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Misfit’s $60 Flare is a fitness tracker for people who just want a fitness tracker

Misfit is introducing a bare-bones fitness tracker today that brings its devices’ core tracking functionality down to a much lower price.<p>The new Misfit Flare sells for $59.99 and is capable of tracking how many steps you’ve taken, how far you’ve traveled, and how many calories you’ve burned. It can …

Weeping, hopeful, Cubans look to future without Fidel Castro

HAVANA (AP) — Music fell silent, weddings were canceled and people wept in the streets Saturday as Cubans faced their first day without the leader …

Cuba

Year's Best Crime Novels: 2016, by Bill Ott

<b>The Year’s Best Crime Novels: 2016.</b><p>Ott, Bill (author).<p>FEATURE. First published May 1, 2016 (<i>Booklist</i>).<p>Comic caper novels, psychological thrillers, …

Books

25 Simple Interior Designer Tips To Renovate Your Home On A Budget

Whether you have just purchased new furniture or you are looking for something to give you a little pick-me-up, you can transform your home with …

Home Decorating

How the Philippines saved 1,200 Jews during the Holocaust

<b>(CNN) —</b> Even at the age of 7, Lotte Hershfield knew her world was crumbling.<p>She avoided the benches with the sign: No dogs or Jews allowed. She couldn't attend public schools. And the Nazis and their growling German shepherds raided her family's house, throwing their books into a fire.<p>As a child, …

Asia

Top iPhone apps gone free

Only here can you find the latest and best iPhone apps gone free today. Our proprietary appPicker Minestore™ algorithm finds you the best free iPhone …

Supreme Court approves legal authority to hack anonymous computers

It just got a lot easier for law enforcement agents to hack anonymous computers over the internet. Last night, the Supreme Court approved changes to the rules of criminal procedure, enabling warrants for searches of remote computers, regardless of their physical location. That kind of warrant is …

9 free Windows apps that can solve Wi-Fi woes

If you believed the vendors, you'd think Wi-Fi was simple: Turn on your computer or other device, hop on the Internet and you're set to go.<p>But as we …

Best budgeting apps for iPhone

You can learn to stick to a budget, and even save for something special — if you have the right iPhone app!Keeping track of your expenses is only …

Re-Use Your Old Android Device In 10 Easy Ways.

<i>Forbesfone – the frequent traveler’s go-to mobile provider for worldwide roaming at low rates</i><p>That old Android device you have collecting dust in your drawer? Well, it may have forgone its reselling days but there’s still hope. You’d be pleasantly surprised to know that it can still offer much …

Android News

Tax filing day is April 18th; These Android apps will help you file your last-minute taxes

Tax season is upon us, and this year not only did we get an extra day with Leap Year, but we are also getting extra time to file our taxes. Taxes are …

Watch: Hillary Clinton’s losing streak gets the SNL treatment

Hillary Clinton is on a bit of a losing streak.<p>In the past few weeks, Clinton, who still has a commanding lead in pledged delegates, has lost seven of the past eight states to Bernie Sanders. And looming in the distance is Clinton and Sanders's home state of New York and its 247 pledged delegates …

4 Tricks to Make Your Android Phone Faster

No one wants a slow phone, but many of us have to settle for one as the hardware grows older, storage space runs out, and the number of bugs add up. …

San Francisco State investigating confrontation over man's dreadlocks

San Francisco State University said Tuesday it was investigating an incident captured on video in which a black woman confronted a white man on campus for wearing dreadlocks.<p>In a video posted on YouTube on Monday, the man and woman can be heard arguing in a hallway about his hair.<p>"You're saying …

San Francisco

How to monitor all 3 credit scores free on iPhone

There are lots of finance apps available for iPhone these days. Some of them make tasks that used to be painfully irritating easier than ever — like monitoring your credit report and viewing your credit scores. Even better, if you have the right combination of finance apps, you can regularly …

Law enforcement investigators seek out private DNA databases

Investigators are broadening their DNA searches beyond government databases and demanding genetic information from companies that do ancestry …

The Week in Review: High-GI Diet Linked To Lung Cancer Risk

A diet with a high glycemic index (GI) is linked to an increased risk of lung cancer, according to a new study.<p>The study, carried out at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, examined 4,320 people, 1,905 who were recently diagnosed with lung cancer and 2,415 with no health issues. …

Cancer

How to Care for Your Sensitive Skin

Breakouts, rashes, itchiness? Learn how to treat your flare-ups and uncover your healthiest complexion ever.

How To Use Himalayan Salts To Improve Air Quality, Remove Headaches, and Sleep Better Tonight

Himalayan salts has had a place at our table for some time now. When used in the kitchen pink Himalayan salt has a ton of benefits, from lowering …

Holistic Health

Living in shadows: A child's rare disorder

<b>(CNN) —</b> Alex Gentile has a very simple wish. The 8-year-old wants to run with his friends on the playground.<p>But because of a rare disease, he can't play in the sunlight for very long.<p>Alex has X-linked reticulate pigmentary disorder with systematic manifestations -- or what's more commonly called …

Black & White Photography

Why 'Straight Outta Compton' had different Facebook trailers for people of different races

Jaimie Trueblood<p>The specificity of Facebook’s advertising machine lets companies sidestep many potential pitfalls that could prevent them from launching a successful ad campaign.<p>For Universal Pictures, one of the problems Facebook helped them sidestep was the fact that white Americans didn’t really …

California puppy that fell overboard found alive weeks later

<b>SAN DIEGO</b> - A German Shepherd puppy has been found alive and will be returned to her owner after falling overboard from a fishing boat off the coast …

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Today’s apps gone free: Furdemption, Cozmo’s Day Off, Division Flashcard and more

Escape from hell, enjoy a starry tale, and solve math problems with today’s collection of apps and games.<p><b>All app prices are subject to change at any</b> …

Apps

Science Explains Why People Love Heavy Blanket With Air-Con In Summer For Sleep

Blasting the air conditioner (AC) in the summer while sleeping cozily beneath a plush, heavy blanket or two may seem crazy to some; but, for …

Sleep

Twitter’s algorithmic timeline is now on by default

Users no longer have a choice when it comes to opting into Twitter’s new algorithmic timeline. The company quietly began turning the timeline reorganization on by default this week, starting on March 15, <i>The Next Web</i> reports. The company also updated its timeline help page to clarify how its new …

Here's which state posts the nastiest tweets

Technically Incorrect: An analysis of millions of tweets shows which places emit the nastiest, the most racist, and the most sexist messages on Twitter. You might be surprised.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>We're enjoying a little Golden …

Social Media

Asia markets down as Japan holds rates

<b>Markets in Asia were trading in negative territory after Japan's central bank left its monetary policy unchanged and gave a slightly less positive outlook for the economy.</b><p>Investor sentiment was also hurt by oil prices, which fell by nearly 3% after Iran put off plans to join nations proposing a …

Economics

Watch: John Oliver perfectly and hilariously explains the FBI’s war with Apple

If there’s one tech topic you’ve seen repeatedly discussed over the past weeks, that’s the FBI’s war against Apple’s strong iPhone encryption. The …

Surprise! NSA data will soon routinely be used for domestic policing that has nothing to do with terrorism

A while back, we noted a report showing that the “sneak-and-peek” provision of the Patriot Act that was alleged to be used only in national security and terrorism investigations has overwhelmingly been used in narcotics cases. Now the New York Times reports that National Security Agency data will …

Surveillance