Phil Horton

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Sitting all day is bad for your brain, too

We know that spending all day hunched over laptops is shortening our lifespan and expanding our waistlines. Still, the threat of never growing up to be an Anderson Cooper-caliber silver fox may not be enough to motivate young tech workers to switch to a treadmill desk and sign up for some daily …

Google splits up Drive app, requires standalone apps to edit documents

Google Drive users: the latest update to the mobile app may not please you. In a new version of the app — recently released for iOS and coming soon to Android — Google has removed the ability to edit documents. The change comes alongside the new standalone Docs and Sheets apps, which are now linked …

BluClik remote helps keep hands on wheel, not phone

Control your digital media in the car without fumbling with your phone thanks to iSimple's Bluetooth remote.<p>For many older cars, plugging your phone into the auxiliary audio input is one of the easiest, most universal ways to bring your digital audio library and a wide range of streaming media apps …

Gear & Gadgets

Google Drive for Android to lose document editing, prompt downloads of Docs and Sheets apps

Looks like the new Docs and Sheets apps were harbingers of changes for Google Drive's Android app. The good folks at <i>Android Police</i> parsed Drive's new, currently unreleased version and discovered that it no longer has document or sheet editing capabilities. Should you try to make changes, the app …

Digital Luggage Tags Could Let You Skip The Line

They're coming to AirFrance-KLM this year<p>Is there any bastion of human misery more wretched than the airline luggage check? Abandon all hope, ye who reach suitcase sizes exceeding 50 pounds.<p>AirFrance-KLM, at least, is trying to ease the pain. They've developed an electronic luggage tag that will …

The Optimal Length For Video Marketing Content

<i>Yoav Hornung is an award-winning young filmmaker and entrepreneur. He is the co-founder and CEO of Veed.me, a video production marketplace.</i><p>At Veed.me, we’re often asked by businesses, “How long should a video be?”<p>Truth is, there are two answers for this question:<p>As short as possible<br>• It …

Here's How North Korea Created A Propaganda Empire

These harrowing vignettes of North Korean hunger and suffering were later published in South Korea under a pseudonym.<p>Mr Jang had once composed paeans to Kim Jong Il, North Korea's former ruler. In a new memoir, Mr Jang retraces his conversion from patriotic court poet to the Kim regime to one of …