Windows 11 is in the news again, and this time it’s not for a good reason (again). While the OS hasn’t released to the general public yet, people can test it out through the Windows Insider program. Microsoft already completed the work for the build that will release to the public, so Insiders are starting to test features that will appear in future builds.
That is when Microsoft isn’t busy breaking Windows 11. That’s right, a bunch of Insiders discovered the rude surprise after taking a recent update that was supposed to fix issues. Instead, Microsoft broke unimportant things like the ability to see the taskbar or open the Start Menu. Oh wait, that’s really important. Check out the top story to find out how Microsoft broke Windows 11 and what it asked users to do to fix it.
Cam, our resident Editor-in-Chief, took a look at the Creative T60 Desktop Speakers and discovered they’re perfect for work-from-home offices.
Don’t you hate the little Windows ads that try to sell you on new apps and services? Yeah, well one of those built-in ads just broke the Taskbar and Start Menu in Windows 11’s latest Dev and Beta builds. Read More »
In this “wild” era of work from home, you might have added some new accessories like a mic or webcam. But what if I told you the T60 speakers from Creative are one of the coolest work from home accessories that no one is talking about? Read More »
Camping is serene and peaceful—the perfect escape from everyday life. And even though roughing it with no technology is a fun time for some, these must-have camping gadgets are luxuries you’ll thank yourself for buying. Read More »
Segway, the personal transport company, is moving into lawn care. The Navimow is the brand’s first smart lawn mower, and it looks to fix one of the biggest issues in robot lawn care. The Segway Navimow will use GPS to navigate your lawn rather than boundary cables and other wires. Read More »
WiZ, a sister company of Philips Hue, announced an array of new budget-friendly smart homes and Wi-Fi-connected products. The list includes everything from smart lamps, lightbulbs, ceiling fixtures, and more. Most notable are the new smart lamps that offer seamless smart home experiences, rather than just adding smart bulbs. Read More »
Looking for a simple way to decorate a room without spending a ton? Fairy string lights are a cute and whimsical way to dress up your bedroom, living room, reading nook, or patio. They’re also ideal for parties, wedding ceremonies, concerts, and restaurants. This set measures 66 feet and features 200 LED lights in a waterproof design that’s easy to set up. Eight lighting modes let you control whether they’re flashing, twinkling, fading, or steady, and you can control them through the included remote. They can even be set on a timer to automatically turn on or off.
A new report from The Information suggests that Apple’s first AR (or mixed reality) headset will rely on an iPhone for most of its heavy-duty processes. The headset could arrive as early as 2022, and while it contains both a CPU and GPU, these components only exist to manage battery life and handle processes that don’t work well over a wireless connection. Read More »
Apple recently announced a ton of child safety features for iOS 15, including a tool that automatically checks your iPhone for child sex abuse material (or CSAM). Such tools are commonly used in cloud storage and messaging services, but Apple’s push for on-device scanning led to major push-back on social media and in the press. As a result, Apple will delay all of its new child safety features. Read More »
After nearly two years of work and planning, Amazon is set to release its own line of Amazon-branded smart TVs in the US. These new Fire TVs could even arrive as soon as next month, according to Business Insider. Read More »
Last month, Tesla quietly confirmed that Cybertruck production won’t begin until 2022. But the delay is worse than we thought—in a company-wide call with Tesla employees, Elon Musk announced that Cybertruck production is delayed until late 2022, and we may need to wait until late 2023 for the electric pickup to reach volume production. Read More »
Is there a right time to buy a new iPhone? Apple devices enjoy some of the longest software support of any manufacturer, but how do you balance this with speed and user experience improvements on new models? Let’s find out. Read More »