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Andrew Pollock Crafts a Scenic Hamptons Home With 19th-Century Charm

A sublime location and historic structures lend elegance to a revitalized residence on Long Island<p><i>This article originally appeared in the May 2009 issue of Architectural Digest.</i><p>Built in the early 1980s, the house atop the dunes verged on the ugly, so badly designed that it lacked even a proper …

Robert A.M. Stern Crafts a Striking Shingle-Style Home in Massachusetts

The renowned architect designed the light-filled home on the seafront site of Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts<p><i>This article originally appeared in the October 2008 issue of Architectural Digest.</i><p>Some of the early Shingle Style houses, which began to appear almost a century and a half ago, were built on …

35 Elegant Living Rooms with Classic Furnishings

Rich wood furniture, understated fabrics, and the use of symmetry are a few examples of a classic design aesthetic. See how top designers on Dering …

Sullivan’s Island House Tour

1 of 9<p>Comfortable Meets Contemporary<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 9<p>Livable and Timeless<p>3 of 9<p>Put Guests at Ease<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 9<p>Mix Things Up<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 9<p>…

22 Cottage Decorating Ideas

1 of 22<p>Earn Your Stripes<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 22<p>Love Island Life<p>3 of 22<p>Go Retro<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 22<p>Line It Up<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 22<p>Be Bold in a Small …

Family-Friendly Whidbey Island Retreat

1 of 9<p>Right at Home<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 9<p>The Sleeping Loft<p>3 of 9<p>The Kitchen<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 9<p>The Kitchen Cabinets<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 9<p>The …

Our Favorite Rooms of 2015

1 of 12<p>White Kitchen Classic<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 12<p>Surf Cottage Corner Booth<p>3 of 12<p>Our Idea House Master Bedroom<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 12<p>Euro-Style Coastal …

A Gluten Free Thanksgiving Menu

Backup Your iPhone or iPad Before Updating Over-the-Air to iOS 10

A number of users on the MacRumors forums are reporting the issue. It doesn’t seem to be confined to one iOS device as a number of 9.7-inch iPad Pros …

iOS 10 Slow on iPhone or iPad? Here’s How to Speed It Up

Is your iPhone or iPad slow after updating to iOS 10? Why is iOS 10 running so slow? Maybe even the iPhone feels hot and animations are laggy, why? …

Operating Systems

The best boutique hotels in Paris

An insider's guide to the best boutique hotels in Paris, featuring the top places to stay for period charm, hip cocktail bars, sleek design, glamorous interiors and sumptuous restaurants, in locations including the 10th arrondissement, South Pigalle and near to Avenue des Champs-Élysées and Rue du …

France

5 Most Luxurious Places to Stay in Paris

The city known for love, baguettes, and a chic population is also home to some pretty awe-inspiring hotels.<p>Paris is known for many things: awe-inspiring architecture, mouth-watering patisseries, incredible landmarks, and, of course, being the "City of Love."<p>You don't, however, necessarily associate …

The Most Romantic Hotels in Paris

Winding through the streets of Paris, over the Seine and past bijou patisseries, the idea of ferreting out the most romantic corners of the city feels like a redundant proposition. The shabbiest garret in Paris is still in Paris, and that will put you miles beyond the rest of the world. With a view …

Connecting Rural Markets: How Fixed Wireless Is Unlocking Digital—Everywhere

The New Rules for Designing Fixed-Mobile Bundles

What’s Google really up to in wireless? Might not be what you think.

Is Google really considering taking on the wireless industry? According to The Information, the company has talked to Verizon and Sprint about leasing wireless capacity to launch a mobile service.<p>Earlier this week, the blog cited unnamed sources who claimed Google has had talks with Verizon and …

Maybe you don’t need a gig. Wireless might bridge the broadband gap

Not every community needs a fiber-to-the-home network. Not every home needs a gig to their doorstep. In our gigabit crazy era this statement might …

Google is working with Ruckus Wireless to build a Wi-Fi network in the cloud

Google(s goog) is working with Wi-Fi equipment maker Ruckus Wireless(s rkus) to build a large-scale Wi-Fi network in the cloud off of which any …

Nap time: SK Telecom is putting its cellular networks to sleep

As the hour grows late in Korea, SK Telecom acts like any doting parent: it tucks in its mobile network and puts it to bed for the night.<p>Korea’s …

How to Optimize Customer Support on Mobile

Our lives revolve around our mobile devices. As bold as that statement may seem, it’s wholly accurate. Our smartphones and tablets provide the connection point between every aspect of our lives — from arranging transportation to staying in touch with friends and family, and keeping on top of …

Telstra public phone booths to get new life as two million public Wi-Fi hotspots

Telstra’s forgotten public phone booths will be given an added function as Wi-Fi hotspots as part of a plan to blanket public spaces with internet access.<p>Trials of the $100m project will be up and running by November and will allow Telstra customers who agree to share their bandwidth to get free …

The Best Leaders Are Insatiable Learners

Nearly a quarter century ago, at a gathering in Phoenix, Arizona, John W. Gardner delivered a speech that may be one of the most quietly influential speeches in the history of American business — a text that has been photocopied, passed along, underlined, and linked to by senior executives in some …

The Silent Killer of New Products: Lazy Pricing

72% of all new products don’t meet their revenue targets. And a quarter of companies, according to the same survey, confess that not <i>one</i> of their new offerings met its profitability goals.<p>This new (and alarming) data comes from pricing consulting giant Simon-Kucher & Partners, which conducts its …

Stop Searching for That Elusive Data Scientist

Based purely on the data, a really good data scientist will probably tell you the odds are poor that you’ll be able to find and hire really good data scientists. Surveys say there simply aren’t enough people with the unusual blend of software skills and statistical savvy to go around. Arguably even …

Correction: Server Farms-Cleveland story

CLEVELAND (AP) — In a story Aug. 31 about computer data centers, The Associated Press, relying on information from the company BYTEGRID, erroneously …

A Beach House as Blue as the Ocean

How to Reward Your Stellar Team

You’ve been told that getting the most from your team depends on rewarding and recognizing them collectively. But it’s tough to do that, especially when most management systems are so focused on individual performance, undermining the very teamwork you’re hoping to encourage. Luckily, you don’t …

27 Tips For Mastering Your Destiny

In his latest best-seller, "Mastery," author Robert Greene analyzes great figures from history, interviews contemporary leaders, and draws from years of psychology research to distill steps anyone can follow to become a master.<p>His other books discuss the strategies of power, seduction, war, and 50 …

Self-improvement

Tag: Bedrooms

Before & After: A French-Inflected Townhouse Renovation in Williamsburg, Brooklyn<p>by Alexa Hotz<p>Steal This Look: A Loft Bedroom with Colorful Accents …