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Apple updates EFI firmware on 2010 Macs: offers Lion internet recovery, not much else

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Staring forlorn at that two-year-old MacBook, just sitting there in the corner? Well, there's good news; Apple's decided to furnish those 2010 models with a new EFI firmware update. Arriving on its MacBook Air (late 2010), iMac (mid 2010) and MacBook Pro (early 2010) models, it adds support for...
Apple updates EFI firmware on 2010 Macs: offers Lion internet recovery, not much else

Book Excerpt: Bruce Perry’s Fitness For Geeks

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This is an excerpt from Bruce Perry’s Fitness For Geeks, a blueprint for getting healthy in a connected world. In this section, he outlines the typical day for someone who wants to get healthy without gym memberships, expensive diet plans, and odd tactics. And Now for Something Completely Different Try...
Book Excerpt: Bruce Perry’s Fitness For Geeks

This Is What Happens When You Track Your Sleep Obsessively

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If you're like most people, you don't think that much about the quality of your sleep. But some folks are now taking the task of tracking their sleep into their own hands. And they're getting a little obsessive about it. The blogger at gwern.net used a Zeo to keep...
This Is What Happens When You Track Your Sleep Obsessively

Dear digital diary - lifelogging in the internet age

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From sleeping and eating to exercise and travel, technology now allows us to track and analyse every detail of our lives. But how can it help us improve them?Strapping a small plastic box full of electronics to your forehead each night is a bedtime ritual that is neither comfortable nor...
Dear digital diary - lifelogging in the internet age

GSM Galaxy Nexus seeing signal issues after Android 4.0.4 update?

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Sometimes, updates aren't as sweet as they initially sound. Such is the case with Android 4.0.4, which recently rolled out to owners of the GSM Galaxy Nexus. According to an increasingly vocal swath of members at xda-developers (and confirmed by a listing on Google's own Support page), there are...
GSM Galaxy Nexus seeing signal issues after Android 4.0.4 update?

The contentious science of sleep and insomnia

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Even something as natural as sleep is subject to social pressure, and figuring out why we sleep badly is more difficult than it seems. Is sharing beds with a significant other stopping us from falling into deep sleep? Did industrial capitalism destroy a healthier pattern of shorter, more frequent...
The contentious science of sleep and insomnia

Jawbone's UP wristband could affect healthcare for all of us Wristband Could Change Healthcare

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Beyond the quirky gadget lies a much larger project: changing healthcare - for better or for worse Hyperkinetic as he is, Hosain Rahman, the Jawbone founder, must be saturating his Jawbone UP wristband with data. The rubberised band, nicely designed by Yves Behar, is filled with miniaturized electronics: accelerometers and...
Jawbone's UP wristband could affect healthcare for all of us Wristband Could Change Healthcare
Insomniacs of the world, rejoice! Sleep Time catches your 40 winks to give you a better night's sleep

Why I let my husband die

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Paul Anderson wanted to die. He'd been chronically ill for many years and had tried to take his own life three times. The next time, his wife Jill found him in time but decided to respect his wishes. And she was charged with manslaughter. Hannah Booth meets herOn a hot...
Why I let my husband die
How to turn an old Kindle Fire into a Nexus 7 with Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean [video]

Lumawake crowdfunds cool anti-alarm clock -- but not on Kickstarter

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This story was contributed by Charles Luzar of Crowdfund Insider. Today Lumawake launched a crowdfunding campaign for its revolutionary iPhone dock. The company’s approach may provide insight into how future product designers should consider approaching crowdfunding. Lumawake Features Lumawake is an iPhone dock that does much more than just charge your phone....
Lumawake crowdfunds cool anti-alarm clock -- but not on Kickstarter
Tesla’s Model S would take a year to “brick”
LaCie 2Big NAS offers 100MB/s speeds for $299.99

Plantronics M55 and M25 bluetooth headsets ears-on

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Plantronics has launched two headsets at this year's CTIA: the M55 and M25. Sure, we'd bet dollars to donuts that piles of companies offer more bells and whistles but the M55's $49 and the M25's $39 price tag will likely garner some fans. The M55 features voice activated answering,...
Plantronics M55 and M25 bluetooth headsets ears-on

Apple Brings Lion Internet Recovery to More 2010 Macs

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Apple today released a series of three EFI firmware updates bringing Lion Internet Recovery to the company's Late 2010 MacBook Air, Mid-2010 iMac, and Early 2010 MacBook Pro. Available firmware updates include: - MacBook Air EFI Firmware Update 2.3 (2.98 MB):This update enables Lion Recovery from an Internet connection on...
Apple Brings Lion Internet Recovery to More 2010 Macs

Apple updates EFI Firmware on MacBook Pros, Airs and iMacs

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Apple has released EFI firmware updates for the MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, and iMacs this evening. The updates bring Lion Internet Recovery to the 2010 models of the MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, and iMac. You can open up Software Update or download the updates directly from Apple’s website. MacBook Pro This update...
Apple updates EFI Firmware on MacBook Pros, Airs and iMacs

Hollywood Hackers Vs. Reality

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Perhaps no single "demographic" is more misunderstood (and feared -- especially post-SOPA debacle) by Hollywood than "The Hacker." In the hands of the movie machine, hackers are portrayed as fast-talking (and fast-typing) young men (and very occasionally, women) with unfortunate hairdos, huddled around multiple screens making use of thoroughly impractical...
Hollywood Hackers Vs. Reality

Acer Aspire Timeline Ultra M5 Ultrabooks Available End of June

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The end of June is heating up for Acer. In addition to launching the Aspire S5, the “world’s thinnest” Ultrabook, the company announced today that its latest Aspire Timeline Ultra M5 Ultrabooks will also be available at the end of the month. The new Aspire Timeline Ultra M5 series comes...
Acer Aspire Timeline Ultra M5 Ultrabooks Available End of June

0x10c: Minecraft Developer Notch’s Next Game Will Be A MMO Space Epic

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In the world of indie gaming, Minecraft is undoubtedly in a league of its own. The sandbox game has already sold more than 5 million copies and has spawned its own subculture of fan sites and clones. Now, the game’s creator Notch (nee Marcus Persson), has announced his next project...
0x10c: Minecraft Developer Notch’s Next Game Will Be A MMO Space Epic
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