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This App Promised to Help Me Save Money by Shaving Down My Bills. I'm Now $276 Richer

Just don't judge my STARZ bill.<p>I’ll let you in a little secret: Not all personal finance writers follow all those money management tips we preach.<p>I …

Oscar Pistorius jail sentence for murdering model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp DOUBLED as her family say "there is justice"

Oscar Pistorius has had his "shockingly lenient" six-year jail sentence for murdering his model girlfriend increased to 13 years.<p>Pistorius was …

South African court doubles Oscar Pistorius's prison sentence

A South African appeal court has more than doubled the former Paralympian Oscar Pistorius’s prison sentence for murdering his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.<p>The supreme court of appeal (SCA) increased Pistorius’s sentence from six years in prison to 13 years and five months.<p>Pistorius killed Steenkamp, …

Your Monthly Horoscope: October, 2017

Happy October! This month is all about relationships, passion, and intimacy. Read your in-depth monthly horoscope to see what that means for you.<p><i>The Sun moves through relationship oriented Libra and passionate Scorpio this month, making October all about connecting and intimacy. The planet of good</i> …

Relationship deal breakers: 15 men reveal why they had to break up with their girlfriend

<b>News flash: relationships are tricky. Like, super tricky.</b><p>But how do you know when they’re simply not working and have run their course?<p>What has to …

Apple paid Nokia $2 billion cash to settle its patent dispute

Nokia has disclosed that Apple made a $2 billion cash payment last quarter as part of the deal to settle patent disputes between the companies. Specific details of the settlement were previously not reported. Nokia has also revealed more information about how Apple and Nokia will work together …

iPhone 7 finally loses in speed test against Android rival

Thanks to Apple’s engineering magic, the iPhone has long outpaced its Android-powered rivals.<p>In real-world speed tests, the iPhone can blaze past high-end competitors from the likes of Google, Samsung and LG, despite slower processors and less RAM. But not anymore. We finally have an Android device …

IPhone 7

Happy 10th anniversary to the iPhone, ‘a revolutionary product that changes everything’

Today is the 10th anniversary of the iPhone, which first went on sale on June 29 back in 2007, and we’re taking a look back at its launch and early reception.<p>Described by Steve Jobs as ‘a revolutionary product that changes everything,’ he teased that Apple was announcing three products: a …

Breakthroughs

What iOS 11 tells us about the iPhone 8

<i>Render via Benjamin Geskin for iDropNews</i><p>Apple released the first build of iOS 11 to developers earlier this month and has subsequently released the second developer build as well as the first public beta. Now that the latest iOS version has been out in the wild for nearly a month, users are …

Apple shares photos of its latest retail store in spectacular Taipei 101 skyscraper

We learned earlier this month that Apple’s first ever retail store in Taiwan would be located in the landmark Taipei 101 skyscraper, with the opening date later confirmed to be July 1st.<p>A couple of days before the official opening, Apple has shared a few photos of the store, which of course …

Taipei

Apple makes searchable WWDC 2017 video transcripts available

As it has done in past years, Apple this evening has made transcripts available to accompany its WWDC 2017 session videos. These transcripts offer the WWDC content to developers in a searchable and manageable format.<p>Apple’s transcripts are linked directly with the video, meaning that developers can …

Apps

Hidden sound in iOS 11 hints at new charging for iPhone 8

A new sound file hidden inside iOS 11 may hint at a major new feature coming to the iPhone 8 later this year.<p>Early rumors claim Apple’s next smartphone will pack inductive charging capabilities when it debuts in the fall. Now it looks like iOS 11 may have confirmed the feature with a new sound file …

iPhone launch day bag is the ultimate obscure Apple collector’s item

It’s cool to own an original, first-gen iPhone. But if you really want to show that you were among the Apple faithful — a true believer who queued up for Cupertino’s inaugural handset back on June 29, 2007 — you’re going to want an extra accessory: the custom paper bag it came in.<p>More than just an …

Apple celebrates first graduating class of the pioneering Apple Developer Academy in Naples

Apple VP Lisa Jackson has tweeted a photo of the first graduating class from the Apple Developer Academy in Naples …<p>The Developer Academy is a partnership between the University of Napoli and Apple. The initiative was first announced in January of last year as the European iOS App Development …

iOS Apps

There’s now an Apple Pay smart debit card for kids

Greenlight is a special debit card and service that allows families to monitor and control how and where kids can spend money. Starting today, Greenlight’s smart debit card for kids will work with Apple Pay as well.<p>Here’s how Greenlight describes its smart debit card for kids:<p>With Greenlight®, the …

FinTech

How the iPhone won over Japan and gave the world emoji

It’s easy to see how the iPhone changed the world 10 years ago — now pretty much every public place is packed with people peering into their palms in a way that would have been difficult to imagine before 2007. But as Steve Jobs pointed out during his famous introduction to the product, Apple was …

7 ways the iPhone has made life worse

<b>(CNN) —</b> This week marks the tenth anniversary of the iPhone. For hundreds of millions of us, this device -- just 4 ounces when introduced -- has come to dominate our lives. Now we can find seemingly any answer to anything with a few taps of the thumb and forefinger. Everything from dinner to a date …

Mobile Devices

From 2G to iPhone 8: Ten years of iPhones compared [Video]

To celebrate the device’s 10th anniversary, today we take a look at 10 years of iPhones, including the expected iPhone 8 design, with some exclusive video and photos together with friend of 9to5Mac Shai Mizrachi (<i>@ShaiMizrachi</i>).<p>In the video and photos below, we get a look at how the iPhone has …

Mobile Technology

iPhone 10th Anniversary: All the Latest Rumors

Apple released the first iPhone 10 years ago, and since then the handset has become one of the top-selling gadgets of all time, revolutionizing …

10 Years Ago Today, the Original iPhone Officially Launched

Exactly 10 years ago today, on June 29, 2007, the original iPhone went on sale, six months after Steve Jobs stood onstage at Macworld Expo 2007 in San Francisco and told the world Apple was reinventing the phone, revolutionizing an entire industry like it had done with the Macintosh in 1984 and the …

It’s the 10th anniversary of the iPhone, so watch Steve Jobs unveil the very first one

How a decade flies by.<p>Wow, how a decade can fly by. If you can believe it, the iPhone is having its 10th anniversary today. No matter what smartphone you prefer, the impact of the Apple’s iconic iPhone cannot be denied. From changing our gum-chewing habits to making us all into professional …

At 100 days, Trump’s big talk on the economy lacks substance

By Allan Sloan<p>Columnist<p>When you look at what Donald Trump has actually accomplished in the first 100 days of his presidency when it comes to adding American jobs, stimulating the economy and fixing the tax system, a four-word phrase comes to mind: big hat, no cattle.<p>He’s proposing a huge corporate …

Health Care

Trump Continues To Have Staunch Supporters And Determined Opposition

Talk to voters across the country about President Trump's first 100 days in office and a few things become abundantly clear:<p>His supporters — those who turned out in force and voted for him — still overwhelmingly love him.<p>His detractors — and they are many, given that Trump failed to win the popular …

Trump's EPA: Cuts, infighting and no talk of climate change

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump made a campaign trail promise to eliminate the Environmental Protection Agency -- a department once looked to as an important national force tackling climate change -- and during his first 100 days in office has held true to his word, taking swift strides …

Trump finds comfort in rallying base

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump is going back to his comfort zone of rallying his base after betraying a tinge of regretful nostalgia for the life of a billionaire reality star he left behind.<p>As he marks the 100th day of his administration Saturday and pivots from a contentious period of …

Trump’s mad dash to 100 days

In the rush to score a major policy win before the 100 day deadline, the administration wound up frustrating allies.<p>President Donald Trump has dismissed the idea of measuring the success of his first 100 days in office as “ridiculous.” But the president and his top officials have made a number of …

Our White House Reporters Recall Their Most Vivid Moments of Trump’s First 100 Days

<i>Covering the Trump White House can be exhilarating, maddening, exhausting — but never boring. The New York Times’s White House correspondents recall memorable moments from their first 100 days on the beat.</i><p>MARK LANDLER<p><b>‘We just fired the attorney general.’</b><p>My colleague Maggie Haberman got the call …

In its first 100 days in power, the GOP scrambles to learn how to govern

By Ed O'Keefe<p>, Reporter<p>Kelsey Snell<p>, Reporter<p>Karen Tumulty<p>, Columnist<p>As Republicans reach the end of their first hundred days of controlling all the levers of power in Washington, the euphoria that accompanied Donald Trump’s unexpected presidential victory is giving way to realism about the limits …

The First 100 Days: 'A Standard That Not Even Roosevelt Achieved'

The idea of measuring an American president by the accomplishments of his first 100 days in office goes back to 1933 and President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's dash to staunch a banking crisis and pull America out of the Great Depression.<p>In a July 24, 1933, fireside chat, he assessed the early …