Authorities In Korea Order Samsung To X-Ray New Galaxy Note 7 Batteries

Authorities In Korea Order Samsung To X-Ray New Galaxy Note 7 Batteries

Samsung has now shipped out some replacement devices for recalled Galaxy Note 7 phones, with enough new phones to replace maybe half of the 1 million phones sold in the United States so far. Meanwhile, in Samsung’s home country of South Korea, the government has a relatively low-tech way to check the battery status of the high-tech phones: Samsung X-ray the batteries. [More]

What Teller Would Cash This Clearly Fraudulent Check?

What Teller Would Cash This Clearly Fraudulent Check?

Vanessa’s rent check was stolen somewhere between her mailbox and the property management office. It ended up in the hands of unsavory fraudsters, who altered the check in a decidedly low-tech way: with a Sharpie.

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Use ID Guard Stamp To (Sort Of) Block Personal Info

Use ID Guard Stamp To (Sort Of) Block Personal Info

We’re not sure how effective a stamp would be to truly block out personal info on your mail—cross-cut shredding is always better—but at the very least this would be a fun thing to do while sorting your mail. Maybe it would be good if you’re one of those people who hates throwing out old magazines with your address info printed on the covers.