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How to Uninstall iOS 12 Beta if Your Buggy New iPhone Is Driving You Crazy

Bugs be gone.<p>Maybe smarter Siri left you unsatisfied, or maybe those redesigned notifications have you feeling lost on your own home screen. It’s …

iOS

How to Find the Third Person For Your Threesome

Unicorns are out there. You just have to know where (and how) to find them<p>Caitlin* (her name has been changed) is in her twenties and works at a recruiting firm in San Francisco. She says she and her boyfriend like to plan the occasional threesome, so they regularly hit up “concerts, raves, bars” …

On the Wrist: Omega Globemaster Annual Calendar

Playing the inspired by vintage game is still a very hot market in 2016. Brands big and small keep playing the game, like TAG Heuer’s new Monza, Girard Perregaux’s Heritage 1957, or even Tiffany’s East West dress watch that takes inspiration from one of their desk clocks from the ‘40s. And now …

Richard Mille’s ProArt Watch Case Manufacturing Plant is Unlike Any Other

A visit to the Richard Mille ProArt watch case manufacturing plant is the best way of understanding what it takes to create a top-end luxury brand.<p>On the face of it, the ultra-modern plant, located in Les Breuleux, a village amidst the beauty and solitude of the Swiss Jura landscape, conforms to …

How to Start a Watch Collection

The key to buying (and selling) pre-owned watches at auction or online is condition and make. “Make” is not just about who made it, which is crucial, but how it is made and how it is finished. The classic brands are still tops at auction: Patek Philippe, Rolex, Audemars Piguet, Vacheron Constantin. …

Entrepreneurs: This May Be The Second Most Important Document In Your Acquisition

When was the last time you signed an employment agreement?<p>If you’re an entrepreneur, chances are that it has been a while. However, when you sell your business, you’ll likely have to consider the employment terms you are prepared to agree to with the acquirer of your company.<p>You may not want a job …

2016 Best Driver’s Car Contenders Part 1: AMG GT S, M4 GTS, Shelby GT350R, and 570S

Mercedes-AMG GT S, BMW M4 GTS, Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R, McLaren 570S<p>Of our four signature events, there’s little argument among our editors as to which is most fun. Yeah, Car, Truck, and SUV of the Year are rewarding in their own right, but there’s really nothing quite like Best Driver’s …

4 Porn Stars Talk About How They Fell in Love

Proof that porn does not, in fact, kill love.<p>Some people (particularly those behind the recent conservative campaign, "Porn Kills Love") see watching porn and being in love as total contradictions — that explicit content compromises our ability to connect meaningfully with other people. In reality, …

15 Best Char Kway Teows in Singapore You Gotta Teow Your Kakis About

There’re hardly any Singaporean delicacies that aren’t fervently adored by us locals, and one of the more fiercely loved ones is the famous Char Kway …

17 Rules of Etiquette for On-Demand Apps

Most chores can now be outsourced with a few taps on your smartphone. But how do you take part in the on-demand revolution without becoming entitled and lazy?<p>By<p>Kevin Sintumuang<p>I live about two blocks from a Trader Joes. It’s the only one in Brooklyn, so it feels as crowded as a Soviet market in …

Apps

Does A Top-Notch Watch Have To Be Swiss?

Some think the Alpine republic has a monopoly on quality watchmaking. But if you’re looking for a mechanical watch, don’t overlook standout brands like Seiko, Habring², Mühle and Garrick from other countries<p>By<p>Michael Clerizo<p>Michael Clerizo<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@mclerizo<p><b>Q: I want to get a</b> …

Watches

Sydney needs congestion on its roads so we don't have complete gridlock

Because the underlying demand for driving will always far exceed the supply of road space, it needs to be rationed somehow. State governments now use …

Budget 2016: The budget in five minutes

Modest small business tax relief will cost $5.3 billion over four years but the Treasurer will happily pay that for the goodwill it will stoke in the …

Australia

Noble Audio Kaiser 10 review

What one criminal gang does with stolen credit cards

We know that stealing and selling credit card data is big business for criminals, and a new report provides a rare look at the operations of gang …

Watches From Fashion Brands: Inferior to Swiss Models?

When investing in a watch, should you consider those from brands like Ralph Lauren or Michael Kors—or stick to long-established, traditional companies? Michael Clerizo sorts out the pros and cons of designer timepieces<p>By<p>Michael Clerizo<p>Michael Clerizo<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@mclerizo<p><b>Q: I</b> …

Watches

Seven things that will soon disappear forever

Ten years ago, thousands of Blockbuster Video stores occupied buildings like this all over the country, renting DVDs and selling popcorn, but today …

20 Cheapskate Secrets to Buying a New Car

<i>By Jeff Yeager, Contributor</i><p>Prepare for sticker shock and new-car-loan awe. The average new car transaction price was $34,428 in December 2015, according to Kelley Blue Book. Meanwhile, the average loan amount for a new vehicle in the third quarter of 2015 was $28,936, according to Experian …

Personal Finance

7 Cheaters Talk About What It Feels Like to Cheat

"I hate how much I have hurt her and I am unsure if the feeling will ever pass."<p>"Cheaters of Reddit: How does it feel when you're having sex with your SO after you've cheated on them?" asked Reddit user lubajohnrecently. And after you get over your "Fuck these people! They're cheaters!" feeling, …

Ask Ethan: Could Our Universe Be A Hologram?

Holograms are some of the most interesting “flat” objects humans can create. By encoding a fully three-dimensional set of information onto a two-dimensional surface, holograms change their appearance accordingly as you change your perspective. Well, many extensions to our current understanding of …

Ditch Your Old Hi-Fi: Wireless Speakers Make Home Audio Easier

Bose, Denon, Raumfeld, Devialet and others now make Wi-Fi stereo speakers—can any beat Sonos?<p>Sound systems used to look like dusty stacks of components and speakers connected by a tangle of wires. Operating all the knobs and dials was a task fit for a jumbo jet pilot.<p>This is what a sound system …

Audiophile

How Saving 10% Of Your Income And Your Annual Bonus Can Change Your Retirement Completely

People sometimes think retirement planning is tough. It takes a long time and requires a lot of money. For example, to achieve the CPF Life Enhanced …

15 Best Kept Secret Kopitiam Western Foods in Singapore

Sometimes, all you want is cheap and comforting grilled meat.<p><i>‘Western Food’</i> in Singapore is mainly based on English and Italian dishes that have been …

The top five myths about audiophiles

To the world at large, audiophiles might seem a little strange. Why do they spend so much money on speakers, or why do they like tube amplifiers? People assume a lot about us, but I think anyone who even occasionally gives recorded music their undivided attention is an audiophile, or might become …

Chinese 'King of the Mountain' brush with corruption scandal

Huang arrived in Australia in near-total obscurity. But big spending and relentless networking behind closed doors has seen him swiftly ingratiate …

Friendship Advice: When Your Best Friend Brings a Crowd

‘Focusers’ prefer time alone; ‘diffusers’ like to socialize in groups<p>I was looking forward to catching up with a good friend over dinner recently. Then she texted that afternoon and said that one of her co-workers would be joining us.<p>This really irritated me. I tried to picture the three of us …

Friendship

The Best Way to Preserve Half-Drunk Bottles of Wine

A growing number of wine-preservation systems, from $10 plastic pumps to $300 devices, promise to give oenophiles days or weeks to drink a bottle. But do any of them work?<p>By<p>Lettie Teague<p>Lettie Teague<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>Lettie.Teague@wsj.com<p><b>I RARELY SAVE</b> my unfinished bottles of wine. …

Alcohol

Technology of the future arrives in 2016

The "internet of things" may have been a meaningless aphorism for many in 2015, but this year home automation will begin to hit the mainstream, with …

Top 10 reasons to visit Bavaria

High-tech and traditional, conservative and innovative, quaint and quirky – there’s much more to the Free State (as Bavaria is known) than the stereotypical Lederhosen and felt hat image.<p>World-class museums, thigh-slapping beer halls, speedy cars, Alpine vistas, dreamy castles, belly-filling food, …

European Travel

Trump and His Debts: A Narrow Escape

He cut deal with banks, took cash out of casinos to weather 1990s bind<p>On Labor Day weekend in 1990, as Donald Trump faced the worst crisis of his career, he and Wilbur Ross Jr. headed to Atlantic City, N.J., for talks at Mr. Trump’s opulent Taj Mahal casino, which had just opened but was already on …

Donald Trump