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Amazon Prime: 22 benefits every member gets

A full list of all the stuff that is (and isn't) included with your Prime subscription -- including new deals from Whole Foods.<p>Amazon Prime is best known for two things: free two-day shipping and Netflix-style video streaming. Those are decidedly worthwhile perks, especially considering the …

Tech Trends

These Are the 100 Best Bodyweight Moves, All in 1 Place!

Muscles, are you ready? Because this burn is about to get intense! Using your body as the machine, these 100 moves sculpt and tone your arms, upper back, abs, legs, and booty — we've got your entire body covered! Many of these moves also burn calories as they build muscle, so high five for the …

Workouts

This app makes your headphones sound like a pro recording studio

Spend some time shopping for headphones, and you’ll quickly grow tired of devices claiming to present music “as the artist intended,” despite sporting vastly different sound. But what if your favorite cans actually <i>could</i> sound like the recording studio where your favorite music was mixed?<p>Enter …

Audiophile

These Stunning Apple Glass Concept Renders Make HoloLens Look Ancient

Move over, Microsoft.<p>Apple’s augmented reality glasses are still a rumor, but an incredible new set of concept renders show why the company might …

Augmented Reality

How to set up a new iPhone by restoring it from an older device

Macworld readers are likely quite used to restoring their iOS devices. Sometimes, you’ll need to bring your iPhone or iPad in or ship it off for …

iPhone

Best headphones for the holidays 2017

Consumer Tech

Apple Watch 3 vs. Fitbit Ionic, Gear Sport and Garmin Vivoactive 3

Compare the new Apple Watch 3 with its smartwatch competitors.<p>With its Watch 3, Apple's flagship wearable is now capable of making calls over an LTE cellular signal. It also lets you talk directly to Apple's Siri voice assistant, and stream music directly from Apple Music.<p>But there are tons of …

Smartwatches

Is the Jaybird Run the totally wireless earphone you've been waiting for?

We go hands-on with Jaybird's wireless sports buds, which only cost slightly more than Apple's AirPods.<p>Jaybird Run is a set of totally wireless earphones that are Jaybird's sports-oriented answer to Apple's AirPods. They retail for $180 (£170, AU$249) -- or $20 more than the AirPods -- and come in …

Consumer Tech

Apple iPhone X adopts facial recognition and OLED screen

<b>Apple has revealed a high-end smartphone with an "edge-to-edge" screen that has no physical home button.</b><p>The iPhone X - which is referred to as "ten" - uses a facial recognition system to recognise its owner rather than a fingerprint-based one.<p>Apple said FaceID can work in the dark by using 30,000 …

Mobile Technology

Has eurozone stimulus done its job?

<b>The European Central Bank (ECB) is under mounting pressure to decide how much longer its enormous stimulus package will continue.</b><p>The bank's president, Mario Draghi, says it will make a decision in the autumn about the stimulus measures.<p>More than 2.3 trillion euros (£2.1tn) will have been pumped …

Economics

Kings of clarity: Etymotic ER4 in-ear headphones

If you’re serious about getting the best in-ear headphones, start with this one.<p>Etymotic pioneered in-ear headphones in the mid-1980s, <i>decades</i> before other headphone companies followed its lead. Its ER4 model debuted in 1991, and it remained the company's flagship model, with only slight changes, …

Audiophile

Be patriotic: Buy American made audio

The Audiophiliac assembled this far from complete list of made in the US audio products.<p>Like most manufactured goods you buy today, the majority of electronics are made outside the United States. But when it comes to home audio equipment -- headphones, speakers, amplifiers, turntables, phono …

Audiophile

What’s new in watchOS 4? Hands-on with 50+ features and changes [Video]

As we did with the beta release of iOS 11, we’ve taken some time to walk through many of the new features and changes found in watchOS 4. While the Apple Watch software isn’t busting at the seams with new features like iOS 11, there are still quite a few new goodies and changes to be found. In this …

Unraveling the Qatar crisis: Sunni, Shia, Saudi, Iranian -- and Trump

<b>(CNN) —</b> Let's try to work this out.<p>Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (Sunni, US allies, conservative monarchies) lead a campaign to isolate neighboring Qatar (Sunni, US ally, conservative monarchy.) The charge: that Qatar "embraces various terrorist and sectarian groups aimed at …

Middle East

Which GoPro should you buy?

All GoPro cameras are not created equal. Here's a breakdown of each of the company's models -- new and old -- to select the right one for your needs.<p>GoPro's current camera lineup stands at three: the Hero5 Black, the Hero5 Session and the original Session, (formerly called Hero4 Session). In …

Gear & Gadgets

Samsung QLED vs. LG OLED TV: What's the difference?

Samsung's QLED TVs aim squarely at LG's OLED models for the picture quality crown. But in spite of the similar-sounding names, they're as different as chalk and cheese.<p>When it comes to new TV technology, the little line that turns an "O" into a "Q" makes a big difference.<p>Samsung, the world's No. 1 …

Televisions

Watts vs. lumens: How to choose the right LED light bulb

Using watts to gauge the brightness of an LED bulb? Don't.<p>If you've spent most of your adult life buying incandescent bulbs, you're probably pretty comfortable choosing a bulb by its watts rating.<p>LED bulbs have come along, though, and introduced the lumens rating. Lumens and watts are different, …

Home Automation

6 Hidden iPad Secrets That Will Turn You Into a Pro

Apple loves the idea of hiding features above, below or to the side of the screen. For example, if you swipe down from the very top edge of the …

How to send voice messages from Apple Watch

Apple Watch lets you easily message other people using dictation for voice-to-text input, but sometimes it’s just easier to send a voice recording to quickly express yourself over iMessage. Here’s how to send voice messages from Apple Watch.<p>Prior to watchOS 3, the default behavior in the Apple …

Superior Microsoft Surface Laptop Tempts Apple Fans to Ditch MacBook Air

Apple Inc. enjoys a loyal and eager consumer base. Premium PC buyers famously favor gadgets like those in the Apple Mac line-up. This week Microsoft …

The best laptops to buy in 2018

Picking the best laptop is no easy task and finding the balance between power and a fair price can make for a daunting search for even experienced buyers.<p>With so much choice just a few clicks away, <i>The Telegraph</i> has broken down some of the main questions you should be asking when making a purchase …

The 27 Most Important Finance Books Ever Written

27 classic works that every Wall Streeter should read.<p>“In my whole life, I have known no wise people (over a broad subject matter area) who didn’t …

Investing

The Notes App – the Hidden Gem on an iPad

If, like many teachers, you are using iPads with students in your classroom, you will be aware of the massive amount of educational apps that we can …

Apps

Top 7 Notes Tricks for iOS 10

Apple’s proprietary Notes app for iOS was at one point in time, rather bland and useless, allowing users only to carry out quick notes and …

How to turn anything into a PDF on your iPhone or iPad

Stop! Don’t download that PDF converter app for iOS. You don’t need it. What if I told you iPhones have come with a built-in PDF-conversion tool since iOS 10?<p>Once you know where this iOS PDF converter is buried, you can quickly and easily turn anything into a handy PDF on your iPhone or iPad.<p>On the …

Apps

Emotiva Airmotiv B1 review: Audiophile sound for a popcorn price - CNET

Audiophile sound for a popcorn price<p><b>The Good</b> The Emotiva Airmotiv B1 is a small, affordable two-way bookshelf speaker with a folded-ribbon tweeter and a 5.25-inch mid-woofer. It offers a good deal of flexibility and can be used as in-room or nearfield stereo desktop speakers, or as front or …

Audiophile

Aλλάζεις σύμμαχο κάθε εβδομάδα;, ΑΓΓΕΛΟΣ Μ. ΣΥΡΙΓΟΣ*

Χάρηκε η Τουρκία μετά την αμερικανική επίθεση κατά της Συρίας με πυραύλους. Δεν έδειξε όμως τον ίδιο ενθουσιασμό και η όψιμη σύμμαχός της Ρωσία. …

Best tablets for taking notes

What's bigger than a Moleskine but smaller than a MacBook? Any of these writer-friendly tablets.<p>I like to write. (I would hope so, since I do it for a living.)<p>When a nascent idea or perfect sentence begins bubbling inside of my head, an onscreen keyboard gets the job done in a pinch, but when it …

Gear & Gadgets

10 tips and tricks for Apple's new Clips app

Apple's newest video editing app is full of emoji, stickers and filters. Here's what you need to know.<p>Apple on Thursday released Clips, a video app that's a mix between Snapchat's playful aspect and iMovie's editing prowess. CNET's Scott Stein has been using the app for a few days now and loves the …

Apps