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Apple: Random iPhone battery shutdowns are way down

Apple: Random iPhone battery shutdowns are way down The battery issues, which affect iPhone 6, 6 Plus, 6S and 6S Plus devices, typically strike when power levels dwindle to about 30 percent.It included some measures to address the problem in iOS 10.

'Street Fighter V' commentators' sound effects save the day after audio cuts out

'Street Fighter V' commentators' sound effects save the day after audio cuts out As Street Fighter V competitors Bryant "Smug" Huggins and Arturo "Sabin" Sanchez were trading blows in a Next Level Battle Circuit match Wednesday, the game's audio cut out, leaving commentators Michael "IFC Yipes" Mendoza and Francis "Lee Chung" Lee Chong with quite a bit of silence to fill.So the duo started dishing out their own sound effects.

Every day a sweet dog peeks out from under a gate, waiting for his friend

Every day a sweet dog peeks out from under a gate, waiting for his friend May we all find a  secret dog bud that will wait for your pets every day.Days have passed and he was still waiting there, so one of my friends encouraged me to try to pet him.

KFC is coming for clean eaters with this hilarious parody

KFC is coming for clean eaters with this hilarious parody But KFC has decided to come after the clean eating brigade in an inexplicable parody.At first glance, the tweet could be construed as yet another product announcement.

Just swearing at Trump (probably) won't get you in Twitter timeout

Just swearing at Trump (probably) won't get you in Twitter timeout But here's what we know, based on the actions of other users and conversations with a Twitter spokesperson.A user's tweets will only be displayed to people who follow them, which limits their reach.

Barack Obama hasn't updated his LinkedIn page and now we're even more depressed

Barack Obama hasn't updated his LinkedIn page and now we're even more depressed Even Barack Obama can't handle the truth.I'd been waiting for the LinkedIn notification, "News about Barack Obama," or "Congratulate Barack Obama on his new position.

Justin Bieber responded about alleged pee incident and, well, just read it for yourself

Justin Bieber responded about alleged pee incident and, well, just read it for yourself Now, Justin Bieber is keeping her flame burning.Biebs responded to allegations that he might have peed in his very expensive sweatpants with a smile and a simple explanation for why his "dick area" was wet.

The holy grail of VR headsets might look something like this

The holy grail of VR headsets might look something like this Having conquered smartphones and smartwatches, Qualcomm now wants its powerful mobile chips to power all-in-one virtual reality headsets.To help developers get a jump on creating mobile VR experiences, Qualcomm's introducing a Snapdragon VR development kit (VRDK) that includes an all-in-one VR headset (often called the holy grail of VR) with a bunch of sensors that doesn't require a smartphone to be slotted in.

Here's what to say at your Oscar party so you sound smart

Here's what to say at your Oscar party so you sound smart We in the media biz are here to help, starting with your 2017 Oscar cheat sheet.Whether you've seen them all or just *couldn't* get to it, here's the lowdown on this year's Best Picture nominees, along with what to say at your Oscar party so you sound smart and informed.

Bitcoin reaches an all-time high as SEC decision looms

Bitcoin reaches an all-time high as SEC decision looms At the time, demand for bitcoin was growing in China and some buyers in India were turning to bitcoin amid the country's demonetization crisis.This time around, bitcoin traders are optimistic that the Securities and Exchange Commission will approve bitcoin's first exchange-traded fund.

Beyoncé voices her support for trans youth after Trump's bathroom decision

Beyoncé voices her support for trans youth after Trump's bathroom decision "#LGBTQ students need to know we support them," a post from her Facebook page reads, before sharing a link to GLSEN.As the New York Times reports, acting against the wishes of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, Attorney General Jeff Sessions pushed for Trump to rescind the bathroom rules put in place during the Obama administration.

The Tesla Model 3 gets real in July

The Tesla Model 3 gets real in July The letter revealed that production for Model 3 — the company's "affordable" electric car — is on track to start in July 2017, with volume ramping up by September.The company predicts production will scale to "exceed 5,000 vehicles at some point in the fourth quarter.

Kindergartener adorably recreates iconic historical figures for Black History Month

Kindergartener adorably recreates iconic historical figures for Black History Month There are so many ways to celebrate Black History Month online, but dressing up as legendary black women might take the cake.That's what kindergartner Lola is doing this February with the help of her mother and 28 legends that changed history.

9 ways to get free tax help from a human being

9 ways to get free tax help from a human being But there are a few ways to get human tax help for free.What it is: A federal grant program that gives money to community organizations to provide people with free tax help.

Roads made from recycled plastic are paving the way to a greener tomorrow

Roads made from recycled plastic are paving the way to a greener tomorrow Roads laid with asphalt are so 20th century.They're unsustainable, brittle and they contribute over 1.

Girl Scout cookie doughnuts prove too much of a good thing is just enough

Girl Scout cookie doughnuts prove too much of a good thing is just enough If you managed to make it through the doldrums of February without any Girl Scout cookies, bravo.The innovating company have turned your favorite Girl Scout cookies into doughnuts.

All the Oscar-nominated films you can stream before Sunday

All the Oscar-nominated films you can stream before Sunday Here's a look at all the Oscar-nominated films you can enjoy from the comfort of home, ordered by number of nominations.Where you can watch it: iTunes, Amazon or Vudu.

His last book changed how we see history. This one destroys your future.

His last book changed how we see history. This one destroys your future. That's the choice posed by Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow, historian Yuval Harari's long-awaited follow-up to Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind.Thanks to Zoloft, Prozac, Wellbutrin and all the gang, we're well on our way.

Stephen Colbert doesn't buy Sean Spicer's excuse for transgender bathroom protection roll back

Stephen Colbert doesn't buy Sean Spicer's excuse for transgender bathroom protection roll back Ouch, Spicer is going to need ice with that burn.Last night on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, the late night host tore into President Trump's decision to rescind protections for transgender students that allowed them to use bathrooms corresponding with their gender identity in schools.

Aubrey Plaza gives charming, adoptable puppies fantastic backstories

Aubrey Plaza gives charming, adoptable puppies fantastic backstories On Thursday night's Late Show, Stephen Colbert decided to help some cute puppers out by airing a segment called Rescue Dog Rescue with Aubrey Plaza.The two took turns cradling adoptable puppies and fabricating ridiculous personalities for them so as to make them more attractive to potential owners.