Emma Blanks

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Tech Myths That People Keeping Falling For

Sometimes they are totally baloney but we still fall for them.<p>Sometimes they are true and they sound like baloney.<p>So here's a test: Can you spot the a tech myth from the tech fact?<p>Take this short quiz to find out.

Top 10 Tech This Week: Mood Sweaters and a Universal Translator

Top 10 Tech 12.22.2013<p>1. Chicago's New Smart Cards Make Commuting Even Harder<p>2. Quebee Camera Lets You Put Yourself in the Shot<p>3. Super-Lightweight …

Smart Eyelashes and Fingernails: The Next Wave of Wearable Tech

<b>It was crowded on the sidewalks in Hong Kong</b>. Early morning commuters, shoulders tightly pressed against the strangers walking next to them, moved in …

This Is What It's Like To Be A Tech Geek ... In Prison

What happens when tech geeks go to prison?<p>It's probably not a question that gets asked around your office every day. But it can happen. A Microsoft executive was charged with insider trading last week, for instance (although he does not face prison time). Shawn Hogan and Brian Dunning, former eBay …

The Top Pinterest DIYs Of 2013 Reveal Our IKEA Hacking, Well-Organized Fantasies

It's no secret that every home-loving, DIY-doing interior fanatic has the "Pin It" button bookmarked and ready to go on his or her Internet browser. But let's be honest here -- when it comes to house decor, some pins are just plain better than others. And while we can't go through all the projects, …

3 DIY Holiday Decorations To Make This Season Extra Cheery

The Easiest DIY Holiday Decorations For Your Home This Month<p>When it comes to holiday decorations, we firmly believe that MORE IS MORE! We can’t get …

Easy & Inexpensive DIY Christmas Gifts For Your Neighbor to Your Best Friend

Christmas is creepy up and if you haven’t started your holiday shopping yet, you may need to hit the mall before December 24th comes rolling around. …

10 DIY Place Cards Sure to Dress Up Any Holiday Table

The recipes are ready, the eggnog can’t wait to be poured and the decor is all set. You pretty much have hosting a party down to a science, but need a pick-me-up on the details and that’s what we are here for. Check out a few creative ideas to make the place cards be the talk of the party. Everyone …

30 Easy Peasy DIY Valentine’s Day Crafts

For the most romantic day in the year, Valentine’s Day we have selected interesting diy crafts. Be creative for the Valentine’s Day and give cute …

From DIY fashion statement to the ‘new yoga’ – why knitting is hot again

Knitting – once considered a necessary cost-saving domestic chore, a sign of sedentary dotage (something only for grannies) and an activity to keep women's hands busy lest their pretty heads entertain too many revolutionary thoughts – is casting off its cultural baggage.<p>These days, knitting has …

DIY Basics: Pipe Cleaner Party Crowns for New Year’s Eve

There’s no shortage of DIY-ing during the holiday season, especially since once all the homemade gifts are beautifully wrapped and your pad is decked out to the max in holiday cheer, you have all less than a week to prep for the most party-heavy holiday there is, New Year’s Eve! Don’t worry, we’ve …

10 DIY Stocking Stuffer Ideas | All Parenting

<b>10 DIY Stocking Stuffer Ideas</b> | <i>All Parenting</i><p>I thought it would be fun to get a few bits and pieces to pop into my niece’s stocking this year, but everything nice was so expensive (and she doesn’t need any more junk!). Then I stumbled on this awesome post and was so excited. All these DIYs are pretty cheap to get the bits for, and they’re fun/useful. Especially the socks! And I know some boys and girls who would go nuts over that ribbon twirler!

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12 DIY Design Tips for Your Holiday Kitchen

?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" standalone="no"?<p>If you follow us on Twitter or Facebook, then you might know that we ventured across the country to New York a couple weeks ago to participate in Lowe’s Deck the Halls, and Walls, and All holiday event. They asked a handful of bloggers and …

Tutorial: Christmas 'Chalkboard' Gift Wrap

<i>*update! we've been at it again! be sure to check out this year's chalkboard packaging 'take 2' with new tips, doodle ideas and instagram inspired</i> …

Build Your Own Photo Booth

Plus! A 1932 DIY pocket camera from the pages of Popular Science"<p>NOW: INSTAGRAM PHOTO BOOTH<p>Alexander Morris lugged a camera around everywhere during high school, making him the unofficial class photographer. Even after he graduated last year, his alma mater in Antrim, Northern Ireland, asked him to …

Geeksphone makes the Intel switch with Revolution phone

Yup, the upcoming Geeksphone Revolution, a handset that'll run either Google's Android or Mozilla's Firefox OS, uses an Intel processor.<p>Specifically Geeksphone Revolution will employ a 1.6GHz Intel Atom Z2560 processor when it ships in the first quarter of 2014, the Spanish company said Friday. The …

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Android smartphone made of solid titanium now available for $1,800

In the past, luxury handset manufacturer Gresso has been known for dressing up iPhones with diamonds (and charging $30,000 for the deed) and producing featurephones, but now it's getting into the Android business with its limited edition Radical smartphone series. The bottom-line model, the Radical …

Here's Why Instagram's Demographics Are So Attractive To Brands

Instagram is telling advertisers that early photo ads have generated great results and that one client, Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream, reached 9.8 million people in the U.S. aged 18 to 35 in eight days.<p>Before buying Instagram ads, advertisers need to understand who is on the social network.<p>Over 90% of …

'PKPKT' is a Bluetooth iPhone game for kleptomaniacs

<i>PKPKT</i> (pronounced "pickpocket") is a new iPhone game that uses Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) to simulate digital pickpocketing. Each player starts with $1,000 dollars in fake money, and can make more money by stealing from nearby <i>PKPT</i> users even if the app isn't open, thanks to the technical wizardry …

Google+ is automatically creating your own year in review video

If you're anything like us, the thought of sifting through mountains of media to create a year in review video is more than a little intimidating. However, it just got a lot easier for some Google+ members. The social network is now using Auto Awesome to create year in review clips for anyone who …

Mobile Rewards Startup Kiip Upgrades Its User Contests With New “Challenges” Product

When Kiip announced last week that that it’s powering rewards in Zepto Labs’ popular Cut the Rope mobile games, co-founder and CEO Brian Wong said it didn’t share one of the key details (because, uh, reasons) — that this is the debut of a new Kiip product called Challenges.<p>The company is best-known …

Gorgeous Robox 3D printer hopes it can do for 3D printing what the iMac did for personal computing

In 1999, my elementary school got every single kid to love computer class with a single move: It replaced a fleet of Macintosh Classic IIs with iMac …

What are they drinking? Text message sent using...vodka

When hearing that scientists in Canada and the UK have sorted out how to spray molecules of vodka to send a generic message a few meters through open space, one should be forgiven for concluding that said scientists were helping themselves to a bit of the ol' liquor cabinet in the process.<p>Not …

15 best eBook reader apps for Android

Finding the right eBook reader apps (also called eReaders) can be difficult. There are a variety of eBook types, plenty of file formats to deal with, and then there are different kinds of books (novels, comics, etc) that make the whole experience a little complicated. However, with the right app, …