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Apple blames iPhone battery fires on external factors

Apple blames iPhone battery fires on external factors

| December 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Enlarge Image Careful, it’s hot.Photo by Sarah Tew/CNET Apple says it’s not to blame for a spate of iPhones apparently catching fire. The Shanghai Consumer Council, a watchdog group in China, reported last week that eight iPhone 6 devices had spontaneously combusted. Apple’s response is that “external factors” were to blame for these “thermal events” [...]

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Apple blames iPhone battery fires on external factors

Apple blames iPhone battery fires on external factors

| December 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Enlarge Image Careful, it’s hot.Photo by Sarah Tew/CNET Apple says it’s not to blame for a spate of iPhones apparently catching fire. The Shanghai Consumer Council, a watchdog group in China, reported last week that eight iPhone 6 devices had spontaneously combusted. Apple’s response is that “external factors” were to blame for these “thermal events” [...]

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Pearl Harbor survivor remembers: All hell broke loose

Pearl Harbor survivor remembers: All hell broke loose

| December 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Skip in Skip x Embed x Share See the stark differences between Pearl Harbor in 1941 and today. USA TODAY Edward Waszkiewicz, 95, is a Pearl Harbor survivor who lives inOxnard. He went to the 50th anniversary 25 years ago with his family. (Photo: JUAN CARLO/THE STAR) CAMARILLO, Calif. — It was 75 years ago [...]

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Faraday Future releases specs for Formula E electric race car: ~$350k, 0-62mph in 2.9s, top speed of 150mph

Faraday Future releases specs for Formula E electric race car: ~$350k, 0-62mph in 2.9s, top speed of 150mph

| December 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

While Formula E’s electric race car platform is still arguably in the experimental phase and not enough subsystems can be modified, the championship certainly appears to be moving in the right direction. We recently learned that McLaren will soon supply them with a new battery pack technology with the help of Lucid Motors and it [...]

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Next-Gen 2018 Holden Commodore Is Australias Insignia

Next-Gen 2018 Holden Commodore Is Australias Insignia

| December 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

While the all-new Commodore will feature plenty of new and exciting technologies, the fact that it’s essentially Australia’s version of the Opel Insignia and Buick Regal might not sit well with some Holden fans. Among the changes we know are happening is the switch from rear-wheel drive to front-wheel and for higher-performance models, all-wheel drive. [...]

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In OpenAIs Universe, Computers Learn to Use Apps Like Humans …

In OpenAIs Universe, Computers Learn to Use Apps Like Humans …

| December 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

OpenAI, the billion-dollar San Francisco artificial intelligence lab backed by Tesla CEO Elon Musk , just unveiled a new virtual world. It’s called Universe, and it’s a virtual world like no other. This isn’t a digital playground for humans. It’s a school for artificial intelligence. It’s a place where AI can learn to do just [...]

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Most Read Game News of 2016

Most Read Game News of 2016

| December 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

With 2017 fast-approaching, we like to take a step back and look at gaming trends from the year that was. To that end, we’ve compiled a list of the 20 most read stories on GameSpot from January through the end of November. While it was impossible to explore the internet and not hear about Pokemon [...]

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NASA Spinoff shows off space tech that helps on Earth

NASA Spinoff shows off space tech that helps on Earth

| December 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Photo by NASA Over the decades, NASA has designed a bunch of space stuff that has wider terrestrial applications. Like memory foam , Mylar blankets and solar cells . You might be surprised what NASA has developed, which is why every year, it releases an annual publication called Spinoff that profiles 50 of these technologies. [...]

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iOS: Netflix launches downloads for offline viewing

iOS: Netflix launches downloads for offline viewing

| December 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Many iOS users have long wanted the ability to watch Netflix movies and TV shows offline, and now the company has finally delivered that feature to any device running iOS 8.0 or later. Yes, you can finally download many of your favorite Netflix TV shows and movies to your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch! Netflix’s [...]

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Apple releases iOS 10.2 and macOS 10.12.2 Public Beta 3, watchOS 3.1.1 Developer Beta 3

Apple releases iOS 10.2 and macOS 10.12.2 Public Beta 3, watchOS 3.1.1 Developer Beta 3

| December 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Apple today released a number of betas to both developers and Public Beta testers. Those on the Public Beta program got new iOS 10.2 and macOS 10.12.2 Sierra builds today, while developers got watchOS 3.1.1 beta 3, as well as a new version of Safari 10.0.2 (which is bundled with the current macOS build) for [...]

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