Are you an iPhone, iPad, or Mac user? If so, you probably know about AirPlay, the Chromecast-like tech that lets you share your device’s screen on the TV. But did you know you don’t have to buy an Apple TV to make that happen? Nope—there are TVs that have this functionality natively.
If you’re in the market for a new TV (new TV day is the best day), we put together a list of the best options that include AirPlay. There are some truly killer TVs here, so you have some excellent choices (I recently picked up a Vizio P Series Quantum X and can’t recommend it enough). Godspeed.
Netflix’s new He-Man reboot looks amazing. I’ll always be a Skeletor fan at heart, but the use of Holding Out for a Hero in the trailer is the best.
Do you use a standing desk? If so, should you invest in a balance board? I think so. But you don’t have to take my word for it—we broke down the pros and cons of these versatile little gizmos.
If you have a Wear OS smartwatch and were hoping to get the new Samsung x Google x Fitbit collab update, we have bad news. Maybe. Probably. Most likely. Almost certainly.
Is simply standing at your standing desk boring? Do you wish your feet could be doing something more exciting while your fingers are typing away at a boring report for work? Get a balance board and be bored no more. Read More »
14,993 young students created 9408 programs designed to run on Raspberry Pis in space. Each program ran for at least 30 seconds and accomplished a variety of tasks like taking pictures of the Earth, measuring the air in the ISS, and unintentionally keeping one poor astronaut from his beauty rest. Read More »
Researchers at the University of Queensland have developed the first quantum microscope, a major leap from existing technology that will allow us to observe previously unseen biological structures. Scientists say it could pave the way for improvements in machines, medicine, and just about every other industry. Read More »
Finding dinosaur bones in the flat plaints of Australia is a difficult task. But paleontologists have just confirmed the existence of a previously unknown dinosaur called the Australotitan cooperensis. Nicknamed Cooper, it is the largest known species to have lived on the Australian continent. Read More »
Whether you’re gaming or editing photos, it’s easy for your laptop to get hot if it’s performing processor-intensive tasks. You can help keep it cool with a laptop cooling pad, like this one from havit. It’s slim, so it won’t take up much space in your bag, and it’s also lightweight so it’s perfect for sitting on your desk or on your lap. It offers two adjustable height settings, which allows it to double as an ergonomic stand, and its three fans are super quiet and won’t disturb you while you work. It features a built-in dual-USB hub that gives you extra room to connect your favorite peripherals.
Humans have spent millennia in awe of the beautiful aurora borealis in the night sky. And while we remained uncertain of what causes them for some time now, physicists have finally figured out exactly how the phenomenon works. Read More »
The average person probably hasn’t given it much thought, but there are actually tons of fantastic applications for a swarm of drones. From practical operations like crop spraying to a lively light show, the sky is certainly the limit. But first, we have to teach them not to crash into each other. Read More »
You may need to buy a new smartwatch to experience Google and Samsung’s collaborative Wear OS revamp. New evidence suggests that the upgraded Wear OS will require more powerful chips than what existing Wear OS devices run on, a problem that stems from Qualcomm’s neglect of the wearable chipset market. Read More »
The ’80s were a weird time. You had multiple cartoons featuring characters wearing fur thongs with mismatched voices. Suffice to say, you’d think it’d be impossible to keep the feel of the original shows and look good. But oh man, does the new Masters of the Universe: Revelation trailer look good. Read More »
Why does space have to be so weird? While combing through old satellite data from 2014, scientists discovered that a swirling storm of plasma rained electrons in the ionosphere above the North Pole. The previously unknown phenomena, called a space hurricane, is just as bizarre as it is horrifying. Read More »
In June 1981, Texas Instruments released the TI-99/4A, a 16-bit home computer and gaming platform that became a huge cultural success in America after selling 2.8 million units, although it resulted in a business loss for TI. Forty years later, here’s what made it special. Read More »
Buckle up, Netflix lovers. From another collaboration with Headspace to a popular returning series, there’s a lot hitting the streaming service this week. Throw in some documentaries and an Academy Award-winning film, and it’s definitely time to make your must-watch list. Read More »
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