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  • Apple Watch goes on sale on Friday — but it has a major glitch

    The new Apple Watch goes on sale on Friday, but it already has Apple scrambling to fix a major glitch. Apple on Wednesday confirmed the new Apple Watch Series 3 is having problems connecting to LTE networks. “We have discovered that when Apple Watch Series 3 joins unauthenticated Wi-Fi networks without connectivity, it may at times prevent the watch from using cellular,” an Apple spokesperson told CNN Tech. “We are investigating a fix for a future software release.” The built-in […]

  • ‘Family Matters’ house in Chicago to be demolished

    CHICAGO — “It’s a rare condition, this day and age. To read any good news on the newspaper page.” The home featured in the opening credits of the 1990s sitcom “Family Matters” has been approved for demolition, according to WGN. The house is where the fictional Winslow family lived and the iconic character “Steve Urkel” frequently visited. You’ll likely remember Urkel’s nasally voice, clumsy nature and classic catchphrase: “Did I do that?” According to DNA Info, the city approved a demolition […]

  • Couple asks guests to help pay for dream wedding

    Derbyshire, U.K. — Weddings are expensive and many couples have trouble paying for everything before the big day arrives. So, one couple in England decided to cut costs and ask their guests to cover some of the wedding expenses. Ben Farina and Clare Moran plan to marry in June 2018 and their venue is going to cost about $13,500, according to the BBC. To help cover expenses, the couple is asking the 60 adult guests to pay $203 each. For the […]

  • BYU to sell caffeinated sodas on campus for first time since 1950s

    PROVO, Utah — In a surprise announcement on Thursday, Brigham Young University announced it would begin selling caffeinated sodas on campus, according to KSTU. It is a cultural shift for a campus that has been “caffeine-free” since the 1950s. “Until more recently, dining services rarely received requests for caffeinated soda. Consumer preferences have clearly changed and requests have become much more frequent,” the university said in an FAQ announcing the change. Back in 2012, KSTU reported on demands for BYU […]

  • Bill Gates: Sorry about Control-Alt-Delete

    Bill Gates is sorry that he made it so annoying to log in to your computer. The billionaire Microsoft co-founder admitted Wednesday that the Control-Alt-Delete function originally used to get into Windows computers is an awkward maneuver. “If I could make one small edit, I’d make that a single key,” Gates said Wednesday on a panel at the Bloomberg Global Business Forum in New York City. It’s a confession Gates has made before. In 2013, he blamed IBM for the […]

  • Fiat Chrysler recalls 494,000 Ram trucks due to fire risk

    AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — Fiat Chrysler is recalling nearly 500,000 pickup trucks over a possible fire risk. The company said on Tuesday that some Ram trucks may be fitted with a water-pump bearing that could overheat and possibly cause a fire in the engine compartment. The water-pump malfunction could set off a warning light, and worried consumers should let their dealers know if they notice the signal, the company said. Ram 2500 and 3500 pickup trucks with 6.7-liter engines from […]

  • Drink, Dock & Dine at Shooters Waterfront!

    Drink, dock and dine with us at Shooters Waterfront in Ft. Lauderdale. For more information visit: www.shooterswaterfront.com

  • Company will pay your down payment on a new house – but there’s a catch

    SEATTLE — A new startup is willing to spot you up to $50,000 for a down payment on a house — provided you’re cool with a string of strangers coming into your new home for the first few years. KING 5 reports Loftium launched Monday in Seattle. It was started by 29-year-old Yifan Zhang after she realized she could cover the mortgage on her new townhouse by renting out the spare bedroom on Airbnb, according to the New York Times. […]

  • WATCH The Goldbergs, LISTEN to The Beach and WIN

    WATCH The Goldbergs and WIN an 80’s prize-pack and a pair of tickets to Lion Country Safari or if you’re the grand prize winner, you could win a Nintendo NES Classic The Goldbergs are always full of surprises but this time they’ve got some COOL Prizes. ENTER TO WIN THE GOLDBERGS SWEEPSTAKES W/ 102.7 – THE BEACH Here’s how: WATCH The Goldbergs – All Week (9/25-9/29) and Next Week (10/2-10/6) at 7PM and 7:30PM and look for the KEYWORD. LISTEN the next […]

  • School requires students to submit dress pics before homecoming dance

    PEWAUKEE, Wis. — A suburban Milwaukee school district is requiring all students wearing a dress to next month’s homecoming dance to submit pictures of their outfit before they can buy tickets, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported. According to the Pewaukee School District, the policy is aimed at keeping students from being turned away from the event for showing too much skin. Superintendent Mike Cady told the Journal Sentinel the rule has been in place since January of 2015. But a […]