well6one

33 Flips | 1 Magazine | 7 Following | 1 Follower | @well6one | Keep up with well6one on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “well6one”

How It’s Different in Europe

While in the U.S., debate continues over whether there’s a connection between antibiotic resistance and the use of the drugs in food animals, in …

The Best USB Charger for Travel

The best USB wall charger for travel, to me, is one that’s small, outputs lots of power, and has a built-in (ideally retractable/pivotable) plug. It needs to rapidly recharge multiple devices at once, and hopefully not cost a lot.<p>Turns out, finding a charger that fits all these criteria isn’t as …

Samsung's latest Galaxy Note 4 ad is a four minute video of non-stop puns

We were generally <i>note</i> a fan of Samsung’s recent Galaxy Note 4 ads attacking the iPhone 6 Plus. Not only did it make the company look overly …

Google Hangouts Gets Google Voice Integration And Free VoIP Calls

For the last few years, it has always felt like Google Voice, the company’s VoIP calling solution, was on its way out. Instead, the video-centric Hangouts was getting all of the attention. But fret not, Google tells me that it is “growing its investment in Google Voice” and starting today, it will …

As Ferguson Struggles, Georgia Teens Create App To Rate Police

As the nation watches Ferguson, Missouri work out its troubled police-community relations, a group of teens from Georgia have created an Android app to help communities rate their police departments on a scale of A to F.<p>The app is called Five-0 (inspired by the TV show) and it’s the brain child of …

The Evolution of King James

LeBron explains how he transformed himself into a ruthlessly efficient scoring machine<p>Just a few months after his 28th birthday, LeBron James is on …

Lebron James

12 New Ways to Eat Corn This Summer

If you haven't noticed, we talk a lot about nose-to-tail eating. Pork tenderloin for dinner? We want offal and <i>sanguinaccio dolce</i>, too. Roasting a whole chicken? We’ll have wings one night and drumsticks the next, then use the bones for stock when we're done. We waste not; we want not -- and that …

News of America's Demographic Revolution Came in a Cheerios Ad

The U.S. population is graying and increasingly non-white. And the Super Bowl proved it.<p>ASPEN, Colo.—"Demographic change," Paul Taylor explains, "is a drama in slow motion." The United States is undergoing two simultaneous transformations. It's becoming a majority non-white country, and a record …

The 7 Best Apps For Making GIFs

Twitter announced the change last week, so your feed will probably be getting a lot more animated. And just in case you want to add your own GIFs into the mix, we decided to put together a list of the best apps for making GIFs. You don't have to be a professional to make those pictures move.

Miami Heat Rumors: Buying or Selling Gossip Ahead of 2014 NBA Draft

The Miami Heat have a first-round pick that they have to use in Thursday's NBA draft, per the Stepien Rule, since their 2015 first-round pick is promised to the Cleveland Cavaliers.<p>There is plenty of gossip of whom they might take, but the Heat's unique situation makes it more difficult to parse …

Chicago Bears Offseason State of the Union

Free agency, the draft and minicamps are all now in the rearview mirror for the Chicago Bears.<p>In about a month's time, the Bears will make the trek down to Kankakee county and settle in on the campus of Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, IL to begin training camp.<p>General manager Phil Emery …

Simple tips to avoid getting hacked - Jun. 13, 2014

NEW YORK (CNNMoney)<p>With all the recent news about government surveillance, corporate cybersecurity failures and large-scale hacks, the task of keeping yourself safe online can seem daunting.<p>There's probably no way to completely avoid the NSA if they've got you in their sights, but fortunately, …

Comcast is turning your home router into a public Wi-Fi hotspot

If you're a Comcast cable customer, your home's private Wi-Fi router is being turned into a public hotspot.<p>It's potentially creepy and annoying. But the upside is Internet everywhere.<p>It's been one year since Comcast (CMCSA) started its monster project to blanket residential and commercial areas …

Inside Microsoft’s New Platform And Services Strategy

During the week before Microsoft’s Build developer conference, I spoke to the company’s Steve Guggenheimer (Guggs), corporate vice president in charge of evangelism, and Kevin Gallo, director of the company’s developer ecosystem. We discussed Microsoft’s changing views on the technology market, and …

What It Was Like Being The Only Virgin On Magic's Hypersexed Lakers

<i>The following is excerpted from</i> Showtime: Magic, Kareem, Riley, and the Los Angeles Lakers Dynasty of the 1980s<i>, which is available now on Amazon.</i><p>If …

Associated Press News

Brightup Is A Smart Home Lighting System That Works With Your Existing Bulbs And Lamps

Smart home lighting is a growing field, with entrants including Philips and LIFX, but one other new contender has a different approach that might appeal more to some. The Brightup system consists of plug socket hardware and in-wall dimmers, connected to and controlled by a central hub via Z-Wave RF …

Toshiba Chromebook hands-on

Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 And 10.1 Hands-On

Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2 And Note 12.2 Hands-On

Samsung Galaxy TabPRO 12.2 hands-on preview: video and gallery

Samsung’s new Big Thing is <i>literally</i> big – the new Note Pro 12.2 and TabPRO 12.2 are larger than most tablets on the market and there’s no way around it. But there’s more to these devices than a large screen, and the spec sheet alone is enough to pique the interest of any gadget lover. We’ve already …

Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 hands-on preview: video & gallery

The Pro family of Samsung tablets unveiled on Monday at CES 2014 represents the company’s new line of flagship Android devices that aims to increase your productivity on the go, and maybe even replace your regular PC in the process.<p>Of them, the Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 stands out as the top model, …

Hands on with the Samsung Galaxy TabPro 8.4, 10.1, and 12.2

Will Luol Deng Trade Impact Tom Thibodeau's Long-Term Future with Chicago Bulls?

While some of his peers enjoy autonomy over their rosters, Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau just received a stark reminder of how little influence he has in the personnel department.<p>At some point, that lack of control will completely sever this already fractured relationship between coach and …

2014 ushers in new state laws on issues from medical marijuana to tanning beds

It was a history-making year at the state Capitol, with lawmakers legalizing gay marriage, allowing medical marijuana for those with chronic illnesses, permitting concealed handguns and approving major changes to the government worker pension system.<p>But those high-profile measures represent just a …

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 …

A black box in your car? Some see a source of tax revenue

WASHINGTON — As America's road planners struggle to find the cash to mend a crumbling highway system, many are beginning to see a solution in a little black box that fitsneatly by the dashboard of your car.<p>The devices, which track every mile a motorist drives and transmit that information to …