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The government just shut down. Now what do lawmakers do?

By Amber Phillips<p>Reporter, The Fix<p>The government just shut down. And, now, the stalemate begins.<p>Both sides will now spend an indeterminate amount of time (days? weeks?) trying to game out two things:<p>If the other side is ready to cave<br>• If public opinion is on their side or with the other guys<p>In other …

Mitch McConnell

What’s affected — and what’s not — by the government shutdown

The federal government shutdown is under way in earnest.<p>After Congress tried and failed to reach a deal over the weekend, huge swathes of the federal government have suspended operations and furloughed employees until a government funding bill is passed.<p>Not everything is affected. Post offices are …

There are problems with Apple’s iPhone battery explanation — and the company might end up paying the price in court

Apple is under fire for a software feature distributed to iPhones in 2017 that prevents shutdowns in devices with older batteries, in part by slowing down the clock speeds of their processors.<p>Congress, several international consumer protection agencies, and an estimated 45 class-action lawsuits are …

Release Notes

Google Might Be Developing A 'YouTube Edition' Android Phone

Google might be secretly working on a new Android smartphone that’s designed specifically for watching YouTube videos. The rumored “YouTube Edition” …

YTech Triple Fast Wireless Charging Pad

Price: $59.94Top up your devices as and when you need with the YTech Triple Fast Wireless Charging Pad. This device sits right on your table or desk …

More Evidence That The Samsung Galaxy S9 Is Launching Early Next Year

We recently heard a rumor that the new Samsung Galaxy S9 would be launching earlier than normal next year. Recent rumors have suggested that the …

Galaxy Note 8 User Guide: Tricks and Tips for Samsung’s Big Phone

The Galaxy Note 8 is a winning return to form for Samsung after the Note 7 literally flamed out. And while there’s plenty of familiar features in …

Five reasons the iPhone X is already years behind the Samsung Galaxy

Wireless charging? What is this, 2015?<p>The iPhone X has been out for a month and Apple is clearly raking in some money. Waiting times are still a …

How to Customize Your Android Phone Exactly How You Like It

You can live a perfectly delightful mobile existence using an Android phone without tweaking a single setting. But where's the fun in that? …

Camera showdown: Shooting hedgehogs with the iPhone 8 Plus and Galaxy Note 8

<i>Whether it’s robots or smartphones, AI or premium audio products, Japan has always been at the forefront of any conversation about technology. We</i> …

Apple's latest iOS update fixes a bizarre issue that started right after midnight on Dec. 2

This is an odd one: Not long after midnight on Dec. 2, some iOS 11-powered iPhones started crashing.<p>It was an issue with local notifications, as …

Apple's head designer Jony Ive says he 'hears' your MacBook criticism

In the past year, some of Apple's most vocal fans have been expressing issues with the company's oldest line of products: Mac computers.<p>Complaints about Apple's new MacBooks include:<p>The touchscreen integrated into the keyboard, Touch Bar, is an expensive gimmick.<br>• The keyboard is too prone to …

Jony Ive

No War Threats From Trump, Who Tells Koreans ‘It Will All Work Out’

SEOUL, South Korea — President Trump, whose long-distance threats and insults toward North Korea have stoked fears of a nuclear confrontation, brought a message of measured reassurance to South Korea on Wednesday, calling for international resolve to isolate what he called a “rogue regime” even as …

Mueller Has Enough Evidence to Bring Charges in Flynn Investigation

WASHINGTON — Federal investigators have gathered enough evidence to bring charges in their investigation of President Donald Trump's former national security adviser and his son as part of the probe into Russia's intervention in the 2016 election, according to multiple sources familiar with the …

Donald Trump

Who were the Texas church shooting victims?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Many of them had known each other for years. That's no surprise in a small town like Sutherland Springs, Texas, where lives intersect daily on the street, at school and in church.<p>On Sunday when Devin Kelley walked into the First Baptist Church with an assault rifle, authorities say he took …

Texas church gunman once escaped from mental health center

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — The gunman who carried out the massacre at a small-town Texas church briefly escaped from a mental health center in …

Crime

iPhone X setup shows Apple’s core brilliance

I used to think setting up a new iPhone was easy, but the iPhone X takes it to the next level.<p>On Friday, I got the new iPhone X and have been using it all weekend. The setup process was the easiest ever, and speaks to Apple’s constant drive to make things better.<p>Normally I set up a new I Phone “as …

Displaymate gives iPhone X “highest ever” rating with an A+

Displaymate released its study of the iPhone X display earlier today and the results are impressive to say the least. If you recall, last year’s iPhone 7 had a record high in display performance. However, the iPhone X is here to take the crown.<p>Over the years Displaymate has run exhaustive tests on …

IPhone 7

15 Must-Read Business Books on Leadership and Personal Development From the Past 5 Years

Science and positive psychology point the way to the future of leadership.<p>The problem with producing any "top" business book list is the elimination process. Over the last five years, there have been numerous publications by top authors worthy of mention.<p>For this list, I have focused heavily on …

The best Apple products to buy from Apple's Refurbished Mac store

It's called the Refurbished Mac store, and you can find older products that are less expensive than the newer products you'd find in Apple's main online and physical outlets.<p>Some of the products are certainly too old to consider buying, no matter how tempting the price tag, and others simply aren't …

MacBook Pro

10 hidden features of Apple Music you need to know

Apple Music was redesigned in 2016 in an effort to streamline the app. While Apple did succeed in its efforts to make the app easier to navigate, it's still quite easy to get turned around when hunting for music across Apple's vast, 40-million-plus song catalog. Here then are some tips to help you …

Health plan's fall brings dread for 'Obamacare' recipients

DENVER (AP) — One American was able to afford her toddler's latest heart operation. Another had the means to go back to college to pursue her …

Health Care

NASA Destroyed Hundreds of Mystery Tapes Found in a Dead Man’s Basement

More than 300 data reels, some from Apollo-Era missions, were discovered in a deceased Pennsylvania man’s basement, FOIA documents reveal.<p>Just weeks before Christmas in 2015, NASA learned of a tantalizing discovery.<p>In the basement of a deceased Pennsylvania man's home sat 325 magnetic data reels …

Tax reform becomes a must-win issue for the White House

With health care reform on ice, Trump moves on to taxes -- but Republicans aren't unified on a policy approach for that, either.<p>With President Donald Trump’s effort to undo Obamacare derailed by opposition from Republican senators, the White House has turned its attention to its next big shot at a …

The Top 10 Things I Wish I Had Known as a Beginner Photographer

Oh the road to becoming the best photographer you can be, you come across loads of useful information… and some not-so-useful information. Sometimes, …

Exclusive images reveal what Apple’s iPhone 8 looks like powered on

With Apple’s iPhone 8 release quickly approaching, rumors and leaks have somehow hit an entirely new gear. It’s difficult to imagine that leaks could …

Trump's embrace of Russia making top advisers wary

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's persistent overtures toward Russia are placing him increasingly at odds with his national security and …

Donald Trump

The four waves of augmented reality (that Apple owns)

Tim Merel Contributor<p>Tim Merel is managing director of Digi-Capital.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Ubiquitous AR to dominate focused VR by 2022<br>• The new reality of mobile AR and computer vision venture capital<p>We’ve been saying for the last couple of years that augmented/virtual reality is the fourth …

Pink Floyd Their Mortal Remains

Pink Floyd fans rejoice, you can now purchase the first-ever book produced with full-access to the Pink Floyd image archive. Pink Floyd: Their Mortal …

Apple Just Handed Trump a Billion-Dollar P.R. Win

Tim Cook wants to make manufacturing jobs great again.<p>In the weeks and months after his election, <b>Donald Trump</b> went on a tear on Twitter, browbeating outsourcers and threatening companies that didn’t move manufacturing jobs back to the United States. And multinationals, eager to appease, were more …