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The Thrill of the Old

Jon Bird | Posted 12.11.2014 | Business
Jon Bird

We should never forget the power of human connection in retail, the strength of a story well told, and the lasting impression of great visual merchandising brought to life in good old-fashioned three dimensions.

Designing for Disaster: How Architectural Details Help Keep the Roof Over Your Family Sheltered from a Storm

Jay Libby | Posted 12.08.2014 | HuffPost Home
Jay Libby

When designing a house, architects and their clients often talk about hopes and dreams of the style, size, and ambience of the house they will ultimately call home. Seldom discussed, but always on the mind of the designer, is how to design a home that will withstand as much harsh treatment as Mother Nature can dish out.

Internet of Things, The Game Changer

Paul Mashegoane | Posted 12.02.2014 | Technology
Paul Mashegoane

The world has never seen something like this, not even science fiction movies did not exactly predict this. We have seen a drop in the ocean of what's about to happen, approaching us at a lightning speed.

7 Window Nooks You Will Want To Cozy Up To This Fall

Porch.com | Posted 10.29.2014 | HuffPost Home
Porch.com

Adding features like bookshelves, reading lights and comfortable cushions means that a window nook can be used all year long.

Russian Hackers Reportedly Exploited Microsoft Windows Bug To Spy On NATO, Ukraine

Reuters | Posted 10.14.2014 | Technology

BOSTON (Reuters) - Russian hackers exploited a bug in Microsoft Windows and other software to spy on computers used by NATO, the European Union, Ukrai...

"A Chore Thing"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 12.01.2014 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima The late, great humorist Erma Bombeck once said, "Housework, if you do it right, can kill you." Since I am still alive, thanks to my...

Is China's New Computer Operating System a Threat?

Rebecca Abrahams | Posted 10.29.2014 | Technology
Rebecca Abrahams

co-authored by Dr. Stephen Bryen, Founder & Chairman, Ziklag Systems China has announced it will introduce a new computer operating system in October...

Choosing Between These Three 'Computers' is a Difficult Task

Michael L. Berman | Posted 09.17.2014 | Technology
Michael L. Berman

Sitting in front of us are three "computers:" a tablet, a new ultrabook and a so-called convertible device that can be used as an ultrabook or tablet. An ultrabook, loosely defined, is a thinner, lighter laptop without an internal CD/DVD drive and a smaller solid state hard drive.

7 Statement Window Treatment Ideas

Dering Hall | Posted 09.15.2014 | HuffPost Home
Dering Hall

To really transform a space, custom drapery is a must! Creative drapery design has the ability to filter light, exaggerate ceiling height, add color a...

Microsoft Scrambles to Release new Win 8.1 Update and Battles IE Security Flaw

Michael L. Berman | Posted 07.02.2014 | Technology
Michael L. Berman

This will be the second major update for what it dubbed Windows 8.1 since February, but will it be the last before Microsoft debuts the much anticipated (at least by me) Windows 9?

You've Seen This Photo A Million Times -- Now Learn The Story Behind It

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 04.10.2014 | Technology

This week, Microsoft wanted to subtly remind everyone how great and mighty it used to be. A new video released by the company offers the backstory ...

Are You Ready for Windows 8.1.1?

Michael L. Berman | Posted 06.07.2014 | Technology
Michael L. Berman

In the beginning, the Boys from Redmond created Windows 8. And it was good so they released it unto the computer world. But the members of their flock rebelled and rejected it, because it was "different."

PODCAST: Rap Battle and Interview with HuffPost Data Scientist

Posted 04.01.2014 | Huffpost Code

The Floating Points Podcast is a weekly broadcast from the HuffPost Labs team that features opinions on tech news and interviews with special guests. ...

If This Doesn't Convince You To Stop Using Hotmail, Nothing Will

AP | By RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 05.21.2014 | Technology

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Microsoft Corp., which has skewered rival Google Inc. for going through customer emails to deliver ads, acknowledged Thursday it ...

iOS Edges Android for Operating System Share

Michael R. Levin | Posted 04.05.2014 | Technology
Michael R. Levin

Apple iOS Customers Have Higher Carrier Bills Consumer Intelligence Research Partners released results of its research on mobile phone operating sys...

And the 2014 Bermie Awards Go to...

Michael L. Berman | Posted 03.16.2014 | Technology
Michael L. Berman

The awards are presented by a distinguished panel of experts (me, myself and I) to unsuspecting folks and companies in the technosphere who may -- or may not -- deserve them. And, for the first time in 18 years, we have a triple award winner.

Three Easy Daily Cleaning Tips, From Martha Stewart (VIDEO)

Posted 12.02.2013 | MarloThomas

How does Martha Stewart keep her house clean? She shared some great tips for easy daily cleaning to keep your home fresh. If it's cool enough outsi...

FINALLY

AP | By RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 12.16.2013 | Technology

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Microsoft is releasing its long-awaited Windows 8.1 upgrade as a free download starting Thursday. It addresses some of the gripes...

7 Things Bill Gates Is Probably Also Sorry For

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 10.08.2013 | Technology

Recently, Bill Gates made a major admission. No, he's not donating some of his fortune to you. During an interview at a Harvard fundraising campaig...

LOOK: You Need To Watch This Epic Bill Gates Parody Right Now

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 08.14.2013 | Technology

Sure, Steve Jobs was an exciting figure. He was volatile, creative, and revolutionary. It was natural to make a movie about the Apple founder's life. ...

The Evolution Of An Underground Copycat App Environment

Himanshu Sareen | Posted 09.23.2013 | Technology
Himanshu Sareen

Modern day "App Stores" have existed for roughly 5 years. In that time, two operating systems have emerged as the runaway victors: iOS and Android. iOS, Apple's brainchild, and Android, Google's platform, each possess a little over 800,000 apps within their app store.

Proof: Peace Is Possible, Anywhere

Posted 07.08.2013 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

Okay, Let's Try This Again

AP | By RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 08.26.2013 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Microsoft is using a three-day conference this week to give people a peek into Windows 8.1, a free update that promises to addr...

WATCH: A Peek At The Update That Microsoft Thinks Will Save Windows

AP | Posted 08.05.2013 | Technology

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Software giant Microsoft showcased the updated version of its touch-enabled Windows 8 operating system at the world's second l...

Microsoft Revives Old Feature In Effort To Spur Sales

Reuters | Posted 07.30.2013 | Technology

By Bill Rigby SEATTLE (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp is bringing back the Windows "start" button, offering a stripped-down version among a ...