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Five steps to losing weight without lifting a finger

There is no doubt that regular exercise is important for heart health and keeps your metabolism pumping, but there are also many of us for whom …

Weight Loss

Body Recomposition: Lose Fat and Gain Muscle at the Same Time

Most people trying to lose weight want a trim yet toned body.<p>Oftentimes, traditional weight loss programs focus on cutting body fat and hitting lower …

Nutrition

How to forgive and forget in 3 steps — and why it's unhealthy to rush the process

When Tibet was invaded by the People's Liberation Army of China in the 1950s, one monk was in jail for 15 years, and was tortured nearly the entire time. When he was released, he went to the Dalai Lama and said of his experience, "my Holiness, I was very afraid."<p>The Dalai Lama asked him what he was …

Self-help

How to record the screen on your iPhone in a few easy steps

Want to show your non-tech-savvy relative how to set up their email without actually having to do it for them? Since iOS 11, Apple has offered a …

Apps

You Won't Lose Fat and Build Muscle Unless You Do These 6 Things

If you want to build lean, defined muscles efficiently, personal trainer and strength coach Susan Niebergall says, "This is a two part equation. The first part of the equation is fat loss." You do this with nutrition and exercise. Focus on creating a sustainable calorie deficit by eating whole …

Muscle

Backup best practices: A NAS is not enough

Losing your data can suck. If you have the right backup strategy, though, recovery of lost data can be nearly painless. You do have the right backup …

Social Media

Gorgeous concept shows off Apple Watch Series 4’s big display

The grand unveiling of the Apple Watch Series 4 could be just a couple weeks away and based on a new mock-up, you’re going to love the way it looks.<p>Based on leaked info of Apple’s upcoming wearable, the gorgeous concept shows what the device will look like with its bigger, bezel-free display and …

Smartwatches

Apple Seemingly Unable to Recover Data From 2018 MacBook Pro With Touch Bar When Logic Board Fails

In 2016, when Apple introduced the first MacBook Pro with Touch Bar models, the repair experts at iFixit discovered the notebooks have non-removable SSDs, soldered to the logic board, prompting concerns that data recovery would not be possible if the logic board failed. Fortunately, that wasn't the …

MacBook Pro

Interesting parental control app requires kids to exercise to earn screen time

One of the iOS 12 features to generate a lot of buzz has been Screen Time – a way to monitor app usage and set limits to reduce the amount of time spent staring at your phone.<p>You can use it yourself, of course, but parents can also use it to limit the time their kids spend using particular apps, …

Apps

Philips unveils new ‘completely weatherproof’ outdoor Hue LightStrip with HomeKit

Philips announced a new outdoor lineup of Hue lights this past spring that consists of spot lights, bollard lights, and luminaries. Now the company is expanding its offerings, unveiling an outdoor version of its popular LED LightStrip.<p>The outdoor LightStrip has shown up as a new product on Philips’ …

Home Automation

6 Vital CrossFit Dumbbell Exercises You Need to Master

CrossFit dumbbell exercises are important for all athletes.<p>CrossFit Dumbbell Exercises<p>The 2017 CrossFit Open saw the return of dumbbells and …

The Best Things to Do in Vietnam

Save Place<p>Words can do little justice to the scenery that awaits travelers to Ha Long Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Hundreds of forested …

Vietnam

Apple's Latest Macbook Pro - Everything You Need To Know

Depending on who you listen to, Apple have either designed a machine that is finally worthy of the Pro moniker or missed the chance to make Macbook …

Apple MacBook Pro Updates Are Coming Now, with Other Macs and iPads Later

It’s been an unexpectedly busy couple of days in Apple news. First off, Apple released an updated version of the MacBook Pro yesterday. These new 2018 versions have new Intel processors, more RAM, better screens, and a “quieter” keyboard. Unfortunately, Apple has not mentioned any design changes to …

The Best Features to Try in macOS Mojave

macOS Mojave is in public beta now, and it has a lot of cool features that might not totally change the way you use your Mac, but will speed up parts …

Apps

Trick Out Your Touch Bar With These Creative Apps and Games

I don’t know about you, but I’m still on the fence about Apple’s Touch Bar. The most use I get out of it is accidentally tapping the virtual “back” …

Add motion sensing LED light strips everywhere in your home for $12 Prime shipped

Livin’ Well (99% positive lifetime feedback from over 6,000) via Amazon offers its Motion Sensing LED Light Strip for <b>$11.99 Prime shipped</b> when code <b>40LEDSALE</b> is used at checkout. Regularly $20, this is the lowest that we’ve tracked and is the best available. If you’ve been looking for an LED light …

Apple’s redesigned MacBook Pro keyboard uses new method for repelling dust, reports iFixit

A silicone membrane sits underneath the key, as described in a patent application from March<p>Apple’s new MacBook Pro keyboards are slightly quieter than the ones found in the previous iteration of the laptop. But the company’s silence on the mechanism’s widespread mechanical issues, which Apple …

How to jailbreak iOS 11.2-11.3.1 with Electra1131

The Electra Team delivered on their promise to release an iOS 11.2-11.3.1 jailbreak on Friday, and you can now download Electra1131 from the team’s …

Easy Ways To Burn More Calories - Caroline Jordan

It’s an inevitable part of life: You get older and whelp, your metabolism gets slower. While you don’t have much control over the overall speed of …

Apple MacBook Pro with Touch Bar updated with max 32 GB RAM, ‘improved’ third-generation keyboard, True Tone, and new Intel chips

Apple has today updated the 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro with a spec bump refresh. The laptops feature Intel’s latest eighth-generation processors, with a six-core option on the 15-inch model. The new 15-inch MacBook Pro can also be specced with up to 32 GB RAM, with a DDR4 configuration. The …

How to: Build a HomeKit or Alexa-powered smart home on a $200 budget

Whether you’re hearing about it in the context of more basic smartphone control, home security or voice assistants, a lot of perks come from being a smart home owner. But often times smart home tech can be expensive, especially to someone just looking to get started. So below you’ll find our top …

How to Set Up Wi-Fi Calling on iOS

Need to make an important phone call in a cellular dead zone? Wi-Fi Calling helps you make or receive phone calls on your Apple devices when your …

LiquidText PDF Reader gives paper the upgrade it needs

Paper’s great for some things, but when it comes to reading and taking notes, the traditional medium is mediocre at best. And when iPad apps try to replicate paper, things get even worse.<p>“It doesn’t work,” said Craig Tashman, developer of the LiquidText PDF Reader app, which Apple showcased in an …

The Best Free DVD Rippers

Too many DVDs lying around? Need a way to turn them digital? You can turn them into digital files with the right software. These three programs will …

Software

Is the Anchor Cable the best smartphone charging cable currently available?

The Anchor Cable is a versatile, rugged cable that can be used to charge your iPhone, Android devices, Kindle tablets, USB-C MacBook, and much …

This amazing new web tool lets you create microsites that exist solely as URLs

Long live the open web<p>Former Google designer Nicholas Jitkoff, who’s now the vice president of design at Dropbox, has created a really nifty new web tool he’s calling itty bitty sites, or self-contained microsites that exist solely as URLs. You can create your own by following this URL: …

QR codes

Gadgets to Help You Shoot Pro-Quality Movies on Your iPhone

As directors like Steven Soderbergh and Sean Baker have shown, you can conjure movie magic with an iPhone.<p>1. Apple iPhone X<p>The dual rear cameras on …

5 Body Weight Strength Circuits You Can Do in Under 20 Minutes

You don't need time, or equipment!<p>June 29, 2018<p>Strength! I love it, but a lot of people hate it, or have never even really tried it. You can make up …

How To: Turn Your iPhone's Keyboard into a Trackpad for Easier Cursor Placement

Ever since 3D Touch's introduction in iOS 9 for the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus, a little-known trick for moving the cursor around and selecting text was …