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PUBG's New 'War' Mode Makes It A Completely Different Game -- 'Fortnite' Should Take Notice

<i>PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds</i> continues to keep the pressure up with its limited time modes, and today’s is a doozy. War, which just went live today, changes essentially all of the basic building blocks that make <i>PUBG</i> what it is. building something totally different in the process. War is <i>PUBG</i>, …

Gaming Industry

10 Hidden Lightroom Features That Can Change Your Editing Life

Sometimes we can use software for years without taking the time to dive deeper and unlock its full potential. Here’s a great 12-minute tutorial by …

Tutorials

The 10 Best Places in America to Get a Grilled Cheese Sandwich, According to Yelp Reviewers

You can’t get more simple than a hunk of cheese between two pieces of toasted bread. Still, chefs around the country have been experimenting in the …

grilled cheese

13 new beauty launches ranked by how much Instagram hype they're getting

RIP our overdrafts.<p>What's trending in the beauty world right now? These are the brands, products, and collabs that are blowing up our Insta feeds...

Beauty

Get Apple’s new (PRODUCT)RED wallpaper on any iPhone now

Apple’s fancy new (PRODUCT)RED iPhone 8, now available to preorder for delivery next Friday, ships with an exclusive new wallpaper. It’s already available to download, which means you can enjoy it on any iPhone without having to fork out $700 for a new one.<p>The new iPhone 8 is stunning in red, but …

IPhone 8

How to Make a Portrait Backdrop for $5 with Dollar Store Items

Professional portrait backdrops can cost over $1,000 apiece. If you’d like to get creative without getting broke, photographer Jessica Kobeissi has a …

Photography

The 15 highest-paying jobs in tech, according to LinkedIn

<b>• IT jobs and other tech roles are supposed to be in-demand and well-compensated.</b><p><b>• But, when it comes to the realms of tech, IT, and software, senior gigs are still the most lucrative.</b><p><b>• That's according to the salary data that LinkedIn put together in order to figure out which tech jobs earn the</b> …

Employment

Adjust these Facebook privacy settings to protect your personal data | ZDNet

​Facebook knows a lot about you<p>Facebook knows a lot about you. And so do the third-party app makers and partners in the social network's …

Apps

Here's What Fornite's New 'Port-A-Forts' Look Like In Action And How They Work [Updated]

Portable forts are coming to <i>Fortnite: Battle Royale.</i><p>Epic Games just released the first glimpse of these insta-forts on Twitter and YouTube.<p>Here’s what they look like in action:<p>That looks…pretty neat actually. I look forward to trying it out. Still, those two guys on the ground would just toss down …

Fortnite Battle Royale

‘Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery’ hitting iOS this month, featuring voiceovers by original cast

We’re getting new details today for one of the two new Harry Potter iOS titles slated for this year. <i>Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery</i> will launch this month and will even include voiceovers from some of films’ original actors.<p>In a press release today, developer Jam City shared that <i>Harry Potter:</i> …

Film Industry

iOS 12 concept fixes issues in iOS 11 and adds a ton of new features

After completely overhauling its mobile operating system last year with the launch of iOS 11, we don’t expect iOS 12 to be quite as substantial of an …

IOS 11

5 ways to make the Apple Watch a better step counter

A step-by-step guide to counting steps with an Apple Watch.<p>I ditched my Apple Watch ($429.00 at Walmart) in favor of a Fitbit a few months ago and got into the whole step-counting thing. My wife and I have developed a healthy competition with our dueling Fitbits. Recently, I decided to return to my …

Smartwatches

10 Best Photo Collage Apps to Try Right Now

Consumer Tech

Here Are Five New Google Features That Make Life Easier And More Enjoyable

Google never stops tweaking and improving its products. Here are some recent upgrades that make listening to audiobooks, watching movies or TV, sending yourself reminders, and communicating with others easier and more enjoyable.<p><b>Improvements for Google Play Audiobooks</b><p>Google added audiobooks to …

Apps

Pokémon GO's Field And Special Research Has Some Interesting Rewards

Today, after nearly two years of waiting, <i>Pokémon GO</i> finally got something it’s needed since the day it launched: quests. There’s nothing too flashy or anything too different from what you’ll see in most every other free to play games out there now, but it’s still a huge deal for one of the biggest …

Pokémon

Apple’s Health app can now display medical records from 39 health systems

Now, patients with iPhones can see health information including allergies and lab test results<p>iPhone users at more than 100 hospitals and clinics in the US can now access parts of their medical records through the Health app, Apple announced today. The Health Records section of the app debuted in …

Medical Technology

iPhone Virus Warnings: How to Get Rid of Fake Security Alerts on Your iPhone

You're browsing a website on your iPhone when suddenly a pop-up appears. "Warning! iOS Security Breach! Virus detected on iPhone!" Well, that's alarming! Luckily, there's a number to call and get everything sorted out, right? If you haven't already heard, virus warnings and Apple security alerts …

Identity Theft

How to Know If Someone Blocked Your Number on iPhone

You've been trying to get in touch with a friend or family member, but they haven't returned your calls or messages. Are they just busy, is something wrong with their phone, or have they blocked your number? How can you tell if someone blocked your number? There's not a surefire way to know if your …

Internet

Which iPad Do I Have? How to Identify the Different iPad Models & Generations

Whether you're looking for iPad accessories, preparing to sell your iPad online, or needing to replace a cracked screen or aging battery, you might be stuck on one question, "what iPad do I have?" The first piece of information you'll need to help discover which iPad version you own is to find your …

IPad Air

Apple updates its Made-for-iPhone (MFi) branding for accessory makers

Apple’s Made-for-iPhone/iPad/iPod (MFi) licensing program is being updated with new branding that manufacturers will have to adopt over the coming months. 9to5Mac has confirmed the updated branding is now available for MFi partners, as first reported by <i>Chargerlab</i>.<p>The new logos that will be used for …

How to stream the NCAA Selection Sunday show on iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV

The most exciting time of the year for college basketball fans is about to begin. The NCAA March Madness tournament officially kicks off tonight with Selection Sunday, where the bracket for this year’s games will be set.<p>Read on to find out how to stream Selection Sunday on your iPhone, iPad, and …

How to Restart & Force Restart Your Apple Watch

Your Apple Watch has frozen. Now what? Don't worry, you can restart your Apple Watch; simply power it off, then power it on again. Even if your Apple Watch isn't responding, you can still use this trick to reboot. If restarting your Apple Watch doesn't get things back to normal, you can try a force …

Apple Watch

How to Customize Your Apple Watch Workout Metrics

The ability to view live metric data is one of the most important feedback functions of any Apple Watch fitness app. In this article, we're going to show how you can easily customize the metrics that the stock Workout app shows you when you raise your wrist during exercise.<p>Checking in on your …

Scientists Finally Know Why Tattoo Ink Lasts Even Though Skin Regenerates

No wonder they're so hard to get rid of.<p>If the skin regenerates itself every couple of weeks, then why do tattoos last for <i>years</i>? Sure, we know that …

Particles

Three things to know if your parent dies broke

Blogger John Schmoll's father left a financial mess when he died: a house that was worth far less than the mortgage, credit card bills in excess of …

How to use Vero, the No. 1 social-media app on the App Store right now that millennials are saying will kill Instagram

There's a new app dominating the App Store, and millennials are saying it could be the next Instagram.<p>Vero promises to be a new kind of social network, one that lets you share content with specific sets of friends, doesn't allow ads, and delivers posts in a chronological feed instead of one …

Apps

Get Ready — These Are the 11 Hottest Lipsticks Every Makeup Addict Needs For Spring

A new season means it's time for a beauty overhaul! If you're as obsessed with lipstick as us, your bank account is about to get a little emptier. We curated a list of the most coveted options for Spring. These lipsticks come in every color from poppy red to peony pink. We also chose them at a …

Makeup

Apple drops some photography tips in new iPhone ads

Want to take your iPhone photos to the next level? Apple’s got a few tips that just might do the trick.<p>The iPhone-maker dropped two new ads today that are focused on helping iPhone users improve the composition and framing of their photos. Apple’s new how-to videos cover using the telephoto lens on …

The 11 best true-crime documentaries on Netflix delve into real-life murders and cold cases

The true crime genre was popular before Netflix's "Making a Murderer," but the success of that show (and podcast Serial), has propelled the entire genre since it landed on Netflix in 2015.<p>Since then, Netflix has released several more original true crime documentaries, and there are a bevy of others …

Crime

15 Products That Are the Closest Thing to Botox in a Bottle

In the quest for smoothing wrinkles and plumping lax skin, going under the needle (whether for neuromodulator or filler) reigns supreme. That said, if you wince at the thought of sharp objects or don't have hundreds (thousands!) to drop on in-office treatments, there are pain-free, subtle, and …