Apple is becoming a formidable fintech company

A growing anxiety for bank executives is how and when big tech companies will encroach on their turf. During its quarterly earnings call yesterday, Apple CEO Tim Cook gave some insight into the company’s progress in becoming something of a fintech player: Apple Pay transactions tripled from a…

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via qz.com

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10 Mobile Apps that let you Earn Money from your Phone

The times are tough and almost all of us need a little extra cash in our pockets. Money earning mobile apps are getting popular by the day. Reason being that you can easily make money on the go and aren’t limited to your desktop PC anymore. We already published a guide about 10 mobile apps that…

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Samsung Galaxy Watch vs Apple Watch 4 rumors: should you wait?

The Apple Watch 4 has yet to be confirmed, but it’s heavily rumored to be coming out later this year and it may be the main competition for Samsung’s newly announced Galaxy Watch. Samsung spent a good portion of its Unpacked 2018 event talking through the Galaxy Watch, and while we haven’t had enough time with the device to conduct a full review, everything is looking positive for this top-end watch so far.

Link: Samsung Galaxy Watch vs Apple Watch 4 rumors: should you wait?
via http://www.techradar.com

T-Mobile to Block Roaming If You “Roam Excessively”

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Can Apple out-Netflix Netflix?

As the summer of media mergers musical chairs draws to an end, we’re left wondering who will find a seat the next time the music stops. It’s a little hard to listen to the big-pipes companies like AT&T and Comcast whine about how they are struggling to maintain viewership after decades of fat bundles and fatter profits.

Link: Can Apple out-Netflix Netflix?
via venturebeat.com

The new MacBook Pros with T2 chips do indeed kernel panic randomly

Holding off buying a new MacBook Pro at the moment. It’s like issues pop up every other week and I simply cannot buy a machine that is not reliable. Also looking into a Lenovo Thinkpad w/ CentOS as an alternative, even though it would be difficult. It’s a pity.

I’m looking at the new…

Link: The new MacBook Pros with T2 chips do indeed kernel panic randomly
via news.ycombinator.com

The first 6 things to do when you get an Amazon Echo

Congrats, you just got an Amazon Echo. Now what? It’s time to unbox it and set it up. Amazon will walk you through the setup process, but it won’t clue you in to all of the settings that you should deal with first. That’s where we come in. Here we’ll show you those crucial first settings you need to adjust so you can get the best experience out of your Alexa-enabled speaker.

Link: The first 6 things to do when you get an Amazon Echo
via http://www.cnet.com