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iPad Pro 12.9 review: a bigger version of Apple's top tablet

By Gareth Beavis<p>We haven't just got a refreshed iPad from Apple - we've got a whole new category. The iPad Pro is the newest, biggest and most …

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The Real Reason People Won’t Change

Every manager is familiar with the employee who just won’t change. Sometimes it’s easy to see why—the employee fears a shift in power, the need to learn new skills, the stress of having to join a new team. In other cases, such resistance is far more puzzling. An employee has the skills and smarts …

The Uncomfortable Truth About Change

In the spirit of the upcoming New Year and the hullabaloo of resolutions, I feel an urge to help women be more successful in their efforts to get healthy this time around.<p>I'm a nutrition and health coach that helps women successfully change their life by improving their health, increasing their …

How to replace your external hard drive with cloud storage

By David Nield<p>If something untoward should happen to your computer then a good backup is all that stands between you and complete disaster - it may …

Software

How I Work With Compositional Lines in Photos

Composition can make or break a photograph. This is why it’s important to understand it and know how to effectively and creatively use it. In …

75 hidden secrets in OS X El Capitan: discover amazing features and functionality

By T3 Online<p>Apple's latest update to OS X, El Capitan, takes its quirky name from a vertical rock formation in Yosemite National Park. Like its …

This cognitive bias explains why we constantly misunderstand other people

For example: Your coworker turns in a project late, and you assume he's a slacker. The next week, you turn in a project late, and you tell yourself it's because you were preoccupied with relationship issues.<p>Psychologists call this phenomenon the "fundamental attribution error" or the …

Review: Apple's Magic Keyboard was made to hit the road

Review<p>With a compact, sleek design and Lightning-rechargeable internal battery, Apple's Magic Keyboard is a prime candidate to replace your current …

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5 iPhone tricks you need to know

With the recent release of iOS 9, we’ve already covered an incredible number of new iOS OS features that both iPhone and iPad users alike can take …

How to Use the New, Improved Spotlight Search

In iOS 8, Spotlight was capable of searching within the data of your device; meaning, you were limited to searching information such as the location of an app, email, or song. Now, Spotlight is its own Search engine, News center, and Nearby locator, and includes Siri suggestions. We're going to …

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Top 12 OS X 10.11 El Capitan Tips and Tricks

OS X El Capitan is a solid update that improves upon the changes Apple introduced with OS X 10.10 Yosemite. If your Mac is running Yosemite, the …

How Apple responded to the release of Windows 95, 20 years ago today

If you want to feel old, consider the fact that Windows 95 launched 20 years ago today.<p>Although the operating system was a major success for Microsoft, it also had an enormous impact on Apple — both good and bad. Here’s how Cupertino responded at the time.<p>Despite the fact that the scales were …

Software

5 ways for iTunes and Apple Music to harmonize

Yesterday’s iTunes update brought a few improvements to Apple Music as it lives on the Mac and PC. The minor tweaks and bug fixes are always welcome, but Apple Music still has a long way to go before the experience is where it should be, particularly in iTunes.<p>Don’t get me wrong, I really like …

Apple Music

Bowers and Wilkins unleashes P5 wireless, its first Bluetooth headphones, on discerning ears

By Duncan Bell<p>Swank British hi-fi brand B&W has already dipped its toe inwireless waters with the T7 speaker. Now it's responding to the changing …

How the CIA ran a ‘billion dollar spy’ in Moscow

The spy had vanished.<p>He was the most successful and valued agent the United States had run inside the Soviet Union in two decades. His documents and drawings had unlocked the secrets of Soviet radars and weapons research years into the future. He had smuggled circuit boards and blueprints out of …

National Security

Why you should never tap friends and family for startup funds

You’ve probably heard this line: “If you can’t raise money from angels you can raise from your friends or family.” In fact most young entrepreneurs raise money from friends and family, here is a quick breakdown of funding sources for startups from AngelBlog.<p>I am writing this article to tell you …

Box follows Dropbox with deep Microsoft Office integration

Microsoft is hitting the cloud hard with its newest Office integrations. After partnering with Dropbox to allow direct Office document editing and syncing, Box is now getting the same treatment.<p>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SQTPsKZB0p0&feature=youtu.be<p>Starting today the new deep integration with …

Apps

BMW reportedly working on ultra-efficient car to rival Tesla

BMW is said to be developing an ultra fuel-efficient model that would use just 0.4 litres of fuel per 100km - or 588 miles per gallon.<p>What kind of …

Carbon Fiber

6 Behaviors of Very Successful People | Inc.com

Why do some people seem to be naturally successful? It's not that they don't experience setbacks, but when they do, they seem to recover easily. What's their secret?<p>Successful people actually develop behaviors that keep them at the top of their game. Because of the way they respond to …

Self-improvement

'Amazingly intact' WWII aircraft carrier found in Pacific

After 60 years at the bottom of the sea, experts find lead ship that were critical during the American naval offensive during World War II<p>Experts have discovered a World War II US aircraft carrier that is "amazingly intact" despite languishing on the bottom of the Pacific for more than 60 years.<p>The …

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New Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer makes cynical fans erupt with joy, optimism

Are they really going to pull this off? Signs increasingly point to yes<p>We are part of The Trust Project What is it?

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Pain Really Is All In Your Head And Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

The Brain

2016 BMW 650i Coupe

The 6-series is as great as ever.<p>With the 6-series, BMW has a clear winner on its hands. The beautiful coupe, based on the 5-series sedan, has exceeded expectations—despite highly ambitious pricing that positions it close to the range-topping 7-series. Even though the four-door Gran Coupe, a direct …

Audi

How I manage my creative process on an 11-inch MacBook Air

Image copyright Apple.Last week, I waxed poetic about the largest iPhone Apple makes, the iPhone 6 Plus. If I told you a week later that I bought a …

MacBook Air

Apple Watch Edition Will Save On Gold With Patented Alloy, Could Start At $2,999

When Tim Cook hits the stage Monday to reveal availability and pricing information about Apple Watch, the biggest question he will answer will be about the price of the high-end Edition line. Rumors have pegged that price to range between $5,000 and $20,000. Not a lot, perhaps, compared to a gold …

Apple Watch

Apple orders 5-6 million Watches for first run

Apple may have sold 10 million+ handsets in the first weekend of the iPhone 6 going on sale, but don’t expect those kind of numbers for the Apple Watch.<p>Despite being eagerly-anticipated by both fans and the press, Apple has reportedly asked its suppliers in Asia to manufacture a total of 5-6 …

Apple Watch

Ray wants to be the last remote control you’ll ever buy

David Skokna wants to simplify TV, one button at a time. That’s why Skokna and his team at Ray Ventures are introducing a remote control to replace …

Remote Controls

An Elegant Examination of the Power of the Tuxedo—as Shown by Cary Grant, George Clooney, and Angelina Jolie

Soon after its “invention,” in 1886, the tuxedo became the ne plus ultra of formal male attire, and little has changed since. Actor George Hamilton recalls his first, purchased for a debutante party, and Vanity Fair chooses the most memorable tuxedo ensembles in history.<p>A milestone recently came …

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