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Apple Metaverse Headset•
1KMashable / 5h
The metaverse , a VR playground Mark Zuckerberg is forcing down everyone's throats, might threaten to consume us all over the next few years. However, it seems Apple CEO Tim Cook isn't buying what Zuck is selling yet. That’s if Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman is to be believed, anyway. Gurman wrote in his weekly Power On newsletter that Apple won’t participate in the metaverse zeitgeist, most recently ac

8KEngadget / 8h
AirTags are some of the most affordable Apple gadgets you can get, which is probably why deep discounts on them are hard to come by. Last week , we saw one of the trackers drop to $24 and a four-pack fall to $96 on Amazon , but Woot's latest flash sale makes the bundle even cheaper. Today only, you can get a four-pack of AirTags for $94, which is five percent off its normal price. Woot's dropped

Apple iPhone Years•
At 15, the iPhone is a remarkably composed and self-assured teenager. Few objects have seen as much adulation and refinement over their relatively short lifespan. Perhaps that's because of the intense scrutiny the iPhone faced even before Apple co-founder and CEO the late Steve Jobs took the stage at Macworld to unveil it on January 9, 2007. The original iPhone - sometimes referred to as "The Jes

200+The Points Guy / 2min
Editor’s note: This is a recurring post, regularly updated with the latest promotions. The travel industry was hit hard by the coronavirus outbreak, but fortunately, travel is starting to look brighter with vaccines and border reopenings. While the recovery is ongoing, airlines and hotel groups are still scrambling to find new or increased income streams to secure cash fast. One of these ways is

Mashable / 6min
Yellowjackets has no business being as good as it is. Not that we aren't deeply grateful for a show this twisted and intriguing, but so much could have gone wrong and is instead beautifully right. Ever since its November premiere, the Showtime series has given us fresh plotting and stunning character work right up to Sunday's penultimate Season 1 episode, "Doomcoming." We're about to spoil it, so

SlashGear / 19min
Motor1/Mansory Mansory unleashed the Stallone GTS in March of 2021, and it came with subtle Dayton Gray paint and a blue interior. Following that, the company has unveiled a new Ferrari 812 GTS Stallone, and for this model, Mansory has thrown all pretensions of subtlety out the window, giving the car an eye-searing orange paint job. The newest Stallone GTS remains … Continue reading

TechCrunch / 22min
Karen Peacock Contributor Karen Peacock is the CEO of Intercom . Understanding the health of your business starts with customer focus: Are you providing breakthrough value to your customers? Is it value that’s so far above and beyond other solutions that it’s worth a prospective customer’s time and effort to switch to you? Is it value that’s so clearly and increasingly a step ahead that they won’

Ars Technica / 23min
Grand Theft Auto Enlarge / The company that publishes Grand Theft Auto now owns all of these goofballs, too... (credit: Zynga ) Major console game publisher Take-Two has acquired social and mobile gaming giant Zynga for a whopping $12.7 billion in cash and stock, marking the deal the largest acquisition of a single gaming company in history. That might seem like a ludicrous price if your familiar

Gizmodo / 24min
Researchers in Finland say they’ve created a novel nasal spray treatment that can provide brief but effective protection from the coronavirus and its many variants, including Omicron. In a recent preliminary study of cells in a petri dish as well as mice, the nasal spray appeared to block the virus from infecting… Read more...

81Futurism / 25min
The crypto bros are at it again, folks — and this time, they’re trying to help the rich make money off other people’s lawsuits. As Vice reports , the Ryvval startup is “disrupting” the world of litigation funding to gamify the US court system in a manner that will, at least nominally, benefit litigants as well as investors. First, some background on litigation funding . Half-gambling and half-fun

A Marriott Bonvoy member reports that they had 102 nights and $13,992 spent with Marriott during 2021. Top tier Ambassador status required at least 100 nights and $14,000 in spend. They add that they should have gotten a drink at the bar on their last stay, but didn’t realize they’d need it. And they’d happily send Marriott the $8. Continue reading ...

Gizmodo / 30min
In the age of streaming, dedicated “special features” are hard to come by. Sometimes you have to wait for a rare home release , sometimes they’re made online-only, sometimes what’d be a bonus documentary just drops on the appropriate streamer. But apparently, to change that, all that’s needed is a desire to push your… Read more...

88The Points Guy / 30min
Editor’s note: This story is regularly updated with the latest information and offers. Back in October, the popular The Business Platinum Card® from American Express underwent a major revamp . At the time, Amex raised the welcome bonus by 20,000 points compared to the previous public offer and unveiled new and improved perks — but also announced an annual fee hike to $695 per year (see rates and

Apple App Store 2021•
TechCrunch / 36min
Despite facing numerous antitrust lawsuits and tighter regulations in certain markets, Apple today reported new figures indicating record App Store growth in 2021. The company in a press release said it has now paid out more than $260 billion to app developers since the App Store first launched in 2008, a number that’s up from the $200 billion Apple reported at the end of 2020 — meaning, in 2021

There’s a new face at Delta headquarters. Delta Air Lines has hired Scott Laurence as its new vice president of network planning, effective Jan. 18, the Atlanta-based airline announced on Monday. Want more airline-specific news? Sign up for TPG’s free new biweekly Aviation newsletter! Laurence, until recently, was JetBlue’s head of revenue and planning — a role that oversees the carrier’s network

Mexico is a beach destination that travelers flock to throughout the year. JetBlue and United are offering some great deals from major U.S. cities to Cancun and Cozumel for under $250 round-trip for travel from January to April. Want your TPG news delivered straight to your inbox each morning? Sign up for our daily newsletter . (Photo by Can Balcioglu/ SecretFlying reported the d

Gizmodo / 1h
The routine draining and maintenance of a lagoon has resulted in the discovery of the largest and most complete ichthyosaur skeleton ever found in Britain. Excitingly, it’s the first species of its kind to be discovered in the country. Read more...

We all know the glories of dish soap when used to fight hardened food, grease, and grime on our plates, pots, and utensils (y’all love your Dawn ). But are you aware of its myriad potential other uses around the house? From stain-lifting to fruit fly control, behold the many blessed miracles of liquid dish detergent. Read more...

Last week it was flurona . This week it’s something called “deltacron.” We’re primed to go “oh shit” when we hear about a new variant, because we’ve been burned by quite a few of them by now. But the scary names outnumber the things we actually need to be scared of. Read more...

Elden Ring Steam Game•
SlashGear / 1h
Image: From Software/Bandai Namco At this point, the hype behind Elden Ring has grown to considerable proportions. If Geoff Keighley’s stories about being hounded for an Elden Ring reveal for years weren’t enough to convince you of that, maybe Steam wishlists will. Elden Ring has become the most-wishlisted game on Steam, and it managed to unseat a juggernaut to claim that crown. Elden Ring … Cont

Mashable / 1h
SAVE 60% : This massage gun from Cryotex was originally priced at $149. As of Jan. 10, it's on sale for 60% off at Amazon, so it'll only cost you $59.99. Whether you're a fitness fanatic who wants some gear to help with recovery post-workout or just stiff from hunching over a laptop during that nine-to-five WFH life, a massage gun can come in handy. The Cryotex Handheld Percussion Massager has si

48Gizmodo / 1h
I’m rarely a fan of when actors, directors, etc., tell obvious bald-faced lies to journalists and fans about upcoming projects. The most infamous example will likely forever be J.J. Abrams and Benedict Cumberbatch’s promise that the actor wouldn’t be playing the villain Khan in Star Trek Into Darkness ; comparatively, … Read more...

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | maogg ) Less than a year after Verizon and other ISPs forced users to switch plans in order to get government-funded discounts, a new federal program will prevent such upselling by requiring ISPs to let customers obtain subsidies on any Internet plan. With last year's $50-per-month Emergency Broadband Benefit that was created by Congress, the Federal Communications

Since mid-2021, the Citi Premier ® Card has been offering a phenomenal best-ever welcome bonus. This is a heads up that the increased bonus will be ending soon . Unfortunately the end date isn’t published, but if you’re interested I’d recommend applying ASAP, as this is the last time I’ll be writing about this offer. The Citi Premier Card is one of my favorite mid-range credit cards, and one of t

NASA Perseverance Mars•
44Futurism / 1h
Obstructions NASA’s Perseverance rover has run into a bit of trouble after successfully scooping up a bit of rock for the sixth time last month: small pieces of Mars crud are now obstructing the rover’s sample collection system. Fortunately, nothing appears to be permanently out of order. “The rover did as it was designed to do — halting the caching procedure and calling home for further instruct

28Gizmodo / 1h
If you don’t want your 2021 tax returns delayed for some ridiculous amount of time, the Internal Revenue Service has one request: file things electronically. Please. Read more...

Enlarge (credit: James Brey / iStockPhoto / Getty Images ) The developer who sabotaged two of his own open source code libraries, causing disruptions for thousands of apps that used them, has a colorful past that includes embracing a QAnon theory involving Aaron Swartz, the well-known hacktivist and programmer who died by suicide in 2013. Marak Squires, the author of two JavaScript libraries with

There’s a good chance you were gifted a number of wine bottles over the holidays. There’s a greater chance that you’ve already worked your way through them, and it’s time to hit the wine store for your next event. Whether you’re hosting a fancy dinner party or you’ve been assigned “wine duty” for a casual… Read more...

Euphoria Season 2 3•
Mashable / 1h
Zendaya, Hunter Schafer, Sydney Sweeney and the cast of Euphoria explain all the backstory you need to know before diving into the show's second season.

Be it virtual, in-person or some mix of the two, CES is a beast. How could you keep up with all of the news flooding out of the show? You can’t, really. The big outlets each put a small army on CES coverage and only really scratch the surface. With that in mind, and with CES 2022 now wrapped, we figured it was worthwhile to bring it all together in one neat little box — a recap of our top stories

Things are getting iffy again for cruisers — at least for those with near-term bookings. The ongoing surge in COVID-19 cases around the world is causing a growing number of disruptions to itineraries and even some last-minute cancellations of entire voyages. The number of passengers being quarantined on ships (after testing positive for COVID-19) also is on the rise. And passengers who aren’t COV

US Emissions 2020 2021•
Gizmodo / 1h
Covid-19 caused a dip in greenhouse gas emissions , only for them to rebound in the U.S. in 2021. Read more...

Gizmodo / 1h
Yes, you are reading that right. This year, the Sundance Film Festival was set to premiere a remake of the incredible Japanese horror comedy One Cut of the Dead made by Michel Hazanavicius, director of Oscar-winning film The Artist . The film is called Final Cut— but now, in lieu of the festival going fully virtual , the… Read more...

Back in 2021, AT&T offered a free six-month Stadia Pro subscription with the purchase of eligible 5G phones. But the company is now broadening this promotion—new and existing AT&T customers get half a year of Stadia Pro and NVIDIA GeForce Priority so long as you have a 5G smartphone and an Unlimited plan. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Pfizer Omicron March•
SlashGear / 1h
Researcher holding COVID vaccine Pfizer has announced its Omicron COVID-19 booster is already in production as the variant has led to a massive increase in cases worldwide, accounting for as many as 95% of new cases in the US (via OHS). First reported in late November, in South Africa, Omicron has a large number of mutations, at least 30 of which are in the … Continue reading

100+Gizmodo / 1h
We’re all aware of the chip shortage , but while you might have read about its impact on PC and cars, countless smaller industries are also struggling to operate due to ongoing supply issues. One of those is the printer business, and now a popular brand has been forced to take an aggressive action that’s bound to piss… Read more...

Enlarge / Microsoft engineer Branden Cole disassembles the Surface Laptop SE step-by-step. (credit: Microsoft/YouTube ) Usually, when you want to see a step-by-step teardown video for a Surface device, you need to go to a third-party outfit like iFixit. But today, Microsoft's Surface YouTube channel posted its own teardown video for the cheap, education-focused Surface Laptop SE . In the video, a

Montana Sports 2021•
In 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a federal ban on sports betting, leaving wagering rules and regulations to the states. Since then, sports betting has taken off all over the country, but not in every state. Below is a list of where you can legally bet on a game and where you cannot. Read more...

Call it the public service announcement to start off your year: If you’re working at a startup where IT is a little fuzzy, policies are evolving as the company is being built and the organization is evolving quickly, you’re at higher risk than usual that your employers are willing to move fast, do things and ask for permission later. It makes sense almost intuitively: Early-stage startups general

Venice is preparing to charge an entry fee to visit the Floating City in a sweeping crackdown on “hit-and-run tourism,” it has been announced. The ancient canal city, authorities say, is not only sinking under rising sea levels but beneath the weight of day-tripping tourists. For more TPG news delivered each morning to your inbox, sign up for our daily newsletter . In order to limit the number th

Razer Zephyr Mask N95•
Engadget / 2h
Razer has removed any mention of its Zephyr and recently announced Zephyr Pro smart face masks including “N95-grade” filters from its website and other marketing materials. “The wearable by itself is not a medical device nor certified as an N95 mask,” a Razer spokesperson told Engadget. “To avoid any confusion, we are in the process of removing all references to ‘N95 Grade Filter’ from our market

GM California Trump•
24TechCrunch / 2h
In what appears to be a politically and economically savvy move by General Motors, the automaker said Sunday it recognized California’s authority under the Clean Air Act to set its own vehicle emissions standards. GM previously backed the Trump administration’s efforts to bar the state from enforcing its own rules for new vehicles, a position it reversed soon after President Joe Biden was elected

Spotify HiFi 2021 AM•
Engadget / 2h
Almost a year ago, Spotify announced plans to roll out a higher tier of its streaming service with CD-quality music in some markets in 2021. However, Spotify HiFi is still not available and there's no indication as to when it will actually arrive. "Artists and fans have told us that HiFi quality audio is important to them. We agree, and we’re excited to deliver a Spotify HiFi experience to Premiu

Marlinspike Signal•
Gizmodo / 2h
Moxie Marlinspike, creator and CEO of the popular encrypted chat application Signal , says that he will be stepping down as head of the company this year but plans to name a successor in the coming months. Read more...

Bahamian-American actor, director, and cultural ambassador Sidney Poitier died last week at 94. Though he retired from filmmaking nearly two decades ago, he remained one of the most influential people in Hollywood: The child of potato farmers in the Bahamas who became a wildly consequential figure in American film and… Read more...

Mobile App 2021 2022•
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the mobile app ecosystem, according to an annual retrospective released today by app intelligence firm Sensor Tower . In the early days of the pandemic, a number of apps saw rapidly increased usage — like that focused on online shopping, entertainment, business and education, for example. Though much of the world has since opened back up, things aren’t qu

300+Futurism / 2h
Here’s a brain teaser for you: scientists are suggesting spacetime may be made out of individual “spacetime pixels,” instead of being smooth and continuous like it seems. Rana Adhikari, a professor of physics at Caltech, suggested in a new press blurb that these pixels would be “so small that if you were to enlarge things so that it becomes the size of a grain of sand, then atoms would be as larg

400+Futurism / 2h
When it seemed like anti-vaxxers couldn’t do more to showcase their stupidity, they managed to outdo themselves again after an anti-vax leader told his followers to drink their own urine to fight COVID-19. Christopher Key, leader of the anti-vaccine organization Vaccine Police, extolled the virtues of “urine therapy” to his followers in a video posted on his Telegram account and seen by The Daily

88Futurism / 2h
ET Megastructures The truth is out there — or at least that’s what researchers at NASA and the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) Institute are hoping. While much of the SETI Institute’s research involves scanning space for light and radio signals as indicators of extraterrestrial life, it’s also looking for bigger objects — and specifically alien megastructures. “[It’s] essentially

Gizmodo / 2h
Every year at CES, we see innovative TVs . Some are gimmicky—3D TVs and rollable screens, anyone?—but some are flat-out stunning. This year was all about a new display technology called Quantum Dot OLED (QD-OLED), and it’s definitely different from your standard OLED flat-screen. Read more...

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Editor’s note: This story has been updated with the latest information. If you have a lot of credit card debt, you probably already know the reasons why you need to pay it down. Paying off your credit card debt can save money and reduce stress. When you add in the fact that less credit card debt might boost your credit score , it’s easy to see how eliminating your credit card debt is a smart idea

Want to highlight text and text fields using different colors in Adobe Acrobat Reader? Maybe your document background or text matches the color of the default. If so, it’s easy to change the highlight color. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

We used to describe celebrities like Kim Kardashian and Paris Hilton as “famous for being famous.” But the TikTok megastars featured on the Netflix docu-soap “Hype House” are famous for being ordinary. Unlike the wealthy offspring of celebrities, this class of superstars shot to stardom virtually overnight, for seemingly arbitrary reasons, all dictated by a mysterious algorithm. “I know it sounds

Marriott Fees Pennsylvania•
In a world full of hotels trying to nickel-and-dime guests, it probably won’t come as a shock to hear that a new unexplained charge is being reported by travelers checking out. According to One Mile at a Time, a guest at the Hotel Saint Louis, part of Marriott’s Autograph Collection, noticed a charge for a “Sustainability Fee” of $4.99 per night on the bill. According to the guest, who stays ther

Gizmodo / 2h
Europol—the government body responsible for quashing organized crime and terrorist activities across the European Union—has long been in the crosshairs of privacy advocates over its judicious use of citizen surveillance. Now, it’s looking like some European authorities are starting to feel the same; the European Data… Read more...

FAA 50 US Airports•
The ongoing story of the AT&T and Verizon 5G rollout continues. Concerns over air safety have delayed the debut of the new technology, originally scheduled to launch in early December. AT&T and Verizon now plan to turn on the 5G switch on Jan. 19 , with a big caveat. Or 50 big caveats to be more precise. Both carriers will activate the service with buffer zones near 50 airports for six months in

A network planning executive is moving from JetBlue to Delta, but there might be more implications here than meet the eye. Scott Laurence appointed Delta’s VP of Network Planning It has been announced that as of January 18, 2022, Scott Laurence will become Delta’s Vice President of Network Planning. He’ll report to Joe Esposito, Delta’s Senior Vice President of Network Planning. He’s tasked with

We were supposed to see improvements this fall . They put their boxed meals on trays to prepare for the return. And while pilots have started seeing hot meals, customers on domestic flights - other than premium cross country flights - have not. But that, apparently, is about to finally change. Continue reading ...

23Ars Technica / 3h
Vikings Enlarge / Thorbjørn Harr played Jarl Borg of Götaland in the first two seasons of the History Channel series Vikings . Spoiler alert: He met with a gruesome death via the legendary "blood eagle" ritual. The ritual may have been a myth, but a new study shows it is anatomically possible. (credit: History Channel) The History Channel series Vikings is a fictional account of legendary Norse h

I love nonstick pans. I use mine mostly for frying eggs, pancakes, and breakfast potatoes—three of the stickier breakfast foods. I buy ‘em cheap , rarely wash them , and never run them through the dishwasher, and I’ve found they last a pretty long time, provided no one takes any metal utensils to them. (I’ve heard tell… Read more...

oberlincollegelibraries : New Year, New (Old) Sounds in the Public Domain! On January 1st, 2022, all sound recordings made before 1923 entered the public domain, an estimated 400,000 sound recordings that document the beginning of recording technologies and include a rich variety of musical styles, such as vaudeville, ragtime, and early jazz. Some notable examples highlighted by the Association f

300+Gizmodo / 3h
Bitcoin, the wildly wasteful , inherently speculative cryptocurrency is celebrating the new year by flatlining. Read more...

NASA Webb Telescope•
500+Futurism / 3h
NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope is “ fully deployed ,” according to the agency’s science administrator Thomas Zurbuchen — and that’s certainly a reason to celebrate after decades of hard work and tens of billions of dollars spent. But the massive space observatory isn’t out of the woods just yet. As it spins around the Sun in a chaotic orbit , it will likely encounter plenty of space debris alo

500+The Points Guy / 3h
Becoming a Delta Air Lines pilot just got easier for many aspiring applicants. The Atlanta-based carrier this month removed a requirement that its pilot candidates have a four-year college degree. That’s now “preferred.” With the change, Delta becomes the last major U.S. airline to drop the college degree requirement. Only FedEx continues to require a four-year degree for its pilot applicants, a

So, you finally installed Linux and when downloading your favorite app you got a file with the “.deb” extension. Now what? In this article, let’s look at the two ways you can easily install apps using DEB files on Linux. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Ps5 DualSense Adapter One•
Xbox is arguably the best gaming brand in terms of device accessibility, but that hasn’t stopped gamers from developing their own accessibility tools for the PlayStation. Just ask YouTuber Akaki Kuumerie, who designed an impressive PS5 DualSense adapter that lets you use the controller with just one hand. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Accidentally deleting stuff is not fun. It can be all too easy to mistakenly erase photos, files, and conversations from your accounts, sometimes without even realizing it. Many of these platforms, luckily, have some type of “trash” system, which allows you to save your info before it’s permanently deleted. Believe it… Read more...

Away from the media frenzy, jurors dealt with the trial’s disruption to their lives and had little idea of the case’s implications.

Two Zynga Take-Two•
SlashGear / 3h
Image: JHVEPhoto/Shutterstock Take-Two started the week with a bang, announcing that it will purchase mobile game developer Zynga in a whopping $12.7 billion deal. At first blush, that may be a head-scratching figure when you consider that Microsoft paid $7.5 billion for ZeniMax and all of its subsidiary studios last year, but Take-Two apparently sees a huge opportunity to expand quickly into … C

Gizmodo / 3h
The Perseverance rover has run into a snag, after a Martian rock sample extracted on December 29 didn’t transfer correctly into the rover’s long-term storage. NASA is currently working on how to remove debris from the rover’s machinery before proceeding with more sampling. Read more...

100+TechCrunch / 3h
With every year, more scientists and academics are very specifically trying to lengthen the lifespan of humans and ensure that those extra years are worth living. Some of these teams are focused on detecting cancer earlier as a means of extending longevity; some are working to improve people’s metabolism. A small but growing group is also beginning to focus on menopause, which impacts half the po

YC Combinator $500•
Startup accelerator Y Combinator announced this morning that it has updated its terms, providing participating companies with more total cash. The group will now invest $500,000 in batch startups. The money comes in two different forms. The first is the well-known Y Combinator equity deal, worth $125,000 for 7% of accelerated startups. The group will now also offer $375,000 in the form of an unca

Italy Covid Amritsar•
This explains a lot… Huge number of coronavirus cases on two flights from Italy to India Over the past several days I’ve written about a shocking number of positive coronavirus cases on two charter flights from Italy to India. For flights from high-risk countries, India requires not only testing prior to travel, but also testing upon arrival in India. While it’s not unusual to have some people te

Not-so-recently built homes are often described by realtors as having “good bones,” meaning a strong structure and high level of quality and craftsmanship at their core. Of course, you can’t see beneath the paint and drywall when house-hunting, so how can you tell if the home you’ve got your eye on has this desirable… Read more...

SlashGear / 4h
Source: Tada Images/Shutterstock Yahoo Answers shut down on May 4, 2021, closing a major chapter in the history of the internet. The site had been active for 16 years, serving as a destination for people looking to get answers to virtually everything and anything. The decision to shut down Yahoo Answers was met with a variety of responses. Some were nostalgic, reminiscing about … Continue reading

100+The Points Guy / 4h
The world’s largest Dreamliner will make its first foray into Hawaii this coming winter. United Airlines is planning to fly the Boeing 787-10 — the largest of the three Dreamliner variants — to both Honolulu (HNL) and Maui (OGG) from its Chicago O’Hare hub (ORD) beginning in October. The daily route between ORD and HNL will be upgagued from a 787-8 to a 787-10 beginning on Oct. 30, while 787-10 D

35Gizmodo / 4h
An apartment fire broke out on Sunday in the Bronx and killed 17 people, including nine children younger than 16. It was the deadliest New York fire in more than three decades . Initial reports indicate that the fire was caused by a malfunctioning space heater—which demonstrates how energy efficiency upgrades to… Read more...

200+Gizmodo / 4h
You don’t have to be a comic book or movie fan to know the names Riddler, Penguin, or Catwoman. Villains in the Batman universe are as famous, if not more so , than the Caped Crusader himself. And so someone who hasn’t been following every morsel of information about Matt Reeves’ new film, The Batman , might assume they… Read more...

Chip Shortage Canon DRM•
100+Ars Technica / 4h
Enlarge (credit: Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg) For years, printers have been encumbered with digital rights management systems that prevent users from buying third-party ink and toner cartridges. Printer companies have claimed that their chip-enabled cartridges can “enhance the quality and performance” of their equipment, provide the “best consumer experience,” and “protect [the printers] from counterfe

Tesla Musk FS Driving•
Enlarge / The Model Y still includes a steering wheel for Tesla owners who want to drive for themselves. (credit: Tesla) Tesla's highly controversial "full self driving" feature is getting yet another price increase. CEO Elon Musk used his Twitter feed last Friday to announce the price hike, telling his millions of followers, "Tesla FSD price rising to $12k on Jan 17." Price increases have been a

Editor’s note: This is a recurring post, regularly updated with new information. There’s a bit of mystery to credit card limits. Though it is generally based on the financial information you provide, a credit limit on a new card can be based on the card itself or the specific issuer. What’s even more confusing is that a limit can change over time. Issuers typically do not divulge the range of cre

When you need to access data like contacts, calendar events, and photos across all your devices, iCloud is your best friend. And yet, it’s often our best friends who can really get on our nerves. I know the frustration of an iCloud backup taking so long that I end up canceling it. (Of course, that act of impatience… Read more...

500+Futurism / 4h
Home Sweet Metaverse Tired of the day-to-day grind? Want to travel the world, see amazing things, and even transform into an entirely new person? You’re in luck: experts believe that you’ll soon be able to live your whole sad life in the metaverse. Melanie Subin, the director of consulting for the Future Today Institute, told The New York Post she believes “a large proportion of people will be in

400+Futurism / 4h
A startup called EV Solar Kits is working on a photovoltaic upgrade package for Tesla vehicles that it says will cost just $5,000 and add up to 60 miles of range per day. “There’s so many pain points that EV owners have, whether it’s range anxiety or lifestyle aversion,” cofounder Steele Wasik told Futurism. “There’s just so many variables when it comes to EVs. It’s kind of the Wild West right no

SlashGear / 4h
Japanese automaker Honda has released a few details about its 2022 Step WGN minivan. The first-gen Step WGN debuted at the 1995 Tokyo Auto Show and featured Civic underpinnings, a single rear sliding door, and seating for eight occupants. However, the newest sixth-gen variant is longer, taller, and broader than its predecessors without altering its compact footprint. Honda claims the … Continue r

If you need to transfer Oculus Quest 2 screenshots to your Windows PC or Mac, the method might not seem obvious, but it’s actually pretty easy. For a PC, all you need is the proper USB cable. On a Mac, you’ll also need to use a free utility. Here’s how to do it. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Harris Career Karma•
20TechCrunch / 4h
Career Karma raised its first millions off of a pitch that resonates with anyone who has ever googled coding bootcamps: a navigation tool for aspiring students and working professionals. Instead of creating its own curriculum, Career Karma helps students find the best programs for their price point and career goals. The startup, founded in 2018 by Ruben Harris, Artur Meyster and Timur Meyster, is

DualSense Ps5 One Hand•
200+Engadget / 4h
Some players have found it difficult to use the PlayStation 5 DualSense controller , in part due to its size and weight . Although Sony hasn't released an official counterpart to Microsoft's Xbox Adaptive Controller , some folks are trying to make it easier for others to play PS5 games. YouTuber Akaki Kuumeri designed an adapter that allows players to use the DualSense with one hand. The 3D-print

Parece que se ha desvelado otro secreto del UCM antes de lo previsto. El icónico actor Bill Murray, estrella de películas clásicas como Los Cazafantasmas y Lost in Translation, ha revelado a quién interpretará en Ant-Man 3. En el último episodio del programa de Eli Manning , Murray pareció sugerir que interpretará a un "tipo malo" en la próxima película de Marvel. Sin embargo, la estrella no conf

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Halloween Kills arrives on 4K UHD, Blu-ray, and DVD tomorrow—and we’ve got a peek at one of the bonus features. All told, the release includes the original theatrical version of the film as well as an extended cut with an alternate ending—plus extended and deleted scenes, a gag reel, and behind-the-scenes footage. Read more...

Happy Monday to all of us, especially Alaska Airlines flyers who can save 30% on both one-way and round-trip fares purchased online today. The best part? Discounts are available in nearly every city Alaska Airlines serves. For more TPG news and deals delivered each morning to your inbox, sign up for our daily newsletter . (Screenshot courtesy of Alaska Airlines) Deal basics Airlines: Alaska Airli

GM General Motors 2035•
General Motors and other carmakers have already debuted their first electric pickup trucks, but they’re still unable to produce a heavy-duty electric pickup due to technological constraints. In fact, GM recently stated that it wouldn’t electrify its heavy-duty vehicles until 2040. But the company made a surprising announcement during CES 2022—it’s fast tracking HD pickup development. Read This Ar

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Japanese tech giant Panasonic has confirmed that hackers accessed personal information belonging to job candidates and interns during a November cyberattack. At the time of the data breach, which the company first confirmed on November 26 , the company was unable to say whether hackers had accessed any sensitive information. However, in an update published on January 7 , Panasonic said some perso

Bel-Air Fresh Prince•
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Bel-Air, Peacock’s modern-day reinterpretation of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air , will debut on February 13th , the streamer announced on Monday and shared a first-look trailer. Announced back in 2020 , Bel-Air re-envisions the classic ‘90s sitcom as an hour-long drama series. All the main characters from the original return, including Uncle Phil and Carlton, though they may not be like you remembe

3D Printed Oled Display•
Enlarge / This 64-pixel OLED panel was 3D printed. Laptops and phones with OLED displays boast rich colors at high contrasts—but they come at a premium price. Researchers from the University of Minnesota in the Twin Cities (UMN) say they've found a potential solution to that price barrier by using a 3D printer that could eventually lead to people making their own OLED screens at home. In a study

You may have noticed that the dollars in your wallet seem to suddenly be worth something less than a dollar. For that, you can thank inflation, a measurement of decreasing purchasing power. The current U.S. inflation rate is 6.8% , which is the highest it’s been in forty years. What that means in practical terms is… Read more...

YouTuber Switch OLED•
A YouTuber has deliberately left his Switch OLED running for over 1800 hours in an experiment to determine how far the console’s screen can be pushed before suffering from burn-in. The stress test, conducted by YouTuber Wulff Den, involved leaving a static in-game screenshot of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild on screen, at full brightness, at all hours of the day. While Wulff Den had orig

Apple iPhone 3 March•
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Source: Hadrian/Shutterstock Exciting times may be ahead for iPhone enthusiasts. Apple is readying itself for its first virtual event of 2022, according to Mark Gurman of Bloomberg, likely to take place in either March or April. It should bring a long list of new announcements, most excitingly a possible iPhone SE with 5G connectivity. It’s been a while since Apple released a … Continue reading

Fortnite Paramount•
Fortnite could be getting a whole host of new characters joining its battle royale party. That, in itself, isn’t huge news – the free-to-play Fortnite’s bread-and-butter monetization technique in recent times has been to make well-known characters available to purchase as avatars for player characters. But Epic Games, developers of Fortnite, have apparently cut a deal with Paramount pictures that

Oculus Cambria 3 VR•
The Oculus Quest 3 is reportedly in development and rumored to be arriving in 2023 with uOLED displays. During the Meta keynote event last October, the newly renamed company detailed its metaverse plans and unveiled a new VR headset: Project Cambria . While the device promised a high-end virtual reality experience, many fans were disappointed to learn the headset was not in fact the Oculus Quest

Murray Ant-Man Quantumania•
It appears that another MCU secret has been let out of the bag ahead of schedule. Iconic actor Bill Murray, star of classic movies including Ghostbusters and Lost in Translation, has reportedly spilled the beans on who he's playing in Ant-Man 3. Appearing on the latest episode of the Eli Manning show , Murray appeared to suggest that he'll be portraying a "bad guy" in the upcoming Marvel movie .

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SAVE UP TO 39%: Get a head start on filing your 2021 taxes. Amazon has a bunch of TurboTax software for PC and Mac on sale as of Jan. 10. Take your pick from TurboTax Deluxe (now $39.99), TurboTax Premier (now $54.99), TurboTax Home & Business (now $64.99), or TurboTax Business (now $104.99). Yes, we're not even two weeks into 2022 yet. Yes, it's already time to start thinking about filing your t

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Netflix has officially ordered not one, but two more seasons of Emily in Paris starring Lily Collins. The second season of the fish-out-of-water comedy series dropped on Dec. 23 and debuted in the Netflix Top 10. Ever since its 2020 premiere, Emily in Paris has proved to be a breezy binge and veritable meme factory . Is it good? Does anything happen? Has anyone on the show ever used social media

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Via Hennessey Hennessey is primarily known for taking cars, trucks, and SUVs from various manufacturers and giving them significantly more power, improved suspension, and modified styling. One of the biggest projects Hennessey has ever undertaken is its Venom F5 supercar. Hennessey wants the vehicle to be the most powerful production car ever made and is seeking the top speed crown. “Fury” V8 … C

Choice Privileges has just launched a promotion on purchased points , which is the program’s first promotion of 2022. Let’s take a look at everything you need to know about this offer, and talk about under what circumstances it makes sense to buy points. Promotion on purchased Choice Privileges points Through Friday, February 4, 2022, Choice Privileges is offering a sale on purchased points . Cho

Microsoft Teams Users•
Microsoft will soon roll out updates for Teams that will benefit users running the collaboration software in a virtual machine (VM). As per three new entries to the company’s product roadmap, Microsoft Teams will soon allow users of Azure, Citrix and VMware virtual desktop services to utilize give and take controls during video meetings . Give controls allow Teams users to recruit fellow attendee

When Zipline, the operator of the world’s largest autonomous drone delivery system, began building its logistics service to deliver medicines, vaccines, and medical supplies to health facilities across rural Africa, the company needed a development and manufacturing process that could quickly incorporate design improvements. It also needed to remain flexible so it could cater to different custome

Editor’s note: This is The Points Guy’s permanent page for Amex Offers at major chain hotels. It will be updated as new ones are released. If you have a hotel stay coming up over the next few months and hold an American Express card, listen up: You may be able to save some serious cash on your next trip. Many American Express cardholders have reported they’ve been targeted for deep discounts at m

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Patriots, rejoice. While President Joe Biden may be trying to do things like “make the government slightly more functional,” there is one area where his radical socialist agenda is failing: Appliance efficiency. Read more...

Elon Musk SpaceX Starship•
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Flexing Chopsticks SpaceX has tested out its massive “chopsticks” tower , a gigantic structure designed to guide the space company’s Starship and Super Heavy booster during launches — and catch them upon their return to the surface. The structure has to be tall enough to accommodate the spacecraft stacked on top of its equally colossal booster, which amounts to over 400 feet of stainless steel, d

Have you noticed the trend of people posting grid-like emoji on Twitter with the hashtag #wordle? It’s the latest time-waster to have gone viral. Here’s what it’s all about and how you can play, too. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Tesla Full Self-Driving•
Tesla CEO Elon Musk recently confirmed that the company is once again raising the price of its “full self-driving” (FSD) software by another $2,000 in the United States. Initially, the software was to cost $8,000, then $10,000, and now Musk tweeted the new price will be $12,000 starting January 17th, 2022. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

When Android 12 launched in 2021, Google announced a bevy of new features for the Pixel phone’s “At a Glance” widget. And one of the most highly-anticipated of these new features, the ability to see Nest Doorbell previews on your Pixel lock screen, is now available to some users with the Google app beta (v13.0.6). Read This Article on Review Geek ›

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Ground beef accounts for 46% of all retail beef consumption in the United States in 2020. You probably have some in your fridge right now. If that’s the case, you’re going to want to check the label to see if it’s part of a multi-state recall of ground beef products because of possible E. coli contamination. Here’s… Read more...

Sony Vision-S SUV CES•
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Source: Bloomberg/Getty Images It’s been two years since Sony first teased its own electric vehicle, the Sony Vision-S 01, and the company has recently shared an update on the project. Aside from the testing of the S-01, Sony now also has an electric SUV in the works, the Sony Vision-S 02. Both the cars ended up on TikTok. Unsurprisingly, most of the comments … Continue reading

Every month I post what I find are the biggest credit card offers out there. Some of last month's biggest credit card offers are gone or changed. Here's the current up to date list of biggest credit card offers right now - the most lucrative bonuses available. Continue reading ...

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The left wing of Webb’s primary mirror unfolded and locked into position on Saturday, in what was the final step of the major deployments phase. The space telescope finally looks like a telescope, but the commissioning phase is far from over. Read more...

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Save for one day only: The TCL 55-inch Class 4-Series LED 4K TV is just $319.99 — $130 off its usual price — at Best Buy. You'll want to act fast, as this 29% savings is active through Jan. 10 only as part a flash sale . Now that we've officially started a new year, you might be looking to refresh some spaces in your home. Maybe you've been thinking about getting finally getting that new TV for y

Every time you open the Music app on your iPhone, there’s a good chance that you’ll be staring at a loading icon for a lot longer than you’d like. Apple Music may be a great service for streaming and discovering music, but it iPhone app tends to be much slower and buggier than your expect from a flagship Apple product… Read more...

Meat 2022•
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Meat has been part of the human diet since before we found fire, but it’s becoming increasingly apparent that the production of meat at scale is more of a detriment to the environment and the world than a benefit. Across cultures and geographies, animals have been such a vital part of the food chain that it’s hard to imagine a world where animals are not put to the knife to produce protein. There

Apple Watch deals are always in hot demand during January, and we've just spotted an epic bargain on the already affordable Apple Watch SE. Amazon has the Apple Watch SE with Cellular on sale for just $299 (was $329) . That's the cheapest we've ever seen it go for, and an incredible price for a feature-rich Apple smartwatch. Apple's latest smartwatch, the Series 7 with Cellular, currently retails

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Source: Alpha Nolan/Shutterstock Many people alive today learnt that our solar system has nine planets, which included Pluto. However, that changed in 2006 when the International Astronomical Union voted to relegate Pluto to the status of a “dwarf planet” leaving us with only eight internationally recognized planets. The rationale for the decision was based on a criteria for planets that says tha

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Humans and dolphins have even more in common than we might have thought, new research suggests. Biologists say they’ve found clear anatomical evidence that female dolphins have a fully functional clitoris that helps them experience pleasure during sex—just as it does for humans. The findings may one day help… Read more...

2022 Golden Globes•
You didn’t miss last night’s Golden Globes — it wasn’t on. But you may have seen the tweets. NBC announced in May 2021 it wouldn’t broadcast the awards show this year after an investigation by The L.A. Times revealed the lack of diversity within the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA), the organization that hosts the annual event, as well as evidence of some members receiving gifts that am

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SAVE $54 : Enjoy happier happy hours with restaurant-quality margaritas at the touch of a button. As of Jan. 10, the Margaritaville Frozen Drink Machine is $155.62 at Walmart — $54 off its original price. Is Jimmy Buffet unironically synonymous with Hawaiian shirts, day drinking, and Florida retiree culture? Yes. Do we all secretly aspire to live that lifestyle? Also yes. With the Margaritaville-

Tesla Full Self-Driving•
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Tesla has brought back its Full Self-Driving (FSD) profiles around three months after pulling the feature from an October update. The three driving profiles, labeled “Chill” “Average” and “Assertive,” dictate the ways FSD equipped Tesla’s behave in certain scenarios and the amount of risk the vehicles may take when… Read more...

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Microsoft’s Surface Laptop Studio and Surface Pro 8 stole the spotlight from the Surface Go 3 when the company revamped its PC portfolio last year, but now there is another reason to check out the diminutive convertible tablet. Read more...

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Portable film projectors are a great way to screen your favorite films, shows, and other content without a television or other heavy equipment. All you need is a blank canvas — whether it be a wall, sheet, or even a portable projector screen to get started. One of the most popular uses for portable projectors is taking in a movie under the stars. And during, say, times of a global pandemic, it ca

Tesla Owner $800 3•
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Electric Feel In a gloriously cursed marriage of crypto bro trends, a Tesla owner claims he uses his electric vehicle to mine crypto — and makes as much as $800 a month while doing it. Siraj Raval told CNBC that he’s been using his 2018 Tesla Model 3 as a power source to mine ethereum and bitcoin. To pull it off, he does a mix of questionable things to his Tesla, including hacking its internal co

Tesla Full Self-Driving•
An update to Tesla cars adds a mode to follow other cars more closely and to slow rather than stop.

Enlarge / Giving a little joy. (credit: xJasonRogersx / Flickr ) One month ago, we asked readers to donate to a couple of good causes in our 2021 Charity Drive sweepstakes . And boy, did you deliver. With the drive now complete and the donations all tallied, we can report that Ars Technica readers gave an incredible $40,261.71 to Child's Play and the EFF in the last month. That doesn't quite set

JetBlue Airways is making some big changes to its network. The New York-based carrier is cutting 17 routes this spring, as first seen in Cirium schedules. The majority of the routes getting axed were originally added during the pandemic to “bring immediate cash in the door.” They’re getting cut as “our customers return to more expected booking patterns,” according to the airline. You’ll find the

When it comes to the loyalty programs of the “big three” carriers in the United States, I tend to think that American AAdvantage offers the most value when redeeming miles for international premium cabin travel, both in terms of partner airlines and redemption rates. There are plenty of markets where American AAdvantage has the best pricing for award travel among oneworld programs, while I’d argu

Exposed brick walls can give your room a warm and rustic feel—but maintaining them can be more daunting than you might initially realize. You can bring them back to their former glory, though—or update them with some paint—by following these simple steps. Read more...

The UBports Foundation has rolled out an update for mobile operating system Ubuntu Touch that eliminates a long-standing pain point. Ubuntu Touch OTA-21, the latest version of the Linux -based OS, delivers a fix for problems with the set-up and synchronization of Google accounts, first encountered by users more than two years ago. Now, however, users should be able to sync their Google calendar a

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A team of scientists shows where some of the gas giant’s huge storms come from and how the process is similar to the buildup of extreme weather on our planet.

We all know that breaking a bad habit can be incredibly difficult. Fortunately, science has uncovered a new way to do it, and if you’re a list-maker, you’re gonna love it. Read This Article on LifeSavvy ›

When you need to highlight a portion of text, it’s not always convenient to use a text box. To emphasize a paragraph while keeping it within the main content, you can put a border around that text in Word instead. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

I don’t want to get ahead of myself, but 2022 may be the year of foldable phones. Oppo launched the Find N last month, Google should debut a Pixel Fold soon, and Honor just announced the Magic V, its first foldable. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

It might be cold outside, but Netflix is bringing the heat in January with its original launches. This week that’s no different. Read This Article on LifeSavvy ›

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While the real world goes to hell, there’s a comfort—a very small, cold comfort—in knowing that democracy is still holding strong somewhere, namely over at Marvel Comics . Well, not really Marvel Comics, just the X-Men ... and even then, that’s kind of overselling it. Look, you just get to elect the team’s new… Read more...

Liz Young remembers when her family became homeowners, even at six years old she understood it was a big deal. That sparked a fascination with real estate and the home-owning experience. While working at Bloomberg, she discovered the importance of data-driven decisions in the housing market. She wanted to give the power of data to the average homeowner, so she founded Realm, which helps homeowner

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Image: Honor Shortly before the end of 2021, Huawei spin-off brand Honor started teasing the foldable Honor Magic V smartphone. Fast forward mere weeks later, and not only has that device been revealed, but we’ve got a full set of specs to boot. Of course, the most significant point of interest for many of us is likely that folding display, so it’s … Continue reading

Bel-Air Fresh Prince•
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OK this is weird. It's not that Bel Air looks bad or anything. On the contrary, this first full-blown trailer for Peacock's dramatic Fresh Prince of Bel Air reboot is a slick and promising first taste of this new era for the Banks family. But it's still weird to watch if your fond Fresh Prince memories are marked by Uncle Phil's firmly genteel dadness, Will's extremely '90s wardrobe, and generall

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Another year, another set of health and fitness goals. Ready to kick things into gear? Make sure you’ve got the right fitness tools to start 2022 off on the right foot. Here are a dozen different deals on fitness gear and workout tech to kick off your new year’s resolutions . May the odds be ever in your favor. TREBLAB Z2 Bluetooth 5.0 Noise-Canceling Headphones Every workout needs a soundtrack —

Oculus ICO Meta VR•
The information commissioner wants to talk about child protection in virtual reality.

Developers at WordPress have pushed out an automatic update to millions of users, patching their websites and eliminating multiple vulnerabilities. Some of these vulnerabilities were so severe that if exploited, could allow the attacker to completely take over the site, whereas others were less dangerous and required some level of admin access to be exploited. In total, four vulnerabilities were

LG G2 CES 2022 OLED•
While the rest of the industry is going bigger in 2022, LG TVs are going smaller: For the first time, LG is offering its flagship C-Series OLED in a 42-inch size and, if pricing follows previous years, it could be yours for under a grand. Thanks to CES 2022 , we know about several new LG TVs heading our way. We know about the new LG C2 OLED and G2 OLEDs that use LG’s OLED evo panels that have a h

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In honor of the late, great Betty White, why not take inspiration from her most iconic acting role and add some Golden Girls dazzle to your home? While we might not all have the fortitude (or the desire) to go full-on ‘80s Miami retiree, we can all take some pointers from their enthusiastic tropical flair. Here are… Read more...

Honor Magic Foldable•
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After teasing its first foldable smartphone in December, Honor has unveiled the Magic V. Honor is joining the likes of Huawei , which is its former parent company , and Xiaomi by stepping into the foldable marketplace. Like Samsung's Z Fold devices, this is a dual-screen smartphone. It has a 6.45-inch, 431 PPI external display with a resolution of 2560 x 1080, 120Hz refresh rate and 21:9 aspect r

Apple Metaverse Headset•
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Apple apparently doesn’t want anything to do with tech’s most obnoxious buzzword—I’m referring, of course, to metaverse (a pass for guessing NFT). Read more...

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Source: Zigmar Stein/Shutterstock The global semiconductor shortage has disrupted production across the board. Although one would expect the impact of this short supply of chips to be limited to only consumer electronics, the crisis has inadvertently affected manufacturing in virtually every product category, from smartphones to automobiles. Now, the chip shortage is a cause of worry for printer

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TL;DR: The BetterMe health app is offering a one-year subscription for $19.99 , a three-year subscription for $29.99 , and a lifetime subscription for $39.99 at the Mashable Shop as of Jan. 10. Sometimes the hardest part of working out is going outside in the cold and driving to the gym. So why not eliminate that step entirely and get into a workout flow from the comfort of your own home? A worko

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TL;DR: As of Jan. 10, you can save 20% on the Giraffe Retractable Water Hose Reel and get it for $139.99 instead of $177. Still fighting with your janky old hose that lays in a mysteriously unending tangled mess on the ground near your home? Do your back a favor and get rid of it once and for all. And then swap it out for the Giraffe Retractable Water Hose Reel . The Giraffe Hose Reel is typicall

Many travel loyalty programs offer the ability to earn lifetime elite status. Ordinarily elite status has to be earned on an annual basis, so it sure is nice to be able to not worry about requalifying for status anymore. I’ve written in the past about lifetime hotel elite status, including with Hilton Honors , Marriott Bonvoy , and World of Hyatt . I now wanted to take a look at the lifetime stat

A roundup of the most important stories of the day. I keep you up to date on the most interesting writings I find on other sites – the latest news and tips. Continue reading ...

Celebrations aren’t complete without dessert. Even on a normal day, dinner is just a little more special when you know there’s going to be cake. But the three things that make them downright irresistible are the same things we have to watch out for—fat, sugar, and carbs. What a glorious combo! Responsible for hundreds… Read more...

Google Convince Unions•
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An administrative law judge orders the company to turn over more documents, including one that describes an effort to convince employees that “unions suck.”

FAA 50 US Airports•
The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has revealed 50 airports that will be subject to 5G ‘buffer zones’ to reduce any risk of interference with aircraft equipment. US mobile operators are gearing up to deploy 5G services using mid-range ‘C-Band’ spectrum that offers a compromise between the range and indoor penetration characteristics of low-range airwaves and the huge capacity offered by

Honor Magic Foldable•
The last few months have brought a number of debut foldable phones , and now Honor is the latest company to join the fun, with a new device that beats the Galaxy Z Fold 3 in terms of specs. This new phone, launched at an event in China, is the Honor Magic V - that V isn't a Roman numeral, as it refers to the fact the device folds in a V shape. Right now, we don't know if it'll be launching worldw

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The value of bitcoin fell under the $40,000 mark in early morning trading today. The popular cryptocurrency sold off sharply this morning, while rival tokens like ether also lost value. Currently worth $39,831 per coin, bitcoin is off 4.3% and ether 5.1%, according to Coinbase data . While it is always risky to cover price changes in the crypto world, the fall in the value of bitcoin has crossed

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Enlarge / The Ariane 5 rocket, with the James Webb Space Telescope, at its launch site in French Guiana. (credit: ESA/S. Corvaja) There were two stunningly good pieces of news about the James Webb Space Telescope this past weekend. One was widely reported—that after an intricate, two-week process, the telescope completed its deployment without any difficulties. The next steps toward science opera

The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every weekend in your inbox . Hello readers and Happy New Year (I was gone last week): Welcome to The Station, your central hub for all past, present and future means of moving people and packages from Point A to Point B. Welp, CES 2022 came and went. And while other ne

Online One Internet Dating•
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Online dating is now the norm. "We met on Tinder" is the new "we met in a bar." And this isn't going to change any time soon. Countless children have been born to parents who met via an online dating app like Match or eharmony , and according to eharmony, more than 50% of couples will meet online by 2031. They would say that, but it’s understandable given online dating’s popularity. The only real

E ditor’s note: This is TPG’s permanent page with all currently available airline shopping portal promotions, so you can bookmark it and check back regularly for updates. The holidays may be over, but in today’s day and age, online shopping never really stops. And with the ongoing shipping delays and supply shortages with various popular products, it’s a good idea to stay a little ahead of gettin

TechCrunch noted a week ago that private markets appeared strongly bullish on future startup value creation, while public markets were drifting lower, repricing possible exit values for today’s upstart companies. The was, it seemed, a rising gap between the level of bullishness in the private and public markets. That dissonance has only increased in volume in the intervening days. New data from C

Ford Lightning Production•
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Via Ford For many years now, some of the dealers in Ford’s network have been acting shady when it comes to highly desired Ford cars and trucks. One of the most despicable practices as far as many Ford fans are concerned is the extremely common occurrence of dealerships adding “market adjustments” to the MSRP of high-performance and off-road Ford vehicles. For example, … Continue reading

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Disney offers a tiny glimpse of the return of Hocus Pocus . Kung Fu ’s sophomore season adds a trio of new stars. The returning stars of Scream discuss the new movie. Plus, a look at the returns of Resident Alien and Batwoman , and what to expect from the debut of Naomi . Spoilers away! Read more...

Your first day in the gym can be pretty intimidating. I remember spending a whole semester in one half of my university’s gym because the other room was, I don’t know, scary. And if you haven’t been to the gym in a while—or ever—you probably have questions. So let’s talk through the very, very basics. Read more...

London-based Kodland , which started out back in 2018 offering in-person courses for children to learn digital skills like computer programming before switching focus to online learning from early 2020, has closed a $9 million Series A funding round to scale into more markets. The round is led by Redseed Ventures, with participation from Baring Vostok, Kismet, Flyer One Ventures and Alexander Nev

Apache is a versatile web server which offers a full complement of supporting features, some of them via extensions. In this article, we’ll use the mod_proxy module to configure Apache in a reverse proxy role. Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

Kubernetes object deletions aren’t as straightforward as they seem on the surface. Deleting an object is an involved process that includes conditional checks to determine whether safe removal is possible. This is achieved by API objects called Finalizers. Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

Flubot Flash Player•
If you were surprised to see a prompt for Flash Player update on your phone, thinking the poor thing died years ago - you’re right. It did die, and the “update” that’s been making rounds online is actually an attempt to get gullible people to install malware onto the endpoints . Cybersecurity researchers from MalwareHunterTeam have spotted an SMS phishing campaign targeting Android users. In that

Verizon's latest set of cell phone deals include newly increased trade-in rebates for those looking to upgrade - up to $800 off on the latest flagship devices , in fact. The iPhone 13 , 13 Pro , Galaxy S21 Ultra , and Google Pixel 6 devices are just a few of the top-end phones available via the carrier right now, with these increased maximum rebates for those already on the network. While big tra

Samsung Galaxy S22•
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Samsung's new flagship smartphones, the Samsung Galaxy S22, S22 Plus, and S22 Ultra, are likely coming on Feb. 8. Korea's Digital Daily (via Engadget ) claims a Samsung official confirmed the date, and added that the company will start sending invitations for the event at the end of January. According to the outlet, the Galaxy S22 series phones will be available for pre-order right after the even

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Image Credit: Oculus The Metaverse is the newest buzzword in tech and media these days and, unsurprisingly, a lot of companies have tried to touch that topic at CES 2022 in the past week. Even car maker Hyundai had something to say about it, showcasing how its newly-acquired Spot robot from Boston Dynamics could be used for its future vision of the metaverse … Continue reading

There’s nothing in the world quite like vinyl. However, once you take your new albums home from the record store, you’ll need to keep them clean so they last for years. Wondering how to clean a vinyl record? Keep reading—we have all the info. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

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While airline travel is often frustrating, you don’t have to resign yourself to a completely miserable experience. As a passenger, you have certain rights set out by the U.S. Department of Transportation in the event of delays, cancellations and other unexpected situations. Here’s what you’re entitled to when you fly. Read more...

Hello and welcome back to Equity , a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. This is our Monday show, our short ramp into the week. Yes, it’s Monday again. No, you can’t stay in bed. Things are already happening! Take-Two is buying Zynga : In a cash and stock deal worth around $12.7 billion (enterprise value), the transaction has deligh

MSI has given us a fleeting teaser of an incoming PCIe 5.0 SSD from the firm’s Spatium range of solid-state offerings. The Spatium PCIe 5.0 SSD will run with the new Phison PS5026-E26 controller – which was revealed at CES 2022 – and is an add-in board which uses the NVMe 2.0 interface. As Wccftech spotted, MSI gave us a glimpse of the drive on Twitter, but with little info sadly. Can't wait to m

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Brain-computer interfaces are getting better all the time—and they’re about to land us in a philosophical quagmire.

When you have multiple user accounts, ideal if you’re working on a shared Windows PC, you can switch between accounts without closing any apps you have open or files you’re working on. Here’s how it’s done. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

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While we consider Apple's MacBook Air M1 to be the best in the company's lineup for most people, there are some who will want a beefier machine. That's where the MacBook Pro M1 comes in, and Amazon has the 2020 model for a bit less than usual. The 13-inch laptop with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage is $150 off right now, bringing it down to $1,150. Only the space gray model has this discount righ

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By now, part six of And Just Like That... , the much-discussed HBO Max reboot of Sex and the City , has made the rounds on social media, and mainly for one thing: the premise of Diwali. The Hindu festival and its portrayal on the show was the subject of both discussion and dismay, mostly with Indians and South Asians like myself bemoaning the blatant tokenism and cliche-ridden narrative. The epis

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Everyone approaches relaxation in their own way: Some view having—and taking—the time to relax as their right, and something they prioritize. Others see it as something that must be earned, and is only taken after a particular amount of work, or certain tasks are accomplished (and no sooner). But what most approaches… Read more...

French startup Doctolib held a (virtual) press conference this morning to share some metrics, look back at the company’s recent product launches and give a hint about future investments. Doctolib started as a booking platform for doctors and has expanded to other services for doctors and medical workers in general. With its software-as-a-service strategy, medical workers pay a monthly subscriptio

At the start of 2022, American Airlines implemented major changes to how frequent flyers will earn AAdvantage elite status . In the new program, gone are elite-qualifying miles, dollars and segments. There’s just one elite-qualifying metric: Loyalty Points. The number of Loyalty Points you earn is largely tied to your spending instead of how much you fly. As a result, you’ll theoretically be able

Two Zynga Take-Two•
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PC gaming Giant Take-Two has announced that it's making a big move into mobile gaming with the acquisition of Zynga for a total price of approximately $12.7 billion. Take-Two already owns Rockstar Games, Codemasters and 2K, producing games like Grand Theft Auto , Red Dead Redemption , Bioshock and others. Zynga, meanwhile, produces well-known mobile titles like CSR Racing , FarmVille , and Words

GitHub Developer Npm•
Two open source libraries found on the GitHub repository have been purposefully corrupted by their author, and as a result, thousands of open-source projects were bricked. The author says he did it because he no longer wants to create free code for commercial companies making millions. His move sparked a major debate on the internet, with GitHub’s response to the issue sparking a whole different

One of the best tips in travel is to why yourself a second seat when you're flying coach . Each of the major airlines has a procedure to let you do this, and it can be a great value when fares are cheap. Do it yourself first class, or at least it can be extra room at a value price (and you're not getting a great meal if you were flying real first class anyway). The process to do this is different

In this post I wanted to take an in-depth look at the Amex Green Card , which is underrated and often overlooked. In my opinion this is a great card for anyone looking to earn travel rewards in the long run. American Express Green Card Basics For January 2022 The Amex Green Card has a reasonable annual fee, offers statements credits that can potentially more than offset the annual fee, and offers

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AskNicely is the latest company attracting capital for its app targeting shift or frontline worker success as more businesses rightly begin to see how valuable these employees are to their bottom line and how technology can ensure these key employees are empowered to help the company grow. Aaron Ward, CEO, AskNicely. Image Credits: AskNicely The Portland, Oregon-based company, which has its tech

When looking to buy a new hard drive or SSD for your PC we often just consider capacity. If performance is important to you, however, there are a few metrics you can look at: sequential and random read and write performance. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

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Play music, audiobooks, and more for your children with one of these WIRED-tested gadgets.

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Welcome to your Monday morning! CES is a wrap. While we planned to send a small team of Engadget staff to Las Vegas to cover the show in person, Omicron appeared on the horizon, and, well, our plans changed. Engadget We also decided, under those circumstances, to do our own thing for our annual CES Awards . Our favorites run the gamut from familiar categories like mobile, TV and wearables through

View of a sign advertising the Edgewater Park amusement park. Printed on front: “Edgewater Park. Sensational free acts, twice nightly. Change every Monday.” Courtesy of the Burton Historical Collection, Detroit Public Library

Microsoft is improving the appearance of switching windows using the Alt+Tab shortcut in Windows 11. Switching windows through a keyboard shortcut has been a popular option with users, and it’s particularly useful if you’re using a full-screen app that becomes unresponsive. By pressing Alt+Tab on your keyboard, you can quickly switch out of the problematic app. Switching between apps in Windows 1

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Let's come out and say it: most Valentine's Day gift guides are just plain boring. Sure, we can all appreciate a good bouquet of flowers or piece of jewellery — the heartfelt stuff is nice once in a while. But modern couples want something more intimate. Valentine's Day is the perfect excuse to give in to those primal urges. And hey, sometimes spicing things up in the bedroom is both much needed

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Valentine’s Day can be a weird AF if you're not especially lovey-dovey. Everything's covered in hearts and flowers. That's all well and good on February 14, but what about a gift that she'll appreciate beyond Valentine's Day? Say, something to remind her of just how much you care all year round? That's why we're saying to skip the heart-shaped jewellery this Valentine's Day and get your girlfrien

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Significant others are the people you know best, but sometimes they’re the hardest people to buy for. Valentine’s Day can be an especially tricky event. How much should you spend? Go all-out or keep it simple? And what about the classic “we’re not doing gifts this year,” but you still “surprise” each other with gifts anyway? (Seriously though — what is that all about?) Valentine’s Day is a great

Editor’s note: This is a recurring post, regularly updated with new information and offers. While “wave season” has been starting earlier and earlier every year, January through March is traditionally when cruise lines run very competitive sales. These promotions are designed to entice you to not only book a cruise for later this year, but even for dates as far as two years in the future. Every f

The post appeared first on Popular Mechanics .

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Huge consolidation is afoot in the world of gaming. Today Take-Two Interactive announced a plan to acquire mobile games giant Zynga, in a deal valued at $9.86 per share — $3.50 in cash and the remaining $6.36 in shares of Take-Two common stock. Zynga’s enterprise value in the deal works out to $12.7 billion. The deal will bring together two gaming powerhouses, Take-Two in consoles and PC games (i

Apple iPhone 3 March•
We’ve been waiting a long time for the iPhone SE 3 , with the iPhone SE (2020) having launched all the way back in April 2020. But it looks like the next model might be about to land, as a reputable source claims it will probably be announced this March or April. The source in question is Mark Gurman – a journalist with a great track record for Apple leaks. He said as much in the latest Power On

At CES 2022 , AMD showed off the budget Radeon RX 6500 XT graphics card, which the company said would sell for just $199 (around £147, AU$275) – but it looks like that promise is already unravelling. As Wccftech reports , it appears Asus has further dashed hopes of the AMD Radeon RX 6500 XT actually selling for $199, with Andreas Schilling of Hardwareluxx apparently getting confirmation from the

Spotify HiFi 2021 AM•
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In February 2021, Spotify announced a new subscription tier called Spotify HiFi. The company said it would offer lossless audio (compared to the compressed audio quality you get with the other subscription tiers), and that it would launch sometime in 2021. Roughly 11 months later, the company still hasn't launched Spotify HiFi. Worse, there's no launch date in sight. Tweet may have been deleted I

Tesla Full Self-Driving•
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Steve Dent Contributor Steve Dent is an associate editor at Engadget . More posts by this contributor TikTok moderator sues over mental trauma caused by graphic videos Zillow adds FaceTime SharePlay to browse homes with friends Profiles are back in Tesla’s latest “Full Self-Driving” beta 10.3 with an “Assertive Mode” that may perform rolling stops and other borderline maneuvers, The Verge has rep

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The critical vulnerability is buried among endless open source code, and many cyber experts are stumped.

Metaverse Facebook•
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Virtual hang-outs, digital currency, weddings? Online games have been making space for these things for decades.

100+Wired / 10h
New algorithms that decipher complex sequences of amino acids offered an early view of the coronavirus variant. They could point the way to future drugs.

Scientists Dna Air•
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Researchers filtered the air around two zoos and identified genetic material from dozens of species, a technique that could help track and conserve wildlife.

Las Vegas is a singular American destination, and these fares on Alaska, American, Delta, JetBlue and United Airlines will get you there for under $80 round-trip. Whether you are a gambler, gourmand or groupie, travel guilt-free to Sin City between February and December. Want your TPG news delivered straight to your inbox each morning? Sign up for our daily newsletter . (Photo by Leezel Tanglao/T

Lufthansa ITA Airways•
It looks like Lufthansa Group is trying to grow in Italy… Lufthansa could invest in ITA Airways Italian media is reporting that Lufthansa may be looking to invest in Italy’s new national airline, which launched in October 2021 . Specifically, negotiations are taking place for Lufthansa Group to possibly take a 15-40% stake in ITA Airways. If this were to happen, ITA Airways would likely become a

27How-To Geek / 10h
If you’ve shopped for a new pair of prescription glasses lately, you’ve probably seen pitches for blue-blocking lenses that supposedly cut down on eye strain and reduce sleep disruptions that come from using digital screens. But do they live up to the hype? Let’s take a look. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

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The global pandemic threw a wrench in the plans of restaurants all over the world two years ago when diners stayed home, causing many eateries to shift their business to pickup or delivery. Roberto Cebrián and David Villarreal both had experience working with restaurants in Mexico and recognized that many restaurants were not prepared to change their operations quickly, so they jumped on the oppo

Samsung Galaxy S22•
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Samsung may unveil its much anticipated (and leaked) Galaxy S22 at an Unpacked event on February 8th, according to South Korea's Digital Daily . "We have confirmed that the event will be held on February 8 and we are discussing the timing of invitations to be sent out at the end of January," a Samsung Electronics official told the site. Pre-orders are reportedly set to go live the next day, on Fe

FBI USB Drives Ransomware•
The FBI has warned the US defense industry that a cybercrime group is mailing malicious flash drives to companies in an attempt to infect the target networks with malware. Getting a flash drive via mail might sound as it came straight out of a spy novel, but unless you know exactly who sent it, it’s almost certainly carrying malware and should be disposed of, immediately. In this particular case,

Apple iPhone Years•
The iPhone 13 , iPhone 13 mini , iPhone 13 Pro , i Phone 13 Pro Max , and even the iPhone SE (2020) are very, very different to early models of Apple's phones, but much of the DNA has always been there. With that in mind, let's look back over the fifteen years of iPhone products to see just how much they've changed. It was January 9, 2007 when Steve Jobs took to the stage of the Moscone Center in

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With its dreamlike mirror and glass design, SUMMIT One Vanderbilt , an observation deck 324 meters above Grand Central Station, offers a surreal experience of the famous NYC skyline that almost makes you feel like you're levitating. With the city as our muse, we worked with dancer Bryce Cox to transport you to the mirror box in the clouds and help you experience New York in all its coral-shaded g

Chip Shortage Canon DRM•
The ongoing global chip shortage is affecting Canon toner cartridges for printers in some regions after the manufacturer was forced to stop including copy protection chips, leading some printers to wrongly identify officially compliant products as counterfeit. Users who have purchased and attempted to use cartridges lacking chips have been presented with error messages, as Canon printers are unab

Elden Ring Character•
Elden Ring ’s character creation system has leaked online, giving us a glimpse of the customization features that will be included in FromSoftware’s upcoming game. Recorded by YouTuber ER-SA during the game’s recent closed network test (and spotted by VGC ), a six-minute video shows the character creation screen in action. Although the system looks incomplete, with many of its toggles and sliders

IEEE Quantum Computing QC•
If there's one industry that could have a breakout year in 2022, it's quantum computing , the next phase of computational power that will, in theory, take everything up a level. This momentum could be kickstarted sooner than expected as Alphabet is reportedly planning on spinning out its quantum division, Sandbox@Alphabet. Business Insider reports that the secretive division, started by Google co

AMD Ryzen 7000 Zen 4•
AMD’s next-gen processors built on Zen 4 have been glimpsed in the form of a couple of engineering sample chips. Specifically, this leak of purported Ryzen 7000 CPUs was spotted by the Benchleaks Twitter bot (via VideoCardz ), and consists of an 8-core (16-thread) processor , along with a 16-core (32-thread) Ryzen chip (in the listings, where it says ‘number of processors’ it means ‘threads’). AM

State of Play February•
Rumors are swirling that a PlayStation State of Play event may be coming in February. What’s more, it’s said that it could be a bigger event than recent outings. Insider Tom Henderson (via TheGamer ) tweeted that a State of Play event may be coming in February. What’s more, it’s said that it could be a "pretty big one" compared to recent outings, which haven't really included any blockbuster anno

Final Space VR Sci-Fi•
Adult Swim’s animated comedy series, Final Space, is heading to VR headsets as a co-operative sci-fi shooter. The animated sci-fi comedy, which was cancelled last year as a result of the recent merger between WarnerMedia (owner of Adult Swim) and Discovery, follows the misadventures of astronaut Gary Goodspeed and his powerful alien sidekick, Mooncake, as they traverse the universe. Final Space c

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Panasonic has announced plans to offer a four-day workweek to employees in Japan in an effort to improve productivity and attract better workers, according to a new report from Nikkei Asia . The move comes after the Japanese government made official recommendations to private employers in 2021 that included a shorter… Read more...

Apple Watch 8 Mark Gurman•
We've got big hopes for the Apple Watch 8 , but now it sounds as thought this year's watch isn't likely to pack in lots of new sensors – if any. If true, that'll be a big disappointment to those hoping that the next-gen Apple Watch would be able to track blood pressure , blood glucose , and perhaps even blood alcohol levels. In his latest PowerOn subscriber newsletter, Bloomberg's resident Apple

The iPhone may be celebrating its 15th anniversary , but photography fans will be more nostalgic about the 10th anniversary of Fujifilm's X-series – and to mark the occasion, the camera giant has revealed the likely launch date of the much-anticipated Fujifilm X-H2 . In a YouTube video released exactly a decade after the arrival of Fujifilm's first X-series camera, the Fujifilm X-Pro1 , the compa

Online shopping portals can be a great way to pick up additional miles & points for purchases you’d make anyway. Just for following a specific link you can earn bonus points in addition to the ones you’d earn for credit card spending. The number of bonus points you earn per dollar spent varies greatly by retailer , though in addition to those variable bonuses, there are often promotions that are

Red Supergiant Star•
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Despite the massive number of stars in the sky, spotting one in the throes of a supernova is still an incredibly rare event. Now, astronomers have captured a red supergiant before, during and after a supernova explosion for the first time, gathering crucial new information about these dramatic events. "This is a breakthrough in our understanding of what massive stars do moments before they die,"

Four-Day Panasonic•
Panasonic is offering employees the option of taking a four-day workweek, freeing them up to take side jobs, volunteer, or just relax. According to Bloomberg , Panasonic joins a small but growing list of companies that are offering flexible working situations for employees, in the hopes of increasing worker productivity and happiness. “Our responsibility is to strike an ideal balance between the

Arive Raises $20M Delivery•
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Instant purchase and delivery of food and other essentials was one of the big bubbles of opportunity in the world of e-commerce in the last year, with dozens of startups big and small emerging and scooping up funding to build out businesses to bring items like groceries, toilet paper and Tylenol to people’s doors in 30 minutes or less. Now a startup called Arive that’s applying this concept to th

The Amex Offers program often has promotions that can save you money on hotel stays, especially with co-brand credit card partners Hilton and Marriott . American Express has now rolled out a new offer for Marriott stays, which could save cardmembers up to $50. Spend $250+ at Marriott, get $50 back There’s a targeted Amex Offers deal for stays at Marriott family properties over the next few months

IKEA’s Symfonisk bookshelf speaker is reportedly being upgraded, though it doesn’t sound like the audio performance is getting a boost. Spotted by Dutch tech website Tweakers the new bookshelf speaker (which costs the same as its previous iteration) will receive upgrades to its processor and memory to help it run faster, and its energy consumption while on standby is set to drop from 2.55W to 2.0

Between January and June 2021, 258 collisions were recorded, compared with 266 in the whole of 2020.

Scott Pilgrim Netflix•
Scott Pilgrim is preparing to level up at Netflix. That's right, Bryan Lee O'Malley's beloved graphic novel series is reportedly getting a TV show on the streaming platform – and it'll be an anime to boot. According to The Hollywood Reporter (THR), Netflix and Universal Content Productions (UCP), who co-developed Netflix's live-action adaptation of The Umbrella Academy , are collaborating on a Sc

Amazon has slashed 31% off the price of the Eufy Robovac G30, reducing it from £319.99 to just £219.00 . That’s the same price we saw on Black Friday and Cyber Monday for this robot vacuum, making it great value. (Not in the UK? Scroll down for the best robot vacuum deals in your region.) The best robot vacuums can clean carpets and hard floors unaided, allowing you to put your feet up. However,

Attack Titan Season 4 2•
Having trouble streaming new episodes of Attack on Titan ? You're not the only one. The famed anime series has returned to Crunchyroll for its final handful of episodes – for real this time. The so-called Final Season turned out to be split into two parts, with Part 2 only kicking off in early January, 2022, and episodes now look to be releasing weekly on the anime streaming service. The massive

DualSense PlayStation 5•
Two of Sony’s colorful new PS5 controllers are now available to pre-order ahead of their release this month, and they're already proving popular with consumers. The Nova Pink and Starlight Blue PS5 DualSense controllers are set to release on January 28 in the US and January 14 in the UK, and you can now put your money down so you don’t miss out. The Starlight Blue model has already made it to num

Later next month, Maeghan Easler will have a box fan propped in the window, blowing cold February air into her apartment in Des Moines, Iowa. She’ll have cooling packs—tights filled with ice cubes—stuffed into her cycling kit. And she’ll be pedaling like crazy. Easler will compete with dozens of other e-cyclists from around the globe in the UCI Cycling Esports World Championships on February 26.

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TL;DR: The Desklab portable touchscreen monitor is just $289.99 at the Mashable Shop as of Jan. 10. Stop using your tiny MacBook Air screen for all of your remote work. There are better options, my friend. For instance, you can get a portable touchscreen monitor from Desklab for under $300 and enjoy the power of dual screens for productivity and efficiency at home and on the go. Whether you’re a

Apple iPhone Years•
15 years ago, Steve Jobs revealed the original iPhone to the world and it began a wave of innovation that changed the mobile phone market forever. "Today, Apple is going to reinvent the phone", Steve Jobs famously said during the launch. The mobile phone market was then dominated by Nokia handsets and competitors such as BlackBerry, LG and Sony Ericsson. But now here was Apple with its first atte

Vodafone UK EE EU VMO•
EU mobile roaming charges will not be coming to Virgin Media O2 customers, the company has said, making it the only major UK mobile operator to make such a commitment. All roaming fees were abolished across the EU in June 2017 following several years of price cuts, as per European law. However, roaming was not included in the UK’s withdrawal agreement from the EU, meaning European and British ope

Biden Covid 19 Tests•
The added demand for testing and the higher prevalence of breakthrough cases have created an “opportune moment” to exploit.

Huawei Pro P50 Pocket•
The Huawei P50 Pro isn’t a new phone. In fact, it was announced all the way back in July, but if you’re not in China then you can’t easily buy it - that’s about to change though, with the more recent Huawei P50 Pocket also set to get a wider launch soon. Huawei Malaysia’s Twitter account has shared that both phones will be unveiled for the country on January 12, and while we doubt many of our rea

Samsung Galaxy S22•
It's Samsung Galaxy S22 time, as the unveiling of Samsung's annual flagship mobiles is generally the biggest tech event in the early months of the year, and we may know a date when we'll be able to see these new devices. South Korean website Digital Daily has apparently