Andrew Choy

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How to measure heart rate variability (HRV) on your Apple Watch

Getting an HRV reading on your Apple Watch is as easy as taking a few deep breaths.With watchOS 4, Apple introduced a number of new heart rate …

Lifehacks for the iPhone

Checking Signal Strength<p>Although the number of bars that a phone indicates in terms of signal strength can be helpful to refer to, it is inaccurate …

How to stream Apple Music on Apple Watch Series 3 without iPhone

Apple’s strategy for Music control on watchOS has changed significantly over the years, and as of watchOS 4.3, the company has finally added support for the full Apple Music library back onto the Apple Watch’s Music app.<p>While it’s not completely obvious, it is now possible to stream your entire …

The 2 Words That Will Get You an Upgrade to First Class (According to Someone Who Keeps Doing It)

Oh, but what if everyone starts doing this?<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Airlines are getting much more parsimonious about upgrades.<p>Where once it would happen almost automatically, now even miles and privileges won't …

6 Apps to Enhance Your Instagram Pictures and Videos

If there is one app that I find myself opening more and more frequently, it’s Instagram.The attractive images and videos provide a respite from a lot …

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

The 20-Minute Stair Workout You Can Do Anywhere

We wouldn’t blame you for thinking of a staircase as an annoying daily hurdle. But taking advantage of that steady incline can actually be a major …

Workouts

How to always get free airport Wi-Fi with these simple tricks

Getting airport Wi-Fi can be quite tricky. It might be paid, hidden behind a password or hard to find.<p>Thanks to travel blog FoxNomad, we have a couple of great resources to make sure you can always get on the internet no matter what. I’m going to run you through them.<p>Check Foursquare tips<p>You should …

How to skip the airport's US Customs line with your iPhone

Tips<p>An iPhone app authorized by U.S. Customs and Border Protection allows users to submit entry information over the internet after landing, allowing …

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 …

The Two-In-One Summer Haircut

You can mess it up…or dress it up.<p>As you're shedding excess clothing for the hot season, you'll probably also want a shorter haircut. But instead of buzzing it <i>all</i> off this year, try a more versatile look: high and tight on the sides, longer on top. With a side part shaved right into the cut, you …

This Super Easy iPhone Trick Will Free Up Gigs Of Storage—and You Don’t Have to Delete Anything

It’s pretty weird, but it totally works<p>There’s nothing more annoying than seeing the dreaded “Not Enough Available Storage” message pop up on your iPhone when you try to take a photo or download an app<p>Actually, the only bigger pain in the ass is constantly having to delete old photos and apps to …

iTunes

Tossing and turning? Sleep coaches have a game plan for that

When Amy Rogers gave birth to her first child in the summer of 2012, she did what many new parents do: She hired a sleep coach, who specializes in getting infants to sleep through the night. But Rogers never expected that she would need the same service for herself.<p>Rogers, a 33-year-old paramedic …

The Bluetooth headset that keeps you awake at the wheel

Pounding coffee and Red Bull can only do so much to keep a driver from falling asleep at the wheel. But one company has developed a discreet Bluetooth headset that nudges you before you doze off.<p>The Vigo Bluetooth headset uses an infrared sensor, an accelerometer and an algorithm that tracks …

Magellan's New Aftermarket Dash Cams Can See All the Way Around Your Vehicle

Many luxury vehicles offer a 360-degree view around your car on the dashboard which makes squeezing into tight parking spots much easier. Magellan …

Gear & Gadgets

Capable nano drone flies under the FAA’s radar

The ONAGOfly is a quadcopter like all the rest – four props and an onboard camera that records video at heights once the domain of TV news choppers.<p>But you don’t need to stand back to launch the ONAGOfly – not when the palm of your hand will do for a launch pad.<p>The size of a small bird, the …

New YI Home Camera takes on Nest Cam for less than half the price

The Nest Cam is a terrific idea, allowing anyone to easily set up a camera that will stream high-definition video from home to any mobile device. …

Ekster special smart wallet keeps your cards safe and trackable

I would love a smart wallet that doubles my money. Tuck in a five spot and boom! Alexander Hamilton.<p>That would be a magic wallet. A good smart wallet, though, can help protect you from losing your money.<p>At least, that is the idea behind the ultra-thin Ekster Smart Wallet, which provides RFID …

Startup promises a legal alternative to Aereo's TV streaming

TiVo may have dreams of becoming the next Aereo and giving you access to over-the-air TV in the cloud, but one startup isn't willing to wait that long. FreeAir.tv is crowdfunding CloudAntenna, an attempt at recreating Aereo's TV streaming model (it even copied the signature "A" logo) without …

TV shows

How to set any song as iPhone ringtone without using iTunes

Long gone are the days when you could easily download a song onto your device and set it as your ringtone. One would think that with the advancement …

10 NHL Players Flourishing in New Roles in 2015-16

Link to Media<p>During the cap era, NHL teams are solving more problems in house and making do with what they have. That often results in players being employed out of position or playing more minutes on a more important line.<p>While many of these experiments fail or deliver mixed results, there are …

NHL

This Device Will Turn Your Clunker Into A Smart Car for $200

Backed by frogVentures, Voyomotive is tackling the burgeoning connected-car space.<p>Tech companies and automakers are racing to get more connected cars on the road, but unless consumers have a few grand to spare on a new ride, they’re missing out on some of the fuel savings, security, and diagnostic …

Stoptix automatic brake light warns against rear-end collisions .... before you touch the brakes

There are many circumstances that may lead to a vehicle rapidly slowing down; braking is just one of them. Sudden mechanical failure, running out of …

Light Bulbs

How to Fix a Running Toilet

The average running toilet can waste up to two gallons of water per minute. Considering nearly 750 million people on earth lack access to a clean …

10 Clever Lifehacks You'll Wish You Thought Of

Never do battle with a jar again<p>No matter what you're doing, there is usually a better way to do it. And to that end, here are 10 lifehacking GIFs that will show you clever, better ways of accomplishing tricky things around your house. That plus a few that are just silly fun.<p>You can find all these …

Lifehacks

The Last Oil Filter You’ll Ever Have To Buy

The Hubb Lifetime Oil Filter solves a problem as old as automobiles themselves, and it’ll save you money, too.<p>Strapped to the bottom of your car like a colostomy bag full of dinosaur goo, oil filters are disgusting. Worse? They’re biohazards. Because they’re disposable, Americans go through …

Post Modern Skateboard has no board, just two wheels

When a product shows up on the pages of the Hammacher Schlemmer catalog, you know it's bound to be entertaining. The Post Modern Skateboard certainly fits that description. You might notice the almost complete lack of resemblance to a skateboard as we know it. This product consists of two 10-inch …

Skateboarding

The Best of the New Breed of Mattresses

There is no rest for the weary mattress shopper. Next to used car shopping and getting your fingers stuck in a sausage maker, it’s the kind of brutal …