Jeff Sherman

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Best of CES 2017: The 15 most innovative products at CES this year

CES 2017 has been the biggest year so far for the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. More than 175,000 attendees converged on the …

There's a room with a bunch of dudes watching VR porn at CES

In a seedy "meeting room" illuminated by the yellow glow of fluorescent lights at the far end of the South Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center, …

Meet Samsung’s new water-resistant speaker and portable printer

Samsung’s latest portable speaker provides up to 30 hours of music playback, and its all new portable wireless printer fits right inside your pocket.<p>‘Tis the season: during CES, almost all major companies showcase their latest gadgets and innovations. And Samsung is no exception, of course. The …

Gear & Gadgets

Flying public close to 'breaking point' with TSA | CNN Travel

Atlanta (CNN) — Get ready, America, for a summer full of long security lines at major airports, missed flight connections and millions of grumpy passengers.<p>That's the warning from authorities at the nation's most congested and busiest airports and the Transportation Security Administration.<p>Airports …

Sextortion is scarily common, new study finds

Children and women are being manipulated online in a common, scary phenomenon called 'sextortion.'<p>It's the practice of using personal information -- often photos obtained by illicit means -- to extort victims into providing more sexually explicit photos and videos.<p>Take Luis Mijangos, a sextortion …

Research

U.S. Warship Challenges China's Claim to a Disputed Reef

A U.S. Navy warship sailed within 12 nautical miles of a disputed island claimed by China in the South China Sea Tuesday, in a move that is sure to …

Samsung's Profit Lifted By Better-Than-Expected Galaxy S7 Sales

Reuters) – Tech giant Samsung Electronics said on Thursday that its first-quarter operating profit rose 12% from a year earlier, propelled by strong …

House unanimously passes Email Privacy Act, requiring warrants for obtaining emails

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed H.R. 699, the Email Privacy Act, sending it on to the Senate and from there, hopefully anyhow, to the President. The yeas were swift and unanimous.<p>The bill, which was introduced in the House early last year and quickly found bipartisan support, updates …

Google’s Mobile App Finds Scheduling Shortcuts

Can the three of us meet Thursday afternoon? No? Let’s try Friday morning. Wait, what time zone are you in again?<p>Most of us spend way more time in …

Comcast is raising its monthly internet data cap to 1TB

Comcast is raising data caps to 1TB in all areas of the US that it's currently limiting internet usage. It's a huge increase, pushing the limit up from today's 300GB limit, which customers could reasonably meet by streaming a lot of Netflix. Comcast says that shouldn't be a problem with its new …

Net Neutrality

B-52s joining fight against ISIS

<b>(CNN) —</b> The U.S. Air Force is sending a Cold War icon into the fight against ISIS.<p>B-52 Stratofortresses from Barksdale Air Force Base in Louisiana arrived at an air base in Qatar on Saturday for use against ISIS in Iraq and Syria, the Air Force said in a statement.<p>The service did not say how many …

Herculaneum scrolls buried by Vesuvius yield another secret: metallic ink

Latest tests on charred ancient papyri reveal the invention of metallic ink to be several centuries earlier than previously thought<p>Using the world’s largest and most sophisticated x-ray microscope, scientists have read a little deeper into one of the iconic relics of the ancient world: a library of …

Megyn Kelly says Bill O'Reilly didn't have her back with Donald Trump

The longstanding tension between star Fox News personalities Megyn Kelly and Bill O'Reilly has gone public.<p>In an interview, Kelly said O'Reilly should have done more to defend her against Donald Trump's attacks.<p>"I do wish that O'Reilly had defended me more in his interview with Trump," Kelly told …

Could You Hack Your Brain To Get More Motivated?

We know we should put the cigarettes away or make use of that gym membership, but in the moment, we just don't do it. There is a cluster of neurons in our brain critical for motivation, though. What if you could hack them to motivate yourself?<p>These neurons are located in the middle of the brain, in …

The Brain

Quick and Easy Ways to Organize Your Kitchen

The ideal kitchen is both a functioning workspace and pleasant part of your home, but all the accoutrement of cooking can add up and create a mess. …

13 Must-Have Items to Declutter Your Desk

Do you have loose paper fluttering around your work space? Does everything on your desk compete for your attention and make it hard to work? Do you spend at least ten minutes every day looking for that one document, folder or stray paper clip? Whether you’re a working stiff like us or cramming for …

12 Dollar Store Finds That Make Amazing Kitchen Organizers

It doesn't have to cost a fortune to streamline your cooking space.<p>It doesn't have to cost a fortune to streamline your cooking space.

How to organize a book sale

<b>Order a copy today of ​Never Too Busy to Cure Clutter​ by Unclutterer's Editor-in-Chief Erin Rooney Doland.</b>I can still remember the very first book I …

Apple vs. FBI: 9 Updates in Fight Over Killer's Locked iPhone

Here’s the latest since CEO Tim Cook refused to comply with a court order demanding his company unlock the San Bernardino shooter’s cellphone<p>Stakes …

Yelp Employee Fired After Writing Open Letter to CEO

A Yelp employee who wrote a blistering post online about her low pay was fired, and has even got her ex-CEO responding on Twitter.<p>A customer-service …

Google Drive for the Web updated with better functionality

Google Drive for the Web has received a couple of updates recently, bringing improvements to how folders are organized as well as easier and more …

Google Drive (5) – How does it work?

In this post, I’ll explain what Google Drive is and how it works. It’s important to have an overall understanding of how it works before diving into …

13 Magnificent Roles To Remember Alan Rickman's Career By

Rickman, who has died aged 69, was one of the most versatile and talented actors ever to come out of Britain.

Google shares official master list of Google tips

Everybody loves a good list of tips and tricks. Even Google. The search giant has even compiled its own list of Google tips and tricks – 154 to be exact – broken down into five categories: do more, save time, new device, ask Google, and improve access. The list will only get bigger over time, …

Google Play

This New Fingerprinting Technology Can Secure Almost Any Handgun

Omer Kiyani knows what its like to get shot in the mouth. When he was a teenager, he says, he survived just that.<p>Now, he is bringing his own new …

Netflix will block the use of proxies for geo-restricted content in the ‘coming weeks’

As Netflix continues to ramp up its global credentials, the video-streaming company is going all out to stop you watching content that’s not officially available in your own region.<p>Netflix is now available in 190 countries, and with that many of its original shows and exclusive programming are …

TV shows

Endless Has Built A $79 PC For The Offline World

There are affordable computers, there are cheap computers and then there’s the Endless Mini, which is available for as little as $79.<p>“Everybody in the world deserves the option to have a computer,” said Endless CEO and Chief of Product Matt Dalio.<p>In other words, Endless is building Linux-based …

Microsoft Will Warn Users About Suspected Attacks By Government Hackers

Microsoft users will now be notified if a state-sponsored attacker tries to break into their accounts, the company said in a blog post. The announcement comes the same day as a Reuters report that Microsoft did not warn Hotmail users their email accounts had been accessed by a group associated with …

We must not let Isis's crimes dictate how we address the refugee crisis – or privacy

Following the horrific attacks by Isis terrorists in Paris and Beirut, we have rapidly seen blatant pandering to xenophobia on a disturbing scale and scope. Leaders throughout the US and Europe have demanded that authorities stifle the flow of migrants seeking asylum, and to increase the size and …

Middle East