Cox is getting into the mobile industry — again

Cox announced on Monday that it is launching a pilot for Cox Mobile that will be available to Cox’s internet customers. This will be the company’s second major attempt to get into the mobile industry, after its effort launched in 2010 shut down after less than two years, citing an inability to offer “iconic phones” […]

How to quickly record voice notes on your iPhone

Whether you’re trying to quickly record ideas, an interview, or even a song idea, a voice recording app on your iPhone can come in useful. While Apple’s App Store is filled with third-party apps that can do that for you, Apple’s built-in Voice Memos app is particularly easy to use, given there’s no need to […]

The security flaws that make Twitter’s insider threat so scary

Peiter “Mudge” Zatko’s whistleblower disclosure contained a lot of alarming claims about Twitter — from confusing bot measurements to executive misconduct — but one of the most alarming claims was that the company was actively infiltrated by agents of the Indian government. For a platform that has always presented itself as a haven for journalists […]

IFA 2022: all the news from Berlin’s big tech show

Like many tech trade shows, IFA has been more or less on hiatus for a couple of years after being disrupted due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But in 2022, Europe’s biggest tech show is back with a vengeance, filling out the halls of Messe Berlin with consumer technology from around the world. While CES has […]

Tesla slapped with class action lawsuit over phantom braking problem

A Tesla owner from San Francisco filed a proposed class action lawsuit against the electric vehicle company over a phantom braking problem that he claims has turned “a safety feature into a frightening and dangerous nightmare.” The lawsuit was first reported by Reuters. The lawsuit was filed by San Francisco resident Jose Alvarez Toledo in […]

California passes sweeping online safety rules for kids

California has passed a sweeping law regulating how sites operate for minors. AB 2273, the California Age-Appropriate Design Code Act, passed the state senate and now proceeds to Governor Gavin Newsom, who has not yet indicated whether he’ll sign it. If he does, the bill could raise legal challenges and major questions about the future […]

Apple’s Far Out event: every update on new iPhones, Apple Watches, and more

Another Apple event is here, and we’re expecting a bunch of big announcements. On Wednesday, September 7th, at 10AM PT / 1PM ET, Apple will be holding both a virtual and in-person event to introduce its latest iPhones, Apple Watches, and more. The new iPhones are expected to include a Pro model with a new […]

The Sony WF-1000XM5 headphones just got their first discount at Woot

Our Tuesday deals begin with the first substantial discount we’ve seen on the Sony WH-1000XM5 noise-canceling headphones. The original price for the XM5 headphones was $399.99, but Woot has discounted them to just $339.99. If you’re okay with settling for Woot’s 90-day limited warranty instead of the one-year warranty offered by Sony, this is definitely […]

The Sense75 is Drop’s take on the popular 75 percent keyboard

Mechanical-keyboard-focused retailer Drop has opened preorders for its latest keyboard, the Sense75. Unlike the retailer’s other recent keyboards like the Icon collection, where it sold pre-existing models in new configurations, the Sense75 is an all-new design — at least for Drop. The Sense75 incorporates a number of recent keyboard design trends popularized by models like […]

Some Dell XPS 13 Plus screens have a glue problem

Some early adopters of the new, beautiful, and undoubtedly polarizing Dell XPS 13 Plus have reported issues with its screen. Dell has confirmed to The Verge that it is aware of a screen issue on some OLED models of the device. The company is reaching out to impacted customers and appears to be recalling some […]