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Information wants to be free. At least that's what Internet activists and many consumers say in support of free online content. But when we stream a new film online or listen to music on Spotify, we don't always consider — or care about — the artists who are losing out.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2014 at Froschverena8's blog
There's a new game controller in town and Mad Genius hopes you won't take the news sitting down, because it's all about motion control and expanding the scope of your game beyond the couch. The Mad Genius Controller, which recently launched on... Source: Similar Articles: eva mendes Lolo Jones... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2014 at Froschverena8's blog
Y'all must've been good little smartphone users, because Appaclaus brought a giant bag of new Android, iOS, and Windows Phone apps for you this week. Why is there an app-focused Santa, and why does he visit randomly in the middle of August? Nobody knows. Quit asking and start downloading! Read... Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2014 at Froschverena8's blog
A few months ago, we got a glimpse of the amazing restoration work going on at the Washington Monument, which sustained more than 150 structural cracks during a 2011 earthquake. But a new time lapse from EarthCam illustrates the entire project in 80 seconds—and it's awesome. Read more... Source: Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2014 at Froschverena8's blog
Good news for klutzes: this new plastic heals itself by oozing liquid, which can solidify to automatically fill holes and cracks—just like blood clots to repair wounds. Read more... Source: Category: NFL schedule 2014 lana del rey Final Four 2014 Trick Daddy danica patrick Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2014 at Froschverena8's blog
Zane Rowe, head of Apple's North American sales, is leaving the company and will be replaced by current head of Japanese and Korean sales, Doug Beck. Apple told the Wall Street Journal: "Doug Beck has done a great job helping to grow Apple's business in Japan and Korea. His role... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2014 at Froschverena8's blog
Lenovo has just announced the release dates and feature sets of its two latest Chromebook iterations ahead of today's press conference and there's something for everyone in the offering. Read more... Source: Related Topics: August Alsina palm sunday jon hamm Coastal Carolina Lauren Cohan Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2014 at Froschverena8's blog
Apple vs. Samsung has been the biggest smartphone slobber-knocker of the last half-decade. It has resulted in massive profits for both companies, and massive amounts of litigations between them. Apple believes Samsung, once a close manufacturing parter, and Google, once a close services parter, learned from the iPhone how to... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2014 at Froschverena8's blog
Now that T-Mobile has upped its game, Sprint is left as the only major US carrier still struggling with financial losses. That didn't get much better this quarter, as the company lost 364,000 pre-paid and 231,000 valuable postpaid customers. It says... Source: Category: Natalie Dormer real housewives of atlanta... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2014 at Froschverena8's blog
When the crowds and hats and bourbon descend on Churchill Downs for the Kentucky Derby, all eyes will be on the thoroughbred racehorse—horses that have traveled thousands of miles for the two-minute race. How do elite racehorses fly? Well, let us ascend into the world of equine air travel. Read... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2014 at Froschverena8's blog
If your iPhone 5 doesn't produce any sound when you're playing music, receiving alerts, or talking on speakerphone, you could have a bad loud speaker. Symptoms could also include crackling sounds, distorted sound, or any other sound problem that only seems to happen when speakerphone is enabled. If you're out... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2014 at Froschverena8's blog
The Kaleesi Burger (*because it's made with kale—get it?) It seems as delicious as the Mother of Dragons: "Smokey morsels of crisped shiitake "bacon," crown a regal beet gratin, smothered in Red Dragon cheese on top of a crunchy, berberre-rubbed kale patty, heirloom tomato, and slathering of sumac aioli." Read... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2014 at Froschverena8's blog
Numbers, the part of Apple's iWork suite for iPhone and iPad that's focused on spreadsheets, lets you do more than simply log values and run equations. Numbers lets you share and collaborate with others. But what if need to leave a comment on a Numbers cell for those you're sharing... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2014 at Froschverena8's blog
Today, diggers unearthed a cache of Atari 2600 game cartridges in a New Mexico landfill. Game aficionados have told the urban legend around the buried games for decades. Now I'm wondering: in a world of digital-only media, will this sort of discovery cease to exist? What do you think? Read... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2014 at Froschverena8's blog
Be honest, don't you kinda wish we could just rub our collective eyes and all this Heartbleed business would just disappear? Tough luck hombre, it's still here, and some kid's trying to steal your vacation photos (probably). When we spoke to the open... Source: Category: Buzz Williams Jairus... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2014 at Froschverena8's blog
As one of the world's largest producer of pistachios, Turkey has plenty of pistachio shells to go around. So, in the tradition of turning food waste into energy , officials are proposing to burn pistachio shells for heat in Turkey's first ever eco city—and it's not a totally nutty idea.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2014 at Froschverena8's blog
Here's one to take with a grain of salt, simply because as of now it's not official. Sources at CNet say that most of the FuelBand team is to be let go, and that Nike will halt production of the hardware altogether. This includes the planned "slim" version to be... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2014 at Froschverena8's blog
Time bender Michael Shainblum works his time lapse magic on a place where I would totally believe magic still exists: Doha, Qatar. He shows the bustling new city of skyscrapers and constant construction next to the old world and its ancient culture. Just going around the city will feel like... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2014 at Froschverena8's blog
Not interested in paying a cable bill? You've certainly got options -- but between disparate streaming services, set-top boxes and your over-the-air digital antenna, managing all your content can be a bit of a hassle. Mohu is trying to fix that. The... Source: Related Topics: Vance McAllister Drake Draft... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2014 at Froschverena8's blog
Having found a gold lining to the West's otherwise devastating drought , prospectors are flocking to the record-low rivers of the Sierra Nevada foothills. A mini gold rush has kicked off in previously inaccessible riverbeds, not far from the site of California's original gold rush. Read more... Source: Tags:... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2014 at Froschverena8's blog
There are a variety of configuration options when you buy a Mac. Where does it make the most sense to spend your money? You've decided what Mac to get, but firing up the Apple online store web site presents you with myriad customization options. You can often have a faster... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2013 at Froschverena8's blog
It's been about four months since the OneNote app for Windows received a significant update. Today, though, Microsoft is adding several key features, with the biggest being the ability to scan images and then search them using keywords. This new Camera Scan feature, as it's called, automatically crops and rotates... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2013 at Froschverena8's blog
What will Acer's outgoing CEO leave as his legacy, aside from a bit of financial wreckage? It could be a pair of brand new TravelMate Ultrabooks, the X313 and P645, which were revealed a few weeks ago and now have final pricing and availability set for this month. The 11-inch... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2013 at Froschverena8's blog
On day one of Sony's console launch, there are 24 games you can pick up to play on it. We've either reviewed or spent time with all of them. So here are our thoughts, in micro-review form. Read more... Source: Category: lsu football Humble Bundle Jonas Brothers Most Receiving... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2013 at Froschverena8's blog
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius issued a report Wednesday revealing that 106,185 Americans selected a health plan in the new marketplace from Oct. 1 to Nov. 2. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius issued a report Wednesday revealing that 106,185 Americans selected a health... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2013 at Froschverena8's blog