Tech News and Reviews

The Earth Is Begging You to Accept Smaller EV Batteries

Humanity may not exactly be winning its battle to avert climate change, but the electrification of cars has begun to look like a success story. Ten percent of new passenger vehicles sold around the world last year were electric, powered by batteries instead of gasoline—the extraction of which costs the world not only in noxious carbon […]

We are now 90 seconds to our doom

Fellow humans, we are now just 90 seconds away from our doom — also known as midnight on the Doomsday Clock. It’s “a metaphor for how close humanity is to self-annihilation,” according to the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, which sets the time each year. And we’ve never been closer to the apocalypse. While it’s just […]

Taylor Swift versus Ticketmaster: the latest on the tour that

The Ticketmaster Taylor Swift fiasco sparked a congressional hearing. Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Mike Lee (R-UT) have announced they’re holding a hearing to “examine the lack of competition in the ticketing industry” after Ticketmaster’s site crumbled when millions of people tried to buy tickets to Taylor Swift’s tour. We don’t know when the hearing […]

9 Best Coffee Subscription Boxes We’ve Tasted (2022): Gifting, Fresh,

Delivery options: One, two, three, or four weeks For the Fastest, Freshest Delivery Blue Bottle is one of the older coffee subscriptions. It’s still great, though its selection is not as extensive as some of the newcomers. Where Blue Bottle stands out is freshness—the company promises to ship your coffee within 24 hours of roasting. […]

Tornado Cash Users to Get Benefits for Proving Their Funds

Holders of the TORN token, which is native to the Tornado Cash privacy mixer, will now be eligible to earn rewards for proving that their holdings are not from stolen funds. Web3 builder Chainway has launched a new feature called the ‘Proof-of-Innocence’, which will reward ethical TORN holders. The Tornado Cash platform is often misused […]

15 Best Recycled and Upcycled Clothes (2023): Leggings, Sneakers, T-shirts

You may have noticed we’re having a bit of a climate crisis, but we’re having a trash crisis as well. Trash is polluting our oceans, lining both city and rural streets, and harming animals that are just trying to go about their day. We can reduce our own plastic usage, especially single-use plastics. But thankfully, […]

WhatsApp Native Beta App for macOS Is Now Rolling Out:

WhatsApp, the Meta-owned instant messaging app, has rolled out the beta version of its native app for macOS. The app is available for download as a dmg file on the official website. The native WhatsApp app for macOS reportedly comes with all the features available on the WhatsApp for iOS app. WhatsApp for macOS is […]

China Is the World’s Biggest Face Recognition Dealer

Early last year, the government of Bangladesh began weighing an offer from an unnamed Chinese company to build a smart city on the Bay of Bengal with infrastructure enhanced by artificial intelligence. Construction of the high-tech metropolis has yet to begin, but if it proceeds it may include face recognition software that can use public cameras to identify missing […]

Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves Trailer Delivers Chaotic Banter

Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves just got a new trailer. Following the initial reveal at San Diego Comic-Con last year, this new trailer offers a better look at the villains, tonnes of easter eggs, and chaotic events that unfurl as if the players rolled multiple 1s on the dice. Originally slated to release in […]

Twitter Sued by Britain’s Crown Estate Over Alleged Unpaid Rent

Britain’s Crown Estate, an independent commercial business that manages the property portfolio belonging to the monarchy, said on Monday it had begun court proceedings against Twitter over alleged unpaid rent on its London headquarters. Court lists showed the case against Twitter had been filed at the High Court in London last week. In a statement, […]