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22 Contemporary Authors You Absolutely Should Be Reading

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The latest Windows 10 Technical Preview update brings Cortana to the desktop

Well, that was quick. Microsoft is rolling out the January update to the Windows 10 Technical Preview today, and it should include a few of the new features and apps we saw at the Windows 10 event on Wednesday. The latest version is build 9926, and according to today's announcement it includes …

Songza Can Now Deliver Music To You Based On Weather

Songza, the New York-based music streaming service, is now using weather data to deliver music to you after inking a deal with The Weather Company, parent to The Weather Channel.<p>This means that on top of facilitating music discovery based on day, time, device type, location and past behavior, …

HTC Desire 616 spotted with octa-core Mediatek processor

At this year’s Mobile World Congress, HTC announced two new midrange smartphones, the Desire 816 and 610, followed by the budget oriented Desire 310 shortly afterwards. Now another mid-range HTC handset has been spotted over in China, the Desire 616, which has just passed through the Chinese …

Mobile Technology

Samsung 'Very Puzzled' as Galaxy S5 Launches Early in Korea

As of today, Samsung Galaxy S5 is available with South Korea's largest mobile carrier, SK Telecom. The problem with that is that Samsung had not …

Foodini Is A 3D Printer That Lets You Print Dishes With Fresh Ingredients

Foodini is a 3D printer for foodstuffs. Its Florida-based makers are hoping their time-saving device becomes as ubiquitous on kitchen countertops as the microwave oven has become.<p>But instead of forcing people to rely on highly processed convenience food that’s larded with additives and unhealthy …

Today's Style Secret

We're keeping an eye on the red carpet, the It girls and the fashion bloggers who are innovating. Check back daily for the style how-tos.

5 Must-Have Spring Staples

By Style Editor Katherine Hahn for GalTime.com<p>Spring has arrived, baby -- let's jump right in. Don't let the temperature be the only thing heating up this season!<p>Step up your wardrobe with five irresistible musts: little white dress, studded denim jacket, stud earrings, go-to wedges and …

Clothing

Your First Look At Kristen Stewart For Chanel Is Here!

Yee-haw, K-Stew!<p>Chanel announced in December that Kristen Stewart would be the face of their Texas-inspired collection, and now, thanks to Instagram (and subsequently Fashionista), the first images of the shoot have been released.<p>Stewart looks pretty much as stoic she always does, and perhaps a bit …

Thanks to Anne Hathaway, We’re All About THIS Spring Style Combo

Our girl crush on Anne Hathaway gets stronger with every glam style risk she takes. First, the A-list actress made us seriously consider committing to a 60s-style pixie cut just like the one she’s been rocking since she chopped off her locks for her Oscar-winning performance in <i>Les Miserables</i>. And …

Sarah Jessica Parker's Best Looks

See some of the Sex and the City actress's chicest style moments.<p>Sarah Jessica Parker's on-screen looks as Carrie Bradshaw in <i>Sex and the City</i> may have been what made the actress a fashion icon, but you know what kept her there? Her real life style. It's great. So to celebrate her 49th birthday …

5 Fresh Hair Color Ideas for Summer

Higher hems, lower tops—summer is the season of wardrobe reinvention. So, then, it only makes sense to switch up your hair, no? Days spent out and about under the sun inspire flings with lighter shades—and perhaps more experimental ones. We turned to Moroccanoil Celebrity Colorist Lorri Goddard, …

9 Lace-Up Heels That Will Spice Up Your Spring Closet

Take a sultry step into spring.<p>Over the past few seasons, the lace-up heel trend has been gaining traction — and it shows no sign of stopping. The strappy style is equal parts alluring and feminine, which makes it a playful statement for any shoe closet. Now that spring is upon us, take a sultry …

The 10 Best Mascaras Out There, Hands Down

Trust us.<p>As any lash fanatic knows, not all mascaras are created equal. Flaking, clumping, weighing down, raccoon eyes...some of them are just a nightmare. ("I shelled out HOW much for this tube of $%^#?!") Fear not! Below, the best in the game right now that are actually worth your hard earned …

Meet The HTC One ‘M8’, Available Today With Google Play Edition Shipping Soon

HTC has revealed its HTC One (M8) smartphone, the gorgeous, if somewhat inelegantly named Android flagship and successor to last year’s original HTC One, the best-selling phone in HTC’s history. The device is debuting in ‘Gunmetal Gray,’ a finish we got a look at in a video leak yesterday, ‘Glacial …

Nokia makes DNG colour profiles for Adobe Lightroom

<b>Keen smartphone photographer and own a Nokia handset? These colour profiles will make your life a lot easier when editing photos in Lightroom.</b><p>At the …

PGP creator’s new ‘Blackphone’ is a secure Android phone that may protect you from the NSA

It was only a matter of time until someone developed a smartphone entirely focused on security.<p>Phil Zimmermann, best known among techies as the creator of the email encryption tool PGP, announced his latest security effort today: Blackphone, a smartphone powered by a custom secure version of …

#theLIST: The Must-Have Hair Colors

Take a cue from these on-trend A-listers for the hues that youand your hairwill be all about this year.<p>Take a cue from these on-trend A-listers for the hues that you—and your hair—will be all about this year. Plus, the best red, brown, and blonde hair colors.

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 50th Anniversary Party Draws Models Of All Ages (Who All Look Ageless)

Sports Illustrated celebrated the 50th anniversary of its Swimsuit Issue on Wednesday night, but it was more of a who's-who in the modeling industry than a party. Veteran and newer models alike stepped out to support the magazine, which has featured many of them on its cover.<p>All of the women at the …

Fashion Editors Can't Stop Instagramming Macarons, The Prettiest Cookies Ever

If you didn't know that macarons are a thing in the fashion world, just take one look at Instagram.<p>If there's anything fashion editors, designers, PR execs and interns love Instagramming, it's macarons, those petite French cookies that come in the prettiest filter-ready colors. They're the perfect …

The 2014 Golden Globe Winners Are...

Photo: via @goldenglobes.<p>Well, it's that time of year again. Award season has officially arrived. Prepare yourself for all the glitterati gossip and …

Game Of Thrones Season 4 Trailer Is Here, & We Are Trembling

Collective deep breath, folks. We're going to take this one step at a time. Yes, the Globes are going on, and yes, <i>Girls</i> is back on, and yes, Jennifer …

Hot Tips! 12 Ways to Amp Up a French Mani

You can’t go wrong with a classic French mani: the simple pearled tip is a timeless formal look. And while it’s our go-to for special occasions and black tie events, we’ve been on the hunt for ways to reinvent this elegant nail art staple into a style that’s more universally wearable. Well, we’re …

Margot Robbie's Golden Globes Dress 2014 Is Stopping Us In Our Tracks (PHOTOS)

If you don't already know who Margot Robbie is, you had better learn her name. The Australian actress looked stunning at Sunday's 2014 Golden Globes in one of the most inspiring dresses of the night.<p>The "Wolf Of Wall Street" star shone in a tight Gucci dress with a high slit -- seriously, does it …

Bringing Sexy Back: The Night's Best Statement Backs

The 2014 Golden Globes red carpet was filled with stunning gowns, and as they made their debut, we couldn't help but notice many of them showing off …

Golden Globes Hair & Makeup Was All About The Drama (PHOTOS)

There wasn't a dull beauty moment on the Golden Globe Awards red carpet. From the bold lipstick shades worn by Lupita Nyong'o and Jennifer Lawrence to the radiant glows of pregnant actresses Olivia Wilde and Kerry Washington, there was much to tweet about.<p>But, of course, there were was some really …

Golden Globes 2014: Red Carpet Arrivals

See what the stars are wearing the moment they hit the red carpet.<p>See what the stars are wearing the moment they hit the red carpet. Plus, see more red-carpet style here.<p>Getty Images

101 Decorating Secrets from Top Interior Designers

Experts share their best tips.<p>The experts — Christopher Peacock, Myra Hoefer, Carleton Varney, and 97 other inspiring designers — share words to live and design by. Plus, see 101 easy makeovers from interior designers.