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iPad Explodes In Vodafone Store Causing Evacuation

11/08/2013, With gadgets that are fitted with batteries, you always run into the risk of those batteries not playing nice, and ultimately deciding to malfunction in a number of ways. The most “popular” method is simply blowing up, often times bursting...

Safeflame Torch Creates Fire Only From Water

10/29/2013, When you think of fire, the only way water is thrown into the equation is in order to help control the blazing inferno in hopes to extinguish it. But scientist have invented a new welding flame that is comprised entirely of water as it’s main fuel...

Harness The Power Of Fire To Recharge Your Phone With FlameStower

10/03/2013, Recharging your smartphone or tablet while you’re out and about can be quite challenging, although if you have a backup battery pack with you, things tend to be a little easier. But what if your backup battery runs out while you’re out in the...

FireWriter, The Inkjet Printer That Prints With Fire

04/07/2013, Many people have a disdain for inkjet printers, they believe that they are annoying. As it turns out, it is indeed possible to turn annoying things in to interesting machinery. Meet FireWriter 1.0, an inkjet printer that prints using actual fire. Called...

Apple Maps Blamed for Poor Bushfire Response in Australia

02/12/2013, The Country Fire Authority of Victoria (CFA), Australia, is blaming Apple Maps inaccurate mapping issues in its FireReady app. Officials are stuck with using Apple Maps for FireReady on iPhones and iPads. A large number of towns including Macedon are...

Amazon Fire spin-off in the works?

11/08/2011, Back in October, Amazon was reported to have used a company name Seesaw LLC to file trademark applications for Kindle Fire and Amazon Silk. A few months ago, those names turned out to be real products when the Kindle Fire tablet with the Amazon Silk...

Amazon Kindle Fire tablet believed to hit 250,000 pre-orders

10/07/2011, Amazon launched its very own Android tablet last week, the Amazon Kindle Fire – and its own name seems to be an indicator of how popular the tablet is because it sure is selling like hot cakes! The tablet was only announced last Wednesday and it seems...

Another fire at Foxconn, no casualties reported

09/27/2011, If there’s one manufacturing plant that can’t seem to get enough of the press, it’s got to be Foxconn. Famous for manufacturing the iPhone and the iPad, but at the same time it is infamous for its workers’ harsh working conditions,...

Amazon Kindle Fire heats up the tablet scene

09/26/2011, Remember when we brought you word last week that Amazon will be holding a press conference that will be held this Wednesday, with many people and sites speculating that this is where the new Amazon tablet is announced? Here is more information for the...

Motorola launches XT316 Android smartphone

07/13/2011, Motorola has announced the launch of a new Android handset called the Motorola XT316 – also known as the Motorola Fire and Motorola Spice (depending on the region where it’s sold). The phone will feature a candy bar form factor and a full QWERTY...

Fire breaks out in an Intel plant, Arizona

06/08/2011, Following the explosion that happened in Foxconn China a few weeks ago, another accident has broken out in a manufacturing plant – this time all the way on the other side of the world in an Intel plant in Arizona. The fire broke out earlier today in a...

New ray gun puts out fires

03/28/2011, A group of chemists have managed to come together to cobble a device which is touted to be able to put out fires, where it can also function as an alternative for firefighters whenever they do not have any water or foam in the vicinity. In fact, the...