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How Much You'll Have To Stretch Your Thumb To Use The New iPhones

The new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus were made available yesterday. Both are a bit bigger than previous versions of the phone, and that means using them is a little different. Over on Quartz, designer Scott Hurff shows how reachable the new phones are.


The Best Third-Party Keyboards For iOS 8

Now that iOS 8 is here, it’s brought with it heaps of third-party keyboards that offer features that Apple’s built-in keyboard doesn’t. From better predictive text to cloud syncing and swipe-to-type, there are several to choose from, including some names you’ll recognise. Let’s take a look at the best of the best.


Make Space For Big Decisions By Limiting The Small Ones

Big decisions can be daunting. Pick the Brain says to reserve more energy for big decisions by making fewer small ones.


The 'Secret' To Coming Up With Great Ideas Is Showing Up

Psst. Want to know how creative geniuses come up with their great ideas and masterpieces? The answer isn’t luck.


Harness The Power Of Empathy For Successful Negotiations

Understanding the feelings and viewpoints of others is nice — but more selfishly, empathy is also a useful negotiation skill. Finance site Listen Money Matters explains why successful negotiators are empathic.


Transmit Manages Your FTP Server From iOS

iOS: Transmit is our favourite FTP app for the Mac, and now it’s available on iOS. It sports pretty much the same feature set as the Mac app, and with deep iOS 8 integration, you can upload files from just about anywhere.


Adafruit's Computer Add-On Pack For Raspberry Pi Gets You Started Quickly

The problem with the Raspberry Pi is that it doesn’t come with a keyboard, mouse and monitor so you can use it as a computer. Adafruit solves most of that with the Computer Add-On Pack.


The Best Extensions And Widgets For iOS 8

While Apple added lots of stuff in iOS 8, some of the best additions are Share Sheets, Safari Extensions, photo-editing extensions and widgets. Finally, we can now customise iOS just a little bit more. Here are some of the best we’ve seen so far.


How To Fix iOS 8's Biggest Annoyances

Every operating system has its share of annoyances, and iOS 8 is no different. From an obnoxious U2 album to recent contacts appearing where you don’t want them, here’s how to fix some of the worst annoyances.


Start A Seven-Step Depth Ritual To Focus On Your Task At Hand

Your mind can waver when you are trying to focus. A PhD student shares how he created a “depth ritual” that primes his mind into a state of concentration, ready to tackle whatever needs to be done.