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Philips Norelco Laser Guided Beard Trimmer 9000 for Precise, Symmetric Results

<b>Philips Norelco Laser Guided Beard Trimmer 9000</b> features laser technology to allow perfectly straight DIY grooming. Yeah, so there’s no excuse why …

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Leaked Samsung app aims to catalog everything you do on your smartphone

Samsung could become the latest company to jump aboard the lifelogging bandwagon with its new "Life Times" app. Judging by leaked screenshots shared with <i>SamMobile,</i> Samsung wants to automatically log phone and app usage on Galaxy smartphones, cataloging photos, emails, location, music, messages and …

Apple hires medical tech experts, fueling iWatch rumours

A smartwatch with next-generation health skills could help Apple beat rivals in the wearable technology sector<p>Apple has reportedly hired two medical technology experts, fueling rumours that the company's forthcoming iWatch could have a health focus.<p>Nancy Dougherty from startup Sano Intelligence and …

Okidokeys smart locks let you manage your front door remotely

There are goofy product names, and then there's Okidokeys, a moniker that achieves new levels of silliness. All said, however, the company seems to take its line of smart locks pretty seriously. Its parent company, OpenWays Group, already provides smartphone-based door lock solutions to hotels. The …

Part smartwatch, part activity tracker, the Wellograph is a pricey, attractive “wellness watch”

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>There are plenty of activity trackers out there, but so far they all look better suited to an afternoon at the gym than a …

In 5 years, schools, medical systems, stores will know all about you, says IBM

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>It’s that time of year again. IBM Research has come up with its annual 5 in 5 list of technologies that it expects to go …

New Line-Up iOS App Begins UK Roll-Out To Organize Your Favorite Events

Last year Planvine emerged as part of the new wave of apps designed to figure out your entertainment for the evening. For a monthly subscription, it reserved two tickets to events based on your pre-selected interests. However the company has been pivoting and today launched it’s new consumer iOS …

Why Wearable Tech Will Be as Big as the Smartphone | WIRED

These days Thad Starner, a wearables pioneer who now serves as technical lead for Google Glass, cuts the figure of a casual-chic tech executive, with …

The Most Successful Leaders Do 15 Things Automatically, Every Day

undefined<p>Leadership is learned behavior that becomes unconscious and automatic over time. For example, leaders can make several important decisions about an issue in the time it takes others to understand the question. Many people wonder how leaders know how to make the best decisions, often under …

President Obama will meet w/ Tim Cook & tech execs tomorrow to discuss Healthcare.gov & NSA surveillance

The White House has announced (via TIME) that President Barack Obama is scheduled to meet with a long list of high-profile tech executives tomorrow to discuss the controversial rollout of the Healthcare.gov website as well as NSA surveillance programs that have recently come to light:<p>“Tomorrow, …

Vitamin supplements are waste of money, say scientists

Vitamin supplements almost never have health benefits, are a waste of money and could even be harmful, a group of scientists said in a damning indictment of the industry.<p>Despite one in three Britons taking vitamins or mineral pills, evidence from studies of almost 500,000 people suggested that …

The Web Cookie Is Dying. Here's The Creepier Technology That Comes Next

It may raise hackles to think that U.S. intelligence officials might be monitoring your telephone and Internet communications, but for most of us it’s only the marketers who are really interested in our everyday online activities. And with many billions of dollars at stake, companies are …

Meet Revolv, The Missing Link To The Modern Smart Home

Automated homes are nothing new. For decades, people have toiled over connecting household object to intranets and servers in a desperate attempt to simplify lives. But the work rarely justified the results. Then came the so-called Internet of Things. Nest, Sonos, Hue, Yale Locks; all these …

10 Best Surveillance Systems And Mini Spy Camera To Hide In Your House

It amazes me as to the variety of survaillance cameras are on the market. They come in almost every shape and size, can be hidden inside anything …

DreamRoomer And MeDesk Take The Honours At TechCrunch Moscow 2013

Well, that’s a wrap. For those who don’t know, we’ve been running a startup event in Moscow for 4 solid years, TechCrunch Moscow. Our partners, Digital October and Kite Ventures have been absolutely awesome, so a huge thanks to them. Just go check out the amazing pictures and the archived video …

HealthLoop Lands $10M To Help Doctors Better Track And Engage Patients Between Visits

HealthLoop, the makers of a cloud-based platform that aims to automate the process by which doctors engage with their patients after visits, announced today that it has closed a $10 million round of Series A financing.<p>The round was led by Canvas Venture Fund, the new $175 million investment vehicle …

Give A Hoot, Add Smart Sensors To Your Home With The Owl Platform

Building a smart home is hard. First you have to install all the hardware then you have to figure out a platform for controlling lights, sensors, and the like. Thankfully the Owl Platform has got your back.<p>The platform is aimed at hackers who want to experiment with various sensor arrays around …

How Tablets Have Redefined the Rules of Personal Computing

Back in 1990, I was asked by Microsoft to look closely at a product in the works that turned out to be the company’s first tablet. The focus on this …

20 Breathtaking Images Of The Earth As Seen From Space

Aleppo, Syria, May 26, 2013 – The Citadel of Aleppo – medieval fortified palace<br>DigitalGlobe—Getty Images<p>1 of 20<p>Digital Globe, a provider of …

Male and female brains wired differently, scans reveal

Scientists have drawn on nearly 1,000 brain scans to confirm what many had surely concluded long ago: that stark differences exist in the wiring of male and female brains.<p>Maps of neural circuitry showed that on average women's brains were highly connected across the left and right hemispheres, in …

How young is too young for technology?

Last week, Jonathan Maitland addressed this question in the Tonight programme ‘Too young for technology?’. So, how young is too young?<p>How young is too young for technology? Is there really a problem with toddlers playing with tablets? After all, if books really are becoming antiquated in the …

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A research-focused Yahoo gets smarter, buys NLP startup SkyPhrase

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Andrea Danti<p>Yahoo has acquired natural-language processing startup SkyPhrase, a company we covered in …

7 Facebook Statistics You Should Know For An Engaging Facebook Page

<i>This post was originally published on the Buffer blog.</i><p>One of the things we focus on most at Buffer is the best time to post to Twitter and Facebook. This is because we want to help you get more engagement with your audience, which is beneficial for everyone.<p>While the best time to post is definitely …

5 pieces of advice for those who want to buy a connected device

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: S. Higginbotham<p>Look, the internet of things is hot right now. We even put out a connected gift guide that showcased a …

Fly Or Die: The Ostrich Pillow

With travel ramping up over the holiday season, we thought it wise to bring you a taste of Ostrich.<p>The Ostrich pillow, to be exact.<p>It’s a clever little pillow that slips over your head and covers everything but your nose and mouth. Though it doesn’t offer much by way of neck support, you can lay …

“Hello Santa” Offers A Memorable, But Pricey, Video Call With A Real-Life Santa

Want to FaceTime Santa? There’s an app for that. A new video chat app called “Hello Santa” offers you and your child a one-on-one with the jolly ol’ elf himself, and for once, it’s not a pre-recorded video. For those who are sick of standing in half-hour or longer lines only to have their kid …

New Relic claims role in Healthcare.gov improvements

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>A progress report on Healthcare.gov sent out by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services credits new application and …

Gift Guide: Be Super-Healthy On A Shoestring Budget

Are you tired of watching expensive gadgets turn your friends into Abercrombie models? Well, my pudgy popper, we’ve got a holiday gift guide that’ll give you five more ab packs without breaking your piggy bank.<p><b>Standing Desk Vs. Cardboard Box</b><p>It’s well-known that sitting all day long is slowing …

How to Plant Ideas in Someone's Mind

If you've ever been convinced by a salesperson that you truly wanted a product, done something too instinctively, or made choices that seemed …

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