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This iPhone Tip Might Save Your Life

It’s Tuesday and time for us to share some helpful tech tricks to make your life a little better — and in this case, it might actually save it. You can actually add your medical identification to the lock screen of your iPhone. This tool maybe prove particularly useful to those living with chronic …

14 Things You Didn’t Know Your iPhone Can Do

<i>14 Things You Didn’t Know Your iPhone Can Do- Try them now:</i> <b></b>iPhone had been one of the most popular smart devices since its revelation. Apple has made …

10 health mistakes to stop before you turn 40

Want look and feel young into your 40s and beyond? Now's the time to hit the refresh button.<p>"When you're in your 20s and 30s, you have forever"—or so you think, explained Heather Provino, CEO of the workplace wellness company Provant Health Solutions Inc., in East Greenwich, R.I.<p>But health and …

7 Benefits of Sweet Potato That Might Blow Your Mind

Why it doesn't even matter that Apple will sell a 16GB iPhone 6s

People love to hate on the 16GB iPhone, for good reason. If you’ve owned one yourself, you know the pain of the endless “out of space” notifications.<p>As details of the iPhone 6s have leaked reports claim Apple will keep the 16GB iPhone around for yet another year. People were quick to deride the …

Apps

How to change your iPhone video resolution settings

If you're running any iOS since iOS 9 on anything from an iPhone 6 to the new iPhone 8 Plus, you have the ability to change what resolution the back …

I switched to the iPhone 6 from Samsung's Galaxy S6, but changed my mind after two weeks

I dislike the software layers, or "skins," that Android phone manufacturers like Samsung, LG, and HTC add to their phones, so I normally opt for Google's Nexus phones that run the "pure" version of Android.<p>But the latest Nexus phone, the Nexus 6, is far too large to keep in my pocket and use …

Phones

Protect Your iPhone from iOS Malware YiSpecter

Following last week’s XcodeGhost scare, the malicious malware YiSpecter was recently identified by cybersecurity firm Palo Alto Networks. Most of the affected users are located in China and Taiwan; however, YiSpecter is a unique malware in that it’s abusing private APIs and, according to Palo Alto, …

Eight great tips for a healthy heart

<b>3) Maintain a healthy waist measurement</b><p>Your waist measurement is also important to your heart health, and that surprises a lot of people.<p>“Many of us …

How-To: Quickly transfer your old iPhone’s files to a new iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s Plus

Transferring files from your old iPhone to a new iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s Plus isn’t difficult, but after a reader emailed about the many, many hours he expected to wait for the old-to-new iPhone transfer process to complete, I realized that his experience has become more common — even though it’s …

Breakthrough innovation could pave the way for a radically redesigned iPhone

Apple is already looking at ways of radically changing the iPhone design, although we’re virtually certain that any big changes won’t occur this …

Your music taste might reveal how your brain works

Now that music has gone digital, there must be all sorts of algorithms and marketing studies out there that recording companies and music delivery services use to determine the types of tunes fans are most likely to consume.<p>The songs that you choose to put on your mobile device may say a lot to …

Poor Sleep Can Harm Your Heart Health, Too

Bad news for those who don't catch enough Z's on a nightly basis: Poor sleep increases the likelihood that you'll suffer a heart attack or stroke.<p>Valery Gafarov, a professor of cardiology at the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, shared the findings of his recent study at a medical conference on …

Sleep

The 6 Veggies with the Most Protein

Fill up on these to increase your intake of the essential nutrient.<p>Vegetables aren't typically known for being a great source of protein, but there are some sneaky ones out there that contain a decent amount—so we asked Emily Gilbert, R.D., for the best plant-based ways to get this essential …

6 Tips for Giving Yourself Incredible At-Home Hair Highlights

DIY hair highlights are tricky, but not impossible. Follow these essential tips to get the look you want.<p>Truth be told, hair highlights are the trickiest things to pull off at home. But with a little practice, and trial and error, I've saved hundreds (possibly thousands) of bucks on professional …

The 8 Life Skills You Must Learn in Your 40s

I turned 40 last year. It was not celebrated in quite the same way as when I turned 18, or 21, but it's a milestone nonetheless. And it got me to …

Frugal Living

The Breathing Trick That Puts You to Sleep in Seconds

A solid snooze can be yours in one minute or less.<p>Nothing is worse than lying awake at night, willing your brain to shut down so you can rest. Warm milk, holding your eyes wide open, counting sheep — we've all tried them. But the new solution could be simply learning to breathe.<p>What is it?<p>The 4-7-8 …

Sleep Better Tonight With These 5 Steps

Sleep is the easiest, most effortless thing in the world.<p>Until it isn't.<p>Anyone who's ever struggled to fall asleep knows how frustrating it can be and how miserable it can make you feel. Especially when you don't sleep well night after night.<p><b>If that's you, it's time to take action.</b><p>Good sleep is …

Diabetes

Simple '4-7-8' breathing trick can induce sleep in 60 seconds

A deep breathing trick can make insomniacs drop off to sleep in under one minute, a health expert has claimed.<p>The method involves making a loud whooshing noise with the mouth then holding the breath in stages.<p>Called the ‘4-7-8’ method, it has been pioneered by the US sleep expert Dr Andrew Weil who …