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13 things to know about the Apple Watch

Any last questions we had about the Apple Watch were answered Monday afternoon.<p>During an event in San Francisco, CEO Tim Cook and other executives announced key details about the Apple Watch, including when it will go on sale, where it will be available, and exactly how much it costs.<p>Here's what we …

I Tried To Design The Perfect Night's Sleep. Here's What Happened

Sleep tracking wearables, smart alarms, and fancy light bulbs are the future of a good night’s rest. But how much can they achieve?<p>I have one goal in life: to achieve the perfect sleep. I’m neither a morning person nor a night owl. I go to bed early; I wake up late. Each morning I invariably engage …

14 Ways to Make Lifting Weights More Effective

People don’t actually ask, “how much you bench?” Well, maybe they do. And maybe they should stop, but that’s besides the point. The perception of …

New Technology Will Triple Smartphone Battery Life

The brilliance, power and sheer innovative genius of your smartphone is always balanced by the terrorising and ever present ‘low battery’ sound. At every smartphone launch, every time I get my hands on a new handset, my childlike awe is immediately tempered by the crushing reality of how much power …

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Ten Essential Tablet Apps for Creative Urges

Unleash your (mobile) creative genius.<p>The tablet … it has a reputation. No matter how many thrilling ads Apple puts out about composing verses and doing crazy cool DJ stuff with iPad, people often consider it more of a media consumption device than something you use to create things.<p>Fortunately, …

Nike's iPhone Fuel app no longer needs a FuelBand to track your activity

Nike is finally taking advantage of all those health tracking sensors in your iPhone for its flagship Fuel app, which previously required one of its Fuelbands to work. The latest version of the free Fuel app includes support for Apple's HealthKit platform, which means it'll take in the data that's …

Best Bicep Workout For Mass and Tone

I first want to go ahead and say that some of the best bicep exercises are actually back exercises. Most back exercises are compound movements as the …

SCIENCE! New Obesity Research Demonstrates That Health and Weight Are a Billion Times More Complicated Than You Thought

This week the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> reported on a recent study published in the <i>American Journal of Clinical Nutrition</i>. The study analyzed data following over 300,000 Europeans for 12 years and discovered that there were twice as many deaths due to lack of physical activity as obesity. The study’s …

Apple Watch may have already beaten Android Wear

Canalys says about 720,000 Android Wear devices have been shipped. Of those watches, the Moto 360 is ‘the clear leader’ in the clubhouse, with the G …

12 Habits of Highly Motivated Runners

Apple May Show Off More Than Watch at Next Event

Apple has a lot of explaining to do.<p>While the tech giant showed off the Apple Watch at its iPhone launch in October, the company has since held its cards close, revealing only minimal information about the wearable device.<p>And even though its now known that the device will begin shipping in April, …

The Psychology Of Notifications

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> <i></i><i>Ximena Vengoechea is</i> <i>a design researcher at Twitter,</i> <i>and</i> <i>Nir Eyal is the</i> <i>author of</i> <i>Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products.</i><p>In his famed experiments, Ivan Pavlov trained his dogs to associate mealtime with the ring of a bell. Pavlov found he could elicit an involuntary physical response …

Super Bowl Ads for Mobile Games (Probably) Paid Off Big

Besides last-minute interceptions and Left Shark, the record 114.4 million people who watched last weekend's Super Bowl XLIX saw many commercials for …

New sapphire glass screens could be coming to the iPhone 6s

In the lead-up to the iPhone 6, everyone expected Apple to give it a sapphire glass display. Sapphire glass, it was said, would lead to nigh-indestructible screens: Scratched and shattered iPhone displays would become a thing of the past.<p>Of course, we all know what happened from there. Apple’s …