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HTC sales plummet 68 percent in June

Things aren't getting any better for HTC. The Taiwanese smartphone maker on Friday said sales last month plunged 68 percent to NT$2.23 billion (US $72 million) compared with NT$6.9 billion in June 2017. It's the company's biggest slump in more than two years, reported Reuters.<p>The sales are just one …

Profit

Fender's excellent desktop app for learning to play songs is now free

Fender’s $35 Riffstation desktop app, which helps you break down songs to learn its chords and riffs at your own pace, is now available for free on macOS and Windows.<p>Fire it up, open an MP3 or CD track, and Riffstation will break it down to show you the chords for the entire song. You can also slow …

How To Add Some Seoul To Your Style

As Seoul Fashion Week kicked off earlier this week, the streets of Gangnam and Myeongdong might have been cold and intermittently snowy, but that …

How to build muscle as age tears it down

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you are in your 40s or 50s, chances are that you are starting to notice some changes in your body, including muscle loss and diminishing strength, even if you exercise fairly regularly.<p>Reduced levels of physical activity, increases in sedentary behavior and doing less intense exercise …

Muscle

This Is What A 400 Calorie Breakfast And 600 Calorie Lunch Look Like

Public Health England's latest campaign says adults should aim for a 400-600-600 diet.<p>Public Health England (PHE) has released new calorie guidelines …

Want to Fall in Love With Your Partner Again? Science Says to Ask Them These 36 Questions

Love is more than a feeling; it's a choice.<p>Relationships are hard. They can bring out the best in us, yes, but also the worst. They test the very essence of our beings: our capacity for forgiveness; our ability to trust (both ourselves and another); the true extent of our self-love; the strength of …

Relationships

Roland announces software versions of its 808 and 909 drum machines

The Roland TR-808 and TR-909 are iconic drum machines that powered a ton of the music from the '80s and '90s. While both hardware units were recently revived as the TR-08 and TR-09, they haven't been officially emulated in software yet. That changes now as Roland announces VST and AU plugins for …

This Is The Biggest Key to Happiness, According to Science

You don't need to be happy all the time.<p>Over the past two decades, the positive psychology movement has brightened up psychological research with its …

Happiness

Samsung Made a Bitcoin Mining Rig Out of 40 Old Galaxy S5s

Samsung's new "upcycling" initiative will allow you to put a completely new operating system on your old phones to give them new life.<p>Smartphones are ubiquitous, but smartphone habits are as diverse as the people using them. I like to buy a flagship device, such as an iPhone X or Pixel 2, and use …

Learn From the Partner Who Got His Startup Client 6 Figures Under 60 Days

He believes in one simple rule: We all begin with the end in mind.<p>As an entrepreneur, you have a dream of running a company that is both successful and helpful to everyone it impacts. You log the long hours, and you put everything you have inside of you into your business. For some, this process …

Lean Startups

Now five men own almost as much wealth as half of the world’s population

<b>(Alexander Kalina via Shutterstock)</b><p>While Americans fixate on Trump, the super-rich are absconding with the fruits of our labor<p>Paul Buchheit<p>June 15, 2017 11:00am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Last year it was eight men, then down to six, and now almost five.<p>While Americans fixate …

How clean energy is transforming the world, in 5 charts

Take it straight from a major fossil fuel supplier: The world's energy mix is changing, and it's shifting toward lower-carbon fuels.<p>BP, the British …

Fossil Fuels

Dreamy treehouse hidden in Woodstock offers magnificent Catskills views

A perfect getaway surrounded by nature is hidden away near the town of Woodstock. UK-based Antony Gibbon Designs crafted this blissful retreat, …

Huawei takes the top smartphone spot in China for Q1 2017

Thanks in part to the release of the P10 and P10 Plus, Huawei has regained the top spot in the smartphone market in China. According to the research firm Canalys, the company shipped close to 21 million smartphones in that country in the first quarter of 2017, and claimed an 18 percent market share.<p>…

Custom Charred Cedar Exterior Cloaks a Car-Lover’s Dream Retreat

Hidden deep inside <b>Hudson Valley</b>, Kerhonkson, the <b>TinkerBox</b> is much more than just another serene escape set in the woods. This striking little retreat …

11 steps to better logos

Making a logo should be a process of reduction (but not always simplicity), underpinned by a clarity of purpose and a conviction in execution.<p>The …

PicoBrew blindsides Kickstarter backers with surprise stretch goal

PicoBrew has been around for a while, making beer brewing easy, even for people who don’t know the difference between hops and hops. The company’s current Kickstarter campaign is for the Pico C, a small home brewing appliance to make brewing even easier, using a Nespresso-style cartridge approach …

Crowd Funding

‘Da Kine,’ Hawaii’s Fantastically Flexible All-Purpose Noun

It means everything and nothing at the same time.<p>After I wrote about “jawn,” the all-purpose noun that’s embedded in the culture of Philadelphia, I …

The science is in: exercise won’t help you lose much weight

We’ve been conditioned to think of exercise as a key ingredient — perhaps the most important ingredient — of any weight loss effort.<p>You know the drill: Join the gym on January 1 if you want to reach your New Year’s weight loss goal.<p>But in truth, the evidence has been accumulating for years that …

Fitness

These 5 Weight-Loss Drugs Really Work—but Here's What Else You Need to Know

If the term "weight-loss drug" kind of scares the crap out of you, we hear ya. It’s smart to be wary of gimmicky pills that promise a six-pack by the weekend. But unlike the stash of weight-loss supplements at your local drugstore, weight-loss meds prescribed by doctors have undergone years of …

Weight Loss

How to Radically Improve Your Mental Willpower Through Navy SEAL Tactics

The secrets used by Navy SEALs and US Olympians toThe post How to Radically Improve Your Mental Willpower Through Navy SEAL Tactics appeared first on …

Why dev thinks this gaming watch will succeed where other smartwatches failed

Packed with games and potential<p>It took the Gameband less than a day to hit its modest goal of $75,000 on Kickstarter last week.<p>No surprise there.<p>The Gameband is a smart watch designed around the ability to play retro mini-games on your wrist. More importantly, those games include beloved classics …

Four Secrets Of People Who Finish Their Workweeks On Thursday

Polishing off the bulk of your work before Friday all comes down to your work habits from Monday to Thursday.<p>We all often face the same problem: The workweek drags by at a glacial pace, while the weekend speeds past us before we even realize what’s happening.<p>Mathematically, of course, it all makes …

Time Management

More And More Tech Leaders Are Denouncing Trump’s Muslim Ban

Apple’s Tim Cook and Google’s Sundar Pichai are just some of those expressing concerns about the order banning refugees from 7 countries.<p><i>This story is being updated with the latest developments. Scroll down for a timeline of reactions (in reverse chronology), click on the bottom to expand.</i><p>A growing …

Muslim Ban

Custom New BMW Alpina B7 Is Offensively Brown And Extremely Pretty

What is shiny and brown and fit for the crown? Why, this shiny and brown BMW Alpina B7 to take into town.<p>BMW Abu Dhabi Motors just posted images of …

Scientists Have Confirmed a Brand New Phase of Matter: Time Crystals

Constant motion without energy.<p>For months now, there's been speculation that researchers might have finally created time crystals - strange crystals …

Quantum Physics

Human-Pig Hybrid Created in the Lab—Here Are the Facts

Scientists hope the chimera embryos represent key steps toward life-saving lab-grown organs.<p>In a remarkable—if likely controversial—feat, scientists announced today that they have created the first successful human-animal hybrids. The project proves that human cells can be introduced into a …

Immune System