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How Much Of Your Income Should You Save?

There’s no question more fundamental to personal finance than how much money we should save. Our savings rate is the cornerstone of virtually every other decision about money we make. It affects everything from buying a home to saving for emergencies to retirement.<p>Yet the guidance on this important …

Retirement

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Uber Integrates With Spotify To Let Passengers Become Backseat DJs

Uber is adding a new feature to its mobile app that could allow passengers to play DJ while they take a ride with one of its drivers. Thanks to an integration with Spotify, Uber will soon make music a central part of its ride-hailing service.<p>Some screenshots obtained by TechCrunch show how the …

Updated College Football Playoff Predictions After Week 8

Link to Media<p>Some big-time matchups took place in Week 8, most notably No. 2 Florida State defeating No. 5 Notre Dame in Tallahassee.<p>Bleacher Report College Football Analyst Michael Felder gives his updated predictions for the inaugural College Football Playoff.<p>Which teams do you think should be in …

College Football

Breeze breathalyzer tracks your drinking in HealthKit and connects you w/ Uber when you get too drunk

Breathometer’s first smartphone breathalyzer was launched thanks to a successful Indiegogo campaign that raised $138,377 or 554% of its original goal. A little over a year later, Breathometer has introduced its latest breathalyzer, which it calls Breeze. It isn’t just a toy for college kids to see …

Early Predictions for Detroit Pistons' Starting Lineup Next Season

Link to Media<p>More than almost any team in the NBA, the Detroit Pistons have some serious uncertainty surrounding their starting lineup.<p>New coach and team president Stan Van Gundy will certainly have different opinions of the returning players than his predecessors did. And he's also brought in six …

NBA

Stan Van Gundy Wasting No Time with Complete Detroit Pistons Makeover

Link to Media<p>Former Orlando Magic head coach Stan Van Gundy took over a Detroit Pistons team that finished the 2013-14 season in shambles. Last summer’s offseason spending spree was followed by a disappointing 29-53 campaign, which prompted Joe Dumars to step down as president of basketball …

NBA

Lions report: Detroit needs more from Matthew Stafford

There should be no excuses going forward for Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford.<p>Yes, he'll be playing in a new offense after spending his first five NFL seasons under previous coordinator Scott Linehan. And yes, Stafford is still just 26 years old.<p>But it would be tough to name another team …

Someone hit a football through a basketball hoop with a golf club

<b>By Luke Kerr-Dineen</b><p>The headline pretty much says it all. We're not sure how this is possible, or why someone even thought to try this in the first place. But for whatever reason, they did, and this is their gift to the world:<p>We appreciate the fade, but how about a nice, high draw next time?<p>Follow …

Sparkling Drink Systems says bottoms up to beer

The SodaStream competitor's new partnership with Pat's Backcountry Beverages means you'll be able to brew tall ones on demand from concentrate.<p>When you think of pod-based, single-serve beverage brewing, you probably think of coffee or homemade soda. But Sparkling Drink Systems has their sights set …

Concession Prices At The Masters Are Ridiculously Cheap

The Masters is perhaps the most prestigious sporting event in the world and getting there comes at a high price. The cheapest tickets for Sunday's final round are going for $874 on Stub Hub.<p>Despite the sophisticated grandeur surrounding the tournament, the food and drinks are really cheap according …

Presenting a Beautiful Smartwatch Concept That Makes Sense

Hungarian freelance designer Gábor Balogh has come up with an elegant design for a smartwatch that looks like it could deliver the features most of …

Finally a smartwatch concept that I could actually see myself wearing

I’ve said before that if Apple or anyone else wants to persuade me to wear a smartwatch, they’re going to have to design something that looks like a stylish watch rather than a chunk of smartphone glued to a strap.<p>Even most of the concept images floating around haven’t really hit the mark in my …

Twelve South debuts SurfacePad variant for iPad mini, teases iPad Air version

Twelve South, makers of fine accessories for Apple products, debuted a new version of its popular SurfacePad case for the iPad mini today. The new case is very similiar to the existing iPhone version. It’s made of leather that covers both the front and back of the iPad. A built-in stand allows you …

New Trent's Airbender Case Turns Your iPad mini into a Touchscreen Netbook

I am always swapping cases for my iPad mini, depending on the occasion. Sometimes I need crush-proof protection. Maybe even water-resistant protection, too. Other times I need an integrated keyboard. Sometimes I want the flexibility of a built-in stand with multiple orientations. And other times I …

iPad Mini

Grantland's new mini-documentary on putt-putt is really good

<b>By Luke Kerr-Dineen</b><p>We highly doubt Grantland's newest mini-documentary on putt-putt will invoke the same controversy as another recent golf article, "Dr. V's Magical Putter" (which they later apologized for), but credit to them, because it's very well done.<p>We won't ruin the ending for you, but you …

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New Broadcom 5G 802.11ac WiFi chip will likely power future iOS devices

Broadcom today announced a first of its kind 5G WiFi system-on-a-chip that will bring faster 802.11ac WiFi and improved performance to smartphones. Apple currently uses a WiFi chip based on the Broadcom technology in the iPhone, iPad and Mac products making the new 5G chip a likely successor for …

OneDrive, Dropbox, Google Drive and Box: Which cloud storage service is right for you?

If you're ready to take the plunge into storing your files, photos and more in the cloud but need help deciding which service is right for your needs and wallet, we've got you covered with our in-depth cloud storage comparison.<p>Storing your files in the cloud has many advantages. You can view your …

Software

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Former WSJ Apple reporter has a dreary take on life at Apple after Steve Jobs in this excerpt

Former WSJ Apple reporter/scoopster Yukari Iwatani Kane is coming out with a new book called <i>Haunted Empire: Apple After Steve Jobs ($12.74 Amazon/$14.99 iBookstore).</i><p>We’re not sure how the book reads quite yet but this excerpt of her <i>New Yorker</i> piece via <i>Fortune</i>, doesn’t take on a very optimistic tone …

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Wearable Tech

iWatch + iOS 8: Apple sets out to redefine mobile health, fitness tracking

Apple has its sights set on another industry ripe for reinvention: the mobile healthcare and fitness world. Apple currently plans to release a new version of the iPhone operating system this year with health and fitness tracking integration as its headline feature, according to sources briefed on …

Pebble Beach finally has practice facility to brag about

<b>By Jeff Patterson</b><p>The majestic views of the Pacific seen from half its holes ensure Pebble Beach Golf Links will never, ever, EVER be known for its practice area. But the fact that America's No. 1 public course had far from a first-rate range for visitors making their bucket-list trip to the …

New official Paper app aims to turn Facebook into a beautiful, magazine-style experience

<i>Update: Now available</i><p>Facebook has made many changes to its newsfeed over the years (each usually generating howls of protest on launch and then viewed as business as usual within a week or two), but the interface on web and iOS app alike has seen only minor tweaks. Popup photos aside, it’s …

Just Because They Can: Beer Flavored Jelly Beans

Jelly Belly has just announced it's adding a hefeweizen inspired Draft Beer flavored jelly bean to its lineup. Personally, I'll be sticking to pear. …

But What If The Ball Had Missed The Stick?

At 6:32 p.m. on Friday, April 12, Tiger Woods hit a splendid approach on Augusta National's 15th hole that struck the flagstick and caromed into the pond near the Sarazen Bridge<p>The smile was back as 2013 Masters champion Tiger Woods adjusted the sleeves on the green jacket Bubba Watson had just …