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Pro Tip: How to type the Apple logo on iPhone, Mac and iPad

It’s pretty easy to type the Apple logo on any of your Apple devices, although it’s easier on some (like the Mac) than on others (like Apple TV). Below is a quick list that lays out exactly how to type the Apple logo on any Apple device.<p>How to type  on iPhone, iPad, Mac and Apple TV<p>To type the …

Keyboard Shortcuts

2018 TV Scorecard: Which Shows Have Been Renewed or Canceled Already?

We're now halfway through the year, and it's clear Hollywood waits for no one — TV show cancellations and renewals now happen year round, so it's time to catch up on the latest news. Whether that means some of our favorite shows are disappearing soon or staying around for another shot, we all have …

Why I just started caring about macOS

In terms of practical, useful new features, macOS Mojave surprisingly outshined the new iOS during Apple’s on-stage demos at WWDC.<p>I converted from PCs to Macs in 2008 just after I started working for <i>PCWorld</i>. The <i>Macworld</i> people worked in the same office with us, and I couldn’t help but notice how …

Amazon’s new ‘Alexa Blueprints’ let anyone create custom Alexa skills and responses

Amazon this morning is introducing “Alexa Blueprints,” a new way for any Alexa owner to create their own customized Alexa skills or responses, without needing to know how to code. The idea is to allow Alexa owners to create their own voice apps, like a trivia game or bedtime stories, or teach Alexa …

Smart Homes

The best Apple Pencil apps that aren’t for drawing

You have a new iPad, and you have a new Apple Pencil. Time to learn how to draw, right? Not necessarily. Just like a regular pen or pencil, there are ton of other things you can do with an Apple Pencil. You can write, of course, but you can also play games, compose musical scores, do coloring in …

Do you need a smart home hub?

When life gets chaotic, it can be convenient to have all your smart home devices operating on the same wavelength. Achieving this sort of harmony sometimes requires a hub to consolidate the myriad gadgets in your house. But not everyone needs a dedicated smart hub to make their setup run smoothly. …

Smart Homes

The 50 Best Moments in Sci-Fi History

These are all the moments that made our favorite films truly memorable.<p>We've written about our favorite films of all time, but they'd be nothing without these memorable moments that make them worth watching again...and again... and again.<p><b>Warning:</b> <i>Some of the clips feature intense violence, mild</i> …

Stop griping about Siri and get Apple's iPhone assistant to work better

By now you’re well aware of Apple’s Siri, the voice-activated personal assistant on iPhone and other devices.<p>You probably know about Siri’s funny responses to questions like “What’s the meaning of life?” or “Are you alive?” And you may have complained when the assistant stumbles or can't follow …

Amazon adds long awaited intercom feature to its Alexa-enabled devices

While Apple’ Siri digital assistant is still pretty limited in its functionality, despite it being the main input for HomePod, Amazon has been experimenting and adding new features at a rapid pace.<p>Today, Amazon is adding a much requested “intercom” feature to its Alexa-enabled devices, <i>TechCrunch</i> …

Verizon Taking 50 Percent Off iPhone X, Galaxy S9

Starting Thursday, April 5, the carrier will take 50 percent off every top-tier smartphone in its arsenal. To be fair, this sale is already …

How to download a copy of everything Google knows about you

If you use Google services, there's a really easy way to download everything you have stored on the company's servers.<p>This is particularly important …

The Best Man Wipes For Freshening Up When You Can’t Hit the Shower

Wipes aren’t new. Women have been using them for make-up removal for years, but you’d think they are the “best new thing” for guys judging by how …

Skin Care

How to get all of your data back from Google

When a company is interested in getting as much of your personal information as it can the most important thing you need to look into is how you can …

Google Search

‘Astro City’ Is Finally Heading To The Screen As A TV Series

If you follow our comics coverage, you know that we’ve been fans of writer Kurt Busiek and artist Brent Anderson’s <i>Astro City</i> for quite a while. The long-running superhero comic often takes the perspective of the man on the street, exploring what it means to share a city with gods, heroes, monsters …

Here is how to delete Facebook

Some of us have been on Facebook for more than a decade, but all good things come to an end. Over the past 18 months, Facebook has been in a downward spiral. The social network is in the eye of a controversy storm, with fake news, Russia’s meddling in the 2016 presidential election, and misuse of …

How to delete your Facebook account once and for all

You have a gambling addiction. A pretty serious one, actually.<p>You rise each day and take a trip to Mark Zuckerberg's bustling casino. You arrive, hoping you might see familiar faces, but all the other gamblers are people you don't give a crap about. You shrug and head to a slot machine. You crank …

Stop worrying about the period in your Gmail address — Google says it doesn't matter

My personal email address is my name at gmail.com. Most of the time, it looks like this: kif.leswing@gmail.com.<p>But if I end up giving you kifleswing@gmail.com, don't worry. I'll still get the email.<p>In fact, if you're a Gmail user, the periods in your email address don't matter at all. Gmail …

Online Life

20 handy things you didn't know Google Photos can do

Most people think of Google Photos like a dusty old album on the shelf. Every once in a while, you flip through those old snapshots with a friend. Remember that trip to the beach? That was so nice.<p>Like most Google services, Photos is overflowing with helpful features, which can manipulate, …

Get Your DVRs Ready Because These Are the Best New TV Shows Coming in 2018!

Are you ready for 2018? Maybe you're still recovering from the holidays or coming down from movie blockbusters like <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> and</i> …

TV shows

The 18 Netflix Original Series to Be Excited About in 2018

With more being spent on original content than ever before, can Netflix match quantity with quality in 2018? These new shows have us thinking …

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Samsung introduces Bixby 2.0, an open-source voice assistant

Since the launch of Siri, the demand for voice assistants has skyrocketed, with the major technology players each creating their own version. While …

Bill Maher blasts Dems: ‘Democrats don’t want to help people,’ and ‘it makes people hate us’

Bill Maher went off on Democrats during Friday’s “Real Time,” accusing them of both overregulation and not being focused on the right things in order to actually help people.<p>What did he say?<p>During one of HBO’s “Real Time” segments, Maher began by addressing a bill introduced by Senate Democrats who …

There Are No Oppressed People in America

Opinion<p>Posted: Oct 01, 2017 12:01 AM<p><i>The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com.</i><p><i>There are</i> …

How to completely reset your Google login across every device

It's something nobody wants to think about and hopes they <i>never</i> have to do, but it is important to know how to change your Google account password so …

Liberals sick of the alt-left are taking 'the red pill'

The mainstream media failed to see the rise of Donald Trump in 2016. Now it’s overlooking another grassroots movement that may soon be of equal significance— the growing number of liberals “taking the red pill.” People of all ages and ethnicities are posting YouTube videos describing “red pill …

The 13-step digital declutter

Running out of storage, overwhelmed by spam or worried about your privacy? These tips will help you clean up your online act<p>If your laptop is running low on storage, Windows’s built-in Disk Cleanup tool can find and wipe unneeded files – just search for it in the Start menu. Mac OS Sierra has a …

Minimalism

Strippers, Insane Asylums, Assassination, and Termites: Inside the Insane History of the World’s Greatest White House Replica

Governor Huey Long was so anxious to get to the White House that he built his own in Baton Rouge. An assassin’s bullet cut short Long’s ambitions, …