Happy Thursday! Have y’all seen this video of a giant lizard ransacking a store in Thailand? Dude is huge and just, like, climbing all over stuff. I’m not sure how he got in there, how they got him out, or why he was there in the first place. The video ends too soon to find out any more information. I need a follow up!
Best Buy wants a piece of Amazon’s pie and is now offering its own Prime-like service, which includes 24/7 tech support and free shipping.
An Android app promised free Netflix. You will be shocked to learn that the app was, in fact, malware. Also, if you installed it, please uninstall it.
The American Tabletop Awards have spoken, and these are the best board games of 2021.
Best Buy is debuting a new paid membership program with exclusive perks, including unlimited Geek Squad support, free delivery, and a 60-day return window. The service, called Best Buy Beta, costs $200 a year ($180 with a Best Buy credit card) and is an interesting alternative to Amazon Prime and Walmart+. Read More »
While there is plenty of bliss to be had when welcoming your little one to the world, it also comes with lots of responsibility. With smart baby gadgets on hand, though—like video baby monitors, smart formula dispensers, and smart socks—you can enjoy a much-needed helping hand and rest easy, just like your little bundle of joy will. Read More »
Nearly a week after appearing on B&H’s website for pre-order, Samsung has now officially announced the first global availability dates for its new Galaxy SmartTag tracker: April 16. No official date has been announced for the U.S., though, but Samsung said it’ll come sometime in the next few weeks. Read More »
When does a smartphone stop being a smartphone and become a mobile console? That might be the question for Lenovo’s new Legion Phone Duel 2. The new smartphone comes with two USB-C ports for 90-watt charging, eight virtual keys, and a pop-out selfie cam that makes Twitch streaming possible. Read More »
A new firmware update has added Alexa support to the excellent Jabra Elite 85t earbuds, allowing you to control your smart home, ask for directions, and control Spotify with your favorite voice assistant. Before this update, the Jabra Elite 85t earbuds only offered Google Assistant and Siri support. Read More »
Portable cutlery sets are handy to have for road trips, camping, work, and even for emergency preparedness kits. This 8-piece set includes a fork, spoon, knife, chopsticks, straight straw, bent straw, a straw cleaning brush, and a reusable fabric carrying case with a loop on the end so you can hang it up. The cutlery is made of high-quality food-grade stainless steel and is dishwasher safe for easy cleanup. Plus, with nine color options to choose from, everyone in your family can have their own color for easy organization.
Today, T-Mobile officially launched its new Home Internet service. The internet service will provide average speeds greater than 100 Mbps, and it comes with unlimited data with no throttling. It’s available starting today in every state but Alaska for $60 a month. Read More »
On April 5th, LG confirmed its plans to exit the smartphone business by July 31st. But in a surprise twist, the company now promises three years of Android OS updates for “premium” phones released 2019 and later, plus two years of updates for select budget handsets released in 2020. Read More »
Board games have been keeping us entertained for years, so it makes sense that the best ones would win some awards along the way. The American Tabletop Awards (ATTA) just announced its 2021 lineup of winners, which are spread across four categories and represent an excellent variety of games. Read More »
Last year, Google went from releasing puzzles to guess the date of its next developer conference to canceling the in-person event before finally canceling the whole thing altogether. The good news is, Google I/0 2021 will live on, albeit in virtual form. The better news, it’s free this year. Read More »
You never know what you’ll find on the Google Play Store. But if you see an app promising free Netflix, please ignore it and borrow a family member’s account like the rest of us. An app called FlixOnline sat on the Play Store for two months promising free Netflix, and naturally, it managed to dump malware on around 500 devices. Read More »
ProtonMail is a secure email provider based in Switzerland that offers one of the best free secure messaging solutions on the web. If you’ve run your course with the service, you can delete your account, but there are a few caveats to keep in mind. Read More »
It’s not uncommon for Google to update the user interface of its Android apps—including the Play Store. A change made in early 2021 puts many of the menu items you might want to access in a much less obvious spot. We’ll show you where to look. Read More »
No one wants a tangle of cords inside their PC case. Proper cable management may seem superfluous, and after spending hours building a PC, it feels like the last thing you want to do. In the long run, however, proper cable management can go a long way to a better overall experience. Read More »