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15 Fresh Juice Recipes to Start Your Day

Gallery15 Fresh Juice Recipes to Start Your Day<p>We adore a freshly squeezed glass of OJ—especially in winter, when citrus is at its peak—but sometimes you want something a little more unusual. Ever tried to juice a kumquat? Or a sweet potato? Curious about how to make good-tasting green juice? <b>Here</b> …

The Diet That Can Save Your Life

What you eat can dramatically affect your chances of developing heart disease, a.k.a. the number-one killer of women in the U.S.<p>When many women think of something that could seriously threaten their health, the bogeyman often starts with a "C": cancer. But if you're going to fear anything, it …

6 Ways To Stay Hydrated Without Water

Here, the best hydration hacks to get your H2O on without all the guzzling<p>With a daily recommended intake of 2.2 liters a day, it's safe to say that many of us don't make the hydration cut, falling short of the amount of H2O our bodies really need. So what's the busy girl's solution? Find …

Intel's reinvention of the all-in-one PC is slim, portable and still huge

Black Brook. Quaint country town? Probably. It's also Intel's code name for its all-in-one PC reference design: a slender tablet-ish device with a kickstand and a handle. It's also got a full HD 20-inch display, quad mics, multitouch support and Intel's RealSense 3D cameras for gesture-based …

Five-year-old British boy becomes youngest ever qualified computer specialist

Ayan Qureshi from Birmingham is Microsoft’s youngest-ever certified computer specialist<p>A schoolboy has become the world's youngest qualified computer specialist after passing a Microsoft Windows exam at the age of just five.<p>Ayan Qureshi has only just started primary school, but passed the test at …

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A tiny island might have the world's first 5G network, whatever that is

Wikimedia<p>As we have discussed in the past, a number of companies are rushing their 5G technology without any idea what 5G means nor the ability to currently provide solid 4G speeds. Some are even marketing that they currently offer 5G speeds when they are barely able to offer 4G speeds, if that. …

United Kingdom

'WireLurker' malware attacks iPhones via Mac OS X

A U.S. security firm has found that iPhone and iPad users in China are facing the threat of a new virus that attacks their mobile devices via Mac desktop and laptop computers.<p>The virus jumps from Mac OS X to the mobile device via a USB cable, says Palo Alto Networks, the U.S. firm that discovered …

Microsoft Stops Selling Windows 8 And Windows 7

This year 31 October frights are not limited to Halloween. Today is also the day Microsoft stops selling retail copies of both Windows 7 and Windows 8.<p>The date is written large in the Windows Life Cycle Fact Sheet but, like the best Halloween scares, the real threat is not as big as the initial …

RANKED: The Best Smartphones In The World

Here's our monthly list of the best smartphones you can buy.<p>We update this list approximately once a month. Our rankings are based on a variety of factors including design, software and hardware features, content selection, carrier availability, and price. We only consider phones that are available …

It's easier to get an iPhone outside Hong Kong's Apple Stores than in them

It's Wednesday afternoon, and it's packed in one of Hong Kong's three huge Apple Stores.<p>The branch in the imposing International Finance Centre in the heart of the city's business district is humming with customers. There are people at every station, clicking and swiping. And there's a long, …

Microsoft's health revolution is here, starting with a $199 fitness tracker

Microsoft's fitness tracking ambitions are not small.<p>Yusuf Mehdi is sitting at a conference table at the company's campus in Redmond, WA, crossed legs revealing the sneakers he's wearing, talking to me on Skype as he swipes through a presentation on his Surface. Microsoft’s Corporate Vice President …

China's Xiaomi becomes world's third biggest smartphone maker without leaving Asia

Samsung's still the biggest, but others are catching up fast<p>Over the past three months, more than 327 million new smartphones were shipped out from factories around the world, and young Chinese company Xiaomi has been responsible for more than 5 percent of them. That, according to IDC's latest …

Xbox One price slashed to $349 for the holidays

Good things come to those who wait, and Microsoft's now in the business of richly rewarding those capable of delaying their gratification. If you've yet to pick up an Xbox One, then holding off until November 2nd will see the company apply a $50 price drop across the range. That means that a …

Microsoft's Bing beats Google to emoji search

Microsoft today added emoji support to Bing, allowing users to search using the characters and get back results based on their semantic meaning. The feature has been added to Bing search in all English markets, both on desktop and mobile.<p>For those who have never used emoji before, they are small …

3-D Printer Sales to Double Next Year

A still-obscure activity is headed for the mainstream.<p>You’ve been hearing about 3-D printing becoming a mainstream activity for a few years now, but how big a deal is it really? Potentially huge, sure, but today the research firm Gartner is out with some new estimates that put some hard numbers on …

Microsoft targets Dropbox and Google with unlimited OneDrive storage for Office 365 subscribers

No more storage limits<p>Microsoft is removing its OneDrive storage limits for Office 365 subscribers. If you’re an Office 365 Home, Personal, or University subscriber then OneDrive storage will be unlimited in the coming months as Microsoft rolls out its changes to every account. OneDrive for …

Beyond Siri, Google Now and Cortana: The Future of Virtual Assistants

<i>Dr Chris Brauer is a Senior Lecturer and Director of the MSc Management of Innovation programme and the Centre for Creative and Social Technologies (CAST) in the Institute of Management Studies (IMS) at Goldsmiths, University of London.</i><p>Our inner voice, or the internal dialog we have with ourselves, …

Creators of ‘Room’ say Facebook copied their chatroom app, threaten legal action

<i>Facebook’s new ‘Rooms’ app Room Inc’s ‘Room’ app</i><p>Following the launch of Facebook’s new “Rooms” app for iPhone, the company behind a similar piece of software called “Room” is claiming the social media outlet copied its intellectual property. The Room application, which like Facebook’s app allows …

The Note 4 is reportedly off to a hot start with 4.5 million sold

There weren’t many smartphones in 2014 that received as much attention as the Galaxy Note 4, but a staggered launch by Samsung might have kept the …

Sharp Aquos Crystal (Boost Mobile) review: Ordinary features bolstered by a daring, edgeless design - CNET

<b>The Good</b> Boost Mobile's Sharp Aquos Crystal has an affordable price tag, a decent camera, and above all, a bold bezel-less design.<p><b>The Bad</b> You can't remove the Crystal's battery, and its in-ear audio quality is mediocre with calls sounding hollow and thin.<p><b>The Bottom Line</b> Don't fret about the …

Gear & Gadgets

This Mesmerizing Map Of The Internet Lets You Explore The Web's Tiny Connections

Web traffic companies like Alexa do a good job of showing the relative ranking of websites, but what about the connections between websites? What do those look like?<p>The Internet Map is an online project that seeks to visualize metrics like web traffic and linking between sites, and the result is a …

5 Can't-Miss Apps: Rooms, Inbox, TinType and More

Haffy<p>Inbox<p>Music Deals<p>Rooms<p>TinType<p>Between the first games of the World Series and the rollout of iOS 8.1, which finally makes Apple Pay available, you …

The PlayStation TV Might Not Be An Apple TV Killer, But That's Not The Point

It can also read games from a memory card or from the Vita's game cards.<p>It can't stream Netflix. Or Hulu. Or YouTube videos. You can download those apps, but they don't work.<p>And it doesn't look like Netflix will ever be available for the device. "We have no current support plans for Netflix on PS …

Gaming

Porsche and Mercedes want electric cars that can fight Tesla

German automakers aren't strangers to high-end electric cars, but they've typically focused on supercars instead of sedans -- a problem when Tesla is rapidly encroaching on their business. At last, though, it appears that <i>die Deutschen</i> are gearing up to fight Tesla on its home turf. <i>Manager Magazin</i> …

Samsung's new induction stovetop projects 'virtual flames' onto pots and pans

Since the dawn of man, we've associated flames with heat. But since induction stovetops don't emit any flames, it seems like they're just waiting to roast your hand. That's why Samsung's latest induction range has "Virtual Flame Technology." A set of blue LEDs around the edge of each burner …

Batteries Are Evolving: Three Batteries That Demonstrate Product Range

Backup batteries are big. At least most of them. The team at Go Design Group thought the world needed a smaller battery so they kicked out an idea into the world, the idea of a backup battery that would fit in a wallet.<p>The resulting product almost fits that specification, depending on your wallet …

Gear & Gadgets

Hands-On with the Basepro Laptop Stand

Using laptops for our daily work keeps us highly mobile, but it does so at the sacrifice of hard drive storage and ergonomics. Crowdfunding project Basepro is trying to tackle both issues at once with its laptop stand, but after spending some time with a prototype, I found that it only solved the …

You can soon watch a doc about virtual reality on Oculus Rift

If you'd rather that your non-game Oculus Rift experiences be nonfiction, it looks like that wish is coming your way rather soon. Next week, <i>Zero Point</i> hits Steam and it offers full 360 degree views of a Department of Defense military training camp, a beach scene and even the <i>extremely</i> crowded LA …

50 Things Nintendo Wants You to Know About Super Smash Bros. Wii U

Some of us, myself included, were worried Nintendo’s <i>Super Smash Bros.</i> for Wii U wouldn’t make 2014. But then Nintendo ska-kawed our disquiet at the …