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Samsung's plan to launch its own "premium" portable audio line was unveiled long before Apple nabbed Beats. I must admit I did an eye roll reading the announcement, given the names of the products in the Level line: On, Over, In and Box. The group... Source: Category: garth brooks... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2014 at Rockymacdonald167's blog
Airbnb announced today that it will begin charging San Francisco's 14 percent hotel tax on reservations in the city, starting this summer. The taxes will be paid by guests. Last week, the company announced a different partnership in Portland, Oregon, where Airbnb itself will pay some city taxes. Read more...... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2014 at Rockymacdonald167's blog
The Dec. 12 Deal of the Day is the Seidio CONVERT Combo w/ Metal Kickstand for LG Nexus 4. Eliminate the need for two different cases with this CONVERT Combo. Put on the first layer, the SURFACE case (with kickstand), when using your Nexus 4 everyday. When you're in tough... Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2013 at Rockymacdonald167's blog
Matthew McConaughey, Kate Winslet and other nominees share their excitement. By Kase Wickman Source: Related Topics: kendall jenner Kardashian Christmas Card 2013 Dell doctor who prince fielder Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2013 at Rockymacdonald167's blog
Matthew McConaughey, Kate Winslet and other nominees share their excitement. By Kase Wickman Source: Related Topics: kendall jenner Kardashian Christmas Card 2013 Dell doctor who prince fielder Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2013 at Rockymacdonald167's blog
There's a new Glif in town, and this time it's adjustable. That means it can not only fit any iPhone you throw at it, but any phone, and in almost any case. Studio Neat: The Glif is a smartphone accessory with two primary functions: mounting your phone onto a tripod,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2013 at Rockymacdonald167's blog
The Galaxy Grand 2 is another big Samsung phone (5.25 inches this time), but while it might share the screen-size with the Galaxy Note family, there are a few hardware changes that make this handset more middleweight than flagship. There's 8GB of base storage, with microSD expansion up to 64GB,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2013 at Rockymacdonald167's blog
Dogfight: How Apple and Google Went to War and Started a Revolution by Fred Vogelstein is a tale of two companies, two of the most important of the current era, how they both started working on phone projects, and how it not only destroyed their friendships, but eventually the careers... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2013 at Rockymacdonald167's blog
Google has today pushed out a small but useful update to the Chrome browser for iPhone and iPad. On the cards are improvements to Autofill and image search. The full changelog: Fast form completion with Autofill. Tired of filling out web forms with the same information time and time again?... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2013 at Rockymacdonald167's blog
[unable to retrieve full-text content]Astrophysicists are applying new techniques to better characterize hydrogen, or water, at the moon's poles and map its distribution.Source: Similar Articles: Mary McCormack apple store Janet Yellen CJ Spiller big brother Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2013 at Rockymacdonald167's blog
An Apple internal tool called Global Service Exchange (GSX) has listed the Retina iPad mini as becoming available in a handful of markets, including the U.S. tomorrow, November 12. That's been verified now by several outlets and individuals. Juli Clover of MacRumors: iPad mini (Retina), delivering razor sharp text and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2013 at Rockymacdonald167's blog
Aiming to produce more electronics with the "Made in USA" label, Foxconn Technology Group said Saturday it was considering setting up a factory in Arizona to possibly build TVs, display panels and product casings. The company's CEO Terry Gou announced his interest in building the facilities when the state's governor... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2013 at Rockymacdonald167's blog
Your friends on Sprint aren't the only ones that can flood your Google Voice number with MMS messages anymore -- now, even your T-Mobile pals can, too. Google's Nikhyl Singhal recently mentioned that Mountain View's been working on Voice MMS integration, so it's no surprise that another telcom's ... Source:... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2013 at Rockymacdonald167's blog
Dan Herbertson, MMA Fighting The UFC’s first event in 2014 has two new bouts. UFC Fight Night 34, set for Jan. 4 in Marina Bay, Singapore, will feature the UFC debut of Japanese stars Tatsuya Kawajiri and Katsunori Kikuno, who take on Hacran Dias and Quinn Mulhern, respectively. FightSportAsia and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2013 at Rockymacdonald167's blog
Audio for this story from Tell Me More will be available at approximately 3:00 p.m. ET. The Obama administration is defending the Affordable Care Act over its faulty website, and reports that Americans are losing insurance coverage because of the law. To sort out the truth from the rumors, host... Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2013 at Rockymacdonald167's blog
Start your week off right with these excellent stories from the urban world. This week: baseball economics, a ghastly smelling tour, Canadian sewers, radical policing tactics, and more. Read more... Source: Category: aapl tesla college football twerk Vma Miley Cyrus Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2013 at Rockymacdonald167's blog
David Beckham and his son Brooklyn, 14, have been involved in a car accident. The incident occurred outside the driveway of the family's Beverly Hills mansion on Saturday, Oct. 26, but the father-son duo seemed to have not suffered any injuries from the accident. (X17 first reported the news). PHOTOS:... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2013 at Rockymacdonald167's blog
There are two approaches when it comes to stocking a kitchen: You can find yourself the best multi-purpose tools, appliances, and other accessories that might cost a little more, but promise to keep your drawers and counters free of clutter. Or, you can embrace every single cheap novelty gadget and... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2013 at Rockymacdonald167's blog
Hollywood’s Democratic heavy hitters are coming out early to signal their serious commitment to California Governor Jerry Brown’s reelection. On Thursday, Nov. 21, Cindy and Alan Horn, along with a who’s who of entertainment industry donors, will kick off Brown’s reelection campaign with a fundraising reception and cocktail party at... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2013 at Rockymacdonald167's blog
New Jersey will choose a new U.S. Senator Wednesday. Pundits thought Newark Mayor Cory Booker would win it easily, but the Democratic Party's rising star is facing a tougher than expected challenge from Tea Party Republican Steve Lonegan — a sign of the Tea Party's growing stature in deep blue... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2013 at Rockymacdonald167's blog
Continuous delivery, which involves rapid updates to software to keep up with changing business demands, presents opportunities in agility and automation, proponents say, but implementing continuous delivery and its critical process changes can be tricky. The concept can offer flexibility and improve customer service, advocates stressed. "To me, [continuous delivery]... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2013 at Rockymacdonald167's blog
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate leaders said on Monday that they are nearing a deal to reopen the government and raise the U.S. debt limit. Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid and Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell, who began talks on Saturday, appeared together on the Senate floor to voice their optimism... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2013 at Rockymacdonald167's blog
Washington (AFP) - The war on news leaks by President Barack Obama's administration is becoming a threat to press freedom and democracy, a media watchdog group said Thursday. The Committee to Protect Journalists, in a report based on interviews with dozens of news professionals, said the US leader's actions sharply... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2013 at Rockymacdonald167's blog
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Health officials urged consumers to cook chicken thoroughly and take other precautions after an 18-state salmonella outbreak that has made hundreds sick in recent months. A public health alert was issued for raw chicken packaged at three Foster Farms facilities in California as some 278 people... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2013 at Rockymacdonald167's blog
A myriad of cooking apps have made the iPad an indispensable kitchen accessory for many of us. But raw ingredients and expensive electonics don't mix very well. So to keep your tablet free of floury fingerprints and greasy smears, swap your standard wooden spoon with this capacitive alternative. More »... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2013 at Rockymacdonald167's blog