Day: September 8, 2013

Don’t call them toasters: We test out high-end toaster ovens

With convection, steam, and infrared lighting, today’s toaster ovens are anything but ordinary. We took a look at four of the most powerful and interesting models currently available to help determine which one is most worth the upgrade…….

Down in the dirt with four flagship robot vacuums

The Roomba is great, but there’s more to the robot vacuum story. We put four of them to the test…….

Data broker Acxiom lifts skirt, reveals your private bits

Company considered largest holder of consumer data crowdsources corrections……

Washer Buying Guide

Everything you need to know before you buy your next washer, all in one place…….

Instagram expects to begin selling ads within the next year

The Facebook-owned photo-sharing network announces it has grown by 50 million users in the past six months…….

UK Mobile ISP Blocks VPN, Citing Access To Porn

New submitter santosh.k83 writes with this snippet: “TorrentFreak has learned that VPN provider iPredator is already blocked under the ‘adult filter’ of some, if not all, mobile providers. TorrentFreak has seen communication between the mobile provider GiffGaff and iPredator which makes it clear that the VPN’s website is blocked because it allows kids to bypass…

Scientists demo light-controlled semiconductor

Applications in sensor, solar cells……

iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c and beyond: Why Apple needs to break the smartphone to remake it

ZDNet’s Monday Morning Opener: Apple’s next set of smartphones will help it into new markets, but it’s time to up the pace of innovation…….

Bitcoin Kiosks Coming To 5 Canadian Cities

dreamstateseven writes “Canadian Bitcoin enthusiasts will be able to exchange Canadian cash for the digital currency through a kiosk that’s similar to an ATM. Bitcoiniacs says it has ordered five Bitcoin kiosks from a Las Vegas-based company called RoboCoin and intends to roll them out across Canada in the coming months, with the first machine…

Acumatica’s Cloud Multi-Tenancy – A lot of deployment options

Previously, ERP software was either on-premises or cloud-based. Then, the cloud products were split into single and multi-tenant options. Acumatica has added even more options for its customers and partners each of which could appeal to a different kind of buyer. Will it help drive sales and broaden the solution’s appeal?……