Happy Saturday! I hope everyone has a great weekend planned.
Managing money on your smartphone is pretty much the way these days—everything from cryptocurrency to banking is handled on our stupid pocket computers. But as with all things that are things, it ain’t all peachy. A security researcher discovered hundreds of malicious apps on both iOS and Android posing as financial tools.
But, as you might expect, they weren’t there to help you manage your financial life. Nah, they were there to steal your money. We have everything you need to know.
YouTube TV subscribers are getting Showtime free this weekend. I’m all for free channels.
If you’ve been thinking about getting a Wyze Lock, now’s the time because you’ll score a free keypad too. That’s basically a must-have for this particular lock.
Security researchers have uncovered hundreds of malicious Android and iOS apps posing legitimate cryptocurrency, banking, and financial apps. Thanks to social engineering techniques, scammers tricked victims into installing apps to steal both money and credentials. Read More »
As someone who slept through many a California earthquake, I can’t oversell the importance of heavy duty alarm clocks. If you tend to sleep through alarms—and everything else—you’ll want to grab one of these alarm clocks and reclaim your day. Read More »
Can you binge a show in three days? YouTube TV is running a three-day Showtime promotion, providing full access to all its exclusive shows and movies through Sunday, May 16th. Those who subscribe to Showtime during the promotion can get the service for $5 a month for the next 6 months, a significant discount on Showtime’s usual $11 a month price tag. Read More »
Fans of Netflix’s Ultraman series now have a new CG-animated Ultraman movie to look forward to alongside the second series of the show. The film will be produced in partnership with its original creator, Tsuburaya Productions. Read More »
Apple’s plans are constantly changing, but if the latest rumors are accurate, we could see the company announce all-new third-generation AirPods next week. Additionally, it sounds like a new HiFi Apple Music service is in the works, too. Read More »
If your computer does have enough ports for all of your peripherals (it happens, we understand), definitely pick up a USB port expander. This USB 3.0 expander brings seven additional ports to your Windows, macOS, or Linux setup, allowing you to easily connect hard drives, card readers, printers, keyboards, mice, and more. Ports even have individual on/off switches and a blue LED indicator so you can see what’s currently being used. With a 5V power adapter and a 3.3-foot long detachable cable, you can enjoy steady fast data transfer speeds up to 5Gbps.
In January, TP-Link announced it would be releasing a line of new smart gadgets later this year, and now, some of them are available. Up for grabs are two new Kasa smart cameras and two new Wi-Fi plugs. Read More »
Released in 2020, the Wyze Lock is still one of the most affordable smart locks on the market—but it’s hard to recommend without the $25 Keypad. Now, Wyze is offering a free Keypad with all Wyze Lock purchases, a limited-time deal to help you add a layer of security and convenience to your smart home. Read More »
If you still don’t have one yet, robot vacuums are life-changing. And while there are a lot of options in this space, we love Eufy’s robotic vacuums. They’re affordable, easy to use, and do a great job cleaning so you can sit on the couch and watch Netflix. Read More »
Disney will ease its way back into theaters with the release of Free Guy and Marvel Studios’ Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings later this year. But the company is abandoning the typical 90-day release window for these movies, opting for a 45-day theatrical runtime before the titles move to Disney+ and digital rental services. Read More »
To make sure kids of all ages have something to build, LEGO has teamed up with Disney to release the new Mickey and Friends range. The range features five sets designed to inspire creativity for kids aged 4 and up. Read More »
The IRS is now accepting tax returns for tax year 2020, and they’re due by May 17, 2021—an extended due date. Most U.S. residents can file their taxes for free thanks to the IRS Free File Program, but many people still don’t know this. Here’s how. Read More »
Social media can be a force for good, but only if you use it responsibly. Sharing too much information or the wrong things can leave you exposed to harassment, real-world attacks, and other consequences you’d rather avoid. Here are some things you should never post. Read More »