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8 surprising things ultra productive people do every day

When it comes to productivity, we all face the same challenge — there are only 24 hours in a day. Yet some people seem to have twice the time; they …

Time Management

These Gmail searches will dig up stuff you never knew you missed

Find lost messages, unearth attachments, clear your inbox, and more.<p>Gmail dominates the email landscape. It provides gigabytes of storage, works at super-fast speeds in any browser, and automatically sorts messages into specialized sections depending on their content and importance. But perhaps its …

Benjamin Franklin built his character around 13 virtues — and following his weekly plan could change your life

<b>• Founding father Benjamin Franklin sought to live his life based on 13 virtues.</b><p><b>• He even kept a chart to record which virtues he was actually living by on a weekly basis.</b><p><b>• Tracking and reflecting on these traits could help you lead a more virtuous life.</b><p>Benjamin Franklin was born in 1706 into a …

Self-improvement

Apple Says $29 Battery Replacements Are One-Per-iPhone When Device Passes Diagnostic Test

iPhone users hoping to double dip on Apple's discounted $29 battery replacements this year may find themselves out of luck.<p>While we previously confirmed that Apple is offering $29 battery replacements to any customer with an iPhone 6 or newer regardless of diagnostic result, Apple has indicated …

Mobile Technology

30 Exciting New iOS 11 Features You Didn't Know About

If you think that you’ve mastered all the new features of iOS 11, then you’re in for a surprise because iOS 11 contains many hidden features that …

Apps

Here Are All The Design Tweaks Apple Made With iOS 7.1 [Gallery]

Months of beta testing has finally culminated with the official release of iOS 7.1 to the public, Apple’s biggest update to iOS 7 since its launch last September.<p>The update doesn’t come with big new features, but Jony Ive and the software team have made a ton of small design tweaks, most notably in …

Organization & Preparation Tips

1. Start with the end in mind<p><b>Before you even open up PowerPoint,</b> sit down and really think about the day of your presentation. What is the real …

How To Keep Web Sites From Listening To Your Microphone [OS X Tips]

Last week, a speech recognition developer found a potential exploit in the Chrome web browser that could possibly let malicious web sites activate your Mac’s microphone and listen in on any sounds your mic might pick up around you. Even if you’re not actively using your computer, the mic could be …

The 10 Best Mac Keyboard Shortcuts for Productivity

Keyboard shortcuts are pretty awesome. Few productive people can get through their day without using an assortment of keyboard shortcuts. The less …

Keyboard Shortcuts

Apple Recalls MacBook Air Flash Storage Sold Between June 2012 & June 2013

Apple has recalled 64GB and 128GB flash storage drives that were used in the previous generation MacBook Air. The systems were sold during June 2012 and June 2013, and those affected qualify for a free flash storage drive replacement at their local Apple retail store, or authorized service provider.<p>…

Walmart Offering Launch Discounts on New iPhones: $79 iPhone 5c, $189 iPhone 5s

Walmart, which has traditionally offered discounted pricing on the iPhone relative to standard pricing from Apple and other retailers, will be bringing that pricing strategy to the launch of Apple's new iPhone 5s and 5c models.<p>As noted by <i>CNET</i>, Walmart stores will be offering pre-orders of the …

Where NFL Quarterbacks Throw, Visualized

We've seen plenty of analysis of NBA games from Kirk Goldsberry, but now he's turned his attention to football. In particular, he's taken a look at …

Moleskine Notebook Transforms Into Analog Camera Accessory For iPhone

It’s hard to see why the folks at Barcelona-based Honest&Smile built this crazy contraption into a Moleskine notebook, but that doesn’t make it any less neat — after all, Doc Brown built a time machine into a DeLorean. When closed, it looks like any other overpriced book of blank paper. When …

Neat

You Can Now Watch All The WWDC 2013 Session Videos On YouTube [Updated]

<b>Update:</b> Looks like the account wasn’t Apple’s after all, and the videos have been pulled.<p>Didn’t get a chance to go to WWDC to learn all the new stuff about iOS 7 and OS X Mavericks? Developers have been able to watch all of the WWDC session videos for nearly a month now, but Apple just uploaded …

Apple

FitBit for Dogs – New Wearable iPhone App for Your Pet

Wearable tech has really started to take off over the last two years thanks in part to fitness trackers like the Nike Fuelband and FitBit. But while those companies are worrying about humans, a new company called Whistle is launching a new fitness tracker specifically for mans best friend.<p>The …

Here’s Evidence That Your Carrier Might Be Throttling Your iPhone Data Speeds For No Reason (Update: False)

<i>Update: Brown’s report has proven to be completely false. AnandTech has posted a lengthy explanation as to why Brown’s report is patently false –</i><p><i>“Apple doesn’t limit cellular data throughput on its devices — there’s both no incentive for them to do so, and any traffic management is better off done</i> …

Plex Media Player Comes To Apple TV, No Jailbreak Required

The popular Plex media player that allows users to stream content from their computer to another device is now available on the Apple TV. The new app called PlexConnect is compatible with second- and third-generation devices, and it does not require a jailbreak for installation.<p>This isn’t the first …

Adobe Unveils iPad-Compatible Smart Stylus and Digital Ruler

Alongside new Creative Cloud software, Adobe today announced two new cloud-enabled hardware offerings: the "Project Mighty" stylus and the "Napoleon" guide and ruler.<p>The Mighty is a pressure sensitive stylus that connects to the iPad via Bluetooth to allow digital artists to create line drawings …

Adobe Announces New Creative Cloud Apps, Abandons Creative Suite

Adobe has decided to focus its resources on Creative Cloud and will not continue development on its Creative Suite software, reports <i>The Next Web</i>. While Creative Suite 6 will continue to be supported in regards to bug fixes, there will be no further updates and no Creative Suite 7.<p>Instead, the …