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Wake up to Missy Elliott yelling at you through the Amazon Echo

Or get an inspirational message from Alec Baldwin<p>It seems that Amazon's voice-controlled assistant / trojan horse into your home Echo gains a new ability nearly every week, and this week is no exception. This time, the Echo isn't learning how to control more smart home appliances, but rather gains …

Four-part video tutorial taps Bob Ross lookalike to promote Photoshop Sketch for iOS

Adobe has chosen to use a Bob Ross lookalike for a series of video tutorials on using Adobe Photoshop Sketch with the iPad Pro and Apple Pencil. The company posted the last of the four-part series (below) over the weekend.<p>The late host of the long-running TV show <i>The Joy of Painting</i> was a much-loved …

Take It To’s blogging platform helps creative professionals showcase and share their work

Take It To today launched a content management system aimed specifically at creative professionals. You might think of it as having a style similar to Medium, with aesthetics like Tumblr or Pinterest, but there’s more to this than meets the eye. It’s billed as a way to give artists, designers, …

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Animatronic 'man' to test protective equipment for army

Ministry of Defence unveils 'The Porton Man', a new robot made to test anti-chemical suits and equipment for the British armed forces<p>The Ministry of Defence has invested £1.1m in a new state-of-the-art robotic mannequin that will test protective suits and equipment for the UK’s Armed Forces.<p>The …

Don't look for morality tales in Mozilla CEO resignation saga

Brendan Eich's short stint as chief executive officer of the Mozilla Foundation came to an abrupt end this week. All things considered, his ultimate undoing might have been more a matter of his personal style than his personal opinion.<p>Eich's resignation on Thursday ended a storm of controversy that …

What Silicon Valley's Cast Thinks About Silicon Valley Culture

Sunday night, HBO's new comedy, Silicon Valley premieres, and as a Slate review notes of the titular place, "Rarely has a show had to do so little to find so much to mock."<p>It's from Mike Judge, the man who so hilariously captured suburban ennui, white collar workadays and created a couple of …

Google Really, Really Wants To Trademark The Word 'Glass'

Google is apparently having trouble putting a trademark on the word “Glass.” Yes, Glass. You know, Google's head-mounted smart device. Not that thing you drink water out of every single day.<p>According to The Wall Street Journal, the company submitted an application last year for a trademark on the …

The Design Source Ltd.

The world of Interior Design offers endless possibility. We are connected in a Global family as never before.<br>Our access is expansive and at times, …

Henry | Kitchen & Bath | From Concept to Completion

Henry Kitchens and Baths<p>Since 1946, the Henry Team has been supplying St. Louis with all its Kitchen & Bath needs. From plumbing parts and fixtures …

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Turn Your iPhone into a Pager with OnPage from Onset Technology

<b>Onset Technology has announced OnPage, a pager and Priority Messaging Application for iPhone and iPod touch.</b><p>OnPage eliminates the need to carry two …

Nothing found for Blog The Old Pager Is Still Useful

Pager Technology

One key player in the pager market is Mobile Telecommunications (Mtel). This company produces the technology, and sells it to major national telecom …

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FORTUNE — Pagers seemed like a fabulous invention in the years before mobile phones. To reach someone, all you had to do was call their number, enter your contact information, and hit the pound sign to send. The pager’s owner, alerted by a symphony of beeping, would then return the call. Mobile …