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iPhone 7 Plus reportedly explodes

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We might have passed the worst of the exploding Galaxy Note 7 madness, but a new report from China suggests Samsung isn’t the only one with this problem. A report from Chinese tech site Gizmochina says an Apple iPhone 7 Plus exploded after being dropped. According to the report, the …

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Yet another Samsung phone allegedly exploded, but it’s not the Galaxy Note 7

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It has been bad news week after week for Samsung ever since the company began recalling exploding Galaxy Note 7 smartphones. Last week, the Korean giant recalled 2.8 million washing machines as they have a chance to also explode and now a woman in France says her Galaxy J5 exploded. …

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Hack attacks cut internet access in Liberia

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Liberia has been repeatedly cut off from the internet by hackers targeting its only link to the global network. Recurrent attacks on 3 November flooded the cable link with data, making net access intermittent. Researchers said the attacks showed hackers trying different ways to use massive networks of hijacked machines …

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This tiny device can produce clean drinking water for 200 people a day

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According to DoSomething.org, more than 884 million people around the world currently lack access to safe drinking water, with over 840,000 of them dying of waterborne diseases each year. Worse yet, it is estimated that by 2025, 1.8 billion of us will live in places where water sources are scarce. …

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Motorola’s unannounced Connect Coin is set to be a Bluetooth tracker on steroids

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Even though Motorola sold its accessories division to Binatone, the latter churns out devices that fall under Motorola branding. Such a device is the Connect Coin, a yet-unannounced accessory that looks to be the spiritual successor of 2014’s Motorola Keylink, reports TechDroider. Much like the Keylink, the Coin reportedly includes a …

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New York’s bitcoin hub dreams fade with licensing backlog

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 New York’s financial regulator had sights set on becoming a global hub for innovations like bitcoin when it adopted trailblazing virtual currency rules last year. But the state lost that momentum when the agency’s chief left, putting a licensing process in limbo and allowing rivals to catch up. Since June …

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