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EU wants to crack down of phone chargers, Lightning in danger

The European Union seems ready to flex its muscles to steer the mobile market ship, perhaps emboldened by its successful case against Google and Android. This time, it’s turning its sights on something it already thought was a closed case years ago: mobile phone chargers. Despite the growing use of the USB-C standard on smartphones, […]

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Bose QC35 II now lets you speak with Amazon Alexa

There is no shortage of Bluetooth headsets these days advertising active noise cancellation features. Bose’s QuietComfort line, however, remains one of the preferred brands in that market. Last year, Bose launched the QuietComfort 35 II, a.k.a. the QC35 II, with the signature feature of letting you use Google Assistant at the push of a button. […]

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Nintendo reveals how to pronounce “NES” the right way

It’s an old but passionate debate: how does one properly pronounce Nintendo’s original “NES” console? Some have guessed “nezz,” while others go with the softer “ness” pronunciation. Others avoid the topic altogether by simply calling it “The N.E.S,” but Nintendo has weighed in on the topic. Turns out two of those three things are wrong, […]

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Rainbow Six Siege Operation Grim Sky update teased: here’s what we know

Ubisoft has provided early details about Operation Grim Sky, the next big update for tactical shooter Rainbow Six Siege. The next season will usher in changes to the game’s Hereford Base map, those alterations possibly including weather effects (rain, specifically). The update will also bring two new Operators to Rainbow Six Siege, as well as […]

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“Incredible Hulk” comet has a stunning green glow

A green comet nicknamed the Incredible Hulk recently made a bright appearance in the night sky, according to astronomers. The event featured the comet PanSTARRS C/2017 S3, which was spotted by researchers in late 2017. The celestial body recently experienced two bright bursts, one in late June and another in late July. It was that […]

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In our Audi e-tron Pikes Peak drive, the challenge is reversed

It’s just after 5:00 AM, and we’ve ascended past 14,100 feet as the sun was just starting to rise. A fitting moment, indeed, as the vehicle that I was about to meet represents a new chapter for an iconic brand. In front of us, a half dozen Audi e-tron prototypes dressed in camouflage with bright […]

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Elon Musk details taking Tesla private, says final decision is pending

Following a tweet earlier today mentioning as much, Tesla CEO Elon Musk has published an email previously sent to employees that details potential plans about going private. News about the idea first surfaced this afternoon on Twitter via Musk, who tweeted, “Am considering taking Tesla private at $420. Funding secured.” He has since tweeted updates, […]

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Rocket scientist explains McLaren 720S science of speed

It takes a lot of effort on the part of an automotive manufacturer to create a sports car. So many different things go into the car other than style and a big, powerful motor. McLaren is a company that makes some of the fastest performance cars on the planet and its 720S is among those […]

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Galaxy Watch coming: what we want from Samsung’s next smartwatch

While we’re counting down to Samsung’s Unpacked event this Thursday, the company is already dropping hints at something big coming later this month. It might also be literally Samsung’s smallest reveal. After the Galaxy Note 9, it might be the time of Samsung’s new smartwatch in the limelight. Call it Gear S4 or Galaxy Watch, […]

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Pixel 3 gesture navigation might be the only option

If you absolutely hate bezels, you might have to give the next Google Pixel a pass. And if you are unconvinced of the usability of swiping gestures over Android’s tried and true navigation buttons, you might have yet another reason to avoid it. Although not confirmed, Google is expected to feature Android Pie’s new gesture-based […]