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Xiaomi made a bendable touchscreen

Lenovo, Samsung, LG, and Xiaomi are all reportedly working on bringing bendable phone screens to the public. We’ve seen some of these prototypes in-person, as well as in leaks online, and today we’re getting a look at Xiaomi’s idea for a bendable touchscreen. A 30-second video put online this past …

Get rid of Siri App Suggestions on your iPhone's lock screen

I assure you, Siri, it's nothing personal.<p>After some initial confusion about the iOS 10 lock screen, I find myself frequently using iOS 10's lock-screen widgets to check my calendar, a sports score or the weather -- all without needing to unlock my phone. One lock screen even lets me quickly call …

iOS

After buying 9 Android smartphones in a row, this Android fan switched to the iPhone 7

When it comes to smartphone allegiance, most consumers up their minds a long time ago. Whether you’re a fanatic or simply set in your ways, chances …

Mobile Technology

The subprime auto market is turning toxic

Delinquencies of 60 days and higher among subprime auto ABS increased by 22% year-over-year in August, Fitch Ratings reported on Friday - now amounting to 4.9% of the outstanding balances that Fitch tracks and rates. And subprime annualized losses increased by 27% year-over-year, reaching 8.9% of …

Markets

22 of Rihanna's Best Moments

Stealing your man and all your wine glasses, too.<p>At this year's MTV Video Music Awards, Rihanna will receive the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award. To celebrate her iconic aesthetic and attitude, here is a guide to all RiRi's most DGAF moments.

Government Surplus Auctions Can Yield Amazing Treasures

Indeed, car shoppers looking for a bargain can potentially find fleet gold at surplus auctions, where municipal, county, state, and federal agencies …

25 Classic Muscle Cars That Are Easy to Restore

Ford Mustang | Ford<p>It’s the dream for countless gearheads out there: You come across a piece of vintage Detroit iron rotting in some field somewhere, …

2020TECH: The 2017 Kia Optima Plug-In Hybrid First Test Drive Review

The 2017 Kia Optima Plug-In Hybrid First Test Drive Review<p>First Drive Review<p>The plug-in hybrid remains a strange automotive safety blanket. It tries …

Get ready to say goodbye to a lot of electric cars

Since then, the EV market has been dominated by the single significant survivor, Tesla, and by the experiments of the major automakers. The best-known example of the latter is probably the Nissan Leaf.<p>But various other all-electric cars and plug-in hybrids dot the automotive landscape. And they …

Electric Vehicles

10 of the most expensive electric cars in the world

Electric cars can slash our fuel bills to pennies and cut the cost of car ownership. For most of us that’s a good thing, but some people want to pay …

Rolls-Royce

Why NASA thinks the Tesla Autopilot is a bad idea

Since news broke last month that the driver of a Tesla Model S running on the Autopilot driver-assistance system died in a crash, the technology has …

Russia's Google Is Developing Its Own Driverless Vehicle

Driverless bus prototypes and experiments are already popping up in various urban areas, and it seems like Russia (and their equivalent of Google) is …

Tesla Raises Price of Autopilot Option by $500

Tesla Motors Inc. raised the price of its driver-assist Autopilot option by 20%, or $500, the latest move by the Silicon Valley auto maker to adjust prices and options on its electric vehicles.<p>The move comes the same week that the company made a more capable battery pack available for its Model S …

Tesla

What It Takes to Design an Even Better Bugatti

Bugatti’s all-new Chiron supercar recently made its U.S. debut at the luxury-laden Quail, A Motorsports Gathering event in Carmel Valley, Calif., and …

Lumia 525 Gets Hacked, Running Android Marshmallow 6.0

The Nokia Lumia 525 is a smartphone with a 4 inch, 800 x 480 pixel IPS show, a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor, 1GB of RAM, and 8GB of capacity. It …

Lenovo will preload Microsoft Office, Skype, and OneDrive on its Android devices

Microsoft has announced that its software will be soon be preloaded onto some of Lenovo's Android devices. Productivity apps including Microsoft Office, OneDrive, and Skype will be loaded onto selected Lenovo products running Google's operating system, the result of a new patent cross-licensing …

Microsoft Office

Samsung pulls the plug on Milk Music streaming service in US

Music service exclusive to recent Galaxy smartphones will shut down next month, the electronics giant says.<p>The song is over for Samsung's Milk Music.<p>The Korean electronics giant said Monday the music-streaming app for users of its Galaxy smartphones will shut down in the US on September 22. The app …

Do Black Women's Lives Matter To Social Work?: A Gender Analysis Of Racialized State-Sanctioned Police Violence

Understanding the risks and adversity facing women of color in our culture, particularly Black women and girls, in the era of social movements like Black Lives Matter, remains a constant and very painful struggle. In 2016 alone according to the Washington Post database tracking fatal police …

The World Honors George Curry, Black Journalism Pioneer and Champion

The world lost an important champion and advocate for Black journalists and culturally-resonant race reporting when George Curry died from heart …

Armed, Confederate flag-waving White Lives Matter protesters rally outside Houston NAACP

White Lives Matter staged a rally outside the NAACP’s Houston headquarters on Sunday, sparking controversy and counterprotests in a city where racial tensions remain high after a string of recent incidents.<p>Clutching Confederate flags, white supremacist signs and, in several cases, assault rifles, …

Rights & Freedoms

The genocide Germany wants to forget

As a teenager in the 1960s, Israel Kaunatjike joined the fight against apartheid in his native Namibia. Years later his activism would take him …

World History

How Nat Turner Explained the Slave Rebellion He Led

It was in August of 1831 that Nat Turner led a rebellion of Virginia slaves that left dozens of people dead, including small children. One-hundred …

Microsoft’s Continuum: Game changer or novelty?

<b>Hands On</b> We have a look at the latest cutMicrosoft’s Continuum is one of the spookiest computing experiences you can have. Either plug a phone into a …

Consumer Tech

Kanye West shares throwback photo from high school yearbook

Kanye West began racking up awards at an early age — just check his high school yearbook.<p>The 39-year-old rapper shared a nostalgic high school …

Samsung’s hot new Galaxy Note 7 still isn’t as fast as last year’s iPhone 6s

Yes, the Galaxy Note 7 is gorgeous, and it’s the phablet to beat this year. Check out our in-depth Galaxy Note 7 review if you want to learn about …

Phones

Google Docs are Better Than PDF Comments - Teacher Tech

Google Docs are Better Than PDF Comments<p>I have made it no secret that I am not a fan of annotating PDF’s. What makes using Google Apps great is the …

Education Technology

3 Apps to Help You Manage (and Grow) Your Money

You don’t need to be a genius to manage your money intelligently and invest it wisely. Thanks to a handful of apps, the black box that is money …

EA Says The Intermittent PS4 Neo And Xbox Scorpio Upgrades Are ‘A Good Thing’

Over the years, console gamers have enjoyed long hardware cycles without having to worry about opening up their rig, plopping in a new video card and god forbid mucking something up inside their PC case. Games on consoles (for the most part) are a smooth experience. Software is optimized for the …

Gaming Consoles