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These Are the World’s Best (and Cleanest) Airports

Asia has the world’s best airports. Still.<p>That’s according to the latest ranking by Skytrax, which sees Singapore’s Changi taking the top spot for …

24 hidden iPhone settings you should know about

Dig deeper into iOS.<p>Part of the appeal of the iPhone is its simplicity—you can grab it right out of the box and starting setting it up without reading any instructions. However, behind that simple, intuitive interface, you'll find dozens of lesser-known settings and options. Here are 24 you can use …

Apps

The best cities and countries to retire abroad

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>If you’re considering retiring abroad in 2018 or just curious where the best places might …

Costa Rica

Use Google Wifi to upgrade the Wi-Fi on older PCs and Macs

Here's a quick guide to how to substantially increase your wireless networking performance on older computers without struggling with drivers or …

Wi-Fi

MANILA ON A BUDGET 2018: Travel Guide & Itinerary

This travel guide covers not just Manila City but also other parts of Metro Manila. A sample itinerary and summary of expenses are also provided. …

8 Chrome extensions that supercharge Google Drive

Google Drive is useful all by itself, but a number of Chrome browser extensions add more functions to Google’s cloud storage and office apps service. …

Tech tricks to help you organize your digital photo library

Get more out of Google Photos and Apple Photos.<p>Smartphones' ever-improving cameras encourage us to snap an ever-increasing pile of digital photos. And as these images build up in your phone's storage, they become harder and harder to organize. That's where apps come in.<p>Both Google Photos (for …

Food-poisoning expert reveals 8 things he refuses to eat — including Silicon Valley's latest obsession

A deep knowledge of thousands of food poisoning cases across the US has scared Bill Marler off of certain foods.<p>With more than two decades working as a food poisoning advocate and attorney, there are simply some things that Marler has cut out of his diet. Marler has won more than $600 million for …

How to Protect Your Home Router from Attacks

A comprehensive guide for choosing and setting up secure Wi-Fi.<p>Your router, that box sitting in a corner of your house giving you internet access, is in many ways more important than your laptop or mobile phone. It might not store any of your personal information directly, but sensitive data passes …

Information Security

The 13 biggest mistakes tourists make when visiting Rome, according to locals

Chances are, if you're traveling to Rome, you're planning to visit popular attractions like the Colosseum, the Vatican, and the Trevi Fountain. While those are great, there are ways to see them without making the same common mistakes many first-timers to Rome make.<p>On a recent Quora thread, Roman …

News: 100+ Apps iOS Users Need on Their iPhones in 2018

While there aren't as many ways to customize your iPhone like there is on Android, there are still a lot of apps out there that can help streamline …

Apps

13 things to tweak when setting up a Windows 10 laptop

Get your new laptop set up just the way you want it. Here's a baker's dozen of settings to check or change. And when you are done here, be sure to check out the best new features of Windows 10 April 2018 Update, its hidden gems and the new privacy settings.<p>Check for updates<p>Microsoft releases a …

Windows 10

11 AirPods Tips And Tricks You Should Know About

Apple’s wireless earbuds — known as the AirPods — have been highly demanded since it was released. Some of the reasons why the AirPods are popular is that being free of wires while listening to audio is very convenient, it pairs with devices quickly and phone calls sound crystal clear.<p>To pair your …

Tech Trends

How to set up and use your brand new AirPods

If you’re a super lucky duck, then Santa may have left a pair of AirPods a) in your stocking of b) under your tree (depending on how good or bad you’ve been in 2017). We picked AirPods as Apple’s best product of last year, because they really do offer a huge upgrade on all previous headphones. …

Tech Trends

The 12 Dirtiest Fruits and Vegetables

You might want to think twice before purchasing conventionally grown strawberries, spinach or nectarines. According to a new report from the …

My Must-Have iOS Apps, 2017 Edition

With the transition to iPad Pro as my primary computer fully achieved in 2016 and not surprising anymore, in 2017 I turned my attention to three other key areas of my life: working with the MacStories team, managing my time, and finding my favorite apps among many competing alternatives.<p>For the …

Apps

Google Inbox will remind you to unsubscribe from unread promo emails

Google has made email a much less tedious, junky affair for a lot of us, and it's about to take another step to helping us clean out our inboxes. According to a report over at <i>Android Police</i>, users of Google's Inbox app will start seeing new tips that will prompt them to unsubscribe from any …

I Tested 10+ Photoshop Alternatives to See How They Stack Up

To Adobe or not to Adobe. That is the question many photographers are asking with the spate of new image processing programs vying to “kill …

Tutorials

The Hidden Player Spurring a Wave of Cheap Consumer Devices: Amazon

A few weeks ago, Wyze Labs, a one-year-old start-up in Seattle, sent me its first gadget to try. It’s a small, internet-connected video camera, the kind you might use for security or to keep tabs on your dog or your baby.<p>On the surface, the camera doesn’t sound special. Like home internet cameras …

eCommerce

Five Steps To Consolidate Your Scattered Mutual Fund Portfolio

Many of these investors have unknowingly suffered suboptimal returns for years on end, and are a bit at sea when it comes to how to go about cleaning …

How to *actually* take a good family photo this Christmas

The festive season is brilliant for our Instagram feed: fairy lights, trees and Christmas cocktails get us snapping at <i>everything</i>. Ever wanted to get …

Apple Releases macOS High Sierra 10.13.2 Beta 6

Last week Apple released a security patch for their macOS. This patch fixed thee Root security bug in macOS. Apple has now released macOS High Sierra …

Google is making a computer vision kit for Raspberry Pi

Google is offering a new way for Raspberry Pi tinkerers to use its AI tools. It just announced the AIY Vision Kit, which includes a new circuit board and computer vision software that buyers can pair with their own Raspberry Pi computer and camera. (There’s also a cute cardboard box included, along …

Raspberry Pi

The best laptop ever made

Apple has made many great laptops, but the 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro (2012–2015) is the epitome of usefulness, elegance, practicality, and power for …

MacBook Pro

Essential iPhone X tips

iPhone X is radically different from every iPhone that came before it. As you strive to get accustomed to life without a Home button, these iPhone X tips and tricks will come in handy.<p>Check out the video below to see nine iPhone X tips you need to master immediately.<p>The iPhone X lacks the physical …

Perfect Pancake Recipes

These warm, fluffy pancake recipes will give you a reason to rise and shine in the morning.<p>Hot off the griddle, thick, fluffy, crispy on the outside, …

How Long $1 Million Will Last in Retirement in Every State

Anywhere between 12 and 26 years, depending on the state.<p>10,000 people turn 65 in the U.S. every single day. The average American retirement age is …

Real-space and real-time dynamics of CRISPR-Cas9 visualized by high-speed atomic force microscopy

Article |<p>Open | Published: 10 November 2017<p>Mikihiro Shibata,<br>• Hiroshi Nishimasu,<br>• Noriyuki Kodera,<br>• Seiichi Hirano,<br>• Toshio Ando,<br>• Takayuki Uchihashi &<br>• Osamu …

Battle of the 4K streaming boxes: Apple, Google, Amazon, and Roku

Build the story, feel the vibe<p>The news app with the latest stories and trending conversations.<p>Get the app<p>Amazon.Yahoo Finance.7 months agoBattle of …

Top 5 Best Fast Food Desserts of All Time

Just a warning, you might need to find the nearest McDonald's ASAP<p>November 10, 2017<p>Fast food has been a part of our lives since we were born. From …