Category: Technology

Google Doodle thanks custodians, sanitation workers battling coronavirus – CNET

Google says thank you to custodial and sanitation workers keeping our hospitals and other medical institutions running during the pandemic. Google For the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the WHO website. As the coronavirus continues to ravage populations around the world, with more than 1.3

The US Hitches Its Final Ride to Space From Russia—for Now

On Thursday, a Soyuz rocket carrying three astronauts to the International Space Station is scheduled to depart from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in the Kazakhstan desert. The coronavirus pandemic means there won’t be the usual crowds of wellwishers lining the streets to see the astronauts on their way, but the flight

Every upcoming phone available this spring and summer of 2020 – CNET

Despite the current situation the world is dealing with, phone companies still plan to release new phones this starting this month and well into the summer. While some of us might be tightening the belt right about now, manufacturers like Apple and Samsung are at this very moment still building

‘Desus & Mero’ Adapt to Life in Quarantine

Having one’s own TV show comes with a lot of perks, but these days regular grooming is the one The Kid Mero often misses most. Along with his comedy partner Desus Nice, Mero hosts Showtime’s Desus & Mero, a show for which he normally gets his hair and makeup done

This smart toilet recognizes your butt and analyzes poo for diseases – CNET

Basic toilets seem extra boring after learning about an experimental smart toilet that detects health problems. Taylor Martin/CNET Going to the bathroom could end up relieving your health anxieties as well as your bladder. According to a new study, researchers have created a smart toilet that can analyze faeces and

Sony’s Noise-Canceling Wirefree Earbuds Are on Sale For $189

Need some new headphones? Sony’s WF-1000XM3 wirefree, noise-canceling earbuds ( 9/10 WIRED Recommends) are currently on sale for $189 ($40 off). That’s one of the best deals we’ve seen on these very nice earbuds. As senior writer Adrienne So noted in her review, the worst part of these premium earbuds

Tesla unveils coronavirus ventilator prototype that uses Model 3 parts – CNET

A model 3 infotainment unit being used as the ventilator’s touchscreen. Tesla For the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the WHO website. Ventilators are one of the most important medical devices in the battle against the coronavirus, helping keep patients with critical COVID-19 infections alive. But

Don’t Be Fooled by Covid-19 Carpetbaggers

Last week, FiveThirtyEight’s Nate Silver teased his latest project on Covid-19 to his 3.2 million Twitter followers: “Working on something where you can model the number of detected cases of a disease as a function of the number of actual cases and various assumptions about how/how many tests are conducted.”

WWE WrestleMania 36: Live updates, results, title changes and match ratings – CNET

WWE It’s early April so, come hell or high water, it’s WrestleMania time. Because of the coronavirus’ spread and the social distancing measures it’s necessitated, WrestleMania 36 will take place in the WWE’s Performance Center training facility in front of essential personnel only. Much of it has also reportedly already

The JavaScript Framework That Puts Web Pages on a Diet

Websites are too damn big. The average web page is about 2 megabytes, according to HTTP Archive, a site that tracks the performance of websites and the technologies they use. Sure you can download 2 megabytes in less than a second on a good 4G mobile connection. But today’s web

A Hacker Found a Way to Take Over Any Apple Webcam

Apple has a well-earned reputation for security, but in recent years its browser Safari has had its share of missteps. This week, a security researcher publicly shared new findings about vulnerabilities that would have allowed an attacker to exploit three Safari bugs in succession and take over a target’s webcam

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