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Ferguson officials charging “exorbitant” fees to provide e-mails to press

AP says the tactic keeps public-interest documents from seeing the light of day.<p>On Monday the Associated Press wrote that officials in Ferguson, …

Getting started with canned responses in Gmail

Managing your inbox is something that several services across the Web want to help you do. However, when it comes down to it, the secret is just being able to get back to the right people within a certain time frame.<p>Canned responses in Gmail lets you compose replies to common messages you may …

HP Stream

<b>The Good</b> The HP Stream 11 looks good for such an inexpensive laptop, battery life is excellent, and it includes a year of Microsoft Office 365 and 1TB of OneDrive online storage.<p><b>The Bad</b> Even running a few tasks at once can slow it down. The touchpad is often finicky, and the onboard 32GB SSD is too …

Consumer Tech

The Enterprise Mobility Ecosystem Map

The Enterprise Mobility Ecosystem Map published by Kinvey attempts to make sense of the ownership and acquisitions rapidly taking place within the …

​What is Heartbleed, anyway?

If you're an IT professional, gadget blogger or token geek in your circle of friends, chances are, you've been hounded relentlessly over the past couple of days about "this Heartbleed thing."<p>"Do I need to update my antivirus?"<p>"Can I login to my bank account now?"<p>"Google already fixed it, …

Two-factor authentication: A good first step after Heartbleed

Yes, you should switch your passwords for services affected by the Heartbleed security vulnerability. But you can do better than that.<p>Some of today’s most popular web services let users enable a two-step, or two-factor, sign-on process that can apply an additional layer of authentication by asking …

“I Just Won $50,000” Is A Pretty Good Way To Talk Yourself Out Of A Speeding Ticket

The winning ticket/get out of speeding free card. (Massachusetts State Lottery)<p>“I’ve got to deliver this encryption key to super secret government …

True Confessions Of A Temporary UberX Driver

If you’re 23 or older, have a driver’s license and car insurance, and have a nice, clean late-model four-door car, you can sign up to drive strangers …

This Weekend, Think About That Most-Coveted Of Golden Awards: The Worst Company In America Trophy

This weekend, all of Hollywood — and really, all of the nation — will be thinking about who will take home the most sought-after trophy in the world: …

Dick’s Sporting Goods Sues Modell’s CEO For Allegedly Posing As Dick’s VP

(top: analogkid281; bottom: consumerist)<p>When you think of corporate espionage and snooping, you probably think of big manufacturers — electronics, …

Daughter’s Facebook Brag Costs Dad $80,000

You know all those times you read about lawsuit settlements where the financial terms are undisclosed? That silence isn’t a sign that no one wants to …

Arby’s Finally Buys Its Hat Back From Pharrell For $44,000

Reunited and it feels sooo good (Arby’s/eBay).<p>When Pharrell Williams showed up on the red carpet for the Grammy’s last month wearing a tall, tan, …

RadioShack Closing Up To 1,100 Stores Across The Country

<b>UPDATE</b>: RadioShack tells Consumerist there’s no list for now — but stay tuned: “We are not releasing a store closing list at this time. However, …

Twitter Freaks Everyone Out By Accidentally Sending A Bunch Of Password Reset Emails

If you received an email from Twitter telling you to change your password and do it now, take a deep breath and don’t panic. You (probably) weren’t …

The 4 Ailments Most Likely Responsible For ER Visits

No one wants to make a trip to the emergency room, but it happens. And when it does occur, doctors might have a good idea of the reason thanks to new …

Who Wins The Streaming-Service Wars? Netflix, Pretty Much

There are many different video-streaming services available to consumers now, but it shouldn’t be difficult to figure out which one is right for you. …

Florida Psychic Sentenced To 10 Years In Prison For Defrauding Clients Out Of $17.8M

(rjrgmc)<p>The next time someone tells you that you will die and be reborn so you can reunite with your late child and marry Brad Pitt, don’t do it, and …

CPSC Working With Fitbit On Mysterious Force Rash Issues

Some users of the new Fitbit Force activity tracker really liked the product. They thought it was just great… right up until ugly patches of contact …

Why Do People Not Check Clothes For Thousands Of Dollars Before Donating To Goodwill?

I’m willing to bet that most of us check your clothes pockets for money and other objects before tossing things in the wash or handing stuff over to …

As RadioShack Closes Stores, CEO To Get $500K Retention Bonus

Sorry guys… your store is being closed, but the CEO can now afford a new house.<p>While thousands of RadioShack employees got the bad news yesterday …

120,000 Pieces Of Mail Lost In Fiery Inferno After USPS Truck Collides With Another Semi

If your long lost lover lives near Orange County, California you might be waiting a little bit longer to finally hear from him/her. A U.S. Postal …

Sick Of Fighting Photo Thieves, Getty Makes Images Available For Free Embed

Every day, at just about every event that could be of interest to the national and international media, there is at least one Getty photographer, …

Bank Robbery Foiled When Teller Asks For ID

This is the wannabe criminal, before a simple request for a photo ID foiled his entire brilliantly planned heist.<p>A man who might be the …

Get Your Copies Of “Battilefield 4” And “Assassins’s Creed IV” At Kmart While They Last

It’s inevitable: whenever a post about Kmart appears online, wise guys pipe up to ask, “Kmart is still a thing?” Not anymore in some metropolitan …

Family Accused Of Traveling The Country To Shoplift $7M Worth Of Merchandise

I don’t know about you, but when my family went on trips together it involved long car rides listening to books on tape, spending a week or hiking in …

Contractor Cleans Out Foreclosed House, Finds Deceased Owner

If you suddenly disappeared, who would notice that you were gone? The neighbors of one woman in Pontiac, Michigan hadn’t seen her in years. She …

Man Arrested At Airport Security: Wait, You Can’t Bring Guns In Your Carry-On?

(TSA)<p>There are some things you can see often without really seeing it, ya know? Like the plethora of signs at any airport anywhere telling you not to …

Even Comcast Employees Are Sharing “Comcast Doesn’t Give A F&#k” Video

You probably remember last week’s “Comcast Doesn’t Give a F##k” video. And though it might seem like those who work for Comcast exist inside an …

3 Reasons Newsweek’s Bitcoin Cover Story Was A Pointless Endeavor

As you probably know by now, Newsweek claims to have found the true identity of shrouded-in-mystery Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto… a 64-year-old …