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You Should Definitely Eat More Cheese, Say 3 New Studies

Photo: Thomas Laisne<p>Today, three new studies deliver some <i>wonderful</i> news: Dairy products—even full-fat ones!—should definitely be a part of your diet. The thing is, each study recommends a slightly different kind of dairy diet. So scan the nitty gritty, then see the takeaway down below:<p>1. Eating …

Nutrition

Windows 9 will kill Microsoft's awkward Charms menu, introduce virtual desktops

Microsoft is stepping even further back from its Windows 8 vision in the next major version of Windows. Alongside a new Start Menu and windowed "Metro-style" apps, Microsoft is planning to remove its Charms bar, an overlay used to access search, share, the Start Screen, devices, and settings. While …

Android L may bring multi-user support over to phones

Starting with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, Android tablet users have had the ability to set up multiple accounts for different users. With the introduction of Android 4.3 Jelly Bean this feature was expanded to include a restricted profile mode as well, allowing the primary device user to limit the …

Samsung SM-T310 (Galaxy Tab 3 8.0?) spotted at the FCC

<i>Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0</i><p>A new FCC filing lists a Samsung SM-T310 device that appears to have the right dimensions to be a potential 8-inch Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 tablet.<p>The SM-T310 has been seen in previous reports that claimed this particular model number is Samsung’s first 8-inch Galaxy Tab version, …

Nexus 5, Nexus 8 and Nexus 11 fan-made concepts propose reasonable specs

A few images portraying Nexus-branded concept devices show us what some fans may be expecting from future-generation Nexus products.<p>Since it’s the weekend, and we’re just a few days away from Google I/O 2013, these concepts are a great pastime while we wait to see what new products Google will …

Google to make 2-step verification mandatory

(Image credit: Biometrics / Shutterstock)<p>The rise of mobile devices and persistent connectivity, as well as apps and cloud services, has put us all at potential risk when it comes to online security. Simply put, it’s no longer as basic as using strong passwords and strong encryption on websites and …

Can Facebook lead to psychosis? One study says so

Sometimes, normal humans take a liking to clinical terms and adopt them.<p>You go out on a date, and when your friends ask how it went you reply: "Oh, she's psychotic." Or perhaps: "He's delusional."<p>The justifications for such adjectives being used might be simple.<p>In the former case, the lady might …

Mental Health

University of Georgia stops plant photosynthesis to generate solar power

There's a more efficient way to harvest energy from the backyard than by wiring up hapless critters. Researchers at the University of Georgia have proof: they've discovered a way to generate electricity from plants through hijacking the photosynthesis process. By altering the proteins inside a …

Lenovo IdeaCentre Horizon 27 review: A tabletop PC built for casual gaming - CNET

MSRP: $1,699.00<p><b>The Good</b> The large screen and lie-flat design make the <b>Lenovo Horizon 27</b> a fun family PC with lots of casual gaming potential. It includes several gaming accessories and has a custom user interface, Aura.<p><b>The Bad</b> The heavy, clunky kickstand can get in the way, there's a little …

Computer Hardware

Google's Schmidt: The Internet needs a delete button

NEW YORK--The Internet needs a delete button, Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt said Monday.<p>Actions someone takes when young can haunt the person forever, Schmidt said, because the information will always be on the Internet. He used the example of a young person who committed a crime that …

New York University

How Wearable Computing Will Change Everything, Including Apple

Listen, you tech-savvy, trend-resisting cynic you. I want you to stop dismissing wearable computing as a pointless, narcissistic fad.<p>Wearable computing is not for people too lazy to look at their phones. It’s not a trendy toy for wealthy yuppies. And it’s not about joining Robert Scoble in the …

Wearable Tech

Make your old iPhone run like new

My friend is convinced that the slowing of his iPhone 4S is part of a vast Apple conspiracy. I'm not completely persuaded.<p>I mean, sure Apple has sent out updates to iOS that are arguably a step in the wrong direction, like that whole Apple Maps fiasco. But I believe the main culprit for decreasing …

Apps

What a Facebook Re-Design Would Be Like in Real Life

By now we're mostly used to Facebook moving the furniture around every once in a while. We complain for a while, then just deal with it. But in a …

Best Tablets for 2018 - CNET

The promising new hardware is here now, but it’s the software to come that could advance this tablet to the next level.<p>There isn't much new about Apple’s newest entry-level iPad. But it’s a better value than ever.<p>Updates for the new version of Microsoft's tablet are as subtle as they come, but the …

Galaxy S4 beats all rivals in our camera tests, except in low light

Moderate light with flash<p>Unless you only ever plan on using your phone in the glorious summer sun, you'll need a camera that can cope with fading …

Hands-on with Google Glass: Limited, fascinating, full of potential - CNET

<i>Editors' note (August 12, 2013): Google has announced a new software update for Glass that allows voice commands for Path and Evernote.</i><p>The very first question we at CNET get about Google Glass is: "What <i>is</i> it?" The next two are "What's it like to wear?" and "Why would you <i>want</i> to?"<p>The frothing …

Test drive the Galaxy S4 with Samsung's online simulator

Samsung has been good about providing online simulators for its smartphones, like the Galaxy Nexus and the Note. With the release of its new flagship phone, the<p>Galaxy S4, it has updated the simulator's interface to make the tutorials easier to navigate and much easier to read. The simulator is …

Galaxy S4

Beauty Products for $10 and Under: Best Budget Beauty Buys of the Week

One of my favorite moisturizing body oils, a cute little eyelash case and an exfoliating bath sponge—here's how to get more bang for your beauty buck this week!<p><b>Palmer's Cocoa Butter Formula Moisturizing Body Oil with Vitamin E</b>, $5.49 at drugstore.com<p>I'll admit, I've used baby oil for most of my …

'Fashion Rules' Exhibition To Showcase Royal Dresses Of Elizabeth, Margaret & Diana

Do you love classic royal fashion, but can't afford to buy it? Well, this summer you'll be able to take a close look at the classic dresses of Queen Elizabeth II, Princess Margaret and Princess Diana in their natural habitat.<p>Kensington Palace will present the trio's dresses in an exhibition this …

The best cleansing wipes

Because sometimes you get in at two and have to get up at six. Because sometimes you're in a hurry to spoon with iPlayer. Because sometimes you fall …