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Researchers are using VR to make dentist visits less painful

Like airlines, dentists understand that the more they can distract you from what they're doing, the better off everyone will be. UK researchers wanted see if virtual reality can ease patient pain and anxiety, so they enlisted 79 people who needed a tooth pulled or cavity filled. Patients were …

From Idea To Development: How To Write Mobile Application Requirements That Work

Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. Sent 2× a month.<br>You can unsubscribe any …

BootChamp Loads Into Boot Camp from the Menu Bar

Mac: Booting into your Boot Camp partition usually requires a restart while holding down the Option key, but if you're already in OS X, BootChamp is …

Stop Sweat Stains from Ruining Your Shirts with a Little Baby Powder

You know what's better than knowing how to get rid of stubborn underarm stains? Keeping those horrid yellow stains away in the first place. Real …

Stop Networking and Start Helping

Here's the deal. Networking sucks and you're probably bad at it. I say that because I believe it too: I hate networking, and I'm bad at it. So I …

50 of the Best Online Courses and Resources for Learning Web Design

Interested in learning how to build web sites or improve your web design skills? There's a wealth of resources for you (including our own night …

T-Mobile wants to be your Un-bank, launches Mobile Money: free checking account and more

T-Mobile is shaking up the wireless industry in the US with its Un-carrier initiative, but the next target may be even more ambitious. The carrier just announced Mobile Money, a financial service that combines a no-fee checking account, a Visa debit card, and a mobile application, offering free …

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Facebook co-founder: email is about to die

When Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz ran the company's engineering team -- in those heady days when Facebook was still taking over the world -- …

Simple design, lofty goals: Chromecast prepares for the global stage

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. -- The Chromecast was never part of Google's [X] division, but that doesn't mean that the company will let you see the living room test lab set up here for Chromecast evaluations. At least, it's not likely without a hefty nondisclosure agreement.<p>As described by Chromecast's …

Burnout is the consequence of a broken way of work

It’s the time of the year where we can start to feel overly stressed by the demands of work, family, and community. But for some of us, the stress at …

An army of robot baristas could mean the end of Starbucks as we know it

Starbucks’ 95,000 baristas have a competitor. It doesn’t need sleep. It’s precise in a way that a human could never be. It requires no training. It can’t quit. It has memorized every one of its customers’ orders. There’s never a line for its perfectly turned-out drinks.<p>It doesn’t require health …

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Cerego Hacks Your Personal Learning Style to Help You Remember Anything

Cerego today launches a tool that aims to help us actually retain what we’re learning.<p>It’s an educational product that caters to the individual …

Tame Wants To Help Hacks, Flacks, And Other Social Media Types Tame The Noise On Twitter

Twitter has become a boon to journalists wanting to break news. It’s also great for surfacing content relevant to niche topics or specific industries if you follow the right users. However, the realtime and unfiltered nature of those constant updates means that if you follow too many sources it …

France probes app stores over “lock-in,” confirms raid on Apple

In a new move against perceived market abuse by U.S. tech companies, French authorities say they are examining whether Apple and others are violating …

Windows Azure Web Sites, Mobile Services Now Generally Available

Microsoft has announced general availability of Windows Azure Web Sites and Mobile Service, accentuating the emphasis on development using the Azure cloud service.<p>According to Microsoft, Windows Azure Web Sites allows customers to build scalable websites on Windows Azure. Windows Azure Web Sites …

DigitalOcean Wants To Challenge Amazon, Linode And Co. With Better Prices, Marketing And Focus On Simplicity

DigitalOcean is quickly becoming a household name in the web-hosting world. For $5 a month, the company lets you rent a basic virtual private server (or “droplets,” as the company calls them) with 512MB of RAM and 20GB of SSD-powered hard disk space in one of its three locations (two in the U.S. …