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Mon, 24 Oct 2016 12:13:03 GMT

For the disability community, tech is the great equalizer  -  CNET
When it comes to technology, we're often obsessed with the latest and hottest gadget or app. Here at CNET, where we breathlessly jump from writing about Apple's iPhone 7 one day to trying out Sony's PlayStation VR the next, we know all too well what it ...
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 12:00:26 GMT

A quadriplegic's challenge: Make me a touch-free phone  -  CNET
This is part of CNET's "Tech Enabled" series about the role technology plays in helping the disability community. Giora Livne missed out on the smartphone revolution. In 2007, Apple CEO Steve Jobs strutted onto a stage and unveiled the iPhone, which ...
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 10:31:26 GMT

Exploding batteries: A serious charge  -  ZDNet
Exploding lithium-ion batteries have sunk Samsung's flagship Galaxy Note 7 and damaged the company's bottom line. Image: CNET. Phone companies often talk about bang-per-buck, but rarely mean it literally. Explosive devices are unpopular outside battle ...
The Fatal Mistake That Doomed Samsung's Galaxy Note Wall Street Journal
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 05:38:38 GMT

Panasonic's home of the future will blow your mind  -  CNET
The high-tech home of the Jetsons just got a little closer to reality. Demonstrated at this year's CEATEC 2016, Panasonic unveiled a full range of IoT (Internet of Things) smart home products at its "Unique Interface/Unique Experience" exhibition. Its ...
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 04:01:26 GMT

Google doodle honors van Leeuwenhoek, father of microbiology  -  CNET
As far as scientists go, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek may be the ultimate DIYer. Van Leeuwenhoek, whose birth 384 years ago Monday in Delft, Netherlands, is being honored in an animated Google doodle. He is commonly known as the father of microbiology ...
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 03:34:14 GMT

DJ Khaled Snapchats son's birth while blasting his own music  -  CNET
If you follow DJ Khaled on Snapchat, you've enjoyed many jewels of knowledge -- or keys to success. You may have also seen the DJ's fiancée give birth to their first child. Khaled last night documented the entire birth of the couple's son on Snapchat.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 23:40:40 GMT

Cause of Galaxy Note 7 overheating reportedly still a mystery  -  CNET
Nearly two months after Samsung announced a global recall of its new Galaxy Note 7, the electronics giant reportedly still doesn't know what is causing some phones to overheat and catch fire. And that mystery is delaying development of the Galaxy S8, ...
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 22:01:00 GMT

SpaceX's Elon Musk to host Reddit AMA Sunday  -  CNET
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk. Scott Olson, Getty Images. You have questions about SpaceX's ambitions and Elon Musk has answers. The SpaceX CEO will field questions Sunday afternoon in a Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) town hall. The talk begins at 3 p.m. ...
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 21:01:07 GMT

Siri will pick your Halloween costume if you just ask  -  CNET
Halloween is a little more than a week away, what do you mean you don't have a costume yet? Not up for sexy ebola, or sexy Ken Bone? If you have an iPhone, there's a whole candy bowl full of suggestions right at your fingertips. Just grab your phone ...
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 19:33:07 GMT

Google, Facebook, 2K score with NBA interns – CNET  -  sportal.co.in
The Philadelphia 76ers swingman — he plays both shooting guard and small forward — regularly shows his mettle in the fast break or transition, or with a clutch shot. This summer, the NBA helped the fourth-year Georgetown product take his skill set to ...