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Navy Announces New PT Uniform, Unisex Jackets, Boots and More

Sailors will have access to new physical training uniforms and safety boots this fall, leaders announced Wednesday in a series of updates to the Navy …

Military

The next-gen Apple Watch is poised to be an even bigger upgrade than we expected

The original incarnation of the Apple Watch was certainly novel and ambitious, but there’s no disputing that the device had its fair share of …

Smartwatches

Retirement fund managers have made a huge mistake assuming 7% is an average return because 600 million workers are about to disappear from the global economy

LONDON — For decades, managers of pension funds, mutual funds, and retirement asset portfolios have used a "seven percent" rule to judge returns: Most savings plans, in most years, expect to return about 7% per year.<p>Over the past 90 years, the average return of the S&P 500 stock index— a proxy …

Retirement

Is it Better to Do Full- or Split-Body Strength-Training Workouts?

Your reasons for following a strength-training regimen may be clear — greater bone and muscle strength, injury prevention, better sports performance …

Exercise

How to Lift Weights to Lose Weight

Most people think you have to spend hours on the treadmill to lose weight, but more research is showing that building muscle through strength …

Exercise

Mother-daughter drama and the financial ties that bind

<b>Dear Liz:</b> My mother is turning 92 this month. Due to a dispute, my mother amended her will last year and stated that my inheritance had to be used for a certain purpose.<p>My brother sent me the amendment and told me he will enforce my mother’s wishes. He also told me that I had to send a letter to …

Retirement

I retired at 52 with a $3 million net worth — here's what a week of my spending looks like

I retired at 52 in August 2016 after a 28-year career as a business executive.<p>My wife and I are what some would call "fat FIRE" — we live off the income our assets produce, not having to drawdown the assets themselves.<p>Our income-earning assets include real estate (14 units we bought after the …

Personal Finance

Apple Developer Academies In Brazil Link With Malala Fund To Create Groundbreaking Apps

Malala Yousafzai is the young Nobel Peace Prize winner whose Malala Fund was set up to help provide secondary education opportunities for girls where it can’t be taken for granted.<p><i>Updated with new details of the Malala Fund connection with Apple and more commentary from Malala Yousafzai.</i><p>Back in …

Malala Yousafzai

Bluetooth 5.0 explained: A glimpse into the future of wireless Apple products

One of Apple’s most controversial moves in recent years was the removal of the headphone jack on the iPhone 7. However, nearly two years later now, Apple has continuously worked on improving its plan for a wireless future with features such as wireless charging on the iPhone 8/X, AirPlay 2, and the …

Tech Trends

Hackers Have a New Favorite Target: Gas Stations

Having shown that they can harvest your personal information and bypass the security of major corporations, hackers seem to have a new interest these …

New Jersey

Watch This CH-47 Chinook Stick An Awesome Pinnacle Landing During Mount Hood Rescue

Fighting high-altitude and high-temperature conditions, the CH-47 crew did what only the CH-47 can to get everyone off the summit safely.<p>Video …

Pacific Northwest

7 Reasons Why The Amex Platinum Is Worth The Annual Fee

<i>Forbes has partnered with The Points Guy for our coverage of credit card products. Forbes and The Points Guy may receive a commission from card issuers.</i><p>There’s a saying my dad (the original Points Guy) taught me growing up that always stuck with me: “Cheap is expensive.” Meaning, if you cut corners …

Flying

The World's First Full-Color, 3D X-rays Are Freaking Me Out

A high-contrast, black-and-white image of your bones is an effective tool for spotting fractures or breaks. But after 120+ years, x-ray imaging is …

X-rays

Apple’s new MacBook Pros have the latest Intel processors and quieter keyboards.

Slightly more than just spec bumps<p>Apple is updating its top-tier MacBook Pros today with newer processors, more configuration options, True Tone displays, and a “quieter” keyboard design. The updates won’t fully address all of the concerns that have surrounded the MacBook Pro lineup in recent …

MacBook Pro

Here’s a sneak peek at a laser/light combo for the Army’s newest pistol

Breaking down the Army's new handgun<p>Army officials are evaluating two illuminators to add to the Modular Handgun System for a small subset of …

Guns

Got questions about the new PT test? The sergeant major of the Army has answers.

The end of the Army fitness test<p>The details of when and how have not been worked out yet, but the Army made an historic announcement Monday with the …

Military

Why do some in the tech community support universal basic income? They’re ‘terrified’ about the future.

So says Annie Lowrey, the author of a new book called “Give People Money: How a Universal Basic Income Would End Poverty, Revolutionize Work, and Remake the World.”<p>Giving cash directly to poor people has been shown to alleviate poverty in countries like Brazil, Mexico and India. And now, techies …

Universal Basic Income

Apple is reportedly upgrading most of its Mac lineup this fall, including the Mac mini

Along with bigger Apple Watches, bezel-less iPads, and the long-awaited launch of AirPower<p>Apple supply chain analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of TF International Securities has published his research note of predictions for Apple’s fall lineup — and it’s a doozy, via <i>9to5Mac</i>.<p>It has been 1,364 days since Apple …

Mobile Technology

'Captain Marvel' Was Teased In These Marvel Movies Years Ago & You Definitely Missed It

Now that <i>Ant-Man and the Wasp</i> has premiered, the next Marvel movie that fans can look forward to is the highly anticipated <i>Captain Marvel</i>. Before the …

Marvel Universe

Apple releases new iPad, FaceID ads

Apple has released a handful of new ads promoting the iPad’s portability and convenience over both laptops and traditional paper solutions. The 15-second ads focus on how the iPad can make even the most tedious things — travel, notes, paperwork, and ‘stuff’ — just a bit easier.<p>Three out of the four …

releasesnew

AT&T is planning changes to make HBO more like Netflix

HBO was the prize horse in the stable of media properties AT&T acquired in its recent purchase of Time Warner. Now, according to audio leaked to the …

Netflix Original

Understand your sleep patterns with Pillow (50 Essential iOS Apps #35)

Do you ever wake up feeling exhausted, but are sure you slept well the night before? Or found yourself getting that 2:30 feeling a few hours early without any clear explanation? With Pillow for iPhone and Apple Watch, you can get detailed analysis of your sleep. Even better, you can gain insight …

Apps

Four new Apple ads portray the iPad as the easier way to handle notes, paperwork and travel [Videos]

Right after a new iPhone X ad extolling the virtues of Face ID, Apple has posted four new short iPad ads. These present the iPad as a better way to handle notes, paperwork and travel …<p>The paperwork ad shows workers in cubicles struggling with masses of papers, while an iPad owner sits in their …

Apple Pencil

Laser-Shooting Planes Uncover the Horror and Humanity of World War I

In the west of Belgium, near the French border, the A19 motorway ends in a four-lane, unfinished overpass. There’s no mountain here, no ocean, no …

Archaeology

Avoid this costly mistake if you opt into BRS

Some service members who have opted into the new Blended Retirement System aren’t taking advantage of the system’s key benefit: Matching …

Retirement

Polar fitness app broadcasted sensitive details of intelligence and service members

Military officials working at nuclear weapons facilities. FBI and NSA employees. Americans in the sensitive Green Zone of Bagdad, Iraq.<p>These are some …

U.S. Dept. of Defense

Trump rips NATO members ahead of summit

WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday blasted NATO allies on Twitter ahead of his trip to the alliance’s summit this week in Brussels, …

Donald Trump

A new Army PT test is on its way. This is not a drill.

Ding dong, the Army Physical Fitness Test is almost dead.<p>Yes, a new fitness test is here, but don’t panic: It’ll be a couple more years before you’re …

Military

What This Navient Lawsuit Means For Your Student Loans

California is now the fourth and largest U.S. state to file a lawsuit against Navient, the nation’s largest student loan servicer.<p>If you have a student loan, there is a good chance that it may be serviced by Navient. Navient, which spun off from Sallie Mae, has more than 12 million customers and …

College & University

Does the Apple TV do enough to warrant its premium price?

I’ve owned every Apple TV since the original one. I’ve also been a “cord cutter” for <i>many</i> years. I’m the ideal Apple TV owner in a lot of ways. I subscribe to all of Apple’s services (iCloud Storage, Apple Music, etc). I’m all in on HomeKit as well. We actually own five Apple TVs (1 of the 4K …

Smart TV