Do you know what’s expensive right now? Pretty much everything. And if you’re like most people, you’re looking to dump stuff to lower the bills. Subscriptions seem like an easy option to me; we all have too many of those. So have you considered dumping your music subscription? Or avoiding ever getting one in the first place?
Don’t get me wrong, music is fantastic, and I don’t think we should give it up. But if you already own a bunch of music you like, you may have everything you need to create your own “free music streaming service” with Plex. We’ll walk you through how to do it and what hardware to need to make it happen. Check out the top story for more.
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After nearly a year of waiting since first being announced, it’s finally time for the Ford F-150 Lightning to hit the streets. There’s a ton of excitement around Ford’s first all-electric pickup truck, and today the company confirmed its official launch date is only a few weeks away. Read More »
Need a surge protector? Want it to pack tons of ports without taking up much space? This clever 12-in-1 surge protector power strip from HANYCONY offers just that, plus a 10-foot braided cable that’s easy to use. It features eight AC outlets and four USB-A ports, and can charge as many as 12 devices simultaneously. The three-side design ensures you won’t be blocking the other AC plug on the wall outlet, and its slim profile means it won’t take up much space in your backpack or suitcase. It also has built-in protection against short-circuiting, over-voltage, overheating, and over-current damage, plus its fire-resistant shell helps keep your devices safe.
After slashing prices on its Unlimited plans, Google Fi is offering new customers a Pixel 5a smartphone for just $199. That’s an outstanding price for the Pixel 5a, which usually costs $450 and scored a 9/10 in our in-depth review. Read More »
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Meta, also known as Facebook, is testing virtual sales and digital goods inside its new Metaverse platform called Horizon Worlds. And while this is an essential first step, we have bad news for developers. Meta’s fees will take nearly half of your profit from each sale. Read More »
Building your own PC is one of the best ways to get exactly what you want in your computer, but it’s a detailed process. Before you start building, you’ll need to get all the necessary tools for attaching components and staying organized. Fortunately, we’ve rounded up everything you’ll need. Read More »
Motorola’s latest pair of earbuds—the Moto Buds-S ANC— looks undeniably good on paper, with plenty of high-end features like wireless charging, active noise cancelation (ANC), and 18 hours of battery. Despite these advantages, though, the Moto Buds still struggled to actually be good. Read More »
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You open your microwave only to remember it’s caked with gunk on the roof and walls. Just the thought of cleaning it is exhausting. Well, we’ve got some good news: you don’t have to scrape all that off. Read More »