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How to use 1Password.com to see if your passwords are compromised

1Password has already integrated with the new Pwned Passwords tool to let you check for compromised passwords. Here's how you use it.This week saw …

How to back up your iCloud contacts and calendar data

Head to <b>iCloud.com</b> in your browser of choice.<p>Log in to your <b>iCloud account</b>.<p>Click <b>Calendar</b>.<p>Click the <b>sharing icon</b> next to the calendar that you want to …

How to make archived backups of iCloud Drive files

The files you store in iCloud Drive are safe if something happens to your iPhone, iPad, or Mac, but what if something happens to iCloud?I know what …

This Move Will Tone Your Lower Abs in a Flash — Here's How to Do It

Are you ready to incinerate lower belly fat? Tone up those hard-to-work lower abs and get some serious fat burning cardio in, all in one-fell swoop with this challenging (but fun!) move. The "Knees and Toes" works your lower abdomen while testing your formation, so you're not getting bored at the …

Scientists Have Developed a Way to Make Wood as Strong as Steel

And it can stop bullets, too.<p>Scientists have developed a new type of "super wood" that is more than 10 times stronger and tougher than normal wood - …

Engineering

How To Get Siri to Read Anything to You

• Home<br>• How To<br>• iOS<br>• How To Get Siri to Read Anything to You<p>Chris Chepek - Jan 26, 2018<p>The list of things Siri can help us with grows more and more with each …

Apps

10 Weightlifting Exercises for Toned Arms and Shoulders

Strengthen and tone your arms and shoulders with stunt woman and personal trainer Andrea Kinsky.<p>Get the toned arms you’ve always wanted with this …

How do you strengthen hip flexors?

People who sit for extended periods of time are at a high risk of developing tight hip flexors. When hip flexors are tight, a person may experience …

This Is How Long You Really Need to Hold a Plank to See Results | Men's Health

As a general guideline, Doug Sklar, a certified personal trainer and founder of PhilanthroFIT in New York City, recommends striving to do three sets of up to 60 seconds. “It’s OK to start with shorter sets and work up to 60 seconds,” he says.<p>Plus, shorter planks can still give you a solid workout, …

Incredible Joshua Tree home on 225 acres asks $4.5M

Mojave Rock Ranch was created as a labor of love over two decades<p>Mojave Rock Ranch nestles among 225 incredible acres in Joshua Tree, California, where a small stone house, various outdoor spaces, and a pool cluster around what can only be described as gorgeous desert landscaping incorporating …

How to back up and protect your data from old smartphones, tablets, and computers

Everything you need to do before selling or recycling your devices<p>If you're getting rid of your old laptop, smartphone, tablet or other gadget—we've previously covered some of the best options for recycling or reusing it—you need to protect your private data before parting with your unwanted …

Information Systems

How can I extend Wi-Fi to the other side of my house?

I’ve just switched from slow ADSL broadband, where the router was outside my office, to fast Virgin broadband, where the router is on the other side of the house. Unfortunately, my computer is struggling to pick-up the Wi-Fi signal. In the past, I’ve tried Wi-Fi extenders from Netgear and Belkin …

Wi-Fi

The Ultimate Guide to Apple's New Messages App

It has been weeks since Apple’s iOS 10 launched. By now, you’ve likely seen a surprise or two flash through your text messages. It might have been a …

Phone app that can detect heart attack a week out considered by NHS

A smartphone app that can tell if users are in danger of having a heart attack by the tone of their voice is being considered for use by the NHS.<p>Clinical trials of the software showed it accurately predicted admission to hospital for people with congestive cardiac failure one week before they were …

Medical Technology

23 iPhone-only apps that will make your Android friends jealous

It may not be fair, but it's a great perk for iPhone users.<p>You can enjoy the best travel apps, exclusives from Instagram and Adobe, and powerful photo apps.<p>In these 23 iPhone-only apps, you are guaranteed to find something new — just don't brag too much to your friends with Android phones.

The best iPad app for taking notes on documents just got a huge upgrade

LiquidText is the go-to iPad app for reading and taking notes on documents, whether they're Word docs, PDFs or PowerPoint presentations. You can pull …

17 iPhone Tricks To Make Your Life Easier

Did you know you could actually correct Siri's pronunciation?<p>Sure, there's plenty your trusty iPhone can already do. It can help you find your way home, settle bar debates and, heck, even make the odd phone call or two. In a pinch you could probably serve small canapés off it. But this pocketable …

Now's a Great Time to Find Out If You're a Hacking Victim

Something weird is happening in the world of hacked data—a lot of it is turning up around the same time.<p>The phenomenon has Troy Hunt, the proprietor …

These 17 life hacks will change the way you use Gmail

But that doesn't mean it can't be better.<p>A bunch of apps and plug-ins floating around the internet can make your experience using Gmail so much more enjoyable. With these amazing add-ons, you can see when people are tracking your emails, automatically know everything about people who email you, and …

Why You Should Never Email a Social Security Number

Tax season is officially in the rear view, which means most of us are breathing a sigh of relief. But some of us remain anxious. It’s not about the …

10 tips to make your Mac feel like new

Operating Systems

We talked to an ethical hacker, here’s what we learned

Believe it or not, not all hackers are malicious.<p>Ethical hackers are experts hired to support organizations and governments and keep their systems secure. These ethical hackers provide expertise to protect citizens and regular people from malicious hackers. We recently sat down with one to learn …

File Syncing Showdown: Google Drive vs. Dropbox vs. OneDrive

Access to decent cloud storage is practically a necessity these days whether it’s for work or play, but everyone seems to have an opinion on which …

This incredible glitch makes your iPhone work faster

This glitch was first discovered by Reddit user vista980622, but we first saw this trick on 9to5Mac.<p>Without the glitch, there's still a way to limit the phone's animations through its settings (just turn on Reduce Motion in your iPhone's Accessibility settings), but that only makes a slight …

2016 'Skylake' MacBook Pro, MacBook Air Projected Release Dates And When To Buy

Spring 2016 is here (almost) and not a single MacBook has Intel's newest processor architecture. That means model upgrades are imminent.<p>Laptops from top-tier Windows vendors like Hewlett-Packard, Dell and Microsoft (Surface Book) — among others — have moved to the “Skylake” 6th Generation Intel …

MacBook Pro

25 hidden iPhone features that are really, truly hidden

How many times have you seen posts on tech sites about “hidden iPhone features” and thought to yourself, <i>these tricks aren’t really hidden at all</i>. We’ve even had a few articles here on BGR with tips that were indeed unknown to most users, but the savvy iOS device owners out there were undoubtedly …

Closet Cleanout: The Only 10 Pieces of Clothing You Need

I have only good memories of walk-in closets, except for the time I was rummaging around in the back of one–and suddenly came across a high-top …