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Nomad ChargeKey review: a must-have iPhone charger for your keychain

When it comes to my phone, I’m not a big accessories guy. I own a spare charging cable and way too many cases, but no crazy docks, speakers, camera …

Staying Charged at CES

I went to CES last week. Unlike last year when we descended on Las Vegas for the full six days required for journalists to fully exhaust themselves …

Evomail+ for iPhone arrives as a rebuilt, redesigned email client for iOS 7

I think it’s safe to say we all have a love/hate relationship with our email. We either get too much of it to deal with, we hate the way it works, or …

Bound to a Tainted Public Perception

The one thing Kanye wouldn’t say — Jay Z doesn’t deserve nine Grammy nominations.It’s clearly evident that many people these days don’t like Kanye …

The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds review: as a picture

<i>The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds</i> is one hell of a risk.<p>More than two decades after <i>The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past</i> was widely regarded as one of the greatest games of all time, Nintendo is doing the unthinkable with a direct sequel. There are no nebulous allusions to hidden …

Thanksgiving in Mongolia

My favorite game when I was a child was Mummy and Explorer. My father and I would trade off roles: one of us had to lie very still with eyes closed and arms crossed over the chest, and the other had to complain, “I’ve been searching these pyramids for so many years. When will I ever find the tomb …

13-inch Macbook Pro with Retina display (2013) Review

There are some products that are great, and then there are some that just hit that elusive sweet spot. Last week, I picked up the newest version of …

We have News | Online News and other fun stuff on the web

April 13, 2017 by BenchMark Website Design No Comments Share this<p>It’s 6:00am and the morning cell phone alarm goes off, that familiar melody provided …

Kanye West Knows You Think He Sounded Nuts on Kimmel

Here are three stories.<p>I'm 9 or 10 and my mother and I are on a cross-country road trip when we decide to stop for breakfast at a small diner in …

And Then Steve Said, ‘Let There Be an iPhone’ - The New York Times

Grignon had been part of the iPhone rehearsal team at Apple and later at the presentation site in San Francisco’s Moscone Center. He had rarely seen Jobs make it all the way through his 90-minute show without a glitch. Jobs had been practicing for five days, yet even on the last day of rehearsals …

All Is Fair in Love and Twitter - The New York Times

<b>Genesis stories tend</b> to take on an outsize significance in Silicon Valley. Steve Jobs dropped out of Reed College, traveled the world, dated Joan Baez and helped create a revolutionary computing company. Mark Zuckerberg wrote the initial code for Facebook while ranking the attractiveness of girls …

I Am Canadian, A Reply to Bell’s Open Letter

Dear Mr. Cope,<p>Amongst your many traits as CEO of Bell Canada Enterprises (BCE), tenacity, enthusiasm for your trade, and perseverance top the list. …

So where's the 5-inch iPhone?

Rumors of a bigger iPhone, though not as persistent as rumors of a less-expensive iPhone, have persisted for a couple of years now. While rumors of …

Creativity and Commerce - Magazine - Art in America

The relationship between creativity and commerce has always been vexed—perhaps never more so than today. Few would deny that the art world has grown …

Date With A Glasshole: Google Glass Dating 101, A Report From The Field

I am a pioneer (ahem, <i>Explorer</i>) tasked with testing the developer edition of Google Glass, arguably technology’s biggest quantum leap forward since the advent of the tablet. The start of Google I/O today will no doubt bring a critical mass of Glass wearers into San Francisco, making its social …

Obsessed with the Now: Douglas Rushkoff and the threat of 'Present Shock'

Douglas Rushkoff is a man ready to talk. As a media theorist, he has a lot of ideas about everything, and he’d like to share them with you. His new book, <i>Present Shock</i>, is his effort to describe "right now," whatever that is — and how we deal with it. What’s most surprising about the book is perhaps …

The Luckiest Village in the World

It was a tiny town of farmers, a village where everyone knew everyone and nearly all struggled to make ends meet. But then, a few days before Christmas, they won the largest lottery in the history of Spain. The entire town. All of them. (Well, almost all of them.) Instantly, Sodeto became known as …

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