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Moto X drops to $99.99 at Moto Maker, Sprint, and US Cellular

Creating a customized Moto X on AT&T just got much cheaper. Motorola's flagship phone has dropped to just $99.99 on contract for orders placed using its Moto Maker tool. Sprint and US Cellular have also halved the handset's cost. US Cellular is even tossing in a $75 gift card for customers that …

Pletzels, the Yom Kippur Food You've Never Heard Of

All about the pletzel, the bialy-like bread/sandwich that in some Jewish families is the traditional fast-breaking meal on Yom Kippur<p>Rosh Hashanah has brisket, Hanukkah has latkes, Purim has hamantaschen—Sukkot even has a weird-looking lemon. But there is one Jewish holiday that's explicitly not …

Latkes

America's Best Bakeries (PHOTOS)

Theresa Velazquez's D.C. bakery business is thriving, yet she has no interest in expansion. "We own this one place, and we really make ourselves part of the neighborhood," says the co-owner of Baked & Wired in Georgetown, where hazelnut ganache cupcakes are playfully displayed in upside-down coffee …

Ice Cream

Marinated Kale + Bulgur Salad with Cucumber

<i>Every week, Caroline Wright creates simple, civilized recipes for Food52 that feed four -- for under $20, in under 20 minutes.</i><p><i>Today: Two summer favorites join forces to create one fresh, wholesome meal.</i><p>I feel like I have written so much on the merits of grain salads, probably because they are one …

Recipes

Samsung handsets top iPhone for global Internet usage

Samsung's devices accounted for 25.7 percent of all mobile Internet usage, beating out the iPhone with 23.4 percent market share.<p>Samsung is still tops worldwide when it comes to mobile users hitting the Internet.<p>Samsung devices accounted for 25.7 percent of all mobile Web browsing worldwide in …

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New Nexus 7 with LTE now available for $349 in US from Google Play

More than a month after the Wi-Fi version of Google's second-generation Nexus 7 went on sale, the 4G LTE model has arrived. Google just announced that the cellular variant of its impressive tablet is now available to buyers in the United States via Google Play. It's priced at $349, and Google says …

Google Glass Gets Vignettes, YouTube Videos in Results, Sound Search

Google today announced the latest monthly update (XE9) to its Glass project, adding new features for the lucky few that got the devices before their initial release next year. The new additions include vignettes (a photo plus whatever is currently on your display), YouTube videos in search results, …

Homemade Cherry Cobbler Ice Cream

Several weeks ago, I took a trip out to Michigan to visit a cherry farm, eat some cherries and create a my own ice cream flavor. It’s hard to say …

dipped double chocolate chunk cookie bars

Wowie, all of a sudden It. Is. September. I hope everyone had a lovely summer!<p>[I just got to use the word "Wowie!" so I can tell you that things have …

Skip the junk and try homemade energy bars

When looking for a quick, easy snack on-the-go, many of us turn to energy bars.<p>I did so throughout my twenties. I was a busy graduate student working multiple jobs—including fitness instructor and personal trainer—and found that an assortment of energy bars stuffed into my backpack was just the …

The Cronut Hole Concrete Is Coming to Shake Shack

You might as well get in line now: Beloved burger chain <b>Shake Shack</b> has announced that they will partner with NYC pastry chef and Cronut inventor <b>Dominique Ansel</b> to offer a special edition <b>Cronut Hole Concrete</b> next Tuesday, <b>September 17</b>. According to the press release below, the Concrete will be made …

Bruschetta With Ricotta, Grilled Eggplant and Fresh Mint

Grilling turns the rather spongy, bland eggplant into something utterly succulent. Made with firm-fleshed, freshly picked eggplant, these bruschettas, although simple, are loaded with flavor.<p>If you've never made your own ricotta, make sure to give it a try. It'll only take a few minutes and your …

'Spaghetti Gelato' Just Makes Total Sense

German cuisine has a lot going for it -- we're always down for some cheesy spaetzle or a plate of bratwurst. But the underdog crown jewel of German cuisine might be something that may appear more Italian than German. We're talking about spaghettieis, or gelato that looks exactly like …

Moto X prices dropping just weeks after release

The Android phone has already been spotted for $149 in Canada, and other carriers could soon drop the price all the way down to $99, according to one report.<p>Looks like Google doesn't need as much of our money as previously estimated. This week the company dropped the price of the Nexus 4 by $100, …

Mobile Technology

How Nokia made the modern cell phone

Nokia is planning a comeback at Mobile World Congress by releasing its first Android phones. For a company that made so much mobile history, the stakes are high.<p>Nokia. Knock-ia. Know-kia. Noh-keea.<p>However you pronounce it, few companies (other than Motorola, of course) have been so influential in …

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This bracelet could replace your passwords, your car keys, and even your fingerprints

Fingerprint readers. Face Unlock. Retinal scanners. They're all no better than your average password, at least the way Dr. Karl Martin sees it. "Your face, your iris — they're all physical features that can be stolen, that you leave everywhere."<p>Luckily, Dr. Martin has a better idea. He's planning …

Moto X now available through Verizon, online only for now

While AT&T users were lucky enough to get their hands on the Moto X on the 23rd of August, folks on other networks have been left waiting a bit longer. The good news is that Verizon’s version of the Moto X has now launched as well, right on schedule.<p>At the moment, the only way to land yourself a …

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