Upcoming RISC-V laptop promises free silicon upgrades

Upcoming RISC-V laptop promises free silicon upgrades

The world’s first laptop to use the RISC-V open source instruction set architecture (ISA) will reportedly start shipping in September. The Roma laptop is available for preorder on Xcalibyte’s website, but the site merely takes interested parties’ information without providing much detail or any pricing. According to a report from The Register on Friday, the … Read more

Why Is Everyone Using NGL on Instagram?

Why Is Everyone Using NGL on Instagram?

screenshot: Lindsey Ellefson Since introducing trendy new apps like BeReal and Dimensional is my schtick now, it’s important I bring you news of NGL, an app that pairs with your Instagram account and gives people the ability to send you completely anonymous messages. What is NGL? NGL is just the latest in a long line … Read more

This Handheld Gaming PC Promises You Can Do Actual Work on It

This Handheld Gaming PC Promises You Can Do Actual Work on It

Image: GPD Having trouble justifying the Steam Deck’s $400 price tag after dropping $300 on the nintendo-switch$219 on the Analog Pocketand $179 on the Playdate? There’s a lot of excellent handheld gaming systems on the market today, but the new GPD Win Max 2 hopes it can justify its $899 price tag with a generous … Read more

How To Stop Other People Seeing When You’re Online

How To Stop Other People Seeing When You’re Online

Seeing when someone was last online inside an app can help you figure out whether or not they’re available to chat, and can also give you pointers as to whether they’re ignoring your messages or just haven’t gotten around to replying yet. Goal if you don’t like your status being broadcast to your contacts like … Read more

Bring home the OnePlus Nord 2T: Pretty much everything you would want in your smartphone

Bring home the OnePlus Nord 2T: Pretty much everything you would want in your smartphone

Buying a smartphone is often riddled with preconceived notions like ‘lower-priced phone means lower quality’. Often people assume getting a phone that is easy on the pocket means a compromise on the experience and utility. However, one brand that has transformed such perceptions about the mid-segment is OnePlus. With the OnePlus Nord series, the brand … Read more

What to Do If You Drop Your Smartphone in the Ocean

What to Do If You Drop Your Smartphone in the Ocean

junpiiiiiiiiiiiii/Shutterstock.com You’re having a great day at the beach or on the ocean, but your fingers slip, and splash! Down goes your smartphone into the briny deep—or hopefully, just into a few inches of salt water. Either scenario can be devastating, so here’s what you should do. First, Try to Find It Unless you’re in … Read more