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24 keyboard shortcuts Mac users need to know

I’m sure most Mac users know <i>Command-C</i> means copy and <i>Command-V</i> means paste, but there’s a host of other useful shortcuts that make a Mac user’s life …

MacBook Pro

Bodyweight Routines Using Push-Ups and Squats

You've got no weights, no gym, no resistance bands — but you do have the desire to work out. Luckily, you have a built-in system to allow you to do …

Workouts

I Tried Ryan Reynolds’ Insane ‘Deadpool 2’ Workout—and Now I Know Why He’s Shredded

We started with sandbag lunges.<p>Just a few days before <i>Deadpool 2</i> premiered around the country, I took a trip to New York City gym Drive 495 to meet up …

Workouts

How To Tell if Your iPhone Was Originally Purchased New, Refurbished, Replacement, or (Fancy!) Personalized

• Home<br>• How To<br>• How To Tell if Your iPhone Was Originally Purchased New, Refurbished, Replacement, or (Fancy!) Personalized<p>Chris Hauk - May 11, 2018<p>If …

Apple Watch

'I'm Sorry' Can Undermine Your Career. Here's What to Say Instead

When "I'm sorry" becomes overused, it gets tuned out -- and so do you.<p>We all make mistakes. From minor ones like mispronouncing someone's name (which, depending on the person, could be a big deal) to major ones like making an expensive misguided hire, every single one of us can remember the …

Time I

There's a hidden shortcut for rearranging all of your iPhone apps at once — here's how to do it

It's easy to rearrange the apps on your iPhone: Simply hold down until they start wiggling, then move them into the screens and folders of your choice.<p>But if you want to rearrange a lot of apps at once, it can take a while — unless you know this new trick that Apple included in the most recent …

Apps

13 Repair Tricks From Our Grandfathers That Are Still Relevant Today

Before the days of the Internet, we turned to our inventive grandfathers for fix-it help since they could easily and quickly solve just about any …

DIY

Here's Why Killing Yourself With Cardio is the Wrong Way to Get in Shape

Want to look better? Forget about the gym.<p>If getting in better shape is something you'd like to do, know this: You'll make more of a dent watching what you eat as opposed to trying to burn calories doing cardio. It's because a person burns roughly 100 calories running one mile, and since you need …

Exercise

The 5 Best Exercises For Burning Belly Fat

A flat belly is a badge of honour. It’s an outward sign that you keep fit and watch what you eat.<p>And beyond the vanity aspects, a more chiseled torso …

Workouts

The Life-Changing iPhone and iPad Hack Working Moms Need to Know

Sometimes you stumble across a parenting hack so simple, so obvious and so genius you wonder how you’ve never heard of it before. <i>Have your friends</i> …

IPad Air

Mind-Blowing Hacks That Actually Work

When life presents a problem, dilemma or obstacle that can't be solved or overcome through simple means the uncreative are stumped, flummoxed or …

How to sell your old iPhone or iPad

Maybe you got a new iPhone or iPad for Christmas. And now you must deal with offloading your old device. (Thanks a <i>lot</i>, Santa.)<p>You can give away your old iPhone, or sell it, but before you do either of those you need to do a little prep work. Today we’ll see how to find out how much your old iPhone …

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

Climbing

These Terminal commands will take your MacOS skills to the next level

The MacOS Terminal can be pretty intimidating. It’s the kind of tool that can make anyone feel out of their depth. It lurks there in your <i>Utilities</i> …

​Here's How Billy Eichner Got Ripped As Hell | Men’s Health

"I'm not looking to be The Rock," says Eichner, 39. "No one told me to do this. Yes, I got the personal trainer role. But I don't think the producers cared if I was in the kind of shape I'm in. I'm a comedian. I could be 400 pounds and I'd probably be more popular! If I'm being honest, I'm really …

20 essential Mac keyboard shortcuts to save you a click

Power to your fingertips.<p>The right keyboard shortcuts can save you a huge amount of time. Whether you're browsing the web or editing a document, these commands will cut the precious moments you spend reaching for the mouse and sifting through menus. Over hours, days, and weeks, that saved time …

Operating Systems

Microsoft Excel — 5 Default Settings You Want to Change Now

Have you Considered These? Thank Me In The Comments! :-)<p>1 — Turn off Excel’s Start Screen — By Default, it Opens Each Time<p>We don’t really want to see …

2018 Subaru WRX STI

Graded on the curves.<p>The Subaru WRX STI is kind of like that extremely smart kid who brings home report cards with Cs and Ds littering the page. Unchallenged, he or she gets bored, strays from the path of caring, and produces uninspired results. Offered more strenuous and demanding tasks, however, …

This is everything Google knows about you - and how to switch it off

It turns out Google knows a lot about you - an awful lot, in fact.<p>But exactly how much is "an awful lot"?<p>Many are left wondering exactly what the …

How to Find Out Which Mac Software Needs Updating

<b>Q.</b> <i>If Apple is ditching 32-bit apps for its iOS system this fall, are they doing the same thing for 32-bit apps on OS X? How can I tell if I have any 32-bit apps on my Mac?</i><p><b>A.</b> Apple has been building operating systems and Mac hardware with 64-bit processors for years now, and is indeed moving away …

Apps

Take better screenshots in macOS with these hidden features

One of my favorite Mac features is the ease at which you can take and edit screenshots using Apple’s default tools. Using one of several keyboard shortcuts, I can take a screenshot of exactly what I want to capture, and edit it all (or not) in Preview.<p>Here are those keyboard shortcuts I was talking …

How, When, & Why to reset the PRAM & SMC on your Mac

Is your Mac acting just…<i>odd</i>? Stuff like drives not appearing, screens not adjusting correctly, Bluetooth problems, AirPort non connecting? Maybe your fan is running non-stop or your battery has said that it is 50% charged…for two days…and your MacBook is <i>plugged in</i>. Yeah, these aren’t problems that …

Operating Systems

What’s new in watchOS 4? Hands-on with 50+ features and changes [Video]

As we did with the beta release of iOS 11, we’ve taken some time to walk through many of the new features and changes found in watchOS 4. While the Apple Watch software isn’t busting at the seams with new features like iOS 11, there are still quite a few new goodies and changes to be found. In this …

Smartwatches

How to Reset the System Management Controller (SMC) on Your Mac

While your Mac will most likely give you years of service with no problems, you may find that from time to time you experience issues with your Mac’s …

How to Watch Live TV on Your Apple TV

If you want to watch live TV on your Apple TV—cable or antenna—it’s relatively easy to set up and get going.

Antenna

Burn maximum fat in 4 weeks with the 'wheel' workout

Think of a workout as a big wheel. The hub is your main exercise—the one that drives most of the changes you’d like to see—and the spokes are the …

First-Time Homebuyers Survival Guide: What to Check on a Final Walk-Through

The search for a new home isn't an easy one, but you did it—you found the home of your dreams, had it inspected, and it's almost time to move in. But …

Home Improvement

How to screen share with iOS and macOS to help friends and family with new devices

Over that last month your friends and family have probably purchased or been gifted a range of new devices, and odds may be good that you’re the go-to for tech support. Sometimes it works to problem solve by voice or text message when you aren’t with the user in need, but it’s often better to see …

Remote Controls

Get iCloud Calendar Spam Invites? How to Stop Them

Nobody likes spam, but if you have an iPhone, iPad, or Mac, there’s a good chance you’ve found a new avenue of spam on your Apple device lately: …

Operating Systems