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Fitbit will hit NBA courts next season, but not on players' wrists

<b>UPDATE:</b> <i>June 20, 2017, 5:27 p.m. EDT</i> <i>This story was updated to better reflect how the Timberwolves players will use Fitbit's technology.</i><p>Fitbit is …

Wearable Tech

Tesla driver in fatal Autopilot crash ignored safety warnings

It appears he wasn't watching a Harry Potter movie, though.<p>Following the investigation of a fatal Tesla Model S crash, the NTSB concluded in a 500-page report that the driver, Joshua Brown, ignored repeated "Autopilot" warnings to keep his hands on the wheel. "For the vast majority of the trip, the …

Silicon Valley billionaires are appalled by normal schools — so they created this new one

Silicon Valley is working on ways to change the way that we drive, eat, live, and now thanks to a new type of school, the way our children learn. The school is called AltSchool, and it's the brainchild of a former Google executive, Max Ventilla. The school merges traditional education with the type …

The 20 definitive things to do in Hong Kong

Hong Kong, an international financial hub and banking center is more than just suits. This city, small in area, huge in population and things to do …

Wells Fargo Will Debut ATM Apple Pay Transactions 'Later This Year'

Wells Fargo today has deployed card-free access to all 13,000 of its ATMs in the United States, while also announcing that transactions through NFC-enabled mobile wallets -- including Apple Pay -- will launch later this year. Customers will be able to make NFC withdrawals with Apple Pay, Wells …

Apple Pay

Experimenting on Purpose: An Introduction

Related:<p>In 1928, a struggling scientist working to find a cure for bacteria became frustrated with his work and decided he needed a break. This was …

Sustainability

Carl Jung And The Art Of Aging Well

The late afternoon has always been my favorite time of day. So when I recently found a certain quote by Carl Jung, the Swiss psychiatrist and founder of Analytical Psychology, it grabbed my attention. He said, "The afternoon of life is just as full of meaning as the morning; only, its meaning and …

Don't want retailers shutting down NFC? Tell them with your Apple Pay-powered wallet!

Apple Pay launched last week. In store, it's a secure way to pay for items using existing NFC technology, authorized by Touch ID fingerprint …

Apple Pay

3DAround Camera App Will Add a New Dimension to Your Food Photography

Innovation in the world of food photography has been a long time coming, and I wouldn't mind a little shake up since my Instagram feed is completely …

Food Photography

The First Real Photoshop Alternative For iPad Is Here

After years of buzz on the Mac, Pixelmator has finally come to the iPad.<p>For years, Pixelmator has been the go-to Photoshop alternative on the Mac for people who want an app with all the polish of an Adobe product, without actually letting Adobe sink their claws into them. Now, it’s available on the …

Adjust your iPhone’s brightness from the home button with this iOS 8.1 trick

iOS 7 made it easier than ever for iPhone users to toggle the brightness on devices through Command Center, but if you’re too lazy to go through a few flicks and swipes to adjust your screen’s brightness, we’ve discovered a way to dim your display by simply pressing your home button three times.<p>To …

iOS

How to Enable Apple’s SMS Relay on your Mac or iPad

When Apple announced iOS 8 at WWDC one feature was met with great applause: SMS Relay. This allows users to send and receive Text Messages (i.e. the …

iPad Air 2 vs. iPad Air and older 9.7-in iPads: Worth the upgrade?

It may be called the iPad Air 2, but it's really Apple's sixth-generation full-sized iPad. Maybe you have one of the older 9.7-in models, and are …

Had trouble using Siri before? Try it on iOS 8 and you might find huge improvements

If you’ve ever tried using Siri but have been frustrated by its accuracy, you should try giving it a new chance after installing iOS 8. In fact, …

Kickstarter of the Week: BelayCords – The Reversible USB Sync Cable Apple Didn’t Announce

- Sep 14, 2014<p>Maybe it’s just me – and Andy Rooney – but if theres a 50% chance of getting something wrong, I’ll get it wrong 90% of the time, …

15 Reasons Why Vinegar is the Ultimate Cleaning Solution

The secret fix to most household messes was already in your kitchen cupboard.<p><b>1. Kitchen Surfaces and Utensils</b><br>Vinegar has antimicrobial and antibacterial properties that make it a good choice for cleaning in the kitchen. Mix equal parts white vinegar and water, then pour it into a spray bottle. Use …

Cleaning

How to unsubscribe from notifications for status updates, photos, pages, and more with Facebook for iOS

Ever comment on someone's Facebook status or photo from your iPhone or iPad only to find the Facebook app incessantly bugging you with notifications …

Facebook

Happy birthday, Woz: Apple’s co-founder turns 64 today

When Wozniak’s father told him as a boy that a mainframe computer would cost him as much as a house, Wozniak answered, “That’s okay, I’ll live in an apartment.”<p>The Disk II was actually one of Wozniak’s crowning achievements at Apple

GE Announces Line of 'Link' Smart LED Light Bulbs, Starting at $15 [Updated]

General Electric has unveiled its new line "Link" smart LED light bulbs, which can be controlled by an iOS device and start at $15 for individual bulbs and $49 for a starter kit complete with two bulbs and a link hub. The product is being developed in collaboration with design company Quirky, which …

TUAW Video Review: Urban Armor Gear Scout iPad Air Folio Case

Kickstarter of Note: HYPER iStick – USB Flash Drive with Lightning for iPhone and iPad

- Jun 16, 2014<p>Just about anyone who has used a computer has used a flash drive. They’re an easy way to “sneakernet” files between computers. Wouldn’t …

12 Best Paint Colors for Your Foyer

Interior Design

Top 10 Trees for Small Spaces

Japanese maple<p>Airy, delicate leaves make Japanese maples absolute showstoppers.<p>Citrus<p>Attractive year round, plus you get fragrant flowers and …

10 Easy Pieces: Garage Organizers

While some people have dream vacations, I dream of an organized garage. Here are ten storage accessories to help that dream become reality.<p>For more …

The Force is no longer with us: Fitbit stops sales, issues recall over health tracker complaints

Fitbit’s Force, a health-tracking wristband that’s truly difficult to talk about without the occasional Star Wars pun, is being taken off the market.<p>Following complaints about skin irritation from some users, Fitbit announced today that it will stop sales of the Force and is beginning a voluntary …

How to Grow Your Own Strawberries

Front-yard strawberry patch<p>Scrapping the front lawn comes naturally to Calvin Abe. “My garden is about exploring ideas,” says the L.A. landscape …

Outstanding images of animals inside the womb

The forgetful mindless mob that is the internet is making viral these images of <i>animals in the womb</i> from the 2011 National Geographic program of the …

Computer Graphics

All the Reasons People Told Me NOT to Get a Dog But I Did Anyways...

When my dog of 15 years passed away in February 2013, it seemed as if the sun had decided to never rise and that I might not be a dog owner for a long time, if ever again. Living in Manhattan has challenges to a dog owner and the easy decision would be to focus on work and a social life without the …

This Gorgeous Stained Glass Landscape Is Actually a Rice Field

Who knew growing rice on a mountain could be so beautiful? The Ailao Mountains in Yunnan, China, have been carved into thousands of gradual steps, …

Wikimedia

Apple iPad Air Review: Probably The Best Tablet Computer On The Market

Announced on October 22nd this year, the iPad Air updated Apple’s larger tablet range with the new A7 64-bit processor, iOS7, and a redesign of the popular tablet. Would Apple’s new tablet retain their lead in the tablet space against a rush of Android tablets from manufacturers around the world? …