock blindly to the flashy, temperamental types like coffee-siphon-somethings or Russell Brands. The French press is definitely a potential coffee …

Simple "Hack" Lets You Unlock Thousands Of Hidden Categories On Netflix

(Image Link)<p>When you watch Netflix through your web browser you see titles sorted into obvious categories like Action, Comedy or Television Shows, …

These Brutally Honest Parenting Comics Will Crack You Up

Brian Gordon — a cartoonist and dad of two — has been making fun of being a parent since he became one. In an attempt to keep himself sane and bond with other parents, he shamelessly started creating funny-because-it's-true parenting comics — and we can't stop laughing at them.<p>As soon as he brought …

Parenting

The 50 best keyboard shortcuts for Mac

1/<p>LEARN THE BASICS<p>2/<p>Select all, copy, cut, or paste content in a jiffy.<p>Melia Robinson/Tech Insider<p>⌘+a selects all. ⌘+c copies. ⌘+x cuts. ⌘+v pastes.<p>3/<p>…

Friday Five: Great Apps for the Mac Fan’s Toolkit

<i>It’s the end of the week, but that doesn’t mean an end to learning more about your favorite Apple devices. Each week, the Friday Five takes a quick</i> …

El Capitan's extensions give the Mac's Photos app a real power boost

Apple's old iPhoto app could be configured to use an external editor like Photoshop or Elements, but its replacement, Photos, could not. You were …

The best new features in OS X 10.11 El Capitan - ExtremeTech

By on October 1, 2015 at 10:00 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Earlier this week, Apple released …

62 OS X El Capitan tips and tricks

Master OS X El Capitan<p>OS X El Capitan is the latest release of OS X and betters OS X Yosemite by introducing additional features and cleaning up some …

13 awesome tricks your Mac just learned with El Capitan

OS X El Capitan promises to redefine the Mac experience with a host of new improvements that make working (and playing) smoother than ever.<p>There’s a lot to learn about all the new goodies in El Capitan, which finally became available to the public for free today. Everything from Notes to Safari, …

4 scientifically proven methods to increase your productivity

The way we are working isn’t working anymore, and hasn’t been for some time. Checking email in bed the moment we awake, chugging too much coffee, hour-long commutes twice each day…they all take a toll on the quality of our work and our lives.<p>Not to mention that when we get to the office, many of us …

16 Netflix Hacks You Aren't Using (But Should Be)

Even the best things in life have room for improvement. Take Netflix, which has changed culture in so many ways, turning your home into an on-demand …

How to Transfer Photos from iPhone to Mac

If you have a ton of photos on your iPhone that you need to put on your Mac, here’s how to transfer photos from your iPhone to your Mac.<p>There are a …

Chrome: Avoid message trackers in Gmail

Read receipts are useful when you're talking to friends on an IM client and each party wants to know if their message was seen. However, you may not want this same feature to work in your Gmail.<p>Many marketing companies are using trackers in their promotional email to learn whether or not you've …

Wearable Tech

The 25 Best Inventions of 2014

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Share the Road

Some subtle lessons that all cyclists and drivers need to know.