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How the 'Netflix of books' won over the publishing industry (Q&A)

The world in which people have to rent movies one at a time from a video store, or buy individual songs from iTunes has come and gone. These days, Netflix, Spotify, Rdio, and other services are making it easier and easier for people to subscribe to all-you-can-eat plans.<p>As slow and painful as it …

Book Publishing

The Monster iPhone is Finally Coming

According to the Wall Street Journal, sources familiar with the situation said that two new iPhones could be released later this year, one with a display larger than 4.5 inches and the other with a screen measuring in at more than 5 inches.<p><i>Photo illustration by Anthony Verducci</i><p>It would appear that …

Can You Tell Friend From Foe Fast Enough In Hopeless: The Dark Cave?

Hopeless: The Dark Cave (Free) by Upopa is a game that will put your fears and reflexes to the test.<p>The visuals in Hopeless: The Dark Cave …

What Makes A Great Running Shop | Competitor.com

1. They empower people to become healthier and more engaged with running.<p>At the best shops in the country, selling product is not the top priority; …

Motivation - The Running Bug

Watch Jon Stewart make fun of the NSA’s foray into World of Warcraft

The National Security Agency's spying on games such as <i>World of Warcraft</i> and <i>Second Life</i> didn't go unnoticed by <i>The Daily Show</i> host Jon Stewart.<p>Yesterday, newly disclosed classified documents revealed that the NSA spied on services and games in fear that virtual hangouts for online gamers could be a …

Motorola Moto G review: how good can a $179 smartphone be?

The Moto X represented a sizable step forward for Motorola. A comfortable, fresh, customizable design married with tasteful and useful software features, it’s the polar opposite of the aggressively styled and skinned Droids Motorola and Verizon have produced. Now, Motorola is back with the Moto G, …

Essential Classics: The Driving Shoe

What’s not to love about a slip-on shoe? No need to fumble with laces, straps, buckles, or zippers – just slide your foot in and get on with life. …

Good Advice from Runners Like You

From shoes to motivation, RW readers offer helpful running tips.<p><b>Get Good Shoes</b><br>The best piece of advice he ever got was almost an insult, says Joe Calderon, a new RW reader stationed in Basra, Iraq. "'Dude, you running with those shoes?' a friend said. 'No wonder your knees, back, and shins hurt. Go …

Marathons

Sharing the Road

How to help your friends start running.<p>You've been running all year, picking up the pace, hitting a few hills, maybe even entering a race or two. And now, your improved fitness and confidence has inspired a friend to try running and she's asking you for guidance. As a recent beginner, you can …

Competitor.com: Marathon Training Plans, Running Shoe Reviews, Nutrition...

Your fitness source. Participatory sports events all throughout the United States, register for many of them online, read the latest articles, …

Running Shoes

Should You Run When You’re Sick?

Runners don’t like to skip workouts—even when they’re ill. Here’s how to decide when you should take a sick day from training.<p>Runners seem to live by a creed that’s stricter than the postman’s: “Neither rain, nor snow, nor sniffle, nor fever shall keep me from my training schedule.” Indeed, the …

Marathons

Why 'Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag' May Be The Best Video Game Of 2013

First things first, I haven’t made up my mind yet when it comes to handing out my much-coveted Game of the Year award.<p>But I’ve been mulling over the many great games I played this year, and one keeps rearing its skull-and-bones-adorned banner: <i>Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag</i>.<p>I’m surprised by this. …

How to switch from iPhone to Android – the Eric Schmidt guide

In a rare Google+ post, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt offered his followers a very detailed how-to guide on switching from iPhone to Android.<p>Schmidt said that many of his iPhone friends are moving to Android and reminded buyers that some of the most recent Android handsets out there including the …

Glass Just Got Way More Interesting

It feels like over the last year, Google Glass went on a roller coaster ride that spanned the first half of the infamous hype cycle. It went from rumored prototype to completely overhyped object of one of tech’s most spectacular demos to the butt of jokes on late night TV. Until this week, however, …

What about the Wii U?

Everyone's in a tizzy about the "new" console generation, conveniently forgetting that, market-wise, it was already here a year ago with the release of Nintendo's Wii U. It isn't as technologically advanced as the new Sony PlayStation and Microsoft's Xbox One, but the Wii U's like the kid who still …

New Plague Inc. Mutation Introduces Challenging Strategy-Developing Scenarios

Plague Inc. has just undergone a brand new mutation. As we reported a month ago, the new mutation aka update introduces a new gameplay system to the …

Samsung Galaxy Gear to get better notifications, improved battery life after update

This week, Samsung will push an update to the U.S. variant of the Galaxy Gear that adds better third-party notification support and increases battery life.<p>After the update to the Samsung Galaxy Gear users will be able to receive full notifications from third-party apps directly on their wrist. That …

Compare free and premium productivity features

Basic<p>Free<p>60 MB of new uploads/month.<br>• Sync across 2 devices.<br>• Clip web pages, images, PDF files.<br>• Search for text inside images.<br>• Share notes with friends …

Apps

Boomf makes your Instagram photos edible

Instagram took over the world by recreating the slow, analog process of instant photography in convenient, retro-filtered digital form. But a cottage industry of startups that turn Instagram photos physical has since sprung up — there have been mini photobooks, canvas prints, and even …

The 50 Free Apps We're Most Thankful For

It’s the time of year where we all give thanks, and among many other things, we here at Lifehacker are thankful for all the free apps out there that …

Apps

9 of the best Black Friday apps for Android (2013)

Thanksgiving is happening right now which means Black Friday is right around the corner. We have no intention of trying to break the tradition of waking up at the crack of dawn to go shopping for absurdly discounted items. We would like to help. In this list are the best Black Friday app for …

WhatsApp Emerges As The Leading Mobile Messaging App

<i>Social Media Insights is a daily newsletter from Business Insider Intelligence that collects and delivers the top social media news first thing every morning. You can sign up to receive Social Media Insights here or at the bottom of this post.</i><p>The findings are based on a survey conducted by On …

The Verge at work: using the Pebble smartwatch to never miss a thing

<i>The Verge at Work is a series about process. We’re not scientists, and we’re not gurus, we’re just trying to get some work done. The solutions presented here are highly personal, and highly personalized. Not the only way, but our way.</i><p>Stay focused. Attention is the new currency. We’re told over and …

5 Android apps you shouldn't miss this week - [Google Play Weekly]

Even though there was a holiday this last week (happy belated Thanksgiving!), the Google Play Store continued to churn along as usual and that means there were some news items. There is now an app that gives you access to App Ops in Android 4.4. The CyanogenMod Installer made an exit from the Play …

Top iPhone apps gone free

Only here can you find the latest and best iPhone apps gone free today. Our proprietary appPicker Minestore™ algorithm finds you the best free iPhone …