Before you start booking your first 2016 summer trip, you might want to take a look at what Carnival Cruise Lines has to offer. On Tuesday, The Associated Press reported that Carnival has received approval from the United States to sail to Cuba, making it the first American cruise company to visit the country since the 1960 embargo. More →
OnePlus has started hyping up its upcoming OnePlus 2 smartphone ahead of its release later this month and the company has been putting out little teasers of assorted specifications and features we can expect to see. Below we’ve recapped everything that OnePlus has officially announced so far about the OnePlus 2. More →
Look, we know that having your smartphone’s battery go into the red is something that makes you deeply anxious — we’ve been there many times ourselves. But at some point, you’ll just have to accept the fact that the device is going to go into low-power mode and you’ll only be able to use it for the barest of necessities such as making important phone calls to friends and family. This simple concept was apparently too much for one smartphone user attending a Broadway show to handle, however, as he climbed up on the stage before the start of the performance and tried to charge his device in a fake outlet that was part of the show’s set. More →
2015 might be the best year ever for cord cutters.
Showtime launched its standalone streaming app on Tuesday across PC, Mac, Apple TV, Roku and iOS devices, along with the PlayStation Vue and Hulu internet services. Simply called Showtime, the app costs $10.99 a month, but new users will be able to try the service for 30 days free of charge. More →
A couple of weeks back, we marveled at just how crazy North Korea really is. What prompted our sense of awe was the reclusive country’s proclamation that it had discovered a single drug that could cure AIDS, MERS and Ebola all at once. At the time we said we thought it was the craziest thing North Korea had ever come up with, but that’s only because we forgot about its amazing proclamation back in 2012 that its archaeologists had discovered a unicorn lair in its capital city of Pyongyang. More →
The most unavoidable cup of coffee in the United States just got more expensive.
The Associated Press reported on Monday that Starbucks will be raising its prices nationally once again, bumping the price of all affected drinks up by 5 to 20 cents. Small and large brewed coffees will jump by 10 cents, which brings the grand total of a large cup of coffee at Starbucks to $2.45.
Ridiculous. More →
Yesterday’s list of paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free was a fantastic one, and a few of those limited-time sales are still going, so be sure to check out Monday’s post and download them while you can. For Tuesday though, we have a fresh batch of nine apps that are normally all paid, but they’re free downloads right now if you hurry. More →
The sadistic fanatics of Islamic State are basically the worst people in the world, which is why just about everyone would love to see them dead in one way or another. Via Mashable, pop reggae singer Shaggy is using his own special blend of outside-the-box strategy to give advice to the American government on how to defeat ISIS once and for all. Unfortunately for the rest of the world, Shaggy’s plan also happens to be absolutely terrible. More →
In the March quarter this year, Apple posted a record $13.6 billion profit as the iPhone juggernaut continued to mow down rivals at the top of the global smartphone market. The company managed to sell 61 million iPhones in the quarter, maintaining impressive momentum following the all-time record 74.4 million iPhones Apple sold during the holiday quarter.
For the June quarter, analysts expect Apple’s impressive streak to continue. Estimates from respected analysts call for the company to sell as many as 53 million iPhones, as the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus continue to draw business away from Android vendors.
Naturally, it’s time for the naysayers to chime in. More →
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