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Apple just gave away all the iPhone camera’s secrets

Just because you know how to press your iPhone's camera shutter and record button and snap the perf selfie doesn't mean you're getting the most out …

Frame-By-Frame: How To Copy Phil's Wedge

What You Can Learn From Lefty's Short Game: From Mickelson's signature flop shot—one he hit over his own head has 6.3 million views on YouTube—to sand plays that make the ball dance around the cup, Phil's short game is "magical."

Golf

Apple Just Revealed the Secrets to Taking Perfect iPhone Pictures

Struggling to take your photography game to the next level? Then fear not, for help is at hand. Apple has just launched a new website brimming with …

How to Shave off 5% Body Fat If You’re Already at 20%

Physiologically, the higher your number, the easier it is to lose body fat. “You have a bigger load on your muscles during a workout so you’ll burn …

Diabetes nation? Half of Americans have diabetes or pre-diabetes

About half of all Americans have either diabetes or pre-diabetes, according to a new report. And experts in the field say that's <i>good</i> news.<p>That's because the study finds that after two decades of linear growth, the prevalence of diabetes in the United States has finally started to plateau.<p>In a paper …

Diabetes

How to Make Positive Thinking Really Work for You

This one trick can turn a good tactic into a great one.<p>It's clear that, when used properly, negativity can help you succeed and that positive thinking can be a trap.<p>That's not to suggest positive thinking is a waste of time. If you literally expected to fail every time you started a venture, …

How the “internet of things” will replace the web

<i>The second in a series.</i><p>We’ve already written about why 2014 is really, finally the year that the “internet of things”—that effort to remotely control every object on earth—becomes visible in our everyday lives.<p>But most of us don’t recognize just how far the internet of things will go, from …

Internet of Things

Tomorrow's Rechargeable Batteries Might Never Wear Out

The problem with lithium ion batteries is that the more discharge cycles you put them through, the less efficient the negative electrode becomes at …

Transporter Sync turns your external hard drive into a personal, secure cloud locker

The folks at Connected Data made a splash back in May with Transporter v2.0, and they've just announced their second foray into the wonderful world of cloud storage with the Transporter Sync. Like its slightly larger predecessor, Sync offers Dropbox-like functionality without users having to …

Weirdly, A Reverse To-Do List Makes A Lot of Sense

It's fun to check things off of a to-do list, but often what's more important is remembering when you last did something. Is it time to change the …

Perfect Pitch: It begins with the proper setup

<b>By John Strege</b><p>Trouble with your chipping and pitching? See your PGA professional, as they say. But those not inclined to do so, consider this: A good short game starts with the proper setup.<p>This was the motivation behind a new product, the Perfect Pitch Golf Mat, designed by a PGA of America …

9 ways to last longer in bed

For most guys, the bedroom is probably the one place you don't want to finish first. Sex experts (and, we assume, you) agree that nothing makes a guy …

How-to: Setup and start using Evernote

Evernote is one of the most popular and talked about apps in the App Store. In this article, you’ll learn how to install and configure the app, gather and organize notes, and review workflows that include sharing and advanced features. You’ll also learn about Evernote’s accessories and “baby apps” …

Whip It Good: Training a better swing

<b>By Brendan Mohler</b><p><i>Combo plate: Two Orange devices for tempo, balance.</i><p>It helps to be strong, but strength means little if your swing lacks rhythm and flexibility. That's where the Orange Whip Trainer comes in. To remain balanced while swinging its flexible shaft and heavy head, you need to make a …

Spin for iOS puts a new twist on video chatting

If you're looking to make a video call on your mobile device, there are no shortage of options available today. Google's Hangouts, Microsoft's Skype, and Apple's FaceTime all offer usable video calling experiences. Despite this, Spin, a new app for iOS launching today, is giving users yet another …

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<i>A few years back we posted "The Great Chicagoist Pizza Joint Debate," an exhaustive and entertaining discussion on our favorite pizzas in Chicago and</i> …

Tech News & Analysis - Wall Street Journal

Dow Jones, a News Corp company<p>News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information …

Password Protect Your Devices

Choosing not to password protect your devices is the digital equivalent of leaving your home or car unlocked. If you're lucky, no one will take advantage of the access. Or maybe the contents will be ravaged and your favorite speakers and/or secrets stolen.

Five Ways Google Glass Will Change Marketing

If you’re reading this article, you already suspect that Google Glass will change your business–perhaps in ways as profound as Apple’s iPhone has. And we agree. Today, however, Glass is more of a Newton than an iPhone–it’s extremely limited in its utility. But over-the-air software updates and new …

How A New Free Online Computer Science Course Could Bring College Prep To Everyone

<i>The CrunchGov Essential is a scannable roundup of technology’s influence on the day’s big issues. Below a feature post, we present the most thoughtful, outrageous, and inspiring stories told through the web’s best content. Sign up for the morning newsletter here.</i><p>All the equality cheerleading in the …

Men's Health Supplement Guide

Overwhelmed by the vitamin aisle? Here's what your body needs—and what it doesn't<p>Vitamin A<p><b>What it does:</b> Vitamin A is an antioxidant, and it’s also essential to maintaining low light and color vision, mucus membranes (which help to protect your body from disease), and skin cells.<p><b>Why you might need</b> …

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Take An Early Look At Routehappy, The Travel Site That Highlights The Flights You’ll Actually Enjoy

Routehappy is about to launch a new way for travelers to search for flights — and TechCrunch readers can actually take a look now.<p>The idea, as explained to me by co-founder and CEO Robert Albert, is to move beyond the focus on price and schedule that you find on every other flight search site. …

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How to find truly free wireless access

You're in the middle of a city park. You're at a rest stop on the side of the road, seemingly in the middle of nowhere. Or maybe you're simply in your living room. You turn on your computer and have instant, secure access to the Internet without requiring any network cables or log-ins -- or even …

BMW and Mini cars add iOS integration for Audible, Glympse, Rhapsody and TuneIn

BMW hasn't been quite as aggressive in pushing smartphone app integration as American counterparts like Ford or GM, but it certainly knows how to make up for lost time: the Munich automaker just greenlit tie-ins with the iOS apps from Audible, Glympse, Rhapsody and TuneIn. Plug in a device and it …

Mercedes-Benz introduces B-Class Electric Drive, we go eyes-on

Electric Vehicle choices keep getting more compelling, and Mercedes-Benz is doing its part by unveiling the upcoming B-Class Electric Drive. The B-Class is among the smaller of MB's cars (one step up from the A-Class), fitting squarely in the MPV category. It's basically a mini-minivan. MPVs are …

Samsung Galaxy S IV Hands On: Everything New Is Old Again

After a lot of teasing, and a lot of leaking, the Galaxy S IV is finally here. Last year's version, the S III, remains the world's most popular …

7 Galaxy S4 Features You Can Get On Your iPhone Today

In addition to its high-end hardware, Samsung's Galaxy S4 phone comes with a slew of proprietary apps that help improve your health, enhance your …

Why You'll End Up Wearing a Smart Watch

People don't wear watches anymore. You'll look ridiculous. Why wouldn't you just use your smartphone instead? These are just some of the negative …