The Museum of Pinball, located in Banning, California, houses one of the largest collections of Pinball machines under one roof. Unfortunately, this amazing wonderland of games is closing its doors for good and will auction off more than 1,100 pinball machines.
By some stroke of bad luck, both of my cars died simultaneously. One will never run again. The other needed thousands of dollars in repairs. Carvana sounded like the perfect answer to buy a new vehicle while I didn’t have a car. But what started as a good experience turned into a complete nightmare.
Paramount+ might not be worth the price right now, but that could change soon. New seasons of Star Trek: Picard and Star Trek: Lower Decks are on the way, and now the first trailer for Star Trek: Prodigy just dropped. And as short as the trailer is, it should excite children and parents alike.
Cigarette butts are one of the most littered items in the world, and they’re especially hard to clean up on a hot, sandy beach. To help mitigate the problem, Dutch company TechTics designed BeachBot (or BB), a robot that exists solely to clean the beach of cigarette butts.
Ever wonder what birds are hanging around in your neck of the woods? Want to know which specific type of bird is waking you up at 5am with a horrendous screech? This handy app works just like Shazam, and will give you an answer in minutes.
Valve is taking another stab at the console market with the Steam Deck, and comparisons to the Nintendo Switch were both immediate and inevitable. But once you go beyond first impressions, you’ll realize that the Deck is something else altogether.
What do Wyze, Xiaomi, and Roborock all have in common? If you guessed robot vacuums, you’re right on the money. And now the three companies are in a knock-down, drag-out fight, and somehow Amazon is stuck as one of the judges. Confused? Well, buckle up because this one gets complicated.
Several major smart home manufacturers, including Google, Apple, Samsung, and Wyze, hope to increase smart home cross-compatibility with an open-source standard called Matter. And now, Amazon reveals that all of its existing smart speakers, save for three early models, will support Matter at some point.
Social networks are a great way to stay connected to friends, family, current events, and everything else. But that doesn’t mean you should leave all of your stuff on this big ol’ internet for everyone to see until the end of time. Nay, you should regularly archive your old posts. Let’s talk about it.
Tesla has announced the Virtual Power Plant, a program that allows Powerwall owners to send energy back into the California electric grid during emergencies—of which there may be many this summer. Those who sign up will not be compensated by Tesla, though they will be compensated by the electric company if they’re on a net metering plan.
As we add more smart home devices, tablets, security cameras, and other Wi-Fi connected devices to our homes, we open ourselves up to attack. Firewalla’s firewalls are easy to use and easy to set up. And now its latest Purple model can even travel with you when you’re on the go.
Kaseya, an IT management software firm, says that it’s obtained the REvil universal decryption key through a “trusted third party.” This should help Kaseya recover data from a July 4th REvil ransomware attack that affected over 1,500 businesses.
General Motors’ hands-free driving software will see some major improvements in 2022. Not only will Super Cruise find its way to several new vehicles, including the Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra, but it will gain the ability to tow trailers and overtake slow drivers that are in your way.
In 2019, I penned a piece about what a disaster spam is in Google Drive. At the time, Google told me that a fix was coming. Fast-forward two and a half years, and that “fix” is finally here. It’s far from perfect, but it’s better than nothing.
Be honest—you’ve always wanted a life-size LEGO Super Mario statue haven’t you? Now, thanks to a clever (though unofficial) site, you can get an instruction manual and all the bricks you’ll need to do just that. The colorful statue is a must for Mario fans.
OnePlus has officially announced its upcoming Buds Pro, a $150 competitor to the similarly-named AirPods Pro and Galaxy Buds Pro. With their unique design, Dolby Atmos support, wireless charging, a big battery, and an ANC mode that adapts to your surroundings, the Buds Pro looks like OnePlus’ first attempt to really stand out in the audio market.
ARM says it’s developed the first fully functional PlasticARM microprocessor; a 32-bit SOC made with flexible electronics. PlasticARM is incredibly different from typical microprocessors, which are made from rigid silicon components. But what’s the point? Why is ARM pursuing a flexible chip?
Computing is an enormous part of modern life. Its profound reach and impact on everyday life are precisely why the Raspberry Pi Foundation has teamed up with the University of Cambridge to help young people from all walks of life learn how computers work and how to create with them.