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This new privacy tool would speed up your internet, too

It's no joke how much data your internet service provider can collect about you. A new service from Cloudflare aims to change that.<p>These days, you may wish you had a magic switch you could flip to keep your data more secure.<p>The misuse of Facebook user data by Cambridge Analytica is only the latest …

Privacy

3 Rapid Weight Loss Ideas That Actually Work | TODAY.com

Losing weight is not that difficult. The formula of success is to eat fewer calories and start exercising. Unfortunately a lot of people know what to do but they don't actually hold on to it. The result is that they are going to search for rapid weight loss ideas. These fat loss plans may work fast …

How a single bout of exercise instantly protects the heart

A new review of existing studies examines the evidence behind the idea that an acute bout of exercise is able to offer immediate protection for the …

What Your Resting Heart Rate Can Tell You About Your Fitness

One of the often-highlighted features of the new iteration of the Apple Watch is its ability to track your resting heart rate (I mentioned it in my …

Apple GymKit: The Apple Watch's new fitness tech tested on the treadmill

<b>Virgin Active’s Mansion House club has become the first in the UK with Apple Watch GymKit integration. We went along to put it through its paces and</b> …

A futuristic doctor's office that doesn't take insurance and is backed by Eric Schmidt and Marc Benioff is opening in LA

Forward, a futuristic doctor's office that looks "like an Apple Store meets 'Westworld,'" is setting up shop in Los Angeles.<p>For $150 a month, Forward acts as your primary care provider, along with providing some extra perks and technology used with the intent to keep you healthier.<p>Forward launched …

The Apple Watch can accurately detect hypertension and sleep apnea, a new study suggests

A new study out from health startup Cardiogram and the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) suggests wearables like the Apple Watch, Fitbit and others are able to accurately detect common but serious conditions like hypertension and sleep apnea.<p>Cardiogram and UCSF previously demonstrated …

Jony Ive says iPhone X will evolve and be able to ‘do things it can’t do now’ in a year’s time

Apple’s Chief Design Officer, Jony Ive sat down with design magazine Wallpaper* for a wide-ranging interview following the release of the iPhone X. In the piece, Ive talks about the company’s new Apple Park headquarters, what he likes most about iPhone X, and much more.<p>Arguably, the most …

Product Design

Apple Pay Cash Preview: A Look at Apple's New Peer-to-Peer Payments Service

Apple Pay Cash, Apple's promised peer-to-peer payments service, is finally here. As of yesterday, U.S. public beta testers and developers running the latest beta of iOS 11.2 are able to use the Apple Pay Cash feature ahead of its official release.<p>With Apple Pay Cash now available for testing, we …

Apple Now Letting Apple IDs With Third-Party Email Addresses Be Updated to Apple Email Addresses

Apple today made a small change to the way Apple IDs work, and for the first time, Apple customers who have an Apple ID that uses a third-party email address can update that Apple ID to use an Apple @icloud.com, @me.com, or @mac.com email address.<p>Prior to today, an Apple ID that used a third-party …

Is it Worth Buying AppleCare+ for iPhone X?

After spending at least a thousand dollars on a brand new iPhone X, you may be debating whether it's really worth it to spend an additional few hundred dollars on an AppleCare+ plan to insure your shiny new smartphone.<p>AppleCare+ is an optional, premium warranty plan that extends an iPhone's …

Carrier compatibility for the various iPhone X models

Like Apple has done with the iPhone 8/8 Plus, the iPhone X won’t have the same carrier compatibility for all variants. Whether you want to keep as many options open for switching to another carrier in the future, or would like to know which models will work for you if your first choice is out of …

Mobile Technology

Apple's Jeff Williams Speaks About Artificial Intelligence and More at TSMC's 30th Anniversary Ceremony

Apple's operating chief Jeff Williams was in Taiwan today to attend the 30th anniversary ceremony of Taiwanese Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation, more commonly abbreviated as TSMC. There, he spoke about artificial intelligence, the future of the semiconductor industry, and more.<p>Williams first …

Actor Jared Leto relishes role as tech-savvy investor

The actor credits the now-defunct Napster music-sharing network with spurring his interest in tech.<p>Jared Leto is known to many as an Oscar-winning actor, but he's also a longtime tech investor who regularly cold calls perspective companies he's thinking of investing in.<p>Leto, who won a Best …

Startups

A new iPhone app finds and protects all the sexy photos on your device

No one wants to admit they have them. But there are a lot of private, intimate photos sitting on our phones. And as celebrities like Jennifer Lawrence learned not too long ago, privacy and the internet just don’t go together.<p>Perhaps artificial intelligence can help.<p>As a solution to prevent those …

Apps

Apple Watch Series 3 and why it's time for you to upgrade if you're a fitness buff

Thanks to GPS and LTE connectivity, the Apple Watch Series 3 is significantly better at tracking long, strenuous hikes and provides much more …

How does Apple Watch’s innovative eSIM work?

Apple Watch Series 3 is Apple’s best smartwatch yet. It’s faster, packed full of new features in watchOS 4, and it boasts amazing new cellular connectivity (if you pay more for the LTE model). This is all made possible with a built-in antenna, a UMTS radio, and an eSIM. But how does it work?<p>Check …

Apple Watch

There's A Sexy Pennywise Costume Now, Just In Case You Thought We Got Out Of 2017 Unscathed

If you're looking for a truly weird "sexy" costume, this one is It.

Bill Skarsgård

What Would the Disney Princesses Be For Halloween? This Artist Puts Them in Costumes

Artist Isaiah K. Stephens created this awesome art series, reimagining Disney princes, princesses, and other characters as if they decided to dress …

These Plants Are Oxygen Bombs – Have at Least One of Them to Clean the Air at Your Home – Healthy Remedies

Numerous people like to keep plants at home. They like to grow them because they beautify every area, but did you know that plants can actually clean …

How To Prepare Your Butt For Anal Sex When You’re Finally Ready To Go There

It wasn't that long ago that anal sex was totally taboo. A punch line. For porn stars and gay dudes only. But homie, it's 2017 and ain't nobody got …

The best foam mattresses you can buy online

<i>By Kevin Purdy</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter, reviews for the real world. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>We've researched more than 40 of the top …

Are you as fit as you should be for your age? Pass this simple test

At the other end of the age-spectrum, those over 55 years tend to spend more time working up a sweat, exercising for around 4.8 hours a week compared …

Why Steve Jobs’ Playboy interview was his most revealing ever

<i>Playboy</i> magazine may be more closely associated with bunnies than with bytes, but back in February 1985 it was home to one of the most revealing interviews of Steve Jobs’ career.<p>To mark the passing of <i>Playboy</i> founder Hugh Hefner, who died Wednesday at the age of 91, we revisit one of the most …

The best air purifier

<i>By Tim Heffernan and John Holecek</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter, reviews for the real world. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>After carrying out 300 …

Expanded watchOS 4 Heart Rate Monitoring Features Not Available on Original Apple Watch

watchOS 4 introduces an expanded Heart Rate app that's able to track your current heart rate, your resting heart rate, average heart rate while walking, and your recovery rate after exercising, providing more information about your overall health. It's also able to send alerts if it detects a heart …

Fitness Instagrammer shares her transformation after ditching cardio for weights

After failing to see any progress just using cardio machines, Rebecca Smith changed her workout regime. And the difference is astounding.<p>Going to the gym can be daunting, what with all the complex-looking equipment and the people who somehow seem to understand how to use it <i>all</i>. So it's quite normal …

Why haven't we evolved immortality? The answer is in our genes

If evolution works by selecting for the most advantageous genes, it begs the question: why haven't we evolved immortality? According to a decades-old …

50 New Features in iPhone X

Apple has officially introduced the iPhone X, its new flagship smartphone with dozens of new features. It won't be available until November 3, but here's a preview of 50 changes and improvements coming.<p>Design<p><b>Glass:</b> iPhone X's front and back are all glass, with a strengthening layer that is 50 …