• Florida Man Says His AirPods Blew Up, Apple Investigating
Florida Man Says His AirPods Blew Up, Apple Investigating

Colon suspects a faulty battery is behind the incident - according to Apple , a failed electronic battery can lead to internal damage and overheating. As a result, we are relieved the new lightning EarPods are so much better than their predecessors. What is required on Apple's part is the implementation of a safety system that should indicate in...

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  • Apple may give rebates on iPhone battery replacements
Apple may give rebates on iPhone battery replacements

Earlier this week, Apple developers received the iOS 11 .3 beta 2 software which included the battery health featuers. Users expressed outrage over the company's under-the-table throttling practices, firstly because Apple didn't explicitly inform customers that this would happen eventually, and because a large portion of affected users cla...

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  • Tesla shares rise after company posts narrower-than-expected Q4 loss
Tesla shares rise after company posts narrower-than-expected Q4 loss

The stock increased 0.25% or $0.84 during the last trading session, reaching $333.97. Electric-car company Tesla's ( NASDAQ: TSLA ) third quarter marked an interesting combination of record revenue and the company's worst quarterly loss ever.

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  • PS4 Firmware Update 5.50's New Features Revealed
PS4 Firmware Update 5.50's New Features Revealed

This new feature will come under the console's parental controls and will allow Family Manager profiles to set limits on when their children can play and how long they're able to do so. The Friends tab in the Quick Menu now lets you quickly access specific friends, and it'll also show which of them are online. Two new tabs have been added to ...

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  • Myanmar: Spider with Scorpion-Like Tail Found by Scientists
Myanmar: Spider with Scorpion-Like Tail Found by Scientists

At the origins of the identification of this new spider species are four primitive spider fossils, captured in amber 100 million years ago on the territory of actual Myanmar. But it's unique in that it has a "long flagellum, or tail", which is not something found on any living spider. The finding has been described in a paper appearing in Natu...

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  • Call Of Duty 2018 Rumored To Be Black Ops 4
Call Of Duty 2018 Rumored To Be Black Ops 4

Despite the Switch's lack of power (compared to PS4 and Xbox One ), games like Doom and the upcoming Wolfenstein II port prove the little-system-that-could is capable of running current-gen games. So, not only is CoD 2018 supposedly going to be Black Ops 4 , but it's also going to be boots on ground, and available on the Nintendo Switch. ...

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  • Windows 10 has officially surpassed Windows 7 worldwide
Windows 10 has officially surpassed Windows 7 worldwide

Support will be shorter than normal well, Instead of the normal 5 years standard support, and 5 year extended, they are shortening extended support to 2 years. The suite consists of the Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Skype for Business apps, and comes with a ton of improvements which include the likes of new charts for Excel and fresh animat...

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  • Once in a Māori blue moon?
Once in a Māori blue moon?

But there have been chances to see the unusually bright moon, and during a brief break in the clouds, Cumbrian Newspapers photographer Stuart Walker photographed the moon, seen clearly as it rose above Carlisle, its lower edge obscured behind a thick bank of cloud.

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  • Streaker Enjoys Himself at Waste Management Phoenix Open Pro
Streaker Enjoys Himself at Waste Management Phoenix Open Pro

Matsuyama opened with a 2-under 69 on Thursday at TPC Scottsdale . That it's annually held on Super Bowl weekend only adds to the party mood. Spieth, now third in the world ranking, is one of many players trying to reach the top spot. He was fifth here in 2015 and 16th previous year. Haas was frustrated with his results - he's missed three cut...

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  • Turkey detains top medics for anti-war statement
Turkey detains top medics for anti-war statement

Anadolu got information on the uncovered tunnels from locals "who spoke on condition of anonymity due to security concerns". After their statement , the TTB was targeted by the President of the Republic Recep Tayyip Erdogan calling them "terror supporters" and the Government especially by the Ministry of Health Ahmet Demircan stating that "the T...

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  • The Switch has just outsold the Wii U
The Switch has just outsold the Wii U

In less than a year. From the Switch's launch in early March 2017 through the end of September, Nintendo sold 7.63 million units of Switch hardware worldwide. It is expected Switch sales could be able to reach 20 million this year. Profits also came in at an eight-year-high of ¥116.5bn (£1.3bn), marking a whopping year-over-year increase of 261...

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  • Wikie is world's first killer whale that can talk like humans
Wikie is world's first killer whale that can talk like humans

In the new trial, Wikie was trained to understand a "copy" signal then invited to repeat 11 completely new sounds given by her trainer. Researchers recently found that a female killer whale could copy the phrases "hello", "bye-bye", " Amy ", and " one, two, three ".

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  • Amazon's Alexa can now send SMS messages to any phone
Amazon's Alexa can now send SMS messages to any phone

Amazon's Alexa just gained another useful new trick: It can now send text messages. but only if you have an Android phone . The feature builds upon the previously launched Alexa messaging feature. Some Alexa-powered devices, such as the Echo Show have the ability to do video calls as well. This joins Alexa messaging, expanding the number of...

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  • EA Confirms Anthem Delay, Lets Battlefield Launch Window Slip Out
EA Confirms Anthem Delay, Lets Battlefield Launch Window Slip Out

Blake Jorgensen, EA's Chief Financial Officer, was quick to address the announcement of the release date for what it actually is. Opening today's earnings call, CEO Andrew Wilson said (PDF) "Excitement for Anthem is building, and we're deeply invested in delivering a great new experience with this game when it launches in Q4 FY19".

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  • A total lunar eclipse will be visible in Alberta Wednesday
A total lunar eclipse will be visible in Alberta Wednesday

The event, as described by Nasa , is a combination of three separate events which will occur at the same time - the moon's closest approach to the Earth, a full moon and a full lunar eclipse. That's the time between any particular phase of the moon, for example the time between two full moons. The moon will be entirely inside the earth's dark umbr...

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  • Is Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) A Safe Bet For Investors?
Is Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) A Safe Bet For Investors?

After the latest session, which saw the stock close at a price of $60.83, SBUX sits below its 52-week high. Pacifica Cap Lc has invested 14.6% in Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ: SBUX ). Institutional owners hold 75.30% stake while Insiders ownership held at 2.20% in the company. SBUX reported earnings of $0.65 per share, which handily beat...

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  • Padmaavat Voilence: 18 arrested over school bus attack in Gurugram
Padmaavat Voilence: 18 arrested over school bus attack in Gurugram

Those inside the school bus at the time of the incident said the protesters were initially dispersed by police but they appeared to regroup and return with stones and bricks, which they used to attack police personnel, a PCR van and the bus.

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  • 49 for JioPhone users
49 for JioPhone users

Give 500 MB More Data with 1 GB, 1.5GB Per Day Plans from 26 January: - Well, reports are coming that Jio is about to give everyone a new gift. Within months of launch, Reliance Jio's 4G phone has captured the top spot in the feature phone shipment tally in India cornering 26 per cent share at the end of December 2017 quarter, as per research...

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  • 10% of Developers Plan to Introduce Loot Boxes in their Next Games
10% of Developers Plan to Introduce Loot Boxes in their Next Games

This puts it behind the PC (59%) and PlayStation (39%), but ahead of the Xbox One on 28%. In fact, the survey shows that games released on Switch tend to sell at least as well, if not better, than on other platforms. That's up from 3% in 2017 and there were even more positive results noted from among developers looking to the future. Specifically, ...

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  • Egypt arrests presidential candidate
Egypt arrests presidential candidate

His arrest came soon after Egypt's military released a statement that was read on state television accusing him of seeking presidential office "without getting prior approval from the armed forces". "We urge the authorities in Egypt to ensure that the election campaign is conducted in a credible, inclusive, peaceful and participatory manner", U...

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  • Intel tells users to stop deploying buggy Spectre patch, citing technical issues
Intel tells users to stop deploying buggy Spectre patch, citing technical issues

The problem specifically involves PCs and servers on Intel's fifth generation Core Broadwell and fourth-generation Haswell platforms, roughly released starting between 2013 and 2015. Both updates typically are needed, particularly to ward off Spectre-type attacks, Microsoft explained earlier this month. The guidance applies to at least some ...

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  • 'Super Blue Blood Moon' visible January 31st
'Super Blue Blood Moon' visible January 31st

What people are calling the Super Blood Moon will appear early morning on Wednesday, January 31. Although the super blue blood moon will be visible to the naked eye, if you're after some expert commentary to go along with your viewing, join the Dubai Astronomy Group at Al Thuraya Astronomy Center in Mushrif Park .

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  • DPRK Delegation Arrives in South Korea to Inspect Olympic Venues
DPRK Delegation Arrives in South Korea to Inspect Olympic Venues

There is precedent for fielding a joint team in global competition, including at the 1991 football under-20 World Cup, when the two Koreas competed together and even advanced to the quarter finals. "Such an agreement would have seemed impossible only a few weeks ago", Bach said. He went on to say: "The Olympic Games show us what the world could l...

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  • 'Super Blue Blood Moon' eclipse on January 31 this year
'Super Blue Blood Moon' eclipse on January 31 this year

On the bright side, we can look forward to the total lunar eclipse on January 31. Diana Harris attempted to break down the verse to correspond with the super blue blood moon phenomenon. Depending on where you are on January 31, NASA says you will be able to see all three in one-a super blue blood moon. The eclipse would be visible in Asia, ...

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  • YouTube making virtual rinse of videos portraying 'Tide Pod Challenge'
YouTube making virtual rinse of videos portraying 'Tide Pod Challenge'

Videos of teenagers spitting up, coughing or vomiting have gone viral and although YouTube is trying to remove these videos, it's impossible to hide these videos from teenagers because there are always people who repost viral videos they've downloaded.

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