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Can Spooning Save Your Relationship?

A new study touts the benefits of snuggling up<p>Satisfaction comes by the spoon-ful. A new British study found that couples who sleep close to each other are likely to be happier than those who don't.<p>Researchers surveyed over 1,000 couples about their preferred sleeping positions, and nearly all …

Samsung And PayPal Move Against Apple With Galaxy S5 Finger Swipe Payments

The usual complaint about Samsung’s smartphones is that they shamelessly copy Apple, but can’t quite surpass the iPhone. This despite the fact that the Galaxy S line consistently has specs that do indeed surpass their American counterparts. Apple fans then counter that it is the iOS software …

Winter Olympics Viewer's Guide: Tuesday, Feb. 11

Hard to keep track of what to watch and when, right? We make it very easy for you.<p><i>Trying to watch the Olympics? Even with NBCOlympics.com now</i> …

AF-ON & Back Button Autofocus: This May Just Change the Way You Shoot Forever

Still autofocusing by pressing halfway down on your shutter release? Well, suppose I told you there’s another way that you might even like better? …

Twitter experimenting with pop-up notifications on the web

Twitter isn't shy when it comes to experimentation. The social network tests some new features by rolling them out to regular users, albeit on a very limited basis, while other projects, such as @eventparrot, are made available to the entire community. The latest unreleased tool to make an …

Here’s Where To Watch Obama’s 2014 State Of The Union Online

PRISM. Net neutrality. Patent reform. The government’s hand in tech has perhaps never been stronger, and the tech matters that have arisen in the last year affect <i>everyone</i>. It’s <i>always</i> a good idea to watch the President’s State Of The Union, but if you’re someone who even remotely cares about …

NASA’s Voyager 1 probe has left the solar system

For the first time ever, a manmade object has left the reaches of our Sun and ventured into the cold, gaseous space between distant stars. NASA …

The best photo apps for keeping your memories in the cloud

The internet was always supposed to give us a hassle-free way to store and manage our stuff — but in practice, even storing photos and videos has remained a massive headache. Just as services like Apple’s Photo Stream have popularized the power of cloud storage, they have also revealed its …

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Mohamed A. El Erian<p>7 Things to Keep in Mind About Turkey<p>The country is confronting some old problems and a host of news risks.<p>Matthew A. Winkler<p>Tesla …

This 12-year-old kid learned to code on Codecademy, built 5 apps, and is speaking at SXSW

Necessity, they say, is the mother of invention. Even when you’re 11 years old.<p>Last year Las Vegas kid Ethan Duggan found himself in a tough spot. His mother had returned from a whirlwind shopping trip with “about 40 dresses, skirts, and tops.” Without his father home, Ethan was the default …

The Most-Watched TEDTalks: Steve Jobs, Ken Robinson And More (VIDEOS)

"Ideas worth spreading."<p>That's how nonprofit TED (an acronym for technology, entertainment, and design) describes its mission. The organization is celebrated for its semiannual conferences that bring together some of the world's best movers, shakers and thinkers. The TED challenge? Give the talk of …

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How can we design an internet of things for everyone (not just alpha geeks)?

Despite the influx of new products and considerable excitement around the Internet of Things, from a design and innovation point of view, we are in a …

How Orange is the New Black is keeping the buzz alive

Without a doubt, the Netflix (s NFLX) original series <i>Orange is the New Black</i> has been one of the big summer success stories, across the board, and …

App finds the Droid you’re looking for: The one you lost

You know that moment right before you’re about to leave the house and you realize you forgot to grab your phone, but when you go to get it, it isn’t …

Engadget Podcast 354 - 08.02.13

Get ready, folks. This week it's a party, with Ben Gilbert and Dana Wollman in the guest host seats. We start off the podcast with our initial Moto X impressions, then discuss the new Nexus 7 and Android 4.3 to keep the Jelly Bean vibe going. Then, Ben shifts us into the world of Android gaming by …

Review: Google Chromecast - http://tcrn.ch/179ySik “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.”

Why Auto White Balance Isn't Your Friend

I know the title for this article is very strong, but in all honesty, I am not fan of automatic white balance. Though, it seems convenient and the …

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What if you could only communicate using internet memes? Welcome to Yarrly

Spend some time on social media — whether it’s Facebook, Instagram, Tumblr or Twitter — and you’re bound to see a meme. Communicating in funny …

Android app developers: If you're not watching the Making Apps Beautiful series videos, you should be

Google's Android Developers have a great series they publish to YouTube, called DevBytes. The episodes are always full of great info for the people …

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Programming is FUNdamental: A closer look at Code.org's star-studded computer science campaign

"All these people who've made it big have their own variation of the same story, where they felt lucky to be exposed to computer programming at the right age, and it bloomed into something that changed their life," explains the organization's co-founder, Ali Partovi, seated in the conference room …

10 paths to painless pizza-making

As you may have noticed, we’re <i>kind of</i> into pizza in the smitten kitchen. I mean, just a little. I can’t help it–in my mind, it combines the best …

Video: Yes, that’s a DLP projector in my tablet; here’s how it looks

While a few mobile devices have sported an internal projector in the past, I’ve actually never used one. So I was intrigued when a review tablet with …

Onion Pi Tor Proxy Uses A Raspberry Pi To Keep Your Internet Browsing Safe From Prying Eyes

If you are worried about anyone spying on your Internet browsing whether it be a hacker or the NSA yopu might be interested in a new device created …

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