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3 Lessons About Mental Toughness You Can Learn From Yoda

You might never use the Force, but you can learn a couple of tricks from the little green Jedi.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Yoda, Jedi Master and hand puppet, once said, “Do or do not -- there is no try.”<p>Whether you’re a Star Wars fan or not (although I’m not sure …

Self-improvement

The iPhone's best feature is now easier than ever to use

Exclusive to the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, Apple Watch, and soon the new iPhone 6S and 6S Plus phones launching this Friday, Apple Pay lets you make easy and secure contactless payments simply by holding your device to an NFC terminal and authenticating the purchase with your wrist or your finger, …

Apple Pay

Mind-Bending Optical Illusion Tattoo

Paul O'Rourke of Allstar Ink in Limerick, Ireland made this amazing tat. If you ever meet the man who owns this ink, resist the temptation to try to …

5 ways to turn your old iPhone into money

If the rumor mill has it right, new iPhones are right around the corner. But that doesn’t mean you should relegate your current model to the junk drawer once you trade up: You can turn your old iPhone into money in one of several ways.<p>In fact, you should probably do it soon because prices for used …

Apple Store

30 Brilliant Camping Hacks I Wish I Knew Earlier

Last Updated on November 14, 2017<p>Siobhan Harmer<p>Read full profile<p>Ah, camping. The great outdoors, the campfires, the food you’d never eat in civilised …

Microsoft Universal Foldable Keyboard review: An ultra-thin and versatile keyboard for your iPad or iPhone

The iPad accessory market is full of keyboards. Most of them double up as cases, they’re about as big as the iPad and they’re not well optimized for other devices. The Microsoft Universal Foldable Keyboard is different. It’s small enough to carry around in your pocket when folded, and works with …

Gear & Gadgets

Touch ID not working for you post iOS 8.3? Here's the fix!

We've not been able to duplicate the problem on any of our devices, but after helping several people, we have come across what looks to be a working …

Poseidon Portable Charger Is Built Tough

Even adventure seekers and rugged enthusiasts need to keep their phones, cameras, GoPros and the like charged when out and Dark Energy’s Poseidon is …

World's Best Big Animal Scuba Dives

Small critters are cool, but we’re betting that most of us became scuba divers to see the big stuff. If you signed up to see sharks, whales and …

Mexico, Puerto Escondido - Deep Blue Dive School - PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer since 2003

Welcome to Deep Blue Dive Puerto Escondido<p>Founded and run by Lorenzo Bini / PADI MSDT in summer 2003, Deep Blue Dive offers all Padi courses such as: …

Scuba Diving

Build Your Own Cloud! Hard Drives Get a Second Life

Getting the convenience of the cloud with the value of external hard drives<p>My life has become a series of low-storage warnings.<p>My laptop scolds me that it’s out of free space; my smartphone refuses to let me take another photo. It’s 2015, and where are all the darn terabytes I was promised?<p>Right at …

Second Life

How to find your iPhone’s last location even after the battery dies

Picture this: You’ve lost your iPhone somewhere, but it’s run out of juice and it’s not ringing or vibrating when you call it.<p>You might think you’re out of luck, but there’s one function you can enable (or disable if you’re into privacy) that will keep track of your iPhone’s last location, even …

iPhone

How to transfer photos from your Mac or PC to your iPhone and iPad

Confused about how to sync your Mac or Windows PC photos to your iPhone or iPad? We've got you covered.The Photos for Mac app and iCloud Photo …

Creative and Unusual Ideas

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Privacy

How To Set Silent Mode On iPhone Except For Some Contacts

The ability to morph a mobile device into silent mode is a very necessary tool for day-to-day use, particularly when sleeping, in a meeting, or …

Product Review: BodyGuardz ScreenGuardz HD Impact for iPhone 6 & 6 Plus

You should always protect your screen from scratches, impact and glare. I know it's important to me and I'm sure it's a big deal for the rest of you iPhone Lifers too. If my screen took a hit and I couldn't use my phone, my life would literally crumble around me. I take protecting it very …

BulletTrain SAFE Wallet Case For iPhone 6 Plus Launches On Kickstarter (video)

iPhone 6 Plus owners that are looking for a new case that also provides a wealth of storage features for extra items you might need to carry on your …

Crowd Funding

Here's How to Fix Your Cracked iPhone Screen

Lefteris Pitarakis—AP<p>Yuya Shino—Reuters<p>Justin Tallis—AFP/Getty Images<p>Yuya Shino—Reuters<p>Justin Tallis—AFP/Getty Images<p>Yuya Shino—Reuters<p>Xaume …

A Simplistic Step-by-Step Guide on How to Prepare Your Ebook Novel for PRINT, by Aaron Lazar

Hi folks.<p>I have struggled a lot with my print book formatting. It seems every time I do it, I forget a step or just plain forget <i>how</i> to do it. …

Use This Clever Trick To See Your iPhone's True Signal Strength

Ever find yourself questioning how accurate those little signal strength dots are on your iPhone?<p>Luckily, there's a trick to reveal your iPhone's true signal strength, and it takes less than a minute to enable.<p>First, you'll need to access a hidden app on your phone called Field Test Mode. To do …

OS X

​Can One Knife Handle Every Bushcraft Job?

This new Vulture Equipment Works Cholera is described as an, "all mountain" blade. A knife you can use for everything from making a fire to …

How to add your child onto Family Sharing

Launch <b>Settings</b> from the Home screen of your iPhone or iPad.<p>Tap your <b>Apple ID</b> at the top (should be the name you used to sign up).<p>Tap <b>Family Sharing</b>.<p>Tap</b> …

​The Best Sleeping Pad For Every Camper

Believe it or not, outdoor sleeping pads can now be <i>more</i> comfortable than your bed at home. And all that comfort can come in a package smaller than …

Backpacking

Tip of the Day: Siri Is Better with Numbers than Your iPhone's Calculator

The utility I use the most on my iPhone is the calculator. I use it often to reconcile my checkbook, calculate discounts in the store, and more. but when I use the iPhone's calculator to add up a list of numbers, it doesn't offer a record of what I input, so I don't know if I made an error tapping …

How to save money and time with iOS 8’s Family Sharing feature

iOS 8’s new Family Sharing feature makes it easier than ever for your entire family to share purchases on iTunes, iBooks and the App Store.<p>Family Sharing is about more than just sneaking copies of apps off your siblings’ accounts, though: It can bring harmony to your entire digital life by sharing …

Apps

Your mobile device can last all day long with The BookMark Battery [Deals]

Smartphones and other assorted mobile devices are great tools for keeping us productive and entertained. The batteries inside those devices, by contrast, sometimes leave us frustrated and wanting more.<p>Do you find that your device’s limited battery life plays a role in how you use your phone? …