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Histology Guide

Histology is the study of cells, tissues, and organs as seen through a microscope.<p><b>Histology Guide</b> teaches the visual art of recognizing the structure …

Build a portable computer on a USB stick

It's a PC that you can carry anywhere.<p>Linux, the free and open-source operating system, has fewer desktop users than Windows and macOS. But it's also far more flexible. In fact, you can install many of its versions (Linux comes in several different flavors, called distributions or distros) on a USB …

Lego Boost can turn anyone into a robot genius

I’m allergic to cats, but the one sitting on my desk, purring when I pet it, is dander-free, almost 100% plastic, and built and programmed by …

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iOS 11 Notes: All the New Features and How to Use Them

What's New in iOS Notes<p>Over the past few years, Apple has transformed its Notes app from a cheesy Marker Felt-laden simulacrum of a notepad into a …

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This smartphone controlled paper airplane is so much more fun than a drone

Drones? Pfffff, quadcopters are old news. They’re great if you want to spend thousands of dollars on a professional-grade model that you use for …

How to reset your Mac's NVRAM, PRAM, and SMC

When your Mac starts acting up, you’ll probably run through some common troubleshooting procedures, such as restarting it, running Disk Utility, and …

The galaxy's most resilient BitTorrent site

Pirate Bay Ruling is Bad News For Google & YouTube, Experts Says

After years of legal wrangling, yesterday the European Court of Justice handed down a decision in the case between Dutch anti-piracy outfit BREIN and …

26 Google Maps Tricks You Need to Try

The mapping product that can do everything can actually do a whole lot more.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate …

If Macs don’t need cleaning, why does macOS Sierra come with cleaning tools?

<i>This is a guest post by Vera Tkachenko, a software team lead at MacPaw.</i><p>For the first time, the Mac operating system comes with cleaning tools. The new Optimized Storage feature in macOS Sierra might not sound like much at first, but its very presence in the new Mac operating system undermines the …

12 Travel Map Apps That Beat Google Maps Whether or Not You Have WiFi

Chunky GPS units are a thing of the past. These days, everyone is finding their way by using their smartphones. Although we’ll be the first to admit that we love the industry standard, Google Maps (especially with the new pit stop function), there are a few things that GM just can’t account for. …

Remember Everything with Evernote: 30+ of the Best Tips and Tricks

You just had a brilliant idea, discovered a great article, or have been put in charge of your team's meeting notes. You need a place to save it all. …

Tested: 5 selfie sticks for hands-free iPhone photos

Selfie sticks are all the rage right now—people all around the world are ignoring how utterly stupid they look in favor of flattering grainy phone …

MacTrast Deals: Microsoft Office Specialist Excel Certification Bundle

- Nov 22, 2015<p>Microsoft Excel is THE application for businesses that want to track their financial picture, create charts for presentations and …

Seven ways to free up drive space

For most of the past decade, many people had more drive space than they knew what to do with. Hard drives got bigger and bigger while prices went …

How to partition external drive to use separately with Windows and Mac (HFS+ and NTFS)

So you have got an external drive and want to partition it to keep Mac and Windows data separately. If that’s the case then you have come to the …

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Best Note Taking App

Capture, organize, and share notes from anywhere. Your best ideas are always with you and always in sync.

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Use this trick to see a map of everywhere Google knows you've been

Luckily, there's an easy way to see exactly what Google knows about where you've been, and you can even see a map of past locations you have visited.<p>This all depends on whether you have enabled two settings tied to your Google account: location reporting and location history. Of course Google lets …

Yosemite & iOS 8 How-to: Set up and use SMS Relay

Now that iOS 8.1 is out, with iOS 8.1 running on your iPhone, you can set up SMS Relay. This is one of the features of Continuity, which further integrates and connects your Mac and iOS devices, running Yosemite and iOS 8.1. Continuity also includes Handoff, iPhone Cellular Calls, Instant Hotspot, …

How to add a credit or debit card to Apple Pay

How to set up your existing iTunes credit or debit card with Apple Pay<p>Assuming it's supported, adding your existing iTunes credit or debit card to …

Apple Releases iOS 8.1 – Here’s What’s New – MacStories

Following an official announcement at a media event last week, Apple today released iOS 8.1, the first major update to iOS 8, which was originally launched in September.<p>As Apple's Craig Federighi noted last week, Apple uses the launch of major new versions of iOS to collect “feedback” and quickly …

How to Set Up Apple Pay and Add Credit Cards

Now that iOS 8.1 has been released to the public, we're getting our first look at what Apple Pay looks like on the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus. Apple Pay isn't immediately obvious when iOS 8.1 is installed -- users will need to open up Settings or Passbook to see various Apple Pay features.<p>The …

5 ways OS X Yosemite will change the way you work

The most interesting thing about Apple’s newest OS X update? It goes way beyond the desktop.<p>With OS X Yosemite, which was officially released yesterday, Apple is beginning to unify its desktop and mobile computing platforms. You still won’t be able to run your iPhone apps on your Mac, but there are …

Yosemite & iOS 8 How-to: Send and receive phone calls from your Mac and iPad

Now that Yosemite is out, with iOS 8 running on your iPhone, you can send and receive phone calls from your Mac and your iPad (also running iOS 8). This is one of the features of Continuity, which further integrates and connects your Mac and iOS devices. Continuity also includes Handoff, Instant …

Tips for getting the most out of OS X Yosemite

OS X Yosemite packs a lot of new features inside a cleaner, flatter interface on the Mac. It’s a big upgrade, and there’s a lot to take in at first glance.<p>Whether you’re a Mac novice or a seasoned expert, there’s plenty to explore in the latest version of OS X. Wondering how to get started? Here …

Everything Apple Announced at Its September 2014 Event

After months of anticipation, the iPhone 6 is finally official… along with a bunch of other stuff! Here’s a recap of the highlights from Apple’s event today in Cupertino in case you were having some technical problems with the livestream. For full details, check out the link(s) below each highlight.<p>…

Evernote As My iPad Task Manager

I use Evernote quite a lot for my own notes, but I also use it at work. I’ve got two notebooks for each of the positions I’ve held at work, and I’ve got a few tags associated with notes depending on which coworkers I need to consult for a given project. However, as of three weeks ago, I’ve taken it …

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