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26 Strategies to get Stronger, Faster, and Fitter

Learn more about these tips and tons more essential advice on how to ride faster, get stronger, recover smarter, shed pounds, and take your riding to the next level in <i>The BICYCLING Big Book of Training</i> edited by Danielle Kosecki, $22.<p><b>Pedal With More Power</b><br>Researchers have found that just one month …

The Only 5 Exercises You'll Ever Need

If you're the type spending hours at the gym—chest fly, back row, biceps curl, repeat—it's time to reconsider your routine. Find out how to get …

Workouts

Enter for your chance to win* one of three quad-copters!

OMG, you guys.<p>I am so tickled because today I get to give away not one, not two, but <i>three</i> of my favorite products. They're all different, but all in the same awesome category: drones!<p>I've had a mad love affair with these things this year, and as fate would have it, these are among my favorite …

iPad Air 2 and iPhone 6 secretly support 4K video

Apple packed the biggest display it’s ever made onto the iPhone 6 Plus, and while its 1920×1080 resolution is great for streaming 1080p videos, it turns out that Apple also secretly added 4K video support without telling anyone.<p>The iPad Air 2, iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus all support 4K video …

Parrot Bebop drone lands in December for $499

If you're dying for a more affordable -- but still quite capable -- drone for aerial video and photos to fly indoors and outside, it looks like that wait is coming to an end.<p>Following its announcement of the Bebop drone back in May, Parrot today has said the copter will be available in December …

Meet Denny, the bike for people who don’t ride bikes

If you want to change the face of transportation, you’re not going to do it by giving bikers better bikes; you have to turn more people into bikers. To that end, Seattle-based design company Teague has created the Denny.<p>Denny is a bike that aims to eliminate (or at least lessen) the hassles of …

If Retailers Really Want A War With Apple Pay, They Had Better Prepare To Lose Big

MCX, the consortium of retailers backing a rival to Apple Pay, hasn’t even launched yet but has the dubious distinction of having already been hacked. As if that’s not bad enough in the era of data breaches from Target to Home Depot, the MCX group held a press conference yesterday. During the …

Android Browser flaw a “privacy disaster” for half of Android users

Bug enables malicious sites to grab cookies, passwords from other sites.<p>A bug quietly reported on September 1 appears to have grave implications for …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Apple in-store iPhone 5s pickup option pulled after just one day

Yesterday, we noted that Apple has begun allowing customers to purchase a new iPhone 5s through its online store and then pickup the product that day (or another day) at their local Apple Retail Store. This “Personal Pickup” option could have been the most efficient way to get a new iPhone from …

Apple’s iPhone 5 touchscreen is 2.5 times faster than Android devices

Apple’s iPhone 5 is 2.5 times faster at responding to touches than Google Android devices, according to a benchmark test by game and app streaming firm Agawi.<p>The results confirm what users believe about the devices, and they highlight a feature that is usually left out of technical comparisons.<p>In …

Ford's New Shift Knob Teaches You to Drive Stick

In this touchscreen, push-button, mouse-click world, there's an undeniable mechanical satisfaction about driving a manual transmission. A perfectly …

Canary: A Simple, Elegant Home Security System That Works With Your iPhone

How many people do you know that have an expensive home security system that they never turn on? Maybe that person is you. Security systems can cost a lot, and unless you’re protecting a million dollar home or your drug money (or both), most of us don’t need something so fancy.<p>Canary is a new …

Smart Homes

Budget Bike Recovery with Tile

For a limited time, Tile is offering in introductory price of $18.95 for their lost-and-found transmitter which works with various Apple devices …

New K-Edge Time Trial Extensions Mount for Garmin Computers

K-Edge just announced their newest computer mount, a time trial mount compatible with 22.2mm extensions. The innovation here is that the K-Edge TT …

How to cache offline maps in latest Google Maps for iOS

On Tuesday Google released an update to Google Maps for iOS, as promised. The update's most notable new feature is the addition of Google Maps for iPad.<p>One other feature added to the app that isn't completely obvious is the ability to cache a portion of a map for offline use. The process is …

The SLXtreme 5 Must Be The Most Adventure-Loving Case System Ever Made

Some cases bring battery backup with them, others are waterproof. One or two allow you to charge your iPhone with energy from the sun.<p>The Snow Lizard SLXtreme iPhone 4 case does all three, and now it’s coming to the iPhone 5 and iPad.<p>The SLXtreme 5 rattles off an impressive set of attributes: It’s …

iPhone 5

Principia Revolution Becomes First Thru-Axle, Disc Brake Di2 Road Bike

Denmark’s Principia just sent over these images of their new Revolution road bike, the first complete bike we’ve seen with thru axles front and rear, …

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

<b>This is the first entry in our new, weekly how-to’s column. Check back every Saturday for a new how-to:</b><p>First off, before we begin and actually discuss how to safely delete an iCloud account, we should discuss the different scenarios as to why you might need to delete your iCloud account off of your …

Apple reportedly partners into chip fab to bring processor manufacturing in-house

According to a report today from SemiAccurate, a <i>semi-accurate</i> site that has been hit and miss on Apple rumors in the past, Apple has just bought into a chip fab plant, backing up recent rumors that the company could be moving to build its own CPUs.<p>Apple has just done something that SemiAccurate has …

Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom review: a messy marriage of smartphone and camera

Android on a point-and-shoot? Last year we learned that it could be done. But with some features that duplicate the functionality of a smartphone without an ability to make calls, Samsung's Galaxy Camera was a confusing mix of form and function. It was very much a first-generation device, and while …