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Episode 12 of the Constitutional podcast: ‘The common defense’

By Lillian Cunningham<p>Lillian Cunningham<p>Reporter hosting the "Presidential" and "Constitutional" podcasts<p>Email Bio Follow<p>One intention the framers had when creating the U.S. Constitution was to “provide for the common defense.” But who shoulders that duty has not always been so clear.<p>At many points …

Verizon to start throttling all smartphone videos to 480p or 720p

No 4K video allowed—new bandwidth limits apply to mobile hotspots, too.<p>Verizon Wireless will start throttling video streams to resolutions as low as …

General McMaster, Step Down—and Let Trump Be Trump

Save your reputation while you still can. The country will be fine.<p>During the presidential transition, when a friend called me to discuss whether he should accept a national security post in the Trump administration, I advised him to do so. My thinking was that the more mature, thoughtful people we …

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6 Hidden iPad Secrets That Will Turn You Into a Pro

Apple loves the idea of hiding features above, below or to the side of the screen. For example, if you swipe down from the very top edge of the …

How to Move the Cursor Using Trackpad Mode

With the new iPad just released, I expect that we will have some first-time iPad users stopping by looking for help with their new devices. Also, some of you who may be upgrading from an iPad 2 or 3, or an original iPad Mini may find some of the tablet features in the latest version of iOS …

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Google announces YouTube TV service that rivals cable for $35

YouTube wants to replace your cable TV service – for real this time.<p>At an event in California today, the company today announced a virtual cable TV similar to the likes of Sling TV or DirecTV Now. Basically you pay $35 every month and have access to a series of live broadcast and cable channels. …

What Will Become of Federal Public Lands Under Trump?

Last January, during what now seem like the halcyon days of the Presidential primaries, Donald Trump and his son Donald, Jr., sat down for an interview with <i>Field & Stream</i> at the Shooting, Hunting, and Outdoor Trade Show, in Las Vegas. The discussion, though brief, was packed with vintage Republican …

How to Improve your iPhone cell coverage with “Wi-Fi Calling”

- Feb 5, 2017<p>Is your mountain cabin or home in a dead zone? You can help yourself or any of your family members if you’re familiar with this feature. …

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How to change your DNS and (maybe) take the internet back

Sometimes, when your favorite websites go "down," they're actually still right there. You just can't see them, because your computer doesn't know the route.<p>What if you could give your PC some better driving directions <i>right now</i>, in just a minute or two tops? What if this trick improved your privacy …

OS X: Pasting Text into Emails, Much Faster

Today we're going to discuss how to use a contextual menu to pop selected text into an email, a message, or even a tweet, which is faster than the …

Working Geek: Starbucks VP Adrienne Gemperle helps employees get college degrees

As part of her role as Senior Vice President of PartnerResources (the coffee giant’s version of HR), Adrienne Gemperle leads the Starbucks College …

Speed Test - Free Internet Speed Test – HTML5, No App Needed

Get High Speed Internet to Power all of Your Devices<p>At Bandwidth Place, we partner with the top Internet providers letting you compare plans to find …

How to extend your Mac's desktop to a TV or iPad

1. Get started on your Mac<p>With Duet installed on both your Mac and your iOS device, open the Mac app. Duet's icon will appear in the menu bar, but …

How to Create an Email Signature With a Logo in OS X Mail

These are instructions on how to create an email signature and add your logo to an email in OS X Mail.<p><b>Step One</b><br>Launch <i>Mail</i> from your Dock.<p><b>Step …

Modstep Is Here To Turn Your Dusty First-Gen iPad Into a Sick Audio Workstation

At $20, it's still a lot cheaper than upgrading to the latest and greatest device.<p>The corporations behind our devices are only getting better and better at erasing their own product histories. The term is planned obsolescence and it's by-now built into how we even think about consumer technology. …

How To Protect Yourself On Public Wi-Fi: Free, Open Internet Can Be Awesome, But It’s A Huge Security Risk

The easiest way to get yourself hacked is to sit down at a coffee shop, open your computer and log on to the internet. The very notion of a public …

Avoid that surprise big bill! Here’s how to turn off in-app purchases

If you downloaded an app recently, chances are it contained in-app purchases, especially if it was a game. What was once a rarity has turned into the …

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The SmartHub: Precise Induction Cooktop, Sous Vide, and more

The SmartHub™ pairs with a variety of tops and accessories<p>It All Began with a Vacuum Sealer<p>In 2007, Oliso reinvented the vacuum sealer and vastly …

How to delete unwanted stock apps from your iPad

Let’s be honest, we’ve all got them–those annoying stock apps that we never intend on using that come pre-installed on our iPads. Each of us have our preferred way to deal with them. Some of us seclude them on the last of our Home screen pages, while others cram them all in one folder so you don’t …

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Satechi answers the prayers of MacBook owners by adding pass-through charging to its USB-C hub

Today at CES Satechi announced two new essential USB-C accessories geared towards users of Apple’s 12-inch MacBook. Satechi’s updated USB-C Hub includes an integrated pass-through USB-C charging port. That may seem like an obvious feature for this type of mobile accessory, but it’s one that early …

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Custom cores versus ARM cores, what is it all about?

When reading about CPU core designs you have probably come across the term “custom core,” especially when reading about Apple or Qualcomm. So what is a custom core? Why do people make such a fuss about them? And, who designs them? Well, let’s find out!<p>ARM<p>The vast majority of Android smartphones …

Ben Heck's DIY Novena laptop, part 2

Fun with open-source notebooks!<p>As Ben and Felix continue building the Novena Open Source laptop, Felix tries to maintain his sanity while customizing a Phantom keyboard with Cherry-MX switched mechanical keys and a teensy microcontroller while Ben uses a laser cutter and CNC Router to design the …

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Prevent iOS from Resizing Background Wallpapers with a Screenshot

When you try to use a small picture for your background on iOS, it automatically zooms in and resizes the image. It’s annoying if you’re trying to …

Here's the secret way to hide the iPhone apps that Apple won't let you delete

Apple includes 30 applications with the iPhone and none of them can be deleted. Many iPhone owners have resorted to creating an "Apple" folder that contains un-used and un-removeable apps.<p>Apple CEO Tim Cook, has vaguely hinted that the company may be working on a way to remove the default apps that …

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