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June 25, 2022

The new Macbook Air and Macbook Pro are here, and they’re probably better than ever. The Pro is just a minor refresh, to be fair, but that refresh comes with more power which is always welcome.

But if you’re buying a new Macbook, you’ll probably see an offer to get a case to go with it. And you might be wondering, “do you actually need a case for a Macbook?” We’ll cover that in the top story.

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TODAY'S TOP STORY Does Your MacBook Need a Case?


MacBooks are a big investment, which is why many owners consider getting a MacBook case, sleeve, or skin to keep it safe from scratches and other damage. Being an Apple device means endless accessory options, but do you even need a MacBook case? Read More »

 
Logitech MX Master 3S Review: the Perfect Companion


The concept of a mouse you can use anywhere is strange; there are some cases where a touchscreen or a trackpad is more logical. But in the MX Master 3S, Logitech may have created something you do want to have with you anywhere you take a device. Read More »

 
Microsoft Can’t Resist Stuffing Unnecessary Crap Into Edge


The Edge browser is one of Microsoft’s greatest success stories of the last decade. It’s a solid and snappy browser that, despite carrying the legacy of Internet Explorer, has gobbled up a ton of market share. But Microsoft can’t break old habits. It keeps adding useless crap to Edge, like coupon tools, thinly-veiled credit card ads, and now, games. Read More »

 
Mars Orbiter Gets a “Windows 98 Update” to Speed Up Research


The Mars Express probe is best known for detecting liquid water beneath the Martian surface. But now, nearly two decades after its launch, Mars Express is gaining notoriety among nerds because of a software update. In astronaut Chris Hadfield’s words, “How do you update Windows 98 on a spaceship orbiting Mars?” Read More »

 
LEGO Offers Double VIP Points on Purchases Through June 30th


Nows the time to stock up on cool LEGO summer sets! From now through the end of June, LEGO is offering double VIP points for every purchase made on its store. These VIP points can go toward future purchases, gift cards, exclusive sets, or even a trip to LEGOLAND. Read More »

 
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Supercharge Your Outdated PC Internet With This USB Wi-Fi Adapter

If you have an old outdated computer with slow internet, there are several potential fixes. Older PCs or laptops may have an outdated internal Wi-Fi adapter that can’t take advantage of today’s speeds or technology. If so, you’ll want to consider getting this affordable little TP-Link USB Wi-Fi adapter and antenna to give it a boost.

This Wi-Fi adapter easily plugs into any USB port on a PC, laptop, or Mac, upgrading it to a fast AC1300 Mbps speed with dual-band 2.4 and 5GHz options. Basically, this little dongle will give your aging machine access to the latest Wi-Fi technology for faster speed and extended range without breaking the bank.

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Tesla Offers a Discounted “Self Driving” Package Again


Tesla has reversed one of its biggest missteps. It just relaunched Enhanced Autopilot (EAP) in the United States and Canada, giving drivers access to advanced features like automatic parking and lane changes for $6,000. That’s half the price of the Full Self Driving (FSD) package. Read More »

 
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT Stop Using Your Tablet Like an eReader


The popularity of Kindles and other eReaders took a nosedive once tablets went mainstream. And that’s a shame. While I don’t blame anyone for reading a book on their iPad, you bookworms would have a much better experience on an eReader. I’m talking about reduced eyestrain, fewer distractions, and a months-long battery life. Read More »

 
Xbox Cloud Gaming Now Looks “Clearer” on Microsoft Edge


Microsoft is slowly turning its Edge browser into the ultimate Xbox Cloud Gaming tool. The latest Edge browser release (version 103) includes an exclusive Clarity Boost feature that intelligently improves game quality. Also, new improvements to Efficiency Mode help you make the most of your games. Read More »

 
Microsoft Will Nag You to Get Off Windows 8.1


If you’re still using Windows 8.1 you should consider upgrading. That’s because Microsoft will soon start pushing notifications to devices alerting owners that support for Windows 8.1 ends on January 10th, 2023. Read More »

 
Fossil’s Gen 6 Hybrid Smartwatch Hides Alexa Inside a Classy Look


Believe it or not, but some people don’t want to wear a giant screen on their wrist (and charge it every night). That’s why Fossil sells hybrid smartwatches that combine analog style with smart health-tracking features. And the all-new Fossil Gen 6 Hybrid hides some very fun features. Read More »

 

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The 4 Best Document Safes of 2022


Getting a new copy of your birth certificate or social security card from the DMV can feel like a little taste of purgatory. A document safe will protect your important papers from damage, fire, and theft making extra sure you won’t be waiting six hours for your number to be called. Read More »

 

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