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How to Emulate Everything from the NES to PlayStation on iPhone and iPad

<b>Editor's Note</b>: We don't often cover much (or really, anything) to do with the jailbreak scene, but given Apple's recent crackdowns on the enterprise …

How to Turn Your Android or iPhone into a Portable Retro Game Arcade

Whether you're looking to relive the past or experience the origin of gaming you missed in your youth, your Android or iPhone can take you back to …

The Non-Jailbreakers Guide to Emulation on iOS

Technically speaking, you're not supposed to be able to install emulators on an iPhone to play classic games. But that doesn't mean it's not …

How In-app Purchases Have Destroyed The Industry

I don't like writing negative articles that don't include a solution to the problem, but in this case, there is no solution. The state of in-app …

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Xbox One review

Microsoft didn't mean to take over your living room. When it launched in 2005, the Xbox 360 was just a device for games — "the Holy Grail of gaming," in the immortal words of MTV's Sway. It would show your pictures if you plugged in a thumb drive, but it was designed to be the best way ever for …

Single-Handed Success

Ace the bottle grab and other essential one-armed riding skills with these balance and bike-handling drills<p><b>Drill 1: One On, One Off</b> <br>Build confidence riding with one hand so you can use the other to eat, drink, and signal. Here’s how: Start by holding the handlebar with just your right hand near the …

5 Tips for Faster, Stronger Hill Climbing

These climbing secrets will have you soaring in 30 days<p>This climbing regimen, from Carmichael Training Systems coach Andy Applegate, will put so much power into your pedals, your buddies will swear they see wings as you leave them in your wake. Start today and you'll see results by the end of the …

Perfect Pedaling: Get a Better Pedal Stroke

Get the most energy from each crank revolution with these tips for proper pedaling<p>Pedaling in a simple circle is a complex thing, but mastering it can save energy, says Todd Carver, biomechanist at Colorado's Boulder Center for Sports Medicine. He says that with proper ankling (shown here; not the …

Jens Voigt

Fry Fat With Intervals

Intervals aren't just for racers and people who care about getting faster—they're also incredibly useful for anyone trying to lose weight<p>A few years ago, I took a new client I was training out for a ride. She had a significant amount of weight to lose, so she'd bought a bike and had been riding …

Ride Hard, Recover Harder

If you’re hammering every day, you’re probably holding yourself back. Here’s how to not go all-out just right.<p>Though he spends thousands of hours on the bike, some of Chris Horner’s most important race prep takes place on the couch. “It’s a physical and mental break,” says the RadioShack-Nissan …

Your Chamois: A User's Guide

In which we clear up a few of the misunderstood elements of padded cycling shorts<p><b>Myth</b> A chamois is little more than extra cushioning between you and your saddle. <b><br>Reality</b> Assuming you wear it correctly—i.e., without underwear—a chamois pad not only supports your sit bones, but also prevents chafing …

You, Transformed

Figure out where you excel on the bike. Then take charge of your weaknesses.<p><b>Climbing</b><p><b>Are You A Natural?</b><br>Good climbers often have a light frame and strong muscles that aren't bulky. They also have robust aerobic capacities, efficient form, and high power-to-weight ratios.<p><b>Self-Test</b><br>See how you stack up …