10 hidden features in iOS 12

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With any software upgrade, there’s a lot to unpack. 

Apple’s iOS 12 is no different. You probably noticed Screen Time, Grouped Notifications, and fun photo effects right after the update. However, it’s the small changes that can make all the difference.

We’ve been digging through iOS 12 and found 10 hidden features that will level-up your iPhone experience.

1. Face ID alternate appearance

‘Game of Thrones’ could learn something from this ice-cold political ad

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There are burns, and then there are burns.

I am still shewk from this political ad released by Arizona Democratic Congressional candidate David Brill against his incumbent Republican opponent, Paul Gosar. 

Watch the video until the very end.

Gosar is known for his extreme right-wing views, including the infamous birther conspiracy. The Congressman also believes that the white supremacist rally held…

‘Game of Thrones’ could learn something from this ice-cold political ad

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There are burns, and then there are burns.

I am still shewk from this political ad released by Arizona Democratic Congressional candidate David Brill against his incumbent Republican opponent, Paul Gosar. 

Watch the video until the very end.

Gosar is known for his extreme right-wing views, including the infamous birther conspiracy. The Congressman also believes that the white supremacist rally held…

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Americans hate selfies, but can’t stop taking them

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Americans have a love-hate relationship with selfies.

A new survey from the research company YouGov shows that over 63 percent of Americans say they take selfies. But that doesn’t mean America is all aboard the selfie train. 

While most Americans may take selfies, the majority of selfie-takers also associate at least one negative trait like “annoying” or “narcissistic” with the ubiquitous photos, according to the survey. 

Little Miss Flint’s 5 awesome tips for becoming a young activist

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Mari Copeny, an 11-year-old with an irrepressible desire to make the world a better place, is remarkable proof that you’re never too young to be an activist.

Copeny, also known as “Little Miss Flint,” is an advocate for her hometown of Flint, Michigan, which has been fighting a life-threatening water crisis since 2014. When she was 8 years old, she penned a powerful letter to President Obama on behalf of Flint and its children, who could no longer drink from the tap, shower without their…

Cryptocurrency exchange claimed it was ‘practically impossible’ to hack. It was hacked.

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I guess we shouldn’t be all that surprised. But still, they did say it would be practically impossible. 

The Japan-based cryptocurrency exchange Zaif suffered a major hack last week. It issued a statement on Thursday stating that approximately $59 million worth of bitcoin, bitcoin cash, and MONAcoin had been stolen by unidentified criminals. This, obviously, is not good. What makes it perhaps worse is the company’s past insistence that it applied the “maximum effort” possible to keep its…

10 of the best laptops for Windows 10

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Although MacBooks have grown in popularity over the past decade, Microsoft is making a bit of a comeback among consumers with the release of Windows 10 a few years ago. In fact, there are some benefits of using Windows 10 over MacOS X, such as functionality, ease of use, and touch-ability. Believe it or not, you can actually use many Windows 10 laptops like tablets.

Moreover, Windows-based laptops are catching…

Try your hand at 3D printing after reading this e-book bundle

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The World Maker Faire is an annual festival of engineers, artists, innovators, tinkerers, entrepreneurs, craftspeople, and techies. It’s like the love child of Burning Man and Comic-Con, where people come together to proudly showcase their inventions, learn from, and collaborate with each other. 

It’s happening in New York City Sept. 22 to 23, and in honor of the massive creative exhibition, Maker Media has curated a CAD & 3D printing e-book bundle, which can help you grow your…

Start a career in VR game development with these e-learning bundles

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Virtual reality gaming is having a moment. It’s either because people are treating it as escapist entertainment, or because immersing yourself in an alternate dimension is just too darn amusing not to get hooked. Whatever the case may be, there’s no better time than now to join in on the VR craze.

Since the industry has started picking up the pace only recently, there might not be a game that suits your taste…

8 of the best dog beds to help your canine rest easy

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If you’re a canine lover, you know all the perks of having a pooch: There’s *always* a hyper fluffball to play with when you get home. If your pizza delivery shows up or there’s an Amazon Prime package, your dog alerts you ASAP through bark code, even though they might get a little too protective when the mail carrier arrives. While you love getting cuddly with your canine, sometimes you can’t both share the couch, which is why you should get a good dog bed, stat. 

But, where to…