How to make sure your Apple Watch calorie and distance measurements are accurate

http://appleinsider.com/articles/17/12/13/how-to-calibrate-an-apple-watch-for-accurate-pace-calorie-measurements How to calibrate an Apple Watch for accurate pace & calorie measurements By Roger Fingas Wednesday, December 13, 2017, 07:09 am PT (10:09 am ET) The Apple Watch is pretty adept as a fitness device, but every person has different dimensions, which can lead to varying pace, distance, and calorie results for the same activity … Continue reading How to make sure your Apple Watch calorie and distance measurements are accurate

A new format for paperbacks that will appeal to those with young eyes

A new format for paperbacks... https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/29/business/mini-books-pocket-john-green.html Tiny Books Fit in One Hand. Will They Change the Way We Read? Dutton, a Penguin Random House imprint, has just released its first batch of mini books, with a box set of novels by the best-selling author John Green. Dutton began selling miniature editions of contemporary and classic … Continue reading A new format for paperbacks that will appeal to those with young eyes

Yet another reason I’m glad I’m Apple all the way (except for my Kindles)

I still have to run Windows under Parallels Desktop so that I can run the PC version of Quicken. Otherwise I would no longer have the pleasure seeing the occasional blue screen or the totally inexplicable error messages for which there are no apparent solutions. But this problem is a new one to me. https://www.digitaltrends.com/computing/microsoft-edge-fake-google-chrome/Continue reading Yet another reason I’m glad I’m Apple all the way (except for my Kindles)

Messenger 4 about to drop — lots of new features to check out

https://9to5mac.com/2018/10/23/facebook-meseenger-4-update Facebook rolling out new Messenger 4 app update with simplified navigation, dark mode, customizable chat bubbles, more Peter Cao - Oct. 23rd 2018 11:51 am PT @iPeterCao APPS & UPDATES 8 Comments Facebook Twitter Google Pinterest LinkedIn Reddit Facebook has announced today in a blog post that the much-anticipated Messenger 4 update for mobile is rolling out … Continue reading Messenger 4 about to drop — lots of new features to check out

What’s going to happen to MacBooks on October 30th? 10AM Eastern Daylight Time

https://www.macworld.com/article/3314978/macs/new-macbooks-what-we-want-vs-what-well-probably-get.html New MacBooks: What we want vs. what we'll (probably) get Apple may be a week away from announcing new MacBook laptops. They’ll probably have some of what we want, and some of what we don’t. By Jason Cross Staff Writer, Macworld | OCT 23, 2018 3:00 AM PT Apple’s holding an event on October 30, and we assume that … Continue reading What’s going to happen to MacBooks on October 30th? 10AM Eastern Daylight Time

We’re eating plastic — doesn’t that gross you out a bit?

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/oct/22/microplastics-found-in-human-stools-for-the-first-time? Microplastics found in human stools for the first time Study suggests the tiny particles may be widespread in the human food chain Fiona Harvey and Jonathan Watts Mon 22 Oct 2018 18.00 EDT  Scientist looking through microscope in laboratory. Photograph: Alamy Stock Photo Microplastics have been found in human stools for the first time, according to a study … Continue reading We’re eating plastic — doesn’t that gross you out a bit?