Lorisa Griffith

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Wearable Robots on the Rise to Help Paraplegics Walk

Wearable robots that help paraplegics walk seem to be much more common these days. Just this week they helped paralyzed veterans cross the stage at a …

Elk Kloner

Rich Skrenta claims to have written the world's first computer virus--on an Apple. In 1982 Skrenta coded what he called "Elk Cloner," a virus that spread via floppy disks in the days before computers had hard drives, or for that matter, any security measures. The virus infected thousands of …

PayPal Is Piloting A Wireless Smartwatch Payment System

From parking apps to Square, one of the key elements in the growth of the mobile industry is finding ways to make it easier for people to part with their money. Now PayPal is piloting a new program to enable wireless payments with smartwatches.<p>The pilot, which PayPal is trying out in its on-campus …

This Gadget Makes Gallons of Drinking Water Out of Air

Water is in the air nearly everywhere on earth, even in the most parched desert. But that doesn’t help much when you’re thirsty because most of that …

Defiantly plastic: designing the Galaxy S5

"Our major aims were usability, friendliness and a more humanistic design. We wanted something with a pleasing feel ... and better grip. If we used metal, [we felt] the designs felt heavy and cold," explains Senior Product Designer Dong Hun Kim, pointing to why Samsung still plays in polycarbonate. …

Ciara’s Great Expectations

On an April afternoon in a chilly L.A. photo studio, the Grammy-winning pop star Ciara steps out of her dressing room in an architectural crop top. She is eight months pregnant—and ready to have her picture taken. “People are going to be like, ‘What are you doing?’” she says, gesturing at what her …

Samsung patent suggests multi-fingerprint e-wallet authentication and gesture control

With new fingerprint scanning features, smartphones are starting to offer better security for authentication and online transactions. Apple incorporated a touch-based fingerprint scanner in its flagship iPhone 5S in 2013. Samsung has also included a fingerprint scanner in its latest hero phone, the …

5G Will Change the Game Again

Remember when we had 1G back in the 1980s? No? That's because back then so few thought there would ever be something faster and better. And it took a long time to get to 2G, which finally occurred in the 1990s. It took the better part of yet another decade to get up to 3G. For those of you who …

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78% of Organizations Experienced a Data Breach in the Past 2 Years

When Target publicly confirmed that the credit and debit accounts of 40 million customers had been compromised in December, many consumers received a …

Samsung's latest smartphone monitors your heart

• Samsung's last smartphone watched your eyes; its new one will also listen to your heart. The Korean company's new flagship Galaxy S5 packs a heart rate monitor and will track your motions and monitor your steps, as part of a push into the health and fitness market. The innovation comes after …

5 rules for using the Internet after ‘Heartbleed’

You know the lock icon that pops up next to URLs to tell you a website will keep your information safe? It turns out it has actually left your …

Twice as Hot

<b>Who:</b> Kate Mara and Elle Fanning.<p><b>Where:</b> <i>Marie Claire</i>'s May cover stars party in West Hollywood.<p><b>When:</b> Tuesday, April 8th<p><b>What:</b> Mara wore a burgundy wool Dior tuxedo vest; Fanning chose a deep red Versace asymmetrical-hemmed cocktail dress.<p><b>Why:</b> Both actresses show that with the right silhouette and …

This Portable Printer Could be Yours for $180

Technology and the Internet allow us to work from anywhere in the world, but there are still some tasks that require an office or administrator. One of those is printing. Sure, email is the communications medium for business, but very often you’ll need physical (hard) copies of documents and other …

16 Makeup Tricks Every Woman Should Know

From the editors of Cosmo.com, quirky beauty hacks to make getting ready easier.<p><b>1. Turn a pencil eyeliner into a gel formula with the help of a match or lighter.</b><p>Hold your black, green, burgundy, etc., kohl eye pencil (which typically creates a thin, harder to apply line), under the flame for …

These Chic Celebrity Workout Looks Will Make You Want To Hit The Gym

Sweat in style with these outfit ideas borrowed from the A-list.<p>If one of your New Years resolutions for 2018 is to work out more, you're not alone. If you also, like us, need some extra motivation to hit the gym (especially in winter temperatures), you're <i>definitely</i> not alone. While the outcome of …

An Internal Document Reveals How Terrified Apple Is Of Android

Re/code's Ina Fried reports that Samsung presented the document during its cross-examination of Apple Senior VP Phil Schiller.<p>The document, which was put together by an Apple sales team and was not intended to be seen by the general public, reveals that people inside Apple do worry about the …

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Face Washing 101: 6 Things to Avoid

Avoiding these common face-washing blunders will help you get better skin.<p><b>1. Overdoing it</b><p>Too much washing can age your skin. Do it no more than twice daily, though an extra wash pre- or post-workout is okay.<p><b>2. Using a harsh cleanser</b><p>Consider swapping out soap — which can strip your skin of its …

Size Discrimination Exists In Your Favorite Stores -- You Just Might Not Realize It

If you're not already familiar with Nicolette Mason, you're going to want to memorize her name. The graduate from Parsons School of Design began her career at a brand design firm; but her keen interest in clothes and runway trends inspired her to launch a personal style blog on the side in 2008. It …

Henri Bendel's New Jewels Are Perfect For All Your Springtime Soirees

Want accessories that look like fine jewelry without the cost? Henri Bendel Luxe is your answer! Inspired by elegant baubles, Henri Bendel's new …

Spring's Best Sellers: E-Comm Sites Weigh In

In the interest of satisfying that desire, BAZAAR asked some of our favorite luxury e-commerce sites for insight into the big sellers right now—what women are investing in for spring and which designers are flying off the proverbial shelves<p>How often do you spot a familiar logo on a bag on the arm …

Samsung Galaxy S5 Review: Incremental Is The New Cool

Apple is under siege. Samsung is moving from strength to strength with every new version of its flagship Galaxy phones and this year is likely to be no exception, with the S5 on the horizon.<p>What started out as a poor alternative to the iPhone is quickly becoming a powerful adversary; Samsung is …

Google clamps down on Android apps with deceptive ads

Google has issued revised rules for Google Play apps in its continuing effort to stay one step ahead of nefarious developers. This time, the primary target is apps with pop-up ads that spoof a system, service or app notification and trick you into clicking where you shouldn't. It's also cracking …

Google retakes crown as US desktop traffic king

It was only so long before Google hoisted itself back to the top spot on the most-trafficked Web site list for US desktops.<p>Data analytics firm ComScore released its monthly top 50 list on Tuesday revealing that Google challenger Yahoo had fallen to No. 2 after ruling the rankings for the last seven …

Don’t Listen to Google and Facebook: The Public-Private Surveillance Partnership Is Still Going Strong

And real corporate security is still impossible.<p>If you’ve been reading the news recently, you might think that corporate America is doing its best to thwart NSA surveillance.<p>Google just announced that it is encrypting Gmail when you access it from your computer or phone, and between data centers. …

Toyota said to aim for low of $30K for fuel cell vehicle

Toyota and Honda are both planning to bring fuel cell vehicles to market in 2015 with aim of making the cars available for less than $50,000 further in the future, according to a Japan report.<p>Toyota is hoping to reduce pricing to between 3 million yen (about $30,000) and 5 million yen (about …

A Smart Watch For Kids, Designed For Worried Parents

Helicopter parents, rejoice: FiLIP’s technology lets you keep track of your kids.<p>An estimated 60% of parents in the United States get their pre-teens cell phones, for reasons like peace of mind and safety. The catch, however, is that those smartphones come loaded with tools that kids can abuse. …

This 4-Year-Old Makes Paper Dresses With Her Mom -- And They Keep Getting More Amazing

<i>By Ilana Wiles, Mommy Shorts</i><p>I started following @2sisters_angie a little over a year ago. Back then she was posting the typical stuff you see from moms on Instagram -- pics of her daughter at the park, pics of her daughter eating breakfast and lots of photos of her daughter playing dress-up.<p>You …

Accessory Look of the Day: Fall 2014

Bazaar's accessory editors select their favorite shoes, bags, jewelry and more during Fashion Week. Follow us daily for the chicest round-up of extras on the runway.<p>Bazaar's accessory editors selected their favorite shoes, bags, jewelry and more from Fall 2014. See all the chic offerings.

Samsung Galaxy S5 Preorders Start at AT&T on March 21 for $199

AT&T today announced pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy S5 will begin tomorrow (March 21) at att.com and AT&T stores. The Galaxy S5 is priced at $199.99 with a two-year contract, $25 per month with AT&T Next 18, or $32.50 per month with AT&T Next 12.<p>If you’d rather pay the full retail price, with no …

Sprint is shuttering stores and laying off repair techs to help cut its losses

Sprint isn't content to keep writing its financial statements in red ink. To that end, the company is shuttering 150 service and repair centers, 55 of its lowest performing retail stores and laying off some 330 repair techs. A handful of call centers have been closed, too. While these might seem …