I recently stayed in a hotel that was described by a Yelp reviewer like this:Don't be fooled by the nice pictures on their Web site. The one bedroom suite we got looked like a gross, dirty version in comparison (imagine Jersey Shore house AFTER it's already been stayed in). Stains on the drapes, the two girls that slept on the pull out couch got bug bites, and poor plumbing in the bathroom (the shower smelled like sewage and every time the toilet was flushed you had to wait at least 10 minutes before it could be used … Read more
If you haven't already noticed, CNET.com got a big makeover last night, and the new layout makes it much easier to browse the latest reviews, news, and videos from CNET.com and CNETTV.com.… Read more
At CNET, the overall scores on our HDTV reviews are calculated based on three subratings: Design, Features, and Performance. To the chagrin of black-level and color-obsessed videophiles, we place a fair amount of weight (30 percent) on Design because, frankly, normal people do care what their TVs look like when turned off.
If you care a lot, then this list is for you. It contains the six best-designed 2011 HDTVs we've reviewed; Performance and Features be damned. In the case of a numeric tie in Design we've ranked the better design higher.
The clear winners so far in … Read more
Flor, the green carpet manufacturer, announced Thursday that it's opened a fifth brick-and-mortar store, this one in Dallas.
Like its other retail stores in Atlanta, Chicago, New York, and Santa Monica, the Dallas Flor store will offer a recycling drop-off for customers to return worn Flor items.
In an age when most carpeting comes with a high amount of unhealthy VOCs (Volatile Organic Compounds), FLOR carpets also either meet or … Read more
Apple on Thursday released a new version of Safari for Windows that includes a security fix for a high-profile carpet-bombing desktop attack vulnerability previously dismissed by the Cupertino vendor. The Safari update is only for Windows users, not Mac OSX versions. Version 3.1.2 of Safari for Windows can be downloaded and installed from Apple Downloads, or you can download Safari 3.1 here.
BMP or GIF image memory error This patch only affects users of Windows XP or Vista. The update addresses CVE-2008-1573, an out-of-bounds memory read vulnerability. The error may occur in the handling of BMP and … Read more
When I first saw this product, I wasn't sure if it was a joke or the most irritable product I have ever seen. Why irritable you say? Well, who wants to firmly plant both of their feet on an alarm clock just to turn off that awful noise? I prefer a simple click of a button that gives me another five or ten minutes, but that's just me.
The alarm clock mat, designed by Sofie Collin & Gustav Lanberg, is not only soft on the feet, it tells you the time with the help of an embedded LCD.… Read more