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The Best Hidden Features in iOS 8

Apple has promised that iOS 8 will be “The biggest iOS release ever.” and there’s some notable new features like advanced built-in photo capabilities, time-lapse videos, voice text messages and an all new health app designed to revolutionize how we track our health and , generally some of the coolest new features are the ones that are “hidden” and tucked away within a huge list. Today, I’ll uncover some of the coolest hidden features in iOS 8 based on the most recent beta.#1. Interactive Notifications: Reply to Text Messages from Notifications & more!Perhaps not a truly “hidden feature” but one that I didn’t realize until putting this post together and one that easily made it to my top 5 feature…
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Six Unique Tech Gadgets That Can Improve Your Health

Technological advancement is in a steady sprint toward making our lives more convenient and efficient. This fact can be no more true than in the field of health and number of apps and gadgets for improving your physical and mental fitness is seemingly Rate Variability (HRV)Your heart has a specific rhythmic pattern that changes based on the level of emotional and physical stress that you experience. BioForce HRV tracks your HRV and uses the changes in your HRV to determine your readiness for exercise. Doing so, it helps you avoid under-training and Pressure MonitorWithings Smart Blood Pressure Monitor is a blood pressure cuff that plugs into your iPhone or iPad. Once connected, the Withings App controls the cuff allowing you…
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Old Electronics? What You Can Do To Get The Best Return On Electronics You No Longer Use

The electronics revolution has given us a plethora of smartphones, tablets, laptops and many other devices. While these devices can be great tools for communication, entertainment and productivity, they do have several significant downsides. While electronic devices like television may have a useful life that exceeds 10 years, many electronic devices that are used on a daily basis have a useful life of 24 months or electronic devices include televisions, washing machines, refrigerators, dishwashers, microwaves and other household appliances. If these devices are maintained properly, they can often last for 10 to 20 years. Non-durable electronic devices include cellphones, tablets and computers. While these devices may remain in working order for a decade or more, new advances in technology usually…
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A Simple Way to Speed up Document Management in Your Office

We constantly strive towards better efficiency in our workplace. Fortunately, there’s no shortage of technological innovations that enable us to accomplish our daily tasks more efficiently than before the computer and Internet era. Today we are witnessing a massive change from paper to paperless office management and this switch has enabled tremendous boost in our productivity. Now that most of our business communication is in electronic form, the tasks that used to take us several days to complete can now be finished in an of the most commonly used electronic file formats for professional purposes is the PDF. It is by far the safest format for sending and archiving files because it retains the formatting of the original document and…
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