Yash Bhardwaj

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People want to drink the red liquid from the dark sarcophagus

Many didn't want the damn thing opened, but now the dark sarcophagus is open and we all know what's inside it: Three skeletons and an abundance of red liquid, later discovered to be liquid sewage that had leaked through a crack.<p>Now people want to drink that red sewage. They want to sup from the cup …

Entertainment Industry

Meet Deep Blue, the biggest great white shark ever filmed

The average great white shark clocks in between 11 and 15 feet long, but one great white spotted off Guadalupe Island blows her brothers and sisters …

Animals

Apple's iPhone 9 Has An Unfixable Design Problem

Apple is making a lot of changes with its upcoming new iPhones. One of the most exciting is how the company will slash prices to give iPhone fans a budget model with iPhone X-styling (details). But it will come with one unfixable design problem…<p>In a tweet, the prolific, mysterious, cat-loving and …

Mobile Technology

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 unboxed early, leaked video shows box, device, specs

Either Samsung is going to do a font-change/rebranding on the Galaxy Note9 logo/inscription, or the sticker on the screen is not the original one, or …

Phones

Sony unveils world's first 48-megapixel smartphone sensor

Is it best to have a high-resolution smartphone camera sensor or a lower-resolution one with better light sensitivity? Sony says you can have both with its latest stacked CMOS image sensor. The IMX586 has the "industry's highest pixel count" with 48 megapixels, bettering high-end cameras like its …

Cameras

Google owns Duck.com, but it'll give rival DuckDuckGo a shoutout anyhow

Google owns Duck.com, which has been driving rival search engine DuckDuckGo up the wall for over six years. Because when you type "duck.com" into a web browser, you get Google.com. Doesn't make a lot of sense, yes?<p>But after a new round of complaints this Friday, Google has relented. Google comms VP …

DuckDuckGo

This year’s iPhones may require an official USB-C charger for fast charging

If you were hoping to benefit from fast charging of this year’s iPhones, that may not be possible with many third-party chargers …<p>We’ve been hearing increasing reports that this year’s iPhones will, for the first time, be supplied with USB-C cables – along with an 18W charger capable of …

Mobile Technology

The Hidden Environmental Cost of Amazon Prime’s Free, Fast Shipping

Justin Sullivan / Getty<p>Amazon has changed the way Americans shop. This year, the e-commerce giant said its annual Prime Day sale was “the biggest …

eCommerce

Samsung Wireless Charger Duo charges both the Galaxy Note 9 & Galaxy Watch

Samsung introduced wireless charging to its smartphones starting with the Samsung Galaxy S6 in 2015. Since then, the company has opted to stick with …

Galaxy Note

A Japanese startup has ambitious plans for on-demand meteor showers

A Tokyo-based startup is hard at work developing a system that would deliver “shooting stars on demand.” According to a report by <i>Japan Times</i>, the world’s first artificial meteor shower could take place over Hiroshima as early as 2020.<p>ALE Co., is reportedly in the final stages of developing two …

Japan

Galaxy S9 gets a new super slo-mo video mode in latest update | Trusted Reviews

<b>Samsung has added a new super slow-motion video recording mode to the Galaxy S9 and S9+ smartphones.</b><p>Within the phones’ July security update, Samsung …

Galaxy Note

Waymo autonomously drives one million miles in a month, 25K miles per day

Waymo is set to launch a public ride sharing service later this year, with the pilot program hitting the one year mark last month. The Alphabet division today announced its latest milestone of autonomously driving eight million miles since its inception as Google’s Self-Driving Car project.<p>CEO John …

Ridesharing

Samsung laughs at Apple's dongles in latest Galaxy S9 ads

Samsung's latest ad campaign for the Galaxy S9 is poking Apple where it hurts -- right in the dongle.<p>(In other words, they're making fun of the extra adapters and cables that Apple users increasingly need to access "legacy" devices like wired pairs of headphones, SD card slots and other …

Apple Store

You can soon have ‘sex’ with Amazon’s Alexa

Amazon’s Alexa virtual assistant seems to be everywhere these days – and now she’s powering your sex life too.<p>The voice-controlled AI has made its …

Smart Homes

Home Depot fired him after he spoke to a ‘racist’ customer. Then he told the media about it.

After a man last Thursday approached the checkout at a Home Depot in Albany, N.Y., staff member Maurice Rucker asked him to leash his dog. That’s when the man exploded.<p>Rucker, a 60-year-old black man, claimed he was fired Tuesday after defending himself from a customer who, he told the Times Union, …

Home Depot

Dog drags sprinkler indoors, unleashing chaos in his wake

For those of us who don't have a kiddie pool, sometimes a sprinkler is the next best thing.<p>And this dog really went for it. Redditor Spinolio posted …

Pets

Apple's New i9 MacBook Pro Runs so Hot It Has to Slow Down

Users are reporting that the new 15-inch MacBook Pro is throttling speeds because of heat issues.<p>On paper, Apple’s new 15-inch MacBook Pro is a beast. The slim laptop comes in a variety of configurations that range in cost from $1,300 to upwards of $7,000. One of the big draws this year is the …

MacBook Pro

Archaeologists opened a mysterious Egyptian sarcophagus. Here's what they found

When Egyptian archaeologists opened an ancient sarcophagus dating back 2,000 years, they found three skeletons and a lot of red, liquid sewage, the country's antiquities ministry said Thursday.<p>Discovered earlier this month, the mysterious tomb — believed to be the largest uncovered in Alexandria, …

Archaeology

NASA may have just caught a nearby star eating an entire planet

Planetary systems aren’t just born overnight. When stars form and begin pulling debris into their orbit, some of that material eventually clumps up …

Universe

Galaxy Watch seen at FCC with sleeker package

The ghosts of Samsung future continue to haunt with rumors and leaks, but in this case, it’s an official piece of business that should verify a …

Wear OS

E.U. Fines Google $5.1 Billion in Android Antitrust Case

BRUSSELS — European authorities fined Google a record $5.1 billion on Wednesday for abusing its power in the mobile phone market and ordered the company to alter its practices, in one of the most aggressive regulatory actions against American technology giants and one that may force lasting changes …

Google Search

Samsung 'Accidentally' Confirms Massive Galaxy Note 9

Samsung has done it again. Following ‘accidental’ leaks of the Galaxy Note 9 via China, Colombia, the FCC (twice), a lost unit and its appearance on four Samsung international websites, now another ‘accident’ gives us our first official look at Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9 six weeks before launch…<p>As …

Phones

Latest Galaxy Note 9 leak may have revealed pricing

We’re getting closer to that August 9th Unpacked press conference, where Samsung will announce the Galaxy Note 9 in all its splendor. That means …

Phones

The 2018 iPhone might be doubly bad news for Samsung

Samsung will unveil the Galaxy Note 9 very early this year, and Apple’s iPhone supposedly has a role in that. Samsung is looking to beat Apple to …

Mobile Technology

Why Google Chrome Now Uses More Memory

With over 60% market share, Chrome is the undisputed king of web browsers. A key factor behind this is Google’s commitment to keeping it seamlessly updated with essential fixes and optimizations, but now the company has admitted Chrome’s latest upgrade comes with an unavoidable side-effect…<p>In a …

Google Chrome

Time’s up, Galaxy Watch: LG Wear OS smartwatches could launch this month

The current worst-kept secret in the land of wearables is that Samsung is preparing a new smartwatch called the Galaxy Watch that could run a version of Wear OS instead of the Gear series’ Tizen operating system.<p>Not to be outdone by its local rival, speculation is growing that LG is readying not …

Wear OS

91-year-old man beaten with brick, told 'go back to Mexico'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Tears glistened on the black and purple bruises covering 91-year-old Rodolfo Rodriguez's face as he described being attacked by a group of people while going for a walk on the Fourth of July.<p>"I can't walk anymore," Rodriguez said in Spanish. "I'm in so much pain."<p>He'll be turning 92 in …

Crime

Microsoft’s Surface Go tablet has a 10-inch screen and starts at $399

The smaller Surface has returned<p>Microsoft is getting back into the cheaper tablet game today with the new Surface Go, a smaller, less powerful take on the popular Surface Pro device. The Go features a 10-inch screen, integrated kickstand, Windows 10, and a similar design to the Surface Pro, and …

Gear & Gadgets

Apple’s iOS passcode cracking defense can be bypassed using a USB accessory

Plugging in certain Apple accessories will reset the one-hour counter for USB Restricted Mode<p>Apple released iOS 11.4.1 this morning, and with it came a new software mechanism that blocks passcode cracking tools favored by law enforcement. Called USB Restricted Mode, the tool renders the iPhone …

Information Security

Elon Musk's rescue sub arrived in Thailand

Musk said it could also work as "an escape pod in space."<p>Elon Musk has a plan.<p>The billionaire entrepreneur and engineers at his private spaceflight company SpaceX designed a “kid-size submarine” that they said could help with a harrowing rescue operation underway to retrieve a group of boys trapped …

Elon Musk