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Walmart is heavily discounting both the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c for the next 90 days in preparation of the iPhone 6. If you're still looking for a sweet deal on a brand new Apple smartphone, look no further than the US retailer as you'll be able to pick up... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2014 at Niccostnert's blog
1Password has just been updated to version 4.5 for iOS and 4.3 for Mac. The iPhone and iPad app now has a whole new design for iOS 7 along with some awesome new features including multiple vault support, unified autofill, AirDrop support, sharing, and more. A lot of the new... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2014 at Niccostnert's blog
There are plenty of cameras that send their photos to your phone, but you frequently have to transfer those pictures yourself -- and it's another hassle to get the pics to other devices. Eyefi thinks it can solve these headaches by launching its own... Source: Related Topics: Malcolm Young... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2014 at Niccostnert's blog
After last week's Very Special Episode, we've grabbed a Hair of the Dog (or two...or three), a bit of rest, and we're back for a regular ol' episode of The Engadget Podcast. We're discussing a triplet of topics that are assuredly close to your heart... Source: Tags: blood moon... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2014 at Niccostnert's blog
What could Apple possibly want with a dam in Oregon? Is raising condors with hand puppets going just a bit too far? Why should we all start eating prickly pears? Hey, it's time for this week's Landscape Reads. Read more... Source: Related Topics: Gone Girl Trailer sxsw blake griffin... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2014 at Niccostnert's blog
New York Times architecture critic Michael Kimmelman is on a roll lately in his quest to hold architects accountable for their design shortcomings. His latest target? The firm HOK, which he says has turned tech manufacturer LG's new headquarters into an "eyesore." Read more... Source: Related Topics: dodgers bristol... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at Niccostnert's blog
Whether you're looking for a fun and responsive way to take photos or you'd like a different sort of game controller for your iPhone, Grip & Shoot can help. This polycarbonate case and grip lets you take aim and fire. What's more, it has an open Application Programming Interface (API)... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2014 at Niccostnert's blog
When FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler confirmed the agency's proposal to lift the ban on in-flight voice calls, he also issued a statement that sounded like he favored the change. According to AP, that didn't sit well with a bunch of folks , and the FCC's phones rang off the hook... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2013 at Niccostnert's blog
OK, Chromecast fans. Add another supported app onto the list. HBO has just updated its HBO Go Android app to support Chromecast. And ... well, that's about it. Fire it up just like you would any other Chromecast stream, and you're watching HBO on your TV, through Chromecast. You'll still... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2013 at Niccostnert's blog
It's hardly show-stopping news out of Cupertino today, but gadget fiends hoping to wrap their holiday tech shopping without leaving home now have one more option in their tablet-friendly arsenal. It's the Apple Store app for iPad, and it's coming soon to a slate near you. The application, designed specifically... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2013 at Niccostnert's blog
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 18 months after a prostitution scandal in South America rocked the Secret Service, the agency in charge of protecting the president is investigating another case of suspected sexual misconduct in its ranks. This time, two supervisory agents assigned to President Barack Obama's protective detail have... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2013 at Niccostnert's blog
Vehicles file through the main gate of Camp Pendleton Marine Base on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013, at Camp Pendleton, Calif. Four Marines were reported killed Wednesday in an accident while clearing an unexploded ordnance. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi) Vehicles file through the main gate of Camp Pendleton Marine Base on Wednesday,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2013 at Niccostnert's blog
President Obama in a 2012 photo in the Oval Office. President Barack Obama is criticized every day for the problems and difficulties associated with the Affordable Care Act. But in the long term, it's likely history will scrutinize the CIA’s use of drone strikes during his administration with a far... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2013 at Niccostnert's blog
TORONTO (AP) — A new video that surfaced Thursday showed Toronto Mayor Rob Ford threatening to "murder" someone and "poke his eyes out" in a rambling rage, deepening the conviction among both critics and allies that he is no longer fit to lead North America's fourth largest city. The mayor... Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2013 at Niccostnert's blog
"The first 45 minutes or so are quite spectacularly executed," says io9's Lauren Davis but, ultimately, the new us-vs-them space war movie Ender's Game is "not heart-breaking" and rushes the viewer to "its moral about compassion in times of war." Read more... Source: Tags: Canelo Vs Mayweather Kendra Spears... Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2013 at Niccostnert's blog
Forgot password? We'll email you a reset link. If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead. Join MMA Fighting You must be a member of MMA Fighting to participate. We have our own Community Guidelines at MMA Fighting. You should... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2013 at Niccostnert's blog
There is some evidence to suggest the UFC's efforts in Europe aren't necessarily going as well as they should or could be. There's no one there doing it better than them on the continent, but there are certainly some that are there more consistently. And that's where we find ourselves... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2013 at Niccostnert's blog
It’s one of the hottest shows on the USA Network, and “Suits” will return for another season, per an announcement from the corporate honchos. Starring Patrick J Adams, Gabriel Macht, Rick Hoffman, Meghan Markle, and Sarah Rafferty, the hit series will air the second half of season three in early... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2013 at Niccostnert's blog
A Closer Look At Microsoft’s New Surface 2 And Surface Pro 2 Tablets Over the past few days, we’ve had in our hot hands the new Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 tablets. We published an initial video clip and hands-on notes last evening and today, we’re sharing a short... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2013 at Niccostnert's blog
By Herbert Lash NEW YORK (Reuters) - Global equity markets rebounded and oil pared losses on Monday on news of efforts by President Barack Obama and leaders in Congress to resolve an impasse over how to extend the U.S. debt ceiling and end a partial government shutdown. The lack of... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2013 at Niccostnert's blog
Please send your questions for publication to (Questions may be edited.) Why don't more men wear bay rum? The scent is delicious, seductive, masculine. Please advise your readers that scent goes a long way with a woman. It distracts us from other character deficiencies—civil, ethical, moral, ecumenical. Honestly, lads:... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2013 at Niccostnert's blog
Caroline Manzo's Real Housewives days are done. The Bravo star, 52, confirmed on Sunday, Oct. 13, that she's leaving The Real Housewives of New Jersey after five seasons -- news first revealed exclusively by Us Weekly in late September. Manzo announced her decision on Twitter after part two of the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2013 at Niccostnert's blog
A new report claims Apple is scaling back production, citing weaker demand for the company's less-expensive iPhone. Apple's iPhone 5C. (Credit: Josh Lowensohn/CNET) Apple is said to be cutting production of the iPhone 5C in half, from 300,000 to 150,000 units per day, according to a new report from Chinese... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2013 at Niccostnert's blog
Courtesy of The Hartman Group Kate Baldwin and Norbert Leo Butz The Bottom Line The truthiness message remains obnoxious, but the stage musical in some ways improves on Tim Burton's toothless movie. Venue Neil Simon Theatre, New York (runs indefinitely) Cast Norbert Leo Butz, Kate Baldwin, Bobby Steggert, Krystal Joy... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2013 at Niccostnert's blog
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