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Google Assistant's driving mode for Android is nearly ready, one year later

Google promised an Assistant driving mode for phones would arrive in mid-2019, but that clearly didn’t happen — over a year passed without any sign of it. It appears to be ready, though. XDA-Developers has discovered (via Android Police) that Google Assistant…

the way i see it - Engadget
2:52pm PDT - October 17th, 2020

Tesla's 'try it for a week' return policy is officially no more

Prospective Tesla buyers, beware: The company's return policy appears to have changed. And by changed, I mean "done away with completely." It used to be that new Tesla owners had a seven-day "no questions asked" return period, starting with when they took pos…

the way i see it - Mashable
8:37am PDT - October 17th, 2020

Sega's Golden Axe celebration turned into a crunch commemoration

Tim Dawson woke up on Thursday to a surprise. As part of its 60th anniversary celebration, Sega is releasing Golden Axe: Reborn, a reboot that Dawson, designer Sanatana Mishra and a handful of other developers built for Sega Australia in 2012, one year before…

the way i see it - Engadget
12:03pm PDT - October 16th, 2020

PearPop lets TikTok celebrities monetize by sharing shoutouts and screentime with fans

PearPop a new Los Angeles-based company, is on its way to racking up nearly 25,000 users in less than a month, and has already landed seed funding from the firm Rocket One Capital. The company’s premise is simple. Allow fans to bid for shared screen time with…

the way i see it - TechCrunch
11:16am PDT - October 16th, 2020

Why a cougar probably won’t ‘stalk’ you — and what to do if it does

Chances are, the cougars aren’t after you.  But you would have been hard-pressed to tell that to Kyle Burgess on Saturday, when he came face to face with a cougar while on a run in Utah’s Slate Canyon. The animal followed him for nearly six minutes, at times …

the way i see it - Mashable
2:30pm PDT - October 15th, 2020

Xbox Series X preview: the next gen feels like a PC

Microsoft’s Xbox Series X feels more like a PC than any game console before it. We’ve spent three weeks playing games on the Xbox Series X, looking at load times, and new features like 120Hz mode and Quick Resume.

the way i see it - The Verge
6:00am PDT - October 15th, 2020

Google keeps it simple with the Pixel 5

I’m going to be totally honest with you. I don’t really understand Google’s phone strategy right now. And for what it’s worth, I’m not really sure Google does either. I wrote about it here, but I’ll save you from having to read an additional 800 words on top …

the way i see it - TechCrunch
3:19pm PDT - October 14th, 2020

3 things you need to know about 5G on the Pixel 4a

The Pixel 4a is already one of the sweetest deals in smartphones right now, and that's without 5G support. But Google's not one to be outdone, especially by Apple, and so it's readying a 5G version of its budget phone to give Pixel fans a way to experience fa…

the way i see it - Mashable
8:00am PDT - October 14th, 2020

OnePlus 8T review: More power, more features

OnePlus phones have rarely disappointed us over the past seven years. I was very impressed by the flagship OnePlus 8 Pro when it launched back in April, and it even became my main phone for a while. But for most OnePlus fans, the 8 Pro had a glaring problem: …

the way i see it - Engadget
7:48am PDT - October 14th, 2020

Amazon Prime Day 2020: The 60 Absolute Best Tech Deals (Day 2)

Treat yourself! From Echo speakers to robot vacuums, we've rounded up the best discounts from Amazon, and the other sales happening this week.

the way i see it - Wired
3:45am PDT - October 14th, 2020

What Would Happen if All the Antarctic Ice Melted?

It … let's just say it would not be good. Here, let's do the math.

the way i see it - Wired
6:00am PDT - October 13th, 2020

The Otto Wilde Grill delivers the drama of delicious restaurant steak at home

Like many folks this year, I have been cooking a lot. Though I’ve always loved food and have had a deep and abiding interest for the art of cooking, I’ve definitely pushed myself to learn how to do a lot of things from scratch in the kitchen this year. From c…

the way i see it - TechCrunch
5:32pm PDT - October 11th, 2020

The early internet kept showing us the future, and we rolled our eyes every time

In Tales of the Early Internet, Mashable explores online life through 2007 — back before social media and the smartphone changed everything. "The future is here, it's just unevenly distributed," William Gibson famously wrote in 2003. With the benefit of 2020…

the way i see it - Mashable
6:00am PDT - October 11th, 2020

This group is working behind the scenes to change the stories you see on TV

Define American is working behind the scenes to shape immigrant characters and storylines on television. The advocacy group's hope: That changing the conversations in Hollywood's writers' rooms will pave the way for policy changes in Washington.

the way i see it - CNN
2:00am PDT - October 11th, 2020

Polestar CEO defends the Polestar 2’s recall and 233-mile EPA rating

Polestar is a young automaker spun out of Volvo and Geely. Now, just four years old, it has two cars on the market with more launching soon. Like many startups, the company is weathering early storms coming from government regulators and early recalls. Earlie…

the way i see it - TechCrunch
9:17am PDT - October 9th, 2020

Understanding Airbnb’s summer recovery

New numbers concerning Airbnb’s summer performance were reported this week, with The Information adding to the performance figures that Bloomberg previously detailed earlier this year. Airbnb announced that it filed privately to pursue a debut this August. We…

the way i see it - TechCrunch
7:37am PDT - October 8th, 2020

Cooper FX Arcades review: Plumbing the depths of lo-fi guitar effects

Let’s get one thing out of the way right up front: Yes, the main conceit of the $329 Cooper FX Arcades is a little gimmicky. It’s a guitar pedal into which you stick cards to apply different effects, kinda like a game console. But while the somewhat novel app…

the way i see it - Engadget
5:00am PDT - October 7th, 2020

Teracube's latest phone is cheaper, more eco-friendly and easier to repair

Last year, Sharad Mittal and Anthony Tsim launched a Kickstarter campaign for Teracube, an Android smartphone with a four-year premium care warranty. The phone itself is $300, but any repairs would just cost a $39 flat fee. The idea is that you’d send it back…

the way i see it - Engadget
7:00am PDT - October 6th, 2020

Lime and Scoot veterans have built Ridepanda, a one-stop micromobility marketplace

Chinmay Malaviya and Charlie Depman found themselves at the center of the shared micromobility industry just as it took off, working for companies like Bird, Lime and Scoot. They experienced a rollercoaster ride of venture funding and skyrocketing demand, pro…

the way i see it - TechCrunch
2:56pm PDT - October 4th, 2020

The Dispersed Family Is Hurting

The dispersed modern family depends on easy travel. Now that it’s much harder, the question becomes: How long is too long to not see a parent?

the way i see it - Wired
4:00am PDT - October 1st, 2020

The Best Trick in 'Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2'? Double Nostalgia

The new remaster of the classic games series recalls both the late-1990s—and the carefree days before Covid-19 lockdowns.

the way i see it - Wired
6:00am PDT - September 30th, 2020

Lenovo’s new laptop has a unique way of storing your earbuds

In the age of near-constant video calls (so many!), being on the move and forgetting your headphones can be a pretty big nuisance.  Lenovo has a pretty elegant solution (via TechRadar), which we haven't seen on a laptop before. The company's new ThinkBook 15 …

the way i see it - Mashable
12:32am PDT - September 30th, 2020

High-tech hearing aids for gadget lovers

At this year’s CES, I wrote about a new wave of smart hearing tech. Some were assistive devices designed for those with only mild problems. Others were full-fledged hearing aids stuffed with smart features. This year, hearing technology continues to move away…

the way i see it - Engadget
6:30am PDT - September 29th, 2020

Whoop Strap 3.0 is a complex and cool fitness tracker, but not suited for the casual user

Whoop fitness tracker $30 per month View Product The Good It collects vast amounts of accurate data • There's no better sleep tracker • The simple look is sharp • Workouts are automatically registered and fun to track • It's fully • tot…

the way i see it - Mashable
5:00pm PDT - September 24th, 2020

Teachers deserve two screens, and Two Screens for Teachers aims to get them just that

The pandemic has caused K-12 classrooms, chaotic at the best of times, to descend into Zoom call chaos. What’s more, thousands of teachers who must wrangle this new, weird system are doing so with just a single monitor, making it difficult to see their studen…

the way i see it - TechCrunch
9:41am PDT - September 23rd, 2020