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HP Issues Recall of 50000 Laptop Batteries Due to Fire Risk

According to the CPSC, consumers should immediately visit HP's recall page to find out if their battery is among those affected by the issue . The technology company is providing free battery replacements. For more information, call HP toll-free at ...

Apple: App Store customers spent $890 million Christmas week

In essence, Buddybuild's tools enable developers to build apps through GitHub, BitBucket and GitLab. "We're excited to share that the buddybuild team has joined the Xcode engineering group at Apple to build wonderful developer tools for the entire ...

Alexa turns personal chef with oven control

The seemingly big addition is Amazon's Alexa smart assistant. That'll change in early 2018, when Amazon broadly rolls out Alexa purchases and subscriptions. Instead of pressing multiple buttons to enable advanced microwave features, users can sim...

Google Pixel 2's Portrait Mode now works on some non-Google phones

At the time of writing, Amazon's Pixel XL discount is applicable on the Quite Black variant of the Pixel XL 128GB. Google Pixel 2 Portrait mode is one of the most notable features that makes the new Pixel 2 series best in the smartphone are...

'PUBG' On Nintendo Switch? CEO Wants Game On "Every Platform"

This means that the developer does plan to expand beyond the now available PC and Xbox One versions of the game. Chang Han Kim, CEO of PUBG Corp , reiterated that the game will be exclusively available on Xbox One "for some time", but revealed t...

Xiaomi Mi A1's Android Oreo Beta Adds Fast Charging Feature

It didn't say if and when the beta program will be expanded to other markets. It still hasn't confirmed when Oreo for the V30 is going to be released in other markets across the globe. LG launched the V30 back in September this year. The smartphone...

Apple apologized for slowing down iPhones. Here's what to know now

Do not let anyone other than Apple crack open your phone unless it is no longer under warranty. Basically, batteries get old and can not provide peak energy loads, which causes the device to shut down. Beyond those reasons, though, iFixit also notes ...

Winter Weather Exposes Design Flaw At Chicago Apple Store

The transparent building features a sleek silver roof that resembles a closed MacBook, as well as a public plaza intended as a community gathering space. It snows. The snow falls off the roof. Because the store is sited on the bank of the Chicago Riv...

WhatsApp to stop working on these phones come December 31

The company says Nokia S40 and Android 2.3.7 and older systems will also be unusable from specified dates over the next few years. " While these mobile devices have been an important part of our story, they don't offer the kind of capabilities we n...

Authorities Arrest Intoxicated Man With Arsenal of Weapons Inside Houston Hotel Room

The scene inside the accommodation is reminiscent of the Las Vegas shooter earlier in 2017, who stockpiled weapons and ammunition inside his hotel room. Sunday, an officer at the Houston Police Department Command Center told HuffPost. Authorities...

Conte: Chelsea don't believe they can win title

Despite resting Eden Hazard and Cesc Fabregas with N'Golo Kante coming from the bench, Chelsea still thrashed Stoke 5-0 in their Premier League clash at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. "I think that tomorrow we have a very hard game against Sto...

Kodi is now available on Xbox One

Kodi says that the alignment of all Microsoft devices to a common Universal Windows Platform was what allowed the team to bring the software to the Xbox One. We cannot promise to what extend we can get every feature working as it all depends on wh...

Lesbian couple, two children found slain in upstate NY home

Myers and Mells were in a relationship, Troy Police Chief John Tedesco said . "After being in this business for nearly 42 years, I can't describe the savagery of a person like this", he said. Once inside, the manager called 911. "This is not a...

Meet American Girl's 2018 girl of the year: Aspiring astronaut Luciana Vega

The Luciana Vega 2018 Girl of the Year doll is described as a "creative, confident 11-year-old girl and aspiring astronaut who dreams of being the first person to go to Mars". And all of her gear got a seal of approval from actual experts who hel...

OnePlus teases the first Android Oreo open beta for OnePlus 5T

The OnePlus 5T features a longer display. Interestingly, OnePlus has recently rolled out Android Oreo update for its OnePlus 5 smartphone . The users of the LG V30 smartphones can also get the Android Oreo 8.0 update by connecting their comp...

First non-contact wireless charging approval from FCC issued to Energous WattUp

The technology used by Energous in its wireless charger is different from the resonant induction method used by the Pi wireless charging system . As the only technology that can do both contact-based and non-contact-based wireless charging , as w...

OnePlus 5 to be updated with Face Unlock feature

Well, even though there's no information on when the Face Unlock would make its way to the OnePlus 5 , it's good to see OnePlus listening to its customers and deciding to include a feature which is now only available on the OnePlus 5T . But OnePlus...

Google plans to launch stores in India to boost Pixel sales

Google has already hired a senior Apple executive to roll out the plan. Google recently did some experiment and setup close to a dozen pop-up stores in a few popular malls including Select Citywalk, Promenade, Mall of India in Delhi-NCR and Hi...

Wind chill advisory set for Wayne, Union counties

If you must be outside tonight, make sure to bundle up. Later on tonight, any cloud cover will fade like last night which will allow temperatures to tumble once again. Wind chill values as low as -15. Temperatures will trend warmer Wednesday , w...

Families volunteer at Salvation Army to serve Christmas Day dinner

For me it's just the joy you get of seeing folk enjoy themselves and seeing folk enjoy each other's company. An early snowfall and the timing of Christmas Eve are partially to blame for low collections in Salvation Army's Red Kettle Campaign this y...

Amazon buys smart-home start-up Blink, deepening its rivalry with Google

Blink further positions itself as the value smart doorbell provider with a promise of "free cloud storage", which shouldn't be confused with unlimited (you'll likely be restricted to just a few days or weeks of video). It's not hard to see, therefore...

Of Course Apple Is Getting Sued Over the Old iPhone Throttling Fiasco

For years I told people they were insane for thinking that Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) was purposely slowing down older iPhones in an effort to force customers to upgrade to a new device. Two other lawsuits were filed in California , also Thursday. They'...

Customers sue Apple over slowed iPhones

From removing the headphone jack from its iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus to stamping an exorbitant $999 price tag on the iPhone X, the tech giant knows how to get its name in the spotlight and not in a good way. The company said it added the fix past y...

Tidal will be completely free for 12 days starting on Christmas

On opening day, Rap Radar will welcome guest Nipsey Hussle. All you'll need to do is sign up to Tidal with your email address, then you can test out the streaming apps and all the features it supports. On January 5, the making of Rapsody's GRAM...

Apple will put an EKG reader on Apple Watch (I doubt it)

That would give the wearable predictive abilities related to cardiac medical conditions, building upon its existing basic heart monitoring functionality. "There's no reason to follow ECG in normal, healthy people". A spokeswoman for the company decli...

Apple Now Requires Games Offering Loot Boxes to Disclose Odds

A template service uploading thousands of apps at once under a single developer account could cause the App Store to crash. An example of a genre that will soon be affected by the change in Apple's rules is card collectible games (CCGs), impacting ti...

Award Winning Honor Smartphones Coming To Latin America In 2018

It falls into the mid-range smartphone category. As expected , the Honor 9 Lite has more in common with the 7X than the regular Honor 9 while handily beating the two's camera counts. Consumers in Latin America will now have access to Honor...

The opioid crisis is driving down USA life expectancy, new data shows

An American born in 2015 was expected to live about a month longer and one born in 2014 about two months longer than that. When deaths from drugs such as cocaine, methamphetamine and benzodiazepines are included, the overall increase was 21 percent.

You Can Now Watch Netflix in HDR on Windows 10

It started off with Intel and Nvidia developing GPUs that use the required 10 bits-per-channel for increased RGB colour support. "With this new hardware available in consumer PCs, Netflix and Microsoft partnered together to put the software piece...

Facebook lowers the flags

The company's own research, conducted over the a year ago, reached similar conclusions. The tech company admitted that a feature that flags that the veracity of an article is disputed by a group of fact checkers " buried critical information " an...

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AT&T, Verizon face DOJ probe amid collusion allegations

According to reports, the carriers got together to put the kibosh on technology that would allow consumers to switch carriers without changing the SIM card on their phones . The...

Analysis of Analyst Stock Recommendation: The Walt Disney Company (DIS)

The entertainment giant reported $1.89 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.61 by $0.28. Disney Walt Co now has $151.35 billion...

Ashland University adds Fortnite Battle Royale to esports offerings

The update post also notes that from today through Sunday, April 22, players will receive double experience in BR, and an Into the Storm Llama each day in Save the World. A batt...

On May, 17 Walmart Inc. (WMT) Analysts See $1.12 EPS

Needham maintained it with "Buy" rating and $38.0 target in Wednesday, January 24 report. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with "Market Perform" on Friday, October ...

Sensor Tower: Fortnite has earned $25 million on mobile

You can see the Fortnite Battle Royale meteor coming in towards Tilted Towers. With season four approaching soon, some fans believe that it would be the flawless time to make ...

Knightsbridge Asset Management LLC Lowers Holdings in Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL)

It has underperformed by 31.53% the S&P500. Bbr Partners Llc increased its stake in Apple Inc (AAPL ) by 168.62% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. On We...

New Kulve Taroth Elder Dragon Revealed

Another big update is coming very soon to Monster Hunter World . You can join up within an online session or a dedicated Kulve Taroth lobby. All teams will work together to inve...

Samsung's new phone doesn't have internet connectivity to distract you

Several Chinese OEMs have done it. OnePlus is set to adopt it as well for their next smartphone . The result is truly impressive and was part of the reason Samsung's new hands...

IBM full-year profit forecast misses estimates, shares fall

It is down 9.33% since April 17, 2017 and is downtrending. IBM underperformed by 24.13% the S&P 500. The company has a market capitalization of $144,356.22, a price-to-earnings r...

Were Analysts Bullish The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc

Thrivent For Lutherans has 0.86% invested in The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. ( NYSE: GS ) and its 148-year history of financial expertise, risk management and customer service. GS re...

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The Apple Watch Could Soon Support Third-Party Watch Faces

The Apple Watch Could Soon Support Third-Party Watch Faces

To provide assistance to users, Apple is now offering required services for the aforementioned issues for free on eligible devices. The program appears to be limited to Apple Wa...

Moto G6 Amazon listing reveals specifications, features ahead of April 19 launch

Moto G6 Amazon listing reveals specifications, features ahead of April 19 launch

The images have been leaked by Slashleaks and they show the specifications of the upcoming Moto smartphone. It's main shooter is supposedly a 13 MP one and the selfie camera is an ...

Facebook spent $7.3 million on Zuckerberg's security previous year

Facebook spent $7.3 million on Zuckerberg's security previous year

Privacy matters to our panelists. Thirty-five per cent said they were using Facebook less than they used to. 59% said they would not be interested in a paid Facebook pr...

Gmail might add self-destructing emails in future update

Gmail might add self-destructing emails in future update

A few days ago, word got out that Google was working on a major revamp of Gmail , and later we posted what that redesign will look like in a set of exclusive screenshots. It is ...

Instagram allows users to download their data to maintain transparency

Instagram allows users to download their data to maintain transparency

The addition of these extra creativity options could be an attempt to make the Facebook camera, a more popular place for content creators while trying to compete with the competiti...

Kids were sexually assaulted because teachers were protesting: Kentucky gov.

Kids were sexually assaulted because teachers were protesting: Kentucky gov.

Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin (R) claimed on Friday that children were "sexually assaulted" or "introduced to drugs for the first time" because they were "left alone at home" dur...

Jaguar Land Rover to cut production and staff in Solihull

Jaguar Land Rover to cut production and staff in Solihull

The person added: "On Monday we will be cascading our 18/19 production plans for the next fiscal year to our workforce". Although JLR has refrained from confirming the number of ...

Cardi B Debut Album Invasion of Privacy Shatters Records on Apple Music

Cardi B Debut Album Invasion of Privacy Shatters Records on Apple Music

This doubles the previous streaming record held by Swift for last year's Reputation . Cardi B is also the first black female rapper to appear on a no. In a four-star review of...

Apple Ordered to Pay $502 Million in VirnetX Patent Battle Loss

Apple Ordered to Pay $502 Million in VirnetX Patent Battle Loss

AAPL stock opened at $172.44 on Thursday. About 20.21M shares traded. AAPL outperformed by 7.94% the S&P 500. Kerr Neilson increased its stake in Gilead Sciences Inc (GILD) by 5...