Gadgets

How to Fix the iOS 14 Bug That Causes Major Battery Drain

Apple’s new iOS 14 has brought iPhone users a trove of wonders. But one cannot have wonders without some bugs. So if you recently noticed that your iPhone seems to suffer...

Just Buy a Dang Smart Watch

Let’s talk about smartwatches for a minute. I have, for an inordinate amount of time, been extremely averse to donning a smart device on my wrist. My reasons for this weird hangup...

HP’s New Spectre 2-in-1 Has a 14-inch Screen and Updated Specs

HP’s premium Spectre x360 systems are already some of the most full-featured and eye-catching 2-in-1s on the market. But now HP is adding a new 14-inch convertible to the line sporting...

Grindr fixes issue that let hackers easily hijack accounts

The popular LGBT+ hook-up app Grindr has fixed a glaring security flaw that allowed hackers to take over any account if they knew...

Xbox Series X first look: Fast, powerful and quiet

Dive deep into quick resume and faster load times in backward compatible games. The Xbox Series X is zippy. That’s the word that stands out in my mind as I bounce among...

Atari VCS backers should get their consoles ‘very soon’

More than two years and multiple delays after its original announcement, the Atari VCS is finally making its way to people who helped crowdfund the console. In an update over on...

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A New Kind of Male Sex Toy

The Arcwave Ion, a new sex toy from a company called Wow Tech, promises a different kind of male orgasm. They deliver... kind of. BTW, friends, this review is NSFW. Wow Tech makes the disgustingly-named Womanizer, a popular ladies toy that uses vibration...

Google Fi starts selling 5G phones from Samsung

Google Fi customers have been able to use unlocked Samsung phones on the MVNO’s network for years, but now those same customers can now buy a Samsung Galaxy device directly from the search giant. On the Fi website, the company has...

Waymo rolls out its driverless robo-taxi service in Arizona

Waymo, the self-driving unit of Alphabet, said Thursday that it’s offering its fully driverless robo-taxis to all customers of its ride-hailing service in Phoenix, Arizona. Previously, the company only afforded its fleet of unmanned...

UK announces more than 10,000 new cases for first time

There were 12,872 new cases, while a further 49 people have died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19. However, the government said a technical issue meant some cases this week were not recorded at the time so these were included...

Greenland Melting Fastest Any Time in Last 12,000 Years

Greenland is the biggest island in the world. And the ice sheet that sits atop it is massive. "The pile of ice is so thick it extends more than 10,000 feet above the ocean. And if all that ice were to melt...