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There's something magical about the idea that, in the space of a few minutes, your smartphone or tablet can look dramatically different and do some cool new things, to boot. That's why operating system updates can be oddly exciting, and Android's... Source: Category: nyc marathon Aldo Sarabia constitution day... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2014 at Skinnerantony's blog
The new, all-wheel-drive 2015 Tesla Model S P85D accelerates to 60mph faster than a Ferrari 458 and pulls more Gs in a corner than a Ford Mustang. Not bad for a car that's also more efficient than its predecessor. Read more in Jalopnik's exclusive ride along. Read more... Source: Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2014 at Skinnerantony's blog
Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green. Mobile technology continues to expand and evolve, but until we develop a way to charge our devices on the... Source: Related Topics: world map Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2014 at Skinnerantony's blog
After getting the approval of both the House and the Senate, the US cellphone unlocking bill needed just one more signature to remove the carrier-swapping restriction. Today, President Barack Obama signed the Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless... Source: Similar Articles: Yoenis Cespedes Wimbledon 2014 ricky martin blake lively nfl... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2014 at Skinnerantony's blog
Gmail's officially entering its tender tween years today , and after a decade with the internet's favorite email service, we can barely even remember our lives without it. But then, that's why we have the internet—to remember for us. Read more... Source: Related Topics: Nit 2014 devin hester Travoltified... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2014 at Skinnerantony's blog
Alan Turing, father of modern computer science, destroyer of Nazi encoding, has finally been posthumously pardoned, 61 years after he was convicted for being who he was. About damn time. Read more... Source: Tags: Out of the Furnace BuzzFeed caroline kennedy chris christie When Was The First Parachute Jump? Continue reading
Posted Dec 24, 2013 at Skinnerantony's blog
Aww. This is adorable. Lilly and Leon Mackie play dress up with their little kid Orson and turn him into baby versions of Luke Skywalker, baby Batman, baby Macaulay Culkin, baby Castaway and so forth so that they could recreate scenes from famous movies. You'll see mom, dad and child... Continue reading
Posted Dec 24, 2013 at Skinnerantony's blog
App Store holiday sales have begun! For the next couple of weeks, many of our favorite apps and games are going to be discounted. If you don't have them already, now's the time to get them! If do have them already, now's the time to gift them! Seriously, great deals... Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2013 at Skinnerantony's blog
For all we know, the personal jetpack that will let you fly through the air like an eagle may never become a reality. So this X2 Underwater Jet Pack, from S.C.P. Marine Innovation in the UK, could very well be the next best thing. Instead of soaring like a bird,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2013 at Skinnerantony's blog
If skiing isn't enough of a thrill for you, why not up the ante and zoom through a whole forest? And if that's still not enough for you, why not make it even scarier by going at warp freaking speed? That's what Candide Thovex and Aziz Benkrich did. The GoPro... Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2013 at Skinnerantony's blog
After a killer cliffhanger in 'Desolation of Smaug,' there are a few things we'd like cleared up before it's all over. By Kevin P. Sullivan Source: Similar Articles: abc news e news jermichael finley glee Lake Natron Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2013 at Skinnerantony's blog
China's state-run television network is reporting that the unmanned Yutu lunar rover has successfully soft-landed on the moon. The rover, which touched down a few minutes after 9PM Saturday night Beijing time, is the first object to be successfully soft-landed on the moon since 1976. Read more... Source: Related... Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2013 at Skinnerantony's blog
Sony is a consumer electronics beast with a lot of clout, but not necessarily a great product roster to back up its legendary status. Today, it's hardly the company that put a Walkman in every backpack and a color TV in every living room. Read more... Source: Related Topics:... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2013 at Skinnerantony's blog
It takes a lot of different materials to make a modern day phone, and a fair number of them are of the rare earth metal variety. But a new study by researchers at Yale shows that there's another troubling detail about the supply of pre-phone components. Many of these metals... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2013 at Skinnerantony's blog
While Peter and Ally are away getting doped up on turkey and yams, Richard and Rene are here to hold down the Apple fort in fine iMore fashion! Join us! Source: Related Topics: apple bestbuy nyc marathon Wally Bell powerball Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2013 at Skinnerantony's blog
Dell is back in the Android business, and its Venue tablets are low-cost alternatives to the competition this holiday season How do you make an Android tablet stand out? If you’re Samsung, you equip it with 101 features and throw in an S-Pen for good measure. If you’re LG, you... Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2013 at Skinnerantony's blog
For veteran gamers who enjoyed Doom and Quake, it's the end of an era -- id Software co-founder John Carmack has left the game studio to concentrate all his efforts on his Chief Technical Officer role at Oculus VR. It was just too "challenging" to divide attention between the two... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2013 at Skinnerantony's blog
Lock screen widgets and UI tweaks come five months after other models Coming up on five months after over versions of the model received an update, the Sony Xperia Z on T-Mobile is getting the bump to Android 4.2.2 starting today. The software version 10.3.1.E.0.191 (coming in at 185MB) is... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2013 at Skinnerantony's blog
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel speaks at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013. Hagel said the projected defense budget cuts of nearly $1 trillion over 10 years is too much, too fast, and will cause a dangerous erosion of U.S. military power. In... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2013 at Skinnerantony's blog
TORONTO (AP) — Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has admitted to the City Council that he has bought illegal drugs in the past two years. The mayor made the confession under direct questioning by councilors who are debating a motion that would ask him to take a leave of absence. Councilor... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2013 at Skinnerantony's blog
FILE - In this file photo taken Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, shakes hands with Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the prime minister's office in Jerusalem, Israel. Kerry headed to Israel and the Palestinian territories on Tuesday, Nov. 5, hoping to breathe life... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2013 at Skinnerantony's blog
Preparing for all the fanfare of the evening ahead, Faith Hill and Tim McGraw arrived at the 2013 CMA Awards in Nashville, Tennessee earlier tonight (November 6). The darling country duo looked magnificent as they struck a pose for the shutterbugs lined up outside the Bridgestone Arena and mingled with... Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2013 at Skinnerantony's blog
Faster delivery is the new frontier of Internet competition. iStock Faster delivery is the new frontier of Internet competition. iStock Amazon's business is built on three basic concepts: faster delivery, greater selection, and cheaper prices. In service of that, it has built enormous warehouses staffed largely by robots that shuttle... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2013 at Skinnerantony's blog
Keeping it low key on Halloween, Anna Paquin and her twins, Poppy and Charlie, ran a few errands in New York City on Thursday (October 31). The "True Blood" beauty enjoyed some time with her adorable kiddos as they made their way around the busy city streets. As previous reported... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2013 at Skinnerantony's blog
It might be October, but Apple CEO Tim Cook is looking firmly ahead to the impending holiday season. And so, what message, what words of wisdom does the CEO of one of the world's richest companies say when looking forwards to Christmas? "It's going to be an iPad Christmas" iPad... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2013 at Skinnerantony's blog