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Acer DA241HL takes Android from phones to PCs - CNET

BERLIN -- Android already rules the world of smartphones, and now the little green robot is coming for your PC. Unveiled at technology trade show IFA this week, the Acer DA241HL is a 24-inch all-in-one desktop PC that runs on Android software.<p>It's a computer and monitor in one, the display tilting …

Apple wins 41 new patents, including hand-gesture controls

The feature appears to be similar to the Kinect, and allows for full hand-gesture control over a respective device.<p>Apple has won 41 new patents from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, including one that could eventually deliver Kinect-like functionality to Macs.<p>According to Patently Apple, which …

DrinkSavvy Cups Detect Date Rape Drugs: Creator a Victim

Mike Abramson is the founder of DrinkSavvy, and a victim of sexual assault after drugs were slipped in his drink. Drugs such as gamma hydroxybutyrate …

Watch A Professor Control Another Professor's Mind From Across Campus

The first human brain-to-brain interfacing has been used to play a video game.<p>Hello, mind control! Researchers at the University of Washington say they've created the first non-invasive brain interface between two humans--i.e., they've basically achieved telepathy.<p>Previous work has allowed basic …

Google Glass: Surgery Tool Of The Future?

A surgeon transmitted the first Google Glass video of a live surgery to colleagues and med students across town.<p>We've been waiting for a while to figure out what practical uses will come out of Google Glass, besides, of course, making dudes look silly. And aha! A surgeon at The Ohio State …

Sun's 8.2-billion-year-old twin found

About 250 light-years away in the constellation Capricornus (The Sea Goat) lies a star that looks awfully familiar.<p>Known as HIP 102152, the star is a virtual twin of our sun, which in and of itself is not so unusual. But HIP 102152 is older than our 4.6-billion-year old sun -- by nearly 4 billion …

Infrared Car System Spots Wildlife On The Road From 500 Feet Away

Here's how it works.<p>Since their debut 13 years ago, in-car night-vision systems, which identify pedestrians approaching a roadway, have arguably made driving safer. But they come with a pretty big blind spot: animals. Each year, drivers in the U.S. strike about a million deer, causing 27,000 human …

Heartbeats to replace traditional passwords

Our heartbeats could be used instead of traditional passwords to unlock smartphones, tablets and cars using a new device being developed by Canadian company Bionym.<p>Passwords scrawled on a scrap of paper are easily lost, jumbled letters and numbers are quickly forgotten and, with “password” still …

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Thanks to a new chip, the Galaxy Note 3’s huge screen won’t kill its battery

Advertisement<p>15 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / koya979<p>The charge on the Galaxy Note 3 is going to last a lot longer than you think – and not just …

Sweet Dreams: 15 Ways to Get Better Sleep Every Night

Catch more precious z's with these tried-and-tested tips for the ultimate in snooze control<p>The average adult is supposed to get seven to eight hours of sleep a night, which is probably about seven to eight hours more than you can spare. But since a well-rested life is a happy and healthy one, we've …

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Get More Sleep & Energy

Make the most of your time in the bedroom and the boardroom—and stay on top of your game, 24/7.<p><b>PART 1: SLEEP BETTER</b><p>For the typical adult, there is, in fact, a key to happiness: more sleep. Sufficient shut-eye (seven to eight hours a day) is what wards off colds; lends the brain creativity, wit, and …

Secrets To Better Sleep

Struggling to fall asleep? Or can't seem to stay asleep? Read on for simple tips on how to catch a few more z's for a restful night.<p>We've all heard it before: If you're having a hard time sleeping, you need to adopt a perfectly monastic lifestyle, free of any and all indulgences. No caffeine. No …

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DIY Scented Bath Salts in 3 Minutes!

Nobody loves bath time more than me. All year long, almost every day—if you want me, you can find me in the tub. Winter? I'm in a hot bath, steaming …

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The 8 Skincare Secrets You Need To Know Now, According To Dr. Perricone

We all want beautiful skin, but we may not know how to achieve it. Should we be slathering on more creams? Exfoliating every day? What about all of those oils being thrown at us?<p>Luckily, we got the expert opinion of Dr. Perricone himself on the confusing world that is skin maintenance. The health …

10 Bra Mistakes You're Probably Making (And How To Fix Them)

Bras are complicated little buggers -- buying them is anxiety-inducing, washing them is time-consuming and getting them to lay right under clothes sometimes seems aggravatingly impossible.<p>But we're here to tell you that it gets better. Women are making so many mistakes when it comes to their bras, …

Is Apple working on a 6-inch iPhone?

Advertisement<p>10 Comments<p>Apple(s aapl) is expected to launch two new iPhones next Tuesday, which will be a first for the company. But Cupertino might …

Homemade Face Scrubs for Every Skin Type

Yes, we know there are a ton of face scrubs out there, but it’s hard to find exactly the right one to fit your skin type. Which means that making a custom one to fit your skin’s needs is the way to go. Plus, you’ll already have half of the ingredients in your kitchen. It’s a win-win situation!<p>We’ll …

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Beach hair to beach party in 4 easy steps

Beach hair to beach party in 4 easy steps.