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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 Aug. 13, 2013


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 Nov. 22, 2009


The anti-electrocution MP3 player

Sealed case appeals to our skittish sensibilities

By Dec. 22, 2006


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 Aug. 16, 2013


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 Mar. 6, 2014


Apple launches third-party charger trade-in program

The power adapter swap comes on the heels of a death in China believed to have been linked to a counterfeit Apple USB power charger.

By Aug. 5, 2013


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 Mar. 15, 2012


The 404 792: Where we do that voodoo that we do (podcast)

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 Fools' tech product, and the ongoing Porn Wiki Leaks fallout.

By Apr. 5, 2011


Underdone toast is a thing of the past

The Breville Die-Cast 4-Slice Smart Toaster practically guarantees to do away with underdone toast, as well as burnt bread masquerading as breakfast.

By Jun. 26, 2008


PowerSafe jumper cables take danger out of playing with electricity

We purposely attempt common jumper cable errors with the PowerSafe cables and live to tell the tale.

By Nov. 4, 2009