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On the tech news front, Twitch is having a no-good terrible lousy day. As in, someone released a “gigaleak” treasure trove containing source code, streamer earnings, and even more. But that’s not all. The leaker, who seems to have a beef with Twitch, promises there’s more to come. Twitch already confirmed the leak is genuine. And it even contained some surprising information we weren’t expecting. Check out the top story to see more.
Do you own AirPods? You should update them now, so you don’t lose them later.
In an effort to “foster more disruption and competition in the online video streaming space,” an anonymous hacker has leaked the entirety of Twitch’s source code and creator earnings. The leak also contains info on an unreleased Steam competitor and data related to Twitch’s security tools. And unfortunately, this is just “part one” of an ongoing gigaleak. Read More »
While full-on home theater setups with dedicated speakers are always preferred, not everybody has the space or budget for that. Home theater soundbars are the next best thing, however, and we’ve gathered the best soundbars you can buy across all the price ranges to fit your needs. Read More »
Google is preparing to launch a new set of Nest Thermostat features to help you save money—and the planet. Wrapped within a free service called Nest Renew, these new features are currently invite-exclusive, though they should roll out over the coming months. Read More »
Over the last year, we’ve seen several price increases for some of Tesla’s most popular vehicles, and yesterday another one arrived overnight. The last time we saw Tesla increase prices was to the base Model Y back in July, but now two of Tesla’s best-selling EVs are getting another bump. Starting today, the most affordable Tesla starts at $42,000. Read More »
Microsoft confirms that it’s adding Wi-Fi Dual Station support to Windows 11, a feature that will significantly improve wireless internet performance on laptops equipped with compatible hardware, specifically Qualcomm FastConnect modules with 4-Stream DBS. Or in plain English, your crappy Wi-Fi may feel a lot faster on a Windows 11 laptop. Read More »
If you need additional Ethernet ports for your setup, say less. This Gigabit unmanaged Ethernet network switch from TP-Link adds an extra five ports so you can split your Ethernet connection across multiple devices. The sturdy metal case has a quiet fanless design, and can either be sat on a desk or wall-mounted. Its advanced software features can prioritize your traffic while ensuring high-quality video or voice data transmission. And with its simple plug-and-play design, you can have it set up and running in minutes without any software or configuration needed.
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If you own a pair of AirPods Pro, you’ll want to make sure they’re updated right away. This week, Apple released a firmware update for its AirPods Pro and AirPods Max that will let you use the Find My app and network to find your lost AirPods. Read More »
Have you spent the last year pushing yourself to start reading again, only to have your brain turn to mush the moment you open a book? I’ve run into the same problem, but over the past few months, a Kindle has helped me break past that mental block. Read More »
Do you struggle to play your Nintendo Switch in handheld mode? Perhaps the Joy-Cons are a bit small for your larger hands, or maybe you simply prefer the feel of a full-sized Switch Pro controller. A better experience is only one accessory away. Read More »
Windows 11 has strict system requirements, but there are ways around them. For example, it requires at least an 8th-generation Intel, AMD Zen 2, or Qualcomm 7 or 8 Series CPU—but you can install Windows 11 on PCs with older CPUs. Read More »
Finding the perfect Bluetooth speaker can be overwhelming due to the staggering amount of options on the market. Cut the laborious part out of your shopping experience and let our top picks guide you through the process. Read More »
A quality knife is a culinary workhorse for anyone who loves working in the kitchen. This year, surprise your favorite chef with one (or a few) top-notch, reliably sharp knives he or she will love. Read More »
The air is getting chilly. The drinks are tasting like pumpkin. Hocus Pocus is on repeat. Fall is here, and if you’ve already started pulling out the fluffy blankets and warm socks (even if it’s still 80 degrees in your area), there might be psychological reasons why. Read More »