The horizontal dotted icon in your iPhone's status bar serves as an indicator of your device's network strength. And while it does help provide an approximation of how strong your signal is, swapping it out to display an actual numeric value is a lot more precise and can change up the look of your iPhone (or at least the status bar). The process is quick, painless, and you don't even need to jailbreak your phone.
If you've ever found yourself wandering about a room, holding your phone up to the sky searching for a signal, this is just the trick for you. Edward from Redmond Pie found a great way to configure the readout with just a simple phone call, making your iPhone display its exact signal strength in decibels (dBm). Step 1: Put Your iPhone into Field Test Mode
The signal bars in your iPhone's status bar is a great visual indicator for knowing how good your cellular reception is, but they're not very accurate. Instead of showing the actual amount of signal you're receiving, they just give you a general range, and you'll have no idea if three out of four bars is actually a good connection or not. But there is a trick in iOS 11 to seeing the real numbers.
If you've recently joined the ever-growing ranks of the cable cutters, you're far from alone. More and more people (myself included) are getting fed up with service providers' outdated subscription models and absurd pricing—and canceling their service.
Arthur van Hoff, former CTO and co-founder of Jaunt, is taking his immersive content talents to Cupertino.
A group ironically called the "Guardians of Peace" hacked into Sony Pictures' computer systems and released a mountain of internal information such as medical records, leaked scripts, work complaints, and even celebrity aliases.
Augmented and virtual reality continues to be a hot commodity among tech investors, with more than $800 million invested in AR/VR companies in the second quarter alone and global tech leaders like Samsung focusing their investment strategies on the emerging field.
A key element to making any guitar player, whether lead or rhythm, a great player is having good muscle memory and plenty of dexterity and strength in both your left hand and right hand. For those just getting started, or for those who have been playing for a while but are still having a hard time pulling off bends or holding down chords and barre chords, it's crucial to exercise your hands and build that dexterity and strength. In this fantastic video you will learn various exercises to help...
All you need is you, a friend and a victim and it's as simple as that! Just make sure your friend isn't THAT heavy. Brian Brushwood of Revision3's Scam School shows you this bar trick and how to fool your friends into thinking you have magical super hero strength.
Not all of us have hours and hours to devote each day to exercise. In fact, we applaud you if you manage to squeeze in a thirty minute workout about five times a week. Life tends to get busy, but if you want to lose weight then exercise has to be a priority, as important to attend to as your marketing pitch meeting tomorrow.
Got an extra thirty minutes today? Cut out that extra episode of "The Big Bang Theory" and give your body and metabolism a treat by completing a high intensity yoga routine.
Whether you're a high level athelete who's recently hit a muscle gain plateau or a wannabe UFC fighter looking to make it in the big leagues, this video provides everything you need to formulate an effective fat-burning strength training program. While cardio is always a must in any exercise regimen, strength training helps build and drastically strengthen muscle, meaning your body can more effectively perform work.
Welcome to graduation! This is your senior year of Strength School, co-hosted by world record holder and supreme bad ass, Dennis Rogers!
Cardio intervals, circuit training, plate exercises...when it comes to fitness, it seems like there's always a fancy name for what are essentially really easy yet effective strength building, fat burning, and toning exercises.
Want to know what lifts the Navy SEALs do? Check out this video to learn how to build real strength, with just three simple exercises. Good form is important in powerlifting, so make sure you know what you are doing before you start an exercise.
Develop your core strength and balance using these tradtional yoga poses. All you need is a yoga mat! This video also demonstrates a few different variations on these poses, depending on if you are a beginning, intermediate or advanced student of yoga.
The shakti principle of yoga is that of movement and dynamism. When applied to actual yoga practice, this moves movement in a pose and out of a pose. Meanwhile, the shiva principle is that of stability and static nature. Both are very important to any yoga practice and can help strengthen your body.
Core strength is often associated with the practice of pilates, but having a strong midsection is just as important in pilates' sister practice, yoga. With all the flow between down dogs and vinyasas, it's important to keep your body steady and your core engaged.
If you are one of the smaller kids in school, you know that sometimes you have to exert yourself a little bit more to get noticed for your athleticism. There will always be better athletes than you, but only if you don't apply yourself. Weight training is the best way to bulk up and this exercise, called the bench dip, will beef you up by working out your biceps muscles. It's a great workout to increase your arm size.
Doing piano exercises improves your strength and dexterity in your hands and wrists. It helps you to become more comfortable with the geometry of the keyboard. You should do exercises everyday for at least 5 minutes a day. Practicing everyday sets a routine and a habit of playing.
Sadie Nardini teaches a basic core strength sequence for beginning yoga practitioners who want to strengthen their core.
In this video, we learn how to build body core strength with yoga. Start out seated on your yoga mat with legs crossed, then gently roll the body back and then to the front again. Remember to use your core strength during this, not your arms to help push and pull you. Hold your abs in to create resistance and strength in them. Continue this sequence by raising your body up and stretching out the different areas of your body. Use control and make sure not to strain your muscles while stretchin...
Swimmers and coaches either love them or hate them, but you can't avoid them. This how-to video is all about swimming with paddles. Paddles have been part of swimming for a long time and will continue to be. They're great for building strength during practice, and improving stroke technique. Learn how to improve swim strength and technique by training with paddles by watching this video swimming tutorial.
Learn how to develop core strength by doing quick build back arches. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life.
When it comes to losing weight, cardio is your BFF. When you combine cardio with strength training you achieve what is known as solid gold fitness: The perfect combination of sweating (and fat loss) and muscle building so the fat slides off and your toned muscles come out.
Strength training is the bread and butter of a good exercise routine, especially if you're an athelete. Whether your sport requires more speed (sprinting) or raw physical power (football), having strong muscles that can easily be stretched is important for keeping vital and fit.
Breast strokes are pretty fun until you get to your 100th and each arm feels weighted down by 1,000 octopuses. It's nice to have agility and speed when careening over the vast seas, but for long distance swims it's best to also have strength.
Secret: This one is a win-win: The mark gets to experience an absolutely amazing effect while everyone else gets to laugh at the mark.
Contrary to popular belief, you don't need a whole room of exercise equipment or a gym to get in a good workout or warm up. In fact, for the most part all you need to lengthen and tone is a resistance band and your own weight.
The calf muscles at the back of the lower leg are important to target when strength and weight training for speed and agility. Learn how to do calf muscle exercises in this strength training video. Take action: use platform or stairwell, stretch calves before flexing muscles, follow full range of motion to increase intensity, try using one leg for more resistance, and keep feet together or wide apart. Tom Clifford, the instructor in this how-to video, has a degree in physical education, fitne...
The large quadriceps muscles on the front of the thigh are important to target when strength and weight training to build overall muscle mass. Learn how to do quadriceps exercises in this strength training video. Take action: squats and lunges strengthen quadriceps, keep back straight, keep knees above heels in squats and lunges, and never lean forward during a lunge. Tom Clifford, the instructor in this how-to video, has a degree in physical education, fitness and health from Eastern Michiga...
Hip flexors are important muscles to target when weight training to build functional strength in the legs. Learn how to do hip flexor exercises in this strength training video. Take action: knees to chest exercise targets core, hold weight between feet, raise knees as high as you can, start in push up position and bring alternate knees to elbows, and work for quick reps and endurance. Tom Clifford, the instructor in this how-to video, has a degree in physical education, fitness and health fro...
Working out the arms with standing dumbbell curls. Learn to increase muscle strength in the arms with dumbbells and curl exercises. Take action: start with feet shoulder-width apart, palms face forward, keep elbows at sides, and do not rock. Michelle, the instructor in this how-to video, is a personal trainer at a gym in NC and has been a personal trainer for several years. She is certified through ACE and is a certified aerobics instructor as well. Her Specialty is weight lifting and she enj...
In order to do the increase your strength, through the Pedestal Pose Routine, you should begin in a modified pushup position. Resting on your elbows and looking down at the ground/floor, while you rest on pointed toes. Hold each pose for 20 seconds. Next, rotate over to one side. Remain resting on one elbow. Next, roll over onto your back, resting on both elbows. Next, roll over onto your other elbow. Make sure that you keep your spine aligned in all poses.
Have you tried working out with the Superman exercise? The Superman exercise is an essential part of strength training and core stability. This fitness how-to video demonstrates how to increase body strength and flexibility with "Superman" exercises. Learn how to do this exercise and what it does for your fitness in this video.
Learn how to do side pillar hip lifts. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits
If you want a tight, lean stomach and obliques so sculpted you'd make Jillian Michaels jealous, then the only way to get what you want is to complete alternating days of cardio with strength training.
Want to tone every muscle of your body at the same time while building strength that's so crucial for performing well as an athelete? Then the Heavy A Prowler move is exactly what you need to add to your workout regimen.
Stronger legs and feet equal more endurance capacity when running, whether you do long distance or prefer sprinting. So make sure you don't injure yourself and prevent plantar fasciitis by completing this simple runner's exercise.
Check out this wrestling drill from Barry Davis Wrestling. This is a basic drill to be used during warm-up or warm-down that helps strengthen the neck muscles.