Galaxy S6 edge+ catches fire while using official Samsung charger


Not what Samsung hoped for when it wished for the hottest smartphone around!
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While we’ve heard reports of smartphones catching fire before, usually this is the result of dodgy third-party charging cables being used.

Not so with a new report claiming that one user’s Samsung’s Galaxy S6 edge+ suffered a similar fate — while being plugged into an official Samsung charger!

Google Calendar now helps you find time for more meetings


Google Calendar just keeps getting better.
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If your schedule looks busier than Best Buy on Black Friday, then the last thing you want to do is dig through it to find time for another meeting. But now you don’t have to.

Google Calendar’s new “Find a time” feature seeks out gaps in your schedule to ensure that you never have to find other things to do when you could be in ANOTHER MEETING! It will even check that your colleagues are available, too.

Brace yourself for ‘bumper ads’ before every YouTube video


YouTube wants to takeover your TV.
YouTube wants to takeover your TV.
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When you’re excited to watch the latest videos from your favorite YouTube channels, the last thing you want to see before them is ads you can’t skip. Normally, they don’t appear on every video you watch, but Google is planning to change that.

The company today announced that is introducing 6-second “bumper ads” that will play before all videos watched on mobile devices, and you have no choice but to sit through them.