Text alert: Your basement is flooding

Smart & Safe Tech: All homes are prone to water damage; from plumbing leaks, weather or frozen pipes. Using smart sensors like Fibaro can help prevent damage by alerting you to leaks, so you can take action faster.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/25/text-alert-your-basement-is-flooding.html

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Apple’s Bootcamp audio driver can permanently damage the speakers on the new MacBook Pro

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A bad driver in Apple’s Boot Camp software can permanently damage the speakers on a new MacBook Pro running Windows 10. Apple has pushed a new driver to Boot Camp, so make certain you’ve got the latest updates before installing the OS, and update your audio driver if you installed Windows 10 before last week.

The post Apple’s Bootcamp audio driver can permanently damage the speakers on the new MacBook Pro appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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App alerts CPR-trained people to emergencies

Sudden cardiac arrest requires immediate CPR to prevent brain damage; a smartphone app connected to local 911 emergency systems alerts CPR-trained people within a quarter mile radius that their help is needed.

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Innocent lives exposed in WikiLeaks' crusade against big government

WikiLeaks’ global crusade to expose government secrets is causing collateral damage to the privacy of hundreds of innocent people, including survivors of sexual abuse, sick children and the mentally ill, The Associated Press has found.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/08/23/innocent-lives-exposed-in-wikileaks-crusade-against-big-government.html

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Apple chip supplier TSMC says earthquake damage will have bigger impact than expected

Article Image The damage to Apple chip supplier TSMC from a Feb. 6 earthquake was reportedly more severe than estimated, and will indeed result in fewer wafers shipping to clients during the March quarter.

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AMD preps hotfix for Radeon Crimson video card fan woes

AMD’s new Radeon Crimson driver has a fan setting issue that could damage video cards — the company has pledged to release a hotfix today to address the problem.

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The pen is mightier: Samsung modifies Galaxy Note 5 packaging to warn about stuck stylus

Article Image Rather than fix a flaw that can permanently damage its latest flagship phablet, Samsung has instead opted to revise the packaging for the Galaxy Note 5, warning users not to insert the device’s S Pen back into the handset in the wrong direction.

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Apple invents retractable motorized iPhone screen protector

Article Image In continued attempts to prevent costly display damage due to accidental drops, Apple has devised a system that automatically extends retractable tabs above an iPhone’s screen when a drop event is sensed, thereby creating a buffer zone between delicate glass and the ground.

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Elon Musk walks back Apple Car, Apple Watch aspersions in Twitter confessional

Article Image Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk took to Twitter on Friday to conduct a bit of damage control after making seemingly disparaging comments about Apple’s automotive ambitions and hiring practices.

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Apple's iPhone 6s lineup quietly uses new gasket, silicone seals to greatly reduce water damage

Article Image Though Apple hasn’t advertised improved water damage protection for its new iPhone 6s series, the company has silently added a new perimeter gasket around the 3D Touch Retina display, as well as new silicone seals to cable connectors, that greatly enhance the device’s ability to keep liquids out.

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Apple Watch withstands 1,200m swim, simulated depths up to 40m

The Apple Watch may be much more resilient against water damage than Apple has advertised, a series of informal underwater tests shared on Sunday suggests.

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Bad News Hounds Apple Days Before iPhone Gala

Apple has been forced to do some serious damage control when it no doubt would rather be rallying fans for its big iPhone launch next week. The Labor Day weekend was barely over when news broke that a number of celebrity accounts on Apple’s iCloud service had been cracked and some embarrassing photos posted. That triggered a stock drop from $103 to $99 on Wednesday. Piling on, two activist groups on Thursday released a report critical of work conditions at an Apple supplier in China. Shares slipped to $98 by market close.

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Third-party chargers, Lightning cables reportedly damage iPhone power management IC

An iOS device repair company in the UK reports third-party charging accessories are causing damage to a critical power management component in Apple’s iPhone 5, unable to properly charge its battery.

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