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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

Manheim chief economist Tom Webb reflects on a four-decade auto career

On the eve of his retirement, Tom Webb, Manheim's chief economist, reflects on a four-decade auto industry career......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News4 hr. 40 min. ago

Mexican auto suppliers strategize for NAFTA talks

While President Donald Trump points the finger at automakers making cars south of the border, the Mexican auto parts sector has even more at stake......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News4 hr. 40 min. ago

Legends of retail: Rick Hendrick

The megadealer's triumphs and tragedy inspire a museum devoted to his family......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News4 hr. 40 min. ago

At this month’s WWDC, Apple unveiled refined accessibility tools

 Cover Apple for a while and you start to notice a general cadence to the company’s behavior and strategy. To name one example, consider the last several macOS releases. In 2009, , Apple announced Snow Leopard, which famously eschewed new.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News9 hr. 0 min. ago

impressive on the Core i-7900X

Intel is at an important crossroads for its consumer product lines. Long accused of ignoring the gaming and enthusiast markets and focusing instead on laptops and smartphones/tablets at the direct expense of the DIY user, Intel had raised p.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News11 hr. 48 min. ago

VC Justin Caldbeck raised funding in email to accuser ahead of scandal breaking

 TechCrunch has reviewed an email allegedly sent by VC Justin Caldbeck, of Binary Capital, to one of the female founders who have accused him of inappropriate behavior — which suggests he tried to use his influence as an investor to encour.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News17 hr. 0 min. ago

How A Contractor Exploited A Vulnerability In The FCC Website

RendonWI writes: A Wisconsin wireless contractor discovered a flaw in the FCC's Antenna Structure Registration (ASR) database, and changed the ownership of more than 40 towers from multiple carriers and tower owners into his company's name during the.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News18 hr. 24 min. ago

Silicon Power Mobile C31 Dual Interface USB 3.1 Flash Drive Review

"With the new Mobile C31 USB 3.1 Flash Drive, Silicon Power is proposing a data transfer solution between different modern devices such as tablets, smartphones, PCs, laptops, without the need of accessing the online cloud. While the write s.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News18 hr. 32 min. ago

The best iOS 10 widgets for your iPhone or iPad

If you haven’t been using an iOS widgets, you have been missing out on one of the best features of the operating system. Take a look at our top 10 iOS widgets, and enjoy the full power of Apple's platform. The post The best iOS 10 widgets for your.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News19 hr. 8 min. ago

10 tips and tricks to use on the BlackBerry KeyOne physical keyboard

BlackBerry and TCL introduced the BlackBerry KeyOne -- an Android-powered smartphone with a physical keyboard. Here's a list of 10 tips for the KeyOne physical keyboard to make the experience (and price) worth your while. The post 10 tips and tricks.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 25th, 2017

Researcher Finds Critical OpenVPN Bug Using Fuzzing

"Guido Vranken recently published 4 security vulnerabilities in OpenVPN on his personal blog," writes long-time Slashdot reader randomErr -- one of which was a critical remote execution bug. Though patches have been now released, there's a lesson to.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

Coinbase is reimbursing losses caused by the Ethereum flash crash

 Earlier this week, GDAX, the digital currency exchange run by Coinbase experienced a flash crash in its USD – Ethereum market. Within seconds the price of ETH crashed from ~$320 to as low as $0.10. While the price recovered quickly, the r.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

The Best 2-in-1 PC You Can Buy

If you can’t decide if you need a tablet or a notebook, then don’t bother. The best 2-in-1 laptops are both, and they can provide all the power you need. Check out our list for the best 2-in-1s for any user. The post The Best 2-in-1 PC You Can Bu.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

10 tips and tricks to experience BlackBerry KeyOne’s keyboard to the fullest

BlackBerry and TCL introduced the BlackBerry KeyOne -- an Android-powered smartphone with a physical keyboard. Here's a list of 10 tips for the KeyOne physical keyboard to make the experience (and price) worth your while. The post 10 tips and tricks.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

Adobe and Stanford just taught AI to edit videos — with impressive results

Could Adobe Premiere Pro get an AI update? Researchers from Adobe and Stanford just developed a pretty good AI video editor. The program automates the edit while still giving the editor stylistic controls. The post Adobe and Stanford just taught AI t.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

Does Driving While High Create More Crashes?

In states looking to legalize pot, police and politicians often grapple with the same hard question: How will that affect road safety? The topic has dominated discussions in legislative committee rooms from California to Massachusetts and also on fr.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

Former Slashdot Contributor Jon Katz Believes He Can Talk To Animals

Long-time Slashdot reader destinyland got a surprise when he visited his local bookstore: Jon Katz turns 70 this August, and he's published a new book called Talking to Animals: How You Can Understand Animals and They Can Understand You. Katz was a f.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

Phoronix Announces "2017 Linux Laptop Survey"

Phoronix is hosting a 2017 Linux Laptop Survey. From their site: While Linux laptop compatibility is much better than where it was years ago, it's still not too uncommon to run into display/hybrid issues, shorter battery life under Linux than Window.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

The iPhone hair shirt: The weirdest of takes

The Macalope has seen a lot of iPhone takes over the last 10 years so it’s rare that he’s surprised by anything. But this one goes from standard to bizarre in 3.2 paragraphs.Writing for the LA Times, Virginia Heffernan presents a hairy argumen.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

10 OneNote Tips to Master the Microsoft Note Taking App

10 OneNote Tips to Master the Microsoft Note Taking App is a post by Kevin Purcell from Gotta Be Mobile. Lately I’ve begun using Microsoft OneNote for all of my note taking tasks because it works on Windows, Mac, Android, iPhone and iPad. It a.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017