Andre M.

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The Mantra That Will Help You Live a Happier and More Vibrant Life

The best advice I can give on how to be happy is to manage your emotional weight. This means that while you might not be feeling happy all the time (and what a relief to not have the pressure of walking around like little Ms. Sunshine 24/7!), you've at least owned whatever mood you truly are in and …

Leasing an iPhone on T-Mobile and Sprint is now a lot more expensive

Tempted by Sprint and T-Mobile’s super cheap iPhone leasing plans? You might want to reconsider. Following a short-lived pricing war between the two …

What severe turbulence looks like inside an airplane

An hour into their trip from Tokyo to Auckland on an Air New Zealand airplane, passengers aboard this flight experienced severe turbulence, the kind …

Humans Watch More Porn Than You Can Even Imagine

More than that.<p>To truly step back and realize that you're just a tiny pebble on an infinitely large shore, that life is far more vast and complex than any of us mortals can possibly comprehend, one must simply behold the number of hours of porn humans viewed this year: <b>4,392,486,580</b>. Narrowing down …

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Don't Dump Your Old iPhone, Use It For Permanent Media And GPS Instead

If you update your gadgets as much as I do, you probably have a small collection of older devices with low resale value lying around. Don’t toss them …

13-inch MacBook Pro review: is this the power laptop to beat?

By Dan Grabham<p>Image 1 of 4<p>Image 2 of 4<p>Image 3 of 4<p>Image 4 of 4<p><b>Update:</b> We're expecting new MacBook Pros any time now.<p>When Apple first launched the …

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How Do Spacemen Walk on the Moon While Being Hit By Micrometeoroids?

<b>By Alexandra Duron</b><p><i>If you’re happy and you know it, clap your hands!</i> Even as children, we’re taught to recognize and celebrate feelings of …

What we know about Coldplay's seventh and possibly final album

Coldplay announced <i>A Head Full of Dreams</i> Friday, the seventh and perhaps final album for a band that has ruled the airwaves for more than a decade …

10 simple things you need to do to get faster Wi-Fi

Fast Wi-Fi is like good air-conditioning or clean tap water: You don’t notice it until it’s gone. For most chronic multitaskers, dealing with a slow, …

One Tree for Every Bag

Planting the seeds for a better tomorrow, one bag of coffee at a time<p>Imagine looking out on your family’s farm – your livelihood and your legacy – …

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Pro tip: Tap, don’t swipe, with your Siri Remote

If you’ve tried to type in any sort of long password or search terms into your new Apple TV using the fancy Siri Remote, you know you’ve had a tough time.<p>Even if you adjust the tracking to make it a little more accurate, scrolling through letters and clicking on the touch surface can be a nightmare …

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Why I skipped the iPad Pro and bought the iPad mini 4 instead

The iPad Pro is the Apple tablet of my dreams.<p>I’ve been lusting after Apple’s crazy-big iPad since the first whispers of the device echoed around the rumor mill a few years ago. When Apple finally unveiled the Pro at the September keynote, I was beyond stoked to fork over more than $1,000 for an …

Here's what happened on the Colts' horrible fake punt — the worst play in NFL history

The highly-anticipated match-up between the Indianapolis Colts and New England Patriots — a game that was better than many anticipated — will instead be remembered for a botched fake punt that is being called the worst play in NFL history.<p>The play came in the third quarter with the Colts trailing …

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Airbus Files Patent for Concorde 2, Concorde 1 Back? + How Many Miles Got You a Flight

Forget about the 3 1/2 hour flight time of the Concorde “1”, Concorde-2 will cross the Atlantic from New York to London in just one hour according to …

Gorgeous leather Apple Watch strap will make you feel like a grownup again

Best List: Nomad Apple Watch Strap<p>Let’s face it: The green plastic band I have for my Apple Watch Sport is useful and comfortable, but it’s not classy. I wear it to the gym with no reservations, but a night out on the town? Maybe if I were an adolescent.<p>When I strap Nomad’s new Italian leather …

My Favorite Mac: The New 12″ Retina MacBook – MacStories

After three weeks with the new MacBook, I can easily declare it as my favorite Mac, and none of the details that left some of the tech press wailing and gnashing their teeth have actually been a problem. Only one port? A minor annoyance at worst. Performance? It works great for everything that I …

The cheapest US airports to fly in and out of

Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International airport in Ohio has the cheapest flights, with an average airfare of just $199. It jumped to first place from 77th last year.<p>Atlanta International, in Georgia, is the second-cheapest airport to fly from, with an average airfare of $231, and Dallas, Texas, …

Here's the easiest way to get more sleep and have more energy during the week

You can blame social jetlag. It works just like regular old jetlag, only it happens when our body clocks get thrown off by the gap between our weekend and weekday sleep schedules.<p>Luckily, there are ways to fix it. Here's how you can make sure your body clock stays on a more normal schedule:<p>1. Wake …

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iPhone users, here’s how to massively prank your Android friends

The Android-vs-iPhone debate is ancient by now, although it’s still a nerd fight that rages on in comments sections around the Internet. But forget …

Apple quietly fixed a big problem that was upsetting app developers

Apple released a public beta version of iOS 9, which lets normal users test the upcoming software for free before it is released to all users. iOS 9 includes lots of new features, including enhanced search, new Siri abilities, and a power save mode.<p>But like any new piece of software, iOS 9 also has …

Apple's Share of Smartphone Industry Profit Rises to 92%, Despite iPhone Representing Less Than 20% of Sales

A new report out over the weekend by Canaccord Genuity estimates that Apple has recorded a 92 percent share of the world's entire smartphone market in the first quarter of 2015, which is up from 65 percent a year earlier. The company managed to do so on less than 20 percent of actual smartphone …

Satoru Iwata changed the whole games industry and now leaves it in mourning

The Nintendo president, who has died from cancer at the age of 55, brought in a ‘blue ocean’ strategy that would lead to the industry’s most successful consoles<p>On my business card, I am a corporate president. In my mind, I am a game developer. But in my heart, I am a gamer.<p>– Satoru Iwata, speaking …

Here’s how a filmmaker shot his critically-acclaimed movie using just an iPhone

Baker enjoys telling stories set in real settings, casting actors with little to no experience, and exploring stories you've likely never seen before on the big screen. That can range from a New York garment district wholesaler dealing with fatherhood ("Price of Broadway") to a porn actress …

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High Apple Store Traffic Distorting Mall Rent, Lifting Mall Sales

Apple Stores' ability to generate a high rate of foot traffic in malls is allowing Apple to win "sweetheart deals" from mall operators while increasing mall sales 10%, according to a new <i>Wall Street Journal</i> report.<p>Apple draws so many shoppers that its stores single-handedly lift sales by 10% at the …

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