Well, the new Nintendo Switch is official! The bad news? It’s not as robust or “pro” as many were hoping it would be. It doesn’t have a 1080p screen and still can’t output 4K content. But that doesn’t make it bad—the display is not only larger at seven inches, but it’s OLED, so it should look beautiful. There’s also more onboard storage and a better kickstand. Those are some nice little upgrades for just $50 more than the regular Switch!
Of course, you may be asking yourself if you should buy it. And really, that depends on a few things. Do you already have a Switch? Were you planning on buying a Switch? What about Switch Light owners? We break it all down for you in today’s top story.
Govee’s Glide wall light is a sleek unit that does an exceedingly good job of just looking good.
With its upgraded display, improved kickstand, and wired internet capabilities, Nintendo’s new Switch (OLED Model) is a compelling alternative to the original Switch. But at $350, is it worth the extra money? And if you already own a Switch or Switch Lite, should you even bother upgrading to an OLED Switch when it launches this October? Read More »
The Glide light is very upfront with its purpose—it’s just a cool wall light. While there are some smart features and plenty of options to customize, you’re not going to get much more out of it than a decoration piece. But if you like the way it looks, there’s little holding it back. Read More »
Seneca Lake is the largest of the Finger Lakes, located in upstate New York. The locals and tourists who normally flock to the lake for a relaxing cool swim will be disappointed this year, as it has been heated up by a nearby gas-fired power plant that’s mining Bitcoin. Read More »
Since its launch in 2015, the DoNotPay robotic lawyer service has helped people fight parking tickets, reduce property taxes, and automatically cancel subscription services. But now, DoNotPay wants to defend gamers from banned accounts, hackers, and scammers. It’s a weird idea, but it could save you from a few annoying phone calls or email threads. Read More »
Remote workers who want to enjoy music without bothering family or roommates have no choice but to use headphones or earbuds all day. Or do they? Sony just announced its new SRS-NB10 wireless Neckband Speaker, an audio device that sits on your shoulders and aims sound toward your ears. Sony calls this speaker the “perfect work-from-home product,” and honestly, it’s a great idea. Read More »
Get a helping hand during your workouts and keep your palms protected while powerlifting, doing Crossfit or pullups, cycling, rowing, or participating in similar activities. The honeycomb structure of the gloves adds an anti-slip texture and helps protect your hands from calluses and blisters. Meanwhile, the microfiber and Lycra design ensures a breathable fit on the palm side, while the backless design keeps the backs of your hands free and cool. You can tailor the fit of the unisex gloves slightly using the adjustable Velcro straps, too.
Good news, people who are creeped out by bugs! Now scientists have invented a robot inspired by a cockroach that can also skitter across the ground and terrify us. The tiny robot is nearly as fast as the insect and is nearly as squish-resistant, too. Read More »
Launched late last year, Google’s Nest Thermostat is a simple and affordable alternative to the famous Learning Thermostat. You can now buy the Nest Thermostat for just $88 during Amazon’s sale, or save $42 on the Nest Thermostat Trim Kit if you want to cover up any mess left behind by your old, not-so-smart thermostat. Read More »
This week Google took swift action and banned several apps from the Google Play Store for being malicious and stealing Facebook passwords. Unfortunately, these apps had nearly 5.8 million combined downloads. Read More »
With its stylish new StudioCaddy, Kensington continues expanding its line of Apple-centric accessories. The caddy offers a centralized place to store, and even charge, all of your portable Apple devices, like your iPhone, AirPods, Apple Watch, iPad, and MacBook. Read More »
The LEGO Botanical Collection was a hit when it came out earlier this year. It offers builders a neat opportunity to add a Bonsai tree or bouquet of flowers to their collection. As any fan knows, LEGO bricks don’t go on sale often, but right now, you can grab the LEGO Botanical Bonsai Tree on sale at Amazon. Read More »
Kaseya, an enterprise tech firm, is the latest victim of malicious ransomware. The company has confirmed that approximately 1,500 businesses have been impacted by the attack over the Fourth of July weekend, though the attackers are saying they’ve already impacted over one million computers. Read More »
Surprise! Nintendo just announced the Switch (OLED Model), an upgraded version of the standard Nintendo Switch with a larger OLED display, improved speakers, a kickstand that doesn’t suck, and several other improvements. Launching at $350 on October 8th, the same day as Metroid Dread, the Switch (OLED Model) looks fantastic. Still, it’s missing some of the rumored features that we were hyped to see. Read More »
Nothing’s debut product, the mysterious Ear 1 earbuds, will cost $99 when they launch July 27th. And while we still know next to nothing about the earbuds, Carl Pei has confirmed with TechCrunch that Ear 1 will support a line of features “similar to AirPods Pro,” including high-quality ANC. Read More »
A virtual private network, or VPN for short, is a network that hides your internet traffic using encryption. You’re probably aware of some of the benefits a VPN provides, but should you use a VPN all of the time? Read More »
Chromebooks have been around for over a decade, and they’ve changed a lot over the years. People have always wondered if they could really live with only a Chromebook. How does that play out in 2021? Let’s explore. Read More »
Among home gadgets you can control with your phone, smart light bulbs have been around for a while. Fortunately, this means that they’ve not only gotten steadily more advanced, but more affordable as well. Read More »
Power over Ethernet, or PoE for short, is a safe and convenient way of delivering wired networking and power delivery in a single package. It’s a convenient way of powering small devices like CCTV cameras in your home or workplace. Read More »