Neowin News Feed for: Hoverboards https://www.neowin.net/news/tag/hoverboards/ Neowin News Feed for: Hoverboards en-us Neowin Ignition News editor@neowin.net (Managing Editor) developers@neowin.net (Neowin Developers) 5 Neowin.net https://www.neowin.net/images/pegasus/icon.png https://www.neowin.net For a time, Segway miniPRO hoverboards could have been hijacked by hackers https://www.neowin.net/news/for-a-time-segway-minipro-hoverboards-could-have-been-hijacked-by-hackers/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2017/07/1500687046_segway_minipro_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>After months of analysis, a security researcher discovered that the Segway miniPRO could be compromised, allowing interested attackers to track down and take control of these hoverboards. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/for-a-time-segway-minipro-hoverboards-could-have-been-hijacked-by-hackers">Read more...</a> boyd.chan@neowin.net (Boyd Chan) Sat, 22 Jul 2017 04:02:02 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/for-a-time-segway-minipro-hoverboards-could-have-been-hijacked-by-hackers Family demands $30 million from Amazon for a hoverboard that put their house in flames https://www.neowin.net/news/family-demands-30-million-from-amazon-for-a-hoverboard-that-put-their-house-in-flames/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2016/11/1478005808_635906232945559670-second-hoverboard-3_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>A family in Nashville, Tennessee is suing Amazon after selling a hoverboard, which was responsible for burning down their home. They contend Amazon knew it was dangerous, but still decided to sell it. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/family-demands-30-million-from-amazon-for-a-hoverboard-that-put-their-house-in-flames">Read more...</a> justin.luna@neowin.net (Justin Luna) Tue, 01 Nov 2016 13:26:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/family-demands-30-million-from-amazon-for-a-hoverboard-that-put-their-house-in-flames Hoverboard booth raided by U.S. officials at CES https://www.neowin.net/news/hoverboard-booth-raided-by-us-officials-at-ces/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2016/01/trotter-1_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Carrying out a court order obtained by Future Motion, a hoverboard manufacturer alleging patent infringement, U.S. Marshals seized products on display by Chinese company at CES during display hours. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/hoverboard-booth-raided-by-us-officials-at-ces">Read more...</a> matt.blowes@neowin.net (Matt Blowes) Fri, 08 Jan 2016 08:24:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/hoverboard-booth-raided-by-us-officials-at-ces 7 Days: A week of Redstone delights, Windows 10 Mobile delay, and Microsoft's pushy upgrade https://www.neowin.net/news/7-days-a-week-of-redstone-delights-windows-10-mobile-delay-and-microsoft039s-pushy-upgrade/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2015/12/7-days-redstone-win10_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>From banned hoverboards and Band 2 discounts, to the trial of Continuum, Universal success, DDoS declarations, and a spot of Santa-tracking, it&#039;s our regular roundup of the week&#039;s top tech news. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/7-days-a-week-of-redstone-delights-windows-10-mobile-delay-and-microsoft039s-pushy-upgrade">Read more...</a> andyweir@neowin.net (Andy Weir) Sun, 20 Dec 2015 02:53:24 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/7-days-a-week-of-redstone-delights-windows-10-mobile-delay-and-microsoft039s-pushy-upgrade Amazon bans sale of 'hoverboards' amid safety risks https://www.neowin.net/news/amazon-bans-sale-of-hoverboards-amid-safety-risks/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2015/12/swagway_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Major online retailer Amazon has reportedly banned the sale of the so-called &#039;hoverboards&#039; following warnings that the devices are dangerous and prone to catch fire. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/amazon-bans-sale-of-hoverboards-amid-safety-risks">Read more...</a> jack.wilkinson@neowin.net (Jack Wilkinson) Tue, 15 Dec 2015 03:26:02 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/amazon-bans-sale-of-hoverboards-amid-safety-risks