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Tips and Tricks for the MacBook Pro's Touch Bar

With the 2016 MacBook Pro, Apple introduced an all-new design that incorporates a Touch Bar, a small touch-sensitive OLED display that offers up contextual controls depending on what you're doing on your Mac.<p>Though the Touch Bar has been available, in our experience, many Mac owners don't take …

MacBook Pro

I've Been to 26 Countries in Europe—These Are the 5 I Always Recommend

My first trip to Europe was a heady mix of excitement, nerves, and total awe. At 19, I wandered the streets of Le Marais wide-eyed, marveled at the …

European Travel

11 Must-See Cities in Spain That Take You Beyond Barcelona

As peak vacation season approaches, many of us are daydreaming of warm weather and a nice glass of something refreshing. If you're looking for an exciting European adventure, where better to head than the land of sangria, sunshine, and sweaty dance halls: Spain!<p>If you've grown tired of marching …

European Travel

How to Use the macOS App Switcher to Open Files, Hide and Quit Apps, and Launch Exposé

Most long-time macOS users will be aware of the Application Switcher. It's invoked using the <b>Command+Tab</b> keyboard shortcut, and lists all of the apps currently running on your Mac, enabling you to quickly switch between them.<p>In this article, we'll run through the Mac App Switcher's most basic …

Apps

24 essential tips and tricks to help you get the most out of your Mac

From keyboard shortcuts to hidden tools, Macs are full of features that will help you work more quickly and easily.<p>So whether you're a Mac newbie or you're just coming back from a long Windows vacation, here are 24 handy, not-totally-obvious tricks to help you get the most out of your Mac.<p><i>Jeff Dunn</i> …

Keyboard Shortcuts

10 beautiful views from a New Zealand train

New Zealand’s South Island is a pristine expanse of rugged landscapes, windy rivers and snow-capped mountain ranges. It's truly a spectacular sight – …

New Zealand

Most Useful 3D Touch Gestures on iPhone

3D Touch is a feature that's been around since the 2015 release of the iPhone 6s, and it's become an integral gesture system on all of Apple's latest iPhones.<p>Though it's been around for a while, there are several hidden and less obvious 3D Touch gestures that you may have forgotten or might not be …

This man did a 22,000 mile road trip of North America — these are the 25 spots he says you can't miss

How to keep Facebook apps from accessing your data

Don't want developers to have your data? Here's how to get it removed (and make sure it's gone) today.<p>As Mark Zuckerberg testifies at the joint committee hearing questions about your own personal privacy on Facebook have probably come to mind After it was recently revealed that Cambridge Analytica …

Apps

25 BEST HIKES IN THE WORLD TO PUT ON YOUR BUCKET LIST

1. Inca Trail<p><b>Location:</b> Peru <b><br>Distance:</b> 26 miles <b><br>Time:</b> 4 days <b><br>Best Time to Go:</b> May to September<p>One of the most popular hikes in the world, the Inca Trail …

How to Block Nuisance Calls and Messages on Your iPhone

Unsolicited phone calls and messages can become a regular annoyance and even a cause of stress for many smartphone users these days. Thankfully, Apple provides features in iOS 11 that allow you to block nuisance calls and messages from the same number coming through to your phone, and in this …

AMAZING 10 INCREDIBLE HIKING TRAILS TO TRY BEFORE YOU DIE

when you go for a swim in a secluded swimming hole after a twelve mile hike in the highest temperatures to reach the most gorgeous 100 foot waterfall …

6 PLACES OFF THE BEATEN PATH TO BACKPACK AROUND THE WORLD – Page 5

6. ANNAPURNA REGION—NEPAL<p>After the devastating earthquake of 2015, the Himalayan enclave needs the tourism dollars more than ever. Lucky for …

The 16 Most Beautiful Places in Europe Will Take Your Breath Away

Complete with fairy-tale castles, picturesque seaside retreats, otherworldly natural parks, and charming cities, Europe is full of striking places to …

How to Merge and Remove Duplicate Contacts in macOS and iCloud

If you've been maintaining and migrating the same Contacts list across Macs over the years then you've probably come across your fair share of duplicate contact cards. They can also appear seemingly out of nowhere after setting up iCloud Contacts on your Mac for the first time.<p>Unless you …

10 Essential Tips for Using the macOS Finder More Efficiently

The Finder is a classic Mac system component that's ever-present on your desktop, ready to help you find and organize your documents, media, folders, and other files. It's the smiling icon known as the Happy Mac logo on your Dock, and includes the Finder menu bar at the top of the screen.<p><i>Subscribe</i> …

Operating Systems

9 Breathtaking Places To Go Backpacking In Canada This Summer

Alright, who here loves adventure? Everybody? Great! Because, legit, there is nothing more adventurous than backpacking. There’s something super …

I Packed My Life Into a Single Backpack to Travel the World for 9 Months. Here's What I Brought

I had to embrace minimalism and get rid of most of my stuff.<p>You have not witnessed frustration until you’ve seen a 24-year-old woman trying to stuff …

Best National Parks for Running

Highlighting 15 parks around the country that make for a fantastic run or hike.

How To: Keep Your Night Vision Sharp with the iPhone's Hidden Red Screen

There were a lot of cool new features introduced in iOS 10, but some were more hidden than others. One option called "Color Tint" snuck its way in, …

How To Scan A Document Using Notes on iOS

• Home<br>• How To<br>• iOS<br>• How To Scan A Document Using Notes on iOS<p>Chris Chepek - Jan 29, 2018<p>Apple Notes received an overhaul in iOS 11 adding great features for …

Apps

How to send large files for free

For bigger file transfer, email is a no-go. So what are your options?<p>E-mail is creaking under the demands of the internet, and nowhere is that more …

Apps

Keyboard Shortcuts, Ranked

Doing stuff with your mouse is cool. Doing stuff with your keyboard is cooler. These are the most important keyboard shortcuts, ranked from best to …

Tutorials

Review - FabFilter Pro-L 2 True Peak Limiter Plug-in

Visit a Country That Doesn't Exist

Here's why bold travelers should visit Transnistria, a mysterious land in limbo.<p>Imagine a normal country with borders, a democratically-elected government, sealed passports for the population, a president, and a flag flying—yet nobody recognizes its existence. Welcome to Transnistria.<p>A small piece …

Russian Military

Snapchat update: How to use the new, redesigned version of the app

Snapchat has rolled out a major new update, which drastically changes the layout of the app.<p>The redesign has upset some users, who say they’re …

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

Beautiful and Harmonious Fine Arts by Elicia Edijanto

Elicia Edijanto is an artist from Jakarta, Indonesia with some incredible work shared on her Behance profile. I love simple, black and white …

These 7 Mulled Wine Recipes Will Keep You Toasty All Season Long

As if wine didn't already make you feel relaxed and cozy enough, mulled wine is here to keep you company during the colder months. Not only is the …

20 macOS Shortcuts to Make You Work Like a Genius

For those who wear a lot of hats, your computer's operating system can help you switch tasks quickly.<p>Productivity hacks such as scheduling your work in time blocks and tackling tougher to-dos early in the day only go so far. All kinds of jobs, especially entrepreneurship, present unexpected …