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Alice Greczyn is The New Model For Victoria Beckham’s Denim Line

Most of us would consider a successful barbecue to be one where the sausages weren’t burnt to a crisp and it didn’t pour with rain, although in sunny LA, people have higher expectations. Model and actress Alice Greczyn, 25, was elated when she turned up at a Malibu beach party and left as the new […]

Transporter to Hit TV Screens

Cinemax’s TV version of The Transporter took a big step this week when the two leads were cast. Chris Vance, perhaps best known in the states for roles on Prison Break, Dexter and Burn Notice, is the new ‘professional transporter’ Frank Martin, played in three big-screen outings by Jason Statham. And Andrea Osvart will play […]

Netflix Hogs Internet Traffic

Netflix is a way bigger than people may think. According to a new research by Sandvine, 29.7 percent of peak downstream Internet traffic comes from the streaming movie service. Even when combined with upstream traffic, it still accounts for 22.2 percent of traffic, making it the largest source of overall web traffic. Netflix is now the unquestioned […]

Introducing…iPhone 4S

Speculation continues to swirl around the next iPhone, and now an analyst claims he has new information. It will be called “iPhone 4S” when it’s released in September, according to Jefferies & Co. analyst Peter Misek. He adds that Apple will announce “distribution deals for the iPhone with Sprint and T-Mobile in time for the […]

Microsoft Buys Skype For $8.5 BILLION

Defending the $8.5 billion Microsoft paid for Skype, investor Ben Horowitz suggests Google and Apple have had no impact on Skype’s success. It’s the service that Skype provides itself, rather than serious competition. That’s what lead Horowitz’s firm and a group of others to fund Skype with $2 billion just two years ago, despite heavy […]

Christian Schallert’s Shape-Shifting Apartment

Christian Schallert turns a complete dive into a compact cozy modern living space. He was inspired by the designs of Japanese homes plus hidden storage units. His bed conveniently slides underneath the balcony. The dining room table folds up into the wall, and everything else fits behind cabinet doors. There is even a small room […]

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