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The best iPad apps of 2014

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Between iOS 8 and a new lineup of tablets from Apple, iPad users got some pretty big updates in 2014.

Of course, major hardware and software updates also means a slew of new and better-than-ever apps. With all-new ways to tell stories, shoot and edit photos and create documents, iPad users can get more done than ever before

Check out our list, below, to see the apps that made our top picks and, if you’re an iPhone user too, be sure to check out our…

‘Jingle Bells’ kid knows how we all truly feel about the holidays

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They’re here, people — the holidays are here

Look, we all can’t be as festive as Mariah Carey or Martha Stewart. The simple fact is that some people just despise this time of year

At least you aren’t alone, holiday haters — the kid in the video, above, completely understands your Christmas woes.

Nick Jonas imitates Tom Hanks by playing ‘Jealous’ on ‘Big’ piano

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Standing where Tom Hanks stood in the 1980s, Nick Jonas played his hit song “Jealous” on FAO Schwarz’s foot-operated piano, the same one Hanks popularized in the film Big.

Hanks, as Josh Baskin in the 1988 classic, memorably performed “Chopsticks” and “Heart and Soul” on the ground-level electric piano

Watch Jonas channel Hanks in this video, below, which he posted on Facebook:

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Nick Jonas imitates Tom Hanks by playing ‘Jealous’ on ‘Big’ piano

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Standing where Tom Hanks stood in the 1980s, Nick Jonas played his hit song “Jealous” on FAO Schwarz’s foot-operated piano, the same one Hanks popularized in the film Big.

Hanks, as Josh Baskin in the 1988 classic, memorably performed “Chopsticks” and “Heart and Soul” on the ground-level electric piano

Watch Jonas channel Hanks in this video, below, which he posted on Facebook:

Big is about…

A new way to help level the playing field for women buying cars

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Tara Weingarten estimates she’s accompanied at least 50 women to the dealership to buy their cars. As a veteran automotive journalist for Newsweek and the founder of VroomGirls, a site devoted to women automotive enthusiasts, Weingarten grew frustrated with the traditional arrangement of pressured techniques and gendered salesmanship.

“For women, buying a car is the final frontier of big purchases. Now they’ll buy a house or a condo by themselves, negotiate the price, totally fine. But they…

Black lives matter: Athletes’ powerful statements still going strong

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Despite vehement rebuke from police departments, despite condescending criticism from fans, despite a sports news cycle that continually churns out stats, scores and hot takes, the poignant statements from pro athletes keep on coming

We’ve seen striking gestures from sports stars over the past couple weeks. In the wake of a tragic string of unarmed, young black men being killed by white law enforcement officers in America, athletes as big as LeBron James have showed solidarity and…

Black lives matter: Athletes’ powerful statements still going strong

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Despite vehement rebuke from police departments, despite condescending criticism from fans, despite a sports news cycle that continually churns out stats, scores and hot takes, the poignant statements from pro athletes keep on coming

We’ve seen striking gestures from sports stars over the past couple weeks. In the wake of a tragic string of unarmed, young black men being killed by white law enforcement officers in America, athletes as big as LeBron James have showed solidarity and…

How to successfully manage startup offices across multiple countries

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When creating a fashion company that spans multiple countries, we knew there would be challenges. Many of these would be geographic

Not only would we need to be in many places at once, but they would be in some of the most expensive cities in the world. You can’t expect to court clients in London, Paris and Milan if you don’t have offices there. You’re competing with the big guys in big ponds, and there’s no time for…

Gallop Labs Raises $2M To Help Mobile Publishers Find And Monetize Valuable Users

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Behind the scenes: Obama on ‘The Colbert Report’

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“When I go home, Michelle, Malia and Sasha give me a hard time,” President Obama told Stephen Colbert on Monday night. “There are no trumpets, and they tease me mercilessly.”

When Obama wasn’t defending his economic record, his latest immigration action and his Keystone XL oil pipeline decision on Monday’s The Colbert Report, the president was actually quite humorous — and a little deprecating.

He said his daughters mock his big ears, he leaves his socks on the floor. Sitting behind…

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