John Hodge

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iWatch could be worth as much as iPhone & iPad first-year sales combined, says Morgan Stanley

Estimating the revenue value of a product whose price is unknown and whose existence hasn’t even been confirmed is probably about as tenuous as it gets, but Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty reckons that the iWatch could generate $17.5 billion in the first twelve months.<p>To put that into …

Tyra Banks And More Put A Million In The Muse

Kathryn Minshew wanted to be Zorro when she grew up. Like, literally, the guy with the mask and the cape. “I was like, ‘I’m going to learn how to use a sword and wear a black mask.’ I would honestly answer that when people asked me what I wanted to do for a living.”<p>While she didn’t quite make it …

Leaks hint at Samsung Galaxy S5 Zoom, Active models

Looks like we might get more than theGalaxy S5from Samsung in the coming weeks.<p>The Korean electronics giant plans to release multiple versions of its flagship smartphone, just like it did with the<p>Galaxy S4,according to a couple Asian sites, earlier noted by BGR.<p>That includes an Active model that's …

Apple sued over A7 processor design by University of Wisconsin patent enforcer

Is Apple stepping on a university's toes with its A7 processor design? The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) has filed suit against the company, claiming that the iPhone 5S, iPad mini with Retina Display, and iPad Air all benefit from an information processing system developed at the …

Analyst: Apple’s iWatch could generate $17.5B in first year

Apple(s aapl) could be sitting on a potential goldmine, according to Morgan Stanley analysts. In a research note to investors on Tuesday, the firm …

Sony sunsets Android software updates for older Xperia smartphones

Sony(s sne) has been pretty good about keeping many of its Android devices relatively up to date, but the Xperia Blog is reporting that a number of …

Skyforge, a vending machine for your 3D-printed dreams

Remember when vending machines distributed premade goods like candy, Super Balls, and sausages? Yawn. A new kind of vending machine called SkyForge makes use of a 3D printer to sell plastic items that are only limited by the imaginations of the machine's users.<p>The invention came about when …

Netflix plans to spend $3 billion on content this year

Good news for Netflix (s NFLX) subscribers looking to burn through more movies and TV shows: The company declared in its 2013 Annual Report this week …

20 Things People Over 20 Should Stop Doing

188K Shares<p>Here are 20 things people over 20 should stop doing. And believe me, I’ve been guilty of most of them.<p><b>1. Playing video games instead of</b> …

Ultra-Sharp Images of Cells, Made Using Fluorescent DNA

DNA can do many things – build organisms, implicate criminals, store Shakespearean sonnets. Now, it can illuminate the complex biomolecular …

Shivering can help you stay slim

Shivering in the cold may help burn off as many calories as exercise, according to scientists<p>It is usually a signal to reach for a jumper or turn up the heating, but it seems shivering may also be an effective way to stay slim.<p>A new study from scientists at the National Institutes of Health has …

Enabling Chris Christie: How Fox News, Joe Scarborough and faux-centrist pundits lie, deny and shade the truth

<b>Joe Scarborough, Chris Christie (AP/Virginia Sherwood/Mel Evans)</b><p>Bad journalism, false equivalency, phony objectivity: Christie coverage shows why mainstream media can’t be trusted<p>Paul Rosenberg<p>February 4, 2014 7:53pm (UTC)<p>The day Chris Christie's Bridgegate scandal broke, with the release of …

Science could explain why your racist relatives are so racist

<b>(PhotosbyAndy via Shutterstock)</b><p>Recent research suggests that those who degrade minorities could feel ostracized themselves<p>Tom Jacobs<p>February 4, 2014 12:50pm (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on Pacific Standard.<p>What leads people to develop a hostile, suspicious attitude toward minorities? Social …

Utah: Preventing gay couples from getting married protects “needs and interests” of children

<b>(Reuters/Jonathan Ernst)</b><p>The state argued in a brief that its ban on marriage equality is about children’s welfare<p>Katie McDonough<p>February 4, 2014 6:50pm (UTC)<p>The state of Utah continues its fight against a recent court decision declaring its ban on marriage equality unconstitutional, arguing in a …

How Obamacare Discourages Work — And Why That Could Be A Good Thing

The CBO released its new budget and economic projections today, and here's the finding everybody is talking about: By 2024, the Affordable Care Act will reduce full time-equivalent employment by about 2.5 million workers, compared to what it would be if the law hadn't gone into effect. This is …

Meet The Plus-Size Swim Line That'll Spark Major Wanderlust

Photo: Courtesy of Josephine Swim.<p>Prepare to ditch yourboringbasic black swim dress, and give a hearty welcome to the newest plus-size line, …

The Secret's Out! New App Lets You Post Anonymously

Photo: Via Secret.<p>Keeping a secret has always been difficult, even before the Internet allowed you to spill every detail in a snap. If you struggle …

This Country Is About to Ban Miniskirts—Because They "Hurt the Moral Fiber" of the Country. What?

Outfits like these would be verboten under Uganda's new law.<p>If a 2011 bill that's recently been reintroduced in parliament is signed into law by Uganda President Yowery Museveni, pretty soon, women will be forced to cover up—i.e., ditch their miniskirts or face up to a $4,000 fine and 10 years in …

Celebrating 10 Years of Facebook-Induced Relationship Anxiety

Today is Facebook's 10th birthday. It's hard to believe that just 10 years ago "liking" just meant liking, "poking" just meant poking, and "Facebook stalking" just meant you weren't speaking English. There was no looking up and realizing you've been poring over your best friend's sister's ex …

Cameron Diaz Designed Shoes for Pour La Victoire

It's been 20 years since Cameron Diaz first graced America's silver screen with her star turn in Jim Carrey's <i>The Mask</i>—and we are still <b>so into</b> her.<p>Not only is her new book, <i>The Body Book</i>, a must-read top-seller, but the actress has embarked on a whole slew of creative projects we can't wait to get …

The Solution to 6 More Weeks of Winter: Faux Real

Heres the best in faux fur fashion<p>It's official: We are about to endure six more weeks of winter. While that is not the forecast I was hoping for, it does mean that coats will still be necessary in the immediate future. My new obsession in outerwear is faux fur, but the trend doesn't stop at coats! …

The Scoop on Kate Middleton's New Stylist

Who is Angela Kelly?<p>Earlier this week it was announced that the Queen's personal dresser, Angela Kelly, was to accompany the Duchess of Cambridge on her Australian Tour later this year. But who is Angela Kelly? And how did she become such a trusted member of the royal household?<p>Born in a terraced …

The Hot List: February 2014

Ten things were looking forward to this monthand think you should too.<p>Ten things we're looking forward to this month—and think you should too.