Bobby Hiott

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Shazam Will Soon Let Users listen to Tagged Tracks on Deezer

After teaming up with Spotify and Rdio, Shazam is strengthening its music discovery service through a new integration with Deezer.<p>If you’re using the app in the UK, Germany, Mexico or Brazil, you’ll soon be given the option to listen to your ‘Shazamed’ tracks instantly through Deezer’s music …

How to plan a round-the-world trip

Itʼs the ultimate trip: circumnavigating the planet, and stopping off wherever takes your fancy. Great for travellers who want to see it all, or who are just plain indecisive. But booking a round-the-world (RTW) trip can be a complex business. Hereʼs our guide to getting started.<p>How to do it<p>The …

HoverChat For Android Lets You Message Your Friends Without Switching Screens

HoverChat, the first Egyptian Y Combinator startup and makers of an SMS replacement application currently available for Android smartphones, is focused on making messaging more of a multi-tasking experience. The app also has a familiar look: its avatars, called “hoverheads,” are a lot like …

Articles about thank hue 7 color saturated homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project...<p>The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the way language looks is a never-ending exploration.<p>We take a look back at Salone del Mobile's 2014 special …

New Gmail Feature Allows Anyone On Google+ To Email You & Vice Versa, But Opt Out Is Provided

Google is today making a change to Gmail that will further bake in Google+ to its webmail product in a way that’s actually somewhat practical, though also potentially invasive. Going forward, you’ll now be able to directly email your Google+ contacts from Gmail, even if you don’t know their email …

AllCast for Android leaves beta, streams media to your Apple TV, Roku or Xbox (video)

Worried that you won't get to watch your favorite videos while visiting family this holiday? Don't be: After a brief beta phase, ClockworkMod's Koushik Dutta has released a completed version of AllCast for Android. The polished app lets you stream both local and cloud-based media to relatively …

The Xbox One is the Ultimate Culmination of Microsoft's Vision

Now that the Xbox One has finally hit the market, one of Microsoft’s visions has almost come true. For years, the company has been trumpeting its long-term plan to have ‘three screens and a cloud‘ for its flagship products, but until recently it had failed to deliver due to ageing devices (the Xbox …

A 3-D Printer That Uses the Sun to Create Glass Objects Out of Sand

Marcus Kayser's Solar Sinter project turns the desert's resources into bowls<p>When design student Markus Kayser wanted to test his sun-powered, sand-fed 3-D printer, he knew the gray skies outside his London apartment wouldn't do. So he shipped the 200-plus-pound contraption to Cairo, Egypt, flew …

Here's How The Government Could Make Sure That Everyone Gets At Least $500 Per Month

The idea is simple: the federal government would send a check to every adult each month. It would replace all income security and health programs (Medicaid, EITC, TANF, SNAP, etc.) run by the federal government.<p>This would give low-income Americans more autonomy to use their benefits as they see fit …

When You Defend Phil Robertson, Here's What You're Really Defending

Defenses of Robertson, the star of "Duck Dynasty" suspended for his remarks in an interview with GQ, have focused on the idea that he was just crudely expressing the sincere, Christian view that homosexuality is sinful.<p>Condemnation of Robertson therefore amounts to condemnation of views that are …

There Are Two Americas, And One Is Better Than The Other

That's true.<p>Specifically, there's one America where comparing homosexuality to bestiality is considered acceptable, and another where it is rude and offensive.<p>In one America, it's OK to say this of gays and lesbians: "They're full of murder, envy, strife, hatred. They are insolent, arrogant, …

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Samsung unwraps game controller for Android phones

The new GamePad is now up for sale only in parts of Europe, though Samsung says it's slated for additional markets.<p>Android smartphone owners can add some gaming savvy to their device via a new controller from Samsung.<p>Dubbed the GamePad, the steel-framed controller grasps your phone as you work the …

Gigabit-Speed AC Wireless Routers Could Be One Of Your Smartest Home Tech Investments

If you’re like me, you are scrambling last minute to get your friends and family the latest tech gifts. You might be thinking about a new tablet, an iPad, game console, 2 in 1, or maybe even a smart watch. One gift that could be even more useful than all of those could be a new wireless router …

Bill Moyers: “We are this close to losing our democracy”

Legendary journalist Bill Moyers warns about the devastating impact of dark money and voter suppression<p>I met Supreme Court Justice William Brennan in 1987 when I was creating a series for public television called <i>In Search of the Constitution,</i> celebrating the bicentennial of our founding document. …

The honest Sonos Play:1 review: six weeks with a $200 internet-connected speaker

Advertisement<p>26 Comments<p>Sonos, long known for its more expensive internet-connected speakers, released an entry-level model called the Play:1 in …

Google Wants To Make Your Passwords Obsolete

<i>Update to add comment from Google on U2F technology.</i><p>If there’s one thing that decades of computer use have taught security experts, it’s that most of us are really bad at creating good passwords. After the recent data breach involving Adobe’s customer accounts, security researcher Jeremi Gosney …

Warning issued over Windows XP bug

<b>Microsoft has issued a warning about a bug in older version of Windows that could let attackers take over a computer.</b><p>The vulnerability in Windows XP and Server 2003 is being actively exploited by cyber-thieves, it said.<p>It has taken the unusual step of issuing a temporary workaround that closes the …

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Is Forced Religious Belief Coming to an Employer Near You?

Do corporations have religious beliefs? According to an arts and crafts chain, they do, and if the Supreme Court agrees, it could have huge …

Editors' Choice: 2013 Dream Bikes

These handmade bicycles will take you anywhere you want to go

What Nutritionists Serve at Thanksgiving

As a dietitian, people often wonder what it's like at my house at Thanksgiving. They'll ask me: Do I drink? <i>Not generally.</i> Do I make desserts? <i>Yes! Pumpkin pie and usually an apple crisp</i>. Have I tried Tofurky? <i>Yes... I cooked it one Thanksgiving when I was a part-time vegan, but I prefer turkey brined</i> …

What Humans Can Learn From A Simple Kiss

At a basic level, kissing is a biohazard. What is love then, if not the willingness to expose yourself to a host of nasty diseases lurking in your partner's mouth?<p>But could kissing also be a tool with a purpose?<p>Psychology graduate student Rafael Wlodarski, from the University of Oxford, wanted to …

An Australian's view of America: I often romanticise the US, but it's lost its way

As I'm sure Americans have a particular view of Australia (if they remember us at all when they're not at Outback Steakhouse), so too do Australians perceive the United States through a lens that simplifies and possibly distorts the truth. When I think of "America", it's usually difficult to …

10 Ingenious Bike Hacks

Upgrade your cycle with some of our favorite add-onssome silly, and some essential.<p>Upgrade your cycle with some of our favorite add-ons—some silly, and some essential.

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How it was done - Zooming the Exposure

How it was done - zooming the exposure. Tips on how to create a fun and abstract image by zooming your lens during a long exposure.

Android powers four in every five smartphones thanks to growth in China

Gartner's third-quarter smartphone research report is out, and on the surface it paints a very flattering portrait for Google. Mirroring Strategy Analytics' report at the end of last month, Gartner also estimates that Android has crossed the symbolic 80 percent mark, reaching 81.9 percent of …

With 120M Users, Google Drive Gets Tighter Integration With Gmail

Eighteen months after it first debuted, Google Drive has 120 million active users. Today, it is launching additional features that bring it closer to …

Alcohol without the hangover? It's closer than you think

Imagine enjoying a seasonal drink at a Christmas party without the risk of a hangover the next day, or being able then to take an antidote that would allow you to drive home safely. It sounds like science fiction but these ambitions are well within the grasp of modern neuroscience.<p>Alcohol is both …