Lorraine Lapworth

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Tour the world's largest cruise ship with Google Street View

From electrical system breakdowns to backed-up toilets and even a capsized ship, it hasn't been a great decade for the cruising industry. Even when your trip goes off without a hitch, you'll probably be eager to disembark after a week in close quarters with 2,000 other families -- even on the …

The Galaxy Note Edge: Samsung's first smartphone with a bent display

It's been over a year and a half since Samsung briefly (and from a distance) showed off the Youm, a prototype of a smartphone with a curved display that wrapped around the right-hand side. While it seemed like a far-off reality at the time, Samsung announced today that the Youm's spiritual …

ISIS can 'muster' between 20,000 and 31,500 fighters, CIA says

A CIA assessment puts the number of ISIS fighters at possibly more than three times the previous estimates.<p>The terror group that calls itself the Islamic State "can muster between 20,000 and 31,500 fighters across Iraq and Syria," a CIA spokesman told CNN on Thursday.<p>Analysts and U.S. officials …

Sept. 11, 2001: A Look Back in Pictures

Apple Watch's Enterprise Opportunity And Lessons

IDC has said that 19.2 million wearables will ship in 2014 (that’s triple the 2013 number) and that shipments will reach 112 million by 2018. While we all know shipped doesn’t always mean sold, this is still great news for both individuals and businesses.<p>As Tim Cook said on-stage yesterday, “Apple …

Surfing Silicon Beach

“This is nothing like California … ” I overheard one of the staff members say to a guest at Palihouse, the Spanish Colonial Revival mansion turned boutique beach hotel that opened last year in Santa Monica. By “California,” I assume he meant modern, glass-clad, bright and filled with celebrities …

12 Hamptons Living Rooms So Good, You May Want to Skip the Beach

Luxe spaces.<p>The beach might be the main draw of the Hamptons, but these luxe living rooms would make you secretly wish for a rainy day inside. Peek inside some of the stunning homes highlighted in Anthony Iannacci's new book, Design In The Hamptons.

The 18 Most Expensive Mansions For Sale In Silicon Valley Right Now

The team at Point2Homes helped us gather data on the most expensive homes for sale in 13 cities in and around Silicon Valley: Palo Alto, Atherton, Cupertino, Menlo Park, Woodside, Saratoga, Portola Valley, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Los Gatos, Hillsborough, Morgan Hill, and San Jose.<p>Of those …

The Week in Review: The 50th Anniversary of the JFK Assassination

Inside Flipboard / November 22, 2013<p>This week marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The youngest elected …

The Week in Review: Gadgets and Gizmos A-Plenty

Inside Flipboard / January 10, 2014<p>The Consumer Electronics Show (CES), which just completed its 2014 run in Las Vegas, was full of gadgets—some …

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For Those Who Love the Effects of Yoga

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We could travel to new worlds in NASA's starship Enterprise

NASA announced in 2012 that it was working to build a "warp drive" that could enable "faster-than-light" travel. Two years later and the space agency hasn't built a spaceship capable of such speeds yet — but thanks to artist Mark Rademaker, we now know what one could look like. The result is the …

Apple iWatch to feature multiple designs and more than 10 sensors: WSJ

New report adds fuel to rumors of impending October release date<p>Apple's upcoming smartwatch is pegged for a fall release and will come in multiple designs, according to a new report in <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>. The device, widely dubbed the iWatch, is said to include over 10 sensors, with some …

See What Apple's New 'Spaceship' Headquarters Could Look Like From The Sky

We've seen plenty of jaw-dropping imagery of Apple's upcoming "spaceship" campus in Cupertino. The Norman Foster-designed campus won't be completed for some time, yet the futuristic renderings of the building have had the tech community excited since they were released in 2011.<p>A new video from …

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Apple brings manual camera controls to iOS 8

Limited camera control has often been a source of frustration for users and developers who want to flex their mobile photography muscles within iOS. The default camera app has a very limited set of controls available, with a simple HDR toggle and AE/AF lock among the only visible options.<p>With the …

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Don't Buy That UHD TV: It May Go Obsolete Faster Than You Think

Don't Buy That UHD TV: It May Go Obsolete Faster Than You Think<p>Different encoding profiles and color issues mean that today's UHD sets won't play …

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