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Netgear transforms your power plug into a fast WiFi hotspot

2016 is here, and the flying cars and hoverboards are disappointing, to say the least. Worse yet, we still can't get a decent internet connection in our man cave, but Netgear is at least trying to solve that problem with a string of new devices for CES 2016. The most interesting is the PowerLine …

How to procrastinate like an expert

The Guardian recently published a piece on how to avoid procrastinating. But what if you want to procrastinate, and put off the inevitable for as long as possible? Just follow this helpful guide.<p>Over the Christmas break, have you felt bad about leaving all the things you usually do? Work emails …

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The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. Donald Trump's first TV ad airs Monday.</b> It tackles subjects including ISIS and his idea to build a wall on the southern border of the US, which he wants Mexico to pay for.<p><b>2. A $5,000 bracelet that has been around for decades is the new millennial status symbol.</b> The Cartier Love bracelet is …

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Amazon Is Dominating the Entire Retail Industry

One of Amazon's fulfillment centers that help it ship millions of packages every day. Image source: Amazon.<p>About one in every three online product searches begins at <b>Amazon.com</b> . It's a surprise the retail giant hasn't turned into a verb similar to <b>Google</b> -- "Amazon it." It's no surprise then, that …

Apple faces $5 million lawsuit over allegedly slowing the iPhone 4S with iOS 9

Apple prides itself on supporting old iPhones whenever it releases a new version of iOS, but did the company knowingly slow them down to get users to …

GameStop Mixes Things Up Beyond Games

While GameStop (gme) stock has dropped 27% since late November, the retailer’s chief financial officer believes the company has taken the necessary …

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AT&T to Stop Offering 2-Year Contracts

Phone carrier AT&T will stop offering two-year contracts in 2016.<p>According to Engadget, beginning Jan. 8, 2016, customers will need to pay the full …

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In 2015, Google's Personal Assistant Broke Out of Its Shell. Now It Has to Fight.

Will we see the first big fight to make "Her" in 2016?<p>If one line goes down in Google’s history from 2015, save the whole Alphabet thing, it will be the full-on pivot to mobile. Each part of the search engine was pushed and pushed to execute on mobile devices, where, Google admitted this year, a …

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