Charles Locklear

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White House Rooms You Won't See on the Tour

See how the Treaty Room, Yellow Oval Room, Solarium, Master Bedroom, and Family Dining Room have changed through the years<p>When it came time for Michael S. Smith to redecorate the White House for the Obama family, he turned to the building's rich past. “To understand the context, I read every letter …

Budget-Saving Secrets From Five Fantastic $5,000 Kitchen Facelifts

For this amount of money, you won't get the kitchen of your dreams —more like a facelift to perk up your tired cabinets, floors, and countertops. The …

Kitchens

Revolv Wireless Automation System Promises Easy Setup With Any Device

Most of the devices and systems we refer to as home automation are acutally more about home control than automation. For a system to be automated, it …

6 Simple Steps to Uncover All Social Conversations about Your Brand

People like to talk about brands online.<p>Whether it's discussion about new products, bad customer service, funny commercials or even social media …

Pocketnow Week in Review: week 50, 2013

<i>The technology world is a fast moving one, and hence, there are more than 100 stories we publish on a weekly basis here on Pocketnow. Those include</i> …

This Train Is Hiding A Full Starbucks Store Inside

What if you could sit inside a cozy Starbucks during your morning commute? Now, commuters in Switzerland can do just that.<p>Starbucks locations already seem to be everywhere you look. But starting November 21, the company will take on a new frontier: trains. Starbucks, with the help of Swiss train …

Verykool s470 Black Pearl review: Solid performance on a budget - CNET

MSRP: $229.00<p><b>The Good</b> The <b>Verykool s470 Black Pearl</b> smartphone is a great value at only $230 off-contract and it has a sharp screen.<p><b>The Bad</b> The phone's camera takes mediocre shots and there's no support for LTE.<p><b>The Bottom Line</b> Verykool's premium Black Pearl is far from high-end, but its unique …

FCC releases Android speed test app to gather data on cell carrier performance

The Federal Communications Commission has released a mobile speed test app for Android to help the agency crowdsource data about wireless performance across the country. The app, simply named the FCC Speed Test, doesn't have the best looking design out there, but it doesn't necessarily need to: …

LG Flex to be available outside of Korea

<b>Both LG and Samsung have curved smartphones, but until recently, they were only for their home market of South Korea.</b><p>But now it looks like LG will be …

ASUS Chromebook Planned For Early Next Year

In September of this year, Google promised we’d see Chromebooks from multiple device manufacturers over the months ahead. Google gave particular attention to newly-designed releases from Acer and HP, as well as new entrants ASUS and Toshiba. These Chromebooks would be powered by Intel Haswell’s …

Apple iPad Mini 2 review: The simplest, most affordable iPad - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The iPad Mini 2 has a sharp Retina screen, an ultraportable design, great battery life and it's the most affordable tablet with access to the iOS App Store. Upgradeable to iOS 10 later this year.<p><b>The Bad</b> Android and Amazon tablets -- and even Windows laptops -- are available for less. Base …

Gear & Gadgets

Motorola killed mid-range phones with the Moto G

Mid-range smartphones have always been an odd segment of the mobile landscape. The hardware they offer is never top-notch, their designs can look …

Upp Is a Fuel Cell Charger for Smartphones but It's also a Platform

If you own a smartphone or a tablet there’s a pretty good chance that you aren’t very impressed by the battery life; while processing power and storage advances continue apace, battery technology has made only modest gains. But consider yourself lucky that you can simply plug it into the wall and …

How to easily root an Android device

Rooting is the Android equivalent of jailbreaking, a means of unlocking the operating system so you can install unapproved apps, deleted unwanted bloatware, update the OS, replace the firmware, overclock (or underclock) the processor, customize anything and so on.<p>Of course, for the average user, …

Evernote Help & Learning

Splite Light by JvantSpijker

<b>Splite Light project</b> is a series of light designs to help you create personal atmosphere anywhere, your home, office, or public places. This …

Design