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When JetBlue took flight in 2000, the company aimed to "bring humanity back to air travel." The team started by ordering a bunch of new Airbus A320 aircraft, filling them with comfy leather seats (and enough legroom), serving unlimited free snacks and, best of all, offering a TV at every seat with...

December 5th 2014 at 1:25pm 0 Comments
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You're going to see a lot of apps taking advantage of iOS 8's expanded Touch ID support in the near future, but one of the bigger improvements is already here. Mint has updated its iOS app to let you use your fingerprint to sign in rather than rely on a passcode. While it's a simple step, it mea...

September 17th 2014 at 6:41pm 0 Comments
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Now that Bitcoin has taken root in daily financial transactions, those who fancy the digital currency need a way to easily keep an eye on the tally. Well, for the folks that meet that criteria, Mint now lets users keep track of transactions with the help of Coinbase. This means that Bitcoin Wallet...

January 30th 2014 at 12:00am 0 Comments
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Intuit has just dropped a totally redesigned Mint.com app in the App Store. The UI has been reimagined from top to bottom, starting with the app's icon, which now clearly shows how much Intuit wants to make sure you know they own Mint. Truthfully, the icon is a step back. The small leaf jars with th...

November 14th 2013 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Even if you don't feel like coughing up the cash for either the iPhone 5c or iPhone 5s, those eligible for an update (that's if you own an iPhone 4 or up, or an iPad 2 onward) can at least console themselves with iOS 7, which debuts today. Gone is the skeuomorphic design of the Forstall era, and i...

September 18th 2013 at 1:41pm 0 Comments
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Wondering what would become of the plucky Mint 'bot after iRobot swept up its creator, Evolution Robotics? The company clearly thought it was time for a name change -- it's the iRobot Braava from here on out. The cleaner has inherited its older sibling's good looks, from the square build to the li...

August 22nd 2013 at 6:22pm 0 Comments
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Welcome to IRL, an ongoing feature where we talk about the gadgets, apps and toys we're using in real life and take a second look at products that already got the formal review treatment. It's about time you know what a Type-A person our managing editor Dana Wollman is (though a tendency to cop...

August 5th 2013 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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I've been attending a lot of meetings with various London-based startups in the last few months to learn their stories on what it takes to launch a successful new product. I'm particularly interested in ones that have a heavy slant towards mobile -- and iOS. This interest is magnified when I find...

May 25th 2013 at 8:00am 0 Comments