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Which website builder is right for you?

Website builders — WordPress, Squarespace, Wix, and dozens of others — are popping up <i>everywhere</i>. Some of them claim they’ll let you build a site within minutes. Others claim they provide all the power of Photoshop plus native code <i>combined</i>.<p>Ultimately, these tools all attempt to achieve the same …

How to go completely invisible on Facebook

If you want to stay hidden on Facebook, however, we can help you out.<p>When you're finished with this process, no one but you will be able to see your Facebook activity, view your photos, or see where you've checked in. Your current friends will still be able to view your basic profile — there's no …

9 ways to make your Mac feel like new again

Your computer will never feel as fast as the day you bought it.<p>But there are plenty of things you can do to keep it running smoothly and even improve its performance.<p>Macs aren't cheap, so why not spend time getting the most out of your investment?

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10 tips and tricks to get the most out of your new Chromecast

Someone put a new Chromecast for you under the tree, or maybe you just bought one for yourself to finally bring Netflix to your TV. You unpacked it, …

Reflections on Ferguson: Two Deeply Disturbing and Highly Conflicting Stories

By any measure, what happened in Ferguson is deeply disturbing. It is nothing less than a monumental tragedy. How could the death of yet another unarmed black teenager fail to ignite widespread outrage and, unfortunately, violent demonstrations? The death of one unarmed black teenager is one death …

Goodbye Space Oddity: Commander Hadfield's viral video made private

Want to watch an astronaut perform a David Bowie song in space? Unfortunately, it may be too late now.<p>A year ago, Commander Chris Hadfield performed Space Oddity aboard the International Space Station. Already an internet sensation thanks to his spectacular tweets from space, his cover soon racked …

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet For Dealing With Excuses

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>James Altucher is an investor, programmer, author, and several-times entrepreneur. His latest book is “Choose Yourself!”</i><p>I didn’t have any money so couldn’t start a business. And even if I started one, I didn’t have an office, or clients, and I was too shy to cold-call clients. I …

22 LinkedIn Secrets LinkedIn Won't Tell You

I have written several articles about LinkedIn, and they often generate the most comments. Here are the highlights of my LinkedIn advice from previous articles, along with additional tips and tricks, many of which remain unspoken by the people at LinkedIn. With this checklist in hand, you can make …

The New Secret To Interview Success: Leave Something Behind

One of the most common (and most important) pieces of job-searching advice out there is to be memorable.<p>And there are lots of ways to do it—give a firm handshake, look the hiring manager in the eye, ask smart questions about the position or company, and show just how well you’d fit in with the …

A Simple Formula for Managing Talent (Your Own and Others)

Roughly two years ago, I felt the need for something that could keep me on track both professionally and personally. Among my objectives were to make better decisions about how I invest my time and effort, and to strike a better balance between my work and personal life.<p>My tactic was to create a …

Mirrorless cameras, pricey point-and-shoots shine at Japan's CP+

While Japan's prominence continues to wane when it comes to consumer electronics in general, the country remains enormously relevant in the digital imaging space. Canon and Nikon dominate the market, alongside other mainstream players like Sony and Panasonic. Manufacturers like Casio, Fujifilm, …

Five tips to get more out of your iPhone or iPad in the new year

Usually a New Year’s resolution happens when a person makes a promise to improve themselves. Despite our best intentions, studies have shown that as …

A look back at how the content industry almost killed Blockbuster and Netflix (and the VCR) - http://trib.al/2mzEbUY

How to Photograph Your Christmas Tree

It’s that time of year again. Christmas is upon us. Your tree is all decorated and presents are piled up underneath. So how do you take photos of …

The three most common ways data junkies are using Hadoop

Just a few weeks ago, Apache Hadoop 2.0 was declared generally available–a huge milestone for the Hadoop market as it unlocks the vision of …

A guide to street photography: Matt Stuart, manners and human autofocus

<i>Street photography is the purest, most spontaneous way to create art with a camera. No studios, no props, no poses; all you need is the right equipment and a street with people on it. In this original series for Engadget, we'll follow three seasoned street fighters and try to glean some practical</i> …

The charts that show how inflation destroyed savings

Savers that have money in high street savings accounts have lost substantial sums of money over the past five years, as these charts show<p>Savers have been left high and dry by the deirsory rates on offer in high street savings and current accounts since the financial crisis.<p>Prior to the credit …

Best OS X Mavericks tips and tricks | Trusted Reviews

<b>OS X Mavericks adds hundreds of new features, big and small, for you to tinker with. In fact, so many are there that’s it’s easy to miss the gems</b> …

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How to increase your iPhone’s battery life on iOS 7

With the introduction of iOS 7, Apple added a ton of new and exciting features to your iPhone. However, in order to show off all of these new …

Mariah Carey's 'Music Box' Celebrates 20th Anniversary: A Look Back At The Singer's Biggest-Selling Album

Mariah Carey released "Music Box" on Aug. 31, 1993. The singer's third studio album, it was met with mixed reviews. Entertainment Weekly said the melodies sounded a "tad familiar," while Rolling Stone criticized the lyrics for being "made up entirely of pop and soul clichés." The New York Times …

Dear China, Please Make This.

Whoops, my bad. Lemme rephrase that:<p>親愛的中國,請讓這些長長的特殊的同步線之一。這將讓攝影師輕鬆地使用他們與他們的新相機的遙控閃光燈。<p>Now, here's why: <br>__________<p>First, to avoid any confusion, what …

How to Do Bokeh

Creative photography often involves using a variety of techniques to add dramatic effects to a photograph. One such technique is referred to as …

How To Use The RAW Adjustment Brush For Added Impact in Your Photos

Most of us are aware of the creative power of RAW. But, for those of us that are new to photography, let's talk about what RAW is, and what it means …

Panasonic Lumix GX7 premium compact system camera revealed | Trusted Reviews

<b>Panasonic has officially taken the wraps off the Lumix GX7, its new premium CSC and long-awaited follow-up to the Panasonic Lumix GX1.</b><p>As the …

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Olympus Pen E-P5 review

By Gavin Stoker<p>Image 1 of 5<p>Image 2 of 5<p>Image 3 of 5<p>Image 4 of 5<p>Image 5 of 5<p>The Olympus Pen E-P5 - the fourth-gen Olympus Pen digital compact camera …

How to Use the Adjustment Brush in Lightroom

In this video tutorial Trevor Dayley gives a few quick and helpful tips on using the Adjustment brush in Lightroom. If you’re new to Lightroom this …

Street Photography Cheat Sheet For Your Travels

If you are new to street photography, or even if you’re not, remembering settings, nailing the composition, getting idea inspirations, and just …

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Is There Life after Photoshop?

Perhaps one of the most controversial aspects of photography over the last month of so, has been Adobe’s decision to move its Creative Suite software …

Photographing Waterfalls: 6 Tips To Get You Started

Some of my favourite landscapes to photograph are waterfalls. The smoothness of the water against the hard, sharp edges of the rocks or striking …

Google Nexus 7: how to upgrade, flash and unlock your Nexus tablet

Upgrading and wiping a Google Nexus 7 or any Android device can be a scary process, especially if you've never done it before. If you're selling a …