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23AndMe wants to do more than showcase your family tree

23andMe will soon be doing a lot more with your DNA than providing a family tree. The home genetics company has teamed up with pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline with hopes of designing new drugs that could treat diseases. More>>

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Windows 10 in S Mode rubs me the wrong way

Microsoft’s Windows 10 in S Mode is supposed to be faster, more efficient, and more secure. In my opinion, however, it’s just way too limited to fit my workflow. More>>

What matters (and what doesn’t) when buying a gaming desktop

Gaming desktops are still king of the PC hill, but there's a staggering variety of companies and components to choose from. This guide cuts through the confusion so you can buy an amazing gaming PC at a surprisingly low... More>>

Automate all the little stuff in your life with these awesome IFTTT recipes

Curious about what kind of awesome things you can do with If This Then That? IFTTT recipes allow you to set up a variety of automated routines to make life easier. Check our list of the best and you'll be automating your... More>>

LG wants to make sure you know it has a phone with a stylus too

LG has announced the LG Q8, a midrange smartphone with a stylus for taking note and doodling away on the screen. The phone only shares its name with the Q8 from last year, breaking away with a look and a style all of its own. More>>

The best laptops for video editing in 2018

We've assembled a list of the best laptops for video editing, with a few high-end options that max out the performance along with a low-cost machine that will let you get your work done without too much muss and fuss. More>>

What changed on Apple’s new MacBook Pro (and why you’ll care)

Apple's top-of-the-line MacBook Pro 15 can be configured with so many options you can quickly drive its price over $6,000. To make sense of all the possibilities watch our complete walkthrough video. More>>

Use these Waze tips and tricks to become an expert navigator

Do you use Waze for navigation? Check out the top Waze tips and tricks for getting the most out of the app. We'll show you the most useful tools and customization options to navigate faster and share information with your... More>>

Could Snap save the internet from fake news? Here’s the company’s secret weapon

Snapchat recently leant its support to work by the University of California, Riverside, who have developed an algorithm that can root out fake news online. Here's how their tech works. More>>

IrisVision uses VR to help people with fading eyesight to see again

A smartphone-based VR system can now help people with severe macular degeneration see better. While it doesn’t cure blindness, it does enable users with this vision disorder to carry out tasks they would otherwise find... More>>

The Best DJI Spark Accessories

The DJI Spark is a versatile (and fairly cheap) drone that is perfect for the beginner drone pilot. But as you become a better pilot, you'll want more out of your Spark. These ten accessories are our picks to make a great... More>>

If A.I. doesn’t replace your job, it may make it much more pleasant

As smart assistants and AI grow in complexity and capability, the question arises of how such technologies will affect the workplace and workforce of the future. Will we adapt, or be left behind by the machines? More>>

The best to-do list apps for Android and iOS

Lots of tasks on your mind? Looking for a way to stay organized? Look no further than your smartphone -- we've rounded up the best to-do list apps for both Android and iOS to keep you organized. More>>

‘Fortnite Battle Royale’ is coming to Android, but not the Google Play Store

Fortnite is coming to Android, but not in the way you'd expect. Instead of listing itself on the Google Play store, the game's developer will ask players to download it directly from their website. More>>

Surface Go has one of the lowest manual repair scores on the planet

If you purchase Microsoft’s Surface Go thinking you’ll be able to manually repair it, think again. The iFixit website gives the Surface Go an extremely low score. You’re not going to repair this device without going postal. More>>

What is a blockchain?

What is a blockchain? It was once merely an academic idea and today it's the backbone of the cryptographic industry, helping to send billions of dollars worth of digital assets all over the world. More>>

Google Maps’ location sharing now lets you track battery status

In addition to finding directions or transit information, Google Maps allows users to share their location with others. With its latest feature currently rolling out, users are also able to share their battery level. More>>

Intel backs the U.S. government’s new bill for advancing quantum science

Intel backs the National Quantum Initiative Act, a bipartisan bill to create a federal plan to advance quantum science research. This bill aims to expand the number of researchers, facilities, and more. More>>

Look at them go! Check out the best Rube Goldberg Machines on the internet

Want to see something totally mesmerizing? Check out several of the best Rube Goldberg machines from across the internet, including one that serves cake and other that do...nothing particularly useful. More>>

Want an extra arm? A third thumb? Check out these awesome robotic appendages

Ever wished for a pair of extra arms, a third leg, or a sixth finger on each hand? Check out this list of amazing robo-prosthetics which promise to take your multitasking to the next level. More>>

How A.I. can defeat malware that doesn’t even exist yet

Cylance Smart Antivirus is a brand new consumer protection application that claims to only need its AI machine learning algorithm to protect you. Can ditching signatures really make for a safer future? More>>

Apple patents a trio of ideas to fix its MacBook keyboard

Could a giant Touch Bar that replaces the MacBook Pro's keyboard help fix Apple's woes when it comes to its keyboard failures? Apple hopes so, and one of its patents calls for a virtual keyboard on a dual-screen laptop. More>>

Microsoft Surface Go vs. Asus NovaGo

The Microsoft Surface Go and Asus NovaGo take different approaches to attack the iPad, and they each have their strengths and weaknesses. We pitted them against each other to see which offers the best combination. More>>

Google will warn businesses if state-sponsored hackers target G Suite users

Google is booting email security for G Suite subscribers. A new feature will send an alert to administrators if Google detects that a phishing or malicious email was sent to a G Suite user as a result of a... More>>

Google Home’s too boring? You want Gatebox’s cute virtual character in your life

Do you want to share your life with a virtual character? If so, then your dream has taken one step closer to reality thanks to Gatebox. Like Alexa, it will control your smart home; but the character that lives inside the... More>>

Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 vs. iPad Pro: Which high-end tablet takes the crown?

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 is an Android tablet built for professionals and creatives alike. It has strong specifications, and comes with the S Pen. How does it stack up against the iPad Pro? We found out. More>>

Surface Go vs. iPad

When you pit the new Surface Go. vs iPad, which comes out ahead? Both are low-cost, high-quality, portable tablets that are designed to appeal to students and those looking for quick touchscreen computing. But which is best? More>>

This high-tech cooler keeps food for over a week — and it makes margaritas, too

Meet the Infinite Cooler, a new portable refrigeration solution that comes complete with Bluetooth speakers, a blender, phone charger, touch screen, LED lighting, and more. Just a day into its campaign, the cooler has... More>>

Surface Go vs. Surface Pro

THe Surface Go vs. Surface Pro, which is better? While the higher price tag of one might make you think it's an easy choice, a deeper dive into what each offers makes it a closer race than you might think. More>>

Want to join the Android Army? Here are all the cars with Android Auto

Android Auto is great, but not every vehicle has it. If you want to know if your car compatible with Android Auto -- or if you're looking for a new ride that is -- we've compiled a list of all the cars that currently offer... More>>

Mammoth undertaking: Company to 3D print a full-size skeleton of elephant ancestor

A Belgian 3D-printing company is putting its additive manufacturing skills to the test by helping to create a life-size replica of a mammoth skeleton for public display later this year. More>>

You know that brain-training app you downloaded? It’s probably worthless

The idea of brain-training apps which improve your mental abilities by making you play games sounds almost too good to be true. Sadly, according to a recent study by neuroscientists, it is. More>>

Judgmental A.I. mirror rates how trustworthy, kind you are based on your looks

Would you be freaked out if a facial recognition mirror started making judgement about your age, gender, race, attractiveness, and even trustworthiness? Say hello to the Biometric Mirror. More>>

SamSam ransomware has generated $5.9 million from victims since 2015

Sophos reports that the SamSam ransomware has done more financial damage than previously believed, generating $5.9 million from its victims since it appeared in December 2015. Hackers use SamSam in attacks about once per day. More>>

Google may reverse course and launch a restricted Google Search in China

Reversing a 2010 decision to stop censoring Google Search to suit the Chinese government, the company submitted a filtered search app to China, The Intercept reports. The censored version filters blacklisted websites and... More>>

Exclusive: Turing’s next phone looks out of this world, and won’t arrive until 2020

Turing has had a rough history, but the company is eyeing a 2020 release for its next phone, called the Turing HubblePhone -- and it may well be the craziest phone we've ever seen. More>>

No, terraforming Mars isn’t going to be possible in your lifetime

Colonizing Mars would be a whole lot easier if its atmosphere was somehow made more like Earth’s. Sadly, the idea of terraforming it isn't going to possible any time soon, researchers argue. More>>

Google Clock is getting music streaming support — here’s how to enable it

Google Clock is finally getting integration with music streaming services, meaning you can now wake up to your favorite tunes instead of those jarring alarm noises. Here's how to enable music streaming support in the... More>>

These amazing future transport technologies promise to supercharge your commute

Bored of riding the bus to work? So are we. Fortunately, here are six of the amazing transportation modes of the future which mean your commute is about to get a whole lot more exciting. More>>

Use your face or finger to log into accounts using Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge now supports the Web Authentication specification for password-free logins. Support actually appeared in Build 17723 for the Windows Insider Fast Ring last week, but Microsoft didn’t mention it until this week. More>>

The best cloud storage services

Cloud storage is a godsend for anyone with a treasure trove of data and nowhere to put it all, but with so many services, which one is right for you? Your data is valuable, so follow our guide to pick the best service for... More>>

HP DreamColor Z27X G2 Studio Monitor Review

What videographers, animators, and photographers need from a monitor is different from the rest of us. We tested the second generation of the HP DreamColor Z27X to see if it lived up to the hype and could earn its $2,000... More>>

MIT’s bizarre mask can control your mood, make you feel horny or anxious

Using a respiration sensor placed under the nose and bone conduction headphones near the ears, the device allows a wearer to hear her own breathing through slightly altered auditory feedback. In a pair of pilot studies,... More>>

Inmates hack prison service JPay tablets to the tune of $225,000

The Idaho Department of Corrections discovered 364 prisoners in five state facilities hacked JPay computer tablets for nearly $225,000 in credits used for games and music. One prisoner had just under $10,000 credits in a... More>>

NASA’s planet-hunting deep space telescope is about to run out of fuel

The Kepler telescope is running on empty, and there's no way to fill up the tank. As the groundbreaking mission nears its end, the engineers' last priority is retrieving the months of data stored on the spacecraft. More>>

How to transfer files from Android to your PC

Transferring files between our PC and mobile devices plagues us at work, home, and school, but there are solutions to the problem. In this guide we'll teach you how to transfer files from Android to your PC. More>>

Which 2018 flagship phone battery lasts longest? Our test reveals the answer

When buying a new phone, it’s important to make sure it has enough battery life to go the distance. Here, we put the best smartphones currently on the market -- including the iPhone X and Galaxy S9 -- to the ultimate test... More>>

Tips on how to save battery life on an iPhone

Each iteration of the iPhone is better than the last, but not when it comes to battery life. Thankfully, these tips explain how to save battery life on an iPhone -- no outlet necessary. More>>

Amazon’s facial ID incorrectly identifies Congress members as criminals

Rather than identifying 28 members of Congress as members of the country's legislative branch, Amazon's Rekognition software instead classified these individuals as police suspects. More>>

Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL problems, and what to do about them

Google’s Pixel 2 smartphones have plenty to recommend them, but they’re not perfect. We've rounded up the most common Pixel 2 issues and Pixel 2 XL problems here and identify workarounds or fixes to help you cope with them. More>>

How to care for your laptop’s battery

Learn how to care for your laptop's battery with our guide on modern laptop batteries, how they work, and what you can do to make sure they last for years and retain their charge! Check it out for valuable tips, no matter... More>>

Galaxy Note 9 will relieve your battery woes, per Samsung’s latest teaser

With just weeks until its Unpacked event, Samsung is making a splash with a series of Galaxy Note 9 teaser videos. The videos hint at ways Samsung's innovative hardware will fix common problems smartphone users face every... More>>

Move over, Spider-Man! Spider silk can be used to build armor and repair nerves

Picture the kind of versatile, next-gen materials that get scientists excited, and chances are that spider silk isn’t near the top of the list. As this list proves, however, maybe it should be! More>>

Here’s how to send a text message from your email account

Need to send an email to someone's phone as a short text instead? Here's how to send a text from your email account using any carrier. It's as easy as entering the phone number and an SMS gateway code. More>>

The best yoga apps for iPhone and Android

Are you tired of fitness and diet programs that don’t work for you? Let’s stop the vicious cycle of yo-yo dieting. Try one of the best yoga apps and start getting healthy by making a permanent change in your lifestyle. More>>

Brain-controlled third arm lets you take your multitasking to the next level

Researchers from Japan have created a brain-computer interface that lets users control a robotic third arm in order to take their multitasking to the next level. We seriously want one! More>>

BlackBerry to use the oldest trick in the book to push new keyboard phone

BlackBerry has already teased it will release two new keyboard phones this year, and we may be just about to get the second. Leaks are hinting the phone will be called the BlackBerry Key2 Lite, which may cost less than the... More>>

HTC says ‘it takes time to launch a new technology,’ claims lead in VR revenue

HTC posted a response to a Digital Trends editorial charting VR headset sales on Amazon. The company said "it takes time to launch a new technology," and posted data showing it makes the most revenue among its peers. More>>

This myth-inspired, karate-chopping centaur robot could save your life one day

Taking inspiration from the centaur of Greek mythology, Centauro is a robot that boasts an anthropomorphic upper body and a four-legged base. Did we mention it may one day save your life? More>>

The MacBook Pro’s tight security comes with an annoying compromise

Apple has brought its T2 coprocessor to the new MacBook Pros, offering advanced security features such as encrypted storage and secured boot-up. But as with many aspects of the MacBook Pro, it comes with a compromise that... More>>

Mars is as near to Earth as it’s been in 15 years, so Hubble took some photos

For the past 28 years, the Hubble Space Telescope has captured some of the most iconic images of outer space. Now, as Mars and Saturn swung by Earth in recent months, the telescope snapped more beautiful images to add to... More>>

As Twitter cleans up spam, monthly users drop, but daily engagement increases

Twitter is on an overdue war against abuse and spam -- but moving resources to clean up the platform has left the network with a dip in monthly user count. Daily engagement has increased, however. More>>

Google’s updated events search feature will keep your boredom at bay

Google is here to ensure you're never bored this summer, having rolled out a new and improved way to search for events. After introducing a card interface for event-related searches last year, the internet giant is... More>>

Watch Virgin Galactic’s tourist spacecraft reach its highest altitude to date

Virgin Galactic nailed another test flight of its supersonic tourist spacecraft on Thursday. VSS Unity fired up its rocket motor and climbed to an altitude of 32 miles (50 km) — its highest to date. More>>

No more Mr Glass: Samsung shows off its unbreakable screen’s strengths

After submitting a new type of smartphone screen for testing, Samsung Display has revealed its special panel has surpassed toughness standards laid out by the U.S. Department of Defense. Destined for smartphones and other... More>>

What the (Galaxy) F? Samsung leak causes phone naming confusion

What is the Galaxy F? Samsung may consider naming a future phone the Galaxy F, according to a rumor, and that device may or may not be the foldable phone currently known as the Galaxy X. F for foldable. or flexible, see? More>>

What is USB 3.1?

USB can get much more complicated than it needs to be. Need a quick primer on USB 3.1 and its various flavors? This guide will teach you the difference between Gen 1, Gen 2, and Type-C, and help you make sense of this... More>>

Lenovo ThinkPad T480s vs. Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon

Which ThinkPad is best? We pitted the ThinkPad T480s business notebook against its thinner and lighter ThinkPad X1 Carbon sibling, to see which of these iconic machines is better deserving of its rather premium pricing. More>>

Everything you need to know about the OnePlus 5

Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus has finally unveiled the OnePlus 5. It's quite an impressive phone, boasting up to a whopping 8GB of RAM, along with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor. Here's how to get one for yourself. More>>

Everything you need to know about the 6-inch OnePlus 5T

OnePlus, known best for its low-cost OnePlus smartphones, has launched a follow up to the OnePlus 5. It's called the OnePlus 5T, and here's everything you need to know, including the design, specs, release date, and pricing. More>>

In Detroit, Motown gets its groove back

Detroit is still known for its automobile industry and Motown, but as part of the city's renaissance, it's becoming a high-tech place to do business. From infrastructure to telecom, witness its digital rebirth. More>>

How 3,000 streetlights turned San Diego into America’s smartest city

San Diego is increasingly being recognized as the smartest city in America, and it all started when it updated its streetlights. More>>

For Columbus, a city is only smart if the public is behind it

Columbus, Ohio, has several smart city initiatives in the works, but the biggest challenge could be educating the public of the benefits. More>>

You can now buy a real-life Iron Man-style jetsuit … for the price of a house

Have you ever wanted to soar through the air in an Iron Man-style suit like a real-life superhero? Do you have the financial resources of a real-life Tony Stark to go along with it? More>>

To plan its smart cities, the Dutch first looked at years of data

Throughout the Netherlands, large cities and small towns are implementing smart initiatives to improve quality of life. But first, it studied years of collected data. More>>

Google video shows possible all-white redesign for Gmail and its other apps

Google is reportedly working on a variety of changes to both its web and mobile apps. A new Material Design video surfaced with a preview of what we can expect for the Android redesign of Gmail, Google Photos, Google... More>>

Remember the Y2K scare? Japan is facing a similar date-related tech crisis

Remember the Y2K bug which scared us all witless in the buildup to the year 2000? Jump forward 18 years, and Japan faces a similar computer flaw which threatens to hit in April 2019. More>>

The best Galaxy S8 Plus cases and covers

There’s no denying Samsung’s ability to turn out an attractive smartphone, but glass curves are expensive to fix and metal chips easily. We've rounded up the best Galaxy S8 Plus cases on the market. More>>

We asked Bill Nye about his plan to save Earth from civilization-ending asteroids

An asteroid impact event is unlikely — but the consequence would be catastrophic. Bill Nye, the fun-loving science guy, spearheaded a Kickstarter campaign to raise money and raise awareness about these outer space threats. More>>

Google Docs’ A.I. grammar checker will fix your poor writing habits

Google hopes to help fix your poor grammar in Google Docs by using artificial intelligence and a language translation approach. Google's grammar suggestions offer a proper English translation whenever it catches a mistake. More>>

That bleeding vegetarian burger from Impossible Foods is now FDA-approved

Impossible Foods created a vegetarian burger that "bleeds" just like a real, juicy, half-pounder does. This week, the FDA determined that the key ingredient in Impossible Foods' veggie burger poses no risk to our health. More>>

Finally, you can get Google Assistant to make a Duo video call for you

Making a video call from your phone is getting a little easier thanks to some help from your favorite assistant. At long last, Google's A.I.-powered helper will allow you to start a video call on Duo. More>>

Buckle up, Houston, you’ll soon be getting 5G service from Verizon

Everything is bigger in Texas, and now, everything might be faster, too. 5G is coming to Houston thanks to Verizon, which announced that it will bring the technology to Houston in the second half of 2018. More>>

5 Features we want in Google’s Pixelbook 2

With rumors that Google will debut slimmer bezels on the Pixelbook 2 this fall, we have our own wishlist of five features that could make Google's premium Chromebook hardware even better. And yes, that includes smaller... More>>

How to back up your iPhone to your computer

Living in fear of losing your contacts, photos, messages, and notes on your iPhone? Fear no more -- in this guide we'll break down exactly how to back up your iPhone to your computer. More>>

If you own a 2018 MacBook Pro, you will want to maintain data backups

You should always maintain backups of your files, but owners of the 2018 MacBook Pro should be especially vigilant. A new logic board design means that Apple's existing data recovery tools won't work if the logic board fails. More>>

With Dropit’s delivery service, you can literally shop till you drop

Carrying bags full of your purchases home after a hard day's shop is a pain. Dropit is an app that takes this away, and turns shopping into a more pleasurable experience by including one of the best things about shopping... More>>

Here’s how to get the best from the BlackBerry Key2’s camera

You probably bought the BlackBerry Key2 for its keyboard or security features, but it also has a great dual-lens camera that's ready to take some great shots. Here's our guide on getting the best from the BlackBerry Key2's... More>>

Qualcomm releases new antennas that will make 5G phones a reality in 2019

The race to 5G is slowly but surely proceeding, and Qualcomm has now announced its first 5G antennas. The antennas will be paired with the forthcoming Snapdragon X50 5G modem in upcoming 5G phones for 2019. More>>

Hyperloop pod reaches fastest speed yet in Elon Musk’s latest contest

A Hyperloop passenger pod just hit a new speed record of almost 300 mph. The record was set by a German team at a Hyperloop contest in California and takes the system another step toward its target speed of 760 mph. More>>

Meet the gigantic machine that eats land mines for breakfast

This mine-munching tank of a machine is capable of chewing through landmine-infested soil at an unimaginable rate. Thanks to it, we could have a landmine free world within decades. More>>

NASA is teaming up with the United Arab Emirates to send humans into space

Nasa has recently signed a deal with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to advance human space travel. In a recent tweet, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine announced the signing of a joint letter of intent. More>>

Weekend workshop: Make this 3D-printed side table, even without a 3D printer

You can't 3D print a full piece of furniture, but you can 3D print joints that make building your own furniture a snap. In this article, we'll show you how to do just that, and create an awesome tripod end table that's... More>>

From robot insects to human-sniffing sensors, this rescue tech could save lives

Technology like inflatable vine robots and skin-sniffing smart sensors sound interesting, but could they actually save a person's life in a potential rescue mission? You may be surprised! More>>

Best Samsung Galaxy S8 battery cases

It's frustrating when your smartphone runs out of power, and batteries perform worse the older they get. Maybe you should check out some of the best Samsung Galaxy S8 battery cases and secure yourself some stamina. More>>

Asus ZenBook S vs. Dell XPS 13

We pit the Asus ZenBook S against the Dell XPS 13 to see which of these thin and light Windows notebooks offer the best combination of performance, battery life, and build quality. Does the XPS 13 still hold the crown for... More>>

Microsoft stops a Russian attempt at hacking 2018 midterm elections

Microsoft discovered that the Russian GRU military intelligence agency attempted to hack the 2018 U.S. midterm elections using similar phishing tactics previously employed to hack the 2016 presidential election. More>>

Prisons are fighting back against contraband-dropping drones. Here’s how

The threat of people smuggling contraband into prisons via drone is a genuine threat here in 2018. This anti-drone surveillance system is designed to help solve the problem for good. More>>

DARPA’s latest endeavor is a tiny robotics challenge called the SHRIMP Olympics

DARPA is seeking proposals for tiny robots, weighing less than a gram and smaller than one cubic centimeter, to compete against one another in a series of Olympic-themed competitions. More>>

Spider silk could be used to create artificial skin to help heal wounds

Spider silk is pretty versatile stuff. The latest use for its unusual mix of strength and elasticity? Creating artificial skin and dressings for helping heal wounds. Here is how it works. More>>

Uber may soon turn into your personalized mini convenience store

Taking an Uber may soon be an all-inclusive experience. The transportation giant recently partnered with Cargo, the startup that offers in-car shopping experiences to those on the move. More>>

Have an old 3G phone? You won’t be able to get it activated by Verizon anymore

If your phone isn't 4G LTE-compatible, don't look to Verizon to solve your problems. The mobile service provider has begun to cease activating phones that don't have this relatively modern technology available. More>>

How to improve your Android privacy

If you have an Android device and you’re concerned about your privacy, then we have a few tips for you. Learn about the settings you can change to improve your Android privacy and safeguard your personal data. More>>

AMD’s Ryzen desktop CPUs for 2019 may double the core count

Although we’re waiting for AMD to release new low-end second-generation Ryzen CPUs, AMD appears to be betting big on 2019. If current rumors are true, Ryzen 3 mainstream desktop CPUs will sport up to 16 cores using its Zen... More>>

Some Samsung phones aren’t alerting users of app background processes

Worried that Facebook is spying on you? Some Samsung phones aren't correctly showing some apps on the App Permission Monitor, so users won't be alerted if an app tries to access certain permissions. More>>

What is Android? All your questions about the operating system answered

Despite being on more than 2 billion phones, it's still possible to be unsure about parts of Android. What is stock Android, what's Oreo, and should you know about Android Go? We've got your answers. More>>

Hidden smartphone codes for Android and iOS

Turns out cheat codes aren't just for video games; smartphones have hidden features built into them which you can access by punching in specific codes. Here are some of the most useful smartphone codes for Android and iOS. More>>

Apple quietly confirms 2018 MacBook Pro ships with anti-debris design

Apple appears to have a permanent fix in place to address the MacBook Pro's sticky key problem when it announced the 2018 refresh. But the fix won't be coming to the company's older notebooks, leaving existing owners out... More>>

How to install Windows on a Chromebook

If you want to push the functionality of your new Chromebook to another level, and Linux isn't really your deal, you can try installing Windows on a Chromebook. Here's how to do so, just in case you're looking to nab some... More>>

Get your moon boots ready: Samsung’s new VR experience launches you into space

In New York City? For the next year, Samsung will let you simulate walking on the moon, thanks to the Gear VR, Galaxy S9 Plus, and a complicated harness system that was developed in partnership with NASA. More>>

The launch of the new MacBook Pro has been a complete disaster

Apple has flubbed what should've been a simple processor bump for the MacBook Pro. From issues with pricing and CPU throttling to the keyboard, the MacBook Pro is in an even worse position than before the update. More>>

OpenSignal names T-Mobile the best mobile network in almost all categories

According to the latest OpenSignal report, T-Mobile takes first place for fastest 4G download speed. In comparison to its competitors, the carrier also snagged the top spots in almost all other categories. More>>

Mad Huawei TalkBand is a Bluetooth earpiece worn in the ear, and on your wrist

It has always been a problem knowing where to store your Bluetooth earpiece when it's not in use, as wearing it all the time makes you look silly. Huawei has the answer with the TalkBand B5, the latest in a line of models... More>>

The Nokia X5 is a budget phone with a premium glass body and a notch

Nokia's busting back into the budget market with the Nokia X5, a cheap phone with a premium glass body, a notched display, and a dual-lens camera. Could this be released globally as the Nokia 5.1 Plus? More>>

The best websites like Craigslist (that aren’t)

Whether you are tired of Craigslist or simply looking for more exposure on the dining room table you're trying to sell, here are some more websites like Craigslist that might have what you're looking for. More>>

Only Google should be mad about having to change Android

Google has been hit with a massive fine in a landmark antitrust case in Europe, and has been told to change the way it manages its Android operating system, or face a heavier financial hit. More>>

Brother’s new INKvestment Tank printer is made for people who hate buying ink cartridges

With a new ink cartridge design, Brother's new INKvestment Tank printer can run for up to a year before the cartridges need replacing -- ideal for users who want convenience and cost-savings. More>>

Corning’s Gorilla Glass 6 will help your phone survive up to 15 drops before it shatters

Corning has finally taken the wraps off of the long-awaited Gorilla Glass 6 -- a glass that will be used to protect the next generation of smartphones and that Corning says will allow your phone to survive up to 15 drops... More>>

Moving around in zero gravity is hard. MIT’s solution? Spider-Man’s web shooter

Researchers from MIT have been researching ways for astronauts to easily move around in microgravity. One solution is that they can use Spider-Man-style web shooters to pull themselves around. More>>

These are the best video chat apps to help you stay in touch

Though still relatively new, video chat apps can help you connect with people from around the world. Here are our personal favorites to help you keep in touch regardless of smartphone OS. More>>

World’s first VR-augmented waterslide is totally unnecessary, but also amazing

An amusement park in Germany unveiled the world's first waterslide that requires riders to wear a virtual reality headset. Here's what went into making this waterlogged VR dream a reality. More>>

To celebrate World Emoji Day, Google’s blobmoji are back as sticker packs

Google replaced blobmoji as the standard emoji in Android last year with Android 8.0 Oreo. Now, however, it's finally bringing it back -- sort of. Users can download blobmoji as sticker packs in Google's Gboard. More>>

With a public API, Venmo’s default privacy settings expose private user data

Fans of Venmo may want to consider changing their privacy settings. A security researcher was able to analyze over 200 million Venmo transactions through its public API, which exposed many private details about its users. More>>

Here are the best laptop deals for Amazon Prime Day 2018

Amazon Prime Day is one of the biggest online sales day of the year -- and a great time to pick up a new laptop. From Chromebooks to gaming laptops, these are our choices for the best laptops to consider buying at Amazon's... More>>

From picking to pollinating, agribots are pushing farming into the future

Farming is becoming increasingly challenging. To deal with environmental pollution, labor shortage, and other major issues, agricultural scientists are turning to robots and AI. More>>

Microsoft is digging itself a hole by giving away free Surface Docks

Microsoft is giving away a free Surface Dock with the purchase of a Surface Book 2 or a Surface Laptop. If you have a Surface Book 2 15-inch, however, that free gift might turn you off. More>>

Switching to the ‘Un-carrier?’ Here’s a breakdown of T-Mobile’s plans

T-Mobile offers a number of plans for both you and your family, but how do you know which one is best for you and your situation? Here, we break down the specifics of each plan to help you decide. More>>

What is Amazon Prime?

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