Monthly Archives: May 2015

The Lily Camera Is a Drone That Flies Itself

Despite the whipping spring winds, the prototype of the Lily Camera is hovering steadily in place above my head in New York’s Central Park. The Lily looks a lot like other drones you can buy now, but this one has … Continue reading

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Skype Translator

Skype Translator helps you communicate across language barriers, bringing people closer together. Simply set up a Skype Translator video or voice call with someone on almost any Skype client who speaks another language and start talking. Translator is currently available … Continue reading

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America’s Backyard: Puerto Rico – YouTube

In 1904, President Theodore Roosevelt declared that the United States had to intervene in the internal affairs of Latin American. In his own words: “if any South American country misbehaves it should be spanked.”All US presidents that succeeded him have, … Continue reading

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NFTY Charging Pack

Like the Bolt, NFTY is an external battery pack that can replace your mobile device’s charger. You can simultaneously charge up to 4 devices (and NFTY’s 4,000mAh battery) from an outlet, USB port or a car’s cigarette lighter. via NFTY Charging … Continue reading

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What It’s Like To Live In a Tiny Apartment Inside America’s Oldest Mall

The average new US home is about 2,600 square feet. You’ll get less than ten percent of that in these micro-apartments, which at their smallest are just 225 feet and make an art of fitting a life into a very … Continue reading

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“In The Shower Eating Cherries” and More Tales of Nightmare IT Calls

We asked for your worst stories of working IT phone support — and boy, did you ever answer our call. You have the patience of saints and the fortitude of soldiers. We’ll never look at a phone the same way … Continue reading

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Working from Home: 5 Ways to Transition from Work Time to Home Time | Apartment Therapy

The line between work hours and home time is starting to blur with the constant access that smartphones provide—and when your office is your home, it can be nearly impossible to make the distinction. I’ve worked from home at least … Continue reading

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The Wired Family: Screen Time and Tech Etiquette Strategies | Apartment Therapy

When I was a little kid, the only gadget was an Inspector and screen time wasn’t really an issue because Pee-Wee’s Playhouse was only on once a week. Now that we’ve got a slew of devices, we’re figuring out our … Continue reading

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