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You'll soon be able to order Starbucks Frappuccinos through its app

Mobile ordering is just the tip of the ice-blended mocha<p>Starbucks knows its customers are young, hip, and conjoined at the palm with their smartphones. <i>Recode</i> reports that the company is working on giving its clientele exactly what they've been clamoring for: the ability to preorder their drinks. …

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The 13 Money Mistakes Most Business Owners Continue To Make

For those who’ve beaten the odds to create a successful business, congratulations. But your challenges are only beginning. This is the phase where millions of viable organizations will now trip on their long term planning or will miss the factors that could be bringing greater profitability from …

LG G Watch: pros and cons, how-to, news and more - CNET

How To<p>How to hide Android Wear notifications<p>How to turn on the LG G Watch<p>How to set up an Android Wear watch<p>How to check if your device is Android Wear-compatible<p>13 new things you can do with your Android Wear smartwatch<p>Texting problems on Apple Watch 3? Here's what's going on<p>What to do if your …

Wearable Tech

How To Tell The Fixers-Upper Homes From The Flops

You want to buy a home, but you don’t want to pay 20% more for a brand new home with all the bells and whistles already built in. It just so happens that you’re pretty handy and are willing to trade in some ‘sweat equity’ for a great deal on a house that just needs a little TLC. Buying a place that …

10 Tips To Avoid Getting Burned By Kitchen Remodels

When it comes to making magic happen during a kitchen remodel, there is a lot that can be cooked up – there are oodles of options. There’s also a lot that can go wrong.<p>Here are my 10 key tips to avoid getting burned on a kitchen remodel:<p><b>1. Don’t Overspend</b><p>Before you start planning, consider the …

'Halo 5: Guardians' and live-action Halo TV show set for fall 2015 launch

We've known for a while that there's new Halo game coming to Xbox One and that it could possibly make its debut this year. Today, Microsoft and 343 Industries provided some additional details on the project, most notably that the next instalment in the franchise will be called <i>Halo 5: Guardians</i> and …

'Internet of Things' network connects parking spaces and smartwatches

British company Arqiva has revealed plans for a low-power, battery-preserving network to connect up smart devices in 10 UK cities next year.<p>Smartwatches, smoke alarms and parking spaces will soon be talking to each other over a new network designed for the "Internet of Things".<p>British telecom …

Google hires fashion expert to run Glass

Google's $1,500, Android-powered Glass headset might have an image problem thanks to privacy fears and many talk show jokes, but the search giant is slowly trying to change peoples' minds. Google is hiring fashion executive Ivy Ross this week to help market Glass to the masses. Ross is a design and …

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Dr. Dre maybe the ‘first billionaire in hip-hop,’ but what does that mean for hip-hop?

A rap icon who hasn’t dropped an album in nearly 15 years is now calling himself “the first billionaire in hip-hop” — and he might be exaggerating by only $200 million.<p>Beats Electronics, a company co-founded by Dr. Dre that specializes in high-end headphones and a recently launched music streaming …

Upslope Brewing Company

Cracking open a cold one in the great outdoors shouldn't mean lowering your standards. While many favorite brews are bottle-bound, the crew at Upslope Brewing Company of Boulder, Colorado knows good things can come in cans. CH tested three of Upslope's libations for freshness, palate and …

Alcohol

This Startup Is Going To Revolutionize The Credit Card You Already Have In Your Wallet

Admittedly, the bank was doing something most do: trying to stay one step ahead of card thieves.<p>But what if there were a way to pair your card with your smartphone — implementing what is essentially two-factor authorization to purchases — to make sure it's always you handing the card over at a …

FinTech

Having High-Tech Gadgets Is a Career-Booster, Says Study

Always using the latest high-tech gadget is one way to boost your image at work, new research suggests.<p>Indeed, business professionals who want to be …

This is what Netflix's 4K streaming looks like

Earlier today Netflix CEO Reed Hastings jumped into LG's press conference to confirm that his company will offer the second season of <i>House of Cards</i> in 4K, streamed directly to Ultra HD TVs from LG and others. Naturally then, we stopped by Netflix's Las Vegas hotel suite to check out the latest …

Google plans to expand Chromecast in 2014

Look out for an open SDK, international expansion and new devices from Google's Chromecast system over the coming year.<p>The search giant is planning …

Chromecast in 2014: an open SDK, big international plans and maybe even new devices

Advertisement<p>17 Comments<p>Google (S GOOG) landed a bit of a coup with Chromecast this year, launching a device that no one saw coming but that has …

Android News

Xbox One: A $499 PC for your living room

The Xbox One is Microsoft's first new gaming console in eight years. It's a quality piece of hardware but it's also noteworthy because Microsoft is using it to make a statement.<p>Video game consoles are no longer just gaming consoles. They're computers for your living room.<p>So how does the Xbox One, …

Twitch streaming on Xbox One delayed until 2014

Xbox One owners won't be able to use the popular game streaming service via their consoles until next year.<p><b>The much-lauded integration of the Twitch</b> …

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Xbox One vs PS4: All you need to know

Ahead of their release later this year, see how the launch titles, bundles and hardware for the Xbox One and PS4 compare.<p>Techradar takes a look at the latest information on the Playstation 4 and XBox One following the Gamescom gaming convention, including launch titles and bundles.<p>From the design …

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