Now's not the time to politicize the roving gangs of giant spiders slowly taking over America

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First and foremost, let me say that what’s happening in this country right now is simply tragic. Families have lost loved ones, and this nation mourns with them. 

But it is both premature and reprehensible to inject politics into this sudden, aggressive infestation of roving gangs of giant, six-foot-tall spiders, the likes of which have never been witnessed by mankind in all of existence, until the formal investigation of this horrific nightmare is complete and while families are still mourning.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims of the many cities that have now bravely fallen to the pack of huge violent spiders, as they slowly make their way eastward across our great country, killing everything in their path. Read more…

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USA! Pixel 2 prices abroad make America smile, much like the iPhones'

Right after the new Pixels were introduced, Google pulled an Apple, and slashed the price of the 2016 crop by a hundred. Thus, the basic Google Pixel can now be had for $549 directly from the Google Store, while its larger sibling, the Pixel XL, will set you back $669. You still need to add that hundred if you want the larger, 128 GB storage versions, but the trend is clear, and Google will probably be doing this with each new Pixel iteration – you know, like that other competitor down south from Mountain View does. 

Google is now gunning for the $1000 …

All Amazon Echo devices can now make calls for free on North America to the U.S., Canada and Mexico

It has been quite a week for Amazon’s Echo line up. Not only did Amazon revise the original Echo by adding a cloth cover, it made the new version of the original smart speaker shorter and fatter. The Amazon Echo Plus looks like the original Echo, adding improved Dolby sound and enhanced voice recognition. The addition of the ZigBee smart home hub makes it easier for users to control smart home products like entertainment systems, climate controls, locks and more. Other new models and accessories include the Echo Spot, the Echo Connect and Buttons.

Now, a new report published on Saturday …

Google is replacing defective Nexus 6P units with Pixel XLs, but only in North America


Nexus 6P will probably soon reach its EOL (end of life) status, as the phone is most likely not being manufactured any longer. Even those customers who turn in their Nexus 6P units for repair are offered other models in case their phones are beyond repair and must be replaced.

Not sure if this is a good or bad thing, but if your Nexus 6P has issues that aren’t related to software, then you might be in luck. It appears that Google is now replacing all Nexus 6P phones with Pixel XLs if the former is under warranty.

Unfortunately, this seems to apply in the United States and Canada …

The iPhone 8 could be delayed by more than three weeks, Bank of America analysts say

If you’ve been paying attention for the past few months, you may have noticed that 2017 isn’t the best year if you’re a phone maker trying to switch things up. Take Samsung, for example: it’s been wildly publicized that the company intended to put an in-glass fingerprint scanner inside its upcoming Galaxy Note 8, but issues with speed and security ultimately killed those plans.

But Sammy’s not the only kid on the block looking to get rid of the separate fingerprint scanner: Apple has been rumored for a while to be implementing an in-screen Touch ID for …

Qualcomm wants to basically obliterate Apple's iPhone business in America

Apple and Qualcomm are at it again, with the latter now demanding US imports of iPhone models containing “key” Qualcomm technology be banned, unless Apple complies. Moreover, big Q wants to stop further sales of all infringing Apple products on US territory, and halt all of the company’s operations related to warehousing, marketing, advertising, and showcasing the iPhone. Essentially, Qualcomm wants to obliterate Apple’s entire smartphone business in North America.

Qualcomm accuses Apple of infringing on six Qualcomm technological patents, essential to “important features and functions in …

Anyone with a brain should be pissed off at Delta and Bank of America right now

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In 2017, the year of United dragging customers off of airplanes and Pepsi putting out comically tone-deaf ads, you’d think that corporate America would know better by now than to screw-up where a screw-up is so completely and totally avoidable.  

Of course, you’d be wrong.

On Sunday, Delta and Bank of America pulled their sponsorships from New York City’s Shakespeare in the Park, which is hosted by The Public Theater—the same theater that brought blockbuster musical Hamilton to the world—which has been putting on Shakespeare plays in Central Park since the early ’60s. The reason? 

Julius Caesar, the current Shakespeare in the Park show, which portrays the titular character in a blonde wig and with a fondness for very long, large ties. Spoiler alert, for anyone not familiar with history everyone’s familiar with: Caesar’s murdered in the end. And the artistic choice to make him resemble Donald Trump drew immediate ire from online conservatives (including Donald Trump Jr.) and subsequently, Delta and Bank of America pulled their funding for The Public Theater. Read more…

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Delta, Bank of America pull sponsorship after Shakespeare play is seen as attack on Trump

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Just a couple weeks after the uproar around Kathy Griffin’s photo of a decapitated President Trump, fresh outrage over a violent depiction of what some believe is Trump has led to a major move by Delta airlines. 

A new production of Julius Caesar at New York City’s annual Shakespeare in the Park event features the classic scene showing Caesar being stabbed to death by his friend Brutus and others. 

Only in this version, the man playing Caesar is wearing a suit, a red tie, and a large blonde wig, which has led some to believe (including some theater critics) that the intent was to show a theatrical version of Trump being assassinated on stage.   Read more…

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BlackBerry KEYone launches in North America tomorrow

Tomorrow is the last day of May 2017, but it happens to also be the first day that the BlackBerry KEYone will be available in the U.S. and Canada. In North America, the phone’s distinctive physical Keyboard and outstanding battery life have excited consumers, many of whom would have never considered buying a BlackBerry before. The KEYone will be sold starting tomorrow at select Best Buy stores and through Amazon, priced at $549.99 USD.

In the U.S., these unlocked models will be available in two different variants. One will support GSM carriers like AT&T and T-Mobile, while the other …

Sprint's Claure, T-Mobile's Legere among the most hated CEOs in America says survey

A company called Owler runs a crowdsourced platform that businesses can use to gather intelligence. Owler has come up with a ranking of the most hated CEOs in America, and surprisingly two of the most visible mobile executives were numbers three and four on the list. Before we get into their names, let’s just tell you about the top two names on the survey.

Number one with a score of 21.5 (lower score is worse) was United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz. This is no doubt the result of the incident last month when a Doctor was dragged off a UAL plane and injured in the process. The victim refused …