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Technology and Hair Care
It seems like every day there's a new advancement in hair care and treatment, but which ones work best and are worth the cost and effort? See what experts say about the latest options for your hair.
Sleep and Technology Don't Mix: Sleep Poll
Devices meant to make life easier and more entertaining are often making us sleepier, according to the latest poll by the National Sleep Foundation.
Forget the box - buy home-theater separates
The home-theater-in-a-box, like the movies, often deals in altered reality. It promises a complete home theater - DVD player, receiver and speakers - in a single box at a single price, but the accent is on convenience, not performance.
Dish Network makes high-definition DVR more appealing
I'm no longer willing to watch television programs according to some arbitrary schedule set by broadcasters - even new-fangled high-definition (HD) shows.
HDTV in every home; expect hot new models to be attainable for average Joe
For most consumers, high-definition television has produced only high anxiety.
Far faster than Wi-Fi, Ultrawideband may set the standard
In consumer electronics, the Next Big Thing is always around the corner. Often, it turns out to be the Next Big Flop.
Reviews of shareware programs: Tell your PC a thing or two
For the past few days, I've been telling my Windows PC a thing or two. When I'm tired of writing, for example, I tell it to launch Internet Explorer. When I want to know the time, I simply ask for it. When I go back to writing, I simply say, "word," and Microsoft Word comes back.
Organic LEDs aren't just brighter than regular screens - they're flexible
The decade's most exciting advancement in flat and thin display technology is already creeping into our lives.
New Wi-Fi products stream video from computer to TV
For many, the act of moving camcorder video from computer to the home entertainment center is still handled by "sneakernet." Users simply dump edited projects onto a CD or DVD, then walk to the den with the disc.
Nanotech is hot for mundane products
PHILADELPHIA - Nanotechnology is the latest "greatest technology revolution" ever. To skeptics, such hyperbole is a sure sign that the science of manipulating individual molecules will ultimately fail to meet expectations, as happened with industrial ceramics, superconductors and other scientific innovations.
Think the Internet's fast? Abilene has it eating dust
You have just hooked your computer up to cable or DSL. Web pages, software, and music suddenly zip into your PC so quickly, you wonder how you ever lived without it. You have entered the Internet's fast lane.
HP pioneered printer technology
We take it for granted: Click an icon on your desktop computer and a document is printed in seconds. Yet there's an enormous amount of engineering and miniaturization behind today's laser and inkjet printing, much of it pioneered by Hewlett-Packard.
Record labels worry about ring tone software's potential
New software that lets anyone create unique cellular phone rings for free has some record labels worried it will kill the cash cow that is the ring tone.
The ABCs of HDTV
My eyes have seen the glory of the coming of HDTV. Though about 8 million TV sets capable of displaying the superior images produced by high-definition technology have been sold, according to the Consumer Electronics Association, my HDTV viewing has been limited to prolonged visits to home theater merchandisers.
Wireless TVs could deliver us from the Dark Ages
Back in the Dark Ages, before the invention of cordless phones, making a call from home meant you were tethered to one spot or could only pace a few feet as you stretched out a kinked and knotted curly-cue phone cord.
Will finger technology spread?
Will fingerprint technology some day be in your local retail store? It's already being tested in some markets across the country and a few national companies are working hard to get national retailers to accept the technology.
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