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9 black-and-white mobile camera apps go mono a mono

Monochrome is back in fashion — as if it every really left. Despite the ubiquity of color images native to digital cameras, the drama of black and white photography is being rediscovered and people are once again connecting with its subtle beauty.<p>Manipulating monochromatic tonal ranges or unicolor …

Android this week: Amazon Instant Video; Android apps on Chrome OS; Hangouts calling

It’s been a long time coming and now it’s here: Amazon set its Prime Instant Video service free for Android phones. Previously, the video app was …

Pre-orders for Moto X, including a Pure Edition, start September 16

Earlier this month, Motorola debuted several new products and this week, it will begin taking pre-orders for them. The 2014 edition of the Moto X …

How Apple HomeKit Is Already Changing The Smart Home Industry

At Apple's developer conference this year, the secretive tech giant devoted less than a minute and half to unveiling HomeKit, its iOS-based protocol for hooking up connected gadgets in the home. But 90 seconds was all startups and hardware makers needed to begin scrambling to figure out ways to fit …

6 Google Keep Tips To Help Get Your Life Under Control

With all the stuff going on in your life, it's a wonder you get anything done at all. But with the help of Google's cloud-connected notepad and these …

In the '60s, your "wrong number" was likely the phone company's error

Dial a phone number. Instead of the person you're trying to reach, a stranger picks up. After a moment of confusion, you blurt out "sorry, wrong …

Our Favorite Android, iOS, and Windows Phone Apps of the Week

This week may have been all about new phones, but that doesn't mean your current glowing rectangle is left in the lurch. We've got some fine new apps …

A Smartphone Sidewalk Pops Up on a Busy Street in China

Back in mid-July, a two-way walking lane appeared in Washington, D.C. One side was a dedicated path for smartphone users and the other for people not …

Sold-Out Moto 360 Returns On Tuesday With Brand New Moto X

When Motorola announced the Moto 360, the long-awaited Android Wear watch sold out in hours. Luckily Motorola announced today via a blog post that …

Colorful Pipes In The Dalles

These pipes carry water in and out of Google's The Dalles, Ore., data center. The blue pipes supply cold water and the red pipes return the warm water back to be cooled.

Eastern Oregon

Putting Smartphone Zombies In Their Place

City planners are charged with designing cities for residents, from developing spaces for popular activities to balancing the needs of different constituencies. For planners in Chongqing, China, one of those constituencies are people absorbed in their smartphones, who have come into conflict with …

15 Awesome Things We Learned From Steve Jobs' 1985 Playboy Interview

As with most long interviews with the late CEO, it's filled with fantastic nuggets about his life, Apple, and the future of computing.<p>We pulled out our 15 favorite quotes and anecdotes for you to check out.

Andy Warhol

Moto X and Moto Hint pre-order Sept 16th plus more Moto 360

Motorola fans should get their wallets ready for this coming Tuesday, September 16th, with devices like the Moto X for AT&T, the Moto Hint, and a …

When it comes to wearables, Intel takes anti-Apple approach

"As a tech company, we're not so arrogant as to think we know what the end user will want."<p>Mike Bell, Intel's head of new devices

A closer look at the space shuttle that never got to space

A mini-documentary on one of NASA's experimental toys, the Enterprise.<p>NEW YORK—The space shuttle <i>Enterprise</i> has been ensconced aboard the USS Intrepid …

WATCH: An Artist Creates a New Form of Life

<b>TED and The Huffington Post are excited to bring you TEDWeekends, a curated weekend program that introduces a powerful "idea worth spreading" every Friday, anchored in an exceptional TEDTalk. This week's TEDTalk is accompanied by an original blog post from the featured speaker, along with new</b> …

Amazon’s cloud is how big again?

Trying to assess just how enormous Amazon Web Services (s amzn) is has become a sort of parlor game among techies. Counting servers is as good a way …

How to Book Travel Online for Less

With clear skies and rising temperatures around the country, the summer travel season is nearly upon us. And unless you've got money to burn or a …

Software

Houses In California Are Mysteriously Sinking Into The Ground

In this photo taken Monday, May 6, 2013 Robin and Scott Spivey walk past the wreckage of their Tudor-style dream home they had to abandon when the ground gave way causing it to drop 10 feet below the street in Lakeport, Calif. Officials believe that water that has bubbled to the surface is playing …

Hot Springs

Why Amazon Wants To Make You Pay Sales Tax

Our days of sales-taxless, free-love internet revelry may be numbered. Thursday afternoon, the Senate voted to open the floor to a bill that could …

eCommerce