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This App Diagnoses Your Car and Finds a Repair Shop Automatically

Instead of staring at the 'check engine' light, you'll get an alert to your phone about what's wrong<p>Openbay, an online marketplace that assists with booking auto repairs, is moving the vehicle-repair diagnostic process online. The Boston-based startup recently announced it will roll out its newest …

5 ways to make money with your phone

You don't like to think about it, but between the up-front cost and the monthly contract payments, your phone costs you a fair bit of money. What you might not realize is that it can make you money, too.<p>You won’t get rich, but you can pay for a few trips to Starbucks. Here’s how to get started.<p><b>1.</b> …

UK Readies 25% ‘Google Tax’ On Tech Giants’ Diverted Profits

In the lead up to the UK’s national election in May, big tech companies are finding themselves in the crossfire. An article in the Sunday Times (paywalled) lays out more details around UK Chancellor George Osborne’s proposal for a “Google Tax” — a 25% tax on big tech companies’ profits from UK …

Sony's Smartphone Surrender As It Abandons Android And Xperia

Expanding on recent hints about its medium- and long-range corporate plans, Sony has reiterated that it will focus on areas of the business that are generating profits and have growth potential, and reduce risk and volatility. If you’re a fan of Sony’s Xperia range of Android phones, it might be an …

How to make a million dollars on Etsy — buy from Alibaba and run your store like eBay

Online marketplace Etsy is known as a place to buy home-made items, clothing, artworks, and jewelry created by individuals or produced in limited runs by small businesses. But not everyone using the site ascribes to this folksy philosophy. Others, such as Alicia Shaffer, are using Etsy like eBay, …

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iFixit Launches a Hub for Android Device Repairs

The crazy team behind all those those iPhone and iPad teardowns, Fixit, is getting more serious about Android.<p>The service today launched i’s Android Repair hub, loaded with hundreds of guides and amarketplace for replacement parts. The guides cover 252 devices, whereas the store features parts for …

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Samsung needs to identify its next silver bullet to stay in fight against Apple

Another quarter, another set of disappointing results for Samsung. This time, net profit fell 27% from the previous year as intense competition continued to eat away at the company's smartphone business.<p>The fourth quarter results are troubling, but not unexpected. Samsung's profits have now …

Samsung Galaxy S6 Cases Appears On Amazon

The Samsung Galaxy S6 is expected to be made official at Samsung’s Mobile World Congress press conference on the 2nd of March, and now an accessory …

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11Jun/18<p>If you’re a retailer reading this article, there’s a 50 percent chance that within the next 24 months you expect to gain the ability to send …

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18 apps that earn you money

We found 18 apps that will make you money. All of the apps can be downloaded for free, and each has a strong user base to ensure that you get the most bang for your buck.<p>From taking surveys to kicking back and watching TV, here are the apps that will put a little cash in your pocket.

A Gearhead in L.A. is About to Change Everything.

Grant Delgatty: His moment of invention.<p>"Paradigm shifts are underway," says entrepreneur Grant Delgatty. When he noticed that millennials were tuning in to social and environmental issues, it triggered his breakthrough invention: the URB-E e-vehicle.<p>Grant wagered on the power of a new generation …

You Can Now Control Your Nest Thermostat With Your Voice

Google's $3.2 billion acquisition of Nest earlier this year has given the smart thermostat maker plenty of cash to play around with–including $555 million to acquire internet-connected security camera startup Dropcam. But we haven’t seen much else happen between the two companies publicly until …

10 tips and tricks to get the most out of your new Chromecast

Someone put a new Chromecast for you under the tree, or maybe you just bought one for yourself to finally bring Netflix to your TV. You unpacked it, …

Where Has All the (Sea Trash) Plastic Gone?

Microplastics embed into deep-sea sediment—and there's a lot more than thought.<p>When Spanish scientist Andres Cozar Cabanas compiled the first ever global map of ocean trash last July, he inadvertently uncovered a mystery. Much of the plastic he expected to find bobbing in the oceans, given a …

It's Suddenly Super Easy to Buy The Most Exclusive Android Phone

The Chinese-made OnePlus One is widely considered one of the best Android phones on the market — but it’s also been incredibly difficult to purchase. …

Robinhood lets you trade stocks for free on your iPhone

A next-generation brokerage is now open for business<p>Last year, a mobile stock brokerage named Robinhood opened to a small number of beta testers. At a time when most brokerages charge $7 to $10 for stock trades, Robinhood offered those trades for free. Its elegant mobile app for iPhone was built to …

Here it is: Nokia’s navigation app arrives in the Play Store

After more than a million direct downloads of the beta, Nokia’s Here mapping software is available in the Google Play Store. The navigation app was …

A Brief But Stunning Visual History Of Burlesque In The 1950s

Today, burlesque is nothing short of an art form. Performers both male and female combine the most explosive aspects of costumery, dance, comedy and theater in a type of live entertainment that, of course, places nudity on a pedestal. Dita Von Tesse and World Famous BOB have turned the …

Samsung has built its own version of Apple's Continuity called Flow

The keynote of Samsung Developer Conference 2014 was a wide-ranging, 90-minute affair that touched on topics as varied as smart homes, virtual reality, and health. More traditional computing and smartphones were largely put on the back burner, but Samsung did drop some details about a new …

‘Prototype’ iPhone 6 that nearly won 100K finally sells on eBay

Remember the iPhone 6 “prototype” that was listed on eBay and almost sold for $100,000 before getting mysteriously pulled? It was relisted last week and just sold for $11,100.<p>The seller got what he thought was a brand new iPhone 6 from Verizon only to find what appeared to be an unfinished …