Technology

After six seasons, Community will get its movie

After making improbable returns for its fourth, fifth, and sixth seasons, Community will deliver on a long-running joke / promise with a movie, but this time, it’s on NBC’s streaming service, Peacock. Community debuted in 2009, and when NBC canceled the show in 2014, fans began a social media campaign for #SixSeasonsandaMovie based on a […]

Technology

UK startup Arrival’s unique ‘microfactory’ produces its first electric van

Arrival, an electric vehicle startup based in the UK, announced that its so-called “microfactory” based in southern England has produced its first production verification vehicle. The news comes as the company is reportedly in talks to raise money so it can build and sell its electric vehicles in the US. The electric van was produced […]

Technology

Spotify keeps making it harder for me to listen to music

Thursday morning, I woke up in a haze and decided to listen to ambient music while I drank my first cup of coffee. The night before, I’d saved an album to Spotify, but when I fumbled through the panels of the desktop app, I couldn’t find it. The menu was full of recommendations and recent […]

Technology

USB kills off SuperSpeed branding as it tries to simplify its ubiquitous connector

The SuperSpeed USB branding is no more thanks to a new set of guidelines currently being rolled out by the USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF), the body that manages and maintains the USB standard. It’s part of a rebranding initiative that the organization kicked off last year with the introduction of a new series of packaging, […]

Technology

Zendure launches a giant ‘semi-solid state’ battery on motorized wheels

Zendure’s SuperBase V is the largest and most powerful portable battery yet. Not only can the 6.4kWh battery-on-wheels be expanded to 64kWh via stackable modules, it stores electrons in what the company calls the “first home energy system with semi-solid state batteries.” It can accept up to 3,000W of solar input, can be charged at […]

Technology

I’m going to miss Google Stadia

I’ve had a love-hate relationship with Google Stadia, but I’m certainly going to miss it now it’s shutting down. While the writing has been on the wall for Stadia pretty much since it launched, I was one of the many (or the few as the joke goes) to be intrigued by this cloud-powered future of […]

Technology

The 2x ‘lens’ on the iPhone 14 Pro is surprisingly good

One of the iPhone 14 Pro’s big new features is a big new camera sensor. For the first time, an iPhone has a high-resolution main camera sensor — 48 megapixels to be exact — and the best thing about it isn’t that you can take 48-megapixel photos. You can, sure, but RIP your phone’s storage […]