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The 5 best gaming mice of 2021

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Brian Hoss/Insider Wireless gaming mice have become technogically sophisticated and accurate enough to live to their steep prices. Wired gaming mice can be had for a reasonable price, however, and are largely unmatched in terms of response time. Our pick for the best gaming mouse is the Razer Viper Ultimate. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky For decades, computers (PCs) have been powerful and fun to...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Gaming, MOBA, Trends, Tech, Features, FPS, Buying Guide, Logitech, Razer, Mice, Aa, Lightspeed, Buying Guides, RTS

Here's how to get a week of Paramount Plus for free

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. A scene from "Rugrats" (2021), an original series on Paramount Plus ViacomCBS There are several different ways to access Paramount Plus for free. Paramount Plus has original content, including reboots of "iCarly" and "The Twilight Zone." Right now, you can try out Paramount Plus with a 7-day free trial for new subscribers.Paramount Plus has a large library of movies, shows, and live TV, including origin...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Amazon, Deals, NFL, Trends, Amazon Prime, Features, Streaming, Cbs, Ncaa, Espn, Paramount, Showtime Starz, Streaming Apps, Paramount Plus

TCL's new 8K TVs feature Mini LED displays for $1,000 less than Samsung and LG models - you can preorder them now

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. TCL's 2021 TV lineup features new 4K and 8K models. TCL TCL has detailed its new collection of 4K and 8K TVs. The company's first 8K models launch in August with prices starting at $2,200. Two massive 85-inch 4K TVs are already available, including a Roku model for $1,800. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky TCL has revealed its latest lineup of TVs. The new collection is divided into three main...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, US, Samsung, Trends, Tech, Ces, Features, 4k, Lg, Tvs, Hdr, Tcl, 4k Tvs, Steven Cohen, Roku TV

The 5 best electric scooters of 2021 for high-mileage commuters, weekend riders, and kids

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky An electric scooter is a convenient mode of transportation that's great for commuting or running errands. The best have enough range to get around town, travel at speeds of 20 mph and up, and are highly portable. Our top pick, the Ninebot KickScooter by Segway ES4, is a versatile scooter that gets up to 28 miles of range. Thanks to improvements in technology and design over the past few years, electric scooters have gone from curious novelties to a bonafi...
Tags: Travel, Reviews, Amazon, Outdoors, Transportation, Trends, Features, Buying Guide, Xiaomi, Bird, Commuting, Scooter, Electric Scooters, Maxx, Amazon Built, Amazon Lightweight

The best soundbars of 2021 for clear and crisp TV audio

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky A good soundbar enhances your audio experience, offering an upgrade over your TV's built-in speakers. Soundbars are available at many performance levels, from basic stereo to surround sound. With an affordable price and great audio, the Yamaha YAS-209 is the best soundbar for most needs. A soundbar is the perfect solution for anyone who wants a space-saving and budget-friendly way to upgrade their TV audio experience. Even the best TVs on the market tend t...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Google, TV, Audio, Trends, Tech, Walmart, Features, Buying Guide, Home Theater, Roku, Vizio, Hulu, Voice, Alexa

The wild life of billionaire Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, who eats one meal a day, evangelizes about bitcoin, and had to defend his company in front of Congress

Jack Dorsey onstage at a bitcoin convention on June 4, 2021 in Miami, Florida. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Jack Dorsey cofounded Twitter in 2006, and the company has made him a billionaire. He is famous for his unusual life of luxury, including a daily fasting routine and regular ice baths. Dorsey holds two CEO jobs at Twitter and his payment company Square. Visit Business Insider's home page for more stories. From fighting armies of bots to quashing rumors about sending his beard hair to ...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, South Korea, Twitter, New York Post, Japan, Elon Musk, Hollywood, Obama, Congress, Washington, Cbs News, Life, Senate, White House

The best back to school sales & deals in 2021

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Target Right now, retailers across the internet are having back to school sales with major discounts. We've rounded up all of the best sales to shop for clothing, shoes, tech, and more. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky While there is still time for students to soak up the summer sun, plenty of retailers are taking the opportunity to host back-to-school sales. To save you the trouble of having to...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Amazon, Deals, Nordstrom, Parenting, Sales, Trends, Nike, Features, Back To School, Backpacks, Lenovo, Bedding, Macy, Kohl

19 Movies Like ‘Fear Street’ to Stream or Rent Right Now

The Fear Street trilogy has come to an end, but if you’re still craving the type of movies that inspired it, I’m here to help. The Fear Street trilogy very much wears its homages on its sleeve, which means there are a lot of influential films to pick and choose from. I’ve narrowed the list down to 19 movies that I think will satisfy your thirst for more Fear Street-style thrills and chills. The Burning   Where to Stream: Shudder Gross, gory, and featuring a weirdly young Jason Alexander,...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Hbo, Movies, Stephen King, Features, Netflix, Harvey Weinstein, Showtime, Starz, Jesus, Bob, Jack Black, Terrence Malick, Arthur Miller, New England

The best student discounts for clothes, streaming services, tech, and more in 2021

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Being a student is expensive, but student-exclusive discounts are all over the web. We've found the best offers available for students on style, tech, insurance, and more. Enrollment in a program like UNiDAYS can alert you to deals, but doesn't include every offer available. ESB Professional/Shutterstock No matter where learning takes place this year, being ...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Amazon, Deals, Spotify, Topshop, Students, Microsoft, Washington Post, College, Sales, Trends, Features, New York Times, Logitech, Dell

29 smart and humorous gifts that your coworkers will actually be happy to receive

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Williams-Sonoma Shopping for coworkers doesn't have to take a lot of time or money.You can find a unique, thoughtful gift under $50 without much research (because we've done it for you).Below, I've compiled 29 gifts under $50 that will serve you well - some are funny, some are thoughtful, all are affordable, and most are impossible to hate. If you're still looking for inspiration, check ...
Tags: Reviews, Google, Amazon, Gift Guide, Newegg, Trends, Walmart, Features, Gifts, Brooklyn, Ralph Lauren, Gift Guides, Cvs, Backcountry, Travelers, Atlas Obscura

How kids and seniors prompted Qualcomm to heavily invest in wearables

Google and Samsung aren't the only ones wanting to change wearables for the better. Qualcomm has opened a forum to drive innovation and plans a new Wear chip.
Tags: Google, Android, Mobile, Wearables, Samsung, Trends, Features, Qualcomm, Snapdragon Wear, Wearable Ecosystem Accelerator program

‘Lisey’s Story’ Spoiler Review: Maybe Stephen King is the Wrong Choice to Adapt Stephen King

“Everything the same?” This is how Scott Landon, one of many writer characters in the written works of Stephen King, greets his wife, Lisey, when coming home from a hard day of catatonic gazing by the dream pool. Like many creative people, he’s half in this world and half out. His favorite haunt is Boo’ya Moon, a mystical realm, like Never Never Land only scarier and potentially more lobotomizing. It’s the human imagination, literalized as a place of peril and wonder, and it’s only ever a blink...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Hbo, TV, Hollywood, Movies, Julianne Moore, Stephen King, Earth, Features, Netflix, Pennsylvania, Alfonso Cuarón, Michael Chabon, Spike Lee, Louisiana

34 thoughtful cookbook gifts for any occasion

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Amazon; Gilbert Espinoza/Insider To me, there's no better gift to give or receive than a great cookbook. A cookbook with beautiful photos, thoughtful narratives, and foolproof recipes can feed the imagination, transport your giftee to another city or country, and inspire them to get creative in the kitchen. There are cookbooks out there to suit every type of cook, whether novice or expert, and feed ...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Amazon, Kitchen, Cooking, Gift Guide, London, Instagram, France, White House, China, New York City, Jerusalem, America, Trends, Turkey

Google needs to figure out supply before the Pixel 6

Google hasn't been especially good at managing the supply of its Pixel phones, but the Pixel 6 presents a good chance for the company to make a change.
Tags: Google, Android, Mobile, Trends, Features, Pixel, Google Pixel 5a, Google Pixel 6, Google Pixel 6 Pro

How to shop for the best laptop for school 2021

Rachel Mendelson/Insider When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Consider your budget and how you're planning to use your device when buying a new school laptop. Students should also look for education discounts and consider the resources available on campus. It's also important to consider whether a MacBook, Chromebook, or Windows PC is best for your needs. As a college student, your laptop is your lifeline. Whether you're working ...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Google, Microsoft, Mac, Windows, Trends, Intel, Features, Macbook, Ram, Computing, Google Docs, Dell, Amd, MacBook Air

The 7 best desk lamps we tested in 2021

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky The BenQ e-Reading LED Lamp is our top pick thanks to its design, range of movement, and settings. A good desk lamp should add light for different tasks while helping to minimize eye strain. We tested seven desk lamps and consulted three experts to determine the best ones. Desk lamps provide the task lighting needed to answer emails, read over important documents, take notes, and more. While it's tempting to prioritize aesthetics when shopping for a desk l...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Home, London, Office, Samsung, Trends, Features, Buying Guide, Home Office, Energy Star, Dyson, Qi, Desk Lamp, McGowan, Bert

Here are the Movies That Inspired ‘Fear Street’ Director Leigh Janiak – And Where You Can Watch Them

Fear Street director Leigh Janiak clearly knows her horror movies. The co-writer and director of the Netflix horror flicks recently sat down for a chat with /Film about all things Fear Street, including the movies that directly influenced each chapter in the Netflix trilogy. While some of the picks seem obvious, like 1996’s Wes Craven classic, Scream, she also referenced auteur Terrence Malick and the 1980s kids classic, The Goonies. Here’s where you can stream or rent of the films that inspire...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Movies, Amc, Features, Netflix, Drew Barrymore, Starz, Salem, Annie, Elijah Wood, William Shatner, Jason, Paramount, Terrence Malick, Arthur Miller

CryptoPunks: pixelated avatars that the wealthy are snapping up for millions of dollars

Image: CryptoPunks / Larva Labs Image: CryptoPunks / Larva Labs Millionaires are clamoring to buy CryptoPunks, the funky digital avatars shaking up the art world. These 10,000 unique characters are worth almost $400 million - the cheapest CryptoPunk costs $37,638. Billionaire Shalom Meckenzie just bought a rare "Covid Alien" avatar for over $11.7 million. See more stories on Insider's business page. These pixelated avatars, known as "CryptoPunks," were first released in 2017 by creator...
Tags: Art, News, Trends, Tech, Features, Hall, Figma, NFT, Sotheby, Matt Hall, Tech Insider, Dylan Field, Cryptocurrecny, John Watkinson, Hannah Towey, CryptoPunk Larva Labs

College students can save big on streaming services - check out deals from Amazon Prime, Hulu, Paramount Plus, and more

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Many streaming services offer discounts for college students. Milan Markovic/Getty Images College students can save money on many streaming services by claiming special discounts. Some of the best student discounts include deals on Prime Video, Hulu, Paramount Plus, and more. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky While living in a shared dorm room my freshman year of college, I started regularly watching ...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Amazon, Deals, Hbo, TV, Entertainment, US, Sales, Trends, Atlanta, Amazon Prime, Indiana, Features, Showtime, Streaming

A Gen Z-led business created an invoicing system already tested by Nike and Fenty Beauty. Read the pitch deck it used to raise over $1 million.

Twenty-four-year old Cofounder and CMO Tomi Aiyeola (L); CEO Lotanna Ezeike (C), and 25-year-old CTO Ahmad Karkouti (R) are the team currently leading XPO. XPO Lotanna Ezeike is the CEO and cofounder of invoicing service XPO, which aims to help content creators. XPO raised more than $1 million in seed funding before officially launching its product. Ezeike shares the pitch deck he is using to lure investors and explains why bright colors and emojis helped his presentation. See more stor...
Tags: Google, Small Business, Trends, Tech, CMO, Nike, C, Features, Barclays, Fintech, Cto, Klarna, Voc, University of Leicester, R, L

Xiaomi has overtaken Apple as the world's second-biggest smartphone seller. Here's how the major players rank.

Apple CEO Tim Cook. Frazer Harrison/FilmMagic Xiaomi has leapfrogged Apple to become the second-biggest seller of smartphones worldwide, Canalys said. The Chinese company shipped 83% more smartphones in Q2 vs the same period last year. Samsung topped the Canalys list, accounting for nearly one in five global smartphone shipments in Q2. See more stories on Insider's business page. Xiaomi has overtaken Apple to become the second-biggest smartphone seller in the world.For the first time, ...
Tags: Apple, Elon Musk, Africa, Samsung, Trends, Tesla, Features, Xiaomi, Latin America, Vivo, Western Europe, Apple Apple, Stanton, International Data Corporation, Ben Stanton, Canalys

‘Schmigadoon!’ Creator Shoots for the ‘Highest Form of Parody’ With Apple TV Plus Musical Series

“Schmigadoon!” creator Cinco Paul may have based the premise of his six-episode Apple TV Plus comedic musical on “Brigadoon” (and parodied the title, too), but he hadn’t actually seen the Frederick Loewe and Alan Jay Lerner play, nor the 1954 film, when doing so. His love of musicals in general inspired the series. And as […]
Tags: Apple, News, Features, Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe, Cinco Paul, Apple TV Plus, Schmigadoon

9 tech gifts perfect for college students setting up a home entertainment system in a dorm or apartment

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. The Roku Streambar is a soundbar and media player in one device. Roku Compact TVs, soundbars, and media players are perfect for college dorms and apartments. These space-saving home entertainment gift ideas can help students enjoy their downtime in between classes. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Though college dorm rooms and apartments tend to be on the small side, that doesn't mean students c...
Tags: Reviews, Google, Amazon, Gaming, TV, Audio, Disney, Samsung, Trends, Tech, Features, Gifts, Home Theater, Nintendo, Roku, Lg

See the 102 news emojis that could be coming to iPhones this year, from disco balls to trolls

Emoji 14.0 design draft © 2021 Emojipedia. The next roll-out of iPhone emojis is scheduled for September 2021 approval, according to Emojipedia. A disco ball, new facial expressions, and expanded handshake skin tones are awaiting final review. You can vote for which you are most looking forward to in the Most Anticipated Emoji award. See more stories on Insider's business page. Dozens of new emojis could start rolling out to devices and platforms in coming months, with icons ranging f...
Tags: Iphone, News, Trends, Tech, Features, Emojis, Unicode, Emojipedia, Tech Insider, Mary Meisenzahl, Hannah Towey, Unicode Emoji Version, Emojipedia Sample Image Collection, Emojipedia Sample Image Collection Emojipedia

The Morning Watch: Looking Back at the Magic of ‘Kazaam,’ Behind the Scenes of ‘Schmigadoon!’ & More

(The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fan-made productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.) In this edition, take a look back at the magical family movie Kazaam, starring basketball superstar Shaquille O’Neal as a towering genie. Plus, go behind the scenes of Apple TV+’s new musical comedy series Schmigadoon! st...
Tags: Apple, Elon Musk, TV, Movies, Disney, Features, Amy Poehler, Richard Branson, Seth Meyers, Cecily Strong, Shaq, Lorne Michaels, Amy, Seth, Shaquille O Neal, Sinbad

The 3 best air purifiers we tested in 2021

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky An air purifier can help clean your indoor air of pollutants, dust, and smoke. We tested and researched more than 30 air purifiers to determine the best for your needs and budget. The Honeywell PowerPlus Air Purifier did the best in our air purifying tests and has a high CADR. We spend 90% of our time indoors, according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, and our indoor environment can have all sorts of allergens and other irritants. That includes...
Tags: Reviews, Health, Google, Home, Florida, California, Cdc, Oregon, Trends, Best, Features, Buying Guide, Energy Star, Epa, West Coast, Dyson

Paramount Plus features a huge catalog of series and movies, including blockbuster releases like 'A Quiet Place Part II' - here's everything announced so far

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. CBS Paramount Plus is available for $5 a month (with ads) or $10 a month (ad-free). The streaming service features several original shows and movies you can watch right now. Brand-new Paramount films will also be available to stream 30 to 45 days after they hit theaters Essential Monthly Plan (ad-supported) (small) Premium Monthly Plan (ad-free) (small) Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky From reviva...
Tags: Reviews, Entertainment, Amy Schumer, Halo, US, NFL, Trends, Tech, Nasa, Star Trek, Features, Avatar, Mtv, Alex Ferguson, James Bond, Madonna

7 laptop accessories that will boost your productivity at home, school, or work

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Logitech; Amazon; Alyssa Powell/Insider The best laptop accessories enable you to get the most out of your computer. They extend the capabilities of your laptop through additional ports and input options. Some of our favorites include Aukey's USB-C hub and Logitech's C920 webcam. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky We use our smartphones for almost everything, but there are still some tasks tha...
Tags: Reviews, Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Trends, Features, Home Office, Logitech, Aukey, Targus, Tech Accessories, Tech Insider, Lisa Eadicicco, Dell Dell, Hillary Grigonis, USB C Hub

The 25 large companies with the best leadership teams, according to employees

Google CEO Sundar Pichai. Google is one of the companies part of Comparably's best leadership teams ranking. Justin Sullivan: Getty Images Comparably's latest ranking looks at the companies with the best executives and managers. The top companies belong to different industries, from tech to healthcare. Here's the top 25 large companies with the best leadership according to employees. See more stories on Insider's business page. 25. CVS Health Courtesy of Comparab...
Tags: Google, New York, Leadership, Careers, San Francisco, Trends, Atlanta, Features, Companies, Cambridge, San Jose, Oakland, Santa Clara, Waltham, Dearborn, Provo

All the best back-to-school sales and deals in 2021 happening now

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Target Right now, retailers across the internet are having back-to-school sales with major discounts. We've rounded up all of the best sales to shop for clothing, shoes, tech, and more, for when your child starts school Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky While the official start of the school year is still months away, plenty of retailers are taking the opportunity to host back-to-school sales. T...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Deals, Nordstrom, Clothing, Shoes, Sales, Trends, Tech, Features, Back To School, Backpacks, Banana Republic, Bedding, Office Depot, Hollis Johnson

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