Lisa Carino

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Beware the April 1 IRA deadline

This story has nothing to do with your 2013 tax return. But it has everything to do with an April 1 deadline for owners of traditional IRAs who …

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Samsung Unveils Galaxy S5 Smartphone

Today at the Mobile World Congress wireless show in Barcelona, Samsung unveiled its latest flagship Android smartphone, the Galaxy S5. Samsung mobile …

Why Android won't be getting App Ops anytime soon

An outcry of disappointment greeted Google when people found out that the hidden App Ops feature was yanked from Android KitKat last week, and it's going to be a long time before you see it again.<p>Google said at the time that it removed the feature because its experimental nature could break apps, a …

Samsung 'planning 10.5-inch AMOLED tablet'

The next addition to Samsung's Galaxy Tab range could have a 10.5-inch AMOLED display<p>Samsung is reportedly planning to introduce a new 10.5-inch tablet with an AMOLED display at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas next month.<p>According to a shipping manifest leaked to the Korean media, …

2013's Biggest Tech Moments, Told In Photos

Octocopters, hyperloops, bitcoin — in the tech world, this is what we call an "eventful year." But you needn't fear information overload. Looking back, these are the innovations and tech moments to remember from 2013.<p><i>This story appears the special Year in Photos issue of our weekly iPad magazine,</i> …

Here's Why Instagram's Demographics Are So Attractive To Brands

Instagram is telling advertisers that early photo ads have generated great results and that one client, Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream, reached 9.8 million people in the U.S. aged 18 to 35 in eight days.<p>Before buying Instagram ads, advertisers need to understand who is on the social network.<p>Over 90% of …

Rumor: T-Mobile Uncarrier 4.0 to award subscribers that switch carriers up to $350 for their ETF

T-Mobile will soon announce a new step in its Uncarrier initiative – dubbed as Uncarrier 4.0 – maybe as soon as CES 2014, which may be offering cash to subscribers that ditch their current mobile operator in order for them to make up for their Early Termination Fees.<p>The news is not confirmed yet, …

Nest Protect review: a smoke detector for the smartphone generation

Back in 2011, Nest did the impossible: It made thermostats sexy. Apple veterans Tony Fadell and Matt Rogers applied their iPod-designing expertise to the largely utilitarian world of home-climate control, creating the Learning Thermostat, an appliance aimed squarely at the gadget-obsessed citizens …

Koru: Apple smartwatch next Christmas and other wearable trends for 2014

There are far more smartwatches to put under a Christmas tree this year than last although none of them are from Apple(s aapl). That’s expected to …

Hide your phone, hide your tablet, ’cause 1 out of 13 of you will have something stolen this month

Oh, it’s all peppermint mochas and seasonal ice rinks and Yankee Candle outlets — until someone steals the iPad mini you <i>just got</i> from Meemaw and giddily opened on the 22nd.<p>Serves you right, you Santa-hating glutton.<p>But seriously, it’s not just you. Around 8 percent of people report gadget theft …

Samsung said to unveil Galaxy Pro tablets in early 2014

Samsung may be targeting a new lineup of Galaxy Pro tablets for the first quarter of 2014.<p>Based on a tidbit from an unnamed insider, SamMobile said on Friday that Samsung is prepping three Pro tablets as well as a lite version of the Galaxy Tab 3. The pro lineup would include the Galaxy Tab Pro …

Android 'started over' the day the iPhone was announced

Apple's boast that the iPhone changed everything about the mobile industry has received some support from one of Android's original software architects. Chris DeSalvo, who worked alongside Andy Rubin at Danger before joining Google to build its mobile OS, says that the iPhone's announcement forced …

Google Glass: What You're Not Supposed to Do

There are certain things you won't be encouraged to do wearing one of these. Those are the things I did.<p><i>Published in the December 2013 issue</i><p><b>Google Glass</b> mayor may not transform the future. But one thing is beyond question: It elicits mighty strong reactions in the present.<p>The first week I got my …

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Disney Dream Portraits by Annie Leibovitz

Disney Dream Portraits by Annie Leibovitz<p>An ongoing series of photos transforming celebrities into fantastic Disney characters by famed photographer …

10 New Books You Need to Read This Year

From biographies to technical studies and step-by-step guides, here are 10 books that you should look for in the next few months.<p>Of course, we think you can learn a lot online. But, if you’re looking to take a deeper dive, there is often no substitute for the kind of thoughtful analysis you can get …

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Reader Recs: Romantic Destinations

Planning a trip with that special someone? We asked our Facebook fans to share their favorite romantic destinations, and they came through in a big way.<p><b>Whether you’re looking for a tried-and-true classic or something more off the grid, our travel community has got you covered:</b><p>Not surprisingly …

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1 Tiny Dog Face That Will Leave You Breathless And Melt Your Heart Until You're In The Emergency Room Begging God To Spare Your Life

First I saw this dog's face. Then I saw a Photoshop of him as E.T. Then I screamed for 20 minutes.

This Hairless Cat Looks Like A Dumb, Naked Potato

Warning: gross.

This Blueberry Muffin Looks Exactly Like This Chihuahua

The horror.

Chrome update will let you use less data while browsing on mobile

Browsing the web with Chrome could soon take a smaller toll on your data plan. Google is launching a new version of Chrome for iOS and Android soon that will include an optional setting that it says can reduce the browser's data usage by up to 50 percent. The feature has been rolling out as a test …

Apple Agrees to FTC Terms Over In-App Purchases With $32 Million Settlement

Apple and the U.S. Federal Trade Commission have entered into a consent decree over in-app purchases on the App Store. In a memo to Apple employees, CEO Tim Cook wrote that the company felt it had no other choice.<p>According to the agreement, Apple will be required to provide full refunds to parents …

Bourbon Bacon Whipped Sweet Potatoes with Brown Butter and Crispy Sage

Whipped Bourbon Bacon Sweet Potatoes.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> November 13, 2013 141<p>I present to you… the trashiest of the sweet potatoes.<p>It’s like every single …