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No, Your Incognito Browser Isn’t Actually Private. Here's How to Safely Surf the Internet

Because investing in your online privacy has never been more critical.<p>With data breaches like the Equifax hack becoming more common, investing in …

Information Systems

iOS 11 solves one of the biggest issues with having multiple Apple devices in your family

As the family IT administrator, one of my jobs is to make sure each of the devices we own is backed up. That task just got a lot easier with iOS 11.<p>Syncing my own iPhone was already simple. In recent years, I've just backed it up to iCloud, Apple's cloud service.<p>We take lots of photos and have a …

iCloud

New frontier in cancer care: Turning blood into living drugs

SEATTLE (AP) — Ken Shefveland's body was swollen with cancer, treatment after treatment failing until doctors gambled on a radical approach: They removed some of his immune cells, engineered them into cancer assassins and unleashed them into his bloodstream.<p>Immune therapy is the hottest trend in …

Immunotherapy

What you need to know about ticks

<b>(CNN) —</b> As summer heat descends, replacing balmy spring breezes, ticks are becoming active in many regions of the United States. In the coming months, some experts predict that ticks and the diseases they cause will be more abundant due to warmer winter temperatures. Worry, though, is unnecessary …

Disease

Setting Up Two-Step Verification and Trusted Devices

I vividly remember reading Mat Honan’s horror story in Wired magazine about being hacked and having his devices, some of which weren’t backed up, wiped out and his social media accounts taken over. I also haven’t forgotten that one of the players in that very complex chain of events that lead to …

Information Systems

Waiting and watching with ‘Stage 0’ breast cancer put to nationwide test

Barbara Nickles and Ligia Toro de Stefani are both women in their early 60s who were diagnosed with abnormal cells in a breast, or Stage 0 breast cancer, as it’s sometimes labeled. Nickles decided to have a double mastectomy. Toro de Stefani opted for “active surveillance” and a twice-yearly …

Cancer

The Saver's Tax Credit: Free Money to Save For Retirement

Image source: Getty Images.<p>It's fairly common knowledge that contributions to your 401(k), traditional IRA (individual retirement account), and other pre-tax retirement accounts are generally tax-deductible. However, many people aren't aware of the other major retirement savings tax break, the …

3 Mutual Funds That Can Beat the S&P 500

These three mutual funds have great potential for monster gains.<p>Most stock mutual funds, especially those that are actively managed, aim to beat one …

Investing

18 gifts that math nerds actually want

It is beautiful in its own right and a way by which we can understand the world.<p>That being said, those who bravely pursue fields that heavily use mathematics may sometimes feel like they want to rip their hair out.<p>To help ease the pain, Business Insider put together a list of small gifts and …

Mathematics

How to dictate more effectively on your iPad

There are two main methods for capturing text while using your iPad. One way is by using Siri to carry out an ever growing variety of commands and tasks. The other method is through dictation accessed via your iPad keyboard. While Siri is a perfectly capable tool to use for dictation, and might be …

Typography

25 Best Personal Finance Books for Your Summer Reading List

<i>By Laura Woods, Contributor</i><p>While you relax in the sun by the pool this summer, make the most of your free time by checking out 25 of the hottest, newest and best-selling personal finance books. Learn how to catapult yourself to success and better manage your funds so that you can have even more …

Self-improvement

A tiny string of text can disable iPhone Messages

Apple device owners have discovered a string of text characters that, when received on an iPhone in Messages, can lock people out of the app and — reportedly in some cases — crash the phone. Users who receive the string with Messages open won't be able to go back to other conversations without …

Apps

iPad App of the Week: Sunrise Calendar

Who doesn’t like great iPad apps? At iPad Insight we definitely do. With that in mind, we offer up a quick review of an excellent iPad app, or a few great iPad apps, here each week.<p>Our weekly picks for Best iPad App of the Week are published here every Saturday. Check out all out picks below and …

Apps

How to set-up iCloud Keychain on your iPad

One of the more useful features in iOS is called iCloud Keychain. With iCloud Keychain, you can save your passwords and credit card information on all the iOS devices you approve. Privacy is not a concern as all your confidential information is encrypted–even Apple cannot view what is stored in …

Setup

What are the best cloud storage options available on the iPad?

Yesterday I wrote abut how to upgrade or downgrade the amount of iCloud storage you need for your iPad. While I suspect that this is the default cloud service used by the majority of iPad owners–it certainly isn’t the only cloud service available to store your data in the cloud. One of our readers …

Google Drive

4 Career Tips For Women That Should Happen Long Before Leaning In

While normally I write about customer experience, this week I had the chance to attend a conference in Prague and I went to dinner with a few women from the global company’s leadership team. One female executive was the CEO of the company. She left an impression on me. This experience got me …

Sheryl Sandberg

6 Very Risky Investment Mistakes Warren Buffett Says You May Be Making

What does risk mean to you? If you ask the average person, they’re likely to say the probability of losing money. If you ask most financial professionals, they’ll probably equate risk with volatility of returns. (While these may sound similar, they’re not exactly the same thing. Let’s say …

Investing

The biggest mistake investors are making right now

Welcome to Year Seven of the post-financial crisis period.<p>Or perhaps we should say that we are now firmly in the pre-crisis period given that, …

Investing

How to make and receive phone calls on your iPad

Now with Continuity on iOS 8 you can actually make and receive phone calls on your iPad. Want to hear more? It’s actually pretty simple, and it can be very helpful and convenient for those times when you hear your iPhone ringing, but realize it is in the other room. Maybe you can’t answer the call …

Setup

How to configure your Location Services on your iPad

Privacy is a big deal–especially these days. Luckily with iOS 8 you’ve got options when it comes to personalizing your privacy settings. One of the more configureable settings within Privacy is Location Services. Location based services are a hot topic these days, especially as we become more and …

Privacy

5 iPhone Apps You Just Can't Miss This Week

MECC<p>DMA Design Limited/Psygnosis Limited<p>Tiertex Ltd./LucasArts, U.S. Gold Ltd.<p>id Software, Inc./Apogee Software, Ltd.<p>Brøderbund/Terebilov KA<p>Sierra …

Dungeons and Dragons

Weisman: You're not helpless against cybercrime

National Cybersecurity Awareness month began auspiciously with the disclosure by JP Morgan Chase through a required SEC filing that the massive data breach it suffered this summer involved more than 76 million households and 7 million small businesses.<p>There is little as customers that we can do …

Quick Look: Fleksy Keyboard for iPad

Here’s the dream I’ve had for the iPad for a few years now: I head to a café and pull the tablet with its Smart Cover out of my bag and start to write. I don’t just mean write emails, but write little stories and blog posts over a period of an hour or two. I want to be able to forget I’m using a …

Apps

Graduation time from your favourite notes app? Notes Plus iPad Review

As some of you may know if you have read my articles before (thanks Mum!), I love productivity apps and the app which constantly does the business for me is Notability. Ginger Labs, the creators of Notability have designed their app in such a way that it appeals to power users and beginners alike. …

Apps

Globalism and Technology: A Hidden Misconception That Dooms the U.S. Economy

<b>In an article in today’s New York Times Sunday Review, I challenge a fundamental assumption underlying Washington’s</b> <b>embrace of globalism: the idea that no matter how fast American technologies leak abroad, an abundance of new production methods and new industries will keep bubbling up to take their</b> …

The endangered Easter egg

As they tuck into a mountain of Easter eggs this weekend, it might be worth telling children to make the most of it.<p>Demand for cocoa is far outstripping supply, meaning that chocolate treats could soon become the preserve of the rich. Poor weather in the tropics is expected to result in a drop in …