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Apple told to warn against charging phone in bath after man’s electrocution

A man died from electrocution recently when the charger connected to his iPhone touched the bath water he was in. A safety body warned that “people need to be aware of taking an electrical appliance into the bathroom." The post Apple told to warn a.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsMar 20th, 2017

Mingis on Tech: A closer look at the new Moto G5 Plus

Looking for an Android phone that won't break the bank but still has the features you need? The Moto G5 Plus is a real bargain buy, says reviewer Dan Rosenbaum......»»

Category: operatingsystemsSource:  cwRelated News35 min. ago

Toyota brings Lexus to India with eye on growing affluence

Toyota is bringing Lexus to India more than two decades after introducing the marque in China, an acknowledgment of the second-most populous country's potential for luxury demand......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News59 min. ago

Apple Patents An Accessory To Turn iPhones Into MacBooks

It looks like Apple is working on a unique device that probably has the capability to actually turn your iPhone into a MacBook. According to a recent report published on US Patent and Trademark Office, Apple has recently submitted a patent applicatio.....»»

Category: topSource:  techtreeRelated News1 hr. 19 min. ago

He DID get it after the second time, though

Flashback to the early 1990s, when this pilot fish's first job out of college is at a small software company that wants to move beyond the mainframe market."The company had an accounting and distribution software package written in Cobol, but had.....»»

Category: data_miningSource:  cwRelated News1 hr. 27 min. ago

Judge rules in favor of “Drone Slayer,” dismisses lawsuit filed by pilot

Is it trespassing if you fly over your neighbor's land? The answer remains unclear. (credit: William H. Merideth) A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought against William Merideth, the Kentucky man who shot down a drone that Merideth b.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News2 hr. 43 min. ago

Oppo actively tapping overseas markets

China-based smartphone vendor Oppo, after becoming one of the top two vendors in the domestic market, has been actively tapping overseas markets, especially in North Africa and the Middle East, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News3 hr. 11 min. ago

Foxconn to hike Sharp TV panel capacity in Japan, says IHS Markit

Foxconn Electronics, after becoming the largest shareholder of Sharp, aims to increase global sales of Sharp-produced Aquos-branded LCD TVs to 10-12 million units in 2017 and will therefore hike Sharp's LVCD TV panel production capacity in Japan, acc.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News3 hr. 11 min. ago

Do you know if you"re fertile? You may be able to use your phone to test that

The bright minds at Harvard University created a device that allows men to measure their ability to procreate with nothing more than their smartphone. But it's still a ways away from public introduction. The post Do you know if you're fertile? Y.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 11 min. ago

Why Apple"s red iPhones are not "Red" in China

Apple's Red iPhone is going on sale, but in China it is doing things a bit differently. Why?.....»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News4 hr. 43 min. ago

Apple iPhone 6s tops list of best-selling smartphones for 2016, says IHS

In terms of shipments, the iPhone 6s from Apple bested all competitors for sales in 2016, according to new analysis from IHS Markit......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News5 hr. 27 min. ago

Article: Retail Sales in Great Britain Bounced Back in February

After two consecutive months of declines, retail sales in Great Britain rebounded in February, with seasonally adjusted sales volume up 1.4% over January and 3.7% higher than February 2016, according to the Office for National Statistics......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News7 hr. 19 min. ago

Here"s what Apple had to say about those WikiLeaks files on hacked Macs and iPhones

Apple has responded to the latest crop of WikiLeaks documents that allege the CIA had a number of projects meant to compromise Apple products.  "Based on our initial analysis, the alleged iPhone vulnerability affected iPhone 3G only and was fixe.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News9 hr. 43 min. ago

Adele dedicates song to her "soul mate" London in an emotional tribute

A day after the terror attack in London, Adele performed a stadium show in New Zealand's capital city, Auckland, and took the opportunity to send an emotional message to the city.  The attacks which left four people dead and around 40 injured, o.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News9 hr. 43 min. ago

How to make Australian trolls angry: Tell them their country isn"t real

Find it difficult to tell when something on the internet is a joke? Maybe don't fly into an abusive rage. 17-year-old Shelley Floryd from Stockholm has been penning Facebook posts claiming "Australia is not real" and man, have they gone viral. SEE AL.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News9 hr. 43 min. ago

WikiLeaks" latest leak reveals alleged CIA exploits for Mac and iPhone [Updated]

New documents reveal possible ways the spy agency gained access to Apple laptops, desktops and phones. Update: Apple has sent us a statement regarding the latest WikiLeaks revelations. The company says its initial assessments show the alleged i.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News10 hr. 27 min. ago

Apple says recent Wikileaks CIA docs detail old, fixed iPhone and Mac exploits

 Apple says that its preliminary assessments of the Wikileaks documents released today indicate that the vulnerabilities it details for iPhone and Mac were fixed years ago. The documents, which originated with the CIA, detailed a variety of meth.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News10 hr. 35 min. ago

Google Home goes on a defensive rant if you ask it about the CIA

Paranoid? Who's being paranoid? Following the Wikileaks March 7 Vault 7 data dump, which allegedly details a host of CIA hacking tools, people have started looking at their internet-connected devices with just a tad bit more skepticism. After all, if.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News10 hr. 58 min. ago

Mum accidentally sends her kid to school with vodka for lunch

Well it does have a colourful, fruity-looking package, just like kid's products. An unnamed woman from Queensland, Australia told Facebook that she accidentally sent her five-year-old daughter to school with a pouch of raspberry sorbet-flavoured vodk.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News10 hr. 58 min. ago

YouTube Loses Major Advertisers Over Offensive Videos

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Rolling Stone: Verizon, AT&T, Johnson & Johnson and other major companies have pulled advertisements from YouTube after learning they were paired with videos promoting extremism, terrorism and other offensive.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News10 hr. 59 min. ago

Apple Explores Using An iPhone, iPad To Power a Laptop

According to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Apple has filed a patent for an "Electronic accessory device." It describes a "thin" accessory that contains traditional laptop hardware like a large display, physical keyboard, GPU, ports and more -.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News10 hr. 59 min. ago