9/10: The Day Before
At the same time that Sara Low was touching down in Boston, Frank Peters navigated the John F. Kennedy out of the ferry terminal at Staten Island. It had just turned 6 . Although the couple didn't usually watch horror videos, Chic had bought ...
September 11, 2015
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After he grabbed her breasts, pulled her undergarment partially down and slipped his finger inside her vagina, he apologized, saying “I can't control myself around you.” According to Fitch, the women's stories mirrored the pattern of behavior ...
September 11, 2015
Android 5.1.1 Lollipop for Samsung Galaxy Note 3 on Verizon Update Guide
Fixed an issue where in some cases the Alarm Clock does not start up. Fixed an issue in some rare cases when removing or adding icons/widgets on any of the home screens the display shows the Touch Wiz force close notification. Notification ...
September 9, 2015
Living Smart Digital technology helping homeowners live better, easier
It has a touch screen onto which user codes are entered. “There are It starts recording as soon as the bell rings or someone is on your property within the customized range of motion that you have programmed; it sends a phone alert, and wherever ...
September 7, 2015
Pebble Time Offers Low-Budget Apple Watch Alternative
Neither Pebble watch has a touchscreen. Instead, both have a physical home button on the left and three navigation buttons on the right, which is how users browse the menus, bring up apps and watch faces, and set alarms and timers. This is clunky ...
September 7, 2015
10 awesome paid iPhone apps on sale for free for a limited time
You made it, dear readers: it's finally Friday. Back to school week always seems like it takes an eternity to get through, but now you can sit back and relax, knowing that the long Labor Day weekend is ahead. Of course, you'll need something to fill ...
September 4, 2015
Left the coffee pot on? No worries. There's an app for that.
Smart homes are becoming more common as people push the boundaries of digital technology to help them look after their health and security, control their carbon footprint and make living easier. The Lauterette . If I want it to cook four hours I ...
August 27, 2015
This essay was originally published in Gear in 2002. It has been republished here with permission from publisher Bob Guccione Jr. On Good Morning America , Diane Sawyer was talking about the deluge of reality TV on the fall schedules. The news was thin. Even under usual circumstances, you would have been hard pressed to remember anything about September 10 that was out of the ordinary, and yet it was the day that would come to crystalize the quality and value of what had gone before, if only we... In New York, it was a balmy 83 degrees with rain forecast in the afternoon—the kind of unsettled day all too familiar at the tail end of summer. That The Musketeer was the weekend winner of the new movie season. that Ben Stiller had won a ratings battle for his forthcoming movie, Zoolander, over an orgy scene involving Stiller, a Maori tribesman, and a midget. Most of that summer had been what journalists refer to as a quiet news period, enlivened by the occasional shark attack off the U. S. coast and the ongoing Gary Condit/Chandra Levy saga, but very little else. It was one of the many pleasures of Low’s peripatetic lifestyle that she got to see cities in the soft light of early morning.
Verizon will bring its native features and enhancements for Samsung Galaxy Note 3. Fixed an issue where in some cases the Alarm Clock does not start up. Fixed an issue where sometimes the "Answer calls with voice command" was not working. Fixed an issue where sometimes the user is getting white squares on lock screen only instead of #s. Fixed an issue in some rare cases when removing or adding icons/widgets on any of the home screens the display shows the Touch Wiz force close... Implemented a change to prevent lockout of the device after a software update (affects devices that have been encrypted). The Android 5. 1. 1 Lollipop features improvements in Material Design, notification controls, device sharing, and device syncing. Notification controls. Worry less because with the new notification controls, users can now adjust settings to sift people and notifications go get through. Users can also directly respond from lock screen when it is important. Create multiple user accounts to allow friends to access device to prevent them from accessing owner's private files. With Android Smart Lock, secure device by pairing it with trusted device like any wearable or even car. Apps, song, photos and even recent searches from one Android device can be accessed fully across all other Android.
“I have over a hundred switches connected to appliances,” said Jeff Lauterette, director of technology at the National Petroleum Council, who lives with his wife, Cassie, and two children in a three-level, 6,000-square-foot house. They get phone alerts ranging from the playful (the boys are clowning around after bedtime) to the serious (an unknown car or person is on the driveway). “It was dark when we got home at night so we didn’t see it,” Jeff Lauterette said. Chukwuma Ebi, a Nest Labs training representative, said that he pointed a Dropcam out the second-floor window of his home in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, to monitor his car. “I can see my car right now,” he said one morning at Best Buy in Washington. The company’s Nest Protect product will send a text message, voice alert and color display if it detects smoke or a carbon monoxide problem. “If a piece of toast burns, you can turn off the alarm from your phone,” Ebi said. “If there’s a carbon monoxide leak, the app will alert the thermostat, and the whole system will automatically shut down. Every day after school, Teresa Dolan’s two boys tap the deadbolt of their home in the Crestwood neighborhood of Washington and walk inside. “We struggled with key inventory, and the idea of handing a key to a strangers left me concerned,” Dolan said.