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Pumping 20,000 Volts Into a Watermelon Ends as Spectacularly as You"d Hope

Unlike a battery, which stores power as chemical energy that’s slowly and steadily discharged to keep your gadgets running, a capacitor can unload all of its juice in the blink of an eye. Even a small capacitor has the potential to stop your heart,.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoMar 13th, 2017

Verizon will fix your smartphone’s screen for $29

It happens to the best of us. You buy a new mobile phone, you get a case, you try to be extra careful, but you drop it. Cracked screens happen often enough that most major carriers and device manufacturers have a separate section in their mo.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News1 hr. 39 min. ago

Arianna Huffington has a solution to your annoying phone notification problem

Uber board member, media mogul, and sleep crusader Arianna Huffington wants you to turn off your phone. That's easier said than done, of course, so she's teamed up with Samsung to make an app that will help you force yourself into it. SEE ALSO: Faceb.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 56 min. ago

Experts don"t know if the fake news problem will get more or less awful

If you're looking for good news about the future of false information on the internet, please close this little post and continue your search. Your eyes are wasting their time here.  A Pew Research Center study published on Thursday polled more.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 hr. 48 min. ago

Cisco to acquire machine learning startup Perspica and integrate its real-time data processing tool into AppDynamics (Brandon Butler/Network World)

Brandon Butler / Network World: Cisco to acquire machine learning startup Perspica and integrate its real-time data processing tool into AppDynamics  —  Real-time data processing tool will be integrated with AppDynamics  &mdash.....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated News3 hr. 7 min. ago

Battlefield 1 Turning Tides Release Date Tips

Battlefield 1 Turning Tides Release Date Tips is a post by Adam Mills from Gotta Be Mobile. The Battlefield 1 Turning Tides DLC release date is still several weeks away, but there are some things you can do, right now, to prepare for its arrival. DIC.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated News3 hr. 8 min. ago

Verizon Loses 18,000 Pay TV Subscribers, Signals Delay For Live TV Streaming Service

Verizon announced on Thursday that its FiOS video service lost 18,000 net pay TV subscribers in the third quarter, compared with the addition of 36,000 subscribers in the year-ago period and 15,000 subscriber drop in the second quarter. Hollywood Rep.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News3 hr. 16 min. ago

Sleep crusader Arianna Huffington made an app that shuts your phone up

Uber board member, media mogul, and sleep crusader Arianna Huffington wants you to turn off your phone. That's easier said than done, of course, so she's teamed up with Samsung to make an app that will help you force yourself into it. SEE ALSO: Faceb.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 24 min. ago

Madison Reed just raised another $25 million to open hair color bars across the U.S.

 You get to a certain age, and if you’re remotely vain (and let’s face it, you are), you need to have your hair colored fairly frequently. You’re hardly alone. Roughly 75 percent of women in the United States color their hair,.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News3 hr. 48 min. ago

What Did You Think of Tonight"s Gotham?

While we work up the review for tonight's Gotham, "The Blade's Path," head to the comments and share your thoughts about it. While I work up the review for tonight's Gotham, "The Blade's Path," head to the comments and share your thoughts about.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News3 hr. 55 min. ago

How Google"s Pixel 2 "Now Playing" Song Identification Works

An anonymous reader shares a report from VentureBeat, written by Emil Protalinski: The most interesting Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL feature, to me, is Now Playing. If you've ever used Shazam or SoundHound, you probably understand the basics: The ap.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News3 hr. 56 min. ago

Report: AT&T is making the dumbest smartphone accessory of 2017

In a world of phone-holding hats and bluetooth-connected fidget spinners, I know that calling anything "the worst" is a bold statement. But I invite you to take a journey into the festering corpse of an idea that Moto and AT&T have come up with, and.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News4 hr. 7 min. ago

We love this 55″ 4K TV from Samsung, and it’s never been cheaper

Unless you're buying a TV for a very large room, 55 inches is probably the ideal size. It's big enough that you can enjoy that nice ultra high-definition screen from anywhere in the room, but not so big that it looks silly. If you're in the market fo.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News4 hr. 7 min. ago

Google Play lets you test drive Android apps before installing them

Google's Instant Apps are available in a few places for curious Android users, but they've been conspicuously absent in one place: the Play Store. Wouldn't you want to check out an app before committing to it? You can now......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated News4 hr. 7 min. ago

Amazon Spends $350K On Seattle Mayor"s Race

reifman writes: Until this summer, Amazon had never contributed more than $15,000 to a city political campaign in Seattle, but this year's different. The company is a lead funder in the Seattle Chamber of Commerce's PAC which dropped $525,000 Monday.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News4 hr. 24 min. ago

Google Daydream View (2017) review

Got a Samsung Galaxy Note 8? LG V30? Pixel 2 XL? Interested in virtual reality? Google’s Daydream View (2017) headset lets you quickly jump right in to play games, watch 360-degree content, and more. It costs a little more, but boasts considerably.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 32 min. ago

Mercedes-AMG G65 Final Edition is a V-12 G-Wagen Send-off

To celebrate the coming demise of the Mercedes-AMG G65, Affalterbach is offering an exclusive Final Edition that is limited to just 65 examples. If you want one of these last luxury SUVs, expect to pony up at least $367,497. Since 1979, the G-Class h.....»»

Category: autoSource:  motortrendRelated News4 hr. 47 min. ago

Robotic cat pillow will make you purr

Robotic cat pillow will make you purr.....»»

Category: videosSource:  videonewsindexRelated News4 hr. 48 min. ago

The butt of every space joke is high in the sky this week

This week, you can look to the night sky to see the butt of every planetary joke.  Make your way to a relatively dark, light pollution-free area to see the planet Uranus high in the sky, glowing a blue-ish, green color in the constellation Pisce.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News4 hr. 48 min. ago

Russell Brand compares board games to humanity and sends us into an existential crisis

Russell Brand visits the Travelling Man, a game shop in Leeds, and checks out some gems in the board gaming world. Brand and shopkeeper Matt check out Elevenses (a card game about being a 1920s socialite), Pandemic (a mainstay in cooperative board g.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News4 hr. 48 min. ago

Man compares a $10,000 dog with a $1 dog, and the results are shocking

Before you run out and buy that budget $1 dog, please watch this video. Seriously though, the trend of comparing cheap and expensive food and products has reached an all-time high, so this parody from YouTuber jacksfilms is long overdue.  Re.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News4 hr. 48 min. ago