Christian Elbert

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Apple's Smart Watch May Not Launch Until Late 2014, Use Biometrics and iPod Nano Technology

KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who has on a number of occasions offered accurate information about Apple's product plans, issued a new research report this week outlining his expectations for Apple's rumored smart watch device, informally dubbed "iWatch". Despite some expectations that the …

Inteliscope: because your tactical rifle totally needed an iPhone strapped to it

It's surely not the first contraption to bring an iDevice to a weapon, but the Inteliscope does appear to be one of the first to take itself seriously. It's designed to secure an iPhone 4 / 4S / 5 or iPod touch to any firearm with a Picatinny (Mil-STD-1913) or Weaver tactical rail, enabling …

Budweiser cup makes toasting drinkers instant friends on Facebook

As if alcohol weren't enough of a social lubricant already, Budweiser has figured out a way to help it add to your Facebook friends list. The Buddy Cup, unveiled by the company's Brazilian arm, contains "high-tech chip technology integrated with Facebook" that makes two people friends on Facebook …

20 Brilliant Bookshelves for Modern Bookworms

As the famous saying goes, <i>I like big books and I cannot lie</i>. Even though we may take in most of our reading via an iPad or Kindle these days, we are still bookworms at heart. The warmth and character of a well-worn or brand new book is hard to beat. But those books of yours need a good home. Here …

Small Spaces

10 Places You Should Go While They're Still Cheap

And while there are plenty of tricks for squeezing the most out of every vacation dollar, one of the simplest options is to find a place that has a lot to offer but hasn't yet been hit by the price inflation that comes with big-time popularity.<p>Here are 10 destinations great enough to make the …

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Researcher's Serial Port Scans Find More Than 100,000 Hackable Devices, Including Traffic Lights And Fuel Pumps

You probably remember serial ports as the ancient nine-pin plugs you once used to hook up your mouse or joystick to your computer in the pre-USB dark ages. But tracking down devices that still use serial port connections isn’t so hard, it seems. In fact, according to H.D. Moore, any hacker can …

If this was a pill, you’d do anything to get it

<i>Update, 7/1/2013: Today was the day that Health Quality Partners -- the wildly successful Medicare experiment I profiled back in April -- was supposed to shut down. But on Thursday, Medicare hit "snooze" on the doomsday clock. HQP, they said, could have another 18 months. Here's their</i> …

Battlefield 'killer robots' almost a reality, campaigners warn

Autonomous robots with the power to make decisions about killing human beings are under development, and their use raises worrying questions about morality and accountability in war, human rights campaigners warn.<p>A human rights agency has raised concerns about the advent of "killer robots", capable …

Human Rights

Sequester hitting small biz hardest

Republicans who supported the fall of sequestration’s ax said a little pain would go a long way in cutting government fat — like the big defense contracts that grow year over year, they said.<p>But what Republicans didn’t expect: The ax would fall hardest on small-business owners, “job creators” the …

Mailbox

If you've ever heard of Merlin Mann's Inbox Zero concept, then you know you can boost productivity by focusing only on the emails that matter. …

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Flipboard 2.0 refreshes app's look, now lets everyone run their own magazine (hands-on)

Flipboard announced today that it has 50 million users, and also released a new version of its app that lets every one of them become an editor-in-chief. Flipboard 2.0 is "the most epic release we've ever done," CEO Mike McCue told <i>The Verge</i>, and most of its new features focus on curation: users can …

'Stop the bullshit' in wireless pricing says T-Mobile CEO John Legere

John Legere kicked off T-Mobile's event in New York City today with an unrelenting tirade against the carrier's competitors. "Stop the bullshit," the CEO said, referring to the traditional subsidy model being pushed by Verizon, AT&T, and Sprint. "Carriers are really nice to you... once every 23 …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p>Find a toothpaste that suits your specific needs.<p>By Adam Hurly3 days agoView More<p>Hair Gods<p>See the Avengers star's new facial hair swerve …

The Touch-Screen Generation

Young children—even toddlers—are spending more and more time with digital technology. What will it mean for their development?<p>On a chilly day last spring, a few dozen developers of children’s apps for phones and tablets gathered at an old beach resort in Monterey, California, to show off their …

iPad keyboard case review smackdown: Logitech Keyboard Folio vs. Belkin Ultimate Keyboard Case

iPad keyboards helped kickstart the move from content consumption on an iPad to creation. First there was the iPad dock which you could use in conjunction with a Bluetooth keyboard to get some serious writing done. But docks aren’t very portable.<p>Next came keyboard attachments – two of my favorites …

A Wristband To Measure Your Exercise, If You’re Doing More Than Just Running

The Amiigo takes the quantified fitness movement to a new level, with the ability to quantify even exercises that don’t involve moving your wrist.<p>Just as exercise trackers like the Nike+ Fuelband and Jawbone UP are transitioning from the domain of self-quantifying geekdom to everyday gym-goer, a …

The 3 Best Fat-Blasting Exercises You Aren't Doing

Use the moves to torch your gut<p>The key to turning your body into a fat-burning machine isn't more time in the gym—it's enlisting more muscles.<p>“The more muscles you work, the more calories you burn,” says B.J. Gaddour, C.S.C.S., owner of StreamFit.com. Instead of splitting up your workouts by …

Workouts

The 5-50 Challenge

Test your muscle and endurance with this fast-paced drill. Complete 50 reps of each of the following exercises, in any order, as fast as possible with good form. Record your time and try to complete the workout faster each time you do it

Workouts

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James Holmes' Psychiatrist Definitely Told Authorities He Was Dangerous

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>According to newly released court documents, James Holmes' psychiatrist, Dr. Lynne Fenton, …

Legalize it, poll shows

A majority of Americans now say marijuana should be made legal, with far fewer viewing it as a gateway to harder drugs or as morally wrong, according to a poll released Thursday by the Pew Research Center.<p>By 52 to 45 percent more say marijuana should be made legal than not, with support for …

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Scientists Can Pluck Images Out Of Your Dreams

A new method can visualize with 60 percent accuracy what you're seeing while you sleep.<p>With just an fMRI, an algorithm, and the internet, researchers from Kyoto, Japan predicted with 60 percent accuracy what a person was dreaming about, <i>Smithsonian</i> magazine reports. The idea, like the process, isn't …