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15 Habits That Will Totally Transform Your Productivity

From decluttering your desk to letting yourself complain, these 15 easy behavior changes can change how much you accomplish each day.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 Leadership stories of 2015. See the full list here.</i><p>People who manage to get a lot accomplished each day aren’t …

18 things successful people do in the first 10 minutes of the workday

"Getting off on the right foot isn't just important with relationships. It's important with the start of any workday, as well — particularly busy ones," says Michael Kerr, an international business speaker and author of "You Can't Be Serious! Putting Humor to Work."<p>"The first 10 minutes can also …

Success

How to achieve your goals faster

We’ve all dreamed of these lofty goals in life at one point or another.<p>Setting goals is an essential technique to  accomplishing what we truly want in our lives, and more importantly —living a more fulfilling life. And the importance of goal setting is only increasing as our ability to focus …

iPhone 6S announcement: start time, live blog, and streaming for Apple’s event

Today's Apple event is likely to emphasize the power of polish. Patient folks who have waited for the refined updates to Apple's latest hardware are likely to be rewarded. Refined updates of the iPhone, Apple TV, and iPad, each with a bit more power and a handful of novel features, have been …

How to watch today’s Apple TV and iPhone event live

iPhone

The MacBook Air is on a path to extinction

Apple is squeezing the air out of the Air<p>When Apple redesigned the MacBook Air in 2010, it created one of the best machines to ever carry its Mac label. That new laptop was a revelation: extremely thin and light, like the original Air, yet also powerful enough for most tasks and equipped with a …

MacBook Air

An ex-Apple designer has a great idea to make the iPhone’s lock screen better

The iPhone's lock screen is basically just a giant list of unread notifications. What if it was a little more useful?<p>Ex-Apple designer Louie Mantia has reimagined the lock screen to be more like Google Now, Google's digital assistant on Android devices. Instead of just the time, unread …

Weather

15 cultural faux pas you should avoid making in London

A Quora thread outlines universally condemned customs in London.<p>Here are 15 faux pas you should avoid making in London during your next visit.<p>Don't be lazy and omit the "street" or "road" part of an address. Omitting those signifiers can be very confusing to Londoners, especially when there are …

England

Everything we know about the iPhone 7 so far

Even though that's still about five months away, various leaks and notes from analysts have painted a picture of what we might be able to expect from the successor to the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus.<p>Based on what we've heard, it sounds as if the changes will focus more on enhancing features like the camera …

IPhone 7

Apple has already started making the iPhone 7, report says

The new report notes that Apple has started production early. It also further indicates that Apple's next iPhone will have a Force Touch display, which is a technology that Apple debuted with the Apple Watch and its new MacBook.<p>Apple's Force Touch screen is pressure sensitive, which means that it …

The funniest thing you’ll see today: Kids react to the Apple Watch

The Fine Brothers have built a YouTube empire based on different kinds of reaction videos, and they typically stick to a formula. When young children …

The oldest question in the universe

<i>National Post readers answer the question: “Do you believe in God?”</i><p>I believe in G-d, but not your god. The Divine has, for most groups, mutated from …

Toronto

Animaker Removes the Barriers to Creating Pro-Level Animated Videos

<i>Each week we’re profiling one company that has been selected for Boost – our early-stage startup growth program. Catch up with these companies in person</i> at <i>The Next Web Conference Europe on April 23 & 24.</i><p>When it comes to online visual content, either on the Web or via mobile, some elements are no …

Animation

First look at Ari Folman's animated version of Anne Frank's diary

The Waltz With Bashir director is developing a film version of The Diary of Anne Frank, blending traditional animation with stop-motion

How to avoid going full screen in OS X Yosemite

As of OS X Yosemite, the little green button in the upper left-hand corner of all your apps and windows has recently undergone a change in function. Instead of maximizing or re-sizing the windows, as in all previous versions of OS X, now the green button will take your window or app full screen.<p>If …

OS X

Technology: Pixar makes its RenderMan software free for public non-commercial use

If you've ever wanted to up your animation game, now's your chance. Pixar Animation Studios has made their in-house rendering software free to …

Latest Free PSD Mockup Templates for Designers (26 MockUps)

<b>New PSD mockups</b> for designers. All mockup templates design by professionals, mockups included vector graphics, Sketch Books, Magazine Cover, …

Graphic Design

How to Electronically Sign a PDF Using Preview on Mac

When you receive a PDF document by email that you must sign, the process of printing out the file, signing on the dotted line with a pen, scanning the signed document and sending it back can be a rather tedious task. Fortunately, Apple introduced the ability to electronically sign a PDF document …

OS X

How to run Windows 10 Technical Preview on top of Yosemite for free

Mac users curious to see how Microsoft’s latest operating system update looks and feels like can run the Windows 10 Technical Preview on their OS X …

10 Must-Have Mac Apps for the New Apple User

A few of you may have gotten your first Apple computer this Christmas and to that I say this: <i>Welcome to a vastly better computing experience!</i><p>I am …

15 Next-Gen Mac Apps for Designers and Developers in 2015

Mac applications have always been known for their gorgeous design and user-friendly interfaces. When compared to the hundreds of amazing iPhone apps …

The 5 Daily Rituals That Will Make You Happy

You know what percentage of people are really happy? Not “oh, life is pretty good”, I mean people who are <i>flourishing</i>. They feel their lives are …

6 Important Things To Know About How Your Brain Learns

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>Whether you want to learn a new language, learn to cook, take up a musical instrument, or just get more out of the books you read, it helps to know how your brain learns.<p>While everyone learns slightly differently, we do have similarities in the way our …

University of California

Productivity Hacks

<i>Time is of vital importance in today’s world</i>. With a drastic increase of competition in every aspect of life, it is essential to utilize time wisely to thrive. There are so many distractions in today’s world that it becomes extremely easy to waste your precious time in unproductive activities. In …

These people are leaving London and telling the world why

LONDON — People who've reluctantly left London have been sharing their reasons for making the move via giant digital billboards. This is the opposite …