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MacBook Air supplies dwindle ahead of WWDC, Intel CPU refresh

Waiting for next-generation Air? The stars may be aligning in your favor.<p>Apple hasn't announced a significant update to any of its hardware since …

Google's top product of I/O 2013: You

Instead of gadgets, the message is clear: Google's personalized services are aiming to get into your head and be a part of you...and your social life.<p>As I sat through the last half hour of a nearly 4-hour keynote, sweat pouring through my shirt, my attention waned. Most people's did. Where were the …

Ready for Windows 8? We're just starting on Win 7, says Dell

Some big Dell customers are just beginning to migrate to Windows 7 -- an operating system that came out in 2009.<p>Maybe everyone's focused on the wrong Microsoft operating system.<p>Dell said during its earnings conference call on Thursday that "commercial" customers, meaning corporate customers, are …

Customers

Photoshop Express rolled out in the Windows Store

Tablets can be handy little photo-editing devices, particularly for photographers or media workers who need to tweak an image on-the-go without …

Photoshop

HTC Pledges To Pump Up ‘One’ Production While Samsung’s New Flagship Ships Like Crazy

Oh HTC. You’ve produced one of the finest Android smartphones ever (seriously, just look at all these reviews), but you’ve faced more than your share of challenges when it came to actually pumping your top-tier One smartphone. As it happens, that may all soon change.<p>FocusTaiwan reported earlier …

Living On Bitcoin For A Week: The Expense Report

A few readers asked if I would provide the (very convoluted) ledger from my week of living on Bitcoin. Here is the accounting, including how I spent my Bitcoin and the value of that Bitcoin in U.S. dollars at the time I spent it. You’ll see the week was not just an exercise in living on Bitcoin but …

Android this week: Google I/O recapped; Better Bluetooth; Galaxy S 4 Google Edition

Advertisement<p>8 Comments<p>The annual Google I/O(s goog) event has come and gone, with plenty of news specific to Android. While the event focuses on …

Google Fiber News: Online Video Soars As Traditional Broadcast Collapses

Here’s one more reason the increasing presence of Google Fiber is good: access to blistering fast internet is spurring the demand and purchase of Video On Demand (VOD), while the audience for traditional broadcast television collapses. While the impact is evident in the first regions Google Fiber …

New MacBook Air imminent?

New MacBook Air models may be right around the corner -- if a reading of retailer tea leaves is correct.<p>Signs may point to a refresh of Apple's popular MacBook Air. Possibly next month.<p>AppleInsider said Friday that at large online retailers like MacConnection, stock has vanished for the popular …

MacBook Air

Are Apps The Future of Book Publishing?

We’re at the dawn of the tablet era now. Earlier this month, Apple sold 3 million of its new iPad during the opening weekend, with some analysts expecting over 60 million of the tablets to be sold worldwide. What’s more, e-book readers are selling even more briskly than tablets. People are using …

HP Just Announced Two Hybrid Tablets That People Might Actually Want

The Hewlett-Packard brand may still be commonplace in homes and offices, but it can’t be described as particularly desirable. That’s starting to change, however, not least with this morning’s announcement of two genuinely enticing hybrid tablets: the 13-inch Split x2 (above) and the 10-inch …

Google's Five-Front Assault On Apple

With Google stock surging to an all-time high of $916 and Apple’s trading 39% below its September 2011 peak, Google has positioned itself to grow — in part by taking a bite out of Apple’s customer base — on five fronts.<p>Google’s primary source of profit is search-related advertising while Apple’s is …

Nintendo partners with Best Buy so you can play unreleased Wii U games in store during E3 (update)

There's nothing more frustrating than watching a product or service get announced, then having to wait an age to try it out. Nintendo hears that, and has announced via Nintendo Direct, that during E3 week, Best Buy will have playable demos of as-yet released Wii U games in 100 stores across the US …

Rooney Mara's Calvin Klein Perfume Gig Seems Perfect For Her (PHOTO)

Rooney Mara is about as downtown as a person can be, so it makes perfect sense that Calvin Klein would tap the actress to front the campaign for its new urban-themed fragrance.<p>Women's Wear Daily reports that the scent, aptly titled Downtown, will be a "floral woody juice," which is precisely the …

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Acne Studios Celebrates the Rodeo in a Second Photography Book

Photo: Courtesy of Acne Studios<p>Acne Studios, masters of cutting-edge cool, launched a second photography book, titled <i>Bruce of Los Angeles Rodeo</i>, with the help of music and photography journalist Vince Aletti. The book highlights the work of the late Bruce Bellas, referred to as Bruce of Los …

Is Kylie Jenner’s Latest Merch Collection Ripping Off An Indie Designer?

Style<p>Keep up-to-date on new celebrity styles and style news. Get the hottest fashion trends and beauty tips.<p>Style<p>More Fenty fashion<p>Hip-Hop<p>Dan's …

Chopard to Debut Sustainable Designs at Cannes

Photo: Courtesy of Chopard<p>Chopard annually loans out glamorous jewels to numerous celebrities attending the Cannes International Film Festival and this year, in honor of the festival's 66th year, the luxe label has released a fabulous 66-piece collection. We were given an exclusive look at a few of …

4 Ways to Wrangle Rope Into a Statement Necklace

Earlier this week we showed you how to make a stack of fun rope friendship bracelets. Now it’s time to take things up a level with statement necklaces made out of our favorite new material. From copper to color, here are four on-trend pieces you can make with a few pieces of rope. You’ll be feeling …

Julianne Hough's Shoes Are Scaring Us In The Best Way Possible (PHOTOS)

Did Halloween come early this year? Because Julianne Hough is wearing some scary stuff. When passing through Los Angeles Airport on Friday, the "Footloose" actress appeared fancy-free in a head-to-ankle solid black outfit grounded with skeleton-embroidered smoking slippers.<p>As a "Dancing with the …

shopping with a conscience

"What is a cynic? A man who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing." Oscar Wilde's famous quote keeps coming back to me at the …

Wigan Athletic midfielder Callum McManaman to miss European Under-21 Championships through injury

Callum McManaman will miss the European Under-21 Championships this summer after Wigan boss Roberto Martinez confirmed the forward is likely to be out for three months with an ankle injury.<p>McManaman was the star of the Latics' <b>FA Cup</b> triumph last Saturday and was rewarded for his excellent form over …

Soccer

Chelsea's Europa League trophy presentation gatecrashed by 11-year-old Liverpool fan

Who was the young boy following the Chelsea players up the steps of the Amsterdam ArenA on Wednesday night as they collected the Europa League trophy?<p>Was he the son of one of the players? Or the son of club owner Roman Abramovich, as many were suggesting on Twitter? Who was this little guy …

Soccer

Chelsea-Arsenal third-place play-off earmarked for Villa Park

The Premier League has announced that Villa Park will be the venue for the potential third-place play-off between Chelsea and Arsenal on Sunday 26 …

Manchester United Transfer News: Breaking Down Early Wayne Rooney Talk

A transfer saga is developing between Wayne Rooney and Manchester United. Retiring manager Sir Alex Ferguson confirmed the longtime United star requested a move but said the club isn't planning to let him go. It will make for an interesting summer.<p>Rooney has been an integral part of the United …

Soccer

X Games Barcelona 2013 -- Nyjah Huston wins Street League Skateboarding

Nyjah Huston defends Street League title<p>May 18, 2013<br>XGames.com<p>BARCELONA, Spain -- Nyjah Huston won his second consecutive X Games gold medal on …

X Games

Preakness Predictions 2013: Last-Minute Analysis

With the Preakness Stakes looming, the racing world is abuzz with the possibility that Orb could become one step closer to claiming the Triple Crown. Eight rivals have stepped up to dethrone the champion, and it will certainly be a memorable race.<p>At this point, final preparations have been made, …

Horse Racing

Copa Del Rey 2013: Top Takeaways from Atletico Madrid's Thrilling Victory

Atletico Madrid have heaped further frustration on Real Madrid in the final of the 2013 Copa del Rey—stunning the Spanish heavyweights in a 2-1 extra-time win.<p>It was their first win over Real Madrid in 14 years.<p>The match certainly wasn't without drama or huge talking points, with the performances …

Soccer

zaha hadid chosen to design riyadh metro station zaha hadid has just won the competition to design a metro station in the bustling financial district of saudi arabia's capital city. more at: http://www.designboom.com/architecture/zaha-hadid-wins-competition-to-design-riyadh-metro-station-saudi-arabia/

Great Balls of Rubber!

CYQL is a one-of-kind ottoman composed almost entirely of recycled bicycle inner tubes. Kinda like a rubber-band ball, each ottoman is wrapped in …