Tom Maxwell

Apple is ditching the iMac's chonker bezels at last
Tom Maxwell
It's redesigning all of its desktop Macs for the M1 generation while it's at it.
Tech
Kia has 7 new electric vehicles coming by 2027
Tom Maxwell
The announcement points to serious ambition, but is very light on specifics.
Tech
WhatsApp is delaying privacy changes thanks to user exodus
Tom Maxwell
The February deadline has now been moved to May, but it's still happening.
Tech
The Sondors Metacycle is a $5K e-motorcycle with an 80-mile range
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And you can preorder one now.
Ride on
This clamshell QWERTY phone might be the world's first with 5G
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It's 2021 and the Astro Slide 5G wants to buck the iPhone and Samsung Galaxy trend.
Tech
Miss Pebble? The Watchy might be the answer to your prayers
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The open-source smartwatch does everything you need in a simple but effective package.
Tech
Tesla's problem with failing touchscreens triggers recall request
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The NHTSA is asking Tesla to recall 158,000 Model S and Model X vehicles.
Tech
New haptic vest promises to bring further immersion to VR gaming
Tom Maxwell
The TactSuit provides physical feedback for VR content.
CES 2021
Nintendo is releasing a new Mario-themed Switch on Feb. 12
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It's the first time Nintendo has made the console available in a new color.
Gaming
Jason Derulo's Twitter has apparently been hacked by the 'Chuckling Squad'
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The same group took credit for hacking the accounts of Mariah Carey and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey himself.
Tech
Parler may have found a new host as it registers its domain with Epik
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The domain registrar and hosting provider is already home to Gab, another far-web social media platform.
Tech
Volvo has made a boat that docks itself
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The autonomous boat docking system can be added to some existing boats, and will come to new boats from Volvo soon.
Smooth sailing
Google wants staffers to stop emailing about unionization efforts
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The company is monitoring email discussions for "disruptive" language.
Culture
Salesforce has cut off emails from the Trump campaign
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Following riots at the Capitol, emails from the usually prolific and needy Trump campaign suddenly went quiet. But don't chalk it up to remorse.
Tech
Nvidia may drop new laptop GPUs despite existing card shortages
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It's nearly impossible to buy an Nvidia GPU right now, but you can't stop progress.
Gaming
Microsoft is releasing a new red Xbox controller
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But don't call it red, it's "Pulse Red" tyvm.
Gaming
Uh oh, Google's Titan physical security key can be cloned
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The complexity of the hack means risk is likely limited to high-value targets. That's worrying for dissidents and journalists.
Tech
Hyundai says it's been in discussions about building an Apple car
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The automaker says Apple is in talks with multiple car companies.
Tech
A Pro-Trump protestor cashed in on his livestreamed rampage at the Capitol
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Livestreaming site DLive became the home for right-wingers after they were banned from mainstream sites.
Tech
Infamous SNES lag gets a fix with new patches
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The SNES couldn't handle some games thanks to its underpowered CPU.
Gaming