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Here’s Jim Cramer’s advice to navigate this uncertain earnings season

Earnings season is entering full swing on Wall Street, and CNBC's Jim Cramer said Monday that investors would be wise to take a wait-and-see approach toward shares of companies that are about to report quarterly numbers."In this environment, it's always going to be fragile on the upside and easy on the downside, because the bears … have the upper hand. Just keep in mind you should never buy this market when it's up. That's a fool's game. I want you to wait for weakness like we had before you ever pull the trigger," the…

iPhone and Android UK heatwave warning: Follow this important advice

Your first thought amid the staggering temperatures the UK will experience this week is probably how you're gonna keep yourself cool. But did you realise it's also important to ensure gadgets such as your Apple iPhone or Android handset don't overheat too? Extreme temperatures can lead to tech such as your smartphones, tablets and laptops getting permanently damaged.Apple's iOS operating system itself sends out warnings when the handset gets hotter than a certain set temperature.Users will only be able to make emergency…

How to Achieve Hard Things following Brandon Sanderson’s Advice

Brandon Sanderson, an epic fantasy and science fiction writer, delivered an excellent keynote called The Common Lie Writers Tell You. This session was a map of achieving difficult things disguised as writing advice. We would like to believe that skill, talent, or determination are the hallmarks of a breakthrough. We need to understand survivorship bias, our tendency to learn only from successful individual survivors. In Sanderson’s words: Some things are simply impossible, and even for the things that are possible, luck…

Chris Hemsworth reveals daughter ignored his advice in her Thor: Love and Thunder acting debut

Chris isn’t the only Hemsworth to appear in the most recent Marvel release, Thor: Love and Thunder.The Australian actor, who’s reprising his role as Thor, was joined on set by his 10-year-old daughter, India Rose Hemsworth, in her first acting job. India plays the daughter of Gorr, a supervillain played by Christian Bale. Despite her inexperience, Hemsworth has said that India waved off any wisdom her father attempted to offer. “It was just like when I’m at home, trying to tell her to do anything, she’s like, ‘Pfft, no,…

Every UK Samsung phone owner must follow simple advice this week

Anyone with a Samsung phone in their pocket definitely needs to take notice of some important advice that's been issued by the Korean technology firm. The UK is currently basking in some of the hottest temperatures on record and whilst that's great news for topping up the tan it's not so good for your gadgets. Devices, including smartphones, really don't like getting too hot and the extreme heat that's expected to peak over the weekend will start to slow things down.Think of it a little like going for a quick 5K run on a…

Gmail and Hotmail ‘significant’ warning! Follow this email advice

Anyone that receives a suspicious-looking message in their Gmail, Hotmail or other email inbox needs to do one thing to help keep others safe. Action Fraud - the UK's national fraud and cyber crime reporting centre - has revealed that as of the end of May 2022 a whopping 12million emails have been forward to the Government's Suspicious Email Reporting Service (SERS). This is easy enough to do, with anyone that spots a potential scam just needing to forward it to [email protected] the millions of Brits who have…

Best Soundbar 2022: Reviews & Buying Advice

The sound quality from TV speakers is often very underwhelming, but it can be a lot of hassle to hook up a multi-speaker surround sound system. The best alternative is a soundbar, offering much-improved audio quality in a relatively compact package that sits in front of your TV. Depending on your budget, your soundbar can do much more than simply play TV audio – some high-end options offer compatibility with AirPlay and Chromecast, while others offer Spotify Connect integration for wireless music playback. There are…

Apple ID Sharing Can Make a Digital Mess. Here’s How to Clean It Up.

As I was setting it up, it asked me for an Apple ID, the email and password combination that today connects iMessage, FaceTime, digital purchases and more. As a preteen coming of age before Family Sharing, I didn’t have my own Apple ID, let alone a credit card. So I logged in with my dad’s account. Ten years later, I am still logged in. I’m young enough to be on my parents’ phone plan, but old enough to finally want freedom from shared contacts, photos and playlists. I’m far from unique in these confusing…

Apple ID Sharing Can Make a Digital Mess. Here’s How to Clean It Up

I got my first Apple device when I was 12, an iPod Touch with a shiny silver back.As I was setting it up, it asked me for an Apple ID, the email and password combination that today connects iMessage, FaceTime, digital purchases and more. As a preteen coming of age before Family Sharing, I didn’t have my own Apple ID, let alone a credit card. So I logged in with my dad’s account. Ten years later, I am still logged in. I’m young enough to be on my parents’ phone plan, but old enough…

Missy Elliott Shares Advice for Artists Working on Sophomore Albums

One of the biggest concerns in a young artist’s career is the “sophomore slump,” which refers to the follow-up to their debut effort not meeting their expectations or the expectations of critics and their fanbase.Since Missy Elliott has a wealth of experience, she decided to share advice to up-and-coming acts about the importance of their second studio project.“Sophomore Albums are a very PIVOTAL time for artist! Here is a gem from MISSY!Your sophomore album be stressful but it’s the BEST ALBUM to EXPERIMENT on!” the rap…