Happy Friday! I don’t know about you, but when I think about how much the planet has changed over the last four decades, it doesn’t feel like much has happened. A new 3D timelapse feature on Google Earth shows how much it really has changed, though, and it’s pretty wild to see. You can go as far back as 1984 and see how any area has developed. There are also guided tours with a focus on specific areas. It’s absolutely fascinating.
Receding glaciers, rapid urbanization, and illegal slash-and-burn agriculture. These are just three events that you can witness with 3D Timelapse, an ambitious new Google Earth feature that utilizes 37 years of data to show how quickly we’re changing our planet. Read More »
Tired of your boring, bracket-showing shelves? Consider floating shelves that use special hardware for a more elegant look. They’re perfect for any room, and still do a great job displaying your favorite items—and best of all, you have plenty of options to suit any home. Read More »
If a first-person view drone is a little much for you, DJI has another new drone on the market that might be a little more friendly to beginners—minus the cost. The $999 DJI Air 2S is a follow-up to the DJI Mavic Air 2 and houses a better camera and upgraded sensors. Read More »
As your kids grow, they’ll want (and need for school) more and more access to the internet. But watching their every move and search is too difficult for busy parents. To that end, Microsoft is rolling out a Kids Mode in Edge that can help keep your children reigned in with no accounts required. Read More »
Bang & Olufsen, known for its premium speakers with unique designs, just released a fantastic new speaker that’ll look perfect on your office bookshelf. Why? The speaker, dubbed the Beosound Emerge, is designed to look like a book. Read More »
With the weather getting warmer each day now, you’ll soon be in need of easy ways to stay cool no matter where you go. With this portable handheld fan, you can enjoy a cool breeze at home, at work, in the car, or on vacation. It even has a flat bottom so you can set it on your desk while you work. The fan has three speed settings and can last anywhere from 8-18 hours on a single charge (of its rechargeable batteries) for silent all-day cooling. It comes in black, navy blue, pink, and white, so you can choose the color you like best. Stay cool!
Windows 10’s Timeline will lose its cross-device syncing feature in June, according to the latest Windows Insider announcement. The Timeline will still show all the recent activities on your PC, but you will not be able to sync those activities between multiple PCs. Read More »
Apple’s M1 MacBooks have better battery life and performance improvement over their Intel siblings. But they can’t run programs formatted for Intel processors until they’re recompiled for ARM. That’s getting better every day, and now Parallels works on M1 Macs, and can even run Windows 10. Kind of. Read More »