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Thirty percent of 911 calls in SF are butt-dials, Google report finds

Technically Incorrect: A research paper from the Web giant and the San Francisco Division of Emergency Communications shows that accidental butt-dials are becoming a huge problem for emergency services.

By October 5, 2015


Meld turns off its smart oven knob Kickstarter campaign

The company will partner with an unnamed kitchenware company to create precision cooking tools. Meld's creators will refund 1,550 backers who gave more than $209,000 to fund the smart oven knob.

By September 22, 2015


Siri butt-dial reportedly saves teen trapped under truck

Technically Incorrect: Sam Ray, who had been working on a truck, says it fell on him and trapped his arms. Then he reportedly hears Siri talking and manages to get her to call 911.

By August 14, 2015


How to enable AT&T Wi-Fi calling on iOS 9

AT&T customers, rejoice; Wi-Fi calling is available on your iPhone with iOS 9. Here's how to enable it.

By August 20, 2015


Uuni 2 wood-fired pizza oven dials in an upgrade

The Uuni 2 is an affordable outdoor oven. Reaching temperatures as high as 840 degrees, the wood-pellet oven brings pizza convenience to a new level.

By August 4, 2015


Your butt-dials aren't private, appeals court rules

Technically Incorrect: A federal court says that if you butt-dial someone and the person records it, the information can be used against you.

By July 26, 2015


PayPal dials back on robocalling

The digital payments firm says it didn't live up to its own standards when it updated its user agreement with a confusing and controversial policy on autodialed calls and texts.

By June 29, 2015


Verizon dials up new color options for Droid Turbo

The Motorola smartphone will be available in new accent colors for a limited time.

By May 19, 2015


More than 2 million people still pay for AOL dial-up

Technically Incorrect: AOL's quarterly earnings report throws up a glorious statistic about how slow some are to change their habits.

By May 8, 2015


AT&T sends 83-year-old man $24,000 bill (for dial-up)

Technically Incorrect: A California man is flummoxed when AT&T insists he must pay a massive bill that he's sure he didn't deserve.

By April 29, 2015