Kindles are fantastic devices for reading all the books without storing all the books. I mean, don’t get me wrong, paper books are great, and nothing can truly replace the look and feel of them. But they also take up a lot of room, and Kindles solve that particular problem.
But the one downside to Kindles is that it locks you into Amazon’s ecosystem and forces you to buy books from the behemoth. Oh, wait, no, it doesn’t. In addition to borrowing books from the library, you can sideload books from other sources! Don’t know how? We’ll show you in the top story.
The Amazon Kindle is one of the best eReaders on the market, but you don’t have to rely on Amazon’s store to fill your device with content. There are a few other easy ways to get eBooks and documents onto your Kindle, and Amazon will even help you do it. Read More »
It seems that PC manufacturers are finally starting to take ARM seriously. Lenovo just announced its ThinkPad X13s laptop, the very first ThinkPad to run on a Snapdragon chipset. While the ThinkPad X13x won’t crush any of Lenovo’s high-end machines, it packs some impressive specs and (supposedly) packs a 28-hour battery life. Read More »
Now that mobile data is relatively cheap, very few people use the data-saving apps that were so popular throughout the 2010s. That’s why Google will kill off Chrome’s Lite Mode, previously called Data Saver mode, on March 29th. Read More »
It’s been over ten years since Valve released Portal 2, and fans of the series are getting restless. But on March 1st, Valve may temporarily satiate your desires with Aperture Desk Job, a short and sweet Portal game that teaches you how to use a controller. Read More »
It’s been a year since TCL took over the budget phone scene with its affordable 20-series devices, and you know what that means. TCL is back at MWC 2022 with its new 30-series lineup, which includes five new, ultra-affordable handsets. Read More »
Wish your old lamp, TV, or fan could turn on with a simple voice command? Well, now they can with the help of a smart plug! These smart home Wi-Fi outlets work with IFTTT, Google Home, Alexa, and Echo devices, and don’t require a hub. They can also be set up to run on a schedule, which is perfect when you’re away from home on vacation or in the office. The plugs are easy to set up and run on your 2.4GHz Wi-Fi connection, and they’re one of our favorite smart home gadgets of all time!
As a spoiled ’90s kid, I might be a little bit biased in saying this but clearly the ’90s had the best tech toys for kids. With Nintendo gaming consoles, Yak Baks, Tamagotchi, and Power Wheels Jeeps to keep us entertained, we had more fun than the Fortnite generation ever could. Read More »
If you constantly walk away from your desk with neck or back pain, your chair might be the culprit. Although good ergonomic chairs are pricey, it’s worth investing in one if you spend a solid chunk of time at your desk working, gaming, or doing schoolwork. Read More »
When Tesla debuted its Yoke steering wheel on the new Model S, many people had mixed reactions. It became even more controversial when CEO Elon Musk confirmed the company had no plans to offer a regular round steering wheel on the car. However, it looks like the EV maker could be ready to change its mind. Read More »
The LEGO Ideas platform is where the company takes suggestions from regular folks with great ideas and potentially turns them into LEGO sets. And while we’ve seen a ton of great builds over the years, we hope this nostalgic Polaroid LEGO Ideas build becomes a reality. Read More »
Can you believe Xbox has been around for 20 years now? That totally doesn’t make me feel old. At all. Not even a little bit. Anyway, to celebrate the momentous occasion, Microsoft released a gorgeous Special Edition Xbox controller and I so wish I had this 20 years ago! Read More »
Yoga is the perfect blend of working out and meditation. It’s the perfect way to combat anxiety, assist with weight loss, and improve your flexibility. Plus, you can do yoga workouts from the comfort of your own home. Read More »
Samsung’s long-awaited Galaxy S22 devices are finally available for pre-order, including the first true Galaxy Note successor, the S22 Ultra. As always, Samsung and mobile carriers are offering killer early bird deals on the new phones, helping you save hundreds or even get an S22 for free. Read More »
After years of begging, Wyze Cam owners finally got a desktop web viewer in December of 2021. But the essential feature is tucked behind a monthly Cam Plus subscription, much to the chagrin of us penny-pinchers. No worries, we found a workaround that lets you watch your Wyze Cam feed in Windows 11 for free. Read More »
A home theater system can bring a cinematic experience into your home, but the TV’s back panel can be daunting. With so many connections and types of cables, how do you know what to plug in where? It’s simpler than it seems. Read More »
The Apple Macintosh, or “Mac,” is a computer platform that’s been around since 1984. Have you ever thought about why it’s called “Mac” or “Macintosh” in particular? We’ll dig into the history behind the name. Read More »