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You haven’t experienced ASMR until you’ve had Funky Kong console you about your messy divorce

You haven’t experienced ASMR until you’ve had Funky Kong console you about your messy divorce

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Sometimes, the world can feel like a relentless nightmare, designed by someone with all your pain points in mind. Being online, whether you have to be or just want to stay in the loop, can make all that worse — your therapist would probably tell you to close this tab and go outside. While that’s […]

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Lynq is a gadget that lets you find your friends even if you’re off the grid

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This Indiegogo campaign aims to help people who need to locate their friends and family in a pinch. Lynq is a little gadget that you can clip on your clothes or bag that tells you how far and in what direction other people are without any data connection needed. The palm-sized device is as simple […]

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California’s bill to regulate Elon Musk’s flamethrower is being held in committee

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It’s looking like the state of California won’t be standing in the way of Elon Musk’s flamethrower anytime soon. A bill introduced earlier this year by California Assemblyman Miguel Santiago is being held in the Assembly’s Appropriations Committee. Santiago, who represents Los Angeles, introduced a bill called “AB-1949 Explosives: flamethrowing devices” earlier this year redefining […]

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President Trump has nominated Geoffrey Starks to replace FCC commissioner Mignon Clyburn

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President Donald Trump has officially nominated Geoffrey Starks to the Federal Communications Commission to replace outgoing FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn. His appointment will require approval from the US Senate. Clyburn said in April that she would leave the commission. Nominated in 2009 by President Barack Obama, she has been a staunch advocate of net neutrality. […]

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Hinge will no longer require you to log in via Facebook

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Dating app Hinge is about to make a major change: it’s dropping its requirement that users to login to with Facebook. Techcrunch reports that the app will still keep the ability for users to log in with the social network, but it’s also adding the ability for users to use a phone number to log […]

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Cult favorite anime FLCL is back with new episodes — but 15 years later, the original still shines

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The surreal, groundbreaking show uses aliens and giant robots to express the loneliness and confusion of growing up Continue reading…

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Google’s Pixelbook is on sale for just $750

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You might scoff at the regular $1,000 price of Google’s excellent Pixelbook. It’s fundamentally just a really nice Chromebook, after all. And paying $1,000 for one of those is a hard mental barrier to break. But would a price drop to $750 be enough to change your mind? For “a limited time,” Google is discounting […]

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Visa’s European network is back up and running

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Yesterday, Visa experienced a widespread network failure in Europe, leaving many card holders unable to use their credit cards for purchases. Visa now says that it’s resolved the issue. The outage was widespread, but not universal: users could still use their cards, but some major banks, such as Royal Bank of Scotland and the Bank […]

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macOS 10.14 appears to be getting a dark mode and an Apple News app

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Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference is almost here, and the company is expected to unveil updates for its iOS, macOS, tvOS, and watchOS operating systems. Apple appears to have accidentally leaked one upcoming feature coming to macOS 10.14: a dark mode. Developer Steve Troughton-Smith‏ discovered a 30-second preview video that shows the development software operating in […]

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Tesla can change so much with over-the-air updates that it’s messing with some owners’ heads

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When Consumer Reports recently found that the braking distance on the Tesla Model 3 was worse than that of a Ford F-150, CEO Elon Musk took the criticism and found a solution. Days later, Tesla shipped an over-the-air update that, according to CR’s testing, improved the braking distance by 19 feet. It’s a wild idea: […]

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