David Lund

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How to be a pickup artist (with science)

It’s not a good time to be a pick-up artist, or the sort of bloke who relies on his “wisdom”, or whatever it is you’d call that noxious guff they emit on a regular basis, like a cow with irritable bowels. On one hand you’ve got Julien Blanc, provoking such a strong backlash with his seminars on …

Nest in Europe: The Inside Story of Its European Rollout

Nest arrived in the UK in April 2014 and hit other parts of Europe in September 2014 with its Nest Learning Thermostat and Nest Protect smoke alarm. We caught up with Lionel Paillet, Nest’s rigorously media-trained General Manager for Europe, whose answers were as smooth as Teflon, at the Web …

WhereToWatch Helps You Find TV Shows and Movies to Stream Legally

Hollywood’s industry body organization, the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), has launched a platform designed to highlight the ease of finding and viewing content legally online.<p>WhereToWatch, along with a number of alternatives like CanIStreamIt, provides an easy way to find out if the …

Based on an early build, here’s what Android 5.0 brings to Android Wear

Android fans are waiting for Android 5.0 to start hitting handsets. In the meantime, Google has been working on the Android Wear software, both for …

Hands-On With Google's New, Insanely Huge Nexus 6 Smartphone

Paul Thompson—FPG/Getty Images<p>Keystone/Holton/Getty Images<p>Kypros/Getty Images<p>Lyn Alweis—Denver Post/Getty Images<p>Bill Dow—NBC/Getty Images<p>Mark …

Android 5.0 Lollipop is rolling out to Nexus devices today

Dessert is served<p>Google’s latest Android release is rolling out to Nexus devices today. The Nexus 4, Nexus 5, Nexus 7 (both models), and Nexus 10 will all start to receive Lollipop over-the-air (OTA) shortly. If you don’t want to wait for the OTA then you can simply download factory images from …

Samsung's new Simband health tracker is a souped-up Gear S for developers to build with

Companies gigantic and small alike are trying to crack the concept of using the boundless technology at our fingertips to actually make us healthier, and Samsung is right in the mix. Earlier this year, the company announced its health-focused Simband hardware and SAMIIO software platforms — and …

Motorola Droid Turbo Review: the best Android on Verizon

There are a lot of good phones out there. From the iPhone 6 to the Galaxy Note 4, the market is saturated with devices clamoring for your attention with their thinness, metal structure or fancy exclusive features.<p>Motorola and Verizon’s Droid Turbo (or the Moto Maxx, outside of the US) isn’t like …

Sony Wants to Change the Way You Watch TV

Sony on Thursday unveiled the PlayStation Vue, a new cloud-based TV service that combines live shows and on-demand content for delivery over Sony’s …

Tony Fadell-backed Keyssa’s new wireless tech will link smartphones with a “kiss”

For the last 16 months a Silicon Valley startup called Keyssa has been shopping a new kind of wireless technology to smartphone and other consumer …

Stick this thing in your ear to lose weight

Today's entrant in the world of weird wearables is BitBite, a new device that monitors how much you eat, as well as the type of food you consume. Did we mention that you stick it in your ear?<p>BitBite has a small, contoured design that its creators claim is built to perfectly fit your ear for maximum …

Outlook grim for U.S. consumer tablet market as holidays draw near

The U.S. tablet market posted an 8% decline in revenue during the back-to-school season, leaving the once-thriving product category in a tough spot as the holidays draw near.<p>The number of tablets sold during that period rose 3.5% compared to last year, suggesting shoppers were more interested in …