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Apple Watch vs. Samsung Gear S2: A smartwatch skeptic chooses

I'm not the biggest fan of watches, especially not since the arrival of the cellphone. My trusty Nokia 3210 told me the time and didn't need to be adjusted, so I rid myself of some wrist-weight by putting aside my yellow and black Casio G-Shock and never used it again.<p>My wrists were free for the …

Smartwatches

Cracking Tunes: 10 Of The Greatest Musical Easter Eggs Hidden In Albums

Most of the time, the phrase ‘Easter Egg’ will make your ears prick up like a March hare and make you bolt for the nearest Crème Egg. However, in the …

Exclusive: this is Android TV

Every so often, some enterprising computer company will claim they’ve finally fixed the TV. They’ll talk about how they’ve turned a dumb terminal into a smart computing platform that extends your work and play to a gigantic screen. Then, we’ll watch as the idea flops because they fail to line up …

Little Big Town Debuts New Song With Help From the Roots

Little Big Town may have wished they could “Stay All Night” when they visited Jimmy Fallon and performed on the <i>Tonight Show</i> this week, but they …

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5 Can't-Miss Apps: Emu Messaging and More

5 Can't-Miss Apps 4/5<p>Emu<p>Fantastical 2<p>Expedia<p>FTL: Faster Than Light<p>IFTTT<p>Between Amazon unveiling its Fire TV set-top box, and Microsoft finally …

Team behind webOS releases its abandoned interface redesign to the community

Palm's innovative mobile operating system, webOS, was never a commercial success, but the team behind it certainly had some great ideas. Now, long after HP largely abandoned the operating system, the team is releasing one of its most intriguing user interface ideas to the community for further …

U.K. Startup SkillFlick Opens Its Doors As A Marketplace For Local Services

SkillFlick is a U.K. startup with the self-described aim of building an ‘Airbnb for local skills’. The site was founded two years ago, launching in beta in January 2013 and is just opening up fully to the public this month. It’s bootstrapped and is actively looking to raise a seed round now. TC …

Retailers push into crowded mobile payment market | Reuters

BERLIN (Reuters) - Big retailers are muscling in on the likes of Visa, MasterCard and Google in a fiercely competitive and growing mobile payment market that promises to cut transaction costs and increase customer loyalty.<p>A placard advertising an eBay app for Apple is shown in San Francisco, …

The World’s Top 10 Most Innovative Companies In Food

Newly engineered foods. A TV show satirizing Big Ag. Farming practices that reduce greenhouse gases. Here are the companies that are cooking up new ideas and changing how we think about our food.<p>1. Beyond Meat<p><b>For rerouting agriculture’s environmental impact.</b> Meat production, which results in …

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London's Best Italian Restaurants

Welcome to a series of articles rounding up the very best restaurants in London for specific cuisines.<p>We're not talking authenticity here, rather the …

Apple Loop: Apple And Samsung Back In Court, The iPhone 6 Bayonet Mount, Microsoft tops the iOS App Charts

<i>Apple is back in court, developers are in the WWDC raffle, Microsoft is at the top of the charts, Tim Cook might be ready to spend some money, the iPhone might get a bayonet camera lens mount, Greenpeace give Cupertino an A, anyone can make an iAd campaign, and Anand Lal Shimp shows why ‘Cyclone’</i> …

London Food And Drink News: 3 April 2014

<i>Welcome to our weekly round-up of all that’s happening in London’s food and drink scene.</i><p><b>Inside this week: soup only restaurant, Stevie Parle, Mark Hix</b><p>…

GrubHub Pops 50% As Wall Street Gobbles Up IPO

Investors got hungry when $GRUB debuted on the New York Stock Exchange on Friday morning.<p>Shares of online food ordering service GrubHub, which also operates Seamless, soared 50% in early trading after its initial public offering. The company priced shares above the expected range at $26, but they …

Tax-Smart Billionaires Who Work For $1

Minimum wage is going up, but big-time CEO pay seems to be going the other direction. Not overall pay necessarily, but salary. In fact, it’s increasingly common for common-man honchos to <b>volunteer</b> for a nominal $1 salary. And they may not want a cash bonus, either.<p>Stock growth and capital gain is a …

How A New Zealand Chef Used Kickstarter To Open His Dream Restaurant

In 2013, after years of cooking in New York City kitchens — Public, Double Crown, and Saxon + Parole, to name a few — Lambert decided it was time to open his own restaurant.<p>He turned to Kickstarter for help, ultimately raising $25,636 from 123 interested backers. Just four months after opening, the …

Supermarket 'Bogof' deals criticised over food waste

<b>Supermarkets have been urged to end "buy one get one free" (Bogof) deals to cut the "morally repugnant" amount of food being thrown away by shoppers.</b><p>A report by the House of Lords European Union Committee says 15m tonnes of food is wasted in the UK each year.<p>Retailers are also told to behave more …

Our Best Finger-Lickin' Chicken Wing Recipes

From bourbon-glazed to Korean-style, these chicken wing recipes—including our very best Buffalo wings—will satisfy your every gnawing desire.<p>We're making wings for the Super Bowl this year, and so are you. Because a Super Bowl party without wings is like a birthday party without a cake: it still …

Does the Searzall Really Sear it All?

Dave Arnold of Booker and Dax indulges our inner pyro with a blowtorch to rule them all.<p><b>"If you've got it, we'll sear it."</b><p>So says <b>Dave Arnold</b>, head inventor at Momofuku's Booker and Dax food lab and creator of the Searzall, a blowtorch attachment that does, in fact, sear it all. Or many things, at …

A History of Vending Machines, From Chewing Gum to 90-Second Pasta

From the trinket dispensers of the 19th century to the high-tech contraptions that sell soda, fry potatoes, and knead pizza, a history of vending machines<p>Move over, boring old office vending machine! There's a fresh game in town. New vending machines not only reheat frozen pizza on command, they …

Click over a cuppa: Lovestruck’s top six cafés for a coffee date – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 5:30 pm, April 4, 2014 in Food & Drink<p><i>With dilemmas over what to wear, where to go and what to do, first dates can be daunting at the best</i> …

A wine case that offers the best of the Bunch

Buy a special box of the best value, best-tasting wines selected by me from smaller merchants around the country<p>The Bunch is a group of six independent wine merchants, ranged around the country from Southwold to Somerset, Shrewsbury to St James. They have no connection other than the fact that they …

Rare record stores, Keralan cuisine and cosy clubbing: why you should take a stroll through Stoke Newington – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 10:15 am, April 5, 2014 in Arts & Entertainment, Food & Drink, Music & Nightlife, Shopping & Style<p><b>Why go there?</b> <br>Because you prize local …

A cathedral of confectionery: visit Selfridges’ new chocolate library – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 2:15 pm, April 5, 2014 in Food & Drink<p>If like us you’ve got a major sweet tooth, you’ll want to get yourself over to Selfridges quick-smart …

Braised Chicken with Artichokes and Fava Beans

4 Servings<p>Browned for deep flavor (and good looks), then braised for succulent results, this spring chicken has it all.<p>April 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup fresh fava beans (from about 1 lb. pods) or frozen fava beans, thawed<p>Kosher salt<p>2 lemons, halved<p>3 pounds baby artichokes (about 16)<p>4 tablespoons …