Man who stole $4,000 worth of electronics from a church leaves behind note asking congregants ‘pray 4 me!!’

Waterbury Polie Department A man broke into a Connecticut church Sunday morning and stole about $ 4,000 worth of electronics. He left behind a note: “Pray 4 Me!! Sorry brothers. Save me.” Some members of the congregation heeded the note and prayed for the suspect at a later service. A man who broke into a […]

Forced Labor Is the Backbone of the World’s Electronics Industry

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia—Malaysia bills itself as “heaven for foreign companies.” Since the 1970s, the Southeast Asian nation has drawn 5,000 foreign firms from more than 40 countries to set up facilities in parts of the country specially set aside for business development. The electronics industry—the country’s largest manufacturing sector, which makes everything from semiconductors to […]

Guitar-maker Gibson files for bankruptcy to leave its electronics ambitions behind

Enlarge / A Gibson Les Paul Standard with a “desertburst” finish from 2006. (credit: Freebird / Flickr via Creative Commons) Other than the Fender Stratocaster, there are few electric guitars more steeped in blues and rock history than the Les Paul. It has famously been played by Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page, and Pete Townshend, among […]

Samsung Electronics projects record Q1 profits as analysts predict chip slowdown

SEOUL (Reuters) – Samsung Electronics tipped a surprise record first-quarter profit on Friday but market reaction was muted due to growing concerns that the semiconductor boom that has driven the South Korean tech giant’s earnings is about to end. Samsung shares fell after the announcement as analysts forecast similar or lower profit in the s…Read […]

ACLU sues the TSA for domestic electronics screening details

When the TSA launched stricter screening procedures for domestic passengers’ electronic devices last year, it didn’t reveal the whys and hows. That didn’t sit well with the American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, which has now filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the organization in an effort to extract more info about its […]

Dealmaster: Presidents Day sales on TVs, laptops, and electronics have begun

Greetings, Arsians! Courtesy of our friends at TechBargains, we have another round of deals to share. But not just any deals: Presidents Day deals. Ooooooh. OK, so Washington’s Birthday isn’t the biggest holiday—the Dealmaster isn’t even getting a day off—but it still brings a decent assortment of sales to this otherwise slow portion of the shopping […]

littleBits and Pearson bring electronics kits to US schools

The littleBits team has long been eager to teach kids about the joys of building electronics, and it’s taking that commitment to its logical conclusion. It’s partnering with Pearson on the STEM Invention Toolbox, a kit that teaches students at varying grade levels how to design electronics and understand scientific concepts. They can craft circuits […]

CES 2018 LIVE stream: How to watch the Consumer Electronics Show online

Getty CES 2018 live stream Samsung press event at CES 2017 in Las Vegas, THE Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is the go-to place for thousands of industry leaders and gadget fans who descend on Las Vegas every year. This year’s six-day show will officially kick off on Monday January 8, but a small press conference […]

Those little bags found with new shoes and electronics are more useful than you think

Don’t throw these little bags out! Silica bags are found with new shoes and electronics. They contain silicon dioxide, aka “silica.” Silica can absorb moisture and keep things dry. Here’s how: 1. Water-damaged phone? Leave it to silica to dry it right up.  2. De-clump salt or sugar.  3. Preserve stored ornaments and decorations.  4. Keep your razors […]

UK Extends Its Electronics Ban to Flights From the Maldives

UK Extends Its Electronics Ban to Flights From the Maldives Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does […]