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Outdated Windows Users Flout Computing Safety 2021-05-04 07:00:00A recent study by Kaspersky revealed that nearly one quarter of PCs still run Microsoft Windows 7, which stopped receiving mainstream support in Janua

Autonomous Cars + IoT, and Life or Death 2021-05-03 07:00:00An ecosystem is being created where cars and robots are autonomous and connected so they will be able to connect to other devices, sensors, and data r

Will FAA Rules Be a Drag on Drone 2021-04-29 07:00:00Companies scrambling to compete with the advancing delivery capabilities offered by Amazon and UPS are looking to drone delivery options. Will this be

Microsoft, Intel Team Up to Clamp Down on 2021-04-28 07:00:00As cryptocurrency values continue to rise, cryptojacking becomes more attractive to cybercriminals. Now, a powerful hardware-based threat detection t

Cybercops Scrub Botnet Software From Millions of Computers 2021-04-27 07:00:00The notorious Emotet botnet software began uninstalling itself from some one million computers Sunday. The uninstall command was part of an update sen

Open Source Joins Efforts to Create Gene Therapies 2021-04-26 08:00:00Some 400 million patients worldwide are affected by more than 7,000 rare diseases; yet treatments for rare genetic diseases remain an underserved area

AirTags vs. Tile and Apple's Antitrust Future 2021-04-26 07:00:00U.S. senators heading antitrust issues have flagged Apple's new AirTag effort as potentially anticompetitive after Tile CEO CJ Prober started complai

Slick New iMac, Muscular iPad Pro Headline Apple 2021-04-21 07:00:00Apple introduced a new version of its iMac desktop and a powerful upgrade of its iPad Pro tablet at an online event Tuesday. Both are based on Apple'

DuckDuckGo Unwraps Google FLoC Blocker 2021-04-20 07:00:00DuckDuckGo has announced an add-on to the Chrome browser that blocks Google's new scheme to provide marketers with information for targeting advertis

Nvidia and the End of Movies as We 2021-04-19 07:00:00GTC21, this year's Nvidia GPU Technology Conference, was terrific as always. The alleged focus was on AI and autonomous cars. But, as I watched prese

How Fixable Is the Unsafe Internet? 2021-04-15 08:00:00A recent study from Consumer Reports' Digital Lab reveals that 96 percent of Americans agree that more should be done to protect consumer privacy. Bu

DNS Flaws Expose Millions of IoT Devices to 2021-04-14 07:00:00A set of flaws in a widely used network communication protocol that could affect millions of devices has been revealed by Forescout Research Labs and


Tested: How fast Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2021-05-07 06:47:00HP’s Elite Folio is the first laptop we’ve seen to be powered by Qualcomm’s latest Arm chip, the Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2. Yes, the Gen

Tested: Is Ryzen 5000 battery performance really that 2021-05-07 06:15:00Is the performance of AMD Ryzen mobile on battery really that bad? If you’re even asking that question, you’ve no doubt heard Intel&r

Samsung QN90A 55-inch 4K UHD TV review: Mini-LED 2021-05-07 06:00:00Samsung's QN90A Neo QLED TV marries mini-LED backlighting and quantum dots to produce the company's most vivid 4K UHD image yet.

Sennheiser IE 300 in-ear headphone review: Stellar performance 2021-05-07 06:00:00This IEH delivers gorgeous sound with no drawbacks whatsoever—except maybe the price.

Tested: How Nvidia Reflex can make you a 2021-05-06 16:14:00“Frames win games,” Nvidia likes to say, but there’s more to esports domination than raw frame rates. How those frames get delivered

Google Assistant’s Broadcast feature can now reach you 2021-05-06 12:00:00Family members can now get broadcasts from Google Assistant even when they’re not near a Google smart speaker. Also: Family Bell gets a much-nee

Google will automatically enroll users in two-factor authentication 2021-05-06 09:00:00Most security experts agree that two-factor authentication (2FA) is a critical part of securing your online accounts. Google agrees, but it’s ta

Best password managers: Reviews of the top products 2021-05-06 06:00:00We are terrible at passwords. We suck at creating them (the top two most popular remain “123456” and “password”), we share

Roku loses YouTube TV: What's a cord-cutter to 2021-05-06 06:00:00Roku loses YouTube TV: Here are the alternatives for cord cutters

How to create strong, secure passwords by learning 2021-05-05 18:39:00Create stronger, more secure passwords: We are nagged to do it all the time, but few of us actually make the effort. Meanwhile, passwords continue to

The Full Nerd ep. 175: Ryzen 5900X and 2021-05-05 11:52:00In this episode of The Full Nerd, Gordon Ung, Brad Chacos, and Adam Patrick Murray dive deep into Ryzen machinations and rumors about “Ti”

How to make an old PC useful for 2021-05-05 10:00:00Q: I need to set up an elderly relative with a computer for times when a smartphone doesn’t cut it—printing information from websites and


Leaked Ford Bronco technical specifications sheet highlights power New! 2021-05-12 08:46:13We’ve known just about everything there is to know about the new 2021 Ford Bronco two and four-door SUVs for a few months now. However, there we

2022 Volkswagen Tiguan arrives this fall with a New! 2021-05-12 08:24:19German automaker Volkswagen is done teasing with the 2022 Tiguan. VW unveiled the newest U.S.-spec Tiguan crossover in a recent press release, and it&

Researchers advance the design of implants for electrical New! 2021-05-12 08:01:37Researchers at Rice University have developed new implants for implantation in patients with spinal cord injuries that provide electrical stimulation.

Xiaomi will be removed from a US blacklist New! 2021-05-12 07:41:58A new report has surfaced that Xiaomi Corp. and the US government have come to an agreement that will remove the Chinese company from a blacklist it w

Scientists may power future Martian missions by flying New! 2021-05-12 07:16:02Currently, rovers that are exploring the surface of Mars are often powered by solar energy. Some rely on other sources of energy, but solar is common.

Porsche extends Performance Parts catalog for new and New! 2021-05-12 06:49:43Porsche is expanding its Performance Parts catalog across all its custom tuning divisions, including Porsche Exclusive Manufaktur, Porsche Tequipment,

BMW and Hans Zimmer develop the driving sound New! 2021-05-12 06:24:32Anyone who loves cars and trucks knows that the sound vehicles make is as appealing as their performance and styling. One of the challenges with elect

Injectable wireless chip to monitor body processes invented New! 2021-05-12 06:02:07Engineers at Columbia University have created a tiny, wireless, and injectable chip used to monitor body processes powered by ultrasound. The device i

Cornell researchers are working on tech to charge New! 2021-05-12 05:38:53Many researchers foresee a future where owners and drivers of electric vehicles don’t need to search for charging stations and spend time parked

Chromebooks will soon support noise cancellation for external New! 2021-05-12 03:48:57Google is positioning Chrome OS and Chromebooks as the ultimate productivity weapons, especially in this day and age of remote work and schooling. Iro

Apple gaming handheld rumor is raising false hopes New! 2021-05-12 03:14:57When Apple was rumored to launch a games subscription, not streaming, service, there was a great deal of doubt and skepticism. Even when Apple did lau

Bose SoundControl Hearing Aids don’t need a prescription New! 2021-05-12 02:43:46As always, it seems that technological innovations are coming full circle. The quality and conveniences of wireless audio made their way from earphone


Ford CEO hints at electric Bronco in weird New! 2021-05-11 16:53:42 Ford CEO Jim Farley is talking about a possible electric Bronco in a strange tweet that made it sound like it was already available. more… Th

GAF Energy moves its solar manufacturing from Asia New! 2021-05-11 16:38:31 Roof-integrated solar company GAF Energy announced today that it will move all of its manufacturing from Asia to a facility in Silicon Valley. It&rsq

Popular $899 Lectric XP e-bike likely getting a New! 2021-05-11 15:18:31 Lectric eBikes’ cult-classic Lectric XP electric bike appears to be getting a new generation next week. more… The post Popula

Tesla might delve deeper into crypto as Elon New! 2021-05-11 15:13:16 Tesla could move even further into the world of cryptocurrency as Elon Musk teases the potential for the automaker to accept payment using a second c

Green Deals: EGO 56V electric yard tools jumpstart 2021-05-11 13:06:52 Today only, as part of its Daily Deals, Lowe’s is offering 10% off a selection of EGO 56V electric lawn tools from $159. Our favorite deal here

EGEB: First major US offshore wind farm approved 2021-05-11 12:44:00 In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): The Biden administration has approved Vineyard Wind 1, the first major offshore wind farm in fed

Subaru teases new Solterra all-electric SUV coming to 2021-05-11 11:28:07 Subaru is teasing its first all-electric vehicle, an SUV now called “Solterra,” which is coming to the US as soon as next year. more&hel

Tesla (TSLA) deliveries ‘drop’ in China and media 2021-05-11 10:14:00 The media is reporting Tesla’s deliveries had a significant drop month-to-month in China, and theyare trying to link it to bad press the compan

Daymak claims massive $300M in pre-orders for its 2021-05-11 07:00:00 Toronto-based light electric vehicle (LEV) company Daymak has announced that it has over $300 million in pre-order commitments across its Avvenire li

Police investigate Tesla driver spotted in backseat, but 2021-05-11 06:30:44 A reckless Tesla driver who has been spotted driving from the backseat of his Model 3 is now being investigated by the local police. Yet, he is doubl

Husqvarna’s new Vektorr concept actually makes electric scooters 2021-05-11 05:13:11 Husqvarna has a new electric two-wheeler in the works, which was just unveiled as the Husqvarna Vektorr electric scooter concept. more… The p

Quick Charge Podcast: May 10, 2021 2021-05-10 20:07:51 Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn a