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iPhone user died from electrocution as he charged his handset while in the bath

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 iPhone user died fro.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsMar 20th, 2017

Hacker Helps Family Recover Minivan After Losing One-Of-A-Kind Car Key

An anonymous reader writes: A hacker and a mechanic have helped a family regain access to their hybrid car after they've lost their one-of-a-kind car key while on vacation. The car in question is a Toyota Estima minivan, which a Canadian family bough.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News3 hr. 42 min. ago

All the features in Apple Maps that’ll make you not hate it

Apple Maps isn't the first app most people are clamoring for when they're lost on a road trip. It's actually one of the first apps I deleted when iOS finally let you get rid of native iPhone apps.  SEE ALSO: GBoard now supports YouTube and Goog.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 50 min. ago

Resourceful golden retriever finds $85,000 of heroin in his backyard

Police dogs aren't the only ones sniffing out drugs.  A regular, untrained family golden retriever in Oregon dug up something interesting in his own backyard. The 18-month-old dog, Kenyon, came back with what his family thought was a time capsul.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 50 min. ago

Nokia 8 Hopes To Outshine Apple and Samsung with the "Bothie"

Nokia has launched the most important new handset in its attempts to revitalize the once world-beating brand for the modern smartphone era dominated by Samsung, Apple and China's Huawei. The Nokia 8 [shown above] marks the culmination of efforts to.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News3 hr. 58 min. ago

Intel Core i7 7820X Linux Benchmarks

"While the June launch of Intel's X-Series processors took the attention with the top-end Core i9 7900X Skylake-X and Core i7 7740X Kabylake-X processors, coming in several hundred dollars less than the i9-7900X is the i7-7820X, whic.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News6 hr. 58 min. ago

Fractal Design Meshify C

The Meshify C utilizes the same frame as the Define C but targets the chassis towards a more gamer and enthusiast based crowd. It replaces the understated looks with an edgy design, adds full glass panels - all while offering nearly the sam.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News6 hr. 58 min. ago

So bad they’re good: iPhone 8 survey results

Is this glass half full or half empty? Is it even a glass? What is water? What if it was fire instead?The progression of these questions may seem odd, but that’s just how you start thinking about Apple survey results if you write for CNBC.Todd H.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated News8 hr. 26 min. ago

Make sure your accessories are charged with the updated Microsoft Surface app

Microsoft has updated its Surface app to add some nice new functionality for anyone who connects a Microsoft accessory to their Surface machine. The app now lets you easily check the battery life of connected devices. The post Make sure your accessor.....»»

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

Mercedes-Maybach"s Vision 6 Cabriolet is the luxo-cruiser of the future

Mercedes-Maybach's Vision 6 Cabriolet concept is what Jay Gatsby would drive if he made his millions in Silicon Valley during the dot-com boom. It's entirely electric, and it might preview an upcoming production model. The post Mercedes-Maybach'.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News15 hr. 6 min. ago

Vision 6 Cabriolet shows how Mercedes-Maybach plans to take down Rolls-Royce

Mercedes-Maybach's Vision 6 Cabriolet concept is what Jay Gatsby would drive if he made his millions in Silicon Valley during the dot-com boom. It's entirely electric, and it might preview an upcoming production model. The post Vision 6 Cabriolet sho.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News16 hr. 50 min. ago

Memories of Fear Could Be Permanently Erased, Study Shows

A new study unpicks why certain sounds can stir alarming memories, and reveals a new approach to wiping such memories from the brain. The Guardian reports: Published in the journal Neuron by Cho and his colleague Woong Bin Kim, the research reveals h.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News18 hr. 14 min. ago

T-Mobile and Sprint reduce payment plan prices for select LG devices

T-Mobile and Sprint announced reduced pricing under their payment plans. T-Mobile is offering both models on its Equipment Installment Plan, while Sprint has cut the price on the LG G6 under its Flex plan. The post T-Mobile and Sprint reduce payment.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News18 hr. 26 min. ago

Hackers just sent us practically all of HBO"s social media passwords

The leaks just keep coming. The hackers responsible for the massive breach of HBO haven't let up, and reached out to Mashable to share their latest exploits. And while the latest data dump doesn't include any Game of Thrones spoilers, it definitely c.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News20 hr. 34 min. ago

This 3D-printed robotic arm is built for sign language

 While we usually see robotics applied to industrial or research applications, there are plenty of ways they could help in everyday life as well: an autonomous guide for blind people, for instance, or a kitchen bot that helps disabled folks cook.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News20 hr. 42 min. ago

Shaft: Samuel L. Jackson Back for Sequel

The sequel will focus on the distant and rocky relationship between John Shaft and his son. Samuel L. Jackson is set to reprise his role as detective John Shaft in Son of Shaft. Deadline reports Jackson is in talks to return for the upcoming S.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News20 hr. 58 min. ago

A ‘bug’ that let a $500 password cracking box open up iPhones is patched as of iOS 11

 Apple confirmed that the behavior that lets a $500 box “crack” an iPhone 7 passcode will be patched out of the final version of iOS 11 that’s due this fall. It’s also patched under iOS 11 beta 4, if you’re running.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News21 hr. 50 min. ago

A Tesla owner shows his 97-year-old Grandpa a car from the future

 Zac Carmi showed his 97-year-old grandfather his Tesla. His grandpa was pretty impressed. You can watch video of the adorable interaction below. In what could be some of the cutest footage of a lovable grandpa discovering the future ever, Carmi.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News21 hr. 50 min. ago

Learn the graphic design skills you need to get hired

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Almost exactly ten years ago, the first-ever iPhone came into the world. And aside from, you know, revolutionizing communication—it caught on.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News21 hr. 58 min. ago

Dude"s definition of "role play" is not exactly what his Tinder match had in mind

It's not easy keeping up with every sex term out there. Just ask this guy on Reddit who had a slight miscommunication with his Tinder match.  Reddit user notaninterestinguser posted a screenshot of his conversation with Rose, who might be a scam.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News21 hr. 58 min. ago

The odds on Trump resigning just shifted, and not in his favor

The odds aren't looking good for President Trump. One word has been on everyone's lips this tumultuous week and for once it's not "impeachment" but rather "resignation" — and the possibility of Trump throwing in the towel is actually quite like.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News21 hr. 58 min. ago