Joshua Coligan

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The Coolest Things in iOS 12

New features coming to Apple's mobile OS range from serious to silly. And you can check them out now by upgrading to iOS 12, which launched …

iOS

Watch your step: why the 10,000 daily goal is built on bad science

In recent years, the 10,000-steps-a-day regime has become entrenched in popular culture. You can barely walk down the street without someone stomping past you wearing a FitBit; when Jeremy Hunt was health secretary, he was often pictured with his poking out from his shirtsleeves. It has become a …

Diabetes

15 Best Products That Work with Apple HomeKit

The HomePod is available now and it’s better time than ever for Apple users to turn their home into a smart home, or at least start moving in that …

7 Things That Happened When I Got Up At 4 a.m. Every Day For a Week

Is the early hour a magical time for productivity—or just pure misery?<p>The <i>Wall Street Journal</i> calls 4 a.m. the most productive hour, citing powerhouses of industry who swear by getting up early to avoid distractions.<p>Hoping the same magic would rub off on me, I traded in my usual 6 a.m. rise time for …

Tim Cook

An idea for making self-driving cars safer: Reprogram humans

You’re crossing the street wrong.<p>That is essentially the argument some self-driving car boosters have fallen back on in the months after the first pedestrian death attributed to an autonomous vehicle and amid growing concerns that artificial intelligence capable of real-world driving is further …

The way you get TV and internet at home is about to change drastically — for the better

The way you get and use both TV and internet in your home is about to change drastically.<p>Verizon detailed a bit about how the next stage of home TV …

Telecoms

Why most people will never be successful

“Success” isn’t just having lots of money. Many people with lots of money have horribly unhappy and radically imbalanced lives.<p>Success is …

Self-improvement

I Spent $200 on a Weighted Blanket, and It's Changed My Entire F*cking Life

<i>Editor's note: The author wrote this while curled up under a weighted blanket.</i><p>My Friday nights are typically saved for drinking wine, catching up on my DVR, and surfing the internet. (Do people still say "surfing the internet?") Late last year, during one of these weekly rabbit-hole sessions, I …

One app keeps all your cloud storage under control

<i>This post is presented by iMobie.</i><p>These days, cloud storage is pretty much a must. It’s so common that many of us use at least two cloud services — maybe iCloud for photos and music, Google Drive for professional files, Dropbox for work stuff and so on. That means a lot of passwords to remember, and …

Google Drive

Review: The Mixcder E8 headphones offer noise-cancellation and a long battery life on a budget

Mixcder isn’t a particularly well-known audio brand, but maybe that’ll soon change, courtesy of its latest wireless cans.<p>The US firm recently launched its latest wireless headphones, the Mixcder E8’s, which offer 18-hours of battery life and active noise cancellation (ANC) for the truly …

How To Free Up Space on Your iPhone

Don't let limited storage stop you from taking another Instagram-worthy photo or downloading another album to listen to on the go. It's easy to free …

I completely stopped using my AirPods until I found this $9 accessory

I’ve loved my AirPods since the very first day I got them, but a serious shortcoming quickly became apparent. The sound quality is amazing, but you …

18 Things You Should Never Do To Your Lawn

Whether you have a green thumb or not, it’s easy to maintain a blissful, barefoot-worthy backyard. For starters, avoid these 13 no-nos.<p>Leaving grass …

Lawn Mowing

GoodNotes 4 is the paper notebook of the future [50 Essential iOS Apps #24]

The iPad has become a workhorse in the last few years. Since the introduction of the iPad Pro and Apple Pencil, the transition from pen and paper to digital note-taking is more feasible than ever. GoodNotes 4 is one of the best digital note-taking and document-annotation apps available on iOS.<p>What …

Apps

The 10 Obsessions You Need to Have to Become a Self-Made Millionaire

You get rich by fixating on getting rich.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Becoming a successful entrepreneur and achieving millionaire status isn’t easy -- less than 10 percent of the U.S. population ever reaches this goal. Most people give up along the way, becoming …

Zendesk Suite packs all the company’s customer service products into one bundle

Zendesk offers a swath of products that supplement — and in some cases supplant — its clients’ customer service offerings. Until now, however, businesses had to sign up for Zendesk’s services individually, as they weren’t available in a single bundle. That changes today with the introduction of …

To buy or not to buy? Car subscriptions offer alternative for new car shoppers

People use monthly subscriptions to pay for lots of things they used to buy: music, smartphones, books and even clothes.<p>Why not cars?<p>That's the thinking behind car subscription services that are cropping up in Los Angeles, San Francisco, the New York metro area, Atlanta, and several other cities in …

August Smart Locks now feature Auto-Connect for easier unlocking

August Smart Locks are some of the best available, and their easy installation, smart home compatibility and simple style make them a popular choice. What some users didn't love? A clunky and sometimes slow remote connection experience in the August app. Two locks, the August Smart Lock Pro and the …

Bad habits you must immediately break to improve your life in the next 100 days

Habits define us. And nothing sabotages your creativity and productive life quite like bad habits. In the words of <b>Samuel Johnson</b> “The chains of habit …

How to record calls on your iPhone

Our smartphones can help us order pizzas, hail cabs, and even detect heartbeats, so you’d think it’d be easy to record a simple phone call. Sadly, …

Google Voice

Google’s astounding new search tool will answer any question by reading thousands of books

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada<p>Imagine if you could gather thousands of writers in a circle to discuss one question. What would optimist Thomas L. Friedman say about intervening in Syria, for example? Would chaos theorist Santo Banerjee concur?<p>Google now has a way to convene that kind of …

Cluno, the Munich-based ‘car subscription’ service, raises €7M Series A

Cluno, a startup operating out of Munich that offers what it calls a “car subscription” service, has raised €7 million in Series A funding. The round was led by Acton Capital Partners, with participation from previous investor Atlantic Labs.<p>Founded in 2017 by the same team behind easyautosale, …

New web standard would allow Touch ID and Face ID to be used to login to websites

A new web standard being recommended for adoption would open the way for both Face ID and Touch ID to be used to login to websites.<p>The API, known as WebAuthn, allows existing security devices – like fingerprint readers, cameras and USB keys – to be used for website authentication …<p>NordVPN<p>Firefox …

MacBook Pro

Browsers begin to support new web standard for password-free authentication

Remembering increasingly complex passwords is difficult and writing them down is not always the best idea. Enter the WebAuthn standard, built by W3C …

Password-free web security is coming to Chrome, Firefox, Edge

Passwords are problematic, and most people don't manage them properly. An alternative is coming to several major web browsers soon: Google, Mozilla and Microsoft are supporting built-in support for a password-free method of authentication on Chrome, Firefox and Edge browsers in the coming …

How to replace a paper notebook with your iPad

The iPad has replaced many things — it’s a TV, it’s a games console, it’s a book, it’s a (huge) camera, and it’s even a typewriter. But until recently, it hasn’t made a very good alternative to paper. But thanks to the Apple Pencil, and to iOS 11, that has changed. Now you can write and draw a note …

Apple Pencil

Telstra partners with Microsoft for Office 365 calling

Telstra Calling for Office 365 will provide business customers with access to cloud collaboration and voice services within Microsoft's Office …

Fitbit Ace is a fitness tracker for kids

Fitbit is targeting a new kind of customer, one that probably isn’t even old enough to have a gym membership.<p>The new Fitbit Ace is a fitness tracker …

Heart Rates

Meet the Millennial Who's Breaking All the Rules of the Wine Industry

Nomadica is trying to change the wine industry with convenient, high-quality varietals.<p>Emma Toshack always enjoyed having some wine when she went to the beach or the pool behind her Los Angeles apartment building, but glass containers and public consumption of alcohol weren't permitted. So to get …

Degoo Premium: Lifetime 3TB Backup Plan | Mashable Shop

<b>Description</b><p>Everyday computer users are juggling huge amounts of data, so it makes sense that you're taking care of that data responsibly. With Degoo …

Google Drive