My journey to drain the M2 MacBook Pro’s battery

My review of the M2 MacBook Pro went up last Wednesday. But as soon as I got my hands on the device on the prior Thursday, it was clear that running down the battery — one of the most important things a laptop reviewer needs to do — was going to be a Whole Thing. […]

Gold Rush Casino to make anticipated debut in August 2022 on the Binance Smart Chain

A major project announcement was made by the Cryptopreneur365 leadership team about a much-anticipated launch of their flagship project called the Gold Rush Casino (GRC), set for August 11th of this year. Making a debut on the Binance Smart Chain, GRC will be an investment token that rewards holders with 12% of the tokenomics paid […]

Google says attackers worked with ISPs to deploy Hermit spyware on Android and iOS

A sophisticated spyware campaign is getting the help of internet service providers (ISPs) to trick users into downloading malicious apps, according to research published by Google’s Threat Analysis Group (TAG) (via TechCrunch). This corroborates earlier findings from security research group Lookout, which has linked the spyware, dubbed Hermit, to Italian spyware vendor RCS Labs. Lookout […]

Sam Bankman-Fried provides bailouts, ‘Bitcoin dead’ searches soar, and debate over hidden themes behind BAYC continues: Hodlers Digest, June 19–25

Coming every Saturday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week SBF and Alameda step in to prevent crypto collapse contagion […]

Intel delays ceremony for Ohio factory over lack of government funding

Intel is postponing the groundbreaking ceremony for its planned chip-making facilities in Ohio because the US government hasn’t yet provided it with funding, the company confirmed to The Verge (via The Washington Post and The Wall Street Journal). The ceremony, which was originally set to take place on July 22nd, has been delayed indefinitely in […]

The best instant cameras you can buy right now

Even with the ability to take excellent photos with our phones and instantly share them across the world, there’s something magical about the old-school instant camera. With just a click of a button, you can capture a moment in a photo that you can see and touch almost immediately. Images captured by an instant camera […]

The brewing fight to keep abortion info online

Yesterday, the Supreme Court voted to uphold a Mississippi abortion ban and overturn Roe v. Wade, ending abortion access in some states and triggering impending bans in others. The decision won’t end abortion in America, but in many places it will move the procedure underground and, based on recent history, online. Understandably, abortion advocates have […]

Google’s Pixel 5 was the last of its kind

From time to time, I’ll grab a random device out of the Verge reviews closet and spend a week or two with it. It’s mostly out of random curiosity and for the sake of comparing “old” products against the latest and greatest. Most recently, I was drawn to Google’s Pixel 5. So I gave it […]

Starlink RV review: the dawn of space internet to go

The problem with going off-grid is the lack of connection. The urge to get away from it all without losing access to Slack and Instagram was a #vanlife trend long before COVID-19. The pandemic only accelerated it, fueled by social distancing rules, office closures, and flexible remote work policies that enable more people to set […]