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How to Get Google Play on a Kindle Fire and Install Any Android App You Want

Kindle Fire tablets are some of the best, cheapest Android tablets around, but they’re limited to Amazon’s app store, which is more than lacking …

Android News

Cher donates thousands of bottles of water to troubled Flint

Cher is donating water to the residents of Flint, Michigan, as the city struggles with a drinking water crisis linked to lead contamination.<p>More than 180,000 bottles will be shipped to the city starting Monday, according to a statement Cher released to The Associated Press on Saturday.<p>"This is a …

Snorkeling

These 38 Airlines Have the Lowest Airline Safety Ratings

When thinking about the range of qualities we look for in an airline, the ability to deliver us to our destination alive is at the top of the list (just slightly edging out leg room). Safety is primary when flying: we want to travel on airlines that are rigorous about safety inspections, use …

American Airlines

AT&T to Stop Offering 2-Year Contracts

Phone carrier AT&T will stop offering two-year contracts in 2016.<p>According to Engadget, beginning Jan. 8, 2016, customers will need to pay the full …

Mobile

How to Sync iTunes Music To Your Android Device

Taking your iTunes library out with you on an Android smartphone or tablet is no longer the impossible mission it used to be—there are a number of …

Apple Hit With Yet Another Class-Action Lawsuit

Chaim Lerman of Brooklyn, N.Y., has a bone to pick with Apple.<p>Apple’s (AAPL) marketing material for iOS 9 said it was compatible with his iPhone 4S …

Class Action

Sorry, Folks, Park's Closed -- Another Disney Christmas

Source: Rick Munarriz.<p>For the second year in a row,<b>Disney</b>'smost popular theme park had to close for some of its potential patrons on Christmas Day. Disney's Magic Kingdom in Florida turned away guests who had single-day passes to the crowded theme park, shortly after 10 a.m.<p>Guests staying at any of …

The Best Post-Christmas Sales to Shop Now

After all of the holiday gift unwrapping has commenced, shopping may be the last thing on your mind—but that would mean you might miss out on some …

Shopping

Hawaii Adapts Itself to a Selfie-Obsessed Society

People's vision of paradise often includes a couple palm trees, a perfect sunset and, of course, themselves.<p>Selfies are big everywhere, of course. But they are really big in Hawaii.<p>Head to any beach, luau or lookout spot and you will find a crowd of people trying to capture a bit of scenic beauty …

Mental Health

How to use free Wi-Fi safely for banking, shopping and browsing

Public Wi-Fi is a convenient way to check Facebook, browse the Internet or do some online shopping on the go without putting a dent in your cellular data plan. (Use this free app to find Wi-Fi anywhere you go.) Unfortunately, if there are hackers on the same network, there’s a good chance they can …

Information Systems