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Apple Updates Swift Playgrounds With New 'What's Next' Feature

Apple today updated its Swift Playgrounds app to version 2.1, introducing new features to the iPad coding app designed to teach children and adults to code through several interactive "Learn to Code" lessons.<p>The updated app includes a new "What's Next" feature that offers up other playground …

App Store

Most Useful Siri Commands on macOS

Starting with macOS Sierra in 2016, Apple introduced support for Siri on the Mac, allowing you to access the personal assistant across all of your Apple devices for the first time.<p>Siri on Mac can actually do quite a few useful things that aren't available on iOS devices, and because the technology …

Siri

How to turn off autocorrect on Mac

Autocorrect is either a blessing or a curse depending on the situation. Despite this, Apple insists on keeping autocorrect on as it believes that it will reduce spelling errors or typos.<p>Follow along as we walk you through how to disable autocorrect on your Mac once and for good.<p>Press ⌘ + Space to …

AR app turns your iPhone X into a useful IKEA furniture instruction manual [Video]

A new app concept gives us a look at how AR can be leveraged to create a better experience than using paper instruction manuals. Specifically, AssembleAR shows what it looks like to use AR to help put together IKEA furniture.<p>IKEA was one of Apple’s first partners to bring ARKit functionality into …

Tips and Tricks: Creating and Marking Up PDFs in iOS 11

As a contractor, I can tell you that PDF documents are the industry standard in my world. You don’t have to fuss with security settings or worry about them being altered the same way that you do with a Word doc, or other editable document style. If I am sending a customer a quote, it’s going to be …

Apps

Tuto gratuit Darktable : maîtriser les bases du logiciel

Récemment arrivé sur Windows (et disponible sur Mac), le <b>logiciel de retouche Darktable</b> se présente comme une alternative libre, gratuite et sérieuse …

Photographie

Apple's 'Everyone Can Code' Initiative Adopted in 70 Education Institutions Around Europe

Apple today announced that 70 colleges and universities across Europe have adopted its "Everyone Can Code" initiative, which aims to help people learn to create mobile apps for the App Store.<p>Education institutions in the U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, the Netherlands, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, …

18 useful Lightroom shortcuts for beginners

Adventure and lifestyle photographer Lucy Martin put together this useful little video that goes over her favorite Lightroom shortcuts. There are 18 …

Review: Beam Authentic is a fun OLED smart button to display images, GIFs and slideshows

When Beam announced its app-controlled OLED smart button last month, it struck me as a fun – if relatively pricy – idea.<p>What you get is a modern-day take on a button which you can wear on clothing or attach to a bag. Instead of a fixed message on metal, you get a 400×400 pixel AMOLED screen on …

Gear & Gadgets

Darktable : la solution gratuite pour remplacer Lightroom ?

Avec l’arrêt de la version sans abonnement de Lightroom, de nombreux photographes se sont mis à la recherche d’alternatives à la solution d’Adobe. …

Mail to Things makes it easier to capture tasks, enables new Workflow and IFTTT actions

Things by Cultured Code is already a beautiful and powerful task manager, and the latest update adds a handy new feature that makes it even more capable when it comes to capturing your tasks. Mail to Things is a new feature that lets you easily and securely create new tasks using email.<p>Things …

Apps

AudioBridge for Mac lets you easily AirPlay to Sonos from any app

Pricey workarounds and complex utilities for making AirPlay work with Sonos have existed for a while, but neither solution has been as simple as just clicking a button. Now there’s a new Mac app that does exactly that and for less than $10.<p>The official solution from Sonos for getting Apple AirPlay …

Tech Trends

Lightroom Downloader rapatrie toutes vos photos hébergées dans le cloud

À l’instar de la photothèque iCloud, le nouveau service Lightroom CC d’Adobe permet d’héberger toutes vos photos dans le nuage pour les retrouver sur …

Photographie

iPhone X: 8 first impressions after a week with Apple’s new flagship

The iPhone X is entirely new and entirely different. It marks a complete departure from iPhones of previous years. The release of the iPhone X is also the most excited I’ve been about a new iPhone since the iPhone 4.<p>Since the iPhone 6, iPhone refreshes have been largely iterative. Sure, we’ve added …

Mobile Technology

How to make a custom ringtone for your iPhone, with GarageBand on iOS

With the latest version of iTunes, Apple buried the interface for making ringtones on the Mac. It’s still possible but a lot more cumbersome to manage.<p>A little-known secret is that you can actually make custom alert ringtones for iOS on your iPhone itself, using GarageBand. Here’s how.<p>This feature …

New Singles

Apple Updates Workflow With Support for iPhone X and iOS 11

Workflow, the popular automation app Apple purchased earlier this year, was today updated to introduce support for iOS 11 and iPhone X.<p>The new version of the app allows users to drag and drop files onto a workflow to run the workflow using that file, and it adds HEIF and HEVC support to the Convert …

Will Spaniards pay for their siestas? Spain’s first “nap bar” in Madrid hopes so

One of the traditions we particularly associate with Spain is that of the midday siesta, the short nap taken in the early afternoon, often after the midday meal. A new centre called Siesta & Go has opened in Nuevos Ministerios, Madrid, which offers a place for people to go to embrace the siesta …

11 secret gardens in Porto

Don’t let Porto’s architecture fool you. At face value its slender buildings appear to house little more than pokey apartments or hole-in-the-wall cafés, but many doors are rabbit holes leading to spacious living quarters (perhaps with a veggie patch and chickens out back) or modern dining spots …

Sony's latest E Ink tablet comes to the US in June

Did you see Sony's second-generation Digital Paper and realize you found your dream e-reader? If so, you'll get to do something about it very soon. Sony has announced that its latest 13.3-inch E Ink tablet (the DPT-RP1) will reach the US sometime in June, when it will sell for the previously …

How to clean up your Mac

Upgrade your operating system<p>These instructions assume you have the latest Mac operating system, macOS Sierra. If you don't, we recommend upgrading. …

Operating Systems

How to save your data manually with iPhone, iPad, and Mac

First time checking out this series? You’ll get the most value by starting at the beginning and checking out the series overview.<p>Note for regular readers, the already tech savvy, and IT professionals: this series is designed as a resource you can share with those you are helping or for those …

Operating Systems

Announcing the All-New Flipboard, the Place for All Your Passions

Most people are interested in lots of things, but true passions run deep. The all-new Flipboard is built around those obsessions that define your work, life and play.<p>Flipboard 4.0 is a response to our ever-growing ecosystem of publishers, Flipboard Magazines, topics and more. With over 30 million …

InterAct

How to remove duplicate songs in iTunes with macOS and third-party apps

As it becomes more common to use a subscription music service like Apple Music or Spotify, song duplicates are less and less of an issue. However, many of us still maintain a music library that consists of content from various sources and still have to wrestle with the issue from time to time. …

Apps

How to remove and merge duplicate contacts

You’ve probably experienced the frustration of duplicate contact cards at one time or another and the more contacts you have (especially if the duplicates have different information) the more of a headache it can be.<p>Luckily there are a couple easy ways to remove duplicates whether you have your Mac …

Operating Systems

Elgato’s new Thunderbolt 3 Dock packs two TB3 ports, three USB 3.0 ports, more

Elgato is introducing its new Thunderbolt 3 Dock at CES 2017 this week. The new hardware works with new MacBook Pros and includes two Thunderbolt 3 ports plus various video and audio ports.<p>Elgato Thunderbolt 3 Dock includes a 1.6 foot Thunderbolt 3 cable, power supply, and includes this I/O:<p>2x …

Thunderbolt

Improve Your Photography Skills With This 52 Week Photo Challenge

Challenges are a fun way to help improve your skills in a particular area. If you want to get better at photography, or you just like taking …

Photography

You don't need to sign in to use Skype anymore

Unless you have Skype configured to boot-up when you start your computer, starting the program, logging in and connecting to a call can be mildly tedious. It's not anymore -- Microsoft just announced a new 'Guest' mode for Skype that makes user accounts almost completely optional. Now if you want …

Research team develops portable iPhone-powered lab that can detect cancer with 99% accuracy

It’s no secret that Apple has ambitious plans for iPhone and Apple Watch in the health industry, but it’s not the only company looking for ways to integrate smartphones in the medical field. Recently, a research team from Washington State University, under the leadership of assistant professor Lei …

Cancer

Home Photography Studio Setup - Tips for building a DIY Home Portrait Studio on a budget

Joe Edelman is going to walk you through his home photography studio and show you some cool tips for maximizing space in your home portrait</b> …

Photography