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How To Check For And Remove mshelper Malware From Your Mac

Here's how you can find and remove mshelper macOS process in Activity Monitor from your Mac the right way.<br>[ Continue reading this over at …

How To Download Ringtones On iPhone For Free Without Jailbreak Or iTunes

Here's how you can get iPhone ringtones download for free without iTunes on computer or jailbreak needed on the device itself.<br>[ Continue reading this …

There's a hidden shortcut for rearranging all of your iPhone apps at once — here's how to do it

It's easy to rearrange the apps on your iPhone: Simply hold down until they start wiggling, then move them into the screens and folders of your choice.<p>But if you want to rearrange a lot of apps at once, it can take a while — unless you know this new trick that Apple included in the most recent …

Stealthy OSX/MaMi malware discovered targeting Macs

The first nasty bit of undetectable malware of 2018 has been unearthed after it was found targeting Macs this week.<p>Security researchers revealed info about the new OSX/MaMi malware which is a lot like the popular DNSChanger malware from 2012 that infected millions of machines.<p>In a blog post …

My Must-Have Mac Apps, 2017 Edition

It’s been quite a year. At the start, I was still commuting to Chicago every day to work in a law office full of Windows PCs. Now I work from my home studio surrounded by Apple hardware, moving back and forth from a late-2016 MacBook Pro to iOS devices as I write and talk about apps each day.<p>When I …

The Power of RAW on the iPhone

I take a lot of photos. Usually, I pack either a Sony a7R II or a Leica M — two cameras with massive sensors and brilliant lenses. But lately, I’ve …

Mobile Photography

How To Install The Loop Kodi Addon For IPTV Sports Channels

Here's how you can install the The Loop Kodi addon for sports IPTV channels to your existing Kodi 17 / 17.6 set up.

Four iPhone camera apps that let you take better photos

There's no shortage of photo editors for the iPhone. Take any picture you snap and apply filters, adjust the saturation or white balance, remove unwanted items from the image and so much more. Mobile photo editors have come a very long way in just a few, short years.<p>But what about apps that help …

Mobile Photography

Halide 1.5 delivers a stunning edge-to-edge iPhone X design, Depth and HEIC support, more

Created by former Twitter for iOS tech lead Ben Sandofsky and ex-Apple designer Sebastiaan de With, Halide is a beautiful iPhone camera app with gesture-based pro controls that launched earlier this year. With the release of the all-screen iPhone X tomorrow, Halide is out with a major update …

9 super-useful ways to use drag-and-drop on the iPad

In iOS 11, Apple introduced drag-and-drop. Here are nine ways to use it on the iPad.

This iOS 11 tip will help you organize your apps in seconds

IOS 11 is loaded with new features, but some of them are harder to find than others.<p>If you follow this guide, you'll be able to organize your iOS …

Apps

42 Gmail Tips That Will Help You Conquer Email

It's time you became a Gmail power user. These tips will get you there.<p>This story originally appeared on PCMag<p>Gmail has come a long way. It's not perfect and occasionally prompts ripples of outrage across its user base. But let's be honest: with Gmail you get plenty for nothing.<p>As a web app, Gmail …

How to Become a Gmail Master

The popularity of Gmail is undeniable. Google’s free email service has over a billion active users, all of whom can take advantage of Gmail’s simple …

This is everything Google knows about you - and how to switch it off

It turns out Google knows a lot about you - an awful lot, in fact.<p>But exactly how much is "an awful lot"?<p>Many are left wondering exactly what the …

Game of Thrones' Sophie Turner On Being Told to Lose Weight for Roles​

Even when size was had nothing to do with the character she was playing<p>Actress Sophie Turner has revealed that she’s been told to lose weight for roles, even when her size had nothing to do with the character she was playing. While she didn’t mention any specific roles, the already thin <i>Game of</i> …

TV Series

​This Common Weight Loss Food Might Actually Be Giving You a Gut

​Is it responsible for your weight gain?<p>The “diet” choice might not actually help your diet goals at all: Artificial, zero-calorie sweeteners might not help you lose weight—and they may actually contribute to packing on the pounds, according to a new meta-analysis published in the <i>Canadian Medical</i> …

Holistic Medicine

Sorry, Apple Photos, but I'm leaving you for Google Photos

When Google Photos launched two years ago, I installed it for one very simple reason: to backup all of my photos and videos to the cloud. It was a …

100 awesome iPhone apps that will turn your phone into a jack-of-all-trades

YouTube used to come with your phone, but with iOS 6, Apple removed it. Luckily, Google brought it back. If you need to know what YouTube is, please …

Create Free Ringtones On iPhone From Songs In Music Library Without Jailbreak, Here's How

When we told you recently that Apple had made the GarageBand app free for all iOS users, that had one additional benefit that we did not immediately …

17 iPad tips and secrets you’ll use

I’ve tried to solely include iPad-only features here, though I have included a couple that work across iOS which I think come into their own on the …

TigerVPN protects your data and more w/ a $25 lifetime subscription

<i>From 9to5Toys Specials:</i><p>VPN access has been in the news lately, given President Trump’s decision to overturn the highly controversial internet privacy law late last month that allows ISPs to sell your browsing history if they see fit.<p>There are a number of reasons to consider using a VPN for your …

2 ways to keep your MacBook from falling asleep

MacOS lets you set a time for how long your MacBook's display stays on during a period of inactivity before it shuts off to reduce energy usage and increase battery life. You'll find a slider that goes from 1 minute to Never in the Energy Saver panel of System Preferences. There's a slider for when …

Batteries

Selected 33 Best Android Hacking Apps And Tools Of 2018

<b>Best Android hacking apps</b> — one of the most searched queries in Google.<p>Nowadays every geek wants to turn their <b>Android smartphone</b> into a hacking …

How To: Crack Wi-Fi Passwords—For Beginners!

An internet connection has become a basic necessity in our modern lives. Wireless hotspots (commonly known as Wi-Fi) can be found everywhere!<p>If you …

The Total-Body Tri-Set Terror

Power, strength, and fat loss all in one workout<p><b>Workout:</b> The Tri-Set Terror<p><b>Trainer:</b> Ashley Horner, owner of the athletic training facility American Sled Dogs in Virginia Beach, Virginia<p><b>Benefit:</b> A total-body workout that improves power and strength, and burns an insane amount of calories<p><b>Related:</b> THE …

The Shoulder Workout From Hell

All you need is a pair of dumbbells … and someone else’s shoulder to cry on when you’re done<p>This is your deltoids’ worst nightmare. These groups of 4 straight shoulder exercises will hammer your delts over and over again until your very last rep.<p>And fair warning: There will be a lot of reps. Max …

Men's Health

How Far Apart Should Your Feet Be When You Squat?

Men’s Health Fitness Director BJ Gaddour explains how your stance affects your gains<p>Where should you put your feet when you squat? It depends on which muscles you want to target, says <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S.<p>With a typical stance—slightly wider than shoulder-width—you’ll …

Workouts

The 21-Minute MetApocalypse Workout

This circuit workout kickstarts your metabolism and destroys fat for hours after your final rep<p>One of my favorite ways to fry fat at a furious pace? The MetApocalypse.<p>The workout hits every single muscle in your body while working for long stretches of time. You’ll go all-out for 6 minute bursts—6 …

Workouts

Why ‘21s’ Are One Of the Best Ways to Add Inches to Your Biceps

Add this classic bodybuilding technique to your arm-building arsenal<p>When bodybuilders want an incredible biceps workout, they do 21s.<p>The technique uses various ranges-of-motion during a curl to stimulate new muscle growth and build strength at the hardest parts of the exercise—the bottom and the …

Workouts

Deals: 12" MacBook (1.3GHz, 8GB, 256GB) $999; $50-$100 off iPad Pros; up to 80% off back-to-school gadgets

Back for a limited time only, Apple's 2015 12" MacBook with a 1.3GHz processor is $550 off with free Parallels at B&H. Or snap up an iPad Pro at up …