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What's going on Saturday? (Afro Punk Fest, Arcade Fire, Frog Eyes, PS ...

AfroPunk Fest @ Commodore Barry Park The free annual two-day AfroPunk Festival kicks off today with a ton of great artists in various genres, including soul/funk greats Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, Ice-T's metal band Body Count, wild punks Trash Talk, legendary hardcore band Bad Brains , avant-rappers Shabazz Palaces, long-running Philly DJ King ... (more)


Related Topix: Indie, Ice-T, Rap, Pop/Rock, Body Count, Bad Brains, TV

Fri Aug 22, 2014


4 Reasons You Shouldn't Buy an iPhone 5C From Walmart for 97 Cents

Okay, I get it. There's a shiny gadget in the display window, and its price tag suddenly falls from $100 to nearly nothing.


Related Topix: iPhone, Cellphones, Cell Phones, Costco, iPod touchiPad App, iPod touch App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, T-Mobile, Apple, Startups

San Jose Mercury News

Wolverton: Taking a fresh look at 4K TVs

In this photo shot Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, a model stands next to a display of Samsung's curved 4K UHD TVs during a preview event at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.


Related Topix: TV, Las Vegas, NV, Business News


ECU To Test Emergency Notification System Through Saturday

Students and staff should expect to see the alert on items such as the ECU homepage, the TV screens on campus, and their cell phones.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones

The Detroit News

Society Confidential: Radio's best friend and employment service

Phlash Phelps, the Sirius XM "60s on 6" morning host, was entertaining well-wishers on the air Thursday morning to celebrate his 14th year on the satellite broadcaster when who should call in but "Radio's Best Friend," Art Vuolo of Novi.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Radios, Bloomfield Hills, MI, Birmingham, MI

Surrey Advertiser

Surrey teenager arrested on suspicion of Reading Festival rape

The 14-year-old was arrested along with a 31-year-old man after a woman made a complaint to police on Thursday evening The Surrey teenager, along with a 31-year-old man from London, has been held in custody while Thames Valley Police investigate.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Surrey County, England, Berkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Trinity Mirror

Doncaster Free Press

Doncaster crime round-up, August 22: spate of burglaries

The following offences were reported to police on Thursday August 21 and Friday August 22. Anyone with information call South Yorkshire Police on 101.


Related Topix: South Yorkshire County, England, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, Nottinghamshire County, England, Lincolnshire County, England, United Kingdom, Cell Phones,

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Why AT&T Should Get Better

AT&T has become the leading service provider in 4G LTE, WIFI, high speed internet, TV and voice and cloud based services.


Related Topix: AT&T, Wireless, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Emerging Technology, Directv, Cable & Satellite, Cell Phones, Cellphones

Denver Westword

Mark Beluscak, Busted for Child Abuse, Is Latest Denver Cop in Trouble

As we've reported, at least seven Denver police officers have gotten into trouble in 2014, with offenses ranging from departmental violations to alleged assaults, prostitute-solicitation and more; see our previous coverage below.


Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Cell Phones

Ilkley Gazette

'Enough is enough' for Ilkley EE mobile phone users

DISTGRUNTLED EE customers in Ilkley are bombarding the company with complaints after becoming increasingly frustrated at its poor mobile coverage.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones

This Is Lancashire

Police warning after thefts in car parks

POLICE are appealing for information after a 15-year-old boy had his mobile phone taken whilst walking home last night.


Related Topix: Cell Phones


LG's high-end smartphone features trickle down to new L series

LG Electronics is bringing features from its more expensive smartphones into the hotly contested low-end segment of the market.


Related Topix: Electronics, LG Electronics


How we'll pay for things in the future

If you're in San Francisco, perhaps you waved your smartphone over a payment terminal; if in London, maybe you momentarily tapped your funky-looking wristband on it; if in Nairobi, you probably just sent a text message.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones

Wall Street Journal

Why Chinese Smartphone Makers Are Going Global

Chinese smartphone makers are increasing their presence in the global market. This year, we've already seen Lenovo Group and Huawei Technologies gain global market share, posing a threat to market leader Samsung Electronics Coolpad , a smartphone maker based in Shenzhen, plans to spend millions of dollars this year to promote its brand in Southeast ... (more)


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Lenovo, Huawei Technologies, Energy, Oil & Gas, Samsung, Cellphones, Cell Phones


Opera's Mini browser to be installed on Microsoft phones

Norwegian software maker Opera signed a deal to take over the browser building unit of Microsoft's Nokia mobile phone unit and reported second-quarter earnings above expectations on Thursday, sending it shares sharply higher.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones

Wed Aug 20, 2014


Search Terms Show Rich And Poor's Digital Divide

A decade of search terms have been analysed to find out which words are most-likely to be searched for by those living in the toughest and easiest places to live - as determined by wealth, life expectancy and other factors.


Related Topix: Cameras, Digital Cameras, Business News


St. Louis Police Release Video Of Kajieme Powell Killing That Appears At Odds With Their Story

The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department released cell phone footage Wednesday of the police shooting of Kajieme Powell, a 25-year-old black man killed on Tuesday in St. Louis, according to St. Louis Public Radio.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Cell Phones

AME Info

Regional electronics market growth to deliver bumper Gitex Shopper 2014

The Middle East's considerable and fast-growing appetite for consumer electronics has led the organisers of GITEX Shopper 2014 - the Middle East's largest consumer IT and electronics show - to expect another bumper sales performance at this year's event.


Related Topix: Cameras, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Laptops/Notebooks


OnBeep Developing Walkie-Talkie Type Wearable for Mobile Devices

Voxer for Business combines walkie-talkie-like push-to-talk with messaging in a cross-platform app and Web service.


Related Topix: Two Way Radio, Flickr

Merced Sun-Star

Digital Savant: Two years later, the wait seems longer for mobile wallets

"The future of buying stuff seems like it's going to be cashless, credit card-less and tied to whatever mobile device you happen to be carrying around.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones