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Tips and Tricks: Synching Music to the Apple Watch

One of the reasons that I’ve never mentioned this tip before is because, until recently, I hadn’t used this feature myself. Until I got the Apple Watch 3 with LTE, that is. I used to use the Watch as a way to control my music on my iPhone, but thanks to the device independence that comes with a …

Apple Watch

How to watch Apple’s iPhone event live today

Apple’s biggest event of the year is finally here.<p>In San Francisco today (Sept. 7), Apple’s all but certain to reveal new iPhones in time for the holiday season. Leaks ahead of the event suggest that new phones won’t have a radical redesign, but that the iPhone 7 may be completely waterproof. The …

IPhone 7

6 Reasons The Xbox One S Is More Important Than Even Microsoft Seems To Think It Is

Considering how significant the Xbox One S is, it was launched with remarkably little pomp and ceremony by a seemingly low-on-confidence Microsoft.<p>Some may argue this is no bad thing given the marketing disaster that accompanied the launch of the original Xbox One. But to me launching the ’S’ so …

LG UH8500 series review: LG's Super UHD TV is no picture quality hero - CNET

<b>The Good</b> With support for both Dolby Vision and HDR10 formats, the UH8500 can access more high dynamic range content than other TVs. Color accuracy and bright-room performance are solid. The design is attractive, and the motion remote is one of the best available.<p><b>The Bad</b> Similarly-priced TVs …

How-To: Understand the Wireless Diagnostics app on your Mac to analyze and improve your Wi-Fi network

Apple ships a little-known utility app that helps you analyze and diagnose your Wi-Fi connection, called Wireless Diagnostics. Open the app by option-clicking on the Wi-Fi indicator in the menu bar and select ‘Open Wireless Diagnostics …’. Although the app contains a lot of useful information, it …

NASA Launches Official Apple TV App Featuring Real-Time View of Earth

NASA has launched its official app for the fourth-generation Apple TV, joining the app's popular iOS versions on iPhone and iPad, which have been downloaded over 17 million times.<p>The Apple TV app lets users watch high-definition live streams from NASA TV, and allows them to enjoy a real-time view …

Segway miniPRO | Smart Self Balancing Personal Transporter with Mobile App Control (Black)

This fits your .<p>to make sure this fits.<p>Connect to the mobile app via Bluetooth for full features: remote control operation, anti-theft alarm, speed …

Video shows us 50 new features that are hidden in iOS 10

Apple’s first iOS 10 beta is surprisingly stable but that still doesn’t mean non-developers should install it. While it’s possible (and easy) to …

Apple Has Confirmed That the Next IPhone Will Be All Glass

How much does iPhone insurance cost these days?<p>A previously rumored claim that Apple's next phone product will feature an all-glass casing was just …

IPhone 7

7 Great Third-Party Apple Watch Complications

You are using an <b>outdated</b> browser. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience.<p>Check everything from the calendar to your heart rate<p>That …

Smartwatches

Apple Music’s new student membership option discounts the service by 50%

Amid news that Apple Music is getting a makeover come this summer, Apple today launched a new plan to boost subscribers to its streaming music service and competitor to Spotify, SoundCloud, Tidal and others. It’s introducing an Apple Music student plan which will discount the service by 50 percent …

Apple Music

Best smartphone cameras: Galaxy S7 vs. iPhone 6s vs. Nexus 6P vs. Lumia 950

Samsung vs. iPhone, Nexus vs. Lumia. It's time to find out who makes <i>the best</i> smartphone camera.Recently a new smartphone waltzed onto the scene, …

15 things you’ll only know if you’ve let the kids use your iPad

Apple’s iPad is a wonderful thing. It can soothe the most terrible tantrum. It can help educate the most and least academic. And it can drive parents …

The 7 Best Apple Watch Apps Right Now

Almost a year into owning the Apple Watch, I’ve developed a love/hate relationship with the device.<p>On a positive note, it has fundamentally changed …

The Division: How To Level Up Quickly

We are enjoying The Division [official site] and some of us are not even sure why. But it looks like half the world is doing the same. If you have …

PC Gaming

The Division: Best Build For A Solo Character

Some folks don’t like other people. If that’s you, you probably intend to play The Division without a group of close pals or a bunch of random …

The Division: here's an easy Division Tech farming route

A nice little path through the Dark Zone to pick up Division tech.<p>Division tech is a crafting material that can also be converted into other crafting …

How-To's

Tips For Playing The Division [Updated!]

<i>The Division</i> can be fun, but it can also be overwhelming. There are a billion things to do, a thousand “looters” to murder, and only so many hours in …

What We Just Learned About the Apple Inc. A10 Chip

The Apple A9 variant manufactured by TSMC. Image source: Chipworks.<p>Later this month,<b>Apple</b> is expected to launch a revamped 4-inch smartphone which 9to5Mac reports will be called the iPhone SE. The device is expected to be, for all intent and purposes, the guts of the iPhone 6s crammed into the body …

NowGaming on Apple TV: Games to get your adrenaline pumping

You are using an <b>outdated</b> browser. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience.<p>These 5 games will have your heart racing and your fingers …

A Look at the New VR Interactive Porn Video Games

Do you like having sex but find actual humans with opinions and needs are not worth the hassle?<p>If so, you're in luck! You can now donate to this IndieGoGo campaign and make all of your virtual sex dreams come true.<p>via: indiegogo<p>Bill Spracklin, owner of the San Francisco-based Eos Creative Media, is …

How to activate your iPhone's hidden Field Test Mode

Forget looking at how many bars - or, on the iPhone, dots - of signal you have. Geek out by activating you iPhone's hidden Field Test Mode.<p>If you're …

Wi-Fi

This is one of the best uses for the Apple Watch I've ever seen

Steve Kovach/Tech Insider<p>The biggest problem with the Apple Watch is the app selection.<p>Thousands of developers have built apps for the Apple Watch, …

El Chapo Speaks

<i>Disclosure: Some names have had
 to be changed, locations not named, and an understanding was brokered with the subject that this piece would be</i> …

Mexico

Swagway's new Swagtron hoverboard has Bluetooth speakers and apparently won't explode

Hoverboards have, of course, gotten a lot of negative press for exploding in ways other than their popularity. And the Swagtron, Swagway's new version, is designed to sidestep that criticism by prioritizing safety. The Swagtron's plastic chassis is fire retardant, as are the rubber footpads, and …

Hoverboards

FBI hacked the Dark Web to bust 1,500 pedophiles

The Federal Bureau of Investigation infiltrated and shut down what it called "the largest remaining known child pornography hidden service in the world" this summer, using a hacking method to track IP addresses on the Dark Web, <i>Vice Motherboard</i> reported. The Dark Web bulletin board site, named …

Samsung's SUHD TVs amp up the colors and picture quality

Samsung hasn't gone all-in on OLED TVs like LG did this year, but it still has models that can make your wallet light in a hurry. The company just launched its latest top-shelf SUHD lineup that includes nearly every imaginable feature for those willing to pay. The main selling point is still the …

Rewind to the early €˜90s and PC gamers were ditching control pads and joysticks for mouses and verb tables to embark on great adventures, thrilling …

Markets

Here are the crazy lengths Apple goes to in order to keep the Apple Watch accurate

In an interview with The Telegraph, Kevin Lynch, Apple's vice president of technology, detailed just how far Apple is willing to go to get the Watch to within nanoseconds of total accuracy.<p>Here's what Apple does, according to Lynch:<p>The company built its own "Network Time Protocol" (NTP) servers …

Apple Watch Users Discover Another Way to Go ‘Hands Free’

The nose can be useful when hands are occupied; ignore the funny looks<p>A few weeks after purchasing an Apple Watch, Wil Forrest smelled a problem.<p>Mr. Forrest, a manager at Freebirds World Burrito in Thousand Oaks, Calif., was cutting meat when the timer on his watch started buzzing and beeping. With …

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