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Red, White and Blue Layered Flag Cake

Celebrate with a show-stopper cake! ...MORE+ LESS-<p>Ingredients<p>Red Cake Layers<p>1<p>box Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ white cake mix<p>1<p>pint (2 cups) …

Can Fujifilm Bring Instant Film Cameras Into the Selfie Era?

Fujifilm Instax Mini 90 Review<p>Instant Service, Retro Looks<p>Where the Magic Happens<p>Squint to Focus<p>The Power Behind the Style<p>Compare and Contrast<p>When it …

7 Mobile Apps to Help Manage Diabetes

Nearly 26 million people in the United States have diabetes, a metabolic disease in which the body can't effectively produce or use glucose for …

7 Coolest Greek Islands Hotels: A Man's Guide

Despite its financial woes in recent years, Greece is still a destination for glamorous, wealthy travellers looking for an opulent experience away. …

Parallels Access 2.0: Windows and Mac Apps Land on Android, iPhone

Parallels has made a name for itself by running apps in unexpected places. Its virtualization software first brought Windows apps to the Mac, then it …

The All-New Pushup Circuit That Builds Strong, Massive Shoulders

A great set can make your waist look slimmer, your arms look bigger, and your back look broader. Here's the circuit that will help you build bolder shoulders<p>When it comes to shoulders, the bolder, the better. One of the best ways to build a massive set: Pushups. But we're not talking about pounding …

'Ringly' Smart Ring Relays iPhone Notifications Over Bluetooth

Ringly, a new iPhone-connected smart ring designed for women, uses Bluetooth LE to connect to a phone, lighting up and buzzing to alert users of calls, messages, emails, and other app notifications.<p>Billed as the first connected ring, Ringly aims to allow users to continue to receive notifications …

Couchbase, provider of NoSQL databases, releases new product suite for better mobile applications

NoSQL startup Couchbase debuted today its new Couchbase Mobile, a new line of products tailored for developers who need to make mobile applications …

Mobile Fitness Coach App, PumpUp, Launches Out Of Beta After 1M+ Downloads

Fitness app PumpUp, which offers personalised workouts to act as a virtual personal trainer in your pocket, is launching out of beta today — having racked up more than a million registered users on iOS and Android in less than six months of beta activity.<p>It is not, however, breaking out active …

SmartThings sweetens its hub for consumers and developers in a bid to own the smart home

SmartThings, the company behind a connected home hub, is walking the fine line between creating an open ecosystem for connected devices and a user …

A Tool For Building Beautiful Data Visualizations

Visage makes infographics easy, and they customize palettes for free.<p>If you’re an art director at a media outlet, odds are you have to assign and commission each data visualization you publish. That gets time-consuming, even when the graphic in question is nothing but a small pie chart running …

Tinitell straps a mobile phone on kids' wrists

With Tinitell, Mats Horn and his team have created a simple mobile phone designed to be worn on the wrist. The design is minimal, with features …

Logitech Mobile Speakerphone P710e turns your iOS device into a mobile conference room

Logitech’s new Mobile Speakerphone P710e accessory for smartphones and tablets looks to bring enterprise-quality audio to your iPhone, iPad, and Mac. The device is highly portable creating an on-the-go conference room without sounding like you’re on speakerphone.<p>Check out more information here and …

Hyper launches the first Made-for-iPhone/iPad USB flash drive w/ built-in Lightning connector

Hyper— we’ve reviewed some of its MacBook batteries and iPhone accessories in the past— is today announcing the first Made-For-iPhone/iPad/iPod touch (MFi) flash drive that includes a built-in Lightning connector. Unfortunately you can’t get your hands on one just yet, but you can preorder through …

Cool Things: New Logitech Keyboard Folio Cases for iPad and iPad mini

Logitech has unveiled a new line of keyboard folio cases for the iPad and iPad mini. They’re called the Keyboard Folio and the Keyboard Folio mini and, as the bit of the name would imply, they offer protection for the front and back of the iPad and iPad mini.<p>And as you can see in the promo photo …

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Automatic Connected Car System Delayed Until August

Automatic introduced its Automatic Link connected car system in March of this year, promising to ship out the app and the Bluetooth adapter beginning in May.<p>The system includes a plug-in adapter that is designed to read data from a car's onboard diagnostics, turning nearly any car manufactured …

Duet Takes On Tile With A Small, Square Lost Item Finder That Also Lets You Replace The Battery

Early backers of the Bluetooth-powered lost item finder called Tile, backed by $2.7 million in crowdfunding, have been patiently waiting for the device to begin shipping (which it finally is, they say). But in the meantime, a number of similar tags have stepped in to fill the void, including …

Global drugs war a 'billion-dollar failure'

Nobel-prize winning economists support academic report which says global drugs policies created $300bn black market.<p>The global "war on drugs" has been a catastrophic failure and world leaders must rethink their approach, a group including five Nobel prize-winning economists, Britain's deputy prime …

Sony hopes Michael Jackson's legacy can boost its streaming music service

Sony sure knows how to dangle a carrot in front of its customers. In a not-so-subtle use of music industry clout to drive its technology business, the company is offering access to five tunes off of the Michael Jackson album <i>Xscape</i> on its Music Unlimited streaming service days before the album's …

Amazon Steps Into Social Selling On Twitter With #AmazonCart

Amazon is intent on making every one of your interactions with a screen into an opportunity to shop. Its latest iteration: hooking up with Twitter to enable social shopping.<p>It’s pretty simple, according to the e-commerce giant.<p>While you’re scrolling through your Twitter feed and a product with a …

Google will partner with wireless carriers to make Project Loon a reality

Google's Project Loon aims to bring balloon-powered internet to remote regions around the world, and that's an ambitious goal any way you slice it. But we're starting to hear more about how Google plans to make its moonshot idea a reality. At the TechCrunch Disrupt NY conference earlier today, …

Google X spinoff ‘Flux’ pulls in $8M

Flux, a Google X spinoff, raked in $8 million in venture funding today.<p>The San Francisco-based startup produces collaborative-design software tools for the construction industry, with an eye on improving design knowledge and improve the availability of tools to construct more green and efficient …

Google Classroom Offers Assignment Center for Students and Teachers

Google is launching Classroom, a new offering in its Google Apps for Education to provide students and teachers with a central place to create, store, organize and provide feedback for classroom assignments.<p>The service, which is in beta and available only in some schools, allows teachers to:<p><b>Create</b> …

Faster Chromebook laptops revealed by Google and Intel

<b>New computers running Google's Chrome operating system from Lenovo, Acer, Asus, HP and Toshiba have been shown off at an event in San Francisco.</b><p>In addition, Dell announced it would offer its existing Chromebook laptop with a faster processor.<p>The move is designed to build on rising demand for the …

Like It or Not, You'll Have Twitter's New Profile by May 28

Ready or not, Twitter's new profiles are coming.<p>Announced early last month, the profile update will soon be required for everyone on the service. …

iPad Tips: Using Smart Mailboxes on iOS 7

One of the killer additions to the Mail app in iOS 7 are Smart Mailboxes, which help organize all sent messages, messages with attachments, and more. The VIP mailbox is displayed by default, but you’ll want to tap on the Edit button on the top-right corner of the Mail app to reveal the other Smart …

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‘Unshackling’ big data for marketers: Sitecore’s new real-time NoSQL platform is a game-changer

It’s a modern marketer’s dream to view each customer’s every experience with a brand in real time across web, mobile, social, offline channels, and email — and have the capability to communicate, present offers, and manage experiences at precisely the same rate.<p>That 1-to-1 marketing dream is …