USB-C. It’s supposed to be the universal port that solves all our problems, right? One shape, reversible, handles charging and data, and it works with “nearly everything.” It’s the last cable you need. At least that was the promise.
But years later, that still hasn’t happened. And you know what? It’s not going to happen anytime soon either. We dug into the details, and if you hit up the top story, you’ll find out why USB-C isn’t the one port “to rule them all” after all.
Sarah has been watching ‘Murderville,’ and she thinks it’s a hilarious romp that you should check out too.
Right now, a portable generator sounds like a better idea every day. So we put together everything you need to know before buying one.
Having one standard connector to power and charge all of your devices would make life a lot easier, and given the uptake, USB-C is a strong candidate for the “Universal Port” title. But it isn’t quite there yet. Read More »
If you regularly host outdoor events or are just worried about the contents of your freezer during a power outage, buying a portable generator is a good idea. But not all generators are the same, and each type has its pros and cons. Read More »
When you’re watching a mystery movie or a crime TV show, it’s fun to try to guess who committed the crime. With Murderville, you get the joy of trying to figure out who the killer is and watching comedians try not to break character during crazy improv sessions. Read More »
Last year, Microsoft officially announced that its iconic legacy browser, Internet Explorer, will be put out to pasture on June 15, 2022. However, it will live on for a few more years via IE Mode, for those still relying on older apps and websites requiring IE11. Read More »
The $4 Raspberry Pi Pico is a low-power microcontroller, sort of like an Arduino board. It isn’t really meant to play games, and especially not 3D titles. But in the spirit of “can it run DOOM,” the Pi Foundation’s Graham Sanderson has ported the original DOOM to the Raspberry Pi Pico. And it works great. Read More »
When you’re setting up your own home office, it’s easy to forget a lot of the smaller basic items you’d commonly see in an office building, like a three-hole punch. But fret not—we found the perfect three-hole punch for your office setup; plus, at under 10 bucks, it’ll hardly dent your budget. The precision steel punch heads will cut cleanly through up to 12 sheets of paper at a time, and the built-in tray catches annoying waste. It feels premium, too, thanks to its all-metal construction, and its rubber base keeps it firmly in place while you use it and prevents it from scratching your desk. You can opt for a light- or dark-grey design, too.
After taking the world and internet by storm earlier this year, Wordle is now owned by the New York Times. And while it remains largely the same addicting game and productivity killer, your favorite Wordle archive just got shut down. Read More »
Have you ever tried to remotely collaborate on drafting a lengthy email? It ain’t easy, but thanks to a new update for Google Workspace, it doesn’t have to suck anymore. Now you (and your friends or coworkers) can collaborate directly from Google Docs, easy peasy. Read More »
These days, there are subscription boxes for pretty much anything you can think of, from gear for fishermen to dog snacks, but they can be quite costly. Plus, it’s always a gamble whether or not you’ll like what’s inside. So it raises the question: are subscription boxes even worth paying for to begin with? Read More »
Wireless charging comes in a ton of different shapes and sizes, from basic mats that charge your phone flat, stands that enable you to prop your phone up, or multi-device chargers that’ll juice up other devices such as your Apple Watch or AirPods in addition to your iPhone. But not all iPhones support wireless charging, so let’s take a look at the ones that do. Read More »
If you want to run a successful streaming service, you have to gobble up old movie studios and their collection of IP. Amazon announced that it is buying MGM for $8.45 billion, securing the rights to James Bond, Robocop, Stargate, Rocky, The Pink Panther and thousands of other titles. Read More »
Sure, you’ve got a screwdriver, needle-nose pliers, and maybe even a soldering iron. But there’s one tool every tech fan needs in their toolbox, and it costs less than a cent: A bent paperclip. Here’s why you should always keep one on hand. Read More »
Samsung unquestionably makes some of the best Android hardware, but its software is… not on that same level. “One UI” is the company’s Android skin, and it’s the one thing holding back Galaxy devices. Read More »