Madeleine Castillo

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Chris Christie to Propose Changes to Social Security, Medicare

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will unveil a proposal to change Social Security and Medicare Tuesday in a speech in New Hampshire, as he seeks to …

Retirement

Samsung Galaxy S6 vs HTC One M9 vs the competition

Both HTC and Samsung have now announced their latest flagship smartphones here at MWC 2015, so it’s time for a showdown. Obviously we can’t really make a judgement call until we get a more extensive look at the two devices side by side, but pitting them against each other on paper is still a good …

Phones

Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet first look!

Flagship season is upon us, but noticeable in its absence is the latest flagship smartphone from Sony, which has now been pushed back to accommodate Sony’s move away from their bi-annual release cycle. Nevertheless, Sony hasn’t come to MWC 2015 without its own bag of goodies, with the waterproof …

Phones

What to expect in the Chromebook Pixel 2

Image copyright Google.Google confirmed what we noted two weeks ago on our Chrome Show podcast: There is a successor to the Chromebook Pixel after …

Google

Netflix already killed your video store and it’s coming after broadcast TV next

For years, the decline in broadcast audiences has been sort of a mild, persistent headache for TV executives. U.S. viewership of “linear television” …

iOS 9: Simple fixes that could make your iPhone 6 even better

Apple’s iOS 9 software update is rumored to focus on stability improvements following the wave of criticism that hit Apple’s latest operating …

Something “HUGE” is coming, says HTC

With a little over a week to MWC, HTC USA took to Twitter to tease the arrival of something positively massive.<p>At first blush, this looks like a run-of-the-mill teaser for the One M9. HTC surely hopes that the M9 will be a massive hit, and it’s not the first time the company’s promising “huge” …

Mobile Technology

LG announces four new midrange smartphones

Much of the recent focus may be on LG’s new G Flex 2 and upcoming G4 smartphones, but that hasn’t stopped the company releasing four other new smartphones ahead of the Mobile World Congress. The new handsets are called the Magna, Spirit, Leon and Joy.<p>The smartphones vary in size and specifications, …

Mobile Technology

LG G Flex 2 Review

The Bottom Line<p>Bottom Line<p>Great design and looks elevate this curved phone, but performance is hindered by a software experience that is not fully hashed out.<p>8<p>Flagship season is just around the corner, with less than a week to go for MWC 2015, but as is the nature of the Android smartphone market, …

Phones

This is probably the next Pebble smartwatch

An image found of Pebble’s website may give us the first glimpse at the company’s new smartwatch.<p>Last week, <i>9to5Mac</i> reported that the new Pebble would feature a color e-ink screen, a slimmer profile, an improved processor, and the same 7-day battery life as the original Pebble. Now the same site …

Wearable Tech

Report: Apple poaching Samsung staff for future projects

The mobile tech industry is a dog-eat-dog world, be it sales, [market] share, specs, or even staff. The last one in particular is of note today, as several Samsung Korea employees were interviewed and admitted to the fact that Apple has been poaching its staff for work on future projects in …

Mobile

(Update: now official!) A YouTube app just for kids is coming February 23

<b>Update, February 23</b><p>Google just officially announced YouTube Kids, now available in the Play Store and on iOS. The app features a kid-friendly design, with four main hubs: Shows, Music, Learning, and Explore. A set of parental controls gives adults control over what content and how much of it the …

Kids

Nexus 6 now available through Amazon, free shipping included

After months of playing hard to get, the Nexus 6 stock has stabilized to the point where the phone is no longer this elusive creature that we can only get our hands on if we constantly press the refresh button on Google Play store and other partnering retailers.While Google Play remains one of the …

Free Shipping

Sony's Xperia E4g is a mid-range LTE-equipped phone

The battery that could is a big marketing point.<p>Some weeks ago, we reported on a new device Sony had in store for the smartphone world, the Xperia E4. While the phone itself was little more than a mid-range device, the design is what actually turned some heads. With rounded corners reminiscent of …

Phones

MWC 2015 preview: HTC, Samsung, Huawei, LG and more

Mobile World Congress 2015, the world’s biggest mobile expo, is set to begin next Monday in beautiful Barcelona, Spain.<p>MWC is always exciting for mobile technology fans, but this year the show shapes up to be particularly fun. Where in the past years, some major Android OEMs launched devices …

Mobile Technology

How to Boil an Egg: It's Simple—and Complicated!

The ultimate guide to boiling an egg, whether you want it soft and runny or hard-cooked and ready to be deviled<p>It used to be so simple. How do you boil an egg? Easy. Place large eggs (older eggs will be easier to peel) in a medium heavy saucepan. Add water to cover by 1 1/2 inches. Bring to a boil; …

Breakfast

22 Cookies That Are Totally OK To Eat For Breakfast

There is a time and a place for cookies, and breakfast usually doesn't fit the bill. Sadly, choosing to eat cookies for breakfast is often written off as an infantile, uninformed decision. But the magnificent breakfast cookie -- a cookie crafted specifically for breakfast -- has the power to change …

9 Breakfast Sandwich Recipes to Suit Absolutely Any Taste

Who says sandwiches are just a lunchtime food? With a mix of inventive ingredients (think: fresh dill, sliced radish, honey and even meatloaf) and …

Breakfast

6 Easy, Healthy Meals You Can Make in a Mason Jar

<i>Get the recipe at Savoring the Thyme.</i><p><b>Easy Mason Jar Peach Parfait</b><br>Easy is right. Just mix plain Greek yogurt with chia seeds, and start layering the mixture with granola and peaches however you see fit. Top with your favorite nut butter, and you’ve got a parfait with true staying power.<p><i>Get the</i> …

These Easy and Inexpensive Nutella Desserts Are All You Need In Life

BuzzFeed Food editors took to the test kitchen to make desserts that were a) easy, b) delicious, and c) full of Nutella. (As, arguably, all desserts should be.)<p><i>Makes 8 rolls</i><p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p><b>For the rolls:</b><p>Baking spray, for greasing the muffin tin<p>1 8-ounce can of refrigerated crescent roll dough<p>⅔ cup …

Baking

10 Habits to Help You be a Healthier, Happier Home Cook

I was inspired to write about the value of home cooking after I read about a new study that could be misinterpreted. Researchers at Rush University …

19 Recipes for the Best Valentine’s Day Breakfast in Bed

No matter the holiday, there’s nothing better than starting the day off with breakfast in bed. Whether you prefer to cook solo or team up with your beloved to get back into bed faster, these 19 recipes will make your Valentine’s Day morning extra sweet. As fun as it is to grab a bite out for the …

Breakfast