• The Double Decker Bus is Goin' Electric and Cruisin' to the U.S.
    by Josh Hendrickson on June 18, 2021 at 7:28 pm

    When it comes to buses, you’ll find two rare varieties in the U.S. Electric buses and double-decker buses. Now bus-manufacturing company NFI wants to tackle both. At the same time. In a single bus. That’s right, a double-decker EV bus is coming to the U.S.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • This Cute Robot Will Be Sacrificed to a Hurricane for Science
    by Andrew Heinzman on June 18, 2021 at 7:22 pm

    While we can usually forecast where a hurricane will travel, it’s hard to predict how strong a storm will get. That’s why NOAA and Saildrone are sending a fleet of seafaring drones into the Atlantic ocean this hurricane season. The drones will sail headfirst into hurricanes, taking measurements that may help us understand the storms’ growth patterns.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • The 7 Best Pinball Machines You Can Actually Buy
    by Eric Schoon on June 18, 2021 at 6:00 pm

    Getting your hands on a pinball machine may seem extremely difficult, but it’s actually easier than you may think. From home-friendly, digital machines to the real deal, you’ve got a few options for purchasing a pinball machine nowadays.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • This Newly-Discovered Exoplanet Looks Like Neptune and Might Have Water Clouds
    by Suzanne Humphries on June 18, 2021 at 5:54 pm

    Astronomers have discovered a Neptune-like exoplanet 90 light-years from Earth with an interesting atmosphere and possibly even water clouds. While that might not sound exciting, it is a big deal as it suggests the possibility of life elsewhere.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Pre-Order Bungie's 'Destiny' Toaster and Get an Exclusive In-Game Emblem
    by Andrew Heinzman on June 18, 2021 at 5:00 pm

    Alright, 2021 is officially the year of gamer kitchens. Just days after the Xbox mini fridge reveal, Bungie is opening pre-orders for its Destiny toaster. The $85 toaster leaves Tricorn logos on your bread, and it comes with a free sandwich carrier and in-game Toast emblem.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Forget Dad: Buy Yourself Some Great iFixit Tools During Its Father's Day Sale
    by Andrew Heinzman on June 18, 2021 at 4:12 pm

    Dad doesn’t need any more tools, does he? iFixit is offering free shipping plus $10 off all orders $50 or more with coupon code DADS2021. Now’s the perfect time to save on a full Manta Driver Kit, a Pro Tech Toolkit (my personal favorite), or replacement parts for your busted electronics.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • See the Colorful LEGO House in the Latest 'Microsoft Flight Simulator' Update
    by Suzanne Humphries on June 18, 2021 at 4:01 pm

    Summertime is the best time to enjoy an aerial tour of stunning Nordic vistas, which is exactly why Microsoft made the region the focal point of its latest Flight Simulator update. Players can now cruise around the Nordic countries and peep views, landmarks, and more.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Add Your EC2 PEM File to Your SSH Keychain
    by Anthony Heddings on June 18, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    When you create a new instance in EC2, you’ll be given a PEM file that acts as your access key. You’ll have to use this to SSH into the server, so you’ll want to add it to your keychain for easy access.Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

  • Wyze AMA: Web View, New Cam Pan, Matter Support, and More
    by Josh Hendrickson on June 18, 2021 at 3:38 pm

    Over on Reddit, Dave Crosby, the cofounder of Wyze, did an Ask Me Anything (AMA), inviting questions from users about upcoming products, plans, and more. We learned about upcoming plans from that AMA, like a new web interface to check your camera feeds, but you’ll have to pay a subscription.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Your Life is a Movie, And Porsche Will Provide the Soundtrack
    by Cameron Summerson on June 18, 2021 at 3:23 pm

    Picture this: you’re rolling down the highway pushing 80, windows down, wind blowing through your hair. A shockingly fitting rock track plays through the speakers of your Porsche Taycan, making your life feel like a scene from an action flick.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Use the Conversation Widget on Android
    by Joe Fedewa on June 18, 2021 at 3:23 pm

    Smartphones might be able to make calls, but most people are using them to send messages. With Android’s “Conversation Widget,” it’s easier than ever to keep up with all your chats. Here’s how to put them front and center, right on your handset’s home screen.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Forget the Apple Watch, Here's a Tamagotchi Smartwatch
    by Andrew Heinzman on June 18, 2021 at 3:07 pm

    It’s a lot harder to neglect a Tamagotchi when it’s strapped to your wrist. At least, that seems to be the idea behind Bandai’s newly-announced Tamagotchi Smart, a wearable that lets you raise virtual pets on the go.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Grab A Sleep Tracking Nest Hub for the Cheapest Price Yet
    by Cameron Summerson on June 18, 2021 at 2:45 pm

    The second generation Nest Hub is a lot like the first-gen, but it offers one unique feature: sleep tracking. Or sleep sensing, rather. If you’ve had this little guy on your wishlist, today’s the day to buy—it’s just $80 at B&H.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Draw in Microsoft OneNote
    by Marshall Gunnell on June 18, 2021 at 2:24 pm

    Microsoft OneNote provides drawing tools that let you create shapes, draw free-form sketches, and even write notes with a mouse or a finger on a touch screen. Here’s how it’s done.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • What Is a Smart Power Strip?
    by Nicholas Fysz on June 18, 2021 at 2:00 pm

    Smart power strips, available for as little as $20, give you the ability to schedule your devices to run whenever you’d like—all from the control of your phone or voice. Here’s everything you need to know about these super-powered smart plugs.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Change the Language for a Specific App on Mac
    by Mahesh Makvana on June 18, 2021 at 1:30 pm

    Starting with macOS Catalina, you can change a specific app’s language without changing your Mac’s system language. We’ll show you how to do this for various apps on your Mac.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Stop Discord from Launching at Startup on Windows
    by Benj Edwards on June 18, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    Discord is a handy collaboration and chat service, but by default, the Discord client loads itself on startup in Windows 10. Here’s how to prevent Discord from launching after a restart or at boot.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • 5 Projects to Do for Dad This Father's Day
    by Jill A. Chafin on June 18, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    Looking for the perfect Father’s Day gift? Why not give Dad a much-deserved break by taking on a task or project? Here are five ideas that are bound to make him happy.Read This Article on LifeSavvy ›

  • What Are Personalized Ads, and How Do They Work?
    by Vann Vicente on June 18, 2021 at 12:30 pm

    If you’re worried about how oddly specific the ads you see online are getting, read on. We’ll explain what ad personalization is and how you’re being targeted every time you use your smartphone or computer.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • The Best Streaming Devices of 2021 to Watch Netflix and More
    by Elizabeth Henges on June 18, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    Streaming services make it easy to watch your favorite movies and shows, but it can be hard to stream them on your TV. Our streaming device recommendations will make it easy to put on Netflix and enjoy hassle-free.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How To Migrate Servers To The Cloud Easily With AWS's Application Migration Service
    by Anthony Heddings on June 18, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    AWS’s new Application Migration service is a tool for performing Lift-and Shift migrations, where servers are copied entirely automatically, and lifted to the cloud, where application service is transferred over. It’s easy to use, and can move servers with minimal downtime.Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

  • What Is Linux Kernel Live Patching?
    by Anthony Heddings on June 18, 2021 at 11:31 am

    Applying critical security updates is important to keeping your Linux server safe from potential attackers, but it can cause downtime, which isn’t good either. Live kernel patching can apply important kernel updates without taking your server offline.Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

  • What Is Linux Kernel Live Patching?
    by Anthony Heddings on June 18, 2021 at 11:31 am

    Applying critical security updates is important to keeping your Linux server safe from potential attackers, but it can cause downtime, which isn’t good either. Live kernel patching can apply important kernel updates without taking your server offline.Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

  • How to Find or Delete Files Less Than X Minutes Old on Linux
    by Lowell Heddings on June 18, 2021 at 11:30 am

    Say you just ran some script that was supposed to move files around or download stuff, or anything else that involves files, and then you realize that you need to figure out what files just got created and where. And maybe you need to delete them.Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

  • How to Choose a Motherboard for Your PC: What to Look for
    by Ian Paul on June 18, 2021 at 10:40 am

    New PC builds happen along a common trajectory: You decide on your GPU and CPU in whichever order is important to you. Next, you usually decide on the motherboard based on your budget (and chosen CPU), the case, and then everything else.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Will you be able to upgrade to Windows 11 for free?
    by Martin Brinkmann on June 18, 2021 at 4:52 am

    When Microsoft released Windows 10, it made the decision to offer free upgrades for devices running Windows 7 and Windows 8.1, provided that these devices were activated with a genuine license. A Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Will you be able to upgrade to Windows 11 for free? appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • [Update: Unlocked Models Are Back] It's Samsung Pulls the Galaxy Z Fold 2 From Its Webstore
    by Andrew Heinzman on June 17, 2021 at 10:00 pm

    Is Samsung preparing to release a new foldable? Samsung quietly removed the Galaxy Z Fold 2 from its U.S. webstore, leaving behind a message stating that the “Galaxy Fold” is no longer available for purchase. Confusingly, Samsung names the wrong phone in this message, and the original Galaxy Fold is still on its webstore.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Slide This Zens Charger Between Two Devices to Wirelessly Charge Both at Once
    by Suzanne Humphries on June 17, 2021 at 9:16 pm

    The 4,000mAh Magnetic Dual Powerbank can sit between two compatible devices and charge both, and last for up to 1.5 charges. It’s the perfect way to charge up your most commonly used gadgets at the same time, and is perfect for use at your desk or on the go. The unique charger’s magnetic connection means it can hold your MagSafe device in place while it charges.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • New Malware Prevents You From Browsing Piracy Websites
    by Andrew Heinzman on June 17, 2021 at 9:15 pm

    Hackers often tuck malware in pirated movies and software to ensnare new victims. But in an ironic twist, researchers at Sophos have discovered a malware that actually prevents its victims from visiting websites associated with piracy.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • 'Loki' Episode 2 Review: The One With Religion
    by Josh Hendrickson on June 17, 2021 at 7:25 pm

    After a solid start full of twists and turns in episode one, Loki is back for episode two. The surprises continue, although I admit my wife called the cliffhanger. But the best part of episode two wasn’t the action or cliffhangers. Instead, it was a deep discussion of faith during downtime.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Facebook Will Ruin Virtual Reality With Ads
    by Andrew Heinzman on June 17, 2021 at 7:07 pm

    It’s time to kiss ad-free VR goodbye. In an effort to turn Oculus Quest into a “self-sustaining platform,” Facebook is testing ads in some Quest apps, including the game Blaston (which costs $10). The change comes just a month after Facebook added advertisements to its Oculus mobile app.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • NVIDIA Shield Devices Get a Google TV-Like Home Screen
    by Andrew Heinzman on June 17, 2021 at 7:00 pm

    The recently-launched Android TV “Discover” homescreen is now rolling out on NVIDIA Shield streaming devices, unlocking several UI improvements and personalization features that were once Chromecast-exclusive. You should see a notification at the top of your NVIDIA Shield homescreen when the update is available for your device.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Sign Up for Sony's First PS5 Beta to Test a Major System Update
    by Suzanne Humphries on June 17, 2021 at 6:58 pm

    Those that were lucky enough to get their hands on a PlayStation 5 are eligible to join Sony’s new PS5 beta program, now open to gamers in select countries. The beta will allow users to test features slotted for a forthcoming system update.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Lenovo ThinkPad E14 Review: Too Boring and Expensive to Compete
    by Michael Crider on June 17, 2021 at 6:00 pm

    I’ve always been a fan of ThinkPad laptop designs. But with more than a dozen different base variations on sale at any given time, some will inevitably be better than others. The ThinkPad E14 falls into the latter category. While its older, more conventional design and some extra expansion options will appeal to some, most buyers will find it less appealing than a comparable T or X series, especially since it costs almost as much as one.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Wyze Won't Support Your Aging Smartphone Anymore
    by Suzanne Humphries on June 17, 2021 at 5:31 pm

    In a recent post in its forum, Wyze announced that it will no longer be supporting older versions of either Android or iOS. The team stated that it is always looking to provide the best possible app experience for its users.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Mazda Has a Dual-Phase Plan to Make its Vehicle Lineup Electric
    by Suzanne Humphries on June 17, 2021 at 4:48 pm

    Its first electric vehicle (EV) is set to launch in California this fall. Now, Mazda is taking yet another step into the EV world with the announcement of its new two-phase electrification plan, meaning more EVs are on the way.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Airspeeder's Flying Race Car Makes Podracing a Reality
    by Andrew Heinzman on June 17, 2021 at 4:42 pm

    While most companies in the eVTOL industry are fighting to get their helicopter-like commercial vehicles through regulations and certifications, Airspeeder hopes to begin its flying car races before the end of 2021. The Podracing-type sport will start with three unmanned races before hosting its first crewed race in 2022.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Disney+ Shifts Original Series Releases to Wednesdays, Following 'Loki'
    by Andrew Heinzman on June 17, 2021 at 3:42 pm

    Disney+ is known for releasing original series episodes on Friday. But the company tried something different for Loki, premiering the show on a Wednesday, two days earlier than expected. It proved to be Disney+’s most successful premiere, so it comes as no surprise that Disney+ is shifting all original episode releases to Wednesdays.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Android’s “Material You” Theming Is Great, but Don’t Expect Samsung to Use It
    by Joe Fedewa on June 17, 2021 at 3:23 pm

    Google’s announcement of Android 12 came alongside a dynamic theming system called “Material You.” In use, your phone acts as if it’s themed to match whatever wallpaper you use. It’s a very cool concept, but will popular brands like Samsung adopt it? Probably not.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Create a Temporary View When Collaborating in Excel
    by Sandy Writtenhouse on June 17, 2021 at 2:24 pm

    Have you ever analyzed data in a shared spreadsheet while another person is sorting or filtering at the same time? With a customized, temporary view in Microsoft Excel, you can stop the madness during collaboration.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Satechi's Latest Mac Keyboard Costs About Half the Price of Apple's
    by Andrew Heinzman on June 17, 2021 at 2:10 pm

    Apple’s Magic Keyboard is great, but it’s expensive, it doesn’t have backlit keys, and it can only connect to one device at a time. If you want these advanced features in a keyboard that fits your Mac’s aesthetic, your best bet might be the new Satechi X2 keyboard.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Check the .NET Framework Version on Windows 10
    by Mahesh Makvana on June 17, 2021 at 1:30 pm

    Do you want to find the .NET Framework version that’s installed on your Windows 10 PC? You can use a PowerShell command or dig through File Explorer to find the .NET version number. Here’s how.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Score a Cheap Amazon Prime Subscription for Prime Day
    by Chris Hoffman on June 17, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    Amazon normally charges $119 a year for Prime. But you don’t have to pay that much to get access to the sales on Prime Day. There are some cheaper (even free!) ways to score Prime.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • The 10 Best Original Movies on Amazon Prime Video
    by Josh Bell on June 17, 2021 at 12:30 pm

    Original movies on Amazon Prime Video range from major theatrical releases to streaming exclusives. Many are awards and festival favorites, while still appealing to Amazon’s wide audience. Here are 10 of the best original movies on Amazon Prime Video.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Reduce the Financial Impact of a Data Breach
    by Dave McKay on June 17, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    Whether there is a ransom or not, data breaches always have financial implications. Organizations may face regulatory penalties, operational losses, and reputational damage. Careful planning can save you time and money.Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

  • What Is Color Depth?
    by Tim Brookes on June 17, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    Color depth is a term you’ve probably heard while buying a TV or setting up a new console. It’s a unit of measurement that relates directly to the number of colors that can be displayed, and it can also affect image quality.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • What Is Doxxing and How Is It Weaponised?
    by Dave McKay on June 17, 2021 at 11:04 am

    Doxxing is when an attacker leaks a collection of your personal information online, usually with the might of internet hate mobs behind them. For the victim, the impact can range from public embarrassment, to fatal swatting incidents.Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

  • What Is Doxxing and How Is It Weaponised?
    by Dave McKay on June 17, 2021 at 11:04 am

    Doxxing is when an attacker leaks a collection of your personal information online, usually with the might of internet hate mobs behind them. For the victim, the impact can range from public embarrassment, to fatal swatting incidents.Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

  • How to Set Up a Linux FTP Server for Quick File Transfers
    by Anthony Heddings on June 17, 2021 at 11:03 am

    FTP, or File Transfer Protocol, is a standard protocol for sending and receiving files from remote servers. It’s easier to use than command line alternatives like scp, especially with GUI interfaces like FileZilla.Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

  • How to Control All Your Smart Home Devices in One App
    by Joe Fedewa on June 17, 2021 at 10:40 am

    Smart home technology has improved at an incredible pace. It’s now easy for anyone to get into it without spending a ton of money. Controlling all of those devices, however, still takes work. We’ll help you make it easier.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›