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Breathe easy? Air pollution trackers put to the test

Lara Lewington finds out if air pollution gadgets can help her pick the healthiest route to take......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcMar 8th, 2017

We can dream, can’t we? Here’s what our staff wants in the perfect phone

Every time a major new smartphone is released we put it through the paces. But what exactly are we looking for in our perfect phone? We asked the members of our team to find out exactly what they're looking for in a new phone. The post We can dream,.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 24 min. ago

Spectacular color photos capture WWII air cadets in training

Aviation Cadet Thanas inspects an airplane engine.Image: Library of CongressOne year before the outbreak of World War II, a U.S. congressional board found that the Navy had insufficient training facilities to deal with a potential emergency demand fo.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News5 hr. 52 min. ago

A simple eye test could alert you of onset Alzheimer"s years before symptoms emerge

Researchers from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and other institutions have discovered that a retina scan could help diagnose Alzheimer's disease years before other symptoms start to emerge. The post A simple eye test could alert you of onset Alzheimer&.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News10 hr. 0 min. ago

What is a smart TV, and why should you consider buying one?

If you've been living under a rock, you might wonder: What is a smart TV, anyway? Lucky for you stone-dwellers, we've put together a quick-hit guide to teach you everything you need to know about televisions with big brains. The post What is a smart.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News22 hr. 0 min. ago

Barclays put in sensors to see which bankers are at their desks

Barclays has installed devices that track how often bankers are at their desks. Managers were peppered with queries when investment bank staff in London discovered black boxes stuck to the underside of their desks in recent months, according to sever.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News22 hr. 7 min. ago

Dude"s definition of "role play" is not exactly what his Tinder match had in mind

It's not easy keeping up with every sex term out there. Just ask this guy on Reddit who had a slight miscommunication with his Tinder match.  Reddit user notaninterestinguser posted a screenshot of his conversation with Rose, who might be a scam.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News22 hr. 7 min. ago

The August 21st Eclipse Will Be a Significant Test for Solar Power

The eclipse on Monday isn't just a nifty thing to watch -- it'll also be an important test of our power grid's ability to quickly load balance as solar energy goes offline. The post The August 21st Eclipse Will Be a Significant Test for Solar Power.....»»

Category: topSource:  extremetechRelated News22 hr. 15 min. ago

NBC’s Snapchat news show gains 29+ million viewers in its first month

 NBC News’ first-ever daily show for Snapchat is seeing promising numbers after its first month on the air. In a release sent to reporters this morning, NBCU claims the show has grown its audience to over 29 million unique viewers. That.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Aston Martin readies a sport wagon

Aston Martin, seeking to put a bespoke exclamation point on its aging Vanquish supercar lineup, will build a run of limited-edition Zagato-bodied cars that includes a speedster and shooting brake version......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Bigger isn’t always better: 5 of the smallest smartphones worth buying

Phones are getting larger and larger - but what options exist for the small-of-hand, or people who just want a phone they can use one-handed? That's why we put together a list of the best of the smallest smartphones! The post Bigger isn’t alway.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

12 Apple Watch tips for busy people

I’ve put together a few collections of tips to help readers get more from their Apple Watch. This short collection should help any busy enterprise professional get more done, faster.Where are you? Meeting someone? Can’t find them? Begin a new.....»»

Category: telecomSource:  cwRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Can a crowdsourced mega-forest offset Trump’s climate chaos?

It's an appealing idea, a vast forest to soak up the extra carbon released due to Trump's policies, but it may not be so easy in reality, says Olive Heffernan.....»»

Category: topSource:  newscientistRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Sensibo adds smarts and connectivity to your ancient air conditioner

Who says you have to buy a brand new air conditioner to get a smart air conditioner? Sensibo is a company dedicated to making your old conditioner work like new -- or at the very least, work like it's smart. The post Sensibo adds smarts and connectiv.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Forecasters put the total solar eclipse into a weather model and the result is amazing

The weather wizards at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have added the effects of the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse to one of their newest, highest-resolution computer models. The result is a gorgeously detailed view of how th.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

If Only LG Put the Time Spent on Wallpaper Videos Into Their Android Skin…

LG’s Android skin, currently known as UX 6.0+, is by no means my favorite. It’s not that attractive to look at, it’s bloated with stuff and things, and more than likely is the reason I keep finding myself setting most LG phones asid.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Buy an LG G6 or V20 on an EIP at T-Mobile and Add a Line, Get One Free

For a limited time at T-Mobile, if you purchase an LG G6 or V20 on an Equipment Installment Plan (EIP) and add a line to your plan, you’ll receive a G6 or V20 for free via a rebate. This promo is an easy way to grab a new phone and save up to $.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Twitch acquired video indexing platform ClipMine to power new discovery features

 In an announcement about a set of new discovery tools, Amazon-owned video game streaming site Twitch also unveiled that it recently acquired Palo Alto-based video indexing platform ClipMine. The startup’s technology is now being put to us.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

You"ll want to swipe right on our Tinder profiles for "Game of Thrones" characters

Game of Thrones characters: they're just like us!  They need love — and the odd spot of lust — just as much as the rest of us. But, it's not exactly easy to land a date when you're on a quest to rule the Seven Kingdoms.  George.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Gasping for air (and good business sense) at the summit of Mount Everest

Standing at 28,000 feet, a few scant yards from successfully summiting Mount Everest without an oxygen tank to breathe from, was one of the most exhilarating moments of my life. I had dreamt about it since I was fourteen years old.   But it was.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

"Delivery chutes" are Amazon"s latest idea for its drone delivery service

Amazon's latest patent for its proposed drone delivery service examines the idea of delivering packages down a chute. This would allow the drone to stay safely in the air while helping to cut down on noise levels. The post 'Delivery chutes'.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017