Samsung battery factory catches fire thanks to faulty batteries

By - Feb 8, 2017 9:23pm AST
Business/Finance- Well, what are the odds? Samsung just can’t catch a break as their Samsung SDI Co Ltd factory in China caught fire thanks to faulty lithium batteries. The good news… Continue Reading

Life – This year’s Alien/Gravity/Prometheus movie

By - Feb 5, 2017 11:40pm AST
Entertainment- Sony has released two new trailers promoting their upcoming sci-fi film, Life. Unfortunately, the trailer depicts a lot of clichés already covered by other films such as Alien and Prometheus,… Continue Reading

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New LCD technology could triple sharpness of today’s TVs

By - Feb 5, 2017 10:22pm AST
Science/Space- Scientists have developed a new “blue-phase” liquid crystal technology that triples sharpness of that offered on today’s conventional LCDs. The next generation technology jams more pixels into small spacers, while… Continue Reading

Apple LG 5K monitors flicker when too close to a WiFi router

By - Jan 31, 2017 10:46pm AST
Technology- Apple has recommended that MacBook Pro customers purchase LG UltraFine 5K monitors, as they’ve discontinued production of their in house thunderbolt displays. But there’s a problem. The 27 inch, 5120… Continue Reading

WhatsApp will NOT notify you when someone screenshots your conversation

By - Jan 26, 2017 11:58pm AST
Featured- It’s that time of year again when fake WhatsApp rumors make their way across the web. This time, fake news website ‘8shit’ posted a bogus story titled “From February 5… Continue Reading

Australia to make airport immigration lines a thing of the past

By - Jan 24, 2017 10:37pm AST
Featured- No one likes airport immigration lines. I repeat, no one! Sometimes they’re not bad, but when an influx of flights arrive around the same timeframe, lines can get extremely long… Continue Reading

3D TVs are officially dead as Sony and LG discontinue production this year

By - Jan 24, 2017 9:22pm AST
Featured- Guys, it’s official, 3D TVs are dead. Sony and LG, the last two manufacturers that clung on to 3D TVs, have both announced their plans to discontinue production after poor… Continue Reading

Would you pay $250 million for this home?

By - Jan 23, 2017 9:52pm AST
Luxury- I’ve never been a fan of big houses, but if you have $250 million to throw away, would you spend it on these mega mansion? Located at 924 Bel Air… Continue Reading

United resumes flights after yet another computer glitch

By - Jan 23, 2017 1:26am AST
Travel- United Airlines has resumed domestic flights, after a glitch paralyzed part of its computer network on Sunday. The airline can’t seem to catch a break after suffering from yet another… Continue Reading

Samsung officially addresses cause of Galaxy Note 7 incidents

By - Jan 23, 2017 12:33am AST
Featured- It’s officially official. Samsung has released its analysis and conclusion regarding the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco. A major press conference was held yesterday featuring independent researchers Sajeev Jesudas, President, Consumer… Continue Reading

FPS video games don’t make you better shooters in real life

By - Jan 22, 2017 11:12pm AST
Science/Space- Just in case you’re 13 years old and played hundreds of hours of COD hoping to improve your real life shooting skills, I’ve got some bad news for you. The… Continue Reading

Nokia 6 sold out in just 1 minute in China

By - Jan 22, 2017 7:50pm AST
Technology- Nokia is back with a new handset, but for now, it’s exclusive to the Chinese market. The Nokia 6 which is being manufactured by HMD Global, features relatively decent specs,… Continue Reading

Dear YouTube video creators, please stop doing this with End Screens

By - Jan 21, 2017 12:19am AST
Technology- While browsing the videos section of reddit, I came across a video of a LEGO bot pulling 60 pounds of exercise weights. Closer to the end, two recommendation boxes popped… Continue Reading

Apple is a “boring operations company”, says former long time employee

By - Jan 19, 2017 9:56pm AST
Business/Finance- Apple may be a money spinning cash cow, but with Steve Jobs no longer at the helm, former employees are slowly coming out with what’s really going on behind the… Continue Reading

Swedish supermarket using lasers to label fruits to save on unnecessary plastic wrapping

By - Jan 19, 2017 12:26am AST
Technology- Nature & More, in conjunction with Swedish supermarket chain ICA, will soon be using lasers to label its organic fruits and vegetables to cut down on plastic wrapping usage. Organic… Continue Reading

Airbus to test flying car prototype by the end of this year

By - Jan 18, 2017 1:15am AST
Featured- Flying cars from The Fifth Element may soon be a thing as Airbus is pushing towards testing a flying car concept by the end of this year. When you hear… Continue Reading

Tesla driver stuck in the desert after losing cellphone signal

By - Jan 18, 2017 12:50am AST
Transportation- Ryan Negri learned the hard way that it’s not a good idea to drive his Tesla Model S in areas where there is no cellphone signal. He decided to take… Continue Reading

High performance “Game Mode” coming to Windows 10

By - Jan 17, 2017 1:10am AST
Entertainment- Windows 10 gamers are in for some good news as Microsoft officially announced an enhanced “Game Mode” set to improve system video gaming performance. Mike Ybarra, Head of Platform Engineering… Continue Reading

Your iPhone may soon be built entirely by a robot

By - Jan 15, 2017 11:43pm AST
Business/Finance- The robots are taking over! Foxconn Electronics in China has announced that it plans to automate its entire workforce in its efforts to increase output and decrease production costs. The… Continue Reading

Comcast ranks as America’s most hated company

By - Jan 15, 2017 9:49pm AST
Business/Finance- Comcast just can’t seem to get it right as they once again bottom out across various customer satisfaction metrics. 24/7 Wall St. put together a list of the most hated… Continue Reading

Uber begins operations in Trinidad from Monday 16th

By - Jan 14, 2017 9:52pm AST
Business/Finance- After Uber announced its intentions to operate in Trinidad and Tobago, the company has gotten the go-ahead to begin service from Monday 16th, 2017. The ride-sharing service has announced that… Continue Reading

SpaceX launches first 10 of 70 Iridium NEXT satellites into space

By - Jan 14, 2017 3:14pm AST
Science/Space- After a perfect launch and secondary booster recovery mission, SpaceX has gone on to deliver the first 10 of at 70 new Iridium NEXT satellites into Low Earth Orbit. The… Continue Reading

SpaceX successfully lands another Falcon 9 rocket on a sea barge

By - Jan 14, 2017 2:17pm AST
Science/Space- SpaceX is back at it again after having to pause their rocket program after an explosion 4 months ago. After an extensive investigation, corrective measures were put in place in… Continue Reading

National Geographic Instagram account hacked

By - Dec 30, 2016 8:20pm AST
Technology- If you’re one of the 66 million followers of the National Geographic Instagram page, you may have noticed th not so ordinary post below. It turns out that the page… Continue Reading

Amazon wins patent for flying warehouse

By - Dec 29, 2016 10:51pm AST
Technology- First there were drones, now there are going to be flying warehouses? In an effort to cut down on delivery time to its customers, Amazon secured a patent to bring… Continue Reading

Tesla Autopilot predicts and avoids accident two cars ahead

By - Dec 28, 2016 9:34pm AST
Technology- Tesla’s latest Autopilot software update has proven its worthiness after successfully predicting and avoiding an accident two cars ahead. The upgraded Autopilot program comes as part of an OTA update… Continue Reading

Korean Air relaxes policy on taser usage on its flights

By - Dec 28, 2016 8:17pm AST
Travel- Following a mid-flight incident gone viral, Korean Air has quickly revisited its policy regarding taser usage by flight attendants. Just a week ago, Richard Marx, a pop rock singer (and… Continue Reading

Microsoft admits Windows 10 upgrade campaign was too aggressive

By - Dec 27, 2016 10:10pm AST
Technology- Microsoft’s campaign to upgrade to Windows 10 slowly went from something that we looked forward to, to something that was more than a nuisance and borderline qualified as malware. In… Continue Reading

You’ve been using these emojis the wrong way all this time

By - Dec 21, 2016 9:36pm AST
Technology- With hundreds of available emojis slowly replacing regular text expressions, some of them can be a bit confusing to use, or at least they’re not used as intended by the… Continue Reading

Germany wants to fine social media sites €500,000 for each fake story published

By - Dec 19, 2016 11:30pm AST
Technology- The war between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton brought to light amajor problem plaguing social media sites like Facebook and Twitter. Fake news. We’re not going to get into which… Continue Reading
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