When you buy your first digital product: How to pay for it

Financing your first smartphone is as simple as signing up for an app.You'll be charged the equivalent of $99 a month for the phone's most popular features, which will vary based on your plan and the handset's price.This is not to be confused with an upfront purchase, which includes a monthly fee for an annual device service charge.The first smartphone of any kind that you buy will have a very...

How to count the ‘B’s: The Note Count Machine

The NFL's Note Counting Machine is a new addition to the NFL schedule, and it could prove to be a huge boon to fans and broadcasters alike.In fact, it's already proving popular.The NFL announced the new technology Thursday, and NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport tweeted that it's one of the biggest changes the league has made in the past three years.The Note Count Machines, as it's known, will help...

The New York Jets have signed RB Denard Robinson to a 1-year contract with an $11.1 million base salary

The New England Patriots have signed running back Denard "Den" Robinson to the roster, according to the team's official website.Robinson was released by the Patriots in April and signed with the Philadelphia Eagles in June.He had been with the Patriots since 2010 and spent four seasons in New England.The 31-year-old was in the final year of his contract with the Eagles in 2020 and was cut after a...

Why do you use a touch screen monitor?

A touch screen is a small screen that lets you interact with the world through touch.The idea behind a touch monitor is that the screen will give you the ability to see what's happening on the screen, but not to see if it's moving.A touch monitor also lets you control the computer with your voice, but you don't need to hold your hand over the screen.And, as it turns out, you don`t need to wear...

Trump to visit Sinic mega cities

The president is expected to travel to Sinic in the coming weeks, along with his wife, Melania, who has been on a tour of the country, to promote his plans to build a wall along the southern border. The Sinic-based ruler has also been invited to visit the country for talks, which Trump has said he plans to hold in a few weeks.The Sinics prime minister, Ivo Shukor, told The Associated Press in a...

Indian startup creates the world’s first smartphone app for real estate agents

An Indian startup that wants to make real estate more affordable has announced it will soon start offering a mobile app that lets people rent out their homes for short-term stays in the form of short-duration leases.The app is called Rental and Home, and it will make it easy for people to rent out an apartment, condominium or townhouse in India, the country's biggest.The startup, called Homecafe,...

Obama to visit Washington state to unveil plan to help victims of domestic violence

WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama will visit Washington State to unveil a new initiative to help men and women who have been victims of sexual assault and domestic violence.Obama plans to hold a news conference Monday in Seattle.The initiative aims to give survivors an opportunity to share their story with the public, and help prevent the reoccurrence of such crimes.The White House announced...