Porsche is acquiring German e-bike company Fazua in its latest micromobility purchase

Porsche’s electric bike shopping spree isn’t over. The German automaker announced Thursday that it would be acquiring Fazua, an e-bike drivetrain manufacturer that specializes in lightweight motors. After buying a 20 percent stake in the company earlier this year, Porsche said it would acquire all of Fazua’s shares, making it the latest e-bike company to […]

Amazon launches AR-powered virtual shoe try-on in its iOS app

Amazon is now letting iOS users virtually try-on shoes, the company announced in a blog post. Amazon customers in the US and Canada are able to try on shoes for various brands including New Balance, Adidas, Reebok, and more. In this virtual try-on, customers can simply point their camera at their feet and scroll through […]

New research points to bad math behind corporate renewable energy claims

Even though more companies than ever are proclaiming that they’re powered by renewable energy, those claims are usually exaggerated, new research shows. That disconnect between a company’s claims and realitycould jeopardize global efforts to stop climate change. The problem stems from companies’ reliance on Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) to back up their green claims. A […]

How to watch Congress’ public January 6th hearings

Tonight, the Congressional committee tasked with investigating the Capitol riot will hold its first public hearing in months, part of a broader push to bring public attention to the committee’s findings. Further public hearings are expected throughout the month. Initially organized as a protest and rally for former President Donald Trump, the “Save America” rally […]

Google tool shows what’s on the surface of the Earth in real time

A new dataset from Google shows the features on the surface of the Earth in near real time, the company announced Thursday. The tool, called Dynamic World, uses deep learning and satellite imagery to develop a high-resolution land cover map that shows which bits of land have features like trees, crops, or water. Land cover […]

How to watch Summer Game Fest 2022

Summer Game Fest isn’t quite E3 — which was unceremoniously canceled earlier this year. But it’s become one of the year’s big game events, and it’s kicking off with a livestream this afternoon. Game Fest host Geoff Keighley has tried to set expectations for the show this year, saying it won’t be filled with “megaton […]

OnePlus 10 Pro’s 12GB RAM model arrives stateside on June 15th

A higher-capacity version of this year’s OnePlus flagship, the 10 Pro, is releasing in the US and Canada on June 15th, the company announced today. This model comes with 12GB of RAM and 256GB of storage, up from 8GB and 128GB, respectively, in the base level model. It will retail for $969 in the US […]

I spent a month with the DJI Mini 3 Pro

I always thought the DJI Mini 2 was the perfect drone for most pilots — either beginners looking for a reliable drone or experienced pilots who want a more portable solution. Aside from its compactness, it was also affordable at $449 and provided very good, if not quite great, image quality. The newly announced DJI […]

Dell’s new XPS 13 adds Alder Lake CPUs, but this is more than just a spec bump

Today Dell is launching the 2022 revision of its XPS 13 to include Intel’s latest 12th-gen Alder Lake CPUs that add more cores and a hybrid architecture setup, and says the new version is its thinnest and lightest 13-inch XPS ever. The new laptop is 13.9mm thick (0.55-inches) and weighs as little as 2.59 lbs, […]