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Los Angeles ponders the ethics of slip-and-sliding in a drought. UNESCO is being blamed for killing the cities it protects. Ebola is slowly decimating village by village in Africa. It's this week's look at What's Ruining Our Cities. Read more... Source: Tags: listeria Anthony Cumia OTF Nunu Who Won... Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2014 at eldwins6's blog
The MeMO Pad HD 7 was arguably the sleeper hit among small tablets in 2013. ASUS' device didn't have the speed of the Nexus 7 or the interface tricks of Samsung's Galaxy Tab 3 line, but it was superbly balanced. It ran smoothly, packed smart software... Source: Similar Articles:... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2014 at eldwins6's blog
When the biggest file-sharing site on the internet first came into existence, it was entirely in Swedish and boasted just a few hundred torrent files. But the very first of those, the one that started it all, was uploaded almost exactly 10 years ago and, shockingly enough, wasn't porn. It... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2014 at eldwins6's blog
The holidays are in full swing, and celebrities are sure getting in to the spirit! Here are just some of the stories that made news this week! 2014 Grammy Nominations Revealed: With music's biggest night just around the corner, the 2014 Grammy nominations were revealed as part of a concert... Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2013 at eldwins6's blog
Watch out if someone sends a flood of text messages to your Nexus phone -- they may be trying to break in or otherwise cause havoc. IT administrator Bogdan Alecu has discovered an Android bug that triggers exploitable behavior in the Galaxy Nexus, Nexus 4 and Nexus 5 whenever they're... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2013 at eldwins6's blog
Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about consumer technology. If one takes a narrow view of the tablet market, the largest PC makers have fared especially poorly as a group. At the launch of the iPad, HP, Dell, Acer and Lenovo had little experience with the Android... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2013 at eldwins6's blog
Out for a day of filming in the Big Apple, AnnaSophia Robb and Chris Wood were on set to shoot scenes for "The Carrie Diaries" on Wednesday (November 20). Clearly the focal point of the scene, the 19-year-old wore a bright green coat, with a cheetah-print shirt, finishing off her... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2013 at eldwins6's blog
A woman cries as she pleads with military to let her husband through to the front of the queue as they wait for evacuation by C-130 military aircraft Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013 in Tacloban city, Leyte province, central Philippines. Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest storms on record, slammed into... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2013 at eldwins6's blog
Watch the pre-fight press conference live from the MGM Grand Hollywood Theatre, Thursday, November 14th at 4PM ET. Tune in as UFC president Dana White joins this weekend’s headliners to field questions from the media one last time before the fighters hit the scales tomorrow in Vegas. Source: Category:... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2013 at eldwins6's blog
Good morning, fellow political junkies. It's Veteran's Day 2013. Our deepest thanks to those who've worn the nation's uniform both home and abroad and made countless sacrifices to serve it with courage and integrity. The House returns this week from a recess. Its Republican leaders will waste little time placing... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2013 at eldwins6's blog
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A six-term congressman and former paper mill worker hoping to unseat Maine Gov. Paul LePage next year announced that he's gay — a response to what he called a "whisper campaign" by political opponents hoping to weaken his gubernatorial bid. U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud, 58, wrote... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2013 at eldwins6's blog
Android application developers can use an LG device to test for 30 days at no cost LG realizes the importance of having apps that work with their unique hardware and software APIs. Like Samsung, they held a developer conference recently in San Francisco where they debuted the QRemote SDK. According... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2013 at eldwins6's blog
On the close of the first night of the Samsung Developers Conference in San Francisco, a new Samsung-manufacturered Chromebox has appeared on Google. Powered by an Intel Celeron processor, this guy's definitely more stylish than its predecessor. Specs are listed thusly: Intel® Celeron™ processor 4 GB RAM Built-in dual-band WiFi... Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2013 at eldwins6's blog
Quarterly earnings season continues, and this time it's the turn of Sprint with their Q3 2013 results. All-in-all it isn't a great quarter for the carrier, though operating losses may have shrunk, it's the declining subscriber numbers that will potentially sound the most alarm bells. On a positive note for... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2013 at eldwins6's blog
Editor’s Note: Semil Shah works on product for Swell, is a TechCrunch columnist, and an investor. He blogs at Haywire, and you can follow him on Twitter at @semil. This weekly column has been focused on mobile lately and will likely stay this way. Last week, I wrote from a... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2013 at eldwins6's blog
For most of us, plague is something that maybe we read about in history books. In the 14th Century, it wiped out half of Europe's population. But the bacteria is busy killing wildlife now in the American West. By studying small mammals scientists have learned that plague is far more... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2013 at eldwins6's blog
Introducing Maxthon Cloud Browser for Windows Phone New Windows Phone Browser Brings Unmatched Ease of Use, High Performance and Exclusive Features EMBARGOED: San Francisco, CA, October 21, 2013 – Maxthon, a global software company that develops state-of-the-art web browsers, today announced the availability of its leading Cloud Browser for Windows... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2013 at eldwins6's blog
Alt-week takes a look at the best science and alternative tech stories from the last seven days. Rockets. Just the word sounds exciting. Rock-et. SpaceX's vertical-take-off-and-landing Grasshopper is how many of us here at Engadget vicariously live our unfulfilled engineering dreams, so any ... Source: Similar Articles: Kerry Washington... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2013 at eldwins6's blog
IBM's Watson supercomputer may be boning up on its medical bona fides, but the concept of Dr. Watson is nothing new. We've been waiting on our super-smart computer doctors of tomorrow for over 30 years. Read more...Source: Similar Articles: ricin snl rafael nadal Allegiant Air Flossie Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2013 at eldwins6's blog
Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad inspects the Natanz nuclear plant in central Iran on March 8, 2007. The tall cylinders are centrifuges for enriching uranium. EPA/Landov Tuesday in Geneva, negotiators from six nations will sit down to talks with Iran over that country's nuclear program. At the heart of the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2013 at eldwins6's blog
RolePlayGateway is proudly powered by obscene amounts of caffeine, duct tape, and support from people like you. It operates under a "don't like it, suggest an improvement" platform, and we gladly take suggestions for improvements or changes. The custom-built "roleplay" system was designed and implemented by Eric Martindale as of... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2013 at eldwins6's blog
Prices for Samsung's new stylus-enabled tablet start at $549.99 Right on schedule, the high-end, hyphenated Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 - 2014 edition is now available for sale in the U.S. The Wifi-only version of the new Note 10.1 launches today in 16 and 32-gigabyte models for $549.99 and $599.99 respectively.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2013 at eldwins6's blog
[unable to retrieve full-text content] Source: --- Sunday, October 06, 2013 State Representative Jim Newberger (R-Becker) feels deeply wounded that not all Minnesotans share his love for burning coal at Xcel Energy's Sherco power plants. Near the end of September, the freshman representative's cry of the heart Your Turn... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2013 at eldwins6's blog
Irish Times - Sunday 6th October, 2013 Argentine president Cristina Fernandez (L) walks ahead of Lower House candidate Martin Insaurralde in Buenos Aires. Fernandez has been told by doctors to take a month off for health reasons. Photograph: Argentine ... Argentine half cited after Wallaby Test SBS - Sunday 6th... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2013 at eldwins6's blog
Groups like the RIAA are putting in millions of DMCA requests to pull "pirate" links off Google, and even though it doesn't seem to help, the landslide's not letting up. As of last month, Google was taking down nine pirate links every single second of every single day. Read more...... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2013 at eldwins6's blog