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Galaxy Note 4 batteries recalled due to overheating

It seems that there is some more trouble with Samsung's Galaxy Note line of phones. Today the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issued a …

Loss Piles Up Deep As Wyoming Snow Drifts In 'Wind River'

Taylor Sheridan's tense, terse police procedural/Western, <i>Wind River</i>, begins with an icy, moonlit, Wyoming landscape. There's no one for miles, except a gasping, Native American teenage girl running in the snow, terrified and barefoot.<p>She falls. Screams. Gets up. Runs some more.<p>Cut to bright …

Wind River

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8 will reportedly be announced in August

Samsung is planning to announce the Galaxy Note 8 in August, according to a new report from <i>Reuters</i><i>,</i> citing a source that claims to be familiar with the matter.<p>The <i>Reuters</i> report also claims that the Note 8 will feature a dual-camera system and a slightly larger curved display than the Galaxy S8 …

Korean media: Galaxy Note 8 to launch on August 26 in New York

It looks like August will be a busy time for mobile aficionados. Rumors suggest LG will launch the V30 in the final days of the month, and now new reports out of Korea claim Samsung will unveil the Note 8 around the same time.<p>The <i>Korea Herald</i> and the news portal <i>Naver</i> ran stories today purporting to …

Galaxy Note

Samsung could definitely unveil the Galaxy Note 8 in late August in New York, but on a Saturday?!

For a second there, it almost seemed like Samsung was thinking about dropping the Galaxy Note brand altogether after last year’s string of …

Samsung’s mesh WiFi system connects your smart home this July

Samsung's oh-so-smoothly named Connect Home Smart WiFi System now has a launch date and pricing structure. The router, which was announced in March, also has a SmartThings hub built right in, making it super easy to connect all of your smart gadgets.<p>The system will be available for preorder on June …

Smart Homes

16 Moisturizers to Keep You Hydrated Without Suffocating Your Pores

Summer can be mercilessly hot and humid, and the idea of slathering on a layer of moisturizer on a 95-degree day can make your stomach churn and your face cringe. However, your skin can annoyingly still get dry (and sweaty). You can't drop your daily moisturizer like a bad habit just because it's …

Skin Care

The Galaxy S8 may be a huge hit, but Samsung is already working on the next big thing

This isn’t the first time we’ve heard that the Galaxy S9 is already in development several months earlier than expected, but a new report from Korea …

How to Reboot and Reset Android Devices

Sometimes things go wrong and knowing how to hard reboot or reset your Android device can come handy.<p>To kick things off I think it is best to explain …

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 dummy unit reveals new secrets about the phone's fingerprint sensor, dual-camera setup

The purported dummy unit of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 showcases its exterior design, and reveals new secrets about the phone's fingerprint sensor and …

Busy brain not letting you sleep? 8 experts offer tips

Some nights, it's like you can't get your brain to shut up long enough for you to fall asleep.<p>You're mentally reviewing the day you just completed while also previewing the day ahead; sometimes, your mind may even reach way back into the archives and pull up something embarrassing you did back in …

University of Oxford

How to protect your computer against the ransomware attack

Microsoft reneges on update policy to push out patch for unsupported Windows XP and Windows 8 to help defend against ransomware attack<p>Don’t pay WannaCry demands, cybersecurity experts say<p>Friday’s ransomware outbreak, which used recently revealed weaknesses in Microsoft’s Windows operating system to …

Cybersecurity

After a week of self-inflicted chaos, Trump could see long-term costs to his presidency

The string quartet had just finished when<p>President Trumpraised his arms in triumph.<p>"Am I doing okay?" Trump asked, turning to chuckling Republican leaders who had once shunned him but now surrounded him in the Rose Garden to celebrate the House's passage of a healthcare bill. "I'm president! Hey, …

Associated Press News

House to vote Thursday on Obamacare repeal bill

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The House will vote Thursday on the Republican bill to repeal and replace Obamacare, setting up a dramatic moment that could give President Donald Trump the significant legislative victory he's been seeking.<p>Top Republicans are very confident. Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy …

Health Care

A Step-by-Step Guide to Repairing Your Bad Credit

Updated July 25, 2017<p>It doesn't take much to get bad credit. You can ruin your credit score before you even realize you have one, or before you …

Behold: This Galaxy Note 8 blows the Galaxy S8 out of the water

Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ were finally released this past Friday, and it seems like the phones are already well on their way to becoming a …

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 May Be Launched At IFA 2017 In Berlin

Samsung has had an on-again, off-again relationship with tech events. The company launched its first Galaxy Note series device at the Internationale …

Sessions Ousts Nearly Half Of The US Attorneys Across The Country In Friday Order

"The Attorney General has now asked the remaining 46 presidentially appointed U.S. Attorneys to tender their resignations in order to ensure a uniform transition," a spokesperson for Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced. The resignations are to be effective immediately, the spokesperson …

What Apple Cider Vinegar Can (and Can't) Do For You

Every time I think the ACV craze has finally settled down, another magazine article, website, or new product line proves me wrong! Apple cider …

Oscar winners 2017: the full list

All the winners from the 89th Academy Awards<p>Moonlight wins best picture – two minutes after La La Land Five surprises The night in photos Don’t let envelope-gate overshadow Moonlight’s achievement Anatomy of a fiasco: how La La Land was wrongly announced<p><b>Best supporting actor</b><p><b>WINNER:</b> Mahershala Ali …

Entertainment

Best laptops of CES 2018: All the laptops that matter so far - Pocket-lint

The Consumer Electronics Show, which takes place in Vegas every January is back for 2018 and we've been rushing around the show floors looking for …

Debbie Reynolds Passes Away at Age 84

Debbie Reynolds, the silver-screen icon who came to symbolize a certain type of perky, wholesome young woman in the age of the MGM musical, passed away today in California at age 84. She reportedly suffered a stroke while planning the funeral arrangements of her daughter, Carrie Fisher, who had …

Entertainment

T-Mobile rolls out update that kills Samsung Galaxy Note 7

T-Mobile is the first major carrier to push an update to remaining Samsung Galaxy Note 7 handsets that will prevent the phone battery from charging.<p>Once updated, the phones will display an on-screen notification about the recall with instructions and they will no longer have the ability to …

Galaxy Note

Drivers who kill while on mobile phones will face life sentences

Drivers who cause death when looking at their mobile phones will face life in jail for the first time under Government plans to be revealed on Monday.<p>In a major hardening of sentencing guidelines, ministers will propose raising the upper limit of imprisonment for dangerous drivers who kill from 14 …

Sentencing Guidelines

Samsung addresses concerns over Galaxy Note 7 replacement issues

Samsung’s media arm continues code red damage control in the wake of the latest report surrounding a faulty Galaxy Note 7. The incident, which occurred on a Southwest flight earlier this week, further complicates the matters for several reasons beyond the already troubling fact that it played out …

2 Ways Hillary Clinton Plans to Change Social Security

Image source: Getty Images.<p>In just over five weeks, the American public will head to the polling booths and decide who will become the 45th President of the United States. Regardless of the outcome, we're going to witness a first: either the first woman president or the first president with no …