Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 review: AMD makes this 14-inch gaming laptop fly - CNET
by Lori Grunin on March 30, 2020 at 1:00 pm
A fast 14-inch laptop that's not just for gaming.
2020 Chrysler Pacifica review: Still a great option - Roadshow
by Craig Cole on March 30, 2020 at 9:00 am
With a comfortable and highly adaptable interior, windswept styling and plenty of performance, the Pentastar brand's minivan is one of the best in the business.
Magic Keyboard makes the new $999 MacBook Air - CNET
by Dan Ackerman on March 29, 2020 at 1:32 pm
The classic MacBook Air makes some big improvements and even cuts the starting price, making it hard to beat for students, creatives and almost anyone else.
The best $700 iPhone Apple has ever made - CNET
by Patrick Holland on March 29, 2020 at 12:00 pm
New cameras, longer battery life, Night Mode, a goofy selfie feature and a price drop. That's a respectable upgrade list.
Dell XPS 13 review: Tiny tweaks to a long-time favorite - CNET
by Dan Ackerman on March 28, 2020 at 11:01 am
With a slightly bigger screen and smaller body, the new XPS 13 continues its steady march towards laptop perfection.
A budget phone wonder that's still one of our faves - CNET
by Patrick Holland on March 28, 2020 at 11:00 am
A $300 phone shouldn't be this good.
We’ve come full rectangle: Polaroid is reborn out of The Impossible Project
by Devin Coldewey on March 27, 2020 at 8:22 pm
More than a decade after announcing that it would keep Polaroid's abandoned instant film alive, The Impossible Project has done the... improbable: It has officially become the brand it set out to […]
NYU makes face shield design for healthcare workers that can be built in under a minute available to all
by Darrell Etherington on March 27, 2020 at 5:40 pm
New York University is among the many academic, private and public institutions doing what it can to address the need for personal protective equipment (PPE) among healthcare workers across the […]
Prisma Health develops FDA-authorized 3D-printed device that lets a single ventilator treat four patients
by Darrell Etherington on March 26, 2020 at 8:54 pm
The impending shortage of ventilators for U.S. hospitals is likely already a crisis, but will become even more dire as the number grows of patients with COVID-19 that are suffering from severe […]
Dyson and Gtech answer UK call for ventilator design and production to support COVID-19 response
by Darrell Etherington on March 26, 2020 at 4:44 pm
Companies around the world are shifting production lines and business models to address the needs of governments and healthcare agencies in their efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19. Two companies […]
Huawei announces the P40 and tries to stay relevant without Google
by Romain Dillet on March 26, 2020 at 1:33 pm
Huawei has unveiled new flagship phones today, the P40, P40 Pro and P40 Pro+. These are beautiful phones with great specs. But it would only take you a few minutes to realize that there’s […]
Apple releases iOS and iPadOS 13.4 with trackpad support
by Romain Dillet on March 24, 2020 at 5:39 pm
Apple has released software updates for the iPhone, the iPad, the Apple Watch, the Apple TV and the Mac. The biggest changes are on the iPad. Starting today, you can pair a mouse or trackpad with […]
Reddit Polls Help You Gauge People’s Opinions
by Dave Parrack on March 30, 2020 at 11:30 pm
Reddit now officially supports Polls, with the social media platform rolling them out as a new type of post. This means that you can create a Poll on Reddit without needing to use a third-party […]
Real Online Privacy for Beginners: 60+ Essential Tips and Warnings
by Joel Lee on March 30, 2020 at 9:00 pm
Companies and governments are spying on you all over the internet and beyond. We have all kinds of tips to help you reclaim your privacy online! Every year, we lose a little bit more of what little […]
How to Set Up TeamViewer and Access Your PC From Anywhere
by Ben Stegner on March 30, 2020 at 8:00 pm
For home users who want to access a computer remotely, it doesn’t get any easier than TeamViewer. Whether you want to access your home computer from anywhere or connect to a friend’s […]
Complete Guide to Twitch Subscriptions: Everything You Need to Know
by Joe Keeley on March 30, 2020 at 7:00 pm
Twitch is the leading live-streaming site for games. Millions of people tune in to see others play games like League of Legends and Fortnite. Although people also stream other things, games are the […]
Duolingo ABC Can Teach Kids How to Read
by Dave Parrack on March 30, 2020 at 6:30 pm
Duolingo has launched a new app designed to help kids learn how to read. Called Duolingo ABC, the app aims to teach young kids aged between three and six how to read. Duolingo ABC is completely free […]
How Does a Mechanical Keyboard Work?
by Georgina Torbet on March 30, 2020 at 6:00 pm
Most people don’t think much about the keyboard of their computer. But as something you use every day it can really make a difference to how your computer feels when you interact with it. Many […]
Facebook Could Help Journalism by Making News Easier to Find
by Steven Levy on March 30, 2020 at 11:09 pm
The social media giant gave $100 million to help local news during the pandemic, but it still makes you hunt for trusted sources.
Nonprofits and Companies That Are Helping to Fight the Pandemic
by Medea Giordano on March 30, 2020 at 9:47 pm
Donate, if you can. Everyone is trying to get by, but these nonprofits, retailers, and companies are directly helping make a difference against the novel coronavirus.
Should I Stop Ordering Packages? Is It Ok to Get Takeout? Your Covid-19 Questions, Answered
by Meghan Herbst on March 30, 2020 at 8:29 pm
Plus: What it means to 'flatten the curve,' and everything else you need to know about the coronavirus.
An Online Library Is Venturing Into Uncharted Legal Waters
by Timothy B. Lee, Ars Technica on March 30, 2020 at 5:57 pm
With public libraries closed, the Internet Archive announced an initiative to offer 1.4 million books for free online—reopening a heated copyright debate.
A Wearable for Opioid Patients Gets Retooled for Covid-19
by Sidney Fussell, Adrienne So on March 30, 2020 at 5:05 pm
It alerts staff when a patient’s condition changes, allowing people to be sent home and monitored remotely. Two hospital systems will begin testing it this week.
It's Time to Face Facts, America: Masks Work
by Ferris Jabr on March 30, 2020 at 4:59 pm
Official advice has been confusing, but the science isn't hard to grok. Everyone should cover up.
Coronavirus Prompts Instacart and Amazon Strikes Over Health Concerns
by Noam Scheiber and Kate Conger on March 31, 2020 at 1:32 am
The two companies are the latest targets of labor action by groups fearing virus exposure on the job.
New York Attorney General Looks Into Zoom’s Privacy Practices
by Danny Hakim and Natasha Singer on March 31, 2020 at 1:04 am
As the videoconferencing platform’s popularity has surged, Zoom has scrambled to address a series of data privacy and security problems.
Hive Mind of Makers Rises to Meet Pandemic
by Andrew Jacobs and Rachel Abrams on March 30, 2020 at 9:24 pm
Tinkerers, sewers and scientists bring their ideas and 3-D printers to bear on the shortage of medical supplies.
Trump Won the Internet. Democrats Are Scrambling to Take It Back.
by Jim Rutenberg and Matthew Rosenberg on March 30, 2020 at 7:32 pm
In the era of big data, memes and disinformation, the Democrats are trying to regain their digital edge as the president and his loyalists dictate the terms of debate.
Facebook Aims $100 Million at Media Hit by the Coronavirus
by Marc Tracy on March 30, 2020 at 6:21 pm
With grants and marketing spending, the social media giant hopes to support outlets doing essential local reporting but struggling with a drop in advertising.
Tech Giants Prepared for 2016-Style Meddling. But the Threat Has Changed.
by Kevin Roose, Sheera Frenkel and Nicole Perlroth on March 30, 2020 at 5:31 pm
After spending billions to avoid a repeat of 2016, the tech giants are careening from crisis to crisis as their foes change tactics.