Student Tablet Hardware Melts, District Suspends $30 Million Amplify Program On Safety Concerns

A North Carolina school district has suspended the use of 15,000 tablets after reports of multiple hardware issues, including the device’s charger melting at home. Guilford County Superintendent

Dropbox Experiencing Syncing, Folders, Links And App Integrations Issues, But Your Files Are Safe [UPDATED]

If you’re an avid Dropbox user, then you have probably figured out that the site and service aren’t working properly right now. As in, not at all, but it’s not completely “down

Long November: Google Left December Out Of Its Date Picker In Android Jelly Bean OS 4.2

There are bugs, and there are pretty embarrassing and ridiculous mess-ups. This one was is a screwup straight from Mountain View, and it's a very real problem. If you're trying to add your friend's bi

Badabing! For iOS Helps You Find All Of Your Facebook Friends’ Bikini Pics

Ok, so this app made me feel really dirty when I downloaded it. It's called <a target="_blank" href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/badabing!/id548536602?mt=8&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium

Google Expands Real Time Analytics Beta, Spills Hundreds Of E-mail Addresses In The Process

If you're waiting in the queue for <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2011/09/29/google-analytics-catches-up-with-real-time-launches-enterprise-tier/">Google's Real Time Analytics Beta</a>, we've got goo

Remember the college iPad ban? Yeah, not so much

Steve “The Animal” Wildstrom posted a follow-up to the story that colleges were banning the iPad because of some problem with connectivity? Well, they aren’t. They’re “ex

A billion App Store downloads, whenever Apple says so

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/bigpicapple-620x345.jpg" />It seems that if you set your clock forward to Friday the 24th, Apple's homepage shows that the billionth app

Google admits heavy-handed Chrome EULA a mistake, will retroactively fix

Dramatization Floating around Twitter and Tumblr the past day or so has been the rather restrictive EULA that Google has in place for its Chrome Web browser. People were freaking out, as they do so of

Oops! Technical difficulties. We're back, though

Whoops, there was a minor (read: major) problem with that thing that makes the site go. It’s all fixed now, thanks for letting us know, everybody who wrote in. If that happens again, just scream

‘Time’ profiles interesting device called ‘iPhone G3’

Wow!!! Apple apparently has another trick up its sleeve with a device that’s very similar to the iPhone 3G set to hit stores on July 11th. The new device is called the “iPhone G3” and appears to

Amazon goes down: Metal Gear Solid 4/Playstation 3 bundle to blame?

Amazon’s site has been down off and on today, completely out of service. The company’s been mum on the topic, but it went down shortly after the Playstation 3/Metal Gear Solid 4 bundle the

Competing sub-notebook vendors love the same boy

You could hire a studio and models to do a photo shoot to promote your product, or you could save some money by grabbing a licensed image from a stock photography website, like Getty. If you do, just

Apple: No cash for iPhones at the Apple store

There aren’t many iPhones left, as many note, but if you do find one and you want to purchase it, you’re going to need a credit card. It’s not for the activation or anything of that

Best link of the day so far, you can thank me later

The Internet is a great big place. Make sure you know where on it you are before posting on a forum. That is all. Thanks, Josh.

Automatic XP and Vista updates temporarily stopped

Apparently the service packs for Microsoft’s Windows XP and Windows Vista operating systems aren’t playing nicely with another one of Microsoft’s products; Microsoft Dynamics Retail

Online store offers Linux Eee PC + Microsoft Office

If you’re a fan of Linux, you probably also really love Microsoft Office, right? That’s what British online retailer BT Shop is betting with a bundle that includes the new Linux version of

Asus gives higher capacity batteries to Eee reviewers

People in Hong Kong are upset — maybe outraged! — at Asus for sending out review units of the new Eee PC 900 with 4-cell 5800mAh batteries and then selling the public machines with 4-cell

CNN's hackable headline T-shirt web app

This is a great little fun hack. CNN is now selling T-shirts of your favorite headlines. We’re not sure why, they just are. The fun part is you can change the URL to say anything you want, makin

Man builds rad trimaran sailboat in yard, now it's stuck there

We’re all for DIY, sometimes when you want to do something right you have to do it yourself and all that. You should plan ahead though. Don’t be like this Brit who spent five years hand-bu

Vista SP1 accidentally released yesterday

Anyone get Vista SP1 via Windows Update yesterday? Apparently someone at Microsoft accidentally made the update available for a little while — can you believe it? Here’s what ZDNet’s
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