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Why You Need to Check Out Mars This Weekend Why You Need to Check Out Mars This Weekend

Starting this weekend, you’ll be able to catch sight of Mars, big and bright—brighter than it has been since 2003. It’s not to be missed.

How to Create Calendar Events Directly from an Email—and Set Reminders to Avoid Late Fees How to Create Calendar Events Directly from an Email—and Set Reminders to Avoid Late Fees

Google calendar makes it easy to remember events by sending you notifications on your phone, computer and by email, depending on what settings you select. And if you use it strategically, the ‘Create Event’ feature is also a convenient way to set automatic reminders for your due dates so you don’t accidentally blow…

How to Never Mistype an Email Address on Your iPhone How to Never Mistype an Email Address on Your iPhone

If you’re an avid Mail user and always rushing to send an email on your iPhone, mistakes tend to happen frequently. One of iOS’s features on iPhone or iPad can help you call attention to a mistyped email address, with one simple Mail setting.

How to Avoid an Accidental Instagram 'Like'  How to Avoid an Accidental Instagram 'Like' 

Social media stalking might be creepy and a waste of time, but most of us are guilty of it at one point or another. That’s why, after our latest “How to hide your accidental ‘like’ on Instagram” post, we were intrigued by this even more efficient tip coming from one of our readers.

How to Hide Your Accidental Instagram 'Like'  How to Hide Your Accidental Instagram 'Like' 

It’s late at night and you’re stalking an old friend’s Instagram. It’s all going well, until you accidentally “like” a photo from 42 weeks ago. I’ve been there; many of us have been there. The next time this happens to you, here’s a tip, recently shared by a Twitter user, in case of extreme, mortifying emergency:

How to Get 60-Cent Pancakes at IHOP Today  How to Get 60-Cent Pancakes at IHOP Today 

After switching from pancakes to burgers (and back again), IHOP is celebrating its 60th anniversary. And that’s why, today, from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. nationwide, customers will be able to order 60 cents worth of pancakes.

How to (Finally) Stream Music to Your Sonos Speaker Using AirPlay 2 How to (Finally) Stream Music to Your Sonos Speaker Using AirPlay 2

Some Sonos speakers are finally getting support for Apple’s latest wireless streaming technology, AirPlay 2. Whether you’re want to blast your favorite Netflix movies or rock out around your house, this update lets you connect your speakers to your iOS devices. Here’s how to get started:

Get Free Beats Headphones From Apple's 'Back to School' Promo, Even if You Aren't a Student Get Free Beats Headphones From Apple's 'Back to School' Promo, Even if You Aren't a Student

Each year, Apple drops a “Back to School” promo that lets “eligible” customers save money on hardware and score a free something—like a pair of Beats headphones—when they make a big purchase. Here’s the thing, though: everyone can actually benefit from the promo, students and non-students alike.

How to Use Venmo as Your Payment Method with Uber How to Use Venmo as Your Payment Method with Uber

Uber has announced a new update that will allow a user to add Venmo as a payment method when using Uber and Uber Eats. The feature will reportedly available in the upcoming weeks, though an official launch date hasn’t been given.

How to Get the Best Deals on Amazon Prime Day How to Get the Best Deals on Amazon Prime Day

Amazon Prime Day is a full day (plus several hours!) of special discounts on items you can purchase online or at Whole Foods.  Prime Day this year will take place on July 16, starting at 3 p.m. eastern time, and will last for 36 hours. To be eligible for most (but not all) of the deals, you have to be an Amazon Prime…

How to Apply for a Credit Card With No Credit Score How to Apply for a Credit Card With No Credit Score

Let’s say you started your first job and you want to open a credit card account but you don’t have a credit score yet—or you do have one, but it’s low. What do you do? Luckily, there are several alternatives.

Open a Credit Card Account As Soon As You Graduate From School Open a Credit Card Account As Soon As You Graduate From School

Building your credit is one of the toughest but most necessary financial tasks when you’re entering the working world, and a credit card—when used correctly—can be a great tool to help you secure lower interest rates on a car or house loan.

What to Do If You Think Your Child May Be Dyslexic  What to Do If You Think Your Child May Be Dyslexic 

There’s a common misconception about dyslexia—that it involves “backward reading” or “mirror reading.” Reversing letters isn’t always a sign of dyslexia, and lots of little kids who don’t have the disorder write their letters backwards, too.

Turn Your Layover Into a Bonus Free Trip Turn Your Layover Into a Bonus Free Trip

If you’re booking a flight, there are a few details you’re probably mulling over: Will I have to wake up at 4 am to catch my flight? Are only middle seats available? And, of course: Will there be a long layover to contend with? Most of us dread the idea of a long layover: sitting around an airport for hours is no…

What to Do With Your First Paycheck What to Do With Your First Paycheck

Getting your first paycheck at your first job is exciting. You worked hard for it, after all—you earned it. And while the first thing you might want to do is treat yourself for all of your hard work, you might want to be a bit smarter about what you do with it.

How to Privately Play WhatsApp Voice Messages  How to Privately Play WhatsApp Voice Messages 

WhatsApp Messenger (iOS, Android) is a free messaging platform that you can use to send messages, voice notes, and photos to your friends; ring them up for a quick video call; or send secrets.

Get a Direct Feed of Politics With Apple News' '2018 Midterm Elections' Section Get a Direct Feed of Politics With Apple News' '2018 Midterm Elections' Section

Apple’s News app, a curated feed of stories available on your iPhone and iPad, has a brand-new addition for political junkies (or those who just want a quick moment to catch up on the Insanity of the Day).

Let Ben Folds Teach You How to Rock in Garageband 10.3 Let Ben Folds Teach You How to Rock in Garageband 10.3

Mac: GarageBand, Apple’s free virtual music studio, recently updated its Mac version to include free lessons from your favorite singers, songwriters, and rocking-outers. With these Artist Lessons, as Apple calls them, you’ll be able to learn a new instrument from some of the best around—including piano legend Ben…

How to Save Money on Lunch at Your First Job How to Save Money on Lunch at Your First Job

As a recent college grad, starting your first “real world job” while trying to budget your expenses can be quite difficult. Expenses in college are less pricey than the post-grad life for most people, making it easy to fall off the wagon and end up spending more money than you anticipated.

How to Get Pringles Out of the Can Quickly and Easily  How to Get Pringles Out of the Can Quickly and Easily 

Pringles—those stackable chips made from a slurry of wheat, rice, corn, and potato flakes—can be a hassle to get out of the can. Maybe not at first, but let’s face it: once you start eating them, no matter how gross you may feel, you’re going to keep eating them until you get to the bottom of the container. That…

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