Damon Carney

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5 Facebook tricks you never knew existed

Most of us have a love-hate relationship with Facebook. Sure, it’s an easy way to keep in touch with family and friends, but it’s also a major time drain and privacy killer.<p>There is more to Facebook than status updates, photos and comments. Here are five little-known Facebook chills and thrills.<p><b>1.</b> …

How to be a success? Get up before dawn

Apple CEO Tim Cook gets up at 3.45am, while American Vogue editor Anna Wintour is woken at 4.30am for a game of tennis. You snooze, you lose...<p>I have never understood the impulse that drives people to do things because they have seen someone famous doing them. If anything, you’d think it would be …

Samsung takes the wraps off the new Galaxy S6 and curved-screen S6 Edge phones

BARCELONA, Spain — Samsung unveiled two of its most talked-about smartphones in history today at Mobile World Congress — the Galaxy S6 and curved screen Galaxy S6 Edge.<p>The two phones are in some ways a design departure from previous Samsung flagships, and Samsung is hoping the phones will bring …

ZTE Grand S3 Will Arrive with Eyeprint ID Biometric Security

ZTE has today lifted the lid on its latest flagship handset to hit the market, and this time around it comes with an upgraded screen and better camera capabilities.<p>Key specs of the device include a 2.5GHz quad-core processor, 5.5-inch full HD display, 16-megapixel rear-facing camera and an …

Mozilla plans new breed of Firefox OS Phones aimed at first-time smartphone buyers

BARCELONA, Spain — In a bid to make its Firefox OS Phones relevant, Mozilla today announced that it will collaborate with a group of telecom partners on a new class of phones for people who haven’t joined the smartphone revolution yet.<p>The partners will develop phones for first-time buyers, …

Mobile

Microsoft accidentally announces the Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL

Microsoft is holding a press event at Mobile World Congress tomorrow morning to announce new Lumia devices, but that’s not stopping the software maker from revealing things a little early. Microsoft’s news center accidentally published a blank article announcing the Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL, two …

7 Cheap Beaches You Can Still Book For Spring Break

At this frigid time of year, the only thing that sounds better than a beach is a <i>cheap</i> beach.<p>And if you're dreaming of a spring break spot but haven't narrowed things down yet, there is still hope. You know the big-name places like South Padre Island and Cancun, but if you're looking to get off the …

I lived in Europe for 5 years — these are the places I tell all my friends to visit

But it usually makes for an experience that exposes you to something new and leaves an impression for years after.<p>I was lucky enough to live in Zurich, Switzerland, for five years when I was younger. Because of its central location in Europe, Zurich made it easy to explore the rest of the continent.<p>…