Are Samsung’s Smart TVs really spying on you?

Remember when Microsoft revealed Kinect would quietly listen to everything you said, causing the internet to erupt into furious, anti-Orwellian storm? Now it’s Samsung’s turn. A passage from the company’s Smart TV privacy policy has been doing the rounds, revealing a small but concerning detail: “Please be aware that if your spoken words include personal […]

Pebble Watch Creator Now Wants to Keep Your AirPods From Dying and Disappearing

In 2012, when everyone assumed that no one wanted a smartwatch, the original Pebble became the poster-child for the crowdfunding site Kickstarter when it raised just over $10 million from excited backers. Five years later, Pebble is no more, its intellectual assets are now owned by Fitbit, and the company’s CEO is returning to Kickstarter with a new product that […]

Beats Studio3 headphones even kill wind noise

Noise-cancelling headphones are saviours to commuters and jet setters alike, cutting out background babble and creating a calm oasis of tranquility… so that you can listen to Norwegian death metal or Dutch gabba in the peace and quiet these genres truly deserve – nay, demand. But Beats’ wireless Studio3 cans go a step further than […]

The Essential Phone earns one of iFixit’s worst repairability ratingsThe Essential Phone earns one of iFixit’s worst repairability ratings

Cynthia Gil Andy Rubin’s Essential Phone has finally shipped to customers after half a summer’s worth of delays, and that means the teardown experts of iFixit have now had a chance to rip apart the slick slab of titanium and ceramic. The verdict? iFixit gives the Essential Phone a 1 out of 10 on its “repairability” scale, placing […]

Logitech resurrects the trackball mouse with the MX Ergo

The year is 2017, and Logitech is releasing a new trackball mouse called the MX Ergo. Yes, you read that right: the trackball is back, folks. If you’re not familiar, the trackball mouse is an odd relic of a past computing age, when an actual argument took place as to whether or not it was […]


A year ago, I wrote that the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 was the best big phone ever made. It had excellent performance, a great camera, and a refined design that was surprisingly manageable for a device with a large screen. But that glory was short-lived: as everyone knows, the Note 7 had a defective internal battery design […]

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update rolls out October 17

At its IFA keynote, Microsoft has announced the Fall Creators Update for Windows 10 will start rolling out on October 17. The free update, originally announced in May, will include improved support for mixed reality and virtual reality devices, a new photo app and many tweaks to the overall design and usability of Windows 10. The keynote and accompanying blog post, […]

Weather technology gets better, while stress levels rise

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) – On Sept. 8 1900, a Category 4 hurricane ripped through Galveston, Texas. Between 6,000 and 8,000 people lost their lives. “Those people had no idea this was coming,” said FOX 8 Meteorologist Bruce Katz. Sophisticated weather forecasting technology did not exist, and without warning, thousands were going about their daily lives […]

How Technology Is Changing Day-To-Day Life

The rate at which technology has developed in the past half a century is astonishing. Innovation and advancement have changed the way that the world operates in more ways than one. Just about every sector you can imagine has been transformed by technological advancements in recent years, from the healthcare facilities to retail stores. While […]

Honda divulges deets on CR-V Hybrid before Frankfurt

Last week, Honda teased the appearance of a Euro-spec CR-V Hybrid at the Frankfurt Motor Show. But because waiting is for chumps, Honda’s already giving out details on its greener crossover. The Honda CR-V Hybrid may not be shown off until next week, but we already know a fair bit about it. From an aesthetics standpoint, the CR-V Hybrid […]