Beats’ spin on the new AirPods could debut in April

The true wireless Powerbeats may use Apple’s H1 chip and support “Hey Siri.” Apple at long last has updated its AirPods, and subsidiary Beats may be set to expand its own product lineup with its first true wireless earbuds. CNET reports Beats will announce a fully wireless version of its Powerbeats next month. They could […]

The Nissan Leaf Plus adds more EV range but not more fun

It needs more jazz hands. While other automakers were debating the merits of the electric car, Nissan was already selling the Leaf (the little EV hit the market in 2010, two years before the Model S). The automaker has sold over 400,000 units since then. That’s impressive. But in the past nine years, the EV […]

Firefox finally takes fuller advantage of your iPad

Mozilla’s browser supports split-screen, easier tab control and beyond. Your choices for iPad-friendly web browsers just got ever-so-slightly larger. Mozilla has released an arguably overdue version of Firefox that aims to take better advantage of the iPad’s extra screen real estate. It supports iOS’ built-in split screen and support for keyboard shortcuts, as you might expect, but there are […]

Self-healing 3D-printed gel has a future in robots and medicine

The hydrogel is soft, yet strong and responsive, and it can be formed in LEGO-like blocks. Robots might be a little more appealing — and more practical — if they’re not made of hard, cold metal or plastic, but of a softer material. Researcher at Brown University believe they’ve developed a new material that could be ideal […]

Stock to Watch- Co-Diagnostics, Inc. (NASDAQ:CODX)

On Thursday, Co-Diagnostics, Inc. (NASDAQ:CODX) reached at $1.21 price level during last trade its distance from 20 days simple moving average was 1.00%, and its distance from 50 days simple moving average was 0.91% while it has a distance of -50.98% from the 200 days simple moving average. Past 5 years growth of CODX observed at N/A, and for the […]

Stock to Watch- Abraxas Petroleum Corporation (NASDAQ:AXAS)

On Thursday, Abraxas Petroleum Corporation (NASDAQ:AXAS) reached at $1.42 price level during last trade its distance from 20 days simple moving average was 11.11%, and its distance from 50 days simple moving average was 13.29% while it has a distance of -26.18% from the 200 days simple moving average. Past 5 years growth of AXAS observed at 23.80%, and for […]

How to Research 401(k) Funds on Morningstar

This was prompted by an email from Stephen (a different Stephen from yesterday’s question): Would you consider 1) writing an overview of the financial tools that are available to look up stocks: Yahoo Finance, Morningstar, etc. 2) key pieces of information that we should be reviewing along with an explanation as to why. Let’s start […]

IRS giving millions a pass on penalties for 2018 underpayment

The IRS once again is making it easier on taxpayers facing unexpected penalties following implementation of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Individuals who failed to pay a certain percentage of their federal tax bill throughout the year are subject to an underpayment penalty when they file. On Friday, the agency said it is lowering […]

College applicants from wealthy families have an edge, analysis shows

The recent college admissions scandal underscores how difficult it can be for middle- and low-income students to get their foot in the door at elite institutions. “It is not a level playing field, even without cheating,” said Mark Kantrowitz, publisher of SavingForCollege.com. Less than 5 percent of students at Ivy League and other elite colleges come […]

Want to live in a big US city? Here’s what you need to earn

While home Opens a New Window. prices are expensive Opens a New Window. , those looking to live in one of the country’s biggest cities might be surprised at where they could afford a home. For those looking for a bargain, however, California might not be the state for you. Overall, the Golden State’s largest […]