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5G Conspiracy Theories Are Fueling an Entire Economy of Scammy Gadgets

It’s an unfortunate truth that snake oil salesmen lurk behind every corner of the internet, waiting for the next conspiracy or wellness fad so they can swoop in with cure-all wares and rob people of their hard-earned cash. It’s also true that people generally fear the unknown—and new technology slots neatly into that…Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Internet Of Things, Transparency, Science, Technology, Etsy, Ebay, Pandora, Telecommunications, Science and Technology, Mobile telecommunications, 5g, US Food and Drug Administration, Shungite, Technology Forecasting, 5g Scam Products


This Off-Brand Roomba Rival Gets the Job Done, With a Few Quirks

The Neabot robot vacuum is a stark white puck that hugs its charger like a baby monkey in a Harlow experiment. It has three buttons—start, charge, and clean—and a prominent sensor on top that spins rapidly as it scoots around your house. It does exactly what’s advertised on the box: It sucks up dirt and dust and…Read more...
Tags: Science, Shark, Home Automation, Robots, Alibaba, Fitbit, Vacuum, Roomba, Irobot, Science and Technology, Robotic Vacuum Cleaner, Home Appliances, Vacuum Cleaner, Harlow, Floors, Technology Internet


Figure Out the Size of Your Next Stimulus Check With These Calculators

On Saturday morning, the U.S. House of Representatives—or, more accurately, House Democrats—passed the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan. (Zero Republicans crossed party lines to for the bill; two Democrats voted against it.) The plan, which is expected to pass the U.S. Senate this week, would provide a wide range of…Read more...
Tags: Politics, Technology, Articles, Democrats, House, US Senate, Lifehacks, Agi, Stimulus, Science and Technology, U S Senate, U S House of Representatives, US House of Representatives, Artificial General Intelligence, Calculator, Office Equipment


Cloud Gaming's Missing Piece Is 5G

When my brother and I were kids, our family took a lot of road trips. We loved the end destinations, but getting there was a major drag. We had Game Boy Colors and other handhelds, but we had already played the games we owned way too many times. Consoles and desktop PCs aren’t exactly portable, so we often got bored…Read more...
Tags: Google, Internet Of Things, Science, Technology, Microsoft, Cloud Computing, Netflix, Comcast, Telecommunications, Deutsche Telekom, Nvidia, Att, Verizon Communications, Science and Technology, Mobile telecommunications, 5g


Samsung Is Making MicroLED TV Sizes That Are More Practical for Us Commoners

Samsung’s consumer-friendly version of its larger-than-life The Wall display will eventually be available in a more reasonable 76-inch version—you know, for those of us whose homes can’t actually accommodate 110-inch televisions.Read more...
Tags: Apple, Science, Technology, Samsung, Amd, Samsung Electronics, Odyssey, Science and Technology, Digital Imaging, Light Emitting Diodes, Information and Communications Technology, Display technology, Ultra High Definition Television, microLED, Television Technology, 8k Resolution




How to Stay Engaged During a Videoconference

The only thing more predictable than the monotony of isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic has been the consistency of video conferencing. The necessity of staring into screens has made “Zoom fatigue” a very real condition, affecting regular office workers as much as the Hollywood icon Al Pacino, apparently.Read more...
Tags: Hollywood, Technology, Headphones, Telecommunications, Lifehacks, Golden Globes, Al Pacino, Science and Technology, Zoom, Human Interest, Web Conferencing, Loudspeakers, Conferencing, Transducers, Audiology, Videotelephony


How to Stay Engaged During a Video Conference

The only thing more predictable than the monotony of isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic has been the consistency of video conferencing. The necessity of staring into screens has made “Zoom fatigue” a very real condition, affecting regular office workers as much as the Hollywood icon Al Pacino, apparently.Read more...
Tags: Hollywood, Technology, Headphones, Telecommunications, Lifehacks, Golden Globes, Al Pacino, Science and Technology, Zoom, Human Interest, Web Conferencing, Teleconferencing, Loudspeakers, Transducers, Videotelephony


California City Becomes First in the U.S. to Ban New Gas Stations

Officials from Petaluma, California have decided their city has enough places to fill up gas-powered cars. Last week, the local city council unanimously voted to ban new gas stations, building on a two-year moratorium passed in early 2019. Read more...
Tags: Electric Vehicle, Science, Technology, Environment, Articles, Green Vehicles, Electric Car, Science and Technology, Hydrogen Vehicle, California City, Sustainable Transport, Petaluma California, The Coalition, Emerging Technologies, Sustainable Technologies, Fuel Gas




8 Things You Probably Didn't Know You Can Clean With Vinegar

It may be somewhat counter-intuitive that a liquid that arguably smells pretty foul on its own actually stands with the best household cleaners and odor-eliminators. Yet many years of homeownership have taught me that plain old white vinegar’s acidity—often when mixed with equal parts water—is an absolute beast on the…Read more...
Tags: Home, Vinegar, Martha Stewart, Home Automation, Dishwasher, Washing Machine, Lifehacks, Science and Technology, Home Appliances, Condiments, Healthline, Spruce, Bob Vila, House Beautiful, Traditional Medicine, Manufactured Goods


Fossil's First Cellular Smartwatch Fails to Live Up to Its Promise

Samsung and Apple have been making cellular smartwatches for years. But this isn’t about them. This is about how Fossil, the biggest Wear OS wearables maker, has finally, finally released its first cellular smartwatch.Read more...
Tags: Apple, Science, Technology, Samsung, Smartphones, Smartwatches, Telecommunications, Apple Watch, Science and Technology, Mobile telecommunications, Wearable Devices, Samsung Galaxy, Wear OS, Wearable Computers, Samsung Galaxy Watch 3, Technology Internet


How to Clean Your Air Vents

Although Punxsutawney Phil predicted six more weeks of winter, spring will come faster than we think. And since it’s been a long, quarantined winter with most of us staying indoors longer than ever before, it’s likely past time we deep clean things like the air vents of our homes. Read more...
Tags: Technology, Environment, Lifehacks, Science and Technology, Home Appliances, Dust, Vacuum Cleaner, Phil, Hose, Mechanical Engineering, Floors, Building Engineering, Academic Disciplines, Duct, Heating Ventilation And Air Conditioning


Start Your Vlogging Career With 40% off a Taotronics 12" Ring Light

TaoTronics 12" Selfie Ring Light | $30 | Amazon | Promo code KJXNAZRK + $10 Clip Coupon Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Photography, Science, Technology, Bluetooth, Selfie, Narcissism, Internet Culture, Science and Technology, Tripod, Portrait Photography, Coupon, Human Interest, Ring Flash, Technology Internet, KJXNAZRK


Y Combinator company Axle Health is bringing on-demand home testing services to telehealth providers

While usage of telehealth services have surged during the COVID-19 epidemic, there are some times when health professionals need to be around in person to conduct diagnostics tests. To help those telehealth companies bridge that gap is Axle Health, a company currently enrolled in the latest cohort from the Y Combinator accelerator. “In terms of the professionals that we send in home, they’re phlebotomists, NAs, RVNs, and RNs as well,” said Axle co-founder Connor Hailey. In a sad reflection of th...
Tags: TC, Uber, Y Combinator, Technology, Articles, Tech, Telemedicine, Science and Technology, Zocdoc, Hailey, Telehealth, Co-founder, COVID, Axle Health, Connor Hailey, Adam Stansell




T-Mobile Has the First Good 5G Plan With Truly Unlimited Data

Throttling is the not-so-secret way traditional “unlimited” cellular data plans keep you from tapping into all that data. T-Mobile’s new Magenta Max Plan, which is designed to maximize the potential of faster 5G speeds, is promising to make unlimited data truly unlimited for the first time in a long time.Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, Net Neutrality, Broadband, Telecommunications, Deutsche Telekom, Verizon Communications, Science and Technology, Mobile telecommunications, 5g, Tethering, T Mobile, Data Transmission, T Mobile US, Technology Internet


How to Turn Your Laptop Into a Desktop

Laptops are fantastic for portable computing on the go, letting you move from the home to the office, or from the study to the bedroom, or from planes to trains with ease. They’ve got a lot of advantages, but if you’re going to be stuck in one place for an extended period of time (sound familiar?), the disadvantages…Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, Chromebook, Computing, Laptop, Science and Technology, Docking Station, Personal Computing, Computer Monitor, Desktop Computer, Computer Peripherals, Classes Of Computers, Computer Keyboard, Technology Internet


Google Fires Another Top Researcher on Its AI Ethics Team

Google has fired another top artificial intelligence researcher, Margaret Mitchell, in the latest escalation of internal tensions at the company following December’s controversial ouster of Timnit Gebru, a Black AI ethicist. As if the PR fire with Google’s AI ethics team didn’t have enough fuel already.Read more...
Tags: Google, Science, Companies, Artificial Intelligence, Science and Technology, Margaret Mitchell, Timnit Gebru, Academic Disciplines, Technology Internet, Criticism Of Google


JBL's Xtreme 3 Is a Nearly Perfect Portable Bluetooth Speaker

With summer right around the corner, you might want to consider JBL’s Xtreme 3. It’s a durable and portable Bluetooth speaker that delivers a surprising amount of bass for those who like to listen to music even at top volumes.Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, Bluetooth, Distortion, Science and Technology, Consumer Electronics, Jbl, Audio Engineering, You, Xtreme, Loudspeakers, Electric Guitars, Audio Electronics, In Car Entertainment


Atlanta area gets a 5G incubator courtesy of T-Mobile and Georgia Tech

The Atlanta area is getting a new incubator for startups working with 5G technology courtesy of T-Mobile and Georgia Tech’s Advanced Technology Development Center, the companies announced today. It’s an expansion of the T-Mobile Accelerator program and part of the big carrier’s efforts to boost 5G innovation. Located in the Atlanta adjacent exurb of Peachtree Corners’ technology development park, which is already equipped with T-Mobile’s 5G services, the incubator will help developers build and ...
Tags: TC, Technology, Tech, Atlanta, Telecommunications, T-mobile, Avery, Director, Science and Technology, 5g, Startup Company, Georgia Tech, Peachtree Corners, ATDC, John Avery Peachtree Corners, Curiosity Lab and T Mobile a Fortune


Save $40 on Proscenic's A9 Smart Air Purifier for Cleaner Breathing and Peace of Mind

Proscenic A9 Smart Air Purifier | $179 | Amazon | Clip CouponRead more...
Tags: Amazon, Science, Technology, Science and Technology, Filters, Air Purifier, Medical Equipment, Purifier, Natural Sciences, Dander, Industrial Gases


Get a Premium Clean at Wallet-Friendly Prices With Today's Best Dyson Deals

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Tags: Tools, Home Automation, Lifehacks, Dyson, Vacuum, Malmesbury, Science and Technology, Home Appliances, Vacuum Cleaner, Hepa


Floating Holographic Buttons Promise to Fix the One Gross Thing About Japanese Smart Toilets

The Japanese bathroom experience is akin to taking your butt to visit a swanky, high-tech spa. However, there is one downside to smart toilets that no one talks about: all those buttons every user is pressing. They’re not especially hygienic, so one company has come up with a solution in the form of Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, Marketing, Sanitation, Toilet, Science and Technology, Bathrooms, Emerging Technologies, Display technology, Holographic Display, Technology Internet, Interactive Kiosk


A Classic Tale of Two Prep School Friends Who Founded the Uber of Hangover IV Drips Then Somehow Started Covid-19 Testing for Cities

Shortly before Thanksgiving, the Hoboken, New Jersey city council held an emergency meeting to vote on covid-19 testing contracts, the kind of event that was doubtlessly being replicated in Zoom conference rooms around the county. Hospitalizations in the state were the highest they’d been in six months. The local…Read more...
Tags: Uber, Science, Technology, Articles, Science and Technology, Hoboken New Jersey, Telehealth, Assistive Technology


Facebook's Reportedly Working on a Smartwatch so It Can Hoover Up Your Health Data Too

Apparently unsatiated by hoovering up users’ personal data on its platforms, Facebook’s hoping to get its mitts on their health data as well. The company’s reportedly building a smartwatch as its next foray into hardware, and the device could debut as soon as next year, according to a Friday report from the InformationRead more...
Tags: Facebook, Science, Technology, Smartwatch, Computing, Fitbit, Wearable Technology, Science and Technology, Wearable Devices, Ubiquitous Computing, Wearable Computers, Mobile Computers, Humancomputer Interaction, Technology Internet


Biden Administration Says It Will Address Global Chip Shortage

The Biden administration plans to take steps to address the global chip shortage affecting automakers, laptop makers, and other manufacturers that rely on the semiconductor industry, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said.Read more...
Tags: Politics, Science, Technology, Intel, Companies, Biden, TSMC, Science and Technology, White House Press, Semi, Jen Psaki, Semiconductor Industry Association, Advanced Micro Devices, Business Finance, Integrated Circuit, Technology Internet


AI-Powered Treat Dispenser Helps Train Dogs by Automatically Recognizing and Rewarding a Good Boy

Training a dog isn’t a complicated process, it just requires repetition and positive feedback. But it’s a time-consuming process that can sometimes frustrate pet owners. There are no shortcuts, but researchers from Colorado State University have created an AI-powered device that can recognize when a dog obeys a…Read more...
Tags: Science, Articles, Artificial Intelligence, Science and Technology, Colorado State University, Dog Training, Dispenser, Computational Neuroscience, Deepfake, Academic Disciplines, Technology Internet


How 5G Could Replace Your Home Broadband Connection

5G networks are slowly but steadily blanketing the world, and though the lightning-fast speeds we’ve been promised are a little tough to find, you can expect to see some changes. One of those changes could be serious disruptions to your home internet. Could 5G one day replace your home broadband connection and keep…Read more...
Tags: Internet Of Things, Science, Technology, Broadband, Telecommunications, Deutsche Telekom, 4G, Science and Technology, Mobile telecommunications, 5g, T Mobile US, EIR, Technology Internet, Technology Forecasting