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Duolingo: Apple's choice for App of the Year

LOS ANGELES — At Carnegie Mellon University where he teaches computer science, Luis von Ahn and student Severin Hacker thought there should be a way to use smartphones to teach new languages.<p>Sure, there was Rosetta Stone, but it's an expensive program (it starts at $274), and the folks who really …

Mosaic Brings Its Slick Photo Book Service to Android Devices

There are a lot of photo book makers out there — even Flicker joined the fray not too long ago — but one company that we’ve been really impressed …

The iWallet Is Coming

<i>Post updated to reflect a misstatement about when Apple rolled out self checkout to its stores.</i><p>This week, Apple unveiled the first large-scale integration of iBeacon, a technology that, when coupled with their fingerprint identification system, may be another building block in building a …

Square Cash, the Service That Lets You Email Money to Friends, Is Now Public (And Free)

In May, news leaked that Jack Dorsey’s Square had developed a product called Square Cash, which would let people transfer money to any other …

BLACKHAWK! Men's Lightweight Tactical Pants

• 100% Other Fibers<br>• Imported<br>• Large hidden zippered pocket behind Right-hand pocket keeps valuable items<br>• DWR (durable water Repellent) treatment resists …

Paracord, colloidal silver, water filter

Essential Wilderness Equipment

If you were stranded in the middle of nowhere, your chances of survival would be significantly higher if you had this equipment with you. To me, …

Hiking Gear: Paracord Survival Bracelets

You see them every now, in all the sporting goods stores and even if Walmart. They come in a variety of colors and even with watches or some sort of …

'Doctor Who' fans petition to light Empire State Building in Tardis-blue

The timeless Time Lord is about to turn 50 in Earth years, and fans across the globe are gearing up to celebrate. Dedicated Whovians are doing more than tuning into a BBC special show and knitting really long scarves. They're also trying to convince the Empire State Building to light up in a Tardis …

Empire State Building

Twitter 'See it' Button Lets you Watch TV Shows from Within Tweets

Comcast announced a groundbreaking partnership with NBCUniversal and Twitter today, which will allow users to tune into live streaming from their set-top box, smartphone or tablet just by tapping the ‘See It’ button that will be embedded in selected tweets.<p>The feature, available only to Xfinity TV …

Fall in Love: Romantic Dates Near San Francisco

As the weather cools and we stand a little closer, there's no denying that autumn is the season when summer flings fall in love. It's time to break out that new wardrobe and hit the town (and country) with one of these <b>romantic dates near San Francisco.</b><p><b>Sweep Her off Her Feet</b><p>An autumn bike ride has …

Cancer-Proof Your Body

Recent research reveals 8 stealth strategies to keep the killer at bay. It's time to raise your carcinogen shields—and your overall health—using these smart anti-C moves<p>The average mouse doesn't care much about skin cancer. Outside of Disney cartoons, you won't see one slathering on sunscreen …

From $1,000 a Night, to $1,000 a Month

In February of this year, my husband and I quit our well-paid and exciting jobs, left California and the company we helped build, and set off to travel the world. Our goal: live on $1,000 (each) a month.<p>This isn't a particularly difficult thing to do if you don't <b>do</b> much, but we had big plans. We …

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Seeking Success In A Finite Number Of Hours A Day

We all have a finite number of hours in a day – 24 to be exact. What we choose to do with those hours is of the utmost importance. We can waste our time, or we can use our time to improve ourselves and our lives. I have always felt passionate about the importance of reading books that can help us …

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Samsung Galaxy Gear smart watch colors revealed

Samsung Smartwatch Concept<p>It seems like there’s been a rush of information about the Galaxy Gear smart watch over the past week, and here’s yet another piece of information. Samsung is planning to launch the device in a range of five different colors, which is good news for those looking to color …

Smartwatches

Facebook's Internet.org aims to get billions online

<b>An initiative to bring internet access to the "next five billion" people has been launched by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg.</b><p>The social network has teamed up with Ericsson, MediaTek, Nokia, Opera, Qualcomm and Samsung, among others, to lower the cost of mobile data.<p>The group said it wanted to …

How to Get Into Concerts as a Photographer

While entertaining, attending concerts and sports events can get pretty expensive, especially if you want good seats for photographing. On top of the …

Wonder Drink Explodes On Crowd Funding Campaign

When Rob Rhinehart sought to raise some money to expand production of his self-made superfood drink, Soylent, he asked for a humble $100,000. A little over a week into the 30-day campaign he’d raised almost $400,000. The initial goal was met within two hours. Wow!<p>“People were really wondering if …