Facebook is working on an Instagram for kids

Instagram for kids? What could possibly go wrong?! A report from BuzzFeed says that parent company Facebook is working on a new version of Instagram for child and tween users. Currently, Instagram users have to be 13 or older.  Vishal Shah, Instagram’s vice president of product, reportedly announced the initiative in a Facebook post for […]

Rivian to build exclusive fast charging network, similar to Tesla Superchargers

The Rivian Adventure Network is designed to be for Rivian electric truck and SUV drivers what the Tesla Supercharger network is for Tesla drivers. Announced on Thursday, the Rivian network is a new collection of fast charging stations for Rivian owners. A separate Rivian network of slower charging stations will be open to any EV […]

The iRobot Roomba 981 robot vacuum is at its lowest price ever at $299

Save $200: The iRobot Roomba 981 WiFi robot vacuum is at it’s best price ever of $299.99 at Amazon as of March 18. That’s a 40% discount on a robot vacuum that’s great for carpet, hard floors, and pet hair.  Spring cleaning might not be fun, but it doesn’t have to be difficult. A robot […]

Apple's iPad Pro with new Mini-LED display might launch in April

Apple has big plans for its iPad lineup — if you believe the recent rumors and reports, that is.  On Wednesday, Bloomberg said Apple plans to launch new iPads as early as April. They’ll have better processors and improved cameras, but otherwise be the same size and have a similar design to the current iPad […]

Microscopic robots unfold like origami birds

In the latest nanotechnology breakthrough at Cornell University, a team led by professors Itai Cohen and Paul McEuen built micron-sized actuators that allow thin two-dimensional birds to fold themselves into 3D configurations.  The birds can flatten and refold themselves, only needing a single volt to be jolted into action and can hold their shape after […]

Every carmaker that's truly going all electric to compete with Tesla

No gas. No hybrids. Just pure electric.  That’s the lofty goal of many legacy carmakers that have been making gasoline-powered vehicles for decades.  The switch from gas to electric is part of an industry-wide effort to contribute fewer emissions. The U.S. transportation sector alone is responsible for 28 percent of its greenhouse gas emissions, according […]

Behold the BMW i4, an electric sedan with a 300-mile range

BMW finally has an electric sedan.  The BMW i4, unveiled during the BMW Group Annual Conference on Wednesday, is a fully electric, four-door sedan with up to 300 miles of EPA range, and a power output of up to 530HP. BMW says the car’s most powerful configuration will accelerate from zero to 100 km/h in […]