Why a $95 million bill to study tech’s effects on kids might actually pass this time

Congress wants to spend $95 million to study how gadgets and social media affects children. ; The proposal for the Children and Media Research Advancement Act, or CAMRA Act, was introduced Thursday in the U.S. Senate. A bipartisan group is behind the bill, so it might actually have a chance of passing. ; SEE ALSO: We don't give kids free access to junk food. We shouldn't give them free access to the iPhone. The bill is not new. Back in 2004, then-Sen. Joseph Lieberman wanted to study the effects [Read Entire Story]

Exclusive refurb deal: Unlocked Samsung Galaxy S7 Active for $219.99

We know refurbished phones can divide your opinions. Refurbs aren’t brand new, but they are virtually tip-top in terms of functionality, and the big win is that they’re usually less than half the price. They’re not for everyone, but they can represent great value in the market. Dailysteals is offering GSM unlocked Samsung Galaxy S7 Active phones for only $229.99. They’re certified refurbished and tested to be fully functional. What’s more, AA Readers can get a further $10 exclusive [Read Entire Story]

Facebook follows YouTube in suspending Alex Jones

Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones has been suspended from Facebook for bullying and hate speech. It’s about damn time. Just this week, Jones ran afoul of YouTube guidelines, getting himself a slap on the wrist and finding four of his more egregious videos deleted. We wondered why Facebook didn’t do the same thing. In fact, not only had Facebook not taken meaningful action, the four videos that YouTube felt were severe enough to warrant action were still active, and visible, on Jones’ Facebook [Read Entire Story]

‘Rick and Morty’ co-creator Dan Harmon issues apology following offensive sketch

Rick and Morty co-creator Dan Harmon has apologized after an offensive sketch from 2009 resurfaced on the internet. The two-episode sketch dubbed "Daryl" was a parody of the TV series Dexter, appearing as part of Channel 101, a monthly short film festival which Harmon co-founded. SEE ALSO: Over 230,000 petition Disney to rehire 'Guardians of the Galaxy' director James Gunn "Daryl," which was deleted in 2012 from the Channel 101 website, had recently received plenty of attention after it was [Read Entire Story]

HP Unveils Z2 Mini G4 SFF Workstations: Up to Six-Core Xeons, Pro GPUs

HP this week upgraded its miniature Z2 Mini workstation with the latest Intel’s Core and Xeon E processors with up to six cores as well as professional-grade graphics cards from AMD or NVIDIA. The HP Z2 Mini G4 machines sustained a very compact form-factor of the previous-gen Z2 Mini systems, but significantly improved performance over the models launched more than 1.5 years ago. The fourth-generation HP Z2 Mini workstations come in a black chassis made of a metal alloy and featuring a [Read Entire Story]

Western Digital Begins to Sample QLC BiCS4: 1.33 Tbit 96-Layer 3D NAND

Western Digital has started sampling its 96-layer 3D NAND chips featuring QLC architecture that stores four bits per cell. The chip happens to be the world’s highest-capacity 3D NAND device. The company expects to commence volume shipments of this memory chip already this calendar year. Western Digital’s 96-layer BICS4 3D QLC NAND chip can store up to 1.33 Tb of raw data, or around 166 GB. The IC will be initially used for consumer products Western Digital sells under the SanDisk [Read Entire Story]

OnePlus 6: the 6 Best Features

The OnePlus 6 surprised many with its great specs and price range when it was revealed last week. Starting at just $530, the phone offers features and specs that are only found in phones that are hundreds of dollars more expensive — features such as the latest Snapdragon SoC, high-end cameras, and a big OLED display. It might just be the best price to performance value of any smartphone on the market today. To show just why, we’ve picked the 6 best features of the OnePlus 6 — [Read Entire Story]

‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ unveils three more Spider-People, including Spider-Ham

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is not done adding Spider-People. At Comic-Con's Hall H Friday, Sony unveiled dazzling new footage that included our first glimpses at three new Spider-Folks: Spider-Man Noir, voiced by Nicolas Cage; Peni Parker, voiced by Kimiko Glenn; and, last but not least, Spider-Ham, voiced by John Mulaney. SEE ALSO: What exactly is the Spider-Verse? In the footage, which was screened exclusively for Comic-Con, Miles Morales (Shameik Moore), Peter Parker (Jake Johnson), [Read Entire Story]

Google Earth for iOS receives handy measure tool to calculate distance and area

Google Earth on iOS has been updated with one of the most requested features: a measurement tool. more… SOURCE: 9to5Mac - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Samsung may merge Galaxy Note, Galaxy S Plus lines

Samsung is considering a plan that would merge the Galaxy Note and Galaxy S Plus lines into one high-end smartphone line. The two lines have featured overlapping specs for quite some time, and the company is looking for ways to stop the lines from cannibalizing each other’s sales. With the similarities, the best option is to merge the lines into one. The major difference between Galaxy S Plus devices and Galaxy Note devices is the S Pen, which is exclusive to the Note line. Size used to be [Read Entire Story]

Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack 1320 Hits the Starting Line

Dodge has announced a new version of the 2019 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack that is aimed directly at the grassroots drag racers out there. The 1320 version of the Scat Pack car adds some drag racing specific features to the car with a package price of $3,995 on top of the $38,995 R/T Scat […](Read More ...)The post Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack 1320 Hits the Starting Line appeared first on Geeky Gadgets. SOURCE: Geeky Gadgets - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

15 Common Galaxy S9 Problems & How to Fix Them

15 Common Galaxy S9 Problems & How to Fix Them is a post by Cory Gunther from Gotta Be Mobile. Samsung’s Galaxy S9 is one of the best phones available in 2018, but as you know, it isn’t perfect. Now that it’s more than a few months old we’re starting to hear about more and more Galaxy S9 problems. The same goes for the bigger Galaxy S9+. That’s why we’re here to help you with this list of the most common problems and how to quickly fix them. Read: 9 Best [Read Entire Story]

KeyWe Is A Smart Lock For Your Home

Don’t tell me you still have one those old dumb locks on your doors. What year is it again? It’s time to try a smart lock. They not only keep you safe, but they have features that your old lock never dreamed of. KeyWe is Smarter than the Average Smart Lock Like the ability to approach your front door, have it unlock automatically and then after you enter, the door will lock itself. Now, are you seeing why you have to join the rest of us in 2018? Read: Top Home Security Picks If [Read Entire Story]

Amazon’s Alexa App Now Supports Voice Control on iOS

Recently Amazon announced that its Alexa iOS app will soon support voice control, users will soon have the ability to interact with Alexa on some Apple devices. Apple iOS users will soon be able to welcome the updated Amazon Alexa app for voice control. At this time Alexa will only be available to control any Echo devices in the user home or any Alexa enabled smart home devices such as an iPhone or iPad that are directly within the app while using your voice. Once the Alexa app is [Read Entire Story]

Gear Up: Check out RAVPower wireless charging solutions and current discounts!

It’s 2018 which means a lot of the new phones you see, and possibly buy, come with a really cool feature: wireless charging. Indeed, what we once thought was a great luxury afforded to a select few devices has now become commonplace. In fact, some of you have been so accustomed to having it that you’ve taken the technology for granted. Whether you’ve got a brand new phone with wireless charging or are sitting on one that’s a year or so old, you really should check out the [Read Entire Story]

iPhone Users in India Could Face Deactivation by Telcos Due to TRAI’s New Regulation

TRAI’s DND app for reporting spam calls and text message is at the centre of the battle. SOURCE: RSS Feeds : RSS Feed - NDTV Gadgets360.com - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Competition to name ExoMars rover kicks off

Even though ESA's ExoMars 2020 rover is due to launch for the Red Planet in only two years, the robotic explorer is still lacking a name. To remedy this, British ESA astronaut Tim Peake announced today at the Farnborough International Airshow that the UK Space Agency is starting a public competition to find a suitable moniker... Continue Reading Competition to name ExoMars rover kicks off Category: Space Tags: ESA Exomars Mars [Read Entire Story]

Fun-Loving Scientists Provide Commentary For Deep-Sea Fish Attack

This is a video of an Atlantic Midshipman fish attacking some sort of holographic fish from the future (actually a species of barracudina) from its burrow some 500 meters below the ocean's surface while three scientists provide some live, light-hearted commentary. It's worth a watch. And not just to remind yourself that the ocean is a terrifying place, but it is and they should really put up signs. Keep going for the video, but make sure to stick around for the twist, extra-tragic [Read Entire Story]

According to This Patronizing, Bullying GOP Candidate, Only the “Young & Naive” Care About Science

In a recent town hall meeting, Pennsylvania State Senator and gubernatorial candidate Scott Wagner took a question from 18-year-old Rose Strauss, who wanted some answers regarding her rep’s stance on energy. “Two-thirds of Pennsylvanians think climate change is an issue that needs to be addressed but you have said that climate change is a result of people’s body heat and are refusing to take action of the issue,” she said. “Does this have anything to do with the [Read Entire Story]

The Official Lean Six Sigma Training and Certification Bundle Save 95%

There is still time to get your hands on our great deal on the Official Lean Six Sigma Training and Certification Bundle in the Geeky Gadgets Deals store. The Official Lean Six Sigma Training and Certification Bundle is available for just $49.99 that is a saving of 95% off the regular price of $1,200. Lean […](Read More ...)The post The Official Lean Six Sigma Training and Certification Bundle Save 95% appeared first on Geeky Gadgets. SOURCE: Geeky Gadgets - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Guy Flies Jet-powered Hoverboard at More than 100 mph

Somebody call Spider-Man, because I think we just spotted the Green Goblin! What you’re about to see is a jet-powered Flyboard Air being piloted at speeds up to 103.4 mph. This thing looks like a lot of fun. At least until something goes wrong and you nosedive toward the ground. I mean, there’s a reason this guy is wearing a parachute on his back. Luckily, he didn’t have to use it. Imagine going this fast in a standing position, while in the air. It would be a scary ride, but [Read Entire Story]

Portable Wearable Safety Inflatable Rescue Device

Strong inflatable air bag. Pops up instant with a simple triggering of the lever. Take you to the surface within seconds. A “must have” accessory for all kinds of water sport ranging from swimming, scuba diving to kayaking and snorkeling. Can be used anywhere and at anytime. With built-in compass and whistle to get attention from rescuers. Feathered weight and stylishly fashionable look. Give you a look of FBI agents or Navy Seals. SOURCE: 7 Gadgets - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

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