Happy Monday! A new species of prehistoric shark/ray “hybrid” (can it be a hybrid if it came before the newer species?) was recently discovered. Dubbed the “Eagle Shark,” it’s basically a cross between a whale shark and a manta ray. It fed on plankton, had an elongated body like a shark, but “wings” like a ray. How cool is that? Super—that’s how cool. Super cool.
Jumping back into modern times, let’s talk about smart locks. Do you want one? There may not be a single smarthome category as confusing as smart locks, but worry not—we have the best ones for pretty much every situation. Want something affordable? Or are you a renter? How about something that works with Siri? We got you on all of those (and more). Hit today’s top story for the details.
Smart locks make it easy to come and go without leaving your door unlocked, and can even help friends or family get inside when you’re away from home. But choosing the perfect smart lock is easier said than done. Here are the best smart locks for every household. Read More »
Electric vehicles (EV) are taking off after years of promises, and more traditional car manufactures are promising them than ever. Jeep is already on board, but it’s latest concept Wrangler, the Magneto, makes a few unusual choices. Like including a six-speed manual transmission. Read More »
Coventry, a city in the United Kingdom, will play host to the world’s first airport for electric flying cars and delivery drones. Urban Air Port will build the Air One transport hub next to the city’s Ricoh Arena and will open later this year. It’ll be used to transport cargo and hopefully even people later across cities. Read More »
Even if your Fitbit rarely leaves your wrist, it’s easy to lose the small fitness band behind a nightstand or in a laundry hamper. Now, finding a lost Fitbit Inspire 2 is a lot easier thanks to Tile Bluetooth tracking. The affordable fitness band’s latest software update brings Tile tracking to all new and existing Fitbit Inspire 2 devices. Read More »
Roku is still making a big push to expand its lineup of unique and engaging programming, and just secured its standing with the home improvement crowd by purchasing the rights to This Old House. Plus, not only did Roku snag all 1,500-plus episodes of the home-reno show, it purchased the TV studio as well. Read More »
This handy fabric shaver makes it easy to remove annoying and unsightly lint and pills from clothing and upholstery around your home, making it look like it’s brand new again. The 9.8-foot cord makes it easy to use the shaver on every seat in a room without having to unplug and plug in using different sockets. Two shaving speeds work on both tough and delicate fabrics, and the height spacer and mesh foil prevent your fabrics from getting damaged. The shaver also has a built-in container that can hold tons of lint, and it comes with a cleaning brush and a protective bag for carrying and storage.
To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the first space shuttle site, LEGO teamed up with NASA to create a new set. The $199.99 Space Ship Discovery will blast off on April 1st and comes with 2,354 pieces—everything you need to build the shuttle and a Hubble Telescope. Read More »
Rumors of a 2021 iMac redesign seem a lot more credible as Apple continues its iMac purge. Shortly after discontinuing the iMac Pro last week, Apple quietly removed the 512GB and 1TB SSD models of the 21.5-inch iMac from its web store, leaving only the least-desirable configurations for purchase. Read More »
Windows 10’s default system font, Segoe UI, looks pretty nice. However, if you have something better to replace it with, you can change the default system font on your Windows 10 PC. We’ll show you how to do this. Read More »
Variety is the name of the game this week on Netflix. You’re getting everything from a new version of the hit competition show, Nailed It, to an animated film starring Hansel and Gretel as secret agents. (Why not?) Read More »
Spring cleaning is a time-honored tradition, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t a little overwhelming. That’s exactly why we’ve put together a four-week challenge to help you cast off the grime of winter. Let’s kick things off with the kitchen sink! Read More »