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The curved AMOLED screen on Samsung's Gear Fit smartwatch is alluring, but it currently has a catch: without a vertical display mode, you occasionally have to contort your arm to get a good view. That shouldn't be an issue by the time the wristwear... Source: Category: lollapalooza shaka smart... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at Russ Park94's blog
300 empty desks were placed in the street outside Los Angeles Unified School District headquarters earlier today as part of a protest demanding extra funding for disadvantaged youth. The 300 desks are meant to represent the approximate number of students who drop out of LAUSD every month. [Photo by Richard... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at Russ Park94's blog
It was lunch time on a muggy late September day in 2013 when an explosion shook downtown Orlando, Florida. A warehouse on west Jefferson street was the casualty. Police cars, ambulances, and fire trucks were already on their way by the time Tim Roth, a good Samaritan, was on the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at Russ Park94's blog
Apple's gotten a lot of attention recently for iOS 7's multipeer networking frameworks. I covered them briefly in my enterprise and education overview back in September 2013 when iOS 7 first launched but they're worth a closer look. Multipeer networking makes use of Bluetooth, Infrastructure Wi-Fi (like a Wi-Fi Hotspot),... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2014 at Russ Park94's blog
It's big and the hardware is oh-so-sexy, but is it for you? Just when everyone gave up hope on the rumor that Sony was going to be participating in the Google Play edition program, Google and Sony dropped the Z Ultra GPe right on top of us. Because it was... Continue reading
Posted Dec 25, 2013 at Russ Park94's blog
Graphic designer William Drenttel died on Saturday, a multifaceted creative who played many roles: a Mad Men-era ad man, a design industry legend, an advocate for social change. But it was as the founder of Design Observer, the influential design blog launched 10 years ago, Bill irrevocably transformed the way... Continue reading
Posted Dec 24, 2013 at Russ Park94's blog
Have you ever felt like making boozy eggnog is a total crapshoot? Half the time you get a smooth and delicious cocktail, and half the time it's a lumpy, curdled mess. What gives? Read more... Source: Tags: mega millions sprint Citibank lara logan Jack Ruby Continue reading
Posted Dec 24, 2013 at Russ Park94's blog
Phoenix and 'Her' co-star Amy Adams talk about technology, the future and Kanye's Yeezus tour. By Kase Wickman, reporting by Josh Horowitz Source: Category: Mizzou football Creigh Deeds Battlefield 4 Continue reading
Posted Dec 23, 2013 at Russ Park94's blog
You might not want to admit it but your favorite action movie is pretty corny. But it's okay! Because they're fun and they're ridiculous and there are explosions and they're quite wonderful at wasting two hours. But when you only see little bits of the movie? Especially just the punchline?... Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2013 at Russ Park94's blog
In 1971, an astronaut placed a 3 1/2-inch aluminum sculpture on the moon, igniting an art world scandal transcending our earthly bearings. The long, bizarre tale of "one of the smallest yet most extraordinary achievements of the Space Age" is recounted by Corey Powell and Laurie Gwen Shapiro over at... Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2013 at Russ Park94's blog
When the Gaia space telescope launches next week, it's going to attempt the biggest astronomy project of all time: it will try and scan the entire sky, capturing images of at least a billion stars in our galaxy. Read more... Source: Tags: matt kemp Christmas in Conway Thanksgiving football... Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2013 at Russ Park94's blog
The Army's High Energy Laser Mobile Demonstrator (HEL MD) has been under development for some years now, however until this point, it's been little more than a proof of concept. But thanks to a new upgrade to its firing system, the HEL MD can now burn most any incoming threat... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2013 at Russ Park94's blog
Everybody loves fun facts. But sometimes these little nuggets of trivia can be more fun than they are fact. And sometimes, they're outright lies. Like these! Read more... Source: Category: ariana grande BuzzFeed e news Warlords of Draenor Cam McDaniel Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2013 at Russ Park94's blog
Google is getting ready for Christmas, and they want to help you keep track of Santa Google has once again built a neat little Santa tracker page, complete with an advent calendar and interactive web elements. Point your browser right here, and you can count down the days until he... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2013 at Russ Park94's blog
Don Melton, former Engineering Director of Internet Technologies at Apple, talks about his non-browser-based passions - Blu-Ray, transcoding, H.264, and managing massive amounts of media. Warning: Contains extreme nerdery. Subscribe in iTunes Subscribe in RSS Download Directly Follow on Twitter Show notes Don Melton's shell script for OS X... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2013 at Russ Park94's blog
iHeartRadio, the streaming service that brings your local radio stations with you wherever you go, has updated its Android app today, and the fresh code brings some handy new features along. The most useful improvement is undoubtedly the new mini player that grants access to playback controls from both lock... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2013 at Russ Park94's blog
A day after Apple updated iMovie, the company has released updates to its iWork '13 Apps: Keynote, Pages, and Numbers. The new apps are available for download immediately to the software update system preference and the Mac App Store. Keynote 6.0.1, Pages 5.0.1 and Numbers 3.0.1 all return the ability... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2013 at Russ Park94's blog
The digital comics world has taken its sweet time catching up to music and movies as far as distribution goes, but we're finally—if not slowly—starting to get there. ComiXology, the same service powering the official apps of Marvel, DC, Image, and other publishers, is finally offering eGift Cards in the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2013 at Russ Park94's blog
The 'Catching Fire' co-stars bonded over a love of soccer and according to Claflin, developed a 'beautiful, touching relationship.' By Sophie Schillaci Source: Category: ohio state football breaking bad tracy mcgrady Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2013 at Russ Park94's blog
An undefeated Team Alpha Male prospect will fight for the inaugural World Series of Fighting featherweight title next month. Lance Palmer (7-0) has replaced the injured Rick Glenn against Georgi Karakhanyan (22-3-1) at WSOF 7 on Dec. 7 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, according to WSOF president Ray Sefo and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2013 at Russ Park94's blog
Passengers in flight could make voice calls and exchange text messages using a new service from Gogo, but that doesn't mean your seatmate will necessarily be able to blab all through your next flight. Gogo's Text & Talk service uses the company's in-flight Wi-Fi networks to carry text messages and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2013 at Russ Park94's blog
It's hard to imagine that it's been only three years since the original iPad came out, since tablets were a part of our daily world. Sure there were tablet computers before, but there weren't tablets the way we know and use them today. And while the iPad changed personal computing... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2013 at Russ Park94's blog
Miami Dolphins defensive end Cameron Wake (91) sacks Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton in the end zone for a safety during overtime in an NFL football game on Friday, Nov. 1, 2013, in Miami Gardens, Fla. The Dolphins defeated the Bengals 22-20. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee) Miami Dolphins defensive end Cameron... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2013 at Russ Park94's blog
In this file photo a mother and daughter wait to see their doctor in Dorchester, Mass. Americans continue to have problems using to replace their insurance plans that will no longer be valid under Obamacare. Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images Obamacare is nerve-wracking for the very people it was... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2013 at Russ Park94's blog
Exhaled breath biomarker may detect lung cancer, study presented at Chest 2013 PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 27-Oct-2013 [ | E-mail ] Share Contact: Linda Stepanich 847-682-3251 American College of Chest Physicians "We believe that cancer cells release a unique chemical signature related to the tumor-growing process," said Peter J. Mazzone,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2013 at Russ Park94's blog