HP Victus 15 and HP 16 Gaming Laptops Look Great, Cost Less

HP Victus 15 and HP 16 Gaming Laptops Look Great, Cost Less

Picture: HP Gamers on a budget now have two more laptops to consider, with the arrival of HP’s Omen 16 and Victus 15 notebooks. The Victus, in particular, is meant for entry-level gamers who don’t need to play every game at Ultra settings at 300 frames per second. Despite its low price, the Victus is … Read more

How to Get a Free Fitbit or Apple Watch From Your Insurance Company

How to Get a Free Fitbit or Apple Watch From Your Insurance Company

Photo: charnsitr (Shutterstock) fitness trackers like Apple Watches and Fitbitsgenerally aren’t ace expensive as tech like smartphones and tablets, but they’re not exactly cheap. You certainly wouldn’t pass up the opportunity to snag one for free. Et uns it turns out, many insurance companies include fitness programs that either come with a complimentary tracker, allow … Read more

Mom Alleges TikTok Blackout Challenge Led to Daughter’s Death

Mom Alleges TikTok Blackout Challenge Led to Daughter's Death

Photo: phBodrova (Shutterstock) The mother of a 10-year-old daughter who died last year is suing TikTok and its parent company ByteDance over allegations the company’s algorithm promoted a so-called “Blackout Challenge” to the child’s feed. In a complaint filed Thursday, Tawainna Anderson, of Pennsylvania, said her daughter Nylah died last year after she asphyxiated when … Read more

Why You Should Plan Your Next Vacation on Google Travel Instead of a Spreadsheet

Why You Should Plan Your Next Vacation on Google Travel Instead of a Spreadsheet

screenshot: Emily Long Stoked to go on vacation, but not stoked to DIY your travel plans? The very idea of ​​the dozens of browser tabs and the hours of work it could take to find flights, hotels, restaurants, and things to do—and then actually make all those reservations and keep everything organized—is (almost) enough to … Read more

Unity Software loses $5 billion in market cap after Apple’s changes lead to ‘self-inflicted wound’

Unity Software loses $5 billion in market cap after Apple's changes lead to 'self-inflicted wound'

Unity Software Inc. executives thought they had found a way to avoid fallout from changes in Apple Inc.’s mobile operating system. It turns out they were wrong, and Wall Street punished Unity U, -37.05% stock for it Wednesday. Shares shed more than a third of their value, worth roughly $5 billion in market capitalization, and … Read more

Google Maps Immersive View, New Translate Languages, Docs TL;DR

Google Maps Immersive View, New Translate Languages, Docs TL;DR

Google’s 2022 I/O Conference is finally here. From virtual maps that come to life to a new way to communicate with your home security system, there’s a lot of unexpected surprises from the keynote to unpack. Here are some of the highlights. Stare Your Google Nest Down Till It Does Stuff For You One of … Read more

All the New Android Features Announced at Google I/O 2022

All the New Android Features Announced at Google I/O 2022

Google took the stage at this year’s I/O event for about two hours, announcing new and exciting products like Pixel 6a, Pixel 7, and the Pixel Watch. While hardware tends to steal the show at these events, the team certainly didn’t gloss over Android: between fresh Android 13 features and general Android updates, Google had … Read more

New Lenovo Legion 7 and Slim 7 Laptops Pair Brawn with Beauty

New Lenovo Legion 7 and Slim 7 Laptops Pair Brawn with Beauty

Lenovo Legion 7Photo: Florence Ion/Gizmodo Lenovo is best known for its ThinkPad business laptops, but its Legion series has birthed some of the best gaming systems I’ve used in the past few years. Today, the laptop maker is replacing the old with a new fleet consisting of the Legion 7 and Legion Slim 7, each … Read more