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YouTube Music App Prepares for Podcasts

Earlier this year, news broke that podcasts were finally coming to YouTube Music, but there’s still no word on when the feature will go live. However, recent updates to the YouTube Music Android app put all the pieces in place, so it’s only a matter of time.

The Best Samsung Galaxy S23 and S23 Plus Accessories

The Samsung Galaxy S23 and S23 Plus are solid phones in their own rights, with top-of-the-line specs and hefty price tags to match. Yet, they’re incomplete without the right phone accessories. Whether it’s a case or a charger, we have covered with everything you need to make your new phone perfect.

Everything You Need to Know About Adult Night at LEGOLAND

LEGO is beloved by kids and adults alike, so it makes sense that LEGOLAND Resorts and Discovery Centers are always full of builders of all ages. However, it can be hard to enjoy LEGOLAND with kids running the show. The good news is many LEGOLAND locations in the United States offer special Adult Nights throughout the year.

You Should Receive Fewer Scam Texts, Following New FCC Rules

Carriers are now required to block all text messages that appear to be scams. This is the FCC’s first attempt to squash scam texts through regulation—frankly, it’s long overdue. Unfortunately, the FCC’s anti-robocall actions haven’t been very effective, so we’re a bit skeptical about this new rule.

You Can Now Try Google Fi Without a Subscription

Of all the carriers available in the United States, Google Fi is one of the most enticing. It offers affordable unlimited-data plans and comes with some cool perks, including Wi-Fi access outside your home. Now, Google Fi is testing a free trial system with a limited number of users.

What We’re Playing: All of the ‘Villainous’ Board Games

I remember passing by Disney Villainous on the shelf so many times when I was shopping for a new board game. For whatever reason, the game never seemed super appealing to me. That is, until I got the chance to review Star Wars Villainous. Then, I went out and bought all of the Villainous board games.

The Best Smart Sprinkler Controllers

In-ground sprinkler systems require some work and water to keep your lawn or garden looking lush and luxuriant green all year long. With a smart sprinkler controller, you can achieve this while minimizing waste; a huge plus if you live in areas prone to drought or if you care about sustainability.

Why EVs Still Have a 12V Battery

Your fancy new electric vehicle or PHEV (plug-in hybrid electric vehicle) runs on massive lithium-ion battery packs and electric motors. However, if you look around, you’ll still find your typical 12V car battery or a lead-acid battery.

Makita’s Bizarre Portable Microwave Runs on Power Tool Batteries

Here’s something weird for you contractors and campers; a Makita portable microwave that runs on power tool batteries. Launching in Japan for ¥71,500 (about $550 USD), the MW001GZ promises to heat food on the go with up to 500 watts of power (and a maximum cook time of nearly 2 hours—but only under specific conditions).

How Long Do Electric Bike Batteries Last?

These days everything runs on a battery that we have to recharge, from phones and electric cars to ebikes. If you’re getting ready to buy your first electric bike, you likely have a lot of questions. If you’re wondering, “how long do ebike batteries last?” the answer is a bit complicated.

IKEA’s New Shower Speaker Is Just $15

Available today for just $15, the IKEA VAPPEBY portable Bluetooth speaker features a compact and waterproof design, plus an 80-hour battery life. It’s the most affordable Bluetooth shower speaker you’ll find from a reputable brand, and you can pair two together for stereo sound.

VW ID.2 Unveiled as a Highly Affordable EV for All

Electric vehicles are still too expensive, but that could be changing soon. For months we’ve been hearing about a compact EV from Tesla, targeting a $25,000 price tag, but this week Volkswagen beat them to the punch. This is the affordable new VW ID.2 concept.

Sorry ChatGPT, You Can’t Get a Copyright for Solo Work

With the generative AI revolution fully underway, many people have questions about the ownership and copyright status of text and images created with technology like ChatGPT and DALL-E. This week, the U.S. Copyright Office weighed in with new rules for authors and artists registering AI material.