Mary McCraven

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Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet review: the thin tablet that's also an Android laptop

Lighter than an iPad, waterproof and with an excellent keyboard accessory, the Xperia Z4 Tablet is Sony’s best yet<p>Sony’s Xperia Z4 Tablet is the Japanese firm’s best yet, with small bezels, a bright screen and a waterproof body – but it’s when you add a full keyboard that things start to get …

Gear & Gadgets

Vivint Launches A New Home Automation System Complete With A Tiny Doorbell Camera

Home security and automation starts and ends with the front door. It needs to keep the bad guys out yet let the good guys in without hassle. Either a system gets it right or it doesn’t, and, until now, I had yet to see a system that’s truly impressive. Meet the Vivint Sky Smart Home — a home …

Home Security

SwiftKey Debuts “Clarity,” An Experimental Keyboard Featuring Multi-Word Autocorrect

SwiftKey, the makers of one of the more popular third-party keyboard applications for Android, and more recently, iOS, is out today with a new product – an “experimental” mobile keyboard app it’s calling Clarity. While SwiftKey’s flagship product is a predictive keyboard that adapts to the way you …

Apps

Galaxy S6 Edge and Galaxy S6 appear side by side in latest leak

Not quite the '3-sided screen' we were expecting<p>We got a good look at what appears to be Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S6 smartphone this morning. Now new images have leaked to show its sibling, the Galaxy S6 Edge, featuring a curved display similar to the one seen on Samsung's Galaxy Note Edge. …

Phones

13 Protein-Packed Quinoa Recipes

Quinoa is more than just a superseed that you hear about from people at the gym or in health magazines. It is a nutrient-dense ingredient that can be …

Food

49 Detox Recipes (That Actually Contain Food)

The word <i>detox</i> tends to bring to mind scary-intense juice cleanses or a gluten-dairy-meat-grain-sugar-caffeine-free diet that will make you run away …

Healthy Eating

HP's newest laptop is sexy, but you can't buy it until next year

Last week we ran our review of the Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro, a 13-inch laptop that weighs a scant 2.6 pounds and measures just half an inch thick. It was impressive, to be sure, but it won't be the last: Thanks to Intel's new Core M chips, we're about to see a ton of impossibly thin notebooks. The latest …

HP's new laptop looks like a MacBook Air and is made for hardcore business users

HP is today introducing a new laptop that's thinner and lighter than the MacBook Air — a stylish Windows 8 machine called the EliteBook Folio 1020. Even though HP is boasting about this laptop's slim size, it isn't necessarily taking aim at Apple here. HP says that it's designed the Folio 1020 with …

These may be the first images of the Galaxy S5 Prime

The so-called “Prime” version of the Galaxy S5 is slowly shaping up, following a few months of speculation based on unconfirmed anonymous reports. We now have an idea of the phone’s specs and approximate release date, and, if the shots below are real, the first clues of the S5 Prime’s …

Phones

Why I Eat A Plant-Based Diet

The on-trend diet isn't a fad and it's way more sustainable than it sounds. Here's how I started eating more veggies and grains and loved every healthy second of it.<p>I started eating a whole foods plant-based diet nine months ago. I had gained 20-something pounds from a hormone-related health issue …

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Tonight's Dinner Idea: Spring Fiesta Quinoa Salad

As the weather warms up, enjoy this fresh 'n' tasty quinoa salad!<p><b>Spring Fiesta Quinoa Salad</b><p><i>Serves 4</i><p><b>Ingredients</b><p>3/4 cup quinoa, rinsed<p>1 1/2 cups water<p>1/2 cup finely chopped fresh parsley<p>1 cup frozen green peas, defrosted<p>1/2 cup frozen corn, defrosted<p>1/3 cup chopped red onion<p>Juice of 1 large orange<p>1 …

Facial Cleansers Our Editors Swear By (PHOTOS)

Between germy cell phones, greasy hands and grimy sunglasses, our faces come in contact with quite a lot of filth. So we count on facial cleansers to get rid of the gunk.<p>Finding the best facial cleanser isn't as easy as strolling the skincare aisle of your local drugstore. Sometimes it takes …