Day: September 9, 2017

Tesla flips a switch to increase the range of some cars in Florida to help people evacuate

 Tesla has pushed an over-the-air update to some of its vehicles in Florida that lets those cars go just a liiiittle bit farther, thus helping their owners get that much farther away from the devastation of Hurricane Irma. Wondering how that’s even possible? Up until a few months ago, Tesla sold a 60kWh version of its Model S and Model X vehicles — but the battery in those cars… Read More

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All the new Apple iPhone features we know about from that big iOS 11 leak

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Apple kinda sorta just spoiled its own big event by letting slip some of the biggest updates coming to the new iPhone and Apple Watch. 

We’ve already detailed some of the possible new emoji goodies, Apple Watch updates, and iPhone naming updates, but there’s also a few other features revealed in the iOS 11 firmware leak.   

The massive outpouring of information includes a new set of wallpapers that feature Apple’s traditional abstract color patterns, images of flowers, and the planet Earth, as well as a new set of retro-style rainbow color patterns.  Read more…

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Cruise ship company is rescuing its employees from Irma—on a cruise ship

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The high seas are not where anyone wants to be as Hurricane Irma rips through the Caribbean and southern Atlantic. 

To evacuate employees usually stationed aboard ships now in hurricane-churned waters, Royal Caribbean is using its most valuable resource: its own gigantic cruise boat.

Royal Caribbean is taking the 2,500-passenger Enchantment of the Seas mega-boat to calmer waters with the cruise company’s employees and families onboard.

.@RoyalCaribbean Enchantment of the Seas leaving #Miami – taking employees + fam out to safer waters before #Irma hitspic.twitter.com/mgT9j3qDAa

— Erica Hill (@EricaRHill) September 8, 2017 Read more…

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PSA: no matter what, Equifax may tell you you’ve been impacted by the hack

 Those hoping to find out if their Social Security number and other identifying info was stolen, along with a potential 143 million other American’s data won’t find answers from Equifax.
In what is an unconscionable move by the credit report company, the checker site, hosted by Equifax product TrustID, seems to be telling people at random they may have been affected by the data… Read More

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