iPhone catches on fire while charging in Ohio family’s kitchen

iPhone bursts into flames while family sleeps An Ohio family was shocked to find their iPhone 4 destroyed on their kitchen counter only to find that overnight, the phone had suddenly burst into flames while charging. Luckily, the fire was unable to spread further and eventually put itself out. CINCINNATI – An Ohio family is … Read more

Apple Confirms More Problems For iPhone 14 Pro, iPhone 14 Pro Max Buyers

01/17 Update below. This post was originally published on January 14 iPhone 14 Pro and Pro Max models are suffering from a bizarre problem that causes horizontal lines to flash across their displays. Apple has now confirmed the issue and revealed it is working on a fix. In an internal Apple memo seen by MacRumors, … Read more

Loving Thy Neighbor Vs. Upgrading Your iPhone

The foundation of any good Sunday school education is the parable of the good Samaritan (Luke 10:25-37). In the parable, a lawyer challenges Jesus, asking him what they have to do to receive eternal life. Jesus answers, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with … Read more

Is the 2023 MacBook Pro Worth It?

Image: apple When Apple refreshed the MacBook Pro line with the M1 Pro and M1 Max models in the fall of 2021, I told you you didn’t need them. The design was great, MagSafe was back, and the upgraded M1 chips were beasts, but the machines were overkill for the average consumer. And the same … Read more

Sarah Sherman on Comedy, SNL, and Her Love of the Grotesque

Sarah Sherman is in the makeup chair at Saturday Night Live, morphing into a five-eyed, giant-eared beast. Since she joined the show in 2021, SNL‘s makeup artist, Louie Zakarian, has transformed her into the Six Flags mascot, covered her in meatballs, and turned her real eyes into googly ones. That was all for sketches; today, … Read more

5 Retro Games You Didn’t Know You Could Play For Free

screenshot: 3D Realms In the down moments of playing a distressingly long mario party 2 game this weekend—my friends get a garbage truck full of NES and Super NES games with their Nintendo Switch Online membership—I started wondering what other retro games were only a download away on publishers’ official storefronts. By that I mean … Read more

Schenectady police test Transfinder’s Patrolfinder app and like it

SCHENECTADY — Technology currently being tested by city police can streamline the way officers patrol neighborhoods while at the same time making sure their safety and that of the residents is even more of a priority. The Patrolfinder software from Schenectady-based Transfinder allows patrol officers and police commanders in the field and at the station … Read more