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These simple steps will ensure you never lose an Apple device ever again

There are few worse feelings than realizing you left your expensive gadget somewhere and have no idea where to look for it. It’s all happened to us …

Mobile Devices

11 iPhone email tips you'll wish you'd known all along

Use the iOS Mail app like a pro.<p>I can't quit the stock iOS Mail app. I've had brief dalliances with the Gmail app and a handful of other email apps that promise to improve my life, but I keep coming back to the Mail app. As a result, this long-time Mail app Gmailer has picked up a few tricks along …

This is why a third of antidepressants are prescribed for something else

It was when he became a father that Michael Briggs resolved to somehow bring his ulcerative colitis under control.<p>He was determined to avoid what many people with the disease end up needing -- having part or all of their large intestine removed.<p>A trained scientist, manager of a physics lab at the …

Medicine

Security Breach and Spilled Secrets Have Shaken the N.S.A. to Its Core

WASHINGTON — Jake Williams awoke last April in an Orlando, Fla., hotel where he was leading a training session. Checking Twitter, Mr. Williams, a cybersecurity expert, was dismayed to discover that he had been thrust into the middle of one of the worst security debacles ever to befall American …

Cybersecurity

What Is Sepsis, Actually?

Sepsis is one of the 10 most common causes of death by disease in the U.S., but many people still don’t know what exactly it is.<p>Sepsis is a …

How an MS Diagnosis Changed My Relationship With Food

Being diagnosed with an autoimmune disease forced me to rethink not just what I ate, but my whole approach to food.<p>For years, food was my comfort. My …

How to speed up your Wi-Fi

Optimize your internet connection.<p>No one likes slow Wi-Fi—it's right up there with creaking doors and leaking taps as one of the most frustrating household problems. To boost your upload and download speeds back up to where they should be, try making these tweaks to your router and other …

Wi-Fi

How to Save Money on Broadway Tickets

My oldest daughter has started gravitating towards performing. Actually I guess this is not really a recent development, as she has <i>always</i> been one to …

Apple, Tips and Tricks - Genius

Photo: Emma McIntyre (Getty Images) Apple Music has found a home in your web browser—sort of. On Sunday, a Reddit user discovered that if you log …

Apple

How to import pictures into Photos on Mac

Bring all of your images together under one roof with Photos for Mac.Photos for Mac offers a lot to photographers of any stripe. It doesn't matter if …

Mobile Photography

17 iPad tips and secrets you’ll use

I’ve tried to solely include iPad-only features here, though I have included a couple that work across iOS which I think come into their own on the …

How to turn anything into a PDF on your iPhone or iPad

Stop! Don’t download that PDF converter app for iOS. You don’t need it. What if I told you iPhones have come with a built-in PDF-conversion tool since iOS 10?<p>Once you know where this iOS PDF converter is buried, you can quickly and easily turn anything into a handy PDF on your iPhone or iPad.<p>On the …

How To Wipe a Mac Before Selling or Donating It

- Apr 18, 2017<p>If you have recently purchased a new Mac, you might be considering selling or donating your old machine. Before getting rid of old …

Operating Systems

How to use albums and libraries in Photos for Mac

How do I use albums and libraries in Photos for Mac?If you have plenty of photos and videos on your Mac, then it's important to keep them organized …

How to Automatically Clear Storage on Your Mac

<b>Problem:</b> Your old Mac has maxed out its hard drive’s storage space, preventing you from saving anything new.<p>Fortunately, with macOS Sierra, your Mac …

15 tips every iPhone 7 owner should know

How to securely remove your personal data before switching to a new Mac

It’s risky to give away or recycle an old computer. It may fall into the wrong hands: those of a hacker. Follow these steps to encrypt and erase your …

7 Daytime Habits That Are Sabotaging Your Sleep

Do you face the sun each morning?<p>When it comes to getting a good night’s sleep, a few musts come to mind: a quiet room, comfortable bed and plenty of time. But research actually shows that what we do during the day can have as much effect on sleep as anything we do at night.<p>So if you’re having …

Troubleshooting some nasty Safari malware

“I need Apple advice,” My sister texted me last week. “I got a message that my computer is blocked due to an unexpected error. It gives me a number …

Google Search

Clean Your Cluttered Hard Drive with macOS Sierra's New Storage Manager

One of the new, handy features in macOS Sierra takes care of something you probably don’t think much about: cluttered files filling up your hard …

The Best Drugstore Skin Care Products of 2018

Ask any dermatologist about their favorite skin care products and there’s a good chance at least 3/4 of them come from the drugstore. It’s true—while there are plenty of great luxury options out there, that very same innovation has trickled down into what you'll find on the shelves at your local …

How to Adjust a Metal Watch Bracelet

That watch you ordered — that cool, all-steel number — has finally arrived, after <i>days</i> of waiting. You take it out out of the box, remove the stickers …

Minimizing Your Risk Of Melanoma -- The Deadliest Form Of Skin Cancer

<i>Hooman Khorasani, MD Chief, Division of Dermatologic and Cosmetic Surgery Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai</i><p><b>Minimizing Your Risk of Melanoma -- the Deadliest Form of Skin Cancer</b><p>From picnics in the park to backyard barbecues, from swimming to sailing, activities under the sun bring joy and a …

9 Seriously Useful iPhone Keyboard Tricks You Should Know

Thumbing out a message on our smartphones is almost second nature these days. Thanks to predictive text and autocorrect, we barely need to even look …

Unlock an iPhone Using This Easy Guide

Unless you buy a smartphone, which is sim free (unlocked) you’re are usually locked in with a specific carrier, but that does not mean that you can’t …

How to Replace Vital Documents that are Lost or Stolen

<i>Dear Savvy Senior,</i><p>Can you tell me how to go about replacing important lost documents? My wife and I recently downsized to a retirement community, and somewhere in the move we lost our Social Security and Medicare cards, birth certificates, marriage license and passports.<p>--Worried Ron<p><i>Dear …

Why These Sneakers Cost as Much as a Car

An in-depth look at how people end up spending tens of thousands of dollars for sneakers that might've originally retailed for a hundred dollars.<p>In 2007, I moved out of my parents' house in Northern Virginia by selling my sneaker collection. I probably had about 80 or 90 pairs at the time, all of …

Shoes

Steve Miller on Black Keys' Rock Hall Induction: 'I Was Gonna Ask Elton'

In his first interview since his tumultuous entry into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Steve Miller explained exactly why he was so angry after his …

The Hair Product You Aren’t Using Yet—but Should Be

Enter the non–hair spray hair spray.<p>When the Don Draper look was all the rage, heavy pomades, gels, and waxes were a necessary part of the routine. However, as natural-texture looks gain prominence—see the rumpled hair at Valentino's spring show, above—you might be looking for something that’s …

Here's How to Never Worry About Grease Stains Again

Feast on pizza with impunity, thanks to our resident Clean Person.<p><i>Jolie Kerr is a cleaning expert and advice columnist. She'll be here</i> <i>every week</i> <i>helping to answer your filthiest questions. Are you dirty?</i> <i>Email her</i><i>.</i><p><b>About a year ago, I dripped some pizza grease on my favorite shirt. I applied dish soap</b> …

Cleaning