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American carriers are making progress in being more open and customer-friendly — particularly T-Mobile — but Sprint is preparing to take a significant step forward by ensuring that the devices they sell to customers are able to be SIM unlocked. Eventually. In 2015. In an FAQ on Sprint's unlocking policy,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2014 at Konwinskissspring67's blog
A brief exchange in the back of last week's issue of New Scientist asks: "I understand that the lines and sagging skin we acquire as we age are due to the sun and gravity. If I lived in a space station in zero or microgravity away from the sun, would... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2014 at Konwinskissspring67's blog
Gawker Three Hospitalized After Pet Cat Named Khat Attacks Family | Jezebel Dad's Passionate Poem: 'To the Boys Who May One Day Date My Daughter'| Jalopnik Victory! Porsche Says They'll Buy "Lemon 911" Guy's Car Back | Lifehacker The Biggest Tech Industry Buzzwords, Defined for Normal People | Kinja Popular... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2014 at Konwinskissspring67's blog
When it was built in 1977, Citicorp Center (later renamed Citigroup Center, now called 601 Lexington) was, at 59 stories, the seventh-tallest building in the world. You can pick it out of the New York City skyline by its 45-degree angled top. Read more... Source: Similar Articles: the good... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2014 at Konwinskissspring67's blog
When it was built in 1977, Citicorp Center (later renamed Citigroup Center, now called 601 Lexington) was, at 59 stories, the seventh-tallest building in the world. You can pick it out of the New York City skyline by its 45-degree angled top. Read more... Source: Similar Articles: the good... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2014 at Konwinskissspring67's blog
Okay, so it's not quite the right season, but I've fallen in love with this adorable Kangeri "nomadic radiator." Guide the little guy around the room and let him gently warm up your personal space, kind of like the puppy you can't have because your apartment building won't allow pets.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2014 at Konwinskissspring67's blog
Moongai, the Electro Pop duo out of Nantes, France has a new album coming out. But rather than play a single track all the way through to show off their musical chops, the band instead performs a bit of each in their surreal music video. But as with all dreams,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2014 at Konwinskissspring67's blog
The Left Coast Lifter sits docked in Hudson Harbor after its trip through the Panama Canal, coming to New York from San Francisco. Nearly 30 stories tall and able to lift up to 1,900 tons, the Left Coast Lifter now waits for construction work on The New NY Bridge to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at Konwinskissspring67's blog
iSkelter's computer furniture is designed with the Mac and iOS user in mind - cutouts help you hold your iPhone, iPad, laptop and other accessories in place. What's more, it's all made out of compressed bamboo - strong, durable and sustainable. Funded by Kickstarter, iSkelter showed off their latest wares... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2014 at Konwinskissspring67's blog
Thanksgiving. Hanukkah. Two holidays largely centered around bringing loved ones together over delicious traditional foods. Put them together, whip up a portmanteau-licious hashtag (#Thanksgivukkah), and you've got the recipe for a record breaking day on Instagram. Read more... Source: Similar Articles: justice Www Google Search broncos Bosses Day 2013... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2013 at Konwinskissspring67's blog
Device to include unique widget to showcase apps for low-vision users Odin Mobile, a T-Mobile MVNO based in Rockville, Md., has announced that they will be selling the 16GB Nexus 4 for $329. While this is a good way for people who want a brand-new Nexus 4 to acquire one,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2013 at Konwinskissspring67's blog
Matilda, we mean Mara, talks about child-acting, revisiting the past and Robin Williams. By Kase Wickman Source: Similar Articles: Thor 2 eric decker Brian Hoyer Niall Horan 9news Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2013 at Konwinskissspring67's blog
In this Nov. 12, 2013 photo, Diane LeBlanc, 50, poses for a photograph her office in Baton Rouge, La. LeBlanc lost 40 pounds since joining "Heads Up" , a supervised weight loss assistance program, provided by the Pennington Biomedical Research Center and the Louisiana Office of Group Benefits. (AP Photo/Tim... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2013 at Konwinskissspring67's blog
In this Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013 photo, Filipino staff members pack boxes of donations from overseas workers at an express company in a Hong Kong shopping mall as the relief goods will be shipped to the survivors of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. They gather in California churches, in Hong... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2013 at Konwinskissspring67's blog
The old-model college professor could afford to write for free. Times have changed. Photo by Shutterstock Should writers work for free? What if those writers are academics? That is a real question up for debate in several media outlets this past week. But I’d like to ask why we work... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2013 at Konwinskissspring67's blog
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — One of the strongest storms on record has killed more than 100 people and injured another 100 in the central Philippines before sweeping west toward Vietnam on Saturday, still packing destructive winds capable of blowing away houses and uprooting trees. Capt. John Andrews, deputy director general... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2013 at Konwinskissspring67's blog
FILE - In this Nov. 28, 2006 file photo, renowned chef Charlie Trotter talks about his plans to open a new restaurant in Chicago. Chicago and Cook County officials said Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, that Trotter has died. Chicago Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford says rescue crews were called around... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2013 at Konwinskissspring67's blog
Yeah, yeah. The new Nexus 5 is the first with Android 4.4. But if you're sitting on one of those other Nexus devices — as in 2012's Nexus 4 and Nexus 10, and the Nexus 7 (we presume both the 2012 and 2013 versions of it), know this: You'll be... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2013 at Konwinskissspring67's blog
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Federal Reserve says its low interest-rate policies are still needed to invigorate a subpar U.S. economy. In a statement Wednesday after a policy meeting, the Fed said it would keep buying $85 billion a month in bonds to keep long-term rates low and encourage borrowing and... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2013 at Konwinskissspring67's blog
It's been 50 years since President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas, on Nov. 22, 1963 and polls show that a majority of Americans still believe Kennedy was the victim of a conspiracy, and not a lone assassin. Though an official investigation concluded that Kennedy was killed by... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2013 at Konwinskissspring67's blog
MILFORD, Conn. — Houses ripped in half. Neighborhoods submerged in floodwaters. Power lines snapped like twigs. National Guard troops patrolling shore communities in Humvees. Residents kayaking flooded city streets to reach stores for supplies, only to find them closed. A half-million homes without power, some for weeks or more. It... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2013 at Konwinskissspring67's blog
Nobody gives good sneer like Tom Hiddleston, back once again in the pleather leggings and goat-horned helmet to play bad guy Loki in Thor: The Dark World and pretty much steal the whole show. Amiable hunk Chris Hemsworth may play the title character in this subset of Marvel's meta-Avengers franchise,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2013 at Konwinskissspring67's blog
Chinese phone and PC maker Lenovo has once again been linked with a potential BlackBerry acquisition. Yesterday the Wall Street Journal suggested Lenovo is actively considering a bid for all of BlackBerry. However, according to Reuters, which cites a source familiar with the matter, Lenovo is likely only after parts... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2013 at Konwinskissspring67's blog
Getty Images Left to right: Director Chris Weitz, actress Moon So-Ri, director Chen Kaige, actress Shinobu Terashima, producer Chris Brown TOKYO – The 26th edition of the Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) opened Thursday with local, Asian and Hollywood stars, including Francis Ford Coppola and daughter Sofia Coppola, walking the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2013 at Konwinskissspring67's blog
"I think Malala is an average girl," Ziauddin Yousafzai says about the 16-year-old Pakistani girl who captured the world's attention after being shot by the Taliban, "but there's something extraordinary about her." A teacher himself, he inspired his daughter's fight to be educated. At a special event with Malala in... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2013 at Konwinskissspring67's blog