Google just publicly debuted Fuchsia OS, its new operating system, on the first-generation Nest Hub, which is pretty cool. Fuchsia was built from the ground up, but it’s actually pretty similar to Chrome OS and I bet most people won’t notice the change once it (quietly) updates.
It’s possible that Google might even use Fuchsia OS on other devices down the line, like smart displays or laptops. I’m excited because the long-awaited operating system could potentially better unify the Google ecosystem. As we explored, making it the default operating system could have lots of other useful benefits, too.
We were not surprised that part two of iFixit’s M1 teardown revealed Apple’s preference for aesthetics over repairability and upgradability. Let’s just hope your sweet but clumsy dog doesn’t bump into your M1 iMac.
Looking to prove you’re the coolest nerd on the block? Stock up on fandom-friendly mugs, tshirts, home décor, figurines, and more with these geeky online stores.
HP’s shiny new Pro c640 G2 Chromebook boasts an Intel 11th Gen processor that’s powered by Intel Iris X graphics. We think they’re perfect for students or hybrid workers.
Pre-orders are open for Wyze’s super cool new battery-powered Night Lights. You can attach them to walls or beds to ensure it’s never too dark or scary at night.
After years of behind-the-scenes development, Google’s Fuchsia OS is making its public debut on the first-generation Nest Hub. The new operating system, which Google built from scratch, replaces the Linux-based Chrome OS currently found in Google smart displays. You probably won’t notice the change when it happens, but Fuchsia OS is a very big deal. Read More »
You can watch every episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation and read every Frank Miller-penned comic book, but you and I both know that you’re not a true nerd unless you wear geeky t-shirts and fill your home with nerdy knickknacks. Read More »
If you think that the M1 iMac looks like a giant iPad, just wait until you see what Apple did to its insides. Part two of iFixit’s M1 iMac teardown reveals that Apple is willing to sacrifice repairability and upgradability for thinness and aesthetics, even in a machine that will never leave your desk. Read More »
Up until now, Microsoft hasn’t provided an easy way for developers to work with Windows 10 on ARM, a problem that has led to terrible app support on the fledgling operating system. But a new and affordable Qualcomm Snapdragon Developer Kit could turn the tides for Windows 10 on ARM, opening the door to more apps and better x64 emulation. Read More »
Vloggers and livestreamers rejoice! Panasonic’s Lumix GH5 Mark II Mirrorless Camera is here, complete with livestreaming support and tons of features improved from the last GH5 iteration. Plus, Panasonic also teased its long-awaited GH6 camera, due out later in 2021. Read More »
A good USB condenser microphone is a must-have accessory for anyone who streams, records voice audio for podcasts, or takes video calls on a regular basis. This kit is an inexpensive way to try out a USB microphone, and it comes with a boom arm, pop filter, shock mount, and windshield. The cardioid pick-up pattern will isolate your voice while minimizing background noise. It has a high-resolution sampling rate of 192kHz/24-bit, and a smooth and flat frequency response of 30Hz-16kHz. It’s easy to install, both Windows and Linux devices, too.
Until today, malicious hackers have been exploiting a vulnerability in the latest macOS, allowing access to the microphone, webcam, recording the screen, or even taking screenshots on infected Macs. All of this happens without the user knowing or granting permission. Read More »
SteelSeries is back at it with a new line of gaming accessories, this time aimed at competitive esports players. The series includes a new Arctis headset and three mice, all featuring a minimalist design that focuses on premium performance. Read More »
WaterField now sells a fancy leather AirTag keychain and luggage tag to help you track your belongings in style. And best of all, they cost just $25 and $50 respectively—way less than the leather Hermès accessories on Apple’s website. Read More »
We’re seeing Intel 11th Gen processors arrive in more and more devices lately, offering up some much-needed competition for AMD. HP is always quick to update its lineup, and the latest is the HP Pro c640 G2 Chromebook getting the 11th gen treatment. Read More »
Vespa-maker Piaggio just announced its second electric scooter, the Piaggio ONE, ahead of its full unveiling at the Beijing Motor Show in June. Unlike the Vespa Elettrica, the Piaggio ONE has a removable battery and will come in several configurations for different ranges and top speeds. Read More »
Picture this: It’s late, all the lights are off, and you want a drink. On the way to the kitchen, you stub your toe (again) on a random object in the hallway. Wyze’s new battery-powered Night Lights stick anywhere you want. And at $20 for three, they’re practically a steal. Pre-orders open today. Read More »
Years ago, Sling TV had one of the most impressive interfaces of any streaming TV service. But its navigation system and channel guide have fallen behind the times a bit, leading customers to beg for an update. That long-awaited redesign is here, my fellow couch potatoes, and it will debut on Fire TV devices this summer. Read More »
Love geography? What about cartography? If you’re an art-loving globetrotter, LEGO is here to spoil you with its new LEGO Art World Map. Oh, and did I mention it contains the most LEGO pieces ever used in a set? Read More »
When it comes to cycling computers, there’s Garmin, Wahoo, and then everyone else. Wahoo has done a great job of competing with Garmin with its Elemnt line, and the Bolt is a fan favorite. Today, Wahoo is announcing the new version of the Bolt with a color display, navigation features, and more. Read More »
Apple Card Family is geared toward couples and families. You can now co-own an Apple Card with another adult, and you can give children or others access to it for spending. You can see and monitor everyone’s transactions in one place. It was released along with iOS 14.6 in May 2021. Read More »