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Ooh, that smell: NHTSA investigates Ford Explorer exhaust leaks

Can't you smell that smell? Not necessarily, if carbon monoxide's involved.<p>Before it becomes a recall, it's an investigation. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is currently investigating the Ford Explorer utility vehicle for an issue related to its exhaust system, and …

Ford Explorer

Amazon to offer speedy delivery service on some Prime Day deals

E-commerce giant will offer delivery of more than 500 items in an hour or less during its annual sales event to customers in metropolitan areas served by Prime Now.<p>As part of Amazon's second annual Prime Day sales event coming up next week, customers will have the option of receiving their …

eCommerce

Google, Microsoft and Yahoo slammed by India's Supreme Court over sex selection

The companies' search engines can be used to find advertisements for products that determine the sex of an unborn child, which has been illegal in India since 1994.<p>Google, Microsoft and Yahoo have found themselves in legal hot water in India.<p>The Supreme Court of India, the country's final court of …

India

iPhone 7: Most-wanted features

IPhone 7

Verizon hikes price, adds data with new phone plans

The plans will cost up to $10 more per month. The company also unveils rollover data, a way to get out of overage fees and better access to Canada and Mexico.<p>Verizon is divvying out new perks to its customers, but you'll need to pay up to take advantage of them.<p>The nation's largest wireless carrier …

T-Mobile

Alexa has a secret about Prime Day deals

On Prime Day, Amazon will be offering Alexa-powered deals. But Alexa device owners may also have early access to some exclusives as early as this Friday.<p>Amazon's Prime Day is less than week away now, but the discounts have begun in the form of Countdown Deal. The biggest savings, of course, are …

Smart Homes

'Game of Thrones' season 7 delay could mean winter is coming later

Just when you thought you felt the first snowflakes of the "Game of Thrones" end game, the showrunners warn that filming is starting later than usual.<p>"Game of Thrones" fans may need to wait around a little longer for winter to finally show up. Showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss showed up for …

TV Series

7 ways to lock your MacBook

When it comes to locking your Mac, you have options.<p>Putting your MacBook into its sleep state is a convenient and useful option when you need to step away for a moment. Provided you have an account password set up, sleep lets you lock your MacBook without shutting it down so you can quickly resume …

Operating Systems

​How to tell if your Facebook has been hacked (and what to do)

Here's a simple way to see if there is someone messing with your Facebook account.<p>There are several different ways hackers use a breached Facebook account. Automatic log-ins through Facebook allow hackers access to many different site accounts once they've taken over your Facebook. Spammers also …

Internet

iOS 10 public beta arrives today, and this is what you can do with it

Wonder what Apple's new software can do for your iPhone? I tried it for a few days, and found its best features still a work in progress.<p>Apple's newest version of its mobile software iOS becomes available today for a public test drive. Is the beta for iOS 10 worth it? I've been using it for a long …

Apps

Verizon will reveal Moto Z and Z Force pricing on July 14

The magnetically modular Moto Z and Z Force are coming exclusively to Verizon this summer as Droid phones.<p>The invitations are in! Next Thursday, July 14, we'll finally learn how much the Moto Z and Z Force will cost when they come to Verizon this summer, exclusively and as part of Verizon's Droid …

Mobile Technology

Wendy's says payment card info accessed in malware attack

Criminals stole credit card info -- including names and numbers -- in a malware attack revealed earlier this year at more than 300 franchise locations in the US.<p>Wendy's is serving up more details about a malware attack on its point-of-sale systems.<p>The burger chain said Thursday that malware on …

Identity Theft

Why you should think twice before installing the iOS 10, MacOS Sierra public betas

As tempting as it is to use Apple's latest wares, you probably should stay away for now.<p>The time has come for Apple to unleash iOS 10 and MacOS Sierra to the general public for further testing. Up until now, both operating systems have only been available to developers.<p>With the public betas …

IOS 10

23 hidden features in iOS 10

There's more to iOS 10 than Apple announced during the keynote in June -- a lot more, in fact. Here's some of the hidden features we've found already.<p>Apple doesn't tout every new feature in iOS 10. There are the obvious add-ons, like Messages now has its own App Store, and Siri can work with apps, …

Apps

Chance the Rapper condemns Philando Castile shooting

Chance the Rapper condemned the fatal shooting of Philando Castile by a police officer. “These guys murdered this man with his 4 year old daughter in …

With iOS 10, Your iPhone's Basically Just a Lockscreen Now

If you want to drive yourself crazy, have someone tweak a setting or two on your phone. Nothing major, just remap a gesture or swap a homescreen …

Facebook says Philando Castile shooting video was temporarily removed due to a 'technical glitch'

Yesterday evening, Diamond ‘Lavish’ Reynolds began livestreaming on Facebook after Minnesota police fatally shot her boyfriend in his car.<p>Roughly one hour after the video went live, the content mysteriously disappeared from the social network. Reynolds’ Facebook profile was also temporarily …

Internet

Apple Launching Public Betas of iOS 10 and macOS Sierra Today

Two days after releasing the second developer betas of iOS 10 and macOS Sierra for testing, Apple today is launching its public beta program for the forthcoming updates, allowing a broader cross section of users to test out the new features and report bugs to Apple (via <i>The Verge</i> and <i>CNET</i>).<p><b>Update</b>: …

iOS

MoviePass Makes Their Service Less Awesome

Reading Time: 4 minutes<p>NOTE: As of August 2017, MoviePass has changed back to being awesome. Please see this update.<p>I see a lot of movies. So far …

10 paid iPhone apps that are all free downloads for a limited time

Has your iPhone or iPad been feeling a bit stale lately? Instead of getting upset about it, why not fill it up with some hot new apps? And if you’re …

What We Know About Man Minnesota Police Killed in Traffic Stop

More details have emerged about the man who was fatally shot by a Minnesota police officer during a traffic stop Wednesday night as he sat in a car …

Apple just released the first iOS 10 beta to everyone

It’s here. The first public beta of iOS 10 is now available to download. You can download it, even your neighbor can download it. And the good news is that you won’t have to pay $99 a year for a developer account. But remember, this is a beta.<p>If you can’t wait to see iOS 10 in action, Apple’s …

Man Could Face Charges for Carrying iPhone Gun Case in London Airport

A passenger was detained by police officers at London Stansted Airport yesterday after the man was spotted carrying an iPhone case shaped like a firearm (via <i>BBC News</i>).<p>Essex Police shared a picture of the gun-shaped case over Twitter and implied that the individual could have put his own life in …

BBC

The Best New Features Coming To Your iPhone

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Mr. Robot: What Happened to Tyrell?

<i>Mr. Robot'</i>s first season answered a lot of questions, but raised even more. Like, what happened to Tyrell Wellick (Martin Wallstrom)?<p>The former Evil …

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 detailed on benchmark sites

The features of Samsung's next big-screen phone are surfacing. However, some of the specs on the two sites don't jibe with each other.<p>Samsung's next Galaxy Note phablet has apparently undergone benchmark testing, revealing some of its core features.<p>A seemingly leaked imgae of the Galaxy Note 7's …

Phones

Next for Razor after massive recall: Hovertrax 2.0

Razor, whose wildly-popular scooters have become a marquee brand, recalled all 28,000 of its hoverboards as part of this week's broad safety action by regulators.<p>The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission on Wednesday said it was recalling more than 500,000 hoverboards. In all, 10 companies were …

Time Warner

4 ways to fry perfectly round eggs every time

Forget buying an egg mold. Cook perfectly round eggs every time with stuff you already have lying around the kitchen.<p>Eggs are one of the easiest things you can learn to cook. But the sheer number of ways they can be cooked or used in recipes makes them one of the most versatile ingredients in the …

Eggs

How to skip the airport's US Customs line with your iPhone

Tips<p>An iPhone app authorized by U.S. Customs and Border Protection allows users to submit entry information over the internet after landing, allowing …

Airports

The Best TV Shows of 2016 (So Far)

<b>Spoiler warning for, well, everything on TV in 2016 (so far) past this point.</b><p>Its a tricky prospect to break out a best-of list for television halfway …