Guy falls into toilet, but manages to save his iPhone.Read More »
iOS 7 prevents many non-certified Lightning chargers from being used on your device, probably to avoid more accidents
When a 23-year old Chinese woman died due to reportedly being electrocuted by her iPhone, Apple took notice and investigated. Now, the company has implemented a measure that will prevent similar accidents from occurring again on iOS 7.
During the beta stages of iOS 7, using a non-certified Lightning cable on an iOS device would result into a message saying that the cable or accessory is “not certified and may not work reliably.” But now that iOS 7 is officially available to download, many users are finding that non-certified chargers simply won’t charge the device.…Read More »
Japanese taxi company Kokusai Motors is planning to implement a new system that will alert passengers when they forget their belongings in cabs, a problem I’m sure we’ve all heard about multiple times. According to The Wall Street Journal, the system will use four cameras that will capture and compare images before and after the passenger’s trip, then sound an alarm if they forget to take something out of the vehicle.…Read More »
When Google announced that the next version of its mobile operating system, Android 4.4, would be called KitKat, it of course wanted a fancy video to accompany it. The video shows the arrival of the latest Android mascot statue to arrive at Google HQ’s front lawn, as well as a bunch of excited people ready to take pictures and eat chocolate bars.…Read More »
When you’re driving on the road, never do so while texting or having a conversation on your mobile phone. You could trigger an event where your car hits another car, the owner of that car steps out, take your mobile phone and away and smash it into the ground like a badass.…Read More »
Video captures a truck just as it flies off a bridge and into the creek below.Read More »
Construction worker accidentally uproots fiber connections.Read More »
Chris Reynolds was just a a father of three, and an all-around normal guy living in Delaware. He’d use PayPal to buy and sell items from eBay and would spend around $100 each month with it. But when he checked his monthly statement from PayPal last Friday, he saw a very shocking number.…Read More »
A 23-year-old Chinese woman who was weeks away from her wedding, died last week. The alleged cause? She was electrocuted by her iPhone 5.
Chinese news agency Xinhua reports that police have confirmed the accident and the woman’s death. It’s also being reported that the woman, Ma Ailun, was electrocuted by her iPhone when she answered it while it was charging.…Read More »
Because of a poorly worded bill that sought to ban internet cafes and slot machines from the state of Florida, lawmakers might have done the unthinkable: banned all computers and smartphones in the state.
Back in April of this year, Florida Governor Rick Scott approved the ban on internet cafes and slot machines.…Read More »
This is really scary. We might not realize it, but the device that we carry around with us everyday could explode at anytime. It rarely happens, but it’s possible. And for one unlucky girl in Switzerland, her phone did just that.…Read More »
Acid leak in Samsung chip plant injures three workers, second accident in Samsung plant in three months
After one worker died in one of its semiconductor plants due to a deadly gas leak last January, another accident has reportedly occurred in one of Samsung’s plants. This time, three workers were exposed to diluted hydrofluoric acid in the company’s semiconductor manufacturing facility in Hwaseong, Korea.…Read More »
Samsung worker died at semiconductor plant due to gas leak and Samsung is trying to hide it, according to Korean news agencies
A gas leak at one of Samsung’s semiconductor plants in Hwaseong, Korea has led to the death of a maintenance worker on the scene. Korean news agencies are reporting that Samsung is trying to “cover up” the whole incident. Let’s look at how everything went down.…Read More »