Rick Joyce

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How to Pace Marathon Training Runs

If you're training for your first marathon, your training paces are important.<p><i>Hi Susan-</i><p><i>I'm training for my first marathon and I am confused about using different training paces for my runs. I just want to go out and run. Does pace really matter? Can you help me figure out what training paces I</i> …

Winnebago's new Brave is a road-tripping time machine

When news from the world of recreational vehicles hits, it is usually about some incredible custom job with a gold-trimmed hot tub, on-board parking for matching Harleys, and a multi-million-dollar price tag.<p>So the recent news out of Forest City, Iowa, was heartwarming by comparison: Winnebago, …

Read this before turning on iCloud Drive in iOS 8!

When you upgrade to iOS 8, you're asked if you want to activate iCloud Drive.If you're running other devices that <i>aren't</i> being upgraded to iOS 8, or …

Operating Systems

Lost your iCloud recovery key? Here's how to generate a new one!

That's all there is to it. When it comes to storing your recovery key, we recommend any one of the following:<p>Print it out or write it down and store …

iCloud

Analyst projects disappointing iPhone 6 sales on opening weekend

Apple is expected to launch a tsunami of new products this fall, starting with next week’s official unveiling of the iPhone 6. With the rumor mill hitting all-time new heights of crazy, you’d think iPhone 6 sales would be off the charts when it hits stores September 19. But Piper Jaffray’s top …

iPhone

How to restrict content by age ratings, block websites, and hide explicit language with restrictions for iPhone or iPad

How do I use parental controls on my iPhone? With Restrictions!Parental Controls, also known as Restrictions, let you manage which features, apps, …

TV shows

How to better protect your iPhone and iPad against hacks and other security and privacy risks

Security and convenience are perpetually at war. There will always be errors, compromises, and oversights that put our privacy at risk. Old ones will …

Information Systems

Amazon Announces Kindle Unlimited E-Book and Audiobook Subscription Service

- Jul 18, 2014<p>Amazon has officially announced <i>Kindle Unlimited</i>, a new e-book and audiobook subscription service that offers unlimited access to over …

Alive Inside: A Story of Music and Memory — how one iPod can make a world of difference

<i>Alive Inside: A Story of Music and Memory</i>, the Sundance Audience Award-winning documentary by Michael Rossato-Bennett that opens today in the U.S., …

Alzheimer's Disease

Slim Case Comparison: Speck Candy Shell vs. Belkin Grip Candy Sheer

I love my iPhone. Who doesn't? So I like to keep it safe in a slim case that can fit in my pocket.<p>When I had an iPhone 4, the <b>Speck CandyShell case ($34.95)</b> was my first pick. Now, with my 5s, I have opted for a <b>Belkin Grip Candy Sheer case ($24.99)</b>.<p>The Speck CandyShell has been getting a lot of …

Turn your favorite tunes into ringtones with quick iTunes tip

With so many people in the world having iPhones with the same ringtones, hearing a ringer go off can be irritating and confusing. The iTunes Store sells ringtones, but they can become quite expensive if you like switching things up a lot.<p>In today’s video, we show you how to solve this annoying …

Get the Most Bang for Your Buck with Kinivo's M2 Bluetooth Sound Theater

In addition to writing for <i>iPhone Life</i> I also consult on web designing and Apple-related computer issues, which means I'm the go-to techie amongst all of my close friends. So when our close family friend (we'll call him "The Dude") got his new Apple TV and a set of speakers to go along with the new …

Finally, a portable battery designed for the MacBook

What if you had a Mophie-like battery pack for your MacBook? Available for preorder now, the BatteryBox is exactly that.<p>The box itself is about the length of a credit card and packs a whopping 12,000mAh battery. That equates to about 12 hours of extra juice for the MacBook Air and 6 hours for the …

Best jailbreak themes for iPhone: Ayecon, Flat7, Zanilla, and more!

Give your jailbroken iPhone a completely new look with these gorgeous themes for iOS 7!<p>Looking for the best themes to help you dress up iOS 7 on your …

iOS

Here’s what app addiction looks like on an international scale

International markets are a clear opportunity for developers, without a doubt.<p>From the outside, however, it can be hard to take the pulse of cultures and communities halfway around the world. To borrow an old catchphrase from a childhood icon, where in the world is your audience (and how are they …

Chinese iOS malware stealing Apple IDs and passwords from jailbroken devices

Security researcher Stefan Esser (via <i>ArsTechnica</i>) has discovered that an issue reported on <i>Reddit</i> as causing crashes on jailbroken iPhones and iPads is actually a piece of malware designed to capture Apple IDs and passwords from infected devices.<p>This malware appears to have Chinese origin and comes …

Transfixing 3D Paper Patterns by Maud Vantours | Colossal

<p>Paris-based designer and artist Maud Vantours uses layer upon layer of cut paper to create hypnotizing patterns and textures that translate into set …

Kickstarter of the Week: Luma – A SmartLamp for the 21st Century

- Apr 13, 2014<p>If I’m honest with myself, I have to admit, the one thing missing from my life is a lamp that can charge my iPhone, allows me to listen …

How ComiXology Became The iTunes Of Comic Books

For the most part, the ComiXology and Apple relationship has been harmonious.<p>On occasion, work has had to be modified in order to be accepted by Apple.

The Ultimate Guide to Solving iPhone Battery Drain

I worked on the Genius Bar for almost two years, and the most difficult issue to solve was short iPhone battery life. It was extremely difficult to …

Top 7 Adventure-Proof iPhone and iPad Cases for Summer Shenanigans

It's been a wild winter for many of us in the United States, to say the least! Now at long last the warm weather is here, and with the change of seasons (and summer vacation!), folks will be spending more time outdoors and on adventures with their tech toys in tow. Of course, it's a good idea to …

One Of The Best Transit Apps For iPhone Gets iOS 7 Makeover

The appropriately named Transit app for iPhone has already gotten a lot of love in the App Store, including Editor’s Choice, and it is getting featured again because of a major update that’s out today.<p>Transit is designed to provide you with realtime data on public bus and train systems in 62 …

You can now buy iPad Airs at the Apple Store (refurb) for $419/16GB or $509/32GB with 1 year warranty

From <i>9to5Toys.com:</i><p>The Apple Store just got filled with refurbished iPad Airs in a few varieties starting at $419 for 16GB and $509 for 32GB in both Space Grey or White. That’s $80/$90 off the new price and the lowest price we’ve seen for iPad Airs with Apple’s 1 year AppleCare warranty (we saw them …

Japan’s Lawmakers Launch Campaign Against ‘Comfort Women’ Memorials

Japanese conservatives are taking the offensive in the battle over World War II sex slaves — and it seems likely to do them more harm than good.<p>Some …

Apple execs discuss 30 years of the Mac, the Surface-style touchscreen approach, and the coexistence of OS X & iOS

Marking the 30th anniversary since Apple gave us the Mac, <i>Macworld</i> spoke with Apple’s Phil Schiller, Craig Federighi, and Bud Tribble to discuss the Mac in an era dominated by the iPhone and iPad.<p>The execs looked back at the Mac’s impact on the PC market and its historical significance for the …

How To Change Equalizer Settings On A Per Song Basis In iTunes 11 [OS X Tips]

If you’ve used iTunes for a while now, you know how to set the Equalizer to a variety of pre-set and custom settings to make your music sound the way you want it, right? You simply head up to the Window menu, and choose Equalizer, or hit Option-Command-Two. The Equalizer window will show up, and …

Music Production

Poser Debut: An Easy And Fun Way To Bring Out Your Creativity [Deals]

If you’ve ever thought about creating 3D animation, but thought you’d need formal education to learn how, Poser Debut is here to prove you wrong.<p>Poser Debut comes with everything you need to get started, including an easy to follow, step-by-step project guide, library of ready-to-pose 3D …

Refresh Screen & Keyboard Kit Promises To Keep Your Mac Squeaky Clean [Review]

Refresh Complete Screen & Keyboard Cleaning Kit by Techlink <b><br>Category:</b> Cleaning Kit <b><br>Works With:</b> iMac, MacBook <b><br>Price:</b> £19.95 ($33.38)<p>Chalk it up to the state of modern life if you want — where we’re much more comfortable looking at an iPhone screen than building fires and hunting wild animals — but …

How-to: Use Preview to put signatures on PDF’s, Pages Documents, and Mail messages

As we have written about in previous articles, Preview is a valuable tool in OS X that does not get a lot of press. In this article, we will review how you can use Preview to capture your signature using the iSight camera on a Mac, then use it in Pages documents, to sign PDF documents, and as an …