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The Most Important Autonomous Car Announcement at CES 2020-01-13 14:30:08Getting around Las Vegas during CES is a nightmare. One evening I wanted to go to the In-N-Out Burger place, and even though it was only a mile or two

Arduino Aims to Secure IoT With New Dev 2020-01-10 12:59:22Arduino announced a new low-code Internet of Things application development platform at CES 2020 in Las Vegas. It also introduced the low-power Arduin

Cybersecurity 2020: The Danger of Ransomware 2020-01-10 07:00:00Ransomware tops the list of cybersecurity threats for 2020. While there have been efforts to convince individuals, corporations and municipalities not

Lost at CES 2020-01-09 14:45:37CES is in full swing in Las Vegas this week, and the show for all things high-tech -- from gizmos and gadgets to cars and entertainment gear -- has at

Tech Strides, Tech Worries and Tech Visions: ECT 2020-01-08 14:43:03If you're turned off by the mere thought of talking heads vying to speak the loudest or the longest in a TV "discussion" of some pressing issue of

New Feren OS Does Plasma Better 2020-01-07 13:53:59Feren OS now is built around Ubuntu Linux 18.04 and the KDE Plasma desktop instead of Linux Mint. The Cinnamon desktop version could retire later this

Samsung Debuts Sleek Galaxy Chromebook 2020-01-07 07:00:00Samsung introduced a high-end Galaxy Chromebook at CES 2020 in Las Vegas. The new model could serve as an extension of the company's smartphone lineu

CES 2020: Prepare to Be Amazed 2020-01-06 12:34:03Every year I look forward to CES being over. That's not because it isn't interesting -- it is. It's because the place is a nightmare to get around

Don't Expect Too Much From Electric Trucks 2020-01-04 07:00:00With the rise of electric cars, it was only a matter of time before electric trucks hit the market. Several electric vehicle startups -- including Bol

2010 - 2019: Product of the Decade 2019-12-30 14:30:03As we get to the end of December, I typically pick my product of the year, but this is also the end of the decade, so I'll go back and look at the pr

Using Technology to Fix the Flawed Impeachment Process 2019-12-23 14:45:54When the U.S. president was impeached last week, it surfaced the fact that impeachment, and particularly the removal of a U.S. president, is a process


Google will wind down Chrome apps starting in 2020-01-15 18:51:00Google said Wednesday that it will begin to phase out traditional Chrome apps starting in June, and winding down slowly over two years’ time. Ch

What to expect from Microsoft's 'new Edge' browser, 2020-01-15 14:37:00Microsoft said Wednesday that while it will begin rolling out its new, Chromium-based Edge browser today, the process will take several months to comp

Microsoft 'new' Edge review: Microsoft's Chromium-based browser gets 2020-01-15 14:19:00Microsoft’s new Edge browser is coming, ready or not. Starting Wednesday, Microsoft will begin pushing it out to Windows 10 PCs, a complete reva

Windows 10: The best tricks, tips, and tweaks 2020-01-15 13:27:00Digging deep into Windows 10Image by Dan Masaoka/IDGIt’s official: Windows 7 is dead. If you’ve recently made the jump to Windows 10 to ke

Spotify playlists for your pets? OK, we’ll bite 2020-01-15 10:25:00Spotify's new “algorithmically created” Pet Playlists are designed to cater to you and your pooch, kitty, or even your iguana.

How Microsoft could improve Windows by being more 2020-01-15 06:30:00Now that Microsoft has ended support for Windows 7, it has an opportunity to rethink how it manages its operating system. It would be a good time to t

Microsoft shuts down Remix3D, and an era of 2020-01-15 06:00:00Shutting down Microsoft’s Remix3D art repository feels like something more than just ending a project that failed to gain traction. It feels lik

EZVIZ C6CN pan-and-tilt security camera review: Motion tracking 2020-01-15 06:00:00EZVIZ says a built-in motor helps this baseball-sized home security camera keep intruders in sight.

Emporia Vue energy monitor review: Understand your home’s 2020-01-15 06:00:00The Emporia Vue gives great insight on your home's carbon footprint by monitoring how it consumes electricity.

Best wireless keyboards: Hand-tested reviews of Bluetooth and 2020-01-15 04:21:00The best wireless keyboards do more than free you from a cable. They let you toss the crummy keyboard you got for free with your PC—does anyone

Logitech Ergo K860 review: This ergonomic keyboard delivers 2020-01-15 04:13:00I’m usually skeptical about split keyboards. Because I don’t have any of the ergonomic-related aches and pains they purport to help, I fin

Microsoft, NSA confirm killer Windows 10 bug, but 2020-01-14 19:13:00As expected, Microsoft did reveal a fundamental flaw in Windows that affected Windows 10’s cryptographic library. January’s Patch Tuesday


NASA says goodbye to the Spitzer Space Telescope New! 2020-01-21 08:14:50NASA has been using the Spitzer Space Telescope to study the heavens for over a decade and a half. The space agency is now ready to retire Spitzer and

2020 iPhones leak point to larger sizes, similar New! 2020-01-21 07:33:23The year has just begun and we’re still months away from Apple’s own big event in September. That’s not stopping sources from leakin

Google Pixelbook Go Not Pink option is finally New! 2020-01-21 07:02:45It’s almost hard to believe that the Google Pixelbook Go has already been out for three months now, and that’s partly because it was still

Joy-Con Stylus patent is as ridiculous as it New! 2020-01-21 06:31:00Nintendo has an odd thing with touch screens on its gaming consoles. A few of them have one but not all of them take full advantage of the technology.

Tasker 5.9.2 will let you run ADB commands New! 2020-01-20 22:58:05Android is an open platform but much of its functionality is still hidden behind superuser (root) access and sometimes esoteric commands. The latter,

Xbox Adaptive Controller mod for Nintendo Switch brings New! 2020-01-20 22:19:08The Nintendo Switch may have become the darling of the console gaming market but, more than a year ago, Microsoft did something that ranked it higher

iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max join Apple’s New! 2020-01-20 21:46:58iPhones are always highly-coveted despite and perhaps because of their high prices. That does mean, however, that not all can afford one, especially m

Lenovo VR Classroom 2 soldiers on without Google New! 2020-01-20 21:10:01Virtual reality, more than its cousin augmented reality, is often seen as an entertainment platform. Save for a few notable exceptions, most of the ex

Amazon hand recognition could be the future of New! 2020-01-20 20:39:57Plastic cards tried to make paper cash a thing of the past and phones are now trying to return the favor. All of these payment systems, however, have

Galaxy Z Flip camera leak shouldn’t be a 2020-01-20 20:03:49On February 11, Samsung is expected to confuse consumers by announcing two equally tempting premium phones. On the one hand, you have the Galaxy S20,

Analysis finds streaming services will dominate pay-TV in 2020-01-20 19:31:36Streaming video on demand (sVoD) services will dominate pay-TV services by the end of 2020 in more than 30 countries, according to a new report publis

ESA Foundation announces its first esports scholarship 2020-01-20 18:39:51The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) has announced a new scholarship process for the 2020 – 2021 school year, offering women and minorit


Tesla defends against claims of ‘unintended acceleration,’ says 2020-01-20 16:27:31 Tesla released a blog post to defend itself against claims of “unintended acceleration” that is being reviewed by NHTSA. The automaker sa

GoTrax, Fluidfreeride and Levy all drop new electric 2020-01-20 16:14:27 While you might not think of January as prime electric scooter season, that hasn’t stopped three big electric scooter companies from rolling ou

Tesla partners with Baidu to provide map services 2020-01-20 16:03:55 Tesla is partnering with Baidu to provide map services in China as the automaker is increasing its presence in the market and trying to adapt its off

Amid fears of a global auto recession, EV 2020-01-20 16:03:17 Global auto sales dipped to about 90 million last year. That’s down from more than 94 million in 2018, and 95 million the year before. Even as

Watch Jeff Bezos drive Amazon’s new electric rickshaw 2020-01-20 14:37:53 Following a successful pilot across several cities, Amazon India has announced that by 2025, its delivery fleet will include 10,000 electric vehicles

Anker’s Powerhouse 200 Portable Generator is $255, more 2020-01-20 13:16:27 AnkerDirect via Amazon offers its Powerhouse 200 Portable Rechargeable Generator for $254.99 shipped. As a comparison, it typically goes for $30

Tesla Model X is new official vehicle to 2020-01-20 12:20:44 Tesla Model X has become the new official vehicle to transport NASA astronauts on the upcoming SpaceX missions to the International Space Station. mo

A Subaru-Toyota co-developed electric SUV is targeted for 2020-01-20 12:09:28 In a Tokyo press conference today, Subaru outlined its long-term plans for technology development and reducing carbon emissions. The company will con

Quick Charge Podcast: January 20, 2020 2020-01-20 11:28:53 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

Here are some of the most innovative cleantech 2020-01-20 11:23:54 Cleantech Group, which supports the development and marketability of clean technologies, has released its annual report, “Global Cleantech 100:

EGEB: Qatar builds a solar farm that will 2020-01-20 11:00:53 In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): Qatar to build an 800 MW solar farm with Total and Marubeni. A Tokyo University of Science team

Tesla Cybertruck is ‘incredibly cheap’ to bring to 2020-01-20 08:56:18 Tesla Cybertruck could be “incredibly cheap” to bring to production, thanks to its novel body technology, according to a manufacturing ex