If you’ve ever battled a big data set, you probably fought with Excel. You aren't alone—nearly everyone who deals with data uses Microsoft Office’s industry-leading spreadsheet software .
If an animal behaviorist saw your text messages, they'd probably classify them as contact calls. Like a chicken's cluck or a goose's honk, we use iMessage to share our immediate thoughts, make short-term plans, or just say hi to friends and family.
Eidetic imagery is the closest scientifically-recognized concept to photographic memory. Some people—scientists call them "eidetikers"—are able to look at an image and take a mental picture of it. When the picture is removed, they report still being able to "see" it, colors and all.
Why do some people achieve their goals, and others fall short?
iPhone lovers and productivity fans have dozens of new features to celebrate with the September 2016 release of iOS 10. Most of these ways to express yourself, save time, or outsmart the masses are brand-new—though we've mixed in a few indispensable classics.
People are gearing up to say good riddance to 2016, and as the Earth completes another revolution around the sun, we’re all eager to try our hand at predicting the next big thing. Will virtual reality, on-demand services, and bots shine again in 2017? Or will the spotlight turn to messaging apps, cybersecurity, and artificial intelligence?
This time of year, the web teems with “best products of the year” articles. But the Pogie awards are different.
If you're on a computer all day, you churn through dozens of web pages every hour. Quickly accessing, comparing, and drawing from those pages can dramatically speed up any research project. So understanding how to use your browser history is a big time-saver.