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EduTech: The best iOS apps for keeping track of assignments, due dates, and more

<i>EduTech is a new 9to5Mac weekly series that will focus on technology’s application in education, lower and higher level, both for productivity and enjoyment. If you have suggestions for topics or specific questions you’d like to see answered, feel free to let me know. Catch up on past installments</i> …

The massive iPhone speed improvement that no one is talking about

Every year we want our pocket computers to be even faster at doing amazing smarter things and be more energy efficient than last year. We look for …

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7 Simple Life Hacks That Will Make You Smarter

Looking to perform better mentally? Do the following.<p><i>Do you want to be smarter?</i><p>You can't boost your IQ overnight, but you can get a little smarter every day.<p>With enough motivation and determination, anyone can expand their mental capabilities and become smarter.<p>Integrating new habits into your …

President Obama Shares His Summer Sixteen Playlist

If we’re talking about “tastemakers,” then Barack Obama, President of the United States, Commander-in-Chief and Aux Cord God, has to be up there. …

50 Cent Raps His Favorite Nas Verse

50 Cent may have had his differences with Nas in the past, but it’d be almost impossible for any Queens native to deny the brilliance of God’s Son. …

55 Inspiring Quotes That Show the Power of Emotional Intelligence

Emotional intelligence is a major factor in our success.<p>Emotional intelligence can be the most potent weapon in our armory. It helps boost our self-awareness, self-control, motivation, empathy, and social skills, all of which help us become much better leaders.<p>Here are 55 quotes to remind us of the …

Kanye West Discusses His 2020 Presidential Campaign With BBC Radio 1’s Annie Mac

Kanye West phoned into Annie Mac’s BBC Radio 1 show earlier today, where he talked about his “depressing” Glastonbury set last summer, the impact of …

I Have Finally Figured Out 'Nearby' Tracking In 'Pokémon GO'

Yesterday, I wrote a post detailing a few tips and tricks for <i>Pokémon GO</i> that I wished I’d known from the very start. My tenth and final point was about tracking, how it’s a pretty muddled system, and fans have been debating about how it actually works since the game launched. Tracking “nearby” …

Charles Duhigg: How To Become More Productive In The Workplace

I spoke to Charles Duhigg, a reporter for the <i>New York Times</i> and bestselling author of both <i>Smarter Faster Better</i> and <i>The Power of Habit</i>, about why habits exist, why people make certain choices in their lives, the most important research he has uncovered and what you can learn from his new book.<p>Duhigg …

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Middle East nations warn of Pokemon GO dangers

<i>(Reuters)</i> – Authorities in the Gulf Arab states of Kuwait and United Arab Emirates on Friday warned of security dangers to playing the wildly successful new smartphone app Pokemon GO.<p>Users must resist the urge to point camera phones at Pikachu popping out in front of the Kuwaiti Emir’s palace, …

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Father and son fight FAA over weaponized drone

<b>(CNN) —</b> A Connecticut judge heard arguments on Wednesday over whether the constitutional rights of two men who equipped a drone with weapons and posted videos to YouTube will be violated if a federal agency were to investigate them.<p>Austin Haughwout, 19, of Clinton, and his father, Bret Haughwout, …

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How to turn your life around before the end of 2016

June is a particularly productive time for me to work on my dreams. Here in Australia it’s winter. It’s hard to get up in the mornings when it’s …

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50 Best WordPress Plugins for 2018: A Sumo-Sized Guide

44,000.<p>That's how many WordPress plugins have been released into the internet wilds.<p>With that many plugins, how do you know which are legit? And more …

New Video: Royce Da 5’9″ Feat. Pusha T & Rick Ross “Layers”

A crooked politician gets served that sweet street justice in Royce Da 5’9″‘s new video, “Layers.” The title track in support of the Detroit MC’s …

How to see everything Google knows about you

The tech giant collects tons of data about you, including your search history, location, and voice searches that help improve Google's services and provide relevant ads.<p>But you might be surprised to know that Google can easily take a look at all of the data it has on you.<p>In October, The Guardian …

Here's Why Women's Shirts Button on the Opposite Side of Men's

Stupid patriarchy!<p>Within the simple action of buttoning a top is an age-old design mystery no one can seem to solve: <i>Why</i> are women's shirt buttons placed on the left while men's are positioned on the right? There's no real practical reason for the differentiation these days, but the tradition has …

New Video: Kanye West “Famous”

The moment is here. Fans and celebrities gathered on Friday night as Kanye West world premiered the video for “Famous,” the lead single off his …

7 Productivity Hacks I Couldn't Live Without

<i>I've spent a lot of time as an entrepreneur, but these seven hacks are some of the best tricks I've found.</i><p>As an entrepreneur, productivity is absolutely indispensable. You have so many tasks, so many responsibilities, and so many people pulling you in different directions that a dip in …

New Music: Wale feat. Phil Adé “Reminisce”

Wale linked up with fellow DMV rapper Phil Adé for a new cut. Produced by DJ Camper, Folarin’s new record samples Pete Rock & CL Smooth’s hip-hop …

President Obama Throws (Orange) Shade at Donald Trump While Slow Jamming the News on ‘The Tonight Show’

While Donald Trump is usually the one dishing out the insults (as was the case on Twitter yesterday, which prompted a devastating response from …

A look at Apple’s insanely ambitious tree-planting plans for its new spaceship campus

While construction crews work furiously to finish Apple’s mammoth new headquarters in Cupertino this year, another critical piece of the campus’ design is taking shape 100 miles to the east.<p>In a cluster of East Bay nurseries, Apple has been growing more than 4,600 trees, which are nestled in large, …

12 things successful people do on Sunday nights

Most people will tell you they don't look forward to Sunday evenings.<p>In fact, a whopping 76% of American workers say they get the Sunday-night blues, …

Alibaba won and lost a friend in Washington; how it happened

SHANGHAI (AP) — In 2011, a respected anti-counterfeiting coalition in Washington escalated its fight against the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, …

This website shows how long it would take for a hacker to break your password

Using data benchmarks from Intel and the password cracking tool John the Ripper, the site gives an eye-opening view for average users wondering whether they may have a strong password.<p>Many people still resort to weak passwords, which hackers can easily guess using free software tools like John the …

Smartwatches Are Siphoning Demand From Fitness Tracking Devices

BI Intelligence<p>Consumers are ditching their fitness trackers for the added functionality of smartwatches. And as smartwatches become increasingly easy to use and affordable, they will capture an even greater share of the wearables market, driving down demand for fitness- and activity-tracking …

Facebook is playing a dangerous game with Apple

It's a big moment for chatbots, which tech luminaries like Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and former Evernote CEO Phil Libin praise as the next big thing in computing. And investors are pouring cash into startups that promise to ride the wave.<p>Which makes it even weirder that Facebook's introduction of …

Facebook is succeeding where Google should have dominated

Facebook seems to be leaving Google in the dust in certain areas where the search giant should have dominated. Beyond giving Facebook bragging rights, the company's aggressive development of some of these new technologies has the potential to shake up the business landscape.<p>Take Facebook's recent, …