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iOS 11.3: How to check if your iPhone is being slowed down

Apple's new battery health tool is now available; here's how to get it and what you need to know.<p>Apple just released iOS 11.3, and among other things, the updated includes a new tool to tell you whether or not your iPhone's ($1,188.00 at Amazon.com) battery needs to be replaced.<p>Remember all of that …

Mobile Technology

11 iPhone email tips you'll wish you'd known all along

Use the iOS Mail app like a pro.<p>I can't quit the stock iOS Mail app. I've had brief dalliances with the Gmail app and a handful of other email apps that promise to improve my life, but I keep coming back to the Mail app. As a result, this long-time Mail app Gmailer has picked up a few tricks along …

Apps

Here’s What Happens If You Drop Your $1,000 iPhone X

Load Error<p>Despite Apple’s claims that the glass used in the iPhone X makes it the most durable smartphone ever, third-party testing seems to indicate …

I've used the iPhone 8 and the iPhone X — and the winner is clear

Apple now sells three premium iPhone models for the first time in the product's history.<p>So which should you buy? The iPhone 8? The 8 Plus? The X?<p>I've used all three models extensively. Here's how they compare.

Mobile Technology

The top tourist destinations in 2017

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Take a peek inside the iPhone X

As they tend to do, the folks at iFixit have descended upon Apple's latest creation to pull it apart piece by piece. While we didn't spot any fairie dust spilling out of the iPhone X, they did dig into its TrueDepth camera system (above) that enables all those new recognition features like FaceID …

Mobile Technology

Amazon can ship you a new house, and it’ll only cost you about $40K

Need a new house? Why not log in to Amazon and click a few buttons? Before you know it, you could be the owner of this 320-square foot pre-fabricated …

Wall Street

Here's How One Guy Saved His BMW M3s From Hurricane Harvey

Cody Crochet made sure that Hurricane Harvey's devastating floods didn't claim his BMWs.<p>Hurricane Harvey has had an absolutely devastating impact on Houston and the surrounding areas of Southeast Texas. The record rainfall has brought unprecedented flooding to the region, with many residents losing …

Everyday Carry: 25 Titanium EDC Essentials

Big Idea Design Titanium Pocket Bit<p>If you ride a bike, motorcycle, or you just like to be prepared for any situation, you might want to swap your …

You can use your own iPhone to get Virgin's $1-a-year plan

Looks like Virgin Mobile is on a mission to sign up as many iPhone users as it can. The carrier has just announced that you can now bring your own iPhone and enjoy its $1-a-year subscription offer. When the company began exclusively catering to iPhone users in June, it only offered that deal to a …

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American Airlines

6 Organizing Tricks to Restore Your Sanity

1<p>Hair Elastic as Bouquet Holder<p>Create an artful arrangement sans floral foam. Simply wrap a clear hair band around the stems, then let the flowers …

Nails

How to make new friends as an adult

11 apps to build your real-world social network.<p>In high school and college, you make friends with ease. Between classes, recreational activities, student groups, and on-campus parties, you're constantly exposed to new people with similar interests, with whom you can forge tight-knit bonds. Once you …

Apps

How to know who's been stalking you on Facebook

The new Stories function is about to change the game<p>If you were to say you've never wondered who's been looking at your Facebook page, you'd be …

Facebook

20 Incredible Facts About The Philippines

1. The entire landmass of the Philippines is made up islands, making it the second-largest archipelago in the world.<p>In fact, the Philippines has approximately 7,500 islands with only 2,000 of them inhabited and nearly 5,000 still unnamed on global maps. (Source)<p>2. There are about 175 languages …

Asia

5 Backcountry-Only Ski Areas

When Sun Valley built the first chairlift in 1936, it helped usher in the skiing boom of the mid-20th century. While we appreciate the high-speed quads of today, there’s a special place in our hearts for skiing up the mountain. These hills eschew lifts altogether, allowing skiers to climb and …

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Taking Social Media to New Flights - Now You Can Choose Your Seatmate Based on His/Her Facebook Profile

Let’s admit it. When you get on a plane, you look around. You think that this person would be interesting to sit next to, and the next one would not …

Social Media

How to permanently delete your Facebook account

<b>Had enough of Facebook? Here's how to permanently remove your profile from the social network</b><p>Facebook can be a great tool for staying in touch with friends and family but, for some people, the constant bombardment of updates, messages, likes, pokes and advertisements can all become a bit …

What happens when a price drops on, say, a hotel, an airfare or a rental car that you've already paid for? Here's how you might recoup some money

Nobody wants to overpay for flights, hotels or rental cars, because saving money usually means you'll have more avenues for enriching your travel experience.<p>Here are six sites that can help in your hunt for bargains. Knowing you're protected makes it easier to commit to a flight, a room or a car …

One Breath Into This Breathalyzer Can Diagnose 17 Diseases

A single breath into a newfangled breathalyzer is all doctors need to diagnose 17 different diseases, including lung cancer, irritable bowel syndrome …

The best time to buy airline tickets and other travel advice for 2017

You don’t really need to make it an official resolution, do you? That in 2017 you will travel — a lot? But maybe you will resolve to be smarter about booking airfare and snagging those low prices. Here are some developments that could help make that promise stick.<p>More ‘bare-bones’ fares<p>Next year, …

Flying

Minecraft: Gear VR edition now available on Oculus Store

Today, Oculus announced it was offering up ‘Minecraft: Gear VR Edition’ for a mere $6.99 on the Oculus Store. TNW took Minecraft VR for a spin a couple months back and the experience was equal parts amazing and nauseating. Upset stomach aside, it’s truly an immersive experience that Minecraft fans …

Net Neutrality

This woman lived in the iconic Plaza Hotel for 35 years for $500 a month — until Donald Trump came along

His female counterpart might be one Fannie Lowenstein, whom none other than Donald Trump is said to have ended up bestowing a sprawling suite in the venerable Plaza Hotel at 1 Central Park South, complete with a Steinway grand piano and maid service. For zero dollars a month. For life. Here's how …

Donald Trump

Robert De Niro pulls Vaxxed from Tribeca Film Festival

Robert De Niro has made a u-turn and withdrawn Vaxxed, the controversial film about the MMR vaccine from his Tribeca Film Festival.<p>The 72-year-old actor had apparently consulted the "scientific community" and said: "We do not believe it contributes to or furthers the discussion I had hoped …

Autism

13 Reasons The Mall Of America Is Possibly The Most Surprising Vacation Spot

Normally, it is not advisable to vacation in a mall -- unless Auntie Anne's and discount shoes are your idea of a stimulating trip, we advise you visit an island instead.<p>But there is an exception to this rule, and it's the Mall of America. Let’s start with a number: with a self-reported 5.6 million …

Mall of America

5 Simple Hair Care Tips For Men On The Go

Hair care tips when you haven’t got time, or a clue? If you’re a busy man who doesn’t get a chance to check his emails, debrief with your barber or …

In Orlando, There's a New Challenge in the Trees

Zip-line courses may be a prerequisite for any self-respecting tourist destination, but Orlando has a reputation for taking its attractions to new heights. The recently-opened Orlando Tree Trek Adventure Park -- a series of obstacle courses set among windswept pines -- is a worthy addition. And …

Adventure Park