Someone Forgot To Turn Up The Brightness In This $10,000 MacBook Pro Repair

If you were to turn on your laptop and you noticed that the screen was black, but you could still hear the fans whirring, what problem would you assume it was experiencing? That’s the “problem” that photographer and developer Greg Benz was experiencing, and it took about $10,000 worth of repairs before it was embarrassingly discovered that Benz had simply forgotten to turn up the brightness of his laptop’s display.


Woman Opens Emergency Exit On Plane Thinking It Was The Toilet

Opening the emergency exit once the plane’s doors have been armed will result in the safety shute being deployed. That’s precisely what happened on a flight from Manchester last week. A woman opened the emergency exit by mistake, thinking that it was the door to the toilet, and that resulted in a delay of over eight hours for the flight.


Google Confirms Some Android Phones Came Preinstalled With Trojan Malware

Malware on our smartphones aren’t new, although for the most part, this can be easily avoided by not downloading from suspicious-looking websites or unofficial sources. However, it seems that being smart about your downloads isn’t good enough because Google has recently confirmed that there have been some Android devices that have actually come preinstalled with malware.


Google Wants The US Government To Reinstate Huawei For National Security

Due to the US government officially blacklisting Huawei from doing business with US companies, it has resulted in Huawei losing support from the likes of Google. However, it seems that Huawei might have found an unexpected ally in Google because in a report from the Financial Times, Google is reportedly lobbying the US government to reinstate Huawei.


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The Elder Scrolls 6 Will Be Designed To Be Played For A Decade

With the success of the Elder Scrolls franchise, it’s not surprising that many are looking forward to playing the next installment of the game. However, the game will not be out for a while despite being confirmed by Bethesda, but the good news is that it looks like when it does come out, players can expect to play it for a long time.


These Are The MacBooks, iMacs, And Mac Pros That Will Get macOS Catalina

At WWDC 2019, Apple announced macOS Catalina. This is Apple’s latest version of macOS that they plan on releasing later in the year, but the question is, is your computer compatible with the latest update? For those who are wondering, Apple has published a list of Mac computers that are eligible for the update.


Hackers Could Steal Your Password By Hearing How You Type

Your password can be stolen in a variety of ways. The most common way is by using a very easy-to-guess password in which hackers won’t even need to try too hard to break into your account. Other more complex ways involve phishing, where hackers create a website that mimics the website of a service you use and once you enter your credentials, that information is stolen.


These Are The iPhones That Are Compatible With iOS 13

If there is something that Apple gets right, it would be with their software updates. This is because the company tends to support its devices for as long as possible, versus Android in which your mileage may vary from brand to brand, but typically you get about two years worth of updates.


Apple’s New Mac Pro Could Cost $50,000 Fully Specced Out

Apple recently took the wraps off their new Mac Pro and as we said, it does not come cheap where it has a base price of $5,999. This means that should a user customize it with higher-end hardware, things could get pricey, but how pricey? Apple has yet to put the computer up for sale which means that we’re not sure how much the other configurations could cost, but The […]


YouTuber Gets 15-Month Jail Sentence For Toothpaste-Stuffed Oreos ‘Prank’

Over the past few years, there seems to have been a rise in people doing mean things to other people, recording it, and uploading it to YouTube under the guise of “pranks”. This is what YouTuber, Kanghua Ren also known as ReSet, did a couple of years ago when he published a video to his channel where he filled Oreo cookies with toothpaste and paid a homeless man €20 to […]


Man Goes On A 9-Hour Acid Trip After Touching An LSD-Covered Knob Of A Synth He Was Restoring

It is said that despite all the dirty business we do in our toilets, our keyboards are actually much filthier. This is because our hands touch all kinds of things before touching our keyboards, and you know what, the same could potentially be said for music equipment as well, although, in the case of Eliot Curtis, it played out a little differently.


Sony ‘Desperately’ Wants Tom Hardy’s Venom In Spider-Man 3

Spider-man: Far From Home has yet to be released, but it seems that the rumors about the third movie have started to make their rounds. According to a series of tweets by an alleged Marvel insider calling themselves Roger Wardell, the third installment in Marvel’s Spider-Man movies could see Tom Hardy’s Venom character introduced.


Google Maps Speed Camera Alerts Are Rolling Out To More Countries

We should definitely be obeying the laws of the road all the time, but sometimes, we get it, it can’t be helped where an open road with no cars makes it very tempting to put pedal to the metal. Unfortunately, speed cameras are the bane of many a fast driver out there, but Google Maps has tried to solve this problem with speed camera alerts.


Huawei P30 Pro Prices Are Crashing Following Trade Ban

Following the US government adding Huawei to the Entity List, which essentially prevents the company from doing business with US companies and vice versa, it’s safe to say that this has put Huawei in a very difficult position. This is because a lot of the tech that Huawei uses does come from US companies, such as Google, Intel, Microsoft, and so on.