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Transporter Sync turns your external hard drive into a personal, secure cloud locker

The folks at Connected Data made a splash back in May with Transporter v2.0, and they've just announced their second foray into the wonderful world of cloud storage with the Transporter Sync. Like its slightly larger predecessor, Sync offers Dropbox-like functionality without users having to …

6 Cool Bathroom Gadgets

A faucet that doubles as a hand dryer and more.<p>A faucet that doubles as a hand dryer, a tub that's also a sound system, and more high-tech products deliver way more than hot water.

Home Improvement

What will recorded music sound like in 2050?

John La Grou, founder and CEO at Millennia Music & Media Systems, forecast how recorded sound will evolve over the coming decades.<p>Last weekend in NYC John La Grou was a keynote speaker at the Audio Engineering Society convention. He based some of his assumptions about how recorded music will evolve …

Audiophile

Why do we make mistakes? Blame your brain, the original autocorrector

Does Siri make us lazy? Does Facebook make us lonely? Does Twitter make us stupid? Will Google Glass make twitching, distracted Glassholes of us all? If you've read a magazine, listened to a radio show, browsed (or clicked on) the non-fiction section of a bookstore (or Amazon) or been a sentient …

HP Envy Rove 20 review: A tabletop PC that costs less, weighs more - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The <b>HP Envy Rove 20</b> costs a bit less than some other tabletop PCs, includes great audio, and runs long enough to watch a couple of movies without being plugged in.<p><b>The Bad</b> It's heavier than some comparable big-screen systems, uses a lower-end CPU, and the 20-inch display isn't full HD.<p><b>The</b> …

Computer Hardware

Private Company To Put A Telescope On The Moon

Lunar citizen science by 2016!<p>Private space exploration is coming to the Moon, and soon. The world's first mission to the Moon's sunny South Pole will put a private telescope on a the lunar peak Malapert Mountain as early as 2015.<p>Moon Express, a private 'lunar commerce' startup, and the …

The Week In Numbers: New Dinosaur Discovered, The World's Largest Virus, And More

<b>2014</b>: the year this aerodynamic, flying saucer-like research station is set to open in Antarctica<p><b>15 feet</b>: the length of a new cow-like dinosaur discovered in Utah<p><b>1 week</b>: the time it would take Earth's average global surface temperature to drop below 0 degrees Fahrenheit if the sun went out<p><b>$1,350</b>: …

Google's Chrome App Launcher is Now Live For Windows Users

Windows users can now download and enable the Chrome App Launcher, giving them instant access to common Web-based Google services such as the Chrome browser, Gmail, Google Drive and the Chrome store.<p>It’s essentially a shortcut to the landing page on the Chrome browser, which shows a horizontal grid …

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

Corgan's long legacy of architectural innovation extends to its present-day workflow.<p>This gastronomic masterpiece sets "a stage for cuisine that ignites the senses.”<p>Submit your best work today: The extended entry deadline is May 25th!<p>Delta Millworks guides us through the art of shou sugi ban.<p>Taking …

Architecture

City Bike-Share Programs Are on a Roll

(photo: Nice Ride Minnesota)<p>Looking for a fun way to explore a city with teens? Consider two-wheeling it around town.<p>The long-awaited Citi Bike program rolled into the Big Apple last month and proved an instant hit, with nearly 12,000 New Yorkers signed up for annual memberships at launch. Since …

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From zero to half-a-billion: CEO Jeff Lawson writes the perfect story for Twilio

Advertisement<p>12 Comments<p>It was almost five years ago when I sat down with Jeff Lawson to talk about his vision for Twilio, and how he wanted to offer …

Intel will overpay to secure TV deals for its set-top box, says Reuters

Intel's plan to launch an internet TV platform is progressing, as the company attempts to nail down content deals from major media companies. A report from <i>Reuters</i> cites anonymous sources as saying that CBS, News Corp., and Viacom have reached agreements on how their content will be distributed on …

PepsiCo Denies $2 Billion Offer to Buy SodaStream

This morning, several sources, including Globes, reported that soda titans PepsiCo and Coca-Cola had initiated meetings with the Israel-based …