We’re all looking for cheaper, more practical ways to get around town. And you know what that means—all the electric bike companies are racing after our wallets. These companies claim that their e-bikes are a perfect solution to all our modern transportation woes. And while it pains me to say this, they might be right.
While electric bikes aren’t for everybody, there’s never been a better time to learn about this technology. Check out our top story for the full scoop on e-bikes, plus some information on whether an e-bike is a practical option for you.
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Electric bikes are gaining popularity across the globe, and as a result, I’ve received a lot of questions about whether or not an e-bike is practical. Of course, if you’ve never ridden one, that’s a fair question, but you’ll quickly realize how much e-bikes have to offer once you hop on. Read More »
Apple’s iPads are expensive devices, so protecting the touchscreen from scratches, dings, and dents makes a lot of sense. But the company designed iPads to be resistant to such damage, and a protector is not strictly necessary for everyone. It ultimately depends on how you use your tablet. Read More »
Maserati is doubling down on its electric car strategy. The Italian carmaker just announced a new “Folgore” EV range, starring the 2023 Folgore GranTurismo. It’s the first major step in Maserati’s campaign to electricity its entire lineup by 2025, and man, it’s flashy as all hell. Read More »
For most people, Android Auto works without a hitch. But the smallest problems can turn Android Auto into an impossible headache. And more often than not, your USB cable is responsible for this frustration. That’s why the latest Android Auto update includes a tool that tells you if your USB cable is crappy or broken. Read More »
Google inspired a ton of confidence with its first Android 13 Developer Preview, which introduced a bevy of new features and security improvements. But the second Android 13 Developer Preview is even more exciting, because it finally fixes the biggest problem with notifications. Read More »
If you’re keeping your important documents—like mortgage documents, birth certificates, and other bills—stored in a drawer or paper file, you’re running the risk of them getting damaged in the event there’s a fire. We recommend upgrading to an inexpensive fireproof document box. This one comes in a variety of colors and measures 16.1 x 12.9 x 11 inches, which is enough to hold both letter- and legal-size documents as well as passports, cards, CDs, books, flash drives, and other valuables. It has an anti-static design, built-in handles for easy lifting, a rigid PVC design, an interior pocket, and a dual-zipper code lock design for security against thieves. It’s a simple yet worthwhile investment.
It’s been a pretty boring year for smart home enthusiasts. There just haven’t been a ton of developments in this space, as manufacturers are currently focused on the upcoming Matter unification standard. Unfortunately, Matter just got delayed. Again. Read More »
If you share a Netflix account with friends or family outside of the household, soon you may have to pay an extra fee. After the company tried sending warning messages out last year to stop moochers, Netflix is now testing an opt-in feature letting subscribers pay more for sharing. Read More »
As expected, Samsung just announced the affordable Galaxy A53 5G during its “Awesome Galaxy A” event. This phone costs just $550, but it packs premium features like a 120Hz AMOLED display, a large 64MP main camera, and four years of guaranteed OS updates. Read More »
With the increasing number of services that need accounts, the pile-up of passwords has become frustrating. Thankfully, password managers can help untangle the modern mess of technology and keep your accounts secure. Read More »