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How to Do Less When You Have More to Do

You can either run the day or let the day run you.<p>Time management is not always all it's cracked up to be. When you apply it successfully, you end up doing more--not less--of what you need to be doing.<p>Most people who follow time management programs find that they actually decrease their …

Ryan Deboodt’s Giant Cave Photography is Absolutely Astonishing

Adventure/travel photographer Ryan Deboodt has done much of his photography in Vietnam and in Bejing, China where he lives, but he's traveled …

Photography

Google Pixel Upends the Android Universe

By the time Google announced its pair of Pixel smartphones on Tuesday, the devices had already been leaked all to pieces. Shape, size, specs; even …

Google Hangouts to be replaced by Duo in the Google Apps package for Android

It looks like Google is moving its focus away from Hangouts and toward other solutions. Although not unexpected, the company today started sending …

Checkmate, Apple: Why Google’s Pixel is a genius move for Android

Google is drawing a line under the Nexus brand and opening up a fresh front in the smartphone wars. The Google Pixel and Pixel XL are the first …

Samsung calls for halt to sales, exchanges of Galaxy Note 7

Samsung on Monday asked for a worldwide halt on sales and exchanges of its Galaxy Note 7 as investigations into its overheating issues continue.<p>"Samsung will ask all global partners to stop sales and exchanges of Galaxy Note 7 while further investigation takes place," the company said in a …

Sweet Emotion

17 Tricks to Using Your iPhone Like a Boss

These tips are game-changers.<p>Sure, there's plenty your trusty iPhone can already do. It can help you find your way home, settle bar debates and, heck, even make the odd phone call or two. In a pinch you could probably serve small canapés off it. But this pocketable box of wonder isn't just a pretty …

Android malware that can erase devices remotely being used in attacks

There’s a piece of Android malware currently being used to launch attacks on handsets that, if successful, can result in the full wipe of a device.<p>According to Heimdal Security, a message being sent to random phone numbers around the world will give attackers complete control of a device if you …

Out Of The Blue

The Best Time to Buy Anything During the Year

A bit of planning can save you a ton of money when it comes to buying throughout the year. Here’s your comprehensive, always up-to-date guide on the …

Booqpad gains iPad Air 2 compatibility, still has a magnetic personality

Last April, TUAW reviews a very unique iPad Air case - the Booq Booqpad - that melded a magnetically-attached agenda case with a paper notepad. At the time it garnered a 4-star rating thanks to its flexibility and that paper notepad. Today I'm looking at the BooqPad for iPad Air 2 (US$60.00) and …

Lenovo unveils trio of droolworthy ThinkPads, including a modular tablet

LAS VEGAS — Over the years, Lenovo's transformed the ThinkPad series of laptops from bulky to svelte machines that you'd actually be proud of using …

Invalides Dome, Paris - Photography | Kamal Bennani

Privacy

Facebook Makes It Free And Easy To Kill Latest Mac And iPhone Zero-Days

The world’s biggest social network does a fair amount of altruistic work, some of it controversial, like Internet.org, some if it just straight-up nice. Falling firmly into the latter category is ‘osquery’, an open source framework for monitoring operating system security, which has just been …

Apple invented a material that hides your iPhone's antenna lines

Not a fan of the iPhone 6's less-than-flattering antenna lines? Neither is Apple, apparently. The company has filed for a patent on a composite material that looks like anodized metal, but still allows wireless signals to get through. You'd get a cleaner-looking phone (or computer, or tablet) …

Next iPhone's camera may get a pixel boost, but there's a trade-off

Will Apple bump up the pixel count on the iPhone's camera this year? One person in the know says so.<p>This year's iPhones, most likely to be dubbed the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus, will raise the pixel count of the rear camera to 12 megapixels from the current 8, said Kevin Wong, chief executive at market …

8 Cheaper Alternatives to Popular European Destinations

<i>By: Sophie-Claire Hoeller</i><p><i>Credit: Flickr/alcuin lai</i><p>Rome, Munich, the French Riviera -- all European bucket list spots renowned for their history, their culture, and their affinity for chain smoking and tiny cars. But you know else they're known for? Overpriced everything. And hoards of visitors …

European Travel

Handmade Leather Coin Wallet

Login or Open an Account<p>New to the Frank Clegg Store?<p>Open your own account for future orders and enjoy the following benefits:<p>- no need to reenter …

Virtual Tattoo Maker FREE app review: give yourself a tattoo without the ink

Introduction<p>If you’re thinking about getting a tattoo but you’re hesitating because of how permanent they are you’re probably not alone. Getting a …

Windows 10 really doesn't need to have 7 different versions

Microsoft spent a lot of time talking up the idea of one Windows 10 with universal apps and now it’s announced…there’ll still be more versions than any sane human being can get their head around.<p>When the OS officially launches there’ll be seven main flavors to choose from:<p><b>Windows 10 Home</b> is the …

The science behind posting on Pinterest

Like on most other social media networks, a consistent sharing strategy is important on Pinterest in order to build your following.<p>Most marketing experts agree that spreading your Pins throughout the day is a handy thing to do. <b>Varying your timing exposes you to different segments of the Pinterest</b> …

Hundreds of dollars being stolen from Starbucks app users – weak/duplicated passwords blamed

Starbucks has confirmed multiple reports of users of its smartphone app having three-figure sums stolen from their accounts in the form of gift certificates, reports <i>CNN</i>.<p>One user lost $550 in a matter of minutes, his account auto-reloaded each time it was emptied by a hacker sending a series of $50 …

Apps

Apple Watch allows anyone to reset it, even if they don't know the passcode

Apple’s shiny new smartwatch might be winning over early adopters – might being the operative word, many early reviews noted that it feels like a work in progress – but it’s unfortunately not smart enough to employ basic safety precautions.<p>As spotted by iDownload, would-be thieves don’t need any …

Apple Watch’s hidden port can be used for charging

Apple Watch owners may have noticed there’s a tiny port hidden inside the groove of the bottom band connector. Before the watch’s release there was some speculations whether the port just be used for diagnostics, but the Reserve Strap have discovered third-parties can use it to recharge the …

Smartwatches

Google Acquires Timeful To Bring Smart Scheduling To Google Apps

Google has acquired Timeful, a startup designed to make scheduling easier by helping you solve larger goals without requiring you to sweat the details. Timeful’s app analyzes your schedule, and uses it to help you achieve specific goals you have in mind. The features Timeful created will be …

Confirmed: BlackBerry Is Buying File Security And DRM Startup WatchDox for up to $150M

Canadian handset maker BlackBerry has been on a mission to turn around its beleaguered handset business by focusing more on software, and it looks like it has taken a significant step in that direction, specifically around file security and DRM. According to reports coming out of Israel, now …

BlackBerry