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How To: Keep Your Night Vision Sharp with the iPhone's Hidden Red Screen

There were a lot of cool new features introduced in iOS 10, but some were more hidden than others. One option called "Color Tint" snuck its way in, …

iOS

How To Get Siri to Read Anything to You

The list of things Siri can help us with grows more and more with each update Apple makes. In the last few years Apple allowed better integration …

iOS

We should never have told people to take vitamins — and a new study shows why

It seems like simple, obvious advice: Eat your vegetables, get some exercise, and, of course, take your vitamins.<p>Or not.<p>Decades of research, including a new study published in December in the Journal of the American Medical Association, has failed to find substantial evidence that vitamins and …

Holistic Medicine

This 50 Push-Up Challenge Will Transform Your Body in 30 Days

It's been almost 20 years since Demi Moore starred in <i>G.I. Jane</i>, but that crazy-inspiring scene in which Moore (as Jordan O'Neill) pumps out push-up …

Bodyweight Exercise

8 killer arm workouts you can do virtually anywhere

Strengthening your arms is no easy feat.<p>From your triceps to your palms, there are a lot of muscles to work.<p>To get the best workout, we turned to New York University physical-therapy professor Marilyn Moffat, who wrote the book "Age Defying Fitness."<p>Moffat walked us through the best exercises for …

Bodyweight Exercise

7 Easy Exercises for Better Balance

With you exercise, you may focus on how certain regimens will improve your strength, help you lose weight, or even make you more flexible. Or maybe …

Stretching

Microsoft Office is finally available in the Windows Store

Microsoft is finally bringing its full version of Office to the Windows Store today. To coincide with the release of the new Surface Laptop running Windows 10 S, Microsoft Office apps like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access, and Publisher will all be available in the Store. While Microsoft …

How (and why) to use Google Photos on your iPhone or iPad

Below, we provide instructions for backing up all of the photos on your phone to Google Drive via the Google Photos for iOS app, so you can delete …

Apps

Download These Free Apps to Watch Free Streaming Movies on the Go

This list of free movie apps will put hundreds of free streaming movies at your fingertips. Install them onto your smartphone or tablet and you'll be …

Smart TV

This Week's Top Downloads

Every week, we share a number of downloads for all platforms to help you get things done. Here were the top downloads from this week.<p>Chrome: If …

Review of AceThinker iPhone Screen Recorder

If you are a user of an iPhone or an iPad, you would be pretty familiar with the fact that there comes a need of recording the screen activity quite often. There may be a number of different reasons behind recording your iPhone’s screen. You might want to do it for making some kind of tutorials, …

19 Instagrams You Should Follow If You're Slightly Obsessed With Pretty Handwriting

Say yes to penmanship porn.

This simple trick can free up a ton of storage on your iPhone

Some popular ways include using Google Photo's free, unlimited cloud storage for photos and streaming music.<p>We've even seen a strange, roundabout way where you have to "pretend" that you're about to rent a movie, even when you don't have enough space for it.<p>The method I'm talking about here is to …

Mobile Technology

Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week – How to Screencast Your iPad

Last week’s Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week was about how to create a video of your Android phone or tablet’s screen. In response to last week’s …

Education Technology

The battle over the future of bitcoin

Billed as the future of democratized, digital money, the currency is now at the center of a conflict over how to develop technologies behind the system<p>The bitcoin world this week learned its absentee father might be Craig Wright, an Australian entrepreneur with nice suits and well-combed hair who …

The 7 New Rules of Car Buying: How to Shop in Today’s World

There are few truly bad vehicles for sale today, but, when there are more models boasting more whistles and bells than ever before, that doesn’t make car shopping easy. Even if you’re car savvy, you can still make an uninformed choice or get a bad deal. And the wealth of resources for information …

Automotive Industry

The Helium iPhone case is for you, iPhone camera fans

The iPhone camera has spawned an entire generation of "iPhoneographers," but often times, those fans have to use additional accessories to capture a particular shot. And there are still limitations even with those add-ons — one phone can only handle so many accessories. A company called Helium is …

Helium

How to extend your iPhone's battery life as long as possible

We've all been caught short by an unexpectedly low mobile phone battery, particularly after streaming music or browsing the web on 4G, which leaves us in the lurch in sticky situations.<p>Read on for the 10 best hints and tips at extending its battery life for as long as possible - at least until you …

How to use iCloud Keychain to generate a password on your iPad

We all know how important password management is these days. It’s bad enough when “evil-doers” are able to break into databases that are built to keep your most private information safe. So there’s no need to give them a head start by using your “favorite” password to sign into all, or the majority …

Here’s how to bring your old laptop back to life

Every few years, we replace the electronic devices in our lives, because they start to feel slow, or won’t work with the latest programs. But we don’t often throw out the old ones, either out of inertia or because they’re not the sort of thing you can just toss into the garbage can. But there’s a …

Google Chrome

Apple's 25 Best iPhone Apps of the Year

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Dan Carter arrives in Paris for new chapter

Dan Carter has impressed a throng of media at his arrival at new club Racing 92 in France.<p>When he starts his new post tomorrow he has clear goals - …

How to stream videos using VLC

VLC is pretty well known as a media player that's capable of playing just about anything.<p>Experienced users, however, know that there's much more to …

iPad Mini 4 teardown reveals a miniaturized Air 2

We’ve gotten our first look at the guts of the latest Apple hardware thanks to an iPad Mini 4 teardown that’s appeared online, and the new tablet from the Cupertino company is looking really familiar. But we don’t mean that in a bad way.<p>Repair-advise site iFixit has sacrificed one of the devices in …

iPad Mini

Mail the force: Set of 18 Star Wars stamps to be released ahead of film

Stamps on sale from 20 October, with new movie – Star Wars: The Force Awakens – coming out in December<p>A colourful new set of stamps will be invading post offices across the country soon, celebrating the Star Wars movies.<p>A set of 18 first-class stamps will be on sale from 20 October, featuring a …

500 million people are watching videos of video games

Felix Kjellberg is a 25-year-old Swedish man who made $7 million last year playing video games. Known on YouTube at PewDiePie, Kjellberg records videos of himself playing video games and uploads them to his channel, which has nearly 38 million subscribers. By contrast, Taylor Swift’s YouTube …

Kanye West

How to avoid being charged by Apple Music after the free trial

Apple Music is finally here, along with a free three month trial to let anyone give it a listen. But what if you don't want to be on the hook for a $10 a month subscription fee on September 30? Or, what if you opted into Apple Music by mistake (which is surprisingly easy, since it's the first thing …

How I nearly became hooked on a $335 laptop bag

When I was first approached about checking out the WaterField Designs $335 Rough Rider messenger bag, it occurred to me that I've never written about something as decidedly non-technical before. Let's face it: When I plop down my case and begin unloading my work stuff, my focus has always been on …

Sewing