The mystery of Belle Gibson, who claimed she cured cancer with clean living

While thousands of faithful social media followers believed 26-year-old Belle Gibson was bravely battling five different kinds of cancer, the popular health ambassador was abandoning one of the biggest health claims to ever hit the Australian internet Belle, born Annabelle Natalie Gibson in 1991, constructed an online persona in which she added two years to her age and portrayed herself as the proud survivor of blood, spleen, brain, uterus and liver cancers See also: The way the Internet has changed the way we communicate That many cancers may have killed most people, but Gibson's online persona was unbreakable, with a chirpy belief in the power of diet and alternative therapies and a burgeoning lifestyle brand including a cookbook and a top-rated app in Apple's online store. She commanded 193,000 followers on Instagram, where the pretty, bubbly blonde posted selfies and hints of the miracle of clean living Read more... [...]

10 apps that will make your life infinitely easier

We get by with a little help from our apps. From smartphone apps that help get you places to those that remind you about morning meetings to those that give you life updates from friends, many basic tasks have become much easier. See also: 25 Apps to Save You Money But, as a simple scroll through Google Play or the App Store will prove, the app space is crowded; there's a lot to choose from. [...]

Apple exec Eddy Cue explains Apple Pay on the Apple Watch

The Apple Watch won’t officially launch until Monday and while many details — like the price — are still up in the air, Apple exec Eddy Cue just offered a much more thorough explanation on how Apple Pay will work with the wearable Cue, Apple's senior vice president of software and services who also happens to be a longtime Golden State Warriors fan, was at Friday's game at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, to help with the official rollout of Apple’s mobile payment system at the team store Oracle Arena is the second basketball stadium to adopt Apple Pay, and the company previously rolled out the system to a handful of baseball stadiums last year. Having Apple Pay at big venues like stadiums, where speed and convenience are huge factors in people’s decisions to make purchases, can help encourage people who may not be used to mobile payments, Cue said Read more.. [...]

Good news, everyone: The race for the biggest smartphone is over

BARCELONA — After years and years of smartphone manufacturers racing to fit a larger screen into a ever-shrinking case, we finally see the light at the end of the tunnel, and it's about 5 to 5.5 inches wide And it happened just as Apple gave in and joined the fray See also: Google Nexus 6 review: Yes, smartphones can be too big On Sunday, Samsung showed off not one, but two flagship smartphones — the Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 Edge — and they both have a 5.1-inch screen. HTC's One M9, launched on the same day, has a 5-inch screen The screen size on both devices is exactly the same as on their predecessors, the Galaxy S5 and the One M8, respectively — and it's the first time Samsung has gone this route Read more... More about Google , Apple , Samsung , Smartphone , and Htc [...]
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