Jonathan DeCastro

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11 Best Pasta Recipes for Fall

From creamy butternut squash to umami-packed mushrooms, fall produce makes for incredible, comforting pastas.<p>Here, 11 of our favorite fall pastas …

You can get Apple's iPhone 6S incredibly cheap through T-Mobile

If you're willing to trade in your old phone, you can get the new iPhone for as cheap as $5 per month without having to pay any fees upfront, the carrier officially announced on Wednesday.<p>You'll have to participate in T-Mobile's Jump! On Demand plan to get the deal, which essentially leases the …

Mobile Technology

Dual-core iPhone 6s obliterates Galaxy S6, Note 5 and other top Android phones in performance tests

The first iPhone 6s benchmarks have emerged from a lucky buyer who received her handset a few days before the official September 25th launch date. …

Single-Core

Tired of the 9 to 5? This is how to start a business for free

<b>(CNN) —</b> You might think that the hardest part about starting your own business is figuring out what new service or product to offer to the world.<p>But after spending months, or even years, meticulously fine-tuning your unique selling point -- the heavy lifting starts. Building a business takes an …

Small Business

The iPhone 6S is as powerful as Apple's new MacBook, test claims

However, it looks like the new iPhone is also more powerful than Apple's recently unveiled 12-inch MacBook, at least according to one test.<p>Daring Fireball's John Gruber compared test results from the iPhone 6S and new MacBook to find that the results from Apple's latest iPhone were actually higher …

MacBook

The packaging for Apple's iPhone 6S has reportedly leaked, and it reveals a new detail about the phone

It provides more evidence that the so-called iPhone 6S will look nearly identical to the iPhone 6. And it reveals that the next iPhone might have a smaller battery than the current iPhone.<p>Cnbeta, the website that posted the image, claims that the larger version of the next iPhone will have a 2750 …

How to piss off a Brazilian

Never mind the nasty habit of throwing garbage out of car windows — Brazilians are tidy people, who sometimes shower twice a day. Everyone is …

Brazil

Deal: GOgroove Bluetooth car kit only $16.99!

Looking for a hands-free Bluetooth kit? There’s plenty of options out there, but for $16.99 you could definitely do much worse than the GOgroove hands-free Bluetooth car kit. That’s how much the accessory is being sold for at Amazon, which just so happens to be a $25 (56%) discount over the …

Tech Trends

Nathan Fielder’s Latest Hilarious Text Message Prank Just Ended Hundreds Of Relationships

When last we checked in with UPROXX favorite Nathan Fielder, he was getting his show renewed for a second season and oh yeah asking his Twitter followers to prank their parents by texting, “Experiment: text your parents ‘got 2 grams for $40′ then right after ‘Sorry ignore that txt. Not for you’ …

The iPhone 6s leak we’ve been waiting for: Partially assembled device caught on video

We’re very close to the launch of the iPhone 6s and now <i>MacRumors</i> has obtained several images and a video that show the partially assembled device …

Video shows the Galaxy Note 5 can’t keep up with the iPhone 6 despite superior hardware

If you were to pit the Galaxy Note 5 against the iPhone 6 in terms of raw specs, the Note 5 would clobber Apple’s 2014 flagship phone. As we’ve seen …

Phones

5 Signs You're Standing In Your Own Way to Success

While a lot of the entrepreneurs I’ve met and mentored in the past decade have been successful, I’ve probably met as many, if not more, unsuccessful …

Samsung's new Galaxy Note 5 phone has a big design flaw

But Android Police has found that it is incredibly easy to insert the S Pen backwards into its slot, causing irreparable damage.<p>Previous Galaxy Note phones have come with a stylus too. But they only fit in their slot point first, or needed considerable force to push them in backwards, so you would …

Sexual orientation is much more complex than straight, gay or bisexual

When asked about sexual orientation, most people typically identify the categories: straight, gay and bisexual. We tend to place people into the straight category if they are in relationships with opposite-sex individuals, in the gay category if they are in relationships with same-sex individuals …

The new Mercedes C-Class Coupe is a ridiculously powerful German muscle car

The 2017 C63 Coupe is more powerful than ever, with more horsepower and more speed than ever before.<p>"The new AMG C63 Coupe embodies our conception of progress: It offers impressive longitudinal and lateral dynamics at an extremely high level along with improved fuel economy," said Tobias Moers, …

iPhone 6S Pre-Order Date For Apple's Strongest And Fastest iPhone Ever

When Apple’s new iPhones are announced, the big question from many will be ’when can I buy the new iPhone?’ Regular Apple watchers know that the real question to ask is ‘when can I pre-order mine through Apple’s website?’ Not only does it help fans get in line, it also provides Apple vital …

Tim Cook

(Update: out of devices) Samsung will let iPhone users test the Note 5, S6 Edge+ for $1

<b>Update, August 24:</b> Samsung is out of loaner devices. According to the Samsung Promotions site, the company is out of test devices, due to “overwhelming demand.” This is said to be a temporary issue, so do check back later for a chance to try out the Samsung experience.<p><b>Original post, August 21:</b> …

Galaxy Note

More evidence that Apple’s mysterious third iPhone will launch this year

Apple is preparing its 2015 iPhone launch, which is expected for mid-September. While we only expect to see two new iPhones launch in September, more …

Mobile Technology

Can I get into development without a computer science degree?

In this Ask A Dev, Web dev Logan Thompson reassures all non-computer science majors that with a little hard work and self-discipline, they too can …

Samsung Is Really Really Really Keen To Convert iPhone Owners To Its Smartphones

Got an iPhone? Got a dollar? That’s all you need if you want to take one of Samsung’s newest smartphones for a thirty day, “no obligation” spin. (That’s assuming that you live in the U.S.)<p>The Korean phone maker, which continues to see its growth slip as Android smartphones themselves suffer a …

IPhone users can try out Samsung phones for $1

Love your iPhone? If you spend a month and a dollar, Samsung is betting it can get you hooked on a Galaxy smartphone.<p>Samsung is offering iPhone customers the ability to test drive its new lineup of Galaxy phones, including the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, in addition to the S6 Edge+ and Note 5.<p>For a …

Mobile

YO! Home Is a Convertible Apartment Concept

Simon Woodroffe, the man behind the Yotel hotel and the YO! Sushi chain, has come up with another clever concept to add to his resume – the YO! Home. …

Will dancing emoji find a partner? Unicode considers 38 new designs

Thirty eight new emoji are under consideration by the Unicode Consortium, the organisation which designs and approves emoji, for inclusion in its next release.<p>New emoji candidates include a pregnant woman, bacon and a partner for the dancing emoji woman in the red dress.<p>Unicode 9, an updated …

Unicode

Here Are the World’s Most Spoken Languages in One Globe Map

Language

Understanding Bipolar Disorder: Symptoms, Types and Treatment

Bipolar disorder is a complex mental conditional and its main characteristics are extreme mood swings from extreme happiness followed by depression, …

Depression

AT&T just made a power move against T-Mobile

T-Mobile recently became the nation's third-largest carrier by subscriber numbers, planting it firmly behind AT&T's No. 2 spot. And with the Un-carrier quickly gaining massive amounts of new subscribers each quarter, AT&T knows it needs to become more competitive.<p>For the most part, AT&T is either …

So long cellphone contracts. Wireless carriers are phasing two-year plans out.

Earlier this month Verizon dealt a critical blow to the cruel tyranny of smartphone contract plans; on Monday so did Sprint. With T-Mobile …

Why MacBook screens must be angled at 76 degrees in Apple Stores

Have you ever noticed that the MacBooks are positioned at a slightly awkward angle whenever you visit an Apple Store?<p>As it turns out, there’s method to Apple’s madness — and it’s all about getting customers to adjust the screens, thereby giving them a taste of just how gorgeously tactile the …

Apple Store

As The iPhone 6S Approaches, Apple Still Beats Android In A Few Very Big Ways

Apple’s iPhone remains the handset to beat in an ever more-crowded smartphone marketplace. And with the iPhone 6S just around the corner, Apple is looking to steal the spotlight back from its rivals—especially the Galaxy S6, its palindromic nemesis.<p>But even without the newest iPhone on the horizon, …

Google Play

The sneaky way Apple makes you fall in love with its pricey MacBooks

It was no accident that you walked into an Apple retail store and fell in love with that gorgeous new 13-inch MacBook Air staring back at you from …