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How to buy a turntable

Vinyl is back and in a big way. In a world where tangibility seems almost intangible, physically holding a record sleeve and reading liner notes while the record spins on a turntable provides a warm, welcome sense of nostalgia, and with this resurgence comes a new, more affordable wave of …

The one-handed backhand is having a moment—How long can it last?

“I admire Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka, the two Swiss,” said 18-year-old Stefanos Tsitsipas last fall when he was asked to name his tennis …

The 5 Best Music Streaming Services

<b>Correction appended, May 15</b><p>Owning a library of music on physical media is rapidly becoming an anachronism. Physical album sales have been plummeting …

Apple Watch will replace your car keys, says Tim Cook

Exclusive interview: The Apple chief executive reveals to Allister Heath how the revolutionary features in the company's smartwatch could forever alter our daily lives<p>Like millions of people, Tim Cook stopped wearing a watch a while back. The Apple boss no longer needed one: his iPhone told the …

Oil price fall leaves Gulf states with difficult reform choices | Financial Times

Gulf states may have their political differences with Iran but they share a common taste for Persian bread, a staple through the region.<p>So when …

Why the Greek result matters

AS one country after another on the periphery of the euro zone had to swallow painful reforms and fiscal austerity as the price for their bail-outs …

Greece's elections

GREECE will have a new prime minister, and Europe its first anti-austerity government, following elections on January 25th. Syriza, a left-wing party …

What Steve Jobs' Famous Garage Where He Started Apple Looks Like Today

CNET stopped by the Los Altos, Calif.-based house on Friday morning and saw film crews putting the finishing touches on its garage, which will be used as part of the set.<p>Here's the photo that's being passed around Twitter.<p>KPIX5, a local CBS affiliate, also took some photos of the house as the crew …

How Sonos Completely Changed My Music Listening Habits

Almost everyone uses some form of music streaming service these days and there’s a never-ending list of options: Spotify, Pandora, Deezer, Rdio, Google Play Music and 8tracks are just a few among the ton of services out there. However, you probably have little time to actually listen to all the …

2014: The year of the iPhone-controlled everything

There are some technologies that happened way earlier than they had any right to. Frankly, putting a man on the moon in the days when the Apollo Guidance Computer really did have less power than a pocket calculator was an insane achievement.<p>And then there are those technologies that have taken way, …

Review & Giveaway: Dropcam Pro Wi-Fi video monitoring with mobile access and cloud recording

Dropcam has been around since 2009, but only truly became a player in the app-enabled home security space early last year with the release of the Dropcam HD Wi-Fi video monitoring system. It separated itself from the normal cast of IP video cameras by offering an insanely easy setup process, …

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iOS 7.1 likely to unlock Apple’s upcoming iOS in the Car feature

In July, we reported that Apple was already at work on iOS 7.1 and that it would build in support for the upcoming iOS in the Car feature:<p>We also understand that Apple is already at work on a point update (perhaps iOS 7.1 or 7.2), and this new version will begin building in support for iOS in the …

Google Glass's killer app may be cyborg golf

While the future of Google Glass is still coming into focus, one particular use case may be emerging as the platform's killer app: golf. The centuries-old game of whacking balls into tiny holes across large expanses of grass, while avoiding trees, bodies of water, and sand, is a lot more …

The Economist on Twitter: "Today's #Dailychart reveals the biggest loss-making cars in Europe http://t.co/9xM214k9kp http://t.co/Wc5JK5kFhz"

New conversation<p>Replying to @<b>TheEconomist</b><p>Wow Veyron 4,6 miljoen euro verlies per auto. @<b>TheEconomist</b>: biggest loss-making cars http://econ.st/19EsUaz …

Europe's public health disaster: How austerity kills

If austerity had been a clinical trial, it would have been stopped. As public health experts, we have watched aghast as a slow motion disaster arose from austerity policies in Europe, while politicians continue to ignore the evidence of their disastrous effects.<p>Austerity was designed to shrink …

With iBeacon, Apple is going to dump on NFC and embrace the internet of things

At WWDC in June, Apple (s aapl) quietly announced iBeacon, one of the more prominent features of iOS 7. Craig Federighi, Apple’s senior vice …

Apple’s M7 chip is the Trojan Horse for its wearable computing plans

Could the iPhone 5S’s new M7 chip be something of a trojan horse, leading the way for Apple’s wearable-tech debut?<p>As expected, Apple’s Town Hall …