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Everything you need to know about Google's My Activity page

What does Google know about you? Everything.<p>Seriously -- everything. Especially if you frequently use Google's many products, such as Android, Gmail, Drive, Google Maps, or YouTube. Or, you know, Google Search.<p>But there's some good news, sort of. Google has introduced a new data dashboard called …

The Oracle v. Google trial is looking bad for Android

In the back-and-forth that is Google versus Oracle, lawyers for both sides are doing their diligence early on, but Oracle’s team may be serving up damage Google can’t recover from.<p>The lawsuit itself regards Android, which is widely used and written in Java, a language created by Sun Microsystems. …

How to find out everything Google knows about you

In exchange, you agree to share information about yourself that Google can share with advertisers so their ads are more effective. For instance, airlines want to target people who love to travel. Children's clothing makers want to target parents.<p>Google uses a lot of methods to learn about you. …

Maps

Study: Brain Variance Affects How Anxiety Sufferers See the World

<b>It’s just how you’re wired.</b><p>Anxiety isn’t something people choose to experience — it’s connected with how their brains see the world.<p>A new study …

5 Android shortcuts you'll wish you knew all along

Whether you're just getting started with Android, or a seasoned user, these are the five shortcuts you should be using right now.<p>Bypass unlocking your phone (when it's safe)<p>This feature in the <b>Lock screen and Security</b> menu will let your device know when it's safe to stay conveniently unlocked. Once …

Every new programmer should know these 7 things about coding

7 things a coder who has just started programming should know<p>If you have recently ventured in the world of professional software developers, you …

Watch: The Seven-Minute Workout To Get Into Shape Efficiently, Backed By Science

<b>Keen to</b> get into shape but tight on time?<p><b>This seven-minute</b> workout, termed high intensity circuit training (HICT), is designed to improve one’s …

20+ Powerful HTML5 Interactive World Map Examples

Today I am going to submit an awesome collection for you, in the collection we have listed 20+ responsive HTML5 World map examples. These are an …

Maps

Epigenetics: Can stress really change your genes?

The Dutch famine of 1944 was a terrible time for many in the Netherlands – with around 4.5m people affected and reliant on soup kitchens after food …

Wall Street’s Top 18 Spring-Break Books

On Wall Street, bears and bulls alike are fans of “The Revenant.”<p>With Spring Break looming, one trader has surveyed his clients and friends for their …

8 Ways to Become a Better Coder

New RelicBlog Thumbnail: <i>By Esther Schindler</i>It’s time to get serious about improving your programming skills. <i>Let’s do it!</i>read more

Computer Science

New "Passive Wi-Fi" Could Drastically Cut Power Needs For Connected Devices

Electrical engineers at the University of Washington have come up with a new type of Wi-Fi hardware that uses 10,000 times less power than existing …

How to turn off your search and location history in Google

By now, it should come as no surprise that Google keeps track of your search and location history.<p>But you may be surprised to find out just how …

Neuroscience says these five rituals will help your brain stay in peak condition

Thanks to improvements in medicine, more of us are living longer. That makes we have a heightened investment in making sure our brains stay in shape as we age, too. While an increased life expectancy will not necessarily lead to a higher incidence of cognitive disorders, Alzheimer’s alone is …

The Brain

14 Tips For Getting Much More Out Of Gmail

Free yourself from your inbox.<p>No one <i>likes</i> email, but it's an inevitable part of life for most modern humans. A 2013 study estimated that people spend 13 hours every week sorting through it, which is terrible.<p>And for a whole lot of people, those 13 hours are spent on Gmail -- around the world, 900 …

Productivity

How to run Android on any computer, just like Windows

Say you need to run Android apps on an actual computer, be it a laptop or a desktop. What do you do? One option starting this week will be to …

56 Startups Disrupting the Industrial IoT

CB Insights:We mapped the startup landscape into 9 major categories:Manufacturing & Supply ChainThese companies are using connected objects to …

The 14 Fittest Men on Instagram Will Make You Break a Sweat

These ripped fitstagrammers will give you more than body envy—they have you racing to the gym.

Instagram

Google's VirusTotal can tell if your firmware is infected

BIOS firmware is the root of your electronic devices, dictating communication between a computer's hardware and operating system from the boot-up process. It's an insulated layer in most devices, and organizations including the National Security Agency have focused on infecting firmware because …

The Most Important Rules of Strength Training for Men Over 30.

The most important rules of strength training for men over thirty years its all about how to create a sporty and muscular figure after adolescence.<p>1- …

Work, Sleep, Family, Fitness, or Friends: Pick 3

Randi Zuckerberg calls this the entrepreneur's dilemma. Does it ring true for you?<p>Endless ink (and pixel space) has been spent discussing the challenges of work-life balance for founders. But entrepreneur and former Facebook director of market development (and Mark Zuckerberg sibling) Randi …

Four ways to share your exact location with family (and why)

Checking in on a family member in 2016 is much easier than ever, and perhaps less invasive, too. We don't have to call or text to see that Sally hasn't left the house or that Dad is driving and should be home by 7.<p>We have apps that can passively keep an eye on friends and family members' …

I fed myself on $2 a day for a month — here are my 9 best tips for making it work

It turns out that eating on $2 a day is more than possible.<p>I know because I tried it in January. I was inspired by a young Elon Musk, who challenged himself to a minimal food budget as a teenager to see if he had what it takes to be an entrepreneur.<p>I don't recommend this tedious lifestyle if you …

Personal Finance

This Week's Top Downloads

Every week, we share a number of downloads for all platforms to help you get things done. Here were the top downloads from this week.<p>CloudReady, the …

Exercises

One Exercise, 4 minutes, 28 days – A New Body<p>5 Great Solutions For A Flat Stomach at Any Age<p>30-Day Ab And Squat Challenge!<p>Vacuum in The Belly – Get a …

Watch Google's Next-Gen Humanoid Robot Behave Alarmingly Like a Human

The Google-owned(goog) robotics company Boston Dynamics has shown off the next generation of its humanoid Atlas robot — and it behaves more like a …

Top 10 Best Exercises to Do at Home with No Equipment

While weight training is perfect to get whatever fitness results you want – losing fat, gaining muscle or keeping fit – the required equipment isn’t …

Workouts

10 Google apps and services you had no idea you needed

Google is a search company. It's an advertising company. It's a mobile company, a futuristic R&D lab and even, perhaps, an automaker. Google is a lot of things and because it's so giant, it's easy to miss some cool stuff in the shuffle. What you probably don't realize is that a lot of the things …