Back in May, we brought you a fairly surprising story. DuckDuckGo, the search browser that promises privacy and to keep you from the tracking habits of Google and Microsoft… let Microsoft track you. A bunch. A bunch bunch bunch. The reasons DuckDuckGo allowed this weren’t great, and it shook our confidence in recommending it as a privacy-minded alternative to Google.
Now, DuckDuckGo is back with good news. The search engine promises it has changed things and will block Microsoft trackers that it allowed through before. With a couple of notable exceptions here and there. Check out all the details in the top story.
After months of backlash, DuckDuckGo’s browser will finally block Microsoft trackers. The company will also provide more transparency to its users by publishing a full list of blocked domains, updating its Privacy Dashboard to show when scripts are blocked or loaded, and building a custom ad conversion system for its search engine. Read More »
To the surprise of nobody, the Tesla Cybertruck will cost more money than the promised $39,900 price tag revealed back in 2019. During Tesla’s annual shareholder meeting, Elon Musk confirmed the bad news, saying that “a lot has changed” since then. Read More »
Microsoft is rolling out preview versions of its long-rumored Game Pass family plan in Ireland and Colombia. Residents of those countries can now sign up for “Xbox Game Pass — Insider Preview,” according to Xbox Wire. Read More »
In a surprise move, Amazon has announced a $1.7 billion acquisition of iRobot. If the acquisition goes through, Amazon will own Roomba and all of iRobot’s advanced robot vacuum technologies. It’s a massive deal that will greatly expand Amazon’s presence in smart homes. Read More »
It’s no secret that Google’s Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro don’t have the best fingerprint scanners. For months on end, users have complained about issues hoping that updates would fix them or make it faster, which could actually happen with Android 13. Read More »
Laptops and tablets take up a ton of space at your desk. So, why not place them in a vertical stand? Vaydeer’s stand makes it easy to tuck away and charge your devices. And notably, it’s one of the best ways to de-clutter your desk when using a tablet with a monitor.
The bottom of this stand is rubberized to prevent slipping. Also, rubber cushioning inside of the stand keeps your devices from getting scratched up.
It’s time to put another Arcade1Up cabinet on your Christmas list. This fall, Arcade1Up will launch a faithfully recreated Marvel vs. Capcom 2 cabinet with online multiplayer support and seven additional built-in games. Pre-orders open September 8th, though you can sign up for reminders on the Arcade1Up website. Read More »
After reviewing Lenovo’s X1 Carbon Gen 9 laptop last year, I was excited to get my paws on the newest Gen 10 model. I wasn’t disappointed! The X1 Carbon Gen 10 is a beast of a machine and capable of handling almost anything I threw at it. Read More »
YouTube has been around since 2005, and it’s one of the most visited websites in the world. Tons of features have been added to the YouTube website and apps over the years. We’ll share some you may not know about. Read More »
Outdoor audio is tricky. Great-sounding indoor speakers don’t always sound great when you take them outside, and there’s also the weather to consider. These speakers stand up to the elements and sound great. Read More »
Interest in the cloud gaming space is heating up. As big brands like Xbox, NVIDIA, and Amazon all jockey for their place in the market, early trailblazer Google Stadia has steadily evolved since launching in late 2019. Here are just some of the reasons you might want to choose Stadia over the competition. Read More »
If you’ve ever noticed that your iPhone or Android phone charger is warm or hot to the touch after using it, you may be wondering why this is happening and if it’s something to worry about. Here’s what you need to know. Read More »