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Ikea's new furniture can charge your phone, no wires necessary

Are you interested in tying down your furniture to a technology "standard" that's far from standard? Then you might be interested in some new products that will be on sale at Ikea in North America and Europe this spring. The Swedish furniture company has partnered with the Wireless Power …

Withings' Activité fitness watches now talk to your Android phone

If you've been aching to try Withings' Activité fitness watches but couldn't because you don't carry an iPhone, you can relax. The company has announced that both the original Activité and the Pop will support Android as of March 2nd. While the Health Mate app will largely go unchanged, you'll be …

13 must-own apps for transforming your phone into the ultimate toolkit

The best utility apps are designed to make your hectic life a little bit easier, and maybe even more enjoyable.<p>From apps that makes budgeting beautiful to ones that let you know the exact minute it’s going to rain, there’s something for every lifestyle.<p>We’ve collected the best of the best in this …

I’m really excited to share this interview with Eric Ward, an Ohio schoolteacher and incredibly talented iPhone photographer. Here you’ll to discover …

Five Free Mindfulness Apps Worthy of Your Attention

There’s no shortage of mindfulness and meditation apps these days, promising to help you combat anxiety, sleep better, hone your focus, and more. We …

Former Microsoft boss Steve Ballmer leaves firm

<b>Former Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer has said he is stepping down from the board with immediate effect.</b><p>In a public letter, Mr Ballmer said he had become "very busy" since he quit the top job and that it would be "impractical to continue".<p>His decision to leave follows his recent purchase …

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Your Lost Android Phone Can Now Call You

Did you know that Android has a built-in mechanism for locating or locking your lost phone? Google hasn’t done the best job marketing it, but it’s actually been baked right in since the release of Android 4.4*.<p><i>(It works with older Android phones, too — you just have to install the free app yourself)</i><p>…

Instantly Framed app turns iPhone snapshots into framed artwork

Talk about taking the hassle out of framing your favorite photo. And here's a coupon code to save on your first order.<p>There are lots of apps that can turn your smartphone snapshots into printed goods. For example, there's Printic, which delivers Polaroid style prints with just a few taps. And …

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California husband and wife die 4 hours apart after 62 years of marriage

Don and Maxine Simpson were married for 62 years, and not even death could keep them apart for long.<p>According to the couple's granddaughter, Melissa Sloan, the Simpsons, of Bakersfield, Calif., passed away approximately four hours apart on the morning of July 21. Maxine, 87, had suffered from …

An Upcoming iPhone Feature From Apple Will Completely Transform How You Use Apps

Apple calls it Extensibility, and it basically allows your apps to share both information and functionality with one another, which means less time spent switching among apps.<p>Let's say you have a favorite app for editing your photos, such as Adobe Photoshop Express.<p>Before Extensibility, you would …

The 7 Easiest Ways Ever to Improve Your Diet

<b>Use Red Plates</b><br>Yep, you read that correctly: Your health could be determined by the color of your dinnerware. Gotta love science! Seriously, though: A study from <i>Appetite</i> found that people who eat off of red plates tend to eat less than those who eat off of red and blue. The researchers say that …

This Harvard-Educated Monk Is Reintroducing Buddhism To The Western World

Hwansan Sunim had a pretty typical suburban American childhood. Born to Korean-American parents in Westchester County, N.Y., he grew up in Irvington, an idyllic small town on the Hudson River.<p>Though Sunim strived to be a model student for his parents and get accepted to a good college, he said he …

How-to: Safely delete or change an iCloud account from your Mac or iOS device

First off, before we begin and actually discuss how to safely delete or change an iCloud account, we should discuss the different scenarios as to why you might need to delete or change your iCloud account off of your device.<p>If you are using the same Apple ID as a family member for iCloud, your …

22 Best Weight Loss Motivation Tips

Power through an "off" day and keep seeing results with these expert tips for staying motivated through weight loss.<p>"The key to staying motivated to …

Meditation Site Promises to Help You De-Stress in 10 Minutes

This story appears in the November 2013 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Words like <i>meditation</i> and <i>mindfulness</i> don't tend to resonate with busy entrepreneurs, for whom the mere idea of being without Wi-Fi or turning off their phones induces a panic attack.<p>But taking a break need not involve donning a …

4.7-inch iPhone production to start third week of July, 5.5-inch second week of August as Foxconn confirms hiring of 100K workers

Apple is set to begin mass production of the next-generation iPhone next week, the Economic Daily reported today. According to the report, the smaller 4.7-inch model will enter production in the third week of July, while the larger 5.5-inch variant will enter production in the second week of …

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How to Create Bright and Sharp iPhone Photos

People often ask on Instagram if my photos are taken with my iPhone. My answer: “<i>Of course!</i>” Almost all of the photos I post there (aside from some …

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Google's Chrome Web Browser Is Killing Your Laptop Battery

There is a problem with Google Chrome on Microsoft Windows that is potentially very bad news for laptop users. It can drastically affect battery life, and even slow down your computer.<p>So, why is Chrome eating through your battery quicker than other internet browsers? The problem is down to …

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Lanterne Rouge: Honoring the Final Finisher

Finishing last at the Tour brings an odd, and occasionally coveted, title<p>No, I have never been lanterne rouge, ever attempted to be in lanterne rouge, or wanted to finish last.<p>While many at the Tour de France race for the ultimate prize of the yellow jersey, there is also a prize on the opposite …

Sony aims high with new affordable Core Series speakers

The Audiophiliac auditions the Sony SS-CS5 speaker, the least-expensive three-way bookshelf speaker you can buy from a major manufacturer.<p>Sony isn't usually the first name to come to mind when I'm thinking about quality speakers, but its new Core Series speakers turned me around.<p>I had a pair of …

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