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Insider's Guide: Barcelona

Texture gives you unlimited access to all the magazines you love. All in one app for one price. Try free for 7 days.<p>Available on iPad, iPhone, and …

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32 Genius Gadgets Under $40 On Amazon That Are Basically Out Of A Black Mirror Episode

<i>Black Mirror</i> is science fiction, but sometimes it hits pretty close to home — and today’s modern world is actually filled with high-tech devices that …

11 websites that let you book luxury hotel rooms for cheap

These days, it's easier than ever to travel for less. With a click or tap of a button, you can find incredible vacation packages on sites like KAYAK or score cheap flights on apps like Hopper.<p>It's usually a bit harder, however, to find deep discounts on luxury hotel rooms — even for seasoned …

Hospitality

Natural Approach to Neuropathies

June 2012<p>Our nervous system is divided into the “central” nervous system consisting of the brain and spinal cord, and the “peripheral” nervous system …

Mediterranean Summer Salad

<b>Guest Post by Kristen Smith</b><b>Though summer is winding down to a close, many of my garden plants are still in high gear</b>. Even if you don’t garden, …

10 Awesome Ways to Use Your Herb Garden to Make Cocktails

Is your garden bursting with fragrant herbs? Incorporate them into a refreshing beverage. Here, ten awesome, herbaceous cocktails to make while the …

3 Strategies for Replacing Your Lawn

It's Dry Out There: 11 Inspiring water-wise landscapes

See how this Los Feliz yard was transformed into a low-water oasis where it's fun to garden again

Paula Weaver and her husband, Jay, have always gardened, even when they lived in an apartment and everything grew in pots. So part of the appeal of buying a house was the prospect of sinking their shovels into the earth.<p>Along with their family's new home in Los Feliz, however, came the realization …

Opinion: Tweet this: Twitter stock is no bargain

Shares of Twitter have plunged after posting both a revenue miss and disappointing forward guidance — validating many investors’ fears that growth is …

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The #HowOldRobot guesses how old you look using Machine Learning.

The Plastc all-in-one payment card could eat Coin's breakfast

Payments are tricky. Square, PayPal and others are still working on getting you to pay with your phone. Google Wallet and Apple Pay have and will try to get NFC to finally take off. Meanwhile, Chip and PIN cards are coming to the United States. Yeah, payments are more than tricky, it’s a mess.<p>The …

Two Weeks Later, Here's What Users Think of the iPhone 6 Plus

When Apple unveiled not one, but two new iPhone 6 devices — the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 and the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus — the question of which iPhone 6 to …

iPhone 6 Review: The Phone That Lured Me Back to Apple

I'd rather get this out of the way up front: the iPhone 6 is the best smartphone you can buy. In fact, it's better than that. The iPhone 6 convinced …

Ebola could become a 'permanent human feature', WHO warns

Projections for the spread of the deadly virus show that 1.4 million people across west Africa could be carrying the infection by 2015<p>The number of Ebola cases in west Africa could surpass 1.4 million by January and the disease could become endemic, scientists warned in two separate reports …

TCL FS4610R (Roku TV) review: A better smart TV for the best price - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The TCL FS4610R series Roku TV delivers the simplest, slickest, most comprehensive smart-TV experience on the market. Its superb user interface puts apps and streaming video on the same plane as regular TV. It's also less expensive than just about any other smart TV.<p><b>The Bad</b> Mediocre …

Two hints suggest Google Voice integration in Hangouts is nearly ready

Sad news if you don’t want Google(s goog) to consolidate all of your communications into Google Hangouts. A pair of recent developments strongly …

What the Hell Is Global Entry, and How Do I Get It?

By: Sophie-Claire Hoeller<p><i>Credit: Flickr</i><p>Nothing screams jet-setter quite like the dude who blows right by the herd of disheveled, bleary-eyed passengers stumbling off an international flight. You've seen him before, near the customs booth, bypassing the lines as you stand waiting... and waiting... …

Supreme Court won't hear case on gay wedding snub

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court declined Monday to decide if a New Mexico wedding photographer was within her rights when she refused to work at a same-sex ceremony.<p>The denial leaves standing a decision by the state's highest court that went against the photo studio — although the local dispute has …

Apple, Google, and Amazon’s quest for one remote control is futile

If the cable and satellite live television providers were to comment on the latest Amazon Fire TV or reports of the new Google Android and Apple TVs, it would likely be in the voice and character of Charlton Heston:<p>We will give up our remotes when they are pried from our cold dead hands.<p>Amazon’s …

Set-Top Boxes

Amazon Says Fire TV Will Boost Mid-Market Games

More details on how the company's new TV box fits into the gamer's living room.<p>There’s no shortage of TV-connected gaming devices out there, from the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One down to microconsoles like the Ouya. Now Amazon’s own microconsole is here, and the company is working to define why the …

Tired Of Uber's Unpredictable Surge Pricing? This Car-Hailing App Hopes You'll Switch

As a frequent Uber user, I find the problem with the company’s much-lambasted surge pricing isn’t just its high cost (which can sometimes reach as much eight or nine times a ride’s base fare), it’s how unpredictable the whole process is. Until you open the app, you have absolutely no way of knowing …

Comparing messaging apps is an exercise in pointlessness

Line, a Japanese messaging app, announced today that it’s hit 400 million registered users. That’s an impressive number, especially since it stood at 300 million only four months ago. But it also means very little in isolation. By way of comparison, another popular messaging app in Asia, KakaoTalk, …

Apps

This is the reversible USB cable that will end your frustrations

The most abundant connector standard in technology, the Universal Serial Bus, is getting ready for its most revolutionary change yet with a new specification that will be finalized in July of this year. Breaking physical compatibility with current ports, USB Type-C is much smaller than the USB …

Dscovr wants to match early adopters with brands’ new products

Focus groups in the modern era are tricky. Social media is an important way for brands to understand how fans like and engage with the company on a …

Netflix, YouTube, Hulu Plus, WatchESPN, Plex and more services launch on Amazon Fire TV (update: full list)

After announcing its new Fire TV set-top box today, Amazon naturally revealed a content lineup to go along with the $99 streaming device. That includes the new Amazon Video series we've been hearing about and TV shows it's signed up as Prime streaming exclusives. Amazon also announced several apps …

Spotify's quest to get it 'just right' through balanced design

In the heart of Stockholm a team of designers and engineers have been hard at work, mostly in secret, overhauling one of biggest names in music. (And no, we're not talking about Icona Pop or even an ABBA reunion.) On Birger Jarlsgatan, a street that divides the neighborhoods of Ostermalm and …

Bebo Releases Video Messaging iOS App Blab

In July 2013, entrepreneur Michael Birch spent $1 million to buy back Bebo, a company he founded and sold to AOL for $595 million. Subsequently in February this year, the company announced the debut of its video messaging service Blab.<p>Now, after gathering 775,000 people on the waiting list, Blab is …