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12-inch ‘iPad Air Plus’ schematics point to spring 2015 release

Enough reports have accumulated for us to say with fair certainty that there will be a larger iPad ‘Pro’ in the first half of next year, although nothing super concrete has been agreed upon regarding specs.<p>Now Japanese magazine Mac Fan has published what it claims are schematics for the “iPad Air …

6 Reasons Travelers Are Upgrading to iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

My husband just purchased an iPhone 6 Plus in anticipation of a long trip next month, and I'm pondering whether to get that version, or the slightly smaller iPhone 6. For the past couple of weeks, I've been writing down questions, and talking with my friendly local geniuses and …

Mobile Technology

More music lovers are paying for their tunes with in-app purchases

New figures released by app analytics firm App Annie show that mobile users are more likely than ever to pay for music services by way of in-app purchases.<p>Looking at figures from August, streaming music offerings from Spotify, Pandora and Beats Music were among the top earning apps in terms of …

iPhone 6 vs Sony Xperia Z3 Compact (Video)

We have seen various videos featuring the new iPhone 6, and now we have one comparing the iPhone 6 vs Sony Xperia Z3 compact.<p>Both handsets feature …

Unlocked Sony Xperia Z3 And Z3 Compact Land In The UK

The unlocked versions of the Sony Xperia Z3 and Sony Xperia Z3 Compact have been up for pre-order in the UK for a while, and now one UK mobile …

Spicy Lobster Pasta

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 20 min<p>There’s something special about lobster you’ve prepared yourself, but if cooking one on a weeknight isn’t your speed, buy cooked lobster or shrimp instead.<p>August 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>12 ounces spaghetti<p>Kosher salt<p>2 tablespoons olive oil<p>2 tablespoons …

How To Buy Fruit That's Perfectly Ripe And Hasn't Gone Bad (Including Avocados And Peaches)

Think you know how to buy fruit? Think again....<p>Picking the perfect plum, peach or pear requires more than a quick trip to the supermarket.<p>To get the …

Top 10 budget restaurants, cafes and pubs in York

Yorkshire holidays,Restaurants,United Kingdom holidays,England holidays,Restaurants,Travel,City breaks,Food and drink,Food & drink,Life and style,Budget travel,Top 10s<p>With the York Food Festival in full swing, Tony Naylor returns to the city to update his 2009 budget eats guide, and finds 10 more …

How to Throw a School Birthday Party That Will Make Your Child the Most Popular Kid in Class

Here are food editor and supermom Carla Lalli Music's 7 tips for how to celebrate kids' birthdays in school<p>The issue of bringing outside food into school is a tough one. When it comes to your own child's lunch or snack, it's relatively simple to navigate. Then your kid's birthday arrives. He wants …

Bacon, Oatmeal, and Raisin Cookies

Makes 18 to 20 Servings<p>March 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>8 ounces sliced bacon, cut into 1/4-inch squares<p>2 1/4 cups cake flour<p>1 teaspoon baking powder<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>1/2 teaspoon baking soda<p>1 cup (packed) dark brown sugar<p>2/3 cup sugar<p>1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature<p>2 large eggs<p>1/2 …

Jack Monroe’s star anise and orange ice-cream recipe

Don’t save this pretty spice for mulled wine – try it in a delicious ice-cream, perfect for warm autumn days<p>Star anise is not just for Christmas – I got an enormous bag of it recently from my friend Sarah, who gives cooking lessons on the Healthier Scotland Cooking Bus project. “If anyone will know …

Easy chocolate cookies recipe

Jane Hornby shares a foolproof recipe for seriously chocolatey cookies from her new book for baking beginners<p>Everybody needs a recipe for chocolate cookies up their sleeve.<p><b>PREPARATION TIME</b><br>10mins<p><b>BAKING TIME</b><br>10mins per batch<p><b>MAKES</b><br>20<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><br>175g dark chocolate (60 per cent cocoa solids)<br>85g butter<br>2 …

Easy carrot cake with cream cheese frosting recipe

Jane Hornby shares a foolproof recipe for classic carrot cake with raisins, pecans and cream cheese icing<p>Carrot cake is perfect as a first cake to make, since it’s less likely to be dry, due to the water content of the carrots. You can make the cake in squares or cupcakes instead of</b> …

Emma Watson latest to use star power to help women - CNN.com

<b>(CNN)</b> -- Actress Emma Watson not only stirred the Internet with her recent moving speech before the United Nations, but she also joined a cadre of celebrities who have used their star power to bring attention to gender issues.<p>Watson, best known for her role as Hermione Granger in the "Harry Potter" …

iOS 8 How-to: Take a time-lapse video

New in iOS 8 you have the ability to record time-lapse photography right from the Camera app. Time-lapse photography is a type of photography that happens when the frame rate is lower than what is used to view the sequence. When the photo is played at normal speed, time looks to be faster. However, …

How Rooftop Farms Yield 20 Times More Produce Than Traditional Farms

As more and more people move to cities, the demand for access to fresher, more nutritious foods continues to rise. Brooklyn-based Gotham Greens builds greenhouses on urban rooftops. Inside the greenhouses, the company grows vegetables that don't have to make the long journey most food makes from …

Urban Agriculture

High-tech headband looks to keep kids from drowning

Some drowning incidents can be easily prevented, and a wearable device wants to keep tabs on submersion time while your kids are at the pool. The iSwimband is a Bluetooth-enabled sensor that syncs up with an iOS device to alert you when that little one has been under water for too long. The gadget …

3D print yourself through Amazon's new Printed Products store

Amazon has opened a 3D printing store, allowing customers to design and order their own jewellery, ornaments and accessories<p><b>Amazon</b> has opened its own <b>3D Printed Products store</b>, giving customers the option to design their own games, accessories, jewellery and ornaments.<p>From iPhone covers and …

Google Glass-Like Devices That Look As Natural As Sunglasses Are Closer Than You Think

However, in the near future, companies like Google may not have to try as hard to make their wearable displays fit in.<p>Soulaiman Itani, co-founder and Chief Scientist at Atheer Labs, told Business Insider that wearable computers as natural-looking as sunglasses are only about three or four years …

Wearable Tech

How to See the Future In Kids’ Drawings

Give a kid a pencil, and she’ll draw a blob – but pretty soon that shape will start to have a face and body. Stick drawings are an easy way to monitor cognitive development, and a new study finds a link between the ability to draw well and intelligence years later.<p>Rosalind Arden, a cognitive …

Drawing

How To Rewire Your Brain For Greater Happiness

The bad news: Our brains are wired to be negative. The good news: You can train your brain to hold on to happiness in 10 seconds.<p>Wouldn’t it be awesome if we could hack into our own brains and rewire them to be happier?<p>Science has shown we actually can thanks to a phenomenon called …

World's first cyborg wants to hack your body

<b>(CNN) —</b> Neil Harbisson is the world's first legally recognized cyborg. He has an antenna implanted into his skull that gives him access to something he was born without: the ability to perceive color.<p>In a world where technology is overwhelming our mental focus and social lives, Harbisson, 32, has a …

The Easy Secret to Making Yourself Better at Anything

Create a feedback system to improve your personal and professional life.<p><i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>I'm a big believer in self-reflection, and I'm all about finding ways to make things (including myself!) better …

At $139 Million, This Insane Florida 'Palace' Is The Most Expensive Home For Sale In The US

The house includes a 4,500-square-foot infinity pool. Bryan Nieblas A French-inspired mansion has just hit the market for an astronomical $139 million, making it the most expensive home for sale in the U.S.<p>The 60,000-square-foot estate, called "Le Palais Royal," sits on over 4 acres and 465 feet of …

Florida

APPLE’S ANNOUNCEMENT RUINED: Is this the first video of a real iPhone 6?

Apple’s event this coming Tuesday hasn’t been much of a surprise for industry-watchers. However, it appears that a working iPhone 6 has made its way …

Purported working iPhone 6 appears online, shows new Passbook icon depicting mobile payments

A user on Weibo has uploaded a set of photos and a video of what looks like a working iPhone 6 (update: Here’s a video review of what looks like the same phone). The device’s software does not have the same tells as the Android fakes seen many times before. It features a new looking Passbook icon, …

Here's Why The iWatch Will Look Like Nothing We've Ever Seen Before

While it could be tempting to think Apple's wearable will look something like the dozens of renderings and concepts floating around, it's important to remember how very wrong people were before the debut of the original iPhone and iPad.<p>In the end, both the original iPhone and iPad defied …

Operating Systems

Tina Fey Explains Why You’ll Never See Her Nude Photos

Last night, Tina Fey and David Letterman spoke briefly about the infamous celebrity nude photo leak that rocked Hollywood last week.<p>After acknowledging that way more people these days have nude photos of themselves, Fey offered her two cents on just why that is. “I feel like the girls I remember …

What Will Apple Announce On September 9th? Software and Hardware Predictions For The iPhone 6 Event

For fans and followers, journalists and analysts, to pop culture experts, celebrities, and late night chat show hosts, this Tuesday is going to be just like Christmas Day.<p>While Apple has not said what will be announced at its September 9th event, speculation is running high. Unlike last year, this …