23 Results for

electrocution

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Kanye West: Will a paparazzi drone electrocute my daughter?

In a deposition for a lawsuit brought by a paparazzo against him, the next Steve Jobs muses about the effects drones will have on society.

By August 7, 2014

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Apple replacing chargers in UK after iPhone electrocution

Apple will take your knock-off charger off your hands after dodgy power adaptors injured and even killed iPhone owners.

By August 13, 2013

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Man electrocuted while retrieving cell phone on subway tracks

New York's Christopher Street subway station sees the latest fatality to result from someone chasing a dropped cell phone on rail tracks.

By July 16, 2013

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Teen electrocuted while working on unplugged computer

A 16-year-old is stripping down a family computer, which is unplugged. He dies. An autopsy reveals electrocution burns.

By October 9, 2012

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Robotic arm gives amputee drummer better beats

Georgia Tech's Gil Weinberg has made music-playing robots in the past. Now he's tapped that technology to help a musician likely become the world's first drumming "cyborg."

By March 6, 2014

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HTC One X is latest phone to catch fire while charging

The HTC One X is the latest phone to catch fire while charging, but fortunately the owner was unhurt.

By August 16, 2013

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iPhone-related death in China could be linked to fake charger

The reported electrocution of an iPhone owner in China last week is now said to stem from the use of a faulty third-party charger.

By July 18, 2013

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Watch HTC zap its One S smartphone casing

HTC shares an promotional video on the "micro arc oxidation" process it uses on the finish of its One S smartphone.

By March 15, 2012

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Food Watcher: Lose weight using mild electrocution

Up yours, sensible eating and regular exercise! We've just discovered the Food Watcher -- a gadget that miraculously suppresses your appetite

By November 22, 2009

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Ep. 792: Where we do the voodoo that we do

Natali Morris fills in for Wilson Tang today and assures our mutual destruction when she "accidentally" spills hot water on the mixer console...the rest of the show is spent worrying about spontaneous electrocution, but we manage to fit in a handful of stories about 3D lego printing, the strange trend of unboxing videos, our favorite April Fool's tech product, and the ongoing "Porn Wikileaks" fallout.

By April 5, 2011