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Mastering OneNote: Getting all your stuff in one place | On MSFT

The main advantage OneNote has over competing note taking solutions would be the diverse range of supported content. OneNote can handle a massive …

This App Alerts You If Your Food Is About To Go Bad, Then Tells You How To Cook It

The back of the fridge will no longer be where food goes to spoil.<p>Before your spinach gets slimy or your strawberries start to sprout tiny forests of mold, a new app will remind you they’re hidden in the back of your fridge. Then it suggests a few recipes to use them up.<p>“We wanted to try to start …

Food

6 Tips to Turn Any Recipe Into a Freezer Recipe

Shares 1K<p>Second only to the slow cooker, the freezer may just be the busy woman’s next best friend in the kitchen. Sure, when you were younger you …

Unraveling Comcast Merger Exposes Weaknesses In Its Powerful Lobbying Arm

Comcast spent $4.62 million on lobbying in the first quarter of 2015, an increase of 50 percent from its spending in the same quarter last year. But now the cable giant is reportedly walking away with little to show.<p>Much of Comcast’s spending was aimed at ushering through the company’s merger with …

PopSlate: When a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign Is Just the Beginning

After a successful Indiegogo campaign, startup's founders spent another two years bringing their product to market.<p>Inventors Yashar Behzadi and Greg Moon won over investors with their idea for a smartphone case that would act as a second screen — displaying images and useful information at a glance.<p>…

Meerkat is a little app that's turning live video into a big deal again

It's a sensation on Twitter. Can it last?<p>After a year and a half working on his video startup, Yevvo, Ben Rubin had started to think about pulling the plug. The app had been conceived as a way of letting you share live video with your friends, but soon accrued a set of arguably useless features: …

Hackers rob US and global banks of millions in one of the largest heists ever

Banks in Russia, Japan, the US, and Europe have fallen victim to a massive, sophisticated malware hack, allowing the perpetrators to steal hundreds of millions of dollars since 2013. According to a Kaspersky Labs report provided to the <i>New York Times</i>, more than 100 banks in 30 nations have been …

Boston Red Sox pitchers could be challenged if MLB changes strike zone

Finally, an idea in motion that wouldn't take away from the authenticity of the game but could still help bring offense back to baseball.<p>Forget this …

Retro Running Diary: Super Bowl XLIX

Super Bowl XLIX was like the last episode of <i>The Sopranos</i> (and I’m not the only one who thought so). I will always remember watching it, I will always …

Apple Pay review: 3 months later

Apple Pay — or Pay — launched in October of 2014 as part of iOS 8.1. It enabled the NFC-based tap-to-pay system in the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, …

Apple Pay

The Smartest, Richest Companies Can't Crack Mobile. The Future Belongs to Anyone Who Can

The world's smartest and richest tech companies posted their quarterly earnings this week, and if you had to draw one lesson from the results, it's …

Mobile

Jim Nantz, Phil Simms discussion adds context to deflated football talk

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- With all the talk about deflated footballs, an exchange on the CBS broadcast of the New England Patriots' road game against the …

How To Make Sure Your Gmail Is As Secure As Possible

No one wants to deal with the stress and potential damages of having an email account hacked.<p>To decrease the likelihood of hacks, as well as the time it takes account holders to find suspicious activity that could be a precursor, Gmail has created a handy check list that all users should take the …

Dish’s new Sling TV service will murder traditional pay TV (hands-on)

This week Dish Network debuted its long-awaited web-based streaming service Sling TV to the world at CES, and we got a brief demo.<p>Expected to launch this summer, Sling TV is a cheap version of traditional “linear” (no pausing, rewinding, etc.) cable or satellite TV — and you don’t need a TV.<p>Dish …

Mirror Anything from Your Computer to Your TV Using Google Chromecast

Outputting your computer to your HDTV via HDMI works well. Unfortunately, your computer’s placement depends upon the length of the cable. With Google …

16 Things You Didn't Know Your New iPhone Could Do

Take advantage of all the (literally) bigger and better features right at your fingertips.

How FullContact helps make Gmail contacts less lame

<i>Editor’s note: Brad Feld’s firm, Foundry Group, is an investor in FullContact.</i><p>I live in Gmail. Gmail Contacts has been lame for a long time. Within an email, it’s even lamer on the right side bar, especially since it could be so amazingly useful.<p>FullContact has just released its FullContact for …

Google Has Buried Some Little-Known Tricks In Hangouts That Will Liven Up Your Chats

There are a few fun tricks hidden inside Hangouts, Google's chat product.<p>Everyone using Hangouts has access to a bunch of emoji, but you can shock your friends my making a few unlisted animations appear if you know the secrets:<p>Try typing "LMAO," "happy birthday," or "woot:"<p>Here's one to break out …

How A Hacker Gang Literally Saved Christmas For Video Game Players Everywhere

Despite most hackers being "in it for the lulz" — a hacker term meaning "doing it for fun" — some did not take kindly to threats of disruption to their favourite video game services.<p>In the weeks following Lizard Squad's threat, another gang of hackers formed. It had two aims: 1. Keep the video game …

Got an iPad and this app? You’ve got a second Mac screen

Advertisement<p>11 Comments<p>Credit: via Duet Display<p>Ever since the iPad first came out, people have wanted to use their Apple tablets as a second …

Partners: Microsoft certification exams can now be taken online in more than 20 countries outside the US - The Fire Hose

Microsoft certification tests and exams can now be taken online by Microsoft partners in more than 20 countries outside the U.S., it was announced …

The Army is getting serious about cyberwarfare

When Laura Jackson went to her local Army recruiter, she wasn't actually sure what she wanted to do in uniform. She was interested in intelligence, figuring it would be challenging, with some good career prospects to boot. One of the options was a job labeled "35Q."<p>"I had another semester of school …

Project Goliath: Inside Hollywood's secret war against Google

What is "Goliath" and why are Hollywood’s most powerful lawyers working to kill it?<p>In dozens of recently leaked emails from the Sony hack, lawyers from the MPAA and six major studios talk about "Goliath" as their most powerful and politically relevant adversary in the fight against online piracy. …

How Fitness Apps and Wearables Impacts Work Performance

<i>Brian Honigman is a marketing consultant, speaker and freelance writer. This post originally appeared on the SumAll blog.</i><p>In a pair of recent studies, the CDC called attention to two alarming trends. Americans are not getting nearly enough exercise and a majority fall many hours short of the …

This Company Wants To Use Games To Reimagine How Your Child Learns

In the mid-20th century, Linus Pauling was one of the world’s most celebrated scientists. His discovery of the structure of hemoglobin and other biological molecules created an entirely new field of science and, when he focused his ample talents on deciphering the structure of DNA, no one doubted …

AT&T throttles unlimited data plans at 5GB, no congestion required

It's no secret that AT&T throttles its users unlimited data connections. The company has been rather open about the policy. However, the carrier insisted that the practice is used to reign in the biggest bandwidth consumers, only necessary to keep network congestion at a minimum. Well, that doesn't …

Apple May Be Reintroducing The 4-inch iPhone

Although the reports are unsubstantiated, returning to the small smartphone market would be a good move for Apple.<p>According to the Electronic Times of Taiwan, the supply chain for Apple production in 2015 includes the components for a smaller handset than the iPhone 6.<p>The report states that Apple …

Skype founder backs Wire, the 'best possible communication tool'

Backed by Skype co-founder Janus Friis and a team of tech veterans, the freshly launched Wire aims to be more than a regular chat service. It is a marriage of its competitors' most popular features, including the ability to "ping" contacts. In an interview with <i>The Guardian</i>, Skype co-founder and …