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There are problems with Apple’s iPhone battery explanation — and the company might end up paying the price in court

Apple is under fire for a software feature distributed to iPhones in 2017 that prevents shutdowns in devices with older batteries, in part by slowing down the clock speeds of their processors.<p>Congress, several international consumer protection agencies, and an estimated 45 class-action lawsuits are …

Class Action

Samsung slips up, gives us an early look at potential 860 Pro 4TB SSD

<b>Update 1/23:</b> Samsung has officially announced the 860 Pro and 860 Evo consumer SSDs. Storage sizes range from 256GB to the rumored (and now confirmed) 4TB, with prices going from $139.99 for 256GB Pro to $1,899.99 for the 4TB Pro model. Samsung’s 860 Evo 256GB starts at a much more approachable …

Computer Hardware

Google’s Fuchsia OS on the Pixelbook: It works! It actually works!

We take a look at what Google's experimental, secret OS is up to in early 2018.<p>Google currently has two OSes on the market: Android and Chrome OS. …

Google

A man who retired at 34 shares a spreadsheet that helped him get there

Tab 1: Balances<p>Balances is the finances-at-a-glance tab.<p>Brandon uses the website Personal Capital to track his spending and saving, and inputs those …

27 Amazing Web Development Tools for the Past Year (v.2018)

For the past year, we’ve compared nearly 7,500 Web Development open source tools to pick the Top 27 (0.4% chance).<p>This is an extremely competitive …

Wake Up, Sheeple: 50 Cent's "21 Questions" Isn't Made Up of 21 Questions

There are either 19 questions or 23 questions here. How have we avoided this startling inaccuracy for so long?<p>I’ve recently come to a horrible realization. Someone who I trusted, who I held in very high regard, had hoodwinked me. Hoodwinked all of us. For years, in fact.<p>50 Cent—artist, entertainer, …

Microsoft releases PowerShell script to check if your PC is vulnerable to Meltdown and Spectre

In the wake of the Meltdown and Spectre chip bug revelations, people around the world are wondering whether or not they are affected. Bearing in mind …

Information Security

Microsoft Offering Free Windows 10 Development Environment VM for a Limited Time

Microsoft is providing a free virtual machine that comes preloaded with Windows 10 Enterprise, Visual Studio 2017, and various utilities in order to …

Microsoft Visual Studio

PayPal can help you save and invest money with the Acorns app

PayPal is funding several new digital services lately. You can send cash to your friends via the money service using Facebook Messenger, Skype and even PayPal's own money cards. The company also makes it easy to pool money for gifts and tip Twitch streamers. Now you can fund your Acorn investment …

Chrome OS will let you reply to messages from notifications

You've had the option to reply to message notifications on Android for years, so why can't you do that on your shiny new Chromebook? You can soon. Google has started implementing support for in-line replies to messages from notifications. Much as on Android, you can respond to a message from a …

How To Make Your Galaxy S8 Screen Even More Immersive

The Samsung Galaxy S8 is the current it product in consumer electronics right now, and though I have major beef with Samsung’s native software, the hardware is undoubtedly top notch, specifically that curved AMOLED display surrounded by ultra-slim bezels. But one of the things that bugged me about …

Apps

We Asked a Load of Americans Why They Think Giggs Sucks

“UK rappers just speak in a monotone and have no flow.”<p><i>This article originally appeared on Noisey UK.</i><p>In many ways, we Brits are very similar to the American people. We loosely speak the same language—even though Americans insist on pronouncing herb like "URB!"—we both use iPhones all the time, many …

Why Enterprises are Moving to Xamarin for Mobile App Development

Senior Application Development Manager, Mike Finley, spotlights why more and more enterprises are choosing Xamarin to answer the demands of mobile …

Microsoft Releases Visual Studio 2017 With Speedier Installs and a Leaner Footprint

Microsoft released the newest version of its popular IDE, Visual Studio 2017 today for Windows alongside a preview of the still in development Mac …

Gmail users can now receive 50 MB email attachments

Google has revealed that you can now receive 50 MB attachments in Gmail, double the previous 25 MB limit. Google made the announcement yesterday in a short post on its G Suite updates blog.<p>In the past, Gmail users could receive larger files with the use of Google Drive sharing — something which is …

Apps

Getting Started with SQL Server on Linux

By: John Miner | Read Comments (6) | Related Tips: More > SQL Server on Linux<p>Problem<p>Some companies have been deploying tier one mission critical …

Databases

Any.do’s New Assistant Can Handle Real Tasks on Your To-Do List

<b>Any.do</b> 4.0 is rolling out, and it’s easily the biggest update release for the platform yet. Inside, Any.do is marrying three functions: Calendar, …

Google Play

Nest Adds Android TV Support, Watch Live Feeds While on the Couch

Nest announced support for Android TV today, allowing anyone with a <b>Nest Cam</b> to stream their live feeds directly to the living room’s centerpiece. …

Android TV

The New MacBook Pros Mark the End of Upgradeable Apple Computers

All Apple laptops are now un-upgradeable and are therefore disposable.<p>With the release of its new MacBook Pros, Apple has officially stopped selling the only one of its Macs that is user-upgradable, marking the beginning of a long-foreseen future in which its computers are disposable.<p>Earlier this …

The Horrifying True Story of the Black Brothers Forced to Become Circus Freaks

In the new book 'Truevine,' journalist Beth Macy details their mother's three-decade quest to get her boys back.<p>In 1899, George and Willie Muse, then nine and six, were abducted from Truevine, Virginia, and forced into the circus. The brothers were both albinos born of African-American parents at a …

You need to be following "The Last Blockbuster" on Twitter, because it's beyond hilarious

It’s hard to recall a time before Netflix. The streaming service is one of those inventions that just fit so seamlessly into our lives, as though …

How Google embarrassed Apple

Google's new Pixel phone launched to positive reviews, largely because of the phone's new digital helper called Google Assistant.<p>As I wrote in my review of the new Google Pixel, it's relatively easy to make a high-end smartphone these days. The real challenge is lighting it up with unique software …

AOL’s new Alto mail client lets you take action from your inbox

The AOL Alto team is today delivering a new version of the product that may make some of your biggest email woes disappear.<p>Enter the Alto Dashboard.<p>With the latest version of AOL Alto, users can choose between a regular inbox view and a dashboard view of their communications. Dashboard view …

Verizon and T-Mobile also letting customers to replace Note 7 with other device

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 recall may have replaced defective devices with models that Samsung claims are safe, but some are worrying that there is …

T-Mobile

Everything we expect Google to announce at its biggest product launch in history

On Tuesday, the company is expected to announce several new hardware products, including smartphones, speakers, and a new intelligent router.<p>This will be the biggest product lineup Google has ever released. We'll be covering all the action live starting at noon ET.<p>So what's coming? Here's the …

Google's smart speaker will be cheaper than the Amazon Echo, report says

Amazon might be getting a little worried.<p>Pricing details for Google's upcoming smart speaker, the Amazon Echo-like Google Home, may have just been …

The Ultimate 7-Step Guide to Shaving

Shaving’s the pits, plain and simple. Between the actual act of dragging a sharpened piece of steel across your face at such an unholy hour in the morning and the burn that can (and probably will) ensue as a result of that, not to mention dull blades, nicks, and having to realign your sideburns on …

Google is working on ‘Fuchsia,’ a new operating system that isn’t based on Linux

As per a new Google project over on Github, the company is working on a brand new operating system. The new OS, currently dubbed Fuchsia, would add to Google’s current operating system offerings, namely Android and Chrome OS. This wouldn’t be an upgrade or replacement for either, but rather …

Android News

Michael Phelps got his Olympic haircut at a black barbershop—and the internet rejoiced

Before heading off to Rio to secure the last six of the 28 Olympic medals, Michael Phelps got an aerodynamic trim at a well-reviewed black barbershop in Atlanta, Georgia.<p>Since posting the selfie at the Vintage barber shop in downtown Atlanta—first spotted by sports site The Undefeated—Phelps’s …

Barbershops

Server-side pagination in AngularJS + ASP.NET MVC

Introduction<p>This article is about creating a pagination in an ASP.NET MVC web application using <b>angular-utils-pagination</b> by michaelbromley and <b>PageList</b> …