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If you've ever tried to get work done at a coffee shop during rush hour, you know that even something as simple as a Google Search can be soul-crushingly slow. Thanks to a new Wi-Fi technology from Qualcomm, though, all that may be about to change. Read more... Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/gbRZzg5L6cM/your-coffee-shops-wi-fi-speeds-are-about-to-triple-1559373897... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Mattcravenbb's blog
It's just not fair: every single grape varietal and wine style, including some that no one has ever even heard of (Kalterer See Auslese, anyone?), has its own specially designed glass. Even Coca-Cola now has one . But, for beer, your standard mouth-delivery vehicle is the same, whether you're drinking... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Mattcravenbb's blog
Technology's so great. All this communication capability can put you in touch with your friends and family, no matter where in the world they are. Which blows a giant hole through most of the movie and TV plots written up until, say, the late 1990s. What's your favorite storyline that... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Mattcravenbb's blog
HTC's newly-revamped One is a flagship phone with some nice updates to its already sleek design. It's also a brainy barnstormer with some crazy cool camera tech that could be the future of mobile photography . It's available now for $200 on-contract from AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon (sorry T-Mobile, yours... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Mattcravenbb's blog
What you type in your email says a lot about the kind of person you are—but what you add at the bottom of every message can be just as revealing. Your email signature can speak volumes about your personality. Read more... Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/HBAuxH3gyJw/what-your-email-signature-says-about-you-1465020068 Similar Articles: Case Keenum msnbc homeland The... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2013 at Mattcravenbb's blog
Good news, gamers! Earlier this week, AMD announced that it would begin bundling Battlefield 4, the hotly anticipated EA game that showcases the potential of AMD's cross-platform Mantle API, with all of its new R9-series graphics cards—as we've already told you. Sweet, eh? There's just one problem: That's not exactly... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2013 at Mattcravenbb's blog
Here's a heads up for anyone who is dying for another look at Shailene Woodley and the rest of Dauntless in a new preview for "Divergent." A new trailer is hitting the web tomorrow morning at 11:30 a.m. ET. We'll have the trailer for you over on MTV News as... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2013 at Mattcravenbb's blog
A study by analyst IDC shows how companies are using the open source Hadoop big data analytics systems alongside other systems to get value out of their data. IDC's "Trends in Enterprise Hadoop Deployments" report, commissioned by Red Hat, found that 32 percent of companies questioned had deployed Hadoop. An... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2013 at Mattcravenbb's blog
As most would have expected, the biggest and most hyped show in Bellator history drew the largest television audience ever to see the product. Saturday's show from Long Beach, Calif., originally a pay-per-view, turned into a Spike TV special, did an average of 1.1 million viewers over the three hours... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2013 at Mattcravenbb's blog
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is America's business pitchman. Facing a sluggish economy, Obama is helping connect foreign and domestic companies and investors with economic development organizations across the country while promoting the United States as a sound business environment. Obama is speaking Thursday before the SelectUSA 2013 Investment... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2013 at Mattcravenbb's blog
This story first appeared in the Nov. 8 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. There's a serious love affair going on between Hollywood and the art world. Exhibit A: In May, a charity art auction organized by Leonardo DiCaprio raised $38 million in one night and set sales records for... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2013 at Mattcravenbb's blog
By Bill Schneider After the French Revolution, the statesman and diplomat Talleyrand said of the Bourbon kings, "They learned nothing and they forgot nothing." The same might be said of congressional Republicans after their disastrous government shutdown adventure. Obamacare survives. That itself is something of a miracle. Look at how... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2013 at Mattcravenbb's blog
Most low-priced color lasers are big disappointments: slow, with mediocre color images and costly toner prices. The Samsung Printer XPress C410W rises above some of the stereotypes, offering impressively good print quality and decently priced black toner. However, its color toners are costly, and print performance is agonizingly slow. Its... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2013 at Mattcravenbb's blog
Rumors that Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi might be breaking from Android to develop its own mobile operating system are not true, company executives said on Tuesday. “No plans,” Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun said of the idea to build their own system beyond Android. Beijing-based Xiaomi makes smartphones running a heavily... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2013 at Mattcravenbb's blog
Google Chrome users should take extra precautions when using the browser to type personal data, such as credit card numbers, into website forms, experts say. Additional steps are necessary because Chrome will store the data in plain text in its web history log on the hard drive. The browser retrieves... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2013 at Mattcravenbb's blog
[unable to retrieve full-text content]The film follows Beat Generation notables — Allen Ginsberg, William Burroughs, Jack Kerouac and Lucien Carr — as college students in the 1940s. NPR's Bob Mondello says it may succeed where other movies about the poets have failed. (Recommended) Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/NprProgramsATC/~3/sbbdads5kCA/beat-manifesto-kill-your-darlings-figuratively-and Related Topics: Cecily Strong Allison... Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2013 at Mattcravenbb's blog
Intercontinental Group Holdings Limited's Honorary Group chairman Terry Lai and adviser Rigo Jesu will be honored with the CineAsia lifetime achievement award in distribution at this year's convention. The duo will be recognized at a Dec. 12 awards ceremony set to take place at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2013 at Mattcravenbb's blog
Maverick Vinales has topped the time sheets at the conclusion of the first Moto3 free practice session in Sepang. The Spaniard is the only rider competing in the class to have taken victory at the Malaysian circuit previously and showed his affinity with a scorching benchmark time of 2:14.961. He... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2013 at Mattcravenbb's blog
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