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9 Ways To Improve iOS 7's Battery Life

iOS 7 has been out for a few weeks now, and people are torn.<p>While some of the new features are fabulous, and others are making us crazy, there's one thing we can all agree on: iOS 7 is not helping our battery life. As Ars Technica discovered, iOS 7 kills battery life faster than iOS 6.1 on every …

Curved smartphones from LG and Samsung are just around the corner

Television tech is coming to new smartphones in the form of curved screens from two top TV makers. On Monday, LG announced production of flexible …

Science Indicates That Sprite Might Be A Great Hangover Cure

Thank you, Chinese researchers.<p>Let's say you're hung over, and you're given the option of two hangover cures: one is a Chinese pain-relieving tea made of <i>huo ma ren</i>, or hemp seeds, and one is a dusty can of Sprite from the bodega down the street. Your instinct might be to stay away from the …

The Best New Restaurants in America, 2013

<i>Published in the November 2013 issue</i><p><b>There is just too much.</b> There are just too many exciting phenomena happening in the world of American dining right now. Fabulous Peruvian food, a German wurst palace, lots of shrimp and grits, the continued onslaught of Italian. Cronuts. To try to ascribe a …

Kids used to additives are weirded out by all-beef patties

Virginia schools stopped serving all-beef burgers after students complained<p>There was something weird about the burgers being sold in cafeterias this year. Students in the Fairfax, Va., school district said they "didn't look or taste right."<p>The problem, according to a school board member, was …

Einstein May Have Had An Unusually Well-Connected Brain

A new study compares Einstein's corpus callosum with those of mere mortals.<p>More than half a century after his death, we're still searching for the secrets of Albert Einstein's genius. Almost immediately after he died in 1955, the famed physicist's brain was removed from his head, dissected and …

The Best & Worst Bacon Brands At Grocery Stores, According To Consumer Reports

Between July and August, the average price of bacon soared almost 11 percent, to $5.62 per pound. Even adjusted for inflation, that's the highest it's ever been by a significant margin. So now more than ever, when you buy bacon, you want to be sure you're getting your money's worth.<p>That's where …

LG starts producing curved displays to cure dull phone design

LG's new display has more than twice the curve of Samsung's Galaxy Nexus<p>LG is to begin mass production of what it calls "the world's first flexible OLED panel for smartphones." The Korean manufacturer announced the move amid rumors that it's set to release a curved smartphone next month. The …

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Facebook for Windows Phone Updated, Brings New Features and Performance Tweaks

Facebook for Windows Phone received an update that brings several new features to the app including the usual bug fixes, support for more languages …

What can I do if I installed Microsoft Office 2013 in the wrong language?

Rick Maybury says the only solution is to contact Microsoft Support<p><i>I have just installed Microsoft Office 2013 and to my horror it has come up in a different language. I know I selected English in the language choice box but it was only when the installation completed that the wording came up. I</i> …

Bill Gates: Microsoft's visionary

Bill Gates standing down as Microsoft's chairman would be a huge gamble, argues Matt Warman<p>Bill Gates is the man who built Microsoft from nothing – he created the single most influential technology company of our modern age, and it made him so wealthy that he is able today to focus on eradicating …

Microsoft Investors Pushing For Bill Gates To Leave As Chairman

With the recent retirement of Microsoft’s CEO Steve Ballmer, some Microsoft investors are pushing for Microsoft founder and current Chairman Bill …

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Bill Gates under pressure from investors to step down as Microsoft chairman

Three of the top 20 investors in Microsoft Corp are lobbying the board to press for Bill Gates to step down as chairman of the software company he co-founded 38 years ago, people familiar with matter told Reuters.<p>While Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer has been under pressure for years to …

Xbox One Console Launch Day Patch May Take 15-20 Mins To Download

Gamers purchasing a new Xbox One games console will need to download a launch day patch which could take between 15-20 minutes to download according …

Windows 8 Passes 8% Market Share, But Windows 7 Grows Faster In September

Windows 8 picked up 0.61 percent market share in September to end the month at 8.02 percent, crossing the eight percent threshold for the first time according to Net Applications. In the same timeframe, Windows 7 snagged 0.80 percent market share to rest at the 46.43 percent mark.<p>As The Next Web’s …

Three Top Microsoft Investors Allegedly Want Bill Gates To Step Down As Chairman

According to Reuters, three of Microsoft’s top 20 investors are making noise that Microsoft remove its founder and former CEO Bill Gates as chairman of its board, his current role.<p>The information is almost odd, and points to a potential blank slate for Microsoft. In the midst of a massive …

Xbox One Kinect Design Explained By Microsoft In New Demo Trailer (video)

Microsoft has this week released a video detailing how they designed their new next generation Xbox One Kinect motion gesture controller, revealing …

Xbox One's next-gen Kinect won't collect information for use in targeted ads

With the slew of improvements Microsoft is making to the new Kinect, some potential buyers have grown concerned about the device's capabilities, particularly when it comes to how their personal information would be used. Of particular interest was whether or not the Kinect would be able to collect …

Microsoft on Xbox One Kinect rumours: Nobody's working on collecting info for targeted ads - Pocket-lint

More details about the next-generation Kinect peripheral have emerged as the launch of Microsoft's Xbox One approaches, including new word on the …

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