Katie Fry

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15 Amazing Gadgets That Make Your Life Easier

Do you love quirky and original gadgets? Or do you hate spending your time doing chores? Either way, there are lots of gadgets and tools out there to …

17 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

4 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>Tired of wasting your time watching cat videos or scrolling through your Facebook newsfeed? Want to be more productive next time you go online?<p>Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>1. Digital Photography School —</b> …

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The Kitchen Thinker: perfecting Persian rice

Inspired by a new cookbook, Bee Wilson turns her hand to making Persian rice<p>Many chefs say that they learnt to cook at their mother's side. <b>Sabrina Ghayour</b>, on the other hand, began experimenting in the kitchen aged six because no one else in the house knew how to cook. In her teens, Ghayour, who is …

11 Quick and Easy Summer Camp Lunches

Here are 15 camp lunches that kids will love, from cold noodle salad to spinach dip.<p><b>It's summer camp season!</b> It's probably a huge relief to send your kids off to swim, run, do arts and crafts, and other good ole'-fashioned fun stuff. But there's one problem that plagues parents during the school …

You'll Have To Be Fast To Dodge And Shoot For Survival In Super Pixelander

Super Pixelander (Free) by Sunny Tam is a fast-paced arcade shooter game that will keep you entertained for hours. If you enjoyed other arcade games …

Apple slashes iPod touch prices, launches new 16GB model (updated)

<i>Update July 1: Apple is now launching the device internationally.</i> <i>Update 8:30 a.m. ET: Apple officially launched the new 16GB device and cut prices across the entire line, confirming earlier rumors. Details here.</i><p>Rumor has it that Apple will launch a new iPod touch model next week — a 16GB $200 …

Maybe tablets were better than desktops all along

With Apple’s mobile and desktop platforms growing closer in iOS 8 and Yosemite, I started wondering: Is the laptop inherently better for computing than a tablet, or does it just seem that way because we’re so used to the folding form factor?<p>Could it be that, if the iPad had launched before the Mac …

Sprint gets the Galaxy S5 and Gear smartwatches April 11th, pre-orders go live today

Sprint's getting the Galaxy S5, too. And like fellow underdog T-Mobile, the carrier plans to offer Samsung's flagship handset for no dinero upfront on its Easy Pay plan. Which means, you still have to pay, but just in 24 monthly increments. Those pre-orders begin today for folks visiting Sprint's …

A Smart Watch For Kids, Designed For Worried Parents

Helicopter parents, rejoice: FiLIP’s technology lets you keep track of your kids.<p>An estimated 60% of parents in the United States get their pre-teens cell phones, for reasons like peace of mind and safety. The catch, however, is that those smartphones come loaded with tools that kids can abuse. …

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SmartMio Smart Wearable Sports Muscle Stimulator

More and more gadgets are getting smarter via adding connection with smartphone, also including muscle simulation. Need it for your workouts? Let’s …

If you like vibrating jewelry, put a Ringly on it

Remember HTC's Rhyme? That slightly patronizing "women first" smartphone came with hobbled specs and a charm indicator: an accessory that clipped to your purse strap and glowed if you received a call. Now, a former eBay designer has taken the same idea and jammed it into an enormous piece of …

Apple 'iWatch' hype is building toward iPhone-like levels

The buzz around the iWatch, which will likely make its debut in time for the Christmas shopping season, has been getting noticeably louder in the past few days.<p>Several media outlets have uncovered new details about the “iWatch” in the past few days:<p>The Chinese website <i>Laoyaoba</i> says the iWatch is now …

What you need to know about 3D-printed organs

Sure, 3D printers that can spit out chocolates, create shoes, handcraft cars and help astronauts sound fun and magical, but a lot of scientists are working to make models that aren't just fun. They're developing 3D printers that can also save and change lives by printing out functional human …

You Can Now Buy Extravagant High Fashion Frames For Google Glass From Diane Von Furstenberg

Glass usually costs $1,500, but you can buy any pair of von Furstenberg's five different limited-edition frames (which come bundled with shades) for $1,800. Although Glass hasn't had its official consumer launch, anyone in the U.S. can buy a pair through its Explorer program.<p>In the video created …

Is the hoverbike about to become reality?

Those childhood dreams of doing the commute on a Star Wars Speeder Bike might be possible if a revolutionary hoverbike design takes off. (Video above has no sound)<p>Getting from A to B is very rarely boring in the world of science fiction – sadly real life is often a let-down in comparison. We do not …

A Chip In This Man's Brain Let Him Will His Paralyzed Hand To Move

Last Wednesday, he moved his hand for the first time in four years, thanks to a group of researchers at Ohio State University's Wexner Medical Center. The researchers inserted a chip in Burkhart's brain and used electrodes and an algorithm to bypass his broken spinal cord and regain movement in his …

These Human Robots Will Haunt Your Nightmares

The new humanoid robots named "Otonaroid" and "Kodomoroid" are pictured during a press preview at the National Museum of<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Yoshikazu …

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The First Android Wear Smartwatches Will Go On Sale Today

Want a mini Android display on your wrist? Both LG and Samsung’s first Android Wear smartwatches will be available for purchase starting today, June 25 — and yes, Samsung is now making an Android Wear device. Called the Samsung Gear Live, it looks a lot like its Tizen counterparts.<p>Sadly, the …

15 Gooey, Wonderful Grilled Cheese Recipes

Because melted cheese = happiness.<p>Some might say the best thing since sliced bread is sliced bread with CHEESE. There is nothing better for your soul than delicious, gooey cheese, well, sandwiched between toasted, crunchy bread. Do enjoy these wonderful twists on the classics:<p><b>1. Pesto Pizza Grilled</b> …

How to make the perfect saag paneer

It's a classic vegetarian Indian restaurant dish that's quick and easy to make. But do you like yours wet or dry? And is frozen spinach ever acceptable?<p>• How to make the perfect chicken tikka masala<br>• How to make the perfect dal<br>• How to make perfect onion bhajis<br>• How to make perfect Goan fish …

5.5-Inch iPhone 6 mockup compared to iPhone 5s and other Android phablets (Video)

Recent rumors have suggested that Apple’s upcoming 5.5-inch iPhone 6 will now launch alongside the 4.7-inch iPhone later this year. A larger 4.7-inch display may be the sweet spot for a lot of users on both iOS and Android, but 5.5-inches is definitely up there in phablet territory.<p>Unsurprisingly, …

Cheque photo plan gets the go-ahead

<b>A system that will allow people to pay in a cheque by taking a photo on their smartphone has moved a step closer.</b><p>Rather than go to the bank in person, customers will be able to photograph the cheque, and send it electronically.<p>The government says the idea has been broadly welcomed during …

Meet the M-One, the latest open source SLA 3D printer

Stereolithographic 3D printers, which use light to harden liquid resin into 3D objects, are dropping in price. And their price tag will likely …

After These 39 Chicken Thighs Recipes, You Can't Turn Back

Using chicken thighs, the most flavorful parts of the chicken, these recipes will have you cooking soups and skewers to tacos and paella.<p><b>We'll admit it: Chicken thighs trump chicken breasts any day of the week</b>. Not only are they more succulent than white meat, chicken thighs even stand up to …