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10 Things to Make With All of Those Apples You Picked

Apple season is upon us and, besides pumpkin patching, there is no activity more “fall” than apple picking. If you’re anything like me, you probably …

How To Make Halloween Milk Jug Luminaries

Do you like festive crafts? We sure do! My kids love crafting and we love any excuse to make cute crafts for any kind of holiday. If you are looking …

Milk

Samsung slashes profit forecast by a third following Galaxy Note 7 debacle

Samsung issued earnings guidance last week that suggested the calamitous Galaxy Note 7 recall wouldn't have a major impact on the company's bottom line, but the company just released a statement adjusting its forecast significantly. Operating profit for the third quarter of 2016 is now estimated to …

The UK is totally unprepared for our robot future, MPs warn

The Science and Technology Committee released a report on Wednesday warning that the UK government "does not yet have a strategy" for equipping citizens with the skills they need to flourish in a world where AI is more prevalent.<p>It also has no strategy for dealing with the social and ethical …

Sprint handing out 1 million devices to students

With mobile technology becoming increasingly ubiquitous, having access to a handset is becoming an increasingly necessary part of staying alive in the modern world. However, due to the cost of mobile tech, not everybody has the accessibility to it that many do. That’s where Sprint is coming in.<p>In …

Mobile

Google's Android 7.1 is coming to Nexus phones in December

Lusting after the upcoming Android 7.1 update, which is full of new features? It's only available on Google's Pixel phones, which themselves aren't …

Amazon Music Unlimited Launches With $3.99 Echo-Only Subscription Option

Amazon today launched Amazon Music Unlimited, its new standalone, on-demand streaming service.<p>Amazon Music Unlimited is distinct from the company's Prime-only music library, which offers access to "over a million songs." By contrast, the new service promises access to "tens of millions" of songs …

Tech Trends

Police not recording most UK slavery cases as crimes, says report

UK police forces are failing victims of modern slavery by not recording what happens to them as crimes, meaning many cases are never investigated, the independent anti-slavery commissioner has said in his first annual report.<p>Kevin Hyland, whose job was created under last year’s Modern Slavery Act, …

Crime

Milton Keynes now has self-driving cars (sort of)

Milton Keynes, a city known for its grid-like road system and roundabouts, now has autonomous cars.<p>The LUTZ Pathfinder autonomous car, built by the …

Nissan Leaf

After Galaxy Note7 calamity, Samsung cuts Q3 profits forecast by a third to $4.6 billion

Samsung has today issued a revised earnings forecast for Q3 2016, 24 hours after the Korean electronics giant confirmed it was killing its flagship Galaxy Note7 smartphone, following a spate of fires reportedly caused by the device.<p>Last week, Samsung estimated that its sales from July – September …

FreedomPop enters JV with Dish to launch free mobile services in Mexico

FreedomPop — the U.S. startup that has built a mobile operation based around free basic voice and data services — today announced its newest international market, along with a strategic partnership to help tackle it. The company is going to launch services in Mexico, and it is doing so in a …

Google's Pixel smartphones are going on pre-order in India

If you want to be among the first ones to pre-order one of Google’s Pixel smartphones in India, make sure you don’t fall asleep early tonight.<p>You …

Facebook, Twitter cut off surveillance tool used by police to monitor protesters

Twitter, Facebook and Instagram are cutting ties with a social media surveillance company after a report by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) claimed it was being used by the police to target protesters.<p>Digital Trends reported in April that Geofeedia -- a social media mapping tool that …

Obama smells himself, confirms he is not a demon

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Barack Obama has vowed to be a regular presence on the campaign trail for Hillary Clinton, but he took the opportunity at a rally Tuesday to settle a different issue: whether he smells like sulfur -- as in, like a demon.<p>"I was reading the other day. There's a guy on the radio who …

Alex Jones

Microsoft's HoloLens preorders go live in Europe, ships next month

Microsoft is bringing its HoloLens headset to more countries next month. The software giant is planning to expand HoloLens availability to Australia, France, Germany, Ireland, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom in November. Preorders for the headset will begin today, and shipments should start …

Huawei Mate 9 leaked in flat and curved-screen variants

Evan Blass has leaked renders of two variants of the upcoming Huawei Mate 9: a flat-screened and dual curved screen version that looks an awful lot like the Galaxy Note 7. While the wrapping will come off the new phone/s on November 3 in Munich, these renders are apparently the real deal and Blass’ …

Phones

Amazon Wants to Scan Your License Plate

Identifying cars would help it speed up pickup times at brick-and-mortar stores—but it could use the information to track your location.<p>A drive-through for your groceries: According to a report from <i>The Wall Street Journal</i><i>,</i> that’s one of Amazon’s many ambitions for the next version of its …

Chromebooks Trumped Macs for Back-to-School Buyers

Here's why.<p>Apple might be feeling good about iPhone sales after Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 (literally) went up in flames, but two new independent …

BMW's motorcycle of the future doesn't require a helmet

BMW has unveiled a slew of concept vehicles to mark its 100th birthday, but its fourth and last example might be the most daring. Its new Motorrad Vision Next 100 concept motorcycle would supposedly be so smart that you wouldn't need a helmet, or even a padded suit. The key would be a …

Mossberg: Why does Siri seem so dumb?

And if it doesn’t get smarter soon, what does it mean for Apple?<p>I’ve been familiar with Siri longer than most people. Way back in 2009, two years before Apple incorporated the intelligent digital assistant into the iPhone, I stood onstage with the inventors of the service while they debuted it at a …

Rumor: OnePlus to stop current 3 production, bring new model with LCD panel and Snapdragon 821 in its place

OnePlus may have finally ditched its infamous invite system for its latest — and, hopefully, future — devices, but that does not mean that the company isn’t having troubles meeting demands. After weeks of discontinued sales caused by unforeseen request, the fate of its “3” flagship may see it …

Phones

The best animated movies on Netflix

Animated films often offer a bit of escapism, roping us into fantastical candy-colored worlds and investing us in the lives of scrappy heroes and …