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Manage and Download Apps (.ipa) without iTunes
When Apple released iTunes 12.7, they surprised many users by removing the iOS App Store from the iTunes Store. We had been accustomed to being able to buy apps…
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The Trump-era threat to democracy is the opposite of populism
Javier Zarracina/Vox There is a very real threat to liberal democracy in Trump’s America, but it has nothing to do with populism. In fact, populism — an…
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2 days ago
Manafort, Cohen, and Individual 1 Are in Grave Danger
A protest in Los Angeles, California Kyle Grillot / Reuters Federal prosecutors filed three briefs late on Friday portending grave danger for three men: the…
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4 days ago
Forty Years Ago, 12.6 Million Feet of History Went Up in Smoke
Forty years ago, employees of the National Archives and Records Service experienced the thing they had been working for decades to prevent: some of the highly…
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5 days ago
What to do when the Mac App Store says ‘Update Unavailable with This Apple ID’
Apple The Mac App Store (MAS) registers downloaded apps—paid and free—to the Apple ID associated with the store at the time of download. Most people only ever…
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5 days ago
Mujjo touchscreen gloves review: They let you swipe, scroll in bitter cold
The last time I tried to use touchscreen gloves, I had made the decision to just never use my phone outdoors in the dead of winter. The damn things just weren’t…
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5 days ago
The Planet Has Seen Sudden Warming Before. It Wiped Out Almost Everything.
matter In some ways, the planet's worst mass extinction — 250 million years ago, at the end of the Permian Period — may parallel climate change today.…
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5 days ago
My Befuddling Dinner With Facebook Empress Sheryl Sandberg
To recap: Sheryl Sandberg joined Facebook as chief operating officer in 2008, promising to make the popular but weird social network profitable. She went hard…
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5 days ago
Commentary: Why macOS Server Should Be Renamed ‘Profile Manager’
R.I.P., macOS Server . What was once a true non-Windows/Linux server solution for all-Mac businesses is now just a pale shadow of its former self. If you…
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5 days ago
Edge dies a death of a thousand cuts as Microsoft switches to Chromium
Enlarge @AndreTelevise As reported earlier this week , Microsoft is going to use Google's Blink rendering engine and V8 JavaScript engine in its Edge browser,…
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6 days ago
Five things to do when you have too many ideas and never finish anything
What do you do when you’re overwhelmed with too many ideas? Do you abandon them, or do you finish what you start? Juggling multiple ideas and goals—to write,…
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7 days ago
A New Way to Become More Open-Minded
Danae Diaz/Getty Images Benjamin Franklin knew he was smart — smarter than most of his peers — but he was also intelligent enough to understand that he couldn’t…
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7 days ago
Apple Music Lands on Amazon Echo, as Apple Branches Out
In news that might help you make some sense of your fragmented, frustrating device setup, Amazon announced today that its Echo devices will support Apple Music…
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7 days ago
Two weeks in, Fallout 76 is a lonely, glitchy, flawed mess
Live together, die alone? Much like the fictional Vault-Tec does with its dwellers, Bethesda is conducting an experiment of its own in Fallout 76 : the…
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7 days ago
Bethesda’s attempt to fix a Fallout 76 blunder leaks angry shoppers’ PID
Enlarge / The yellow "bulb" lights up with a tap of the right-side helmet button. That's the only light-up element. Sam Machkovech Bethesda's latest video game,…
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7 days ago
Bush funeral: Trump sits with fellow presidents but still stands alone
Former president George W. Bush, President Trump and former presidents Barack Obama, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter look on at the conclusion of a funeral for…
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7 days ago
The Best (Free) Streaming Service You've Never Heard Of
When the classic-movie streaming service FilmStruck shuttered last month, it caused a palpable panic among cineastes. Overstuffed with exceptional big-studio…
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7 days ago
Kanopy Is Becoming the Best Free Streaming Service Out There
When the classic-movie streaming service FilmStruck shuttered last month, it caused a palpable panic among cineastes. Overstuffed with exceptional big-studio…
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7 days ago
Ajit Pai buries 2-year-old speed test data in appendix of 762-page report
Enlarge / FCC Chairman Ajit Pai testifying at a Senate Appropriations Committee hearing on May 17, 2018 in Washington, DC. Getty Images | Win McNamee The…
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7 days ago
Microsoft continues its quest to embrace every developer with Visual Studio 2019
Enlarge / Visual Studio 2019 has a new icon; the left one for the release version, the right one for previews. Microsoft Microsoft today made a number of…
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8 days ago
Report: Microsoft is scrapping Edge, switching to just another Chrome clone
Enlarge Getty / Aurich Windows Central reports that Microsoft is planning to replace its Edge browser, which uses Microsoft's own EdgeHTML rendering engine and…
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8 days ago
How to Game the App Store
I’ve been pestering Apple for years publicly and privately about the manipulation and outright scams going on in the App Store. Apple has made some progress…
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9 days ago
“What is the FCC hiding?” Pai still won’t release net neutrality server logs
Enlarge / FCC Chairman Ajit Pai speaking at a press conference on October 1, 2018, in Washington, DC. Getty Images | Mark Wilson The Federal Communications…
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9 days ago
iTunes Doesn't Encrypt Downloads—on Purpose
The push to encrypt traffic throughout the web has resulted in safer and more secure browsing across millions of sites. But not everywhere uses the so-called…
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9 days ago
Bethesda permanently bans Fallout 76 players after homophobic in-game assault
Fallout is a franchise defined by its lawlessness: in the wasteland, nothing can stop denizens from succumbing to their worst tendencies. Fallout 76 leans into…
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12 days ago
Death of a provocateur
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge By now, anybody who lives a social media life has probably heard that Laura Loomer — the 25-year-old far-right…
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12 days ago
How to us Quick Website Search in Safari for iOS | Cult of Mac
Safari for iOS has a great feature: Quick Website Search. This lets you search the contents of a single website, using that site’s own built-in search. The…
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12 days ago
Apple Watch gets extended return policy for heart health features
Apple Watch buyers will be granted an extended return period if they decide to return their wearable for reasons related to upcoming heart health features.…
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12 days ago
The strongest predictor of men’s well-being isn’t family or health
As feminism is increasingly defined as liberation for people of all genders , definitions of masculinity continue to shift away from traditionally, and many…
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13 days ago
Trump threatens to declassify 'devastating' documents if Democrats 'want to play tough'
Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump said that if Democrats "want to play tough" when they control the House of Representatives next year, he will declassify…
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14 days ago
Trump’s Washington Post interview shows a presidency that’s beyond satire
President Donald Trump Win McNamee/Getty Images I happen to be among the minority of policy analysts who thinks there is some merit to Donald Trump’s argument…
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14 days ago
Sennheiser discloses monumental blunder that cripples HTTPS on PCs and Macs
Enlarge Sennheiser Audio device maker Sennheiser has issued a fix for a monumental software blunder that makes it easy for hackers to carry out…
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14 days ago
A Wall Street Journal interview on trade shows Trump has no idea what he’s doing
President Donald Trump and China’s President Xi Jinping arrive at a state dinner at the Great Hall of the People on November 9, 2017, in Beijing. Thomas…
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15 days ago
Is Trump Going to Bury the Auto Industry in a Shallow Grave?
The genius businessman at work. By Ralph Freso/Getty Images To put it mildly, Donald Trump was not pleased to learn that General Motors would lay off 15 percent…
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15 days ago
Trump Administration Will Say Anything To Downplay Dire Climate Report
The Trump administration appears to have settled on a strategy for dealing with the dire conclusions in the latest federal climate assessment : downplay and…
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15 days ago
Trump proposes a government-run TV news network to counter CNN
Enlarge / President Donald Trump gets into an exchange with CNN reporter Jim Acosta during a news conference a day after the midterm elections on November 7,…
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15 days ago
The Miseducation of Sheryl Sandberg
Sandberg arrives for a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on September 5, 2018. By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call. The ongoing three-way public-relations car…
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15 days ago
There’s No Looking Away From This Year’s California Fires
There’s No Looking Away From This Year’s California Fires What we saw in California this year is unlike anything that has come before. But odds are we’ll see it…
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16 days ago
Trump’s Statement on Saudi Arabia, Explained!
Supported by The president makes the case for the crown prince: Iran, arms sales and oil. In a statement with typical Trumpian vigor, President Trump in effect…
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16 days ago
Argument analysis: Justices poised to allow antitrust dispute against Apple over apps to go forward
The Supreme Court heard oral argument this morning in a dispute between technology giant Apple and a group of iPhone users over the sale of apps from Apple’s…
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16 days ago
Latest Windows 10 update breaks Windows Media Player, Win32 apps in general
Part of the group Cydnidae, these are a type of shield bug. These two are apparently on the verge of producing a number of additional shield bugs. jacinta lluch…
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16 days ago
Apple is about to defend one of its crown jewels at the Supreme Court — here's what you need to know
Apple will argue a case about antitrust laws and its App Store in front of the Supreme Court on Monday. Apple is accused of monopolizing the market for iPhone…
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16 days ago
The Best Dishwasher for 2018
Photo: Bosch Appliances Large Appliances The Wall Street Journal first reported this week that Sears has filed for bankruptcy (subscription required), so we’ve…
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18 days ago
The Best Gas Stoves and Ranges for 2018
Photo: Frigidaire Appliances Large Appliances We’ve split our guides to stoves into two parts: One for gas models, which you’re reading now, and one for…
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18 days ago
Is Cindy Hyde-Smith Too Racist for Mississippi?
By Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images. As with Roy Moore in Alabama and Ron DeSantis in Florida, Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith seems determined to test Republican voters’…
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21 days ago
Amazon customers’ names and email addresses disclosed by website error
Enlarge Amazon customers woke up on Wednesday to an email saying a technical error caused the site to disclose their names and email addresses. While Amazon…
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21 days ago
Ion drive meets drone, as small plane flies with no moving parts
Enlarge Nature The Johnson Indoor Track at MIT probably won't go down in history in the same way as Kitty Hawk has, but it was the scene of a first in powered…
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21 days ago
You snooze, you lose: Insurers make the old adage literally true
Enlarge / A CPAP machine laying in traveling bag ready for a trip. Cherrybeans | Getty Images Cigna, one of the largest health insurers in the country,…
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21 days ago
APNewsBreak: Roberts raps Trump for "Obama judge" comment
WASHINGTON (AP) — Chief Justice John Roberts is pushing back against President Donald Trump for his description of a judge who ruled against Trump’s migrant…
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21 days ago
I looked for a state that’s taking gun violence seriously. I found Massachusetts.
In New Hampshire, the process for buying a gun is easy — easier than getting a driver’s license. You go to a gun store, you show your ID, and if you pass a…
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21 days ago
Read Trump’s bizarre statement on Saudi Arabia and Jamal Khashoggi
President Donald Trump holds a working lunch with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in the Oval Office at the White House on March…
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22 days ago
“Democracy Failed Georgia”: Stacey Abrams Ends Governor Run Without Conceding
By Kevin D. Liles/Bloomberg via Getty Images After a tumultuous race, Democrat Stacey Abrams has ended her gubernatorial run in Georgia, saying that she…
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25 days ago
Democrat Stacey Abrams Ends Bid For Georgia Governor, Decrying 'Suppression'
Democrat Stacey Abrams and Republican Brian Kemp greet each other before a debate last month in Atlanta. John Bazemore/AP Updated at 6:07 p.m. ET Republican…
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26 days ago
FilmStruck Is Shutting Down: Stream These 10 Movies Now
Unless a moviegoing-miracle occurs, you have just a few days left to become FilmStruck: On November 29, the movie-streaming service—which hosts everything from…
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26 days ago
Third-Party USB-C to Lightning Cables Might Come in Mid-2019 (Which Is Good, Because I Still Don’t Think iPhone Is Ever Going to Switch to USB-C) (via IFTTT)
Third-Party USB-C to Lightning Cables Might Come in Mid-2019 (Which Is Good, Because I Still Don’t Think iPhone Is Ever Going to Switch to USB-C)…
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27 days ago
Delay, Deny and Deflect: How Facebook’s Leaders Fought Through Crisis
Facebook has gone on the attack as one scandal after another — Russian meddling, data sharing, hate speech — has led to a congressional and consumer backlash.…
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27 days ago
6 Questions After The New York Times' Facebook Bombshell
On Wednesday afternoon, The New York Times published a blockbuster—five byline, 50 source, 5,000 word—report on the failures of Facebook’s management team…
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27 days ago
Trump’s nominee to head National Park Service views climate change as a priority, not a hoax
Raymond David Vela, President Trump’s nominee to be director of the U.S. National Park Service (NPS), mentioned climate change on Thursday as he read from…
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27 days ago
Kim Kardashian's Private Firefighters Expose the Fault Lines of America
Ringo H.W. Chiu / AP As multiple devastating wildfires raged across California, a private firefighting crew reportedly helped save Kanye West and Kim…
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27 days ago
A Visual Guide to Version Control – BetterExplained
Version Control (aka Revision Control aka Source Control) lets you track your files over time. Why do you care? So when you mess up you can easily get back to a…
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29 days ago
How a Difficult, Racist, Stubborn President Was Removed From Power—If Not From Office
A Harper's Weekly cartoon mocking Johnson leaving office. | Wikimedia Commons Members of Congress and some in Andrew Johnson’s own Cabinet wanted him gone. They…
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4 weeks ago
New year, same story: Cost of wind and solar fall below cost of coal and gas
Enlarge Germanborrillo It's that time of the year again: time for asset management company Lazard to release its annual Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE) study.…
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4 weeks ago
‎App of the Day: Universe — Website Builder
Get the Full Experience This story can only be viewed on the App Store in iOS 11 or later on your iPhone or iPad. Learn more.
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4 weeks ago
40 Things I Wish I’d Known About Building A Career in The Arts
“woman playing violin beside grand piano” by Michel Catalisano on Unsplash Navigating the geography of a creative life requires a compass — not a map. It’s…
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4 weeks ago
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