Jessy Mbay

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Apple now sells more iPhones in China than the U.S.

China may have been a bit late to the iPhone 6 party due to a drawn-out regulatory approval period, but it seems the wait was worth it — both for Chinese customers and Tim Cook’s wallet.<p>Ahead of what should be a blockbuster earnings call for Apple on January 27, UBS analysts are predicting that the …

'Galaxy S Edge' name spotted in Vodafone site source code

For a while now we’ve heard rumors suggesting at least one variant of the Samsung Galaxy S6 will offer up an edge display somewhat similar to the Note Edge. More recently we learned Samsung will allegedly offer dual edges this time around, alongside other improvements that should alleviate some of …

Electronics Industry

A Carrier Website Might Have Just Leaked Samsung's Next Galaxy Phone

The company is likely to unveil a second version of the Galaxy S6 with a curved display, similar to the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge. Sources confirmed this to Business Insider's Steve Kovach earlier this month, but now a page that appeared on Vodafone's Dutch website provides further …

Galaxy Note

The World in 2030

Bill Gates predicts we’ll end polio and cut child mortality in half. We asked 15 of the smartest people we know for their most out-there predictions.<p>You don’t generally think of Bill and Melinda Gates as pundits. But with their foundation pouring billions of dollars into global development, in …

Bill Gates

RIP SkyMall: 10 Bizarre Gems From Everyone’s Favorite In-Flight Catalog

This morning, much to the dismay of travel enthusiasts everywhere, SkyMall filed for bankruptcy. Not only did the in-flight catalog provide excellent reading material on board, but it introduced its readers to a wealth of unique, borderline-bizarre products we never knew existed. From a biometric …

The History of Investing and Technology

Every day now, there is another story about the rise of automated investment services. Betterment is usually listed first, which we are very excited …

Why the Rich Live Paycheck to Paycheck

<i>This article was written by Catherine New of Betterment.com.</i><p>Over a lunch several months ago, a friend mentioned that she and her husband--both full-time professionals--still feel like they're living paycheck to paycheck, despite pulling in more than $200,000 in combined annual income.<p>A little …

Retirement

Advice for a Market Downturn: Have a Calm Heart, Clear Mind

It’s a fact that people make decisions differently when calm and collected (academics call this a “cold state”) compared to when we’re reacting to an …

Investing

Is Investing Just Stock Trading?

When it comes to investing, most people think immediately of trading stocks. That’s just one choice, though; depending on your needs, investing in …

When You Do—and Don't—Need a Pro to Manage Your Money

It's not just about how big your portfolio is.<p><b>Q: “At what net worth should I consider getting a money manager?”</b><p>A: There is no magic number for when …

Retirement

Start Now: A Step By Step, Tough Love Guide To Saving For Retirement In Your 20s

As Stuart Ritter instructed new T. Rowe Price hires on the retirement savings options available to them, a woman in the back of the room at a recent orientation started pounding on the table in front of her. The 53 year-old told her mostly 20-something colleagues that after she graduated from …

Investing Is About Time In The Market, Not Market Timing

We've illustrated this rule with one of the longest-running index data sets available: the daily returns of the S&P 500 from January 2, 1928, through 2014.<p>You can explore the difference that a few years makes by changing the slider or pressing the play button.<p>The interactive presents the …

Investing

Yahoo acquires platform Luminate to bolster ailing ad business

The Internet giant buys another company, as Alibaba, the Chinese giant in which Yahoo has a large stake, moves closer to its blockbuster IPO.<p>Yahoo has acquired the startup Luminate, a service that focuses on advertising on top of online images, as the Internet giant tries to give its once-mighty ad …

Advertising

Apple says a silent goodbye to the iPod Classic

The standalone MP3 player -- which reimagined markets for phones, tablets and, now, watches -- takes its bow.<p>The original iPod music player debuted 13 years ago, in October 2001. It remained one of Apple's core product categories over the years, despite declining sales and a world of listeners …

iPod

Apple iPhone 6 vs. Samsung Galaxy S5 and HTC One M8

Check out how the specs from Apple's latest iPhone 6 compares to those of its Samsung Galaxy S5 and HTC One M8 flagship rivals.<p>In addition to the larger 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus and Apple Watch wearable, Apple unveiled the iPhone 6, a stylish 4.7-inch handset with a faster A8 processor, NFC, and a …

Samsung Galaxy S5

Why I'm done buying cheap Lightning cables

A high failure rate forces me to re-examine the "value" of cheapie cables, at least for iPhones.<p>For as long as I can remember, I've championed cheap cables. Fifty bucks for six feet of HDMI cord?! Don't be silly; the $5 jobs are just as good. Same goes for optical, Ethernet, Micro-USB -- you name …

Micro USB

Microsoft OneDrive boosts file size limit to 10GB

Company is removing the 2GB file-size limitation from both the consumer and business versions of OneDrive.<p>After hints that Microsoft soon planned to remove the 2GB file-size sync limit in OneDrive, the company has made the move official.<p>Microsoft's OneDrive cloud storage services -- both the …

Software

How the Apple Watch would look with a round face

South Korean designer Oh NamKyung, otherwise known as Alcion, has reimagined Apple's smartwatch as a circular gadget. Maybe Apple Watch 2.0?<p>For Apple, time is not a flat circle, but a pudgy square.<p>When Apple unveiled its long-rumored wearable device on Tuesday, a square-faced smartwatch simply …

Smartwatches

Most anticipated new computers this fall

Laptops

Spotify can never replace my iPod, but it can ease the pain

Commentary: The quiet demise of Apple's iPod Classic prompts CNET's Nick Statt to reflect on the time before streaming services -- when music was first set free.<p>"They're trying to take our MP3s."<p>That was the half-kidding, semiserious conclusion my college friends and I reached a few years ago when …

Middle School

The downsides of a big smartphone screen

Commentary: Can't decide between the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus? Before you go extra-big, make sure to consider all the ramifications.<p>For anyone who's been patiently awaiting a new, larger iPhone, last week's announcement was good news indeed. In fact, maybe too good: the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus …

Phones

$3,500 MacBook Air Retro goes beige with rainbow logo

ColorWare, a company that custom-colorizes computers, goes back in time by outfitting a MacBook Air with a retro look to evoke '80s Apple.<p>If you're looking for screaming green-and-orange Beats headphones, a glow-in-the-dark Sony DualShock 4 controller, or a leopard-print Bluetooth speaker, then you …

MacBook Air

Apple 'iWatch' hype is building toward iPhone-like levels

The buzz around the iWatch, which will likely make its debut in time for the Christmas shopping season, has been getting noticeably louder in the past few days.<p>Several media outlets have uncovered new details about the “iWatch” in the past few days:<p>The Chinese website <i>Laoyaoba</i> says the iWatch is now …

Sketchy iOS 7.1 Jailbreak Could Lead to Official Evasi0n Release

In what is quite the surprise for the day, an iOS 7.1 jailbreak has been released to the public. However, it’s not from any reputable jailbreak …

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Nokia's fourth Android phone does dual-SIM for just €99

After the Nokia X, X+ and XL, the Microsoft Devices team is back with its fourth Android-based budget smartphone dubbed the X2 Dual SIM, and the best part about it its €99 (about $135) off-contract price. That's very attractive given the range's pretty "inner glow" design, and the specs are also …

iPhone 6 release date hinted, as mass production is about to start

We’re getting closer and closer to the iPhone 6 release date, as there are preparations on both the software and the hardware side. Apple has …

This Bobcat Windows 8.1 tablet is stupidly tough

The 2.4 pound 10.1 inch Bobcat is .86 inches thick. While Xplore is promoting the tablet mostly as a Windows 8.1 device, the company can install …