Nowadays, having an internet connection or Wi-Fi isn’t just helpful. It’s a necessity, and that same need extends to our vehicles. Many newer cars come with Wi-Fi, but it’s not always clear how the Wi-Fi in your car works or where it’s available.
If you’re planning on taking a summer road trip, doing a lot of traveling, or want a fancy new vehicle with built-in Wi-Fi, our top story goes over everything you need to know about Wi-Fi in the car.
These days having reliable access to the internet is pretty essential, and that includes while you’re in a car. Thankfully, car Wi-Fi is becoming increasingly more common, but it’s not always clear how it works, how fast it is, or if you (and passengers) can use it when the car is off. Read More »
First impressions are important, and I was very impressed by the Tribit Stormbox Pro when I pulled it out of its box. This portable Bluetooth speaker has a fun bassy sound, beams audio in all directions, and has the perfect form factor for outdoor activities. Unfortunately, I can’t base my review of the Tribit Stormbox Pro on first impressions. Read More »
We were dumbfounded when Spiritfarer launched in late 2020. The indie game, which is both a management simulator and an action sandbox, tugs at your heartstrings as you repeatedly pilot people toward the afterlife. And soon, Spiritfarer will come to mobile—but only if you have Netflix subscription. Read More »
It seems like Facebook (now called Meta) just can’t catch a break. Declining ad revenue and a shrinking user base have forced the company to pursue a custom hardware ecosystem—smart products and mixed reality devices that it can control on its own terms. But for whatever reason, Facebook appears to be scaling back these hardware projects. Read More »
Several years ago, a Dutch electric vehicle startup announced the Lightyear One, a solar-powered EV. Today, at an online premiere event, the company confirmed it’ll call its first vehicle the Lightyear 0, and it’ll supposedly start production this fall. Read More »
Birds are adorable and fun to watch! With a handy smart bird feeder, you can watch your feathered friends while they enjoy a nice snack. This window-mounted feeder comes with a mini HD camera, clear housing to protect it, and a 32GB SD card to record footage onto. The camera features a 150-degree field of view, a night-vision function, and six infrared lights, to ensure you get an optimal picture. The 300mAh battery lasts for about an hour—perfect for bird snack time—and it connects over Wi-Fi to show you a live feed on your phone. The seed tray is removable, so you can easily clean and refill it, too.
Microsoft is finally adding tabs to the Windows 11 File Explorer. These tabs allow you to navigate files and folders within one instance of File Explorer—it’s a serious time-saver, and it should keep your desktop from getting cluttered. Unfortunately, the feature is currently exclusive to Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25136. Read More »
Insteon products mysteriously came back to life on June 6th, prompting users to ask if the company had been purchased by some nasty corporation (or even a malicious group). Now, former SmartLabs VP and General Manager Ken Fairbanks says he acquired the company with a “small group of passionate users.” Read More »
This week we learned that the popular live TV streaming service fuboTV could lose all of its Univision-owned channels by the end of June. In an ongoing contract pricing dispute, fuboTV has confirmed that the company could stop carrying Univision, UniMas, Galavision, and TUDN if the two can’t agree to new terms. Read More »
Starships are one of the most iconic parts of Star Wars. Pretty much anyone can recognize a Tie Fighter, X-Wing, or Star Destroyer. And, with such great ship designs, people naturally want to own real-world versions of them. Fortunately, we think we can help you with that. Read More »
Zelle is one of the most popular financial platforms of its kind, so it’s no surprise that the platform has been made a target for scammers. Here’s what to look out for and how to avoid a nasty surprise. Read More »
In the mobile OS landscape, Windows Phone wasn’t around for very long (2010-2017). It was never very popular, but Microsoft infused it with some new, interesting ideas. A few of those ideas ended up being ahead of their time. Read More »