One of the biggest trends in home theaters right now is ultra-short throw (UST) laser projectors. They beam an image over 100 inches in size just inches away from the wall. That’s the perfect solution for anyone who doesn’t have a home-sized correctly for a projector setup.
The catch? The “affordable” options start at around $3,000 models. And I know what you’re thinking: could a projector possibly be worth $3,000? I’ve lived with one for two years now, and you’ll find my answer in the top story.
Star Trek: Strange New Worlds is hands down the best Star Trek show in decades (tied with The Orville). Don’t believe me? We have the details on how to watch the first episode for free.
I reviewed a $2,800 ultra-short throw (UST) laser projector two years ago and proclaimed it so good I’d buy one. Of course, I had to send that review unit back, which left me with the hard decision: do I spend the money? I did. And after two years, I can comfortably say it was worth it. Read More »
Going into work isn’t a fun event (at least, for most people), whether you enjoy working from the office or not. Adding a few key pieces of tech to your desk setup at work could make you dread going in just a tiny bit less. Read More »
Amazon’s latest idea, a cashback rewards system, is offering you the chance to get a little money back on select purchases at your favorite stores. But a darker motive lurks behind the lightly lucrative veneer of the concept: data collection. Read More »
We get to hear about innovations with laptops, smartphones, earbuds, and the like all the time, but rarely about smaller smart technology. However, that’s what makes things like this new smart self-powered screw so exciting. Yep, you heard us—a smart screw. Read More »
Tesla’s long-delayed electric Semi truck is finally inching closer to reality, as the company just opened orders and reservations in the United States. This news comes as the release date remains a mystery. Read More »
Some folks like bulky cases that’ll protect their iPhone from any drop. Others like decorative cases with stylish designs. We’re big fans of slim, simple cases that can protect your iPhone while still looking nice in a minimalist kind of way, like this one from Gucloudy. It’s made of liquid silicone and sports a soft anti-scratch microfiber lining that’ll keep your iPhone 13 Pro Max safe and sound for ages. The case is matte black and sports shockproof corners while remaining flexible and comfortable to hold. It’s also lightweight and won’t weigh your phone down.
You’re already reading the comic books and watching the latest Disney+ series, but there’s probably still room for upgrading your nerdiness. Indulge your inner geek with a subscription box that’ll send you t-shirts, toys, stickers, mugs, props, and other awesome goodies every month. Read More »
Now that the all-new Ford F-150 Lightning electric truck has officially launched and is on the way to buyers, we’re starting to see ridiculous price gouging and dealer markups. In fact, one dealership in California is asking over $145,000 for the Lightning EV. Read More »
While it’s certainly a bargain, the Xbox Series S’ inability to play discs can cause a lot of frustration, especially if you own a bunch of old games. But a new patent from Microsoft shows that the “digital only” console could gain disc-playing abilities, sort of. Read More »
It seems that Star Trek is finally returning to its roots with Strange New Worlds, a show that focuses on Captain Christopher Pike—you know, the guy from the beeping chair. While Strange New Worlds is only available on Paramount+, you can now stream the first episode for free on YouTube. Read More »
The little silicone tips that let your earbuds fit in your ear are easy to lose. Luckily, they’re also easy to replace, with a semi-standard size that will fit about 90% of the earbuds on the market. Here are the best. Read More »
Gift cards are one of the easiest gifts to pick up at the last second and are also extremely safe bets to make for everyone on your gift list. But just because a gift card has a certain value doesn’t mean that’s how much you have to pay. There are plenty of excellent resources online that offer discounted gift cards—both physical cards and digital. You just have to know where to look. Read More »
If you’re trying to connect to a Wi-Fi access point and you see “FBI Surveillance Van” in your SSID list, should you be worried? Is there an FBI van outside your door? We’ll get to the bottom of this surprisingly common situation. Read More »
If you travel with your Nintendo Switch you might appreciate the ability to play docked when you’re near a TV or monitor away from home. The official dock is a lot bigger than necessary to get the job done. That’s why you might want to consider a portable dock instead. Read More »