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Amazon sellers hit by nightmare before Christmas as glitch cuts prices to 1p

Small businesses count cost of error in RepricerExpress software that resulted in thousands of items going for a song<p>There were Christmas shopping bargains galore on Amazon’s website over the weekend … for about an hour. Because of a technical glitch, the prices of thousands of items crashed to 1p …

The Real Reason Hitler Launched the Battle of the Bulge

Among a new book's revelations: Crystal meth was the German army's drug of choice.<p>Winston Churchill called World War II's Battle of the Bulge "the greatest American battle of the war." Steven Spielberg engraved the 6-week ordeal on the popular imagination with <i>Band of Brothers</i>, which dramatized the …

World History

Apple's iPhone 6 Best Selling Smartphone In Japan But Not Available On Apple's Website

BCN is a website in Japan that tracks sales of various consumer devices on a weekly and monthly basis. I have been tracking Apple’s iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, along with their memory configurations and carriers, on a weekly basis since September 22, the first full week that they were available. For a …

The best technology gifts for men

The hottest technology gifts for digital natives this Christmas, including TVs, drones and the Google Pixel 2. Next, check out our Christmas gifts …

Eye-Fi Mobi Delivers Photos From Your Camera To The Cloud | One Lap

The rise of smartphone cameras decimated the entry-level digital camera market. In contrast, sales of DSLR and other high-end cameras have thrived. High-end cameras provide interchangeable lenses and have the raw performance demanded by serious photographers but, unlike the quality cameras being …

TV is over: Mobile has officially demoted TV to second-rung media status

About 26 percent of customers who call US cable TV companies request “internet only” service, according to a survey of those calls by mobile advertising technology company Marchex. Of those customers, at least 60 percent actually end up getting internet-only service, Marchex says.<p>The survey results …

7 Reasons Why You Should Buy An Android Phone Over An iPhone

Android Phones

Depict is a Giant and Gorgeous 4K Digital Frame That Does Photos Justice

Digital picture frames often steal attention away from the photos they display — the quality and resolution on most displays don’t always do photos …

What You Need to Know Before Buying Your First Serious Camera

The rise of cameraphones has had two significant effects on photography. First it has dramatically increased the number of images that we are taking …

Cameras

Leaked Sony Emails Reveal How Much Movie Studios Hate Google

It’s no secret that some big movie and music companies hate Google, which they have long accused of making it easy for users to find pirated content …

Online Life

5 digital tricks you'll use almost every day

Did you know that the quickest way to open a link on a Web page in a new window or tab is to click the link with the middle button on your mouse? If you're a keyboard person, in Windows, press the Control button and click the link. On a Mac, use the Command button and click the link.<p>There are …

New A9 Chip Will Be 'Made in America' For The Powerful iPhone 7

The first A9 chips are rolling off Samsung’s fabrication lines in Austin (reports the Korean Electronic Times). The chips will be used in the next-generation iPhone smartphones from Apple, potentially exploiting Samsung’s 14nm technology. I’m confident that Phil Schiller will have a number of …

Computers to get faster processors, lower prices at CES 2015

What we expect, from new Intel CPUs to hints of Windows 10, in laptops, tablets, hybrids, and desktops at CES.<p>The annual Consumer Electronics Show can sometimes be a major showcase for new laptops, desktops and other Windows PCs, but generally only when a major shift in processors or the Windows …