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One teacher's brilliant idea to stop school shootings has nothing to do with guns

A few weeks ago, I went into my son Chase's class for 
tutoring. I'd e-mailed Chase's teacher one evening and said, "Chase keeps telling me that this stuff you're sending home 
is math—but I'm not sure I believe him. Help, please." She 
e-mailed right back and said, "No problem! I can tutor Chase …

The best VPNs for Mac users looking for privacy

There are a number of reasons why you might want to start using a virtual private network or VPN. VPNs offer many benefits, like getting around …

Information Systems

Best Buy is pulling CDs from its stores — and people are freaking out

Best Buy, formerly one of the biggest music merchandisers in the US, has plans to pull CDs from all of its stores by July 1, according to Billboard.<p>Target could be the next retailer to do so, as Billboard further reported that it was demanding that music suppliers sell the retailer inventory on a …

'I had a cough - in a few days I'm told it is cancer and without treatment, I will be dead in three months'

<b>These columns were written by Sue Margolis for the Telegraph last year with the idea that she would chronicle her cancer journey in a regular series for the newspaper. Unfortunately, Sue became too ill to continue writing for us, but her first five columns are published below…</b><p><b>Column 1: The</b> …

Medicine

Review: Prince's 'Purple Rain' Deluxe Reissues Reveal Top-Shelf Tracks From Icon's Hot Streak

A legendary control freak, Prince's business instincts were always idiosyncratic, from scrawling "SLAVE" on his face and changing his name to an icon …

Framing

Apple Clips (for iPhone)

<b>Pros</b><p>Live voice-generated text captions. Prisma-like video effects. Soundtracks. Clip trimming. Easy sharing.<p><b>Cons</b><p>Only square videos, no widescreen. …

You have one day to stop Congress from giving away your web browsing history

Time to make some calls<p>Last week, on a party-line vote, the Senate voted to repeal the Federal Communications Commission’s 2016 broadband privacy rules giving consumers the power to choose how their ISPs use and share their personal data. Today, the House of Representatives will vote, and if the …

Get paid to fight back against digital thieves by becoming a Certified Ethical Hacker

<i>This is a paid placement and if you buy something through this article or on the BGR Store we will receive compensation from retail partners.</i><p>Due to …

9to5Mac writers talking tech kit: Ben Lovejoy

Time moves quickly in the tech world. Back in 2013, I thought it would be fun to share the Apple kit I use, and to invite you to do the same in the comments. Three-and-a-half years later, some of that kit looks almost comically dated – like the iPad 2.<p>So it’s time for an update, and this time I’m …

Here's our first look at Netflix's 'Bright,' starring Will Smith

Why would Netflix pay $90 million for a single film? Two words: Will Smith. The blockbuster star is teaming back up with David Ayer, the director of <i>Suicide Squad</i>, for <i>Bright</i>, a new fantasy action film. Tonight at the Academy Awards we caught our first glimpse at the movie, which basically looks like …

A King’s Tale: Final Fantasy XV will be free to download on PS4 and Xbox One March 1 according to a

<b>A King’s Tale: Final Fantasy XV will be free to download on PS4 and Xbox One March 1</b> according to a report by DualShockers. The side-scrolling …

This Simple Tweak Is One Of The Best Ways To Protect Your Windows Computer

A lot of Windows users take an additive approach when it comes to security. Think you need to increase your protection? Install another piece of software. There are some great apps out there, like RansomFree, but you can actually make your Windows PC a lot more secure simply by changing one little …

Windows 10

How to Disable the Windows 10 Startup Delay

If you have a fast SSD you’re used to rocket-like startup speeds. What you may not know is that you can make this process even faster by disabling …

Wallpaper Weekends: Night Sky Time-Lapse for Mac, iPad, iPhone, and Apple Watch

- Feb 5, 2017<p>Wallpaper Weekends is a series that works to bring you stunning, high-quality wallpapers for your iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, Mac, and …

Apple Watch

An entire 'Pokémon' game is playable inside 'Minecraft'

When you think of <i>Minecraft</i> add-ons, you probably think of mini games or the occasional clever machine -- fun, but you'll likely be back to the main game before long. Well, you might want to clear your schedule with this one. Phoenix SC has released <i>Pokémon Cobalt and Amethyst</i>, a <i>Minecraft</i> add-on that …

Minecraft

How to fix Mac App Store download problems

Macs are renowned for “just working,” but sometimes you might run into problems while downloading software from the Mac App Store. You might encounter files that say they’ve downloaded despite evidence to the contrary, or face verification errors or other installation difficulties.<p>If so, a …

Plex Media Player for Mac Now a Free Download for All Users

Media management service Plex has announced that its Plex Media Player app is now free to everyone. Previously only available to Pass subscribers, the Plex app for Mac is a home theater-style media browser and player for content stored in personal media libraries.<p>Plex Media Player (which is …

Parallels Black Friday Mac Bundle: 1Password, TextExpander, PDFpen & more $49 upgrade/$79 new (Reg. $509)

<b>From 9to5Toys:</b><p>Parallels just launched its Black Friday bundle and in it offers 7 Mac apps free when you upgrade or buy Parallels Desktop 12 for Mac starting at $49/$79.<p>In addition to Parallels Desktop 12, the go-to virtual machine software for running Windows, Android and other operating systems on …

How to access/write-to NTFS drives on Mac natively with Paragon NTFS 14

Have you come across an NTFS formatted drive you’re having trouble using on your Mac? It’s not just an issue for those switching from Windows machines to Mac, but also for Bootcamp users and others who want to connect the odd drive from their Windows-using friends or colleagues.<p>If you want to write …

Get an Apple Watch Sport 38mm for $164.99

<i>CNET's Cheapskate scours the Web for great deals on PCs, phones, gadgets and much more. Questions about the Cheapskate blog? Find the answers on our FAQ page. And find more great buys on the</i> <i>CNET Deals page.</i><p>Yesterday I shared an Android Wear-powered smartwatch. Today, let's look at the Apple …

Gear & Gadgets

AIRS

Private search engines have seen huge growth over the past few years. Until recently, it was unthinkable that anyone could compete with Google in the …

What is Kodi and is it legal? A beginner's guide to the home media server

Whether you've only just begun the process of digitising your movie and music collection, or long since abandoned physical media, chances are you've …

Raspberry Pi

Your iPhone has a hidden signal strength meter

Forget about measuring your cell signal strength using just dots or bars - this simple hack allows you to see the actual signal strength your iPhone …

Android News

2016 MacBook Pro loses the iconic startup chime

Physical function keys on the Mac and a 3.5mm headphone jack on the iPhone aren’t the only casualties of 2016. According to eagle-eyed (eagle-<i>eared?</i>) reporters, the new MacBook Pro jettisons the iconic F-sharp sound Apple uses to show a Mac is booting up.<p>The reason does, we admit, make sense — but …

The 5 best adapters you'll probably need for the new MacBook Pros

The new MacBook Pros exclusively feature USB-C ports, which means your old USB accessories and peripherals wont plug into the new MacBook Pro without an adapter.<p>We're not particularly fond of adapters. They're "extra" bits to worry about, and add extra cost to connecting our old stuff, which cost …

9to5Toys Last Call: Assassin’s Creed Identity $3, VIZIO Soundbar $138, Logitech Harmony Ultimate Remote $170, more

Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by <i>signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter</i>. Also, be sure to check us out on: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications.<p>TODAY’S CAN’T MISS DEALS:<p><i>Last Call Updates:</i><p>Review: Nomad’s Silicone Strap is the Apple Watch Sport Band that …

This workaround adds MagSafe to the new MacBook Pro

Mourning the loss of Apple's magnetic power plug? Here's how to get the next best thing -- which also works with Google's ChromeBook and Pixel C.<p>It was probably in the cards.<p>Last year, when Apple introduced its single-port MacBook, the company's beloved MagSafe power connector was nowhere to be …

Adapt to the MacBook Pro with these USB-C docks and dongles

Allow yourself to bask in the glow of a brighter screen and the multifunction Touch Bar. But when the high subsides and you’re ready to order the new MacBook Pro, you will need to deal with a slight inconvenience: all those USB-C ports.<p>But because Apple prepared us for the new industry standard …

Black Friday comes early to Best Buy, along with free shipping

It’s almost November, which means the Black Friday craze is about to start. Shoppers will be looking for the best tech deals for the upcoming holiday …

Access a massive media library for pennies a day [Deals]

Even the best streaming services can be a crapshoot when it comes to our favorite shows — one day they’re there, the next day they aren’t. Aren’t Netflix and Hulu supposed to have the biggest, most formidable libraries of content? Not exactly.<p>SelectTV by FreeCast boasts the world’s largest …