Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Allegedly Explodes Into Flames on Video, Company Responds

In an event that might remind some people of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, a Xiaomi Redmi Note 4smartphone was allegedly seen catching fire in a video inside a shop in Bengaluru. While a shopkeeper was seen trying to insert the SIM into a customer’s phone, it caught fire after an explosion and burned the handset’s entire […]

Trump doesn’t think Mueller should look into his business transactions. Too late.

Just yesterday, President Donald Trump told a trio of New York Times reporters that if special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation turned to his finances, he’d view it as a “violation” of Mueller’s charge. “This is about Russia,” Trump said. But according to a new report by Bloomberg’s Greg Farrell and Christian Berthelsen, investigators had already been investigating several […]

Leading Into Prime Day, Amazon Offers 4 Months of Music Unlimited for $0.99 – Deal Alert

Amazon’s Music Unlimited service is typically offered at $9.99/month, but Amazon has activated a special promotion as a teaser to their upcoming Prime Day on July 11. The promotion just dropped today and gets you 4 months of their Music Unlimited service for just $0.99, if you’re a Prime member (or have a 30 day […]

Race Is on to Turn Flying Car Into Reality

Aeronautics giants are treating the idea of a flying car with caution, as such a project raises more questions than it answers, experts say – it’s a child’s dream, a millionaire’s toy. But is it really the next big thing in transport? At this year’s Paris Air Show, you had to search hard to find […]

KILLED BY A COMPUTER Dad-of-two ex-soldier, 25, electrocuted plugging a PC into a wall socket

A FORMER soldier died in a freak accident after he was electrocuted while plugging a computer into a wall. Dad-of-two Aron Duplock, 25, had been working at his stepbrother’s house near Hove in East Sussex when the tragedy occurred. 1 Aron Duplock was electrocuted after plugging a computer into the wall His devastated family believes […]

EDITORIAL: Ice cold inspiration taps into warm hearts

DISNEY’S Frozen fans will know the scary enchanted snowman Marshmallow was all about being a menacing bodyguard for Queen Elsa in her self-inflicted isolation. Australian sporting heroes got frozen to fight what AFL identity Neale Daniher calls The Beast, the degenerative motor neuron disease. But this monster battle was very much about bringing the whole nation along […]

WhatsApp Scam Tricks Users Into Paying Charges Citing ‘Subscription Expired’

Another day, another WhatsApp scam, this time one that tries to trick users into paying charges by saying their WhatsApp subscription has expired. WhatsApp, of course, is free to use, and has been for some time, though the service used to charge a nominal amount as annual subscription fee when it had initially launched. It […]

Why is Microsoft trying to turn its Surface business into the next Nokia?

At first glance, it’s easy to mistake the Surface Pro 4 for the Surface Pro 3. Microsoft’s third-quarter financial results were published yesterday, and they had many high points: cloud revenue is growing well (though we have some misgivings about how the numbers are reported), Windows outperformed the PC market, and Office 365 passed 100 […]

This week in games: Mod fixes Nier: Automata PC woes, Up’s house floats into Battlefield 1

March? But we’ve already seen Nier, Mass Effect, Resident Evil, Stories Untold, Kona, with Thimbleweed Park and Yooka-Laylee right around the corner. Oh, and some Zelda game for our console cousins. Crazy. Not as crazy as some of this news, though: Assassin’s Creed abandons the silver screen for the smaller screen, the Up house floats over […]

This program is getting military veterans into web-design jobs

Tarsha Weary of SW Design School. (Photo by Stephen Babcock) Byron Leighton spent 10 years in the military, focusing on logistics. Living at MCVET, a Jonestown-based organization that helps veterans who are homeless or in need of help, he met Tarsha Weary. Now he’s going through another boot camp — for digital marketing. “I’ve always […]