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Number Four

Last week, I went to prison.<p>Everyone told me I had to go—that’s just what you do when you go to Johannesburg. So I took a cab to the top of the hill and paid my ticket and joined the group.<p>They were all South Africans—all young, all black, and all very fashionable. And then there was me, American …

As Ice Storm Pummels U.S., Proposed Storm-Rating Index May Help People Prepare

Improved system may better predict power outages and ice accumulations.<p><b>As the ice storm that pummeled much of the United States on Thursday continues to lock the country in a deep freeze, some areas may be more ready than others to deal with the consequences.</b><p>That's because a new index is under …

Reforesting Madagascar’s Highlands: A (Poetic) Lesson From Nature

Changing Planet<p><i>National Geographic Young Explorer Alizé Carrère is researching an innovative method of agricultural adaptation in the Malagasy highlands that has emerged in the face of severe deforestation. Known to locals as “lavaka”, literally meaning “hole”, they are massive erosional gullies</i> …

Say What? Your Voice Tells People How Tall You Are

Sounds produced in the lower airways may clue listeners in to your height.<p><b>Talk about a cool finding: You can tell the relative heights of others just by the sound of their voices, according to new research.</b><p>Past experiments have also suggested that people can discern height from voice. The new …

Geography in the News: Bananas, the Top Fruit

<i>By Neal Lineback and Mandy Lineback Gritzner,</i> <i>Geography in the NewsTM</i><p><b>The Banana Story</b><p>An interesting book published in 2012 detailed the life of “Sam the Banana Man” Samuel Zemurray. Therein lies an interesting economic geography of international intrigue and business success with lessons to be …

Have We Found the Lost Colony of Roanoke Island?

Remote-sensing techniques have unearthed clues to the fate of settlers who mysteriously disappeared.<p>It's a mystery that has intrigued Americans for centuries: What happened to the lost colonists of North Carolina's Roanoke Island? (See "America's Lost Colony.")<p>The settlers, who arrived in 1587, …

Another Farewell to Madagascar

Changing Planet<p>Village boy in Antsirasoa, Madagascar. Photo by Cara Brook.<p><i>“It would be good to live in a perpetual state of leave-taking, never to go nor to stay, but to remain suspended in that golden emotion of love and longing…”</i> –John Steinbeck, <i>The Log from the Sea of Cortez</i><p>At the risk of …

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Self Defense

Earthlings are going to have to overcome their differences if they're going to battle the asteroid threat, according to a recent report. What's the plan? http://oak.ctx.ly/r/jflq

The 10 Most Pirated Movies

If you're shocked to see the latest, greatest Hollywood blockbuster on this list, you don't know pirates.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we …

Kaspersky Internet Security (for Android)

<b>Pros</b><p>Top-tier malware protection. Anti-theft tools. SIM alert. Anti-phishing protection. Hides special contacts. Call blocking. Slick …

Malware

TrustPort Antivirus Sphere (2017)

<b>Pros</b><p>New, streamlined user interface. Includes behavior-based exploit protection. Can create bootable antivirus media.<p><b>Cons</b><p>Mediocre scores in our …

Malware

LastPass (for Android)

<b>Pros</b><p>Slick new interface with subtle usability tweaks. Lots of options for password generation. Integrated browser leverages more LastPass features. …

Information Systems

The Best Kids' Tablets of 2018

Can't get your hands on your own iPad? Check out our top tablet picks to keep your kids educated and entertained.<p>Do Kids Even Need Tablets?<p>Kids want …

KitKat Arrives on HTC One Google Play Edition

Google's new Android 4.4 KitKat OS is now rolling out to HTC One Google Play edition owners, while the phone maker also rolled out a gold version of …

Android News

Report: ZTE Developing Low-Cost Smartwatch

Chinese telecommunications equipment maker ZTE Corp. is entering the smartwatch market, according to a Wall Street Journal report.<p>PCMag reviews …

Wall Street

Maxroam Unveils Cheap International Chromebook Data

Roaming SIM purveyor Maxroam today unveiled a cheap data solution for Chromebook owners roaming in 55 countries.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, …

Mobile

What Will the Future of Death on the Internet Look Like?

When we shed this mortal coil, our digital footprint will remain. How do you want to be memorialized on the Web?<p>PCMag reviews products independently, …

Internet

Top 10 Black Friday Tech Deals at Target

Get ready to see red. From iPad to Nook, Target has your Black Friday tech needs covered.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn …

Revolv Smart Home Automation Solution

<b>Pros</b><p>Easy to set up and install. Intuitive app. Works with a variety of wireless protocols. Room for expansion.<p><b>Cons</b><p>Pricey. Currently no Android …

Schmidt's Android Tips; Qualcomm Toq Pre-Orders; HTC One KitKat Rollout

Topping tech headlines Monday, Eric Schmidt shares his tips for moving from iOS to Android, the Qualcomm Toq smartwatch is up for pre-order, and …

Dymo LabelWriter 450

<b>Pros</b><p>Comes with excellent label-printing program plus driver and add-ins for Word and Excel. Can be upgraded to print postage.<p><b>Cons</b><p>Word add-in doesn't …

Tablets to Make Up Half the PC Market in 2014

Tablets have been eating away at laptop and desktop market share for years, and now they're poised to dominate the PC market.<p>PCMag reviews products …

Small steps to Mars are a big leap for Indian companies | Reuters

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian companies that built most of the parts for the country’s recently launched Mars mission are using their low-cost, high-tech expertise in frugal space engineering to compete for global aerospace, defence and nuclear contracts worth billions.<p>An employee works on the …