A Florida man says his Apple AirPods caught fire and exploded

February 22, 2018

Add Apple’s wireless in-ear headphones to the ever-growing list of exploding technology. A man in Tampa Bay, Florida, said the right earbud of his AirPods started to smoke as he was listening to a dance mix at an LA Fitness. James Colon quickly took the time bomb out of his ear, placed it on some workout equipment, and went to look for help. By the time he got back, there wasn’t…

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One of the Best Budget Phones Just Got Cheaper

February 22, 2018

We’ve all had smartphones for the better part of a decade, yet their rates just seem to keep climbing. High-end telephones seem to cost $800+ now. Don’t told a monthly payment plan buffoon you, that’s a ton of money for a device that likely won’t last you more than two years. There are some Android telephones under $500 that do the trick, but achievement comes mucky when you wade into…

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Apple in Talks to Buy Cobalt Directly From Miners

February 22, 2018

Apple Inc . is in talks to buy long-term plies of cobalt immediately from miners for the first time, is in accordance with parties familiar with the issues, seeking to ensure it will have enough of the key artillery part amid manufacture frights of a shortage driven by the electric vehicle upturn. The iPhone maker is one of the world’s largest “users ” of cobalt for the artilleries in its…

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Overcome your distractions with the help of these gadgets

February 21, 2018

Be efficient. B-E efficient ! Image: Pixabay Heads up: All makes boasted here are selected by Mashable’s commerce team and convene our stringent the criteria for awesomeness. If you buy something, Mashable may give an affiliate commission. According to a examination by Microsoft , parties worldwide spend an average of 45 hours a week drive, but exclusively ponder about 17 hours fertile. A separate canvas by the company found that…

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Keep laundry from piling up with these 8 cool gadgets

February 21, 2018

If not having laundry in your accommodation is your bad ordeal, preserve predicting . Image: pexels Heads up: All commodities boasted here are selected by Mashable’s commerce team and fulfill our stringent the criteria for awesomeness. If you buy something, Mashable may deserve an affiliate commission. Laundry stuff is taking over the Internet, and no, we’re not talking about Tide Pods. If you paid attention to any CES coverage last…

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Smart TVs, free Dell gift cards, and the LG G6+ smartphone are up for grabs with these Presidents Day sales

February 21, 2018

Image: tech bargains Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable’s commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, Mashable may earn an affiliate commission. Presidents Day is around the corner, and if you’re sitting there wondering why you should care, we’ll tell you: Everyone gets off work and tons of tech stuff goes on sale. We’d say that’s more than enough reason…

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The internet is ready for an all-female species of crayfish to take over the world

February 21, 2018

Usually, news of a mutant species that can clone itself would freak everyone out. But the internet responded with optimism and excitement to a study released Monday in Nature that said the marbled crayfish, which didn’t exist until 25 years ago, was popping up in large numbers around the world. The marbled crayfish is a unique species; because of a mutation, it can clone itself. The clones it reproduces are all female….

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‘Black Panther’ is here and you know what the means: Time for an Easter egg hunt

February 21, 2018

Image: marvel studios Excited for Black Panther? So are we. Which is why we’re rolling out obsessive coverage with Black Panther Week. How many did you catch? How many did you miss? Black Panther is here, and in typical Marvel fashion the movie is brimming over with little nods and Easter eggs. Some tie the movie in with the wider Marvel Cinematic Universe, others nod to the comics on which…

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Custom fake celebrity porn is now being sold on corners of the internet

February 21, 2018

For weeks, people have been using a controversial machine-learning app to create a new kind of fake celebrity porn called “deepfakes.” Now custom versions are being sold on corners of the internet. Users of the social news site Reddit have been offering to buy and sell deepfakes—or to make custom videos in exchange for Bitcoin “donations”—in a new subreddit called r/deepfakeservice. The group only has 250 subscribers so far, but the services offered…

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