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Security camera buying guide - CNET

In the same way folks are ditching cable for contract-free subscription services like Netflix and video streaming viewers like the Google Chromecast or Amazon Fire TV Stick, security firms like ADT are being forced to share the market with an increasing number of do-it-yourself devices -- and …

The seven deadly sins of mobile games

Always online<p>If you're designing a game for a mobile device, it makes sense that the game is, in fact, mobile. Not every mobile device has internet connectivity -- iPods and some tablets, for example. Additionally, there are times when the connectivity will need to be turned off -- flight mode …

Breathtaking Wire Sculptures Capture the Fluidity of the Human Body

English artist Richard Stainthorp captures the beautiful energy and fluidity of the human body using wire. The life-sized sculptures feature both figures in motion and at rest, expressed in the form of large-gauged strands that are densely wrapped around and through one another. By doing this, he …

Avgolemono Recipe - Greek Chicken Soup for the Soul

<b>This soup is the most iconic Greek soup, known for its two main ingredients: eggs (avgo) and lemon juice (lemono). If you like a thick soup, dissolve</b> …

Recipes

Parallels Desktop 10 Update Brings Windows 10 Technical Preview to Macs

Parallels today announced an update to Parallels Desktop 10 for Mac, the company's software for running non-Apple operating systems safely on a Mac. The new update brings "experimental support" for Windows 10 and Office Preview for Windows 10 - including the expected Word, Excel, and PowerPoint …

iPhone Separation Anxiety Is Real, Study Says

You might think you're doing yourself a favor if you leave your phone behind when you head to an important meeting or dinner with the in-laws, but a new study suggests just the opposite is true.<p>According to new research from the University of Missouri, being separated from your iPhone can lead to …

Research

NYC Is Bringing Even More Fashion Initiatives to Sunset Park

Continuing its support of the local fashion community, New York City is announcing a <b>$3.5 million investment</b> into a new <b>fashion incubator</b> in <b>Sunset Park</b>—where companies like Steven Alan, BaubleBar, and Malia Mills have already set up work spaces within Industry City.<p>The <b>Manufacturing Innovation Hub for</b> …

2015 Ford Mustang Galpin Rocket: A 725-hp, Fisker-Designed Showstopper

Henrik Fisker's back, baby, with this carbon-bodied take on the new Mustang.<p>Henrik Fisker has accomplished enough in his automotive career to fill a few lifetimes. A graduate of the now-defunct Art Center College of Design in the Swiss town of Vevey, he started his professional life at a special …

Ford Bringing Focus RS, GT350R, Much More to Detroit Show

We’re counting down the days until next month’s Detroit auto show, and apparently so is Ford: We’re hearing from multiple sources that the company will bring a plethora of performance models to its hometown show—and that they might all be housed under a new performance sub-brand. Here’s what we …

Tour Ken Block's 845-hp Hoonigan Mustang with Chris Harris

By now, you’ve seen gymkhana jedi Ken Block’s “Hoonicorn” Mustang. You’ve ogled its every detail. You’ve witnessed it tearing up L.A. in <i>Gymkhana 7</i>. But you probably haven’t gotten to peek under the hood and in the cockpit to see just what makes it tick. Fear not: Chris Harris is here to explain the …

Bank of America confirms some Apple Pay customers seeing double charges, expects fix today

Following up on a bevy of miscellaneous issues with Apple Pay, some Bank of America account holders are now reporting that the new service is charging them twice for some transactions. Re/code has now confirmed that Bank of America is in fact experiencing a technical error that is causing the …

List of banks that will support Apple Pay in coming weeks/months

Visa has published a list of banks and financial institutions that will support Apple Pay in the United States “in the coming weeks,” while MasterCard has its own list of supported banks arriving in the coming months. The mobile payments service officially launched on Monday, October 20th and …

The women with superhuman vision

A tiny group of people can see ‘invisible’ colours that no-one else can perceive, discovers David Robson. How do they do it?<p>As Concetta Antico took her pupils to the park for an art lesson, she would often question them about the many shades she saw flashing before her eyes. “I’d say, ‘Look at the …

University of California

12 Curious New Species We Met in 2014

Just because the world contains thousands of petabytes of information doesn’t mean we know everything yet. Every year, we discover hundreds of new …

How To: Play Super Nintendo Games on iPhone / iPad in iOS 8 [No Jailbreak]

Craving Super Nintendo games like Super Mario Kart, Super Punch-Out and more on your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad running iOS 8 without a jailbreak? …

How to Quickly Add Textures to Images in Photoshop

Some photographs benefit greatly from a little texture. You can change the style and feel of a photograph quickly and easily in Photoshop by layering …

5 Little Known Lightroom Tools That Will Make Your Photos Better

The topic of post-processing isn’t an uncommon one here at Light Stalking, and readers are treated to a relatively wide range of processing-related …

Samsung Galaxy NX camera official: runs Android, comes with interchangeable lens powers

Samsung on Thursday unveiled a new Android-based camera, the Samsung Galaxy NX, an interchangeable lens camera spotted in recent rumors.<p>Hot on the heels of the Galaxy S4 Zoom, the Galaxy NX will offer you even better camera features considering that its buyers will be able to use whatever lenses …

His name is Mr. Jingles ...

Google+ gets a new notifications mascot, 'mark all read' button<p>Normally we wouldn't make a big deal about such a small change to Google+, but this …

NVIDIA's Shield now $300, arrives on June 27th (video)

Even before hitting store shelves, NVIDIA's Shield is shedding $50 from its original $350 asking price -- the little Android portable gaming console will cost $300 when it arrives at retail on June 27th. NVIDIA revealed both the new, lower price and release date today in a blog post which cited …

Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom hands-on: 10x telephoto, 100x intrigue (video)

It's easy enough to describe the Galaxy S4 Zoom, since it's essentially a Galaxy S4 Mini with a 10x zoom lens stuck on the back. But that sort of summary doesn't do it justice. When you hold the phone-slash-camera and look at the optically stabilized image captured by its 16-megapixel, …

Samsung Galaxy NX mirrorless camera: hands-on with an Android ILC (video)

After last year's Galaxy Camera, Samsung split in two directions. It went closer to the phone with the Galaxy S 4 Zoom, shrinking the form factor (and some of the specs) for something that closer approximates a pocket-friendly device, and it got serious about interchangeable-lens cameras. This is …

Samsung ATIV Q: hands-on with the company's new Windows-Android slider (video)

The products keep coming. The latest announcement from Samsung is a new addition to its ATIV range and it's a hybrid in more ways than one. Similar to the ASUS Transformer Book Trio, announced earlier this month at Computex, Samsung just introduced its own dual-OS portable. It's called the ATIV Q, …

Samsung ATIV Book 9 Plus and ATIV Book 9 Lite hands-on (video)

Samsung's long since decided to rebrand its Series 9 series as ATIV Book 9, but it's only now that it's got some new Ultrabooks to show off. While the ATIV Book 7 unfortunately jumped the Haswell gun, the higher-end ATIV Book 9 Plus is happy to benefit from those impressive battery savings we've …