Amazon may be working on a smartphone with hologram-like 3D Amazon is reportedly developing a smartphone that sports a 3D screen that relies on retina-tracking technology to make images seem to float above the screen like a hologram. With the smartphone, users would be able to navigate through content by using their eyes alone, according to two unnamed people who discussed the phone with the Wall Street Journal. More
YouTube launches pay channels with campy flicks Roger Corman's campy B movies, children's shows like "Sesame Street" and "Inspector Gadget," and inspirational monologues by celebrities — these are among the 30 channels that will require a paid monthly subscription on YouTube coming soon. More
FCC moving forward on speedier in-flight Internet service U.S. federal telecommunications regulators are pushing ahead with efforts to bring faster Internet service to commercial and private airline flights. The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday started deliberations on a proposal that would offer a new type of in-flight broadband service promising U.S. More
Orangefield Grammar - Hamilton Spectator ... her squabbling children in tow each time she ... gazing through the fly-speckled windows towards ... “Of course,” she finally mused. 07/9/2014 - 9:16 am | View Link
Why Has Amazon Risked Distraction By Releasing The Fire Smartphone? - Forbes.com JR Raphael: 9 big questions about Android Wear watches -- answered! - Computerworld 07/7/2014 - 8:28 am | View Link
You can now play PC games with your Xbox One controller It’s finally time to retire your Xbox 360 controller. Microsoft announced today via the Xbox Wire that PC drivers for the Xbox One controller are now available to download. The drivers will be included as part of an upcoming Windows update as well, but if you want to connect your controller as soon as possible, the download links can be found at MajorNelson.com. Any games that supported the Xbox ... 06/5/2014 - 4:42 pm | View Link
How to select the proper trees for a new home’s yard First, you might want to think about planting a privacy screen between you and you neighbors. 06/5/2014 - 12:45 pm | View Link
Why Can’t We Be Friends? “Why can’t we be friends? Why can’t we be friends? I seen you ‘round for a long long time I really ‘membered you when you drink my wine” Sing it with me. 06/4/2014 - 12:10 pm | View Link
In 2002, I laughed at Apple’s Switch ads. Now, with iOS 8 and OS X 10.10, it’s time to ditch Windows and get my first ... As a Microsoft fanboy, I did not sleep well last night. In case you missed it, Apple's WWDC keynote was awesome. It was funny and informative, but above all it showcased just how powerful Apple is becoming in the software arena. As Craig Federighi walked us through a seemingly never-ending list of useful features in iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite, an uncomfortable truth started to dawn on me: After ... 06/3/2014 - 10:12 am | View Link
'Any Other Name' author Craig Johnson discusses his Walt Longmire series Johnson published his eleventh Walt Longmire book with his new work 'Any Other Name.' 06/2/2014 - 10:45 am | View Link
Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3: The Tablet That Could Finally Get You To Ditch Paper Enter the Surface Pro 3. Once upon a time, a secret, unfinished Microsoft concept called ... The multitasking capabilities of Windows 8 -- which is still a work in progress-- were far less developed a year ago than they are now. The Surface Pros were ... 05/20/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Microsoft wants your friends, family to embrace Windows 8.1 and finally ditch XP But, taking into account the possible repercussions, it would be foolish not to, at least, consider it. For the time being, I will still recommend Windows 7 to everyone who asks for my help, as it is easier to navigate. 02/6/2014 - 10:32 pm | View Link
Windows 8.1 + OneNote: Why the digital notebook is finally a reality In fact, I don't think any other app in the Office suite has come so close to fulfilling the long dream by users like myself to ditch the paper ... clearly way ahead of its time in contrast to the software (namely, the cruddy Windows XP Tablet PC Edition). 10/29/2013 - 10:29 pm | View Link
The Next Xbox May Finally Ditch Microsoft Points We might even see the official launch of Windows 8.1 at that time. If that’s the case, Microsoft may go all out in promoting apps and the new gift cards on both the next Xbox and Windows 8.1 machines. 05/16/2013 - 5:09 am | View Link
Microsoft Set to Finally Ditch Points Cards, Will Use Real Money That means a unified scheme will work on Xbox Live, Windows 8, and Windows Phone 8 ... though there’s no clear time table for the move. This is far from the first time Microsoft has been believed to be swapping out the dull Points for actual money ... 05/15/2013 - 1:00 pm | View Link
"Cheers" A Ditch in Time (TV Episode 1984) Directed by James Burrows. With Ted Danson, Shelley Long, Nicholas Colasanto, Rhea Perlman. Diane warns Sam not to go out with a friend she met at the mental hospital ... 07/25/2014 - 10:47 pm | View Website
Final Fantasy Final Fantasy (ファイナルファンタジー, Fainaru Fantajī is a media franchise created by Hironobu Sakaguchi, and is developed and owned by Square Enix ... 07/25/2014 - 9:40 am | View Website
Presentation Zen: Is it finally time to ditch PowerPoint? TrackBack URL for this entry: http://www.typepad.com/services/trackback/6a00d83451b64669e200d8341cf3fb53ef. Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Is it ... 07/25/2014 - 8:07 am | View Website
In 2002, I laughed at Apple’s Switch ads. Now, with iOS ... In 2002, I laughed at Apple’s Switch ads. Now, with iOS 8 and OS X 10.10, it’s time to ditch Windows and get my first iPhone. By Sebastian Anthony on ... 06/3/2014 - 8:26 am | View Website
Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3: The Tablet That Could Finally ... We were once promised that we could abandon our sketchbooks and notepads for tablets, but it never happened. Enter the Surface Pro 3. 05/20/2014 - 7:55 pm | View Website
Once again, it's the time of year when Washington confronts the same existential question: Is Medicare going broke? Today marks the annual release of the Medicare trustees' report, when those guarding the health-care program's finances make their best guesses about Medicare's fiscal future. This year's verdict: Medicare's hospital insurance trust fund will be solvent through 2030, which gives the program four more years of solvency than projected in the trustees' 2013 report.
It turns out that OkCupid has been performing some of the same psychological experiments on its users that landed Facebook in hot water recently. In a lengthy blog post, OkCupid cofounder Christian Rudder explains that OkCupid has on occasion played around with removing text from people's profiles, removing photos, and even telling some users they were an excellent match when in fact they were only a 30 percent match according to the company's systems.
A 100-year-old converted warehouse in Portland competed on Friday in the CNBC TV program "Million Dollar Homes."
The 3-bedroom, 2.5 bathroom building, which features a rooftop garden and custom details made from reclaimed materials, was one of six homes taking part in the show. In each round of the show, two houses go head-to-head and the winning home moves on to face a new home in another round of the competition.
Smokey Bear’s retirement may be in jeopardy.
As I reported last week, the Ohio Department of Natural Resource’s 14 1/2 foot animatronic statue was slated to end his 55-year run at the Ohio State Fair this year. The department had received a federal grant of $80,250 to commission a new, improved, less-creaky Smokey.
The talking (but not mouth-moving) Smokey, an anti-wildfire icon, is beloved by generations of Ohioans who have visited the fair.
But the Ohio Controlling Board needed to approve…
Hard money lender Lima One Capital opened a Miami office, with plans to make $55 million in loans in Florida through 2015.
The Greenville, S. C.-based lender specializes in first mortgages to purchase and renovate homes. In generally closes deals within seven days and offers 13-month terms.
Lima One Capital President John Warren said he plans to make $21 million loans in South Florida through 2015, with about half of those funds for home renovations.
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Amazon announced Monday that it's adding a section devoted to 3D printing to its store, which could make the technology more accessible to the average consumer. The ultimate promise of 3D printing is that consumers will be able to get whatever they want at the very moment they want it. Broke your coffee cup?