Tech CEOs to testify before Congress. Yes, again.

Tech CEOs are appearing (remotely) before congress again, and the question is still whether the event will be more spectacle or substance. The House Energy & Commerce Committee announced Thursday that it is hauling in Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, and Google CEO Sundar Pichai for testimony on March 25. The topic […]

Tesla lowers base Model 3 and Model Y prices

Fully-electric cars still command a premium price, but Tesla is slowly but surely making its vehicles more affordable. Today, the price of the Model 3 and Model Y fell, but only for the base models. As Business Insider reports, the Model 3 is $1,000 cheaper, costing $36,990 for the base model instead of the previous […]

Facebook admits it bungled its WhatsApp privacy policy update

Facebook knows it screwed up.  The social media giant published a blog post Thursday detailing the previously delayed privacy policy updates coming to WhatsApp, the messaging app Facebook purchased in 2014 for around $16 billion. In the post, which is designed to assuage users worried about WhatsApp sharing their data with Facebook (which it has […]

You can finally log multiple user accounts into Oculus Quest 2 headsets

For Oculus Quest 2 users who have friends or family, it’s time to celebrate.  That’s because Oculus confirmed Thursday that the ability to log multiple Facebook accounts into one headset will start rolling out immediately to Quest 2 owners, with Quest 1 support coming later. To go along with that is the ability for the […]

Panasonic's Nicobo is a pricey robot cat that farts whenever it feels like it

I’ve officially reached the point in quarantine where a farting cat robot has claimed the number one spot on my wish list. I’m specifically talking about Nicobo — Panasonic’s very own companion robot. First spotted by Gizmodo, Nicobo doesn’t really do much other than wag its tail, turn around, blink its little eyes, and talk […]

Apple's M1 chip-equipped Mac mini just hit a new record-low price on Amazon

SAVE UP TO $99.01: The new Mac Mini with Apple’s in-house M1 chip is on sale on Amazon as of Feb. 18 — get the 256GB model for the all-time-low price of just $599.99 with an extra discount applied at checkout (normally $699), or upgrade to the 512GB version for only $849 (down $50 from $899). […]

Tesla and Toyota dominate as 'Green Choices' on Consumer Reports' top car list

Consumer Reports‘ annual Top 10 car and truck picks came out Thursday and many electric and hybrid cars made the coveted list with a special new label. The Toyota Prius, Toyota Corolla Hybrid, Toyota Camry (and hybrid version), and Tesla Model 3 were all chosen not only for being safe, reliable, and satisfying to own, […]

Samsung's End of Winter event is setting you up for spring cleaning

Save $250: Samsung’s End of Winter event includes a $250 discount on both of Samsung’s POWERbot robot vacuums — savings reach 50% off. Spring cleaning has a different energy this year. For those of us who have spent 90% of our time at home over the past 11 months, the idea of dedicating a day to […]

Amazon will give you a $40 credit for trying its in-garage delivery service

Save $13 and get a $40 Amazon credit: Chamberlain’s myQ smart garage door is on sale for $26.98, and if you enter the code KEY40 the first time you use Key Delivery (Amazon’s in-garage delivery service), you’ll get a $40 Amazon credit. Online shopping is fun. Getting your packages stolen or ruined by bad weather […]