Saul Saldivar

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Nomad’s new Roadtrip combines iPhone car charger with 3000mAh battery, USB + USB-C ports

<b>Nomad</b>, maker of the beautiful Stand for Apple Watch and Pod portable charging station for Apple Watch, today announced <b>Roadtrip</b>, a unique combination of an iPhone car charger with a 3000mAh battery. Made from a mix of anodized aluminum and plastic, Roadtrip takes the shape of an elongated …

Road Trips

Ronda Rousey vs. Floyd Mayweather: Let's run the numbers

UFC wrecking ball Ronda Rousey is everywhere these days. Boxing champ Floyd Mayweather is attracted to media attention like a fly to doo-doo.<p>Both are …

Types of Camera Lenses

If you’re new to photography, the vast array of lenses on the market might seem a little daunting. There exists not just a range of focal lengths, …

Court tosses United Airlines lawsuit over a cheap ticket website

United Airlines can't sue Skiplagged for exposing a loophole in ticket prices... at least, for now. A Chicago court has tossed out United's lawsuit because the airfare website doesn't operate in that jurisdiction. The move lets site owner Aktarer Zaman breathe a little, although he may only get a …

'Furious 7' earns $1 billion worldwide in 17 days

After a prolonged slump to begin 2015, the box office got a desperately-needed shot in the arm when Universal released Furious 7 on April 3. Taking advantage of a weak crop of "competitors," the action sequel broke the month's opening weekend record by making an impressive $147.1 million during its …

The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Is The New Hotness

The smartphone to beat this season is the Galaxy S6 Edge. It’s slim, stylish, and powerful, a mashup between the previous Galaxy S series with the original iPod Touch. It’s well-made and unique, a combination rarely found in cellphones these days and it is as far from the Galaxy S5 as the T-1000 …

Review: Pad & Quill’s Attaché is timeless, will stand the test of time (Discount+Giveaway)

[Ed. Note: My wife liked this one so much she insisted she review it]<p>In many ways, my work is old school: unlike my other half, I work in an archive and write about the past. You might call my professional aesthetic “19th century schoolhouse.” Or at most “1920s Paris bookshop.” In other words, …

3 Charts That Show Why We're Addicted to Our Phones

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Almost every single detail about LG's next big Android phone might have leaked

Although we're still a few weeks away from seeing the actual phone, several leaks have shown us what the phone may look like and offered details about what to expect.<p>The biggest leak came just two days ago when a phone called the LG G4 appeared on a popular benchmarking platform GFXBench — an app …

Phones

Nikon's new mirrorless camera is the company's most appealing yet

The easiest 1 series camera to imagine people buying<p>Nikon has announced the J5, the latest entry in its idiosyncratic 1 series of mirrorless cameras. And, from the looks of things, it might be the most broadly appealing offering in the line to date — Nikon has added some sensible features and …

Office Lens for Android and iOS turns your phone into a scanner

You no longer have to carry a Windows Phone if you want to quickly copy receipts and meeting agendas for the sake of your notes. Microsoft has just released Office Lens in both finished form for iOS and a preview for Android, letting you use your device of choice to turn photos into usable …

Apple extends its iPhone 5 battery replacement program until 2016

Battery life is one of the most discussed aspects of the iPhone, but some handsets have it worse than others.<p>If you bought an iPhone 5 in the six month window between September 2012 and January 2013, you could be eligible for a free replacement due to a battery fault.<p>Apple first launched its iPhone …

iPhone 5

The crazy-expensive gold Apple Watch could make $5 billion per quarter

News flash: Apple products are expensive, and Apple makes significant revenue every quarter because of it’s thick margins. The high-end version of …

Leader of webcam spying ring 'Blackshades' pleads guilty

The Blackshades spying hack group may have come crashing down with a bang last year, but its alleged leader is going considerably more quietly. Alex Yucel has pleaded guilty to charges that he distributed Blackshades' remote control tool, which let creeps eavesdrop on webcams, track keyboard …

Wireless auction was a 'disaster' for consumers, T-Mobile chief says

The Federal Communications Commission's latest wireless spectrum auction, which raised a whopping $45 billion for the federal government, may have filled the government's coffers but it was a "disaster" for American mobile customers, said T-Mobile CEO John Legere.<p>The FCC's most recent auction -- …

Lenovo Caught Installing Adware On New Computers

It looks like Lenovo has been installing adware onto new consumer computers from the company that activates when taken out of the box for the first time.<p>The adware, named Superfish, is reportedly installed on a number of Lenovo’s consumer laptops out of the box. The software injects third-party ads …

Amazon Just Admitted It's Making Less Than You Think

Investors need to wise up to Amazon's accounting games.<p>Shares of Amazon AMAZON.COM INC.<p>surged after the company reported its fourth-quarter earnings …

CEO Tech Talk: Ford Expects Fully Autonomous Cars In 5 Years

With Ford’s recent decision to expand its presence in Palo Alto, Calif., – from 20 today to 125 researchers, engineers and scientists by year’s end – the 111-year-old car company will have one of the biggest automotive research center in Silicon Valley.<p>A region that is already home to the world’s …

How to Easily Switch to Smart Home Lighting

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Why Tesla Can't Keep Its Hands Off Apple Employees

Tesla revealed on Friday that it has poached more than 150 employees from Apple, siphoning more talent from the tech giant than any other company out …

WATCH OUT NETFLIX: People are now streaming more video on Amazon than Netflix

The research firm Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) just released a study showing that people stream video content on Amazon as much as (or more than) on Netflix, thanks to Amazon's decision to offer both a subscription and single-pay service in the same place.<p>Amazon's magic is that …

Streaming

Android Phones Are Leaking Valuable Information, Here's How To Stop Them

In a Reddit post a user called Gooz announces his new Android app. Its goal is simple: to stop Google's Android leaking information to anyone who cares to probe for it. Gooz’s real name is Bram Bonné and he’s given a TEDx talk about the problems with Android giving over data that enables almost …

Wi-Fi

A Map Of Every Patent Steve Jobs Touched

You might never be able to get inside the enigmatic Apple founder’s head, but this could be the next best thing.<p>People are always trying to put themselves into the head of Apple founder Steve Jobs, to figure out how he thought. Unfortunately, Jobs was pretty inscrutable, but here’s one fun way to …

5 more digital tricks you'll use almost every day

Whether you’re skiing or going to the beach, place your phone in a sandwich bag to prevent damage — and best of all, you can still use the touch screen. Need a fast charge? Put your phone in airplane mode to speed up the process by around 25 percent. And if you need to pump up the volume in a …

Mansory Gives the S-Class Nearly 1000 Horsepower

Because too much is never enough, and because this decade’s outrageous horsepower wars have deadened our innate sense of what counts as <i>too</i> extreme, this is what we’ve come to: the Mansory-modified Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG with 986 horsepower. Because you can’t get heated seats on a JATO rocket.<p>This …

Investors flee Amazon as losses mount

Investors are losing patience with Jeff Bezos' game plan for Amazon.com Inc.<p>Shares of the online retail giant sank 8.3% on Friday, driving its year-to-date stock value down 28%, after the company reported weak earnings Thursday and predicted a dismal holiday season.<p>Since Amazon began in 1994, …