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Best portable projector with battery power for 2021: BenQ, Anker, LG and more

How great would it be to have a big-screen movie experience without having to lug your TV into your backyard? How great would it be to have a projector in your backpack so you could watch a movie while camping? Portable projectors make it possible. These mini projectors are about the size of a large…

Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro: Unboxing and ears-on impressions

Available now, the $199 Galaxy Buds Pro earbuds are poised to take on the AirPods Pro. Ben Patterson/IDG Today's Best Tech Deals Picked by PCWorld's Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect's Editors Table of Contents Show More Samsung just unleashed its first premium pair of earbuds, the Galaxy Buds Pro, and they…

Jay Blahnik talks on how Apple Fitness+ aims to motivate more people to be active and fit

Apple Fitness+ will be officially available on December 14, and the company is already promoting its new subscription service. Jay Blahnik, Apple’s director of fitness technologies, said in an interview with Fast Company that Apple Fitness+ aims to motivate more people to be active and fit through a new easy way of doing workouts. Blahnik…

Tommy ‘Tiny’ Lister, who played Deebo in ‘Friday,’ dies at 62

LOS ANGELES — Tommy “Tiny” Lister, a former professional wrestler who was known for his bullying Deebo character in the “Friday” films, has died. He was 62. Lister’s manager, Cindy Cowan, said he was found unconscious in his home in Marina Del Rey, California, on Thursday afternoon. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Cowan…

New Forum at Apple SoHo features unique acoustic design

Apple SoHo in New York City recently unveiled an all-new Forum and Video Wall with a striking design that respects the heritage of the original flagship store. The space breathes new life into the store’s former Theater area and will someday host artists and Creative Pros during Today at Apple sessions. Climb the signature glass…

Tony Hsieh’s American Tragedy: The Self-Destructive Last Months Of The Zappos Visionary

When the business icon died in a fire last week, questions abounded. The answers seem rooted in a Covid-period spiral, where he turned to drugs and shunned old friends. In August, shortly after Tony Hsieh, the legendary entrepreneur behind Zappos, moved to Park City, Utah, he eagerly awaited a visitor: the singer Jewel. The longtime…

Welcome To 2030: I Own Nothing, Have No Privacy And Life Has Never Been Better

By Ida Auken Welcome to the year 2030. Welcome to my city - or should I say, "our city." I don't own anything. I don't own a car. I don't own a house. I don't own any appliances or any clothes. It might seem odd to you, but it makes perfect sense for us in…

Lenovo Smart Clock Essential Review: Mediocre smart speaker, superb alarm clock

Lenovo’s tiny Smart Clock is perhaps one of my favourite Google Assistant-powered smart speakers to date. It doesn’t sound particularly great, and the screen quality is abysmal, yet it’s been one of the most-used smart additions to my home. What makes the Smart Clock so great for me is that it’s essentially a Google Nest…

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin wants to redirect $580 billion of unspent stimulus money to prop up small businesses and extend unemployment benefits

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin wants to funnel unspent stimulus money into the American economy, he said on Thursday evening. "I hope that Congress will seriously consider reallocating $580 billion of funds that have already been appropriated that wouldn't cost taxpayers an additional penny," Mnuchin told Bloomberg. That move would require congressional approval. Mnuchin's comments come…

Bluesound Node 2i review: This high-fidelity music streamer sits at the top of its class

Bluesound Today's Best Tech Deals Picked by TechHive's Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect's Editors Audiophiles approach the Bluesound Node 2i with suspicion. As a compact music server with built-in DAC that dares to serve up the highest quality music-streaming services, this thing seems almost, you should pardon the expression, too cheap…

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Razer’s Viper 8K escalates the war for ultimate gaming mouse responsiveness

Razer's ambidextrous Viper 8K gaming mouse boast an 8,000Hz polling rate that's eight times faster than the industry standard. Razer Today's Best Tech Deals Picked by PCWorld's Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect's Editors In the battle for the fastest gaming mouse, Razer just fired the first shot in a new front.…

Looks like a 200 dollar Poco

The Xiaomi Mi 11 Pro is expected to have an SD 888 processor and 120 Hz AMOLED panel. (Image source: Weibo/WHYLAB)An alleged live photo of the Xiaomi Mi 11 Pro has been shared on Chinese social media and has been met with something of a lukewarm response so far. The Snapdragon 888 phone has been…

Google apps will stop using tracking ID that would require upcoming iOS 14 permission prompt

With iOS 14, Apple is requiring app developers to tell users about and have them opt-in to tracking. Google announced today that its first-party iOS apps will stop using certain tracking methods to avoid having to show the upcoming permission prompt. Meanwhile, the company also provided guidance to developers and advertisers ahead of Apple’s App…

Facebook, Reddit receive low marks for Holocaust denial content

Facebook has been under pressure to combat more hate speech. Angela Lang/CNET Facebook, Reddit, Discord and Steam received low grades from the Anti-Defamation League on Wednesday for the handling of Holocaust denial content on their platforms. The ADL issued the report to coincide with International Holocaust Remembrance Day. The ADL, an advocacy group focused on…