Cassandra

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This Is the iPhone to Buy

The big media event is over, and the new iPhones have been presented to the masses. Now the most important question: Which one should you put on your …

Verizon's diabolical plan to turn the Web into pay-per-view

Think of all the things that tick you off about cable TV. Along with brainless programming and crummy customer service, the very worst aspect of it …

Apple, Carriers Start Taking Orders for iPhone 5c

Those wanting one of Apple’s colorful new iPhone 5cs can place their orders in just a couple hours’ time.<p>Apple will start taking orders at midnight …

Apple is Way Ahead but I'm Staying with Android

Apple is still way ahead of the rest of the industry. <i>Particularly</i> in how it introduces new products.<p>I’m pretty disappointed that Tim Cook doesn’t talk about the role of mobile in bringing us the future. He has the tools sitting right in front of him to do that, with the new motion sensor in the …

Google Play edition Samsung Galaxy S4 also getting JWR66Y update

Along with the Google Play edition HTC One, it now seems the "stock" Android Galaxy S4 (GT-I9505G) is also getting its over-the-air update to build …

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The Habits Of Supremely Happy People

Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, theorizes that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the remaining 40 percent is up to us.<p>In his 2004 Ted Talk, Seligman describes three different kinds of happy lives: The pleasant life, in which you fill …

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iPhone 5s fingerprint reader has a timed safeguard, dislikes sweaty digits

Beyond the basics, Apple has said little of how the iPhone 5s Touch ID fingerprint reader works -- we mostly know that it's inaccessible to the outside world. Thankfully, the company has shed further light on Touch ID through statements to the <i>Wall Street Journal</i>. To start, iPhone owners will have …

Apple quiet on iPhone 5c pre-orders as stock price slides

Apple is clearly positioning the upcoming iPhone 5c as its next smartphone for the masses. The colored, plastic device is the first thing you see when visiting Apple.com or the company's iPhone page. But just days ahead of launch, Apple is today breaking a trend; it's not providing any indication …

Apple’s iPhone Event: Everything You Need To Know

Apple just held a splashy press event in several global locations to launch its new iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C. Did you miss it? Here’s everything you need to know.<p>Apple, as it promised, has just managed to “brighten everyone’s day” with a big news conference that revealed the iPhone 5S and the iPhone …

Verizon's blue HTC One trickling out to Best Buy stores starting today

See that? It's an HTC One, programmed for use on Verizon's airwaves, and it's <i>blue</i>. Moreover, it's at Best Buy, and if you're lucky, you'll be able to pick one up yourself as early as tonight. If you'll recall, we had heard that Sprint was aiming to ship the aforesaid device on September 10th, but …

WSJ: China Mobile to carry the less-expensive iPhone 5C

The less-expensive iPhone, dubbed ‘iPhone 5C’ unofficially for now, will be coming to China Mobile, according to WSJ. Apple’s CEO Tim Cook was in China last month to speak with China Mobile’s executives about the deal. We had heard whispers and rumors from analysts and other spectators about the …

What Every U.S. Family Really Needs for a Minimum Living Standard

Mark Cuban Goes Shopping For J.C. Penney Stock

Maybe J.C. Penney can go on the Shark Tank.<p>Entrepreneur and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is the latest billionaire to make an investment in struggling department-store chain J.C. Penney.<p>Cuban bought a million shares of the retailer just "a couple days ago," he said on CNBC today. (That would …

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Amazon intends to offer long-rumored smartphone for free, according to report

An Amazon-made smartphone may be made available to customers free of charge when it launches, according to a new report today. Jessica E. Lessin, a former <i>Wall Street Journal</i> reporter, cites anonymous sources familiar with the retailer's plans, and they say that Amazon wants to sell the smartphone …