Apple’s iPhone 14 event live blog

It’s time for Apple’s annual September event, and this should be a big one: we’re expecting iPhones, Apple Watches, AirPods, and plenty of models between them. The event, which Apple’s calling “Far Out,” kicks off today, September 7th, at 1PM ET / 10AM PT. It’s streaming live for anyone who wants to tune in remotely, […]

Twitter is expanding its experimental community moderation system

Twitter is expanding Birdwatch, its community-driven content moderation program, to half of all US users on Wednesday. Twitter first launched Birdwatch last year with the goal of empowering users to provide additional context to potentially misleading tweets. Members of the program are asked to write notes contextualizing posts or provide related information that appears on […]

Netflix is resurrecting the Teletubbies with a new series

Almost as if they heard about HBO Max kicking Sesame Street to the curb, Tinky Winky, Dipsy, Laa-Laa, and Po are coming back to entertain (and hopefully scare the hell out of) a new generation of Teletubbies fans in a new series from Netflix. Today, Netflix announced the impending arrival of its refreshed Teletubbies preschool […]

YouTube TV now has surround sound on Apple TV and Fire TV

After releasing YouTube TV surround sound capability for Google’s TV devices and Roku in June, Google is finally adding the feature for its cord-cutter audiences using Apple TV and Amazon Fire TV platforms. The company had promised to release the enhanced audio stream capability for those platforms eventually, saying it was “still working internally and […]

The Apple event is going to be a hot one

Tech reporters are descending on Cupertino, California, today for Apple’s product launch event, where they’re expecting a first look at new iPhones and Apple Watches. They’ll also be hot — really hot. There’s a suffocating heatwave across the whole state, including in the Bay Area, where temperatures hit all-time highs. These sorts of extreme heat […]

Why you should upgrade your Eero router

Eero’s original mesh Wi-Fi router is going to the tech junkyard in the sky. This week, the company delivered an End of Life notice to users in its app, warning that the OG router’s days are numbered. The first-gen Eero, which debuted in 2016 and was discontinued in 2017, will stop receiving guaranteed software security […]

Nintendo announces a new Pokémon Scarlet and Violet-flavored Switch OLED

Seems like whenever a new flagship Nintendo game is about to release, it gets a special edition Switch to go with it. Pokémon Scarlet and Violet are no exception, as today, Nintendo has revealed the orange and grape-flavored OLED Switch that will accompany the release of the next major Pokémon title. Burdened with the especially […]

Microsoft’s new Xbox Elite 2 “Core” controller is more affordable at $129.99

Microsoft is announcing a new Xbox Elite 2 Core controller today, and it’s priced at $50 less than the existing Xbox Elite 2. The Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 – Core (yes, that’s the full name!) is available for preorder today for $129.99, but it doesn’t include the usual interchangeable components — you’ll have […]