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TiVo goes after cord-cutters with post-Aereo device

Did you cut your cable but miss recording your favorite shows? TiVo might have the answer.<p>The DVR company announced a new, $50 device that lets cord-cutters record over-the-air network shows and watch them later on their televisions.<p>The TiVo Roamio OTA DVR (the OTA stands for "over the air") can …

10 best cooking school vacations

TV chef <b>Andrew Zimmern</b> says a cooking school vacation can be an immersive experience that teaches you all about a culture — and how to cook its cuisine. "You can come back and be a very accomplished performer in your own kitchen," he says. Zimmern, whose <i>Bizarre Foods America</i> is in its sixth season …

How To Build A Liquid-Cooled Mini Gaming PC For Under $1,000

If you go into your local technology store and look at the PC section, most if not all will be standard black towers. However, on the enthusiast scene, there’s a seismic shift going on with many people ditching their large tower cases and opting for shoebox-size ones.<p>The latest motherboards aimed …

How To Watch The Sochi Olympics Without A Cable Bill

The Winter Olympics is just days away, with the Sochi Games expected to draw a global TV audience of about 3 billion. NBCUniversal, which paid $4.3 billion for U.S. rights to the Olympics through 2020, is offering comprehensive coverage, with 539 hours of television broadcasts. And as it did with …

Kyte & Key’s Cabelet, A Lightning Cable You Can Wear

Ever find yourself stuck without a cable when you need to charge your iPhone? No, me either. I’m a nerd and a professional gadget tester, so at pretty much all times I have some kind of Lightning cable, dock or adapter either on my person or close to hand.<p>But if I got out more, and was more stylish …

Finally Read Jane Austen Without Putting Down Your Games In Stride & Prejudice [Review]

Getting kids to read 19th century literature is virtually impossible unless you attach a grade to it these days. While I was content with thick tomes of Brönte(s) and Austen in high school, my classmates were quick to avoid most books not written by popular authors within the last 20 years. If only …

HIGH-INTENSITY CIRCUIT TRAINING USING BODY WEIGHT: Maximum... : ACSM's Health & Fitness Journal

Klika, Brett C.S.C.S., B.S.; Jordan, Chris M.S., C.S.C.S., NSCA-CPT, ACSM HFS/APT<p>ACSM's Health & Fitness Journal: May/June 2013 - Volume 17 - Issue 3 …

8 of the Coziest Nooks We've Ever Seen (and How to Recreate Them at Home)

Spaces to be snuggled into.<p>Even in the grandest houses, we're inevitably drawn to the smallest rooms: they're the coziest. In big rooms, guess where we head? To the coziest spots, the nooks and niches that are like rooms within rooms — their own intimate little worlds. Look around: There's bound to …

MusiXmatch Puts Its Song Lyrics On Apple TV For Better Karaoke Experience

After seeing 15 million downloads of its song lyrics apps — available for iOS, Android, WP8, desktop Mac, W8 and Spotify — musiXmatch is making its first foray into the living room. For premium subscribers to its newly updated iOS 6 and 7 app, the company has added support for Apple’s AirPlay video …

TECH NOW shocker: iPhone case is a stun gun

A shock from the Yellow Jacket feels like the most concentrated and intense bee sting you could ever imagine.<p>I get asked to test out new gadgets all the time. Whether at home or on the go, I'm constantly evaluating whether the latest "must-have" device can actually measure up in real life. Some are …

Hidden islands you've never heard of

Unspoiled and isolated, hidden islands are vacation bait for anyone with escapist tendencies. Protected from crowds and the stress of modern life, these retreats will allow you to become one with nature, soak up local culture, and live in paradise. So go ahead and become a castaway for a day or …

10 scenic boat trips that won't sink your budget

From New York Harbor to Venice to Sydney, some of the world's most scenic boat trips are via public transit, at public-transit fares. So here's my list of the great -- and cheap -- public-transit boat rides I've taken, in no particular order. I include only those relatively short boat trips that …

5 Ways to Get a Flat Stomach Standing Up

From posture advice to waist-whittling twists, these upright exercises will help you feel slimmer and stand taller.<p>The Move: Swivel Chair<p>The Move: …

Make Your Mac Send Sound Output To Your Giant HDTV [OS X Tips]

At work, I use a big Acer monitor connected to my Macbook Air via an HDMI dongle from Moshi and an HDMI cable. For quite some time, I was content with having the sound come out of the Macbook Air, which I have set up just to the left of the big monitor as a second screen.<p>But the other day, since I …