Whether or not you support Donald Trump, it’s a fairly universal truth that just about anything that comes out of his mouth is going to be provocative. True to form, during the last debate Trump stated that he thought the United States could combat ISIS by shutting down parts of the Internet, which begs the question of whether a complete Internet shutdown or one of targeted parts is actually possible.
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Uh-oh. If Grandma was planning on bringing that hoverboard you put at the top of your list this year with her when she visits for the holidays, she’ll have to find another way to get it here. Most major airlines have now banned hoverboards and similar devices from travelling on their planes — both in checked baggage and as carry-ons — due to rise of recent reports where the boards have burst into flames.
The problem seems to be the lithium-ion batteries that are typically housed in one of the foot rests. You can read more about why this continues to happen in an article recently posted by Wired HERE. Incidentally, Amazon has also stopped selling the devices.
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It’s that time again! Time for all of us here at Micro Visions to make our list of desired gadgets in hopes that someone finds it in their heart to move us to the “nice” column and make our Christmas wishes come true! So without further adieu, we now present our annual list of Technology Gift Ideas for 2015: Things We Really, Really Like!
Officially funded on Kickstarter just this past week, Phone Drone Ethos by xCraft wants to give your smartphone wings! Set your iPhone or Android device free by deploying it as an autonomous aerial camera. xCraft has leveraged the sensor, processor, and wireless capability of your smartphone to provide a powerful, cloud-connected aerial vehicle for a fraction of the cost Read the rest of this entry »
Recently, net neutrality has proven that it is nothing if not controversial, and with both sides claiming the other will endanger internet access freedom, the debate is beginning to be puzzling at best and infuriatingly incoherent at worst. To alleviate some of your frustration (because that’s the sort of thing we do around here), we’ve condensed the mudslinging into a concise set of bullets for you to bite (which one is less messy has not yet been determined).
To consider: Net neutrality is defined as the free and unrestricted access to all information on the internet.
PRO net neutrality: Read the rest of this entry »