Barry Griffiths

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E Ink breakthrough brings full color displays that can stay on indefinitely

E-paper displays are finally able to show more than a handful of colors.<p>E Ink, the company behind the e-paper displays used on Kindle and other devices, announced the development of Advanced Color e-Paper (ACeP), a new type of display that can render up to 32,000 colors.<p>ACeP displays are a huge …

eReaders

3 Cheap Stocks Set To Double Their Dividends

Plenty of investors judge a stock’s dividend by one thing: the current yield. It’s a key figure, to be sure, but it’s just a starting point. If you’re investing for the long haul, dividend <i>growth</i> is way more important.<p>To see how focusing solely on current yield distorts the payout picture, take a …

Investing

HoloLens: The hands on experience

Let’s get this out of the way: Microsoft HoloLens is not exactly a holographic system, but don’t hold that against it. The reality of Microsoft’s …

Augmented Reality

This smart mirror lets you try on different clothes without visiting the fitting room

For some people, shopping is entertainment. For others, it’s something to get through without visible or psychic damage.<p>Those emotions, either way, are likely to be heightened with the debut of MemoMi’s new MemoryMirror, a digital mirror that rolls video, 360-degree viewing and social networking …

Switchmate Lets You Control Your Light Switches From Your Phone, No Rewiring Required

From scrappy startups to mega giants like Philips and GE, it seems like everyone wants to build a smart lightbulb. After all, who <i>wouldn’t</i> want to be able to flip off that light they left on downstairs from the comfort of their bed?<p>Smart lightbulbs have one massive, glaring fault though: as soon as …

Borro, The High-End Online Pawnshop, Raises $112M To Fill Its Finance Pool, Expand In U.S.

Borro, an online platform that lets people borrow cash and put up luxury watches, art and other fine goods as collateral, is today announcing a new funding round of $112 million, coming entirely from one backer that focuses on finance investments, Victory Park Capital. Paul Aitken, Borro’s founder …

With Chromebooks A Success, Google Adds Focus On Chromeboxes

When you think ChromeOS, chances are the first thing that comes to mind are Chromebooks. Since 2012, though, Google and its hardware partners have also been quietly selling its Chromeboxes, the desktop equivalents of the ChromeOS laptops. Now that Chromebooks seem to have found their place, with …

The Smartest Supermarket You Never Heard Of

If you don’t live in Texas (or some parts of Mexico), you may have never heard of H-E-B, a supermarket chain that hasn’t expanded to the other 49 states. Despite H-E-B’s regional, or sub-regional, status, they have adopted an impressive number of brain-friendly strategies.<p>Like every supermarket, of …

Best iPad Apps of 2013

2013 has been another memorable year for the iPad App Store. The number of apps designed specifically for the iPad hit the 500,000 milestone this year and is now well on its way to 600,000. By now, there are excellent iPad apps for just about any purpose. From heavy-duty productivity and business …

Apps

11 Recipes That Will Change How You Cook Forever

You might think you make these 11 basic recipes well, but we have some game-changing tips that will make them even better<p>We admit it: There are some things we still don't know how to make. But there are also things that people think they make well that they actually completely ruin. Like scrambled …

Cooking

Microsoft 365 Blog

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Why email newsletters still work — and how you can make yours better

Advertisement<p>10 Comments<p>Credit: Thinkstock<p>The email newsletter model comes from some very humble roots, yet has grown into a powerful business model. …

AutoDesk Releases An Electronics Simulator Called 123D Circuits

Hardware hacking often seems like black magic to the uninitiated, which is why 123D Circuits is so cool: it allows you to learn electronics using a virtual Arduino board and breadboard without blowing up capacitors or burning yourself with solder on your work table.<p>Created by AutoDesk, 123D …

Mobify – Digital Experience Platform

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Myntra Buys Fitiquette, A Disrupt Finalist With A Virtual Fitting Room, As India’s Online Fashion Market Heats Up

Fitiquette, a developer of virtual fitting room technology and a TC Disrupt finalist from September 2012, has been acquired by Myntra, one of the big fashion and lifestyle e-commerce companies in India.<p>Myntra plans to put San-Francisco-based Fitiquette, led by CEO/co-founder Andy Pandharikar, at …