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4 Mobile Apps That Will Increase Your Productivity

Your smartphone could be your ticket to a more productive life thanks to the ready availability of a wealth of mobile apps. Whether you’re seeking a …

Apps

Transport's innovation problem: why haven’t flying cars taken off?

Flying cars in The Jetsons and Back to the Future, or Star Trek’s spaceships and teleportation, may have captured the imagination decades ago, but …

Shia LeBeouf’s Nike ad just got the internet Photoshop treatment

Oh internet, we applaud you.<p>Shia LaBeouf posed mildly ridiculously for a Nike ad and the interweb has responded in kind.<p>The image of him stretching …

3 Quick Performance Hacks That Can Supercharge Your Day

We all have the same number of hours in the day, yet some people accomplish vastly more than others. These three tactics are the key to leveling-up your efficiency.<p>Do you ever pause during the day and think, "24 hours just isn't enough!" While you can't magically add hours to the day, you can take …

Productivity

10 Paid iPad and iPhone Apps for free grab it all

10 Paid iPad and iPhone Apps for free grab it alliPhone, iPad and iPod touch apps that are now free for limited time offer. Remember, prices can …

How 'Straight Outta Compton' viral marketing became a sensation

The release of Universal's N.W.A biopic "Straight Outta Compton," which he produced, was just three months away, as was the launch of his first album in 14 years, <i>Compton</i>, a companion piece to the film.<p>So he looked around the room and said: "What do you guys got?"<p>During the past two weeks, leading …

Miley Cyrus: 'Hannah Montana' gave me body image issues

Documents confirm Apple is building self-driving car

Photograph: Bloomberg/via Getty Images<p>Apple declined to comment but the move comes as CEO Tim Cook has held a series of meetings with car executives in recent months.<p>84<p>image/jpeg<p>http://media.guim.co.uk/4a1a7243f12bd9af1210b3497e60745fc43bc972/0_111_4000_2395/140.jpg<p>140<p>Photograph: Zero …

Autonomous Cars

8 Life Hacks for Millennials Who Want to Achieve Success

We live in a time in which anyone with a good idea and the drive to bring it to life can find success. However, it’s not as easy as putting your idea …

Yahoo!

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iOS 9's killer feature: it can read your mind

One of the coolest features in iOS 9 is one that you don’t really get to experience until you’ve been using it for a few weeks. Over time, it learns your habits and starts making suggestions about what to do next.<p>When Predictive Siri, which powers this feature, was first announced I didn’t think …

3 Lies Entrepreneurs Tell Themselves

These fibs may help you sleep at night, but they sure aren't helping your business.<p>We all share common challenges when it comes to the tough road of entrepreneurship, but we also give common comforts to ourselves to push into another day. In short, we lie to ourselves.<p>The truth is that you don't …

Business Strategy

Report suggests the next iPhone will get a huge speed bump

Each year, September comes, and each year, the iPhone gets faster. But a report and analysis by <i>9to5Mac</i> points to a significantly speedier and more …

IT Technology Evolution Over the Next 10 Years

For the last few years, IT has become good at deploying cloud infrastructures. We are successfully standing up clouds on premises, off premises and …

7 Tips That Can Make Your Life Way More Interesting

What it all comes down to is breaking out of your shell. You need to go interact with the world.<p><i>This question originally appeared on Quora: How can you live an interesting life?</i><p><i>Answer by Emmet Meehan on Quora</i><p><b>If your life were a book, would anyone want to read it?</b><p>Sometimes it actually stresses me …

lifehacking

17 Productivity Tools That Will Give You Your Time Back

There’s just not enough time in a day, in a week, in a month—in the world. And we know that you’re already aware of this reality. But that’s exactly …

On Blogging and Content Marketing: 23 Free, Comprehensive Ebooks

Should you be among those who’d like to get started with blogging, and really mean it, you’ll certainly be happy to get one tip or another first-hand …

How Photographers Should be Using Social Media

“It’s not about the ROI.”<p>That’s what social media managers and influencers used to say all the time. ROI is short for return on investment–and as …

Social Media

Austin Mahone Says Kylie Jenner Crashed Her New Ferrari The Day After Her 18th Birthday!

We thought it was just a rumor, but if he's backing it up…<p><b>Austin Mahone</b> joined <b>Connie Britton</b> on <i>Watch What Happens Live!</i> on Thursday, and one of his …

We can’t ignore that technology is changing our brains

An unbiassed assessment of the effects on humans of digital technology is hardly 'scaremongering’<p>Do computer games and internet use wreak havoc on young brains? That’s the debate I seem to have been dragged into, thanks to the potentially adverse effects of information technology (IT) that I …

30 Most Creative Billboard Ads You'll Ever See

When it comes to outdoor advertising, billboards definitely take the prize. After all, companies invest so much money on each of these huge creations …

The 7 most damning details from The Hollywood Reporter’s “Fantastic Four” expose: “Nobody should escape scrutiny on this one”

<b>(Twentieth Century Fox)</b><p>Director Josh Trank tweeted that he had a “fantastic version” of the film a year ago. That seems hard to believe<p>Anna Silman<p>August 12, 2015 10:19pm (UTC)<p>After “Fantastic Four” was panned by critics — with Vox memorably dubbing it an “unmitigated garbage fire” — director Josh …

Film Industry

5 Brilliant Content Marketing Techniques That Connect With Millennials

Millennials are a record-breaking generation when it comes to spending. Use these content marketing techniques to attract your Millennial audience.<p>By now, it's common knowledge that content marketing is a smart strategy. A full 92 percent of marketers embrace content marketing as a choice method, …

Marketing

Samsung Galaxy Note 5: what it packs and what it lacks

The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 is going to be one of the most sought after handsets of 2015. It reached the market with high anticipation and made every fanboy go nuts. We spent some good time playing with it and even compared it to its main competitors. The dust has now settled, so it’s time to take a …

Phones

Tools for developing terrific infographics

How can you create beautiful infographics without using Photoshop?<p>I'm not a Photoshop expert, so it takes me <i>days</i> to create a basic infographic. I'm a …

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. There's one glaring flaw with Microsoft's Windows 10 strategy.</b> Microsoft hasn't given developers any real reason to build Universal Windows Apps.<p><b>2. An outrageous brand run by a 23-year-old is taking over teen retail.</b> Shop Jeen truly caters to an emoji-loving, internet-obsessed generation with a …

11 consumer trends that will change the way you do business in the next 5 years

Thanks to the proliferation of high-tech consumer services like Uber and Apple Pay, the business world is trending toward improving customer …

A designer’s secret for creating clever logos

One assignment I give my students early in the school year is to draw 100 visual clichés in 20 minutes. I define these as ideograms that represent a single meaning and are instantly recognizable. Then I have them combine two of these in a new logo, which, if solved successfully, creates a new and …

Hudson Valley