Sleep Evolved Before Brains. Hydras Are Living Proof
The hydra is a simple creature. Less than half an inch long, its tubular body has a foot at one end and a mouth at the other. The foot clings to a surface underwater—a plant or a rock, perhaps—and the mouth, ringed with tentacles, ensnares passing water fleas. It... Read more
Templafy: Today’s tech stacks aren’t built for tomorrow’s hybrid work
Elevate your enterprise data technology and strategy at Transform 2021. Tech stacks aren’t built to support today’s — or tomorrow’s — enterprise employees’ needs. In a new survey commissioned by Templafy, a content enablement platform, 35% of employees switch between multiple applications at least 3-4 times per hour, interrupting... Read more
AEW Double or Nothing 2021: Results, Stadium Stampede highlights, analysis
AEW Double or Nothing is AEW’s second pay-per-view of 2021, following AEW Revolution, and the first AEW show to take place in front of a live crowd since the pandemic began. Unsurprisingly, the crowd was the star of the show, injecting all of the energy that’s been sorely missed... Read more
9 Best Portable Grills (2021): Charcoal, Propane, Electric, Infrared
Do you know what’s cooler than a grill? One that doubles as a fire pit, with the ability to recharge your phone and do your bidding via Bluetooth. BioLite’s FirePit is all of these things and more. The FirePit is a sleek, portable mesh box with removable legs, a... Read more
Intel adds 2 11th Gen Intel Core processors and 5G modems for laptops
Elevate your enterprise data technology and strategy at Transform 2021. Intel announced two new additions to the lineup of 11th Gen Intel Core i7 processors for thin-and-light laptops. These new processors, combined with Intel’s co-engineering work with independent software vendors (ISVs) and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), continue the company’s... Read more
PS5 restock update: How to buy PlayStation 5 at Target, Best Buy, Walmart and other major retailers
If you’re still trying to get your hands on a PS5, which still might seem impossible right now, we can help. The situation seems to be improving, which is good news. In the past week, there were PS5 restocks at Amazon, Best Buy, GameStop and Target. Those PS5 restocks... Read more
51 Absolute Best Memorial Day Sales of 2021: Tech, Games, Home, and More
Apple Watch Series 6 for $329 ($70 off) at Amazon, Best Buy: We have seen this deal a few times recently, but it’s still a good one. This is the best fitness tracker for iPhone owners. The Series 6 has several helpful functions, like automatic fall detection, blood oxygen... Read more
Randy Pitchford: Creating LGBTQ+ understanding through games
Elevate your enterprise data technology and strategy at Transform 2021. Representation in media matters and video games are the new frontier for the push for diversifying our entertainment. Gearbox Software reinforced that as its writers crafted an expansion pack for its popular Borderlands 3 video game. The expansion featured... Read more
Best iPhone 2021: We looked at all 7 models Apple sells to decide which is best
When Steve Jobs launched the original iPhone back in 2007, there was only one model you could buy. Once you worked up the courage to buy a phone from a company that was better known for making computers, the only decision you had was whether to get one with... Read more
Apple’s M1 Chip Has a Fascinating Flaw
Apple’s new M1 CPU has a flaw that creates a covert channel that two or more malicious apps—already installed—can use to transmit information to each other, a developer has found. Ars Technica This story originally appeared on Ars Technica, a trusted source for technology news, tech policy analysis, reviews,... Read more