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Sprained ankle doesn't stop Stephen Curry as Warriors beat Lakers

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Stephen Curry shifted the focus from his troublesome right ankle by putting the Golden State Warriors on firm footing in the …

Basketball

Dwight Howard: 'I will remember'

The Golden State Warriors smacked, cajoled and dominated the Los Angeles Lakers on Monday night.<p>It left a bloodied Dwight Howard vowing retaliation …

So Here Is the iPhone Lineup That T-Mobile Just Announced

Yep, T-Mobile is finally getting the iPhone.<p>With the iPhone 5, T-Mobile is actually getting its own version of the phone, supporting its unique …

T-Mobile iPhone 5 won’t support WiFi calling

It looks like T-Mobile’s version of the iPhone 5 will lack a feature that many T-Mobile subscribers love to take advantage of. At T-Mobile’s …

Apple's broken promise: why doesn't iCloud 'just work'?

Frustrations mount as developers deal with Apple's inability to manage another cloud service<p>iCloud, perhaps more than any Apple software product, is meant to "just work." When Apple introduced iCloud, it made clear its hopes to eradicate settings menus and file systems in favor of automation. Steve …

We Did The Math, And It Turns Out The T-Mobile iPhone 5 Could Save You A Bunch Of Money

But T-Mobile's pricing plans for the iPhone are a bit different from the other three carriers. Instead of paying a flat $200 for the iPhone along with a two-year service contract, T-Mobile will charge you $100 up front for the phone plus an additional $20 per month over 24 months.<p>So is it worth …

Instagram Infographic Breaks Down Its User Types

Instagram to some has democratized photography, whereas to others (professional photographers) it’s bastardized the art form. Take it or leave it, 40 …

Digitimes says Apple is working on a 4K TV for either later this year or early next year

According to <i>Digitimes</i>, Apple is planning on launching a TV set either later this year or in early 2014. The site, which has a mixed track record, says that the display is of 4K resolution. Specifically, the report calls for a 3840 x 2160 panel in the TV. While the site says Apple could be working …

Does Apple Really “Need” a New Breakthrough to Bolster Stock?

It may be a while before Apple’s shares return to the all-time high of $705 they hit last September, but they should hit $600 or so by year’s …

Can anyone beat the NRA?

Wayne LaPierre may have more blood on his hands than Dracula, but — fair is fair — he also has the guts of a burglar.<p>He will say anything to advance the agenda of the National Rifle Association, which he runs, and he doesn’t worry about his critics. Under his leadership, the NRA has grown and today …

Day 1 Didn't Tell Us Too Much About Day 2 Of Same-Sex Marriage Cases

As we wait for the Supreme Court to convene again at 10 a.m. ET and begin the second of two historic days of oral arguments focusing on legal issues surrounding same-sex marriage, there's a natural question:<p>Did Day 1 — a case about California's Proposition 8 ban on gay marriage — tell us much about …

Can Mark Zuckerberg And His Friends Convince Conservatives And Labor Unions To Support Immigration?

The group will be an issue advocacy non-profit, so direct donations to politicians aren't allowed. It will be able to organize lobbying efforts, run advertisements and fund research. Efforts like that can help change the framework of a debate over time—consider investor Pete Peterson's enormous …

BILL O'REILLY: Gay Marriage Opponents' Only Argument Is 'Thumping The Bible'

O'Reilly discussed the two landmark gay marriage cases before the Supreme Court this week — California's Proposition 8 and the federal Defense of Marriage Act — with fellow Fox News host and former lawyer Megyn Kelly.<p>Kelly brought up a recent conversation she had with Tony Perkins, the president of …

Here's What Frank Bruni Gets Wrong About Rand Paul's Senate Record

Like many in the media, the New York Times columnist emphasizes minor positions while minimizing the Kentucky senator's more important stands.<p>Reuters<p>You'd never know from Bruni's column that Paul advocated for a total of nine reforms to the Patriot Act:<p>He teamed up with Democratic Senator Patrick …

Hanjoo: Great BBQ Pork Belly in Flushing

Rejecting the something-for-everyone approach of many Korean restaurants, Hanjoo (“Han Joo” on the sign out front) in Queens focuses on what it does …

Vote for the Most Life-Changing Hot Dog

<b>The hot dog</b> has a long, storied history. An argument can be made that it's one of the most quintessentially American foods we consume: in true bootstrapping, multicultural American fashion, the inventor of the hot dog took ingredients from his mother country, recombined them in an unhealthy and …

Steakcraft: Quality Meats' 'Butcher's Cut,' a 64 oz. Dry Aged Double Rib Steak

GallerySteakcraft: Quality Meats' 'Butcher's Cut,' a 64 oz. Dry Aged Double Rib Steak<p>Steak Fact Sheet<p><b>Cut</b> Rib Steak<b><br>Grade:</b> USDA Prime<b><br>Breed:</b>Black Angus, Creekstone Farms<b><br>Dry Aged?</b> 28 Days<b><br>Pre-Cooked Weight:</b> 64 ounces<b><br>Price:</b> $110<b><br>Price per Ounce:</b> $1.72<p>More<p>Guide to Steak<p>All the methods and tips you need to …

Big Gay Ice Cream's New Soft Serve is Awesome

It's hard not to love Big Gay Ice Cream, the only ice cream business I know of with a unicorn as its mascot and a novelty cone called a Salty Pimp. If you want to know how far out commercial soft serve can go, the Big Gay team can show you.<p>But with the launch of a new soft serve base made with …

New York City's 15 Most Iconic Sandwiches

Here's a guide to New York's <b>15 most iconic sandwiches</b>. Some of them are fancy, others are not, but all of them are worth trying at least once.<p>And for more sandwich recommendations, check out Eater's map of New York's best new sandwiches.<p>Read More<p><b>Note:</b> Restaurants on this map are listed …

Hanjoo Brings Korean Pork Barbecue to the East Village

GalleryHanjoo Brings Korean Pork Barbecue to the East Village<p>Hanjoo<p>12 St. Marks Place, New York, NY 10003 (b/n 2nd and 3rd; map); 646-559-8683; hanjoonyc.com <b><br>Service:</b> Accomodating, if a little short on English<b><br>Setting:</b> Oddly lit but attractive step up from neighboring restaurants; high ceilings and …

The Logitech Gaming Lineup At PAX East 2013

General Manager of <b>Logitech</b> gaming business group Ehtisham Rabbani said it best at PAX East 2013. “At some point we dropped the ball.” But Logitech’s new lineup of gaming offerings are poised to pick the ball back up and get back in the game, with design choices based on functionality, not …

EA has a lot riding on Battlefield 4, and it’s stepping up its investment in a big way

SAN FRANCISCO — In a hail of faux gunfire, Electronic Arts unveiled Battlefield 4 at a special event Tuesday evening during the Game Developers Conference. And EA has finally given its stakeholders a glimpse into whether it still has a bright future in video games or not.<p>Based on the polished …

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 microtransactions coming to PS3 and PC on April 12

<i>Call of Duty: Black Ops 2</i> Micro Items are coming to PlayStation 3 and Windows PC on April 12, an official Call of Duty blog revealed.<p>The microtransactions were introduced to the Xbox 360 version of the game last month. At the time, Activision maintained that the Micro Items were personal …

'BioShock: Infinite' Review (part 1)

I soar across the floating city of Columbia in what feels like a gleeful rollercoaster ride, using the skylines that link the collection of buildings together. Below me is a gorgeous neoclassical world peopled with smiling citizens, making it seem as I’m flying over Disneyworld’s Main Street U.S.A. …

Star Trek: The Video Game 'won't be a throwaway piece of merchandise,' Paramount says

Star Trek won't just be a movie game, Paramount says<p>Paramount Pictures' <i>Star Trek</i> video game will challenge the stigma associated with licensed games when it is released next month, according to the SVP of marketing, Brian Miller.<p>Speaking to Polygon during a demo of the upcoming third-person action …