Katherine Andresen

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Samsung is recalling the Galaxy Note 7 worldwide over battery problem

Samsung is recalling millions of new Galaxy Note 7 smartphones worldwide after reports that the devices can catch fire while charging.<p>The massive recall of one of Samsung's flagship devices is an embarrassing setback for the world's biggest selling smartphone maker. The Note 7 was unveiled just a …

CNN

Linux bug could let hackers control 66% of all Android devices

A newly discovered vulnerability in the Linux kernel could allow attackers to gain access to millions of Android devices as well as Linux PCs and servers.<p>Security firm Perception Point found the bug indexed as CVE-2016-0728, which has existed for almost three years since Linux kernel version 3.8 …

Linux

The 10 Best Spots to Catch Fall Colors

’Tis the season for tangerine-tinted maples and oaks. Here’s where to get your leaf peeping on across the U.S.<p>Aspen, Colorado<p>The town of Aspen, Colorado, got its name for a reason. Endless stands of the namesake trees line the mountains that surround town. And they all turn yellow in the fall. Take …

7 Online Classes That Will Make You Smarter and More Interesting

Massive open online courses have opened up classes from top-tier universities to students around the world. Here are some of the more unique offerings.<p>Since massive open online courses, known as MOOCs, exploded on the higher education scene, they've increased the breadth and access of classes in a …

Online Education

Kibo iOS App Lets You Hide Messages In Your Messages

Just when you thought the wonderful world of digital messaging couldn’t get any more rich and layered, along comes another app to prove there are more ideas in the digital sphere than can be contained within the average web user’s philosophy… Just don’t call Kibo a messaging app. It is in fact an …

5 Cheap Travel Gadgets You Need in Your Carry-On

<i>By Kristen Mitchell for the CheapTickets Travel Blog</i><p>When you're prepping for a flight there's a few things you always know to bring: a few magazines or a book to keep you busy, headphones to listen to music or drown out any annoying neighbors and a phone charger. These are crucial, but there is so …

A Little Spice Makes Everything Nice: 16 Cozy Cinnamon Recipes

Is there anything that isn't made better by cinnamon? From braises to baked goods, these recipes all feature cinnamon as a starring ingredient.

Breakfast

Seeed’s RePhone modular phone hits Kickstarter goal in two days

Shenzhen, China-based Seeed has nailed its Kickstarter goal for its RePhone open source modular smartphone in just two days.<p>The smartphone kit consists of 11 individual modules, which contain various parts of the phone, such as the display, GPS radio, and cellular radio.<p>The company started the …

Wearable Tech

uBeam Banks $10M For Ultrasound Wireless Power, Adds Mature COO And CFO

uBeam’s getting ready to ship its wireless phone chargers, so its 26-year old CEO Meredith Perry has hired some hardware industry veterans to whip the business into shape. Former Apple and Palm finance leader Monica Hushen will be uBeam‘s new CFO, and Cisco, Palm, and Nokia VP Jeff Devine is …

Oculus Positions VR For Primetime

Today Oculus gave 1,500 developers at the Oculus Connect 2 conference (as well as those at home via livestream or on Gear VR a chance to watch) a look at how the consumer version of the Oculus Rift will roll out in Q1 2016, how Oculus plans to bring virtual reality to millions through the Samsung …

Samsung Wants To Blanket The Earth In Satellite Internet

Data for all<p>A paper published by Farooq Khan, president of Samsung Research America in Dallas, details an interconnected net of 4,600 low-orbit satellites that could bring each of the world’s 5 billion people 200 gigabytes of internet per month. Samsung expects global internet traffic to reach one …

Amazon’s $5 Dash Button Already Hacked To Do Other Stuff Beyond Giving Amazon Money

Need something to spark a bit of creativity this week? How about a super clever hack for Amazon’s $5, single-purpose Dash buttons?<p>The Dash buttons were originally meant to serve as a quick way to reorder household goods you order often (Order a lot of laundry detergent? Stick a Dash button on your …

Yo Dawg! LG Hears You Like Washing Machines…

LG has taken your laundry to the next level with the introduction of a new front-loading washer with a Twin Wash system. What does that mean?<p>It means that LG has packed a regular-sized washing machine with an extra, mini washing machine in the bottom. This allows you to do two separate loads at the …