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Three ways to save web pages as read-later PDFs on iOS

With the demise of Instapaper — in Europe at least — you may be looking for a good way to save web pages for offline reading. The obvious built-in tool for this is Safari’s Reading list, but it’s very limited. Instead, consider turning the web page into a PDF. This lets you read the page anywhere, …

How to use a PC-formatted drive on the Mac

Reading a PC-formatted drive on your Mac is no problem. Writing to those drives is a different story.Reading PC-formatted hard drives using your Mac …

Best keyboards for the iPad Pro, according to customer reviews

Being an iPad Pro parent usually has you feeling like the coolest one in the room: While everyone else at the meeting is on their giant, heavy …

Most Useful 3D Touch Gestures on iPhone

3D Touch is a feature that's been around since the 2015 release of the iPhone 6s, and it's become an integral gesture system on all of Apple's latest iPhones.<p>Though it's been around for a while, there are several hidden and less obvious 3D Touch gestures that you may have forgotten or might not be …

Apps

Cloudflare launches 1.1.1.1 DNS service that will speed up your internet

Not an April Fools’ prank<p>Cloudflare is launching its own consumer DNS service today, on April Fools’ Day, that promises to speed up your internet connection and help keep it private. The service is using https://1.1.1.1, and it’s not a joke but an actual DNS resolver that anyone can use. Cloudflare …

How To: Clear the RAM on Your iPhone X to Fix Problem Apps & Boost Performance

When your iPhone is being sluggish, one thing you can do to get performance back up to snuff is clear the device's random access memory. It's not a …

Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies – what digital money really means for our future

<b>What is a cryptocurrency? Is it like bitcoin?</b><br>In a word, yes. Bitcoin was the first cryptocurrency, and is still the biggest, but in the eight years since it was created pretenders to the throne have come along.<p>All of them have the same basic underpinnings: they use a “blockchain”, a shared public …

Bitcoin

To Our Readers

<b>How we will continue to inform and inspire you in 2018</b><p>The world in 2018 will be full of dramatic change, improbable victories, and game-changing breakthroughs. Elections will be won and lost. Olympians will be hailed. Cryptocurrencies will rise and fall. And technology will continue to inexorably …

Fake News

The iPad Gestures You Should Master

If you’ve got an iPad with iOS 11, you’re probably getting used to the new gestures involved in navigating. From the always-on Dock to the new …

There's even more evidence that one type of exercise is the closest thing we have to a miracle drug

Get moving.<p>A wealth of recent research, including a new study published this month, suggests that any type of exercise that raises your heart rate and gets you moving and sweating for a sustained period — known as aerobic exercise— has a significant, beneficial effect on the brain.<p>"Aerobic exercise …

Exercise

The Best Low-Impact Workouts for Weight Loss

Torch calories fast with high-intensity, low-impact workouts that burn as many calories as running.

7 drastic changes coming to your iPhone with iOS 11

After updating to iOS 11, some of the changes just might catch you off guard. Here are the seven biggest changes to be aware of.

iOS

22 Fitness Pros Share Their Favorite Abs Exercises

There are only so many ways you can do crunches or planks before you get bored. But that's no reason to skip a core session. A strong torso sets the …

How to record a FaceTime call on your iPhone or Mac

Save those FaceTime calls for later.FaceTime calls are a great way to stay in touch with people you care about, whether on an iOS device or a Mac. …

Operating Systems

Going away for the holidays doesn’t have to mean missing your workout

Being away from home and not having equipment is not a reason – at least not a good one – to skip your workout. An effective training session is always possible. You just need motivation and a strategically packed suitcase.<p><b>What to pack</b><p><b>Resistance band ($10)</b><p>Bands come in varying tensions and have …

On the Red Couch with Conductor Gerard Schwarz

<i>Before speaking with Gerard Schwarz, the former Music Director of the Seattle Symphony and current Music Director of the All-Star Orchestra, I knew almost nothing about his work (one thing I did know: his daughter is Gabriella Schwarz, Flipboard’s News Editor). “Most people assume conducting is</i> …

Flute

How-To: Make your Mac run silent, cool and fast under OS X El Capitan

As expected, Apple’s release of OS X El Capitan for Macs was less about adding major new features than “refining the experience and improving performance” from Yosemite — in other words, under-the-hood optimizations to make any Mac run more reliably than before. Thanks to El Capitan, my older …

OS X

iPhone 6s/Plus goes on sale in 36 more countries today, with a further 6 tomorrow

Apple’s rollout of the iPhone 6s/Plus beyond the dozen launch countries kicks off today, with customers in 36 more countries able to get their hands on the new devices. This follows Apple making SIM-free phones available in the USA.<p>The countries are Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia, Bulgaria, …

United Arab Emirates

53 Books You Won't Be Able To Put Down

What happens next? There's only one way to find out.<p><i>Some entries have been lightly edited for clarity and length.</i>

USB-C - The All-in-One Data, Video and Power Cable

• USB-C Adapters<br>• USB-C Accessories<br>• FAQs<p>3.1 USB-C to USB-C<p>With a USB-C plug at both ends, this is the cable of future. Available today, it's capable of …

Raspberry Pi

Restored Vintage Rolexes Are More Common Than You Think

It’s disheartening, but true. Some high-end watch dealers, specifically Rolex dealers, have utilized laser-welding technology in order to bring their beat-up sports watches back to factory-fresh condition. This begs the question, how many of today’s “mint,” “unpolished,” and “untouched” watches …

How to Connect Your iPhone or iPad to Your TV

Your iOS devices are great media players, but sometimes you want to watch on a big screen.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn …

How to reach every nook and cranny of your house with Wi-Fi

Wireless Internet problems are among the most frustrating to deal with, both because of the large range of potential issues, and when your Internet …

Wi-Fi

Switching to Mac: Translating Windows terminology to OS X

When you switch to the Mac, it can feel disorienting at first. That's especially true if you've used Windows PCs for years. Adjusting to the Mac …

Twenty one keyboard tips to speed up typing on your iPhone!

Take your keyboard skills to the next level with these typing tips!Apple popularized virtual, multitouch keyboards with the original iPhone. Since …

Outlook for iPhone or iPad could be the mail app we've been waiting for!

Outlook is Microsoft's relaunch of Acompli, the iPhone and iPad email app they acquired last December. It's been rebranded but it still supports not …

The (5) most useful features in Safari on the iPad

The iPad really shines as a powerful media consumption device. It’s also a great tool for finding and interacting with information on the internet as well as a repository for offline browsing of articles and links saved to your Reading List. But how well are you really acquainted with all the …

You can now buy a fitness tracker from Withings that’s also a gorgeous $450 wristwatch

The most expensive consumer fitness tracker going on sale this year is a fancy wristwatch — not a smartwatch — and it will cost $450. The Withings …