Helena Hounsel

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Clever trick will safeguard Apple Watch from thieves

CUPERTINO, Calif. — One of the big questions about the Apple Watch is how Apple will prevent thieves from ripping it off your wrist and using it to clear your bank account.<p>Because the Apple Watch is connected to Apple Pay — making purchases as easy as a quick swipe — what’s to stop miscreants from …

Facebook Is Experimenting With Self-Destructing Posts

The Next Web reports that the feature has been rolled out to a group of users on the Facebook iOS app for Apple's mobile devices.<p>In a statement to The Next Web, Facebook confirmed the text, remarking "We're running a small pilot of a feature on Facebook for iOS that lets people schedule deletion of …

iOS Apps

Code/Red: Apple Watch Battery Life — “Charge Nightly”

Don't leave home without it -- Apple Watch charger.<p>// HAPPENING TODAY<p>Internet Slowdown Day.<br>• Silicon Valley vanity searches of Vanity Fair’s New Establishment list — congrats, bosses.<br>• IFA, TechCrunch Disrupt SF, CTIA and Intel Developer Forum.<br>• Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker is pondering a letter …

With iWatch and new iPhones, Apple CEO Tim Cook faces defining moment

Three years into his tenure running one of the world’s most important companies,<p>Tim Cookis on the eve of a defining moment.<p>On Tuesday, if numerous reports are correct,<p>Applewill unveil its long-awaited smartwatch, along with two bigger versions of theiPhone. Also expected are a mobile payment …

7 Facebook Statistics You Should Know For An Engaging Facebook Page

<i>This post was originally published on the Buffer blog.</i><p>One of the things we focus on most at Buffer is the best time to post to Twitter and Facebook. This is because we want to help you get more engagement with your audience, which is beneficial for everyone.<p>While the best time to post is definitely …

Facebook ad profit a staggering 1,790% more on iPhone than Android

A study of more than 200 billion ads on Facebook says that mobile ads on iPhone generate 1,790 percent more return on investment than ads on Android. Even worse, advertising on Android actually costs more than it returns.<p>The study is by Nanigans, one of the biggest buyers of Facebook ads, and it …

5 M7 Compatible Apps for the iPhone 5s You Can Download Today (list)

Another year, another iPhone launch has come and gone. To be more specific the iPhone 5s. Many have argued that it lacks innovation. However, if …

BII REPORT: How Mobile Is Shaking Up The Retail Industry

Mobile raises the showrooming threat to a new level since price comparisons are available to shoppers immediately, as they make decisions and browse e-commerce websites in stores.<p>In a <b>new report</b> from <b>BI Intelligence,</b> we analyze mobile showrooming's influence on retail, examine the various different …

eCommerce

5 Gorgeous Nail Polish Ideas That Don't Involve Nails (Here's How to Use Up All Those Pretty Colors You've Hoarded!)

We've already established that painting your bobby pins using nail polish is a fairly genius concept, but there are oh-so-many other creative ways you can use your stash of colorful varnishes. Here are five of my favorite nail polish crafts—even if you're not a DIYer, you might just be tempted by …

Modbar coffee machine: third wave espresso’s new poster-child

The days of mysterious espresso brewing behind hulking machines may be over, if one coffee startup, Modbar, has its way, burying all but the …

Facebook Home Rated Just 1 Star by 44% of Google Play Reviewers

It looks like Android users aren't happy about Facebook Home moving into their Android phones.<p>A day after launch, an astounding 44% of users who have …