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Texas Financial Company Helps Merchants In The CBD Industry Find A Stable Merchant Banking Solution

Cannabis products such as CBD oil and hemp oil are on the rise as more states are approving the products for medical use. However, such companies are considered high volume/high risk, and can have a difficult time finding a stable merchant banking solution at an affordable cost. The Southern Institute helps clients to reduce the overall processing costs for credit cards and checks, as well as keeping their merchant accounts running smoothly. Addison, TX- High risk businesses generall...


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How to buy a refurbished iPhone

There’s a lot to consider when you’re looking for a new iPhone and it can be very expensive. Save yourself some heartache and some money with our guide on how to buy a refurbished iPhone. More>>

Giveaway: Enter to win a Casio G-Shock GBA800 Bluetooth watch

Casio's rugged G-Shock line has been around for a couple of decades now, and the Bluetooth-enabled G-Shock GBA800 is one of our favorite new models. We've teamed up with Casio to let a lucky reader take one home. More>>

The best time to buy appliances (and the worst)

Need a new dishwasher or oven? Depending on when you buy, you could be paying a vastly different price. This appliance buying guide will help you figure out the best times to get those appliance deals. More>>

The best Chromebooks

We've compiled a list of the best Chromebooks -- laptops that combine great battery life, comfortable keyboards, and the performance it takes to run Google's lightweight Chrome OS. From Samsung to Acer, these are the... More>>

The best laptops

The best laptop should be one that checks all the boxes: Great battery life, beautiful design, and top-notch performance. The laptops we've chosen for our best laptops you can buy do all that — and throw in some extra... More>>

The best iPhone bike mounts

You shouldn't use your iPhone while biking but you may want to use your phone's GPS to navigate to your destination. Thankfully, there are numerous iPhone bike mounts available. These are our favorites. More>>

The best gaming laptops

Gaming desktops are powerful, but they tie you down to your desk. For those of us who prefer a more mobile experience, here are the best gaming laptops on the market, ranging from budget machines to maxed-out,... More>>

Sony Xperia XZ3 vs. Galaxy Note 9: Can Sony topple Samsung’s giant?

The Xperia XZ3 proves it's a great time to be a Sony fan. But Sony's got a lot of competition in the battle for your pocket space, and the Galaxy Note 9 is one of its biggest rivals. Which is better? We found out. More>>

Take to the skies with the best drones under $500

Want to get in on all this hot drone action, but don't want to spend half a paycheck to make it happen? There are actually lots of feature-packed budget options. Check out this list of the best drones under $500. More>>

Wish you could fly? Here are the best drones on the market right now

To help you navigate the increasingly large and ever-changing landscape of consumer UAVs, here's a no-nonsense rundown of the best drones you can buy right now More>>

The best vaporizers for flower and concentrates

Why combust dead plant matter when you could vaporize the good stuff and leave the leaves behind? Here's a rundown of the best vaporizers money can buy, no matter what your style is. More>>

Best waterproof iPhone 6 or 6S cases

Apple didn’t make the iPhone 6/6S or 6/6S Plus waterproof. They aren’t even water-resistant. But you can always pick up a case that is. We take a look at the best water resistant and waterproof iPhone 6 cases on the market. More>>

The best Android tablets

There are lots of Android tablets, but few are worthy of recommendation. Picking the right one should come down to more than just price. Here are the best Android tablets available, whether you want a gorgeous display or... More>>

The top 10 budget-friendly GoPro alternatives that won’t leave you broke

Warm weather is here to stay, and a good action cam is the perfect way to record all of your outdoor adventures. Check out these GoPro alternatives, including some 4K-capable cameras, that won’t leave you broke More>>

Check out 30 of the best iPhone games you need to be playing

The iPhone has some of our favorite games available for any mobile platform. Here are the best iPhone games for every big-name genre, whether you're into puzzles, strategy, or something else entirely. More>>

The best iPhone apps available right now (May 2018)

The iPhone is the most popular smartphone in the world, and we want to bring out the best in yours. Behold our comprehensive list of the best iPhone apps, from time-saving productivity tools to fun apps you won’t be able... More>>

Check out our list of the best iPhone deals for May 2018

Apple devices can get expensive, but if you just can't live without iOS, don't despair: We've curated an up-to-date list of all of the best iPhone deals available for April 2018. More>>

Save up to $700 with the best smartphone deals for May 2018

This is the perfect time to score a new smartphone and save some cash. We've rounded up the best smartphone deals available right now -- carrier devices as well as unlocked phones -- that can save you as much as $700. More>>

Save hundreds with the best MacBook deals for May 2018

If you’re in the market for a new Apple laptop, let us make your work a little easier: We hunted down the best up-to-date MacBook deals available online right now from various retailers. More>>

The best electric skateboards

Thanks for Kickstarter and Indiegogo, electric skateboards are carving a bigger niche than you might think. Whether you're into speed, mileage, or something a bit more stylish, here are the best electric skateboards on the... More>>

The best 4K monitors in 2018

The day is coming, slowly but surely, when 1080p resolution will be behind us. Check out the best 4K monitors on the market, whether you're looking for a budget solution or a visual treat. More>>

Need a new tablet? Check out the best iPad deals for May 2018

In the wide world of tablets, Apple is still the king. If you're on team Apple and just can't live without iOS, we've curated an up-to-date list of all of the best iPad deals currently available for May 2018. More>>

Which Apple iPhone should you buy?

There are three main iPhone models available, and prices vary significantly, so it's important to make the right decision. We've used them all, and we break down what makes each one great, and which model will be best for... More>>

The best camping gifts

The holidays are here and if you've got an outdoorsy person on your list who loves things like camping, skiing, hiking, check out this list of the best camping gifts and other outdoor ideas. More>>

The Google Daydream View, one of the best VR headsets, is now on sale for $30

If you own a compatible smartphone, the Google Daydream View is one of the best vVR headsets money can buy. If you've been looking to dip your toes into the world of VR, Verizon has slashed the price of the headset down to... More>>

Totally tiny and cool: 18 portable tech gadgets you’ll want to use every day

If you're looking for some portable tech to keep you charged up and plugged in while you're on the go, we've rounded up our favorite must-have tech gadgets currently available from Amazon and ThinkGeek. More>>

Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 vs. Galaxy Tab S3: Android Tablet Showdown

Samsung has unveiled the Galaxy Tab S4, and it comes with upgraded power, looks, and a larger screen. It looks set to take on the world, but first, can it prove itself and beat last year's Galaxy Tab S3? More>>

Keep cozy and warm with the best base layers

Winter is here and if you're playing outside you need base layers to wick moisture and keep you warm. Here is a list of the best base layers to add to your outdoor gear closet that'll keep you cozy all season. More>>

The best blackout curtains to help you beat bright sunlight (and the heat)

Whether you're a fussy sleeper, work odd hours, or are just sensitive to light, a set of blackout curtains can help. Along with allowing you to rest and relax better, light-blocking curtains can insulate your home, saving... More>>

The 10 best OnePlus 5T cases

The OnePlus 5T is an incredible phone, capable of trading blows with the biggest boys from Apple, LG, and Samsung. But for all its strength, it's not invincible. Keep it safe with our selection of the best OnePlus 5T cases. More>>

The best point-and-shoot cameras you can buy

If your smartphone camera just isn't giving you the results you're looking for, maybe it's time to step up your game. The latest and greatest point-and-shoot cameras offer large sensors, tough bodies, and long lenses -... More>>

Stay warm by layering the right way this winter with the best mid-layers

Playing outside in the winter can be a frigid endeavor if you don’t have top-notch cold-weather gear and an excellent layering system. Here is a list of the best mid-layers to help keep you warm and dry. More>>

How to choose an external hard drive

Whether you're looking to backup important files or just want to give your device more storage space, an external drive can be a perfect solution. Read on to learn how to choose an external drive to find the best one for you. More>>

Are flat pillows a pain in your neck? Here are the best pillows for side-sleepers

If you've tried doubling up on pillows or buying larger ones to no avail, then it might just be time for a new pillow – one made for sleeping on your side. We've rounded up the best pillows for side sleepers that give neck... More>>

The best alarm clock apps for Android and iOS

Have you mastered the fine art of hitting the snooze button with your eyes closed? If you're rushing out the door after you've snoozed one too many times, it's time to step up your game. Here are the best alarm clock apps. More>>

The best smartwatches

Tempted to buy a smartwatch? If so, then the growing number of great models available means you've got plenty to choose from. But which one should you pick? Here is our list of the best smartwatches. More>>

Check out the best affordable Samsung phone deals for July 2018

Looking for a new Android phone? Samsung makes some of our favorites, but you don't have to shell out a fortune for a Galaxy device. Check out our roundup of the best afffordable Samsung phones available right now. More>>

The best iPad Pro 9.7 cases and covers

No tablet should be without protection, especially an expensive one. Check out our picks for the best iPad Pro 9.7 cases, so you can add some protection, functionality, and style to your new device. More>>

The best rugged phones

Sometimes a case isn’t enough for people who need to protect their phone from rain, dust, and the occasional fall. Fortunately, the best rugged phones can handle anything you throw their way. More>>

The 25 best Galaxy S7 cases to safeguard your Samsung smartphone

If you truly want to keep your Galaxy S7 in pristine condition, then you'll need a proper case. We have 25 of the best Galaxy S7 cases to add a touch of style and protection to your Samsung device. More>>

The best laptop brands

If you want to buy your next laptop based around a specific brand, it helps to know which the best brands of laptops are. This list will give you a good grounding in the most reliable, quality laptop manufacturers today. More>>

The largest flash drives

Decades on from megabyte limited hard drives, flash drives can now offer up to multiple terabytes of space. These are the largest flash drives you can buy today to fulfil all of your portable data storage needs. More>>

The best 3D printers you can buy for under $1,000 right now

Looking for a decent 3D printer that won't break the bank? Check out our regularly-updated list of the best 3D printers under $1,000 More>>

The 22 best iPhone 8 cases

We go shopping for the best iPhone 8 cases and covers to protect your beloved device and achieve your ideal look. There are all kinds of different styles, finishes, and protection capabilities available. More>>

The best iPhone 7 battery cases

The iPhone 7 doesn't have terrible battery life, but you never know when you'll need to juice up on the go. To help, here are the best iPhone 7 battery cases that can keep your smartphone charged and ready for long-term use. More>>

Computer monitor buying guide

Check out our computer monitor buying guide for advice on everything from size to resolution and response times. A new display can be an investment, but it doesn't need to be intimidating -- here's everything you need to... More>>

The best smartphones

Smartphones are perhaps the most important and personal piece of tech on the planet. That’s why it’s important to pick the best phone for your individual needs. Here are the best smartphones you can buy. More>>

The best monitor you can buy

Everyone wants a monitor, sure, but not just any monitor. You want a display with the highest resolution, the largest screen, and the most customization options to be had. Thankfully, we've got your back. More>>

You’ll find bargains galore with the best Amazon Prime Day 2018 deals

Good deals are easy to come by, but finding great deals is a different story. Until July 12, Amazon is offering a ton of screaming deals for Prime members. Here are our favorite deals leading up to Amazon Prime Day. More>>

The best portable chargers for quickly juicing your devices

Battery life still tops the polls when it comes to smartphone concerns. If it’s bugging you, then maybe it’s time to snag yourself a portable charger. Here are our picks of the best portable chargers. More>>

Amazon Prime Day slices the price of Apple’s juicy, golden 12-inch MacBook

The new school year is now officially just around the corner. If you’re looking to purchase a new notebook for your student, Amazon’s Prime Day is offering a 12-inch Apple MacBook for a mere $989 that weighs a mere two... More>>

The best tablets you can buy

There’s so much choice when shopping for a new tablet that it can be hard to pick the right one. From iPads to Android, these are our picks for the best tablets you can buy right now. More>>

Catch our live video coverage of the best Prime Day deals of 2018

The Digital Trends editorial staff is here to help on Prime Day. Join our senior editors for a four-hour live Q&A on their favorite Prime-Day tech deals as they walk you through all the ins and outs of Amazon's big sale. More>>

The best wireless phone chargers for your iPhone or Android

We checked out the best wireless phone chargers to make tangles and uncooperative ports a thing of the past. Whether you have an iPhone or Android, find out which wireless charging pads are worth buying, and how their... More>>

Amazon Prime Day 2018: Here’s everything you need to know

Amazon will soon be launching its fourth-annual Prime Day, offering Amazon Prime users deals on hundreds of items. We've got the full scoop on what you should expect from Amazon Prime Day 2018. More>>

Best Samsung Galaxy S9 cases

The Samsung Galaxy S9 sports the same curved design and Infinity display as the S8, so you'll want to get a case to protect it. Here are our top picks for the best Samsung Galaxy S9 cases so far. More>>

Get a $30 discount on the brand-new, top-rated Amazon Fire TV Cube on Prime Day

Amazon has slashed the price of its best streaming device for Prime Day, offering viewers the ability to talk to their TV with its Alexa-powered Fire TV Cube for $30 less than normal. More>>

10 Common laptop-buying mistakes you can easily avoid

Buying a new laptop is exciting, but you need to watch your footing. There are a number of pitfalls you need to avoid and we're here to help. Check out these top-10 laptop buying mistakes and how to avoid them. More>>

The best Windows apps

Not sure what apps you should be downloading for your newfangled Windows device? Here are the best Windows apps, whether you need something to speed up your machine or access your Netflix queue. Check out our categories... More>>

Amazon Prime Day is almost here: Here are 8 tips to find the best deals

Prime Day, Amazon's annual sale, is almost here. Prime members will have a limited time to score some exclusive deals and huge discounts, but you've got to be ready, and we can help. Here are 8 tips to help you find the... More>>

Here’s how to get the most out of your Amazon Prime subscription

In light of the recent price increase for Amazon Prime, you may as well squeeze as much as you can out of it. Here's a quick rundown of everything you have access to with a Prime membership. More>>

The best MacBook

Apple's lineup of MacBooks has started to swell, leaving fans a bit confused about which laptop they should buy. Now that Apple has refreshed some models with 8th-gen processors, we compare all the options to see which is... More>>

Tricks of the trade: How to get free stuff on Amazon

So what could be better than an awesome discount? Free stuff, of course. Amazon may be the largest online retailer, but that doesn't mean there aren't few freebies to be had -- you just need to know where to look. More>>

The best walkie-talkies

Walkie-talkies remain one of the best methods for communicating in the backcountry, offering solid battery life, good range, and reliable technology built for use in the outdoors. Here are the best walkie-talkies available. More>>

The best gaming phones

Which phones are the best if all you want to do is play some mobile games? We've done the hard work and put together a list of the best gaming phones on Android and iOS, so you can keep playing and winning. More>>

The best Ethernet cables

While our world may be transitioning to wireless connectivity, Ethernet connections are still faster and less prone to lag times than traditional Wi-Fi networks. Here are five of the best Ethernet cables you can buy. More>>

The best QWERTY phones

Think QWERTY phones are dead and gone? Think again. We've found a few different devices you can buy today, and each has its own physical keyboard. Here's a list of our current favorites. More>>

Ridin’ nerdy: 15 drool-worthy car gadgets for your summertime road trip

Summer is here, and so is road trip season. There are hundreds of gizmos to help us stay safe and enhance our long car rides ahead. From a reliable backup camera to self-powered jump starter. Here are 15 of our favorites... More>>

The best sports cars you can buy

It’s never been a better time to be a car enthusiast. Modern sports cars are powerful, yet manageable. Here are the five best sports cars you can buy today to suit your interests and price range. More>>

The best electric bikes

A capable electric bike is perfect for a daily commute or trek along the trailhead, with some models offering pedal assistance and a long-range battery. With that said, here are the best electric bikes on the market. More>>

The best mosquito repellent products to keep pesky biting bugs at bay

Summer is officially on, and while warm weather is great for heading outdoors, it's also the season for mosquitoes. We've picked out eight of the best mosquito repellent products, from sprays to zappers, to help you keep... More>>

Getting down to the nitty gritty: the best vacuums you can buy

Our expert reviewers took some vacuum cleaners for a spin to see which worked best. Whether you're looking for a traditional upright, stick, or robot vacuum, check out our picks for the best vacuums on the market. More>>

Looking for a good read? Here are the best, most eye-opening books about tech

Sometimes it's sensible to put down the gadgets and pick up a good old-fashioned book -- to read about the latest gadgets, of course. Here are the tech books you need to check out. More>>

These 30 Amazon Coupons can help you save on the things you need

Did you know there are thousands of Amazon Coupons and promo codes that you can take advantage of? We found coupons for everything from tech to everyday products. Find out what savings you've been missing out on. More>>

These Raspberry Pi 3 bundles will cover everyone, from coders to gamers

The Raspberry Pi 3 is a low-budget computing platform capable of doing just about anything. We rounded up a handful of the best Raspberry Pi 3 bundles to get you started on a variety of DIY projects. More>>

The best phones for kids

Keeping track of your children is tough, but finding the right smartphone for them may be even tougher. Check out our selection of the best cell phones for kids, so you can find the right device for your child. More>>

10 Best protective iPhone cases

If you’re going off-road or work outdoors, it could be a good idea to invest in a tough case. These are our picks of the best protective iPhone cases for all iterations of the iPhone, from the iPhone SE to the X. More>>

30 Of the best iPhone 7 cases

The iPhone 7 might be attractive, but it’s not rugged. To keep your device in pristine condition, you really need to think about proper protection. That's why we've rounded up some of the best iPhone 7 cases and covers... More>>

The best waterproof iPhone 7 cases

The iPhone 7 might be water-resistant, but it's not waterproof. Thankfully, these waterproof iPhone 7 cases provide some additional protection -- and style -- thus ensuring it can withstand more than a mere splash. More>>

The 20 best Google Pixel cases

The aluminum-and-glass design of Google's Pixel looks classy, but it’s a combination that’s slippery and easy to damage. Thankfully, we've rounded up the best Google Pixel cases to add style and protection. More>>

The best wireless keyboards

Want to do more with your tablet than surf the web and watch videos? If so, you need a Bluetooth keyboard. These are the best wireless keyboards you can buy right now, whatever your preference. More>>

Here are the 5 best Fourth of July sales you won’t want to miss

The Fourth is a time for family, friends, fireworks, and frightening low prices. If you're looking to save on tech, outdoor gear, clothing, or appliances this summer, these Fourth of July sales are some of the best you... More>>

Fourth of July sale: Take $300 off the HP Envy x360 2-in-1 convertible laptop

As part of its ongoing Fourth of July sale, HP is slashing prices on their inventory of desktop and laptop computers. Through Wednesday, July 4, you can take $300 off the excellent HP Envy x360, letting you score this... More>>

The 20 best drawing apps for the iPad Pro

The best drawing apps for the iPad Pro turn Apple's robust tablet into a canvas worthy of a true artist. Here are 20 of our current favorites, whether you're looking to keep things simple or take your art to the next level. More>>

The best Moto E5 Play cases

If you're looking for a solid phone on the cheap, then the Moto E5 Play is probably the phone to go for. Make sure you protect it with one of the best Moto E5 Play cases that you can buy right now. More>>

From DSLR to mirrorless and compact, here’s how to choose a camera

Looking to buy a new camera? Our comprehensive camera guide for 2016 has answers to any camera or photography questions you might ask, whether in regards to pricing, image quality, or weatherproofing. More>>

The best BlackBerry Key2 cases

If nothing but a real keyboard will do, then you'll be excited about BlackBerry's return to form with the latest Key2. You'll want to keep your shiny new phone safe with the best BlackBerry Key2 cases. More>>

Save $200 on Sony’s eye-catching, crystal-clear Glass Sound Speaker

Despite looking like a piece of modern art, this gorgeous lantern-like piece of tech is actually a 360-degree speaker. You can pick it up on Amazon right now for $200 off for a limited time and bask in the crystal clear... More>>

The best hiking backpacks

If you don't want to jump into full-on backpacking but enjoy getting out into nature, day hiking may be much your speed. There's a low barrier to entry and minimal equipment is needed -- highlighted by a proper hiking... More>>

The best backpacking sleeping bags

Whether you're a cold sleeper, desire a bag with heaps of features, or consider yourself an ultralight backpacker who will settle for half a bag, here are our picks for the best backpacking sleeping bags currently... More>>

The best OnePlus 6 cases to protect that all-glass body

If you’ve bought the bargain OnePlus 6, then you need to protect that stunning edge-to-edge display and all-glass body from falls and collisions. We’ve rounded up the best OnePlus 6 cases for inspection, so take your pick. More>>

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    The publisher and editor in chief in chief of a Greek newspaper have been detained over an article published Friday which alleges mishandling of EU funds meant to improve conditions in migrant hotspots across the country.
  • New California law helps utilities with wildfire lawsuits

    New California law helps utilities with wildfire lawsuits

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