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AT&T adds 'administrative fee' to wireless bills, stands to rake in hundreds of millions from unwitting customers

AT&T has introduced a new "Mobility Administrative Fee" to its postpaid contracts. The $0.61 monthly fee ($7.32 per year) is being categorized "below the line" alongside tax and fees as an administrative surcharge. The fee came into effect on May 1st, and applies to all consumer contracts as well …

Microsoft says new Kinect for Windows launching next year

In addition to launching its new generation Kinect alongside the Xbox One, Microsoft also plans to again release a version of the powerful sensor that's geared for Windows. A post on the company's Kinect blog today confirms the product will be released next year, meaning it will trail behind its …

Loom Is Building A Better iCloud

Barely a month or two after launching the Y Combinator-backed photo-sharing service Popset, the team realized they were solving the wrong problem. Users weren’t struggling to share their photos with groups; they needed tools to help them organize and manage their photo libraries across a variety of …

French President Signs Same-Sex Marriage Into Law

France is officially the 14th country to legalize gay marriage. Saturday, President Francois Hollande signed a bill that Parliament had passed in April, which gives same-sex couples the right to marry and adopt.<p>Opposition had stalled Hollande's action. As the BBC reports, after the Senate and …

Beware the Global Consequences of Further Declines in the American Middle Class

Apple Computer issued bonds last week. Issuing $17 billion of bonds to buy back stock and pay dividends might seem odd for a company that is sitting on an estimated $145 billion of cash, but much of this money was earned overseas and Apple, like many other transnational U.S. corporations, is …

Globalization

Lost Lands Found by Scientists

Atlantis was a myth, but real-life lost lands do exist.<p><b>A lost continent off the coast of Brazil may have been found, scientists announced this week.</b><p><b>Granite boulders dredged from the seafloor off the coast of South America two years ago could be remnants of a long-vanished continent, according to</b> …

10 Alternatives to Popular Kids IKEA Products

An amazing thing happened in June 2008 — an IKEA opened two miles from my home. Oh, and my son was born. Before this a trip to IKEA meant descending …

New Jersey

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Alexander James - kitchens

As promised, here are some kitchens captured by the gifted photographer and my new obsession, Alexander James.

Always Stylish, Classic Color Combinations

Even if you’re not into bold patterns or gutsy, artistic interior design thrills – that doesn’t mean you can’t create a warm and stylish home. In …

Desktop Othermill carves out circuit boards, jewelry

This successful Kickstarter project lets you make anything from printed circuits to brass earrings and molds for precision parts.<p>What if you could easily add custom-designed circuits to DIY projects like 3D-printed stuff? Here's a small mill that can churn them out with precision and …

3D Printing

The Rise of the App Director

<i>“I’m just a storyteller, and the cinema happens to be my medium.” – Federico Fellini</i><p>As Apple’s App Store nears its five year anniversary, a new kind of storyteller is rising in importance: The App Director. This isn’t an official title, but it’s definitely a state of mind and an important trend to …

Bosch's $449 electric vehicle home charger is a bargain

Today, electric cars are too expensive for most of us, even with prices creeping downward. A Tesla Model S will run you over a grand a month, and even Ford's electric Focus sells for nearly $40,000. Making matters even tougher on the wallet is the fact that a home charging station will set you back …