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11 default iPhone apps you can replace with much better ones

Delete Maps, Mail and Safari and never look back — there are much better versions of the default apps you get when you first get a new iPhone.<p>You …

8 Plank Variations That Will Make Your Abs Scream

Not your granddaddy's planks.

Ethical Hacking A to Z Bundle | Popular Mechanics Shop

<b>Ethical Hacker Bootcamp for 2017</b><p>Break Into a Career As An Ethical Hacker<p>Ethical hackers are in huge demand in the wake of highly publicized hacks and data breaches in both the private and public sectors. This bootcamp was designed for aspiring information security professionals who wish to take an …

Cybersecurity

Friday 5: a few of my favorite Mac apps [Video]

In this Mac-centric Friday 5, I wanted to highlight features from several macOS apps that I utilize on a regular basis. A few of these apps are built-in macOS apps, while others can be found on the Mac App Store and directly from third-party developers.<p>As a huge fan of the Mac, these are some of …

Apps

This 7-minute workout is all you need to get in shape

This 7-minute workout is ideal if you have little time to exercise or don't have access to a gym.<p>According a study published in the American College of Science and Medicine's Health & Fitness Journal, the combination of aerobic and resistance training performed at a high-intensity can be extremely …

Exercise

Touchscreen on a Macbook? Yes!!

The reason the iPad isn’t picking in sales is because it’s ultimately a mobility device and not a professional solution. The reason the Macbook Pro …

Ten easy encryption tips for warding off hackers, the US government—and Russia

On a frigid Saturday, pink and yellow Post-It notes scrawled with concerns about cybersecurity covered a wall of Eyebeam, a nonprofit art and technology center in Brooklyn. “Identity theft + surveillance = paranoia, plz help,” read one note. “How much of a threat do alt-right hackers pose on social …

Privacy

Amplifi HD Home Wi-Fi system review: Your next Wi-Fi router

Mesh networking isn't exactly a new thing. But an affordable way to get started, and a setup routine that doesn't need a network engineer to make …

Wi-Fi

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Take 10% Off<br>Your First Purchase<p>Join millions of other subscribers who get exclusive discounts, freebies and giveaways!<p>Coupon code will be sent to …

Watch a magnet rip apart a soda can in slow motion

When science vloggers gather around an electromagnet experiment, you know something exciting is about to go down.<p>In a YouTube video posted this week, we see Dianna Cowern of "Physics Girl," Joe Hanson of "It's Okay to be Smart" and Joe DiPrima of "Arc Attackmusic" destroy an empty soda can with an …

How to Hack Your Hormones So You Can Sleep Better, Gain Muscle, and Have More Sex

Science says you can control your chemistry. Here’s how<p>Think of your body as a Fortune 500 company. There are layers of management, countless systems that must work together seamlessly, and tons of goals that occasionally conflict.<p>In other words, it’s complicated. Thankfully, you don’t have to …

10 tips to make your Mac feel like new

The makers of Siri are back with a new super-smart AI called Viv

Siri, the velvet-voiced iOS assistant that can give you directions, beatbox, do math and chat with you about Game of Thrones, is usually associated …

IBM just beat Google to a brand new type of computing

Though the cloud service is geared mostly toward scientists and students, anyone interested in this strange new computer will be able to give it a try, Jerry Chow, one of the scientists leading the project, tells Business Insider.<p>A quantum computer is different from today's digital computer.<p>A …

Quantum Computing

A $7 smartphone is about to change the game in India

The Freedom 251 will be accompanied by a price tag of under Rs. 500, around $7, as NDTV reports. For Indian people living on a very low income and unable to come close to affording a pricier smartphone, the device could prove to be a game changer.<p>Ringing Bells hasn't revealed much about the phone …

India

Smartphones are the new car keys

That's probably what we'll be saying soon, because carmakers have caught the tech bug, and now they're working nonstop to reinvent everything we know about transportation.<p>As more vehicles hit the streets with advanced safety and connectivity features, it's natural to expect that certain artifacts …

Carsharing

WhatsApp now has 1 billion users worldwide

Facebook-owned WhatsApp has announced that it now has 1 billion users on its mobile messaging platform.<p>The company claims that people share 42 billion messages per day on WhatsApp, as well as 1.6 billion photos and 250 million videos daily.<p>That’s quite an achievement by any measure. What’s perhaps …

Apps

Yahoo cutting workforce by 15% after announcing $4.4bn loss

CEO Marissa Mayer announces a ‘strategic plan’ that includes cutting 1,700 jobs and is expected to lead to the sale of parts of its business<p>Yahoo chief executive Marissa Mayer has announced plans to cut the company’s workforce by 15% and close five foreign offices by the end of 2016.<p>The struggling …

Advertising

Microsoft has a crazy project to build massive data centres under the sea

The project, code-named Natick, would submerge data centres underwater, using fibre optics to transfer to data back to land.<p>Because of the computers' processing power, data centres need a lot of cooling — which is why Facebook and Google build them in cold Nordic countries — and the depths of the …

Seafloor

Here's How Every Aircraft Carrier in the World Stacks Up to the U.S. Navy's

There are only 36 total carriers at sea.<p>Only a handful of countries have aircraft carriers in their arsenals. They form an exclusive club, one whose members have decided their interests stretch so far from their own waters they need to put air power at sea.<p>Broadly speaking, today there are three …

10 Tricks to Improve Your Wi-Fi Signal at Home

Over the years here at Lifehack, we’ve discussed plenty of apps that you can use to improve your overall productivity.<p>There are certain ones that …

Apps

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Profiles<p>The group's Chinese trap arrives Stateside. Will they finally be the Asian hip-hop group that people take seriously?<p>By Alex Wong1 day agoView …

Los Angeles Lakers

Cisco router break-ins bypass cyber defenses

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - (Company corrects the 15th paragraph beginning “The malicious programme...” to clarify that the nickname SYNful refers to the signal routers sent to open up communication with other routers, rather than how the implanted software jumps between routers.)<p>The Cisco Systems logo …

Not Gandhi but Japan Kicked out Britain from India

<b>Mass desertions of loyal Indian soldiers to the Japanese-trained INA precipitated Britain’s withdrawal from India.</b><p>On 15 November 1941, less than a …

How Governments Spy on You, and What You can Do About It

Technology has brought great advances and conveniences, but it also comes with the cost of privacy. You;ve seen many examples in the news. The NSA has been caught spying on German chancellor Angela Merkel and her closest advisers for years. WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange says the NSA …

Privacy

Build a Drawbot from Two CD Drives and a Raspberry Pi

You may not know it, but your old computer CD ROM drive is a treasure chest of useful components. Inside you’ll find stepper motors, rare earth magnets, bearings, and coils. It’s enough futuristic-looking greeblies to construct your own Star Wars prop, or maybe even your own portable CNC drawbot.<p>To …

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Everyone freaking out about China's stock-market crash is missing one thing

And this big swing has everyone worried about the precipitating negative effects on the Chinese economy.<p>But the actual effect may be less than analysts are expecting:<p>"<b>The stock market wealth effect in China is smaller than many assume, as stocks represent less than 15% of household financial assets</b> …

Stock Markets