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8 Costly Flight Booking Mistakes You Make All the Time

Before you book your next flight, here's how to make sure you're getting the best deal.<p>Whether you travel for pleasure or for business, buying a …

How To Prioritize WiFi Networks On Mac For Best Wireless Performance

Here's how to change priority order or prioritize WiFi networks on Mac running macOS to make sure it stays on the strongest wireless network …

How to replace your iPhone battery: The ultimate guide

Need an iPhone battery replacement? Here's everything you need to know to DIY (do-it-yourself) replace a dead or dying battery in your iPhone!If …

Mobile Technology

12 ways to speed up your PC

No matter how powerful or how new your PC is, it will eventually succumb to the wiles of Windows and slow down to the point of hair-tearing …

Software

How to keep the Windows 8.1 Modern UI out of your way

The Metro interface in Windows 8.1 makes sense on a touch-enabled device, but on a traditional computer, it's only an afterthought. In the first …

Apps

How to prepare your Windows 8 PC for Windows 8.1

Windows 8.1 is set to arrive later this week as a free update to Windows 8 via the Windows Store. Windows 8.1 has several new features, including being able to boot directly to the desktop as well as the return of the Start button.<p>As with any major update, taking a few moments to prepare for it …

The best iPhone apps for nurses

If you are a registered nurse, a nursing assistant, or studying to become one, then check out our list of the best iPhone apps for nurses.<p>Acting as a …

Apps

Getting Ready for iOS 7: How to backup your device and set up iOS 7

Apple has announced that iOS 7 will be available tomorrow, September 18th. Before installing the update, it is recommended that you have a backup of your data. This how-to is going to walk you through backing up your iOS 6 device and transitioning it over to iOS 7:<p>First things first, let’s discuss …

1Password Available for $10 Off Through Mid-August

AgileBits is currently offering a significant discount on the iOS version of its secure password management app <i>1Password</i> in order to encourage users who are still accessing the older version of the software to upgrade.<p>Because Dropbox is disabling support for an API that facilitates syncing in …

How-to: Manage your iCloud account’s storage space

Apple gives iCloud users 5 GB of iCloud storage space. At first, 5 GB does not seem like a lot of storage space, however it is. For a majority of users it is plenty. For others, it isn’t. This storage space is for backups, documents and data, and email only if you are using a @mac.com, @me.com, or …

How to remove the background from an image

Cutting out the background from an image can be time-consuming and fiddly, especially if there’s a lot going on in it. Fortunately, there are a …

Tutorials

The Best Way To Score Yourself A Deal On A Refurbished Apple Product

There are a lot of compelling reasons to buy a refurbished Apple product instead of a new one. Not only are they cheaper and come with the same warranty, but because they’ve been gone over with a fine-tooth comb for problems, there’s an argument to be made that they are even <i>less</i> likely to exhibit …

9 Easy-To-Steal Habits Of The Super Successful

We wish there was a handbook for success, but there isn’t. Here’s the next best thing: a list of ways you can realize your dreams–and be a more productive person in the process.<p>Wouldn’t it be great if success was simple?<p>But it isn’t.<p>There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for success in work and life, …