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Roasted Eggplant With Tahini, Pine Nuts, and Lentils Recipe

This dish of eggplant roasted until caramelized and tender, served over stewed lentils with an extraordinarily light and creamy tahini sauce and crunchy pine nuts, was dinner and lunch for more meals than I care to count a couple of weeks back. Not that I'm complaining: It's extremely good.<p>It's …

Must-have Apple TV apps of 2015

The Apple TV’s App Store is still so new, odds are you might be having trouble figuring out which apps are the best.<p>The holidays are just around the corner, so for the sake of the friends and relatives who will soon be swarming your living room, you might want to populate your new set-top box with …

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How to Make Swedish-Style Hasselback Potatoes

Meet Hasselback potatoes. Thinly sliced almost all the way through before being fanned out and baked, these fancy-looking spuds were first served at …

8 perfect accessory gift ideas for Apple TV owners

The new fourth-generation Apple TV landed back in October, and it was definitely worth the wait. Along with a true App Store, the revamped streaming …

BBC iPlayer is now playing on the new Apple TV

British users of the new Apple TV have gotten, as one puts it, a “nice Sunday evening surprise” with the arrival of BBC iPlayer on Apple’s set-top …

Infuse for Apple TV gets its first update

Infuse 4 for tvOS, the Apple TV edition of the powerful media player for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad, was updated last evening in the App Store …

The best powerline networking kit

If you live in a big house, this is one way to ensure that even the most remote rooms have strong internet access.<p><i>By Samara Lynn</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. Read the full article here.</i><p>After 5 hours of research and 29 hours of testing …

5 More Shots Every Photographer Must Know How to Create

How varied is your photography repertoire? How diverse is your skill set? Mastering a particular kind of shot is important — essential, even. But …

Why lack of communication has become the number one reason people quit

“The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.”<br>— George Bernard Shaw<p>Communication is a core part of the human experience. And yet, we still struggle with it. Despite the explosion of communication technology, under-communication remains a major challenge at …

5 Hearty Salads That Are Outrageously Delicious

Salads don't always need to be starters or sides. These crave-worthy salads will take center stage at meal time -- and no one will leave the table hungry, I assure you.<p>Salads don't always need to be starters or sides. These crave-worthy salads will take center stage at meal time -- and no one will …

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Popcorn Time for music is here

Aurous , a new music streaming service wants you to fall in love with BitTorrent all over again. The desktop app, which was launched today on Windows, OSX and Linux is an interface that makes searching through the sea of legally hazy music files easier.<p>Built by by Andrew Sampson and a developer …

So You Want to be Successful on Instagram? Part II

Human Journey<p><i>This post is the second in the “So You Want to be Successful on Instagram?” series, which explores Instagram as the ultimate visual platform. Kike Calvo is a National Geographic Creative photographer whose travels you can follow on Instagram.</i><p>After gaining over 300 million users in …

17 of the best iPhone and iPad apps from September 2015

With the launch of iOS 9 last month, it was busy month for new and updated apps – from big names like Keep arriving belatedly for Apple’s OS to adblockers and Lil Jon’s new keyboard album Vext.<p>Luckily for you, we’ve sorted the wheat from the chaff and what follows is the best new and updated apps …

5 Common File Types in Photography and When You Should Use Each One

You’ve spent the last few hours working on the perfect photo shoot and everything went better than you could have possibly imagined. After importing …

Phone Photography Tricks

<i>WARNING: You Don’t Want To Snap Another Photo Until You Read This Startling Report…</i><p>"Astonishingly Simple Secrets Discovered By Renegade Photographer …

17 secret iOS 9 tricks everyone should know

Once you get your iPhone upgraded to iOS 9, you might be overwhelmed. While Apple’s new mobile OS doesn’t pack a lot of grand new visual features, the update does include tons of little tricks that make using your iPhone and iPad even more ridiculously easy to use.<p>Here are all the secret iOS 9 …

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iOS 9 review: Apple finally focuses on stability and smarts

Two years on from the biggest design overhaul of iOS, Apple has finally started to iron out the kinks. iOS 7 was notorious for being unstable at launch and many people struggled to get iOS 8 onto their phones, because it was such a huge download.<p>iOS 9 brings a number of new features to both iPhones …

Getting Paid to Become a Better Photographer

I often see instructional videos and one-on-one tutorials with amazing photographers on various websites and while many of them are amazing and full …

Personal Branding for Photographers Explained | JUST™ Creative

<i>This post has been contributed by Andrew Graham.</i><p>Since photographers usually work as solo artists, they often don’t think of themselves, or market …

The Best Hipstamatic Film and Lens Combination: Part 1

One of the best things about using the iPhone as a photographic capture device is the wide range of photo apps that are available. From camera …

10 Famous Street Photography Quotes You Must Know

If you want to get a deeper insight into street photography and take better photos, I feel it is very important to study the work of the street …

Review: this is my 'Next Keyboard' for iPhone

In my December 2014 preview of Next Keyboard I wrote the app had the potential to become “the first iOS keyboard done right”.<p>What started out as the …

How To: The 55 Coolest New iOS 9 Features You Didn't Know About

Apple's latest mobile operating system, iOS 9, may not be the huge overhaul that iOS 8 was, but that doesn't mean there aren't plenty of new …

Women don't excuse Ashley Madison's deceitful fembots

Just in case you think we’ve exited the Uncanny Valley of affair site Ashley Madison, particularly its use of bots to cater to the desires of attached men eagerly seeking a mistress, surprise! There’s more to be had on this wild ride.<p>Ashley Madison and its parent company, Avid Life Media, released …

These 10 work apps have gone bonkers in the last few months

Cloud security company Okta works with 4,000 of them, helping big companies manage employee passwords for them.<p>By analyzing the data from its 2,500 enterprise customers in 185 countries, it discovered the 10 apps that are growing the fastest among business users last quarter, from April 2015 to …

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SmartClose places apps in a state of deep sleep to intelligently preserve system resources

Ryan Petrich’s <b>SmartClose</b>, a popular tweak that takes backgrounded apps and places them immediately into a deep sleep state, has finally been updated …

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How to become an awesome designer in 365 days

One of the old sayings that motivate me is “practice makes perfect”. Proverbs can be a bit of a cliché, but in some cases they can be true. I am a workaholic by nature, which obviously has its good and bad sides. One of the good sides is that I can’t stand still, and just do nothing all day long. …

10 usability considerations for your mobile app

In a world dominated by mobile phones, finding a way to sell your product or service via smartphone is a good move. But when it’s your first time launching an m-commerce app, there’s a lot that’s easy to overlook. So I asked 10 founders from YEC the following:<p>What is the No. 1 usability …

9 all-purpose, super-easy online Web builders let you tell a story or sell your stuff

With all the Facebooking, Tumblring and tweeting, it’s a wonder personal Websites still get built at all. For most people, short bursts of communication with friends and family seem to be enough to satisfy most common messaging impulses.<p>Nonetheless, business and personal Websites are still going …

Friedman "DIRTY SHIRLEY"- Jack Rack (includes 4 keychains)

<b>The official licensed FRIEDMAN Jack Rack!</b><p>Hang your keys like a rockstar with the Friedman Amplification Jack Rack. Easy to install, and guaranteed to …