If in doubt, blame the Jets: New York fan puts drink-driving charge down to NFL team's poor form

A disgruntled New York Jets fan has tried to justify a charge of drink driving by blaming his not-so-beloved team. Jets fan Christopher Greyshock from West Milford was charged for Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) after being involved in a crash last weekend, when he drove into the back of another vehicle at 5:15pm on Sunday […]

Google to charge Android OEMs as much as $40 per phone in EU

Google’s Building 44, where Android is developed. (credit: Ron Amadeo) We’re still seeing the fallout from the European Commission’s $ 5 billion antitrust fine against Google. Earlier this week, Google announced it would comply with the ruling by unbundling the Google Android app package, allowing OEMs to skip Chrome and Google Search in favor of […]

Garmin’s rugged $300 smartwatch can last two weeks on a charge

Garmin has added another entry to its growing list of rugged devices for outdoors enthusiasts. It’s a smartwatch called Instinct, and it was built to comply with military standards for shock and water resistance. It’s also encased in a fiber-reinforced polymer shell with a chemically strengthened and scratch-resistant display. Since it was obviously created for […]

Fitbit data used to charge 90-year-old man in gruesome hacking murder case

Enlarge / Fitbit’s Alta HR, a fitness wristband with continuous heart rate monitoring. (credit: Getty | Dave Kotinsky) San Jose, California, police charged 90-year-old Anthony (Tony) Vincent Aiello in the gruesome death of his 67-year-old stepdaughter after obtaining dramatic health data recorded by her Fitbit Alta HR device. The stepdaughter, Karen Navarra, was found dead […]

Jose Mourinho 'to be sacked': Man Utd board make decision, Michael Carrick may take charge

Manchester United boss Mourinho faces Newcastle at Old Trafford on Saturday knowing he faces a fight to turn the club’s fortunes around. And the Mirror have claimed that, regardless of the result against old enemy Rafa Benitez, Mourinho’s head will roll this weekend. The report claims United board members have had enough of Jose Mourinho, […]

Silk Road admin could face up to 20 years after pleading guilty to drug charge

Enlarge / Max Dickstein stands with other supporters of Ross Ulbricht, the alleged creator and operator of the Silk Road underground market, in front of a Manhattan federal court house on the first day of jury selection for his trial on January 13, 2015 in New York City. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images) An Irishman who […]