Jorge Mendez

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Why You Might Want to Get a Premium Credit Card Instead of Buying Travel Insurance

After seeing posts in various online travel communities about instances where travel insurance saved the day after long hospital stays or required …

Personal Finance

16 Tasty Whole30 Recipes That Cook Up Quickly in a Pressure Cooker or Instant Pot

Long before you laid eyes on The Whole30 Cookbook or even started this Whole30 journey, you fell in love with the quick ease of your pressure cooker. Now that you’ve survived the first few weeks of W30, you’ve mastered cooking Whole30 dinners, soups and even some vegetarian dishes. And you’re all …

How to Trigger Size Gains Every Workout

An Advanced Full-Body Workout Plan<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>Three things cause muscles to grow: mechanical tension, metabolic stress, and muscle …

Workouts

What’s in all that e-cig vapor?

By Sara Shipley Hiles<p>Wander into a vape shop in the mall or online, and you can find a smorgasbord of flavors: cotton candy, vanilla custard, even Unicorn Milk or Katy Perry’s Cherry.<p>Flashy flavors have helped e-cigarettes, designed to vaporize a nicotine solution, grow into an industry with an …

Public Health

10 Things You Should Never Buy at the Grocery Store

Starting with salad dressing, believe it or not.<p>According to Yahoo Finance, the cost of providing healthy meals for a family of four ranges from $131 a week for the thriftiest folks to $299 for liberal spenders. Budget-conscious shoppers use coupons to save, but studies have shown that, in many …

LG's new G4 is a powerhouse phone wrapped in leather

But while the overall design of the G4 is very similar to the G3, LG is offering the new phone with leather backs in a handful of colors that bring the all-plastic phone up a few notches in terms of look and feel. The company says it spends an inordinate amount of time (three months) making each …

11 Futuristic Kitchen Gadgets That Will Change The Way You Cook

These tools may not be on the market yet, but someday they'll change your life.<p>These tools may not be on the market yet, but someday they'll change your life.

Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the Eight Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read

In December of 2011, <b>Neil deGrasse Tyson</b> — champion of science, celebrator of the cosmic perspective, master of the soundbite — participated in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything series of public questions and answers. One reader posed the following question: <i>“Which books should be read by every single</i> …

This bizarre bendable phone wears like a shirtsleeve

For the past few years, the standing lazy punchline about wearables has been something about awkwardly strapping a computer or a phone to your body. Finally, a crowdfunding campaign has taken the joke to the next level and made that punchline a reality.<p>San Francisco Bay Area startup Arubixs has …

Samsung SM-A300 Specifications Appear in Benchmarks

Last month, we heard a rumor that Samsung will introduce more devices under the A series, following the footsteps of the metal-clad Samsung Galaxy …

Google launches standalone Camera app in Play Store

Google has just launched its own Camera app in the Play Store. Simply called Google Camera, the app looks a bit different from the camera software currently shipping in Android 4.4 KitKat. Google has made a number of improvements and refinements here, introducing a much cleaner interface "that gets …

Google Wallet lets you capture credit card info with your smartphone camera

The contents of your wallet are under attack. Earlier this month Coin swept in threatening to eliminate the need for all of your beloved non-cash payment methods and now Google Wallet is making it even easier to capture your plastic with its latest Android update. Along with the introduction of its …

In smartphone world, it’s a two-horse race as BlackBerry falls further behind

For all its meteoric growth, evidence is mounting that the smartphone industry has only been kind to two manufacturers – and especially cruel to one.<p>A new report from Canaccord Genuity, released Thursday, shows that Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., the two most successful …

Samsung plans to release smartphone with wraparound display next year: Bloomberg

Samsung has led the curved display "movement" with the introduction of its Galaxy Round smartphone, but apparently the company isn't satisfied stopping there. Bloomberg today claims that Samsung will release a handset featuring a wraparound display at some point next year. According to the report, …

What is the next major breakthrough for smartphones?

Has the pace of innovation been slowing down lately? We’re used to incremental improvements to the existing technology in our smartphones, but big, bold moves are much more exciting. Our expectations are higher than ever. There have been some interesting developments in the last year. Sony has …

Gear & Gadgets

SanDisk’s wireless flash drive: A simple storage boost for your iOS or Android phone

I love my 32GB iPhone 5s(s aapl), but it’s barely a month old and I’ve already used more than half of the storage capacity. When my previous iPhone …

Limited edition Oppo N1 with CyanogenMod to ship in December

Tired of waiting for the latest Android(s goog) updates to make their way to your phone? You can always buy a Nexus. But soon you’ll have another …

Oppo’s First Cyanogen-Modded Smartphone Will Launch In December

As much as I love stock Android sometimes you just need something <i>different</i>, and that’s essentially been the guiding mission of the folks over at Cyanogen Inc.<p>They’ve made plenty of strides with their customized version of Android over the past few months, but now they’re on the verge of a big …

Type Your Own Animated Movie With This Crazy Software

Inside this playful screenwriting software may hide the future of filmmaking: You simply write what you want to see, and that vision plays on screen.<p>Here’s how Hollywood works today: Somebody writes a script. And especially if it’s an animated feature–a piece that will take hundreds of Pixar …