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Here’s how to live with a 16GB iPhone

It's 2015, and the entry level phones from both Apple and Google still come with only 16GB of storage. It's an unreasonably tiny amount for anyone who regularly uses their phone to take photos and videos, or play games, or even just install a lot of apps. That includes myself, and yet — because I …

Apps

31 Top Tips for Mastering Your New Apple TV

I've been using my new Apple TV for several days now and have found the interface to be quite intuitive. However, I quickly discovered there are a lot of tips and tricks that make it even better. Here's a comprehensive roundup.<p><b>Navigating</b><p>Press the Menu button to go back, quickly press it twice to go …

Smart TV

How and why to enable Wi-Fi Assist on iOS 9

Learn what this new feature does and how to turn it on.<p>For me and my iPhone ways, Wi-Fi Assist is a small but most appreciated part of iOS 9. During the summer months, I like to take my dog for a walk and listen to a few innings of the Cincinnati Reds on the MLB.com At Bat app. Because my iPhone …

iOS

5 urgent questions about Windows 10 answered

It's about a month since Windows 10 launched and the early reviews are mostly positive. On my site, Komando.com, I've had readers report everything from smooth sailing to minor annoyances to serious problems that made them go back to Windows 7 or 8.1. With major new software that's to be …

Microsoft Windows

5 Great Free Apps For A Long Weekend

Hit the road, see the sights, find a room, and more.<p>Summer’s in full swing, which means it’s time to blow off work and do some sightseeing. If you find yourself with a few extra days on your hands, these free apps can help you make the most of them.<p>1. Hit the Open Road<p><b>Roadtrippers</b> (Android, iOS) …

Essential Gear and Apps for Hiking with Your iPhone

By on Sat, 06/27/2015<p>I love spending time outdoors. Wherever I am, I always make it a point to explore the natural surroundings. For me there's no better way to unwind, stay fit, and learn about new environments. These days I tend to have my iPhone with me on my adventures, which allows me to stay …

Camping

6 Credit Card Vows Every Newlywed Couple Should Make

Never commit credit betrayal.<p>You might think new marriage survival is all about figuring out how to divide household chores, but marital money …

Splittable App Makes A Play For Renters Who Have To Split Apartment Costs

We’ve seen how Venmo has taken off in the US for when people want to split things like shared restaurant bills. Now a UK startup has come up with an app which it claims will make it easier to share expenses when sharing an apartment.<p>According to the UK’s Office of National Statistics, the country …

How Apple Pay revolutionizes payments security and what it means for the payments industry

In a new research from BI Intelligence we give a step-by-step breakdown of how Apple Pay works and the implications for the payments ecosystem as Apple Pay and similar technologies become ubiquitous.<p><i>Here are some of the key takeaways:</i><p>Apple Pay combines a number of existing security technologies to …

FinTech

HBO unlikely to immediately crack down on Go password sharing as Now launches

HBO

Supercharge the iOS Notification Center with Launcher

Access your favorite apps, contacts and websites with just a swipe and a tap.<p>After launching last fall and subsequently getting pulled, the Launcher app from Cromulent Labs recently returned to the App Store. The app, the full name of which is Launcher with Notification Center Widget, is free and …

The Science Of Why You Should Spend Your Money On Experiences, Not Things

You don’t have infinite money. Spend it on stuff that research says makes you happy.<p>Most people are in the pursuit of happiness. There are economists who think happiness is the best indicator of the health of a society. We know that money can make you happier, though after your basic needs are met, …

Happiness

The most awesome new apps you might have missed this week

Light, stable, minimalist stand for iPad: Cooler Master JAS Mini

The Cooler Master JAS Mini is small, light, very simple, offers almost infinite viewing angles, and fits well with the Apple design aesthetic. I travel a lot, about 150,000 miles a year, so the weight of my gear is very important to me. With some trips taking as much as 36 hours door-to-door, any …

Play on: The iPad gets an official Google Play Music app

Image copyright Kevin C. Tofel.Given that iOS has iTunes with its own Radio software, there might not be a ton of widespread interest in Google Play …

Google Play Music

Raspberry Pi Sales Pass 5 Million

A round of applause for the U.K.-made Raspberry Pi microcomputer — which has just passed the 5 million sales mark, some three years after it was first launched with the over-modest goal of selling “a few thousand” Pi over its entire lifetime, as creator Eben Upton has said. How wrong can you be, …

The Stanford Undergraduate and the Mentor

The 10 best iPhone widgets you should be using

We've collected the 10 best apps that use widgets creatively to keep you up to date and entertained — all from your iPhone's lock screen.<p>From alerting you to when you've only reached your data cap to showing you the best headlines from The New York Times, these widgets pack some power.

Apps

Here’s how to unlock your phone under the new rules

Image copyright ponsulak / Shutterstock.com.New rules governing U.S. wireless carriers went into full effect on Wednesday, although many carriers had …

Cellular Networks

Use DataMan Stopwatch iPhone widget to track your data usage

How much data are you using at this very moment? DataMan's new Stopwatch widget lets you track your usage right from your iPhone's Notification Center.<p>If you are constantly up against your monthly data limit, the DataMan iPhone app can help you keep closer tabs on your data usage. And its new …

Look Out, This Poker-Playing Computer Is Unbeatable

Researchers have developed a computer program they say can beat any human on the planet at a particular variant of Texas Hold'em poker.<p>The scientists aren't planning to clean up with their powerful poker bot. Instead, they hope it can help computers become better decision-makers in the face of …

Artificial Intelligence

5 iPhone App Deals You Just Can't Miss This Weekend

Jae C. Hong—AP<p>Michael Nelson—EPA<p>Robyn Beck—AFP/Getty Images<p>Rick Wilking—Reuters<p>Yang Lei—Xinhua Press/Corbis<p>Britta Pedersen—dpa/Corbis<p>Britta …

The Day Marissa Mayer's Honeymoon At Yahoo Ended

Nearly 4,000 Yahoo employees sat and waited for Marissa Mayer to explain herself.<p>It was around 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013.<p>Some of the employees, those in Yahoo's Santa Monica and New York offices, sat at their desks watching a video feed on their computer monitors.<p>At Yahoo's headquarters …

Yahoo Mail

Follow these six rules to accomplish more each day

Have you ever noticed some people are able to stay organized while getting a massive quantity of work accomplished, while others appear to be busy but never actually produce results? Time management is the key to becoming a successful entrepreneur. We can have all of the best ideas in the world, …

Caution: Don’t miss out on the best iOS apps of 2014

The word “app” has always described Apple’s executable programs, but it wasn’t until the App Store appeared in 2008 that the term really took hold as a way to describe the little programs that help make our smartphones not just smart, but also useful and totally fun.<p>At this point, “There’s an app …

Apps

30 best iPhone and iPad apps this week

Toca Nature, Sleep Better, Vainglory, World of Warriors, Molecules by Theodore Gray, snowbuddy and more<p>It’s time for this week’s roundup of the best new iPhone and iPad apps and games released on Apple’s App Store.<p>As ever, the prices provided in brackets are for the initial download only: when an …

iPhone app predicts whether you’ll like the beer or wine you’re looking at in the store [Video]

Sure, there are shopping apps out there that will read the barcode of a product and let you know whether you could buy it more cheaply online, but someone has now tackled a far more more important issue: will you actually enjoy that bottle of beer or wine you’re eyeing up in the store?<p>Next Glass is …

How This 25-Year-Old Made $66,000 In A Month By Teaching An Online Course

"When I got home, my dad was super nice and bought me an iPhone 4, and it was my first introduction to apps," the 25-year-old remembers. "I was like, 'These things are crazy! They can do anything!'"<p>Since that first introduction, Walter, who graduated from Brigham Young University with an …

Tim Ferriss

Apple releases web tool to deregister phone numbers from iMessage

Apple has quietly released a new tool to make switching between iOS and other smartphones a bit easier. The new web tool lets you instantly deregister your phone number from Apple's iMessage system. The site, first spotted by a poster on Reddit, should solve the problem of disappearing text …