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Gazelle Will Allow You to Lock In a Price For Your Old iPhone Now – Keep Them Until Oct. 10th

- Aug 18, 2014<p>Gazelle, the electronics trade-in site, has announced that it will lock in trade-in prices for your old iPhone now, and not require you …

More proof that the iPhone 6 will come with an evolved new Lightning cable

Last week, we told you about shots that had leaked from within Foxconn, which reportedly showed new Lightning cables developed by Apple that featured fully reversible USB connectors.<p>We were excited, but there was only one problem: the images seemed a little sketchy. But a new image from reliable …

How Google and Apple Are Going to Take Over Your Car

Gadgets<p>Is this an Apple or an Android car? That may be the question you find yourself asking in the not-so-distant future.<p>Just like Apple and Google continue to battle for market share in the smartphone and tablet space, they are also going to be increasingly fighting for dominance in the auto …

Autonomous Cars

Mom invents app to stop teens from ignoring parent phone calls

A Houston mom was fed up with her teenage son ignoring her calls and texts to his mobile phone. She’d call and call and he’d never pick up. Her texts seemed to be sent into a black hole.<p>Sharon Standifird decided something needed to be done and figured she could use modern technology to get Bradley …

Fear and Rumors Fueling the Spread of Ebola

As the death toll rises from the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, confusion and rumor have made it harder for health care workers and government …

Three's smartphone app for calling and texting over WiFi now available

Three and EE jostled for attention last month when they announced, on the same day, their customers would soon be able to make calls and send texts over WiFi connections. While EE is working on a fancy system the user will be all but oblivious to, Three's following O2's lead with an app that does …

Sense Is a Bedside Gadget for Improving Your Sleep

James Proud, a graduate of the first class of the Thiel Fellowship, has launched his new startup, Hello, on Kickstarter with Sense, a gadget that sits on your nightstand and monitors your sleeping environment.<p>The device includes motion, light, temperature, humidity, noise and air quality sensors in …

Tiny Wireless Earbuds Could Be Damn Near Invisible When In Use

Two tiny, cylindrical earbuds that could be great–if you don’t lose them.<p>Earin, currently attracting tons of money on Kickstarter, is a tiny wireless earbud product that’s a bit different from anything currently on the market–and by doing things so differently, it might be the first pair of …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

What happens when smart guns mix with Google Glass

As if shooting targets at impossibly long distances wasn't enough, smart rifle-maker Tracking Point announced Wednesday that it's working on a new feature for its tech-enabled guns: the ability to shoot long distances from around corners.<p>Just how does it propose to do this? With Google Glass, of …

20 Things Men Will Never Understand About Women

The Women's Health Guy Next Door admits that he's completely and utterly confused by our gender.<p>I can't recall exactly how old I was when I learned that I'd probably spend the rest of my life trying to understand women. The lesson started with a simple proposition beneath the jungle gym: "I'll show …

Hoarding

How to Become a Millionaire by Age 30

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Getting rich and becoming a millionaire is a taboo topic. Saying it can be done by the age of 30 seems like a fantasy.<p>It shouldn’t be taboo and it is possible. At the age of 21, I got out of college, broke and in debt, and by the time I …

Parents Home

These healthy choices have the nutrients that you and your growing baby need.<p>1 of 18<p>These 7 pregnancy power foods have the nutrients that you and your growing baby need.<p>2 of 18<p>Pinterest<p>Fortified Breakfast Cereal<p>You knew folate was important before conception and during your first few weeks of …

Whole Grain

You can now ask Google to remove links about you

If there's something online you don't want people to see, you can now ask Google to pretend the offending item doesn't exist.<p>The search giant has created an online form through which you can ask for links to personal data or posts about you to be removed from its search results. The new form is in …

Is Some Tech Too Addictive?

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> <i>Nir Eyal is the author of Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products. He writes about the intersection of psychology, technology, and business at NirAndFar.com.</i><p>Addiction can be a difficult thing to see. From outward appearances, Dr. Zoe Chance looked fine. A professor at the Yale …

5 Can't-Miss Apps: Next Music Discovery and More

5 Can't-Miss Apps<p>Retro for Instagram<p>Next — Social Music Discovery<p>Notifyr<p>PumpUp<p>Scout GPS, Maps, Voice Navigation & Traffic<p>Between Microsoft unveiling …

Samsung Galaxy S5 Active unique features detailed

We’ve been hearing bits and pieces about the Galaxy S5 Active over the past couple of weeks. Now, <i>TK Tech News</i> has managed to nab a developer version of the smartphone, and has uploaded a few videos detailing its unique features and how it compares with the original Galaxy S5. Here’s everything that …

The Trick That Makes Google's Self-Driving Cars Work

Google is engaging in unprecedented, massive, ongoing data collection to transform intractable problems into solvable chores.<p>Google's self-driving cars can tour you around the streets of Mountain View, California.<p>I know this. I rode in one this week. I saw the car's human operator take his hands …

10 Phrases Great Speakers Never Say

While it's really hard to immediately win over a crowd, it's really easy for a speaker to lose the room within the first few minutes of a presentation.<p>To make sure you don't lose your audience, here's Boris Veldhuijzen van Zanten, serial entrepreneur and founder of TwitterCounter and The Next Web, …

Public Speaking

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Mutual Funds

White House unveils dire warning, calls for action on climate

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration on Tuesday released an updated report on how climate change requires urgent action to counter impacts that touch every corner of the country, from oyster growers in Washington State to maple syrup producers in Vermont.<p>White House senior counselor John …

Apple's $119.6 million verdict against Samsung remains, even after new damage calculations

After additional deliberations, the jury who decided the second month-long trial between Apple and Samsung last week awarded Apple an additional $4.02 million for damages involving Samsung's Galaxy S2 smartphone and an Apple patent covering an autocorrect feature, reports <i>Recode</i>. However the group …

Concern over trash food recycling

Expired marshmallows, broken crackers, stale donuts, even orange peels are among the billions of pounds of would-be waste that help feed livestock every year.<p>By regularly diverting its waste in this way, the food industry prevents millions of tons of greenhouse gases from being released into the …

Dramatic rescue footage: Coastguards save people from sinking South Korea ferry

South Korea

Mozilla names insider Chris Beard as interim CEO

Mozilla named former Chief Marketing Officer Chris Beard a board member and its new acting chief executive on Monday, as the nonprofit tries to move beyond a political firestorm and reconnect with the users critical to the success of Firefox and Mozilla's mission.<p>Beard has worked for Mozilla for …

Soda Losing Its Grip on America

An American icon is losing its grip on the nation's consumers: soda sales are on the decline.<p>More shoppers, such as mother of three Laura Curren, are …

Private-sector hiring breaks out of winter freeze

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. companies stepped up hiring in March for a second straight month, offering fresh evidence the economy was regaining momentum after a weather-driven lull over the winter.<p>The undercarriage for a Boeing 777 awaits installation at their assembly operations in Everett, …