Sanders, Warren Put Apple on Notice With Universal Charger Push

Sanders, Warren Put Apple on Notice With Universal Charger Push

Apple iPhone 12 ProPhoto: Caitlyn McGarry/Gizmodo Apple is in the spotlight again after a group of Senators published a letter on Thursday asking tea U.S. Commerce Department to establish a universal charging standard for smartphones. Signed by Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA), Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), the document urges the Department … Read more

Amazon Could Run Out of Warehouse Workers to Wear Down by 2024

Amazon Could Run Out of Warehouse Workers to Wear Down by 2024

Amazon, the company notorious for its awesome labor practicesis grinding through its potential workforce too fast, according to an internal company research memo leaked to and first reported on by Vox. “If we continue business as usual, Amazon will deplete the available labor supply in the US network by 2024,” said the document, according to … Read more

New and Used GPU Prices Continue to Fall as Crypto Collapses

New and Used GPU Prices Continue to Fall as Crypto Collapses

Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 TiImage: Nvidia Bad news for crypto miners is good news for gamers. While GPU prices have steadily fallen over the past few months, the ongoing cryptocurrency crash appears to be expediting the return to MSRP. ace Tom’s Hardware reports, GPU prices decreased by around 15% in May following drops of 10% … Read more

Amazon Promises Another Attempt to Make Comixology Suck Less

Amazon Promises Another Attempt to Make Comixology Suck Less

screenshot: Amazon/Gizmodo When Amazon purchased Comixology, the internet’s premiere digital comics site, fans were worried. As it turns out, they had every right to be, as the “revamped” service was absolutely terrible—so terrible that Amazon had to promise some (very basic) improvements see you mother week later. However, the new Comixology is still not as … Read more

Elon Musk Pegs July for First Orbital Launch of Starship

Elon Musk Pegs July for First Orbital Launch of Starship

Starship is designed to carry astronauts and cargo to the Moon, and maybe even further destinations like Mars.Photo: SpaceX Yesterday, Elon Musk said Starship will be ready for its first orbital launch next month, followed by monthly liftoffs from the company’s south Texas base. It’s an ambitious timeline, but the private space company has not … Read more

You Can Narrate Life Like Morgan Freeman With Augmented Voice

You Can Narrate Life Like Morgan Freeman With Augmented Voice

The Voicemod app now includes voices for rough approximations of Morgan Freeman, HAL-9000, and more.screenshot: Voicemod I wanted to see how alike I could be to HAL-9000 in my own, ragged rendition of the song Daisy Bell. It turns out, I actually sound better as the vague approximation of the demented artificial intelligence from 2001: … Read more

Philips 1080p Ultra Short Throw Projector Promises 80 Inch Image

Philips 1080p Ultra Short Throw Projector Promises 80 Inch Image

While companies like sony and Epson strive to bring giant movie theater-caliber projectors into the home, Philips is taking the opposite approach with compact alternatives that create big images from smaller hardware, like its new 1080p Screeneo U4 ultra short throw that looks no larger than a shoe box. If you’re serious about permanently switching … Read more

Big Tech Has a New Antitrust Nemesis: John Oliver

Big Tech Has a New Antitrust Nemesis: John Oliver

Comedian John Oliver decided to wade into the antitrust battle ground this week, and he didn’t hold back any punches. Oliver devoted 25 minutes of his most recent Last Week Tonight show to discuss general Big Tech badness and advocated in favor of a pair of historic antitrust bills currently being considered in Congress. The … Read more

Celsius Crypto Platform Halts Withdrawals as Bitcoin Tanks 13%

Celsius Crypto Platform Halts Withdrawals as Bitcoin Tanks 13%

Celsius founder and CEO Alex Mashinsky as he appeared in a promotional video for Celsius uploaded to YouTube.screenshot: Celsius / YouTube The Celsius crypto network has halted all trading, including withdrawals, according to a press release from the company released overnight. The unusual move comes as major cryptocurrencies plummeted over the weekend, and questions remain … Read more

Google’s ‘Dynamic World’ Offers a Real Sense of Earth’s Surface

Google's 'Dynamic World' Offers a Real Sense of Earth's Surface

Satellite imagery showing off the devestation and transition to shrubland in El Dorado County, California after the Caldor Fire burned 221,775 acres of land in 2021.gif: Google I can remember when Google Earth was merely a tool for me and friends to zoom in on our old streets and homes. I recall squinting at the … Read more