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The Most Important Autonomous Car Announcement at CES 2020-01-13 14:30:08Getting around Las Vegas during CES is a nightmare. One evening I wanted to go to the In-N-Out Burger place, and even though it was only a mile or two

Arduino Aims to Secure IoT With New Dev 2020-01-10 12:59:22Arduino announced a new low-code Internet of Things application development platform at CES 2020 in Las Vegas. It also introduced the low-power Arduin

Cybersecurity 2020: The Danger of Ransomware 2020-01-10 07:00:00Ransomware tops the list of cybersecurity threats for 2020. While there have been efforts to convince individuals, corporations and municipalities not

Lost at CES 2020-01-09 14:45:37CES is in full swing in Las Vegas this week, and the show for all things high-tech -- from gizmos and gadgets to cars and entertainment gear -- has at

Tech Strides, Tech Worries and Tech Visions: ECT 2020-01-08 14:43:03If you're turned off by the mere thought of talking heads vying to speak the loudest or the longest in a TV "discussion" of some pressing issue of

New Feren OS Does Plasma Better 2020-01-07 13:53:59Feren OS now is built around Ubuntu Linux 18.04 and the KDE Plasma desktop instead of Linux Mint. The Cinnamon desktop version could retire later this

Samsung Debuts Sleek Galaxy Chromebook 2020-01-07 07:00:00Samsung introduced a high-end Galaxy Chromebook at CES 2020 in Las Vegas. The new model could serve as an extension of the company's smartphone lineu

CES 2020: Prepare to Be Amazed 2020-01-06 12:34:03Every year I look forward to CES being over. That's not because it isn't interesting -- it is. It's because the place is a nightmare to get around

Don't Expect Too Much From Electric Trucks 2020-01-04 07:00:00With the rise of electric cars, it was only a matter of time before electric trucks hit the market. Several electric vehicle startups -- including Bol

2010 - 2019: Product of the Decade 2019-12-30 14:30:03As we get to the end of December, I typically pick my product of the year, but this is also the end of the decade, so I'll go back and look at the pr

Using Technology to Fix the Flawed Impeachment Process 2019-12-23 14:45:54When the U.S. president was impeached last week, it surfaced the fact that impeachment, and particularly the removal of a U.S. president, is a process

Remix Could Bring Some Cinnamon Lovers Back to 2019-12-20 13:55:35Ubuntu Cinnamon Remix arrived just in time for the holidays. Its first stable version is based on Ubuntu 19.10 Eoan Ermine. It utilizes Linux Mint's


Google will wind down Chrome apps starting in 2020-01-15 18:51:00Google said Wednesday that it will begin to phase out traditional Chrome apps starting in June, and winding down slowly over two years’ time. Ch

What to expect from Microsoft's 'new Edge' browser, 2020-01-15 14:37:00Microsoft said Wednesday that while it will begin rolling out its new, Chromium-based Edge browser today, the process will take several months to comp

Microsoft 'new' Edge review: Microsoft's Chromium-based browser gets 2020-01-15 14:19:00Microsoft’s new Edge browser is coming, ready or not. Starting Wednesday, Microsoft will begin pushing it out to Windows 10 PCs, a complete reva

Windows 10: The best tricks, tips, and tweaks 2020-01-15 13:27:00Digging deep into Windows 10Image by Dan Masaoka/IDGIt’s official: Windows 7 is dead. If you’ve recently made the jump to Windows 10 to ke

Spotify playlists for your pets? OK, we’ll bite 2020-01-15 10:25:00Spotify's new “algorithmically created” Pet Playlists are designed to cater to you and your pooch, kitty, or even your iguana.

How Microsoft could improve Windows by being more 2020-01-15 06:30:00Now that Microsoft has ended support for Windows 7, it has an opportunity to rethink how it manages its operating system. It would be a good time to t

Microsoft shuts down Remix3D, and an era of 2020-01-15 06:00:00Shutting down Microsoft’s Remix3D art repository feels like something more than just ending a project that failed to gain traction. It feels lik

EZVIZ C6CN pan-and-tilt security camera review: Motion tracking 2020-01-15 06:00:00EZVIZ says a built-in motor helps this baseball-sized home security camera keep intruders in sight.

Emporia Vue energy monitor review: Understand your home’s 2020-01-15 06:00:00The Emporia Vue gives great insight on your home's carbon footprint by monitoring how it consumes electricity.

Best wireless keyboards: Hand-tested reviews of Bluetooth and 2020-01-15 04:21:00The best wireless keyboards do more than free you from a cable. They let you toss the crummy keyboard you got for free with your PC—does anyone

Logitech Ergo K860 review: This ergonomic keyboard delivers 2020-01-15 04:13:00I’m usually skeptical about split keyboards. Because I don’t have any of the ergonomic-related aches and pains they purport to help, I fin

Microsoft, NSA confirm killer Windows 10 bug, but 2020-01-14 19:13:00As expected, Microsoft did reveal a fundamental flaw in Windows that affected Windows 10’s cryptographic library. January’s Patch Tuesday


Galaxy S20 Ultra leaked as new best 5G 2020-01-17 17:53:44The Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G was leaked today as the largest and most extravagant of three different hero phones for the brand in 2020. This collec

Hulu orders TV comedy starring Steve Martin and 2020-01-17 17:07:24Hulu has ordered a new television comedy series that will star Steve Martin and Martin Short as strangers who share a passion for true crime. The seri

Man hijacks airport TV to play video games: 2020-01-17 16:22:44A man decided to play a video game on a monitor at an airport in Portland yesterday, January 16, 2020. This was not a particularly forward-thinking id

Facebook Watch cancels two original scripted streaming shows 2020-01-17 15:54:55Facebook was canceled two of its original scripted shows, both of which were available to stream exclusively on its Facebook Watch video platform. Bot

Oculus Go gets a permanent price cut 2020-01-17 15:48:12If you’re interested in checking out the Oculus Go but you’ve held off on buying one thus far, it looks like your patience has paid off. F

America’s most popular cooking oil linked to many 2020-01-17 14:58:28Though you may not purchase the oil directly, soybean oil is likely a common element in your diet. This oil is popularly used in processed and premade

Fire Emblem: Three Houses ‘Cindered Shadows’ DLC dated 2020-01-17 14:01:33It’s been a pretty exciting week for fans of Fire Emblem: Three Houses. Not only did Nintendo and Sora Ltd. announced that Byleth, the main prot

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G specs leaked: All 2020-01-17 13:29:35The Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G was leaked today alongside the Samsung Galaxy S20 5G and the previously-leaked Galaxy S20+ 5G. With the specs to which

Iron Man VR pushed back to spring, capping 2020-01-17 12:32:59Another day, another delay: Iron Man VR, an upcoming title exclusive to the PlayStation VR (and by extension, the PlayStation 4), has been hit with a

Realme X2 Pro Review : Proof a great 2020-01-17 12:17:26The Realme X2 Pro was first announced in October of 2019 and features a 6.5-inch Super AMOLED 1080 x 2400 pixel display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ SoC,

Tesla owners demand “sudden unintended acceleration” investigation 2020-01-17 12:06:23US driving safety regulators is considering an investigation into claims of unexpected acceleration in Tesla’s EVs, the NHTSA has confirmed, aft

Chrome OS may finally get official Steam support 2020-01-17 11:43:27At the moment, if you’re looking to play games on Chrome OS, you’re more or less limited to finding those games on the Google Play Store.


Climate Crisis Weekly: Indonesia loses two Unesco islands 2020-01-18 09:00:37 Two islands in an Indonesian Unesco world biosphere reserve have disappeared due to rising seas. Microsoft announces it will be carbon negative by 20

Awake’s new 35 MPH electric surfboard flies over 2020-01-18 04:00:51 Swedish electric surfboard manufacturer Awake is back with the release of its newest electric surfboard model, the Awake RÄVIK_S more… T

Podcast: Compact Tesla design drawing, Tesla Model Y 2020-01-17 15:23:40 This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including a possible new c

IONITY increases electric vehicle charging prices 500% starting 2020-01-17 14:49:14 IONITY, a European EV charging network owned by BMW, Daimler, Ford, Hyundai, Kia, and VW Group (with Audi and Porsche) has announced that prices will

EV battery swapping is dead in US, but 2020-01-17 14:22:02 With the rise and fall of battery-swap company Better Place in 2013, the prospect of mass-scale swappable EV battery packs in the US fell by the ways

Get two Lutron motion sensing light switches for 2020-01-17 13:22:33 Home Depot offers a two-pack of Lutron Maestro Motion Sensing Light Switches for $29.94 shipped. As a comparison, you’d typically pay $40

Daimler announces upcoming electric garbage truck 2020-01-17 13:20:01 Daimler has announced an upcoming new truck called eEconic, a garbage truck based on the all-electric Mercedes-Benz eActros. more… The post Da

BMW to close its Munich plant this summer 2020-01-17 12:08:27 BMW will close its main Munich plant this summer for six weeks. That will allow the company to retool and modify more than one-thousand robots to get

Tesla Model 3 is disrupting the luxury sedan 2020-01-17 11:13:40 It looks like Tesla Model 3 might be seriously disrupting the luxury sedan market in the US, based on the sales data in the segment, and Model Y coul

EGEB: GM names chief sustainability officer to lead 2020-01-17 11:00:59 In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): GM names chief sustainability officer to lead carbon-neutral efforts. Hungarian prime minister V

Tesla under scrutiny over 127 claims of ‘sudden 2020-01-17 09:06:59 The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said today that it is looking into claims that Tesla vehicles have a defect leading to &ls

Canada’s 200 mph electric superbike tech could be 2020-01-17 02:32:49 Damon Motorcycles has developed some impressive technology in its first electric motorcycle, the Damon Hypersport. And now we’re learning that