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Wednesday October 18, 2017 @ 10:14:45 AM mt

Bumble Bizz: Can a Dating App Really Rival LinkedIn



Can you think of a single social network that hasnt tried to be something more than just a place where friends can connect online? They merge, roll out new updates and modes, and generally do anything to get a hold of more audience and bigger revenue. While LinkedIn is getting more social to battle Facebook, the latter is pushing forward new professional networking features by introducing Jobs on Facebook, and the list goes on. It seems like there is about to be even more competition in the world of professional networking as Bumble, the female-friendly dating app, is rolling out...

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Wednesday October 18, 2017 @ 10:14:44 AM mt

How to Sync Your Clipboard Between Mac and Windows



Do you ever wish you could copy something on one device and paste it directly on another? macOS Sierra made this automatic for iPhone users, and its also easy to share a clipboard between Windows and Android. But what if you often switch between Windows and Mac machines? Fortunately you can share more than just files by setting up a shared clipboard to simplify your cross-platform setup. Today well look at 1Clipboard, which uses your Google account to sync clipboard data between all of your Mac and Windows computers. If you dont yet have a Google account, you should create...

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Wednesday October 18, 2017 @ 10:14:44 AM mt

The Best Audiobook Apps for All Types of Listeners



One of the best things about audiobooks is that you can take them with you wherever you go. At your desk, in the kitchen, on the road, on a run theres nowhere that you cant be listening to a work of fiction. However, the places where you do most of your listening (and which devices you use to listen to audiobooks) can change which audiobook apps you should be using on a daily basis. We have found six of the best audiobook apps available right now, all of which offer something different. Your job is to work out which...

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Wednesday October 18, 2017 @ 10:14:44 AM mt

How to Use Your Devices to Learn Magic Tricks



Magic tricks can be great fun to learn, but they can also be expensive when youre just starting out. While most card tricks can be done with a standard deck, other more complicated illusions require props. Before you get to that level, though, you need to refine your skills. In short, you need to practice. As with any new skill, this is going to take time. Fortunately, its the 21stcentury, and you have technology on your side. Can technology really help you to learn magic? Yes, it can! What Technology Can You Use? Any device that has a display can...

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Wednesday October 18, 2017 @ 07:17:47 AM mt

What Is Mono and How Does It Help Windows Switchers New to Linux



Linux is many things. Its the core component of a great number of distributions, the shoulders on which a large mobile platform stands on, and better than other, more popular operating systems (definitely not an opinion). One of its shortcomings, though, stems from its lower popularity on the desktop: the availability of programs. Fortunately, there are things which can help this, Mono being one of them. Software Frameworks: Building Blocks Software frameworks arent the most exciting of things, but theyre useful in their own way, working behind the scenes. They allow people to easily develop applications for others, without starting...

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Wednesday October 18, 2017 @ 06:49:10 AM mt

The Tiny Notepad That Lives in the Mac Menu Bar



Everyone needs a bit of paper for scribbling notes every once in a while even when youre working on a computer. Yes, macOS Sierra has the Notes app, which recently went from useless to useful, and theres alsothe default TextEdit app, buthow often do you really use it? Sometimes you just want a dead simple notepad app instead, and thats whereTyke.appcomes in. Its strength is its plainness, described by its developerAndre Torrezas a scratch piece of paper when you need to write something down. Tyke is the perfect utility for when you want to jot something down without opening...

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Wednesday October 18, 2017 @ 06:49:09 AM mt

iPhone 8 Review: Smart Phone Dumb Upgrade



Our verdict of the iPhone 8:You'll need to make your own mind up about this one, since it's a refined smartphone but a lacklustre upgrade. Had Apple included a fast charger and maybe some form of wireless charging pad, it would have matched the 8/10 awarded to last years iPhone 7 Plus.710 We're giving away an iPhone 8. Keep reading to find out how to win!If you expect your yearly smartphone upgrade to include a few significant advantages over last years model, the iPhone 8 may disappoint. If youre not one to upgrade your device year-on-year, the iPhone 8 might...

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Wednesday October 18, 2017 @ 06:49:09 AM mt

7 Swift Coding Challenges to Practice Your Skills



When Apple announced Swift way back in 2014, people were rightfully skeptical. Nobody knew if it would catch on, and many questioned the need for yet another programming language to learn. But then Swift went open source in 2015, and though it didnt explode overnight, the language has steadily grown. Theres never been a better time to learn! Weve covered online Swift tutorials as well as mobile Swift tutorials, so start there if youre brand new. Once youre comfortable with the language, consider testing your skills with these Swift coding challenges. Not only are they fun and stimulating, but theyll...

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Wednesday October 18, 2017 @ 03:50:15 AM mt

How to Install Private Roku Channels and Unlock More Content



These days, its a toss-up between the Nvidia Shield and the new line of Roku hardware when it comes to being king of the streaming devices. Even though the Nvidia device is more powerful and boasts a more user-friendly operating system in the shape of Android TV, the Roku devices have one huge advantage: private channels. Sure, you can sideload apps onto your Android TV device, but they dont come close to Rokus private channels in either ease-of-access or ease-of-installation.How do you install private channels on a Roku? Keep reading to find out. Installing Private Channels on Roku Private channels...

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Wednesday October 18, 2017 @ 03:50:15 AM mt

macOS Beta Users: Drop Out Now and Return to the Stable Branch



A few months ago, we showed you how to enroll in the macOS beta program and try High Sierra right away. Now that High Sierra is out for everyone (with a brand-new file system to boot), you should probably opt out of the beta program. If you dont, youll continue to receive beta versions of new macOS updates. To return to the stable branch of macOS: Open System Preferences. Select the App Store category. At the bottom of the resulting page, youll see a message that says Your computer is set to receive beta software updates. Click the Change button...

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