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Apple Reportedly Trying 4.7- and 5.7-Inch Screens On iPhones Next Year, Cheaper Model Coming In Fall

Apple is looking at various changes to its iPhone lineup over the course of the next year, according to a new report from Reuters, including two sizes of larger smartphone devices, in both a 4.7-inch and 5.7-inch flavor. The “phablet” plans are also being considered alongside a less expensive …

Lululemon Stock (LULU) Plummets After CEO Announces Departure, Workout Pants Recall Hits Profit

Lululemon stock [NASDAQ: LULU] plummeted this morning after the apparel company's announcement that CEO Christine Day will step down when a successor …

Tim Duncan and Tony Parker Miss Game 3 Warmups Stuck in Traffic

The San Antonio Spurs are looking to add another tally into the win column in Tuesday night's game against the Miami Heat, but Tim Duncan and Tony Parker had a bit of a delay getting to the arena.<p>Apparently the two spent a bit of time in traffic, long enough to put their status for the start of the …

Why the 2013 NBA Draft Could Change College Basketball Recruiting Forever

The NBA draft is always an event with far-reaching impact, but the ramifications are typically confined to the Association. However, the 2013 NBA draft has a chance to spread its tendrils beyond the realm of professional basketball.<p>Usually, the impact of the draft surfaces when the new professional …

A Balanced Diet: Photo Series by Elena Mora - The Fox Is Black

Balance. It’s critical to how we live our lives, and especially important when it comes to our diets. Elena Mora, an Italian stylist, takes the idea …

What 5 Dots In iOS 7 Reveal About A Decade Of Apple Design Strife

A “new” element of iOS 7 has been buried since the iPhone’s original mockup.<p>Signal bars are ubiquitous on phones, so much so that we’ve developed an entire language around it–“How many bars do you have?” or “I don’t know why the call dropped, I had, like, three bars!” With five simple dots that sit …

Waterproof Phones and Accessories

There's no denying it, our smartphones have essentially become an extension of our bodies. Thankfully, in recent years, a handful of companies have broken ground in waterproofing these fragile pieces of technology that we depend on so much. Whether you have a summer full of aquatic activities ahead …

Quitting caffeine is now a mental health disorder

There's a slight tremor in your hands followed by cold sweats. You snap when a coworker asks you a question, and your piercing headache makes you unable to send the simplest email. It’s only noon but you've given up on accomplishing anything at work.<p>If you think this sounds like the description of …

So, what happens to Passbook in iOS 7?

At WWDC 2012, Passbook was called a “key feature” of iOS 6. A year later, the Apple keynote went by without a single mention of the digital wallet …

Tim Tebow Smart to Lay Low as Rumors Circulate Regarding NFL Future

Rumors are swirling about whether or not Tim Tebow will play another down in the NFL, and the polarizing NFL quarterback has wisely abstained from mounting a defense against those who say he's finished.<p>David Fleming of <i>ESPN The Magazine</i> published a column recently in which he detailed the reasons …

Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal roll on

PARIS -- Less than 48 hours after learning of the death of his childhood coach, Novak Djokovic was on court at the French Open, determined to …

The simple way to let consumers judge a product before it even hits the market

The best companies focus on product and in today’s startup world, we focus a lot on product. Steve Jobs built products doing zero market research. Henry Ford famously (and controversially) said that his customers, if asked, would have wanted a faster horse. There are many visionaries out there that …

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Cadillac Is Growing Faster Than It Has In 40 Years

Cadillac sold 13,808 cars in the US in May, a 39.9% increase over its May 2012 numbers, General Motors announced this morning.<p>That's the fastest the brand has grown in nearly 40 years — since "the days of disco," as a GM exec put it on a press call.<p>This past month is not an outlier. Cadillac …

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Booming market is a bust for middle-class families

<b>A board on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (AP/Richard Drew)</b><p>Not everyone is benefiting equally from our suddenly resurgent economy<p>Jared Bernstein<p>June 3, 2013 6:25pm (UTC)<p>This originally appeared on Jared Bernstein’s blog, On the Economy.<p>Last week brought numerous reports on how the U.S. …

Apple Reportedly Signs ‘iRadio’ Deal With Warner Music Group

- Jun 3, 2013<p>Apple is reported to be finally making headway in licensing talks to obtain content for its much rumored “iRadio” Internet radio …

Latest iPod Touch rates poorly on repairability, iFixit says

iFixit's latest teardown takes a look at Apple's new iPod Touch and finds that despite internal changes, the device received the same repairability score as its higher-capacity counterparts.<p>Apple quietly introduced its latest iPod Touch last week. The fifth-generation, 16GB iPod Touch features the …

ARM introduces new designs for affordable smartphones, tablets

ARM, the company’s whose chip designs are a mainstay in the mobile world, has introduced a new member of its Cortex family, designed for the mid-tier …

Three months from today, Google Play will have more total app downloads than Apple

Refreshed MacBook models rumored for WWDC next week

Laptops sporting Intel's latest processors, Haswell, have been popping up everywhere over the past few days, and now it looks like Apple may be ready to get in on the action. <i>9to5Mac</i> is reporting that either the MacBook Air or the MacBook Pro with Retina display — if not both machines — are likely …

If Steve Jobs applied for a job at Apple today, there’s no chance in hell he’d get hired

Not political. Collaborators. People who really don’t care who gets credit. Those are the type of people that Apple looks for in new employees, Apple CEO Tim Cook said recently.<p>In other words, if Steve Jobs was applying for a job at Apple today, he’d probably get shown the door …

Couple At Center Of Ricin Case Points Fingers At Each Other

A Texas couple at the center of the investigation into ricin-tainted letters sent to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg are …

More Children Poisoned By Parents' Prescription Drugs

Dad takes a cholesterol-lowering statin so he'll be around to see the kids grow up. But statins, like Lipitor and Zocor, as well as some other common adult prescription drugs are causing a rise in poisonings among children, a study says.<p>The big surprise is that children are at risk not just from …

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4-year-old girl thrown into the river by her mother found dead: Police<p>Police describe 911 call, bodycam video leading to shooting of Bronze Star …

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Gigaom | Justice Department releases slides showing alleged Apple ebook conspiracy

Advertisement<p>A long-anticipated trial in which the federal government is accusing Apple(s AAPL) of fixing the price of ebooks got underway on Monday …

Oscar Pistorius Family 'Shaken' by Bloody Photos of Crime Scene

Oscar Pistorius' family is "shaken by the graphic images" released by a British media news outlet that show the bloody crime scene where the Olympian …