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  • Crucial M500 Solid State Drive (960GB) Review

    April 9, 2013 1:00 PM 257

    Crucial M500 Solid State Drive (960GB) Review Other than price, which is constantly falling, there is one factor which often seems to stop consumers from moving to a SSD... capacity. That is the reason we have seen the introduction of hybrid systems and cache drives. These products are designed to give the user some benefits of both traditional models

  • I Quantified Myself And All I Got Was This Addictive App

    April 9, 2013 10:08 AM 207

    Last week I needed to do some research on wearable computing so I headed to Apple (AAPL) store in San Francisco’s Union Square to pick up some health and fitness gadgets that would help me quantify myself. After clawing my way through tourists, German backpackers updating their Facebook (FB) status, and a woman losing her mind because her iPhone wouldn’t

  • Netiquette: Saying farewell

    December 28, 2012 10:03 PM 164

    Editor's note: Brenna Ehrlich and Andrea Bartz have been the sarcastic brains behind the blog and book "Stuff Hipsters Hate." Got a question about etiquette in the digital world? Contact them at netiquette@cnn.com. We're rapidly approaching the close of 2012 and the technical end of autumn. And of course, according to (pseudo-scholars of) the Mayan calendar

  • 10 smartphone habits you should avoid

    October 8, 2012 4:00 PM 164

    Editor's note: Brenna Ehrlich and Andrea Bartz are the sarcastic brains behind humor blog and book "Stuff Hipsters Hate." Got a question about etiquette in the digital world? Contact them at netiquette@cnn.com. (CNN) -- We begin this week's column with a stunningly beautiful quote from Anais Nin (brought to our attention by the inimitable site Brainpickings)

  • Netiquette: Five texts you should never send

    August 27, 2012 7:53 PM 172

    Editor's note: Brenna Ehrlich and Andrea Bartz are the sarcastic brains behind humor blog and book "Stuff Hipsters Hate." Got a question about etiquette in the digital world? Contact them at netiquette@cnn.com. (CNN) -- We're texting more than ever, and, like society, the texts themselves are getting worse and worse. That's a conclusion cobbled together

  • An open letter to texting-crazed teens

    August 3, 2012 3:59 PM 174

    Editor's note: Editor's note: Brenna Ehrlich and Andrea Bartz are the sarcastic brains behind humor blog and book "Stuff Hipsters Hate." Got a question about etiquette in the digital world? Contact them at netiquette@cnn.com. We get it. You're coming of age having never known an Internet-free existence. You'll never know what it's like to phone a friend

  • How Are Hurricanes Named?

    August 29, 2006 3:07 PM 119

    Hurricanes names are chosen from a list selected by the World Meteorological Organization. There are six separate lists of names for Atlantic Ocean storms, with one list used each year. In 1953, the National Weather Service picked up on the habit of Naval meteorologists of naming the storms after women. Ships were commonly referred to as female, and were often

  • Gift The Techies On Your List These 9 Mind-Blowing Futuristic Technologies From Their Childhood Shows

    January 1, 1970 12:00 AM 152

    The future is now! Well, at least, it basically is, with so many insanely futuristic technologies swirling around us every day, many straight out of our favorite childhood movies and TV shows. Sure, “Back To The Future” got a few things right, but what about the other shows out there that blew our young minds with their seemingly impossible visions of life in the future

  • 15 Things Every Engineer Knows To Be True

    January 1, 1970 12:00 AM 148

    “If the test is open-book, shouldn’t it be easy?” (Nope. Never.) “What kind of engineer are you?” (Follow-up question: “What’s that?” plus much head-scratching.) “How are you so good at math?” (Sheer determination, and, oh yeah, studying.) If you’ve heard these questions a million times before, it probably means you’re some sort of engineer ... and no, we won’t

  • These Twitter-Sourced Collages Paint A Dark Portrait Of Today's Iran

    January 1, 1970 12:00 AM 171

    A candid portrait of a 40-year marriage between Japanese "boxing" painter Ushio Shinohara and his wife, Noriko. Even if you're not particularly fond of contemporary art, this doc shines a light on the anger, sacrifice and confrontation involved in an aging relationship. And you can't help but fall in love with Noriko. "Beautiful Darling" tells the story