Right of the Dial: FCC May Open Automotive Safety Radio Frequency for Telecom Use

The Federal Communications Commission has decided to review how the radio spectrum intended for wireless communications should be divided. While a seemingly normal part of its duties, the reassessment could open up a part of the spectrum that was previously reserved for automotive applications. The super-high 5.9 GHz frequency reserved for cars was deemed important because it […]

United Dropping Los Angeles to Singapore Route, Adding Second San Francisco Frequency

United Dropping LA-Singapore Route, Adding Second SFO-SIN Flight Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com 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 not include […]

Apple’s iOS update frequency has increased 51% under Cook’s management

GUEST: The Telugu “text bomb” bug sounds like an Apple user’s nightmare: you get a message containing a particular character from the Indian language of Telugu, and your iPhone’s messaging apps and WiFi functionality not only crash but “keep crashing forever” without drastic intervention. Apple issued a patch on February 19, but the Telugu bug […]

The frequency of catastrophic natural disasters really is increasing, but not by as much as you’d think from media coverage

NOAA No sooner had Hurricane Harvey’s record rains receded from Houston and neighboring cities than the residents of Florida began bracing for a wallop from an even more powerful storm. And hurricane season hasn’t even peaked yet. This begs the question: Is the number of major natural disasters striking the United States actually increasing, or […]

First Canada-wide study of first responders suggests much higher frequency of mental disorders

Results from Canada’s first national survey looking at operational stress injuries among first responders such as police, paramedics, firefighters and 911 operators suggest they are much more likely to develop a mental disorder than the general population. CBC | Health News

TVLine Items: No Tomorrow and Frequency Epilogues Released, New Chicago P.D. Showrunner and More

The CW has fulfilled its promise, providing closure to recently cancelled freshman series Frequency and No Tomorrow in the form of newly released epilogues. In the Frequency featurette, clocking in at just under four minutes, Frank (Riley Smith) manages to fix the ham radio and get back in touch with Raimy (Peyton List), allowing for his daughter to pass on a vital […]

Frequency, No Tomorrow Cancelled

It’s official: The CW has axed freshman dramas Frequency and No Tomorrow, TVLine has confirmed. The news isn’t really a huge surprise: Neither show got an order for additional episodes last fall, capping their freshman seasons at 13 episodes each. Both shows wrapped up their initial runs in January, but The CW’s president Mark Pedowitz promised […]