Smart thermostats, Playdate, Project Zero, scam texts, notification anxiety, VW ID.Buzz, solar at night, iPhone hacks and Chicago slang. News was a bit quiet in the last week due to Easter, but we still found some great information to share with you. Check out all of the latest headlines below and click on one to get the full story.
- Best Smart Thermostats for 2022
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- Playdate is a magical indie game machine
- Logitech Lift: New Vertical Mouse Is Smaller and, Yes, More Ergonomic
- New Apple Watch Features We’re Expecting Later This Year
- Nitecore’s new Sony camera battery charges through built-in USB-C
- Why a Chromebook Is Probably All You Need
- US warns of state-supported malware built to attack critical infrastructure
- Google’s Project Zero Detects Record Number of Zero-Day Exploits in 2021
- How an Apple iCloud Exploit Lost a Crypto Trader Over $650K
- Pegasus Spyware and Citizen Surveillance: What You Need to Know
- Check Your Messages: Scam Texts on the Rise
- China’s COVID Lockdowns Could Mean Millions of Fewer iPhones, Per Analyst
- These Are the People Who Should Get a Second COVID Booster Shot
- Google Wants to Eliminate Notification Anxiety with ‘Ambient Notifications’
- Disney+ glitch is causing missing episodes for fan-favorite series; company says fix underway
- Before Google kills free G Suite accounts, why not offer a family email plan?
- Tesla Solar Panels Review: Cheaper Than Other National Players
- Hunting the Ghost Particle: What Is a Neutrino and How Could It Break Physics?
- 2021 Tesla Model Y Long-Term Update: Putting It on Ice
- VW ID.Buzz first look: An EV that makes vans cool again
- Solar Panels That Work at Night Developed at Stanford
- Netflix Loses 200,000 Subscribers, Counts Password-Sharing as Contributing Factor
- Envision Glasses for the Blind Can Read Documents, Scan Faces, Aid Navigation
- T-Mobile Expands 5G Home Internet Availability By Another 10 Million Households
- Delta confirms it worked with SpaceX to trial Starlink’s satellite internet
- Saving the Sounds of the Early 20th Century
- Galaxy A02S, A03S, A12 Review: Samsung’s Under-$200 Phones Do More Than I Thought
- The iPhone hacks we couldn’t believe we didn’t know about
- Is Samsung’s wild new display concept the future of smartphones?
- Samsung’s Pokémon-themed Galaxy Z Flip 3 is a delight
Each week we’ll share a meme that we find thought provoking or just plain funny.
- Merge Away, Warner Bros. Discovery. Just Don’t Charge Us More for HBO Max
- How to get your grill ready for the outdoor season
- Meet the Man Who Wants to Make Sitting an Extreme Sport
- The Once-Common Practice of Communal Sleeping
- Planespotting With the ‘Avgeeks’
- Yes, There’s an Ideal Temperature You Should Set Your Thermostat to This Summer
- 14 Chicago Slang Terms You Should Know
- ‘I Just Want a Plane’: When a College Student Demanded Pepsi Hand Over a Harrier Jet
- What Do the Colored Flags Outside Your Doctor’s Office Mean?
- 11 Facts About Babe Ruth
- Was There Treasure Buried Under Lyon?
If you see some important tech news that you feel we should share with our readers, please let us know and we’ll consider including it in our next post.
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