Uber will introduce a ‘clean air fee’ to all London rides

Uber has been consistently vocal about its green aspirations. From electric scooters to its own EV charging networks, the company's eco-friendly ambitions reached a pinnacle last year when it announced its "Clean Air Plan" for the city of London. Now…

Apple iPhone XR review: The best iPhone for most people

Everywhere I go, I see people hanging onto their old iPhones — those devices have usually seen better days, but there they are, still ticking away. Sometimes, as socially anxious as I am, I ask people about it. More often than not, their an…

Mozilla test will offer Firefox users ProtonVPN subscriptions

Mozilla is rolling out an experimental feature for Firefox that's not quite like its other ones — you'll have to pay to be able to use. The organization has teamed up with ProtonVPN to test a subscription-based virtual private network for $10 a mont…

VW’s Electrify America to install EV chargers along the Ohio Turnpike

If electric cars are going to become a staple of American roads, they're going to need chargers near prominent routes. And VW's Electrify America is about to address that. The company has revealed plans to install the first EV charging stations alo…

Oculus stops offering movies on Rift headsets due to low demand

It's a lousy time to be a fan of PC-based VR, apparently. Oculus told both customers and Variety that it's shutting down its movie store for Rift headset owners, leaving you to use third-party services (or watch on a regular screen) if you want to b…

Fifth person pleads guilty to ‘celebgate’ account hijacks

Did we say that all the 'celebgate' perpetrators had faced justice? Well, not quite. A fifth person embroiled in the incident, Virginia resident Chris Brannan, has pleaded guilty to unauthorized access and identity theft charges for his part in the…

Future Windows 10 update will soften the blow of Spectre patches

Like with other companies, Microsoft's Spectre and Meltdown security fixes introduced a performance hit — it mostly affected servers, but it was there. Thankfully, that blow shouldn't be quite so severe in the next several months. The company's Me…

OnePlus will release one of the first 5G smartphones

Shortly after Qualcomm president Cristiano Amon told us to expect at least two 5G flagship smartphones next year, you kind of know what to expect when OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei joined him on stage. Nope, they weren't here to talk about the new laun…

Google will fix its Camera bug that fails to save photos

Now that Google's Pixel 3 phones have arrived people are finding the good and bad of the various software-enhanced features. One issue some have noticed — across a range of devices including some non-Pixel or Nexus phones — is a tendency to skip th…

Lamborghini Huracán Spyder Catches Fire Near Boston Public Library; Who Knew Lamborghini Owners Read Books?

A Lamborghini Huracán Spyder went up in flames Friday evening in Boston, not far from the library, a place you may not be expecting a Lambo or its owner to be.

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