Alexa calls, Fire 7, COVID tests, Google Wallet, Windows 11, Starlink, biometric checkout, iPhone 14, can opener and Depp vs. Heard. Those are just a sampling of the stories including in this week’s news. Look over the full list of headlines below and click on a headline to get the full story.
- The iPod created the two-headed monster that finally killed it
- Is Revolution’s InstaGLO smart toaster worth $399?
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- What Google’s Pixel Watch Can Learn From Its Phones
- Can Alexa Devices Make Calls? Yep, and Here’s How It Works
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- Amazon refreshes its Fire 7 tablets with faster CPUs, longer battery life and USB-C
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- No Joke: Google’s AI Is Smart Enough to Understand Your Humor
- See What’s Coming in the Mail Before It’s Delivered
- Google Maps Has a New Tool Coming Soon. Here’s How It Works
- My Favorite Things on the Internet
- Is Google Wallet the Same as Google Pay? We’ll Explain
- A comprehensive overview of Windows 11 22H2, the OS’s first big yearly update
- Are NordicTrack’s Latest Smart Dumbbells as Smart as They Seem?
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- Starlink Internet Is Available in 32 Countries
- 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning First Drive Review: A True Game-Changer
- iPod Creator Tony Fadell Isn’t Buying the Metaverse Hype
- Peloton teases its first connected rowing machine
- How Electric Cars Work
- Verizon, T-Mobile and My Personal Attempt to Replace Cable Internet With 5G
- Mastercard Unveils Biometric Checkout System That Lets You Pay With a Smile
- Discs vs. data: Are we helping the environment by streaming?
- Google’s Russian Branch to File for Bankruptcy After Bank Account Seized
- Former NASA leaders praise Boeing’s willingness to risk commercial crew
- Honda shows off its first electric SUV, the Prologue
- Apple said to be testing a switch to USB-C for future iPhones
- Here’s Why Your Verizon Bill Will Be Higher Next Month
- Is it time to admit the iPhone 14 looks disappointing?
Each week we’ll share a meme that we find thought provoking or just plain funny.
- You’ve Been Using Your Can Opener Wrong This Entire Time
- ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Review: Tom Cruise’s Absurdly Fun Nostalgia Ride Is a Blast
- Prominent Apple staffers write letters to management, resign over office return
- Will the Jaguar Return to the American Southwest?
- How Scholars Cracked a Medieval Alchemist’s Secret Code
- Gas Prices Just Broke Another Record: How High Could They Go?
- Crocodile Dad Gives Over 100 Babies a Ride on His Back
- The Carousel that Saved a Town
- Don’t Just Tour That Home Online. By All Means Judge It
- Johnny Depp v. Amber Heard Videos Are Everywhere. Here’s Why
- 11 Greek Expressions You Should Know
- Shopping for New Houseplants? Here’s How to Pick Out the Healthiest Specimens
- Meet the Sword-Wielding Grandmother Bringing Women Back to Indian Martial Arts
- Apple softens its stance on remote work amid return-to-office delays
- Uncovering the Secrets of a Forgotten Viking Town
- Inside a Queen Conch Nursery in Puerto Rico That May Help Save the Iconic Species
- The World Is Studded With Artificial Mountains
- The new Van Gogh Lego set is the stuff of dreams
- An Ancient Roman Cult’s Rituals Included Feasting, Fire, and Floor Cleaning
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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