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26 time-management tricks I wish I'd known at 20

Time-management skills can take a while to learn.<p>Étienne Garbugli, a Montreal-based product and marketing consultant, the author of "Lean B2B: Build Products Businesses Want," and the creator of a course to help entrepreneurs find their target market, distilled the lessons he wishes he'd known when …

Time Management

Behind China’s $1 Trillion Plan to Shake Up the Economic Order

VANG VIENG, Laos — Along the jungle-covered mountains of Laos, squads of Chinese engineers are drilling hundreds of tunnels and bridges to support a 260-mile railway, a $6 billion project that will eventually connect eight Asian countries.<p>Chinese money is building power plants in Pakistan to …

China

Unblock All just slashed their price on their lifetime subscription to $39

We all have our favorite video streaming subscriptions like Netflix and HBO Go. Unfortunately, they all have regional restrictions from one degree to another.<p>Some services, like Netflix, have vastly different libraries depending on where you live. Other streaming services just simply aren’t …

Wi-Fi

13 tips every iPad owner should know

Check yourself<p>Root out outdated apps<p>Weather in Maps<p>Unlock without pressing Home button<p>Slide it on over<p>Swipe to switch apps<p>Hidden Control Center panel<p>iPad read aloud<p>Split keyboard<p>iPad as magnifying glass<p>Lock screen limits<p>Time for bed<p>Working the Night Shift

iOS

The Ultimate 30-Minute Get Fast Workout

Put every second in the fitness bank with this short-duration, high-yield sweat session<p>We all love to ride lots, but sometimes life’s demands only leave us time to ride a little. Don’t sweat it—you can still sweat a ton when you're sneaking in a quick ride.<p>Sarah Kaufmann, an elite mountain bike …

7 Surprising Things I Learned From Food Tracking

By logging what I ate, I identified my (unexpected) nutrition problem areas—and improved my diet and riding<p>After my first season racing bikes, friends quickly advised me: You need a coach. The coach gave structure and balance to my enthusiastic (and haphazard) riding routine, but with the increased …

The Beginner's Guide to Disc Brakes

Whether you're a mountain biker, a roadie, or a cyclocross rider, there's a good chance disc brakes will be on your next bike. Here's everything you need to know to understand and maintain them.<p>Originally found exclusively on mountain bikes, disc brakes are popping up on all types of bikes, at …

Untangling the mesh: Everything you need to know about Wi-Fi systems

CNET editor Dong Ngo explains the good and the bad of Wi-Fi systems (aka mesh networks) and their alternatives that will make your home Wi-Fi great.<p><b>Editors' note:</b> <i>This article was originally published on December 18, 2016, and it's regularly updated.</i><p>You bought a top-tier router and expected to have …

Download this Snowball Debt Calculator and Plan to Get Out of Debt

If you're struggling with paying down credit cards or loans, the "Snowball Method" gives you a way to pay down each debt, then roll what you would …

This Spreadsheet Calculates When You'll Pay Off Debt With the Snowball Method

The snowball method is the best way to pay down your debt. If you’re skeptical and want to see how it will work, this spreadsheet will calculate …

Why time management is ruining our lives

All of our efforts to be more productive backfire – and only make us feel even busier and more stressed<p>The eternal human struggle to live meaningfully in the face of inevitable death entered its newest phase one Monday in the summer of 2007, when employees of Google gathered to hear a talk by a …

10 things you didn’t know your iPhone could do

So you’ve scored a new iPhone over the holidays. Lucky you.<p>These new devices are Apple’s best yet. Hopefully you’ve spent a few days playing around with its many features, downloaded a few apps, and used the iPhone’s stellar camera to capture holiday memories with friends and family.<p>Because it’s …

10 Must Have Apps For Every Mac Owner

According to Flurry Analytics, 50% of all devices activated on Christmas Day 2014 were Apple products and the amount of apps downloaded increased by …

Quicken

How to Sort Your Mac’s Folders on Top of Files (Windows-Style)

Switch to a new operating system and there are all sorts of little difference to get used to. The way macOS sorts folders and files is one of those …

Operating Systems

The Ideal Cycling Speed Is 8 to 9 MPH, Says Science

That’s the alleged “sweet spot” to avoid inhaling too much pollution.<p>If you biked to work today at any speed other than 8 mph (for women) or 9 mph (for men), you did it wrong. To put that in perspective, those are roughly the top speeds of a house mouse and a pig, respectively.<p>Also, if you walked …

Turn your iPad into a second monitor for $9.99

From the Cheapskate: The top-rated Duet Display app is on sale for half price. Plus: two amazing deals on traditional monitors and the best sound-bar deal I've seen in recent memory.<p><i>CNET's Cheapskate scours the Web for great deals on PCs, phones, gadgets and much more. Questions about the</i> …

Tour de France 2017 route is good news for Chris Froome and Mark Cavendish

Cavendish will be pleased by an increase in sprint finishes, while Froome can battle for a fourth Tour triumph on the shorter but steeper mountain stages<p>Mark Cavendish and Chris Froome had reason to smile on viewing the 2017 Tour de France route owing to an increase in the number of sprint stages …

Road Cycling

3 Things That Happened When I Took Freezing Cold Showers For A Week

Here's what two-minute cold showers a day can do for you—and to you.<p>My best thinking happens in the shower. Whenever I have to do something mentally taxing, I always take a long, ponderous shower before I get started. I would have done so before sitting down to write this article, but I …

Weather

Hidden macOS Sierra Features For Mac That You Probably Don’t Know About

Here are some of the top hidden features of macOS Sierra running on your Mac that you probably don't know about.<br>[ Continue reading this over at …

How to stop Apple's Mail app from messing up your inbox in iOS 10

For all the newfound utility, though, some other changes aren't so polished. The annoyance of actually unlocking your phone is one, but another common source of complaints in the weeks since iOS 10's launch is the Mail app.<p>More specifically, iOS 10 makes it so email exchanges are threaded together …

iOS

Gender inequality is crushing China's marriage rate

One of the greatest fears of Chinese parents is coming true: China's young people are turning away from marriage. The trend is also worrying the government.<p>After a whole decade of increases in the national marriage rate, China witnessed its second year of decline in the number of newly registered …

Genealogy

10 paid iPhone apps on sale for free for a limited time

How are you enjoying those new iPhone 7s and iPhone 7 Pluses, Apple fans? Well guess what, some sweet new apps can make your older iPhone model feel …

Apps

7 Ways To Eat Healthy For $4 A Day

Budget eating can be delicious—and at about $1.80 per serving, it can also save you quite a bit in the long run<p>If it feels like eating clean costs more, well, it just might. A recent study in the journal Preventive Medicine found that people who picked more nutrient-rich foods ended up shelling out …

Proof that pensions are better than investing in property

The debate has raged for generations: is property or a pension better for saving for your retirement? The argument has been blown wide open again …

Finance

Online map shows London's changing history in images

<b>A map showing the modern day location of hundreds of thousands of historic images of London has been created.</b><p>Visitors to The London Picture Archive can search any address in the capital and find photos, maps, prints and paintings of how the area once looked.<p>It took two years to digitise and find …

Tower Bridge

Turn your iPhone into a universal remote that controls your TV and anything else

Here at BGR, we’re huge fans of the Pronto and Peel App combo, which is a small device and an app that combine to transform your iPhone into a …

Incredible photos you won't believe were taken on an iPhone

We know iPhone cameras are pretty handy these days - but you'll still be shocked that the following images were all shot using the ubiquitous handheld device. This week they were all named among the winners of the 9th annual iPhone Photography Awards.<p>The grand prize went to Siyuan Niu for "The Man …

Mobile Technology

Cyclist crashes into mountain at Tour de France and walks away unscathed

This guy must be invincible!<p>The Tour de France is absolutely grueling and dangerous, and for French cyclist Julian Alaphilippe, it's an absolute miracle he's still competing in this year's race.<p>From the Chicago Tribune, here's what the NBC broadcasters said about the crash.<p>The 24-year-old …

Cycling

The best iPhone apps you can use without unlocking your phone

We've collected the 10 best apps that use widgets creatively to keep you up to date and entertained — all from your iPhone's lock screen.<p>From alerting you to when you've only reached your data cap to showing you the best headlines from The New York Times, these widgets pack some power.

Apps

Here’s Everything Announced At Apple WWDC And Google I/O, Year By Year, Since 2006

At both Apple’s and Google’s developers conferences this year, machine learning, computer vision, and personal assistants were major themes.<p>The two companies come from two very different heritages. One hardware, the other search and cloud services. But they also both have experience crossing over …