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The best free movies on YouTube right now 2020-06-05 16:08:35YouTube has tons of free, legal movies available for streaming immediately. Here are some of our top picks.

How to blur faces in pictures before sending 2020-06-05 16:05:33It's designed for people sharing images of protests who want to conceal identities

How to gameshare on your Nintendo Switch 2020-06-05 15:40:12This guide will detail how to share a game with another Nintendo Switch account, without having to pay for it.

The best speakers for 2020 2020-06-05 15:33:55A good set of speakers will elevate your audio experience

Destiny 2: Where to find Xur for the 2020-06-05 15:29:10Here's where to find the elusive merchant in order to buy some of the toughest-to-find weapons and armor.

$90 TicPods ANC herald a new era of 2020-06-05 14:41:01These earbuds will likely be the first of many to bring down the cost of ANC

The best stand-up comedy on Netflix right now 2020-06-05 14:12:46Feeling a little funny? We've compiled a list of the best stand-up on Netflix, from Chappelle to Seinfeld.

Amazon Echo Show 5 review: Not just a 2020-06-05 13:53:53Cute, compact and capable, the $90 Amazon Echo Show 5 is so much more than a smart alarm clock.

The best smartwatches for 2020 2020-06-05 13:44:44Tempted to buy a smartwatch to add style and features to your wrist? These are the best smartwatches of 2020.

These are the best Huawei P30 cases to 2020-06-05 13:35:59The Huawei P30 is a premium device that you'll want to keep protected. Check out the best Huawei P30 cases.

Sony slapped with $2.4 million fine for misleading 2020-06-05 13:25:54Australian agency says Sony told people they couldn't get refunds on faulty games

Reddit co-founder steps down from board, calls for 2020-06-05 13:17:29'It is long overdue to do the right thing'

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EA Play and the Steam Game Festival have 2020-06-05 17:03:50EA is postponing its summer game showcase. The digital version of EA Play was originally scheduled for June 11th at 7 PM ET. Instead, it’ll take

Instagram may require permission before embedding photos 2020-06-05 16:21:23How you use Instagram’s embedding feature may soon change significantly. In a statement to Ars Technica, Instagram said it doesn't give pe

Telegram adds video editor and more creative tools 2020-06-05 16:04:02A robust Telegram update has added video editing to the messaging app, according to a recent blog post. Users can also add animated stickers to media,

Valve is allowing racist bots to invade ‘Team 2020-06-05 15:44:44Content warning: This story contains images and descriptions of hate speech.For the past two months, Team Fortress 2 has been under attack by a horde

The best deals we found this week: 16-inch 2020-06-05 15:30:11June kicked off with a few good discounts on Apple products. The 16-inch MacBook Pro is $300 off at Amazon right now and the Apple Watch Series 3 cost

Atmospheric CO2 hits a record high while emissions 2020-06-05 15:18:34New data published by the Scripps Institution of Oceanography shows that the concentration of CO2 in the atmosphere has reached a record monthly high

The Trojan Horse in Trump’s anti-Twitter executive order 2020-06-05 15:00:54Approximately 100 years ago (May 28, 2020) the White House put social media websites in its (very crowded) crosshairs. This was in the form of an exec

Instacart takes steps to discourage 'tip baiting' 2020-06-05 15:00:43Instacart is responding to scrutiny over “tip baiting” by discouraging attempts to stiff shoppers. The grocery delivery service will now r

Summer Games Done Quick will be an online-only 2020-06-05 14:46:31Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s edition of Summer Games Done Quick will be an online-only affair. The week-long charity speedrunning m

Singapore wants every resident to wear a COVID-19 2020-06-05 14:28:58For Singapore, contact tracing apps might not be enough to help reopen the economy as the COVID-19 pandemic eases. Smart nation minister Vivian Balakr

The latest Pokémon short is a homage to 2020-06-05 14:12:59The Pokémon Company has uploaded a new video to its official Pokémon Kids TV YouTube Channel, and it’s a throwback -- not to the e

EA Access to hit Steam this summer after 2020-06-05 13:52:42PC gamers have to wait a little bit longer to enjoy titles like Battlefield and the Star Wars Battlefront franchise. After announcing last fall that E


Best Pet Supplies and Tips for Kittens and 2020-06-04 09:00:00Shelters across the country are emptying as people adopt pets while stuck at home. We've rounded up the gear you'll need for a smooth transition.

How to Make Your Virtual Jam Session Sound—and 2020-06-04 08:00:00You know those videos of musicians rocking out from their living rooms, laid out in a grid? Here's how they're made.

How To Delete Your Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and 2020-06-03 16:22:00Actually deleting your social media accounts is more complicated than it looks.

Everything You Need to Know Before Buying a 2020-06-03 09:00:00Prebuilt gaming computers are more affordable and more powerful than ever. Before you shell out for one, here's some advice.

Protest Photography Safety Tips: Dos and Don'ts, How 2020-06-03 07:00:00Here's our guide to taking photos safely at a protest, what not to do, what gear to bring, and how to remove location data and blur faces before uplo

Protesting Tips: What to Bring, How to Act, 2020-06-02 16:36:04If you're planning on hitting the streets, this guide may be of some assistance.

How to Sync and Access Your Data Across 2020-06-02 08:00:00Here's how to open all your files—so you can switch between your phone and laptop seamlessly.

Polar Grit X Review: Great Training Coach, Poor 2020-06-01 09:00:00The Grit X's FuelWise reminders will prevent your body from crashing, but the lack of onboard maps make this a difficult tracker to recommend for the

How to Add a Weighted Vest to Your 2020-05-31 09:00:00Why the weighted exercise vest is the best piece of home workout gear you're not using.

How to Take Your Work Offline in Case 2020-05-31 07:00:00Internet outages, blackouts, and other accidents can make working from home more complicated. Here's how to protect yourself.

9 Best Air Purifiers for Every Room (2020): 2020-05-30 09:00:00We tested many HEPA and standard air purifiers to find the right one for your bedroom or home.

15 Best Weekend Deals: Phones, Earbuds, and More 2020-05-30 07:00:00You can get two Borderlands games for free right now, and plenty of other gadgets and gizmos for nice discounts.

Ars Technica » Gear

We put Western Digital’s dreaded SMR Red drive New! 2020-06-05 17:40:56Western Digital's SMR disks won't work for ZFS, but they're okay for most NASes.

New iPad keyboard shortcuts aim to make up 2020-06-05 15:15:46It would address one of our main complaints about the Magic Keyboard peripheral.

Motorola’s sub-$200 Moto G Fast and Moto E 2020-06-05 14:34:02Motorola turns in great budget designs, but whiffs on NFC.

Huawei’s temperature-taking smartphone is the most 2020 phone 2020-06-04 17:15:26An IR temperature sensor lets a smartphone do fever screening for COVID-19.

Hulu scraps support for older Roku devices 2020-06-04 13:27:57These devices were already limited to the classic app with no live TV support.

Google’s leaked TV dongle looks like a merger 2020-06-03 16:43:52This would be Google's first Android TV device in six years.

iPhone looters find devices disabled, with a warning 2020-06-03 14:43:34Apple has long used digital anti-theft measures in its stores.

TrueNAS isn’t abandoning BSD—but it is adopting Linux 2020-06-03 14:15:37The company's in-development TrueNAS Scale project is based on Debian 11.

Dell XPS 13 and XPS 13 Developer Edition—side-by-side 2020-06-02 06:30:22The XPS13 is a good laptop overall—but its Killer Wi-Fi needs some serious TLC.

Nest users now covered by Google’s ultra-secure Advanced 2020-06-01 16:11:12APP is the most effective way to prevent hijackings. So what are you waiting for?

Android 11 power menu leak shows new smart 2020-06-01 14:33:34Revamped power menu integrates Google Pay and Google Assistant home controls.

Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro mini-review: A vast 2020-05-30 07:30:03It’s an improvement over the Smart Keyboard in every way but price.

TechCrunch » Gadgets

The Sonos Arc is an outstanding soundbar, on 2020-06-04 09:00:38Sonos has been releasing new hardware at a remarkably consistent and frequent pace the past couple of years, and what’s even more impressive is

TinyML is giving hardware new life 2020-05-29 12:45:06Today and going forward, billions of tiny devices will act as an extension of our brains, feelings and emotions as a natural extension of everyday lif

How to upgrade your at-home videoconference setup: Lighting 2020-05-29 11:27:35In this installment of our ongoing series around making the most of your at-home video setup, we’re going to focus on one of the most important,

BeeHero smartens up hives to provide ‘pollination as 2020-05-28 13:33:17Vast monoculture farms outstripped the ability of bee populations to pollinate them naturally long ago, but the techniques that have arisen to fill th

Researchers use biometrics, including data from the Oura 2020-05-28 11:20:25A team of researchers from the West Virginia University (WVU) Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute (RNI), along with WVU’s Medicine department and

Audient’s EVO 4 is a sleek, modern USB 2020-05-28 09:36:15The USB audio interface is a fairly standardized device — for those who might not know, that’s the hardware you use to take a microphone o

Raspberry Pi Foundation announces Raspberry Pi 4 with 2020-05-28 04:47:13The Raspberry Pi Foundation has released a new version of its flagship model, the Raspberry Pi 4. In addition to the models that come with 2GB and 4GB

Bang & Olufsen’s latest Beoplay E8 fully wireless 2020-05-27 12:21:37Bang & Olufsen has an excellent reputation in home audio, and its original Beoplay E8 fully wireless headphones were a category leader when there

Apple begins offering Macs with custom configurations in 2020-05-27 08:32:51Apple is finally giving customers in India the ability to order customized versions of iMac, MacBook Air, Mac Mini and other Mac computers. The Cupert

Sony’s ZV-1 compact camera zooms in on vloggers 2020-05-26 13:53:29Sony has taken aim at the suddenly enormous market of people who want to self-produce high-quality video with a minimum of setup. Its ZV-1 mutat