Happy Wednesday, Austin! Here are some of the top stories being discussed on tech blogs this morning:
Just when you thought it might be safe to hop back on to so-called "Hoverboard" products, 500,000 of them have been recalled, more than half from a company called Swagway, reports The Verge. After the products had been banned on flights, some retailers have cautiously begun selling certified boards again; presumably, the ones recalled are more likely to catch fire.
Hillary's email problems over... or getting worse?
The Clinton presidential campaign got some good news yesterday when FBI director James B. Comey said there was no reason to bring up the candidate on criminal charges over email use. However, he also contradicted many of her previous statements, which the Washington Post says actually made for very bad news down the line toward the election.
Verizon pricing, data plans to change
In case you missed with 4th of July news dump, Verizon has plans to increase prices on data plans, but it will also be offering more data for that, reports CNet. Current customers, however, will be able to keep their current plan if they like.
BB10 Classic no more
BlackBerry confirmed it's no longer making the BlackBerry 10 Classic phone as it moves toward Android handsets. End of an era.
Soft robots, like underwater creatures
Want to relax? Check out this chill video via The Verge:
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