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How to accurately measure (and understand) your smartphone's charging speed

Article Contents<p>1 Meters<p>2 Testing Methodology<p>2.1 Peak Numbers<br>• 2.2 Sustained Numbers<br>• 2.3 Instructions<br>• 2.4 General Notes<p>Every phone manufacturer these …

Gear & Gadgets

Google reportedly working on non-algorithmic YouTube Kids app

If you're not familiar with it, YouTube Kids is a mobile and TV app designed to only show child-appropriate content. However, YouTube Kids filters …

Kids

India and Pakistan Tell Banks to Cut Ties to Cryptocurrency

The Reserve Bank of India late Friday issued an order saying that all entities under its regulation would have three months to cut ties with any …

Cryptocurrency

21 Worthless Foods a Nutritionist Will Immediately Cut From Your Diet

Want to start eating healthier and lose weight? Four nutrition experts share the red-flag foods you should avoid as part of a healthy diet.

Nutrition

Hacking Windows 10: How to Break into Somebody's Computer Without a Password (Exploiting the System)

After a hacker has configured Metasploit on a remote private server, created a resource script for automation, and created a simple payload, he or …

Cybersecurity

A Chinese smartphone company no one has ever heard of is making a huge impact in 2018, and it’s innovating more than Apple or Samsung

Out of nowhere, a relatively unknown Chinese smartphone company called Vivo has been making a splash in the smartphone scene this year, and it's coming out with some really interesting innovations that we rarely see from big smartphone makers.<p><b>Check out Vivo's ideas:</b>

Phones

Blockchain explained: It builds trust when you need it most

Here's everything you need to know about the technology powering the bitcoin cryptocurrency today and, soon, a myriad of services that will change your life.<p><i>This is part of "Blockchain Decoded," a series looking at the impact of blockchain, bitcoin and cryptocurrency on our lives.</i><p>These days, we're …

Blockchain

6 Weird Things That May Help You Sleep Better

Looking for a sleep tip you haven't already tried? We asked experts what really works.<p>You probably know most of the classic advice for getting a …

Sleep

Coffee Lover’s Chocolate Chip Coffee Cake – Book of Taste

19NOV<p>Ingredients: red or yukon gold potatoes extra virgin olive oil 1/2 a packet of dry zesty Italian dressing mix garlic powder 1/3 …

Here's What People Are Buying On Amazon Right Now

Movers and Shakers is a list of products on Amazon that are currently rising in the ranking. This week: a rainbow strawberry squishy toy, facial peeling gel, metallic shorts, and more!<p>And check out last week's post here!<p><i>The reviews used in this post have been edited for length and clarity.</i>

How to Get Google Play on a Kindle Fire and Install Any Android App You Want

Kindle Fire tablets are some of the best, cheapest Android tablets around, but they’re limited to Amazon’s app store, which is more than lacking …

Android News

What I learned about concussions — by having one

It’s hard to understand a brain injury until you have one<p>I opened my eyes to see a clear blue sky and two men leaning over me to put a brace around my neck. I don’t know if I was already on the stretcher or if I was still on the pavement, but there are plenty of things I don’t remember. As I would …

The Brain

How to Use Signal Without Giving Out Your Phone Number

Having a unique public number just for Signal could mitigate this sort of attack; it’s harder for a hacker to hijack the number that’s tied to your …

Chrome Web Store

4 Ways To Clear Acne Naturally

Acne and breakouts are a total bummer, and it feels like we’ve tried every drugstore product to keep them at bay. One area we haven’t explored so thoroughly is treating pimples naturally. Keep in mind that not all acne can be cured this way (notably, the hormonal variety), so the following …

Skin Care

The 11 Products I Use to Revive My Fingernails Post–Gel Manicure

I used to be the kind of person who regularly and exclusively got gel manicures. I’ll admit, there was something about getting them that always felt …

Face Mapping: What Your Breakouts Can Reveal About Your Health

If your eyes are the window to your soul, then your face just might be the window to understanding your breakouts, or anything else that’s plaguing …

Connectivity fault hampers new LTE Apple Watch Series 3

A fault with Apple Watch Series 3 LTE models can make cellular connectivity unreliable, Apple admits.<p>“We have discovered that when Apple Watch Series 3 joins unauthenticated Wi-Fi networks without connectivity, it may at times prevent the watch from using cellular,” Apple said in a statement. “We …

Smartwatches

8 Healing Herbs for Anxiety, Inflammation, and More

It’s easy to underestimate the power of plants to heal your body’s toughest ailments. Often, we go straight to over-the-counter medicines to treat …

Expert Advice from Bosch: How to Load a Dishwasher

<i>This content was produced as advertising by Remodelista in collaboration with Bosch Home Appliances.</i><p>The dishwasher is one of the greatest time-saving …

Bitcoin Cash just exploded in value

Bitcoin Cash is the latest major cryptocurrency to surge in value, with prices more than doubling over the past two days.<p>Following Bitcoin's split on August 1, the alternative Bitcoin Cash traded consistently at around $US300.<p>Demand then spiked and a short time ago, prices had shot up to more than …

Cryptocurrency

Learn to Code: Harvard's Free Online Computer Science Course

HTML, CSS, JavaScript, C, SQL, PHP, and More<p>Harvard’s “Introduction to Computer Science” course is widely regarded as the best computer science …

Computer Science

10 reasons why Android is better than iPhone even now

Back in 2013 we wrote “10 reasons why Android is still better than iOS.” Three years later, almost all these points remain the same, but we’ve updated a few to keep them relevant.<p>It has been a good year for Android, considering the latest reports mention it has an 84.7 percent market share (as of …

Google Play

20 of the Best-Rated Skincare Products on Amazon You've Never Heard Of

We rely on Amazon for everything from groceries to books, but did you know it's a gold mine for skincare products? When it comes to honest, knowledgeable reviews on products, it doesn't get any better than this major etailer. What's more, you often come across little-known (but highly rated!) gems …

Skin Care

Amazon is thinking about building mobile drone stations on trains, vans, and boats

Amazon is heavily investing in drones, and one day hopes to use the unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to revolutionise deliveries.<p>Right now, it's all still early stages — but public patent filings can offer us tantalising glimpses of what Amazon's engineers are thinking about and experimenting as …

Trains

How to enjoy aromatherapy safely

Aromatherapy is sometimes dismissed by health professionals as a trendy, new pseudo-science, but it actually has a long history and some solid science behind it.<p>Although aromatherapy has only been studied scientifically since the early 20th century, its history goes back thousands of years to …

Essential Oils

The Real History Behind That Gruesome Greyscale Treatment on Game of Thrones

<i>Warning: This post contains spoilers for Season 7 of</i> <b>Game of Thrones</b><p>Nobody said it would be easy to cure greyscale, the fictional condition from which</i> …

TV Series

Using a Sheet Mask Every Day Is Actually Good for Your Skin

A couple weeks ago, I took the Path train over to New Jersey to attend the festivities at KCON NY. Between watching teens dancing to BTS's "Dope" and sipping on refreshing Korean drinks, I listened to Christine Chang of K-beauty e-retailer Glow Recipe speak. During her panel, she mentioned how some …

Skin Care