I'm not a morning person, so getting a "Good Morning" message on my iPhone when I wake up makes me want to toss it across the room. If you feel the same way about this morning greeting, there's an easy way to stop it from showing up on your lock screen. This also applies if your "Good Morning" is actually "Good Afternoon" or "Good Evening," depending on your sleep schedule.
Let's say you wake up in the middle of the night and check your phone to see the time. As soon as you do, you're greeted by a wall of notifications on your lock screen. You just wanted to know how much longer you could sleep, but now your mind's racing after seeing all of the messages you need to deal with. Thankfully, iOS 12's new Bedtime Mode has a solution for this problem.
Apple added a Bedtime Mode to its Screen Time tool for curbing smartphone distractions. Google's version of Screen Time, called Digital Wellbeing, actually predates Apple's, but a recent update is finally bringing in Bedtime Mode.
Since the days of flip clocks, alarms have always had one function—make a bunch of annoying racket early in the morning to ensure that you wake up in time. And this simple MO has stayed in place while technology advances at a breakneck pace, almost in spite of the fact that today's devices are capable of doing far more than beeping at 7 in the morning.
It seems like its hard to get as much sleep as we need, doesn't it? Sleep is important and effects how you function throughout the entire day. Follow these tips and you will be on your way to a good night's rest.
Keeping your baby on a schedule is important for their development, and also for establishing early on a reliable sleeping pattern. This tutorial shows you how to get a good bedtime or nighttime routine going so you can easily put your child to bed and have them sleep through the night.
Children hate going to bed, but they certainly need their sleep. How can you get a toddler to accept that it's bedtime without having to deal with a temper tantrum? Here are a few good stratgies for getting a toddler to go to bed peacefully.
When sleep problems becomes chronic, it can morph into psychophysiological insomnia: As you prepare for bed, you begin to get nervous about sleeping. In this video, David Schulman, MD, director of the Emory Sleep Disorders Laboratory in Atlanta, explains how the body reacts to the expectation of insomnia. He offers simple changes you can make to help break the cycle.
Want to get those abs showing by summertime? Better start working on it now! In this video learn how to get great abs and avoid the usual pitfalls. Look excellent in your bathing suit or bikini this summer with the advice in this free video presented by Vince DelMonte Fitness.
There are a lot of things that make iOS great, but lock screen widgets are not among them. If you want more information on your lock screen other than the date, time, and notifications without having to swipe to a sidebar of widgets, you'd normally look toward Android. However, iOS 12 aims to shake that up a bit with a secret Weather widget for the lock screen — not for the Today view.
Thanks in large part to our phones, many of us don't get the recommended eight hours of sleep. In Android Pie, Google introduced a feature called "Wind Down" that aims to help combat this. However, thanks to a creative app developer, we don't need to wait for Android 9.0 to enjoy this feature.
Lady Gaga is not exactly known for her natural makeup and carefree style. After all, the singer wore an opalescent galaxy dress - equipped with a huge star hand accessory - to the Grammys, and wore a telephone on her head for her "Telephone" music video.
Dr. Jodi Mindell teaches us how to get infants and toddlers to sleep. Night wakings are normal, all infants and toddlers will wake between 6-10 times at night. Self soothers will put themselves right back to sleeps and the others will wake someone up to put them to bed. To have a child more likely to become a self soother, then have them go to bed by themselves instead of rocking themselves to sleep. Refusal for children to go to bed is normal, but the child needs to learn how to fall asleep ...
Sore throats are terrible, aren't they? You can't talk, you can't swallow and even eating your favorite comfort foods is painful. If you are looking for an all natural way to clear up that scratchy throat fast, check out this tutorial. In it, you will learn a very simple home remedy than anyone can do. You will need to take this elixer once a day, around bedtime. Get well soon!
This video, by MyBlackberryTV.com, shows us how to put a Blackberry in "Bedtime Mode" to hold all of the messages while the user is asleep. This prevents the incessant "ding" when a message is received to the phone, thus allowing the owner to get a restful night's sleep.
Missing out on a good night’s sleep can leave your feeling groggy and unproductive. Make sure your always get the z’s you need by creating a good sleeping environment, avoiding stimulants and getting enough exercise.
In this video Dr. Schultz will show you how to control extreme underarm sweating. If you suffer from extreme underarm sweating, despite regular use of antiperspirants, follow these steps: Make an appointment with your doctor so that they can give you a prescription for a topical antiperspirant called Drysol. This liquid is applied once a week, at bedtime, and is covered with cling wrap. After a few weeks you will see a significant reduction in the amount of underarm perspiration you experienc...
How To: Use iOS 12's 'Digital Health' Features to Keep Your iPhone Usage in Check & Limit Interruptions
Apple knows their products can be addicting, and with iOS 12, they are doing something about it. With the help of Screen Time and few other new tools, it should now be a lot easier to get off your phone and enjoy life in the real world.
This Achievement Hunter video shows what steps need to be taken to see a few dogs doing something quite unusual (or maybe all too usual?) in the 'Old World Blues' DLC for Fallout New Vegas. Protip: It involves a certain 'wild' perk.
This dress can be wrapped, draped, or tied any way that suits you, depending on where you're going. Choose a lightweight fabric, like silk or satin, when you're sewing this dress. All you need is a few yards of fabric and your usual sewing notions.
Want to earn the "Cash Reward" in StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty? Well, Geoff and Jack show you exactly how to get the "Cash Reward" achievement, with their usual witty commentary. Follow along and earn this reward yourself. All you need to do it watch and learn.
Over time, stains can collect in your crockpot. Learn how to properly clean your crockpot and remove stubborn mineral stains and water marks. When cleaning the crockpot, fill it with hot, soapy water once the cooker has cooled. Let it soak for 15 to 20 minutes, then scrub with a cloth, nylon pad, or plastic sponge. Do not use harsh cleaners or metal pads. Rinse well in hot water and dry.
After rolling down the hill or sliding into second base, it's time to tackle those grass stains. With summer coming up, this Howcast guide is helpful for moms wanting to get rid of those pesky grass stains. How to remove grass stains:
If you can't always crack open a cold one with the usual twisting motion, you might want to try it like shown in this instructional video. It keeps your t-shirts intact, and saves the humiliation of asking for a bottle opener for that twist-off cap. Follow along with this how-to video to learn how to open a beer bottle with your forearm.
Did you make a gravy for your holiday feast or just your usual dinner but it came out a little watery? Well there's a way to get it to thicken up using things such as cornmeal, a few gingersnaps, or other things! In this video you will get tips on how to thicken your watery gravy and make your feast that much better!
If you're dancing at a club and your usual hip shaking and grinding with that cute guy at the bar you've just met are getting, well, boring, then bust out this dance move for major cool points.
Halloween only comes along once a year (sadly), so have fun with your makeup! Instead of going with your usual makeup routine, why not make your makeup part of your costume for a totally immersive effect?
Anyone in the world of makeup knows who Pat McGrath is. The world renowned makeup artist recently did the makeup for a catwalk for designer Roberto Caballi, and instead of taking the usual black smokey eyes look, she went for a new trend this season— BROWN! In this tutorial, you'll learn how to create a bold and beautiful brown smokey eyes look, great for the autumn and winter months.
Wizard is back, and manages to outdo himself in this virutouso display of graffiti skills. In this video he turns his tremendous skills to drawing a clown head, but ups the ante by eschewing his usual technique of pre-drawing in pencil and going straight to permanent inks (sharpie and fabric pen). Rembrandt would be proud.
Starburt candies are not only delicious treats that can last longer than usual candies, but come in a variety of flavors and colors. But in this tutorial you won't be focusing on the candy itself, but rather the wrapper. Find out how to make a bracelet using Starburst candy wrappers. It's fun and a good way to recycle! Enjoy!
Learn a new twist on your usual bun hairstyle with this how-to video from Elle magazine. It's a real simple updo, but the hair needs just a little bit of texture to work. Watch this video hairstyling tutorial and learn how to create an unstructured bun updo.
Check out this video to learn how to tie another version of the pegged bowline. In this case, the running end of the rope is run around behind the standing part as though it were going to be finished in the usual manner, but is instead pegged on the loop. Watch this video knot tying tutorial and learn how to tie a version of the pegged bowline knot.
The pegged bowline, as demonstrated in this how-to video, is similar to a bowline on a bighte knot. Using pegs to construct knots is well documented. Simply tie the bowline as usual in the bight of the rope then peg the running end to the standing part. Watch this video knot-tying tutorial and learn how to tied a pegged bowline knot.
Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to start your mains on your tennis racket with a flying clamp, but without the double pull. This isn't a perfect replacement to starting with a starting clamp, but it's close.
Tutorial for Jumping Gemini Card Trick. I explain the usual patter w/ 2,10,K,K but I also show my handling for the trick.
This little basket is like the usual folded paper basket except it is double sided. It stands on little legs.
One of the new iOS 12 features for iPhones is an enhanced version of Do Not Disturb mode. Instead of being limited to times you manually input, Apple added new ways to manage the feature, including activating it based on location. For those on the go, this can be done pretty quickly.
It seems like each day our phones become more integrated into our lives. School, work, shopping — so many tasks either require a phone or heavily benefit from one. But our phones are a double-edged sword that can easily distract us and harm our mental health as well.
If you've ever experienced the frustration that comes with wrapping a gift that doesn't fit neatly into a box, then this video is for you. You won't need much else besides the usual - scissors, wrapping paper, tape, and some ribbon.
Got a cardio kickboxing session but your usual headband is nowhere to be found? Watch this video to quickly tie your follicles into a French-braided side ponytail (you can, of course, wear the ponytail in back if you're not feeling quite that perky).