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The Rotom Phone is finally getting a second camera

The Rotom Phone is getting a big upgrade from one back camera to two. Beyond that, though, the new phone seems to be a largely iterative upgrade. The...

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I found $20 in my old pants and I’m ready to take over Robinhood

There’s speculation that Robinhood is a takeover target. I don’t see why I should wait for someone else to buy it when I’ve got $20 right here....

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You can bring Internet Explorer back to life in Windows 11 if you’re a glutton for punishment

Internet Explorer actually runs on Windows 11, after all. Microsoft said it had disabled the browser, but there’s a secret trick to getting IE...

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The God of War comes to Xbox, sort of

Right now on the Xbox store, you can find a blatant ripoff of the God of War series titled War Gods Zeus of Child. The developer, Dolaka Ltd., also...

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Roku has a problem — its buttons aren’t printing enough money

Roku says that a lack of expected button revenue is to blame for some of its missed goals. How could this have happened, when they’re sooo useful?...

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Xbox is campy now

Xbox has released a new lineup of clothing and accessories that it calls the camper collection. Supposedly, it’s gear meant for the outdoors, but...

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Saudi Arabia’s new mirrored city looks like a huge dystopian wall in the desert

Saudi Arabia has revealed new design plans for its 170-kilometer-long city, The Line, to be built as part of its $500 billion...

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Amazon’s best-selling new charcoal grill is... the Pixel Buds Pro?

If you head over to Amazon right now, you can pre-order the retailer’s hottest new charcoal grill: the Google Pixel Buds Pro. The algorithm thinks...

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Quick question: would you buy a monitor from a company called Dough?

Eve, the company that makes the Spectrum monitor — and before that, the disastrously crowdfunded Eve V tablet — has rebranded to Dough. Dough is...

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TIL that WordPerfect is still around, getting updates, and is currently on sale

Not many pieces of software are still around and getting updates after forty-odd years. But the WordPerfect word processor is. It’s even on sale at...

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Chris Evans still misses his iPhone 6S and its home button

Chris Evans, who has played Captain America and is now starring in a new Netflix flick, The Gray Man, is complaining about his new iPhone 12 Pro....

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You’re not hearing things — yes, the Twitter app chirps now

When you pull down to refresh your feed, you might hear a new trill and a chirp. We’ve primarily heard the noises on iOS, but they seem to be on...

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It’s ChromeOS now, not Chrome OS

Chrome OS, Google’s Linux-based operating system for its Chromebook devices, is now called ChromeOS, with no space in between the words. Maybe...

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Hyundai imagines a grim future where metaverse ‘artists’ live in their cars

Hyundai’s vision of the future features hustling Gen Zers who are forced to design metaverse trashion shows from the driver seat of their...

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I’ve been getting tons of ‘wrong number’ spam texts, and I don’t hate it?

I’ve been getting a lot of "wrong number" spam texts that are oddly literary and intriguing. But the reality is a little grimmer, as it...

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Samsung’s Starbucks collab Galaxy Buds case is silly and pointless and I want one

Samsung and Starbucks worked together on cases for the Galaxy S22 and Buds 2 lineup, including a tiny latte earbuds case that’s much cuter than...

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My journey to drain the M2 MacBook Pro’s battery

Apple’s M2 MacBook Pro has a capable processor with monstrous battery life. I was finally able to kill the thing, and I’ve chronicled the process...

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RIP Chris Evans’ iPhone 6S

Chris Evans is finally upgrading his iPhone 6S — and giving up its home button — almost seven years after the phone came out. The 6S is slated to...

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Airdrop app makes MacBook notch useful

In a new prototype, developer Ian Keen has tried to turn the MacBook’s display notch into a design feature that makes using AirDrop easier. He...

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Baby Shark is getting a second set of NFTs — yes, second

The characters from the most-viewed video on YouTube and children’s song are yet again getting turned into NFTs. Pinkfong’s even throwing a party...

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Google Cloud employee calculates pi to 100 trillion digits

Google Cloud developer advocate Emma Haruka Iwao was able to calculate the digit value of pi to 100 trillion digits. She used the same computer...

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Elon Musk says Tesla’s fake robot might be ready by September 30th

Elon Musk promised a working prototype of the company’s recently announced humanoid robot, Optimus, at the next AI Day, which will be held...

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Wouldn’t life be more fun if charging bricks looked like tiny Macintosh computers?

Shargeek has launched a new Indiegogo for a 35W charging brick shaped like a tiny Apple Macintosh computer. It’s set to retail for $49, with...

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It’s hard to believe Google Drive’s just now getting copy / paste shortcuts

Google is adding the ability to use standard keyboard shortcuts to manage your files (cut, copy, paste) in Drive, a feature that somehow wasn’t...

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A wild Pokémon-themed Galaxy Buds case has appeared

Samsung has released a Pokémon-themed poké ball case for its Galaxy Buds true wireless earbuds in South Korea. It’s a limited edition, and it...

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Amazon hardware exec takes another swipe at Zuckerberg’s metaverse fantasy

Amazon’s head of devices has said that he doesn’t want to live in a virtual world all day, and that he’d prefer to make devices that let people...

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Jeff Bezos is not a poster

Jeff Bezos seems to lack a basic understanding of how Twitter works. He’s tweeting about PowerPoint on a platform where there is no incentive to be...

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Broadway theater installs IR camera system to catch audience members trying to record nude scenes

After someone posted photos showing actors Jesse L. Williams and Michael Oberholtzer during a nude scene, a Broadway theater has installed a new...

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