Eric Fields

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Exit Interview: First-round busts, rookies story of 2013 RBs

<i>Throughout the week, the Yahoo! fantasy team will review each of the four major positions, with an eye toward 2014 drafts. Taking a Q&A approach,</i> …

NFL Draft 2014: Fresno State WR Davante Adams likely to declare, per report

One of college football's leading receivers is expected to enter the 2014 draft after his redshirt sophomore season.<p>It seems as though Derek Carr's favorite target at Fresno State will be following him to the professional ranks. Wide receiver Davante Adams, a first-team SB Nation All-American and …

B/R CFB 250: Top 15 Dual-Threat Quarterbacks in College Football

<i>Editor's note: This is the 12th installment in Bleacher Report's CFB 250 for the 2013 season. This signature series runs through December, with National College Football Lead Writer Michael Felder ranking the best players at every position. You can read more about the series in this introductory</i> …

NFL Rookie of the Year race, Week 16: Eddie Lacy making a late push

The rookie of the year races are heating up with one week to go.<p>When Aaron Rodgers went down in Week 9, it was obvious the Green Bay Packers were in trouble. When he was diagnosed with a broken collarbone, things looked even worse for the Packers. He hasn't played a game since, but the Packers head …

NBA Players Hated Wearing Short-Sleeve Jerseys On Christmas

Many NBA players were not impressed by the NBA's new line of jerseys that were released during the holidays.<p>Several players across the league criticized the jerseys for the material, and tight fit. A few players said it inhibited their shooting ability.<p>NBA players and writers took to Twitter with …

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20 Social Apps that Got Us Talking in 2013

As we wind down the year, The Next Web compiled a list of some of the social apps that have made some significant moves in 2013. How did we qualify what a social app was? In our mind, it was a service that had a core functionality that enabled users to interact and engage with other people, either …

Apple CEO Tim Cook Teases 'Big Plans' For 2014

Apple CEO Tim Cook sent a memo over the weekend to employees reflecting on 2013 and talking about the upcoming year of 2014, according to 9to5Mac, which got its hands on a copy of the email.<p>Interestingly enough, Cook teased some “big plans” for 2014:<p>We have a lot to look forward to in 2014, …

Apple Reportedly Launching Larger iPad in October 2014, Larger iPhone in May 2014

Following a report last month stating that Apple supplier Quanta Computer had landed the contract to mass-produce a larger-sized iPad for late 2014, <i>Digitimes</i> is reporting that the 12.9-inch tablet will be released in October 2014 and will target North America's educational market. Apple is also …

Apple To Go Large In 2014 With iPhone 6 In May And iPad Pro in October

Now that the ink is drying on Apple's deal with China Mobile, supply chain rumors are emerging about Apple’s next significant product releases. Digitimes reports that according to “sources from the upstream supply chain,” Apple is planning to release a 5-inch iPhone 6 “phablet” this coming May and …

Best iPad Apps of 2013

2013 has been another memorable year for the iPad App Store. The number of apps designed specifically for the iPad hit the 500,000 milestone this year and is now well on its way to 600,000. By now, there are excellent iPad apps for just about any purpose. From heavy-duty productivity and business …

Google and Apple gear up for next mobile battle

Smartphones will be talking to their users and the tech giants Google and Apple are determined to have the edge<p>Google has predicted its dominant web search engine will mean it will beat Apple in the race to turn the smartphone and other devices into intelligent, voice-controlled personal assistants.<p>…

Amazon: 5 bold predictions for 2014

Amazon spent 2013 attempting to wow us and, for the most part, succeeded.<p>This year saw the debut of Amazon's Mayday customer service button -- the marquee feature for its newest line of Kindle Fire tablets -- the revival of the US Postal Service through Sunday delivery, and, of course, the frenzy …

Samsung Lets Smart TV Apps Control Household Appliances

LG just revealed plans to let you control household appliances via chat app Line, and now it’s Samsung’s turn. The Korean firm is giving developers the keys to build apps that control products in the home from a TV, through a new version of its Smart TV software development kit (SDK).<p>The company …

Gesture-based Music App Listen Gets a Major Update for iOS 7

Listen, the gesture-controlled app for listening to music, has been updated to include several new features, such as support for AirPlay, as well as a new look and feel.<p>Unlike many other apps, Listen doesn’t rely on a button-based interface. Instead, navigating the app is achieved via swiping and …

Google's Chromebooks Were The Best Selling Laptops At Amazon, Beating Windows And Mac Computers

Chromebooks are super cheap laptops that are based entirely on the Chrome browser. You need an Internet connection for the laptops to do anything. But, for the most part, people are Internet-connected when they're using a laptop, so it's not a huge limitation.<p>In a press release, Amazon listed …

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Target challenges report that hackers stole PINs in data breach

Target maintains that shoppers’ personal identification numbers (PINs) are safe following a data breach that affected more than 40 million customer credit and debit cards in November and December.<p>But one report says otherwise.<p>On Wednesday, Reuters cited an anonymous payment executive “familiar with …

PlayStation Plus gets three of 2013's best games for free in January, including 'Bioshock Infinite'

Sony is kicking off 2014 by giving some of this year's best games to PlayStation Plus subscribers. <i>Bioshock Infinite</i>, <i>DmC: Devil May Cry</i>, and <i>Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons</i> will be added to the PlayStation Plus Instant Game Collection throughout the month of January. That's on the PS3 side; <i>Don't Starve</i> …

Twerking, what the fox says, and selfies: The biggest social media moments of 2013

In spite of rampant government and corporate surveillance, the lemmings of social media remained undeterred this year in their quest to share, share, share.<p>And all we got out of it was this lousy Harlem Shake. And a major life moment for Miley Cyrus. And a big reveal on what the fox says.<p>Here are …

Apple's iOS Completely Blew Away Google's Android For Shopping On Christmas

IBM put out a press release about what it saw during Christmas. It's not good for Android:<p>iOS vs. Android: As a percentage of total online sales, iOS was more than five times higher than Android, driving 23 percent vs. 4.6 percent for Android. On average, iOS users spent $93.94 per order, nearly …

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