Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp are struggling to stay online today

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp are experiencing outages this morning. Downdetector maps show the services are struggling around the globe, but the issues seem to be the worst on the East Coast and in...

This Windows 10 Mini PC takes full processing power anywhere, and it’s nearly 50%...

In the 1940’s, the world’s first general-purpose digital computer, the ENIAC, was tasked with calculations for creating the hydrogen bomb. Awe-inspiring stuff in its day…but at 27 tons, the ENIAC needed...

This 3-in-1 wireless charging pad

Within the next 5 to 10 years, there’s a good chance you’ll never have to worry about Lightning cables, adapter plugs or wall chargers again. Because by the time we’re getting...

Galaxy A50 vs. Galaxy S10e: Which Budget Samsung Phone Is Better?

When Samsung unveiled its Galaxy S10 lineup back in February, it had a message for would-be customers who flinched at the rising price of flagship phones: Why not try a similar phone, but...

Amazon closes down its shopping-focused Instagram rival Spark

Amazon Spark, the e-commerce giant's social network, has seemingly shut down after only a couple of years. If you don't even know what it is, we don't blame you. You can...

Adobe trained AI to detect facial manipulation in Photoshop

A team of Adobe and UC Berkeley researchers trained AI to detect facial manipulation in images edited with Adobe Photoshop. The researchers hope the tool will help restore trust in digital media at...

When US regulators investigated Google before, they gave it a pass. What about now?

The US government is starting to scrutinize Google, along with the other big tech companies. What will it find when it looks? We can’t predict the future, but we can tell you...

Spotify Stations is the Pandora alternative we need

Spotify is testing a lot of things right now. In the last month alone, the company has revealed its long-rumored in-car device, curated podcast playlists and a standalone Stations app. Heck, those last two were announced in...

GM and Michelin will bring airless tires to passenger cars by 2024They’ll test the...

Airless tires for everyday cars might soon be far more practical. GM and Michelin have unveiled a prototype of Uptis (Unique Puncture-proof Tire System), a Michelin-made tire intended for passenger cars. It looks like Tweel and...

Apple plans to kill iTunes after WWDC next week

nes______{__Apple is ready to pull the plug on iTunes, nearly two decades after launching the game-changing application. According to Bloomberg, the company plans to retire the product at next week’s WWDC...

This smart personal air conditioner that raised over $1M on Indiegogo is now $70...

You aren’t made of money, right? Of course not; none of us are. Assuming you care about not throwing away cash needlessly, consider air conditioning for a second. Oppressive summer heat can...

How a quantum computer could break 2048-bit RSA encryption in 8 hours

Many people worry that quantum computers will be able to crack certain codes used to send secure messages. The codes in question encrypt data using “trapdoor” mathematical functions that work easily...

SPACE PHOTOS OF THE WEEK: HOW STARS GET 86’D

IN TRUE SPACE exploration fashion, let’s start locally and expand our horizons universally this week. On Mars, we can chill next to Curiosity and watch the water ice clouds go by. Mars was once...

Facebook will never strip away Mark Zuckerberg’s power

Facebook shareholders have yet again cemented Mark Zuckerberg’s power, despite a cascade of upheavals and scandals at the company under his leadership. And unless Zuckerberg himself cedes his control, that’s not going to change. Multiple...

UN study finds female voice assistants reinforce harmful stereotypes

For the record, the appropriate response to being called a slut isn't, "I'd blush if I could." But that's what Siri is programmed to say. According to a report by the United...

Google Duo’s group video calls roll out to everyone

Google is making Duo more useful as it's rolling out group video calls to everyone on Android and iOS. You can have up to eight people on a call at once (a far...
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