Let’s step away from electric cars for a day … and talk about electric bikes instead! E-bikes are, in theory, a great way to get around that won’t leave you as hot and tired as the traditional bike. A good choice for transportation that’s more agile than a car when you don’t just want exercise.
But the good e-bikes are typically very expensive. “Nevermind, I’ll just buy a bike instead” kinds of expensive. That’s why we were intrigued by the Velotric Discover 1 E-Bike, which promises to be the “Honda Accord of E-bikes.” Could it really live up to that lofty promise? Well, Cory spent a few weeks with it to find out, and he has all the details in the top story.
The electric bike market is getting more crowded and expensive by the day, which can be intimidating for a first-time buyer or someone looking for a good deal. So, when Velotric debuted the Discover 1 e-bike promising a premium commuter bike that’s affordable and fun for anyone, I had to take a look. Read More »
Apple’s new 13-inch MacBook Pro M2 has a lot to offer, but the entry-level model comes with a pretty disappointing downgrade. The base model with 256GB of storage has significantly slower SSD performance speeds than the previous M1 generation. Read More »
Nura is often lauded for its personalized sound technology, which tests your ears to automatically find optimal EQ settings. But its latest earbuds, the NuraTrue Pro, take things to a new level—they support CD-quality lossless audio. Read More »
Samsung recently confirmed that its next smartphone announcement is coming on July 13th, where it’ll debut the rugged Galaxy XCover 6 Pro. Now, weeks ahead of the event, we’ve received new details confirming it’ll have a large removable battery and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Read More »
It’s been 50 years since Atari sprang to life and kicked off the never-ending video game craze. And to celebrate that anniversary, we’re getting two new limited-edition Atari 2600 cartridges—Missile Command and Adventure. Read More »
Warm summer nights are the perfect time to sit and relax under the patio. Those looking to spruce up the decorations or ambiance may want to check out this cascading tabletop waterfall built using metal flowers and leaves. It’s low maintenance with a self-contained design, offers a pleasant atmosphere with soothing water sounds, and it won’t take up too much space being only 10.5-inches tall. Put this nice conversation piece inside or under your covered patio.
According to Ford, the new F-150 Lightning electric truck is facing its first recall, and the company has issued a software recall for thousands of vehicles over a tire safety software issue. Read More »
It seems that Apple was holding out during its June WWDC conference. As reported in Mark Gurman’s Power On newsletter, Apple will launch a “deluge” of ambitious new products in late 2022 and early 2023. These new products include a mixed reality headset, new “core” devices,’ and revamped versions of the Apple TV, Apple Watch, AirPods Pro, and HomePod. Read More »
The ever-expanding Roku Channel is about to gain eight local news stations, courtesy of NBCUniversal. These stations provide news coverage in “major U.S. markets” like NYC and LA, though they will be available to all Roku users regardless of their location. Read More »
It’s a great time to buy a Mac. Apple’s new ARM-based processors are fast and efficient, plus old favorites like MagSafe and built-in card readers are making an appearance once again. Best of all, thanks to Apple Silicon, you don’t need to spend big bucks to get serious performance. Read More »