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Microsoft Launches New Outlook for Mac, Next Office for Mac Suite Coming in Second Half of 2015

Microsoft today announced the immediate launch of a new Outlook for Mac for Office 365 users, bringing a new look and a number of improvements as leaked earlier this week.The new Outlook for Mac includes: - Better performance and reliability...Show More Summary

Google Glass Is Now Banned From Movie Theaters Across the U.S.

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Google Glass is often viewed with disdain in public spaces, and now that includes the cinema. The Motion Picture Association of America and the National Association of Theater Owners have decided to ban the device and its ilk from movie theaters nationwide. Read more...

Criteo’s New Cross-Device Personalized Marketing Solution Getting Buzz

Criteo, a performance advertising technology company, is getting so much attention this week it’s scary (that’s particularly impressive when you consider that tomorrow is Halloween.) MMW was briefed by the company yesterday on the freshly...Show More Summary

Lenovo completes Motorola buy, becomes major mobile player

Last January it was announced Google Inc. had agreed to sell off its subsidiary Motorola Motobility to China’s Lenovo Group Ltd. in a deal worth some $2.91 billion. Now, the acquisition has finally been completed and sees Lenovo suddenly become … Continue reading ?

Apple Pay’s first week reminds us that Apple’s secret sauce is in driving adoption

Ask ten people to answer the question, “What sets Apple apart from other consumer electronics and technology companies?” and you’re likely to get twenty different answers. Some point to its design sensibilities, others its savvy branding and marketing. Show More Summary

A Sidecar That Lets Prams Accommodate An Extra Passenger

So that first baby was a success, and you’re thinking about adding a second to your family’s roster, but that expensive pram you bought only accommodates a single passenger who isn’t ready to walk yet. You can either give up on the idea of having more kids, or consider this collapsible pram sidecar that easily doubles your pram’s capacity. More »      

Everything you need to know about building a mailing list

This post originally appeared on the Mention blog. In both his election campaigns, President Obama’s team relied heavily on email marketing to raise funds. In 2012 for instance, email fundraising was responsible for nearly $690 million in donations. Show More Summary

5 Most Incredible Discoveries of the Week

A possible piece of Amelia Earhart's plane and a centuries-old virus found in an unsavory place make the list: Is This a Piece of Amelia's Plane? : A team that's been investigating the disappearance of Amelia Earhart says it identified a piece of metal retrieved in 1991 as being from her...

Doctor Mew T-Shirts

53 minutes agoTechnology / Gadgets : GeekAlerts

Cats have nine lives and the Doctor has… well, a lot of lives, so it makes perfect sense to merge them together with these Doctor Mew T-Shirts. Artist Jenny Parks brings us all thirteen incarnations of the Doctor as cats, and she’s done a great job of selecting the various type of kitties to capture […]

This Algae Farm Eats Pollution From The Highway Below It

A highway overpass is the last place most of us would think to install a farm. But algae, that wonderful little ecological miracle, is different. Since it consumes sunlight and CO2 and spits out oxygen, places with high emissions are actually the perfect growing area. Which is why this overpass in France has its own algae farm. More »      

One pilot confirmed dead in SpaceShipTwo crash

56 minutes agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

One of the two pilots who were aboard Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo during yesterday's test flight accident is dead. At a press conference at the company’s Mojave Air & Space Port, officials from Virgin Galactic said that local authorities...Show More Summary

15 New York City attractions for people who hate people

56 minutes agoTechnology / Social Media : Mashable

Misanthropes beware (or despair, if you're already here): New York City probably isn't the best place for people who hate people Sometimes it isn't even a great place for people who, every now and then, wouldn't mind some peace and quiet. Show More Summary

I Would Sell A Piece Of My Soul To Have This Cocktail Right Now

Not only it gives me great pleasure to watch this bartender preparing a Rum Martínez but it whets my thirst to no end. And to top it all, it is made with my favourite rum: Zacapa Centenario 23. I just want this magic potion right now. More »      

Finding Meteors, Satellites, and Star Trails with a Raspberry Pi

58 minutes agoTechnology / Gadgets : Hack a Day

The Raspberry Pi is an incredibly popular, cheap, and low power computer that also has a nifty camera add-on that is completely programmable. This opens up a log of possibilities for long-exposure photography, and [Jippo] has found the...Show More Summary

This Fake Classical Painting Turns Peepholes Into Murder Mystery Props

You might think that peephole on your front door gives you the upper hand when it comes to ignoring unwanted visitors, but to the person on the other side of the door it’s obvious you’re watching them. You can make it slightly less obvious, though, with this faux Victorian-era portrait that cleverly camouflages your front door’s peephole. Show More Summary

NASA Carves Pumpkins Better Than You Ever Could

Video: Put a man on the Moon? Sure. Establish a continuously orbiting zero-gravity laboratory? Easy. Parachute a rover onto Mars? Ain’t no thang. OK, fine NASA, but can you carve a pumpkin? More »      

Try Breaking the Rules to Increase Twitter Engagement

There is a lot of information to be found that claims to provide the perfect blueprint for an engaging and highly effective Tweet. In reality, though, is it really possible to keep churning out Tweets of exactly 100 characters, utilising...Show More Summary

A Guide to Social Media Success for Small Businesses

Small business owners have about a zillion things to do each day – and social media is not usually at the top of the priority list. However, the smart, effective use of social media is essential to building a business’s brand, connecting...Show More Summary

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