Electric trucks match most of the features offered by traditional gas-guzzling pickups. But because electric trucks are fancy and emission-free, people assume that they need to be babied. That simply isn’t the case—in fact, electric trucks like the Rivian R1T are fantastic for towing.
But if you plan to tow a lot of stuff, is an electric truck the right choice? The answer is a bit murky, as electric and traditional pickups excel at two different things when towing trailers or other heavy loads. Check our top story to learn more.
Electric trucks are fast and have insane amounts of torque, which means they have some excellent tow ratings. If you’re interested in any of the exciting electric trucks available or coming soon and plan on doing “truck stuff,” you’ll want to know how much an electric truck can tow and how far. Read More »
After what feels like a lifetime of teasers, Nothing is finally ready to reveal its first smartphone. The Phone (1) will star in Nothing’s “Return to Instinct” event, which airs July 12th at 11am EST (8am PST). I just hope it’s not another teaser. Read More »
Legislators within the European Union say they’ve reached an agreement on the “common charger” mandate that was proposed last year. By the end of 2024, all battery-powered portable devices sold in the EU must have a USB-C port or rely entirely on wireless charging. And yes, this applies to Apple’s iPhone. Read More »
It’s been half a year since Sonos won a patent infringement suit against Google, yet the companies are still bickering. In a community blog post, Google says that some Pixel phones are unable to set up new or recently-disconnected smart home devices because of “an interruption caused by Sonos.” Read More »
This week at Apple’s annual WWDC event, the company announced watchOS 9 with several changes and new features. And while Apple didn’t mention the Watch Series 3 specifically, its cheapest watch will not support the next update, meaning it’s reaching the end of its life. Read More »
Got a vacation or business trip coming up soon? This organizer pouch is a must-have travel companion, as it can keep your mouse, cables, earbuds, chargers, and other tech gadgets safe on the go. It measures 7.5 x 4.3 x 2.2 inches and sports a ton of mesh pockets for organization. And with a water-resistant coating on the outside, sponge on the inside, and double zippers, so it can hold plenty of your accessories and protect your tech. It comes in a variety of colors, and you can even use it to hold pens, notepads, and other small accessories.
Polestar, the premium electric car maker jointly owned by Volvo, has announced it’s ready to manufacture EVs in the United States, starting with the all-new Polestar 3. It will be the first vehicle Polestar builds in the U.S. and the brand’s first “performance SUV.” Read More »
Love it or hate it, people can’t get enough of Tesla’s upcoming Cybertruck. This week, we received a look at what could be one of the latest Cybertruck prototype designs sporting several “upgrades” to the interior and windshield wiper system. Read More »
Ford began delivering F-150 Lightning trucks near the end of May, and the first customers are in for a small surprise. As reported by a user on the Lightning Owners forum, F-150 Lightnings come with a free Tesla charging adapter, likely to highlight the truck’s bi-directional charging capabilities (something that Tesla lacks). Read More »
You don’t need to learn design software just to use a 3D printer. The internet’s filled the brim with high-quality 3D printable designs, many of which are available for free. You can find these files on printable databases, which are free to use and include search functions to help you find what you’re looking for. Read More »
I’m noticing a bit of a trend. Last year, Wyze launched the Scale S, a slightly improved (yet slightly worse) version of the original Wyze Scale. And Wyze is now selling the Scale X, another small upgrade with a notable drawback—the new price. Read More »
The iOttie Velox Magnetic Wireless Charging Duo Stand is an elegant way to efficiently charge your MagSafe-compatible iPhone and Qi-enabled accessories. But if magnets don’t attract your attention, steer clear and save your money. Read More »
Apple has finally evolved the tried and tested MacBook Air with a new shape, faster internals, and some quality of life improvements that most users will appreciate. So should you make the jump to M2 or buy the less expensive M1 MacBook? Read More »
I have been using AirTags to track my keys, bags, and suitcases since the Bluetooth tracker’s announcement in 2021. While they work in most cases, they don’t fit in most wallets. The Chipolo CARD Spot fixes that limitation without losing too many of the AirTag’s features. Read More »
Apple announced iOS 16 for the iPhone at WWDC 2022. As usual, this update is free and the release is expected in late September (2022). The update is packed with tweaks that will hopefully change the way you use your iPhone for the better. Read More »