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DeJoria, Enders-Stevens top NHRA qualifying

COMMERCE, Ga. (AP) — Alexis DeJoria topped Funny Car qualifying, and fellow female racer Erica Enders-Stevens led the Pro Stock field Saturday in the NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway.<p>DeJoria, the wife of television personality Jesse James and daughter of entrepreneur John Paul DeJoria, …

10 killer apps you shouldn't live without

When you hop into Apple or Google's app stores on your smartphone or tablet and literally have more than a million apps enticing you, it's easy to get quickly overwhelmed. Of course, there are countless options for the boring staples to handle email, maps, weather, stocks, games and …

Google could be planning a clever move against the Apple Watch

If these Google-powered smartwatches became compatible with the iPhone, it would make them more competitive with the Apple Watch.<p>Currently, smartwatches that run on Android Wear only work with Android-powered phones, not the iPhone.<p>The Apple Watch is the reverse: It only works with recent model …

Smartwatches

Intel's PC on a stick is now available for pre-order

Like the idea of Intel's Compute Stick turning your TV into a full-fledged Linux or Windows PC? You can finally plunk down some cash to get one. Online stores (including Amazon and Newegg) have started taking pre-orders for the HDMI dongle, which is now expected to ship by late April rather than …

LG pulls 0.1 ahead of Samsung in eternal war of numbers

The new f/1.8 camera in the upcoming G4 smartphone will have a tiny advantage over Samsung's Galaxy S6

Android Phones

9 Tips for Faster Wi-Fi Streaming

The cable plan you signed up for promised up to 300Mbps of blistering Internet speed, but reality has proven to be somewhat different. You’re barely …

Video poker 'hackers' get away scot-free as US government dismisses fraud charges

If you discovered a way to multiply your Vegas winnings 10 times over by exploiting a poker machine bug, would you be afraid of going to jail? John Kane and Andre Nestor did just that, and it looks like they'll manage to walk away with winnings of over $400,000. The pair found a complex exploit in …

Can SMS be a surrogate for the internet in the developing world?

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Unconvinced as to the power of SMS? Well, in an instant, mobile messaging company Mobile Accord could send a mass text message …

Senate Democrats Go ‘Nuclear’ to Curb the Filibuster

Senate Democrats pushed through a historic change to the chamber’s rules on Thursday, doing away with filibusters on executive appointments and most …

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Business (Canada)

Larger-Screen iPhone Rumors Continue with 4.9-Inch iPhone 6, iPhone 5c Successor

According to Chinese site <i>C Technology</i> [Google Translate, via <i>Unwired View</i>], Apple has begun testing a next-generation iPhone prototype with a 4.9-inch display, along with an iPhone 5c successor sporting a larger screen. The claim is somewhat different from one made by <i>Bloomberg</i> earlier this month …

Saudi Arabia's Global Arms Shopping Spree

Saudi Arabia has emerged as the biggest foreign customer for German arms, buying nearly a quarter of Germany's total weapons sales.<p>It's part of an emerging pattern of weapons purchases by Saudi Arabia and its neighbor, the United Arab Emirates.<p>Saudi Arabia was the world's 10th-largest weapons …

China Mobile Launching New Brand on December 18, Fueling Rumors of iPhone Debut

China Mobile, the world's biggest mobile carrier, has announced that it is preparing to introduce a new brand for its mobile service on December 18, potentially signaling the launch of its 4G network and sales of the iPhone on the carrier, reports <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>.<p>The launch is expected …