• December 9, 2021

The Facebook Whistleblower Won’t Change Anything

Truth be told, predicting the future isn’t my strong suit (and I have a trophy to prove it)—but here’s one prediction I make with full confidence: The latest Facebook revelations, courtesy of whistleblower Frances Haugen, will have zero impact on regulation. No new laws, no new regulations, no new challenges worth a damn. And the…

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The Best Places to Buy Halloween Costumes in 2021

You can find costume retailers like Party City and Spirit across the country, and they have pretty good online selections. Here you’ll find the pop culture characters your kids probably want to be, as well as the classic costumes from movies like The Nightmare Before Christmas or The Wizard of Oz. There are a bunch…

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The Top New Features in Apple’s MacOS Monterey

FaceTime Portrait Mode Maps features including the 3D interactive globe and detailed maps Spatial Audio with AirPods (third-generation), AirPods Pro, and AirPods Max On-Device Dictation with offline processing Siri Text-to-Speech in additional languages Now, let’s dive into all the new features in MacOS Monterey. FaceTime Upgrade Photograph: Apple MacOS Monterey spruces up video calls with…

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7 Ways to Customize iOS 15’s Focus Mode for Work and Play

Getting anything done on a mobile device when there are 100-plus apps vying for your attention is difficult. It’s easy to get distracted, whether it’s because of work calls or random apps that constantly notify you. That’s not even considering that casual game you keep on the home screen. To combat this distraction problem, Focus…

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10 Best Mechanical Keyboards for PC (2021): Gaming and Work

There are few things as polarizing as PC keyboards. There are message boards and subreddits filled to the brim with opinions on the virtues and vices of different switch mechanisms and dissecting every aspect and component, right down to the plastic used in the keycaps. There’s good reason for that. You probably spend a lot…

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RE:WIRED 2021: Prince Harry Says He ‘Warned’ Jack Dorsey Before the Capitol Riots

Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex, revealed at the RE:WIRED conference today that he had emailed Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey prior to the Capitol riots on January 6 to warn him that “his platform was allowing a coup to be staged. That email was sent the day before and then it happened and I haven’t…

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