Apple recalls 15in MacBook Pro laptops over battery fire risk

A limited number of Apple’s retina 15in MacBook Pros were sold with batteries that pose a safety risk. Photograph: Apple Apple is recalling some of its 15in MacBook Pro laptops over a battery fire risk. The company said on Thursday that a limited number of its largest laptop line, sold between September 2015 and February 2017, contained … Read more

Thank you fans! Fire players show love on social media

With the 2017 season officially in the rearview, members of the Chicago Fire first team and coaching staff took to social media over the least few days to thank the fans for their support during a memorable regular season campaign. Hear it from the guys themselves below, and be sure to follow and keep up with … Read more

Powerbank Thrown by Passenger Catches Fire at Airport

An external battery pack caught fire Thursday at Istanbul’s Ataturk airport after an angry passenger threw the object because of an electronic devices ban on flights to the UK, the the airport operator said. “A passenger declined to surrender a powerbank embarking on a UK bound flight. During the argument he crashed the item on … Read more

Amazon Aims to Put Fire Phone Nightmare Behind With ‘Ice’ Smartphones

Amazon plans to have another go at selling its own branded smartphones. The ecommerce giant, which killed off its Fire Phone in 2015, is working on a new lineup of smartphones branded as “Ice”, according to two sources familiar with the matter. Unlike the Fire Phone — for which Amazon focused largely on the US … Read more

Amazon India Opens First Experience Zone to Showcase Kindle, Fire TV Stick

Although Amazon is mostly known as a marketplace to sell other people’s products, the company has its own devices as well – the Kindle ebook readers are one example, and it recently launched the Fire TV Stick in India as well. To get people to try out these products, the company has launched an Experience … Read more


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Amazon Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote review: A peppier processor makes this streamer worthwhile

Picking the best low-cost media streamer just got a lot more complicated. AT A GLANCE Amazon Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote (2016) TECHHIVE RATING $39.99 MSRP $39.99 VIEW on Amazon The new Fire TV Stick combines good-enough performance with powerful voice controls and a smart user interface. COMMENTS Jared Newman | @onejarednewman TechHive … Read more

Samsung to reveal reason behind replacement Galaxy Note7 fire incidents in coming weeks

Samsung may have canceled the Galaxy Note7, but the exact reason behind latest fire incidents involving the phablet isn’t yet known. The South Korean company has now issued a statement saying that it is currently investigating the reason behind the fire incidents involving replacement Galaxy Note7 units, and will share more information in weeks to … Read more