This Week in Tech: 02/25/2018 – Yes, the Samsung Galaxy S9 Has a Headphone Jack

Yes, the Samsung Galaxy S9 Has a Headphone Jack

Samsung officially announced the Galaxy S9 today, and yes, as indicated by previously leaked images, there is a headphone jack. While many companies have opted out of including a headphone jack — the iPhone X, Pixel 2, and Huawei Mate 10 Pro — some, like Samsung, have continued to include the headphone jack and be… just fine


Man Removes Feds’ Spy Cam, They Demand It Back, He Refuses and Sues

Last November, a 74-year-old rancher and attorney was walking around his ranch just south of Encinal, Texas, when he happened upon a small portable camera strapped approximately eight feet high onto a mesquite tree near his son’s home. The camera was encased in green plastic and had a transmitting antenna


A Tesla Semi Electric Truck Could Save Us ‘Tens of Thousands of Dollars a Year’, Says DHL

The Tesla Semi specs are mesmerizing competitors and customers alike, but some are still skeptical about the company’s ability to deliver on them. With this said, DHL, one of the largest logistics firms in the world, is on board and now expects that a Tesla Semi electric truck could save them ‘tens of thousands of dollars a year’


Man Sues Microsoft Seeking New Copy of Windows 7 After Forced Windows 10 Upgrade

An Albuquerque man has sued Microsoft and its CEO —Satya Nadella— seeking a fresh copy of Windows 7 or $600 million in damages. According to a civil complaint filed last week on February 14, Frank K. Dickman Jr. of Albuquerque, New Mexico, is suing Microsoft because of a botched forced Windows 10 upgrade


Samsung Unveils World’s Largest SSD With Whopping 30TB of Storage

Samsung has unveiled the world’s largest solid state drive — an unassuming-looking bit of kit that boasts a whopping 30.72 terabytes of storage. It’s the most storage ever crammed into the 2.5-inch form factor, and is designed for enterprise customers looking to move away from the mechanical parts of your standard disk-based hard drive


Japanese Scientists Invent Floating ‘Firefly’ Light

Japanese engineering researchers say they have created a tiny electronic light the size of a firefly which rides waves of ultrasound, and could eventually figure in applications ranging from moving displays to projection mapping


Amazon, Google and Apple Under Pressure to Remove NRA Streaming Channel

Amazon, Apple, Google and Roku are under pressure to end streaming of the National Rifle Association’s NRAtv following the Parkland, Fla. school shooting that killed 17. Hollywood celebrities include “Law & Order: SVU” executive producer Warren Leight and actors Misha Collins, Evan Handler, Amy Hargreaves, Alyssa Milano, Tara Strong and Ally Walker on Thursday began pushing Amazon to stop streaming NRAtv, the NRA’s public relations channel, through Amazon Fire

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