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30 Luxe Hotels for Hitting the Slopes

The best ski lodges are idyllic escapes where after a day of hitting the slopes, you come back to cozy fireplaces, gourmet food, and relaxing spa treatments. Even if you’re not a hardcore skier, these winter accessories and stylish boots will ensure you’re the cutest lodge bunny on the hill. …

Case Study - Wordpress Theme Design

If you are a web designer and use wordpress a lot, you will provably enjoy this case study in whichI will show the design process I took to design a …

Web Design

Webee: A home hub that’s all about the algorithms

The smart home is fine, but I’m still waiting for the anticipatory home. A home that not only accepts programs and can be controlled remotely, but …

Up-close with a Bitcoin mining powerhouse (video)

Alex Lawn is in New York on a pitstop, arriving in from Sweden on his way to next week's Inside Bitcoin conference in Las Vegas. He hasn't slept much. The way he describes it, no one at KnCMiner does much sleeping these days, as the company races to become the driving force in the rapidly expanding …

V-Tex will chill your wine to 5 degrees in less than 45 seconds

A British company called Enviro-Cool has created a rapid cooling technology called V-Tex that can chill Fanta, lager or even Champagne from room …

Privacy groups push for UK surveillance law reform

<b>Campaigners are trying to force a change in UK law after accusations of mass UK internet surveillance.</b><p>Three privacy campaign groups have open legal proceedings in Europe in a bid to alter UK bugging legislation.<p>The groups are trying to get the court to decide if UK surveillance rules give spies too …

Samsung HomeSync media streamer goes on sale 6 October for $299 - Pocket-lint

Samsung has finally announced availability of its HomeSync media streamer, unveiled at Mobile World Congress in February. Targeted for Galaxy device …

Boston Dynamics frees its four-legged sprinting robot: Cheetah becomes WildCat (video)

The last time we saw the sprinting "Cheetah" robot, our fear for the future of humanity was soothed slightly by the knowledge that it remained tethered to the offboard hydraulic pumps it relied on for power. Now, Boston Dynamics is taking the chains off of its world record holder and letting the …

Apple releases OS X Mavericks gold master to developers

Apple's latest flavor of OS X, Mavericks, is just weeks away from landing on customers' Macs, as the gold master has now been unleashed to the developer hordes. Though not a dramatic remake like iOS 7, it'll bring a bring a facelift to such apps as Safari and Calendar, along with better energy …

Watch Live: ISS emergency spacewalk to fix ammonia leak (Update)

Yesterday NASA reported that an ammonia leak had been discovered on the ISS. Astronauts Tom Marshburn and Chris Cassidy are embarking on an emergency spacewalk to fix the problem. NASA TV is broadcasting the walk live, and you can follow along on the somewhat safer journey past the break.<p><b>Update</b> …

7 Google Glass apps we can't wait to use

Google Glass may well only just arriving for developers, but that hasn't stopped a slew of apps making an appearance, some functional and some …

Apps

Mad Genius' Motion Capture System brings Sony's break-apart controller idea to life, and then some

Remember that break-apart DualShock 3 idea for motion control Sony had five years ago? A new company named Mad Genius Controllers has surfaced with a working prototype that shows such a contraption working in spades. The setup uses a splittable controller and a processing unit to enable seamless …