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Facebook, YouTube Crack Down on Conspiracy Theories Linking New! 2020-04-08 13:08:15Facebook and YouTube are cracking down on the pervasive conspiracy theories linking the spread of coronavirus to 5G wireless technology. Facebook has

Samsung Galaxy Chromebook: Is the Ultimate Chrome OS 2020-04-07 12:51:30The Samsung Galaxy Chromebook is now available to buy -- but the $999 price tag for its one-of-a-kind configuration may cause an internal struggle bet

Government COVID-19 Responses: 3 Massive Mistakes, 1 Huge 2020-04-06 13:59:34People don't trust their governments for a good reason. Governments lie to them regularly. In the ongoing COVID-19 event, we in the U.S. initially we

How to Turn an Old Android Device Into 2020-04-02 15:37:37What do you do with your old Android phones or tablets? That question usually prompts three tired answers. You might trade them in for a new purchase.

Fast Coronavirus Test Gets Emergency FDA Approval 2020-03-31 12:08:07Abbott will deliver 50,000 COVID-19 tests per day to healthcare workers, starting Wednesday, using its modified ID NOW testing process. Bringing rapid

Living in the COVID-19 World: TV Hosts Struggle 2020-03-30 13:31:11While stuck at home, many of us are burning through online content very rapidly. One of the things that's become painfully apparent is that TV shows

3D Printers Join Arsenal of COVID-19 Weapons 2020-03-26 14:33:30The worldwide 3D printing community is stepping up to alleviate the shortage of medical equipment needed to battle the COVID-19 pandemic. Participants

AryaLinux Provides the Building Blocks for a Unique 2020-03-26 07:00:00AryaLinux is something different, and when it comes to Linux operating systems, different can be very intriguing. Arya is both a distribution and a pl

Instagram Combats COVID-19 Misinformation, Social Isolation 2020-03-25 13:39:55Instagram has announced a slew of new capabilities to combat misinformation about the coronavirus, along with a co-watching feature that helps users f

Ask Siri if You Have the Coronavirus 2020-03-24 07:00:00Apple users wondering if they've caught COVID-19 now can ask digital assistant Siri for advice. The company has rolled out a self-screening feature t

COVID-19 Outbreak: Thoughts From the Stay-at-Home Front 2020-03-23 14:51:20Steps can be taken to mitigate the threat of spreading the coronavirus to folks who are sheltering at home. In many cases delivery drivers don't seem

Zorin OS Core Makes GNOME More Comfortable 2020-03-20 14:05:19Zorin OS 15.2, released on March 8, adds an impressive selection of upgrades and improvements to an already well-oiled Linux operating system. Since i


How to use your Android phone as a 2020-04-03 17:03:00If you’re sick of peeling the tape off your laptop's camera every time you need to call into a virtual meeting, look no further than the Androi

These 17 movies will be available online early 2020-04-03 16:06:00The Call of the Wild, Onward, Bad Boys for Life, and more are available to rent or buy from streaming services way ahead of schedule.

The best alternatives to Amazon for buying tech 2020-04-03 16:02:00While Amazon has traditionally been a one-stop shop for tech gear, its mid-April delays are making other retailers viable options for getting what you

Skype Meet Now is Microsoft's effort to make 2020-04-03 15:25:00With millions of people currently connecting via online video and chat, Skype is promoting Skype Meet Now, a free, simple way of connecting via Skype

The Full Nerd ep. 133: Intel's Comet Lake 2020-04-03 11:58:00In this episode of The Full Nerd, Gordon Ung, Brad Chacos, Adam Patrick Murray and special guest Mark Hachman talk about the next-gen Intel CPUs

2020 iPhone SE preview: Price, specs, size and 2020-04-03 11:56:00Apple is set to launch a new iPhone SE in April. Here's everything we think we know about it.

The best online film festivals and virtual art 2020-04-03 11:00:00SXSW, the Ashland Independent Film Festival, Film Forum, and more are turning to virtual screenings in the wake of COVID-19.

Samsung brings Galaxy S20 features to the S10 2020-04-03 10:39:00If you’ve been itching to try out the Galaxy S20’s best features but don’t want to drop a ton of money on a new phone right now, you

The best co-op PC games to play with 2020-04-03 09:23:00Battle buddiesImage by UbisoftIt's good to have friends.We’ve refreshed this list a few times over the years, but now feels like a particularly

How to use a digital camera, camcorder, or 2020-04-03 06:30:00Webcams are hard to come by at the moment. These sudden necessities have sold out across major retailers, with remaining stock going for inflated pric

5 ways to improve your relationship with Alexa 2020-04-03 06:00:00It's important to get along with everyone you’re staying at home with, including Alexa.

HBO is making some of its iconic shows 2020-04-02 20:46:00Series like The Wire, Veep, Ballers and Barry will join additional movies and documentaries from HBO and Warner Bros., all available for free using HB


Instacart adds two new features to speed up New! 2020-04-08 17:33:58Grocery delivery service Instacart has formally announced two new features that’ll help users get the groceries they ordered. The company has be

FDA warns dangerous chlorine dioxide products won’t cure New! 2020-04-08 16:44:50The FDA is back with yet another warning about the ‘Miracle Mineral Solution’ sold by the Genesis II Church of Health and Healing, this ti

Kia Niro EV gets cheaper DC fast charging New! 2020-04-08 16:39:15Kia Niro EV buyers won’t get a unique charging network like Tesla owners do, but a new deal should make topping up the compact electric crossove

Netflix’s Space Force series with Steve Carell teased New! 2020-04-08 15:56:56While movie studios are busy delaying their feature films, Netflix is gearing up to release a new original. The upcoming series is called Space Force

World of Tanks ‘Gravity Force’ lets you battle New! 2020-04-08 15:14:21A new mode of gameplay was introduced this week in World of Tanks Blitz. The war machine fighting game now includes a dogfight battle mode called Grav

Rivian R1T electric pickup delay confirmed New! 2020-04-08 15:10:31Rivian’s hotly-anticipated electric pickup truck, the R1T, won’t arrive in time for late 2020 deliveries, the startup has confirmed, with

Amazon temporarily extends return policy in multiple countries New! 2020-04-08 15:10:30In light of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Amazon has announced that it is temporarily extending its return policy in multiple countries, giving co

Don’t count on Summer slowing coronavirus warn prestigious New! 2020-04-08 14:47:27Summer is unlikely to prompt a dip in coronavirus infections, scientists have warned, cautioning that COVID-19 does not seem to observe the same seaso

MIT SprayableTech turns any surface into a touchpad New! 2020-04-08 14:23:18Researchers at MIT created a touch interface system they’ve called SprayableTech. This tech builds on the ideas of scientists and researchers li

Gears 5 goes free-to-play on Xbox One and New! 2020-04-08 14:15:08If you’ve yet to check out Gears 5, then this weekend will be the perfect time to do so. Microsoft has made the game free-to-play on both Xbox O

Call of Duty: Warzone four-man squads now live New! 2020-04-08 13:34:46Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is getting a big update today, ushering in season 3 for both Modern Warfare multiplayer and Warzone. For Warzone, this up

Dungeons & Dragons crew giving away content for New! 2020-04-08 13:09:26Wizards of the Coast are giving away free Dungeons & Dragons content to all week, daily, for those staying home during our current global pandemic


Air pollution really does increase coronavirus deaths. Here’s New! 2020-04-08 17:48:06 A Harvard University study at the T.H. Chan School of Public Health, which was updated on April 5, has confirmed that there is a direct correlation b

Musk OK’s drone flights over Tesla Gigafactory in New! 2020-04-08 16:47:14 Elon Musk’s revolutionary companies Tesla and SpaceX inspire devoted followers who want to know every aspect about them. Videos of a SpaceX Sta

Tesla Cybertruck might have a ladder rack based New! 2020-04-08 16:07:58 Tesla Cybertruck might be able to have a ladder rack, which was unclear because of the electric truck’s design, based on a newly found render f

Quick Charge Podcast: April 8, 2020 New! 2020-04-08 16:00:35 Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn and ou

Electrify America puts another Band-Aid on problematic by-the-minute New! 2020-04-08 14:14:49 Electrify America and Hyundai-Kia have a two-fold problem with their fees for fast-charging. First, where it is allowable, the fees for walk-up custo

Tesla Model Y teardown: shows some great improvements New! 2020-04-08 13:50:05 The latest Tesla Model Y teardown videos show how Tesla managed to make some great improvements over Model 3 despite sharing 75% of parts with the el

Ryobi’s 18-inch 40V Electric Lawn Mower $299, more New! 2020-04-08 13:31:37 Home Depot offers the Ryobi 18-inch 40V Cordless Electric Walk Behind Lawn Mower for $299 shipped. As a comparison, it typically goes for $379 w

Tesla releases impressive look inside Gigafactory Shanghai, with New! 2020-04-08 11:36:22 Tesla has released a video with an impressive look inside Gigafactory Shanghai, which is currently Tesla’s only vehicle factory in operation. m

Tesla dominates Kelley Blue Book Luxury Brand 2020 New! 2020-04-08 11:32:46 Tesla cleaned house in the 2020 Kelley Blue Book Luxury Brand Image awards announced today. In fact, if it weren’t for an aberration in the &ld

EGEB: Spain breaks solar record during March coronavirus New! 2020-04-08 10:50:26 In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): Spain broke its solar record in March when it was on coronavirus lockdown. Federal court rules E

Federal court declares EPA’s harmful rollback of greenhouse-gas New! 2020-04-08 10:26:27 On February 29, Electrek reported that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) had finalized a rule that eliminated leak prevention and repair requ

New ‘Lightest’ mid-drive electric bike conversion kit offers New! 2020-04-08 09:48:47 The Italian electric bicycle conversion kit company Bikee Bike has a new lightweight kit known as the Lightest. As the name implies, Bikee says this