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The Verge just revealed that Google may venture into set-top TV devices with the as-yet-unannounced Android TV. Quoting internal documents, the report indicates Google is planning a device like Roku or the new Amazon Fire TV to put Android in your living room. Read more... Source: Related Topics: devin... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at Whitakermdean66's blog
Earlier this week Amazon launched their much awaited streaming media box for the big screen, Fire TV. Android Central has done a Fire TV review and iMore has already put the Fire TV vs. Apple TV head to head, and it's been compared to Roku as well. Most people seem... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at Whitakermdean66's blog
Japanese artist Ei Wada, who was born in 1987, belongs to a generation that spent middle school feverishly poring over cassettes to make mix tapes—until, of course, they were quickly outmoded by CDs, and then MP3s. Now, Ei makes art using the outmoded technologies he grew up with. Read more...... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2014 at Whitakermdean66's blog
Many see open source technology as an ideological tool -- a way to promote freedom in a world of closed, proprietary systems. For Canonical's Jono Bacon, Mozilla's Stormy Peters and Wikimedia's Tomasz Finc, it's more about improving humanity. Speaking at Expand, they argued that open code connects the developing world... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2013 at Whitakermdean66's blog
Credit: byryo The forecast was very cloudy in the tech industry this week, as Amazon rolled out a virtual desktop as a service and Microsoft announced a cloud-based complement to Visual Studio. Not to be outdone, Cloud Foundry placed two feathers in its cloud -- er, cap, with Pivotal debuting... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2013 at Whitakermdean66's blog
AMD launched the Radeon R9 270 graphics card on Wednesday, the latest step on an ongoing march into the budget graphics-card space. AMD said that cards based on the R9 270 would be priced at about $179, a step below the $199 R9 270X that the company announced in September.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2013 at Whitakermdean66's blog
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Miami Herald journalist detained since Thursday by Venezuelan security forces while reporting on the country's economic crisis is expected to be released over the weekend, the newspaper said. Jim Wyss, the Herald's Andean bureau chief, was detained by the National Guard in San Cristobal, a... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2013 at Whitakermdean66's blog
Rdio's new iOS app recommends music based on your listening habits. Hardly innovative, but useful. Read more... Source: Tags: allen iverson NASA emmys broncos tommy morrison Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2013 at Whitakermdean66's blog
New knowledge about serious muscle disease PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 31-Oct-2013 [ | E-mail ] Share Contact: Malene Bech Vester-Christensen 45-22-15-25-89 University of Copenhagen About 3,000 people in Denmark suffer from one of the serious muscle-related diseases that come under the heading of muscular dystrophy. Some patients diagnosed with muscular... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2013 at Whitakermdean66's blog
Audio for this story from Tell Me More will be available at approximately 3:00 p.m. ET. Members of the Oneida Nation met with representatives from the NFL on Wednesday to discuss the growing call to change the Washington Redskins name. Host Michel Martin finds out how the meeting went from... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2013 at Whitakermdean66's blog
Getting to work on their new gig, Sienna Miller and Vince Vaughn showed up on the set of “The Business Trip” on Friday (October 25). The “Hippie Hippie Shake” hottie looked gorgeous as she meandered around the Berlin, Germany location while Vince and co-star Nick Frost filmed scenes together. Meanwhile,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2013 at Whitakermdean66's blog is going to be broken until the end of November, says Jeff Zients, a consultant brought in to fix the beleaguered federal health insurance e-commerce website. On a press conference call, Zients finally acknowledged wide-spread enrollment problems, estimating that only 3 in 10 users have been able to sign... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2013 at Whitakermdean66's blog
Starting today, eBay is introducing a new feature designed to streamline your shopping experience: curated collections. Basically, curators handpick products from eBay's database and arrange them into collections; as part of the initial push, the company is including a few relatively big names among ... Source: Similar Articles: arian... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2013 at Whitakermdean66's blog
If Earth overheats, can it be artificially cooled? Should the effort begin now? Who would decide? The very idea of "geoengineering," and the unknown risks of tweaking our climate, leaves many scientists with more questions than answers. AP Photo/Courtesy of NASA If Earth overheats, can it be artificially cooled? Should... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2013 at Whitakermdean66's blog
WASHINGTON (AP) — Time growing desperately short, House Republican efforts to pass legislation averting a Treasury default and ending a partial government shutdown collapsed Tuesday night, and one of the country's top ratings firms warned of a possible downgrade in the nation's creditworthiness. The decision by Speaker John Boehner and... Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2013 at Whitakermdean66's blog
GENEVA (Reuters) - It is too early to say whether Iran and six world powers made progress on Tuesday towards resolving the decade-long standoff over Tehran's nuclear ambitions, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi told Reuters. "It's too soon to judge," Araqchi said after the first day of resumed negotiations... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2013 at Whitakermdean66's blog
Derek Campbell went temporarily insane, and is paying dearly for it. Campbell was a forward with the Hull Stingrays of the Elite Ice Hockey League (U.K). On Saturday night in a game against the Dundee Stars, Campbell received a nasty, high hit from behind from Nico Sacchetti against the glass.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2013 at Whitakermdean66's blog
CANNES -- Dreamworks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg won over the crowd in the ballroom of Cannes’ Carlton hotel while accepting MIPCOM’s Personality of the Year award by admitting that he is not known for being the most personable guy in the room -- or any room. After a tribute film... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2013 at Whitakermdean66's blog
KANDY, July 26 | Fri Jul 26, 2013 5:48pm BST Scores: South Africa 223 for seven in 50 overs (D Miller 85 not out, AB de Villiers 47; A Mendis 3-35); Sri Lanka 167 all out in 43.2 overs (T Perera 65, L Tsotsobe 4-22). (Editing by Josh Reich) Source:... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2013 at Whitakermdean66's blog
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Posted Jul 27, 2013 at Whitakermdean66's blog
The ace team at iFixit has given the ol' teardown to the new Google Nexus 7 and they've discovered that the rear case is very easy to open, that it's taller, narrower and thinner and that there's an... inductive charging coil (the first iFixit has seen in a tablet). The... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2013 at Whitakermdean66's blog
The Shreveport Dog Park Alliance filed a document in court today claiming the Mayor has not complied with an order from Caddo Parish Judge Emanuel to sign off on the dog park and they say he has not paid court costs. "This is filing with the district court to have... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2013 at Whitakermdean66's blog
'You want to know how powerful I am? I want to know too,' Spider-Man's new nemesis warns in the first look at the 'Amazing' sequel. By Josh Wigler Source: andy reid redskins sugar bowl downton abbey season 3 2013 Calendar chris christie American Horror Story Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2013 at Whitakermdean66's blog
The U.S. is now longer the fattest country in the world. Our fat seems to have spread to Mexico, making it the world's most obese nation according to a new United Nations report. According to the report, nearly a third, or 32.8 percent of Mexican adults 20 and older are... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2013 at Whitakermdean66's blog
Posted 11 July 2013 09:34 The geographic location of the Canary Islands means they are well positioned to boost air connectivity between Europe and Africa and perhaps act as a transit point to other markets.? With strong leisure demand and therefore notable point-to-point demand, Tenerife Tourism Corporation is exploring new... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2013 at Whitakermdean66's blog