Slowly yet surely, EVs (electric vehicles) are becoming more and more mainstream. And naturally, the most significant difference between an EV and a traditional car is dumping the gas engine for an electric motor (or two) that runs on batteries.
But one age-old question for cars has always been, “what do I do if I accidentally leave the headlights on overnight and kill the batteries?” You get jumper cables and a friend, or a jumper battery pack to solve the problem, of course. But what about EV? Can you even jump an EV at all? Find out in the top story.
Yesterday was Pi day! (3.14 or March 14th). So you’ll find some of our favorite Raspberry Pi coverage sprinkled throughout this newsletter.
If you recently bought an electric car or are in the market for one, a common question is “can I jump-start a dead EV car battery?” No one wants to get stranded with a dead battery and a car that won’t “start,” so it’s a valid concern. Read More »
It’s been a year since the super-powered Raspberry Pi 4 officially landed on store shelves. And whether you have a Pi 4 hidden in a drawer or stuffed in your Amazon Wish List, you’re in serious need of some project inspiration. Here are 18 killer projects for the Pi 4. Read More »
High-end compact keyboards are nothing new, but the Professional 2 is looking to introduce a new level of class. With an ergonomic design, high-quality materials, and a unique switch-type, this board can feel fresh even if you’re used to niche mechanical keyboards. Read More »
It’s time to ditch the movie theater for good. Home projectors offer the big-screen experience in your living room without the need to buy a $20 ticket or a $10 bag of popcorn. And Epson’s latest projector, the Home Cinema LS11000 4K, will make your local movie theater look like chopped liver. Read More »
Whether it’s for work or in your everyday life, it’s always nice to have a place to jot down your thoughts and To-Do list, and we think a dry erase whiteboard is the perfect pick for the task. This one measures 16 x 12 inches and features a kickstand, so you can stand it on a desk or table if you don’t want to wall-mount it. It also ships with 10 markers, four magnets, and an eraser so you don’t need to buy anything else in order to start using it. The whiteboard is versatile and a great addition to any home office, kitchen, garage, children’s room, work office, or classroom.
Now that Prime costs $140 a year, it may be a bit hard for you to justify the expensive service. But hey, maybe you don’t need to pay for Prime all by yourself. An official Prime feature, called Amazon Household, lets you share your benefits with family or friends. Read More »
If you have a lot of LEGO bricks, sorting them presents a problem. They come in all sizes, shapes, and colors. You could spend hours sifting, setting apart, and organizing, but what fun would that be? Why not turn to a Raspberry Pi machine instead? That’s what Daniel West decided, and he built a device that can sort any LEGO brick. Read More »
Following its acquisition of Discovery, the AT&T-owned WarnerMedia will become Warner Bros Discovery, one of the world’s biggest entertainment corporations. And oddly enough, this massive corporation’s first big goal is to combine HBO Max with Discovery+. Read More »
Raspberry Pi computers are a go-to solution for home theaters, NAS devices, and other personal projects . But the Raspberry Pi Foundation’s latest products and partnerships have left DIY-ers scratching their heads. Why would the Pi Foundation release a pre-assembled computer kit, or partner with Microsoft to bring new software to Raspbian OS? The answer is simple—Raspberry Pi exists to help kids and adults learn about computing. It isn’t just a tool for hobbyists and geeks. Read More »
Fashion trends aren’t the only thing making a comeback because in 2021, CD sales saw their first increase in nearly 17 years. Seriously, CDs are cool again, and according to the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), music fans bought almost 46.6 million disks in 2021. Read More »
Unlike previous iPhone releases, the iPhone 14 lineup may feature two different chipsets. This change may help the Pro and Pro Max models of iPhone 14 stand out a bit, as they will finally offer “pro” performance with exclusive, high-end processors. Read More »
Now that Samsung’s flagship Galaxy S22-series devices are available, it’s time for the company to focus on less flashy, more affordable devices. Samsung is now sending out invites for its March 17th “Awesome Galaxy A Event,” where it’s expected to debut two new mid-range phones. Read More »
Every second that you spend cleaning or fine-tuning your guitar is a second that you could’ve spent playing. But how much do you get from a guitar that’s dirty and difficult to play? A new set of strings and a proper setup will remove your frustrations while playing, and encourage you to spend much more time with your instrument. Read More »
You can now use Face ID with a mask. This is true Face ID: Your iPhone will look at the physical features around your eyes to authenticate you, so it’ll work if you’re wearing a mask. Here’s how to use it. Read More »
As cable subscriptions continue to dwindle, more and more TV viewers are turning to live streaming services. If you’re looking to replace cable with streaming, our guide will help you find the best live streaming service for you. Read More »