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Youthful American Couple have put in $155K in three years on doctor's visit expenses for their pet puppy
Kate and Ben Stern from Brooklyn have spent $155,000 worth of medical
treatment over the past three years on a French Bulldog they adopted in
2013 and named Jones. They love him so much he played the very important
role of ring bearer at their wedding. Things however turned sour few
months after his adoption when he began vomiting and later choked on his
own vomit and got pneumonia. The couple went all out in a bid to save
the life of their beloved pet.
Ben, a software developer at Dropbox, said: 'Your pet's life shouldn't
have to be a financial decision.'
Jones's first visit to the vet following the initial vomiting saw him being put on the ventilator, which cost $10,000.
With a 30 percent chance of survival, he was moved to a pet hospital where his five-day stay cost $50,000.
Since his initial visit, Jones has been put on a ventilator three times
as he suffered from chronic lung and esophagus problems. The couple's
medical bills have come out to around $155,000, much of which has been
covered by pet insurer Trupanion.
Kate, a manager at Uber, said: 'Our savings has taken a pretty big hit,
but it's worth it to keep Jones with us.'
Jones takes nine pills a day and his condition is improving.
The buzz surrounding the pending release of the Galaxy S8 has
overshadowed the first half of 2017 in a way that we haven't seen in
the smartphone market for quite some time. While other device
manufacturers are expected to attract a lot of attention at MWC 2017,
the S8 question mark will be hovering over every presentation - and
will be an important influence on those customers who are on the lookout
for an upgrade this year.
MWC 2017 will be the showcase for the
next generation of smartphones for release over the coming year. For the
manufacturers, regardless of the differences in the features on the
actual devices, there has always been a common defining feature - the
inclusion of Qualcomm chipsets. Thanks to Samsung, it could now be the
case that the devices due to be released at MWC 2017 will include
Microsoft recently released some of the upcoming features for the Xbox One that’s coming with the Windows 10 Creators Update. The update included an improved dashboard, along with a revamped Guide feature which focuses on improving the overall performance of the Xbox One dashboard.
The Windows 10 Creators Update, however, will kill Xbox One’s Snap Mode feature which allowed users to multitask on their Xbox One. Microsoft’s Mike Ybarra recently announced on Twitter that the company is killing Snap Mode to reduce memory usage, improve multitasking and improve the overall speed of the Xbox dashboard: FollowMike Ybarra ✔@XboxQwik
We replaced Snap to improve multitasking, reduce memory use, improve overall speed, and free up resources going forward for bigger things.
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Want to be able to connect all of your peripherals to
your shiny new laptop with a single cable? Today, Dell is selling a USB
Type-C laptop dock for 35% off the list price. And when you buy now,
you’ll get a $50 gift card to boot.
• USB Type-C Dell Dock for $129.99 with a $50 eGift card (Coupon code: DEAL35 — List price: $199.99)
In terms of connectivity, this box features a USB Type-C port, two USB
2.0 ports, three USB 3.0 ports, a speaker output, a combo audio port,
gigabit ethernet, an HDMI port, a DisplayPort, and a VGA port. Connect
your laptop to this dock, and you can easily connect to two 1080p
displays or a single 4K display (limited to 30Hz).
With the Dell
Dock, you largely get the best of both worlds. You get to keep your
thin, lightweight laptop for travel, but you’ll have full access to your
entire setup when you’re at your desk. And since it all funnels through
a single cable, conne…