Category Archives: Gadgets

The Morning After: Mazda’s first EV opens wide with Freestyle doors

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Fake meat on pizza? It's 2019 and that's happening. Also, the Toyota Motor Show has begun, and Best Buy is gearing up to do battle with Amazon for your business over the holidays. Finally, BYU researchers have t…

Google says it’s achieved quantum supremacy

Google is standing by its claim that it's achieved quantum supremacy — marking a major milestone in computing research. The company first made the claim back in September, and while disputed by competitors, Google's research paper has now been publi…

US Air Force gets its first anti-drone laser weapon from Raytheon

Raytheon has delivered the first anti-drone buggy to the US Air Force, just over year after it introduced the technology. It's a high-energy laser system mounted on a small all-terrain vehicle, to be specific, which uses electro-optical/infrared sens…

Snap continues to add new users

After struggling to grow its user base for awhile, Snap has recently managed to make some headway in that mission. Its last earnings report showed the company managed to grow its daily active user (DAU) number seven percent over the quarter prior. Fr…

Faces are the Pixel 4′s kryptonite

One of the most controversial new features of Google's latest flagship is its Soli radar sensor. It allows you to interact with the phone by swiping at the air in front of the display, and also enables Face Unlock. But, that login method has a glarin…

Google adds seasonal Nest doorbell ringers in time for Halloween

If you're the type of person who goes all out each Halloween decorating your home to make it the star of the neighborhood, Google wants to help. Starting today, the company is updating Nest Hello video doorbells to add a new seasonal ringtone to help…

Amazon’s Fire tablets and Kindles are on sale for everyone

Last month, Amazon introduced some hefty discounts on its Fire tablets and Kindle e-readers, but those discounts were only available to Prime subscribers. Now, the company has made those savings available to all customers in the US, with up to $40 of…

Honda’s Accord Hybrid is a value-packed sedan

Honda has a well-deserved reputation as an automaker that produces well-engineered, long-lasting vehicles. So it should be no surprise that the 2020 Accord Hybrid is those things and more. Will it impress your car-nerd friends? Probably not. Will it…

The Morning After: Nike’s accessible AJI

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome to your weekend! This morning is a great time to catch up on all of Google's new hardware, our re-review of the Galaxy Fold and some exciting news items from Friday. That includes Nike's accessible Air J…

Holiday shopping can be a chore. Let us help!

There's a scant 68 days until Christmas is once again upon us, and 65 until Hanukkah begins. There are likely plenty of people left on your shopping list, including those few who are always impossible to buy for (looking at you, Dad) so we want to le…