Crystal Baverso

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Good news: Even 8-year-old Macs can run the latest version of OS X

Apple on Monday unveiled OS X El Capitan, its next major update for Macs. The OS brings several performance improvements and new features to the …

Apple's iOS 9 could encourage developers to drop support for some apps

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images<p>Apple announced during its WWDC event on Monday that iOS 9 would help older devices run more smoothly compared to previous iOS updates, which tended to make them run slower due to internal hardware not coping as well.<p>At first glance, it would seem that could discourage …

This One Simple Thing Can Make Your Life Much Better

Many people have written to me saying they love all the research on bettering themselves but need that first step on how to shoehorn it in to their …

University of Pennsylvania

iPhone 6 vs BlackBerry Classic Review: The Past And Future Smartphones Fight

If you want to get mythical over it, at one point BlackBerry was the future of mobile computing. Now Apple’s iPhone is the future. The two manufacturers have seen wildly different levels of success over the last few years. While Apple sells an iPhone to one in every one hundred people in the world, …

Consumer Tech

Chicago's subways are getting speedy LTE data

Just because you have cellular service in the subway doesn't mean you have <i>good</i> service -- in many cases, your data goes in the dumps when your train ventures underground. That won't be a problem in Chicago for much longer, though. The city has reached a deal with AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon …

8 Tips for Staying Productive While Working From Home | Inc.com

Working from home is a benefit coveted by many employees; there are no traffic snarls, no weather delays, and no drama over the perfect thermostat setting. Working outside of a traditional office setting does, however, create challenges for maintaining a consistent level of productivity. Here are …

Productivity

6 Ways To Help You Declutter For Good

This time of year, you’re supposed to feel grateful for the roof over your head, for the fact that you have one. But what if you’re not feeling very thankful right now due to the chaos of stuff barely contained beneath that roof? That most likely means one thing — you’re suffering from a serious …

5 iPhone Apps to Help you Cope with Stress and Anxiety

Any individual acquainted with emotions of worry, stress and anxiety understands that having to a calm, tranquil place isn’t always simple. As modern …

iPhone Apps

Wakie's Alarm Clock That Lets You Get Woken by Strangers Is Now on iOS

We know, we know, you’ve long been hankering for the time when you could arrange a phone call with a perfect stranger to wake you up in the morning. If you’re an Android or Windows Phone user, of course, you’ve had this option since September, but poor old iPhone owners have been left out of the …

This painter sees the world through 8-bit glasses

Remember being lost in the 8-bit world of Atari and Nintendo? When Adam Lister was a boy, he couldn’t spend enough time in his basement playing <i>Pong, Space Invaders</i> or <i>Donkey Kong</i>.<p>Games and graphics, of course, evolved, and the chiptune music of those game consoles went silent long ago. But the …

Art

Apple and IBM release first wave of MobileFirst apps for enterprise

Apple and IBM Deliver First Wave of IBM MobileFirst for iOS Apps<p>Big Data Analytics and Security Capabilities Arrive on iPhone & iPad<p>CUPERTINO, …

How Successful People Quash Stress

We all know that living under stressful conditions has serious physical and emotional consequences. So why do we have so much trouble taking action to reduce our stress levels and improve our lives? Researchers at Yale University have the answer. They found that intense stress actually reduces the …

How To Win The Impulse War Inside Your Brain

Your brain is complicated. Understanding how it works can help you make better decisions.<p>What role do our emotions play in decision-making? Some might say it’s a fairly contentious one. Acting on emotions without reason can be dangerous. 17th-century French philosopher Descartes would have you …