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Eight things you should always do on a plane

If you think finding your seat and fighting for overhead space are all you need to do when you get on a plane, you could be putting your comfort (and your health) at risk. Here's what you need to do as soon as you get on the plane.<p><b>Sanitize your area</b><p>There's no gentle way to say this: Planes are …

Life on the Trail in Montana's Wilderness

I struggled to catch my breath as I hiked out of Big Whitney Meadow in the Sierra Nevada. I was 16. Hearing an unfamiliar sound, I paused and looked up. Before me was a man on a horse, and behind him was a string of loaded mules tied together. I got off the trail as they passed in silence. I’d …

'House of Cards' season 2 trailer: the butchery begins

After last week announcing <i>House of Cards</i> season two will premiere February 14th 2014, Netflix has released a full trailer hinting at the story arcs for the new season. The trailer comes just hours after the political thriller was nominated for four Golden Globes.<p>Source: Netflix (YouTube)

Netflix's master plan to replace event television

Is Netflix killing event television? In the <i>New Republic</i>, Columbia law professor Tim Wu rethinks Netflix's latest move into content as a fundamental challenge to the traditional regime of premieres, finales, and finite seasons, offering viewers "the freedom to only watch television you really …

Snapdragon 805 coming in 2014, putting Qualcomm in even more devices

The chip improves CPU and GPU performance and can address more than 4GB of RAM.<p>Since the first quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro chips began showing up in …

Xbox One SmartGlass lets you snap apps from your phone or tablet

Microsoft has started rolling out an Xbox One version of its SmartGlass app for Windows Phone. While many of the features, including remote control and SmartGlass companions, are the same as the separate and existing SmartGlass for Xbox 360 app, there are some notable additions. Xbox One owners …

Live: Bill Gates speaks (and chokes up) at Steve Ballmer’s final shareholder meeting

Microsoft’s annual meeting of shareholders in Bellevue this morning opened with a surprise — Bill Gates, Microsoft’s chairman, who has been largely …

Our week with Xbox One: What to expect from Microsoft’s new console

Walk into the living room, say “Xbox On,” and Microsoft’s new Xbox One console springs to life — automatically recognizing you and welcoming you by …

The 10 Types of Instagram Users

Instagram is a great app for sharing creative and unique pictures. We have to admit though, we're starting to see some patterns emerge in the users …

Xbox One Is Huge Compared To PlayStation 4 Side-by-Side

We have heard lots about the new next-generation Microsoft Xbox One games console and Sony’s PlayStation 4 games console which launched today in the …

Gear & Gadgets

Nokia Lumia 2520 hits the US via AT&T 22 November, for as little as $200 - Pocket-lint

If you've got a bundle of cash burning a hole in your pocket, 22 November could be a very interesting day for you. As well as the Xbox One …

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Microsoft's 3D printing app for Windows 8.1 eases you into object creation

Microsoft made a big deal of building 3D printer support into Windows 8.1, and today it's releasing a tool that lets even newcomers create objects of their own. The new 3D Builder app includes a catalog of pre-designed items that virtually anyone can start printing right away. Especially curious …

Microsoft details Xbox One Kinect gestures for Internet Explorer - Pocket-lint

Microsoft has shed some more light on the Xbox One and its online-browsing capabilities, including features for gesture and voice navigation with …

Dell's XPS 11 convertible and refreshed XPS 13 now available starting at $1,000

Dell's Yoga competitor, the flexible XPS 11, has made its way into availability in the US and other select countries, with the refreshed XPS 13 also tagging along. As we mentioned in our hands-on, the 11.6-inch ultrabook's keyboard folds <i>all</i> the way back to transform into a tablet with an impressive …

Xbox One and PS4 fanboys will sympathize with the latest South Park episode

Leave it to none other than the South Park writers to poke fun at gamers engaging in the Xbox One vs. Playstation 4 debate.<p>With Sony releasing the …

Flipboard arrives on Windows 8.1 with Live Tile support

Flipboard is launching on Windows 8.1 today. We got an early look at the app during Nokia World in Abu Dhabi last month, but the final version will be available in the Windows Store shortly. If you’ve ever used Flipboard on iOS or Android then the experience on Windows 8.1 will be very familiar. …