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5 Common Mistakes People Make When Planning for Retirement

Retirement planning may be something you procrastinate about as retirement seems to be be many years ahead, but what you do today will determine how …

This $169 Computer Is Designed For The World’s Emerging Middle Class

Your TV screen is your monitor, and an Internet connection isn’t necessary.<p>On a trip to India, entrepreneur Matt Dalio noticed something about the country’s emerging middle class: While many families owned TVs, few could also afford to have a computer. He had an epiphany. Why not make TV screens …

Samsung answers the Apple Watch Digital Crown with a rotating, round bezel

A new way to not touch the screen<p>Samsung is working on a round smartwatch. There haven't been many details available on the device itself beyond the fact that it'll have a round screen and run Samsung's own Tizen OS, but that latter fact means the company needs to get developers on board early to …

Why emotion and personal connection are the key to wearables

There is a fair amount of perceived innovation in wearable technology that is actually static reproduction of what’s already out there — with many recycled ideas lacking in originality, foresight and plausibility. So how do you break into that market and do it successfully?<p>You have to look beyond …

Google may reveal internet of things OS at event next week

Google may be the next big company to take on the internet of things, giving it an entry into the world of connected everyday objects. According to <i>The Information</i>, Google has developed software that can run on low-power devices and give them the ability to communicate with other connected devices …

Islamic State: Fall of Ramadi poses threat to Australian troops at Camp Taji training base, warns counter-terrorism expert David Kilcullen

Islamic State's capture of the Iraqi city of Ramadi poses a threat to Australian and New Zealand troops who are now in a precarious position, …

The 25 best skylines in the world (ranked!)

The international building database Emporis attempts to quantify skylines by looking at the number and height of buildings in the world's major cities. The result is an ever-changing ranking of the world's most impressive cityscapes.<p>To rank skylines, Emporis looks at completed skyscrapers (40 …

A Global Museum: How Flipboard Can Help Bring a World of Ancient Wonders to Classrooms Half a World Away

Being born and raised in Australia, it was easy for me to feel isolated from the rest of the world, especially as I developed a love of history as a child. I recall my disappointment when I learnt that the lands of the Romans, Incas and Medieval Europe were on the other side of the world from where …

Chrome for Android is now ‘almost entirely open-source,’ letting anyone build a Chromium-based mobile browser

Google has uploaded the majority of the remaining Chrome for Android code into the open-source Chromium repository. In other words, Chrome for Android now matches Chrome for desktop in terms of available open-source code, letting anyone examine, modify, and compile the project.<p>Chromium is the …

There's nothing like nearly plummeting off the edge of a #cliff because you didn't quite make a tight turn. Right? We put together a gallery of wild #roads around the world that will get your adrenaline pumping, or at least give you a view like no other. Click the link in our profile to check them out. #TianmenMountain #China (Image: Corbis, Yi Lu)

12 Great Moments in Grill History

How backyard grills from Weber, TEC and others evolved from basic charcoal to gas to infrared to Wi-Fi voice control<p>DID CIVILIZATION INVENT grilling, or was it the other way around? Remnants of ancient campfires are among the earliest evidence we have of human groups: Grills—primitive ones by …

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What are the best cloud storage options available on the iPad?

Yesterday I wrote abut how to upgrade or downgrade the amount of iCloud storage you need for your iPad. While I suspect that this is the default cloud service used by the majority of iPad owners–it certainly isn’t the only cloud service available to store your data in the cloud. One of our readers …

Get Duchess Kate's look: The Beulah "Brisa" scarf

To take her little princess home to Anmer Hall, the Duchess of Cambridge opted for a cozy look! Paired with a cream jumper or coat (some say its a …