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How to Use the New Files App in iOS 11

The new Files app in iOS 11 replaces iCloud Drive, offers a lot more functionality than its predecessor, and provides perhaps the best argument yet for using an iPad as your go-to mobile computer.<p>In Files, you have access not only to the files stored on your device and in iCloud, but also to those …

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Reviews call ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ a delightfully fun superhero movie

<i>Thor: Ragnarok</i> is Marvel’s third <i>Thor</i> movie, directed by New Zealand filmmaker Taika Waititi (<i>Hunt for the Wilderpeople, What We Do In The …

Anna Jones’s recipe for golden miso roast potato salad | The modern cook

Potatoes are magical in all their forms, but there’s nothing like a baked spud, full of flavour and comfort, to lift your spirits – here are my favourite ways to fill them<p>Potatoes are just about my favourite thing to eat. They have been a comfort and solace for me through good times and bad. …

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Here's How You Figure Out That New DSLR

A step-by-step interactive guide.<p>Digital single-lens reflex cameras, better known as DSLRs, take pictures better than any smartphone. But picture quality is not why phone cameras took over the world. For one thing, we carry them everywhere anyway, and for another, they're simple. Point, shoot, and …

You have money. You want to invest. Here's how to get going.

You want to learn how to start investing. Congratulations! Taking this first step is one of the most important things you can do for yourself and, in …

3 Strategies To Generate Wealth (Not To Be Confused With Income)

We all want to make more money – that’s why you’re reading this article. Yet while many of us went to college or started successful businesses, we still struggle with figuring out how to move past living paycheck to paycheck or generating enough income to move into being “wealthy.” After all, if …

How To Photoshop Faster | Simple Tips To Speed Up Your Photoshop Workflow Pt.2

Photoshop is just one of those programs that, once learned, is hard to do without, but perhaps a bit harder to get started. Without question there …

Thirty of the best gadgets under £30

From innovative media streamers and VR headsets to super-compact memory storage devices and chargers, we select the best bargain gadgetry<p><b>Sennheiser HD 201</b> <b>(£16.99)</b><br>Arrestingly reasonable offering from the stately German brand, and they ain’t too hard on the ears either.

Gear & Gadgets

7 Iconic English Shoemakers You Should Know

If you know anything about dress shoes, you’re probably familiar with Northampton. If you don't, it's Britain’s historic cobbling capital, about 60 miles north of London. The region is famous for its high-end, handmade shoes and for developing what is known as the Goodyear Welt; a process of …

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21 simple household tips that could save you thousands of dollars every year

We rounded up 21 household savings tips that aren't time intensive or complicated, but can reap great rewards in the long run.<p>Try these out if you want to shave down your monthly bills and potentially save thousands of dollars over the course of a year.<p><i>Mandi Woodruff contributed to an earlier</i> …

Personal Finance

The most powerful 10 second toning tip you've never heard of!

Here’s a colour toning tip I picked up from Barrington Russell last year and I still use it to this day! What if I told you that within just 10 …

Saving for retirement – your decade-by-decade guide

Investors could be forgiven for focusing on the effects of the EU referendum on their portfolios this week. But when it comes to the toughest investment task of all – building up a retirement fund – a much more long-term perspective is needed.<p>We all fantasise about the sunny uplands of retirement – …

Japanese X-Men: Apocalypse trailer features a post-credits appearance from Deadpool

<b>X-Men: Apocalypse</b> may have been out for over a month in most markets, but Japan has to wait until August for the latest chapter in 20th Century Fox’s …

Hashtags on Instagram: Use them properly

I’ve seen a lot of threads and questions in /r/photography regarding how to increase an Instagram following and get more traffic. There are plenty of …

Five top parenting tips that could be in official lessons

<b>What are the key things that every parent should know before they take on what is arguably the most important job of their life?</b><b>After a call from a leading public health expert for parents in the UK to have lessons provided by the government, we have invited educational psychologist Zubeida</b> …

20 Ways To Improve Your Finances In Under 20 Minutes

Some important financial moves are painful, time consuming, or both. Tackling mountains of debt or complex estate planning come to mind. Yet many smart financial steps are simple and take just a few minutes.<p>These simple steps can increase our savings, decrease our spending, or make us smart …

Personal Finance

How to Make Money Using 12 Billionaires' Investing Secrets

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Less than half of Americans have money in stocks, but approximately 61 percent of them purchase at least one cup of coffee daily. How do these two statistics relate? If that 61 percent of Americans invested their latte money instead of …

11 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started My Business

"A lot of people like to fool you and say that you're not smart if you never went to college, but common sense rules over everything. That's what I learned from selling crack." -- Snoop Dogg<p>My name is Stephanie St.Claire, and I am an unfunded entrepreneur. I've been in business for 7 years, after …

Carbonara wars: why Italy is right to be mad about a French farfalle travesty

A French website’s reinvention of the traditional Italian dish has been condemned for its use of cremefraiche – among other unholy tweaks. Here’s my version of this gloriously simple dish<p>Nothing is so guaranteed to make the Italian blood boil like a well-salted pan of pasta as a foreigner fiddling …

This is the best time to book a hotel room in 25 cities around the world

But determining just when that right time is can be tricky.<p>TripAdvisor just released a list that shows the least expensive times for booking a summertime hotel room in 25 popular cities across the globe.<p>To do this, the company analyzed hotel bookings and interest on their website for the months of …

Mistakes You’re Making at Common Shutter Speeds (and How to Fix Them)

For many beginner and enthusiast photographers, manipulating shutter speed for something other than exposure might be a bit of an adventure out of a …

Second teaser trailer for The LEGO Batman Movie arrives online

Last week we saw the first teaser for next year’s <b>The LEGO Batman Movie</b>, and now Warner Bros. has released a second trailer, which you may have saw in …

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How To Get Rich Using Your Financial Advisor

What does your advisor do for you? Too few clients know. Some 65 million Americans have financial advisors, but they don’t understand how to get the most out of him or her. If you want to get rich, that’s the only way to fly.<p>Intimidated by the advisor’s superior financial knowledge and afraid of …

10 ways couples can finish rich

Getting married or moving in with your partner inevitably changes things — your finances included.<p>Learning to manage your money together does not have to be overwhelming. It's something any couple can do, as long as you put in the work. "If the two of you don't make your finances a priority, they …

Personal Finance

31 Ridiculously Easy Ways to Save Money

Just do it.<p>You’re probably tired of hearing people — whether it be your parents, friends or personal finance experts — tell you that you need to …

This Swedish Photographer Captures Mindblowing Images Of Dancers In Nature

Bertil Nilsson is a Swedish photographer and filmmaker who captures dancers and performers in natural and architectural environments.<p>These images are …

14 things Star Wars fans will love about The Force Awakens

<i>While no key plot twists are given away, this article does contain mild spoilers for Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i><p><b><br>1. The music</b><p><i>Star Wars</i> simply wouldn’t be <i>Star Wars</i> without John Williams, no matter which Abramsian master of imitation they hired in his place. It’s worth bearing in mind that the …

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The Chinese Force Awakens trailer is the most spoiler-filled look at Star Wars yet

Star Wars: The Force Awakens will hit cinemas in a week, but there's still time to be spent indluging in – or avoiding – spoilers ahead of the most anticipated film of the year. Warning: spoilers ahead.<p>Lucasfilm have kept their cards fairly close to their chests in the series of trailers they've …

Digital SLR Photography – How To Take Stunning, Lively And Ravishing Pictures

Photography is digital SLR photography, at least to any self-respecting photographer. Suggest otherwise, and he is sure to give you a piece of his …