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3 Ways to Uninstall Apps on Mac

- Jul 12, 2018<p>Whether you’re trying to clear up hard drive space or you just want to get rid of an unused app, uninstalling software is a fairly …

Operating Systems

Apple releases iOS 11.4.1 and blocks passcode cracking tools used by police

Apple today released iOS 11.4.1, and while most of us are already looking ahead to all the new stuff coming in iOS 12, this small update contains an important new security feature: USB Restricted Mode. Apple has added protections against the USB devices being used by law enforcement and private …

iOS

Cracked iPhone screen? This 8-legged case promises no more smashed displays

This clever idea could be your best bet if you hate chunky cases but still want to protect your phone from falls.<p><i>Video: Phillip Frenzel explains in</i> …

Gear & Gadgets

3 Top Marijuana Stocks to Buy After Canada's Legalization of Recreational Marijuana

The Canadian recreational marijuana market is now set to explode. And these three stocks could, too.<p>Canada now stands as the first major economic …

Cannabis

How to Get a MacBook or MacBook Pro Keyboard Repaired Free Under Apple's Service Program

Apple has initiated a new <b>worldwide service program</b> offering free repairs of MacBook and MacBook models equipped with low-profile, butterfly mechanism keyboards, after the company determined that "a small percentage" of the keyboards may develop one or more of the following issues:<p>Letters or …

MacBook Pro

Locked Out of Your iPhone? Here’s What to Do

<b>Q.</b> <i>What do you do if you forget your iPhone passcode and get a message on the lock screen saying the phone is disabled? What is disabling it?</i><p><b>A.</b> The passcode and other security protections that Apple builds into its iOS software are designed to prevent anyone but the owner (or trusted associate) from …

IPhone 7

6 Reasons Why Your Photos Aren’t Razor Sharp

Picture this: you come home after a great day out photographing and you’re excited to look through all the beautiful images you’ve captured. However, …

Landscape Photography

Alex Ovechkin sleeps with the Stanley Cup

Capitals captain <b>Alex Ovechkin</b> isn’t quite ready to let the Stanley Cup out of his sight. Over the last 48-hours, since winning the championship with …

How to Create a New Apple ID on iPhone

You can't effectively use an iPhone without an Apple ID. It used to be, in the pre-family sharing days, that family members sometimes shared an Apple ID; this created all kinds of complications. If you want to buy apps in the App Store, sign up for Apple Music or an iTunes account, or use iCloud, …

How to Clean Your Computer Inside and Out

It’s a tedious task you've been putting off for what could be years. But the moment has come: You're going to clean your computer inside and out. …

Cleaning

How to clean your Apple cables, keyboards, mice, trackpads, and more

Accessories for your Apple devices can add up quickly and before you know it they’re also looking a lot dirtier than when you first unboxed them. Follow along for the best ways to clean your first- and third-party accessories.<p>Last week we covered some of the best ways to clean your AirPods and …

Cleaning

10 apps parents warned to look out for on their children's phones

Police have urged parents to check their children's phones in a warning about 10 apps that should be "off-limits".<p>The list was created by an American …

Apps

How to Uninstall Annoying macOS Apps

I’ve never had much of an interest in Chess, but because macOS seems to think that the game is so critical to my operating system, I’m forbidden to …

Operating Systems

6 Weird Warning Signs That Could Indicate Your Heart Is in Trouble

See your doctor if you have any concerns about these.<p>The heart, so integral to life, sits in its protective cage in the chest, going about its work …

Steven Spielberg

Stop What You're Doing and Check These Facebook Privacy Settings on Your Facebook Account. I Was Truly Stunned by Mine

It's not quite panic time, but most people will be surprised by just how many apps they've given permission to access their data.<p>In the wake of the Facebook and Cambridge Analytics scandal, and the news now that the Federal Trade Commission has opened an investigation into Facebook's use of private …

Apps

Photo Basics: Why the Histogram Is So Important and How to Use It for Better Photographs (VIDEO)

The histogram is a powerful, yet frequently overlooked, tool that can make a big difference in your photographs. This simple tutorial will help you …

The Origins of All 30 MLB Team Names

With the Major League Baseball season on the horizon, here's the breakdown of how the league's 30 teams got their names.<p><b>Arizona Diamondbacks</b><p>In 1995, …

Baseball

The PlayStation 4’s big 5.50 update is now available

After being in beta since February 6th, Sony’s big 5.50 update for the PlayStation 4 (PS4) is now available.The mandatory update weighs in at 460MB …

5 Apps That Should Terrify Every Parent, According To Experts

If you see these on your teen's phone, it's time for a talk.<p>The internet can be a cesspool of danger for some teenagers, says Sedgrid Lewis, an internet safety expert who blogs under the moniker Spy Parent. Some of the apps that teens favor can expose them to predators and encourage them to engage …

The keto diet, explained

Is eating a lot of fat really the best way to lose weight?<p>It’s why people are putting grass-fed butter in their coffee, downing ketone drinks, and replacing their cereal and pasta with eggs and avocados.<p>The ketogenic diet has become a Silicon Valley obsession and the diet du jour that supposedly …

Diabetes

19 ‘USSD’ Codes That Unlock Hidden Features in Your iPhone

When you want to tweak your iPhone’s preferences, you’ll usually open up the Settings app. That’s basic iOS 101. What you might not know is that …

This Photography Challenge Will Help You Break Out of Your Creative Rut

We all get stuck in a creative rut from time to time...<p>It might be that you simply don't have the energy to go out and shoot. Perhaps every photo you …

5 common MacBook problems and how to fix them

Is your Mac is starting to show signs of age and is acting strangely or feeling sluggish? Before you junk it, there might be some easy fixes to what ails it. Here are five fixes to five common Mac problems.<p>1. Startup issues<p>If your Mac fails to boot properly and you find yourself staring at a blank …

MacBook

24 hidden settings that can maximize your Mac

We mean Mac-simize.<p>Apple prides itself on the polish and slickness of its software, and on the surface, macOS proves itself an intuitive and easy-to-navigate operating system. Dig deeper, however, and you'll find a heap of useful settings and options that let you customize your computing …

Photo Basics: Understanding ISO and How to Use It for Shooting Better Photographs (VIDEO)

The camera primer below is the final episode in a series we’ve been featuring, designed to help photographers fully understand exposure settings and …

5 Common Photography Mistakes to Avoid

Oscar Wilde wrote “Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.” Every photographer’s journey starts with mistakes, confusion, and a dash of …

Every Photographer Should Be Able To Do These 17 Things in Under 10 Seconds

I know what you're thinking...Photography is all about taking your time, checking the corners of the frame, perfecting the lighting, and so forth.And …

Shutter Speed

25 must-have MacBook accessories under $25

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon Although our smartphone is probably the most useful gadget we have on us, most of our work happens on a computer.<p>If you're a Mac …

Tech Trends

8 types of food to avoid if you have irritable bowel syndrome

Did you know Canada has one of the highest rates of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) in the world?<p>In fact, it’s estimated that five million Canadians …

99+ Photos That Will Show You The Cultures of the World

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their people from different cultures photos in the Cultures Of The World Photo contest with chances to …