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8 Android apps to unlock your creativity

We’ve all suffered creative block, where you just can’t work out how to move forward on a project. The normal course of action is to take a break: go …

Google shows that at least 10 million users ditched Android for iPhone

We may never find out exactly how many Android users switched to the iPhone 7. Apple keeps telling us that many iPhone buyers come from the dark …

Google Play

Google Slides

<b>Pros</b><p>Free slideshow creation tool. Solid collaboration features. Excellent audience question submission tool. Easy to learn to use.<p><b>Cons</b><p>No desktop app. …

Musical Runner ‘Lost in Harmony’ is Apple’s Free App Store App of the Week

- Nov 4, 2016<p>This week, Apple has named the musical runner <i>Lost in Harmony</i> as their free App Store App of the Week. The game, which usually goes for …

App Store

Best app deals of the day! 6 paid iPhone apps for free for a limited time

Everyone likes free apps, but sometimes the best ones are a bit expensive. Now and then, developers put paid apps on sale for free for a limited …

There's a new streaming service on its way that will let you play ANY type of video

While we do love streaming and smart TVs, we don't love that certain content is limited to different devices - and don't even get us started on file …

Go with the gut – at uBiome Inc., science meets business opportunity

In Jessica Richman's vision of the future, meals will be designed according to each individual's mix of gut bacteria, and consumers will choose their facial creams based on an analysis of the micro-organisms in their skin.<p>That future is just around the corner, thanks in large part to innovations at …

Lucy Kalanithi: “Suffering is not a special experience, and that’s comforting”

The widow of “When Breath Becomes Air” author Paul Kalanithi talks about grief and joy<p>It must be difficult to be known in professional circles as, among other things, a widow. Yet Lucy Kalanithi, a clinical assistant professor of medicine at Stanford, has embraced that distinction ever since her …

Winter is coming, so it’s time to get your flu shot

<b>(MarsBars via iStock)</b><p>There were 40 million flu cases, 19 million flu-associated medical visits and 970,000 hospitalizations in 2014-2015<p>Patricia Schnabel Puppert<p>November 5, 2016 1:29pm (UTC)<p><i>This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.</i><p>Seasonal influenza is a …

Public Health

Fly to Australia to Save on Health Care: A PET Scan's Cost is Four Times More in the U.S. than in Oz

There are five more days of this exhausting event we call the American Presidential campaign. To my Aussie readers I want to put in perspective the most recent "revelations" about Hillary's emails. It's not going to make much of a difference. To the committed on either side, they have already made …

Vaping does not help people stop smoking, says WHO report

Countries should consider curbing the use of e-cigarettes because there is not enough evidence to show they help people stop smoking, according to a World Health Organisation report.<p>Vaping will be on the agenda of a major meeting starting in India on Monday of the 180 countries that have signed the …

Public Health

Many Americans don't know much about health insurance — and it will cost them

They might think they know a lot about health insurance. They're wrong — and their ignorance could cost a lot of money.<p>A new survey finds that just 4 …

5 Simple Moves To Sculpt Your Whole Butt

Squats and lunges are two of the most popular butt-toning exercises, but what about all the other tiny muscles we have in our backsides that need strengthening? This workout targets the deep stabilizers in your legs, hips, and booty from a side-lying position. Perform this routine every other …

Muscle

Which Is Healthier? Whole Milk or Low-Fat Milk

By Becky Bell<p>Milk is one of the most nutritious beverages on the planet.<p>That's why it's a staple in school lunches and is a popular beverage for …

After Losing A Child To The Flu, One Mom Is Raising Awareness About Vaccinations

Like many mothers, Washington mom Pegy Lowery encouraged her daughter to get a flu shot last year. But when 12-year-old Piper objected due to her …

The First Cases Of Drug-Resistant Fungus Candida Auris Found In The U.S.

It's already been linked to four deaths.<p>A drug-resistant fungus that first emerged in the U.S. only a few years ago has been linked to four deaths, and health officials are on guard about its potential to spread in healthcare facilities throughout the country.<p><i>C. auris</i>, a yeast that has sickened …

Type 2 diabetes caused by buildup of toxic fat, study suggests

An overwhelming number of Americans live with diabetes, and many others with prediabetes. Although obesity is a risk factor for this condition, new …

Diabetes

Here's How Your Smartphone Light Messes With Your Body

Stop wrecking your sleep.<p>There’s something incredibly powerful about the blue lights that the designers of our smartphone, tablet, and laptop screens …

How Bots Will Completely Kill Websites and Mobile Apps

I will explain.<p>I know… you’re reading this article because you think the title is ridiculous. <b>Bots</b> <b>will never become more popular than websites and</b> …

Artificial Intelligence

This Hack Can Silently Break Into 1 Billion Android App Accounts

Hong Kong-based researchers have demonstrated an attack on a massive number of Android applications, allowing them remote access to whatever accounts lie within. The apps have been downloaded more than 1 billion times, they said, making the impact widespread and severe.<p>The trio of researchers – …

Santander's New Mobile App Means Business

Santander Bank is offering commercial customers their own mobile banking app.<p>Businesses owners can use the app to deposit up to $15,000 per day …

Banking

Hands-on: Using CrossOver Android to run Windows apps on a Chromebook

Switching from a Windows laptop to a Chromebook is possible only if you can live without any Windows programs.But Chrome OS’s newfound support for Android apps from the Google Play Store has opened up a loophole: A program from Codeweavers called CrossOver Android creates a Windows compatibility …

Polaroid wants to teach you to take better shots with your iPhone

The company known for starting instant film is now helping photographers take better instant photos with their smartphones. Thursday, Polaroid …

Apps

Acer Chromebook R13 Now Supports Android Apps

Google has started rolling out its new Android applications (beta) support to various different Chromebook systems and has this week added the new …

The Trail - A Frontier Journey Is Free, Fun, and Available Now

Looking for a relaxing, easy-to-learn, captivating little free-to-download game for your iPad or iPhone?<p>Look no further than The Trail – A Frontier …

Today in Apple history: Apple preps for Mac App Store’s big debut

November 3, 2010: Apple prepares to launch the Mac App Store, publicly accepting app submissions from registered developers — and kicking off a gold rush among coders.<p>After witnessing the enormous sums of money raked in by early entrants in the iOS App Store, developers flood Apple with new Mac …

6 Best Secure Messaging Apps with Data Saving Options

The evolution in technology has also evolved communication. There are so many new apps which have made it easier and faster. But it is important that …

Google Will Soon Allow Developers To Set Introductory Subscription Prices For Android Apps

Monthly subscription for online services has become common in entertainment like for watching movies, TV shows and listening to music. Now, Google …