• NASA's Orion photographed the Earth and Moon from a quarter-million miles away
    The Orion spacecraft's record-setting distance from Earth made for stunning photography, apparently. NASA has shared a photo taken by the Artemis I vehicle on Monday showing both Earth and the Moon in the background. Much like some Apollo photography or Voyager 1's "Pale Blue Dot," the picture puts humanity's home in perspective — our world […]
  • Apple Music Replay gets a much-needed redesign for 2022
    Apple Music users can now access a recap of what they’ve listened to on the service this year thanks to Apple Music Replay. Apple has redesigned the feature to make it a much sleeker experience, albeit one that perhaps isn’t quite on par with Spotify Wrapped just yet.For one thing, you’ll only be able to […]
  • Weird Energy Storage Solutions Could Help The Grid Go Renewable
    We’re all familiar with batteries. Whether we’re talking about disposable AAs in the TV remote, or giant facilities full of rechargeable cells to store power for the grid, they’re a …read more
  • Standing Desk With a Clever Flair
    Standing desks (also known as sit-stand desks) are somewhat polarizing. The height is adjustable, but the idea is that you move between sitting and standing while you work. Hundreds of …read more
  • Musk Does Have Some Good Ideas: Encrypting DMs Would Be Huge, But…
    We’ve been somewhat critical of Elon Musk‘s tenure as Twitter owner and CEO (I think for fairly good reasons), but he does have a few good ideas. Lead among them, wanting to enable encrypted direct messages (DMs). He’s mentioned it before, but also had this slide in a recent internal presentation he gave: There’s not […]
  • U.S Cable TV Companies Quietly Bled Another 785,000 Paying Customers Last Quarter
    The “cord cutting” phenomenon the cable and broadcast sector long denied or downplayed simply shows no sign of slowing down. According to the latest data by Leichtman Research, the top U.S. pay TV companies lost another 785,000 subscribers last quarter as younger Americans continue to shift to streaming video, over the air antennas, or free […]