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Comedians Jake Hurwitz and Amir Blumenfeld will host the Mashies

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We’re excited to announce that Jake

No Switching for You! AT&T Locks the Apple SIM to Its Network

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If you use your LTE iPad Air 2 or iPad mini 3 with AT&T, you’d better be prepared to stay with the network. AT&T will lock the Apple SIM card in the device, even though the card is intended to allow users to switch networks at will.

Users began reporting the SIM lockdown as the iPads went on sale Friday, MacRumors first reported. When a user first activates the iPad on AT&T, a message will appear warning them that once they connect to the…

EBay to Spin Off PayPal Into a Separate Company in 2015

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EBay has announced a plan to split its PayPal business into a separate, publicly traded company in 2015.

The move has been advocated for some time by minority shareholder Carl Icahn, though his January 2014 proposal for the spinoff failed in April.

After the two companies are separated into two entities, Devin Wenig, currently the president of eBay Marketplaces, will become the CEO of eBay. Dan Schulman, previously the President of American…

Apple Sells 10 Million iPhones Over Opening Weekend, a New Record

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The sales of Apple‘s new iPhones are off to a strong start.

Apple announced Monday that it sold more than 10 million iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus units during the first three days the devices were on sale in stores, setting a new record for opening weekend sales

“Sales for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus exceeded our expectations for the launch weekend, and we couldn’t be happier,” Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO, said in a statement. “While our team managed the…

First iPhone 6 Drop Tests Show Mixed Results

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Apple’s two new iPhones went on sale Friday, so naturally the Internet responded by seeing how quickly they could destroy them.

The new smartphones have been on sale less than 24 hours and the first wave of drop test videos are already making the rounds. The results are somewhat varied, but there are predictably tragic endings for some displays.

First up is a TechSmartt tester, who compared how the iPhone 6 fared when…

Alien Nutri-Grain and 11 Other Bizarre Things On eBay Australia

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SYDNEY — It was the year 1999. Australia claimed the cricket World Cup, kids around the country caught Pok

Atlanta Hawks Co-owner to Sell Interest in Team After Racially Charged Email

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ATLANTA — Atlanta Hawks co-owner Bruce Levenson said Sunday he is selling his controlling interest in the team, in part due to an inflammatory email he said he wrote in an attempt “to bridge Atlanta’s racial sports divide.”

Levenson said he regrets the email sent to the team’s co-owners and general manager Danny Ferry two years ago as “inappropriate and offensive.” In a statement released by the team, Levenson said he sent the email due to his concerns about low attendance and a need to…

Apple iWatch Coming in September, But You’ll Have to Wait to Buy It, Report Says

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Put that hammer away! Don’t smash your poor, inadequate watches just yet

As it turns out, an earlier report that said Apple’s iWatch will arrive in September has been updated with a very important caveat: You’ll have to wait to buy it

Re/Code, the same website that revealed Apple’s wearable device will debut at the company’s now confirmed September event, reported on Friday that the so-called iWatch will only be “announced,” and not…

9 Valuable Things You Didn’t Know Are Lying Around Your House

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Without even knowing it, you may be sitting on a shiny goldmine.

Don’t be so quick to toss out those worn-out books and dusty toys. Your basement of junk may be a treasure trove of items worth a fortune. After all, no one wants to throw out a Pok

Amazon’s Video Shorts Site Turns Casual Viewing Into a Shopping Opportunity

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Imagine if every video on YouTube were accompanied by items related to the video that you could buy instantly — sort of like YouTube meets the Home Shopping Network. Or, more accurately, YouTube meets Amazon

That appears to be the general idea behind a new part of Amazon’s Instant Video website called Video Shorts.

Pointed out in a recent report from Techcrunch, which claims that the site launched without much fanfare just a couple of…