Shoppers get drunk, go online, and spend money on Amazon

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So many Amazon packages.Image: Peter Steffen/picture alliance via Getty Images Amazon is already more than dominant in the online shopping space, but add a shot or three of tequila and that Amazon Prime free two-day shipping looks even more appealing. Tech and business newsletter The Hustle surveyed more than 2,000 alcohol-drinking adults about their online […]

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4 tech tips to epically prank your friends on April Fools’ Day

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Big tech companies continued the tradition of questionable April Fools jokes in 2019.Image: Chesnot / Getty Images April is finally here, which means it’s time for corporations to put impressive amounts of effort into lying for the sake of comedy. April Fools’ Day always brings out the best (or worst) in tech companies in particular, […]

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These lab-grown diamonds are ethical and gorgeous

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Apple AirPods may be more high-tech than old school wired headphones, but they’re way easier to misplace. Since they’re each about an inch and a half in length and not tethered to anything, losing AirPods is common. And even if you’ve managed to keep track of both wireless headphones since buying them, you’re probably plagued […]

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Female sex toys are immoral, but VR porn is A-OK at CES

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Lora DiCarlo's blended female orgasm sex toy was the best thing you didn't see at CES 2019Image: lora dicarlo In a year many deemed lackluster, the most interesting new tech of CES 2019 could not be found in a single one of the more than 4,000 exhibitor booths that populate the convention’s 2.7 million square […]

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This device is trying to replace your phone AND laptop

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Image: Bridget Bennett/Mashable While CES sets the tech trends for the year, it rarely sets the tone. The giant-size tech carnival is a great place to see the latest TVs, smart home gadgets, and self-driving vehicle tech, but it’s also a bubble. Hype and excitement over mostly incremental upgrades is epidemic at the show, and […]

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This ferry can sail and even dock all by itself Genius Moments

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Image: Getty Images Leading UK paediatricians have advised parents to worry less about the effects of screen time on their children.  A new guidance published by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) — a professional body in charge of the training of paediatricians — contests research suggesting that children’s screen time is […]

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Honda demos its ‘Dream Drive’ of the future

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Image: pcmag LAS VEGAS—If you have $5,000 you can own a supercharged Windows 10 workstation. The Cemtrex SmartDesk contains three touch-screen monitors, sensors that can let you control your PC with hand gestures, and a wireless phone charger that sits on the side. We saw the workstation here at CES. It comes integrated with a […]

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To reboot GoPro, CEO Nick Woodman went back to basics

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Nick Woodman has refocused GoPro around its core business of action cameras, catering to active, image-savvy "super customers."Image: Jun Sato/Getty Images Things are looking up for GoPro. After a tumultuous couple of years — which saw the action-camera company enter and then leave the drone business, get squeezed harder by increasingly competitive smartphone cameras, and […]

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