Day: May 9, 2020

Belkin Criticized For Its Upcoming Bricking of NetCams

A Forbes contributor notes that Belkin abruptly announced the end-of-life for its Wemo NetCams, which will discontinued on May 29 2020. But that’s just the beginning… Unlike many other end-of-life announcements which simply render products ineligible for support or upgrades, Belkin is literally pulling the plug on its Cloud service, rendering its NetCam range of…

Smart water leak detectors could end up saving you more than you’d think – CNET

According to a new study, a group of 2,306 homes with the Flo by Moen Smart Water Shutoff saw a 96% decrease in paid water damage claims. …read more Source:: CNet

UFC 249: Ferguson vs. Gaethje — Start time, How to watch or stream online, full fight card – CNET

UFC 249 is on today. Despite one fighter testing positive for coronavirus. …read more Source:: CNet

Best over-ear headphones for 2020: Sony, Bose and more – CNET

Looking for a set of over-ear cans? These are CNET’s current top picks. …read more Source:: CNet

Elon Musk Threatens to Move Tesla’s HQ After County Blocks Its Reopening

Saturday Elon Musk announced he’d “immediately” relocate Tesla’s headquarters and “future programs” to Texas and Nevada, reports Ars Technica. While California lifted its restrictions on manufacturers and businesses, the county of Alameda (where Tesla is located) says the company’s manufacturing plant does not yet meet the county’s requirements for safely reopening. “Frankly, this is the…

Elon Musk threatens lawsuit to restart Tesla manufacturing during pandemic – CNET

He also says he’s moving Tesla headquarters out of California to Nevada or Texas. …read more Source:: CNet

Touch-Typing On Fingertips? Prototype Says It Could Work

The fingertips are covered in touch sensors, each intended to be tapped by the thumbtip of the same hand. Touch-typing with thumbs on a mobile phone keyboard is a pretty familiar way to input text, and that is part of what led to BiTipText, a method of allowing bimanual text input using fingertips. The idea…

Microsoft adds protection against Reply-All email storms in Office 365

Redmond adds protection against massive “Reply-All” email storms after suffering two internal incidents in 2019 and 2020. …read more Source:: ZDNet

3D Printed N95 Montana Mask Design Released Under GPLv3

Long-time Slashdot reader blackbearnh writes: Since the COVID-19 pandemic has made Personal Protective Equipment worth it’s weight in gold, Makers have been trying to help bridge the gap. While sewn masks have been the most common solution, the 3D printing community has been pitching in as well. The Montana Mask has been one of the…

Best Samsung Galaxy S10, S10 Plus and S10E cases – CNET

If you’re looking for a case for your Galaxy S10, whatever flavor it is, here’s an assortment of our top picks. …read more Source:: CNet