Let’s talk about Bluetooth. Ten years ago or so, you mostly found Bluetooth in those unwieldy earbuds that covered half your face. Let’s be frank; they were a product of their time and kind of terrible. That’s probably why you don’t see anyone wearing Bluetooth devices in their ears anymore.
Oh, wait. Bluetooth is everywhere now. And it seems like everyone owns at least one set of Bluetooth earbuds and maybe a portable speaker. Probably more. Well, Andrew is here to make the case that Bluetooth is awful for… well, everything. Check out the top story so he can make his case.
We’re knee-deep in the world of Bluetooth, and the average customer has absolutely zero interest in wired headphones or speakers. Still, they complain about Bluetooth, and I happily complain with them. Bluetooth audio is one of the biggest downgrades in tech history—outside of a few situations, it’s the worst possible alternative to a messy wad of headphone cables. Read More »
If you’re looking to get back some of your privacy, Google recently introduced new policies that’ll let users protect themselves from Google Search. By that, we mean giving people control over what personally-identifiable information shows up in search results. Read More »
We’ll spend the next few years waiting for Elder Scrolls VI, the upcoming sequel to Skyrim. But in the meantime, maybe we should enjoy some classic Elder Scrolls games. Bethesda just added five of its old titles to Steam, and three of them are free. Read More »
It seems that a Google employee left their Pixel Watch prototype in a Chicago restaurant. Photos of the purported prototype were published by Android Police, and these images seem to verify previous leaks about the smartwatch’s design. Unfortunately, the new pictures also reveal the Pixel Watch’s thick bezels. Read More »
After half a year of silence, Apple has finally launched its Self Service Repair program. It’s a huge step for the company—customers can now buy authentic Apple parts and access official repair manuals. But Self Service Repair isn’t ideal for customers, and it gives Apple an excuse to double down on its worst practices. Read More »
Subaru initially teased the Solterra, its first all-electric SUV, about a year ago. And now that the company has announced pricing for the EV, we happily move another step closer to finally being able to purchase one. The highly-anticipated 2023 Solterra starts at $44,995. Read More »
We’ve seen hints and teasers of Volkswagen’s new Microbus for nearly five years, but the company finally made it official in March. The VW ID. Buzz electric bus will hit the streets later this year. Read More »
Is simply standing at your standing desk boring? Do you wish your feet could be doing something more exciting while your fingers are typing away at a boring report for work? Get a balance board and be bored no more. Read More »
If you want a full-power PC, but dislike the idea of wire management or want to save on space, an All-in-One PC is your best option. So how does MSI’s recent effort, the Pro AP241, rate as an All-in-One unit and an office PC? Read More »
The central processing unit (CPU) is an integral part of any PC. But how do you choose the best CPU that’s compatible with your motherboard? Do you opt for AMD or Intel? Budget-friendly or power-hungry? Read More »
Any fan of FPS games knows how important it is to have a responsive mouse. The Razer Basilisk V3 is the fast, consistent, affordable mouse that you won’t regret adding to your setup. It has every feature competitive gamers want and, in my opinion, stands with the best mice on the market. Read More »
Smart smoke detectors are quite a bit more expensive than their “dumb” counterparts, so it’s only natural for people to consider their lifespan and replacement costs. Here’s what you need to know about the lifespan of smoke alarms. Read More »
If you’re still working on your spring cleaning (or haven’t even started yet), your home office might be last on the list. If you work in there daily, your desk is probably badly in need of some disinfecting, not to mention all those crumbs in the keyboard. We’ll walk you through it, and before you know it, your home workspace will be gleaming again! Read More »