Mark Winn

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Asus's new T300 Chi: A fine Windows tablet with delusions of laptop grandeur

Asus Transformer Book T300 Chi review<p>Hybrid machine<p>Laptop mode<p>Special needs<p>Slim and lightweight<p>Bluetooth love<p>Motorola has long taken the extreme …

The ISSpresso: An espresso machine for space

If you can't get started in the morning without a hot cup o' joe, imagine how the poor astronauts aboard the ISS must feel, with their prepackaged rations.<p>Actually, they're about to feel a whole lot better: Italian coffee merchant Lavazza, in collaboration with engineering company Argotec (which …

With the PlayStation TV, Sony's going after families with young kids

The PlayStation TV is a curious oddity. The $100 device, a rebranded Vita TV that's slated to launch in North America and Europe later this fall, is Sony's direct answer to the Apple TV, Roku and Amazon Fire TV streaming boxes currently flooding the market. It's also the only box of the bunch …

Bob Hewitt to face trial for rape of young girls in South Africa

Former Grand Slam doubles champion and one-time Tennis Hall of Famer Bob Hewitt was indicted Friday on charges of rape and sexual assault of minors and will go on trial in February, his lawyer said.<p>Attorney Alwyn Griebenow said Hewitt denies two charges of rape and one of sexual assault of girls he …

Russia and Ukraine discuss ceasefire

The American, Russian and incoming Ukrainian leaders have discussed, in separate meetings in France, a ceasefire and other possible steps to de-escalate the ongoing crisis in Ukraine, reports said.<p>Russian President Vladimir Putin held brief one-on-one talks on Friday with his US counterpart Barack …

Grisly scene in Iraq: 'See these children? See what's left from the mortar?'

Broken bodies of children. A dead mother. A wailing father.<p>That was the scene outside of a school in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, where authorities said more than 100 people were killed Friday in fighting between security forces and al Qaeda-backed Sunni fighters.<p>The fighting follows news a …

Scotland's teachers 'left on their knees from a workload tsunami'

Larry Flanagan, general secretary of the Educational Institute of Scotland, says he has never seen teachers so exhausted and despairing<p>Scotland's teachers have been left "on their knees" from a "workload tsunami" that hit in the last year, the head of the country's largest teaching union warned …

Queen honoured with renaming of Paris flower market

<b>The people of Paris have paid tribute to the Queen by naming a flower market in her honour.</b><p>She and the Duke of Edinburgh toured the market that will henceforth be known as Marche aux Fleurs - Reine Elizabeth II on Saturday.<p>It marked the end of the British monarch's three-day visit to France to mark …

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Kairos blends mechanical and smartwatch technology

Launched on May 15, The Kairos Watches line looks like many other upmarket timepieces. It’s available in two models: the MSW 115 that has a 21-jewel …