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#flipshopping: Gifts for Mom

Inside Flipboard / April 29, 2014<p>We love our moms and we want to show them how much we care, but let’s be honest: sometimes they’re a little tricky …

The Week in Review: Graduation Season

Inside Flipboard / May 23, 2014<p>For college students, summer’s here. With graduation comes the inevitable commencement speech, a half-hour of sage …

Best in Show

Inside Flipboard / May 27, 2014<p>“We have too many choices and too little time,” wrote Entertainment Weekly founder Jeff Jarvis in a memo nearly 26 …

The Week in Review: Endless Summer

Inside Flipboard / May 30, 2014<p>Summer unofficially kicked off last Monday (at least here in the U.S.) and with it came a surf-sized wave of articles …

Gooooal!-Driven

Inside Flipboard / June 10, 2014<p>Every four years, soccer fans become ever more intense about their sport, homeland and team…and that day is nearly …

AirPlay no longer requires a Wi-Fi network in iOS 8

Apple has made yet more improvements to AirPlay in iOS 8 by enabling compatible devices to make direct connections with each other for content streaming. This eliminates AirPlay’s reliance on a Wi-Fi network and fixes one of its biggest limitations.<p>In previous versions of iOS — including the latest …

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Apple to Offer New Contract-Free Plan Options for iPhones in U.S. Retail Stores

Apple is planning to bolster its in-store iPhone sales in the United States by allowing customers to add pre-paid or month-to-month plans when purchasing full-priced, unlocked iPhones, according to a source that spoke to <i>9to5Mac</i>.<p>Currently, iPhone customers who pay the full price to purchase unlocked …

Virtual reality is going to make everyone sick — including companies that dump billions into it

When my kids and I walked into a coffee shop one sunny day last month, we were greeted by a row of tables holding laptops with gaming demos.<p>My son gravitated toward the biggest display, a huge TV screen with a giant, face-obscuring set of goggles set in front of it. This was the Oculus Rift, the …

America's Most Profitable Products

Successful companies frequently depend on just one product for a large share of their sales. That’s true for some of the most iconic brands, including Coca-Cola, Marlboro, Jack Daniels, and Apple. In many cases, these products not only represent an outsized share of their company’s revenue, but …

Try on Any Shade With Sephora’s First Ever 3D Augmented Reality Mirror

The place we’d most like to have a makeup shopping spree in (okay, at least top 5) Sephora has a new goodie we want to test out. It’s not a wacky nail polish or a hot new shade of lipstick or a shocking shadow — it’s all of those things. They’re testing out a new 3D augmented reality mirror that …

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Messaging 2.0 Is Now Over

The second messaging revolution is now quickly coming to a close.<p>With the news today that Korea’s leading messenger KakaoTalk is merging with one of that country’s largest internet portals, Daum Communications, we are witnessing the end of the rise of mobile-focused independent messaging startups …

Miami police impounding Lyft drivers' cars

In a sting operation, Miami police are posing as Lyft riders and having the drivers' cars towed for operating illegally.<p>My love affair with Florida justice is, these days, uncontrollable.<p>In recent weeks, a third Florida judge in seven months was arrested for DUI. Then there was the judge who was …

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