In the past decade or so, Microsoft seems to have really changed on a cultural level. It went from being the company that frequently demonstrated “embrace, extend, and extinguish” as a philosophy to an organization that genuinely seemed to support user choice and other platforms. Office on iPad, Linux inside Windows, and a Chromium-powered Microsoft browser all seemed unthinkable but are now a reality.
But alas, it seems that Microsoft can’t entirely change its ways. That Chromium browser, Edge? Microsoft really wants you to use it. And not Chrome, or Firefox, or any other browser. And to accomplish that goal, it looks like the tech behemoth will take some drastic steps to force your compliance. Hit the top story for the details.
Sure, you may have a great gaming PC, but it’s without an equally great headset, keyboard, or mouse; it’s not really complete. Don’t worry; we gathered the best of the best for you.
Disney+ announced a raft of new shows and movies coming to the service next year, but I’m sold on Chip and Dale: Rescue Rangers and X-Men 97.
Look at these Lord of the Rings keycaps. Your keyboard could look like Elvish! We wants it! We neeeeeeds it.
When Microsoft announced Windows 11, it spent a lot of time harping on the “open” and “user friendly” nature of its new operating system. But this narrative is slowly falling apart with every Windows 11 update—especially the latest update, which forces Windows users to keep Edge as a default browser. Read More »
When the iPhone 13 launched earlier this year, iFixit called the device “a new low for repairability.” citing its aggressive anti-repair safeguards. A similar safeguard makes an appearance in the new Pixel 6, but much to Google’s credit, it serves a clear purpose and does not prevent at-home or “unauthorized” repairs. Read More »
Fans of The Lord of the Rings and mechanical keyboards received some exciting news recently. If you have a love for the intricate languages that Tolkien created or want to Google search your way to Mordor, you should check out the new LOTR keycap sets from Drop. Read More »
To celebrate its second anniversary, Disney+ is adding over a dozen new titles to its platform (including Shang-Chi). It’s also announced a ton of future releases, like the Obi-Wan Kenobi series and a Proud Family reboot. And if that’s not enough, the streaming service is still offering new and returning subscribers a month of access for just $2—that’s way cheaper than watching Shang-Chi at a theater! Read More »
In case you’ve been living under a rock, electric vehicles are all the rage right now. And while most of the attention is on Tesla, Ford, and other EVs on the way, another huge aspect is classic car restomods. A prime example is Hyundai’s recently unveiled 1986 Grandeur luxury sedan EV. Read More »
Just because dogs have fur doesn’t mean they don’t get cold too during Autumn and Winter, so help them stay cozy and dry with this reversible dog coat. It has reflective piping stitched in for added visibility, especially when it’s dark out, and rocks an adjustable hook and loop belly closure for a snug fit. The jacket is lightweight and water-resistant, so your dog can stay warm and move around comfortably without overheating or itching. Sizes range from extra small to extra large and there are a ton of fun color options to choose from, so you can easily match your canine’s style and personality.
There’s no better time to set up a smart home security system—Arlo’s Essentials Spotlight camera three-pack is 43% off at Walmart and Amazon, bringing its price down to just $200. That’s three killer, battery-powered security cameras for just $67 each. Read More »
You’ve probably heard a ton of talk on “bezels” in the tech world. For example, smartphone reviews often talk about their effect on the user experience. Here’s what a bezel is and why they’ve been shrinking in the last few years. Read More »
Each year, Google releases at least one major Android update. Android 12 was the release for 2021, but Google isn’t done with that number. The next update is Android 12L and it’s a little unusual. Allow us to explain. Read More »
The iPhone 12 Mini was a bold experiment with a few weaknesses, but the iPhone 13 Mini is the model that polishes those rough edges. If you’re going Mini, these cases are a worthy investment. Read More »