I feel comfortable betting that every one of us grew up playing board games. Whether it was iconic classics like Monopoly or Clue, clever strategy titles like Battleship, or memory-quizzing games like Trivial Pursuit, board games are near and dear to everyone.
That’s because they’ve been around for a long time—like for thousands of years—and we think that’s rad. Our very own game-loving Sarah did some research and explored the modern history of board games and it is simply fascinating. Click today’s top story and come see for yourself!
Heck yes! Apple is bringing back the black Magic Trackpad and Magic Mouse.
Netflix might lower the cost of its pricey monthly subscriptions, but it might not happen the way you hoped.
Need a foldable e-bike for your next jaunt through the big city? You should come take a look at Tern’s gorgeous new e-bike and all of its cool city-friendly features.
… and tons of other super cool stuff. Keep scrollin’!
If you appreciate board games, you’ve undoubtedly wondered about their history at some point. From the materials people used for really old board games to the way games have evolved over time to how in the world people keep coming up with new ideas, the history of board games is fascinating. Read More »
Building mechanical keyboards can be a very satisfying hobby. And if you do it right, you can make a keyboard that’s tailored just for you. But if you’re just getting started, it can be hard to know where to begin. The Vissles V84 Pro Mechanical Keyboard is a great prebuilt option to get you started. Read More »
Boost Mobile is back with another “Carrier Crusher” deal, and this time it’s giving customers a fancy 5G smartphone and a year of 5G service all for one low fee. Previous deals only offered discounts on phone plans, but this time you’ll get a 6.5-inch Android phone and 5G service for 12 months for $199. Read More »
Hippies and classic car fans rejoice—the VW Microbus is back! Volkswagen debuted the modern Microbus, called the ID Buzz, during a livestream on March 9th. The vehicle will launch in Europe later this year, though it won’t sail across the pond until 2024. Read More »
Long-time Netflix users are now experiencing the service’s most recent price hike, which was implemented earlier this year. And these users aren’t happy—in their mind, Netflix could save money if it stopped launching and canceling so many new shows. Well, a Netflix price drop may arrive at some point, but not for the reasons you hope. Read More »
It’s nice to be prepared for bad situations, and an emergency radio is a must-have for anyone. This NOAA-certified radio from Kaito can be powered five different ways—by AC, battery, hand-crank, solar, and USB—and it can charge your smartphone. It sports a flip-up solar panel and has a built-in flashlight, SOS emergency light, loud speakers, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. It has a 600mAh battery, works on both AM and FM frequencies, and has seven pre-set NOAA weather channels with alerts. It measures 8.25 x 5 x 2.25 inches, as well, so it can easily fit in your emergency preparedness bag.
China’s biggest online commerce company, Alibaba, announced its first luxury EV has entered mass production and will begin shipping later this month to take on Tesla. In partnership with IM Motors and SAIC, the IM L7 Sedan is a premium electric vehicle costing less than the competition. Read More »
After successfully launching a pair of earbuds last year, Nothing is ready for round two. The big-headed brand will preview its 2022 product roadmap during a livestream on March 23rd. Oh, and Nothing is calling the event “The Truth,” so you can expect a lot of artsy-fartsy flair. Read More »
You’ve probably noticed an increase in YouTube channels sporting a new “Join” button next to the “Subscribe” button. Clicking “Join” gives you the option to become a member by paying a recurring amount every month to the channel’s creator(s). But is paying this monthly fee to a YouTube channel worth it? Read More »
How long should a phone last? Well, according to Fairphone, it should last as long as possible. The Fairphone 2 launched all the way back in 2015, but as Fairphone promised, it can now install the Android 10 update. Read More »
We saw a ton of new products at Apple’s Peek Performance event, including the Mac Studio and iPhone SE 5G. But one announcement may have slipped under your radar—the black Magic Mouse and Magic Trackpad. That’s right; Apple is bringing back the darkness. Read More »
If you gave out your Wi-Fi password or host an open Wi-Fi access point and your neighbors are siphoning away your bandwidth—possibly putting you in legal jeopardy as well—it’s time to put a stop to it. Here’s how. Read More »
You can get a great set of headphones without spending a fortune, you just need to know what you’re looking for. The headphones we’ve gathered here perform well beyond what you’d expect from the price tag. Read More »
Resistance bands are one of the easiest (and lightest) exercise accessories you can add to your lower body workout and still challenge yourself. Although they don’t add any extra weight or require any crazy moves, you’ll still feel the burn. Read More »