Mark John Arista

9 Flips | 1 Magazine | 15 Likes | @mjarista | Keep up with Mark John Arista on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Mark John Arista”

10 DIY Outdoor Swings That'll Make Warm Nights Even Better

An Illustrated Guide For Anyone Who's Ever Been Confused By A 401(k)

Saving money for retirement is a lot like flossing. Experts agree that it’s important in the long run, but getting into the habit of actually doing it now isn’t easy.<p>The good news is that many employers offer a retirement savings plan commonly known as a 401(k). The bad news is that <i>understanding</i> …

Retirement

Speed up my phone – what can I do to make that happen?

Android devices have a tendency of getting old. And not only in the physical way, prolonged usage can also take a toll on performance, making it seem like you need to upgrade your phone sooner than you thought. What gives? Well, if you have been wondering “what can I do to speed up my phone”, you …

Apps

How-To: Upgrade the SSD in your MacBook Air or Retina MacBook Pro, boosting size & speed

Over the past two weeks, I’ve written about the (surprisingly easy) process of adding solid state drives (SSDs) to radically speed up older iMacs, and the varied challenge levels of adding SSDs to older Mac Pros, Mac minis, and non-Retina MacBooks. Today’s guide looks at the <b>easiest SSD</b> …

How To Replace The iPhone 6's Battery

The iPhone 6 is a great smartphone, although I’m sure I’m not alone in my desire for a longer-lasting battery. Thankfully, there are a number of battery cases out there (see my roundup of iPhone 6 battery cases here), that can boost battery life. Sadly, like any smartphone, over time your iPhone 6 …

10 Truths About Being a Photographer

Is it the best job ever? Well yeah, sometimes, most of the time really, but it also comes along with some bullsh** that not everybody realizes. I …

Photo Idea: Shoot Through Christmas Lights to Get a Holiday Bokeh Effect on the Cheap

Here’s a simple photo idea that photographer Nick Fancher came up with for the folks over at <i>Digital Photography School</i>. If you wanna add some holiday …

$800 (Rebel) vs $5400 (Mark III) | Can You Tell The Difference?

iOS 8 jailbreak Pangu now comes with Cydia installer and English support for the masses (Update)

When the iOS 8 jailbreak tool Pangu was released earlier this month for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, it still had some rough edges such as no one-click solution to install Cydia or support for English. Fortunately, the Pangu tool for Windows now includes a Cydia installer and English support for …