Carole Owens

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Color Picks From the Pros

Ever wonder what paint colors the top interior designers use time and again? We asked, and they delivered—divulging some of their favorite go-to hues.<p>Alessandra Branca<p>• <b>Farrow & Ball Skylight 205</b>—"It is a calming and versatile color and mixes with black lacquer wonderfully," says Branca, who …

Magnus Marding latest

It has been far, FAR too long since I featured the work of ridiculously talented Swedish photographer Magnus Marding. It's so easy to get lost in his …

Floating Dining Table Lets You Enjoy Levitating Lunches

Levitating tables are usually reserved for magicians and seances, but the Floating Table from designer Ingo Maurer is an elegant addition to a …

GadgetellSolutions Media

24Jan/18<p>To see the full list of this year’s Top Women in Retail honorees, click here. What do you enjoy most about working in the retail industry? …

Amazon Polls Consumers: PS4 or Xbox One...The Results Are Staggering

Amazon has a massive customer base. But let me tell you something you already didn’t know. The company has a Video Game specific Facebook page. And …

Glowing eels may help save human lives

Just about any sushi-lover knows what unagi is – it’s eel, or more specifically, the Japanese freshwater eel <i>Anguilla japonica</i>. What those people …

Concrete Charger

Wireless induction chargers don't need to look like space-aged objects circa 1984 — as evidenced by the Concrete Charger ($TBA). This piece of modern …

Concrete

Samsung Unveils Their Smartest Camera Phone Yet, the Galaxy S4 Zoom

Samsung’s Galaxy camera fell short of expectations when it launched last year; it was lacking an actual phone, despite boasting the Android operating …

Motorola shows off insane electronic tattoo and 'vitamin authentication' prototype wearables

At the D11 conference today, Regina Dugan, SVP for advanced technology and projects at Motorola, showed off some advanced projects. The first was a prototype electronic tattoo on her arm from MC10, about which she quipped "teenagers might not want to wear a watch, but you can be sure they'll wear a …

Google Glass's first porn app pulled hours after release

Glass got its very first porn app today, but just a few hours after its launch, the service has already been pulled from Google’s Glassware hub. The app is called <i>Tits and Glass,</i> and had been highly anticipated since news of its development hit last month. But Friday’s quiet revisions to Google’s …

The Sony vs. Microsoft price war is a side-show to the death of console gaming itself

It’s a tough time to be a hard-core gamer. Veterans of the gaming industry are declaring that we are in the midst of the death of “console gaming” itself—i.e. the end of those set-top boxes made by Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo that have long been the staples of video gaming. Sales of video games …

Mobile Gaming

Did Sony Already Win Gaming's Next-Gen Console War?

OK, so it might be a little presumptuous to call a winner considering that neither Sony's nor Microsoft's new console is on the market quite yet.<p>On Monday, however, on the first day of the Electronic Entertainment Expo, where the gaming industry tells consumers what to buy this holiday season, Sony …

Testing the Virtuix Omni: a walk on the virtual side

First you put on the shoes. They're Converse knockoffs, and you don't even like Converse to begin with, but you don't care because they're special shoes. There's a plastic plate on the bottom, which lets you skid across the floor like a bowler. You walk across the floor carefully to the harness. …

Super Smash Bros. Headed To Wii U And 3DS In 2014, Plus Tons Of New Screenshots

<i>Super Smash Bros. is coming to Nintendo’s Wii U and 3DS in 2014.</i><p>I can’t decide which upcoming Nintendo game has me most excited—it’s really a toss-up between <i>Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze</i>, <i>Super Mario 3D World,</i> and <i>Super Smash Bros.</i> though <i>Mario Kart 8</i> will probably suck up the most of my time …

Mad Catz confirms M.O.J.O. Android 'micro console'

​<p>Mad Catz CEO Darren Richardson may have already let slip about the forthcoming Android M.O.J.O. console, but now it's been made official. The firm stopped short of giving us all the specifications, but we can tell you that it supports Bluetooth 4.0, and will ship with the company's GameSmart …

Wii U brings out the big guns … at last

Whichever way you look at it, the Wii U hasn't been a success – and it has failed to sell due to a glaring lack of compelling, exclusive games. Which …

Cloud computing saves energy, and here’s the data to show it

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Moving companies’ software — for things like email, CRM, word processing and spreadsheets — into the cloud could save enough …

After A Week On Android, Vine Surpasses Instagram On Google Play Charts As Top Social App

Vine has already clarified just how quickly its userbase is growing, with the announcement that the app had hit 13 million downloads by the time Twitter launched it on Android. This was all just a week ago. Today, however, we’ve learned that Vine has climbed to the top of the charts on Android as …

Smile! Hackers Can Silently Access Your Webcam Right Through The Browser (Again)

You know those people who put tape over their laptop’s webcam to keep digital peeping toms at bay? They’re not crazy.<p>A new proof of concept is making the rounds today that demonstrates how a hacker can snap pics off your webcam, right through the browser, with no consent required.<p>Well, technically, …

Google, Facebook and Microsoft seek data request transparency

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/985000/985854_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1522242345_8a68d77efa2b6e0aa2a8e2a5d5bcb920<p><b>Google, Facebook and Microsoft have asked the US government to allow them to disclose the security requests they receive for handing over user data.</b><p>The …

Surveillance

Microsoft patent application details use of human bodies for inhuman data transmissions

While we know the human body is capable of generating electricity, we never quite thought of it as a data transmission channel like this Microsoft patent application suggests. According to the document, the folks up in Redmond would like to be able to transfer information from one electronic device …