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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

Instagram crosses the 700 mn user milestone, copying Snapchat seems to have really paid off

It's ironic that the rate at which people were signing up for Instagram only shot up after the company started copying features from Snapchat The post Instagram crosses the 700 mn user milestone, copying Snapchat seems to have really paid off appeare.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News1 hr. 19 min. ago

Google researcher figures how to make great night photos with a smartphone

Name the number one problem with smartphone cameras. If you picked "nighttime photos," we agree: While smartphone cameras have improved by orders of magnitude in the last decade, due to the constraints of their tiny lenses, low light conditions are s.....»»

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

Article: Twitter Gains More Followers

Twitter’s latest quarterly results indicate the social network has found its footing once again. While revenues declined for the first time ever, the company added 9 million more users......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News4 hr. 35 min. ago

Article: Four Insights from WeChat"s 2017 User and Business Ecosystem Report

WeChat’s dominance of the messaging app space in China should not be news to anyone. By the end of 2016, WeChat reported having 889.3 million monthly active users, a figure that puts the service—if not in the same league—at least in.....»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News4 hr. 35 min. ago

Fargo: "The Principle of Restricted Choice" Review

Gloria gets a new lead in her murder case while Varga begins to make himself at home at Stussy Lots, Ltd. Warning: Full spoilers for the episode below. "The Principle of Restricted Choice" (you betcha, another bridge term!) felt more or less li.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News5 hr. 27 min. ago

Twitter trolls Trump"s anti-immigrant hotline with calls about space aliens

Seen a space alien lately? Maybe you should tell Donald Trump about it.  On Wednesday, his administration unveiled  the Victims of Immigration Crime Engagement Office, or VOICE, which gave out a hotline number for those impacted by "crimina.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News5 hr. 27 min. ago

Judge praises drug dealer"s business model, although obviously quite illegal

We often like to cast criminals as dumb, but one illegal operation has really impressed a judge. 20-year-old Brodie Gary Satterley from Maroochydore, Australia, was sentenced to three years' jail with immediate parole, and was also praised for his bu.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News5 hr. 27 min. ago

Samsung"s new app aims to tackle driver distraction

Samsung's new In-Traffic Reply app for Android hopes to prevent accidents caused by tech-related distractions while driving. Despite all of us being told (many times over) that we need to keep our eyes on the road and our hands on the wheel whe.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News6 hr. 43 min. ago

It turns out CPR will bring a drowned lizard back to life. A couple of times.

Even lizards need life guards, sometimes. Dale Hall, alongside his nephews Jayden and Caleb, came to the rescue of one blue-tongue lizard that was found lifeless in his salt water swimming pool in Caloundra, Australia, on Tuesday. How? Just some old.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News7 hr. 19 min. ago

Sen. Schatz on FCC: ‘They have no idea how outraged people are about to be’

 FCC Chairman Ajit Pai stirred up the hive today with his official declaration of war on the net neutrality rules established in 2015. Reactions have been mixed — depending on whether the person represents the telecommunications industry o.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 27 min. ago

More than 800 startups ask FCC chair to not kill net neutrality

 Today, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai released the broad strokes of his plan to abandon consumer protections to the benefit of large corporate players in the telecommunications industry. While major telecom companies are looking forward to Pai’s.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 27 min. ago

Google Home just became your perfect kitchen companion

Google Home can now read out step-by-step instructions for more than five million recipes. Bon appétit! Have ambitions of competing on Master Chef or Chopped? Yeah, us too, and while we're still perfecting the fine art of, um, not burnin.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News8 hr. 51 min. ago

AAA worker helping person with keys gets locked out of his car and has to call AAA

And the world keeps turning. When you accidentally lock your keys in your car, most people call roadside service company AAA to bail them out. But what happens when someone from AAA locks their keys in their car?  They call AAA, of course. After.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News10 hr. 43 min. ago

4 Reasons Not to Pre-Order Star Wars Battlefront 2 & 4 Reasons You Should

4 Reasons Not to Pre-Order Star Wars Battlefront 2 & 4 Reasons You Should is a post by Adam Mills from Gotta Be Mobile. Star Wars Battlefront 2 is one of the year’s highly anticipated games. And while some of you might want to put in a pre-ord.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated News11 hr. 3 min. ago

The author of "The Fault in Our Stars" explains Pokémon perfectly

John Green has a way with wordsObviously. He only wrote The Fault in Our Stars, nbd. Here, Green describes his discovery of Pokémon. His son Henry is obsessed, so Green shares — in his own, hilarious words — what the fiction and.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News11 hr. 35 min. ago

Possible new tool for first responders: An ice bag to the face

Cardiovascular decompensation is a significant risk after blood loss, even once the person is no longer actively bleeding. Applying a bag of ice to a person's forehead could help prevent this life-threatening complication while patients are being tra.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News11 hr. 43 min. ago

Devastating weather conditions push some companies to AWS, CTO – Amazon

The emerging cloud technologies are enabling companies to move away from on-premise data centers to cloud-based DC(s).While this is the major reason behind excessive cloud migration but lately, some clients have been signing-in on cloud due to a tota.....»»

Category: hostingSource:  dailyhostnewsRelated News11 hr. 43 min. ago

CRTC chair Blais criticizes carriers for fibre internet investment double-talk

During a question-and-answer session at MIT this week, Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) chair Jean-Pierre Blais discussed a wide range of topics, including copyright and internet policy, though his most interesting r.....»»

Category: topSource:  mobilesyrupRelated News11 hr. 43 min. ago

Here’s how to enable Wi-Fi Calling on Freedom Mobile

Freedom Mobile officially launched Wi-Fi calling and the feature is currently available to those who own the LG V20. Wi-Fi calling gives Freedom customers the ability to make and receive phone calls, as well as send and receive messages while connect.....»»

Category: topSource:  mobilesyrupRelated News11 hr. 43 min. ago

Amazon’s Echo still isn’t available in Canada, but here’s the new ‘Echo Look’

While Amazon’s voice-activated assistant, Echo, still hasn’t launched in Canada, the company is forging ahead with a new version of the popular device. The ‘Echo Look’ features a camera, allowing it to not only hear its surrou.....»»

Category: topSource:  mobilesyrupRelated News11 hr. 43 min. ago