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Get Paid to Use Your Phone by Putting Advertisements on Your Lock Screen

According to the data, most look at their phone's lock screen more than a hundred times a day. With a new app, every one of those looks or swipes …

iPhone 5 trumped Galaxy S4 on user complaints at launch -- study

If you believe the griping on social media, then the iPhone 5 caused the most user angst of the major smartphone releases of the past year.<p>Social media analysts We Are Social gauged the reaction on Twitter, blogs, and forums following the release of the iPhone 5, Samsung Galaxy S4, Nokia Lumia 920, …

Israel launches air strike on Syria

The Israeli Air Force has conducted an air strike on Syria targeting a container of weaponry bound for the Lebanese terrorist organisation Hizbollah, an Israeli official confirmed.<p>The early morning strike on Friday targeted “game-changing” weapons believed to be long-range missiles, an <b>Israeli</b> …

Samsung May Launch A Rugged Galaxy S4 This Summer, Could Counter New Moto Phones

Samsung is working on a dust-proof and water-proof Galaxy S4, which will essentially resemble the S4 but with environmental superpowers, says the Wall Street Journal. The paper also reported that Samsung is launching its next-generation Galaxy tablet in June, as well as a compact S4 at “just” …

AT&T to offer LG Optimus G Pro next month

LG‘s Optimus G smartphone was released last year for a variety of carriers, including AT&T, and enjoyed widespread success among consumers. Following …

4G LTE

Why Can't Google Make Its Own Version Of Facebook Home?

Facebook‘s new mobile product, Home, is a clever idea. A level up from its current existence as an app on mobiles, it puts Newsfeed notifications on the phone’s home screen so that people use Facebook more. The potential is a huge uptick in user engagement with Facebook, bigger ad sales, and for …

BB gun sparks scare, arrest near Obama motorcade

Police have taken a man into custody who was in possession of a BB gun while watching President Barack Obama's motorcade depart the University of Hartford on Monday.<p>According to police, the man was standing near the intersection of Charter Avenue and Cottage Grove Road in Bloomfield, Conn., while …

Facebook tries to reassure users about privacy on Facebook Home

Company addresses activity and location logging as well as uninstallation.<p>Facebook is addressing some of the privacy questions surrounding its new …

USPTO rescinds original objections to iPad mini trademark

Last Sunday, we discovered that the United States Patent and Trademark Office denied Apple its request for an iPad mini trademark. The main reason …

iPad Mini

HTC profits smacked by delayed launch of HTC One

The late launch of the HTC One smartphone put a damper on HTC's first-quarter profits.<p>For the quarter ending in March, net profit plummeted to 85 million Taiwanese dollars ($2.85 million), a fall from 10.9 billion Taiwanese dollars ($363 million) a year ago and the company's lowest quarterly profit …

VIKINGS Gets A Second Season!

On the Red Couch with DIY Doyenne Brit Morin

Inside Flipboard / April 3, 2013<p>With Brit + Co, a company devoted to simple and beautiful ways to live a more creative life, Brit Morin believes …

Obama's top-down grassroots army

President Barack Obama’s got a volunteer army — and all their marching orders come from carefully organized paid generals back at headquarters.<p>Obama won two terms by harnessing a grassroots movement through a tightly controlled, top-down campaign organization. Now the group formed out of Organizing …

Kamala Harris Accepts Obama Apology Over 'Best-Looking' Remark

California Attorney General Kamala Harris accepted President Barack Obama's apology for calling her "by far the best-looking attorney general," the San Francisco Chronicle reports.<p>"The Attorney General and the President have been friends for many years," Harris spokesman Gil Duran said in a Friday …

Obama's Lesson: 'Look at the World Through Their Eyes'

President Obama got it just about perfect in his Jerusalem speech when he urged Israelis to see the world through the eyes of Palestinians. That portion of his remarks was so compelling it deserves to be quoted in full:<p>"But the Palestinian people's right to self-determination, their right to …

Six Americans killed in Afghanistan as top US general arrives

Six Americans and an Afghan doctor were killed in attacks on Saturday in southern and eastern Afghanistan as the US military's top officer began a …

US delays missile test to avoid exacerbating North Korea tensions

The US defence department has delayed an intercontinental ballistic missile test that had been planned for next week at an air force base in …

Facebook's Chat Heads May Eventually Make VoIP Calls

Following Facebook’s Thursday announcement of the Facebook Home software, I reached out to the company to find out how it would be leveraging technologies like Voice over IP (also known as VoIP), which is increasingly supplanting the traditional public switched telephone network.<p>Earlier this year, …