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5 Habits of the Wealthy That Helped Them Get Rich

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Why do the rich keep getting richer? Most of the time, it's not because of luck. It's not because of the family they were born into. It's not because they won the lottery.<p>Wealthy people simply do things differently.<p>It may not seem fair, …

Self-improvement

How To Think Big, In Work And Life

How can we break through the limitations we’ve set for ourselves? That’s what Michael Port, author of <i>The Think Big Manifesto</i>, wants to know. “Sometimes we assign the role of ‘Big Thinker’ to some people, but we don’t necessarily see ourselves in that role,” he says. Often, that’s because of “voices …

HTC explains how the 'Duo Camera' brings depth-sensing to the new One

Finally, we have an official explanation for the two round holes in the back of the new HTC One. The main camera, which sits in the regular spot, houses a 4MP "UltraPixel" camera much like on last year's handset. The smaller lens, which is positioned directly above -- or to the side when you hold …

HTC One (M8) review: a great phone, even if no longer a game-changer

The HTC One was one of our favorite smartphones of 2013. It featured a gorgeous industrial design, a fantastic display, great camera and top-of-the-line performance. HTC poured its heart into it, as evidenced by nearly every aspect of the device. The phone exceeded nearly all of our expectations, …

Apple's Plan to Change How You Watch TV Forever

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Years of halting negotiations with cable companies haven’t gotten Apple much closer to its grand …

70 Billion Reasons For A Public Company To Go Private

When you lose more than $70 billion in stock market value in the space of roughly five years, it might just be time to put the investing public out of its misery and come off the stock market.<p>In the last few days BlackBerry, formerly known as Research In Motion, watched its stock market value fall …

Move over, Pebble: Ubuntu Edge hits record in crowdfunding

There's a new crowdfunding champion in town.<p>The Ubuntu Edge, a smartphone from Canonical that's designed to take on Apple's iPhone 5 and the Samsung Galaxy S4, hit a record for crowdfunding, reaching $10.4 million on Friday. The investment, which has been made up by thousands of Indiegogo users, …

Samsung overtakes Apple as 'most profitable phone firm'

<b>Samsung has become the most profitable mobile phone company in the world, overtaking Apple, a report says.</b><p>Samsung's handset division had an estimated operating profit of $5.2bn (£3.4bn) in the second quarter of 2013, according to Strategy Analytics.<p>Apple's iPhone operating profit was estimated at …

Profit

Analyst: Samsung phones dominate as iPhone declines

A third of phones sold are Samsung phones. New figures saw the Galaxy S4 and its ilk continue to dominate the mobile world, as the iPhone's slice of …

Verizon rolls out fastest FiOS tier yet with 500Mbps downloads, 100Mbps uploads

It's still not quite on par with Google Fiber, but Verizon today launched its fastest FiOS internet package ever, offering 500Mbps downloads and 100Mbps uploads to both residential and business customers. The new top Quantum tier is initially available "in parts" of every existing FiOS market, with …

Ovo wants to take the pain out of beaming videos to your TV

Beaming videos from your mobile phone or your laptop to your TV is still a bit of a hassle, especially if you’re looking for an alternative to …

Google uses Gmail's promotions inbox to promote a new kind of ad

Google's new Gmail tries to declutter your inbox by dividing it into distinct parts: one inbox for social media updates, one for promotions, one for message boards, one for bills and receipts, and one primary inbox for everything else. Since the new Gmail's introduction in May, though, users have …

LaCie's updated NAS OS 3 software boosts RAID write speeds, expands hybrid cloud capabilities

Rely heavily on a LaCie 5big NAS Pro or 2big NAS? If so, you'll want to carve out a few minutes to inject a bit of new software (tap "Support" in the product's Dashboard<i>)</i>. The aforementioned outfit has updated its NAS OS 3 software today, increasing RAID 5 write speeds by 25 percent, expanding …

The coating that makes iPhones touch sensitive is running out

No, iPhone screens are not magic. They are coated in a transparent material called indium tin oxide that senses when a finger makes contact.<p>ITO comes …

Want a cheaper MacBook or iPad? Head to Malaysia

Earlier this year, Apple CEO Tim Cook was asked why Apple products weren’t less expensive. His response: Apple doesn’t want to sacrifice quality for price.<p>Curious then that Apple products in Malaysia are the cheapest in Asia, and cheaper than those in the US or Europe. According to this breakdown …

Vonage Co-Founder And VoIP Pioneer Jeff Pulver’s Next Call: Zula, A WhatsApp For Business

Today, whether it be via Skype or Gmail, making phone calls over the web has become part of our daily routine. While the name may not ring any bells for younger generations, Jeff Pulver is one of the pioneers of that very technology we take for granted. A co-founder of Vonage, one of the biggest …

HTC One Android 4.2 update kills the awful menu bar, adds Instagram to BlinkFeed

The long-awaited Android 4.2 update for the HTC One has been slowly making its way around the world over the past week or so, but thanks to <i>Android Central</i>, we now have a good look at what's on tap in it. Essentially, HTC addressed many of the complaints we had with Sense 5 on Android 4.1, and even …

For Sony Mobile, it's not enough to be smart

If there is one thing Sony has learned in watching the rise of Samsung over the past decade, it's been the singular power that smartphone leadership affords.<p>In recognition of this, Sony acquired Ericsson's stake from its 10-year joint venture last year and created Sony Mobile. The evolution of the …

50 essential Chrome tips

Behind its no-frills, stripped-down exterior, the Google Chrome browser hides a wealth of useful features and functions.<p>Read on to discover some tips …

Your Google Reader Feeds and Folders Are Safe

Inside Flipboard / July 2, 2013<p><b>See the update below.</b><p>There were reports this morning that the preservation of feeds from Google Reader, which was …