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Fujifilm X-Pro2 review: my favorite camera

Fujifilm’s new X-Pro2 is a tough camera to review by any ordinary metric — it’s an exotic tool that defies rational purchasing decisions. There are cameras in its price range that will give you better image quality, and there are cheaper cameras — even from Fujifilm — that offer more features.<p>But I …

People are stealing the iPad Pro's Pencil from Apple Stores

The Pencil is a $99 (£79) stylus accessory that can be used to draw on the 12.9-inch iPad Pro. Apple has been heavily criticised for its lack of stock, with shipping times slipping to 4 or 5 weeks in both the UK and US.<p>In order to successfully demo the Pencil, the unit has to be un-tethered. Anyone …

Apple Store

European lawsuit over iWatch name shows why Apple had to choose ‘Apple Watch’

A European trademark holder has filed a lawsuit against Apple over the name ‘iWatch‘, despite the fact that the company’s own product was ultimately named Apple Watch. The issue it seems is paid promotion on Google search ads when the term “iWatch” is searched. Since Apple’s smartwatch was long …

Apple Watch

Yahoo and Beme take on Snapchat with video sharing apps

There's no shortage of apps that can take short video clips you can blast to friends. But if you're willing to branch out and try new things, Yahoo and YouTube celebrity Casey Neistat have released alternatives with different takes on video sharing. Neistat's iPhone app called Beme, for instance, …

U.S. helps take down ‘hornet’s nest’ of criminal hackers

Authorities across 20 countries took down a computer hacking forum called Darkode, dismantling a criminal Internet hub used to buy, sell and trade …

This is Microsoft's Cortana app for Android

Cortana leaks a little early<p>Microsoft is planning to release a version of its Cortana digital assistant for Android this month, but a copy has leaked early onto the internet today. If you’re familiar with the Windows Phone or Windows 10 versions of Cortana, then there’s not many surprises in the …

Cortana

Yahoo Quietly Launches A New “Video Texting” Mobile Messaging App On iTunes

Yahoo has been rumored to be working on a revamped messenger app for a while now, and it looks like that new app may be taking its first step into the wild. Yahoo has quietly released the next version of its Yahoo Messenger mobile application, which is available under the name “Yahoo Livetext – …

Apple's iPod Nanos and Shuffles reportedly won't sync Apple Music songs

So you think you might be in the market for one of those colorful new iPod nanos or shuffles that Apple refreshed earlier this week.<p>Be aware as you consider the new music player that the Nano and Shuffle models reportedly will not sync offline Apple Music songs. Several sources have reported that …

Music Industry

For the first time in 12 years, less than half of emails are spam

The security firm Symantec just released its monthly report for June, and it's got some good news for spam fighters. For the first time since 2003, legitimate emails outnumbered spam emails, with junk messages accounting for just 49.7 percent of emails received by Symantec clients. The report draws …

Security

Oculus partners with VR studio to craft content for Rift launch

Facebook’s VR company Oculus has partnered with virtual reality film mavericks Felix & Paul Studios to produce a slate of immersive experiences for the Rift headset.<p>The studio, which has previously developed VR experiences like Jurassic World for Samsung’s Gear VR headset, will write, direct and …

Virtual Reality

Windows 10 USB stick is now on pre-sale at Amazon

You can now pre-order Windows 10 on Amazon — but if you don't like waiting (or if you like free things), you might not want to.<p>The July 29 release of …

Walking the Plank

Advance, advance, advance. Whenever you begin to master any exercise, ask yourself, “How can I make this movement harder?” Always keep advancing. …

6 Sleep Tips For Weightlifters

Nearly half of the adults polled in a 2011 National Sleep Foundation survey admitted to rarely, if ever, getting a good night’s rest. That could …

Sleep

Super salamander nearly ate our ancestors

The thing that got us off the hook? A big hot interception 200 million years ago.<p>Say hello to one of the strangest creatures to ever call our planet …

Antarctica's ice melt has been accelerating in the last two decades

New study points to troubling trends in ice shelf loss<p>Ice floating along the coast of Antarctica has been melting more quickly over the past two decades, according to a study published today. The findings provide a more comprehensive perspective on how warming oceans have reduced ice volume, though …

The Truth about Calories: 'decent'

This documentary may have been pop science, but at the very least it whet my appetite, says Gabriel Tate<p>The job of “data wrangler” sounds simultaneously sedentary and gruelling – an intriguing case study for those interested in examining what difference calorie counting makes to weight, perhaps? …

The Move That Combusts Calories

Use this exercise to target multiple muscle groups and rev your metabolism long after you leave the gym<p>Want to burn calories long after your workout is finished? Then you need to activate as many muscles as possible while you're at the gym. Focusing on movements that work multiple muscle …

7 Yoga Moves for the Most Intense Muscle Burn Ever (Really!)

Why does yoga get pigeonholed as the exclusive domain of the feminine, bendy-as-a-Twizzler set? If that’s you, namaste. But if it isn’t, you should …

An Unexpected Exercise That Targets Belly Fat

By now, you probably know that upping the ante on your core workouts won't unveil the six-pack abs of your dreams. It's simply impossible to reduce body fat in a specific area, no matter how much you curse that little something extra around your middle.<p>However, that doesn't mean that strength …

Weight Loss

Do Software Engineers Get Enough Respect?

“For software engineers, life must seem like it keeps getting better,” cheerleads CNet. Glassdoor agrees: our median salary is now $85K, and six figures in San Francisco. (Which actually seems low to me.) And everyone predicts that demand for our talents is skyrocketing. So what is one to make of a …

Take A Look At The Office Where Reddit Employees Control The Front Page Of The Internet

For such a well-trafficked site, Reddit keeps its number of employees relatively low and uses an unapologetically retro site design, yet it's a near-bottomless source of news and humor for the Internet-at-large every single day.<p>Its New York office operates out of a coworking space, but here's a …

Internet

Google joins with GM, Honda, Audi for Android-powered cars

An expected auto alliance backing Google's OS is unexpectedly broad with the arrival of the world's largest carmaker. The first Android vehicles will arrive this year.<p>Google has launched a partnership with carmakers General Motors, Audi, Honda, and Hyundai, as well as with chipmaker Nvidia, to …

Dogs

The Do-Anywhere Zero-Excuse Bodyweight Burner

It only takes 12 minutes to complete, and it'll chisel, stretch, and challenge your muscles<p>Excuses beget more excuses—especially when it comes to skipping a sweat session.<p>It’s proven by science: Missing just one workout increases your odds of missing another (and another) by 61 percent, according …

Perfect Form

Unleash your abs with the bent-over lateral raise<p>The bent-over lateral raise primarily works the posterior deltoids--the oft-neglected portion of the three heads of the deltoids. It also incorporates the middle and lower trapezius, the rhomboids, and parts of the rotator cuffs. Aim for three sets …

Muscle Building 101: Sets, Reps & Workout Routine Splits

This muscle building article is aimed at those of you who are new to weight training, and the muscle building process. I will start with the basics - …

Army Strong: Ultimate Warrior Workout

<b>Duration</b> 5 days<p><b>Exercises</b> 45<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>At 9:30 on the morning of his last <i>Muscle & Fitness</i> photo shoot Tim Kennedy walked into the gym wearing a …

The fighter workout

There's a way to burn fat without doing hours of skull-numbing cardio: martial arts training.<p>That's right: Used for years in boxing and MMA training, …

Exercise

Muscle Secrets of the Super Fit

The body you've always wanted starts with these 25 strategies.<p>Overview<p>There's no way around it: To gain muscle and lose flab, you have to pay the iron price. And sweat buckets. And rethink your grocery list. But the ultimate cost (in time, especially) depends on what you know. In our never-ending …

Exercise

Muscle Activity From Pulldowns And Pull Ups – Lifestyle and Strength - The lifestyle site for those devoted to a strong body, a healthy mind and a well-fed soul.

Before I get started with this article I’d like to take a short period of time to reflect upon something. You see this is my 52nd article here on …

Bodyweight Exercise