Computer & Electronics

Samsung Might Bring Back the Recalled Galaxy Note 7
March 28, 2017 at 2:48 pm

While techies are looking forward to the Samsung Galaxy S8, Samsung just announced that it will still use its Galaxy Note 7 (the subject of a major recall and controversy) as much as possible. Samsung is…

Second Child Dies After PA Hoverboard Fire
March 20, 2017 at 3:13 pm

A second child has died as a result of the fire started by a hoverboard in Harrisburg, Pa., last week. According to PennLive, 10-year-old Savannah Dominick died Thursday morning at Lehigh Valley Hospital.…

Headphones Explode Mid-Flight, Injure Australian Woman
March 16, 2017 at 12:22 pm

The safety of battery-powered electronics is still an issue, with the ongoing problems related to lithium-ion powered products, like hoverboards and smartphones. We can now add battery-powered headphones to this list, after an Australian woman received burns on…

Samsung Leak Shows USB-C Might Be the New Universal Plug
March 13, 2017 at 2:18 pm

Leaked information from Samsung shows the new Galaxy S8 likely will feature a USB-C port, the same port as the rumored new iPhone. With both using this technology, it creates a huge opportunity for accessory makers and distributors.

The Oscar Error: A Lesson for All of Us
March 6, 2017 at 2:39 pm

Whether you watched the Oscars or not, by now everyone has heard about the big mistake. The last and most important Oscar for best picture was awarded in error to the wrong film. By the time the error was caught and corrected, two producers of the non-winning film had already given their acceptance speeches, and…

We Hope Your Password Is Not One of These 25
March 6, 2017 at 2:04 pm

We all try our best to keep our online accounts safe. By creating passwords that (we think) are secure and original, we believe our credit lines, bank accounts and more are safe from illicit activity. What's more, if your company gets hacked, you put your customers in danger, too. Are your…

Nostalgic About AOL? One Apparel Company Is
March 2, 2017 at 1:14 pm

Nostalgia for the '90s has been wildly popular recently. Budding adults are fondly remembering their favorite cartoons, movies and music from childhood, and a lot of that nostalgia has made its way onto products—think retro snapback hats. But, is anyone wistfully remembering their time using America Online? Urban Outfitters thinks so, at least. Granted, a…

The New iPhone Could Shake Up the Accessories Industry in a Big Way
March 1, 2017 at 1:55 pm

Rumors are still swirling around about the upcoming iPhone release. The upcoming iPhone model, which could be called the iPhone 8, iPhone X or iPhone: Tenth Anniversary Edition, hasn't been formally announced yet, but sources are claiming that the new model will ditch the Lightning port in favor of the USB-C port Apple has been…

Japanese Town Uses Flying Dog Drone to Boost Tourism
February 28, 2017 at 1:56 pm

If you heard a town's claim to fame was a flying dog, you'd probably check it out, right? What if we told you that a rural town in Japan had just that? Did you book your tickets yet? OK, full disclosure, the flying dog isn't a live animal—it's a drone modeled after the town's mascot,…

Samsung Set to Debut New Smartphone, Uses Sony Batteries
February 27, 2017 at 3:00 pm

Despite the big setbacks Samsung experienced with its Galaxy Note S7 and its batteries, the South Korean tech firm is looking forward to teasing its latest smartphone as soon as March. According to Tech Radar, Samsung is prepped to officially announce and detail its Galaxy S8 on March 29, with an April 21 release date.…