Szeifert vs. Krash: "Emotion" Video
This week on the CNET Tech Review, all the news on Apple's new iPods; Netflix comes to the iPhone; get off the couch with PlayStation Move; and how to resurrect your waterlogged phone.
Google's Eric Schmidt steps down as CEO, Verizon challenges the FCC's Net neutrality rules, and Logitech has a new wireless mouse to keep you on your couch--it is actually optimized to work there!
Beth Orton is a famously good singer, as evidenced by the three albums that have so conspicuously built her worldwide reputation over the past decade. Not even that illustrious body of work, however, can properly prepare you for the extraordinarily personal, almost naked and most certainly honest emotional qualities of "Comfort of Strangers," Beth Orton's new album released in February 2006.
Its production values are deceptively uncomplicated. Deceptive, because the album's stripped-down sonics allow the emotional complexities of Beth Orton's performances - and particularly her premiership talents as a songwriter - to flourish; at times sad, funny, playful and poignant, romantic, always lyrical and on occasion even a touch sentimental. Indeed, coming after her opening trilogy of albums, "Comfort of Strangers" represents a total sense of reinvention, a fabulous alchemy resulting from a set of simple rules that Beth Orton decided for the new CD.
A human falls to a machine (in chess) and the world receives 'The Pill.'
A face can hold many emotions. I have been drawing for most of my life and will never stop working. All I need is subject paper and a pencil or two.
Learn how to adjust Sony's NEX-7 camera to create smoother, more natural-looking video.
In this episode of the Crave podcast we examine the highs and lows of recent robotic advancements, including robot lightsaber duels, emotion-sensing animatronic cat ears, and a robotic mouth that is heebie jeebies incarnate. We also take a look at a working, turbine-powered Batmobile, and a couple of Android-powered RC toys.
On today's show, Donald Bell gives us his in-person BlackBerry PlayBook review, why Twitter is like your freeloading, couch-surfing bum of a brother, and how the FBI's command and control server could end up taking Elvis off life support. What, you didn't know Elvis was still alive? The things you learn on BOL. Plus: the white iPhone is coming! No, really! And your comments on throttling, for good or for ill. --Molly
The FuelBand is actually a clever motivational tool -- for some people. It's the casual person's fitness tracker, and Nike employs tricks like awards and badges and color LEDs to keep you moving. For someone used to watching television, or better yet, playing video games, the FuelBand can be very effective in getting them off the couch. But the FuelBand isn't for everyone. Anyone who already has an exercise routine and is looking for a better way of tracking their workouts won't be satisfied with this wristband
Despite a few design quirks, the sleek Sony CLIE PEG-TH55 offers a long list of features that will appeal both to business users and those with more playful natures.