Customized E-Cigarette Explodes In Man's Pants, Again

Customized E-Cigarette Explodes In Man's Pants, Again Using e-cigarettes is a great way to stop smoking. But lately, the futuristic products have become a different kind of health hazard. Yesterday, a man at Grand Central Terminal in New York suffered burns after an e-cigarette exploded in his pants. The security video of the incident is […]

New Animatic Teases Our First Glimpses of the New Mutants Movie

New Animatic Teases Our First Glimpses of the New Mutants Movie We barely know anything about Josh Boone’s upcoming adaptation of young X-Men series New Mutants for Fox, but a purported new series of animated storyboards from the film at least gives us a taste of what heroes we can expect—and the villain they’ll face off […]

Apple Exploring New 3D Dual-Lens Camera Hardware for iPhone 8

Apple Exploring New 3D Dual-Lens Camera Hardware for iPhone 8 Apple is working with LG on a new dual camera module capable of 3D photography effects for potential use in its 10th anniversary iPhone, according to a brief report in The Korea Economic Daily. The article is short on details, but states that the “LG […]

Microsoft CEO Stokes Surface Phone Rumors With 'Ultimate Mobile Device' Comments

Microsoft CEO Stokes Surface Phone Rumors With 'Ultimate Mobile Device' Comments Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has stoked speculation this week that Redmond is prepping a new line of smartphones under the Surface brand for launch in early 2017. In an interview with the Australian Financial Review published on Monday, Nadella said the company was conducting […]

Amazon Slashes Prices Across its Echo Smart Speaker Range for Black Friday

Amazon Slashes Prices Across its Echo Smart Speaker Range for Black Friday Amazon today began offering devices in its Echo smart speaker range at discounted prices for the first time in the products’ short history, as part of its Black Friday Deals Week. For those unfamiliar with the devices, the connected speakers’ array of microphones […]

Fully Functional 'Apple Mirror' Augments Your Reflection With iOS Apps

Fully Functional 'Apple Mirror' Augments Your Reflection With iOS Apps A web developer and graphic designer has created a fully functioning touchscreen “Apple Mirror“, offering a reflective look into an imagined future where Cupertino builds smart screens for the home. New York-based Rafael Dymek created the mirror as a personal project, aping elements of iOS […]

Second Source Claims Apple Will Launch 10.5-inch iPad in 2017

Second Source Claims Apple Will Launch 10.5-inch iPad in 2017 A report from the Taiwanese supply chain emerged overnight claiming Apple will release a 10.5-inch “education and enterprise” tablet as part of its iPad line-up next year (via DigiTimes). The 10.5-inch iPad is said to be equipped with Apple’s A10X processor, also expected in next […]

Hermès Boutiques Selling Exclusive Apple Watch Band Starting November 24

Hermès Boutiques Selling Exclusive Apple Watch Band Starting November 24 Starting on November 24, Hermès boutiques will begin selling an exclusive “Equateur Tattoo” Apple Watch band designed using a jungle print from naturalist artist Robert Dallet, reports Vogue‘s French site. Priced at 419 euros, the band is similar to the Single Tour that Hermés has […]

U.S. Transportation Department Proposes Simplified 'Driver Mode' to Help Curb Distracted Driving

U.S. Transportation Department Proposes Simplified 'Driver Mode' to Help Curb Distracted Driving The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has proposed new federal guidelines [PDF] intended to reduce distracted driving caused by smartphone use behind the wheel. The voluntary guidelines recommend smartphone makers like Apple develop a Driver Mode, a simplified interface […]

Microsoft Launches Classic Solitaire Game on iOS

Microsoft Launches Classic Solitaire Game on iOS Microsoft today launched the “Microsoft Solitaire Collection” on iOS and Android, a package of classic Solitaire games that include Klondike, Spider, FreeCell, Pyramid, and Tripeaks. As noted by The Verge, Microsoft’s version of Solitaire has been available on Windows for more than 25 years, but this marks the […]

Target to Offer 15% Off All Apple Products on Sunday and Cyber Monday

Target to Offer 15% Off All Apple Products on Sunday and Cyber Monday Target has announced it will be offering 15% off all Apple products, including the iPhone and Apple Watch, online and in stores on Sunday, November 27 and Monday, November 28. The two-day Cyber Monday event will begin on early Sunday morning. The […]

History Between Steve Jobs and Pixar Highlighted in New Book 'To Pixar and Beyond'

History Between Steve Jobs and Pixar Highlighted in New Book 'To Pixar and Beyond' Steve Jobs’ history with the now-acclaimed animation studio Pixar began in 1986 when the former Apple CEO purchased The Graphics Group, which was one third of the Computer Division of Lucasfilm, renamed it Pixar Animation Studios, and began guiding it into […]

We Need to Stop Taking Facebook's Word For It [Vol. 2]

We Need to Stop Taking Facebook's Word For It [Vol. 2] If you were to read The Verge’s glossy 2,ooo-word exclusive about Facebook’s first test flight of an internet-beaming drone, you’d think the June 28th flight was an unmitigated success. Published with photos provided by Facebook on the same day the company announced the test […]

Fake news sites are using Amazon to hire their writers

Fake news sites are using Amazon to hire their writers It appears that right wing websites that traffic in "alt-right" fake news are using Amazon's Mechanical Turk system to recruit writers to produce content for them. The Mechanical Turk platform is an "odd-job board" where companies can hire random fol… Source: Engadget Link: Fake news […]

Feds With Massive Conflict of Interest Find Zero Reports About Trump's DC Hotel

Feds With Massive Conflict of Interest Find Zero Reports About Trump's DC Hotel The General Services Administration (GSA) oversees the management of federal property, including Washington DC’s historic Post Office Pavilion. That building is currently being leased to Donald Trump for his new hotel. And as the Washington Post points out, it “presents unprecedented and […]

'The Walking Dead' season three lands on December 20th

'The Walking Dead' season three lands on December 20th Telltale's The Walking Dead is back. Season three, A New Frontier, is set to premiere worldwide on December 20th across PC, PlayStation 4, PS3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, iOS and Android. Keep in mind that this is the first of five total episodes, the rest… Source: […]