Michele Wilson

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The top 15 smartphones you can buy right now

OK, so it <i>usually</i> doesn't cost as much as a car, but a smartphone is still an important lifestyle purchase. And it will probably be at your side 24/7 (if you're anything like us). There's always a bit of hemming and hawing, for sure, but we've distilled the options down to a short list of the top …

Kindle Unlimited: Good for customers, not so good for authors?

"Indies would do well to avoid Kindle Unlimited for one simple reason: it requires KDP Select exclusivity."<p>Mark Coker, Smashwords founder

Here’s why your Comcast rep is yelling at you

Warped employee incentives and an absence of competition make bad customer service inevitable<p>In 2006, a man named Vincent Ferrari called AOL and tried to cancel his internet service. It took him 21 minutes as an increasingly desperate customer service rep named John tried to talk him out of it. …

Starbucks’ set to add option to place pickup orders on mobile app

If you like your grande soy mocha latte with sugar-free vanilla syrup but hate having to utter your convoluted order aloud, you’re in luck. Starbucks is gearing up to roll out a new feature on its popular mobile app that will allow you to place your coffee order then go pick it up at your local …

Kindle Unlimited: it's the end of losing yourself in a good book

Once upon a time, 12 years ago to be precise, David Bowie said something very perceptive. "Music itself is going to become like running water or electricity," he told a <i>New York Times</i> reporter. "So it's like, just take advantage of these last few years because none of this is ever going to happen …

Android Circuit: Microsoft Drops Android, Samsung Still Needs Google, And Android Wear Reaches Consumers

Taking a look back at the week in news across the Android world, this week’s Android Circuit highlights a number of stories, including Samsung’s reliance on Android as the Tizen Z is delayed, a review of Android Wear and the LG G Watch, Google’s Q2 2014 results, academic courses for developers to …