Conrad Friess

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Jaden Smith is the new face of a major womenswear collection

This spring, he will become the face of Louis Vuitton's women's collection.<p>Louis' fashion designer and creative director Nicolas Ghesquière made the announcement after posting a preview of the campaign to Instagram. Smith is sporting an avant-garde leather jacket, a V-neck top with tassles, and a …

Lost Loop

Explore the stories of Chicago's Loop in this interactive photo and video tour of the famous buildings, landmarks, architects, art, heroes and …

Chicago

Plair hands-on redux: a clever wireless video streaming HDMI dongle (video)

We didn't really get to see the Plair in action when we last saw it at CES, but luckily, it's here with us at Expand 2013! This time round we have a better understanding of what makes this $99, micro-USB-powered HDMI dongle so special: not only can you beam native video clips from your mobile …

ASUS Cube Google TV review

The past year has been a busy one for Google TV -- in fact, with the big I/O conference right around the corner, we're sitting down to review our <i>fifth</i> such device in the past 12 months. The ASUS Cube naturally does everything one would expect from a Google TV set-top box, but it also has a few …

Amazon Prime Instant Video inks deal with Miramax, lets you Kill Bill on demand

Amazon's Prime Instant Video has long trailed behind Netflix in terms of catalog size and quality, but today's Miramax licensing deal should give it a much needed competitive boost. All the art house, indie and cult flicks you've likely amassed into a cherished DVD collection -- <i>Trainspotting</i>, <i>Amélie</i> …

Microsoft doubles support lifecycle for Windows Phone 8, outlines enterprise feature update

Considering Microsoft's history of supporting desktop operating systems past their expiration date, learning that Windows Phone 8 would be cut off from updates after a short 18 months was a bit of a slap to the face. Thankfully, Redmond has come to its senses: as of this week Microsoft has doubled …

Google brings offline maps back to Android, kind of (Update: More countries get navigation too)

When Google released a new version of Google Maps for Android yesterday, it was quickly discovered that offline mapping support had been removed. You could <i>kind of</i> turn it back on by typing "OK Maps" into the app's search field, but the lack of a dedicated button had users up in arms. Today, Google …

MetroPCS reveals Q1 earnings, will make T-Mobile merger official April 30th

By now, you're probably aware that MetroPCS shareholders voted in favor of a merger with T-Mobile, and with regulatory red tape out of the way, both companies are now set to become one on April 30th. Now, MetroPCS has laid its Q1 2013 financials bare, which provides us with an excellent peek at …

Engadget's smartphone buyer's guide: spring 2013 edition

Stepping into a carrier's store can be like a visit to the candy shop for the gadget junkie, but once playtime is over and it's time to choose just one, the decision can get a bit overwhelming. You'll find Android phones that range in size from tiny to massive, Windows Phone handsets that cover the …

Secret.li iOS app makes Facebook photos self-destruct after a set period of time

If you often partake in social activities -- particularly those involving alcohol -- you may have a horror story about compromising Facebook photos. A new iOS app, Secret.li, sets out to limit the lifespan of those sensitive images, letting you delete the evidence before your boss (or parents) …

Sprinkler fail. Bahaha

Garmin offers Heads Up Display for Navigon-equipped iPhone

Having turn-by-turn directions on your iPhone is great, but it's still distracting to look down at your phone to see the route that's mapped out for …

Harmony Ultimate and Smart Hub review: Logitech outdoes itself with new remotes

Until now, Logitech's Harmony line has been <i>the</i> name in user programmable remotes. Now the company's back with three follow-up products, and they differ enough from earlier models to warrant an explanation. Instead of using a programmable IR remote, the Harmony Ultimate, Harmony Smart Control and …

Just Because He Breathes: Learning to Truly Love Our Gay Son

On the night of Nov. 20, 2001, a conversation held over Instant Messenger changed our lives forever. Our 12-year-old son messaged me in my office from the computer in his bedroom.<p><b>Ryan says:</b> can i tell u something<p><b>Mom says:</b> Yes I am listening<p><b>Ryan says:</b> well i don't know how to say this really but, …

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in Food onJan 1, 2013 10:30 am

Let's face it: most of us overindulge from time to time, especially on New Year's Eve. And when you're hungover and don't want to face the world, a …

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