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8 Carbs You Should Be Eating

A recent study showed that eating a low-carb diet could help people lose more weight and cut heart risks better than a low-fat diet. But before you completely swear them off, keep in mind that we couldn't survive without carbohydrates.<p>They're essential fuel for our bodies -- and brains -- …

This Overnight Breakfast Casserole Is a Low-Carb Dream

Upon my first bite of this layered breakfast casserole, I knew I had met my slow-cooker match. Paleo-friendly, free of grains, and low in carbs, a slice of this hearty breakfast will energize you with its high protein content and keep you full until lunchtime rolls around. <br>Take 20 minutes for prep …

Microsoft's mid-tier Lumia 830 is coming to AT&T

Right now, AT&T doesn't offer much diversity in Windows Phones. You're either choosing between the tiny and thrifty Lumia 635 or a decked-out behemoth like the Lumia 1520. Thankfully, the network has heard the calls for a mid-tier option -- it just announced that it's carrying the Lumia 830 …

Windows Phone 8.1 Update 14157 rolling out to Preview for Developers users

Exactly what this new download is for is currently unknown. From the size of the download, and the fact that Microsoft didn't offer an advanced heads …

Swarm App (Foursquare) for Windows Phone is here

Few weeks back Foursquare had released a new app called Swarm and was made available to Android and iOS users. A couple of weeks back Foursquare also …

Mobilligy on Windows Phone gets name change to Prism Bill Pay

Mobilligy, one of the best financial-based Windows Phone apps, has now been updated to 2.0 with an all new name, Prism Bill Pay:<p>Why the name change …

Microsoft partners with Sony’s Gracenote service to power Xbox Music matching

Microsoft and Sony are teaming up to help power Xbox Music. Although the music streaming service launched in October last year alongside Windows 8, Gracenote, a division of Sony, is announcing today that it now powers the Xbox Music matching feature. Xbox Music users can simply play a locally …

Windows Phone Phablet Euphoria: Nokia Lumia 1520 REVIEW

Nokia is doing everything under the sun to make Windows Phone enticing to consumers. The company is creating its own Windows Phone apps, it’s selling …

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Flipboard might be raising yet another $50M (for a total of $100M)

Digital magazine app Flipboard might be raising <i>slightly</i> more than the $50 million funding amount that we first heard rumors about back in September.<p>Apparently, the startup is in the process of closing another $50 million in funding as a continuation of that initial $50 million, according to a …

Microsoft releases Xbox One cheat sheet: here's what you can tell Kinect to do

Every Xbox One comes with a new Kinect sensor — a powerful peripheral that lets the game console read your heart rate and respond to your voice commands. In our review of the Xbox One, however, we discovered that the Kinect typically only recognizes extremely specific vocal cues like "Xbox turn …

Apple Buys Primesense For Radical Refresh Of Apple TV As Gaming Console

Why did Apple just buy Israeli 3D sensor market leader Primesense for $360 million? “Seems like too much money for Apple not to have something specific in mind,” opines Daring Fireball’s John Gruber. Indeed, the only reason I can think is that Apple is now planning to make gaming on the big screen …

By Tracking Spending and Finding Deals, BillGuard Hopes to Be Heir to Mint.com

The BillGuard app will now help users save money, not just fend off bad charges.<p>BillGuard, an iOS finance app that launched four months ago, would …

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Apple preps shoppers for Black Friday

Apple will join the countless number of retailers looking to score some cash on Black Friday.<p>The company on Tuesday sent out e-mails and published a page on its site teasing its Black Friday "shopping event." Apple didn't say what kind of deals it plans to offer customers.<p>If history is to be our …

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Deal alert: Surface RT with keyboard for just $179.99 (Store only)

Head on over to your local Micro Center and you’ll be walking away with a Surface and Touch Keyboard all for the reasonable price of $179.99. If you …

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Justin Timberlake - Not A Bad Thing (Official Audio) [The 20/20 Experience: 2 of 2]

Nokia Lumia 1520 for AT&T First Impressions – Big, Bold and Beautiful

Our Lumia 1520 review unit for AT&T recently arrived and I’ve already been using the phone for a couple of days. First things first: it’s huge. The …

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Bizarre 'fix' discovered for faulty Xbox Ones as Microsoft hands out free games

Microsoft is offering faulty-Xbox owners a complimentary game. The software maker is replacing a "small number" of consoles, with most of the failures involving the inability to read discs. Some owners have complained of a loud grinding or knocking sound when discs are trying to be read by the …

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OneNote for Windows 8.1 overhauled with camera text-scanning

Microsoft is updating its OneNote for Windows 8.1 app today with some significant changes. Visually the app remains very similar to the previous version, with some tweaks here and there, and the multiple Snap Views in Windows 8.1 are now fully enabled. OneNote now also supports the Share Charm in …

Rihanna to TLC: Ranking the American Music Awards Performances

Among the 16 performances on the American Music Awards last night, some were diamonds and some were pretty rough. <b>Justin Timberlake</b>, <b>Rihanna</b>, Miley …

Must-have downloads: The top apps for any phone

HOLLYWOOD — You just got a new phone, and the first question you've got is how to fill it up. What are the top apps to start downloading?<p>We went out here on a recent sunny day and asked folks the five apps they would pick. Nearly each one started with the same top app: Facebook, which makes sense, …

Why Working More Than 40 Hours a Week Is Useless

Research shows that consistently working more than 40 hours a week is simply unproductive.<p>For many in the entrepreneurship game, long hours are a badge of honor. Starting a business is tough, so all those late nights show how determined, hard working and serious about making your business work you …

Seth Rogen and James Franco spoof Kanye West’s “Bound 2” video

Kanye West’s recent video for “Bound 2” — you know, the one where he and a naked Kim Kardashian cruise around on a motorcycle — has gotten a rework …

If Comet ISON Survives The Sun, The View May Be Spectacular

Whenever the phrase "comet of the century" gets tossed around, we recommend remembering all the buzz about Kohoutek.<p>If you were around in 1973, you may recall that Kohoutek was supposed to give us an amazing show.<p>Well, it fizzled.<p>But we do want to make sure everyone knows about comet ISON, which as …

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