Jamal Beasley

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Selling iPhone X. T-Mobile and Verizon salespeople speak out

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>It's been a pulsating few weeks.<p>I've wandered around various carrier stores and Best Buy, learning about phones and failing to find a single salesperson to tell me that iPhone X is the best phone you can …

It's the Worst Time Ever To Release The Punisher—Just Like Every Other Time

Just days before this year's New York Comic Con, Marvel and Netflix cancelled their panel for <i>The Punisher</i>. The mass shooting in Las Vegas a few days …

Justice League is a jagged mess with a Batman and Superman problem

It’s better than Batman v Superman. But it’s more successful as a trailer for Aquaman or The Flash than as a movie of its own.<p>Watching Warner Bros. pump out superhero flick after superhero flick over the past four years has felt a little like watching your favorite Olympic figure skater with plenty …

DC vs. Marvel: Why the Rivalry Is Bigger than 'Justice League'

The companies' friendly rivalry has turned a bit sour as star comics writer Brian Michael Bendis defects and Warners insiders fret about its A-list …

LeBron, Kyrie and the complicated history of black fathers and sons

James is used to getting the big piece of chicken, but Irving didn’t need another father figure<p>CLEVELAND — An NBA locker room is one of the ultimate …

Netflix plans to make 30 more original anime shows

Netflix has ambitious plans for original content, planning to release 80 feature films next year. And along with all those movies and original TV …

Rethinking infidelity ... a talk for anyone who has ever loved | Esther Perel

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Meteorologists had a major clue that Hurricane Maria would be devastating — and it just reappeared

A bull's-eye touched down on the island of Dominica on Monday evening. As of Wednesday at 7 p.m. PT, that eye has re-emerged — this time between Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic.<p>So far, Hurricane Maria's devastation has been severe. In Dominica, it tore roofs from homes; picked up and …

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Puerto Rico cleans up as Turks and Caicos brace for Hurricane Maria

<b>San Juan, Puerto Rico (CNN) —</b> The large eye of Hurricane Maria lumbered toward the popular vacation islands of Turks and Caicos and the Bahamas on Thursday, leaving Puerto Rico and its Caribbean neighbors battered, drenched and largely without power.<p>The core of Maria, a major hurricane, is forecast …

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Mexico City earthquake: At least 273 dead as buildings reduced to rubble

Desperate rescue workers scrabbled through rubble in a floodlit search on Wednesday for dozens of children feared buried beneath a Mexico City school, one of hundreds of buildings wrecked by the country's most lethal earthquake in a generation.<p>The magnitude 7.1 shock killed at least 273 people, …

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Puerto Rico Loses Power and Sets a Curfew

SAN JUAN, P.R. — <i>Read the latest with T</i><i>hursday’s live updates on Hurricane Maria.</i><p>Hurricane Maria battered Puerto Rico with a one-two punch of high winds and driving rain before beginning its deliberate march toward the Dominican Republic. Early Thursday, the National Hurricane Center said the storm …

A Requiem for Florida, the Paradise That Should Never Have Been

As Hurricane Irma prepares to strike, it’s worth remembering that Mother Nature never intended us to live here.<p>ORLANDO, Fla.—The first Americans to spend much time in South Florida were the U.S. Army men who chased the Seminole Indians around the peninsula in the 1830s. And they hated it. Today, …

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Toys R Us restructuring its debt, bankruptcy filing is an option

With deadlines looming to pay off hundreds of millions in debt, Toys R Us has enlisted a law firm to look at its options which range from refinancing to possibly filing for bankruptcy protection.<p>The toy giant is working with attorneys at the firm Kirkland and Ellis to deal with $400 million in debt …

Under Armour and Intel C.E.O.s Follow Merck Chief, Quitting Panel in Rebuke to Trump

Three chief executives from top American companies resigned from a presidential business council on Monday following President Trump’s tepid initial response to a violent weekend in Charlottesville, Va.<p>Brian Krzanich, C.E.O. of Intel — one of the most important global manufacturers of computer …

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Collapsed luxury phone manufacturer Vertu is auctioning its $20,000 phones for 'cheap'

A few months ago, iconic British phone manufacturer Vertu announced that it would enter liquidation after encountering financial difficulties. Now, it’s auctioning the contents of its UK factory, giving the world a window into tech’s most extravagant phone brand.<p>Most people never owned a Vertu …

How Two Brothers Turned Seven Lines of Code Into a $9.2 Billion Startup

Now, Stripe’s Patrick and John Collison are teaming with Amazon to grab even more control over the global flow of commerce.<p>Every day, Americans spend …

Bitcoin splits as new currency takes off

<b>A new version of Bitcoin has been mined for the first time in the crypto-currency's history.</b><p>Bitcoin Cash is the result of months of debate and development over how the currency would continue to evolve.<p>Fears of large swings in the value of Bitcoin have so far not been realised - but some exchanges …

Trump heads to Long Island, using brutal MS-13 murders to justify deportations

It was at the corner of a cul-de-sac, in an outwardly placid suburb where children ride bicycles along the sidewalks and families leave baby strollers unlocked on their front lawns.<p>Nobody would think twice about allowing their teenage daughters to walk home in the evening after doing homework at a …

Samsung Galaxy S8 Iris Scanner Hacked In Three Simple Steps

A video showing how to defeat Samsung’s iris scanner has appeared online. It seems almost implausible that this would be enough to get around security that Samsung claims is 100 times more secure than fingerprints. However the video is quite clear about the method used, and there’s enough stuff …

How to SIM unlock the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus

If you’re looking for the best phone of 2017, the search starts with the Samsung Galaxy S8 or the Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus. The crazy beautiful …

3 ways to take screenshots on the Galaxy S8

With no physical home button, taking screenshots on the Galaxy S8 is different from the previous model. Here are three ways to capture that screen.

The Galaxy S8's beautiful design means a good case is hard to find

Curved screen consternation<p>I’m normally not a phone case person, but a few factors made me decide I should get one for the Galaxy S8. I trust that it’s not any more fragile than other phones, but the broad expanses of curved glass have me a little worried about scratches. I’m also worried about …

Some Galaxy S8/S8+ owners can claim 6 months of Netflix, a free microSD card and case

Every phone offers up a handful of extras along with the device. In some cases that’s a pair of headphones, a free case, an improved warranty, or some free software goodies. With its latest flagship, the Galaxy S8, Samsung is offering an excellent collection of promotional items for those who have …

You can combine AT&T's Galaxy S8 BOGO offer with a $200 minimum trade-in

The competition for your Galaxy S8 dollar is high — perhaps not quite as high as it is in South Korea right now — but still pretty high. AT&T is now ramping up its current Buy One Give One offer on the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus, by allowing customers to stack that deal with a $200 minimum trade-in on …

What's a fidget spinner? A look at the gadget people can't stop talking about

We've all been there: filled with the insatiable need to click pens, twirl hair, or tap our fingers, just looking for a way to get more focused, …

Fidget Spinner

Do you need a 4K TV for HDR?

HDR, or High Dynamic Range, is one of the latest TV technologies, even newer than 4K resolution. HDR can, on the right TV and with the right content, look pretty impressive. Most of the time it comes with Wide Color Gamut, or WCG, which adds more realistic colors to the mix. These help the TV …

1,000-mph fidget spinner attacks Galaxy S8 Infinity Display

Fidget spinners suddenly are as popular with 2017 kids as POGs once were with 1994 kids. The devices began as therapeutic objects to help kids with autism or ADHD, but they've become so popular with all kids that some schools have banned them.<p>Whether or not your school allows them, a new video from …

How to save your text messages

Back up your SMS history<p>For many of us, the humble text message remains an essential mode of communication. But while cloud-based services can back up our emails and social media posts when we lose an old phone or switch to a new one, our SMS (Short Message Service) and MMS (Multimedia Messaging …

U.S. May Not Be Able to Shoot Down North Korean Missiles, Say Experts

Top generals have been insisting for years that if North Korea launched a missile at the United States, the U.S military would be able to shoot it down.<p>But that is a highly questionable assertion, according to independent scientists and government investigators.<p>In making it, the generals fail to …

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Here’s What Mark Zuckerberg Told Us About The Wild Things Facebook’s New Camera Will Do

Facebook's new augmented reality Camera Platform looks beyond Snapchat to a world where the digital and physical come together.<p>At F8 today, Facebook is announcing a bunch of utterly crazy shit that we'll soon be able to do to the pictures we take. That includes Facebook, WhatsApp, Facebook …