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Do You Worry Too Much?

So you’re a worrier? How much good does it do you? What’s it like spending large chunks of your life worrying or anxious? The answer that I hope …

Self-help

How do you lower your resting heart rate?

Heart rate refers to the number of heartbeats a person has per minute. It is also commonly called the pulse. Having a lower resting heart rate is …

Wellness

Apple releases iOS 11.3 beta 6 for iPhone and iPad (U: Public beta too)

That new iOS 11.3 beta from Monday? It’s already out of date. In a special Friday release, Apple has seeded iOS 11.3 beta 6 to registered developers to test on iPhone and iPad. We’ll dig in to the new version and detail any changes below. (Update: iOS 11.3 beta 6 is also now available for public …

Why is the world at war?

We live in a world of trouble. Conflicts today may be much less lethal than those that scarred the last century, but this brings little comfort. We remain deeply anxious. We can blame terrorism and the fear it inspires despite the statistically unimportant number of casualties it inflicts, or the …

Middle East

Intel is making smart glasses that actually look good

Exclusive first look at Vaunt, which uses retinal projection to put a display in your eyeball<p>The most important parts of Intel’s new Vaunt smart glasses are the pieces that were left out.<p>There is no camera to creep people out, no button to push, no gesture area to swipe, no glowing LCD screen, no …

Wearable Tech

It Only Took This Instagram Co-Founder 1 Sentence to Provide the Perfect Cure for Procrastination | Inc.com

Everyone at least occasionally puts things off. Everyone at least occasionally avoids doing things they need to do. Everyone, at some point, procrastinates.<p>And everyone who procrastinates <i>hates</i> the fact they procrastinate -- especially when they put off things they actually enjoy doing or, more …

Procrastination

34 tools that let you make the most of your MacOS

A few months ago, Ask Product Hunt launched, a community-powered product search engine. The idea was simple: Ask your product discovery questions on Product Hunt, and the community chimes in with their recommendations.<p>To date, more than 2,300 questions have been submitted, with one of the most …

Apps

Tracking fitness goals in the New Year with iPhone and Apple Watch

No matter your goals, staying focused on a fitness regimen doesn’t have to be a daunting task. Luckily, Apple’s App Store has just the apps that can help you hit your fitness goals. Armed with an iPhone in hand or an Apple Watch on the wrist, you can make your fitness New Year’s Resolutions a new …

A high-school student won $250,000 for explaining relativity using a pick-up truck and Usain Bolt

The German physicist Albert Einstein needed complex equations to describe his theory of relativity, but 18-year-old Hillary Diane Andales of the Philippines does just fine with a pick-up truck, a few cell phones, and Usain Bolt.<p>Andales is the winner of the 2017 Breakthrough Junior Challenge, an …

Space

Keep track of stuff w/ 5-pack of Alexa-compatible TrackR pixel: $50 (Reg. $75)

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Amazon currently has a 5-pack of TrackR pixel Bluetooth item trackers for just <b>$49.99 shipped</b>. Regularly $75, this is a match for …

The Pentagon's UFO Program Raises a Serious Policy Issue

Also, the story is just very 2017.<p>I’ve watched the accompanying video five times now. I don’t know what’s more unnerving—the way whatever that thing is moves, or how gobsmacked two highly trained Navy fighter pilots are at how it moves. Over the weekend, and under the by-lines of two reporters with …

Women in Science

REVIEW: Nest's new $499 home security system is simple to install and made me feel a lot safer

As an extremely neurotic homeowner, I am always looking for new ways to keep my home safe and spy on my dog, to make sure he's not getting into mischief.<p>So I was extremely excited to try out the Nest Secure, the smart-home company's new $499 security system. Nest, one of Google's corporate …

Smart Homes

How to Move Your Older iPhoto Libraries Into the macOS Photos App

If you've got old iPhoto Libraries lying around — archives of photos that haven't been merged with your Apple Photos collection — you don't need to …

High Sierra

iPhone X: 8 first impressions after a week with Apple’s new flagship

The iPhone X is entirely new and entirely different. It marks a complete departure from iPhones of previous years. The release of the iPhone X is also the most excited I’ve been about a new iPhone since the iPhone 4.<p>Since the iPhone 6, iPhone refreshes have been largely iterative. Sure, we’ve added …

Apple TV 4K or Amazon Fire TV? We put the top streamers to the test

Kicking off this streaming box double-header is the fifth-generation Apple TV. And for the first time in any of those generations, the new box gets a …

7 best Apple iPhone X deals from EE, O2, Vodafone, BT and more

The much-anticipated iPhone X was released last week with the startling price-tag of £999 per handset.<p>That means shopping around for the best deal on …

Apple Pay Cash is now available to try in the iOS 11.2 beta

Apple made a big deal of its Venmo-like payment service in iOS 11, but it’s been kind of slow actually rolling out the feature. Fret no more, early adopters: Apple Pay Cash is now available in public iOS 11.2 beta 2.<p>Once you open up iMessage, you’ll be able to tap on the apps button and then select …

I used the iPhone X for a week, and I'm convinced it's the best smartphone

The other day, my colleague brought an original iPhone into Business Insider's video studio to shoot a comparison video with the new iPhone X.<p>It didn't hit me until then how much the iPhone had evolved over the past 10 years. The tiny screen. The fuzzy pixels. The camera that couldn't even shoot …

Mobile Technology

See far-off galaxies with the eVscope, a smart telescope with insane magnification

People are always talking about space travelers and objects, but it’s hard to know what’s real and what’s not. You can buy a conventional telescope to see those things, but that doesn’t always help. Normal telescopes don’t enhance space enough to really see what’s going on.<p>eVscope helps with that …

Apple Watch

20 essential Mac keyboard shortcuts to save you a click

Power to your fingertips.<p>The right keyboard shortcuts can save you a huge amount of time. Whether you're browsing the web or editing a document, these commands will cut the precious moments you spend reaching for the mouse and sifting through menus. Over hours, days, and weeks, that saved time …

20 macOS Shortcuts to Make You Work Like a Genius

For those who wear a lot of hats, your computer's operating system can help you switch tasks quickly.<p>Productivity hacks such as scheduling your work in time blocks and tackling tougher to-dos early in the day only go so far. All kinds of jobs, especially entrepreneurship, present unexpected …

Apps

5 best AV receivers 2018

With a budget buster from Onkyo, MusicCast multiroom from Yamaha and a best in class Arcam flagship, there's an AV receiver for everyone here.<p>What's …

These Terminal commands will take your MacOS skills to the next level

The MacOS Terminal can be pretty intimidating. It’s the kind of tool that can make anyone feel out of their depth. It lurks there in your <i>Utilities</i> …

Linux

Your Apple Watch and iPhone will be right at home on this dock for $19

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Oittm (99% positive feedback all-time) via Amazon offers its 3-in-1 Apple Watch and iPhone Charger/Dock for <b>$19.31 Prime shipped</b> …

Best of 9to5Toys: iPhone X accessory deals, Best Buy’s Apple event, Black Friday news, more

<b>In this week’s Best of 9to5Toys:</b> iPhone X accessory deals, Best Buy’s Apple blowout sale, Black Friday news and more…<p>Friday’s release of iPhone X delivered the expected deals on cases, accessories and more. There’s a nice sale going at DODOcase and Amazon has an official storefront that offers …

The iPhone 8 isn't looking so great

Apple took a big risk when it decided to release two new iPhones this year. Now, a few weeks after the first of those devices, the iPhone 8, hit the …

The Best Soundbar For Your Home

After conducting a thorough survey of Wirecutter readers and combining those insights with the results of our previous testing, we think the Sonos Playbar is the right soundbar for most people. The Playbar sounds fantastic, and it’s easier to set up and operate than any other soundbar we’ve tested. …

Audiophile

3 ways your iPhone's Mail app just got better

See how Mail on your iPhone has improved.<p>It's a toss-up between Mail and Messages for the app I use most on my iPhone ($809.00 at Amazon.com). And maybe Instagram. (And, OK, the MLB.com At Bat app during the summer months.) But by and large, it's email and texting that I do most regularly on my …

Apps