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This Retro Speaker Adds a Splash of Color to Your Favorite Songs

<b>Specs</b><p>Color: red<br>• Dimensions: 3.2"H x 3.9"L x 3.2"W<br>• Driver size: 2'' full range<br>• Output power: 6W<br>• Materials: ABS and iron<br>• 3rd-gen MCU processor<br>• 256 …

Chris Froome: Team Sky's unprecedented release of data reveals how British rider won Giro d'Italia

<b>Team Sky have taken the unprecedented step of releasing a cache of data to BBC Sport detailing Chris Froome's diet, power output and heart-rate from the Briton's victory in May's Giro d'Italia.</b><p>On Monday, an anti-doping case against Froome was dropped by the UCI, cycling's world governing body, …

Is Joplin a Serious Open Source Evernote Alternative?

Many people probably know Evernote or OneNote — two sophisticated note management applications with many great features. One advantage — especially …

5 Lessons Most People Learn Way Too Late in Life

It's best to learn these lessons while you're still young.<p><i>"What are the lessons people most often learn too late in life?" originally appeared on Quora--the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Alyssa Satara, co-founder</b> …

7 Hidden Calibre Features That’ll Help You Manage Your Ebooks Better

Calibre might not be the most polished app in the world, but it’s definitely the best software for managing your ebook collection.It ticks all the …

Kindle Users Shouldn’t Miss These 5 Sites and Apps

Amazon’s Kindle has changed the ereader and ebook experience completely. If you’ve got a Kindle, you can level up that experience with a few choice …

Power to Weight Ratio: watts per kilogram explained and how to boost yours

<b>Unless you only ever ride on pancake-flat surfaces, improving your power-to-weight ratio is a must</b><p><b>‘Power-to-weight ratio’ is an oft quoted phrase in</b> …

Body Fat

10 Tips For Managing Swearing

Reading Time: 3 minutes.How do we manage pupils who swear? Inappropriate language, bad language, abusive language, profanity… swearing has no place …

Sleep tips: Six ways to boost the chances of a good night's rest

<b>Experts have found more evidence of the harm caused by disrupting our body clocks, linking it to depression and bipolar disorder among other things.</b><p>The paper's authors say it's a warning to societies becoming less in tune with the body's natural rhythms, which influence not only when we feel sleepy …

Sleep

Trailforks Now Available on Garmin Edge Devices

Access your saved routes, nearby routes, and the best routes around the world<p>Trailforks is now available on Garmin Edge bar mounted devices (Edge …

This chart shows every major technological innovation in the last 150 years — and how they have changed the way we work

LONDON — Humanity is always moving forward with innovation after innovation improving global quality of life.<p>The last 150 years have seen the most remarkable advancement of technology in history. Electric lighting, cars, plastic, the telephone, and television are all less than 150 years old, while …

Innovation

The calendar for teams

Best Photo Editors for Windows 10

The Windows Store is packed full of photo editors to help you make the most of your photographs. Whether you snap a picture from your Windows 10 …

How To Get Android Apps Running On Your Laptop

It makes more sense than ever to put some Android apps on you laptop. As well as giving you access to apps that have no desktop or web equivalent …

Xiaomi Huami Amazfit Bip Review: The Best Fitness Tracker You Can Buy for $100

Advertisement<p>Our verdict of the <b>Xiaomi Huami Amazfit Bip</b>:<br>The Amazfit Bip is a triumph in low-cost wearable design. It's not for everyone – just for …

Get the amazing Amazfit Bip smartwatch for $80

<i>CNET's Cheapskate scours the web for great deals on PCs, phones , gadgets and much more. Questions about the Cheapskate blog? Find the answers on our FAQ page. Find more great buys on the CNET Deals page and follow the Cheapskate on Facebook and Twitter!</i><p>I've had the Amazfit Bip strapped to my wrist …

Consumer Tech

Amazfit Bip review: $100 smartwatch with integrated GPS and 45-day battery life

With Pebble no longer around offering reasonably priced smartwatches with long battery life there is a place for another competitor. The Amazfit Bip …

How to use training software to hit peak form

<b>We take a detailed look at the performance metrics available to amateur cyclists and help you establish how to use training software to get faster</b><p>If …

Six ways to make your base training better

There is still a place for the long ride in your training regimen. Here are some tricks to help you find time to fit them in.Read the full article at …

Australian Universities

Diagnosis: How many base miles do you really need?

A young rider is looking to go professional, but he struggles with finding the right amount of zone 2 base training in the off-season.Read the full …

Cycling calendar for 2018: Key dates for the main events on road, track, cyclo-cross, mountain and BMX bikes

Road<p><b>January<br>16-21:</b> Santos Tour Down Under (Australia). <b><br>28:</b> Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race (Australia).<p><b>February<br>21-25:</b> Abu Dhabi Tour (UAE). <b><br>24:</b> Omloop Het Nieuwsblad (Belgium).<p><b>March<br>3:</b> Strade Bianche (men and women, Italy). <b><br>4-12:</b> Paris-Nice. <b><br>11:</b> Ronde van Drenthe (Women's WorldTour, Holland). <b><br>7-13:</b> …

Six ways to improve your sustainable aerobic power

These guidelines will help you improve your body's ability to clear lactate and sustainable aerobic power.Read the full article at Six ways to …

Sustainability

11 mistakes that self-trained cyclists make

<i>Those of you that have followed CyclingTips since the early days will know that the site started as a way for Wade Wallace to share his deep</i> …

Cycling

An App to Find Your City's Best Bike Routes

A new iPhone app wants to let cyclists help each other choose the best possible routes for riding.<p>Described as “Waze for cycling,” LaneSpotter uses crowdsourced data to map out preferred bike routes in real time. Users can rate roads according to their safety, marking them based on a color key that …

Best mountain bike wheels

A wheelset is arguably the most critical upgrade you can make to your mountain bike. Wheel weight, rim width and stiffness can all affect how your …

These are the router makers that have patched KRACK WPA2 Wi-Fi flaws

An exploit that has taken the "protected" out of Wi-Fi Protected Access II (WPA2) means that your wireless network is likely not as safe as you once …

Web Matters responds to the Home Secretary's comments on encryption - Web Matters

We were concerned, but sadly not surprised, to learn of Amber Rudd’s comments yesterday (2 October) on encryption. These comments, which came at a …

Privacy

How close do you need to be to benefit from drafting?

<b>Wind tunnel tests and CFD calculations by Swiss Side wheels show the effect of drafting</b><p>Aerodynamicists at wheel brand Swiss Side have conducted CFD …

How Strava Became the Only Fitness App That Matters

How to create grip on a mountain bike - MBR

Positions of power.<p>Strong and stable is a great mantra, but if you don’t want to end up like Theresa May, you’ve got to dial your posture.<p>It’s easy …