Drunk droning: New Jersey aims to get tough on sloshed drone pilots

New Jersey lawmakers are going after drone owners who fly their machine while drunk. A bill to punish the behavior may become law next month, a little late for festive drinkers unwrapping their brand new quadcopter this Christmas.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/12/11/drunk-droning-new-jersey-aims-to-get-tough-on-sloshed-drone-pilots.html

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iPhone cases found to cause chemical burns spark massive recall

There’s a price to pay for being fashionable, and dozens of iPhone owners learned that the hard way after their protective cases gave them chemical burns.

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Intel Responds to Core i7-7700K Overheating Issue, Cluelessly Suggests We Stop Overclocking


Some owners of Intel Core i7-7700 and 7700K chips have been complaining for months about mysterious temperature spikes, and now Intel has responded. However, that response was little more than canned PR nonsense, which has served only to further enrage affected users.

The post Intel Responds to Core i7-7700K Overheating Issue, Cluelessly Suggests We Stop Overclocking appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/248908-intel-responds-i7-overheating-issue-cluelessly-suggests-stop-overclocking?source=Computing

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New CPUs from AMD, Intel now locked out of Windows Update on Windows 7, 8.1


Microsoft has made good on its plans to stop all support for Ryzen and Kaby Lake owners running any OS but Windows 10. Going forward, using one of these chips in Windows 7 or 8.1 will prevent you from downloading any security or software updates in Windows Update.

The post New CPUs from AMD, Intel now locked out of Windows Update on Windows 7, 8.1 appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/247683-new-cpus-amd-intel-now-locked-windows-update-windows-7-8-1?source=Computing

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After a Twitter complaint, Elon Musk makes a rapid fix

Some owners of electric cars have made it a habit to use charging stations as parking spots well after their charge is complete, and other electric car drivers are getting sick of it.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/01/10/after-twitter-complaint-elon-musk-makes-rapid-fix.html

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How to Check iPhone 6s for Battery Shutdown Problem

Apple has introduced a new tool to help iPhone 6s owners find out if their phones are eligible for a program designed to address recent battery issues.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/12/01/how-to-check-iphone-6s-for-battery-shutdown-problem.html

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iPhone 6s Battery Problem: What You Need to Know

Since early November, a growing number of iPhone 6s owners around the world have been complaining about their phones shutting down unexpectedly, even when there was significant charge left accord…

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/11/30/iphone-6s-battery-problem-what-need-to-know.html

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Airbnb Offers to Give a Little in NY, SF Tussles

Airbnb recently proposed changes to its listing policies for short-term rental property owners in New York City and San Francisco, possibly in response to threats of aggressive action from state and local lawmakers. With respect to New York operations, Airbnb on Wednesday proposed a set of five changes in an article penned by Chris Lehane, the company’s global head of public policy. Airbnb supports a three-strikes policy that would bar landlords from offering short-term rentals if they repeatedly broke the rules.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84018.html?rss=1

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Samsung Bows Under Note7 Fallout

Three owners of Galaxy Note7 smartphones this week filed a complaint in a federal court in New Jersey that could become a class action lawsuit against Samsung. “Plaintiffs and the Class have suffered injury in fact, incurred millions of dollars in fees, and have otherwise been harmed by Samsung’s conduct,” the complaint states. Samsung recalled the phones and stopped producing them after faulty batteries caused a number of the original products and their replacements to smoke and ignite.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84012.html?rss=1

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Kindle ebook readers are crashing Windows 10 PCs post-Anniversary Update

Microsoft’s new Anniversary Update has mostly rolled out without problems, but Kindle owners are reporting significant issues with the Paperwhite and Voyage. Plugging these devices into Windows 10 AU systems can BSOD the OS.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/234520-kindle-ebook-readers-are-crashing-windows-10-pcs-post-anniversary-update

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Three-fifths of Apple Watch owners plan to upgrade to next model sight unseen

Article Image A little over three-fifths of current Apple Watch owners are planning to upgrade to the next model, even though any features it might have are still nebulous, according to survey data published on Friday.

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Apple halts iOS 9.3 updates for older iPads, iPhones after activation issues

Article Image After owners of older iPhones and iPads complained of activation errors related to Apple’s recently released iOS 9.3 update, which rendered their devices unusable, the company on Thursday recognized the issue and paused downloads for affected models as it works on a fix.

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First look: Apple's new USB 3 Lightning to USB-C cable and Camera Adapter for iPad Pro

Article Image Owners of Apple’s 12.9-inch iPad Pro can now tap into the greater power of the device’s Lightning port thanks to a pair of new USB 3-based accessories released this week: A USB-C to Lightning cable, and a Lightning to USB 3 Camera Adapter with USB-A port input and power passthrough.

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Macs may go even longer between revamps as Intel kills tick-tock

Article Image Already burdened with improvement cycles measured in years, Mac owners could soon find more room for despair, as Apple supplier and chipmaker extraordinaire Intel has announced that they will no longer follow their famous tick-tock development strategy.

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Mac owners unable to log in to Messages, FaceTime after OS X 10.11.4 El Capitan update

Article Image A number of Mac owners are experiencing issues with iMessage and FaceTime logins after upgrading to the latest version of OS X 10.11.4 El Capitan released Monday, with evidence suggesting a bug in the apps’ account activation system.

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AT&T enables international Wi-Fi calling with iOS 9.3

Article Image Apple iPhone owners who updated their device to iOS 9.3 are being notified via text message of AT&T’s international Wi-Fi calling feature, a service that allows users to place calls to — and receive calls from — the U.S. without incurring airtime charges.

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