Michael Karotko

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Retire To This Caribbean Paradise For Only $3,000 A Month

By Donald and Diane Murray, InternationalLiving.com<p>Marty and Michelle Kramer know that the road to paradise is not always direct. They're okay with that. As they will tell you, what counts is being happy where you end up. They found the right fit for their retirement dreams in the bright and breezy …

How to like, comment, and add subscribers to shared photo albums on your iPhone, iPad, Mac, or PC

Making or subscribing to a shared photo album on iCloud is just the beginning: Once you're part of a shared album with your friends, family, or …

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Fertile Ground

I’m Marco Arment: a programmer, writer, podcaster, geek, and coffee enthusiast.<p>One of my favorite patterns in our industry is when the old and …

Oregon Football: 5 Most Important Team Leaders in 2013

The Oregon Ducks have the talent, experience and depth it takes to be the best team in the country, but whether they end up with that title will depend largely on the emergence of team leaders.<p>Last year's group lost Kenjon Barner on offense and guys like Michael Clay, Kiko Alonso and John Boyett on …

Pac-12 Football: The Top 50 Players for 2013

Besides the SEC, no other conference in college football will feature as much talent this fall as the Pac-12 will.<p>Although the conference lost standout players such as Star Lotulelei, Matt Barkley, Dion Jordan, Kenjon Barner, Zach Ertz and Johnathan Franklin, there are still plenty of emerging …

Pac-12 Football: Power Ranking the Top 5 Candidates for 2013 Player of the Year

The Pac-12 takes a backseat to no conference when it comes to producing explosive offensive talents.<p>This season, the league features no shortage of NFL-caliber weapons who are sure to light up scoreboards along the West Coast.<p>However, there are a few intriguing defenders, such as defensive linemen …

Way Too Early BCS Bowl Projections for 2014

120 FBS programs are fighting for 10 prestigious spots in BCS bowls each fall.<p>CFB National Lead Writer Adam Kramer gives his projections on who will be competing in the 2014 BCS bowls.<p>Ohio State is coming off of an impressive 12-0 season last year, but with NCAA violations it was unable to advance …

Apple CEO Tim Cook's full 81-minute interview on Apple, Android, TV, Google Glass, and more

Apple CEO Tim Cook took the stage yesterday at the All Things Digital conference, saying that Apple is “absolutely not” in trouble, even though the company is losing market share, facing challenges from various governments due to Apple’s tax avoidance, and facing a growing sense in the market that, …

Tim Cook: Apple has not lost its touch

Apple chief executive Tim Cook moved to reassure investors that the company has not lost its touch, by telling them that it has several “game changers” in the pipeline.<p>Investors in the technology company have been rattled in recent months by an apparent slowdown in new product launches. However, Mr …

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Android's market share is a 'joke,' and 'Apple owns the high end' of the smartphone market (interview)

Apple says it only makes one phone because the iPhone is already perfect

In its current state, the iPhone is Apple’s diligent attempt to create the Platonic ideal of smartphones, says mobile analyst Horace Dediu. This was Dediu’s observation regarding a question asked of Tim Cook: why does Apple only make one model of smartphone, as opposed to competitors like Samsung, …

Tesla Didn't Make A Profit On Its Cars In Q1

But, to clear up a common misperception, its supporters should understand that it has not--yet--made a profit in its core business: designing, building, and selling the Model S all-electric luxury sport sedan.<p>The confusion seems to have come about because Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] reported a …

Report: Apple picks Pegatron to build low-cost iPhone, not longtime partner Foxconn

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>The <i>Wall Street Journal</i> is reporting that Taiwanese manufacturer Foxconn, which has been Apple’s biggest and most important …

Next year, you'll be able to drive a Tesla from coast to coast

RANCHO PALOS VERDES, Calif. — By next year, you’ll be able to drive a Tesla Model S from Los Angeles to New York, recharging at Tesla Motors’ “Supercharger” stations all the way.<p>Tesla founder and chief executive Elon Musk made the announcement onstage here tonight, at the D11 tech conference.<p>There …