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10 Ways to Tone Up Without Killing Yourself at the Gym

<i>Every Monday we tap an industry expert for tips that only insiders know. This week Brooke Siler, Pilates pioneer and author of 'The New York Times' best-seller 'The Pilates Body: The Ultimate At-Home Guide to Strengthening, Lengthening and Toning Your Body- Without Machines', explains that it is</i> …

Gilbertville: A Billionaire's Drive To Rebuild The Motor City

<b>TO REALLY UNDERSTAND</b> Dan Gilbert, the billionaire owner of Quicken Loans, the nation’s second-largest mortgage lender, it helps to know a little bit about his pumpkin-carving. At least that’s what he tells 1,000 of his newest hires to kick off his latest day-long orientation, which he hosts every …

Guinness World Records' Weirdest Records Of 2015

Some people get into the record books by a nose, but Nick Stoeberl got into Guinness World Records by a tongue.<p>Stoeberl, 22, an artist and comedian from Monterey, California, has been trying to get official recognition for his massive tongue for two years.<p>Guinness World Records finally measured him …

Tim Cook Could Have Another Trick Up His Sleeve To Sell More iPads To Businesses

That could be part of CEO Tim Cook's two-pronged approach to convince enterprises to finally ditch their Windows PCs and go Apple devices, according to a new report from financial blog Market Realist.<p>The new iPad is expected to be 12.9-inches, a bit bigger than Microsoft's 12-inch Surface Pro …

The Alienware 13 is the smallest and lightest gaming laptop in Dell's lineup

Y'all remember the Alienware M11x, right? That compact, netbook-sized gaming laptop with the glowing keyboard that made it look like a spaceship? Anyway, Dell discontinued it back in 2012, only to release several big-screen machines the following year. Well, it looks like someone at the company saw …

Is Android becoming a monopoly? Europe may believe so

Android has truly become an authority in the mobile market. A powerful operating system that costs nothing to the manufacturer and brings unlimited options to the consumer is hard to beat, a fact that is confirmed by last quarter’s marketshare reports. Google’s mobile OS has reached another …

The GOkey Is The Ultimate Keychain Companion, Will Charge Your Phone, Find Your Keys and More

Many of us have random, useless crap on our keychains like souvenirs from vacations, pictures of our kids (or pets) and other random things. But the …

Tiny Wireless Earbuds Could Be Damn Near Invisible When In Use

Two tiny, cylindrical earbuds that could be great–if you don’t lose them.<p>Earin, currently attracting tons of money on Kickstarter, is a tiny wireless earbud product that’s a bit different from anything currently on the market–and by doing things so differently, it might be the first pair of …

Consumer Tech

Here's How to Stop Facebook From Snooping in Your Web History

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>This week, Facebook announced it was expanding its evil empire adding targeted advertising based on …

Check Out These Awesome Gadgets From the Tokyo Toy Show

The world's smallest multicopter, "QuatroX", measuring approximately 2.5 inches wide and 1 inch high, is demonstrated at<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Kiyoshi Ota—EPA

Gear & Gadgets

New lock screen bypass discovered in iOS 7, allows access in 5 seconds under certain circumstances (Update: Resolved)

<b>Update 6/30:</b> It appears iOS 7.1.2 has resolved the issue: <i>A state management issue existed in the handling of the telephony state while in Airplane Mode. This issue was addressed through improved state management while in Airplane Mode.</i><p>A new lock screen bypass has been discovered in iOS 7 that …

A Retired Boeing 727 Converted Into a Home in the Woods | Colossal

<p>When most people board a plane they’re usually leaving home. But not if you’re Bruce Campbell, an innovative engineer who rejected the standards of …

Capture 360-Degree HD Video With This Tiny UFO-Style Camera

Tools like Google Street View and even Apple's iPhone allow you to view the world as captured in panoramic photos, but a new camera called Centr …

Kevin Spacey to star in Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare

Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more. Except, of course, this being Call of Duty, the breach is likely to see plenty more action in the coming years.<p>Yes, Activision has announced the 2014 instalment in its annual first-person shooter series. Subtitled Advanced Warfare, the game is due …

This Gadget Makes Gallons of Drinking Water Out of Air

Water is in the air nearly everywhere on earth, even in the most parched desert. But that doesn’t help much when you’re thirsty because most of that …

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Smartphone innovation has stalled, but that's OK

Here's a short message to smartphone makers before you try to wow us with a bunch of glitzy features in your next device: Don't do it.<p>It's been more than seven years since Apple introduced the original iPhone and reset our expectations for what a smartphone should be. But Steve Jobs was right on …

Financial Management App Developer Qapital Launching To Challenge Mint.com

Qapital, a new financial management app developer based in Europe, is preparing to launch in the U.S. and Sweden as it looks to challenge Mint.com‘s dominance in personal financial management, TechCrunch has learned.<p>The Stockholm-based company aims to help consumers “live large” by “saving …

Samsung Galaxy S5 review: a solid improvement, but don't rush to upgrade

When Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S5 and a trio of Gear smartwatches, the company made a big to-do about how it listens to its customers. We know, we know: Every company's supposed to be doing that. But remember, this is <i>Samsung</i> we're talking about. It dominates the Android market by such a wide …

How to Make an Incredible Burger, According to 6 Meat-Masters

Have you ever gone to a restaurant, had an amazing burger, and then tried to replicate it at home only to have disastrous results? That's what you get for trying. But in the spirit of spreading knowledge and leveling the playing field for meat aficionados everywhere, we consulted six burger experts …

Flying Cars and Tricorders: How Sci-Fi Invented the Present

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‘50-megapixel’ Oppo phone hits UK

Oppo’s Find 7a smartphone opens for pre-order in Europe, complete with fake 50-megapixel camera, but minus the mega-high-def screen.<p>Chinese …

Phones

$299 3D printer achieves Kickstarter goal in minutes

<b>An ultra-cheap 3D printer has hit its Kickstarter goal in just 11 minutes, with some lauding it as the first mass market version of the technology.</b><p>Makers M3D have currently raised over $1m (£597,000) well ahead of their $50,000 target with 28 days to go.<p>Early backers will get the machine for just …

Samsung's rumored Bond-like smartwatch may make and take calls

What if a smartwatch were more than just an accessory for your smartphone?<p>Samsung may be testing that possibility with an upcoming smartwatch that can send and receive calls thanks to its very own SIM slot. And it seems Samsung has come up with just the right name for the standalone smartwatch: …

Here's another peek at Google's build-your-own-smartphone project

Project Ara has only exploded in prominence since Google unloaded Motorola earlier this year, and now we're getting yet another peek at the work in progress. The Phonebloks team just released a video showing off the progress Google and its partners have made on those modular smartphones, and things …