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Episode 130: Joe LaCava

Hey, Siri: 142 useful voice commands for Siri

Do you use Siri to its full potential? Perhaps it’s time to refresh your memory with this list of useful things you can ask it to do for you.<b>Control</b> …

Apple Pay

15 Foods That Increase Blood Pressure and Should Be Avoided

High blood pressure can damage your heart, brain, kidneys, and cause a number of other complications such as disabilities. There are certain foods …

10 Gmail extensions that can boost your productivity

There’s a reason Gmail has become so popular — it’s free, it’s easy to use and it keeps evolving. To top it all off, Gmail offers even more improvements through the use of extensions, which are optional, user-installed upgrades that add new features or improve on features that already exist within …

Productivity

Your smartphone camera can help you shop faster. Here's how.

Unless you’re a serious photographer, you probably don’t carry a digital camera anymore. There’s no need: A typical smartphone comes with at least one camera, and lenses are sharper and more dynamic than ever. Even pro photojournalists often turn to their Samsung Galaxy, and entire feature films …

Apps

I've used the iPhone for 10 years and these are my favorite tips and tricks

Senior Video Producer Matt Stuart explains the 10 tips and tricks every iPhone user needs to know. Following is a transcript of the video.<p>I've been using the iPhone ever since it came out, one of the biggest problems with it, is there's no instruction manual. Apple doesn't provide a manual for the …

A pizza chain created by a former Starbucks exec just raised another $73 million — here's why it should terrify Domino's and Papa John's

MOD Pizza has raised another $73 million, bringing the fast-casual pizza chain's equity capital raised to more than $185 million.<p>"We're going to continue to grow at the rate we have been growing — which is really fast," CEO and co-founder Scott Svenson told Business Insider on Tuesday.<p>MOD Pizza is …

The ultimate guide to learning anything faster

<i>“If only I learned about investing when I was still in my early twenties…”</i><p>If only.<p>For many of us, there are more things we want to learn than we have time.<p>As information becomes more readily accesible online, the number of things we want to learn is only continuing to increase. And the only …

Self-improvement

How Green-Reading Maps Are Changing The Way People Putt

Dustin Johnson sized up the 17-foot putt for par on the 72nd hole in every possible way. He read it from behind the ball, then from behind the hole, then the side view, crouching at every stop. As Jordan Spieth, the man he shared the lead with, looked on, Johnson took one more look from behind the …

How to Overcome All Your Sugar and Salty Food Cravings

No matter what you do, you just can’t stay away from fried food, even while you’re working hard to eat healthier. You even tried to satisfy sweet cravings with a few pieces of fruit while following a fab rainbow food guide, but you still *really* want a bowl of cereal ice cream. We’ve all been …

Steve Jobs Birthday Quotes: 10 Unforgettable Things Late Apple Co-Founder Said

Friday would have been Steve Jobs’ 62nd birthday.<p>The inimitable tech leader, innovator and Apple co-founder forever changed the landscape of consumer …

25 years, 79 wins after Woods' first event

(Note: This story originally ran on Feb. 14, 2017. Tiger Woods was unable to compete in the 2017 Genesis Open, but is scheduled to play in this …

Golf

How (And Why) To Install More RAM In Your iMac

When it comes to breathing new life into a computer that’s beginning to show its age, two go-to upgrades are guaranteed to add more snap to the user experience: dumping the hard drive for solid state storage (SSD) and adding more RAM.<p>Unfortunately, with Apple’s all-in-one iMac, installing an SSD is …

iMac

Five Questions to Ask in an Interview That Will Reveal a Lot About the Company

You’ve heard it a zillion times: “Remember, you’re interviewing them just as much as they’re interviewing you. Ask your own (good) questions to get a …

You Might Be Sleep Deprived and Not Even Know It: 8 Subtle Signs | Inc.com

Ask anyone who has spent any significant amount of time with a toddler and they'll tell you that exhaustion doesn't always look how you'd expect. Sure, sleepy little ones yawn and get cranky when they're tired like the rest of us, but let them get even a little more sleep deprived and they enter a …

Immune System

6 Exercises For a Strong, Healthy Butt

Build Your Glutes, Save Your Lower Back<p>Is Direct Glute Training Dangerous?<p>There's been some talk lately about how certain glute exercises are …

Biomechanics

Legit ways to save money on your TV, phone and internet bills

The CRTC wants Canadians to know that if they don't like their cable TV deal, they should shop around. The broadcast regulator is even offering an …

Lower Body Workout: 10-Minute Bodyweight Cardio That Works Your Legs And Butt

Lower body workout time! If you’ve only got 10 minutes, minimal space, and nothing but your bod to work with, you don’t have to choose between …

How to Stop Your Phone from Dying Suddenly

Your phone is lying to you. If you’ve ever experienced that weird moment when your iPhone dies around 20 percent or watched your battery linger at 100 percent for hours just to suddenly plummet, you know all too well the wily ways of the iPhone battery. Here’s what your phone is actually up to:<p>So …

How to solve 3 big macOS Sierra problems

By now, most of you are probably upgraded to macOS Sierra, which is proving be a massive home run for Apple. However, while the new Mac OS packs some great new features, it’s also got a handful of problems — ranging from strange error messages to Wi-Fi issues.<p>Check out our video below for three …

Operating Systems

Arnold Palmer: 10 Rules For A Golf Life

Here's what we learned from Arnie, on and off the course<p>Arnold Palmer didn't leave behind a tutorial on how to live the perfect golf life. Which is just as well, because his life and golf game could never be copied by rote anyway. To play the game as well as he did and look so good doing it, to be …

Science Explains Why Your Muscles Hurt After Workout

If you have a problem of Muscle pain after your workout, you might want to know the reason behind it. It is because of DOMS( delayed onset muscle …

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10 foods that can help prevent prostate cancer

Prostate cancer is the most common non-skin cancer among men and there will be more than 180,000 new cases of prostate cancer diagnosed this year alone, the American Cancer Society estimates.<p>It’s well known that diets high in saturated fats like those found in meat and dairy are associated with a …

The Steve Jobs video that explains why Apple does things like removing headphone jacks

That “courage” thing.<p>Apple’s decision to remove the headphone jack on the iPhone 7 has, predictably, drawn some skepticism, criticism and confusion.<p>But it’s a move straight out of Apple’s playbook: To eliminate a common technology after its logical prime in favor of a new, better technology that is …

Pablo Escobar's son criticises Netflix series Narcos for 'insulting the history of a whole nation'

Sebastián Marroquín, son of the infamous Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar, took to the internet to call out Netflix’s hit show Narcos for its inaccuracies in depicting the life of his father.<p>In a Facebook post, Mr Marroquín listed twenty-eight points identifying what he at times described as …

How to Calculate the Effect of Humidity on Running Performance

How many times over the last few months have you stepped outside, from the comfort of your home, into what feels like a sauna. The air feels so …

Marathons

7 new browser-based tools for designers

Whether you work as an illustrator or graphic designer, web developer or 3D modeller, new design tools are being released all the time, many of them …

Software

6 Rules to Determine How Many Miles a Week to Run

Whether you’re planning to run a 5K, 10K, half marathon, or marathon, these rules will keep you fit and safe.<p>I once asked a colleague who has coached many runners to collegiate and Olympic glory what he considered the proper mileage totals to succeed in distances from the 5K to the marathon. …