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How-to: Take advantage of Zoom and Large Text in OS X Mavericks

OS X Mavericks has numerous features and settings that make text and images more visible. In this article, I will discuss many options and methods to take advantage of those features in different ways. In pointing out many different ways, I hope to help you find a method that will be a good fit for …

27 Cool Tech Gifts to Surprise Your Loved One With

#11 will banish low-battery panic forever.<p>Whether you're shopping for technophobes <i>or</i> tech-elites, there's something here that'll make every friend or family member happy.

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7 Smart New Window Technologies

With the latest technologies, the windows in your house can offer more than a pretty view. Unfortunately, you'll still have to clean them yourself.<p><b>1. Save the Birds</b><br>Every year, millions of birds fly into glass windows. This patterned coating — visible to birds but not humans — prevents that. All …

Home Ownership

How-to: Setup and start using Evernote

Evernote is one of the most popular and talked about apps in the App Store. In this article, you’ll learn how to install and configure the app, gather and organize notes, and review workflows that include sharing and advanced features. You’ll also learn about Evernote’s accessories and “baby apps” …

6 Unexpected Flavor Combinations You'll Love

We know they might sound kind of weird. But trust us—these pairings rival PB&J in their deliciousness.<p>Smoked Salmon + Yogurt<p>Vanilla + Cardamom<p>Orange …

Rumors of the Death of SAP Business ByDesign Greatly Exaggerated | Mint Jutras | Making Enterprise Business Systems Pay Dividends

I have been hearing rumors about the death of SAP Business ByDesign for several months now. Most of them come to me from SAP competitors, although a …

Yes, Managing IT Is Your Job

In order to see the future more clearly, it’s almost always helpful to look back — and this certainly goes for IT and its ever-increasing impact on operations, and ultimately on competitive advantage.<p>“Information Technology Changes the Way You Compete” was a trailblazing HBR article by Warren …

Top 10 US travel destinations for 2013

Every year our US-based editors team up with Lonely Planet’s expert authors to compile a list of US destinations that are prime for the next year. <i>Best in Travel 2013</i> already covered two places we think the world should be looking at – San Francisco and the Gulf Coast – but here we wanted to dig …

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The 10 best treks in the world

These 10 classic treks are for serious walkers. All of them require a sturdy pair of lungs, fit legs and a good amount of preparation. However, if you choose to go on any of these trails then you will be rewarded with experiences that last a lifetime. In no particular order:<p>1. GR20, France<p><i>Image by</i> …

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First time Ireland: unmissable Emerald Isle experiences

Ireland’s reputation precedes itself, so first-time visitors might think they know what to expect – rolling green fields, chatty locals and a pint for each hand – but there’s so much more to Ireland than its stereotypical charms. Skip the bus tours stopping at leprechaun-filled souvenir shops and …

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10 Scientifically-Proven Ways To Relax

Today is National Relaxation Day.<p>Relaxation is good because it reduces stress. Chronic stress is bad because it leads to weight gain, increases blood pressure, and makes us depressed.<p>Here are 10 ways to make sure all those bad things don't happen.<p><b>1. Listen to the most relaxing song on Earth.</b><p>In a …

Apple’s iPhone Supply Chain, Visualized: The Truth About Where iPhones Really Come From (Infographic)

- Aug 14, 2013<p>Ever wonder where iPhones come from? Not in the “duh, they come from the Apple Store, you idiot!” sense – but the underlying truth …

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The CIO in Crisis: What You Told Us

Enterprise IT is in crisis — no doubt about it. Our research, conducted in partnership with Harvard Business Review, The Economist, CEB (formerly the Corporate Executive Board), Intel, and TNS Global, finds that corporate leadership has lost confidence in the CIO as a strategic partner and views IT …

Flipboard For Businesses, Professionals and Job Seekers

Inside Flipboard / June 19, 2013<p>“Flipboard For You” is our bi-weekly series highlighting how different groups of people can make the most out of …

11 Little-Known Apps That Entrepreneurs Can’t Live Without

Want to get more productive? Fast Company asked amazing female entrepreneurs–like Rachel Sklar, Whitney Johnson, Cindy Gallop, Leandra Medine, and Stacy London–to share their favorite apps.<p>When I saw this piece on apps entrepreneurs can’t live without, I was delighted.<p><b>Our Previous Story</b>: <i><br>10</i> …

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The Art Of Reinvention: SAP Puts Its Weight Behind A Better, Faster And Stronger Cloud Computing Strategy

When many think of SAP, the first thing that comes to mind is an extremely large, profitable, yet expensive, software company. And, for the most part, they would be right. But a growing group of up-starts are attempting to disrupt SAP’s business model by offering faster, cheaper and more flexible …

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10 DIY Staircase Designs Sure to Amaze

For centuries, staircases have taken us to new heights — literally. Whether wood or marble, painted or bare, this standard architectural feature can …