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Samsung’s Gear S2 Classic 3G and 4G Smartwatches with eSIM to Hit the Market in March

Samsung has revealed that its Gear S2 Classic 3G and 4G smartwatches, which were formally introduced last September, will be available in the U.S. on …

In the NFC East, failing means first place

LANDOVER, Md. -- We shouldn't compare the NFC East to the rest of the NFL, because the teams in this division have played as though they should be in …

Cowboys' 2015 Run Game Is Ultimate Test of O-Line vs. Running Back

The Dallas Cowboys brought back an old-school style of football during the 2014 NFL season, using a big, physical, nasty offensive line to dictate the flow of the game.<p>It's a simple approach, a proven approach: Win up front, control the line of scrimmage and run the ball. That's how you wear down …

NFL

HTC taps ex-Samsung exec for marketing muscle

HTC is looking for a little of that Samsung Electronics marketing magic.<p>The Taiwanese smartphone maker has hired Paul Golden, the former head of marketing for Samsung's US mobile division, as an adviser to HTC Chairwoman Cher Wang, CNET confirmed. The hiring was first reported by Bloomberg.<p>HTC …

Mobile

How to reduce the number of ads in Gmail

Google updated its terms of service this week to clarify the manner in which software automatically scans and analyzes the content of your emails so the company can deliver what it calls "tailored advertising," in addition to ferreting out spam and malware. When you signed up for your Gmail …

AdWords

11 Android Apps to Make Notifications More Interesting

I love Android as much as the next non-Apple owning guy, but there are times when I get bored of using the same old operating system, and seeing the same boring old Android notifications.<p>Thankfully, there’s no shortage of different ways to liven things up without having to root your phone, or in …

This Is Why We Don’t Have Google X Hoverboards Yet

Yes, Google X tried to design a hoverboard.<p>If <i>Back to the Future</i> has taught us anything, it’s that hoverboards are amazing, and it is one of 2014’s inexcusable tragedies that they are not yet real.<p>Which isn’t to say that some very smart people haven’t tried to build them. In this month’s inside look …

Windows Phone 8.1 review: Microsoft's mobile OS finally feels whole

Android, iOS, Windows Phone. Each of these mobile platforms had to start somewhere, and none were anywhere near perfect on the first try. Fortunately, each OS gets better with every iteration until, at some point, it all just <i>clicks</i>. Arguably, Windows Phone just came of age with its latest update, …

50 years ago today, the public got its first taste of video calls

It seemed like the inevitable future at the time, we're sure. On April 20th in 1964, Bell Telephone showed off the Mod 1 Picturephone -- a precursor to the Skype and Hangouts video calls that have become a standard but under-utilized feature of modern communications. The demonstration was part of …

Nas and Lauryn Hill Perform Together at Coachella

<i>Photo by Will Deitz</i><p>Last week at Coachella, Nas' set featured guest spots from Jay Z and Diddy. This week, he brought out another former collaborator: Lauryn Hill. Watch clips of them doing the Fugees' “Ready or Not” and their collaborative 1996 single “If I Ruled the World (Imagine That)” via …

Snarky Puppy - Shofukan (We Like It Here)

Bill Laurance - Swag Times (Flint)

Aikman 'concerned' about Romo rebounding from back surgery

Can Tony Romo, who turns 34 next week, return to form after December back surgery?<p><b>More NFL offseason: Mock Drafts | Prospect Rankings | Pro days |</b> …

Report: Browns work out Johnny Manziel in College Station

The Browns are working out Johnny Manziel in College Station according to a report.<p><b>More NFL offseason: Mock Drafts | Prospect Rankings | Pro Days |</b> …

NFL Mock Draft 2014: Breaking Down Likeliest 1st-Round Selections

The 2014 NFL draft is nearing closer and closer, and things are still unclear at the top.<p>A number of formidable prospects—Jadeveon Clowney, Johnny Manziel, Blake Bortles, Khalil Mack and more—have emerged as potential No. 1 overall picks. A number of quarterbacks could sneak into the top few picks …

Johnny Manziel Catches Deep Throw One-Handed While Riding Jet Ski

Johnny Manziel has been through the NFL combine, Texas A&M's pro day and numerous personal workouts.<p>With just over two weeks remaining until the 2014 NFL draft, "Johnny Football" is having some fun—while also showing off his wide-ranging talent.<p>In the video above, Manziel can be seen catching a …

Football (U.S.)