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How-To: Automate weight logging w/ the Health app using Siri, Workflow, or a smart scale

When news came out that Apple was working on a dedicated Health dashboard app, which would offer a way to take healthcare monitoring mobile, I was extremely excited. I had been recently diagnosed with traumatic arthritis in my knees and I needed a better all-in-one system to track my steps, weight, …

The 16 Best Workout Moves To Burn Fat

These moves will absolutely torch your fat.<p>If you're asking around your gym about the best way to work out to burn fat, someone will inevitably point you to an open corner and tell you to do one single move until you drop (and can't jump back up again): Burpees.<p>The full-body exercise might just be …

6 Sleep Habits Of Productive People

For starters: They don’t need alarm clocks, stick to their bedtimes, and don’t sleep with their smartphones.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>You may feel super productive by pulling all nighters, but you’re …

Sleep

7 Highly Effective Ways to Overcome Fear

Margee Kerr is a sociologist and professor specializing in the science of fears. Here's what she can tell you about overcoming yours.<p>Show me an entrepreneur, and I'll show you someone who loves a mountain-climbing metaphor.<p>That's because starting a business is a frightening, uphill, often solitary …

Self-improvement

How to create location based reminders with Siri in iOS 9

Tips<p>With Apple's addition of proactive Siri features in iOS 9, users have an even more intuitive and flexible interface from which to quickly create …

5 Modern Campers for Your Fall Road Trips

The open road is a wondrous thing. You drive. You go places. You make your kids listen to classic rock. And when faced with a crossroads, you sleep …

The 3 things that separate a leader from a manager

Leadership is earned, and is hard-won, by the folks who prioritize and understand the traits and qualities that come with the unofficial title.<p>Did you ever wonder what separates the leaders from the managers?<p>You aren't alone. Here are some thoughts on the matter, from people who've worked to …

5 Magazines for Your TV Viewing Pleasure

A good TV show can be like a good book: consuming, addictive and something you can’t stop talking about. You know the ones defining this “Golden Age of television“—shows like Breaking Bad, Mad Men, Game of Thrones, Arrested Development and True Detective. Whether you’re watching live TV, catching …

TV

Jawbone Up2 Review

“Fitbit, Apple Watch, or Jawbone. What should I get?”<p>This question, a real one my mom asked me a couple weeks ago, nearly made me launch into an hour-long conversation about wearables. I haven’t felt that way about a tech question since the iPhone first came out. In two short sentences, she …

Can't decide on a wearable? Lumoid lets you try a box full of them

It's increasingly easy to find a decent wearable these days -- the real problem is deciding on the one that fits you the best -- perhaps literally. Now Lumoid, the startup best known for its short-term camera rental service, has got you covered. The company just added a new wearable section to its …

Do These 12 Things First When You Get a New iPhone

When you get a new iPhone—especially if it's your first iPhone—there are literally hundreds (maybe even thousands) of things to learn how to do. But …

App Store

The 20 Best iPhone Apps to Download Now

Just pick up a new phone? Starting out with a fresh install of iOS 8? Or simply have an afternoon to burn and want to download some toys? These are our must-have iPhone apps.<p>Just pick up a new phone? Starting out with a fresh install of iOS 8? Or simply have an afternoon to burn and want to …

25 Insanely Genius Space-Saving Solution And Organizing Hacks That Will Make Your Life Easier

Sometimes we all need more space we all need more organizers. For simplifying your life today our team have chosen for you 25 smart ideas. These …

How To Manage Which Apps Use Background App Refresh on the iPad

iOS allows apps to refresh their content in the background. So even when you don’t have your favorite email or news app open, it is updating its content and ready for your next use. This is a very helpful feature, but perhaps not so much when it’s used by all your installed apps, or by apps that …

Apps

8 of the Best iOS Apps for Shooting and Sharing Video

Let’s imagine you’re not toting a dedicated video camera or DSLR, but rather are using the the ever-present smartphone camera in your pocket. While you can always call on Instagram or Vine for shooting and sharing video, there are so many other cool video apps out there—some free, some costing a …

Camera+ iPhone app adds 16×9 widescreen shooting mode, improved filters & editing

The popular Camera+ iPhone app from developers tap tap tap was updated today with a number of new features and improvements. On top of a “a bunch of refinements to The Lab” and photo editing, the app gains a new BOOST feature for setting filters to 200% intensity and widescreen 16×9 shooting mode. …

Bluetooth Headset Vigo Knows When You Are Tired Before You Do

When I was a student, sometimes I’d stab myself in the leg with the tip of my mechanical pencil to keep from dozing off during lectures. That usually didn’t work. Now sleepy students–and other people who need to stay alert for long periods of time–can benefit from Vigo, a Bluetooth headset that …

CableBox Mini

DE-CLUTTER<br>YOUR DESKTOP<p>Watch video<p>x<p>CableBox Mini<p>CableBox Mini is a smaller version of the CableBox to hide untidy, loose, tangled cables atop your …

Models- Check out price, features of Aakash Sim Tablets

Email + Dropbox

Email Attachments To Your Dropbox<p>As soon as we receive your email, your attachments will automatically appear in your Attachments folder. We have …

Why AT&T's new pricing plans are only a bargain for some

AT&T's newly revised service plans may sound like a good deal, but a closer read of the fine print reveals hidden price hikes on its most popular data plans.<p>AT&T announced a new pricing structure Thursday that the company claimed in its press release will "make it even easier for customers to share …

Personal Finance

Elgato Systems | Elgato Smart Key

Oct 08, 2014<p>Elgato Smart Key is easy to use, but to get the best out of it, you can read the Elgato Smart Key Manual. Here it is, in PDF form.<p>Jul 31, …

Kim Dotcom’s Mega Launches Official iPhone App For File Sharing

Kim Dotcom’s<p>questionably-legalcontroversial cloud storage service, Mega, now has an official iPhone app. Designed specifically for iOS 7, the new app lets users manage their accounts and files on the go.<p>Not only can you see your files in a Dropbox-like interface, but you can export and import links …

Google Now's voice commands brought together in a useful infographic

When Google Now first arrived with Android 4.1, many folks referred to it as the Google alternative to SIRI. In reality, Google Now is much more than just a simple digital assistant, levering the full power of the web and Google’s services to provide an experience that is worlds above the …

Mercedes serves up van campers in three flavors

Sprinter cut-away<p>Showcasing the new Sprinter van, and its roomy, high-roofed potential for camper conversions, seemed to be Mercedes' primary goal at …

Hotel Wi-Fi Sucks: Create Your Own Hotspot Using the Room's Ethernet Connection

From the creepiest $20 per night skid-row flophouse to the presidential suite at Hong Kong's InterContinental, Wi-Fi is now as standard as a toilet …

The best document scanners for iPad

Document scanner apps have become an essential tool for businesses on the go. Additionally, they have become important for personal needs as well …