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Samsung promised an open platform when it purchased SmartThings, a startup that aims to make every household more intelligent with its products. So, despite the automation service already being present on iOS and Android, the most popular mobile... Source: Related Topics: Google Inbox amber rose Iggy Azalea sex tape... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2014 at Slaterbertram's blog
The geology of the Gulf Coast and the Great Lakes makes the land around them particularly suitable for an ugly task: hazardous waste disposal. There, hundreds of injection wells, each up to 10,000 feet deep, contain the chemical leftovers from steel mills, wastewater treatment, and more. Read more... Source: Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2014 at Slaterbertram's blog
Your air conditioner may already be connected to the web, but what about that lowly air purifier gallantly battling dust in the corner? If a completely connected home is on the docket, prep your 270 bucks and get ready for an upgrade. Honeywell's... Source: Tags: Masters 2014 acc tournament... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2014 at Slaterbertram's blog
Autonomous aircraft serve their purpose, but there's no question that pilotless passenger flights are a long way off, if they ever become a reality. Still, there's obviously room for improvement when it comes to on-board systems that assist pilots in... Source: Similar Articles: Espn Bracket bill murray drive De... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2014 at Slaterbertram's blog
Remote desktops are nothing new, but Google has now released a slick app that makes the process a pleasure rather than wildly frustrating. The new software will let you control your Mac or PC from any Android device. Read more... Source: Related Topics: hillary clinton chelsea handler Oscar Results... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2014 at Slaterbertram's blog
Twelve South has started selling a great new accessory for Macbook owners called the BookArc möd. This is a continuation of their established and excellent Macbook holder, with a few key differences. Now the BookArc comes in one of three types of hardwood finishes, and is universally compatible, so you... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2014 at Slaterbertram's blog
The Apple TV, thanks to iTunes, Netflix, YouTube, and other services, has an amazing amount of content for viewers of all ages. If you kids in your home, however, you may not want them watching the more adult, more R-rated or NC17 content. Luckily, Apple lets you enable parental restrictions.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at Slaterbertram's blog
If humans are going to keep living in the style to which we're accustomed, we need to find alternatives for fossil fuels. Partly that's because we need to reduce pollution — and partly because those fossil fuels are going to run out. But alternative forms of energy may look a... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2014 at Slaterbertram's blog
Yesterday, we teared up watching video of Tyrese Gibson sobbing at the site of Paul Walker's fatal car crash. Now we have video of another Fast and Furious co-star, Vin Diesel, paying tribute to his friend. Following a private memorial service for Walker on Monday, Diesel visited the crash site... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2013 at Slaterbertram's blog
Staying fit as a fiddle as she carries a little one inside her belly, Olivia Wilde headed to Pilates class in Los Angeles on Monday (December 2). The "House" star smiled at awaiting cameramen in a gray graphic T-shirt, purple sweatshirt, and ripped blue jeans as she made her way... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2013 at Slaterbertram's blog
Sony has been rather successful in selling the PlayStation 4, to the point where the PlayStation Network has strained under the load. The company doesn't want to worsen these problems with its PS4 launches in Australia, Europe and New Zealand, so it's taking an unusual step: for the first few... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2013 at Slaterbertram's blog
Google Wallet and iOS's Passbook have helped reduce the number of loyalty, debit, and credit cards we need to carry around every day. But they haven't eliminated them altogether. The creators of Coin want to further slim your wallet with a multi-function card designed to emulate and replace the debit... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2013 at Slaterbertram's blog
With the trailer for his brand new movie coming out on Friday (November 15), Justin Bieber's director, John Chu spilled the beans about the 19-year-old's discussions of his success, experiences and recent trouble with the law. "I think it's a great representation of what our movie is," Chu said, discussing... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2013 at Slaterbertram's blog
WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaker John Boehner said Wednesday that the House will not hold formal, compromise talks on the Senate-passed comprehensive immigration bill, a fresh signal from the Republican leadership that the issue is dead for the year. The slow, relatively quiet death came more than four months after the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2013 at Slaterbertram's blog
"I think we built the right future," declares David Gerrold on Expand NY's stage. "If it's a choice between the flying car or the internet, tablets and smartphones, I'll take what we've got." It's almost a shocking statement, considering the choice: Gerrold had a hand in writing episodes of The... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2013 at Slaterbertram's blog
By Allison Martell TORONTO (Reuters) - Just days after Toronto Mayor Rob Ford apologized for smoking crack cocaine, he admitted on Thursday he was "extremely, extremely inebriated" in a short expletive-laden video posted online. The news hit as a campaign by some city councillors to ask the provincial government to... Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2013 at Slaterbertram's blog
Getty Images Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg are teaming up for American Ultra, an action comedy from Nima Nourizadeh, the director of the surprise hit comedy Project X. Max Landis, who wrote the hit sci-fi found-footage movie Chronicle, penned the script for Ultra, which is... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2013 at Slaterbertram's blog
FILE - In this July 22, 2013, file photo, New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter laughs while standing in the dugout with teammates during a baseball game against the Texas Rangers in Arlington, Texas. Jeter and the Yankees have agreed to a $12 million, one-year contract on Friday, Nov. 1,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2013 at Slaterbertram's blog
Director of National Intelligence James Clapper pauses while testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013, before the House Intelligence Committee hearing on potential changes to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA). Faced with anger over revelations about U.S. spying at home and abroad, members of Congress suggested... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2013 at Slaterbertram's blog
If you've been waiting for the MacBook Pro with Retina display to get a big processor upgrade, today's your lucky day. Apple has just refreshed its high-end portable line with Intel's Haswell chips, delivering Iris graphics and battery life improvements much like those from the recent MacBook Air ... Source:... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2013 at Slaterbertram's blog
Apple made waves during Tuesday's media event when the company announced that its iLife and iWork suite would be free for customers who buy a new Mac or iOS device. But the apps are also free for users who already have the apps installed, and one app is free, period.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2013 at Slaterbertram's blog
That persistent icon is there for a very good reason, and it's not going to get 'fixed' any time soon One of the biggest gripes from people who tried BBM during the original failed launch was that you had to live with a persistent notification in your status bar. BlackBerry... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2013 at Slaterbertram's blog
Human neutrophil peptide-1: A new anti-leishmanial drug candidate PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 17-Oct-2013 [ | E-mail | Share ] Contact: Sima Rafati 98-216-695-3311 x21 Public Library of Science Leishmaniasis is a vector borne disease caused by different Leishmania species with different clinical manifestations. Cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) is endemic and widespread... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2013 at Slaterbertram's blog
October 16, 2013 Credit: iStockphoto The very first road to the various app stores from Apple and Google was paved with native code. If you wanted to write for iOS, you learned Objective-C. If you wanted to tackle Android, Java was the only way. Similar issues popped up with all... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2013 at Slaterbertram's blog
By Jillian Kirby University of Florida grad turned Assistant Editor — loves shoes, baked goods and all things Bravo. From weddings and workouts to new books and silly selfies, we can’t get enough of all the exciting updates happening to your favorite Bachelor and Bachelorette alums! Get the full scoop... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2013 at Slaterbertram's blog