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Mom creates app so kids can't ignore her calls

Sharon Standifird served in the Gulf War. She's climbed mountains.<p>So how hard could it be to get her kids to show a little respect?<p>Her teens, you see, tended to do what teens do. So when she called them on their cell phones, their natural instinct was to press "ignore."<p>What's a mom to do? Get mad? …

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Few benefit from Obama's student loan program

Amid great fanfare, President Obama on Monday announced plans to help more graduates tackle student loan debt.<p>However, the number of students that will benefit is like a drop in the bucket.<p>"We're probably not going to have many new borrowers saying: I'm going to qualify for this," said Mark …

How to Get All World Cup Matches in Your Google Calendar

The FIFA World Cup is only days away and, if you’re just as excited as we are, you’ll want to know when all of the matches kick-off.<p>So here’s a super-quick guide for adding all of the legendary tournament’s fixtures to your Google Calendar account:<p>1) Open up the web version and hit the arrow icon …

Microsoft’s “Surface Watch” will reportedly work with Xbox One and PCs, not just phones

Advertisement<p>11 Comments<p>Credit: Gear Live<p>Last month Forbes suggested that Microsoft’s smart watch would work with Android(s goog) and iOS(s aapl) …

Apple Patents A Weightlifting Tracking Sensor With Possible iWatch Integration

Apple has been granted a patent by the USPTO that relates to health tracking (via AppleInsider). It describes a standalone sensor that can be attached to weightlifting bars or other in-gym equipment to track repetitions and measure frequency, quality of movement and more using onboard …

Sony’s new $99 PlayStation TV box could be key to its TV service plans

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Sony<p>Sony (S SNE) announced a new $99 gadget at the E3 Expo in Los Angeles Monday that could play an interesting role …