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5 Things You Don't Know About... Easter Island

South America

How to turn your sluggish old Mac or PC into a faster Chromebook

This startup has created a modified version of Chromium that works with most hardware, and it's free<p>Earlier today we published a story about Neverware, a New York City startup that is helping schools refurbish old Windows PCs and Macs that had been abandoned as unusable, converting them into …

Google

The All-New Indoor Cardio Workout That Revs Your Metabolism

Fry fat fast with this 10- to 20-minute bodyweight workout<p>You could ski or trail run for your next winter cardio workout.<p>Or you can avoid the cold altogether and do this indoor equipment-free workout from <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director BJ Gaddour.<p>The split jack mimics cross-country skiing, and …

12 Morning Routines That Top Entrepreneurs Execute Daily

Your morning routine needs work. Improve it by learning from these top entrepreneurs.<p>Greatness doesn't happen by accident. Industry leaders don't just roll out of bed, fix whatever they find in the cupboards for breakfast, and then head to the office to tackle whatever pops up in their inboxes.<p>They …

Productivity

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In praise of the ambitious, indispensible Apple Watch

Most early reviews of the Apple Watch didn’t do it justice. It’s fine, they said, but not for everybody.<p>Come on! COME ON!!!!<p>The Apple Watch is the most exciting gadget for years. Its ambition is huge. It does a ton of stuff. It’s not some silly smartwatch — it’s a computer for your wrist. And I’m …

Smartwatches

Confused by the Apple Watch user interface? Here’s your handy quick-start guide

The Apple Watch user interface may grow to be second-nature in time, but almost everyone who has tried one – myself included – has found themselves somewhat bemused at first. Do you swipe the screen? Tap it or Force Touch it? Do you scroll with vertical swipes or using the digital crown? Do you …

Smartwatches

34 “More” Reasons To Start Your Own Business

Starting your own business gives you more of what you want from your life.<p>More control of your time. You get to decide how much to work each week.<br>• More self-respect. No more kowtowing to some tool in the corner office.<br>• More self-awareness. You'll quickly learn your strengths and weaknesses.<br>• More …

Self-improvement

See the American Civil War in Color Photographs

Allan Pinkerton, President Lincoln, and Maj. Gen. John A. McClernand; at the main eastern theater of the war, Battle of<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Alexander …

War

Apple Watch Learns Runners' Strides Over Time, Becoming More Independent From iPhone

After talking with Tim Cook onstage at the March 9 "Spring Forward" media event, model Christy Turlington Burns has kept a weekly blog on Apple's official website with updates on her preparations for the London Marathon next month.<p>In this week's post, Burns mentions in passing that the Watch will …

Smartwatches

Hands-On With the Apple Watch: A Developer's Experience at Apple's WatchKit Labs

Earlier this month, Apple began inviting a select number of developers to an Apple Watch development lab in Sunnyvale, California, located near the company's main Cupertino campus. Developers were invited to reserve a testing appointment to test their Apple Watch apps on actual Apple Watch devices …

Smartwatches

Tesla Is Bringing "Autopilot" Mode to the Model S

Elon Musk has announced that Tesla’s update 7.0 will introduce the groundwork for its autopilot,<p>Elon Musk has announced that Tesla‘s update 7.0 will introduce the groundwork for its autopilot, self-driving system. In Musk’s words, Version 7 will have a “complete UI overhaul” and will be available …

Tesla

Steve Jobs: 19 Inspiring Power Quotes for Success

Steve Jobs was a true visionary, technology guru, and icon of entrepreneurship. Learn from his powerful words.<p>When you think visionary, Steve Jobs was possibly the most visionary businessperson of our time. After co-founding Apple Computer in 1976, Jobs shepherded some of today's most innovative …

Motivation

Opinion: Do we need to use the Apple Watch to know whether we want one?

I’m a self-confessed smartwatch skeptic. Early attempts like the original Pebble just seemed to me an extremely ugly solution in search of a problem. Some of the later models, like the Moto 360 and LG G Watch R (as well as the rather familiar-looking latest Pebble), overcame the ‘ugly’ part, but I …

Smartwatches

PhoneDog | The Leader in Mobile Phone News and Reviews

With just a long weekend between us likely finding out final pricing and availability details on the Apple Watch, a new report has shared a number of other details regarding the function of Apple’s upcoming wrist device – that are worth a mention. Up until now, Apple has remained non-specific about the exact estimated time […]

With just a long weekend between us likely finding out final pricing and availability details on the Apple Watch, a new report has shared a number of …

Should you buy the 38mm or 42mm Apple Watch?

Should you buy the small 38mm or large 42mm Apple Watch? Here's how to choose!<p>Apple provides two sizing options for the Apple Watch: 38mm and 42mm. …

Steve Jobs would have turned 60 today. Here are 15 of his most inspiring quotes

To commemorate, we've put together a collection of some of his most thought-provoking or inspiring words.<p>(<i>Dylan Love and Karyne Levy contributed to a previous version of this article.</i>)

Motivation

Missouri state rep. proposes law requiring customers to show ID with Apple Pay

Determined to stymie the inevitable flood of fraudulent transactions using Apple Pay and other mobile wallets (/s), one Missouri lawmaker has proposed a new law that would require shoppers to pull out a photo ID and prove they truly are who they say they are before they will be allowed to continue …

Apple Pay

PHOTOS: Where to Go in 2015

Here are the 10 best budget destinations for 2015! From high style and world-class shopping to jaw-dropping scenery and unrivaled art, culture, and …

Travel Deals

5 Reasons Why Apple Watch Will Succeed

The Apple Watch could be the next game-changing trailblazer in tech, or a catastrophic end to the fledgling smartwatch category. I like Apple's …

Smartwatches

31 Rolls of Undeveloped Film from a Soldier in WWII Discovered and Processed

Photographer Levi Bettweiser is the man behind the Rescued Film Project, an effort to find and rescue old and undeveloped rolls of film from the far …

Apple Watch iPhone ‘Companion’ app revealed w/ new Watch features, monograms

Yesterday, we reported that the latest iOS 8.2 beta reveals that an Apple Watch application for the iPhone is in the works. Now, we have some more details. Within Apple, the application is currently called the Apple Watch “Companion” app for iPhone. This application manages settings for Apple Watch …

iOS

17 Make-Ahead Breakfasts for Busy Mornings

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but busy mornings result in us skipping it altogether more often than not. These 17 make-ahead options make starting the day off right with some non-coffee sustenance much much easier. Featuring a wide spectrum of healthy <i>and</i> indulgent eats, you’ll be …

Breakfast

Convenience — Apple Watch's killer feature

Apple did all those and one better:<p>Communicating<p>With the Apple Watch, we'll be able to keep track of our steps, buy something with Apple Pay, pause …

Fifteen Fun Facts For Mickey Mouse's Birthday

As the famous Walt Disney quote says, “I only hope that we never lose sight of one thing—that it was all started by a mouse.” – and today we’re …

Woolly Mammoths in Pictures