Happy Friday Eve! Ready for a shocker? Millions of Facebook users had their email addresses leaked. But wait, it gets better—Facebook knew about the breach, said it was patched, but didn’t actually patch it. Then, a Facebook representative accidentally sent an email to a journalist that exposed the companies plans to combat this sort of thing: to downplay it. This is a bad look for Facebook. Full details are in the post.
Our OnePlus 9 review is live. It’s almost as good as the 9 Pro but hundreds of dollars less.
At $729, the OnePlus 9 is noticeably more expensive than older OnePlus phones. But it also packs the kind of specs you’d see in a $1,000 flagship phone. So, what do you say to a phone that costs less than a flagship but runs like one? I think you say, “Yes, Please.” Read More »
Hackers are using a software called Facebook Email Search v1.0 to uncover millions of Facebook users’ email addresses, even if the addresses are set to private. This user data, paired with the 533 million phone numbers leaked from Facebook just a few weeks ago, may help hackers break into accounts or build a database of Facebook users’ private info. Read More »
A little over three years ago, Microsoft introduced the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL), but it officially it only ran a Bash environment. Last year the company promised to support Linux apps with a full GUI, and now the first preview of that work is here. Read More »
Microsoft just introduced its new Classroom Pen 2 for students using certain Windows laptops. The pen will be sold directly and exclusively to schools, and will only cost half of what the first Classroom Pen cost—just $19.99. Read More »
Right as Apple’s Tim Cook took the stage to announce the all-new iMac, purple iPhone, and more during its “Spring Loaded” event, behind the scenes, a ransomware group is actively trying to extort them for $50 million over product blueprints. Read More »
If you spend lots of time on your computer each day, it’s probably a good idea to invest in wrist rest supports for your keyboard and mouse. They’re designed to alleviate the joint, wrist, elbow, and shoulder stress that comes along with lengthy computer use. These wrist supports are made of memory foam and wrapped in super soft and smooth material, and have a non-skid rubber base that’ll help them stay in place on your desk. Plus, they come in six fun colors.
Chrome OS 90 is now rolling out, according to an announcement by Google. The software update includes a ton of new features, including improved Launcher search results, a Diagnostics app, Live Captioning, and finally, native support for document scanners. Read More »
When it comes to voice commands, Google Assistant is a great option for any smart home. But for automation, it falls a little short. It looks like Google will soon add shortcuts to make it easier to run commands without your voice, but it’s still not the routines we need. Read More »
Google Meet announced that it is refreshing its web interface to improve video presentations and help you focus during calls. The UI improvements come as Google Meet introduces new call backgrounds and a low-light feature that automatically improves crappy video quality. Read More »
Gather round, Star Wars fans, LEGO just announced a new must-have construction set for the ultimate fan: R2D2. Soon you’ll be able to recreate your own highly-detailed version of the most lovable droid in the galaxy. Read More »
Amazon Alexa is getting smarter by the day. And now, a simple voice command is all you need to shout to get help finding a nearby COVID-19 vaccine site. On Tuesday, Amazon confirmed that Alexa could help you find and even call a vaccine center. Read More »
With the upcoming Android 12 release, Google continues to introduce changes that will make Android smarter, faster, easier to use, and more immersive. Today, Google released Android 12 Developer Preview 3, with improvements to the overall app experience. Read More »
Home arcade machines come in sizes small and large, but usually if you want two-player you’ll have to go large and expensive. My Arcade’s latest Street Fighter II: Champion edition Micro Player machine might hit the best of both worlds. It’s small, $50, and you can hook two together for multiplayer. Read More »
Any business professional alternating between working at home and commuting to client offices knows how important good gear is. Epson is introducing three new projectors that’ll make it easy for hybrid working professionals to set up engaging presentations in no time. Read More »
If you want screaming Wi-Fi speeds that can keep up with your smart home, then a tri-band Wi-Fi 6 mesh kit is the best choice you can make. Sadly, a kit like that can easily cost $700. But TP-Link’s new Deco x68 Tri-Band Wi-Fi 6 mesh system is a far more affordable $280. Read More »
Yoga is the perfect blend of working out and meditation. It’s the perfect way to combat anxiety, assist with weight loss, and improve your flexibility. Plus, you can do yoga workouts from the comfort of your own home. Read More »
Amazon is giving away 10 Kindle eBooks to celebrate UNESCO’s World Book Day. The selection of free books come from authors around the world, and spans genres like historical fiction, love stories, and memories. You don’t need a Prime account or Fire tablet to claim the free books, but you do need an Amazon account. Read More »