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Jets vs. Packers: What Are Experts Saying About New York?

After earning a sloppy win over the offensively inept Oakland Raiders in Week 1, the New York Jets invade Lambeau Field for a showdown with the Green Bay Packers.<p>The Jets remain banged up in the secondary, although Seth Walder of <i>New York Daily News</i> (h/t Twitter) has reported that Dee Milliner …

Sony Xperia Z2 Gets A Massive Price Cut At Sony Store

Sony Xperia Z2 is one of the best Android devices available in the market, and it’s about to get even better. With the launch of the latest Xperia …

Moto E Headed to Republic Wireless Next Month for $99

Earlier this year, Motorola released the entry-level Moto E, which is available for sale through the company’s website, but it seems the handset may …

Samsung Galaxy S5 sales reaches one million in Germany

It’s been a while since Samsung announced anything about the sales figures for its flagship device, the Samsung Galaxy S5. Earlier this year, we …

A new Android Wear smartwatch seeks funding on Indiegogo

One of the key differences to Google’s approach to Android Wear as compared to other smartwatch platforms is that it’s partially open source, just …

How iOS 8 can help you take control of your iPhone’s battery life

The initial adoption rate of iOS 8 is lower compared to the releases of iOS 6 and 7 in prior years, according to sites like Chitika and Tapjoy. One …

6 Great Reasons (Not) to Buy the Apple Watch

Apple Watch – pros and cons<p>You’ve watched the Apple keynote and read the reviews (“Here it is: The Apple Watch”) so now it is time to ask yourself; am I going to buy the Apple Watch when it comes out in early 2015? Let us help you out with a bunch of great reasons to buy one, and a few even better …

Apple raises repair costs for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

With every new iPhone purchase, it’s important to weigh the cost of repairs against the value of Apple’s extended warranty. This year, Apple has raised repair costs for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus.<p>Here’s the complete cost breakdown for out-of-warranty repairs:<p>Apple includes one year of limited coverage …

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Fence jumper at White House sparks evacuation

The U.S. Secret Service said it beefed up security Saturday around the White House after a man armed with a knife was able to scramble over the White House fence, dash across the expansive lawn and enter the massive front doors of the residence before agents nabbed him.<p>The first family was not at …

NFL 2014 SEASON IS HERE

The 10 phones that fueled the big-screen revolution

It's safe to say that Steve Jobs was off the mark when he declared that no one would buy big smartphones -- they've become popular enough that Apple itself is now making large iPhones. But how did these supersized devices escape their niche status to become the must-haves they are today? The …

Video: Stephen Colbert led his show with Apple's iPhone 6 Plus

Stephen Colbert didn’t have to wait in line to get an iPhone 6. He didn’t even have to wait until Friday’s release date.<p>The Comedy Central comedian — …

In 5 Years, We Could All Have 'Digital Twins' That Make Decisions For Us

As a futurist and founder of the Acceleration Studies Foundation, Smart uses many names for the technology he predicts — digital twin, cyber-self, personal agent — but the concept stays the same: a computer-based version of you.<p>Using various strategies for gathering and organizing your data, …

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Watch the tribute to Derek Jeter that has everyone misty-eyed

It's a commercial even a Red Sox fan can appreciate.<p>As Derek Jeter rounds third on the way to retirement, a new Gatorade commercial has baseball fans getting misty-eyed.<p>With Frank Sinatra's "My Way" playing in the background, Gatorade's farewell to Jeter shows him hanging out with fans in the Bronx …

How an MIT professor’s children helped build a more touch-sensitive robot

By watching his children play, Edward Adelson got the idea for a new kind of robot. “I expected to be fascinated by watching how they used their visual systems, but I was actually more fascinated by how they used their fingers,” the MIT professor of vision science said. “But since I’m a vision guy, …

'Once Upon a Time': Will Elsa 'Let It Go'? Or build a snowman?

One of the biggest burning questions going into <i>Once Upon a Time</i>’s <i>Frozen</i>-themed season opener is whether Elsa (Georgina Haig) will say one of her most …

'Super Smash Brothers': The best and worst thing to happen to Nintendo

<i>Destiny</i> is probably the most important videogame I am never going to play. Bungie’s new massively multiplayer space shooting adventure game resulted …

Source: Joan Rivers' doc did biopsy, selfie at clinic - CNN.com

<i>See more of Susan Candiotti's investigation of Yorkville Endoscopy at 8 p.m. ET/PT Wednesday on "Anderson Cooper 360" on CNN.</i><p><b>(CNN)</b> -- The cardiac arrest leading to Joan Rivers' death happened as the comedian's personal doctor began performing a biopsy on her vocal cords, a source close to the death …