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How to speed up a Mac in 11 tips

Enterprise, creative or home user — everyone with a Mac should learn a few simple steps they can take to tweak a little more performance from their …

Free Up iPhone Space With These Hidden Tricks

Storage running out? It’s not about deleting an app or photo here or there, but targeting the real space hogs.<p>It’s 2017 and I still often witness this soul-crushing scene: A friend goes to take a photo only to realize he doesn’t have any more space on his iPhone (soul crush 1). Then he frantically …

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Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

RIP for the dreaded colonoscopy drink?

<b>(CNN) —</b> When it comes to undergoing a colonoscopy, a screening test for colon cancer, many patients agree that the preparation is the worst part.<p>To clear the colon and rectum for doctors to examine them for early signs of cancer, patients must guzzle a gargantuan amount of a salty, …

Thanks to Technology, Doctors Are Making House Calls Again

Let's face it, being sick is a pain, and the last thing you often want to do is drag yourself out of bed to see the doctor or hang around in a waiting room hoping you're next.<p>What if, instead of these typical scenarios, your doctor came to you?<p>Now, smartphone apps are not only paving the way for …

5 Secret Codes That Unlock Hidden iPhone Features

It's time to get to know your phone better.<p>You might think you know everything about your<p>better halfiPhone, but you're wrong. There's a whole world of hidden features that can only be unlocked with secret codes. *GASP*<p>Excited? You should be. Here's what the features actually do.<p>1. Find out exactly …

PokeNatomy Turns These Pocket Monsters Inside Out

<i>Pokémon Go’s</i> massive success proves that we all wish Pokémon were real. I don’t have the science to back up this claim, so instead I’ll let …

A 19-year-old created a free robot lawyer that has beaten 160,000 parking tickets

The very first robot lawyer that was designed to challenge parking tickets has been wildly successful since it was launched last Fall.<p>British programmer Joshua Browder, 19, launched the beta version of the bot in London in September. In that month alone, 3,000 people used the service to appeal …

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It's Been 10 Years Since the Wrong Guy Analyzed the Internet for the BBC

In a development that’s likely to make you feel older than MySpace, what may be one of the watershed moments early in the era of the viral Internet …

Here's How Much Caffeine You Can Drink Without Destroying Your Health

A visual guide to moderation in all things. Even lattes.<p>Regularly consuming coffee has been linked to a lower risk of cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes, as well a reduced likelihood of memory problems later in life.<p>A few cups of coffee may also save your liver from a heavy night of …

The Best Protective Cases and Sleeves for Your MacBook

Keep your precious MacBook scratch free with one of these highly rated offerings.<p>Apple's MacBooks are pretty awesome, but also pricey, so purchasing a protective case or a sleeve for them is highly recommended. We've rounded up a number of highly rated and stylish options that will help you protect …

The 10 wealthiest tech billionaires in the world

Of the world's 10 richest tech billionaires, four are college dropouts. All are men, all are from two countries (the United States and China), and all currently are or were heads of companies.<p>These are some <i>seriously</i> wealthy folks — <b>the entry level to this list is $18.2 billion</b> net worth (that …

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21 Worst Things That Every iPhone User Faces

"How did I get down to 75% battery life?! I literally took this off the charger 15 minutes ago!"

Mark Zuckerberg attended the most elite boarding school in America

The school touts the highest endowment of any boarding school in the country with $1.15 billion and is one of the most selective schools out there, accepting a mere 19% of applicants per year.<p>Exeter's eliteness is bolstered by its impressive roster of notable alumni, which includes 19 US senators, …

The Amazon survival guide for parents

Lesser-known tricks that make the site even more useful for moms and dads<p>If your Boppy doubles as a throw pillow, your living room seating arrangement includes a Snuggabunny Swing, and you occasionally drink wine out of Take & Toss sippy cups, you’re a parent.<p>With this great title comes two …

My Little Sister Taught Me How To “Snapchat Like The Teens”

An investigation.<p>I’m 29 years old, and I’ve been on Snapchat for about a year now. I post fairly often (usually on my Story), and I get a decent amount of engagement from my friends. Quite honestly, up until Thanksgiving, I thought I was pretty good at Snapchat.<p>Then I watched my little sister on …

MacTrast Deals: AppDelete Uninstaller for Mac: Don’t Just Delete an App – Zap All Its Baggage Too

- Feb 10, 2016<p>You probably think deleting an app on your Mac is as simple as dragging the app’s icon to the trash can. But sis you know you leave a …

Complete guide to iMovie for iOS

iMovie for iOS lets you become a mobile movie maker. With the mobile app, you can skip the process of transferring video to your Mac and get started right on your iPhone, where your videos reside. In many ways, the stripped-down mobile version of iMovie is easier to use than the Mac app.<p>Read our …

What Apple And Starbucks Taught Me About Building A Brand

Alessandra Ghini shares insights from her work in marketing at Apple and Starbucks on the precipice of each company’s second golden age.<p>When we see an energetic advertisement from Apple that inspires our sense of adventure, or exchange hellos with a Starbucks barista in a way that feels like we’re …

4K and 5K Display Buyer's Guide for Macs

4K displays are becoming increasingly popular as they come down in prices, and even some 5K displays have been released over the past year, but there are lots of variables to consider before purchasing one for your Mac.<p>This buyer's guide will help you determine the ideal 4K or 5K display for your …

Birth control for men comes down to flipping a switch

Birth control for men still tends to be divided between condoms (which aren't always fun or reliable) and more drastic surgical procedures like vasectomies (which are frequently permanent). Not exactly ideal, is it? However, inventor Clemens Bimek thinks he can make it just a matter of flipping a …

FITGuard Is A Mouthguard That Detects The Severity Of A Blow To The Head

There are 3.8 million sports-related head injuries each year, and 47 percent of athletes do not report symptoms of their head injuries, whether out of lack of understanding or a need to feel tough.<p>As we’ve learned over the past few years, from the death of NFL athletes like Frank Gifford or the …

Study: A Tesla Powerwall pays for itself after nearly 40 years (Update)

The Tesla Powerwall promises to power your home in a more efficient, green way than traditional energy options, all for a manageable cost. The Institute for Energy Research looked into the numbers and found that it would take 38 years for the Powerwall to pay for itself if your home isn't already …

Snapdrop is a handy Web-based replacement for Apple's fiddly AirDrop file transfer tool

Anyone who’s used AirDrop knows it can be a bit fussy. A new web-based option named Snapdrop might actually be a better choice.<p>It works simply enough: open the Snapdrop Webpage on two devices while on the same network, then transfer files between the two with a few clicks. Discovery happens only …

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Smart keyboard will teach you how to play piano

Best List: The ONE Light smart keyboard<p>Who doesn’t want to play piano? Learning to tickle the ivories must be right up there with writing the great American novel: Many of us have a hankering to become more musical.<p>The fantastic $299 ONE Light smart keyboard is the way to go if you want a piano …

This Brilliant Tip Will Make Any iPhone Run 10 Times Faster

And it only takes 10 seconds.<p>Say "goodbye" to crashing apps and Safari pages loading at a glacial pace forever. Thanks to Marc Forrest, an IT guru and the web world's new favorite iGuy, the internet has been blessed with a trick that will clear the random access memory (RAM) on your phone and make …

End texts with a period if you want to seem like a jerk

It appears as though those among us who use proper punctuation when texting look like big jerks. A new study out of Binghamton University says that text messages appended with a period come off as kind of rude. Computer Mediated Communication (email, texting, instant messages, etc..) lacks any sort …

Plug bullet wounds in 20 seconds with this FDA-approved syringe

A sponge-filled syringe designed to close up gaping gunshot wounds in seconds has been approved for use in America's civilian population. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says that the device — originally developed for use by the military — can now be deployed by civilian first responders to …

Ending messages with full stops is 'rude'

Bad news for the grammar purists among us; ending messages with a full stop is 'rude'.<p>That's according to a new study from Binghamton University. …

The craziest and most interesting questions Apple asks during job interviews

Working at Apple is incredibly fast-paced and challenging, and if you happen to be an engineer or designer at Apple, this dynamic is undoubtedly …