K. Shropshire

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iPhone 6 and 6 plus: Apple goes thinner, bigger and faster

Apple has announced two new, larger iPhones as it aims to meet consumer demand for larger “phablet” smartphones.<p>The iPhone 6 and iPhone Plus have bigger screens, fingerprint sensors and mobile wallet services for allowing smartphones to be used like contactless debit and credit cards.<p>The new …

Why Netflix Looks Different Today: It's Fighting For Net Neutrality

Wednesday is Internet Slowdown day, and some of your favorite websites may look a little different -- but they probably won't be any slower.<p>Netflix, Reddit, Tumblr, Etsy, The Nation, Boing Boing and many other websites are displaying the "wheel of death" to show their support for net neutrality, or …

Apple Could Get A Cut Of Every Transaction When People Use The New iPhone Payments System

Although Apple made it clear that it won't charge users, merchants, or developers to use this new service, sources with knowledge of the arrangement told Bloomberg's Elizabeth Dexheimer that Apple will charge banks a fee.<p>Apple reportedly reached deals with the handful of participating banks …

Sync all your smartphones, media players, storage devices and Macs with SyncMate [Sponsored post]

<i>This post is brought to you by Eltima Software, creator of SyncMate.</i><p>Do you have more than one Mac and a bunch of devices running iOS or Android, use cloud storage or mp3 players/cameras that support MTP and want to sync all your files across your computers? Now you can with a single app: …

Oyster Brings ‘Netflix for Ebooks’ App to Android, Kindle Fire

Oyster, often referred to as “the Netflix of ebooks,” is now available for Android devices, Kindle Fire tablets and the Nook HD. It joins the company’s existing iOS app, which the startup has supported since its official launch last fall.<p>The service is targeting serious bookworms in the US with a …

Simpsons soccer parody: The episode “The Cartridge Family” is history’s best soccer satire.

Lampooning soccer has long been an American pastime. To its mostly unfunny critics, the sport is boring, unmanly, and foreign. “My son is not playing …

Paralyzed Teen to Kick Off 2014 Soccer World Cup with a Mind Controlled Exoskeleton

A paralyzed teen using an advanced mind-controlled exoskeleton could provide the first ceremonial kick of the 2014 FIFA Soccer World Cup in Brazil …

Scotland independence debate heats up ahead of referendum

Fewer than 100 days remain until Scots go to the polls to vote on the future of their country.<p>It's a vote that could end Scotland's 300-year union with England and Wales as Great Britain -- and see it launch into the world as an independent nation of some 5.3 million people.<p>Activists on both sides …

We're Last! Again! U.S. Health Care Ranks Poorly

The latest look at the U.S. health care system compared to other rich countries shows — yet again — that the United States comes in dead last.<p>Americans spend far more per person on medical care, yet are less healthy than people in 10 other countries. The system is less fair than systems in other …

Jeopardy Host Alex Trebek Sets a Guinness World Record

Who is the Guinness World Record holder for most game show episodes hosted by the same presenter? Answer: <i>Jeopardy’s</i> Alex Trebek, of course.<p>Trebek …

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