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  • A gold iPhone, a huge iPad and 3D gesture controls? Apple rumors are swirling in advance of new product announcements coming on September10th, so let’s look at the sure things, the maybes, and the “no way” ideas.

    Sure Things: IPhone5S and 5C

    Apple will be unveiling a new phone or new phones on September 10th.

    New Colors: The 5S will have three significant hardware changes and a paint job. The rumor is that gold will join the iPhone suite of black and white color choices. Knowing Apple, we’re not talking a trashy gold lame. Predictions are for a matte, champagne-colored back and muted metallic gold on the front. 

    Better Camera: On the hardware side, we expect a better camera, since many have complained about the current camera’s poor, grainy performance in low light. While some predict a 12 mega-pixel camera, the more prevalent guess is that we’ll see a camera with a larger f/2.0 aperture. That, plus a rumored dual-LED flash would greatly improve night shots.

    Faster Processor: Since the

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  • Do you share your apple ID with other people in your family – kids, spouse, parents? You should be able to share music and apps within one family, but you don’t want everyone’s contacts, photos, and calendar notifications showing up on your phone – or worse, your text messages appearing on their devices. So here’s how you can still share media, but separate iCloud sharing for privacy.

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  • New Ways to Date, Dig for Gold, and, uh, Hook Up

    Way back when I was in the dating game, things were a lot simpler: My father would give your father a goat, and the deal was done. Then along came the internet – you know, make a profile, post a picture, lie about your weight, and browse other singles – but even that’s not how it’s done any more.

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  • Nasdaq stocks posting largest percentage decreases

    A look at the 10 biggest percentage decliners on Nasdaq at the close of trading: Boulder Brands Inc. fell 24.4 percent to $9.62. Angie's List Inc. fell 19.4 percent to $6.67. Altisource Ptfl Sol fell 18.2 ...

  • Tribe's highest court orders candidate off ballot
    Tribe's highest court orders candidate off ballot

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A candidate for tribal president on the nation's largest Indian reservation lost another round in a language fluency dispute Wednesday, all but ending his bid for office.

  • Late-Breaking Scandal Could Shake Up SD Senate Race

    The three-way race for South Dakota’s open Senate seat got more complicated Wednesday, when the Sioux Falls Argus Leader published a page one story alleging that former Governor Mike Rounds, the Republican candidate and current leader in the polls, had approved $600,000 in state assistance to a company that was about hire a member of his cabinet. According to reporter David Montgomery, then Secretary of Tourism and State Development Richard Benda requested the assistance for Northern Beef Packers about two weeks before he and Rounds were to leave office.

  • Pistorius spends first night in single jail cell
    Pistorius spends first night in single jail cell

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Oscar Pistorius spent his first night of a five-year jail term in a single cell in the hospital wing of a prison in the capital, Pretoria, said a prison official.

  • WRONG NUMBER LEADS WOMAN TO THINK SHE'S MET MR. RIGHT

    DEAR ABBY: I met a guy over the phone when he called my number by mistake. After a brief conversation, not particularly polite on my part, the call ended. Forty-five minutes later he called me back, saying he couldn't stop thinking about me. I thought, "Who is this goofball?"Over time, my phone has been "pinging" with messages from him. He has sent his life story, photos and address. He even gave me his Social Security number and told me to run a check on him to see for myself that he's legitimate. We have been talking for eight months and are making plans to meet. ...

  • Check out the gigantic Nexus 6 compared to every Nexus phone ever made
    Check out the gigantic Nexus 6 compared to every Nexus phone ever made

    The Nexus 6 is Google’s latest Android smartphone and its biggest handset to date, as the company has never made Nexus phablets so far. The device is almost the same size as the iPhone 6 Plus, and even bigger than the Galaxy Note 4, according to recent comparisons. To further show how big the Nexus 6 really is, Phone Arena compared it to every Nexus handset ever made, from the original Nexus One to last year’s Nexus 5. FROM EARLIER: Video shows how gigantic the Nexus 6 is, even compared with the massive Galaxy Note 4 While not all Nexus fans will fall in love with the huge device, there are plenty of handset buyers who don’t mind dealing with

  • Purple Heart found on playground to be returned
    Purple Heart found on playground to be returned

    MANLIUS, N.Y. (AP) — A Purple Heart medal posthumously awarded to a New York soldier killed in Vietnam is being returned to his family about two decades after it was found on a school playground.

  • Coke, McDonald's and IBM are not safe. No company's too big to assail

    As blue-chip stalwarts of Corporate America falter in their attempts to revive growth, Wall Street is primed to expect the arrival of activist investors pressing for radical change.

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