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Apple Announces Swift, A New Programming Language for iOS and OS X

Apple today announced a new programming language called Swift at WWDC, which will replace Objective C as the language developers use for building iOS and OS X apps.<p>Craig Federighi announced the new language on stage saying, “We’ve used Objective-C for 20 years, and we love it. But we wondered what …

Now You Can Make Your Own Internet-Connected Gadgets, No Engineering Skills Required

The littleBits Cloud Module–debuted at TED–lets you create your very own objects that are part of the larger Internet of Things.<p>Why pay $250 for a Nest Wi-Fi-connected thermostat when you can build your own? It sounds complicated–the kind of thing that might require at least a little bit of …

Everything You Need to Know About the Bitcoin Protocol

<i>This research is courtesy of Sander Duivestein, professional speaker and trendwatcher at VINT, the International Research Institute of Sogeti, and Patrick Savalle, founder and technical director at Mobbr crowd payments.</i><p>Bitcoin is big news again. The digital cryptocurrency is on the frontpage of …

6 Gorgeous Concept Photos Of The Big-Screen iPhone 6

A few weeks ago, The Wall Street Journal reported that Apple plans to release two new iPhones with bigger screens this year.<p>The first device will have just under a 5-inch screen, likely 4.7 inches to keep the same size ratio the 4-inch iPhone 5S has. The second phone will have a very large screen, …

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Watch Steve Jobs demonstrate the first Mac back in 1984

It's been 30 years since Apple first launched the Macintosh, and this week has been littered with clever tributes to the computer. Members of the Boston Computer Society, however, have unearthed a big treasure in the history of the machine. A week after a bow tie-sporting Steve Jobs famously pulled …

Here Are 24 Countries Where Windows Phone Outsells The iPhone (And Why It Does)

Statistics may say Windows 8 is a flop but, contrary to popular opinion, Windows Phone is far from down and out in the battle for our mobile affections. In fact in many parts of the world sales are rocketing past the iPhone.<p>This month Microsoft broke these areas down country by country and …

Why Google wants to give you 101 alternatives to .com

Hundreds of new top-level domain names (the last bit of a web address, like .com) will hit the web this year. Of nearly 2,000 proposed domains, 101 belong to Google, one of the largest single applicants. That’s odd, for Google has worked hard to make domain names as irrelevant as possible.<p>Google’s …

Domain Names

How Your Brain Activity Changes When You’re “In The Zone”

A more modern example might be Beyoncé’s self-proclaimed alter ego Sasha Fierce. In an interview the artist said that it’s as if “something else …

DIY: Take Wireless Control of Your Canon DSLR Using a $30 Router and Android

The CamRanger has been a big hit with photographers, and if you have $300 to spend on a wireless controller for your DSLR then it is a phenomenal …

How to Grill a Whole Fish

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Rick Moonen -- chef, restauranteur, and author of Fish Without a Doubt -- shows us the best (and easiest!) way to grill whole fish.</i><p>Grilling whole fish …

Flat Roast Chicken

How many times have I made roast chicken over the years? Thousands. How many ways? Too many to count, but every couple of years, I change my …

5 Natural Teeth Brighteners

Get a gorgeous smile with these easy tricks.<p>You may not be on the red carpet, but with the amount of flashes happening on your holiday party circuit, you might as well be. And while you often know the main smile saboteurs (red wine, coffee, etc.), what about all the foods that can actually do your …

5 Places Not to be Missed in a Lifetime

As a travel writer since 1997, I have visited 100 countries, and I make 20 to 30 trips a year. I am always being asked where in the world I'd most like to go. In this post, I'm going to reveal the five destinations I'd love to visit, or re-visit, before I die. This includes, of course, the biggie …

Vietnam War

Spicy Portuguese Shrimp

Spicy Portuguese Shrimp, also known as Camarao Mozambique is one of Lenny’s favorite Portuguese recipes. His mother makes it for him whenever he is …

Spicy Shrimp Tagine from Morocco

Although I have eaten this tagine in numerous places along the coast, the finest was in Tétouan. It was in a small <i>riad</i> (guesthouse) called El …

Recipe: Nobu's Miso-Marinated Black Cod

<b>Two to 3 days beforehand, make the miso marinade and marinate the fish.</b> Bring the sake and mirin to a boil in a medium saucepan over high heat. Boil …

Seafood

Methi Murgh Recipe

Through out the warmer part of the year, everyday after school he would have us help him out in the garden. Papa would work hard and set up a kitchen …

Nokia offers a free Power Keyboard with Lumia 2520 tablet

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Nokia’s(s nok) $499 Lumia 2520 tablet is priced $50 higher than Microsoft’s(s msft) own Surface 2, mainly because it comes …

Kano -- small computer to teach kids programming

This Raspberry PI based computer kit looks like a great way to get kids interested in programming. The programming language looks kind of like …

Articles about modern passive house los altos on Dwell.com - Dwell

Priced out of the modern market and stuck with a fixer-upper that seemed unfixable, a young L.A. lawyer took matters into his own...<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.<p>Back in early 2008, we wrote about a new …

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Nuts For Longevity: Daily Handful Is Linked To Longer Life

Americans have not always been in love with nuts.<p>Think about it: They're loaded with calories and fat. Plus, they can be expensive.<p>But Americans' views — and eating habits — when it comes to nuts are changing. Fast.<p>There's a growing body of scientific evidence that's putting a health halo over …

Amazon Black Friday 2013 deals

In the frantic leadup to Black Friday, every retailer is looking for a way to differentiate its sale from the competition. Amazon's trick is to go all out with daily deals. Starting Sunday November 24th, the retail giant will begin offering deals with deep discounts. They'll come thick and fast — …

Getting To Know Android 4.4 KitKat Edition - Android Gets Cleaner, Brighter, More Useful

Article Contents<p>1 The Lock Screen<p>2 The Home Screen<p>2.0.0.1 Status Bar<br>• 2.0.0.2 Google Search<br>• 2.0.0.3 Google Now Screen<br>• 2.0.0.4 Icons and Folders<br>• 2.0.0.5 …

SmugMug’s Camera Awesome arrives to Google Play for $2.99

SmugMug’s <i>Camera Awesome</i> is without a doubt one of the most popular third-party camera apps in the iOS world. For Android users however, the app has be stuck in beta form for quite a while — until today. <i>Camera Awesome</i> is now ditching its beta tag, and has officially landed in the Play Store for …

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Dayframe for Android

Beautiful Geometric Shelter Inspired by a Flowering Cactus

Designed by Mexican architect Ivn Jurez of X-Studio, Cactaceae is an otherworldly construction that blends a <i>human-made</i> structure into nature. Jurez developed the piece as a tribute to the land and, located somewhere in the desert of Tropic of Cancer in Mexico, it was inspired by the surrounding, …

Design

Ara is a Motorola Project to Make Phones as Customizable as Android

If you thought Motorola and its Moto X Maker helped you customize a unique smartphone, then prepare for even more. The Google-owned company has just announced Ara, a hardware platform that is entirely open to customization — essentially letting tinkerers develop their own smartphones.<p>“We want to do …

How A $2.9 Million Jury Verdict Over Spilled Coffee Became America's Most Misunderstood Story

Screenshot/Retro Report/New York TimesThe documentary project Retro Report has a new video that takes a fresh look at the infamous case of a 79-year-old who spilled hot McDonald's coffee on herself and got a $2.9 million jury award.<p>The 1994 verdict for Stella Liebeck became fodder for critics of …

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Samsung Galaxy S3 outpaces iPhone 5S, 5C in touch accuracy

The Samsung Galaxy S3 performed notably better than Apple's latest handsets in terms of overall screen accuracy, according to a new study.<p>Apple's<p>iPhone 5SandiPhone 5Chave a bit of improving to do on the touch-accuracy front, according to new data from OptoFidelity, a Finland-based tech test and …

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Cover promises contextual lock screens and smarter task switching for Android

Lock screen replacements for Android aren't exactly new -- some even come as part of a larger overlay that customizes your home screen experience entirely. However, few lock screen replacements do as much as Cover, a new invite-only solution that launches today, promises to do. Not only is Cover …