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12 Brilliant Tech Hacks For Your Next Trip

Ready, set, bookmark! To make your trips as hassle-free and enjoyable as possible, we've rounded up the best tech travel hacks on the web — from how to pack properly to how to share photos once you've returned, you'll find it all right here. How did we ever travel without them before?<p>When you're on …

Hacking

How to Make Your Own Ringtones for iPhone on iTunes

Your iPhone has a variety of free ringtones to peruse, and the iTunes Store has a gigantic selection of iPhone ringtones to purchase, but what if you want to make your own custom ringtone? Good news! You can make phone ringtones free using already purchased songs from your iTunes library. All you …

iTunes

Budweiser and Jim Beam Are Making a Beer Together

This is about as good as American drinking gets.<p>America, your patriotism is about to be tested. Come fall, do you reach for a can of America's ultimate cheap beer, Budweiser, or a glass of Kentucky's own Jim Beam bourbon? Or, do you hold out for a glass of Budweiser Reserve Copper Lager, the new …

Alcohol

This new privacy tool would speed up your internet, too

These days, you may wish you had a magic switch you could flip to keep your data more secure.<p>The misuse of Facebook user data by Cambridge Analytica is only the latest consumer privacy flap to create outrage. Remember the Equifax hack? That affected more than 230 million people. And in 2017, US …

Privacy

Samsung is trying to replace smart home hubs with giant TVs

The company's QLED television lineup takes aim at controlling smart homes and displaying info.<p>Last year, smart speakers started integrating screens. Amazon introduced its Echo Show, which gave Alexa a box with a touchscreen on which it could display things like news, weather, and even some content. …

Why pay for Office and Photoshop when you can get these alternatives for free?

Top-quality software that costs nothing.<p>We rely on expensive computer programs to edit photos and video, deal with office work, and protect our computers from malware. But they're not our only options. Often, commercial studios will offer the most basic versions of their products free of charge. In …

The Food Lab's Definitive Guide to Prime Rib

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>More<p>Ribs<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>Is there anything more truly beautiful than a perfect prime rib? A deep brown crust crackling with salt and fat, sliced open to reveal a juicy pink center that extends from edge to edge, the faint but distinct funk …

LG combines webOS, lasers, and lumens into another reason to replace your TV

Say hello to the ProBeam projector<p>Today LG launched another salvo in the war against giant ugly televisions with the announcement of the ProBeam laser projector. It's rare to find a projector this bright that's small enough to hold in one hand — and this one runs webOS. Unlike most projectors, LG's …

Get lifetime access to hundreds of in-demand tech training courses for just $49

Whether you’re happy in your job or looking for a change, your next step will definitely require learning something new — and most likely, something you never expected coming. Prepare for that brave new world today with eduCBA’s full roster of tech training courses. Right now, you can lock in …

The Best Free Alternatives to Expensive Software

If you’re paying for premium software, chances are there’s a free alternative out there you could use instead, with features just as good as the ones …

Software

Throw Your GoPro Action Camera For Unique Aerial Shots Using AER (video)

GoPro action camera owners that would like to take photographs from a different perspective may be interested in a new gadget that allows you to …

Gear & Gadgets

Amazon launched a free sommelier service to help customers buy wine

As The Wall Street Journal reports, the service is — for now at least — only available in Japan. You can call up between midday and 5PM and get free recommendations on the various wines that Amazon offers.<p>Amazon's Japanese arm sells 9,000 different wines.<p>The Verge's Sam Byford got to try it …

The Fat-Frying Kettlebell Workout from Hell

Your spare tire doesn’t stand a chance against this routine<p>I call this workout Hell’s Bells because it’s your belly fat’s worst nightmare.<p>It consists of two kettlebell movements: the swing and the suitcase carry. The swing will light up your metabolism and work your entire body from head to toe, …

The Complex That Firebombs Fat in Just 5 Minutes

Incinerate belly fat at the end of your workout with this metabolic finisher<p>A complex is one of the fastest ways to burn fat. You never have to put down the weights, so you move non-stop from exercise to exercise with zero rest.<p><b>Related:</b> The Anarchy Workout From <i>Men’s Health</i>: 2 Dumbbells, 30 Minutes, …

Try Apple's Swift language in IBM's online sandbox

Apple recently announced that it has open sourced its Swift programming language that lets developers code software for iOS, OS X, tvOS and watchOS. You can now try it for yourself without installing anything, thanks to IBM.<p>The company has launched a Web-based Swift sandbox where you can write code …

Beginner's guide: How to set up and start using your new iPhone

Whether you just bought the brand new iPhone X, the iPhone 8, or an older version of Apple's flagship phone, there are a few steps you have to take …

These Paper Airplanes Will Blow Your Mind

They fly in circles, flip, twirl, and more<p>John Collins, also known as The Paper Airplane Guy, holds the world record for longest-distance paper airplane flight. Not content with distance, he also folds craft that soar in circles, flip in midair to return to his hand, and stay aloft in the breeze …

Coming soon: Dictate notes on the go with Dragon Anywhere

Nuance Communications, the company responsible for Dragon Dictation and Dragon Naturally Speaking, has announced today, August 18, a great new app on …

Here's a simple way to find out what's in your food

There are lots of ways to find out what’s in the food you’re eating, including many apps like MyFitnessPal. Here’s another one and it’s really well executed:<p>Spe.lt is a Web app that instantly shows you nutritional information for whatever food stuff you type into the search box. It then allows you …

How to Get By Using a Tablet As Your Main Computer

Maybe your laptop is in the shop. Maybe you just don't feel like shelling out for a new computer. Either way, it's possible to use a tablet as your main machine—if you're smart about it.<p>When my broken computer had to go away to Apple's mysterious depot twice in one month, I found myself with two …

Court Case Shows How Health Insurers Rip off You and Your Employer

If you think you're paying too much for employer-sponsored health coverage, you might want to forward this to the HR department. It's possible, maybe even likely, that your health insurer has been ripping off both you and your employer -- to the tune of several million dollars every year -- for …

Should you be worried about arsenic in California wine?

<b>(CNN) —</b> A lawsuit that's stirring concern among drinkers of some California wine starts with a history lesson.<p>The deaths of Napoleon Bonaparte, Simon Bolivar, King George III, King Faisal I and other prominent figures have been attributed to arsenic poisoning, the first paragraph of the 30-page …

Drink Like a Man

This winter, do yourself a favor: Learn to love scotch<p>Gentlemen, we live in the age of vodka. Yes, vodka: the spirit that aspires to be like water. No offense to vodka drinkers, but if you ordered booze that tasted like something, maybe you wouldn’t need to put cranberry juice in it. Meanwhile, the …

The Best Drill to Knock Out Belly Fat

Skip the situps and box your way to a six-pack<p>One of the fastest ways to work your abs and burn a ton of calories: Throw some punches.<p>"Boxing is an amazing abs workout," says Andy Speer, creator of The Anarchy Workout, who can be seen above performing a sparring drill at his gym Soho Strength Lab …

Improve Your Vital Signs

Follow this advice and improve your heart's health in 5 weeks<p>What numbers are closest to your heart? Your child's birthday? Your wedding anniversary? Your one-rep-max bench press? All right, now we'll tell you which ones should be closest to your heart—and in a literal sense already are: LDL and …

Diabetes

Escape from Statins

His heart was headed for trouble, but he decided to try and conquer high cholesterol the hard way—without medication<p>I am about to ignore the advice of my doctor. Again. Really, he deserves better. Randall Casper, M.D., is a gentle, matter-of-fact fellow who has been our trusted family physician …

Here Is The Most Disproportionately Popular Cuisine In Each State

When most people think American cuisine, they think pizza, hot dogs and hamburgers.<p>While these are indeed staples across the country, every state has its own sense of flavor. Now, thanks to a collaboration between The Huffington Post and Yelp, we can see exactly what types of cuisine are most …

Cats Love Boobs And Here's Proof (NSFW)

Everyone loves boobs, even our feline friends.<p>But while a lowly human would get a well-deserved punch to the kisser for pawing a stranger’s breasts, cats are free to pounce with impunity. It might just have something to do with them looking so cute.<p>Think we're making this up? Watch the (mildly …

Best iPad Apps of 2014

(Apologies that this post is around a week later than usual. I had a bit of a health scare during Christmas week and very low energy for a fair few days. Feeling fine now.)<p>This has been another year of notable milestones for the iPad – 225 million iPads sold, over 650,000 iPad apps in the App …

Apps

How To Get a Flat Stomach—Fast!

Follow this easy plan & lose that stubborn pooch<p>When patients arrive in the E.R., I have literally a few seconds to decide what's wrong and how I can help. Know which vital sign I check first? Their weight. The most important indicator of how people will manage a health crisis is how much belly fat …

Nutrition