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Get That Graphics Tablet Functionality With Astropad

Did you ever wish you could sync up your iPad’s drawing or painting app directly with your Mac? Now you can with Astropad, a brand new app that literally mirrors your Mac desktop via Wi-Fi or USB.<p>Created by two ex-Apple engineers — Matt Ronge and Giovanni Donelli — Astropad works with several …

Batteries

Freaked Out About Flying? This App Will Help

Traveling is literally the worst, especially during the holidays. So many people, so many delays and so much stress. Especially if you end up at one of the worst airports in the US. Trust us, there’s only so many beers you can drink to pass the time during those long layovers. A Japanese airline, …

Flying

New Prynt case turns smartphones into Polaroid camera

As smartphones continue to up the ante when it comes to how well they take pictures and the technology used in doing so, more and more people turn to their phone as the main photo shooting apparatus of the house. Companies like Prynt realize that, and have developed a smartphone case that …

PSA: You can still upgrade the RAM in the Retina iMac, save hundreds over Apple’s price

Yesterday Apple released a new version of the Mac Mini that no longer features user-servicable RAM, but thankfully the new iMac with Retina 5K display still allows users to upgrade memory through an access door on the back, just like previous models. The new machine houses four memory slots.<p><i>Apple’s</i> …

18 Exercise Upgrades for More Muscle

Kick your favorite go-to exercises up a notch.<p><i>The article was written by Rachel Cosgrove and repurposed with permission from Men's Health.</i><p>What if you could instantly make any exercise 10 times more effective? Chances are, you can. That's because most people make tiny (but key) technique errors on …

Workouts

10 Plyometric Exercise Moves That Burn Major Calories

These high-intensity moves can improve your performance, too<p>Ever seen people at the gym do a series of crazy-intense, rapid-fire jumps, skips, and hops? You were probably witnessing plyometrics, a type of high-octane training that taps into energy stored in muscles to encourage muscle development, …

Workouts

15-Minute Hot Abs Workout

Targeting your core produces more than a taut tummy: It turbocharges your overall strength and metabolism.<p>That sports-bra-only yoga instructor. Women who make naval rings look sexy. Every page of the <i>Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition</i>. Let's face it: We've all had moments of ab envy. But beyond how …

Workouts

The Grocery List That Will Help You Drop Pounds, Build Muscle, and Gain Tons of Energy

Our four-week training plan with celebrity trainer David Kirsch begins Monday. Here are the foods he suggests you stock up on between now and then.<p>Starting this Monday, October 6, WomensHealthMag.com and celebrity trainer David Kirsch are kicking off <b>Tone Every Zone: The David Kirsch 28-Day,</b> …

Women's Health

The best document scanners for the iPhone

Do you need to be able to scan documents while on the go in order to stay productive at work? If so there’s no need to cart around your laptop …

This striking iOS 8 concept reinvents the homescreen

Before iOS 7, the weather icon on the iPhone's home screen always read 73 degrees and sunny, and none of the app icons sprung to life at all. Not much changed with the redesigned iOS 7, with the exception of an animated clock icon, but designer Jay Machalani has created a concept that overhauls …

L'Oréal's New Makeup App Will Change Your Life

Photo: Courtesy of L'Oreal<p>Forget smudging a lipstick tester on the back of your hand or waiting to get home to test drive a new shadow or entire new beauty look. L'Oréal Paris is debuting a new virtual app, Makeup Genius, that works in real time and uses a super-advanced facial mapping algorithm …

Beauty

Top iPad apps on sale

Find daily discounts on top iPad apps here as we scan the store to select only the best apps with super savings on their normal price. Sign up to our …

Before they were famous

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

3-D printing takes off in the aerospace industry | DW | 10.05.2014

Imagine an airplane with a huge window where passengers look out at the sky around them through a transparent membrane. The struts holding the …

Gannett’s popular Key Ring reward cards app adds inMarket’s M2M iBeacon platform

I’ve written about inMarket’s iBeacon marketing platform called Mobile to Mortar before. Condé Nast recently announced its integrated the platform into its Epicurious app, and now the Gannett Company’s popular Key Ring shopping and reward cards app is doing the same.<p><i>inMarket’s Mobile to Mortar™</i> …

Samsung: No KitKat update for international Galaxy S3 and S3 Mini

Most versions of the Samsung Galaxy S3 won't be getting the upgrade to KitKat. The LTE version of the S3, however, will be eligible for the Android 4.4 upgrade.<p>If you own the global 3G version of the Samsung Galaxy S3 , the bad news is that KitKat, the latest Android 4.4 update will not be coming …

Tado unveils Cooling system for smartening up air conditioning systems

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Credit: Tado<p>Want to stick some smarts into your old non-connected air conditioning system rather than buying some fancy-pants …

9 Video Games You Can Beat in Under 10 Hours

9 Pint-Sized Video Games<p>1. <i>Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons</i><p>2. <i>Gone Home</i><p>3. <i>Journey</i><p>4. <i>Portal</i><p>5. <i>Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare</i><p>6. <i>Heavenly Sword</i><p>7. <i>Costume Quest</i><p>8.</i> …

Vertty - Reinventing Lifestyle products

'AirPlay Recorder' App Lets Mac Users Save Songs From iTunes Radio

doubleTwist, the company behind the popular multi-platform iTunes-compatible doubleTwist Media Player, today brought its new <i>AirPlay Recorder</i> app to the Mac, allowing iTunes users to capture and save streaming audio for offline use.<p>First introduced for Android in January, <i>AirPlay Recorder</i> is designed …

Learn to code through dungeon crawling

Looking at a bunch of code for the first time can be something of a daunting affair. All those strings and symbols can simply look like a mess to the …

Open Source Software

Ten of the world's best city hikes

Stretch your legs over hours or days, without leaving some of the world’s biggest cities. This article is adapted from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Adventures.</i><p>Tijuca Forest, Rio de Janeiro<p>Aerial shot of Rio de Janeiro surrounded by the Tijuca Forest. Image by Paddy Eckersley / Digital Vision / …

Giving Back: Fighting Gangs in El Salvador the Artisanal Way - PAPER

I set up the Sequence workshop in Tepecoyo, a small, colorful and artistic town full of young people outside San Salvador, which is where I spend most of my time. It's safer compared to other towns in El Salvador where you can't really walk around or go to the beach or park. I started with two …

Charming Amsterdam

European Travel

The 5-Minute No-Crunches Workout for Incredible Abs

No crunches required!<p>In this week's fabulous five-minute workout video, <i>Women's Health</i> senior fitness editor Jen Ator, C.S.C.S., author of the book <i>Shape Up Shortcuts</i>, takes you through a speedy yet totally grueling abs workout—without making you do one single crunch! Follow along with Jen, Nicki, …

Workouts

Couples' Workout Moves That Make You Feel Closer

Because the pair that sweats together stays together

Health

Living in: Milan

Italy’s capital of fashion and finance is one of the country’s most multicultural and diverse cities, with a stimulating rhythm that never gets too stressful.<p>Italy’s capital of fashion and finance, Milan is the place where business gets done – and everyone looks incredibly good while doing it. The …

9+ reasons you need to hit Coachella this year [playlist]

I KNOW it’s hard to imagine, while some of you are freezing in sub-zero temps, that in just three short months we’ll all be dancing half naked under …