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How to Look Like the Smartest Person in Every Meeting

Try these great tips to stand out in your next meeting.<p>My work as an executive leadership coach often has me shadowing the people I'm coaching. And that means sitting in a lot of meetings--as many as seven or eight a day. And I've come to realize that there's always one person who stands out, who …

Body Language

Subscription service for Mac apps Setapp has 15,000 subscribers a year after its launch

Meet Setapp, the Spotify of Mac apps. For $9.99 per month, you can download and use more than a hundred Mac apps without spending another cent. All those apps are usually paid apps, but Setapp wants to change the model.<p>Setapp was founded by MacPaw, an independent Mac development company based in …

Stealthy OSX/MaMi malware discovered targeting Macs

The first nasty bit of undetectable malware of 2018 has been unearthed after it was found targeting Macs this week.<p>Security researchers revealed info about the new OSX/MaMi malware which is a lot like the popular DNSChanger malware from 2012 that infected millions of machines.<p>In a blog post …

Western Digital My Cloud drives have a built-in backdoor

Western Digital's network attached storage solutions have a newfound vulnerability allowing for unrestricted root access.<p>James Bercegay disclosed the …

Epson just unveiled a 130-inch ‘screen-free’ laser TV that launches this fall for $3,000

The home projector market is likely far bigger than you think, and Epson is the market leader by a wide margin, with a 53% market share in the United …

Lego launches Saturn V Apollo rocket set

NASA's Saturn V rocket was constructed specifically to carry people to the moon, and was then used throughout the Apollo program in the 1960s and …

Eversign makes legally binding digital signatures online and in-person easy on your iPhone, iPad and Mac

Eversign packs in everything you need for legally binding digital signatures, offering an all-in-one suite for creating and managing documents like contracts, NDAs, approvals, legal forms and anything else that needs a signature. Collaborate and invite other team members and associates, and get …

UK

Quadro is a super-charged Touch Bar that runs on iOS devices

You don’t have to break the bank on a new MacBook Pro to get Touch Bar functionality. Thanks to an app called Quadro, you can add a super-powered Touch Bar with even more features than the real thing to any Mac or Windows PC.<p>Lots of apps turn your iOS device into an extension of your computer, …

Apps

How to Create an Anonymous Email Account

It's not easy to be anonymous on the internet. Here's how you can stay hidden even on email.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn …

Privacy

The First Five Games I Use To Test A Surround Sound Headset

I’ve reviewed a lot of surround-sound headphones in my years writing for <i>Kotaku</i>. When I’m testing out a new one, I have a stable of good-sounding …

Wii U emulator cracks native 4K streaming, and it’s stunning

Mario, Zelda and Xenoblade have never looked better<p>The newest version of Cemu, a popular, “highly experimental” Wii U emulator for Windows PC, includes a feature that many users have been hoping for. Available now to Patreon backers, version 1.7.0 supports customizable graphics, with graphics packs …

Retrogaming

This $5 device can hack password-protected computers in just 30 seconds

Even the strongest passwords are fallible, and as Samy Kamkar demonstrates, sometimes it doesn’t take much.<p>Kamkar’s new exploit, PoisonTap, uses free software and a $5 Raspberry Pi Zero microcomputer. After attaching the Raspberry Pi to a USB adapter and plugging it in, the device goes to work. In …

Troubleshooting macOS Sierra Problems

For most users, installing macOS Sierra has gone without a hitch and they’re left with a trouble-free Mac that works great with the latest macOS …

Pulpstream gets rid of paper forms with mobile-based service

Pulpstream has an interesting ambition to get rid of paper-based forms at enterprises and replace them with employee-created digital processes that require zero coding experience to build.<p>This idea comes from the most enthusiastic CEO that I met at Techcrunch Disrupt this week, Pankaj Malviya, the …

ASUS' ZenBook 3 is thinner, lighter and faster than the MacBook

How much more can ASUS shave off of the ZenBook, its flagship ultraportable? Apparently, quite a bit. The company's new ZenBook 3, announced today at Computex, clocks in at just two pounds and 11.9mm (0.46 inches) thick. In comparison, the previous ZenBook UX305 weighed 2.64 pounds and measured …

Mobile Technology

How to Thrive on a Long-Haul Flight

If you’re wondering how to survive a long-haul plane flight, here’s your answer: Fly first class!<p>I kid.<p>While the lie-flat bed and special check-in line do wonders to boost morale for the elite flyers among us, I’m a firm believer that thriving on a long flight starts at home, a couple of days …

Long Haul

Luxor 2 Digitally Focusing Flashlight (video)

Luxor is a revolutionary advanced flashlight which is capable of digitally refocusing its beam depending on your situation and what you are pointing …

Bulbing Led Lamps

Designed by Nir Chehanowski of Studio Cheha, the cool Bulbing LED Lights trick your eyes and challenge your mind. Inspired by classic and …

These Incredible Saltwater Batteries Are Designed To Store Renewable Energy

Now we can clean power even when the sun isn’t shining or the wind isn’t blowing.<p>If we’re going to use renewable power in a big way, we’re going to need better battery storage. Because solar and wind are intermittent sources of energy, they need to be backed up for when they’re not there, because, …

Clean Energy

Nvidia’s new laptop GPU is actually a desktop GPU

One of NVIDIA's best desktop graphics cards is coming to laptops. The GTX 980 — not to be confused with the similarly named mobile GPU, the GTX 980M — will be crammed into an upcoming crop of high-end gaming laptops.<p>NVIDIA promises its new mobile chip and its desktop variant are one and the same in …

Samsung launches its fastest mainstream SSD yet

Samsung has just launched the 950 Pro, its first consumer SSD that puts vertical NAND (V-NAND) tech into a gumstick-sized M.2 PCI Express device. The result, as you might guess, is speed. The 512GB model, which costs a reasonable $350, can read at 2.5GB/s and write at 1.5GB/s, easily beating the …

Gear & Gadgets

How to Be More Productive and Eliminate Time-Wasting Activities by Using the 'Eisenhower Box'

Dwight Eisenhower lived one of the most productive lives you can imagine.<p>Eisenhower was the 34th president of the United States, serving two terms from 1953 to 1961. During his time in office, he launched programs that directly led to the development of the Interstate Highway System in the United …

Best photo extension apps for iPhone

Photo extensions mean you no longer have to jump from image editing app to image editing apps, opening and saving as you go, hoping you never make a …

Apps

The App That Makes It Incredibly Easy For Hackers To Break Into Your iPhone Just Got Even Scarier

The update allows users to break into iCloud accounts that have two-factor authentication enabled, the company announced on Thursday (via Engadget).<p>Two-factor authentication is a security system you can set up with iCloud, Gmail, and other online services.<p>It requires that you type in a one-time …

Codecademy: From Zero Experience To A Tech Job In Three Months

Codecademy, a venture-backed company, offers free online training for tech workers. Since it opened in 2011, more than 25 million people have taken those courses, according to CEO Zach Sims.<p>Courses include how to build websites and e-commerce apps, which, said Sims, “use modern languages like Ruby …

iOS 8 jailbreak Pangu now comes with Cydia installer and English support for the masses (Update)

When the iOS 8 jailbreak tool Pangu was released earlier this month for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, it still had some rough edges such as no one-click solution to install Cydia or support for English. Fortunately, the Pangu tool for Windows now includes a Cydia installer and English support for …

How to install Windows 10 on your Mac using Boot Camp

What you'll need before you install Windows 10 on your Mac<p>Before starting anything else, be sure you have a Mac that supports Windows 10. Straight …

The employee-centric evolution of HR software

Advertisement<p>16 Comments<p>You may have heard the term “consumerization of IT” to describe how enterprise software decisions are moving beyond the …