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This incredibly useful app can help your old Mac run like new again

Does your MacBook start sounding like a rocket ship that’s about to take off if you have more than four browser tabs open at once? If so then you may …

Five tips to speed up your Mac

The only place I like seeing a beach ball is at a beach or in a stadium during a baseball game or concert. The one place I least like to see a beach ball is on my aging MacBook Pro, where the spinning beach ball has become an altogether too familiar a sight. If your Mac has become frustratingly …

Operating Systems

Xiaomi's affordable Yi action camera versus the GoPro Hero

The first thing my Spanish mother-in-law asked me when she saw the Xiaomi Yi was, "Is that a toy camera?" With its lime-and-aqua-marine color scheme, it's not hard to see why she might think that. But no, it is not. In fact, Xiaomi's Yi camera raised a few eyebrows when it was announced recently. …

Apple Watch Bumper Case Offers Extra Protection For Your Smartwatch (video)

Apple Watch pre-ordering starts on April 10th and consumers will be able to get their hands on the very first Apple Watches from April 24th 2015. …

Smartwatches

This is Mount Everest at 20,000 Feet in Stunning UltraHD

It's like climbing, minus the incredibly perilous journey or oxygen tanks.<p>Not everyone is cut out to climb Mt. Everest. There's a huge number of failed expeditions lined up to tell you that. But you don't have to even buy the plane ticket now, thanks to this crisp view of the Himalayas, courtesy of …

How-To: Upgrade the SSD in your MacBook Air or Retina MacBook Pro, boosting size & speed

Over the past two weeks, I’ve written about the (surprisingly easy) process of adding solid state drives (SSDs) to radically speed up older iMacs, and the varied challenge levels of adding SSDs to older Mac Pros, Mac minis, and non-Retina MacBooks. Today’s guide looks at the <b>easiest SSD</b> …

MacBook Air

3 Months to Mass

Anyone with experience in the mass-gain department—and we mean muscle mass, not the lumpy kind that accumulates around your midsection—knows the …

Nutrition

The 40-Workout Strength Challenge

Here's what you need to know...<p>Pick one exercise from five categories: a press, a pull, a hinge movement, a squat, and a loaded carry.<br>• The first 10 …

How to make a four-year-old MacBook Pro run like a ‘brand-new computer’ for just $170

MacBook Pros are great computers but they can always benefit from getting a nice hardware upgrade. A Redditor at r/apple who goes by the name of …

Case Scenario's Pantone Universe gives your iPhone a swatch of color protection

I'll be frank: I hate putting cases on my iPhone. They take away the fit and feel of the device in your hand, they can be overly bulky or clunky, and …

Visualize Apple’s historic earnings with this awesome web app

Yesterday, Apple announced that it had a monster quarter. In Q4, it sold 74.5 million iPhone sales to go along with $74.6 billion in revenue and $18 billion in profits. Not only that, but it broke the record for the most money made by any corporation in history.<p>Having a hard time figuring out how …

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Benedicte, a photographer from Norway, had sent photos of her dogs for my Monday’s pets on furniture feature a couple of years ago (seen here) and I …

Cute

Cinelli Vigorelli 2014 Redhook Crit Milano Prize Bike

Cinelli Vigorelli 2014 Redhook Crit Milano Prize Bike

World's Best Hikes: Epic Trails

Adventure<p>A truly great trail winds into the essence of a place, so when assembling this list of the world’s great hikes we kept an eye on more than the footpath. We looked for walks that travel deeper into a location’s history and culture. Sure, there’s outdoor adventure on each of these 20 hikes, …

Hiking

For $29, this wearable has ‘no display, no lights, no gimmicks’ — but it could be indispensible

Bob Olodort spent years working as a consulting designer for Samsung, in the years before the iPhone turned the phone industry upside down.<p>Four times a year, he’d visit Samsung headquarters in South Korea to present a handful of elegant, innovative phone designs that he had created, each one …

A Secondhand Midcentury Dresser Gets a Modern Makeover

A secondhand dresser gets an expensive-looking update with just paint, stain, and some painter's tape. This article originally appeared on HouseBeautiful.com.<p><i>We're big fans of hometalk, the social network for home and garden lovers, so we're excited to share one of our favorite posts today. Check</i> …

Coats

Budget-Friendly Brunches to Make at Home

Lazy weekend mornings are the best. Hanging out in fuzzy pajama pants with a warm cup of coffee in my hand without a care in the world makes me a very happy girl. Most weekend we do brunch on at least one morning. The great thing about brunch is that it is so satisfying without breaking the bank.<p>I …

Oddball USB stick offers infinite iPhone storage

Slo-mo videos have become my favorite new thing to shoot with the iPhone 6 Plus now that Apple added the ability to spit out gorgeous vids at 240 FPS, but my slo-mo addiction comes at a heavy cost: storage space.<p>The best smartphone camera in the world doesn’t mean jack if your 16GB iPhone can’t …

Watch Jony Ive and Elon Musk talk design and sci-fi transportation

Tired of hearing little more than soundbites from tech luminaries such as Apple's Jony Ive and Tesla's Elon Musk? Today's your lucky day. <i>Vanity Fair</i> has posted its full video interviews with both Ive and Musk, giving you an insight into how the two executives work. Not surprisingly, Ive's chat …

HTC's RE camera is a GoPro for NoPros

Periscope. Asthma inhaler. PVC pipe. These are just a few items that came to mind the first time I saw HTC's first standalone camera, which the company is simply -- and oddly -- calling the RE. Even though nothing about this device is normal, it's catered to the interests of the average Joe. "If …

Stephen Fry's iPhone 6 verdict: the most exquisite mobile ever made

Apple’s matchless design and innovation team has produced two ravishing devices. Being first isn’t the point, being the best is<p>Since January 1984, when I bought my first Apple Macintosh, through the dark late 1980s and mid-90s, when the company had just 3% of the personal computer market, I have …

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The Fabulous Life Of Sir Jony Ive, The Genius Behind Apple's Design

Ive has worked at Apple for 22 years. In that time he has received countless awards and accolades for his ingenuity and commitment to Apple's minimalist design aesthetic.<p>He has also become quite famous. The London native is frequently spotted at clubs and lives in California, near Apple's …

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