All 63 major Apple Watch apps to download at launch
This is where the side-mounted Digital Crown really comes in handy, allowing you to scroll while reading an unobstructed screen. . It lets you manage, label and edit multiple alarms right from your wrist and allows you to import existing iPhone ...
April 9, 2015
Stylish Bedside Clocks
“Generic alarm clocks are boring,” he said. “And the light that comes out Another good option for the light-averse, he suggested, was the Kikkerland block clock, an “unobtrusive” plain wood block that doesn't show the time unless you clap. “If it's ...
March 4, 2015
Rooting Out Malware With a Side-Channel Chip Defense System
The world of malware has been turned on its head this week, as a company in Virginia has introduced a new cybersecurity technology that at first glance looks more like a classic cyberattack. The idea hatched by PFP Cybersecurity of Vienna, Va., is ...
January 27, 2015
Ice jam in Somerset Co. causes flooding to nearby homes, businesses
"Around 1 o'clock, the water started to continually get high. [I] look down stream, you can see ice building up,” business owner Mike Abramowich said. On one side of the bridge in Shanksville, huge chunks of ice were floating. On the other, it's backed ...
March 4, 2015
Co-workers mourn loss of paramedic killed Monday in line of duty
Livingston was a paramedic for West End Ambulance and was killed while helping others – something her co-workers said she did around the clock. “We work long hours, odd shifts, all types of weather, and that's what she did and that's what she loved ...
March 3, 2015
CES: A User's Guide To The New Economy
“Companies have promoted largely unwelcome new versions of existing products,” wrote Molly Wood in the New York Times, “like 3-D television, or new devices with little consumer appeal, like clunky virtual-reality headsets… dictation recorders ...
January 14, 2015
Spring forward and check your smoke alarms
While you're changing the clocks, it's also a good time to check the batteries in your home's smoke detectors and carbon monoxide alarms. The Altoona Fire Department said nine -volt batteries must be changed every six month; lithium batteries are good ...
March 8, 2015
Why Are Alarm Clocks Still a Thing?
By the 1930s, the kind of alarm clocks found in most modern homes pretty-closely resembled the ones we still use today (minus the digital face ... and even functions that used light to wake you up instead of sound. But with the ubiquity and convenience ...
April 10, 2015
This alarm clock showers you with targeted beams of light and sound
The wall-mounted "personal sunrise" alarm uses its built-in body heat sensor to determine the designated individual's location on bed, letting out narrow, focused beams of light and sound the moment it has zeroed in on them. According to the company ...
April 9, 2015
If you can remember…
black light posters, Make Love Not War, John Glenn, Officer Joe Bolton, Pong, Stretch Armstrong, ‘Right On!’, ‘Do the Hustle’, platform shoes, string art, A Kodak Moment, film, the peace sign, Power to the People, Strawberry Alarm Clock," Beam me ...
April 8, 2015
Light tunes up: Zedcon’s strip of LED lights sync with your music
Perhaps Zedfy‘s Zedcon, a strip of smart LED lights, can elevate your mood. Connected through your smartphone, the product’s small controller can alter individual bulbs in its digital LED ... Do you dread your alarm clock’s monotone buzz every ...
April 8, 2015
Blown away: How tech made fireworks bigger and bigger
In his arms are pre-configured wooden racks full of small explosives ... Big events, especially those on live TV are usually produced using "timecode". A highly accurate digital clock signal is generated from a central source and every person, computer ...
April 6, 2015
'Shadows' gets staked in the heart
What We Do in the Shadows, 86 min; not rated “What We Do in the Shadows” opens with a very pale hand reaching out of a coffin to shut off a digital alarm clock. It’s six in ... and New Zealand — drive a wooden stake through the vampire shtick ...
April 2, 2015
Presiding Bishop’s meditation on the Seven Last Words from the Cross
Those who would be made holy in this encounter must prepare for that encounter by purifying or clearing our minds – setting down prejudgments, letting go of tomorrow’s ‘to do’ list, putting aside our captivity by the clock, and all our varied ...
March 31, 2015